Processing of personal data
The operators of this website 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.
As a rule, you can use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These 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 (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
a) Personal data
Personal data is all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"). A natural person is regarded as identifiable who, directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, to an identification number, to location data, to an online identifier or to one or more special features that express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person can be identified.
b) Data subject
Affected person is any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data is processed by the person responsible for processing.
Processing is any process carried out with or without the help of automated processes or any such series of processes in connection with personal data such as the collection, recording, organization, ordering, storage, adaptation or change, reading, querying, use, disclosure by transmission, distribution or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restriction, deletion or destruction.
d) Restriction of processing
Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of restricting their future processing.
Profiling is any type of automated processing of personal data that consists of using this personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects that relate to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to work performance, economic situation, health, personal To analyze or predict the preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, whereabouts or relocation of this natural person.
Pseudonymisation is the processing of personal data in a way in which the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that this additional information is stored separately and is subject to technical and organizational measures that ensure that the personal data cannot be assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.
g) Controller or controller
The person responsible or the person responsible for processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body that alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data. If the purposes and means of this processing are specified by Union law or the law of the member states, the person responsible or the specific criteria for his appointment can be provided for in accordance with Union law or the law of the member states.
Processor is a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on behalf of the person responsible.
The recipient is a natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body to which personal data is disclosed, regardless of whether it is a third party or not. Authorities that may receive personal data as part of a specific investigation under Union law or the law of the member states are not considered recipients.
j) third party
A third party is a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, the person responsible, the processor and the persons who are authorized to process the personal data under the direct responsibility of the person responsible or the processor.
Consent is any voluntary, informed and unambiguous declaration of intent given by the person concerned for the specific case in the form of a declaration or some other unequivocal affirmative action with which the person concerned indicates that they consent to the processing of their personal data is.
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
a) Right to confirmation
Every person concerned has the right granted by the European directive and regulation giver to request confirmation from the person responsible for the processing as to whether personal data concerning them are being processed. If a person concerned wishes to exercise this right to confirmation, they can contact an employee of the person responsible for processing at any time.
b) Right to information
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations, to receive free information about the personal data stored about him and a copy of this information from the person responsible for the processing at any time. Furthermore, the European directives and regulations grant the data subject access to the following information:
Furthermore, the data subject has a right to information as to whether personal data has been transmitted to a third country or to an international organization. If this is the case, the data subject has the right to receive information about the appropriate guarantees in connection with the transmission. If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to information, he or she can contact an employee of the person responsible for processing at any time.
c) Right to rectification
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European directives and regulations to request the immediate correction of incorrect personal data concerning them. Furthermore, the data subject has the right, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to request the completion of incomplete personal data - including by means of a supplementary declaration.
If a data subject wishes to exercise this right to rectification, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time.
d) Right to deletion (right to be forgotten)
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to demand that the person responsible delete the personal data concerning them immediately, provided that one of the following reasons applies and insofar as the processing is not necessary:
If one of the above reasons applies and a data subject wishes to have personal data stored by us deleted, they can contact an employee of the person responsible for processing at any time. We will arrange for the deletion request to be met immediately. If we have made the personal data public and our company, as the person responsible, is obliged to delete the personal data in accordance with Art. 17 Paragraph 1 GDPR, we will take appropriate measures, including technical measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs to inform other persons responsible for data processing who process the published personal data that the data subject has requested the deletion of all links to this personal data or of copies or replications of this personal data from these other persons responsible for data processing processing is not necessary. We will arrange the necessary in individual cases.
e) Right to restriction of processing
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations, to require the controller to restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:
If one of the above conditions is met and a person concerned would like to request the restriction of personal data stored by us, they can contact an employee of the person responsible for processing at any time. We will arrange for the processing to be restricted.
f) Right to data portability
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to receive the personal data relating to them, which have been made available to a responsible party by the person concerned, in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right to transfer this data to another person responsible without hindrance from the person responsible to whom the personal data was provided, provided that the processing is based on the consent pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter a GDPR or Art. 9 Para . 2 letter a DS-GVO or on a contract according to Art. 6 para. 1 letter b DS-GVO and the processing is carried out with the aid of automated procedures, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or takes place in the exercise of public authority, which has been assigned to the person responsible.
Furthermore, when exercising their right to data portability in accordance with Art. 20 (1) GDPR, the data subject has the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from one person responsible to another, insofar as this is technically feasible and if this does not affect the rights and freedoms of other persons.
The person concerned can contact one of our employees at any time to assert the right to data portability.
g) Right to object
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to object at any time to the processing of personal data relating to them, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 Letter e or f DS-GVO takes place to object. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.
In the event of an objection, we will no longer process the personal data, unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims .
