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1) Information on the collection of personal data and contact details of the person responsible.

1.1We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following, we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data is any data that can be used to identify you personally.

1.2The controller of data processing on this website within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is viewee digital UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Prümer Straße 40, 54597 Pronsfeld, Germany, Tel.: 065519815822, e-mail: [email protected] The controller of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data.

1.3This website uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the string "https://" and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2) Data collection when visiting our website

During the mere informational use of our website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called "server log files"). When you call up our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the website to you:

  • Our visited website
  • Date and time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you reached the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used (if applicable: in anonymized form)

The processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website. A transfer or other use of the data does not take place. However, we reserve the right to check the server log files retrospectively if there are concrete indications of illegal use.

3) Cookies

In order to make visiting our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). If cookies are set, they collect and process certain user information such as browser and location data and IP address values to an individual extent. Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may vary depending on the cookie.

If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO to protect our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website as well as a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit.

We may work with advertising partners who help us to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard drive when you visit our website (third-party cookies). If we cooperate with aforementioned advertising partners, you will be informed individually and separately about the use of such cookies and the scope of the information collected in each case within the following paragraphs.

Please note that you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. Each browser differs in the way it manages cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You can find these for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=de_DE
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html

Please note that if you do not accept cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

4) Contacting

When contacting us (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data is collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. This data is stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for contacting you and the associated technical administration. The legal basis for the processing of this data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your contact aims at the conclusion of a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. b DSGVO. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your request. This is the case when the circumstances indicate that the matter in question has been conclusively clarified and provided that there are no statutory retention obligations to the contrary.

5) Comment function

In the context of the comment function on this website, in addition to your comment, information on the time of the creation of the comment and the commentator name you have chosen will be stored and published on this website. Furthermore, your IP address is logged and stored. This storage of the IP address takes place for security reasons and in the event that the person concerned violates the rights of third parties or posts illegal content through a submitted comment. We need your e-mail address in order to contact you if a third party objects to your published content as being illegal. The legal basis for the storage of your data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b and f DSGVO. We reserve the right to delete comments if they are objected to by third parties as illegal.

The follow-up comments can be subscribed to by you as a user. For this purpose, you will receive a confirmation e-mail so that it can be ensured that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address (double opt-in procedure). The legal basis for data processing in the case of comment subscriptions is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can unsubscribe from ongoing comment subscriptions at any time with effect for the future, for more information on the unsubscribe option, please refer to the confirmation email.

6) Use of your data for direct marketing

6.1Subscribe to our e-mail newsletter

If you subscribe to our e-mail newsletter, we will send you information about our offers on a regular basis. Mandatory information for sending the newsletter is only your e-mail address. The provision of further data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. For sending the newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that we will only send you an e-mail newsletter after you have expressly confirmed that you consent to receiving newsletters. We will then send you a confirmation e-mail asking you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter in the future by clicking on an appropriate link.

By activating the confirmation link, you give us your consent for the use of your personal data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. When you register for the newsletter, we store your IP address entered by your Internet service provider (ISP) as well as the date and time of registration in order to be able to trace any possible misuse of your e-mail address at a later date. The data collected by us when you register for the newsletter will be used exclusively for the purpose of addressing you in an advertising manner by way of the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via the link provided for this purpose in the newsletter or by sending a corresponding message to the person responsible mentioned at the beginning. After unsubscribing, your e-mail address will be deleted from our newsletter distribution list immediately, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use your data in a manner that goes beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.

6.2Newsletter dispatch via ActiveCampaign

Our email newsletters are sent via the technical service provider ActiveCampaign, LLC, 150 N. Michigan Ave Suite 1230, Chicago, IL, US, USA ("ActiveCampaign"), to whom we pass on your data provided during newsletter registration. This transfer takes place in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO and serves our legitimate interest in using an effective advertising, secure and user-friendly newsletter system. The data you enter for the purpose of receiving the newsletter (e.g. email address) is stored on ActiveCampaign's servers in the USA.

