The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will happen with your personal data when you visit this website. The term “personal data” comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of data protection, please consultour Data Protection Declaration, which we have included beneath this copy.
Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e., the “controller”)?
How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance be informationyou enter into our contact form.Other data shall be recorded by our IT systems automatically or after you consent to its recording duringyour website visit. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g., web browser, operating system,or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access this website.
What are the purposes we use your data for?
A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyze your user patterns.
What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?
You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients, and purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demandthat your data are rectified or eradicated. If you have consented to data processing, you have the option torevoke this consent at any time, which shall affect all future data processing. Moreover, you have the right to demand that the processing of your data be restricted under certain circumstances. Furthermore, you havethe right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency. Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time if you have questions about this or any other data protection related issues.
There is a possibility that your browsing patterns will be statistically analyzed when your visit this website. Such analyses are performed primarily with what we refer to as analysis programs.For detailed information about these analysis programs please consult our Data Protection Declaration below.
This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website are stored on the servers of the host. These may include, but are not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests,metadata and communications, contract information, contact information, names, web page access, andother data generated through a web site.The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of secure, fast, and efficient provision of our online services by aprofessional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR). Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its performance obligations and tofollow our instructions with respect to such data.We are using the following host:
398 11th Street
Execution of a contract data processing agreement
In order to guarantee processing in compliance with data protection regulations, we have concluded anorder processing contract with our host.
The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence,we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the statutory dataprotection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprisesdata that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e., through e-mail communications)may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third-party access.
The data processing controller on this website is:
Binger Str. 6,
Phone: +49 176 43330513
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others makesdecisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g., names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Among other things, tools of companies domiciled in the United States or other from a data protection perspective non-secure non-EU countries, are integrated into our website. If these tools are active, your personal data may potentially be transferred to these non-EU countries and may be processed there. We must point out that in these countries, a data protection level that is comparable to that in the EU cannot be guaranteed. For instance, U.S. enterprises are under a mandate to release personal data to the security agencies and you as the data subject do not have any litigation options to defend yourself in court. Hence, it cannot be ruled out that U.S. agencies (e.g., the Secret Service) may process, analyze, and permanently archive your personal data for surveillance purposes. We have no control over these processing activities.
A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. You can alsorevoke at any time any consent you have already given us. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulnessof any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.
IN THE EVENT THAT DATA ARE PROCESSED ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6 SECT. 1 LIT. E OR F GDPR, YOUHAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA BASEDON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUE SITUATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILINGBASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL BASIS, ON WHICH ANY PROCESSING OFDATA IS BASED, PLEASE CONSULT THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU LOG AN OBJECTION, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE ARE INA POSITION TO PRESENT COMPELLING PROTECTION WORTHY GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING OFYOUR DATA, THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR IF THE PURPOSE OFTHE PROCESSING IS THE CLAIMING, EXERCISING OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL ENTITLEMENTS(OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 1 GDPR).IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS BEING PROCESSED IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN DIRECT ADVERTISING,YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR AFFECTEDPERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TOTHE EXTENT THAT IT IS AFFILIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOURPERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES(OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 2 GDPR).
In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of yourconsent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line. If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data isconcerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time. The right to demand restriction of processing applies inthe following cases:
In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will usually needsome time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right todemand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding the eradication of this data.
If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or claim legalentitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead of its eradication.
If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to beweighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined whose interests prevail, you have theright to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of their archiving– may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or toprotect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited bythe European Union or a member state of the EU.
Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that do not cause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (sessioncookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your deviceuntil you actively delete them, or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser. In some cases, it is possible that third-party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (thirdparty cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the thirdparty (e.g., cookies for the processing of payment services).Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain website functionswould not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g., the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages. Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions (required cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e.g., for the shoppingcart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e.g., cookies that provide measurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless adifferent legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to thestorage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of theconsent obtained (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies areplaced and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptance ofcookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookieswhen the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.In the event that third-party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will separately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal data (name,request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not pass thesedata on without your consent. These data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR if your inquiry is related to the fulfillmentof a contract or is required for the performance of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the data areprocessed on the basis of our legitimate interest in the effective handling of inquiries submitted to us (Art. 6Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR) if it has been obtained.The data sent by you to us via contact requests remain with us until you request us to delete, revoke yourconsent to the storage or the purpose for the data storage lapses (e.g. after completion of your request).Mandatory statutory provisions - in particular statutory retention periods - remain unaffected.
