The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address, or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet may have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Responsible for data processing:
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Explanation of essential terms
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as the “data subject”). Identifiable is a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, online identifier or one or more specific characteristics that are an expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Subject Data subject is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the controller. Users of this website.
Processing is any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the help of automated procedures in connection with personal data such as the collection, collection, organisation, ordering, storage, adaptation or modification, reading, querying, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.
is the natural or legal person, authority, body or other body which decides, alone or jointly with others, on the purposes and means of processing personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union law or the law of the Member States, the controller or the specific criteria of its designation may be provided for in accordance with Union law or the law of the Member States;
Consent is any voluntary statement of intent made by the data subject for the particular case, in an informed manner and unequivocally, in the form of a declaration or any other clear affirmative act by which the data subject indicates that he or she agrees to the processing of the personal data concerning him/her.
Processing of data
Personal data in connection with the use of this website are e.b. name, address, as well as e-mail address and IP address. In principle, we only process personal data of the users insofar as this is necessary for the provision of a functional website and its contents. We also collect personal data when you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form. In addition, we process personal data by providing certain third-party services such as e.b. social plugins. In these cases, we have taken all necessary measures under data protection law for legally permissible data processing by these third parties.
Collection and storage
Personal data and the nature and purpose of their use.
You can use our website without disclosing your identity. When you visit our website, information is automatically sent to the server of our website by the browser used on your device. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until automated deletion:
We are obliged to ensure the confidentiality and integrity of personal data processed with our IT systems.
For this purpose, the following data is logged:
- IP address of the requesting computer, or terminal device
- browser used and, if applicable, the operating system of your computer or device
- the name and URL of the retrieved file,
- Date and time of retrieval
- the name and URL of the retrieved file,
In the case of the IP address, the last two blocks are filled with the number 0 when stored, so that a personal reference can no longer be established from the remaining data. The legal basis for data processing is Art. 6 sec. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows for the purposes of data collection listed above. In no case will we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about you.
This website sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website 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 will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize 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 on a case-by-case basis, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. When disabling cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Server Log Files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing machine
- Time of server request
- IP address
This data cannot be allocated to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the request form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored with us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your consent.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This will shorten your IP address from Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being transferred to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, comcompile reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting 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 the 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 plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to data collection
Order data processing
We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographics of Google Analytics
This website uses the demographic characteristics of Google Analytics. This allows you to create reports that contain statements about the age, gender, and interests of page visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as from third-party visitor data. This data cannot be associated with a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as shown in the item “Opposition to data collection”.
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Comment function on this website
For the comment function on this page, in addition to your comment, information about the time the comment is created, your e-mail address and, if you do not post anonymously, the username you have chosen will be stored.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock icon in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Your application data will be collected and processed electronically by us for the purpose of processing the application process. If your application is followed by the conclusion of an employment contract, your transmitted data may be stored in your personnel file for the purpose of the usual organisational and administrative process in compliance with the relevant legal regulations. The deletion of the data you have submitted will automatically take place two months after notification of the rejection if your job application is rejected. This does not apply if a longer storage is necessary due to legal requirements (e.g. the obligation to provide evidence under the General Equal Treatment Act) or if you have expressly consented to a longer storage in our database of interested parties.
Your rights as a data alike
About our processing of your personal data, you have the right to
- Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)
- Right to correction (Art. 16 GDPR)
- Deletion (Art. 17 GDPR)
- Restriction (Art. 18 GDPR)
- Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)
- Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR)
- the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority in accordance with 78 GDPR
You can do this at the supervisory authority responsible for us:
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