Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find his contact details in the section “Note on the responsible party” in this data protection declaration.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected by you providing it to us. This may, for example, be data that you enter in a contact form.
Other data is collected automatically or after your consent when you visit the website through our IT systems. This is mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data is collected to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to demand the correction or deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. You also have the right, under certain circumstances, to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
For this purpose, as well as for further questions on the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time.
When visiting this website, your surfing behavior may be statistically analyzed. This is done mainly with so-called analysis programs.
We host the contents of our website with the following provider:
The provider is Host Europe GmbH, Hansestraße 111, 51149, Cologne, Germany (hereinafter referred to as Host Europe). Visit our website, Host Europe collects various log files including your IP addresses.
The use of Host Europe is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the most reliable presentation of our website. Insofar as a consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent allows the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user’s terminal device (e.g. for device fingerprinting) as defined by the TTDSG includes. The consent can be revoked at any time.
We have concluded an order processing agreement (AVV) for the use of the above-mentioned service. This is a contract required by data protection law, which ensures that this processes the personal data of our website visitors only according to our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
The responsible party for data processing on this website is:
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.) decides.
Unless a more specific storage period has been specified within this data protection statement, your personal data will remain Your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for processing the data no longer applies. If you assert a legitimate request for deletion or revoke consent for data processing, your data will be deleted, unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g. retention periods under tax law or commercial law); in the latter case, the deletion will take place after these reasons cease to apply.
We use, among other things, tools from companies based in the USA or other third countries that are not secure under data protection law. If these tools are active, your personal data may be transferred to these third countries and processed there. We would like to point out that no level of data protection comparable to that in the EU can be guaranteed in these countries. For example, U.S. companies are required to disclose personal data to security authorities without your without you as the data subject being able to take legal action against this. It can therefore not be authorities (e.g. intelligence services) to process, evaluate and use your data on US servers for surveillance purposes. monitoring purposes, evaluate it and store it permanently. We have no influence on these have any influence on these processing activities.
In the course of our business activities, we cooperate with various external bodies. In this context it is sometimes necessary to transfer personal data to these external bodies. We only pass on personal data to external bodies if this is necessary within the scope of a contract performance, if we are legally obligated to do so (e.g. transfer of data to tax authorities), if we have a legal tax authorities), if we have a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR in passing on the data or if there is another or if another legal basis permits the data transfer. When using
processors, we only disclose personal data of our customers on the basis of a valid contract on commissioned processing. In the case of joint processing, a contract on joint processing is concluded.
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke already given consent at any time. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation data processing remains unaffected by the revocation.
In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right of complaint exists without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
You have the right to transfer data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in performance of a contract to yourself or to a third party. Automated, to yourself or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. Hand over. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible this will only be done insofar as it is technically feasible.
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right at any time to obtain free of charge information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correction or deletion of this data. For this as well as other questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time.
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. For this purpose, you can contact us at any time. The right to restriction of processing exists in following cases:
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
The use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the transmission of not expressly requested advertising and information materials is hereby prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
Our Internet pages use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small data packages and do not cause do no harm to your terminal device. They are stored either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies) stored on your end device. Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them yourself or until they are automatically deleted by your web browser.
Cookies can originate from us (first-party cookies) or from third-party companies (so-called third-party cookies). Third-party cookies enable the integration of certain services provided by third-party companies within websites (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).
Cookies have various functions. Many cookies are technically necessary, as certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). of videos). Other cookies can be used to evaluate user behavior or for advertising purposes. be used for advertising purposes.
Cookies that are used to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide functions requested by you (e.g. for the shopping cart function) or for optimizing the website (e.g. cookies for the website (e.g. cookies to measure the web audience) are necessary (necessary cookies), are used on the basis of Art. basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless another legal basis is specified. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of necessary cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as consent to the storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies has been requested, the exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG); the consent can be revoked at any time.
You can set your browser to inform you when cookies are set and to allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally as well as activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. With the Deactivation of cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
To manage the cookies and similar technologies used (tracking pixels, web beacons, etc.) and related consents, we use the consent tool “Real Cookie Banner”. Details on how “Real Cookie Banner” works can be found at https://devowl.io/de/rcb/datenverarbeitung/.
Legal bases for the processing of personal data in this context are Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c GDPR and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the management of the cookies and similar technologies used and the related consents.
The provision of the personal data is neither contractually required nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. If you do not provide the personal data, we will not be able to manage your consents.
This website uses Google Analytics a web tracking service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”). The purpose of our use of the tool is to enable the analysis of your user interactions on websites and in apps and to use the statistics and reports obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user.
We primarily record the interactions between you and our websites with the help of cookies (see B (7)), data on the device/browser, IP addresses and website or app activities. Google Analytics also collects your IP addresses to ensure the security of the service and to provide us as website operators with information about the country, region or location from which the respective user originates (so-called “IP location determination”). For your protection, however, we naturally use the anonymization function (“IP masking”), i.e. Google (as a rule) truncates the IP addresses by the last octet within the EU/EEA.
