We welcome you to our website. We would like to inform you about the management of your personal data in accordance with Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The controller responsible for the described data collection and processing is named in the imprint.
When you visit our website, the data collected from the use of the website is temporarily stored on our web server for statistical purposes in order to improve the quality of our website. This data set contains:
• the page, from which the data is requested,
• the name of the data file,
• the date and time of the query,
• the amount of data transferred,
• the access status (file transmitted, file not found),
• a description of the type of browser used,
• the IP address of the requesting computer shortened to such an extent that no re-identification of any personal data is possible.
The listed usage data is stored anonymously.
To avoid unauthorized access to your data, we have implemented technical and organizational measures. We use encryption technologies on our website. Your data will be transferred to our servers and back again via a connection that is protected by a TLS encryption technology. You can recognize that you are browsing on an encryption secured website by the lock-symbol shown in the address bar of your browser and by the address bar starting with https://.
We use session cookies on our website. The data is processed in accordance to Art. 6 para. 1 s. 1 lit. f GDPR and in the interest of optimizing or enabling unser guidance and improving our website presence.
You have the possibility to contact us via a web form. To use our contact form we need your name and e-mail address. You can provide further information, but you do not have to.
The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Your data will only be processed and deleted to answer your inquiry as soon as it is no longer necessary and there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.
If you would like to object to the processing of your data transmitted via the contact form, please contact the e-mail address stated in the imprint.
On some subpages we use maps from Google Maps. Calling up these subpages results in Google reloading content. In this context, Google also obtains your IP address, which is technically necessary for retrieving the content. We have no influence on the further processing by Google.
Matomo (formerly Piwik)
This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is made anonymous before it is saved.
Matomo cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
The storage of Matomo cookies and the use of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in anonymized analysis of user behaviour in order to optimize both his website and his advertising.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser which prevents Matomo from saving usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated the next time you visit our site.
Data Transfer to Third Parties
We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.
We transfer your data to service providers who support us in the operation of our website and the associated processes. This transference is made under the scope of a data processing agreement in accordance to Art. 28 GDPR. Our service providers are bound to us by strict instructions and contractual obligations.
Your Rights as a User
As a website user, the GDPR grants you certain rights when processing your personal data:
1. Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain confirmation as to wether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case, access to the personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 GDPR.
2. Right to rectification and erasure (Art. 16 and 17 GDPR)
You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and, if necessary, the right to have incomplete personal data completed.
You also have the right to obtain an erasure of the personal data concerning you without undue delay, if one of the reasons listed in Art. 17 GDPR applies, e.g. if the data is no longer necessary for the intended purpose.
3. Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)
If one of the conditions set forth in Art. 18 GDPR applies, you shall have the right to restrict the processing of your data to mere storage, e.g. if you revoke consent to the processing, for the duration of a possible examination.
4. Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
In certain situations, listed in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or demand a transmission of the data to another third party.
5. Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
If the data is processed pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising out of your particular situation. We will then no longer process personal data, unless there are demonstrably compelling legitimate grounds for processing, which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.
Right to Lodge a Complaint With a Supervisory Authority
Pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider the processing of the data concerning you infringes data protection regulations. The right to lodge a complaint may be invoked in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.
Contact Details of the Data Protection Officer
Please contact our data protection officer if you have any further questions, suggestions or wishes regarding data protection: