PRIVACY POLICY

We thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data is of crucial importance to us. All your personal information is regarded and treated confidentially and according to the legal data security regulations as well as the privacy statement.

You can usually visit our website without giving any personal detail. We only save access data, such as the date and time you visited our website. These data will be evaluated solely to ensure a trouble-free access and operation of our site, and to improve our offer to you. We collect personal information (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) only if you tell us your data voluntarily within the scope of contacting us, registering or inquiring about an order. You can clearly see on submission forms what data is kept. Please do note that data transfer on the internet (e.g. communication per e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete data protection against access by third parties cannot be warranted.

We use the data you have provided to process contracts and registration and inquiries for you. At the expiration of the contract your data will be locked away of further use, and then deleted after the tax and legal retention period, unless you have expressly authorize the further use of your data, or in case we legally process data in the given regulation terms, and of which we inform you hereinafter. We transfer your data to the company commissioned for the delivery of the ordered goods for the contract implementation, as far as this is necessary for this delivery.

You have the right to a free access to your saved personal data at our disposal as well as the right to a correction or deletion of these data if necessary. If you have any questions about the collecting, processing or use of your personal data, or you wish information, correction or deletion of your data, as well as the revocation of consent granted or the objection to the use of certain data, please do contact us via the contact details found on the imprint.

Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

Our website uses Universal Analytics, the new generation of Google Analytics’ web analysis tools by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies”. These are text files which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of how you use the website. The information produced by a cookie on how you use the website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. You can access more information on how Google Analytics deals with user data in Google’s privacy statement: Privacy policy from Google.

Browser-Plug-in
You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we’d like to point out that in that case you might possibly not be able to fully use all the functions of this website. Moreover, you can prevent the collection of data related to your using the website (incl. IP address) through cookies by Google, as well as the processing of these data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data via Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out-cookie will be set, which prevents the collection of your data through IP-anonymisation when visiting the website in the future: Google Analytics deactivate

IP-anonymisation
We use the function "activation of IP-anonymisation" on this website. This way however, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other states parties to the agreement within the European Economic Area (EEA). Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Under the authority of the provider of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate how you use the website, to produce reports about web activities and to provide further services related to the website use and internet use for the website provider. The IP address transferred through Google Analytics from your browser will not be put together with other data from Google.

Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins

Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins. On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are embedded.

You can recognize the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo on our websites. You can find an overview of the facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our website, a direct connection will be established via the plug-in between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook „share button“ when you’re logged in with your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website onto your Facebook profile. Facebook can thereby assign the visit on our websites to your account. We point out that as providers of the websites we do not have any information about the content of the transferred data as well as the use of them by Facebook. You’ll find more information in Facebook’s data privacy statement here: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our website to your Facebook account, please sign out from your Facebook account.

Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter

Twitter functions are embedded on our websites. These functions will be provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function “re-tweet“ all websites you visit will be linked with your twitter account and be disclosed to other users. Data will also be transferred to Twitter. We point out that as providers of the website we have no information about the content of the transferred data, neither of their use by Twitter. You’ll find more information in the data privacy statement: http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter under account settings here: http://twitter.com/account/settings change.

Data privacy statement for the use of Google+

Our sites use functions of Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Collection and dissemination of information: you can publish information worldwide with the help of the Google+ button. You and other users receive personalized contents from Google and our partners Via the Google+ button. Google saves information which you provided for a content +1, as well as information about the site which you visited when clicking +1. Your +1 can appear as references with your profile name and your photo in Google services, as for instance results of search or in your Google profile, or in other parts of websites and advertisements on the internet.

Google saves information about your +1-activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+ button you need a worldwide visible public Google profile, which should at least contain the name chosen for your profile. This name will be used in all google services. In some cases this name can also replace another name which you have used for sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information.

Use of saved information: Besides the above-mentioned purposes the information made available by you will be used according to the current Google data protection regulations. Google probably releases aggregated statistics about +1-activities of users or forwards them to users or partners, such as publishers, advertisers or related websites.

Data privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Every time a user accesses one of our websites which contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection will be established with the servers of LinkedIn. LinkedIn will be informed that you visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the „recommend button” of LinkedIn and if you are logged in with your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit on our website to you and your account. We point out that, as providers of the websites, we do not have any information about the content of the transferred data or their use by LinkedIn.

You’ll find more information in LinkedIn’s data privacy statement here: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Data privacy statement for the use of XING

Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Every time a user accesses one of our websites which contains functions of XING, a connection will be established with the servers of XING. There is no collection of personal data as far as we are informed. Especially no IP addresses will be saved or the user’s behaviour evaluated.

You’ll find more information on our privacy policy and the XING share button in Xing’s data privacy statement here: www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection