What are Personal Data?
“Processing” of data means any operation or set of operations carried out with or without the aid of automated processes relating to personal data, such as collection, recording, organisation, sorting, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or integration, limitation, erasure or destruction.
The legal basis for data protection can be found, in particular, in Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data, on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (“General Data Protection Regulation”, GDPR), the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) and Telemedia Act (TMG).
Scope and location of Data Processing
We as well as our external service partners process your data for the purpose of providing the services, including providing hard- and software through such external service partners. You provide data if this is necessary for the aforementioned purposes.
The data categories affected are contact information, user behavior or other information that constitutes personal data provided to us.
We process your personal data for the following purposes:
In the event you refrain from providing such data you may face legal disadvantages, for example, no answer to your email send to us.
Furthermore, we have implemented technical and organisational measures to ensure that the data protection regulations are observed both by us and by external service providers. The website is operated through a safe SSL-connection. If an SSL-connection is activated third parties are prevented from reading any data that are transferred by you to us.
You have the following rights:
the right to access,
the right to rectification or erasure,
the right to restriction of processing
the right to data portability,
the right to withdraw your consent.
You further have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, at any time to processing of your personal data based on point e or f of Art. 6 para. 1 GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions.
You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data (for example for Berlin at the Berliner Beauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit, email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Storing and Deleting Data
The data are deleted if you withdraw your consent and/or such data are no longer necessary for the purpose of processing. We or the engaged third party services delete your data according to the following criteria: Time and completion of requests, settings provided by third party providers etc. Furthermore, we store your data if we are obliged to do so in accordance with legal retention periods (e.g. German Commercial Code (HGB) or German Fiscal Code (AO)).
Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be previously abridged by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated 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 usage and internet usage to the operator of this website. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) related to your use of the Website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available at the following link and install http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
The content and works created by the operator of this site on these websites are subject to German copyright law. All third party contents are marked as such. Copying, processing, distribution and any kind of exploitation beyond the limits of copyright require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Copies of these pages are only permitted for private-, but not for commercial purposes.
Our website partly uses so-called technical cookies for a user friendly and technical adequate presentation of the website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your device and in your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. After the end of the session these cookies will be deleted automatically. The session cookies are used in order to associate successive page requests with the individual users, who at the same time access our website. Other cookies will be stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.
OPT-OUT: You can adjust your browser to notify you, before you receive a cookie or to decide to accept cookies on a case-by-case basis, to completely or partly exclude all incoming cookies and to activate the deletion of cookies automatically when the browser is closed. You may manage many online advertisement cookies provided by companies via the American web page http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the web page of the European Union http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/. We would like to inform you that the usage and especially the convenience of usage without using any cookies may be limited.
In the event personal data are processed such processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR with our legitimate interest of the presentation of a user friendly and technical correct website, or, where required, your consent (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR).
Contacting us via emails
If you send us any requests via email or otherwise contact us your details in this request, including the contact data, name, email address and other data provided respectively, are processed by us in order to deal with your inquiry or to be able to contact you at a later time for follow up questions. These data are processed only on the basis of your consent (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a. GDPR) or on the basis of an initiating or existing business relationship with us (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. GDPR).