Google acts as a processor for us in accordance with Article 28 GDPR and we have concluded a corresponding contract with Google. The information generated by the cookies set for this purpose (see B (7)) and the (usually shortened) IP addresses about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and processed there. For these cases, Google has, according to its own information, imposed a standard on itself that corresponds to the former EU-US Privacy Shield and has promised to comply with applicable data protection laws in the international transfer of data. We have also agreed to so-called standard contractual clauses with Google, the purpose of which is to ensure compliance with an appropriate level of data protection in the third country (for information on the transfer of data to third countries, see A (8) in total).
The legal basis for the collection and further processing of your personal data (which, according to Google, takes place for a maximum of 13 months after the respective collection) is your consent (Article 6 para.1 p.1 lit. a GDPR). The revocation of your consent is possible at any time, without affecting the permissibility of the processing until the revocation. The easiest way to revoke your consent is to use our Consent Manager (the pop-up window that appears the first time you visit our website and asks for your consent for various cookies) or to install Google’s browser add-on, which can be accessed via the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en/.
Part of our use of Google Analytics is also the use of Google Optimize to perform A/B tests.
A/B tests are used to increase the attractiveness and functionality of our website. In the process, content, functional or design adjustments are played out to a percentage of our users on a test basis and the change in usage is statistically evaluated.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
This data is not merged with other data sources.
The collection of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of his website – for this purpose, the server log files must be collected.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, the information you provide in the form, including the contact details you provide there, will be used for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, insofar as your request is related to the the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. is necessary. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this has been requested; consent can be revoked at any time. revocable at any time.
The data you entered in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or until the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after the processing of your inquiry has been completed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your inquiry, including all personal data (name, inquiry) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. and processed by us. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, provided that your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. is necessary. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this has been requested; consent can be revoked at any time. revocable at any time.
The data you send us via contact requests will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to the revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for storing the data no longer applies (e.g. after the (e.g. after the processing of your request has been completed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.
Elements of the social network Facebook are integrated on this website. The provider of this service is Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. The collected data is according to Facebook, however, also transferred to the USA and other third countries.
An overview of Facebook social media elements can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=de_DE.
Insofar as consent has been obtained, the use of the above-mentioned service takes place on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and § 25 TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time. As far as no consent has been obtained, the use of the service is based on our legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility in social media.
Insofar as personal data is collected on our website with the help of the tool described here and forwarded to Facebook, we and Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland are jointly responsible for this data processing (Art. 26 GDPR). The joint responsibility is limited exclusively to the collection of the data and its data and its forwarding to Facebook. The processing that takes place after the forwarding by Facebook is not part of the joint responsibility. The obligations incumbent on us jointly
have been set forth in a joint processing agreement. The text of the Agreement can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum. According to this agreement, we are responsible for providing information when using the Facebook tool and for the secure implementation of the tool on our website. implementation of the tool on our website. Facebook is responsible for the data security of the Facebook products. Data subject rights (e.g. requests for information) regarding the data processed at Facebook can be asserted directly with Facebook. If you assert the data subject rights with us, we are obliged to forward them to Facebook.
The data transfer to the USA is based on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. Details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum,
We operate a profile on the social platform LinkedIn, a service of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Linkedin”): www.linkedin.com/in/sebastianwolter/. You can access our LinkedIn profile by clicking on a link on our website. As the operator of a LinkedIn profile, we can view the information stored in your public LinkedIn profile, insofar as you have such a profile and are logged into it while accessing our LinkedIn profile. In addition, LinkedIn provides us with anonymous usage statistics that we use to improve the user experience when visiting our LinkedIn profile. We do not have access to the usage data that LinkedIn collects to create these statistics. This data processing serves our legitimate interest in improving the user experience when visiting our LinkedIn profile in line with the target group. The legal basis for the data processing is thus Article 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
This site uses for the uniform representation of fonts so-called Google Fonts, which are provided by Google. provided by Google. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required fonts into its browser cache, in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that this website has been accessed via your IP address. The use of Google Fonts is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the uniform presentation of the typeface on its website. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user’s terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) as defined by the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
This site uses the map service Google Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to store your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission. If Google Maps is activated, Google may use Google Fonts for the purpose of uniform display of fonts. At Google Maps, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. display fonts correctly.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy location of the places indicated by us on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR and § 25 para. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent allows the storage of cookies or the access to information in the user’s terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The
consent can be revoked at any time.
Data transfer to the USA is based on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission.
Details can be found here:
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on this website. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
The purpose of reCAPTCHA is to verify whether the data input on this website (e.g. in a contact form) is made by a human being or by an automated program. For this purpose reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the analysis reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g., IP address, length of time the website visitor spends on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyses run entirely in the background. Website visitors are not that an analysis is taking place.
The storage and analysis of the data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offers from abusive automated spying and from SPAM. If a corresponding consent has been requested
has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR and Section 25 Para. 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user’s terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) as defined by the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.