Privacy Policy

Privacy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration. The use of our website is, in most cases, possible without providing personal data. As far as personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this is done, as possible, always on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) may have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

Some of this pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. At the end of your visit they will be automatically deleted. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit. You can set up your browser in a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

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IP Anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to compile further reports on website activity and the use of the website.
websites to us to provide related services to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

Browser Plugin

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 functions of this website to the 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 plug-in available at the following link:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Opposition to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the collection of your data on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics

For more information on how Google Analytics handles user data, please refer to Google’s privacy policy:
https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

Demographics at Google Analytics

This website uses the “demographic characteristics” feature of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be generated that contain statements about the age, gender, and interests of page visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google as well as from visitor data from third parties. This data cannot be associated with a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as shown in the item “Opposition to data collection”.

Google Web Fonts

This page uses so-called web fonts provided by Google to display fonts in a consistent way. When you visit a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into its browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.

For more information about Google Web Fonts, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and the
Google Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google Maps

This page uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer.

More information on how to handle user data can be found in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Youtube

Our website uses plugins of the Site YouTube operated by Google. The site is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our sites equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to the YouTube servers. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

For more information on how user data is handled, please visit YouTube’s privacy policy at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Userlike Live Chat Plugin

When you access the live chat, Talingo briefly collects your IP address at the beginning in order to determine the country from which you start the live chat. This allows us to offer you customer service tailored to your needs. The collection of the IP address is for this purpose only and is not permanently stored by Talingo. In addition, Talingo stores the history of the live chats. This serves the purpose of saving you extensive information about the history of your request and the continuous quality control of our live chat offer. If you do not wish to do so, you are welcome to inform us of this under the contact details listed below or in the imprint. Saved live chats will be deleted by us immediately.

Further data protection information about the provider of this plugin can be found at: https://www.userlike.com/de/terms#privacy-policy

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address bar of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock icon in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Contact forms

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the request form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored with us for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your consent.

The data entered in the contact form is therefore processed exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 sec. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal communication by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for the data storage is omitted (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions, in particular retention periods, remain unaffected.

Information, deletion, blocking

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as the right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time via the address of the website operator given in the imprint for further questions on the subject of personal data. For this purpose, an informal communication by e-mail to us or you use the online offers of this website:
Please follow the link to and further information on the deletion of your data with the possibility of online deletion request and automated deletion execution.

You can make an online request for your personal data here.

The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in the performance of a contract, either to itself or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this is only done as far as it is technically feasible.https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en