ActiveCampaign uses this information to send and statistically evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. For the evaluation, the emails sent contain so-called web beacons or tracking pixels, which are single-pixel image files that are stored on our website. This makes it possible to determine whether a newsletter message has been opened and which links, if any, have been clicked on. With the help of so-called conversion tracking, it can also be analyzed whether a predefined action (e.g. purchase of a product on our website) has taken place after clicking on the link in the newsletter. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g. time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). The data is collected exclusively pseudonymously and is not linked to your other personal data, a direct personal reference is excluded. This data is used exclusively for the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyses can be used to better adapt future newsletters to the interests of the recipients.

If you wish to object to data analysis for statistical evaluation purposes, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter.

We have entered into a Data Processing Agreement with ActiveCampaign under which we require ActiveCampaign to protect our customers' data and not to disclose it to third parties.

ActiveCampaign is certified for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

You can view ActiveCampaign's privacy policy here: https://www.activecampaign.com/privacy-policy

6.3Advertising by mail

Based on our legitimate interest in personalized direct advertising, we reserve the right to store your first name and surname, your postal address and - insofar as we have received this additional information from you as part of the contractual relationship - your title, academic degree, year of birth and your occupational, industry or business designation in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO and to use it to send you interesting offers and information about our products by mail.

You can object to the storage and use of your data for this purpose at any time by sending a message to the person responsible.

7) Use of social media: videos

7.1Use of Vimeo videos

Plugins of the video portal Vimeo of Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA are integrated on our website. When you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Vimeo. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Vimeo directly to your browser and integrated into the page. Through this integration, Vimeo receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Vimeo account or are not currently logged in to Vimeo. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted by your browser directly to a Vimeo server in the USA and stored there.
If you are logged in to Vimeo, Vimeo can directly assign your visit to our website to your Vimeo account. If you interact with the plugins (such as pressing the start button of a video), this information is also transmitted directly to a Vimeo server and stored there.

The described data processing operations are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO on the basis of Vimeo's legitimate interest in market research and the demand-oriented design of the Vimeo service.

If you do not want Vimeo to assign the data collected via our website directly to your Vimeo account, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting our website.

For the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Vimeo, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to Vimeo's privacy policy: https://vimeo.com/privacy

Vimeo, Inc., based in the USA, is certified for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

For videos from Vimeo that are embedded on our site, the tracking tool Google Analytics of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland, is automatically integrated. This is Vimeo's own tracking, to which we have no access and which cannot be influenced by our site. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" for tracking, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In the event that personal data is transferred to Google LLC., which is based in the USA, Google LLC. has certified itself for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

This processing is carried out pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO on the basis of Vimeo's legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.

As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

7.2Youtube video use

This website uses the Youtube embedding function to display and play videos from the provider "Youtube", which belongs to Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google").

The extended data protection mode is used here, which, according to the provider, only triggers the storage of user information when the video(s) is/are played. If the playback of embedded Youtube videos is started, the provider "Youtube" uses cookies to collect information about user behavior. According to information from "Youtube", these are used, among other things, to collect video statistics, to improve user-friendliness and to prevent abusive behavior. If you are logged in to Google, your data is directly assigned to your account when you click on a video. If you do not want the assignment with your profile at YouTube, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO on the basis of Google's legitimate interests in the insertion of personalized advertising, market research and/or needs-based design of its website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact YouTube to exercise this right. The use of YouTube may also result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.
Independently of a playback of the embedded videos, a connection to the Google network is established each time this website is called up, which may trigger further data processing operations without our influence.

In the event that personal data is transferred to Google LLC., which is based in the USA, Google LLC. has certified itself for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

For more information on data protection at "YouTube", please refer to the provider's privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

