1. Data Protection at a Glance
The following notes will provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when visiting our website. Personal data is all Data with which you can be personally identified. Please, find detailed information on the subject of data protection in our data protection statement below.
Analytics Tools and Tools from third party providers
Your surfing behaviour may be evaluated statistically when visiting our website. This is done primarily by means of cookies and so-called analysis programmes. As a rule, your surfing behaviour is analysed anonymously and cannot be traced back to you. You may object to this analysis or prevent it entirely by not using certain tools. You may find more detailed information in the following data protection statement.
You can object to the analysis. In the following data protection statement, we will inform you about the possibilities to raise objections.
2. General Notes and Mandatory Information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection statement.
Various personal data is collected when visiting our website. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. The present data protection statement elucidates which personal data we collect and what we use it for. Furthermore, it explains how and for what purpose this is done.
Please, note that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. There is no such thing as complete data protection against access by third parties.
Note on the party responsible
The party responsible for data processing on this website is:
Veerle Waeterloos (Chairwoman)
Phone: +49 (0) 1786 9016 98
The responsible party is the natural or legal person, who alone or jointly decides on the purposes and means of personal data processing (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and for the protection of transmitted confidential content such as orders or enquiries you send to the operator, this website uses a SSL or TLS encryption. You may identify an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
When SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, third parties cannot read transmitted data.
3. Data collection on our website
Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files, which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”, which are automatically deleted when leaving our website. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser when visiting our website again.
You can adjust the settings of your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website can be limited.
Cookies, which are necessary to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions required by you (e.g. shopping cart function), are stored on the basis of § 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (General Data Protection Regulation). The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for technically error-free and optimised provision of his services. As far as other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your surfing behaviour) are stored, these will be treated separately in this data protection statement.
Server Log Files
The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
- IP address
These data are not combined with other data sources.
Data processing is based on § 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, which permits data processing for contractual performance or pre-contractual measures.
4. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plugins from Google’s YouTube website. The operator of these websites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. In this process the YouTube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
We use YouTube for an appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest in terms of § 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
For further information on how user data is handled, please, see YouTube’s data protection statement at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.
We use Google Maps for an appealing representation of our online offers and to enable easy localisation of the places indicated on our website. This represents a legitimate interest in terms of § 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
For further information on how user data is handled, please see Google’s data protection statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
This website uses “fonts.com”, a font display service of Linotype GmbH, Werner-Reimers-Straße 2-4, 61352 Bad Homburg (“fonts.com”). Every time you visit this website, files are loaded from a “fonts.com” server to display the texts. In this process your IP address can be transferred to a “fonts.com” server and stored in the usual weblog. “fonts.com” is responsible for further processing of this information. Please, refer to the “fonts.com” data protection statement for corresponding conditions and setting options.