Data Protection Policy
In the following we give you an overview of the processing of your personal data and provide you with the necessary information:
Responsible regarding data protection laws is:
Collecting general information
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. 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 and the like. This is solely information that does not allow conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us, in order to optimise our Internet appearance and the technology behind it. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.
The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you remove them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Notes on using Google Analytics
Your IP address will be truncated before being sent to Google. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. Also, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: Google Analytics Opt-out
Use of Whoisvisiting and Visitor Queue
Note on buttons on social media networks:
Some of our pages contain buttons from social media Networks (Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp, Google+, LinkedIn, Xing) that you can use to share our news with others. We installed a plugin here (Shariff), which ensures that your IP address is not immediately transmitted to the social media provider when the website is accessed, but instead the IP address of our own server. Only when you press the share button actively, your IP address will be shared with the social network.
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (such as SSL) over HTTPS. We point out that there can be security gaps in the data transmission on the Internet. Unauthorized access by third parties cannot always be safely ruled out. However, we always endeavour to protect our websites and all technical systems against unauthorised access by the use of suitable technical measures.
If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, the information you provide will be used to process the request as well as for possible follow-up questions.
Deletion or blocking of data
We stick to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. Therefore, we only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as provided for by the various storage periods provided for by law. After discontinuation of the respective purpose or expiration of these deadlines, the corresponding data is routinely and according to the legal regulations blocked or deleted.
Your rights to information, correction, suspension, deletion
You have the right to free information about your personal data stored at our facilities.
Origin and purpose of data processing
At any time you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and the purpose of data processing. Likewise, you have the right to correction, blocking or, apart from the prescribed data storage for business transactions, deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer. The contact details can be found at the bottom. For a data lock to be taken into account at all times, these data must be stored in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, as long as there is no legal archiving obligation. As far as such a requirement exists, we lock your data on request.
Your right to revoke the consent
The revocation of a given consent to the collection and use of your personal data, you can make by notifying us with effect for the future at any time. If you believe that the processing of your personal data takes place unlawfully, you have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority:
The Bavarian State Commissioner for Data Protection
Dr Thomas Petri
PO Box 22 12 19
Telephone: 089 21 26 72-0
Telefax: 089 21 26 72-50