Data Protection Policy
Introduction and general information
Thank you for your interest in our website. Protecting your personal data is of paramount importance for us. Below you will find information on how we handle your data which is collected during your use of our website. This processing of your data complies with the statutory data protection provisions.
We want our data protection policy to be clear and understandable for everybody. This data protection policy generally uses the official terms of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The official definitions of terms can be found in Art. 4 GDPR.
Data processing through visiting our website
If you access our website, it is technically necessary that data are sent to our web server from your internet browser. The following data are recorder during an open connection for communications between your internet browser and our web server:
- date and time of the request
- name of the requested file
- page from which the file was requested
- access status
- web browser and operating system used
- (full) IP address of the requesting computer
- data volume transferred
We collect the listed data to ensure a smooth connection set-up to the website and to enable user-friendly use of our website. In addition, the log file is used to evaluate system security and stability and also for administrative purposes. The legal basis for temporarily storing the data and the log file is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
Our homepage uses the online map service provider Google Maps via an interface. The provider of the map service is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Using the Google Maps functionalities requires the storing of your IP address. This information is transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. The provider of this site has no influence over this data transfer. The Google Maps map service is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offerings and making it easier to find us at the adresses we provide on the website. This is a justified interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Further information about the handling of user data can be found in the data protection policy of
In part, the cookies help to simplify website processes by storing settings (e.g., for options already selected). In so far as individual cookies we implement also process personal data, processing is either to fulfil the contract pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. GDPR or to meet our justified interests in the best possible functionality of the website and also customer-friendly and effective structuring of the website visit pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. You can set your browser so that it informs you about the storing of cookies and only allows cookies in individual cases, excluding acceptance of cookies when the browser is closed. Cookie settings can be managed under the following links for the browser in question.
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
You can also administer the cookies of many companies and functions which are used for advertisig individually. This can be done with the corresponding user tool, available at https://www.aboutads.info/choices/ oder http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices.
Most browsers also offer a “do not track function” which you can use to stop websites from “following” your. If this function is active, the pertinent browser tells advertising networks, websites and applications that you do not want to betracked for the purpose of behavioural advertising and suchlike. Information and guidance on how you can set that function can be found using the following links depending on the provider of your browser:
Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/2790761?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=de Mozilla Firefox: https://www.mozilla.org/de/firefox/dnt/ Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17288/windows-internet-explorer-11-use-do-not-track Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/12.10/de/notrack.html Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21416?locale=de_DE
Data transfer and recipients
Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties, unless
- we explicity pointed that out in the description of the pertinent data processing,
- you have given your express consent under Art. 6 (1) 1st sentence lit. a GDPR,
- transfer is required under Art. 6 (1) 1st sentence lit. f GDPR for the establishement, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no justified reason for assuming that you have an overriding and legitimate interest in your data not being transferred,
- there is a statutory obligation for transfer under Art. 6 (1) 1st sentence lit. c GDPR and
- this is required under Art. 6 (1) 1st sentence lit. b GDPR to fulfil contractual dealings with you.
To render our services, we also use external service providers, which we carefully select and commission in writing. they are bound by our instructions and are regularly checked by us, and with whom we conclude data processing contracts where necessary pursuant to Art. 28 GDPR. These are service providers for web hosting, sending emails and also servicing and maintaining our IT systems etc. The service providers will not transfer these data to third parties.
Period of storage of personal data
How long personal data are stored is governed by the pertinent statutory retention periods (e.g., under commercial and tax law). Following expiry of these deadlines, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted. In so far as data are required for fulfilling or negotiating contracts or we have a justified interest in prolonged storage, data will be deleted, if they are no loner required for those purposes or you exercise your right of revocation or objection.
There follows information about your rights under current data protection legislation against the controller concerning the processing of your personal data:
The right pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR to demand information about your personal data we process. In particular, you can demand information about the purposes of the processing, the categories of the personal data, the categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, the origin of your data in so far as not collected by us, and about the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and where appropriate meaningful information about the details thereof.
The right pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR to demand the rectification of inaccurate or completion of incomplete personal data stored by us without undue delay.
The right pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR to demand the reasure of your personal data stored by us, in so far as the precessing is not required for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
The right pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data, in so far as you contest the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful but you oppose their erasure; we no longer need the data but you do for the establishement, exercise or defence of legal claims or you have objected to processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR.
The right pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readablle format or to demand they be transmitted to another controller.
The right pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority in the federal state of our registered offices stated above, or that for your habitual residence or place to work.
The right pursuant to Art. 7 (3) GDPR to revoke your consent to us: You have the right to revoke your consent of data at any time with effect for the future. In the case of revocation, we will delete the data in question woithout undue delay, unless further processing cannot be legally based on processing not requiring consent. Revoking consent will not affect the legality of the processing carried out under the consent prior toits revocation.
Right to object
In so far as we process your personal data on the basis of justified interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) 1st sentence lit. f GDPR, you have the right pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR to object to the processin of your personal data, in so far as the objection is to the processing of personal data fpr the purpose of direct advertising, you have a general right to object without having to provide a particular situation. If you want to exercise your right to object, an email firstname.lastname@example.org will suffice.
Social networks (Facebook, Twitter, Xing, etc.) are embedded in our website merely as a link to the corresponding services. Clicking the embedded text/image link takes you to the pertinent provider´s site. User information will be transferred to the pertinent provider only after the jump. You can find information about how your personal data is handled when using those websites in the pertinent data protectin policies of the providers you use.
Reservation of right modification
We reserve the right to change or update this data protection policy where necessary in compliance with valid data protection regulations. That way we can adapt them to the current legal requirements and take chances in our performances into account, e.g., when introducing new services. Your visit is always governed by the newest version.
This data protection policy was drwan up by www.datenschutzexperte.de
Status of this data protection policy: 13 March 2020