An overview of data protection
The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our
website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator’s contact details can be
found in the website’s required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily
technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These
data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze
how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose
of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can
contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of
privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily
using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able
to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Details can
analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.
General information and mandatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal
you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with
internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data
from third-party access is not possible.
Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the
competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection
legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of
data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link:
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract
automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the
direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of
your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been
processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time
using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of
confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted
connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from „http://“ to „https://“ and the lock icon is
displayed in your browser’s address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot
be read by third parties.
Encrypted payments on this website
If you enter into a contract which requires you to send us your payment information (e.g. account number for
direct debits), we will require this data to process your payment. Payment transactions using common means of
payment (Visa/MasterCard, direct debit) are only made via encrypted SSL or TLS connections. You can
recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from „http://“ to „https://“ and
the lock icon in your browser line is visible. In the case of encrypted communication, any payment details you
submit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Data collection on our website
Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are
stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called „session cookies.“
They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete
accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under
certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser.
Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use
(such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator
has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical
errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to
us in „server log files“. These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
These data will not be combined with data from other sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b)
DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the
contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this
information without your permission.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a)
DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The
data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed. We will retain the data you provide
on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its
storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially
those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
Plugins and tools
Google Web Fonts
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page, your
browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. When you call
up a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection with Google
servers. Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google
Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a
justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font is
used by your computer. Further information about handling user data, can be found at
This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre
Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This
information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has
no influence on this data transfer. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and
to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to
Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection
declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube
LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a
connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages
you have visited. If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing
behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1)
(f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of
YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us
to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No
additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested
information and do not pass it on to third parties. We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact
form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and
email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the „unsubscribe“ link in
the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed. The data
provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your
subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the
members area) remain unaffected.
Analyse Tools und Werbung
We use „Google reCAPTCHA“ (hereinafter „reCAPTCHA“) on our websites. This service is provided by
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“). reCAPTCHA is used to
check whether the data entered on our website (such as on a contact form) has been entered by a human or by an
automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various
characteristics. This analysis starts automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For the
analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (e.g. IP address, how long the visitor has been on the
website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to
Google. The reCAPTCHA analyses take place completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised
that such an analysis is taking place. Data processing is based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator
https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and https://www.google.com/recaptcha/intro/android.html.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre
Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that
are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information
generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and
stored there. Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a
legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google
within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to
transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the
US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate
your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website
activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of
Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we
wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You
can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being
passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin
available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out
cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google
Demographic data collection by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing
statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising
from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual
person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can
forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection".
Facebook plugins (Like & Share buttons)
Our website includes plugins for the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park,
California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the Like button onour site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, see https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you
visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin.
This enables Facebook to receive information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click on
the Facebook "Like button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our
site to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visits to our site with your user account. Please
note that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or
de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook
account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Use of juicer.io
We use https://www.juicer.io to display various posts from social media portals. Juicer itself does not collect
personally identifiable information from visitors visiting this feed. Details can be found in Juicer's Privacy
Payment service providers
Our website accepts payments via PayPal. The provider of this service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l & Cie, S.C.A.
(22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg. If you select payment via PayPal, the payment data you provide
will be supplied to PayPal based on Art. 6 (1) (a) (Consent) and Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO (Processing for contract
purposes). You have the option to revoke your consent at any time with future effect. It does not affect the
processing of data previously collected.