Data Privacy Statement

Welcome To Our Website!

We place great value on the protection of your data and the preservation of your privacy. This is the reason why below we inform you about the collection and the use of personal data during the utilization of our website.

Anonymous Data Collection         

You can visit our web pages, without giving your personal data. We do not store any personal data in this context. In order to improve our offer, we evaluate only statistic data, which does not permit any inference as to your person.

Collection and Processing of Data When Using the Contact Form

In the case of use of the contact form, we collect personal data (individual information about personal or material conditions of an identified or identifiable natural person) only to the extent you have provided. We only use your e-mail address in order to respond to your inquiry. Your personal data is afterwards deleted, if you did not agree to a more detailed processing and use.

Collection, Processing and Use of Personal Data

We collect personal data (individual information about personal or material conditions of an identified or identifiable natural person) only to the extent you have provided.

The processing and use of your personal data take place for the purpose of fulfilling and processing your order, as well as for the treatment of your inquiries.

After complete contract management, all personal data are first stored in consideration of tax and commercial retention periods, and then deleted after expiry of this period, if you did not agree to the continuation of the processing and use.

Transmission of Personal Data

A transmission of your data to a third party without your explicit consent does not take place. Excepted from this are only our service partners, which we need for the completion of the contractual relation. In these cases we strictly respect the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Law. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.

Cookies

Our internet pages use so-called Cookies in several places. Cookies are small text files, which are downloaded onto your computer and saved in your Browser. These help to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and secure. In addition, Cookies allow our systems to recognize your browser and to provide services to you. Cookies do not contain any personal data.

Use of Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, 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 server of Google in the USA and stored there. In case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address appears shortened beforehand to Google within member states of the European Union or in the states which are contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a server from Google in the USA and shortened there.  On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information, in order to evaluate your use of the website, in order to create reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet use to the website operators. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined by Google with other data. You may refuse the storage of

Cookies by selecting an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we would like to point out to you that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website.  Additionally, you can prevent the collection, as well as the processing by Google of the data produced by the Cookie and the data referring to your use of the website (including your IP address), by downloading and installing the browser plugin available on the following link

 [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].

Use of Facebook Plugins

On these Internet pages, Plugins of the social network facebook.com are used, that are operated by the Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”).

When you open websites with such a plugin on our internet presence, then a connection to the Facebook server will be established and the plugin is shown on the web page through a message to your browser.  In this way information about which of our web pages you have visited is passed on to Facebook. If you are a Facebook member and are also logged in, Facebook will associate this information with your personal Facebook account.  When using the plugin functions (e.g. clicking on the “like” button, making a comment), this information is also assigned to your Facebook account; you can only prevent this from happening by logging out before using the plugin.

If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you and to link this to your Facebook profile, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our website or use the Add-on for your Browser made available by Facebook

http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/. Through this you can block the loading of Facebook Plugins.

More information on the exaltation and usage of data through Facebook, your rights and possibilities for protecting your privacy can be found in the privacy statements of Facebook.

Use of the Google “+1” Button

On these Internet pages, the “+1” button of the social network Google Plus of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA is used (in the following section entitled“Google”) .

When you open websites with the “+1” button on our internet presence, then a connection to the Google servers in the USA will be established and the button is shown on the web page through a message to your browser.  Here both your IP address and the information which you have visited on our Internet site are transmitted to the Google server. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in with Google Plus. Also in the case of not registered, respectively not logged in users, a transmission takes place. The “+1” button is not used, in order to record your visits on the Internet. Google does not record permanently, when showing the “+1”button, your Browser history and does not evaluate in other way your visit on a page with the “+1”button. Google stores data about your visit for about two weeks for purposes of system maintenance and for the

elimination of errors. However, this data is not structured according to individual profiles, user names or URLs and is also not transmitted to us.

If you are also a member of Google Plus and logged in on Google Plus you during the period in which you use the plugin, the collected information about your website visit is linked to your Google Plus account and announced to other users.  Also in case of interactions, which are possible with different Google plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected, transmitted and stored at Google. You can find here an overview of the different kinds of

Google plugins:

https://developers.google.com/+/plugins

In case you have made your Google Plus settings publicly accessible, your Google “+1” can be displayed as suggestion together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as, for instance, in search results or on your Google profile, or in other places on websites and announcements on the Internet. If you do not want Google to directly associate the collected information to your Google Plus profile, you must log out from Google Plus before visiting our website.

More information on the collection and usage of data through Google, about your rights and possibilities for protecting your privacy can be found in the privacy statements of Google.

www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html.

You also have the possibility to prevent the loading of Google plugins through the installation of appropriate Add-Ons in your Browser.

Use of Twitter Plugins

The functions of the service Twitter are integrated on our website.

Twitter is a Social Media portal of the company Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).

We use Twitter Plugins. If you go on a specific website, which contains such a plugin, an exchange of data with the Twitter servers located in the USA occurs.

Also in case of interactions, which are possible with different Twitter plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected, transmitted and stored at Twitter.

If you are also a member of Twitter and logged in on Twitter you during the period in which you use the plugin, the collected information about your website visit is linked to your Twitter account and announced to other users.

If you do not want Twitter to link and unite the information with the data of your Twitter account, you must log out of Twitter before visiting our website.

You can find further information on the collection and use of data by Twitter at

https://twitter.com/privacy .

Use of Pinterest Plugins

On these Internet pages, plugins of the social network Pinterest are used, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”).

The different Logos, which contain the Plugin (e.g. “Pin it Button” or the “P” button), can be seen on the following link: http://business.pinterest.com/pin-it-button/

If you go on a specific website of our online presence, which contains such a plugin, an connection between your computer and the Pinterest servers located in the USA will be established and the plugin will be shown through the website on your browser.  Here both your IP address and the information which you have visited on our Internet site are transmitted to the Pinterest server. This applies regardless of whether you are registered or logged in with Pinterest. A transmission also occurs in the case of not registered, respectively not logged in users.

If you are also a member of Pinterest and logged in on Pinterest during the period in which you use the plugin, the collected information about your website visit is linked to your Pinterest account and announced to other users. Also in case of interactions, which are possible with different Pinterest plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected, transmitted and stored at Pinterest.

If you do not want Pinterest to link and unite the information with the data of your Pinterest account, you must log out of Pinterest before visiting our website.

You can find further information on the collection and use of data by Pinterest at

http://de.about.pinterest.com/privacy/

Access, Rectification, Blocking and Erasure of Data

You have at any time the right to free information about your stored data, as well as the right to their rectification, erasure or blocking. Contact us if you wish it. You can find our contact details in our Legal Notice.

Last actualization: 01.06.2015