Collection, processing and use of personal data
It is generally possible to use our website without providing personal data.
Use of the contact form is optional. The entered data will be processed exclusively for the purpose of processing your request. The data will be deleted immediately after your request has been processed, provided there are no legal retention periods. The data will not be passed on to third parties.
The entered data is transmitted via a secure connection (TLS/SSL encryption).
The legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1 1) (a, b and c) GDPR.
The data will be processed exclusively for the purpose of answering your enquiry and will be kept for the duration of the statutory retention obligation (6 years under Section 257 (1) No. 2, (4) of the German Commercial Code (HGB)), insofar as it involves commercial correspondence. You can revoke your consent at any time by sending us a simple e-mail if the entered data is not required to fulfil the contract or to implement pre-contractual measures.
You can configure your browser so that it does not accept cookies or so that they will be deleted after a specified time. You can also delete existing cookies via the browser itself. Please visit your browser's help pages to do so.
The legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1 1) (f) GDPR and/or Section 15 (3) of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG). The legitimate interests lie in the presentation of a user-friendly website and, as necessary, in statistical evaluation of website usage in order to improve it.
The cookies are stored on your computer until you delete them yourself. Please therefore refer to your browser's help pages.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to assist with analysing your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We would like to point out that Google Analytics on our website has been extended by the code "anonymizeIp" to guarantee anonymised collation of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). Your IP address will thus be abbreviated within Member States of the European Union or in other States party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission to the USA. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of our website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with website and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by appropriately configuring your browser software; we would however point out that in this case you may not be able to use all our website's functions to their full extent. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) being passed on to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link ( http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de)
You can prevent collection by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. This will set an opt-out cookie to prevent future collection of your information when you visit our website:Verbiete Google Analytics, mich zu verfolgen
The legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1 1) (f) GDPR and Section 15 (3) of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz – TMG). The legitimate interests lie in statistical evaluation of website usage in order to improve it.
The IP address and other personal data will only be stored for the Google Analytics minimum period, which is 14 months.
The web server automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to the web server. These are:
- Visited website
- Time at point of access
- Amount of transmitted data in bytes
- Source/ reference from which the site was accessed
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- IP address used
The data collected is only used for statistical analysis and to improve the website. We reserve the right however, to subsequently check the server log files if there are concrete indications of illegal use.
The legal basis for such data processing is Article 6 (1 1) (f) GDPR. The legitimate interests lie in website defect analysis and to enable prosecution in the event of denial of service attacks.
Information, erasure, blocking
At any time you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose for data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or erasure of this data.
There is additionally a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority:
Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision
Promenade 27 (Schloss), 91522 Ansbach
You can contact our data protection officer at any time with questions or concerns:
Business Lawyer LL.M.
+49 8031 614780