Data Protection Regulations
We welcome you to our website and are pleased about your interest in our company. In order to give you a good feeling with regards to handling your personal data, we will make transparent for you what happens with the collected data and which security measures have been taken by us. Furthermore, you will be informed about your statutory rights in connection with processing these data.
Data Protection Declaration according to the GDPR
When accessing our homepage, no personal data will be recorded or processed by us. Personal data will only be collected if you provide us with this information voluntarily – e.g. within the context of a request via email, an online application or to initiate a contractual co-operation. Insofar as you have provided us with personal data, we will save and use these only for responding to your request, to process contracts possibly concluded with you, and for technical administration. Your personal data will not be handed over, transmitted or sold by us to any third parties. Moreover, a transmission of your data to a third country is excluded. According to Art. 15 of the European General Data Protection Regulation, all people concerned have the right to demand a confirmation from the responsible authority free of charge to obtain the information if respective personal data are processed. If this is the case, there is a Right of Disclosure for people concerned about the purpose of the data processing, the categories of personal data which are processed, recipients or categories of recipients to whom personal data have been disclosed and the duration for which personal data are planned to be saved. Furthermore, people concerned have the Right of Rectification or Deletion of respective personal data or the Right of Restriction or Appeal of the processing of their personal data.
Data Collection on our Website
§ Who is responsible for data collection on our website?
Data processing on this website is done by the website provider whose contact data you can find in the imprint of this website.
§ How do we collect your data?
For one thing, your data will be collected by the fact that you provide us with them. This may be data which you enter in a contact form.
Other data are automatically collected by our IT system when visiting our website. These are particularly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of page view). Collecting these data happens automatically as soon as you view our website.
§ What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected in order to ensure an error-free operation of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
§ Which rights do you have with regards to your data?
You have the right to obtain information any time and free of charge about the origin, recipients and purpose of your stored personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to demand the correction, disabling or deletion of these data. For this purpose, as well as for any other questions regarding the issue “data protection”, you can contact us at all times using the contact data stated in the imprint.
Please direct all requests for information to the responsible authority:
Ms. Beatrice Lieb (Dipl. BW), Ms. Jennifer Friedrichs
Am Rosenbühl 2
Phone: +49 9163 8910
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Furthermore, people concerned have a Right of Appeal at the responsible supervisory authority for data protection:
Bayerisches Landesamt für Datenschutzaufsicht (BayLDA)
Phone: +49 981 53 1300
Contact data of the data protection officer:
91413 Neustadt a. d. Aisch
Phone: +49 9161 6239 200
This page uses an SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content like e.g. requests which you send to us as the website provider. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and that there is a lock icon in your browser line. If the SSL encryption is active, the data which you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Facebook Plugins (Like & Share Button)
On our sites, plugins of the social network Facebook, vendor Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our page. You will find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. If you visit our sites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. With this, Facebook will get the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This way, Facebook can associate your user account with the visit of our sites. We would like to point out that we as the site provider have no knowledge whatsoever of the content of the transmitted data as well as its usage by Facebook. You will find further information in Facebook’s Data Protection Declaration on https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not wish Facebook to be able to associate the visit of our sites with your Facebook user account, please log off your Facebook user account before visiting our sites.
On our sites, functions of the service Twitter are implemented. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and its feature “Re-Tweet”, the websites visited by you are linked with your Twitter account and made public to other users. During this process, data are transmitted to Twitter as well. We would like to point out that we as the site provider have no knowledge whatsoever of the content of the transmitted data as well as its usage by Twitter. You will find further information in Twitter’s Data Protection Declaration on https://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your data protection settings at Twitter in the account settings under https://twitter.com/account/settings
On our sites, functions of the service Instagram are implemented. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This way, Instagram can associate the visit of our sites with your user account. We would like to point out that we as the site provider have no knowledge whatsoever of the content of the transmitted data as well as its usage by Instagram. You will find further information in Instagram’s Data Protection Declaration on https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The vendor is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. At each calling up of one of our sites which contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection with the servers of LinkedIn is established. LinkedIn is informed about your visit of our internet pages with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend” button of LinkedIn and are logged into your account at LinkedIn, it will be possible for LinkedIn to associate the visit of our sites with your user account. We would like to point out that we as the site provider have no knowledge whatsoever of the content of the transmitted data as well as its usage by LinkedIn. You will find further information in LinkedIn’s Data Protection Declaration on https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Our website uses functions of the network XING. The vendor is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. At each calling up of one of our sites which contains functions of XING, a connection with the servers of XING is established. According to our knowledge, no storing of personal data takes place during this process. In particular, no IP addresses are saved or any user behavior is analyzed. You will find further information about data protection and the XING “Share” button in XING’s Data Protection Declaration on https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
On our site, social plugins of the social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest”), are used. If you visit a site that contains such a plugin, your browser will establish a direct connection with the servers of Pinterest. The plugin hereby transmits log data to the servers of Pinterest in the USA. These log data may possibly include your IP address, the addresses of visited websites which also contain Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browsers, date and time of the request, your type of usage of Pinterest as well as cookies. You will find further information about the purpose, extent and further processing and usage of the data by Pinterest as well as your respective rights and options for your privacy protection in the data protection notice of Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Amazon Affiliate Program
eBay Inc. introduced world-wide data protection principles for the whole eBay Inc. business group, which are called Binding Corporate Rules (BRC). With these rules, eBay Inc. obligates itself to protect your personal data and comply with the data protection obligations within the eBay Inc. business group. You will find further information about the Binding Corporate Rules as well as the world-wide data protection principles in the eBay data protection center.
