I. Data processing operations done by the provider are subject to which legal regulations? How and where (internal/external sources) are personal data retrieved? What legal rights (esp. right of access to and rectification of personal data) does the user have?
1. General Information
Generally no personal data have to be submitted on visiting our services on the Internet. Data submitted to us will be kept in strict confidence and according to the regulations of the federal law on data protection (Bundesgesetz über den Datenschutz, DSG). Our web server register, with few exceptions (see below at 2.) only non-personal (anonymized) data with respect to the use of our services. Namely the logfiles of our web servers usually only contain your IP address, the webpage last visited by the user, the browser used, the date and time and the requested file. These anonymized data will allow no conclusion about the specific user; they merely serve to provide statistics about the use of our Internet services and to help improve these services continuously. At the same time the utmost importance is placed on these data not being connected to personal data.
2. Personal Data
Personal data are only needed to order our newsletter (by e-mail), to contact us (e.g. using our contact forms) or to obtain product information. We commit ourselves to handling all personal data submitted to us solely for the declared purpose.
II. What are the security measurements applied to protect personal data? What choices concerning the handling of his personal data is the user entitled to?
3. Technical Measurements
Databases will be protected at the best against access by a third party, data loss, abuse and forgery by employing adequate technical means. To determine the popularity of specific topics cookies are set. These text files that are saved to your hard disk will help you in using our Internet services: Due to the cookies no new log-on is needed on each visit to one of the categories with obligatory registration, and we are able to provide you with your desired personalised contents.
We leave it up to you to decide if, and if yes, which kind of cookies you would like to work with (either cookies permanently saved to the hard disk or cookies set only for the duration of browser activity). We would like to point out, however, that access to the categories with obligatory registration is only possible with active cookies.
III. Which data are transferred to a third party, and for which purpose?
4. Transfer of personal data
Personal data submitted to us by you will neither be transferred nor solt do a third party.
IV. Which unit will answer questions about the use of personal data?
Due to the rapid technical development connected with the Internet we are making continuous efforts to improve our Internet services as well as the technical precautions with respect to data protection, too. We will inform you about such measurements at any one time. Possible changes will be published here. Further information can be obtained any time by sending us an email.
We disclaim liability for direct, indirect or consequential damage resulting from or connected to the access to, use of or retrieval of our web page/s or links on these pages towards other websites, even if the possibility of such damage has been pointed out beforehand.
The correctness of the information given via our website/s is not warranted. Furthermore we do not guarantee neither the reliability nor the completeness of the information contained on our website/s. The information provided on our website/s can be changed at any time and without prior notice.
We particularly disclaim liability for damage resulting from transmission errors, technical defects or disturbances, operation failures or illegal interferences into the user’s IT systems as well as the systems and transmission networks accessible for anyone. We furthermore disclaim liability for damage due to disturbance, disruption or overload of any IT systems.
If certain links on our website/s are activated, you might be leaving our website. We assume no liability for the contents of other websites, the products and services offered there or other information and offers, respectively.
VI. Brand protection (Copyright/Trademarks)
It is not allowed to copy or publish contents on our website/s without prior written permission by us. In case you are interested in the publication of contents on our website/s, please contact us by email.
If not mentioned accordingly, all brand, company and product names are registered or otherwise protected works by the respective company/owner.