Scope of processing of personal data
The use of our website functions is basically possible without the processing of personal data. For the (personal) data you have technically transmitted to us automatically, please refer to the corresponding explanations below. We only process personal data of our users if this is necessary to provide a functional website.
Data erasure and storage time
The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of storage ceases to apply. Furthermore, data may be stored if this has been provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other provisions to which the person responsible is subject.
Our website uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard drive and stored by a website server. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, language and browser used, operating system, etc. Calls a user a website, a cookie may be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic character string that enables a unique identification of the browser when the website is called up again.
Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie.
Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable the correct display of our web pages. Once cookies have been stored on your computer, they can be deleted by you at any time.
Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.
In principle, you can also access our website without cookies and deactivate their use at any time via the settings of your browser. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings.
Data processing for individual types of use
Every time you visit our website, our system automatically collects data and information from the computer system of the calling computer. The following data is collected:
• Information about the browser type and version used
• The user’s operating system
• The user’s Internet service provider
• The IP address of the user
• Date and time of access
• Websites from which the user’s system reaches our website
• Websites accessed by the user’s system through our website
• Access Status/HTTP Status Code
• the amount of data transferred in each case
The data is also stored in the log files of our system. This data is not stored together with other personal data of the user.
The collection of data for the provision of the website and the storage of data in log files is absolutely necessary for the operation of the website. Consequently, there is no possibility of disagreement on the side of the user.
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with 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 will then apply for your next visit.
Questions to the data protection officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly: Leif Hack.