DATA Protection

Protecting your personal data is an important part of our daily work. We would therefore like to take this opportunity to inform you about the data protection principles of our website which are based on the regulations of the Federal Data Protection Act (Datenschutzgrundverordnung (DSGVO),Bundesdatenchutzgesetz, BDSG) and other legal requirements for data protection. Within the company, data protection is also one of our main concerns. Our employees are explicitly committed to secrecy and discretion as well as compliance with the data protection laws and regulations. The information on this website was composed with great care. However, we cannot assume liability for the accuracy and completeness of the contents. For this reason, we cannot accept any liability for damages in connection with the use of this website. The use of this website does not constitute any kind of contractual agreement between the user and our company.


Personal data

Personal data is subject to data protection. According to § 3 Paragraph 1 BDSG, personal data means any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of a particular or identifiable natural person. This includes information such as name, address, email address or telephonenumber, but, according to a number of court decisions, also user data like IP addresses.


Use and purpose of data collection

As a matter of principle, the use of our website does not require the entry of personal data. In order to render services to you we do, however, require your personal data. When you commission our services, we collect, save and use your personal data only if this is necessary for the provision of our services and the fulfillment of the contract. This also applies when sending information materials, drawing up offers as well as reponding to individual questions. When browsing our website we use a web analytics service to store data such as the operatingsystem, the browser used , the IP address (truncated), previously opened website (referrer URL) and the time of access. Thereby so-called cookis (text files) are used. These are stored on your computer and enable us to ananalyze the use of the website. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your truncated IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for usage analysis purposes. During this process, your IP address is immediately anonymized, thusensuring your anonymity. The information generated by the cookoie about your use of this website will not be disclosed to third parties. This data is only collected for statistical purposes in order to continuously optimize our website. You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser (see "Cookies" below). In addition, we reserve the right to use this data in case of system abuse incidents in order to investigate the causes and source of the abuse. Please note that any data transmitted on the internet (i.e. email communication) may not be safe. Sensitive data should therefore either not be transmitted at all or ony via a secure and or ecrypted connection. Additional personal data such as name, address, telephone number, or email address are not collected when using the website unless you voluntarily enter such information, for example in relation to a service request, a questionnaire, a contest, or a request for information. Personal data is processed solely in accordance with the legal requirements of the country in which our company is located in.


Cookies

This website uses cookies which e.g. allow us to customize the website to your interests (e.g. languagesettings) so that you do not have to re-enter your preferences each time. You can of course view our website without cookies. If you do not wish for us to recognize your computer you can disable the storage of cookies on your hard drive by choosing "Do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. A detailed description of this configuration can be found in the manual of your browser. If you do not accept cookies, some functionalities of the website are not available.


Search field

The search field on this website is provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). You acknowledge and agree that Google's data security regulations (http://www.google.de/privacy.html) apply to the use of the search field. By using the search field you also agree with Google to use your personal data according to data protection regulations.


Transmission of data to third parties

As a matter of principle, data is not distributed to third parties if this is not required for the provision of services or contract fulfillment. Authorities or other government institutions are only provided with information on basis of statutory disclosure requirements or court decisions. In individual cases we may be required by the responsible authorities to provide information about the data if this is necessary for prosecution purposes, in order to avert danger, to fulfill the legal regulations of the constitution protection agencies or the military counterespionage service or to enforce the rights of intellectual property.


Data of children and minors

Individuals under 18 years of age should not provide us with any personal data without the consent of a parent or guardian. We do not request or collect personal data from children and minors and we do not pass these on to third parties.


Security measures

To protect stored personal data against unauthorized access and abuse we have implemented extensive technical and operational security measures. Our security procedures for the protection against damage, destruction or unauthorized access are revised regularly and adapted to technological progress.


Links

This website feature links to external websites. When you click on these links you should be aware that your IP address is usually visible in the protocols of these websites. This data protection statement only applies to this website and not to third party websites.


Disclosure and revocation

You can request full disclosure on the data we store on you free of charge at any time and without giving reasons. You can ask for the data we store on you to be blocked, revised or deleted at any time. Equally, you can object to the collection and storage of data for website optimization purposes. You can also revoke your prior permission for data collection and usage at any time without giving reasons; to get in touch with us please refer to the contact address listed in the imprint. If you have further questions regarding our data protectioon notice and the processing of your personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Deletion

After contract fulfillment and expiry of tax and commercial regulations your personal data will be deleted if you have not explicitly agreed to further data usage.


Questions and contact

If you have any further questions or comments on data protection, please use the contact information in the imprint.


This Data Protection Policy is based on "Modulare Vorlage fuer eine Datenschutzerklaerung auf Webseiten" of SCHUTZWERK GmbH (SCHUTZWERK GmbH) / CC BY-SA 4.0 released under Creative Commons Attribution-Share under the same conditions as 4.0 International License.