Privacy Policy

We collect, use and store your personal data solely within the framework of the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany. Below we inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the data collection and use.

Collection and processing of data

Every access to our website and each download of a file deposited on this website are logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. Recorded data: name of the accessed file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification on successful retrieval, web browser and requesting domain. In addition, the IP addresses of the requesting computers are logged. Further personal data is only collected if the user of the website and/or client voluntarily gives information during an inquiry or registration or to conclude a contract or via the settings of his browser.

Our site uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that is sent when you visit a website. Cookies are temporarily stored on the hard drive of the user or customer of this website. If the corresponding server of our website is called again by the user/customer of this website, the user's/customer's browser sends the previously received cookie back to the server.

The server then evaluates the information obtained by this procedure in different ways. Cookies e.g. may control commercials displayed or facilitate navigating on the website. If users/customers of the website want to disable the use of cookies, they can do so by changing settings of the used internet browser locally on their computer system.  Changes apply to programs used to open and view websites (e.g. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera or Safari).

Use and circulation of personal data

As far as the user of our website has provided personally-identifiable data, we use it only to answer queries and business transactions of the user/customer of the website and for technical administration. Personal data is only passed on to third parties or otherwise transferred if this is required to fulfill contracts or for billing purposes or if the user/customer of the website has previously consented. The user/customer of the website has the right to revoke his given consent with effect for the future at any time.

Stored personal data is erased when the user/customer of the website revokes consent to storage, if knowledge of this data to fulfill the intended purpose is obsolete or when recording of this data is inadmissible for other legal reasons. Data for billing and accounting purposes are not affected by a cancellation request.

Use of Google Analytics

Our website uses the analytics service Google Analytics. This web analytics service is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter abbreviated to: Google).

This analysis tool works on the basis of cookies. A cookie is a text file that is sent when you visit a website and it is temporarily stored on the user's hard drive in order to enable to analyze the use of the website. The information obtained by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then stored there.

Prior to this, as a part of the IP anonymization, your IP address is shortened by Google. This applies to Member States of the European Union or the other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. On our behalf Google will use the transmitted information to generate a report about the use of the website.

The IP address transferred by Google Analytics will not be merged with other data in possession of Google. If you wish to stop the use of cookies, you can do so by changing local settings in the Internet browser (program for opening and displaying web pages) you use on your computer (e.g. Safari, Internet Explorer, Opera, Firefox, etc.). You can prevent logging and processing of your data via Google cookies by downloading and installing a browser plugin, that Google offers for download when clicking this link:

Right of access to personal data

Upon written request, we will inform the user/customer of the website about the data stored relating to the person. The request must be sent to our address given in the legal notes of the website.