Data Privacy Statement
This privacy privacy and protection statement is intended to inform you about the processing of personal data when using our website.
„Personal data“ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. In particular, this includes information that enables us to identify you, such as by your name, phone number, address, or email address. Statistical data that we collect when you visit our website, for example, and that cannot be linked to your person, does not fall under „personal data.“
Responsible, Contact Person
The contact person and person responsible for the processing of your personal data when you visit this website in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:
Contact details of the data protection officer:
Telephone: +49 (0) 611 18191707
Fax: +49 (0) 611 18191708
Data security, SSL
Our website uses SSL encryption when it comes to the transmission of confidential or personal content of our users. Please make sure that the SSL-encryption is activated by your side during sensitive activities. The use of encryption is easy to recognize: The display in your browser line changes from „http: //“ to „https: //“. SSL encrypted data is not readable by third parties. Submit your confidential information only with activated SSL encryption and contact us in case of doubt.
Purpose and legal basis of data processing
Insofar as we obtain your consent for the processing of personal data, the legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR. The legal basis for the processing of personal data required to fulfill a contract between us and to carry out pre-contractual measures is Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR. Insofar as the processing of your personal data is required to fulfill a legal obligation to which we are subject, the legal basis is Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR. If the processing requires us or a third party to safeguard a legitimate interest, the legal basis for the processing shall prevail, unless your interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms, which require the protection of personal data – Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
If we need to entrust third parties with the processing of personal data, this is done on the basis of a contract data processing contract pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR, which ensures that the order processor subject to our instructions is subject to the same security standards as us.
Duration of data storage
Your personal data will only be stored as long as the respective purpose lasts, you do not revoke the respective consent and as long as statutory storage requirements do not prescribe a longer storage.
Contact via contact form and email
On our website, we provide you with a contact form, which can be used for electronic contact. If used, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and processed.
In this context, there is no disclosure of the data to third parties. The data is used exclusively for processing the contact request. Once the processing of your request has been completed, the personal data from the input mask will be deleted immediately. At request we delete your personal data immediately. If you request the deletion of personal data processed in regards to your request (via contact form or email), it may not be possible to process your request.
Google will process the information obtained by cookies for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operators, and providing further services relating to website activity and Internet usage. You can configure your browser to reject cookies or you can prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to your use of this website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser add-on (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout) provided by Google. This will prevent collection by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out only works in the browser and only for this domain). You must click this link again if you delete your cookies in this browser.
Data transfer to third party instances
A transfer of your data to third parties is carried out exclusively in accordance with the statutory requirements, that is, only if this is within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR is necessary for the establishment, implementation or amendment of the contractual relationship or due to our legitimate interest in the economic and effective operation of our business within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The use of services and data transmission to third parties and third-party providers, which are not located in the European Union or the European Economic Area, takes place only if an adequate data protection level, a legal permit or your consent is available. By order of the competent authorities, we may in individual cases provide information on inventory data, as far as this is necessary for law enforcement purposes, for the prevention of danger by the responsible and authorized federal and state authorities or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights. The legal basis in these cases is Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR.
Rights as an affected person
You have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have the right to request the rectification, restriction of processing, deletion or, as far as the deletion is barred by statutory storage requirements, the blocking of such data and the revocation of your consent with future effect. You also have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract, in itself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done as far as technically possible. If you have any further questions, you can always contact our data protection officer at the address below.
Right of revocation
You have the right at any time to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data and the sending of advertising with effect for the future.