Personal data are items of information, which can establish your identity. They include e.g. names and address data. Information which cannot be directly associated with a certain person is not included in this category. Our website can mainly be used without disclosing your identity. In the case of participation in one of our personalized services, you will be asked separately to provide the data necessary for the provision of that service. It is your free decision whether to participate in these services and enter the requested data. We store your details on especially protected servers in Germany. Access to these details is only possible for the necessary number of specially authorized persons who are concerned with the technical, commercial and editorial management of the data and the servers. For purposes of data protection, when you access our website data are stored on our servers, which might possibly enable an identification to be made (for instance IP address, date, time and pages browsed). No personalized use is made of these data. For purposes of evaluation and continuous quality improvement of our internet offering, we perform statistical analyses of visits to our web pages. In some cases, this also involves the use of counter graphics, which appear on our pages. However, data obtained in this way are strictly anonymous and cannot be associated in any way with the user’s personal data.
Links to other websites
This website contains links to the websites of third parties (“external links”). These websites are the responsibility of the respective operators. At the time of the first connection, the Provider examined the third party content of the external links for legal infringements. At that time, no legal infringements were apparent. The Provider has no influence on the current or future design or content of the linked external websites. The inclusion of external links does not imply that the Provider adopts the contents of the reference or link as its own. A permanent control of the external links is not reasonable for the Provider without concrete evidence of legal infringements. However, such external links will be deleted immediately if there is cognizance of legal infringement. Insofar as our internet pages contain links to the offers of other service providers, we cannot guarantee or accept responsibility for the compliance of these Internet sites with legal requirements. Please inform yourself of the data protection standards applying in each case by referring to the data protection declaration of the relevant operator.
Transfer of personal data to third parties
On principle, we do not communicate any personal data to third parties. In particular, there is no transfer of data to third parties for advertising purposes. However, inasmuch as you make use of a personalized service in our offer, it may be necessary for us to obtain personalized data and pass them on to third parties for the purpose of providing the service. However, these data will only be stored and transferred to the extent that they are necessary to process your order. For this purpose, an explicit declaration of consent is required in each case when filling in the relevant form. Moreover, third parties to whom your data are transferred for order processing purposes are also bound by the legal regulations regarding the handling of personal data. Should we be obliged to do so by law or court order, we will transmit data to the legal entities authorized to receive them.
If you have given us personal data, you can have them deleted again at any time. Data for invoicing and accounting purposes are not affected by a cancellation or deletion.