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1. An overview of data protection

General information

The fol­lo­wing infor­ma­ti­on will pro­vi­de you with an easy to navi­ga­te over­view of what will hap­pen with your per­so­nal data when you visit this web­site. The term “per­so­nal data” com­pri­ses all data that can be used to per­so­nal­ly iden­ti­fy you. For detail­ed infor­ma­ti­on about the sub­ject mat­ter of data pro­tec­tion, plea­se con­sult our Data Pro­tec­tion Decla­ra­ti­on, which we have included beneath this copy.

Data recording on this website

Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e., the “controller”)?

The data on this web­site is pro­ces­sed by the ope­ra­tor of the web­site, who­se cont­act infor­ma­ti­on is available under sec­tion “Infor­ma­ti­on about the respon­si­ble par­ty (refer­red to as the “con­trol­ler” in the GDPR)” in this Pri­va­cy Poli­cy.

How do we record your data?

We coll­ect your data as a result of your sha­ring of your data with us. This may, for ins­tance be infor­ma­ti­on you enter into our cont­act form.

Other data shall be recor­ded by our IT sys­tems auto­ma­ti­cal­ly or after you con­sent to its recor­ding during your web­site visit. This data com­pri­ses pri­ma­ri­ly tech­ni­cal infor­ma­ti­on (e.g., web brow­ser, ope­ra­ting sys­tem, or time the site was acces­sed). This infor­ma­ti­on is recor­ded auto­ma­ti­cal­ly when you access this web­site.

What are the purposes we use your data for?

A por­ti­on of the infor­ma­ti­on is gene­ra­ted to gua­ran­tee the error free pro­vi­si­on of the web­site. Other data may be used to ana­ly­ze your user pat­terns.

What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?

You have the right to recei­ve infor­ma­ti­on about the source, reci­pi­ents, and pur­po­ses of your archi­ved per­so­nal data at any time wit­hout having to pay a fee for such dis­clo­sures. You also have the right to demand that your data are rec­ti­fied or era­di­ca­ted. If you have con­sen­ted to data pro­ces­sing, you have the opti­on to revo­ke this con­sent at any time, which shall affect all future data pro­ces­sing. Moreo­ver, you have the right to demand that the pro­ces­sing of your data be rest­ric­ted under cer­tain cir­cum­s­tances. Fur­ther­mo­re, you have the right to log a com­plaint with the com­pe­tent super­vi­sing agen­cy.

Plea­se do not hesi­ta­te to cont­act us at any time if you have ques­ti­ons about this or any other data pro­tec­tion rela­ted issues.

Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties

The­re is a pos­si­bi­li­ty that your brow­sing pat­terns will be sta­tis­ti­cal­ly ana­ly­zed when your visit this web­site. Such ana­ly­ses are per­for­med pri­ma­ri­ly with what we refer to as ana­ly­sis pro­grams.

For detail­ed infor­ma­ti­on about the­se ana­ly­sis pro­grams plea­se con­sult our Data Pro­tec­tion Decla­ra­ti­on below.

2. Hosting

We are hos­ting the con­tent of our web­site at the fol­lo­wing pro­vi­der:

External Hosting

This web­site is hos­ted extern­al­ly. Per­so­nal data coll­ec­ted on this web­site are stored on the ser­vers of the host. The­se may include, but are not limi­t­ed to, IP addres­ses, cont­act requests, meta­da­ta and com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons, con­tract infor­ma­ti­on, cont­act infor­ma­ti­on, names, web page access, and other data gene­ra­ted through a web site.

The exter­nal hos­ting ser­ves the pur­po­se of ful­fil­ling the con­tract with our poten­ti­al and exis­ting cus­to­mers (Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR) and in the inte­rest of secu­re, fast, and effi­ci­ent pro­vi­si­on of our online ser­vices by a pro­fes­sio­nal pro­vi­der (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR). If appro­pria­te con­sent has been obtai­ned, the pro­ces­sing is car­ri­ed out exclu­si­ve­ly on the basis of Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TDDDG, inso­far the con­sent includes the sto­rage of coo­kies or the access to infor­ma­ti­on in the user's end device (e.g., device fin­ger­prin­ting) within the mea­ning of the TDDDG. This con­sent can be revo­ked at any time.

Our host(s) will only pro­cess your data to the ext­ent neces­sa­ry to ful­fil its per­for­mance obli­ga­ti­ons and to fol­low our ins­truc­tions with respect to such data.

