Data protection notice
Protecting your data is our highest concern!
We welcome your interest in our company and our products and/or services, and hope that you feel secure with regard to personal data protection during your visit to our internet site. We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We ensure compliance with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act.
We wish to inform you which data we collect and how we use such data. We have taken appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that the provisions relating to data protection are observed, both by us and by external service providers.
Personal data are information about your identity. This includes, for example, your name, address, telephone number, and email address. It is not necessary for you to provide personal information in order to use our website. In certain cases, however, we require some information from you so that we can render the desired services. We will notify you in such cases. In addition, we only store and process data that you have provided voluntarily or automatically.
If you utilize our services, we generally collect only the data required to perform those services. To the extent that we request additional data, providing such information is voluntary. Processing of personal data will only be carried out for the purpose of providing the service requested, and to protect our own legitimate business interests.
Purpose of personal data
The personal data that you have provided will generally be used by us to answer your inquiries, to process your orders, or to provide you with access to specific information or offers.
We will not sell personal data to third parties nor market it in any other manner.
When you visit our website, it is possible that information in the form of a cookie will be stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are transmitted by a server to your browser and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
No personal information regarding the user is stored, only the internet protocol and address. This information is intended to help our website automatically recognize you on your next visit, and to facilitate your navigation of the site.
You can also visit our website without cookies. If you do not wish to have your computer recognized, you may set your browser accordingly so that cookies are not stored on your hard drive by selected “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. To see how that functions in detail, please refer to the instructions for your browser.
We retain the right to change our security and data protection measures to the extent that this is necessary due to technical developments. In such cases, we shall also make the relevant changes to our data protection notice. Please always familiarise yourself the current version of our data protection statement.
We have taken appropriate technical and organizational security measures in order to protect your personal data from loss, corruption, manipulation, and unauthorized access. All of our employees, and all those involved in data processing of third parties, are bound by the German Federal Data Protection Act and will treat your personal data confidentially.
If personal data are collected and processed, that information shall be transmitted in encrypted form to prevent misuse by third parties. Our security measures are improved on an ongoing basis in accordance with technological developments.
Right of access
You may receive information about the data we store at any time. If necessary, please send an eMail to our data protection supervisor.
Right of objection
Furthermore, you can revoke your consent for collecting and storing of your personal data by us at any time. If necessary, please send an eMail to our data protection supervisor.
Please bear in mind that if you access external links that are provided on our internet site, this data protection statement does not extend to these links. When we provide links, we make every effort to ensure that these maintain our data protection and security standards. However, we have no influence over the compliance with data protection and security standards by other companies. For this reason, we ask that you inform yourself about the privacy policies posted on the internet sites of other providers.
We will collect, process, and use the personal data that you have provided to us online only for the purposes that you have specified. No transmission of your personal data to third parties will be made without your prior explicit consent.
Personal data will be collected and transmitted to state institutions and authorities only in accordance with valid legislation and/or where we have been obligated to do so by a court order. Our employees and the service providers with whom we have contracted are obligated to maintain confidentiality and to observe the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act.
Non-personal data that are automatically collected include the following: When our website is accessed, the following data are automatically saved for organizational and technical reasons: the names of the web pages visited, the browser used, the operating system, date, and time of the visit, the search engine used, the names of downloaded files, and your IP address.
We analyse this technical data anonymously and solely for statistical purposes in order to continually optimize our internet presence and to configure our online services more attractively. This anonymous data is stored separately from personal information on secure systems and does not allow identification of an individual. Your personal data and your privacy are thus protected at all times.
Questions, suggestions, complaints
If you have any further questions about these data protection policies and the processing of your personal data, you can contact our data security supervisor, Mr. Hans-Peter Wolf (eMail) He is also available as the contact person for any information requests, suggestions, and complaints.