The protection of your personal data which is collected, processed and used during your visit on our webpage is important to us. Your data is protected within the scope of legal guidelines. Below you can find information about how data is collected while you browse our homepage and how it is recorded and used.
Collection and processing of data
Each time our webpage is accessed and each time a file stored on our homepage is retrieved this information is recorded. This storage is for internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following information is recorded: name of the accessed file, date and time of access, the data volume transferred, confirmation of successful retrieval of data, details of the browser and domain. In addition, the IP address is recorded. Other personal data is only recorded if you provide this information voluntarily, for instance, when registering or sending an inquiry.
Use and forwarding of personal data
If you have provided us with personal data, we will only use it to reply to your inquiries, to process contracts with you and for technical administration.
Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties or otherwise forwarded, when it is necessary for the purpose of processing the contract, for invoices or if you have provided prior consent. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time and with future effect.
The deletion of stored personal data takes place if you revoke your consent for storage, if your knowledge is no longer required in order to fulfil the purpose of storage or if the storage of data is not permitted on any other legal grounds.
Right to information
We will be happy to inform you about all the information that has been stored about you, upon written request.
We endeavour to use all technical and organisational possibilities when saving your data so that they are not accessible to third parties. We cannot ensure complete data security with regard to communication by email, therefore we recommend using the postal service for confidential information.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Use of Facebook Social Plug-ins
Our website uses social plug-ins ("Plug-ins") from the social network Facebook.com operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plug-ins are marked by a Facebook logo or an additional "Facebook Social Plug-in" symbol. If you are viewing a webpage of our internet site which contains such a plug-in, your browser will create a direct connection to the Facebook servers. Facebook integrates the content of this plug-in directly to your browser, from there Facebook receives information about your access of the respective page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, then Facebook can assign your visit to your Facebook account.