Use of our website is usually possible without having to provide personal information. Where personal data (e.g. name, address or e-Mail addresses) are collected on our website, this is wherever possible always done on a voluntary basis. Such data are not passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We would point out that the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-Mail) can exhibit security flaws. It is not possible to ensure complete protection against access by third parties.
Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your computer until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you next visit our website.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the placement of cookies and only permit cookies on a case-by-case basis, refuse the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or on a general basis, and also activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in “server log files”, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are as follows:
- Browser type / browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
These data cannot be assigned to specific persons These data are not combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine these data at a later date if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.
If you submit enquiries to us using a contact form, your details on the contact form including the contact data you provide on the form will be used to process your enquiry and stored by us for use in the event of any subsequent enquiries. We will not pass on these data without your consent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter available on the website, you will need to provide us with your e-Mail address and also information which will enable us to verify that you are the owner of the e-Mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No further data will be collected. We will use these data only for the purpose of sending the requested information and will not pass them on to third parties.You may at any time revoke the consent which you give concerning the storage of the data, the e-Mail address and their use in order to send the newsletter – for example by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
Data privacy statement concerning the use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. It is provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files which are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about how you use this website is usually transmitted to, and stored on, a Google server in the USA.
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand in member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating how you use the site, compiling reports on website activities and providing the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet usage. Google Analytics will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google.
You may select a corresponding setting in your browser software to prevent cookies from being saved; however, you should note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may also prevent Google from recording data generated by cookies relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) and from processing such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Data privacy statement concerning the use of Facebook plugins (“Like” button)
This site uses plugins provided by the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins are identifiable on our website by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button”. You can find an overview of Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign the visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log off from your Facebook user account.
Data privacy statement concerning the use of LinkedIn
This website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. It is provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you access a page of our website which contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection will be established to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you hit LinkedIn’s “Recommend” button and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to assign your visit to our website to you and your user account. Please note that as operator of the website, we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or of their use by LinkedIn.
Data privacy statement concerning the use of Xing
This website uses functions of the XING network. It is provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you access a page of our website which contains functions of Xing, a connection will be established to Xing servers. As far as we are aware, no personal data are stored in this context. In particular, no IP addresses are stored and usage behaviour is not evaluated.
Further information on data privacy and the Xing share button is available in Xing's data protection policy at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Data privacy statement concerning the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins of the YouTube website, which is operated by Google. The website operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you use one of our website pages with a YouTube plugin, a connection will be established to YouTube's servers. The YouTube server will be notified about which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you make it possible for YouTube to directly assign your surfing behaviour to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Information, deletion, blocking
You are at any time entitled to be provided, free of charge, with information relating to your stored personal data, their origins and recipients and the purpose for which they are processed, and also to have these data corrected, blocked or deleted. If you wish to do this or if you have any other questions on the subject of personal data, you may contact us at any time at the address given in the Legal Notice.
Objection to promotional e-Mails
We hereby object to any use of the contact data published as part of our duty to provide information in the Legal Notice in order to send advertising and information material which we have not expressly requested. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal steps if we are sent unsolicited advertising material (e.g. via spam e-Mails).
Source reference: https://www.e-recht24.de