We are using the fol­lo­wing host(s):

Vario­me­dia AG
August-Bebel-Stra­ße 68
14482 Pots­dam
Deutsch­land

3. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The ope­ra­tors of this web­site and its pages take the pro­tec­tion of your per­so­nal data very serious­ly. Hence, we hand­le your per­so­nal data as con­fi­den­ti­al infor­ma­ti­on and in com­pli­ance with the sta­tu­to­ry data pro­tec­tion regu­la­ti­ons and this Data Pro­tec­tion Decla­ra­ti­on.

When­ever you use this web­site, a varie­ty of per­so­nal infor­ma­ti­on will be coll­ec­ted. Per­so­nal data com­pri­ses data that can be used to per­so­nal­ly iden­ti­fy you. This Data Pro­tec­tion Decla­ra­ti­on explains which data we coll­ect as well as the pur­po­ses we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which pur­po­se the infor­ma­ti­on is coll­ec­ted.

We here­wi­th advi­se you that the trans­mis­si­on of data via the Inter­net (i.e., through e-mail com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons) may be pro­ne to secu­ri­ty gaps. It is not pos­si­ble to com­ple­te­ly pro­tect data against third-par­ty access.

Information about the responsible party (referred to as the “controller” in the GDPR)

The data pro­ces­sing con­trol­ler on this web­site is:

Kat­ja Rameil
Bern­hard-Göring-Stra­ße 152 | Raum 404
04277 Leip­zig

Pho­ne: 0341 3065288
E-mail: contact@rameil-translations.com

The con­trol­ler is the natu­ral per­son or legal enti­ty that sin­gle-han­dedly or joint­ly with others makes decis­i­ons as to the pur­po­ses of and resour­ces for the pro­ces­sing of per­so­nal data (e.g., names, e-mail addres­ses, etc.).

Storage duration

Unless a more spe­ci­fic sto­rage peri­od has been spe­ci­fied in this pri­va­cy poli­cy, your per­so­nal data will remain with us until the pur­po­se for which it was coll­ec­ted no lon­ger appli­es. If you assert a jus­ti­fied request for dele­ti­on or revo­ke your con­sent to data pro­ces­sing, your data will be dele­ted, unless we have other legal­ly per­mis­si­ble reasons for sto­ring your per­so­nal data (e.g., tax or com­mer­cial law reten­ti­on peri­ods); in the lat­ter case, the dele­ti­on will take place after the­se reasons cea­se to app­ly.

General information on the legal basis for the data processing on this website

If you have con­sen­ted to data pro­ces­sing, we pro­cess your per­so­nal data on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR or Art. 9 (2)(a) GDPR, if spe­cial cate­go­ries of data are pro­ces­sed accor­ding to Art. 9 (1) DSGVO. In the case of expli­cit con­sent to the trans­fer of per­so­nal data to third count­ries, the data pro­ces­sing is also based on Art. 49 (1)(a) GDPR. If you have con­sen­ted to the sto­rage of coo­kies or to the access to infor­ma­ti­on in your end device (e.g., via device fin­ger­prin­ting), the data pro­ces­sing is addi­tio­nal­ly based on § 25 (1) TDDDG. The con­sent can be revo­ked at any time. If your data is requi­red for the ful­fill­ment of a con­tract or for the imple­men­ta­ti­on of pre-con­trac­tu­al mea­su­res, we pro­cess your data on the basis of Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR. Fur­ther­mo­re, if your data is requi­red for the ful­fill­ment of a legal obli­ga­ti­on, we pro­cess it on the basis of Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR. Fur­ther­mo­re, the data pro­ces­sing may be car­ri­ed out on the basis of our legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest accor­ding to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. Infor­ma­ti­on on the rele­vant legal basis in each indi­vi­du­al case is pro­vi­ded in the fol­lo­wing para­graphs of this pri­va­cy poli­cy.

Information on the data transfer to third-party countries that are not secure under data protection law and the transfer to US companies that are not DPF-certified

We use, among other tech­no­lo­gies, tools from com­pa­nies loca­ted in third-par­ty count­ries that are not safe under data pro­tec­tion law, as well as US tools who­se pro­vi­ders are not cer­ti­fied under the EU-US Data Pri­va­cy Frame­work (DPF). If the­se tools are enab­led, your per­so­nal data may be trans­fer­red to and pro­ces­sed in the­se count­ries. We would like you to note that no level of data pro­tec­tion com­pa­ra­ble to that in the EU can be gua­ran­teed in third count­ries that are inse­cu­re in terms of data pro­tec­tion law.

We would like to point out that the US, as a secu­re third-par­ty coun­try, gene­ral­ly has a level of data pro­tec­tion com­pa­ra­ble to that of the EU. Data trans­fer to the US is the­r­e­fo­re per­mit­ted if the reci­pi­ent is cer­ti­fied under the “EU-US Data Pri­va­cy Frame­work” (DPF) or has appro­pria­te addi­tio­nal assu­ran­ces. Infor­ma­ti­on on trans­fers to third-par­ty count­ries, inclu­ding the data reci­pi­ents, can be found in this Pri­va­cy Poli­cy.

Recipients of personal data

In the scope of our busi­ness acti­vi­ties, we coope­ra­te with various exter­nal par­ties. In some cases, this also requi­res the trans­fer of per­so­nal data to the­se exter­nal par­ties. We only dis­c­lo­se per­so­nal data to exter­nal par­ties if this is requi­red as part of the ful­fill­ment of a con­tract, if we are legal­ly obli­ga­ted to do so (e.g., dis­clo­sure of data to tax aut­ho­ri­ties), if we have a legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in the dis­clo­sure pur­su­ant to Art. 6 (1)(f) GDPR, or if ano­ther legal basis per­mits the dis­clo­sure of this data. When using pro­ces­sors, we only dis­c­lo­se per­so­nal data of our cus­to­mers on the basis of a valid con­tract on data pro­ces­sing. In the case of joint pro­ces­sing, a joint pro­ces­sing agree­ment is con­cluded.

Revocation of your consent to the processing of data

A wide ran­ge of data pro­ces­sing tran­sac­tions are pos­si­ble only sub­ject to your express con­sent. You can also revo­ke at any time any con­sent you have alre­a­dy given us. This shall be wit­hout pre­ju­di­ce to the lawful­ness of any data coll­ec­tion that occur­red pri­or to your revo­ca­ti­on.

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

IN THE EVENT THAT DATA ARE PRO­CES­SED ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6(1)(E) OR (F) GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PRO­CES­SING OF YOUR PER­SO­NAL DATA BASED ON GROUNDS ARI­SING FROM YOUR UNI­QUE SITUA­TI­ON. THIS ALSO APPLI­ES TO ANY PRO­FIL­ING BASED ON THE­SE PRO­VI­SI­ONS. TO DETER­MI­NE THE LEGAL BASIS, ON WHICH ANY PRO­CES­SING OF DATA IS BASED, PLEA­SE CON­SULT THIS DATA PRO­TEC­TION DECLA­RA­TI­ON. IF YOU LOG AN OBJEC­TION, WE WILL NO LON­GER PRO­CESS YOUR AFFEC­TED PER­SO­NAL DATA, UNLESS WE ARE IN A POSI­TI­ON TO PRE­SENT COM­PEL­LING PRO­TEC­TION WORT­HY GROUNDS FOR THE PRO­CES­SING OF YOUR DATA, THAT OUT­WEIGH YOUR INTE­RESTS, RIGHTS AND FREE­DOMS OR IF THE PUR­PO­SE OF THE PRO­CES­SING IS THE CLAI­MING, EXER­CIS­ING OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL ENTIT­LE­MENTS (OBJEC­TION PUR­SU­ANT TO ART. 21(1) GDPR).

IF YOUR PER­SO­NAL DATA IS BEING PRO­CES­SED IN ORDER TO ENGA­GE IN DIRECT ADVER­TI­SING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PRO­CES­SING OF YOUR AFFEC­TED PER­SO­NAL DATA FOR THE PUR­PO­SES OF SUCH ADVER­TI­SING AT ANY TIME. THIS ALSO APPLI­ES TO PRO­FIL­ING TO THE EXT­ENT THAT IT IS AFFI­LIA­TED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVER­TI­SING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PER­SO­NAL DATA WILL SUB­SE­QUENT­LY NO LON­GER BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVER­TI­SING PUR­PO­SES (OBJEC­TION PUR­SU­ANT TO ART. 21(2) GDPR).

Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency

In the event of vio­la­ti­ons of the GDPR, data sub­jects are entit­led to log a com­plaint with a super­vi­so­ry agen­cy, in par­ti­cu­lar in the mem­ber sta­te whe­re they usual­ly main­tain their domic­i­le, place of work or at the place whe­re the alle­ged vio­la­ti­on occur­red. The right to log a com­plaint is in effect regard­less of any other admi­nis­tra­ti­ve or court pro­cee­dings available as legal recour­ses.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we pro­cess auto­ma­ti­cal­ly on the basis of your con­sent or in ful­fill­ment of a con­tract han­ded over to you or to a third par­ty in a com­mon, machi­ne-rea­da­ble for­mat. If you should demand the direct trans­fer of the data to ano­ther con­trol­ler, this will be done only if it is tech­ni­cal­ly fea­si­ble.

Information about, rectification and eradication of data

Within the scope of the appli­ca­ble sta­tu­to­ry pro­vi­si­ons, you have the right to demand infor­ma­ti­on about your archi­ved per­so­nal data, their source and reci­pi­ents as well as the pur­po­se of the pro­ces­sing of your data at any time. You may also have a right to have your data rec­ti­fied or era­di­ca­ted. If you have ques­ti­ons about this sub­ject mat­ter or any other ques­ti­ons about per­so­nal data, plea­se do not hesi­ta­te to cont­act us at any time.

Right to demand processing restrictions

You have the right to demand the impo­si­ti­on of rest­ric­tions as far as the pro­ces­sing of your per­so­nal data is con­cer­ned. To do so, you may cont­act us at any time. The right to demand rest­ric­tion of pro­ces­sing appli­es in the fol­lo­wing cases:

  • In the event that you should dis­pu­te the cor­rect­ness of your data archi­ved by us, we will usual­ly need some time to veri­fy this cla­im. During the time that this inves­ti­ga­ti­on is ongo­ing, you have the right to demand that we rest­rict the pro­ces­sing of your per­so­nal data.
  • If the pro­ces­sing of your per­so­nal data was/is con­duc­ted in an unlawful man­ner, you have the opti­on to demand the rest­ric­tion of the pro­ces­sing of your data ins­tead of deman­ding the era­di­ca­ti­on of this data.
  • If we do not need your per­so­nal data any lon­ger and you need it to exer­cise, defend or cla­im legal entit­le­ments, you have the right to demand the rest­ric­tion of the pro­ces­sing of your per­so­nal data ins­tead of its era­di­ca­ti­on.
  • If you have rai­sed an objec­tion pur­su­ant to Art. 21(1) GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to be weig­hed against each other. As long as it has not been deter­mi­ned who­se inte­rests pre­vail, you have the right to demand a rest­ric­tion of the pro­ces­sing of your per­so­nal data.

If you have rest­ric­ted the pro­ces­sing of your per­so­nal data, the­se data – with the excep­ti­on of their archi­ving – may be pro­ces­sed only sub­ject to your con­sent or to cla­im, exer­cise or defend legal entit­le­ments or to pro­tect the rights of other natu­ral per­sons or legal enti­ties or for important public inte­rest reasons cited by the Euro­pean Uni­on or a mem­ber sta­te of the EU.

SSL and/or TLS encryption

For secu­ri­ty reasons and to pro­tect the trans­mis­si­on of con­fi­den­ti­al con­tent, such as purcha­se orders or inqui­ries you sub­mit to us as the web­site ope­ra­tor, this web­site uses eit­her an SSL or a TLS encryp­ti­on pro­gram. You can reco­gni­ze an encrypt­ed con­nec­tion by che­cking whe­ther the address line of the brow­ser swit­ches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the brow­ser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryp­ti­on is acti­va­ted, data you trans­mit to us can­not be read by third par­ties.

Rejection of unsolicited e-mails

We here­wi­th object to the use of cont­act infor­ma­ti­on published in con­junc­tion with the man­da­to­ry infor­ma­ti­on to be pro­vi­ded in our Site Noti­ce to send us pro­mo­tio­nal and infor­ma­ti­on mate­ri­al that we have not express­ly reques­ted. The ope­ra­tors of this web­site and its pages reser­ve the express right to take legal action in the event of the unso­li­ci­ted sen­ding of pro­mo­tio­nal infor­ma­ti­on, for ins­tance via SPAM mes­sa­ges.

4. Recording of data on this website

Cookies

Our web­sites and pages use what the indus­try refers to as “coo­kies.” Coo­kies are small data packa­ges that do not cau­se any dama­ge to your device. They are eit­her stored tem­po­r­a­ri­ly for the dura­ti­on of a ses­si­on (ses­si­on coo­kies) or they are per­ma­nent­ly archi­ved on your device (per­ma­nent coo­kies). Ses­si­on coo­kies are auto­ma­ti­cal­ly dele­ted once you ter­mi­na­te your visit. Per­ma­nent coo­kies remain archi­ved on your device until you actively dele­te them, or they are auto­ma­ti­cal­ly era­di­ca­ted by your web brow­ser.

Coo­kies can be issued by us (first-par­ty coo­kies) or by third-par­ty com­pa­nies (so-cal­led third-par­ty coo­kies). Third-par­ty coo­kies enable the inte­gra­ti­on of cer­tain ser­vices of third-par­ty com­pa­nies into web­sites (e.g., coo­kies for hand­ling pay­ment ser­vices).

Coo­kies have a varie­ty of func­tions. Many coo­kies are tech­ni­cal­ly essen­ti­al sin­ce cer­tain web­site func­tions would not work in the absence of the­se coo­kies (e.g., the shop­ping cart func­tion or the dis­play of vide­os). Other coo­kies may be used to ana­ly­ze user beha­vi­or or for pro­mo­tio­nal pur­po­ses.

Coo­kies, which are requi­red for the per­for­mance of elec­tro­nic com­mu­ni­ca­ti­on tran­sac­tions, for the pro­vi­si­on of cer­tain func­tions you want to use (e.g., for the shop­ping cart func­tion) or tho­se that are neces­sa­ry for the opti­miza­ti­on (requi­red coo­kies) of the web­site (e.g., coo­kies that pro­vi­de mea­sura­ble insights into the web audi­ence), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR, unless a dif­fe­rent legal basis is cited. The ope­ra­tor of the web­site has a legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in the sto­rage of requi­red coo­kies to ensu­re the tech­ni­cal­ly error-free and opti­mi­zed pro­vi­si­on of the operator’s ser­vices. If your con­sent to the sto­rage of the coo­kies and simi­lar reco­gni­ti­on tech­no­lo­gies has been reques­ted, the pro­ces­sing occurs exclu­si­ve­ly on the basis of the con­sent obtai­ned (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TDDDG); this con­sent may be revo­ked at any time.

You have the opti­on to set up your brow­ser in such a man­ner that you will be noti­fied any time coo­kies are pla­ced and to per­mit the accep­tance of coo­kies only in spe­ci­fic cases. You may also exclude the accep­tance of coo­kies in cer­tain cases or in gene­ral or acti­va­te the dele­te-func­tion for the auto­ma­tic era­di­ca­ti­on of coo­kies when the brow­ser clo­ses. If coo­kies are deac­ti­va­ted, the func­tions of this web­site may be limi­t­ed.

Which coo­kies and ser­vices are used on this web­site can be found in this pri­va­cy poli­cy.

Consent with Borlabs Cookie

Our web­site uses the Borlabs con­sent tech­no­lo­gy to obtain your con­sent to the sto­rage of cer­tain coo­kies in your brow­ser or for the use of cer­tain tech­no­lo­gies and for their data pri­va­cy pro­tec­tion com­pli­ant docu­men­ta­ti­on. The pro­vi­der of this tech­no­lo­gy is Borlabs GmbH, Rüben­kamp 32, 22305 Ham­burg, Ger­ma­ny (her­ein­af­ter refer­red to as Borlabs).

When­ever you visit our web­site, a Borlabs coo­kie will be stored in your brow­ser, which archi­ves any decla­ra­ti­ons or revo­ca­ti­ons of con­sent you have ente­red. The­se data are not shared with the pro­vi­der of the Borlabs tech­no­lo­gy.

The recor­ded data shall remain archi­ved until you ask us to era­di­ca­te them, dele­te the Borlabs coo­kie on your own or the pur­po­se of sto­ring the data no lon­ger exists. This shall be wit­hout pre­ju­di­ce to any reten­ti­on obli­ga­ti­ons man­da­ted by law. To review the details of Borlabs’ data pro­ces­sing poli­ci­es, plea­se visit https://de.borlabs.io/kb/welche-daten-speichert-borlabs-cookie/

We use the Borlabs coo­kie con­sent tech­no­lo­gy to obtain the decla­ra­ti­ons of con­sent man­da­ted by law for the use of coo­kies. The legal basis for the use of such coo­kies is Art. 6(1)(c) GDPR.