8) Online marketing

Use of affiliate programs

- ADCELL Partner Program (Firstlead GmbH)
We participate in the partner program "ADCELL" of Firstlead GmbH, Rosenfelder St. 15-16, 10315 Berlin (hereinafter "ADCELL"). As part of its services, ADCELL stores cookies on end devices of users for the documentation of transactions (e.g. "sales leads") when a visitor clicks on an advertisement with the partner link. These cookies serve the sole purpose of correctly assigning the success of an advertising medium and the corresponding billing within the network. ADCELL also uses so-called tracking pixels. Through these, information such as visitor traffic on the pages can be evaluated.
The information generated by cookies and tracking pixels about the use of this website (including the IP address) and delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a server of ADCELL and stored there. Among other things, ADCELL can recognize that the partner link on this website has been clicked. ADCELL may pass on this (anonymized) information to contractual partners under certain circumstances, but data such as the IP address will not be merged with other stored data.
If the information also contains personal data, the described processing is based on our legitimate financial interest in processing commission payments with ADCELL pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
If you would like to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. If you do not agree to the processing of your data as described above, you have the option of deactivating data processing at www.adcell.de/datenschutz.
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.
- Amazon Affiliate Program (AmazonPartnerNet)
We participate in the affiliate program "AmazonPartnerNet" of Amazon EU S.a.r.l., 38 avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg (hereinafter "Amazon"). In this context, we have placed advertisements on our website as links that lead to offers on various Amazon websites. Amazon uses cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device in order to be able to trace the origin of orders generated via such links. In doing so, Amazon can recognize, among other things, that you have clicked on the partner link on our website. This information is required for payment processing between us and Amazon. Insofar as the information also contains personal data, the described processing takes place on the basis of our legitimate financial interest in the processing of commission payments with Amazon pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
For more information about Amazon's use of data, please see the Amazon.com Privacy Policy at https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401.
If you wish to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general. You can also deactivate the interest-based ads on Amazon via the link https://www.amazon.de/gp/dra/info.
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.
- AWIN Performance Advertising Network
We participate in the performance advertising network of AWIN AG, Eichhornstraße 3, 10785 Berlin (hereinafter "AWIN"). As part of its tracking services, AWIN stores cookies for the documentation of transactions (e.g., of "sales leads") on end devices of users who visit or use websites or other online offers of its customers (e.g., register subscription to a newsletter or submit an online order). These cookies serve the sole purpose of a correct allocation of the success of an advertising medium and the corresponding billing within the framework of its network.
Only the information about when a certain advertising medium was clicked on by an end device is placed in a cookie. In the AWIN tracking cookies, an individual sequence of numbers, which cannot be assigned to the individual user, is stored with which the partner program of an advertiser, the publisher, and the time of the user's action (click or view) are documented. In this context, AWIN also collects information about the end device from which a transaction is carried out, e.g. the operating system and the calling browser. Insofar as the information also contains personal data, the described processing takes place on the basis of our legitimate financial interest in the processing of commission payments with AWIN pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
If you do not wish cookies to be stored in your browser, you can do this by setting your browser accordingly. You can deactivate the storage of cookies in your respective browser under Tools/Internet options, restrict it to certain websites or set your browser to notify you as soon as a cookie is sent. Please note, however, that in this case you must expect a restricted display of the online offers and a restricted user guidance. You can also delete cookies at any time. In this case, the information stored in them will be removed from your end device.
For more information on AWIN's use of data, please see the company's privacy policy: https://www.awin.com/de/rechtliches
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.
- belboon affiliate program (belboon GmbH)
We participate in the partner program "belboon" of belboon GmbH, Weinmeisterstr. 12-14, 10178 Berlin (hereinafter "belboon"). As part of its services, belboon stores cookies on end devices of users for the documentation of transactions (e.g. "sales leads") when a visitor clicks on an advertisement with the partner link. These cookies serve the sole purpose of correctly assigning the success of an advertising medium and the corresponding billing within the network. In addition, belboon uses so-called tracking pixels. Through these, information such as visitor traffic on the pages can be evaluated.
The information generated by cookies and tracking pixels about the use of this website (including the IP address) and delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a server of belboon and stored there. Among other things, belboon can recognize that the partner link on this website has been clicked. belboon may pass this (anonymized) information to contractual partners under certain circumstances, but data such as the IP address will not be merged with other stored data.
If the information also contains personal data, the described processing is based on our legitimate financial interest in processing commission payments with belboon pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
For more information on data usage by belboon, please refer to the belboon privacy policy at https://www.belboon.com/de/ueber-uns/datenschutz/.
If you would like to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general.
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.
- Tradedoubler GmbH Affiliate Program
We participate in the affiliate program of Tradedoubler GmbH, Herzog-Wilhelm-Straße 26, 80331 Munich, Germany (hereinafter "Tradedoubler").
Tradedoubler is a German affiliate network that offers affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is an Internet-based form of distribution that enables commercial operators of websites, so-called merchants or advertisers, to display advertisements, which are usually remunerated via click or sale commissions, on third-party websites, i.e. on the websites of distribution partners, who are also called affiliates or publishers. The merchant provides an advertising medium via the affiliate network, i.e. an advertising banner or other suitable means of Internet advertising, which is subsequently integrated by an affiliate on its own Internet pages. In this context, we have placed advertisements as links on our website.
Here we use cookies from Tradedoubler, which are small text files that are stored on your terminal device to track the origin of orders generated via such links. In doing so, Tradedoubler can recognize, among other things, that you have clicked on the partner link on our website. This information is required for payment processing between us and Tradedoubler. Insofar as the information also contains personal data, the described processing is based on our legitimate financial interest in processing commission payments with Tradedoubler pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
For more information about Tradedoubler's use of data, please see Tradedoubler's privacy policy at https://www.tradedoubler.com/de/privacy-policy/.
If you would like to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general.
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.
- Webgains (ad pepper media GmbH)
We participate in the "Webgains" affiliate program of ad pepper media GmbH, FrankenStraße 150C, 90461 Nuremberg, Germany (hereinafter "Webgains").
Webgains is a German affiliate network that offers affiliate marketing. Affiliate marketing is an Internet-based form of distribution that enables commercial operators of websites, known as merchants or advertisers, to display advertisements, which are usually remunerated by means of click or sale commissions, on the websites of third parties, such as sales partners, who are also known as affiliates or publishers. The merchant provides an advertising medium via the affiliate network, i.e. an advertising banner or other suitable means of Internet advertising, which is subsequently integrated by an affiliate on its own Internet pages. In this context, we have placed advertisements as links on our website.
We use cookies from Webgains for this purpose. These are small text files that are stored on your terminal device in order to track the origin of orders generated via such links. This allows Webgains to recognize, among other things, that you have clicked on the partner link on our website. This information is required for payment processing between us and Webgains. Insofar as the information also contains personal data, the described processing is carried out on the basis of our legitimate financial interest in processing commission payments with Webgains pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.
For more information about Webgains' use of data, please see Webgains' privacy policy at https://www.webgains.com/public/de/datenschutzerklaerung/.
If you would like to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general.
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

