Data privacy statement

 

Your personal data when visiting our website is collected, processed and stored according to the guidelines of the German Federal Data Protection Act in accordance with EU data-protection directive. On this page we describe which kind of data we collect when you visit our website and how we use it.

 

Data transmission and recording for internal system and statistical purposes

When you access our website, your browser automatically transmits data to our web server for technical reasons. The information logged includes the date and time of access, URL of the referring website, name of the accessed file, amount of transmitted data, browser type and version, operating system and your IP address. These data are stored separately from other data you enter while using our website. The data examination is done anonymously which means we are not able to associate these data with a specific person. These data are analyzed for statistical purposes and subsequently deleted.

 

Cookies

To enhance the functionality of our website and to make it more comfortable to use, we use so-called cookies, which are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that can be stored locally in the memory of your computer's web browser by a website. In particular, cookies make it possible to recognize your web browser. You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly. However, this may limit the functionality of this website. You can also delete cookies at any time by selecting the appropriate menu item from your web browser or by deleting the cookies on your hard drive. Detailed instructions can also be found in your web browser's help menu.

 

Application data

We collect and use your personal data to the extent required to permit the use of our website. In particular, this includes data to identify you and information about the beginning and end time of your visit as well as the extent to which you use our website.

For the purpose of advertising, market research and to adequately design our website we are permitted to create usage profiles with the use of pseudonyms. We are not permitted to combine the usage profiles with data about the bearer of the pseudonym. You have the right to object to this use of your data.

Upon request by the applicable authorities, we are permitted to disclose information about said data (master data) on a case by case basis as this is required for the purpose of law enforcement, to avert danger, to meet the legal obligations of authorities for the protection of the constitution or the military counter-intelligence service.

 

Master data 

If a contractual relationship between you and us is established, developed or amended, we collect and use personal data to the extent required for this purpose.

Upon request by the applicable authorities, we are permitted to disclose information about said data (master data) on a case by case basis insofar as this is required for the purpose of law enforcement, to avert danger, to meet the legal obligations of authorities for the protection of the constitution or the military counter-intelligence service or to assert rights to intellectual property.

 

Right to information

As a user of our website, you have the right to obtain information about the data stored about your person / pseudonym. This information may also be provided in electronic form upon request.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, which are text files stored on your computer that make it possible to analyze how you use this website. The information about your website usage which is generated by a cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

On this website an IP anonymization is activated which shortens the IP address of Google users within the member states of the European Union or other states of the Agreement of the European Economic Area. Only exceptionally the full IP address is transmitted to the server of Google in the United States and shortened there.

Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports about website activity for the website operator, and to offer additional services associated with the use of the website and the internet. Your IP address transmitted by your browser for Google Analytics purposes cannot be associated with other data stored by Google. You can prevent data collection by Google cookies by choosing the appropriate setting in your browser software. However, this may limit the functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection and storage of the data while using our website (incl. IP address) and data processed by Google by downloading and installing the following available browser plug-in: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=ru