We are pleased that you have chosen to visit this website and are interested in our products. The protection of your personal information during your visit to our website is important to us. We undertake to protect your privacy and to treat your data confidentially and in accordance with applicable law, particularly the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
‘Personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Although you can basically use this website without disclosing your identity to us, during your visit to this website some personal data will be collected in order to provide you with certain features and functionalities of the website. The collected data is described in details in the respective sections below. For example, in the event that you register for one of our personalized services or would like to send us a message (e.g. via our contact form) we will ask you for your name and your e-mail-address in order to be able to respond to your requests. In such case, Art. 6 par. 1 lit. b EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the general legal basis which allows us the processing.
In any case, the decision on whether you want to provide this information to us is in your sole discretion. Please be aware that without providing this information some of the services offered on our website will not be working (see below for details). In the event that you do decide to disclose personal data to us during your visit to our website,
Art. 6 par. 1 lit. a GDPR will be the general legal basis.
The following processing activities can be found on our website:
On the occasion of your visit and use of this website our web server saves data about these accesses in a report file. The set of data contains the following information:
- domain name or IP-address of the remote host,
- result of the access (file transferred; file not found etc.)
- date and time of the access
- amount of transferred data
- browser type and version
- operating system
- used language and name of the internet service provider
- website from which the file was accessed
- saved cookies for the accessed domain
- device identifier
- IP address
We collect these logfiles solely to provide the service (website functionalities; e.g. retention of your session) and due to legitimate interests, such as system security, troubleshooting and to optimize our web presence (e.g. improvement of the user friendliness of our website). The legal basis this processing activity can be seen in Art. 6 par. 1 lit. f GDPR.
We also use permanent cookies, which are primarily used to provide you, the visitor, with permanently recurring settings. Those cookies also allow us to analyze the visitor’s user behavior, but only within the framework of the cookies’ period of validity and if you comply. See more below No.1.3. Following applicable law all data is saved exclusively in a pseudonymised form (at most) without any direct personal reference. This enables us to update our website to address your individual preferences. You can opt out of future data collection and storage through cookies at any time. You can prevent the storage of cookies on your computer or device by making the appropriate changes to your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted or so that you are notified before accepting cookies. However, this can limit functionality of our website and our services.
There is always a link present with which you can object to cookies from other providers or third parties. If you declare your objection, the providers set an opt-out cookie that prevents any further data being recorded on your computer or device. If you would like to retain your right to objection, you should not delete the opt-out cookie.
You will have to complete the opt-out process again if this cookie is deleted later, e.g. by deleting or clearing your browser settings.
Furthermore, you can manage data collection and storage by many other services. More details are cited here: www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ or http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement.
1.3 PIWIK PRO
You may preclude the usage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser, in this case it may occur, however, that you may not be able to use all functions of this website.
If you wish to opt out for the future, you may do so by clicking on the link below at any time. In this case a so called opt-out-cookie will be placed within your browser so that Piwik Pro will not collect any session data.
Please keep in mind that in the event that you delete your cookies, this opt-out-cookie will also be deleted, and you may have to reactivate it.
When you enter our website, you will see a pop-up banner explaining the use of our cookies and containing a link where you can change your cookie settings for our website. By clicking on this link, you will be shown an opt-out button for the PIWIK cookie. Please note that deleting your browser settings would lead to a reactivation of the PIWIK cookie as stated above.
2.Rights to information, rectification, erasure and restriction of processing
Upon request, we will confirm what kind of personal data of yours, if any, is currently stored on our servers, the purpose of storing as well as the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored and, if any, the recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed. You will find our contact details below.
If your personal data we have stored on our servers is out-of-date or inaccurate, we will correct it promptly upon your request. Additionally, you have the right to have incomplete data completed.
If requested, we will promptly erase your personal data, unless prohibited by law, and then we will restrict the respective data. Besides we will delete your personal data if it is no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected and stored, if you withdraw consent on which the processing is based or if the personal data have to be deleted for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which we are subject to.
Furthermore, you have the right to request restriction of processing if the accuracy of personal data is contested for a period enabling us to verify the accuracy of the personal data, if the processing is unlawful, if we do not need the personal data anymore for the purposes of the processing but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims or if you objected the processing as long as the verification if legitimate grounds of us override yours is pending.
3.Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the EU Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement.