Definitions of the terms used (e.g. “personal data” or “processing”) can be found in Art. 4 GDPR.
We, the website operator or page provider, collect data about accesses to the website based on our legitimate interest (see Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) and store them as “server log files” on the website server. The following data is logged in this way:
- Visited website
- 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
The server log files are stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. The data is stored for security reasons, e.g. to be able to clarify cases of misuse. If data must be retained for evidentiary reasons, it is exempt from deletion until the incident is finally resolved.
Reach measurement & cookies
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your end device for the purpose of measuring reach, you can object to the use of these files here:
Common browsers offer the setting option to not allow cookies. Note: It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all the features of this website without restrictions if you make appropriate settings.
Collection and processing of personal data
The website operator collects, uses and discloses your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.
Personal data is any information that can be used to identify you and that can be traced back to you – for example, your name, e-mail address and telephone number.
You can also visit this website without providing any personal information. However, in order to improve our online offer, we store (without personal reference) your access data to this website. This access data includes, for example, the file you requested or the name of your Internet provider. Due to the anonymization of the data, it is not possible to draw conclusions about your person.
Handling contact data
If you contact us as the website operator using the contact options offered, your details will be stored so that we can use them to process and respond to your inquiry. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.
Dealing with comments and contributions
If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be stored. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO and serves the security of us as website operator: Because if your comment violates applicable law, we can be prosecuted for it, which is why we have an interest in the identity of the comment or post author.
This website uses due to our legitimate interests to optimize and analyze our online offer in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO the service “Google Analytics”, which is provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your terminal device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement:
IP anonymization is used on this website. The IP address of users is truncated within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other states party to the Agreement. Only in individual cases is the IP address initially transmitted unabbreviated to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. This shortening eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. The user’s IP address transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google.
Under the terms of the order data agreement, which we as website operator have concluded with Google Inc. The information collected is used to analyze website usage and activity and to provide services related to internet usage.
The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to evaluate the use of our online offering by individual users, e.g. to create reports on website activity in order to improve our online offering.
You have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all features of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being transmitted to Google Inc. and sent by Google Inc. be used. The following link will take you to the corresponding plugin:
Alternatively, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website by clicking on this link. By clicking on the above link you will download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must therefore generally allow the storage of cookies for this purpose. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link again each time you visit this website.
Here you can find more information about data usage by Google Inc:
Use of social media plugins from Facebook
Due to our legitimate interest in the analysis, optimization and operation of our online offer (within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO), this website uses the Facebook Social Plugin, which is provided by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The embeddings are recognizable by the Facebook logo or the terms “Like”, “Like”, “Share” in Facebook’s colors (blue and white). Information on all Facebook plugins can be found via the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
Facebook Inc. complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement:
The plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence on the nature and extent of the data that the plugin sends to the servers of Facebook Inc. transmitted. Information can be found here:
The plugin informs Facebook Inc. about the fact that you as a user have visited this website. There is a possibility that your IP address will be stored. If you are logged into your Facebook account during your visit to this website, the aforementioned information will be linked to it.
If you use the functions of the plugin – for example, by sharing or “liking” a post – the corresponding information is also sent to Facebook Inc. transmitted.
Do you want to prevent the Facebook. Inc. this data is linked to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website and delete the stored cookies. Via your Facebook profile, you can make further settings regarding data processing for advertising purposes or object to the use of your data for advertising purposes. You can access the settings here:
Rights of the user
As a user, you have the right to request free information about what personal data has been stored about you. You also have the right to rectify incorrect data and to restrict the processing or erasure of your personal data. If applicable, you may also exercise your right to data portability. If you believe that your data has been processed unlawfully, you may lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you have a right to have your data deleted. Data stored by us will be deleted if it is no longer required for its intended purpose and there are no legal retention periods. If deletion cannot be carried out because the data is required for permissible legal purposes, data processing will be restricted. In this case, the data will be blocked and not processed for other purposes.
Right of objection
Users of this website may exercise their right to object to the processing of their personal data at any time.
If you wish to have your personal data corrected, blocked, deleted or informed about the personal data stored about you, or if you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or if you wish to revoke any consent you have given, please contact us at the following e-mail address: email@example.com
Based on the sample declaration from datenschutz.org (as of May 2018)