Data Protection

PRIVACY POLICY

DISCLAIMER: The following text is a translation of the original “Datenschutzerkl√§rung” (Privacy Policy) written in German. While every effort has been made to provide an accurate and faithful translation, in case of any discrepancies or contradictions between the original German version and this translation, the German version shall prevail and be legally binding. For any legal or official purposes, the German version of the “Datenschutzerkl√§rung” will take precedence.


The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.
The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. As far as personal data (e.g., name, address, or email addresses) is collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g., when communicating by email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.


Contact Form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.


Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies.” These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.


Browser Plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en


Objection to Data Collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics
More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy.


Facebook Plugins (Like-Button)

Our pages include plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. For more information, please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy: https://en-gb.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.


Google+

Our pages use functions of Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. 
Collection and Sharing of Information: By using the Google+ button, you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google+ button, you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given +1 for a content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed as tips along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or at other places on websites and ads on the internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name that you used when sharing content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you. Use of the Collected Information: In addition to the purposes explained above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with applicable Google privacy policies. Google may publish aggregated statistics on users’ +1 activities or share them with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or linked sites.


YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the Google-operated site YouTube. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. You can find more information on how user data is handled in YouTube’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy


SSL Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL 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 encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.


Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking, or deletion of this data. For this purpose and for further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.


Objection to Promotional Emails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising information, such as spam emails.

Source: e-recht24.de