We consider the protection of your personal data to be a very seriously issue. We handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the relevant applicable legal data protection regulations and this privacy statement.
As a general rule, it is possible to use our website without having to enter any personal information. Insofar as any personal information (for example, names, postal or e-mail addresses) is entered on our website, this is done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed onto any third parties without your explicit consent.
We would like to point out that the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) may be subject to security risks. As such, it is not possible to provide complete security of data from third party access.
Our Internet sites may use in places so called “cookies”. Cookies in no way cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies allow us to customize our offers to match the interests and preferences of the user and to make your experience more effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer by your browser.
The majority of the cookies used by us are so called “session cookies” which are automatically deleted on your leaving our website. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until they are deleted. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can set-up your browser such that you will be automatically informed of any attempt to save cookies and can select whether to allow cookies on an individual basis or whether to generally reject cookies and/or automatically delete them when exiting your browser. The deactivating of cookies can lead to limitations in using this website.
The provider of these sides will generally automatically gather and save information in the so called server log files which are automatically relayed to us by your browser. This information includes:
- browser type / browser version
- operating system of computer
- referrer URL
- host name of the computer used
- date and time of your visit to our website
This data is anonymous and cannot be assigned to a particular individual. This data will not be collated with any other sources of data. We reserve the right to retrospectively review this data should we gain any concrete evidence of unlawful use of our site.
Should you send us an enquiry via our contact form, the information which has been entered in the contact form by yourself, including your contact details, will be saved for the purpose of processing your enquiry and for dealing with any follow-up questions which may arise. This data will not be passed on without your explicit consent.
Should you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require you to supply a valid e-mail address and information which enables us to verify that you are the rightful owner of the e-mail address and are in agreement with the receipt of the newsletter. No further data will be collected. We solely use this data for the transmitting of the requested information and will not pass it on to any third parties.
Your consent for the saving and use of the information and e-mail addresses provided to permit the transmitting of the newsletter can be revoked at any time simply by clicking on the “Cancel subscription” link in the newsletter.
Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Facebook Plug-ins
Our website uses plug-ins provided by the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plug-ins are identifiable on our site by a Facebook logo or a thumbs-up icon (“Like Button”). For a full list of all Facebook plug-ins, please refer to: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook account, please log off from your Facebook account.
Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Xing
Our website uses the functions of the social network, XING. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time our web pages containing functions from Xing are accessed, a connection is made to the Xing servers. To the best our knowledge, none of your personal data is not saved in the process. In particular, neither will any IP addresses nor usage behaviour be evaluated.
Notification, Erasure, Blocking
You have the right at any time to request the disclosure, free of charge, of the personal data stored by us with regard to yourself, its origin and recipient and the reason for having it recorded as well as having the right to correct, block or erase all this data. Should you have any questions regarding the above or to further issues on the subject of personal data, please contact the address given under Company Information.
Objection to Unsolicited Mails
The use by a third party of the contact data given under Company Information published pursuant to current legislation for the sending of unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby explicitly prohibited. The operator of the website reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as through spam mail.
In the event of any queries, please contact us via e-mail at email@example.com