Server log files

The pro­vi­der of this web­site and its pages auto­ma­ti­cal­ly coll­ects and stores infor­ma­ti­on in so-cal­led ser­ver log files, which your brow­ser com­mu­ni­ca­tes to us auto­ma­ti­cal­ly. The infor­ma­ti­on com­pri­ses:

  • The type and ver­si­on of brow­ser used
  • The used ope­ra­ting sys­tem
  • Refer­rer URL
  • The host­na­me of the acces­sing com­pu­ter
  • The time of the ser­ver inquiry
  • The IP address

This data is not mer­ged with other data sources.

This data is recor­ded on the basis of Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The ope­ra­tor of the web­site has a legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in the tech­ni­cal­ly error free depic­tion and the opti­miza­ti­on of the operator’s web­site. In order to achie­ve this, ser­ver log files must be recor­ded.

Contact form

If you sub­mit inqui­ries to us via our cont­act form, the infor­ma­ti­on pro­vi­ded in the cont­act form as well as any cont­act infor­ma­ti­on pro­vi­ded the­r­ein will be stored by us in order to hand­le your inquiry and in the event that we have fur­ther ques­ti­ons. We will not share this infor­ma­ti­on wit­hout your con­sent.

The pro­ces­sing of the­se data is based on Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR, if your request is rela­ted to the exe­cu­ti­on of a con­tract or if it is neces­sa­ry to car­ry out pre-con­trac­tu­al mea­su­res. In all other cases the pro­ces­sing is based on our legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in the effec­ti­ve pro­ces­sing of the requests addres­sed to us (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR) or on your agree­ment (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR) if this has been reques­ted; the con­sent can be revo­ked at any time.

The infor­ma­ti­on you have ente­red into the cont­act form shall remain with us until you ask us to era­di­ca­te the data, revo­ke your con­sent to the archi­ving of data or if the pur­po­se for which the infor­ma­ti­on is being archi­ved no lon­ger exists (e.g., after we have con­cluded our respon­se to your inquiry). This shall be wit­hout pre­ju­di­ce to any man­da­to­ry legal pro­vi­si­ons, in par­ti­cu­lar reten­ti­on peri­ods.

Request by e-mail, telephone, or fax

If you cont­act us by e-mail, tele­pho­ne or fax, your request, inclu­ding all resul­ting per­so­nal data (name, request) will be stored and pro­ces­sed by us for the pur­po­se of pro­ces­sing your request. We do not pass the­se data on wit­hout your con­sent.

The­se data are pro­ces­sed on the basis of Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR if your inquiry is rela­ted to the ful­fill­ment of a con­tract or is requi­red for the per­for­mance of pre-con­trac­tu­al mea­su­res. In all other cases, the data are pro­ces­sed on the basis of our legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in the effec­ti­ve hand­ling of inqui­ries sub­mit­ted to us (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR) or on the basis of your con­sent (Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR) if it has been obtai­ned; the con­sent can be revo­ked at any time.

The data sent by you to us via cont­act requests remain with us until you request us to dele­te, revo­ke your con­sent to the sto­rage or the pur­po­se for the data sto­rage lap­ses (e.g. after com­ple­ti­on of your request). Man­da­to­ry sta­tu­to­ry pro­vi­si­ons - in par­ti­cu­lar sta­tu­to­ry reten­ti­on peri­ods - remain unaf­fec­ted.

5. Analysis tools and advertising

Matomo

This web­site uses the open-source web ana­ly­sis ser­vice Mato­mo.

Through Mato­mo, we are able to coll­ect and ana­ly­ze data on the use of our web­site-by-web­site visi­tors. This enables us to find out, for ins­tance, when which page views occur­red and from which regi­on they came. In addi­ti­on, we coll­ect various log files (e.g. IP address, refer­rer, brow­ser, and ope­ra­ting sys­tem used) and can mea­su­re whe­ther our web­site visi­tors per­form cer­tain actions (e.g. clicks, purcha­ses, etc.).

The use of this ana­ly­sis tool is based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The web­site ope­ra­tor has a legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in the ana­ly­sis of user pat­terns, in order to opti­mi­ze the operator’s web offe­rings and adver­ti­sing. If appro­pria­te con­sent has been obtai­ned, the pro­ces­sing is car­ri­ed out exclu­si­ve­ly on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TDDDG, inso­far the con­sent includes the sto­rage of coo­kies or the access to infor­ma­ti­on in the user’s end device (e.g., device fin­ger­prin­ting) within the mea­ning of the TDDDG. This con­sent can be revo­ked at any time.

