Privacy policy

The responsible person within the context of the data protection laws, in particular the EU privacy basic Regulation (DSGVO), is:

Prof. Dr. Erich Bauer
CEO

Your victims rights

You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided by our data protection officer:

  • Information about your data stored with us and its processing (Article 15 GDPR),
  • Correction of incorrect personal data (Article 16 of the GDPR),
  • Delete of your data stored with us (Article 17 GDPR),
  • Restriction of data processing, provided that we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Article 18 of the GDPR),
  • Contradiction against the processing of your data with us (Article 21 GDPR) and
  • Data portability if you have consented to data processing or have entered into a contract with us (Article 20 GDPR).

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

You can contact a regulatory authority at any time with a complaint, such as the competent supervisory authority of the state of your residence or the authority responsible for us as the authority responsible for us.

A list of supervisors (for the non-public area), based on address, can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Collection of general information when visiting our website

Type and purpose of processing:

When you access our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise provide 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 the like. This is solely information that does not allow you to make any conclusions about YOURSELF.

They are processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring the smooth use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • For further administrative purposes.

We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your Person. We may provide information of this kind maybe. Statistically evaluated to optimize our internet presence and underlies technology.

Legal basis:

Processing is carried out in accordance with article 6 Para. 1 lit. F DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our Website.

Recipient:

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

Storage time:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for the purpose of the survey. This is generally the case for the data used to provide the website when the respective session is over.

Deployment mandatory or required:

The provision of the aforementioned personal data is not required by law or contractually. However, without the IP address, the service and functionality of our website is not guaranteed. In addition, individual services and services may not be available or restricted. For this reason, a contradiction is ruled out.

Contact

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of communicating with you individually. This requires providing a valid e-mail address as well as your name. This is used to assign the request and then reply to it. The specification of further data is optional.

Legal basis:

The data entered into the contact form is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Article 6 (1) lit. f. f GDPR).

By providing the contact form, we want to make it easy for you to get in touch. Your information will be stored for the purpose of processing the request as well as for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request an offer, the data entered into the contact form will be processed for the implementation of pre-contractual measures (Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR).

Recipient:

Recipients of the data may be processors.

Storage time:

Data will be deleted no later than 6 months after the request has been processed.

If there is a contractual relationship, we are subject to the legal retention periods under HGB and delete your data after these deadlines have expired.

Deployment mandatory or required:

Your personal data will be provided voluntarily. However, we will only be able to process your request if you provide us with your name, email address and reason for the request.

Using Google Analytics

Type and purpose of processing:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and that allow you to analyze the use of the website. 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 anonymization on these web pages, Google’s IP address will be shortened in advance within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the Web site and the Internet. to the website Operator. The IP address submitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

The purpose of the data processing lies in the evaluation of the use of the website and in the compilation of reports on activities on the website. On the basis of the use of the website and the Internet, further connected services will be provided.

Legal basis:

The data is processed on the basis of the user’s consent (Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR).

Recipient:

The recipient of the data is Google as a processor. For this purpose, we have concluded the corresponding order processing contract with Google.

Storage time:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for our recording purposes.

Third country transfers:

Google processes your data in the US and has submitted to the EU _ US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework . We’ve also entered into standard privacy clauses with Google for the use of Google Analytics.

Deployment mandatory or required:

Your personal data will be provided voluntarily, solely on the basis of your consent. If you block access, this may result in functional limitations on the website.

Revocation of consent:

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; However, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. You can also prevent Google from capturing the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of such data by using the information available at the following link Download and install the browser plugin: Browser Add On to disable Google Analytics.

In addition, or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can stop tracking through Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent Google Analytics from collecting cookies for this website and for this browser in the future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Profiling:

With the help of the tracking tool Google Analytics, the behavior of visitors to the website can be evaluated and the interests analyzed. To do this, we create a pseudonymous user profile.

Using Scriptbibliotheken (Google webfonts)

Type and purpose of processing:

To present our content across browser-correct and graphically appealing, we use Google LLC’s “Google Web Fonts” (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) website to display fonts on this website.

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

Legal basis:

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google web fonts and the associated data transfer to Google (Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR).

Recipient:

Calling Scriptbibliotheken or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library’s operator. In theory, however, it is theoretically possible – currently unclear whether and, if necessary, for what purposes – that the operator collects Google data in this case.

Storage time:

We do not collect any personal data by integrating Google web fonts.

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

Third country transfers:

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

Deployment mandatory or required:

The provision of personal data is neither required by law nor by contract. However, it cannot be possible without the correct presentation of the contents of standard fonts.

Revocation of consent:

JavaScript is regularly used to present the content. You can therefore object to data processing by disabling JavaScript to run in your browser or installing a integration JavaScript blocker. Please note that this may result in functional limitations on the website.

Using Google Maps

Type and purpose of processing:

On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. Google Maps wird von Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (nachfolgend „Google“) betrieben. This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and allow you to use the card function comfortably.

For more information about Google’s data processing, please refer to the Google Privacy policy . There, you can also change your personal privacy settings in the privacy center.

You can find detailed instructions on how to manage your own data in connection with Google products here.

Legal basis:

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the associated data transfer to Google (Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR).

Recipient:

By visiting the website, Google receives information that you have accessed the corresponding underside of our website. This happens regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or if there is no user account. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly associated with your account.

If you don’t want the mapping in your profile on Google, you need to log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as user profiles and uses it for advertising, market research and/or on-demand design of its website. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (even for non-logged-in users) in order to provide on-demand advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the formation of these user profiles, whereby you must address it to Google.

Storage time:

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

Third country transfers:

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

Revocation of consent:

If you don’t want Google to collect, process, or use data about you through our website, you can turn JavaScript off in your browser settings. In this case, however, you will not be able to use our website or you will be able to use it to a limited extent.

Deployment mandatory or required:

Your personal data will be provided voluntarily, solely on the basis of your consent. If you block access, this may result in functional limitations on the website.

Embedded YouTube Videos

Type and purpose of processing:

We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the relevant plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (“YouTube”). When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, you connect to servers of YouTube. YouTube will be told which pages you are visiting. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can assign your browsing behavior to you personally. You prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

When a YouTube video is launched, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube, please refer to the provider’s privacy policy, where you will also receive further information on your rights and settings to Protecting your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the US and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework

Legal basis:

Your consent is the legal basis for integrating YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google (Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR).

Recipient:

YouTube’s call automatically triggers a connection to Google.

Storage period and revocation of consent:

Anyone who has disabled cookies for the Google ad program will not have to expect such cookies when watching YouTube videos. YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the browser from storing Cookies.

For more information on “YouTube,” see the provider’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Third country transfers:

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

Deployment mandatory or required:

Your personal data will be provided voluntarily, solely on the basis of your consent. If you block access, this may result in functional limitations on the website.

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use the current state of the art appropriate encryption methods (e.g. SSL) over HTTPS.

Changes to our Privacy policy

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 privacy policy will apply to your visit again.

Questions for the Data Protection Supervisor

If you have any questions about data protection, please write directly to our Data Protection Officer:

Mr Rainer Mattern
rainer.mattern (at) partner.tuev-sued.de

The privacy policy was adopted with the Privacy Statement Generator created by activeMind AG ( Version 2018-06-22).

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