Definitions of the terms used (e.g. "personal data" or "processing") can be found in Art. 4 DSGVO.
We, the website operator or page provider, collect data on access to the website on the basis of our legitimate interest (see Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) and store this data as "server log files" on the website server. The following data are logged in this way:
- Visited website
- Time at the time of access
- Quantity of data sent in bytes
- Source/reference from which you accessed the site
- Used Browser
- Operating system used
- IP address used
The server log files are saved for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. The data is stored for security reasons, e.g. to be able to clarify cases of abuse. If data must be kept for reasons of evidence, they are excluded from deletion until the incident has been finally clarified.
Range measurement & cookies
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your terminal device for range measurement, you can object to the use of these files here:
- Cookie deactivation page of the network advertising initiative:
- Cookie deactivation page of the US website:
- Cookie deactivation page of the European website:
Common browsers offer a setting option not to allow cookies. Note: It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.
Collection and processing of personal data
The website operator collects, uses and passes on your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.
Personal data is defined as all information which serves to determine your person and which can be traced back to you - such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.
You can also visit this website without providing any personal information. However, in order to improve our online offer, we store (without personal reference) your access data to this website. These access data include, for example, the file you requested or the name of your internet provider. By making the data anonymous, it is not possible to draw conclusions about your person.
We process personal data such as first name, surname, IP address, e-mail address, place of residence, postcode and details of the contents of the contact form.
We process personal data only with the express permission of the users concerned and in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations.
The processing of personal data is based on our legitimate interest in fulfilling our contractually agreed services and optimising our online offer.
Handling of contact data
If you contact us as the website operator through the contact options offered, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your enquiry. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.
Dealing with comments and contributions
If you leave a contribution or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO and serves the security of us as website operators: if your comment violates applicable law, we can be prosecuted for this, which is why we have an interest in the identity of the author of the comment or contribution.
On the basis of our legitimate interests, this website uses for the optimisation and analysis of our online offer in the sense of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO the service "Google Analytics", which is provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses "cookies" - text files which are stored on your end device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement:
IP anonymisation is used on this website. The IP address of the users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other contracting states of the agreement. Only in individual cases is the IP address initially transferred in full to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Through this shortening, the personal reference of your IP address is no longer necessary. The user's IP address transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google.
Within the framework of the agreement on commissioned data, which we, as website operator, have concluded with Google Inc., the latter uses the information collected to create an evaluation of website use and website activity and provides services associated with Internet use.
The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to evaluate the use of our online service by individual users, e.g. to generate reports on website activity in order to improve our online service. Demographic characteristics such as age, gender and place of residence or interests and language are also stored anonymously.
You have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. It cannot be guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link will take you to the appropriate plugin:
Alternatively, by clicking on this link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website. By clicking on the above link you download an "opt-out cookie". Your browser must therefore generally allow the storage of cookies for this purpose. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link again each time you visit this website.
Here you will find further information on the use of data by Google Inc:
- collected by Google partners)
- via advertising displayed to you)
- of cookies in advertisements)
Use of plugins from Hotjar
For improvements in the use of our internet pages we use functions of the software Hotjar (https://www.hotjar.com, Hotjar Ltd., St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street St Julians STJ 1000, Malta).
Hotjar enables us to evaluate user behaviour on our websites. For this purpose, Hotjar places cookies on users' end devices and may store user data such as browser information, operating system, time spent on the site, etc. The information generated by the cookies about your use of these web pages is usually transferred to a server of Hotjar Ltd. and stored there. You can find out more about data security and processing by Hotjar Ltd. at
You can use a browser plugin to prevent the information collected by cookies from being sent to Hotjar Ltd. and used. The following link will take you to the appropriate plugin:
Use of social media plug-ins from Facebook
Due to our justified interest in the analysis, optimisation and operation of our online offer (in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO), this website uses the Facebook Social Plugin, which is provided by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The integration can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the terms "Like", "Like", "Like", "Share" in the colours Facebooks (blue and white). Information on all Facebook plug-ins can be found via the following link:
Facebook Inc. complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement:
The plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence whatsoever on the nature and scope of the data which the plugin transmits to the servers of Facebook Inc. You can find information about this here:
The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that you have visited this website as a user. It is possible that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged in to your Facebook account during your visit to this website, the aforementioned information is linked to this account.
If you use the functions of the plugin - for example by sharing or "linking" to a post - the corresponding information is also transmitted to Facebook Inc.
If you wish to prevent the Facebook. Inc. from linking this information to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website and delete the stored cookies. Via your Facebook profile you can make further settings for data processing for advertising purposes or object to the use of your data for advertising purposes. You can access the settings here:
- Profile settings on Facebook:
- Cookie deactivation page of the US website:
- Cookie deactivation page of the European website:
The website operator offers you a newsletter in which he informs you about current events and offers. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, you must provide a valid e-mail address. By subscribing to the newsletter, you agree to receive the newsletter and the procedures explained.
The newsletter is sent by the mail service provider MailChimp, a mailing platform of the provider The Rocket Science Group, Atlanta, USA. Information about the data protection regulations of the dispatch service provider can be found at: With your registration for the newsletter you accept the storage of your data like name and e-mail address as well as other technical data at MailChimp.
Revocation and cancellation: You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and thus cancel the newsletter subscription. After your cancellation your personal data will be deleted. Your consent to receive the newsletter expires at the same time. At the end of each newsletter you will find the link to cancel the subscription.
Rights of the user
As a user, you have the right to receive, upon request, free information about what personal data about you has been stored. You also have the right to have incorrect data corrected and to have your personal data processed or deleted. If applicable, you can also exercise your right to data portability. If you believe that your data have been processed unlawfully, you can lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.
Deletion of data
Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you have the right to have your data deleted. Data stored by us will be deleted if they are no longer required for their intended purpose and if there are no statutory retention periods. If deletion cannot be carried out because the data is required for permissible legal purposes, data processing will be restricted. In this case the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes.
Right of objection
Users of this website may exercise their right to object and object to the processing of their personal data at any time.
If you wish to correct, block, delete or obtain information about the personal data stored about you, or if you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you wish to revoke any consents given, please contact the following e-mail address: