Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy relates to the website and the services provided by the owner and operator of the Site.

General Information on Data Processing

Data protection is of particular significance to us. Therefore, we only collect and use personal data of our users insofar as is required to provide our content and services and a functioning website. Personal data includes all information referring to an identified or identifiable natural person. In general, we do not transfer personal data to third parties. A transfer only takes place, if you have given your express consent, if a legitimate interest in such transfer exists and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding and legitimate interest in your data not being transferred, if a transfer is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation, or if a transfer is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Visits on our Website

When you visit our website, the browser you use automatically sends information to the server on our website. The following information are collected and stored until automatic deletion:

  • IP adress,
  • Time of the server request,
  • Referrer URL,
  • Browser type and browser version,
  • Operating system used,
  • Host name of the accessing computer.

These data are only stored temporarily in a so-called log file. Not affected by this are the IP addresses of the user or other data that allow the assignment of the data to a user. A storage of this data together with other personal data of the user does not take place. When using this data, we draw no conclusions about the person concerned.

The legal basis for this is providing a working website with properly delivered content and optimizing our systems. As soon as there is no legitimate interest and there is no statutory retention requirement, these data will routinely be deleted.

In addition, we use cookies and analytics and marketing services.


We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files that your browser automatically creates and that can be saved on your device. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be clearly identified when the website is accessed again. This does not mean that we gain direct knowledge of your identity.

The use of necessary cookies serves to be able to display our website technically flawlessly. Our legitimate interest lies in the provision of a functional and user-friendly website.

In addition, we use cookies to optimize the user-friendliness of our offer and for statistical recording.

We use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages on our website. These cookies are automatically deleted when you leave our website. In addition, we use temporary cookies that are stored on your device for a specific period of time. If you visit our site again, it is automatically recognized that you have already visited us and which entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again. The data collected include the frequency of page views, search terms entered and the use of website functions.

You can also configure your browser so that no cookies are stored on your computer or so that a message always appears before a new cookie is created. However, if you completely deactivate cookies, you may not be able to use all the functions of our website.

The information may also be transferred to third parties, if required by law or as far as third parties process this data in the order.

Contact via our website

Due to statutory regulations our website contains information that enables a quick electronic communication with our company (email address, in particular). If you contact us via email, your personal data, which you submit voluntarily, are automatically saved for the purpose of use and communication. Such data will not be transferred to third parties. The data will be deleted, when the legal retention period expires and the data are no longer required to perform or initiate a contract.

The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required to fulfil the purposes mentioned above, i.e., when the respective communication with the user is finished. The communication is deemed finished when the circumstances suggest that the matter in question has been resolved conclusively.

You have the right to object to the storage of your personal data at any time.

Contact form

Users of our website have the opportunity to contact us through a contact form. If you make this possible, the data entered in the input mask will be transmitted to us and saved. These data are:

• Name,
• Phone number,
• E-Mail adress,

At the time of sending the message, the following data is also stored:
• IP address of the calling computer,
• Date and time of registration.

We need the collected data solely to answer your contact request. The data stored at the time of dispatch serve to ensure the security of our systems and to prevent the misuse of the contact form. Any further use or disclosure of this data will not take place.
The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary to achieve the purpose of its collection. For the personal data from the input mask of the contact form, this is the case when the respective conversation with the user has ended. The conversation ends when it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts are finally clarified.
You have the opportunity to revoke your consent to the processing and storage of your data at any time with effect for the future. The data from the previous communication is then deleted, another conversation is no longer possible without further consent.

Right of access

You have the right to obtain information from the us on whether or not personal data concerning you are being processed.

Where that is the case, you may obtain from us the access to the personal data and information on the purposes of the processing; the categories of personal data concerned; the recipients or categories of recipient to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed; where possible, the envisaged period for which the personal data will be stored, or, if not possible, the criteria used to determine that period; the existence of the right to request rectification or erasure of personal data or restriction of processing of personal data concerning you or to object to such processing; the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority; where the personal data are not collected from you, any available information as to their source; the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling.

Right to Erasure

You have the right to obtain the erasure of personal data stored by us, if the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; if you withdraw consent on which the processing is based, and where there is no other legal ground for the processing.

This right to erasure does not apply to the extent that processing is necessary for exercising the right of freedom of expression and information; for compliance with a legal obligation; for reasons of public interest; or for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Right to Restriction of Processing

You have the right to obtain restriction of processing, if the accuracy of the personal data is contested by you, for a period enabled to verify the accuracy of the personal data; if the processing is unlawful and you oppose the erasure of the personal data and request the restriction of their use instead; if the operator no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but they are required by you for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims.

Right to Data Portability

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller.

Right to Object

You have the right to object a processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation. If your objection is directed against direct marketing, you have a general right to object which we will implement without you being required to submit grounds relating to your particular situation

Right to Withdraw Consent

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time so that we are not allowed to continue processing data based on such consent in the future.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. You may address the supervisory authority of your habitual residence or place of work, or the supervisory authority concerned with us.

Currency and Amendment of this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy in order to adapt it to the new functions on the website or a changed legal situation. The current policy in force at the time of your visit to our website will be valid.