We use the Google Tag Manager. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street,Dublin 4, Ireland.
The Google Tag Manager is a tool that allows us to integrate tracking or statistical tools and othertechnologies on our website. The Google Tag Manager itself does not create any user profiles, does not storecookies, and does not carry out any independent analyses. It only manages and runs the tools integrated viait. However, the Google Tag Manager does collect your IP address, which may also be transferred toGoogle’s parent company in the United States.The Google Tag Manager is used on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimateinterest in the quick and uncomplicated integration and administration of various tools on his website. If therelevant consent has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a)GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior patterns of website visitors. To thatend, the website operator receives a variety of user data, such as pages accessed, time spent on the page, theutilized operating system and the user’s origin. Google may consolidate these data in a profile that isallocated to the respective user or the user’s device.Google Analytics uses technologies that make the recognition of the user for the purpose of analyzing theuser behavior patterns (e.g., cookies or device fingerprinting). The website use information recorded byGoogle is, as a rule transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.This analysis tool is used on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of this website has alegitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize both, the services offered online and theoperator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has been requested (e.g., an agreement to thestorage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; theagreement can be revoked at any time.Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the EuropeanCommission. Details can be found here:https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/
On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyzeyour use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP addresstransmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in Google’s possession.
You can prevent the recording and processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration at:https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
Contract data processing
We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringent provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.
Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g.,DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 14 month. For details, please click the following link:https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=en.
To measure conversion rates, this website uses the visitor activity pixel of Facebook. The provider of this service is Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland.
According to Facebook’sstatement the collected data will be transferred to the USA and other third-party countries too.This tool allows the tracking of page visitors after they have been linked to the website of the provider afterclicking on a Facebook ad. This makes it possible to analyze the effectiveness of Facebook ads for statisticaland market research purposes and to optimize future advertising campaigns.For us as the operators of this website, the collected data is anonymous. We are not in a position to arrive atany conclusions as to the identity of users. However, Facebook archives the information and processes it, sothat it is possible to make a connection to the respective user profile and Facebook is in a position to use thedata for its own promotional purposes in compliance with theFacebook Data Usage Policy. This enables Facebook to display ads on Facebook pages as well as in locations outside of Facebook. We as the operator of this website have no control over the use of such data.The use of Facebook Pixel is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in effective advertising campaigns, which also include social media. If a corresponding agreementhas been requested (e.g., an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively onthe basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time. Data transmission to the US is based on the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) of the European Commission. Details can be found here:
https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum and https://de-de.facebook.com/help/566994660333381.
Insofar as personal data is collected on our website with the help of the tool described here and forwarded to Facebook, we and Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland are jointly responsible for this data processing (Art. 26 DSGVO). The joint responsibility is limited exclusivelyto the collection of the data and its forwarding to Facebook. The processing by Facebook that takes placeafter the onward transfer is not part of the joint responsibility. The obligations incumbent on us jointly havebeen set out in a joint processing agreement. The wording of the agreement can be found under:https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum. According to this agreement, we are responsible forproviding the privacy information when using the Facebook tool and for the privacy-secure implementationof the tool on our website. Facebook is responsible for the data security of Facebook products. You canassert data subject rights (e.g., requests for information) regarding data processed by Facebook directly withFacebook. If you assert the data subject rights with us, we are obliged to forward them to Facebook.
In Facebook’s Data Privacy Policies, you will find additional information about the protection of your privacy at: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You also have the option to deactivate the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” in the ad settingssection under https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen. To do this, you first have to log into Facebook. If you do not have a Facebook account, you can deactivate any user-based advertising by Facebook on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/.
This website uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google to ensure the uniform use of fonts on this site.These Google fonts are locally installed so that a connection to Google’s servers will not be established inconjunction with this application.For more information on Google Web Fonts, please follow this link:https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under:https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
We collect, process, and use personal data only to the extent necessary for the establishment, content organization or change of the legal relationship (data inventory). These actions are taken on the basis of Art.6 Sect. 1 lit. b GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractualactions. We collect, process, and use personal data concerning the use of this website (usage data) only tothe extent that this is necessary to make it possible for users to utilize the services and to bill for them.The collected customer data shall be eradicated upon completion of the order or the termination of thebusiness relationship. This shall be without prejudice to any statutory retention mandates.