The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat the data relating to you personally as confidential and handle it in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection statement.
As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing / entering personal data. As far as our pages are collecting personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses), this is always voluntary wherever possible. Such data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
Please note that security gaps may arise when data are transferred via the Internet (e.g. in e-mail communications). Seamless protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
This website uses functions of Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses "cookies", i.e. text files stored on your computer to help analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will, as a rule, be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA.
If you have activated IP anonymisation on this website, however, Google will store your IP address in abbreviated form within member states of the European Union or in other signatory nations of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for purposes of evaluating your use of this website, compiling reports on website activities and providing other services to the website operator in relation to website activity and Internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address, transmitted by your browser for Google Analytics purposes, with any other data held by Google.
You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; please note however that, in this event, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you are able to prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS REMARKETING
Our pages make use of Google retargeting technologies provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
The service allows addressing visitors to our websites with personalised, interest-based advertisements in a targeted manner. Such advertisements are shown on the basis of a cookie-supported analysis of your previous user and surfing behaviour. As far as we know, no personal data is stored during this process. A cookie is stored to collect anonymised data on user interests and thus individually adapt advertisements to that information. The cookies are small text files stored on your computer or mobile terminal device.
You may object to using cookies for retargeting purposes on a permanent basis by deactivating customised advertisements from Google at: www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/
Please find further information and the data protection regulations in Google’s data protection statement at: www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/
DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF FACEBOOK PLUG-INS (“LIKE BUTTON”)
Our website offers plug-ins to the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plug-ins recognise you by means of the Facebook logo or the “Like Button" on our website. Please find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins at: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our pages, the plug-in will establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook will receive information that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like Button" while logged into your Facebook account, you will be able to links the content of our website with your Facebook profile. Facebook will thus be able to assign your visit of our website to your user account. Please note that, as the provider of the pages, we do not receive knowledge of the contents of the data transmitted or their use by Facebook. For further information, please refer to Facebook’s data protection statement at: facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do wish for Facebook to be able to assign the visit of our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF TWITTER
Our pages incorporate functions of the Twitter service. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "re-tweet" function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This process also includes the transfer of data to Twitter. Please note that, as the provider of the pages, we do not receive knowledge of the contents of the data transmitted or their use by Twitter. For further information, please refer to Twitter’s data protection statement at: twitter.com/privacy.
You may alter your data protection settings at Twitter in the account settings at: twitter.com/account/settings.
DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF XING
Our website uses functions of the XING network, provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you access one of our pages containing functions of Xing, a connection will be established to Xing servers. As far as we know, no personal data is stored during this process. In particular, IP addresses are not stored, and user behaviours are not evaluated.
For further information on data protection and the Xing Share Button, please refer to Xing’s data protection statement at: www.xing.com/app/share.
DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF LINKEDIN
Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network, provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you access one of our pages containing functions of LinkedIn, a connection will be established to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn will be informed that you visited our pages with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn "Recommend Button" and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to assign your visit of our pages to you and your user account. Please note that, as the provider of the pages, we do not receive knowledge of the contents of the data transmitted or their use by LinkedIn.
For further information, please refer to LinkedIn’s data protection statement at: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
DISCLOSURE, DELETION, BLOCKING
You are entitled at any time to receive information free of charge on any personal data stored in relation to you as well as on their origin, recipient and on the purpose of data processing. You are entitled as well to the rectification, blocking or deletion of any such data. For more information on this matter and any queries regarding personal data, please contact us at the address stated in the legal notice.
SERVER LOG FILES
The provider of these pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called Server Log Files, which are transmitted automatically by your browser. This information includes:
- Browser type / browser version
- The operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- The time of the server query
This data cannot be assigned to specific persons and will not be associated with other data sources. We reserve the right to verify this data retrospectively if we have concrete indications of any illegal use.
Some web pages make use of “cookies”. Cookies do not damage your computer or contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our services more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files stored by your browser on your computer.
Most cookies used by us are so-called “Session Cookies”. After the end of your visit, they are deleted automatically. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until deleted by you. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you visit our website for the next time.
You may choose your browser settings so as to receive information if any cookies are placed, to allow cookies only in specific circumstances, to exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionalities of this website.
If you send us queries via the contact form, your information provided in the contact form, including your contact information provided there, will be saved by us to process the query and for the purpose of possible subsequent queries. We will not forward this data without your consent. However, please note that the data is transmitted with encryption. If you do not agree with non-encrypted transmission, you may also use your own means of encryption and then send us an e-mail to: email@example.com.
OBJECTION TO RECEIVING ADVERTISEMENT E-MAILS
We hereby object to the use of our contact data, disclosed in the framework of the obligation to publish a legal notice, for the transmission of not explicitly requested advertising and information materials. The operators of the pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of any non-requested transmission of advertising information e.g. by means of spam e-mails.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require your e-mail address as well as information allowing us to verify that you are the proprietor of the indicated e-mail address and that you consent to receiving the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for transmitting the requested information and will not pass it on to third parties.You may revoke your consent to the storage of data and e-mail address and their use for transmitting the newsletter at any time, e.g. by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” button in the newsletter.
If you have any further questions regarding data protection, please contact our data protection officer Mrs. Dunja Schweigart at the e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone: +49 2944 97971 0.