If you are located in the USA, your contracting party is eBay Inc., 2025 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125, USA, and if you use eBay’s payment services, you will additionally enter a contractual relationship with regards to these payment services with eBay Commerce Inc., 2025 Hamilton Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125, USA.
If you are located outside the USA, your contracting party is one of the international eBay companies as can be seen in the following list:
§ in Canada, eBay Canada Limited, 500 King Street West, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M5V 1L9, Canada;
§ in the EU, with the exception of the United Kingdom, eBay GmbH, Albert-Einstein-Ring 2-6, 14532 Kleinmachnow, Germany;
§ in the United Kingdom, eBay (UK) Limited, 5 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3TW, Great Britain, outside the EU with the exception of the USA and Canada, eBay Marketplaces GmbH, Helvetiastraße 15/17, 3005 Bern, Switzerland.
If you use eBay buyer protection and are located in France, Italy or Spain, you will furthermore enter a contractual relationship with regards to these special services with eBay Services S.à r.l, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg.
The company that is your contracting party is the responsible authority for your data and is therefore responsible for the collection, usage, transmission, storage and protection of your personal data in accordance with the worldwide data protection principles, this data protection declaration and the respective applicable law. The authority responsible for you can, as described in this data protection declaration, transmit your personal data to other members of the eBay Inc. business group who signed the Binding Company Rules. eBay Inc. can process and save your personal data on their servers in the USA and elsewhere in the world where their data centers are located.
This website uses functions of the web analytical service Google Analytics. Vendor is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files which are saved on your computer and make it possible to analyze your website usage. The information about your usage of this website generated by the cookies are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. Saving Google Analytics cookies happens on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR. The website provider has a justified interest in the analysis of user behavior in order to optimize their web offers as well as their advertising activities.
We have enabled IP anonymization functions on this website. With this, your IP address is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before its transmission to the USA.
Only in exceptional cases, a full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of this website provider, Google will use this information in order to analyze your website usage, to compile reports about website activities and to provide further services connected with website usage and internet usage for the website provider. The IP address which has been transmitted within the scope of Google Analytics by your browser will not be brought together with other data from Google.
You can prevent saving the cookies by respective settings of your browser software; we would like to point out, however, that you might not be able to fully use all functions of this website in this case. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing an available browser plugin under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to Data Collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data at future visits of this website: Deactivate Google Analytics
You will find more information about handling user data at Google Analytics in Google’s data protection declaration: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
Demographic Features of Google Analytics
This website uses the function “Demographic Features” of Google Analytics. With this, reports can be created which contain statements about age, gender and interests of website visitors. These data result from interest-related advertising from Google as well as visitor data of third party vendors. These data cannot be associated with a certain person. You can disable this function any time via the display settings in your Google account, or you can generally object to the collection of your data as described in c) “Objection to Data Collection”.
Google Web Fonts
This page uses so-called Web Fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of font types. When visiting a site, your browser uploads the required Web Fonts to your browser cache in order to represent texts and font types correctly. For this purpose, the browser used by you must establish a connection with the Google servers. Due to this, Google is informed about the fact that our website has been accessed via your IP address. Using Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online content. This constitutes a justifiable interest in line with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit f. GDPR. If your browser does not support Web Fonts, a default font type from your computer will be used. You will find further information about Google Web Fonts under https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
This site uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Vendor is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In order to use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on the data transmission. Using Google Maps is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online content and finding the places stated on our website more easily. This constitutes a justifiable interest in line with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit f. GDPR. You will find more information about handling user data in Google’s data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
Our website uses Google Optimize. Google Optimize analyzes the use of different variations of our website and helps us to improve the usability according to the behavior of our users on the website. Google Optimize is a Google Analytics integrated tool. Google Optimize collects cookies and personal user information. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly (see "Browser Plugin") You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics under "Objection to data processing".
