Data protection declaration E
The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this data protection declaration.
Using our website is generally possible without providing any personal data. Insofar as our sites collect personal data (for example, name, address or email address), this information is always provided on a voluntary basis, whenever possible. This data is not forwarded to third parties without your express approval.
Please note that the data transfer on the internet (for example, while communicating on email) can have security loopholes. A seamless data protection against access by third parties is not possible.
The internet sites use the so-called Cookies to some extent. Cookies do not cause any harm to the computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies enable making our offer more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small test files that are archived on your computer and that save your browser.
Most of the Cookies used by us are the so-called “Session Cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other Cookies remain saved on your computer until you delete them. These Cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit the site.
You may set your browser such that it informs you about the Cookies setting and allows you Cookies only on a case-by-case basis, the acceptance of Cookies for specific cases or generally excluding as well as automatic deletion of Cookies while activating the closure of the browser. By deactivating Cookies the functionality of our website can be restricted.
The provider of sites gathers and saves information automatically in the so-called server log files that transfers your browser automatically to us. These are:
- Browser type/ Browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. An integration of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to inspect this data subsequently if we come to know of any concrete evidence for an illegal use.
Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses Open Source web analysis service Matomo (formerly Piwik). Matomo uses the so-called "Cookies". These are text files which are saved on your computer and which enables an analysis of your website usage. Here the information generated by the Cookie about the use of this website is saved on our server. The IP address is anonymised before saving.
The information generated by the Cookie about the use of this website is not passed on to third parties. You may prevent saving the Cookies by correspondingly setting your browser software; however, we should point out that in this case you may possibly not completely and extensively use all the functions of this website.
If you are not in favour of the saving and using of your data, you may deactivate the saving and using here. In this case an Opt-Out Cookie is stored in your browser, which prevents saving Matomo usage data. If you delete your Cookies, the Matomo Opt-Out-Cookie also is deleted. The Opt-Out must be activated again when you next visit our site.
Information on integrating videos
We use videos on our internet site. For integrating our videos we use the options of external third-party suppliers. Integrating videos leads to calls from the YouTube server, for technical reasons.
Our website uses plug-ins of the YouTube site run by Google. YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA is the site operator. If you visit our site provided with a YouTube plug-in, a connection is made to the YouTube server.
Which of our sites you visited is thereby communicated to the YouTube server.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You may prevent this by signing off from your YouTube account
You will find further information on handling user data in the Data Protection Declaration on YouTube at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
This site uses for purposes of security and to protect the transfer of confidential content, such as for example, the requests that you send to us as website operator, an SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection when the address line of the browser changes from http:// to https:// and a lock symbol appears in your browser line.
If the SSL encryption is activated, the data that you send us cannot be read by third parties.
Right to information, deletion, blocking
You always have the right to information, free of charge, about your saved personal data, the origin and recipients of such data and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose as well as for any further questions on the issue of personal data, you may contact us at any time at the address given in the Imprint.
Right to information
Upon request, we shall share with you in writing, in accordance with the current legal requirements, if and when the personal data about you is saved with us. If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, you may contact our representatives for data protection, who are available in case of information requests, suggestions or complaints.
Representative for data protection: