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Data protection

Unless otherwise stated below, the provision of your personal data is not required by law or contract, nor is it necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the data. Failure to provide it has no consequences. This only applies if no other information is given in the subsequent processing operations.
"Personal data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.


Server log files 
You can visit our website without providing any personal information.  
Every time you access our website, usage data is transmitted to us or our web host / IT service provider by your Internet browser and stored in log data (so-called server log files). This stored data includes, for example, the name of the page called up, the date and time of the call, the IP address, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider. The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in ensuring trouble-free operation of our website and improving our offer.
Contact

Responsible
Contact us if you wish. The contact details of the person responsible for data processing can be found in our imprint.

 

Customer contact via e-mail
If you initiate business contact with us by e-mail, we will only collect your personal data (name, e-mail address, message text) to the extent you have made them available. The data processing serves to process and answer your contact request.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interest, preparation of an offer) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR.
If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time.
We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.
Collection and processing when using the contact form 
When you use the contact form, we collect your personal data (name, email address, message text) only to the extent you have provided. The data processing serves the purpose of establishing contact.
If the establishment of contact serves to carry out pre-contractual measures (e.g. advice on purchase interest, preparation of an offer) or relates to a contract already concluded between you and us, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b GDPR. If contact is made for other reasons, this data processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR from our overriding legitimate interest in processing and answering your request. In this case, you have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object to the processing of your personal data based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR at any time. We only use your e-mail address to process your request. Your data will then be deleted in compliance with statutory retention periods, unless you have consented to further processing and use.

 

 


Cookies 

Our website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on a user's computer system. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user's operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is accessed again. 

Cookies are stored on your computer. Therefore, you have full control over the use of cookies. By selecting the appropriate technical settings in your Internet browser, you can be notified before cookies are set and decide individually whether to accept them and prevent the storage of cookies and the transmission of the data they contain. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. However, we would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. 

You can use the links below to find out how to manage (also deactivate) cookies in the most important browsers: 
Chrome:  https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=de  ( https://support.google.com/ accounts/answer/61416?hl=en )
Internet Explorer:  https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies   ( https://support.microsoft.com/de-de/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
Mozilla Firefox:  https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-allow-and-reject  ( https://support.mozilla .org/de/kb/cookies-allow-and-reject
Safari:  https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b- 136bad5cf58d_( https://support.apple.com/de-de/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac


Technically necessary cookies 
Unless otherwise specified below in the data protection declaration, we only use these technically necessary cookies for the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Furthermore, cookies enable our systems to recognize your browser even after you have changed pages and to offer you services. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. For these it is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change. 

The use of cookies or comparable technologies is based on Section 25 (2) TTDSG. The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO from our overriding legitimate interest in guaranteeing the optimal functionality of the website and a user-friendly and effective design of our offer.
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation.

Ad tracking      

Using the Facebook Pixel
We use the "Custom Audiences" remarketing function of Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland "Facebook") on our website.
Meta Platforms Ireland and we are jointly responsible for the collection of your data that takes place when the service is integrated and the transmission of this data to Facebook. This is based on an agreement between us and Meta Platforms Ireland on the joint processing of personal data, in which the respective responsibilities are defined. The agreement is available at  https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum  ( https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum ). . According to this, we are particularly responsible for fulfilling the information obligations according to Art. 13, 14 GDPR, for complying with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the correct technical implementation and configuration of the service and for complying with the obligations according to Art. 33 , 34 GDPR to the extent that a personal data breach affects our obligations under the Joint Processing Agreement. Meta Platforms Ireland is responsible for enabling the rights of data subjects in accordance with Art. 15 - 20 GDPR, complying with the security requirements of Art. 32 GDPR with regard to the security of the service and the obligations under Art. 33, 34 GDPR, insofar as a violation of personal data protection affects Meta Platforms Ireland's obligations under the Joint Processing Agreement.
The purpose of the application is to target visitors to the website with interest-based advertising on the social network Facebook. For this purpose, the Facebook remarketing tag was implemented on the website. This tag is used to establish a direct connection to the Facebook servers when you visit the website. This transmits to the Facebook server which of our pages you have visited. Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. If you visit the social network Facebook, you will then be shown personalized, interest-based Facebook ads.
Your data may be transmitted to the USA. There is no adequacy decision by the EU Commission for the USA. The data transfer takes place, among other things, on the basis of standard contractual clauses as suitable guarantees for the protection of personal data, which can be viewed at:  https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum _cc781905-5cde-3194-bb3b -136bad5cf58d_( https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum ).
The processing of your personal data takes place on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation. You can disable the Custom Audiences remarketing feature here ().
You can find more information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard and options for protecting your privacy in Facebook's data protection information at  https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy /  ( https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ ). 


Data subject rights and storage period

Duration of storage 
The data will be stored taking into account statutory retention periods and then deleted after the period has expired, unless you have consented to further processing and use.
rights of the data subject
If the legal requirements are met, you have the following rights under Art. 15 to 20 GDPR: Right to information, to correction, to deletion, to restriction of processing, to data portability.
In addition, according to Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f GDPR and to processing for the purpose of direct advertising.

Right of appeal to the supervisory authority
According to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to the supervisory authority if you believe that your personal data is not being processed lawfully.

You can lodge a complaint, among other things, with the supervisory authority responsible for us, which you can reach under the following contact details:

Independent State Center for Data Protection Schleswig-Holstein
PO Box 71 16
24171 Kiel
Phone: +49 431 9881200
Fax: +49 431 9881223
Email: mail@datenschutzzentrum.de

Right to object
If the personal data processing listed here is based on our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f GDPR, you have the right to object to this processing at any time for reasons that arise from your particular situation with effect for the future.
After an objection has been raised, the processing of the data concerned will be terminated unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

last update: 01/10/2022

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