This privacy statement clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the concerned provider on this website (hereinafter referred to as "the offer").
The legal basis for data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
Access data/Servers - Logfiles
The provider (or his webspace provider) collects data about each access relating to the offer (so-called server logfiles). The access data include:
Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of the retrieval, transmitted data volume, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user's operating system, the referrer URL (previously visited site), the IP address and the requesting provider.
The provider uses the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. However, the provider reserves the right to check the log data retroactively if, due to concrete indications, a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use exists.
When contacting the provider (for example via a contact form or e-mail), the user's data are stored for the purpose of processing the inquiry and if there are follow-up questions.
Comments and contributions
When users post comments on the blog or other posts, their IP addresses are saved. This is done as a security measure for the provider, if someone writes in comments and contributions illegal contents (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, the provider itself may be prosecuted for the comment or contribution and is therefore interested in the author's identity.
Subscribe to comments
Users can subscribe to subsequent comments. Users will receive a confirmation e-mail to verify that they are the owner of the e-mail address they have entered. Users can unsubscribe from ongoing comment subscriptions at any time The confirmation email will contain instructions for the same.
We inform you about us and our offers in the newsletter
If you would like to receive the newsletter, we require a valid e-mail address and information that will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address or that you accept the receipt of the newsletter. We will not save any further data. This data is only used for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
By registering for the newsletter, we store your IP address and the date of the registration. This storage serves solely as proof in the event that a third party misuses an e-mail address and registers itself without receiving the knowledge of the person entitled to receive the newsletter.
You may revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletters at any time. The revocation can take place via a link in the newsletters, in your profile area or by sending a note to the above-mentioned contact options.
Integration of third-party services and content
It is possible that third party content, such as videos from YouTube, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites, may be included in this website. This always assumes that the providers of these contents (hereinafter referred to as "third-party providers") detect the IP address of the users. Without the IP address, it is not possible for them to send the content to the user's browser. The IP address is therefore required for the display of these contents. We only make use of such content, where the respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the content. However, if the third-party vendors use the IP address, for example, For statistical purposes. As far as we know, we will clarify the users about it.
You can manage the access of many of the company's online ad cookies via the US site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices /.
The data entered during registration is used for the purpose of preparing the offer. Users may be informed by means of quotation or registration-relevant information such as changes in the scope of the offer or technical circumstances by e-mail. The collected data can be seen from the input mask as part of the registration.
This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, text files which are stored on users' computers and which enable an analysis of the use of the website by them. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address of the users of Google will be truncated before transmitting 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 transferred to a Google server in the US and truncated there. IP-anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the users to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to the website usage and the internet usage against the website operator.
The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; However, this offer warrants to users that in this case, you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, users may prevent Google's processing of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and the use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link Download and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices,please click this linkto prevent Google Analytics collection in this site in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.
Using Facebook Social Plugins
This offer uses social plugins from the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Facebook"). The plugins can be identified as one of the Facebook logos (white "f" on blue tile, the terms "Like", "Like" or "thumb up") or are marked with the addition "Facebook Social Plugin". The list and the appearance of the Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When a user browses a web page that contains such a plugin, his browser builds a direct link to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into it by the website. This means that the provider has no influence on the extent of the data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore informs the user according to his knowledge:
By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has visited the corresponding page of the offer. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. If users interact with the plugins, for example, press the Like button or comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly to Facebook by Facebook and stored there. If a user does not have a Facebook account, there is the possibility that Facebook will find and save his IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymous IP address is stored in Germany.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the rights and settings for the protection of the privacy of the users, can be found in the privacy statement of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data about him about this offer and to link it with his member data stored on Facebook, he must log out of Facebook before visiting the Internet site. Additional settings and inconsistencies to the use of data for advertising purposes are possible within the Facebook profile settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
Revocations, changes, corrections and updates
The user has the right, if requested, to receive free of charge information about the personal data that has been stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct incorrect data, blockage and deletion of his personal data, in so far as this does not preclude a statutory retention requirement.