Data privacy declaration 

Data protection

The website operator takes the protection of your personal data very seriously.

We always treat your personal data confidentially and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this data privacy declaration. It is usually possible to use our website without having to provide any personal data. Should personal data (e.g. names, addresses or email addresses) have to be collected from our side, then this will always take place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis.

This data will never be passed on to a third party without your explicit permission. We are fully aware that data transfers via the internet (e.g. when communicating via email) might be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is impossible to provide complete data protection against unauthorised access by third parties.

Cookies
Internet sites sometimes use so-called ‘cookies’.

Cookies do not harm your computer and they do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our proposals more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your computer by your browser. The majority of cookies used by us are so-called “session” cookies. They are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other types of cookies remain stored in your device until you delete them.

These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our site. You can set up your browser so that you are informed about the cookie settings and allow cookies only in specific cases, accept cookies for specific events or generally exclude them and you can also activate the automatic cookie deletion option that runs when your browser closes down. Disabling cookies might well restrict this website’s functionality.

Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which are sent to us automatically by your browser. They are: 

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system that you are using
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the computer accessing our website
  • Time that the server request was made

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data later on, if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.

LinkedIn
Our site uses functions of the network LinkedIn. Provider is the LinkedIn Corporation 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043. Every time a page that contain features of LinkedIn is being accessed, a connection to servers from LinkedIn is built. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the “Recommend” button LinkedIn and are logged into your account with LinkedIn, LinkedIn can associate your visit to our website and your account. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through LinkedIn. For more information, please see the privacy policy of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

XING
Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29 – 32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time our pages that contain features of Xing are being accessed, a connection to servers from Xing is produced. Storage of personal data is not carried out according to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or evaluated the usage behaviour. Further information on data protection and the Xing Share button, refer to the privacy policy of Xing under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

SSL-Encryption
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the enquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that your browser’s address bar changes from “http://” to “https://” and a lock icon also appears in your browser’s address bar. The data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties when SSL encryption is activated. Objection to advertising emails. We expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published in accordance with the editorial requirements for the purpose of transmitting advertising or informational material that has not been specifically requested. The operator of this site retains the right to take legal action in the case of unsolicited advertising information, e.g. the use of spam emails.

Source: eRecht24