9) Web analytics services

9.1Google (Universal) Analytics

Google (Universal) Analytics
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). Google (Universal) Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
This website uses Google (Universal) Analytics exclusively with the extension "_anonymizeIp()", which ensures an anonymization of the IP address by shortening and excludes a direct personal reference. Through the extension, your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google LLC.server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.
On our behalf, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google (Universal) Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
As an alternative to the browser plugin or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent the collection by Google Analytics within this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again): Deactivate Google Analytics
Further information on Google (Universal) Analytics can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de&gl=de
In the event that personal data is transferred to Google LLC., which is based in the USA, Google LLC. has certified itself for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

9.2- Matomo (formerly Piwik)
On this website, data is collected and stored using the web analytics service software Matomo (www.matomo.org), a service of the provider InnoCraft Ltd, 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, New Zealand, ("Matomo") based on our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. Pseudonymized user profiles can be created and evaluated from this data for the same purpose. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the site visitor's Internet browser. Among other things, the cookies enable the recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected using Matomo technology (including your pseudonymized IP address) is processed on our servers.
The information generated by the cookie in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to personally identify the visitor to this website and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.
If you do not agree with the storage and analysis of this data from your visit, then you can object to the storage and use for the future at any time by mouse click. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie will be placed in your browser, with the result that Matomo will not collect any session data. Please note that the complete deletion of your cookies will result in the opt-out cookie also being deleted and you may have to reactivate it.
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

9.3Pingdom (Pingdom AB)

This website uses the monitoring service Pingdom, which is operated by the Swedish Pingdom AB, Kopparbergsvägen 8, 722 13, Västerås, Sweden. Pingdom uses so-called cookies, which are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the site visitor's Internet browser. These cookies are used to recognize the browser and thus enable an analysis of your accesses, as well as the loading behavior ("performance") and availability of our website, in order to improve the loading behavior and the presentation of the content on the website.

Insofar as the cookies also process personal data, this is done in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO based on our legitimate interest in continuous optimization of the content and technical aspects of our online presence.