Our website uses plugins from the site YouTube, which is operated by Google. Vendor is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our sites featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection with the servers of YouTube will be established. During this process, the YouTube server is informed about which of our sites you have visited. Should you be logged into your YouTube account, you make it possible for YouTube to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Using YouTube is in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online content. This constitutes a justifiable interest in line with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit f. GDPR. You will find more information about handling user data in YouTube’s data protection declaration: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de
Our website uses plugins of the video portal Vimeo. Vendor is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. If you visit one of our sites featuring a Vimeo plugin, a connection with the servers of Vimeo will be established. During this process, the Vimeo server is informed about which of our sites you have visited. Furthermore, Vimeo will obtain your IP address. This will also apply if you are not logged into Vimeo or do not own a Vimeo account. The information collected by Vimeo is transmitted to the Vimeo server in the USA. Should you be logged into your Vimeo account, you make it possible for Vimeo to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account. You will find more information about handling user data in Vimeo’s data protection declaration: https://vimeo.com/privacy
Analytical Tools and Tools of Third Party Vendors
At the visit of our website your browsing behavior can be statistically analyzed. This particularly happens with cookies and with so-called analytical programs. The analysis of your browsing behavior usually happens anonymously; the browsing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools.
You may opt out of Hotjar's storage of a user profile and information about your visit to our website and Hotjar's use of tracking cookies on other websites by clicking this opt-out link.
‘eKomi’ rating system
Our website uses the ‘eKomi’ rating system by eKomi Ltd., Berlin, Markgrafenstr. 11, 10969 Berlin, HRB 114654 B (Charlottenburg, Berlin). Following your order, we would like to ask you to evaluate and comment on your purchase with us. We will write to you for this purpose in the course of processing the contract, making use of the technical system of the provider of the ‘eKomi’ rating tool in processing the order. Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR due to our justified interest in truthful, verified evaluation of our services. You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR by contacting us, for reasons relating to your personal situation.Your email address will only be used for this purpose and in particular will not be used for further advertising and will also not be forwarded to other third parties. The personal data saved for this purpose in the technical system of the ‘eKomi’ rating tool will be deleted three months after the delivery of goods recorded for evaluation.
Server Log Files
The site provider automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files which your browser transmits automatically. These are:
§ Browser type and browser version
§ Operating system
§ Referrer URL
§ Host name of the accessing computer
§ Time of the server request
These data cannot be attributed to a certain person. They are not brought together with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently examine these data if there is concrete evidence for illegal usage.
Links to other Providers
Our website also contains – clearly visible – links to the online presences of other companies. However, we take over no responsibility at all for the content and the data protection / data security conceptions of these websites.
Basic Safety Principles
In order to protect the data of our employees/customers/suppliers stored at our company from accidental or willful manipulations, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized people, we have taken respective technical and organizational measures. The security levels are regularly reviewed together with security experts and adapted to new security standards.
If you send us requests via our contact form, your data from the request form including the contact data stated by you are saved by us in case there should arise any further questions or for the purpose of processing the request. These data will not be passed on without your written consent.
Objection to Advertising Emails
We herewith explicitly object to the usage of contact data published within the context of the obligation to provide an imprint to send not explicitly requested advertising and information material. The site operators explicitly preserve the right to take legal steps in case of unsolicited mailing of advertising information, e.g. via spam emails.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we require your email address as well as information which allows us to check that you are the owner of the given email address and that you agree on receiving the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use these data exclusively for mailing the requested information and do not transmit them to any third parties. Your given consent for storing the data, the email address as well as its usage for the mailing of the newsletter can be revoked any time, for example via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
Registration on this Website
You can register yourself on this website in order to use additional functions on the site. The data entered for this will only be used for the purpose of using the respective offer or services for which you have registered. We use the email address stated during the registration process in order to inform you about important changes e.g. in the scope of offers or about technically necessary changes.
Processing of Data (Customer and Contract Data)
We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as they are required for the justification, content-related design or change of legal relations (inventory data). We only collect, process and use personal data about the use of our webpages (usage data) insofar as this is required to make the use of our services possible for the user or to bill them.
last update: 18.12.2019