If we process personal data in order to operate direct mail, the data subject has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purpose of such advertising. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is related to such direct mail. If the data subject objects to the
Processing for direct marketing purposes, we will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.
In addition, the data subject has the right, for reasons that arise from their particular situation, to object to the processing of personal data concerning them that we use for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art.
89 Para. 1 GDPR, to object, unless such processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest.
The data subject can contact us directly to exercise the right to object. The data subject is also free, in connection with the use of information society services, regardless of Directive 2002/58 / EC, to exercise their right of objection by means of automated procedures in which technical specifications are used.
h) Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - which has legal effects on them or which significantly affects them in a similar manner, if the decision (1) is not necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the person responsible, or (2) is permissible on the basis of Union or Member State legislation to which the person responsible is subject and these legislation take appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms as well as the legitimate interests of the data subject or (3) is made with the express consent of the data subject.
If the decision is necessary to conclude or fulfill a contract between the data subject and the person responsible, or if it is made with the express consent of the person concerned, we will take appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the person concerned, for which purpose at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person on the part of the person responsible, to express his own point of view and to contest the decision.
If the data subject wishes to assert rights with regard to automated decisions, they can contact an employee of the controller at any time.
i) Right to withdraw consent under data protection law
Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European legislator of directives and regulations to revoke their consent to the processing of personal data at any time.
If the data subject wishes to assert their right to withdraw consent, they can contact an employee of the person responsible for processing at any time.
The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting in the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Furthermore, cookies that have already been set can be saved at any time via a
Internet browser or other software programs are deleted. This is possible in all common internet browsers. If the person concerned deactivates the setting of cookies in the
Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.
The person responsible for processing has integrated components from PayPal on this website. PayPal is an online payment service provider. Payments are processed via so-called PayPal accounts, which are virtual private or business accounts. PayPal also offers the option of processing virtual payments via credit cards if a user does not have a PayPal account. A PayPal account is managed via an email address, which is why there is no classic account number. PayPal makes it possible to initiate online payments to third parties or to receive payments. PayPal also acts as a trustee and offers buyer protection services.
The European operating company of PayPal is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
If the person concerned selects “PayPal” as the payment option in our online shop during the ordering process, the data of the person concerned will be automatically transmitted to PayPal. By selecting this payment option, the person concerned consents to the transfer of personal data required for payment processing.
The personal data transmitted to PayPal are usually first name, last name, address, email address, IP address, telephone number, mobile phone number or other data that are necessary for payment processing. Personal data related to the respective order is also required to process the purchase contract.
The purpose of transmitting the data is to process payments and prevent fraud. The person responsible for processing will transmit personal data to PayPal in particular if there is a legitimate interest in the transmission. The personal data exchanged between PayPal and the person responsible for processing may be transmitted by PayPal to credit agencies. The purpose of this transmission is to check your identity and creditworthiness.
PayPal may pass on the personal data to affiliated companies and service providers or subcontractors, insofar as this is necessary to fulfill the contractual obligations or the data is to be processed on behalf of.
The data subject has the option of revoking their consent to the handling of personal data at any time vis-à-vis PayPal. A revocation does not affect personal data that must be processed, used or transmitted for (contractual) payment processing.
The applicable data protection regulations of PayPal can be found at
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will use your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the
Agreement on the European Economic Area previously shortened. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
We would like to point out that Google Analytics has been expanded to include the code “anonymizeIp” on this website in order to guarantee anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
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 their full extent.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on this link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is opened on
Stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will have to set the opt-out cookie again.
We continue to use Google Analytics to evaluate data from double-click cookies and AdWords for statistical purposes. If you do not want this, you can deactivate it using the Ads Preferences Manager (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en).
The controller has integrated Google AdSense on this website. Google AdSense is an online service that enables advertising to be placed on third-party sites. Google AdSense is based on an algorithm that uses third-party websites
Selects displayed advertisements to match the content of the respective third party site. Google AdSense allows interest-based targeting of the Internet user, which is implemented by generating individual user profiles.
The operating company of the Google AdSense component is Alphabet Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA.
The purpose of the Google AdSense component is to integrate advertisements on our website. Google AdSense places a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. What cookies are has already been explained above. By setting the cookie, Alphabet Inc. is able to analyze the use of our website. Every time one of the individual pages of this website is called up, which is operated by the person responsible for processing and on which a Google AdSense component has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically triggered by the respective Google AdSense component To transmit data to Alphabet Inc. for the purpose of online advertising and billing of commissions. As part of this technical process, Alphabet Inc. gains knowledge of personal data, such as the IP address of the person concerned, which Alphabet Inc. uses, among other things, to understand the origin of visitors and clicks and subsequently to enable commission accounting. The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already shown above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting in the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the internet browser used would also prevent Alphabet Inc. from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. In addition, a cookie already set by Alphabet Inc. can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.
