This privacy statement informs users about type, extent and purposes of the collection and utilization of personal data by the responsible provider
on this website (hereinafter referred to as “offer“).
The relevant legal requirements of data protection rules can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Technical access data/ server log files
The provider or its separate webspace-provider collects data of each access to the website (so-called log files). These data include:
name and URL of the accessed website or file, date and time of access, data volume transmitted, successful call-up message, data identifying the browser software and operating system, referring domain (previously visited website), IP-address and enquiring provider.
The provider uses the protocol data only for statistical analyses to operate, secure and optimize the website. The provider reserves the right to check the protocol data retrospectively in case of specific indications arousing legitimate suspicion of unlawful use.
Handling of personal data
Personal data are any information relating to an identifed or identifiable natural person, thus data which may be tracked or related to a person. These include the name, the email address or the phone number as well as information about preferences, hobbies, memberships or visited websites.
Personal data are only collected, used and passed on by the provider when permitted by law or upon the user’s consent to the data collection.
When the provider is contacted (e.g. via contact form or E-Mail) the user’s personal data are recorded for the purpose of processing the request and to handle further questions.
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Use of Google Analytics
You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:
Disable Google Analytics
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Use of LinkedIn Button
This website uses plugins for the social network LinkedIn oft he LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “LinkedIn“). These plugins can be identified by the LinkedIn-Logo or the ”Share-Button” on this website.
Clicking on the plugin sets up a direct link between the user’s browser and the LinkedIn server. As a result, LinkedIn is notified that the user has called up this website. Clicking on the LinkedIn “Share-Button” while logged into the personal LinkedIn account, the user can link the contents of this website to his LinkedIn profile. As a result, LinhedIn can assign the access to the website to the user’s LinkedIn account.
Through this information the functions provided by LinkedIn to the user are personalized on other websites. The user may inter alia through his LinkedIn network extend his knowledge and exchange information (direct contacts and second-degree contacts). Users who wish to deactivate this personaliszation, may do so by clicking here. The storage of those data by LinkedIn is referred to in chapter 3.2 of the LinkedIn privacy statement.
LinkedIn does not use these information for promotional purposes. LinkedIn may provide reports of collected information regarding impressions (clicks) to companies hosting the plugins and similar technologies in order to enable users to measure the LinkedIn-generated traffic on their website. Users may disapprove of the use of this information by LinkedIn by clicking here.
Use of Xing Sharebuttons
Revocation, modifications, adjustments and updatings
Users have the right to obtain free information on any stored personal data, relating to them upon request. Furthermore, they are entitled to claim incorrect data to be adjusted and any personal data to be blocked and erased provided that there is no legal requirement to preserve records.