Collection of general information when visiting our website
If you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. The data serve in particular:
Ensuring a problem-free connection to the website,
Ensuring smooth use of our website,
Evaluation of system security and stability as well
for further administrative purposes.
We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally. Information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us to optimise our website.
Processing takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR to improve the stability and functionality of our website. The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of the collection. This is basically the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session has ended.
The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or restricted. For this reason, an objection is excluded.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit our website. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable our websites to be displayed correctly.
Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.
You can delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory via your browser settings. Information and instructions on how to delete these cookies or block their storage in advance can be found in the help menu of the browser you are using.
If users leave comments on our website, the time of their creation and the user name previously selected by the website visitor are saved in addition to this information. This serves our security, as we can be prosecuted for illegal content on our website, even if it was created by users. The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our comment function.
The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. To do this, you must provide a valid email address and your name. This is used to assign the request and then answer it. The specification of further data is optional. By providing the contact form, we would like to make it easy for you to contact us. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions. If you contact us to request an offer, the data entered in the contact form will be processed to carry out pre-contractual measures (Art. 6 Para. 1 b GDPR). The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, your email address and the reason for the request.
Use of Matomo
This website uses the open source software Matomo (formerly Piwik) for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. The software provider Matomo is InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand.
Matomo uses so-called cookies, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website.
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is stored on a server in Germany.
The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before it is saved. You have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by changing the settings of your browser software. We would like to point out that with this setting, not all functions of this website may be available.
You can find more information on the privacy settings of the Matomo software under the following link: https://matomo.org/docs/privacy/.
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for our recording purposes, but at the latest after 12 (twelve) months.
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.
Withdrawal of consent:
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Matomo on our website by deselecting the checkbox below. An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent Matomo from collecting data for this website and for this browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.
Use of Google Maps
We use Google Maps on this website. This enables us to show you interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.
You can find more information about data processing by Google in the Google data protection information. There you can also change your personal data protection settings in the data protection center.
You can find detailed instructions on how to manage your own data in connection with Google products here.
When you visit the website, Google receives information that you have accessed the corresponding subpage of our website. This takes place regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in to or whether there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account.
If you do not want your Google profile to be assigned, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and / or the needs-based design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for users who are not logged in) to provide needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles, but you must contact Google to exercise them.
Withdrawal of consent:
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use the state-of-the-art encryption method (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
Changes to our privacy statement
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration. If you visit again, the new data protection declaration will apply.
Questions related to our data protection
In case of any questions regarding our privacy statement, please contact us via e-mail.