Data Protection Declaration
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (such as name, address or email addresses) is, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. Every visitor to the website has the right, upon request, to obtain information about the personal data that we have stored about free of charge as well as the right to correct incorrect data, to block and delete their personal data, as far as this does not conflict with any statutory storage or reporting obligation.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Data protection declaration for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901
Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you
will be connected to the servers of YouTube. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you
If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior
directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to free information on the personal data saved about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing at any time. You also have the right to correct, block or delete this data. To this end, or if you have any other questions, you can contact us at any time using the website operator’s address provided in the legal information.
The websites use some so-called cookies. Set cookies on your computer no harm and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device memory until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, that your browser transmits to us automatically. These are:
- Browsertyp/ browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of accessing computer
- Time of server request
These data are not specific individuals. A reunion of these data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if us concrete evidence of unlawful use are known.
If you send us via the contact form requests, your data from the Request Form, including the contact details provided by you will be stored there for the purpose of processing the request and in the case of follow-up questions with us. These data will not be disclosed without your consent on.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
This website uses Matomo, an open source, self-hosted software to collect anonymous usage data for this website.
Visitor behavior data is collected to identify any issues such as pages not found, search engine problems, or unpopular pages. As soon as the data (number of visitors who see error pages or only one page, etc.) is processed, Matomo generates reports for the website operators so that they can react to them. (Layout changes, new content, etc.)
Matomo processes the following data:
- Anonymized IP addresses by removing the last 2 bytes (i.e. 188.8.131.52 instead of 198.51.100.54)
- Pseudo-anonymized location (based on the anonymized IP address
- Date and Time
- Title of the called page
- URL of the called page
- URL of the previous page (if this allows it)
- screen resolution
- local time
- Files clicked and downloaded
- External links
- Page loading time
- Country, Region, City (with low accuracy due to IP address)
- Main language of the browser
- Browser user agent
- Interactions with forms (but not their content)
Basis of Legitimate Interest
Data processing is based on the principle of legitimate interest.
Processing the data helps us find out what works and what doesn’t on our site. For example, we use it to find out whether the content is well received or how we can improve the structure of the website. Our team benefits from this and can react to it. Due to the data processing, you benefit from a website that is constantly improving.
Without the data we could not offer the service. Your data will only be used to improve website usage.
Rights of data subjects
Because Matomo collects data based on legitimate interest, you can exercise the following rights:
- Right to information and data portability: You can request all your data at any time.
- Right to erasure and rectification: You can request that we completely erase all your data at any time.
- Right to object and restriction of processing: You can object to data collection at any time by ticking DoNotTrack or this box in your browser:
You may choose to prevent this website from aggregating and analyzing the actions you take here. Doing so will protect your privacy, but will also prevent the owner from learning from your actions and creating a better experience for you and other users.