Google AdSense also uses so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in Internet pages to enable log file recording and log file analysis, which enables statistical evaluation to be carried out. Using the embedded tracking pixel, Alphabet Inc. can recognize whether and when a website was opened by a data subject and which links were clicked on by the data subject. Tracking pixels are used, among other things, to evaluate the flow of visitors to a website.
Via Google AdSense, personal data and information, which also includes the IP address and is necessary for the collection and billing of the advertisements displayed, is transmitted to Alphabet Inc. in the United States of America. These personal data are stored and processed in the United States of America. Alphabet Inc. may pass this personal data collected through the technical process on to third parties.
Google AdSense is explained in more detail under this link https://www.google.de/intl/de/adsense/start/.
This website uses the open source web analysis service Piwik. Piwik uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the
Enable you to use the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. 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 their full extent.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser that prevents Piwik from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Piwik opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our website again.
Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our website, the plug-in creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook. You can find more information on this in Facebook's data protection declaration at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Our pages use functions from Google +1. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and dissemination of information: You can use the Google +1 button to publish information worldwide. You and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners via the Google +1 button. Google saves both the information that you have given +1 for content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be used as a hint together with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google
Profile, or in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information about you.
Use of the information collected: In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection provisions. Google may publish summarized statistics about the +1 activities of users or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Retweet" function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or of its use by Twitter. You can find more information on this in Twitter's data protection declaration at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our pages that contains Xing functions, a connection to the Xing servers is established. To the best of our knowledge, personal data is not stored. In particular, no IP addresses are saved or usage behavior is evaluated. Further information on data protection and the Xing Share button can be found in Xing's data protection declaration at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can click the Instagram button
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube's data protection declaration at https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy
If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter . Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.
The data subject has the option of registering on the website of the person responsible for processing by providing personal data. Which personal data is transmitted to the person responsible for processing results from the respective input mask that is used for registration. The personal data entered by the data subject are collected and stored exclusively for internal use by the person responsible for processing and for their own purposes. The person responsible for the processing can arrange for the transfer to be made to one or more processors, for example a parcel service provider, who also uses the personal data exclusively for internal use attributable to the person responsible for the processing.
By registering on the website of the person responsible for processing, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) to the person concerned, the date and time of registration are also saved. This data is stored against the background that this is the only way to prevent misuse of our services, and this data
make it possible, if necessary, to investigate crimes committed. In this respect, the storage of this data is necessary to protect the person responsible for processing. This data will not be passed on to third parties unless there is a legal obligation to pass it on or the passing on is used for criminal prosecution.
The registration of the data subject with the voluntary provision of personal data enables the data controller to offer the data subject content or services which, due to the nature of the matter, can only be offered to registered users. Registered persons are free to change the personal data provided during registration at any time or to have them completely deleted from the database of the person responsible for processing.
The person responsible for processing will provide information to each person concerned at any time upon request about which personal data is stored about the person concerned. Furthermore, the person responsible for processing corrects or deletes personal data at the request or advice of the person concerned, provided that there are no legal retention requirements. A data protection officer named in this data protection declaration and the entirety of the employees of the person responsible for processing are available to the person concerned as contact persons in this context.
Art. 6 1 lit. a GDPR serves our company as the legal basis for processing operations in which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a contract to which the data subject is party, as is the case, for example, with processing operations that are necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of other services or consideration, the processing is based on Art. 6 1 lit. b GDPR. The same applies to processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures, for example in cases of inquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation that requires the processing of personal data, for example to fulfill tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 1 lit. c GDPR. In rare cases, it may be necessary to process personal data in order to protect the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor to our company were injured and his name, age, health insurance data or other vital information would have to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6 1 lit. d GDPR are based. Ultimately, processing operations could be based on Art. 6 1 lit. f GDPR. Processing operations that are not carried out by any of the aforementioned are based on this legal basis
Legal bases are recorded if the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms of the person concerned do not prevail. We are particularly permitted to carry out such processing operations because they have been specifically mentioned by the European legislator. In this respect, he took the view that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the person concerned is a customer of the person responsible (recital 47 sentence 2 GDPR).
We hereby object to the use of the contact data published as part of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
Creditreform Compliance Services GmbH
Tel.: +49 (0) 6227 38979 0
The responsible body for data processing is:
68789 St. Leon-Rot
Authorized Managing Director: Andreas Frirdich
Telefon: +49 (0)6227-38979-0
Fax: +49 (0)6227-38979-140
Registration court: Mannheim
Registration number: HRB351295
VAT identification number according to § 27 a
Sales tax law: DE 811818328
Globale location number (GLN):43 99902 229 23 4