Data protection declaration
General note and mandatory information
Appointment of the responsible body
The responsible data processing company on this website is:
Erkelenzer St. 4
The responsible body, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, contact details, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Only with your express consent are some processes of data processing possible. A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation is sufficient an informal message by e-mail. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
To complain to the competent authority
the person concerned, you are entitled to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority in the event of a breach of data protection law. The competent supervisory authority with regard to data protection issues is the state data protection officer of the federal state in which the headquarters of our company is located. The following link provides a list of data protection officers and their contact details: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
To data portability
have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically to you or to third parties. The provision is made in a machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
To information, correction, blocking, deletion
You have the right at any time in the context of the applicable legal provisions to provide free information about your stored personal data, the origin of the data, their recipients and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correct, block or delete this data. In this regard and also to further questions on the subject of personal data, you can always contact us via the contact options listed in the imprint.
Server log files
In server log files, the website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically sends to us. These are:
• Visited page on our domain
• Date and time of the server request
• Browser type and browser version
• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• IP address
There is no merge of this data with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the performance of a contract or precontractual measures.
Data submitted via the contact form will be stored, including your contact details, to process your request or to be available for follow-up questions. A disclosure of this data will not take place without your consent.
The processing of the data entered into the contact form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation is sufficient an informal message by e-mail. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data submitted via the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage, or you no longer need to back up your data. Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.
send our newsletter, we need an e-mail address from you. It is necessary to verify the given e-mail address and to accept the newsletter. Supplementary data are not collected or are voluntary. The use of the data takes place exclusively for the dispatch of the newsletter.
The data provided in the newsletter registration are processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR). A revocation of your already given consent is possible at any time. For the revocation is sufficient an informal message by e-mail or you sign up via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the already completed data processing operations remains unaffected by the revocation.
Data entered to set up the subscription will be deleted in the event of cancellation. If these data have been transmitted to us for other purposes and elsewhere, they will remain with us.
For integration and presentation of video content, our website uses plugins from YouTube. Provider of the video portal is the YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit a page with an integrated YouTube plug-in, it will connect to YouTube's servers. YouTube will find out which of our pages you viewed.
YouTube may associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile should you be logged into your YouTube account. By logging out beforehand you have the option to prevent this.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
Some cookies are "session cookies." Such cookies are automatically deleted after the end of your browser session. On the other hand, other cookies remain on your device until you delete them yourself. Such cookies help us to recognize you when you return to our website.
With a modern web browser, you can monitor, restrict or prevent the setting of cookies. Many web browsers can be configured to automatically delete cookies when the program is closed. The deactivation of cookies may result in limited functionality of our website.
Our website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Web analytics service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses "cookies." These are small text files that your web browser stores on your device and allow analysis of website usage. Information generated by cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. Server location is usually the US.
Google Analytics cookies are set on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behavior in order to optimize our website and possibly also advertising.
We use Google Analytics in conjunction with the IP anonymization feature. It ensures that Google shortens your IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. There may be exceptions where Google transmits and truncates the full IP address to a server in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to report on website activity, and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. There is no merger of the Google Analytics transmitted IP address with other Google data.
The setting of cookies through your web browser can be prevented. However, some features of our website may be restricted. Likewise, you can prevent the collection of data regarding your website use, including your IP address and subsequent processing by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in which can be accessed via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Opposition 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 that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to our website: Disable Google Analytics.
To fully comply with legal data protection requirements, we have entered into a contract processing agreement with Google.
Demographic features in Google Analytics
Our website uses the demographics feature of Google Analytics. It can be used to generate reports that contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. These data are from interest-based advertising from Google and from third-party visitor data. An assignment of the data to a specific person is not possible. You can disable this feature at any time. This is possible through the ad settings in your Google Account or by generally prohibiting the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as explained in the section "Objection to data collection".
Our website uses features of the service Twitter. Provider is Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter: https://twitter.com/account/settings
Google Web Fonts
Our website uses web fonts from Google. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
By using these web fonts, it will be possible for you to present the desired presentation of our website, regardless of which fonts are available to you locally. This is done by retrieving the Google Web fonts from a Google server in the US and then sharing your data with Google. This is your IP address and which page you visited. The use of Google Web Fonts is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in the optimal presentation and transmission of our website.
The company Google is certified for the us European privacy agreement "Privacy Shield". This privacy agreement aims to ensure compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.