1. Data protection at a glance
The following points give a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information about data protection can be found in our data protection policy included below this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
Data processing on this website is carried out by the website owner. The website owner’s contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.
How do you collect data?
Your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This may be data that you enter in a contact form, for example.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit our website. This is mainly technical data (e.g. Internet browser, operating system or time of page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected in order to ensure error-free provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data free of charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. If you have any questions about data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address specified in the imprint. You also have the right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is done primarily with cookies and analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You may object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following data protection policy.
You may object to this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection policy.
2. General information and mandatory information
The owners of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this data protection policy.
When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and why we do this.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. email communication) can have security gaps. It is not possible to fully protect data against third-party access.
Note about the responsible unit
The responsible data processing unit for this website is:
Graurheindorfer Str. 135
53117 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)171/4875618
The responsible unit is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses).
Objection against advertising emails
The use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby rejected. The website owners expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. through spam emails.
3. Data collection on our website
Most of the cookies we use are session cookies. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or more generally, and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are disabled, this may limit the functionality of this website.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in 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
This data is not combined with other data sources.
The basis for data processing is Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
4. Analysis tools and advertising
Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Matomo cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
Matomo cookies are stored on the basis of Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the anonymised analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both his website offering and advertising.
The information generated by the cookie about use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use all the features of this website.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can disable storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser and this prevents Matomo from saving user data. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out must be enabled again the next time you visit our site.
5. 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.
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.
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/.