The following notes provide a simple overview, what happens with your personal data, when you visit our site. Personal data is such, by which you can be identified. More extensive information about this is provided below.
Data capture on our site
Who is responsible for data capture on this site?
Data capture is performed by the webmaster. You can see his personal details in the About section of this website.
How do we collect your data?
Firstly, your data can be collected when you transmit it to us. This can happen e.g. by means of a form. Other data is collected automatically when you traverse our site with our IT-system. These are mainly technical details (e.g. browser, operation system or timestamp of a page visit). The capture of this data happens on visiting of our site.
What do we do with your data?
Partially, data is collected, in order to provide the best possible offering on our site. Other data can be used to analyse your browsing behaviour.
What rights do you have concerning your data?
You always have the right to be informed cost-free about the origin, receiver, and purpose of your stored data. Furthermore, you also have the right to order the rectification, blocking, or deletion of the data. For this or other purposes concerning privacy you can always contact us as indicated in the About section.
Analysis-tools and third party tools
When visiting our site your browsing behaviour can be evaluated automatically. That is performed mainly by means of cookies and analytical software. Such analysis is usually performed anonymously; the browsing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or avoid it by not using certain tools. More detailled information on how to do so is illustrated below.
2. General notes and obligatory information
The host of this site takes your privacy very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in align with these privacy policies and the measures ordered by law.
We would like to point-out, that any transmission of data via the internet(e.g. when communicating via eMail) may be subdue to security issues. A perfect insulation from third party exploits is impossible.
Note on the responsible contact
Responsible contact is the natural or legal person, that determines the handling of personal data(e.g. name, eMail addresses etc.)
Opting-out of data processing
Most data processing operations require your explicit consent. However, you can opt-out by sending us an appropriate eMail.
In the event of neglecting your privacy, you may complain at the respective authority.
Your right to inspect your data
You have the right to inspect any data we collect about you and request it to be sent to you electronically, as long as this is technically viable.
SSL- and TLS-encryption
This site employs SSL- and TLS-encryption for the transmission of sensitive data, like user enquiries etc. You can recognise a secure connection by the leading “https://” and a lock symbol in the address bar of your browser. When SSL- and TLS-encryption is enabled, third parties cannot sniff the data being transferred.
No spam policy
The usage of the personal details listed in the About section for purposes like sending ads or other kind of spam is prohibited. Otherwise, the webmaster of this site reserves the right to prosecute.
3. Data collection on our site
Our pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help make our offer more usable, more effective and secure. Cookies are small textual files, that are deployed on your computer and which your browser stores.
Most cookies we use are “Session-Cookies”. They are deleted automatically on exiting our site. Other cookies remain stored on your machine until you delete them. These cookies help us recognise your client on the next visit.
You can adjust your browser to inform you, when cookies are used and direct it to use them only in special cases, or ban them altogether. You can also direct it to delete any cookies on exiting the site. However, these measures can impair the user-experience and functionality of the site.
Our webhost automatically stores information in so-called server-log-files which are rendered to us by your browser automatically. These are:
- Browsertype und browser-version
- Operation system
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing machine
- Timestamp of the server request
Forwarding this data to further data pools is not performed.
These server-log-files are mainly used for the optimisation and flawless functioning of the site.
4. Social Media
Floating Social Buttons Plugin
Our site offers functionality of the so-called “Floating Social Buttons” plugins. This in-turn renders functionality of the following social media services: Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Reddit, Pinterest and LinkedIn. On pressing these buttons, data is transferred to these social media services. We would like to indicate, that we have no knowledge of the data transferred.
5. Plugins und Tools
This site uses an API of “Google Analytics” – a means of analysing user bevahiour. Therefore, it is necessary to store e.g. your IP address. We don’t have any influence on the transmission of the data itself. Usage of “Google Analytics” helps us optimise our web-offering.