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Privacy Policy

Provider and responsible body within the meaning of the data protection act

Users receive information about the type, scope and The purpose of the collection and use of your data is collected and used by the responsible provider.
The legal framework for data protection is provided by the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Collection of general information
With each access to this offer, we or the web space provider automatically collects information. This information, also known as server log files, is of a general nature and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about you personally.
The following are recorded: name of the website, file, date, amount of data, web browser and web browser version, operating system, the domain name of your Internet provider, the so-called referrer URL (the page from which you accessed our offer have accessed) and the IP address.
Without this data it would not be technically possible to deliver and display the content of the website. In this respect, the collection of the data is imperative. We also use the anonymous information for statistical purposes. They help us to optimize the offer and the technology. We also reserve the right to subsequently check the log files in the event of suspected illegal use of our offer.

Contact form
If you contact us via the online form or by e-mail, we will save the information you have provided so that we can answer your query and ask possible follow-up questions.

Integration of services and third-party content
Our offer sometimes includes content, services and Services from other providers. So that this data can be called up and displayed in the user’s browser, the transmission of the IP address is absolutely necessary. The providers (hereinafter referred to as “third-party providers”) perceive the IP address of the respective user.
Even if we endeavor to use only third-party providers who only need the IP address in order to be able to deliver content, we have no influence on whether the IP address may be saved. In this case, this process serves, among other things, statistical purposes. If we are aware that the IP address is being saved, we will inform our users.

This website uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer by the server. They contain information about the browser, the IP address, the operating system and the internet connection. We will not pass this data on to third parties or link it to personal data without your consent.
Cookies have two main functions. They help us to make it easier for you to navigate through our offer and enable the website to be displayed correctly. They are not used to infiltrate viruses or start programs.
Users have the option of accessing our offer without cookies. To do this, the corresponding settings must be changed in the browser. Please use the help function of your browser to find out how cookies are deactivated. However, we would like to point out that some functions of this website may be impaired and the ease of use restricted. The websites (USA) and (Europe) allow you to manage online advertisement cookies .

Use of Matomo
This website uses Matomo, an open source software that collects and stores data. This information is used for marketing and optimization purposes. Matomo creates usage profiles from the data with a pseudonym. For this purpose, the software stores cookies (text files) on your computer, which can be used to analyze your use of the website. Your IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before storage. The data is stored on the provider’s servers in Germany.
If you do not want Matomo to save cookies, you can use your browser settings to prevent the installation of cookies (information on this can be found in the help function) of the browser). In this case, you may not be able to use all functions of the offer.

Data economy
We only store personal data in accordance with the principles of data avoidance and data economy as long as it is required or prescribed by law (statutory retention period). If the purpose of the information collected no longer applies or the storage period ends, we will block or delete the data.

Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection
you have the right to request information about the personal data stored by us free of charge and / or to request a correction, blocking or deletion. Exceptions: It is the mandatory data storage for business transactions or the data is subject to the statutory retention obligation.
For these purposes, please contact our data protection officer (contact details: at the end of the data protection declaration).
To take a data lock into account at any time , it is necessary to keep the data in a lock file for control purposes. If there is no statutory archiving obligation, you can also request that the data be deleted. Otherwise, we will block the data if you so wish.

Changes to our data protection declaration
To ensure that our data protection declaration always complies with the current legal requirements We reserve the right to make changes at any time. This also applies in the event that the data protection declaration has to be adapted due to new or revised services, for example new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit to our offer.
Contact regarding data protection: info[at] For PGP-encryption you can find our public key here.

Source: Data protection configurator from mein-