We collect and use your personal data exclusively in the context of the provisions of the data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following paragraphs, we will inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can access this information on our website at any time.
2. General data storage notice
2.1 Collecting and processing http protocol data
Every time you visit our website and every time you retrieve a file, our web server collects the log information (such as browser type, date and time of retrieval) of these operations. These are not personal data. Therefore, it is not possible for us to assign the collected data to a specific natural person.
All of this information is evaluated by us for statistical purposes only. It is not forwarded to a third party. We do not link these data with other data. The data are periodically deleted within a week after a statistical evaluation.
2.2 Transfer and processing for system internal and statistical purposes
For technical reasons, your internet browser automatically forwards data to our web server when you access our website. These include, but are not limited to, the date and time of access, the URL of the referring web site, the retrieved file, the amount of data sent, the browser type and version, the operating system and your IP address. These data are stored separately from other data that you enter in the context of using our offer. Assigning this data to a specific person is not possible. This data is evaluated for statistical purposes and later on deleted.
3. Handling personal data
3.1. Using personal data
Personal data are only collected by us and only to the extent that you knowingly provide us. In particular, we use your personal data for purposes of advertising / market research and for the design of our services only if you have given us your express consent.
You have a right of revocation at any time for a consent given in the past.
Details of the processing purposes will be given at the appropriate sections of our websites and are not subject to subsequent change. We will forward your data to third parties without your consent only if we are legally obliged to do so.
3.2. Difference between inventory data and usage data
If a contractual relationship is formed between us, or it is designed or modified in content, we collect and use personal data from you, insofar as this is necessary for these purposes. At the request of the competent authorities, we may disclose this data (user data) in individual cases, if it is necessary for law enforcement purposes, security, fulfilment of the statutory duties of the constitutional protection authorities or the Military Shielding Service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
We collect and use your personal data to the extent necessary to provide our internet offering or for billing purposes (usage data). This data includes the information for your identification, information concerning the beginning and end as well as extent of our website use. For purposes of advertising, market research and the demand-based design of our website, we may create usage profiles when using pseudonyms. You have the right to object to this use of your data. In this case, we are not permitted to merge the usage profiles with data pertaining to the owner of the pseudonym. At the request of the competent authorities, we may disclose this data (usage data) in individual cases, if it is necessary for law enforcement purposes, security, fulfilment of the statutory duties of the constitutional protection authorities or the Military Shielding Service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we need your e-mail address and the confirmation that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. These data are collected only for the purpose of being able to send you the newsletter and to document our authorisation in this regard. Forwarding of this data to a third party does not take place. Subscription to the newsletter and your consent to the storage of the e-mail address can be revoked at any time.
Cookies are data records that are sent by the web server to the user’s web browser and stored there for later retrieval. You can control whether cookies can be collected by setting your browser in such a way that you are informed every time before a cookie is saved and they are only saved if you explicitly agree to it.
Our cookies have the following data records: The data records do not have any personal information. Merging of this data record with any other personal data provided by you will not take place.
6. Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google analytics uses “Cookies”, text files saved on your computer which are used to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually forwarded to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google information. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link below (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en) to download and install the available browser plugin.
7. Access rights
You have the right to request information about the saved personal data concerning you, including the origin and recipients of this data as well as the purpose of data processing. Please forward your request in writing or by e-mail to our addresses below.
8. About us
9. Data protection officer
Datenschutz & Personaldienstleistungen (data protection and personnel services)
Tel.: 0163 29 41 074
This version is valid till 12.04.2018
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