Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

The person responsible within the meaning of data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
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Your rights as a data subject
You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details of our data protection officer:
  • Information about your data stored by us and their processing (Art. 15 GDPR),
  • Correction of incorrect personal data (Art. 16 GDPR),
  • Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR),
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 GDPR) and
  • Data portability, provided you have consented to the data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR).
If you have given us your consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.
You can contact a supervisory authority with a complaint at any time, e.g. B. to the competent supervisory authority of the federal state of your place of residence or to the authority responsible for us as the responsible body.
A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Service/Anschriften/Laender/Laender-node.html .

Collection of general information when you visit our website

Type and purpose of processing:
If you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.
They are processed for the following purposes in particular:
  • Ensuring a problem-free connection to the website,
  • Ensuring that our website can be used smoothly,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • to optimize our website.
We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. Information of this kind may be statistically evaluated anonymously by us in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.
Legal basis and legitimate interest:
The processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.
Recipient :
Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.
Storage duration :
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of the survey. For the data used to provide the website, this is generally the case when the respective session has ended.

Provision mandatory or required:
The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually required. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or restricted. For this reason a contradiction is excluded.

Registration on our website

Type and purpose of processing:
To register on our website, we need some personal data, which is transmitted to us via an input mask.
At the time of registration, the following data is also collected:

Your registration is required for the provision of certain content and services on our website.
Legal basis :
The processing of the data entered during registration is based on the consent of the user (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).
Recipient :
Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.
Storage duration :
In this context, data is only processed as long as the corresponding consent is available.
Provision mandatory or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to the content we offer.

Provision of chargeable services

Type and purpose of processing:
For the provision of chargeable services, we ask for additional data, such as payment details, in order to be able to carry out your order.
Legal basis :
The processing of the data, which is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, is based on Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR.
Recipient :
The recipients of the data may be processors.
Storage duration :
We store this data in our systems until the statutory retention periods have expired. These are generally 6 or 10 years for reasons of proper bookkeeping and tax law requirements.
Provision mandatory or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our offered content and services.

Newsletter
Type and purpose of processing:
For the delivery of our newsletter, we collect personal data that is transmitted to us via an input mask.
For an effective registration we need a valid email address. In order to check that the registration is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the “double opt-in” procedure. For this purpose, we log the registration for the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the response requested. Further data are not collected.
Legal basis:
On the basis of your expressly given consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR), we will regularly send you our newsletter or comparable information by e-mail to your specified e-mail address.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time with effect for the future. There is a corresponding link in every newsletter. You can also unsubscribe directly on this website at any time or inform us of your revocation using the contact option given at the end of this data protection notice.
Recipient :
The recipients of the data may be processors.

Storage duration :
The data will only be processed in this context as long as the corresponding consent is available. Then they are deleted.
Provision mandatory or required:
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. Unfortunately, we cannot send you our newsletter without your consent.
Revocation of consent:
You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time with effect for the future. The cancellation can be requested via the link contained in every e-mail or from the data protection officer listed below or the person responsible for data protection.


Information about your right of objection according to Art. 21 GDPR
Individual right of objection
You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to you, which is based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (data processing based on a weighing of interests), To lodge an objection; this also applies to profiling based on this provision within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 4 GDPR.
If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend yourself of legal claims.
Recipient of an objection
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Change of our data protection regulations
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.
Questions to the data protection officer