Protecting your Privacy is Highest Priority for Us.
As the operator of this website, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with all statutory data protection regulations, in addition to this privacy statement.
Using our website is generally possible without providing any personal data. If personal data is collected on our pages (e.g. name, address or email address), this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit consent. Please be advised that the security of data transmitted via the Internet (e.g. via email communication) may be violated. The complete protection of any data against access by third parties is not possible.
Below, we would like to inform you about the precautions that we have taken to protect the data transmitted to us. Following applies to any information from our users and our customers that we store: The information is used only for processing orders and for email marketing. While doing so, we comply with all legal requirements, in particular with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act and the German Telemedia Act.
In the following, we would like to inform you what kind of data we collect and store.
Newsletter Registration Form
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. by activating the “Unsubscribe” button in the newsletter.
Our registration form contains one field, which is intended for the entry of the email address. If you register as a new user / subscriber with the registration form, our email marketing service provider Klick-Tipp stores the information from the registration form in their database. However, before we can email our addressees, they must confirm their email address as part of the so-called double opt-in method. For this purpose, Klick-Tipp sends a confirmation email to the sender immediately after he has submitted the form. The recipient must open this email in his inbox and click the confirmation link contained in it. In this article you will find more information about the Double opt-in method.
Contract Data Processing
With our email marketing service provider Klick-Tipp, we also have a contract concerning the procedure for order processing. This ensures that our service provider abides by the strict requirements of the German data protection law when sending newsletters. This also ensures that your data is stored only within the EU with a high level of protection. Your data will never be stored on servers outside the EU.
The information you provide in the registration form is only available for our own use, third parties have no access to this data. Every email that is sent via the system of Klick-Tipp to addressees who have confirmed their email address contains a link at the end. By a simple click on this link, the addressees can end their subscription of the emails by the respective sender anytime. With this cancellation, the associated time and IP address will be stored in the database of Klick-Tipp. When unsubscribing with Klick-Tipp, this will have immediate effect, which means immediately by clicking on the link provided for this purpose. For more information read here: Eintragen ist einfach – Austragen ebenso .
The information of our addressees are stored on Klick-Tipp’s high-security servers under strict safety precautions. Under no circumstances will we sell or rent this data or share them with any third parties in any other way.
The plugins for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated into our website. You can recognize the Facebook plugin by the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by means of the plugin. This enables Facebook to receive the information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on 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 allows Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your user account. Please note that, as providers of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook and how Facebook uses this data. For more information, please see Facebook’s data protection statement at http://facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to allocate your visit of our pages to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files stored on your computer that enable an analysis of how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored in a Google server in the USA.
In the case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address will be stored by Google in shortened form within member countries of the European Union or in other countries that are contracting parties to the agreement in the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports about website activities and services associated with this Internet usage and to provide related services to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent storage of these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, we wish to point out that in this case, you cannot use the full functionality of this website. You can additionally prevent the collection of data produced by the cookie and associated with your use of the website (including your IP address), its transmission to, and its processing by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Privacy Statement for the Use of Google +1
Our pages use features of Google +1. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and further transmission of information: Using the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. The Google +1 button gives you and other users personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given for +1 content as well as information on the page that you viewed when you clicked on +1. Your +1 can be displayed 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. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible and public Google profile that contains at least the name you have selected as your profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace a different name that you have used to share content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to other users who know your email address or who have other identifying information about you.
Use of the collected information: In addition to the above uses, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google data privacy provisions. Google may publish aggregated statistics on the +1 activities of users and/or pass this information on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.
Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right at any time to be provided with information about any of your personal data that is stored free of charge, as well as its origin and recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the disclaimer if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
Server Log Files
Our website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in so-called server log files. This information includes:
- Browser type/browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of accessing computer
- Time of server request
This data is not stored in such a way as to be personally identifiable. A compilation of this data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to retrospectively examine this log data in the event of concrete evidence of illegal activity.
Some of our websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. They help making our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in the memory of your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
If you send us a question via the contact form, we collect the data requested and the contact details you provide in order to answer your question and any follow-up questions. This data is not passed on without your permission.