To generally deactivate the use of cookies on your computer, you can set your Internet browser so that no more cookies can be stored on your computer in the future or so that cookies that have already been stored are deleted. However, switching off all cookies may mean that some functions on our Internet pages can no longer be executed. The privacy policy of Pingdom can be found at https://www.pingdom.com/legal/privacy-policy//.

As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

10) Tools and other

10.1- Borlabs
This website uses the cookie consent tool Borlabs of the provider Mr. Benjamin A. Bornschein, Georg-Wilhelm-Str. 17, 21107 Hamburg ("Borlabs"), which sets two technically necessary cookies ("borlabsCookie" and "borlabsCookieUnblockConten "t) to store your cookie preference. The aforementioned processing is carried out pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in providing cookie preference management for website visitors.
The "borlabs cookie" does not process any personal data. The "borlabsCookie" cookie stores your chosen preference, which you selected when entering the website. The "borlabsCookieUnblockContent" cookie stores which (external) media/content you always want to have automatically unblocked. If you want to revoke these settings, simply delete the cookies in your browser. When you re-enter/reload the website, you will be asked again for your cookie preference.

10.2- Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google") for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly.
For this purpose, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. This may also result in the transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. In this way, Google obtains knowledge that our website was accessed via your IP address. Google Web Fonts are used in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.
In the event that personal data is transferred to Google LLC., which is based in the USA, Google LLC. has certified itself for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list
For more information on Google Web Fonts, please visit https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and see Google's privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

10.3Google reCAPTCHA

On this website we also use the reCAPTCHA function of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). This function is primarily used to distinguish whether an input is made by a natural person or is abused by machine and automated processing. The service includes the sending of the IP address and, if applicable, further data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in determining individual personal responsibility on the Internet and the prevention of abuse and spam. In the context of the use of Google reCAPTCHA, there may also be a transmission of personal data to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA.

In the event that personal data is transferred to Google LLC., which is based in the USA, Google LLC. has certified itself for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list

Further information on Google reCAPTCHA as well as Google's privacy policy can be viewed at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

10.4- Google Maps
On our website, we use Google Maps (API) from Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland ("Google"). Google Maps is a web service for displaying interactive (land) maps to visually display geographical information. By using this service, our location is shown to you and a possible approach is facilitated.
Already when calling up those sub-pages in which the map of Google Maps is integrated, information about your use of our website (such as your IP address) is transmitted to Google servers and stored there, this may also result in a transmission to the servers of Google LLC. in the USA. This occurs regardless of whether Google provides a user account through which you are logged in or whether a user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your data will be directly assigned to your account. If you do not want the assignment with your profile at Google, you must log out before activating the button. Google stores your data (even for users who are not logged in) as usage profiles and evaluates them. The collection, storage and evaluation are carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of Google's legitimate interest in the display of personalized advertising, market research and / or the design of Google websites to meet the needs. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right.
In the event that personal data is transferred to Google LLC., which is based in the USA, Google LLC. has certified itself for the us-European data protection agreement "Privacy Shield", which ensures compliance with the level of data protection applicable in the EU. A current certificate can be viewed here: https://www.privacyshield.gov/list
If you do not agree to the future transmission of your data to Google in the context of the use of Google Maps, you also have the option of completely disabling the Google Maps web service by turning off the JavaScript application in your browser. Google Maps and thus also the map display on this website can then not be used.
You can view Google's terms of use at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html and the additional terms of use for Google Maps at https://www.google.com/intl/de_US/help/terms_maps.html.
Detailed information on data protection in connection with the use of Google Maps can be found on the Google website ("Google Privacy Policy"): https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.
- OpenStreetMap
This site uses the open source mapping service "OpenStreetMap" of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, St John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS, United Kingdom, via an API to show you the location of our company and to help you find us.
In order to provide you with the map services of OpenStreetMap, the service collects your IP address when you access the page and transmits it to a server of OpenStreetMap, where it is stored.
This data processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in an attractive presentation of our online offers and the easy location of our site.
If you do not agree with the future transmission of your data to OpenStreetMap, you have the option to completely deactivate the OpenStreetMap web service by turning off the JavaScript application in your browser. OpenStreetMap and thus also the map display on this website can then not be used.
You can find more information about OpenStreetMap's privacy policy at the following web address: https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy
As far as legally required, we have obtained your consent for the processing of your data as described above in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. To exercise your revocation, please follow the option described above to make an objection.

