The protection of your privacy in the processing of your personal data is an important concern to which we pay special attention during our business processes. We process personal data collected during your visit to our websites confidentially and solely in compliance with legal provisions. Personal data is only stored when voluntarily given by you for a determined purpose e.g. in context of a registration, a survey, a contest or in performance of a contract. In addition the following information is collected when visiting our website:
- IP addresses
- the website from which you visit us (referrer)
- pages viewed, files downloaded (downloads)
- videos viewed/audio tracks listened to
- individual links clicked
- search words or search phrases (site search)
- date, hour and duration of visit
- browser used
The insights gained enable us to further optimize our websites and tailor them even better to our visitors' needs.
This websites use social plugins ("plugins") from the social network Facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., Palo Alto, CA, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are identified with the Facebook logo or the suffix "Facebook", "like", or "share". If you visit a page on our website that contains such plugins, they are initially disabled. The plugins are not enabled until you click the button that is provided. By enabling the plugins, you establish the connection to Facebook and declare your consent to the transmission of data to Facebook. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can associate the visit with your Facebook account. If you press the respective button, the corresponding information is transmitted directly to Facebook by your browser and stored there. For information about the scope and purpose of data collection, the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, and your rights and the settings you can configure to protect your privacy, please refer to the Facebook Data Protection Notice. If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our website, you have to log out of Facebook before visiting our site.
This website makes use of the so-called social plugins ("plugins") of the social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest"). If you call up a page on our website which contains such a plugin, your browser creates a direct link to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transmits protocol data to the Pinterest server in die USA. These protocol data may contain your IP address, the address of the website visited, which also contain Pinterest functions, the type and settings of the browser, date and time of the enquiry, your method of using Pinterest and also cookies. Further information on the purpose and scope and the further processing and use of the data via Pinterest, as well as your rights in this respect and options for measures to be taken for the protection of your private sphere, can be gathered from Pinterest's data protection notes: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
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use of external links
This websites may contain links to third-party websites operated by providers that are not associated with us. After you click the link, we no longer have any influence over the collection, storage, or processing of any personal data transmitted by clicking the link (such as the IP address or URL of the page that contains the link), as the behaviour of third parties is, by nature, beyond our control. Therefore, we are not responsible for the processing of personal data by third parties.
use of personal data and purpose specification
We use your personal data only in the scope necessary for this purpose or according to the description of processing purposes given at the corresponding locations of our websites. Our employees and the service providers engaged by us are obliged to maintain confidentiality and to comply with the provisions of the German Federal Data Protection Act. In addition, the compliance to all necessary technical and organizational measures will be ensured. We take security precautions to ensure that your data we have under our control is protected against tampering, loss, destruction, access by unauthorised persons, or unauthorised disclosure. Our security measures are being continuously improved in accordance with the state of technological developments.
When you provide us with personal data, we use it to inform you about our products and services and. If you have granted your consent for such use, but no longer wish to receive advertising from us, you can revoke your consent at any time. Your data is then deleted, or provided that it is necessary for billing and accounting purposes, blocked accordingly.
You can also revoke your consent to the collection, processing, and use of your personal data for the future. The personal data will be deleted if the consent for the storage will be revoked, if the knowledge of the personal data for the performance of the purpose is no longer necessary or if the storage of the personal data is inadmissible due to other legal reasons. Data which is necessary for billing and accounting purposes or which is subject to the legal obligation to preserve is not affected.
To obtain more information or to submit suggestions or complaints regarding the processing of your personal data, you can contact our chief officer corporate data security. If incorrect information has been stored despite our efforts to maintain correct and up-to-date data, we will correct this upon your request.
Data protection officer
60596 Frankfurt am Main