1. Data Protection at a Glance
The following information provides a basic overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data are data by way of which you can be personally identified. For detailed information about data protection, please see our Data Protection Policy stated in this text.
Data recording on this website
Who is responsible for the data recording on this website?
On this website, data are recorded by a website operator. The website operator’s contact details can be found in the Controller Details section in this Data Protection Policy.
How do we record your data?
On the one hand, your data are recorded in that you state such data to us. This may, for example, be data that you enter in the contact form.
Other data are recorded automatically, or based on your consent, by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are, above all, technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or the time at which pages are viewed). Data are recorded automatically as soon as you establish contact with this website.
What do we use your data for?
Some of the data are collected to guarantee fault-free provision of the website. Other data may be used to analyse your data behaviour.
What rights do you have in respect of your data?
You have the right at any time to obtain information free of charge about the origin, recipients and purpose of your stored personal data. In addition, you have the right to request the rectification or erasure of such data. Once you have granted your consent to the data processing, you may withdraw such consent at any time for the future. In addition, you have the right, under certain circumstances, to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. Furthermore, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority.
To that end and with regard to additional questions on the subject of data protection, you can contact us at any time.
We host the content of our website via the following supplier:
This website is hosted externally. The personal data that are recorded on this website are stored on the hoster’s/hosters’ servers. This may, above all, include IP addresses, contact enquiries, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website access and other data that are generated via a website.
The external hosting is used for the purpose of executing the contract entered into with our potential and existing customers (Article 6, sub-section 1, point (b), GDPR) and in the interest of the secure, fast and efficient provision of our online programme (Article 6, sub-section 1, point (f), GDPR). Insofar as corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is performed exclusively on the basis of Article 6(1), point (a), GDPR and Section 25(1) TTDSG (German Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act), insofar as the consent includes the storage of Cookies or access to information in the user’s terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent may be withdrawn at any time.
Our hoster(s) shall only process your data insofar as such action is necessary to honour its service obligations and follow our instructions in relation to such data.
We use the following hoster(s):
3. General Information and Compulsory Information
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in confidence and in line with the statutory data protection requirements as well as this Data Protection Policy.
Various personal data are recorded when you use this website.
Personal data are data by way of which you can be personally identified. This Data Protection Policy explains which data we record and what we use the data for. It also explains how, and for what purpose, that applies.
We draw attention to the fact that the forwarding of data on the internet (e.g. in the case of communication by e-mail) may be subject to security gaps. Data cannot be completely protected against access by third parties.
Information about the responsible body
The body responsible for the data processing on this website is:
Tel.: +49 (0) 2324-56929040
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who solely or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses and the like).
Where a more specific period was not stated in this Data Protection Policy, we shall retain your personal data until the purpose for the data processing becomes inapplicable. If you assert a justified request for the erasure or cancellation of consent to data processing, your data shall be erases unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g. storage periods under tax or commercial law). In the latter case, the data shall be erased once these reasons no longer apply.
General Information about the legal basis for data processing on this website
Insofar as you have consented to data processing, we process your personal data on the basis of Article 6(1), point (a), GDPR or Art 9(2), point (a), GDPR, if special categories of data are processed in accordance with Article 9(1), GDPR. In the event of express consent to the transfer of personal data to third countries, data processing is also performed on the basis of Article 49(1) a, GDPR. If you have consented to the storage of Cookies or the access to information in your terminal device (e.g. via device fingerprinting), the data processing is additionally performed on the basis of Section 25(1), TTDSG. The consent may be withdrawn at any time. If your data are required for the performance of a contract or implementation of pre-contractual measures, we process your data on the basis of Article 6(1), point (b), GDPR. Furthermore, if your data are required to honour a legal obligation, we process your data on the basis of Article 6(1), point (c), GDPR. Furthermore, the data processing may be performed on the basis of our legitimate interest according to Article 6(1), point (f), GDPR. Information about the relevant legal basis in each individual case is provided in the following paragraphs of this Data Protection Policy.
Withdrawal of your consent to data protection
Many data processing procedures are only possible on the basis of your express consent. You may withdraw granted consent at any time. The withdrawal does not affect the legality of the data processing that applies up until the withdrawal.
