Privacy policy

Responsible in the sense of the data protection laws, in particular the EU data protection basic regulation (DSGVO), is

Maximilian Deckrs

Your rights as a data subject

You can exercise the following rights at any time by contacting our data protection officer:

Information about your data stored with us and its processing (Art. 15 DSGVO),

Correcting incorrect personal data (Art. 16 DSGVO),

Deletion of your data stored with us (Art. 17 DSGVO),

Restriction of data processing, provided that we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 DSGVO),

opposition to the processing of your data by us (Art. 21 DSGVO) and

Data transferability, if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 DSGVO).

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You may at any time submit a complaint to a supervisory authority, e.g. to the competent supervisory authority of the federal state of your residence or to the authority responsible for us as the responsible body.

A list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) with their addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Collection of general information when you visit our website

the nature and purpose of the processing:

When you access our website, i.e. when you do not register or otherwise submit information, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and similar.

They are processed in particular for the following purposes:

Ensuring that the website can be connected without problems,

Ensuring a smooth use of our website,

Evaluation of system security and stability and

for other administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us, if necessary, in order to optimise our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Legal basis:

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our justified interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.

Recipient:

Recipients of the data may be technical service providers who act as contract processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage period:

The data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website, when the respective session has ended.

Provision prescribed or necessary:

The provision of the above-mentioned personal data is not required by law or contract. Without the IP address, however, the service and functionality of our website cannot be guaranteed. In addition, individual services may not be available or may be restricted. For this reason an objection is excluded.

Comment function

the nature and purpose of the processing:

If users leave comments on our website, in addition to this information, the time of their creation and the user name previously selected by the website visitor are also stored. This serves our security, as we can be prosecuted for illegal content on our website, even if it was created by users.

Legal basis:

The processing of data entered as comments is based on a legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

By providing the comment function, we would like to enable you to interact in an uncomplicated manner. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

Recipient:

Recipients of the data may be order processors.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the purpose of collection. This is generally the case when communication with the user is complete and the company can conclude from the circumstances that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified.

Provision prescribed or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data we cannot grant you access to our comment function.

Use of Google Analytics

the nature and purpose of the processing:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (hereafter: „Google“). Google Analytics uses „cookies“, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

The purposes of data processing are to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the internet, further associated services are then to be provided.

Legal basis:

The processing of data is based on the consent of the user (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Recipient:

Recipient of the data is Google as the processor. We have concluded the corresponding contract with Google for this purpose.

Storage period:

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for our recording purposes.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision is required or necessary:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Revocation of consent:

You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Browser Add On to deactivate Google Analytics.

In addition or as an alternative to the Browser Add-On you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking on this link. This will install an opt-out cookie on your device. This prevents Google Analytics from tracking this website and this browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

profiling:

The tracking tool Google Analytics can be used to evaluate the behaviour of website visitors and analyse their interests. For this purpose we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)

the nature and purpose of the processing:

In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use „Google Web Fonts“ from Google LLC (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter „Google“) on this website to display fonts.

The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Google Web Fonts and the associated data transfer to Google is your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Recipient:

Calling up script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. It is theoretically possible – although it is currently unclear whether and for what purposes – that the operator collects data from Google in this case.

Storage duration:

We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Google Webfonts.

Further information about Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the Google privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Third Country Transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and is subject to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Provision required or necessary:

The provision of personal information is not required by law or contract. However, it may not be possible to display the content correctly using standard fonts.

Revocation of consent:

The programming language JavaScript is regularly used to display the content. You can therefore object to the data processing by deactivating the execution of JavaScript in your browser or installing a JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Use of Adobe Typekit

the nature and purpose of the processing:

We use Adobe Typekit to visually design our website. Typekit is a service provided by Adobe Systems Software Ireland Companies (4-6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Republic of Ireland; hereinafter „Adobe“) which gives us access to a font library. To incorporate the fonts we use, your browser must connect to an Adobe server in the United States and download the font required for our website. This will provide Adobe with information that your IP address was used to access our website. For more information about Adobe Typekit, please refer to Adobe’s privacy policy, which can be found at https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policy.html

Legal basis:

The legal basis for the integration of Adobe Typekit and the associated data transfer to Adobe is your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Recipient:

Calling up script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. For information on the use of your data by Adobe Typekit Web Fonts, please visit https://typekit.com/ and refer to the Adobe Typekit Privacy Policy: https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policies/typekit.html.

Storage duration:

We do not collect personal information through the inclusion of Adobe Typekit Web Fonts.

Third Country Transfer:

Adobe is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which guarantees that Adobe complies with European data protection laws (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TNo9AAG&status=Active).

Provision required or necessary:

The provision of personal information is not required by law or contract. However, it cannot be provided without the correct display of standard font content.

SSL Encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Change of our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always meets the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration then applies to your renewed visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:

The privacy policy was created with the help of activeMind AG, the experts for external data protection officers (version #2019-04-10).