Data protection

We collect and use your personal data exclusively under the terms of the provisions of the data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. Below, we will inform you about the manner, extent and purposes of the collection and use of personal data. You can call up this guide at any time on our website.


Data transmission and logging for internal system and statistical purposes
For technical reasons, your internet browser automatically transmits data to our web server when you access our website. This includes the date and time of access, the URL of the referring website, the file that was called up, the volume of data sent, the browser type and version, the operating system and your IP address among other things. These data will be saved separately from other data that you enter in the course of using our service. It is not possible for us to attribute these data to a specific person. These data will be evaluated for statistical purposes and then deleted.


Inventory data
If a contractual relationship is to be established between you and us and reorganized with respect to content or amended, we collect and use personal data from you, if this is necessary for these purposes. If ordered to do so by the competent authorities, in individual cases, we may issue information about these data (inventory data) if this is required for criminal prosecution, averting of danger, fulfilment of the legal obligations of the authorities for protection of the constitution or of the military counter intelligence service or for the implementation of the rights to intellectual property.


Usage data
We collect personal data from you and use it, if it is necessary in order to facilitate the use of our internet services or for accounting purposes (usage data). In particular, this includes identifying characteristics and information about the start and end as well as the extent of you use of our services.
For purposes of advertising and market research, and to correctly tailor the design of our internet services we may create user profiles with the use of pseudonyms. You have the right to refuse to allow your data to be used in this way. We are not permitted to combine user profiles with data pertaining to the owner of the pseudonym.
If ordered to do so by the competent authorities, in individual cases, we may issue information about these data (usage data) if this is required for criminal prosecution, averting of danger, fulfilment of the legal obligations of the authorities for protection of the constitution or of the military counter intelligence service or for the implementation of the rights to intellectual property.


Cookies
In order to broaden the scope of our internet services and features and to make the use of these services more comfortable for you, we use so-called "cookies". By means of these "cookies" data can be stored on your computer when you call up our website. You have the option of preventing cookies from being stored on your computer by using particular settings in your browser. However, in this way, the range of functions of our service could be restricted.
Right to information
As a user of our internet services you have the right to request information from us concerning , any saved data pertaining to you personally or to your pseudonym. This data can also be issued electronically upon your request.