We are aware of the importance of processing personal data for the user and accordingly observe all relevant legal requirements. In doing so, the protection of your privacy is of the highest importance to us. Therefore, compliance with the legal provisions on data protection is a matter of course for us. Personal data in the sense of the GDPR are any information about personal and factual circumstances relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes information and details such as your name, address or other postal address, telephone number or even your e-mail address.
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By definition, a controller within the meaning of the GDPR is the natural or legal person, which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.
You can reach our data protection officer Mr. Nico Hartlieb-Weigner via email@example.com
Each time our website is accessed, usage data are transmitted by the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files. The data records stored in this process contain the following data:
These log file data records are evaluated in anonymized form in order to improve the offer and make it more user-friendly, to find and correct errors and to control the utilization of servers. An evaluation of your personal data does not take place in this context.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data in the context of providing the website and creating log files is our legitimate interest - Art. 6(1)(1) lit. f) of the GDPR - in improving the stability and functionality of our website.
Your personal data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. In the case of the collection of your personal data for the provision of the website, this is the case as soon as the respective session has ended.
In the case of storage of your personal data in log files, these are deleted after seven days at the latest. Storage beyond this period is possible. In this case, your personal data will be deleted or alienated so that an assignment of the calling client is no longer possible.
The collection of your personal data for the provision of the website and the storage of your personal data in log files is mandatory for the operation of the website. Therefore, there is no possibility to object.
a. Form and purpose of data processing
Cookies are small text files that your browser stores on your device in a designated directory. These cookies can be used, for example, to determine whether you have visited a website before. A distinction is made between session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted immediately after closing the browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device for different periods of time and allow us or partner companies (partner cookies) to identify your browser the next time you visit.
In some cases, cookies serve to simplify the use of the website - the so-called necessary cookies. Some functions of our website could not be offered without them. The user data collected by technically necessary cookies are not used to create user profiles.
Other cookies, e.g. our partner cookies, are used to make the offer more attractive for you. If we cooperate with aforementioned partner companies, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the paragraphs below.
If personal data is being processed by single cookies implemented by us, the processing is based on your consent according to Art. 6(1)(1) lit. a) of the GDPR.
Your personal data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to achieve the purpose for which they were collected. This is particularly the case when cookies are deactivated. Session cookies, as mentioned above, are deleted directly after closing the browser.
Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser so that no cookies are stored, or explicit consent is required before a cookie is stored. You can also delete cookies that have already been set at any time.
You can currently find your respective browser settings at the following links:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Another option for deactivating cookies with regard to usage-based advertising is provided by the preference manager YourOnlineChoices preference management, https://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/
Please note that disabling cookies may lead to limitations in the use of our website.
If you would like to contact us, you are welcome to do so via the options provided on the website (for example, via the contact form or by e-mail). When contacting us, the data provided by you will be processed.
When contacting us, we will only process your data for the purpose of answering your inquiry and store and use it for the related necessary technical administration.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data in the context of contacting us is our legitimate interest to answer your inquiry according to Art. 6(1)(1) lit. f) of the GDPR. If your contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, the legal basis is Art. 6(1)(1) lit. b) of the GDPR.
Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request. This is the case when the circumstances indicate that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified and provided that there are no statutory retention obligations to the contrary.
You have the right to object at any time for the future to the processing of your personal data in the context of contacting us via the contact form or by e-mail. In such a case, the conversation between you and us cannot be continued. All personal data stored in the course of contacting you will be deleted in this case.
We use - like almost every website operator - analysis tools in the form of tracking software to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our website.
In order to be able to optimize this website and our offer, we use the web analysis service Matomo (www.matomo.org), a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, ("Matomo"). The data collected and stored using this service can be used to create and evaluate pseudonymized usage profiles, for which purpose cookies are used. The cookies allow, among other things, the recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected using Matomo technology (including your pseudonymized IP address) is processed on our servers. The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to personally identify the visitor to this website and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.
The legal basis for the processing of your personal data in this context is your consent according to Art. 6(1)(1) lit. a) of the GDPR.
Your personal data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer needed for our aforementioned purposes or you revoke your consent by adjusting the settings in the cookie consent tool used on the website.
Right of access, rectification, to object, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, to erasure and locking.
Unless explicitly stated at the time of collection, the provision of data is not required or mandatory.