Data Protection Declaration

Below you will find a brief, understandable overview of the collection and processing of your data. Please refer to our data protection declaration for detailed explanations.

We collect this information:

This is how we collect your data:

We automatically collect the data that is generated when you visit our website, if necessary through the use of cookies. The same applies to the data arising from the use of the newsletter.

Otherwise, we collect the data only on the basis of your entries on our website, in the respective collection forms. Wherever this is the case, you will find a link to the specific data protection notice directly on the form.

We also use your data

As long as we store your data

The duration of data storage depends primarily on the fulfilment of the purpose. This means that we store your data for exactly as long as we need it to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. In some cases, however here are legal retention periods which provide for a different storage period. In these cases, we store the data for as long as required by the relevant law. Should data in a special context (e.g. Google Analytics) be deleted after another period, this is stated in the detailed data protection declaration.

You have these rights:

Der Hessische Beauftragte
Für Datenschutz und Informationssicherheit
P.O. 3163
65021 Wiesbaden

 

This data protection information provides a compact overview. The complete information can be found in the detailed version.

In order to protect your rights and to ensure legally correct processing, we have appointed an external data protection officer. These are the contact details:

Marco Weber
gds - Gesellschaft für Datenschutz
Mittelhessen mbH
datenschutz@gdsm.de
06421 / 80413-10

 
Data Protection Declaration (detailed)

In this detailed Data Protection Declaration, we explain in more detail the circumstances of the data collection associated with our website as described in the short form (the "one-pager"). We assume no liability for external links to external content, despite careful control.

Below you will find information about which data is collected during your visit to the website and how it is used:

1. Collection and processing of data

Every access to our website and every retrieval of a file stored on the website is logged. It is saved for internal system-related and statistical purposes. However, we will keep this data for a maximum of 6 months until it has been used for the purpose intended. What is logged:

In some places this website uses cookies. Cookies are small amounts of data in the form of text information which the web server sends to your browser. These are stored on your hard disk. Cookies can only be read by the server that had previously stored them, and receive information about what you viewed on a website and when. Cookies identify the IP address of the computer and do not store any personal information, such as your name.

With cookies, you have the choice of whether you want to allow them. Changes can be made in your browser settings. At a minimum, the following settings are possible:

If you generally block cookies, this may lead to functional restrictions and error messages on the website.

1.1.      Newsletter

If you have registered for our newsletter or provided us with an email address for sending newsletters by other means, we will use the email address you provided for this newsletter. If this email address is different from the one used for other communications, we will use it exclusively for the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter distribution list at any time. If you have entered an exclusive newsletter email address, we will delete it immediately after you unsubscribe.

As part of the newsletter dispatch, we can check whether you have read the newsletter and which links within the newsletter you have clicked on. We use this data to make future newsletter more effective.

Further personal data will only be collected if you voluntarily provide this information, e.g. as part of an enquiry.

1.2.      Other data entry forms

Should other forms be included within the internet presence with the help of which we collect data from you, it is basically marked which data we absolutely need within the framework of the form and which information you can give us on a voluntary basis. You will find a detailed explanation regarding data collection within such a form in the respective specific data protection notice, which you must confirm by opt-in before you can submit the form.

The fact that you have checked the opt-in box will be saved together with your request.

2.         Disclosure of personal data

Your personal data is only passed on to third parties or otherwise transferred for the purpose of fulfilling the contract – in particular the passing on of order data to suppliers – if required for invoicing purposes, or if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to revoke your consent with future effect at any time.

Personal data is deleted if you revoke your consent to storage, if the data is no longer required for the purpose for which it was saved, or if the storage for other legal reasons is inadmissible. If we have transmitted your data, we will inform the recipient about the necessity of deletion.

3.         Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to analyze the activities on our website.

Google Analytics is a web service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed.  The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other countries that are Contracting Parties to the Agreement in the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated 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 within Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, we wish to point out that by doing so, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

For more information, see http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de or at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytcs/privacyoverview.html (general Google Analytics and privacy information).We wish to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended with the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" in order to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (IP masking).

We use Google Analytics on the legal basis of § 15 para. 3 TMG (German Telemedia Act) and/or Art. 6 para. 1 (f) GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).The data sent by us and linked with cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs are automatically deleted after 14 months .Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month. For more information on terms of use and privacy, please visit https://www.google.com/analytcs/terms/de.html

4.         Social media plug-ins

Our website does not use social media plug-ins.

5. Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps to display maps and route directions. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. By the use of this website, the user consents to the processing of the data collected by Google, its representatives, or third-party providers.

Further data protection information can be found on the pages of the "Google" provider: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

6. 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.

For this purpose, your browser has to establish a direct connection to 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 https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google’s privacy policy at https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

7. YouTube-Videos

We use embedded YouTube videos.
Opening Internet pages with embedded YouTube content creates a connection to "Google Double-Click", even if the video is neither clicked nor played. To better protect your information, we have embedded all YouTube videos on our site in advanced privacy mode (share/embed/show more/enable advanced privacy mode): the link "www.youtube.com" becomes www.youtube-nocookie.com).
Our website is equipped with a YouTube plugin. As soon as you visit pages equipped with YouTube plugin, a connection to a YouTube server is established. This server is informed 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. If you log out of your YouTube account before visiting our pages, you can prevent this. For more information about how YouTube handles your user data, please visit www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/, in the YouTube privacy policy of Google Inc.

8.         Data Protection Officer

Your trust is important to us, we take data protection very seriously for this reason as well. This means we are happy to talk to you at any time and answer questions relating to the processing of your personal data. Names and contact details can be found in the short form of this document.

If you have questions which this Data Protection Declaration could not answer or if you wish to receive further information on any point, please contact the Data Protection Officer at any time.

9.         Your rights

You will find your rights in the list in the short form of the Data Protection Declaration that linked you to this text.

Security warning:

We endeavor to take all possible technical and organizational measures to store your personal data in such a way that it is not accessible to third parties. When communicating by email, complete data security cannot be guaranteed. We therefore recommend you send confidential information by post.

This Data Protection Declaration is subject to changing rules and circumstances and will therefore be adapted as necessary.

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