11) Rights of the data subject

11.1The applicable data protection law grants you comprehensive data subject rights (rights of access and intervention) vis-à-vis the controller with regard to the processing of your personal data, which we inform you about below:

  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 15 DSGVO: You have in particular the right to information about your personal data processed by us, the processing purposes, the categories of personal data processed, the recipients or categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period or criteria for determining the storage period. the criteria for determining the storage period, the existence of a right to rectification, erasure, restriction of processing, objection to processing, complaint to a supervisory authority, the origin of your data if it has not been collected from you by us, the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, and, if applicable, meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing that affect you, as well as your right to be informed about what guarantees exist in accordance with Article 46 of the GDPR when your data is transferred to third countries;
  • Right to rectification pursuant to Art. 16 DSGVO: You have a right to the immediate rectification of any incorrect data relating to you and/or completion of any incomplete data stored by us;
  • Right to erasure pursuant to Art. 17 DSGVO: You have the right to request the erasure of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 (1) DSGVO are met. However, this right does not exist in particular if the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for compliance with a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims;
  • Right to restriction of processing pursuant to Art. 18 DSGVO: You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data as long as the accuracy of your data, which you dispute, is being verified, if you refuse the deletion of your data due to unlawful data processing and instead request the restriction of the processing of your data, if you require your data for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims after we no longer need this data after the purpose has been achieved, or if you have lodged an objection for reasons relating to your particular situation as long as it has not yet been determined whether our legitimate grounds prevail;
  • Right to information pursuant to Art. 19 DSGVO: If you have asserted the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing against the controller, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom the personal data concerning you have been disclosed of this rectification or erasure of the data or restriction of processing, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. You have the right to be informed about these recipients.
  • Right to data portability pursuant to Art. 20 DSGVO: You have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transferred to another controller, insofar as this is technically feasible;
  • Right to revoke consent given in accordance with Art. 7 (3) DSGVO: You have the right to revoke consent to the processing of data once given at any time with effect for the future. In the event of revocation, we will delete the data concerned without delay, unless further processing can be based on a legal basis for processing without consent. The revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation;
  • Right to lodge a complaint pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR: If you consider that the processing of personal data concerning you infringes the GDPR, you have - without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy - the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, workplace or the place of the alleged infringement.

11.2RIGHT OF OBJECTION

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA IN THE CONTEXT OF A BALANCING OF INTERESTS ON THE BASIS OF OUR OVERRIDING LEGITIMATE INTEREST, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THIS PROCESSING WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE AT ANY TIME ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION.
IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED. HOWEVER, WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CONTINUE PROCESSING IF WE CAN DEMONSTRATE COMPELLING LEGITIMATE GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS, OR IF THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSERTING, EXERCISING OR DEFENDING LEGAL CLAIMS.

IF WE PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT MARKETING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR SUCH MARKETING. YOU MAY EXERCISE THE OBJECTION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.

IF YOU EXERCISE YOUR RIGHT TO OBJECT, WE WILL STOP PROCESSING THE DATA CONCERNED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES.

12) Duration of the storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is determined on the basis of the respective legal basis, the purpose of processing and - if relevant - additionally on the basis of the respective statutory retention period (e.g. retention periods under commercial and tax law).

When processing personal data on the basis of explicit consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) a DSGVO, this data is stored until the data subject revokes his or her consent.

If there are legal retention periods for data that is processed within the scope of legal business or similar obligations on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, this data will be routinely deleted after the retention periods have expired, provided that it is no longer required for the fulfillment of the contract or the initiation of the contract and/or there is no legitimate interest on our part to continue storing it.

When processing personal data on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) DSGVO, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object pursuant to Art. 21(1) DSGVO, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

When processing personal data for the purpose of direct marketing on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO, this data is stored until the data subject exercises his or her right to object pursuant to Art. 21 (2) DSGVO.

Unless otherwise stated in the other information in this statement about specific processing situations, stored personal data will otherwise be deleted when it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed.

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