Exclusion of liability

The contents of these pages are compiled with the greatest care possible. However, no liability is assumed for the correctness, topicality, completeness or quality of the contents. As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on our homepage according to the general laws. As a service provider, we are neither obliged to supervise third-party information transmitted or stored nor are we responsible for any illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents. We have no influence on the contents of directly or indirectly linked websites and cannot guarantee the correctness of the content displayed there. The respective operators or providers are responsible for the content of the external links. However, if you inform us of a legal violation, we will check the content (both on our website as well as on the external website) and remove the link as far as necessary.

We point out that the transmission of data through an internet connection, be it providing data on an internet website or by electronic correspondence (e-mail), can have security gaps, i.e. it is impossible to prevent unintended loss of electronically transmitted data or prevent unauthorized persons from reading, intercepting, changing or falsifying such communications. This can lead to material damage. However, if you contact us electronically, you confirm that you are aware of the risk and accept it.

 

Data protection

We respect informational self-determination and inform you in the following about which personal data is being collected during your visit on our website, how it is used and in which form you can check the correctness of the data or ask for deletion.

Collection, use and processing of personal data

Using this website is normally possible without giving personal data. However, there may be different regulations for the use of individual services on the website. If personal data is collected on this website, this is always done on a voluntary basis and your personal data is processed in accordance with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act.

What is personal data?

Data is personal if it can be unambiguously assigned to a particular person, such as name, address, telephone number or email address. Non-personal data is data that does not allow the identification of your person, ie the mere indication of age, sex or occupation. The legal basis for data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG – Bundesdatenschutzgesetz) and Telemedia Act (TMG – Telemediengesetz) resp. as of 25.05.2018 in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Implementation Act thereto.

Cookies

This website uses cookies to make it easier for you to use the website. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser saves and stores on your computer. They are used to make our website and the offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Usually we use so called “session cookies”, which are deleted after the end of your visit. However partly those cookies provide information to automatically recognize you. The recognition is based on the IP address stored in the cookies. The information contained in this way serves to optimize the offer on our website and to make it easier for you to access our website.

You can prevent the installation of the cookies by setting your browser accordingly. However, deactivation of the cookies may lead to a restricted functionality of the website.

Server logfiles

For technical reasons, the following data, which your browser or provider sends to us, are logged (so called server logfiles):

Browser type and version, operating system used, referrer URL (website from which you are visiting us), IP address, time of server request.

These anonymous data will be stored separately from your eventually transmitted personal data and will not allow to draw conclusions to a certain person. If there are indications of unlawful use, we reserve our right to assess this data at a later stage.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyze your use of our websites and online services. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We use Google Analytics with the extension „_anonymizeIp ()“, so that the IP addresses transmitted to Google are shortened and processed further within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate your visit to our website, to compile reports on your website activity for us and to provide us with other services related to website and internet use. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other Google data. 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 the functions of this website in full. 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 downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Google Maps

This website uses the product Google Maps from the provider Google Inc., top display a map. By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing, forwarding and use of the data collected automatically, as well as any data you may have entered by Google Inc., its agents or third parties. For additional information about the collection and use of your data by Google, please refer to Google Maps Additional Terms of Service as well as Google Privacy Policy.

Newsletter

You can subscribe to our newsletter. This newsletter informs you about our services and related information at regular intervals. In order to receive the newsletter, you need a valid e-mail address. The e-mail address, you will provide us with, will be checked to determine whether you are the owner of the given e-mail address or if the owner has authorized receipt of the newsletter. By registering for the newsletter, we will save your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This is used in case of misuse by an unauthorized third party for your security. We do not forward data received by this means to third parties. A synchronization of this data with other data obtained during your visit to our website is not done. You may revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time. Please contact us by e-mail or using the unsubscribe button at the end of each newsletter.

Contact possibilities

You have the possibility to contact us via telephone, email or a contact form. If you use the contact form, the information provided by you will be stored for the purpose of processing your request. We don’t pass on your data to third parties. The data provided by you is not compared with other data collected when visiting our website.

Information, revocation and deletion

For questions, concerning the collection, processing or use of your personal data and its correctness, blocking, deletion or revocation of a consent given, you can contact us free of charge at the address given in the legal notice. You have the right to correct incorrect data or to delete personal data, if and insofar as statutory period of retention does not preclude this. You can revoke any processing of personal data already collected with effect for the future at any time.

Copyrights and trademarks

All texts and pictures of this website are subject to copyright. The copying, processing, distribution and utilization of the content outside the limits of the copyright requires the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this website are only permitted for private and non-commercial use.

As far as the contents of this website were not created by the responsible person, third party copyrights are respected. If you nevertheless should become aware of a copyright infringement, please inform us about this, so that such content can be checked and removed (if necessary).

Pictures as far as not own pictures: pixabay.com
Man sailing on paper boat: Stockphoto.com/Nomadsoul1
Skyline: iStock.com/Deejpilot
Hammer and industry:  iStock.com/Bezvershenko

Third party advertising

The contact data published within the framework of the legal notice or articles posted on the website, does not entitle third parties to send advertising or information material, if not expressly requested. In case of obtaining such unsolicited advertising and information material, we reserve the right to take legal actions.