Right to object to the data recording in certain cases and object to direct advertising (Article 21, GDPR)
IF DATA PROCESSING OCCURS BASED ON ARTICLE 6, SUB-SECTION 1, LETTER E, OR F, GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME, FOR REASONS THAT APPLY BASED ON YOUR SPECIAL SITUATION, TO LODGE AN OBJECTION TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. PLEASE SEE THIS DATA PROTECTION POLICY, WHICH FORMS THE RESPECTIVE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED. IF YOU OBJECT, WE SHALL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA UNLESS WE CAN DEMONSTRATE COMPELLING LEGITIMATE GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR THE PROCESSING APPLIES TO THE ESTABLISHMENT, EXERCISE OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL CLAIMS THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR THE PROCESSING IS GEARED TOWARDS THE ASSERTION, EXERCISE OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL CLAIMS (OBJECTION IN ACCORDANCE WTIH ARTICLE 21, SUB-SECTION 1, GDPR).
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA ARE PROCESSED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH MARKETING. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING INSOFAR AS IT IS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT MARKETING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA SHALL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING (OBJECTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH ARTICLE 21, SUB-SECTION 2, GDPR).
Right to lodge a complaint with the relevant supervisory authority
In the event of breaches of the GDPR, data subjects shall have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, place of work or the place of the alleged breach. The right to lodge a complaint applies irrespective of other administrative law or court remedies.
Right to data portability
You are entitled to the surrender of data, which we automatically process based on your consent or by way of executing a contract, to you or a third person in a conventional, machine-readable, format. Where you request the direct transmission of such data to another controller, this shall only apply where it is technically feasible.
Information, authorisation and deletion
As part of the valid, statutory provisions, you are entitled at any time to receive information, free of charge, about the personal data stored about you, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, where applicable, you have a right to correction or deletion of such data. To that end and with regard to questions on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. To that end, you can contact us at any time. The right to restriction of processing applies in the following cases:
• If you dispute the accuracy of the personal data we are storing, we normally require time to review this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
• If the processing of your personal data was/is unlawful, instead of the deletion you may request the restriction of the data processing.
• If we no longer require your personal data, but however you require such data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, instead of the deletion you shall have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
• If you have made an objection in accordance with Article 21, sub-section 1, GDPR, your interests must be weighed against our interests. As long as it is not clear whose interests override in such a situation, you shall have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, such data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims or for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential information such as orders or enquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognise an encrypted link in that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and via the padlock symbol in your browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you forward to us cannot be read by third parties.
Objection to advertising e-mails
The use of contact data published as part of the obligation to provide publication details to forward advertising and information material not expressly requested is hereby rejected. The site operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited forwarding of advertising information, for example by way of spam e-mails.
4. Data recording on this website
So-called Cookies are used on our internet pages. Cookies are small data packages and do not cause any damage on your terminal. They are either placed on your terminal temporarily for the duration of a session (Session Cookies) or permanently (Permanent Cookies). Session Cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent Cookies remain on your terminal until you personally delete them or automatic deletion occurs via your web browser.
Cookies can originate from us (first party Cookies) or from third-party companies Third party Cookies enable the integration of certain services of third party companies within websites (e.g. Cookies for processing payment services).
Cookies have various functions. Numerous Cookies are required in a technical sense because certain website functions would not work without these (e.g. the shopping basket function or the display of videos). Other Cookies can be used to evaluate user behaviour or for advertising purposes.
Cookies that are necessary to conduct the electronic communication procedure to provide certain functions requested by you (e.g. for the shopping basket function) or to optimise the website (e.g. Cookies for measuring the web audience – Necessary Cookies) are placed on the basis of Article 6, sub-section 1, point (f), GDPR, provided no other legal basis is stated. The website operator has a justified interest in the storage of Necessary Cookies for the technical fault-free and optimised provision of its services. If consent to the storage of Cookies and comparable recognition technologies has been requested, the processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of this consent (Article 6(1)l point (a), GDPR, and Section 25(1), TTDSG). Consent may be withdrawn at any time.
You can adjust your browser so that you are informed of the placing of Cookies and only permit Cookies in an individual case, exclude the acceptance of Cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of Cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted in the case of deactivating Cookies.
You can find out which Cookies and services are used on this website in this Data Protection Policy.
5. Plugins and Tools
We have integrated iThemes Security in this website. The provider is iThemes Media LLC, 1720 South Kelly Avenue Edmond, OK 73013, USA (hereinafter “iThemes Security”).
iThemes Security is aimed at protecting our website from unwanted access or malicious cyberattacks. To that end, iThemes Security collects, among other things, your IP address, time and source of login attempts and log data (e.g. the browser used). iThemes Security is installed locally on our servers.
Use of iThemes Security is based on Article 6(1), point (f), GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its website as effectively as possible against cyberattacks. Insofar as corresponding consent has been requested, the processing is performed exclusively on the basis of Article 6(1), point (a), GDPR and Section 25(1) TTDSG (German Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act), insofar as the consent includes the storage of Cookies or access to information in the user’s terminal device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent may be withdrawn at any time.