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The following is a privacy notice to inform you about the processing of personal data of individuals who use this website.
Personal data is any data by which a user can be identified. This includes, for example:
When using this website, only such data is collected that the user's browser transmits to the website for technical reasons. These are in particular the following data:
IP addresses are stored only for the purposes of securing the operation of the website. This includes defense against malicious attacks or excessive use of the web offer. Other purposes are:
We reserve the right to statistically evaluate anonymized data records.
This website stores a technically necessary session cookie to ensure the functionality of the website. This cookie only ensures that optimized loading is possible when the website is accessed multiple times. The cookie contains a random string of characters that does not allow the user to be identified. This cookie becomes invalid after leaving the website.
Should a website user have contacted us by e-mail, the collection of the e-mail address takes place for technically necessary reasons.
The e-mail address and the content of the e-mail will not be disclosed to third parties.
The processed data are processed, deleted or their processing is restricted in accordance with Art. 17 and Art. 18 DSGVO. The personal data that arise during the use of this website are generally only stored as long as this is necessary for the above-mentioned purposes. However, if the deletion conflicts with legal retention obligations, the processing of the data will only be restricted, i.e. it will be blocked for further use and cannot be processed for other purposes.
The following record and retention obligations are particularly relevant: 6 years in accordance with Section 257 (1) HGB (for commercial books, inventories, opening balances, annual financial statements, commercial letters, accounting vouchers, etc.), 10 years in accordance with Section 147 (1) AO (books, records, accounting vouchers, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.). In addition, personal data may be retained for the period during which claims may be asserted (statutory limitation period of three or up to thirty years).
The data generated by visiting this website or using the contact options offered are processed in accordance with the provisions of the DSGVO and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG).
Art. 6 para. 1 a DSGVO serves as the legal basis for processing operations in which consent is obtained for a specific processing purpose. Consent given can be revoked at any time. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) b DSGVO. If there is a legal obligation by which the processing of personal data becomes necessary, such as for compliance with tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) c DSGVO. Finally, processing operations could be based on Art. 6 (1) f DSGVO. Processing operations that are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases are based on this legal basis if the processing is necessary to protect the legitimate interest or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject are not overridden.
IP addresses are automatically transmitted when visiting a website to the server where the website is operated. These IP addresses are not passed on to third parties.
Personal data is not transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. The personal data will only be forwarded to third parties if:
A user of the website has the right