This data privacy statement is intended to inform users of this Website about the kind, scope and purpose of collection and use by the Website operator of personal data as required by the Federal German Data Protection Act and Telemedia Act.
The Website operator takes the protection of your data very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the requirements of the law.
We should like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. during communication by email) may be partly insecure. Wholly secure protection of your data against third-party access is not possible.
The Website operator or Internet provider collects data about access to the page and saves them as server log files. The following data are logged in this way:
- Website visited
- Time at the time of access
- Quantity in bytes of data sent
- Source/link from which you reached the page
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- IP address used
The data collected are used solely for statistical evaluation and for improvement of the Website. However, the Website operator reserves the right to retrospectively inspect the server log files if there are specific grounds to believe that there is or has been any illegal use.
Common browsers offer the setting option not to accept cookies. Note: If you exercise such an option, there is no guarantee that you will be able to access all the functions of this Website without restrictions.
Treatment of personal data
The Website operator collects, uses and transfers your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the data being collected.
Personal data includes all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you – for example, your name, your e-mail address and your telephone number.
Treatment of contact data
If you contact the Website operator through the contact options offered, your details will be saved so that they can be used to process and answer your request. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.
Treatment of comments and posts
If you leave a post or a comment on this Website, your IP address is saved. This is used to ensure the Website provider’s security: if your text breaks the law, the Website provider wants to trace the post or comment back to you.
User rights: information, rectification and deletion
As user, you have the right at no charge to ask for information about which of the personal data about you have been stored. So long as your request does not breach any legal obligation to save data (e.g. data retention), you have a right to rectification of incorrect data and the blocking or deletion of your personal data.