IP anonymization

For ana­ly­sis with Mato­mo we use IP anony­miza­ti­on. Your IP address is shor­ten­ed befo­re the ana­ly­sis, so that it is no lon­ger cle­ar­ly assi­gnable to you.

Hosting

We host Mato­mo exclu­si­ve­ly on our own ser­vers so that all ana­ly­sis data remains with us and is not pas­sed on.

6. Plug-ins and Tools

SolidWP

We have inte­gra­ted SolidWP into this web­site. The pro­vi­der is iThe­mes Media LLC, 1720 South Kel­ly Ave­nue Edmond, OK 73013, USA (her­ein­af­ter refer­red to as “SolidWP”).

SolidWP pro­tects our web­site against unde­si­ra­ble access or mali­cious cyber-attacks. For this pur­po­se, SolidWP records, among other things, your IP address, the time, and source of log­in attempts and log files (e.g., the uti­li­zed brow­ser). SolidWP is instal­led local­ly on our ser­vers.

SolidWP trans­mits IP addres­ses of recur­ring atta­ckers to a cen­tral data­ba­se of SolidWP in the US (Net­work Bru­te Force Pro­tec­tion) to pre­vent such attacks in the future.

The use of SolidWP is based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The web­site ope­ra­tor has a legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in pro­tec­ting its web­site opti­mal­ly against cyber-attacks. If appro­pria­te con­sent has been obtai­ned, the pro­ces­sing is car­ri­ed out exclu­si­ve­ly on the basis of Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR and § 25 (1) TDDDG, inso­far the con­sent includes the sto­rage of coo­kies or the access to infor­ma­ti­on in the user’s end device (e.g., device fin­ger­prin­ting) within the mea­ning of the TDDDG. This con­sent can be revo­ked at any time.

Ninja Firewall

We have inte­gra­ted Nin­ja Fire­wall on this web­site. The pro­vi­der is Nin­Tech­Net Limi­t­ed, Unit 1603, 16th Flo­or, The L. Pla­za 367 - 375 Queen‘s Road Cen­tral Sheung Wan, Hong Kong (her­ein­af­ter refer­red to as “Nin­ja Fire­wall”).

Nin­ja Fire­wall pro­tects our web­site against unde­si­ra­ble access or mali­cious cyber-attacks. For this pur­po­se, Nin­ja Fire­wall coll­ects IP address, request, refer­rer, and the time of page access. Nin­ja Fire­wall is instal­led local­ly on our ser­vers and does not trans­mit any per­so­nal data to the pro­vi­der of the tool or other third par­ties.

We have enab­led IP anony­miza­ti­on for Nin­ja Fire­wall, so that the tool only coll­ects the IP address in a shor­ten­ed form.

The use of Nin­ja Fire­wall is based on Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The web­site ope­ra­tor has a legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest in the most effec­ti­ve pro­tec­tion of his web­site against cyber­at­tacks.

7. eCommerce and payment service providers

Processing of Customer and Contract Data

We coll­ect, pro­cess, and use per­so­nal cus­to­mer and con­tract data for the estab­lish­ment, con­tent arran­ge­ment and modi­fi­ca­ti­on of our con­trac­tu­al rela­ti­onships. Data with per­so­nal refe­ren­ces to the use of this web­site (usa­ge data) will be coll­ec­ted, pro­ces­sed, and used only if this is neces­sa­ry to enable the user to use our ser­vices or requi­red for bil­ling pur­po­ses. The legal basis for the­se pro­ces­ses is Art. 6(1)(b) GDPR.

The coll­ec­ted cus­to­mer data shall be dele­ted upon com­ple­ti­on of the order or ter­mi­na­ti­on of the busi­ness rela­ti­onship and upon expi­ra­ti­on of any exis­ting sta­tu­to­ry archi­ving peri­ods. This shall be wit­hout pre­ju­di­ce to any sta­tu­to­ry archi­ving peri­ods.


Our social media appearances

This privacy policy applies to the following social media presence

Data processing through social networks

We main­tain publicly available pro­files in social net­works. The indi­vi­du­al social net­works we use can be found below.

Social net­works such as Face­book, Twit­ter etc. can gene­ral­ly ana­ly­ze your user beha­vi­or com­pre­hen­si­ve­ly if you visit their web­site or a web­site with inte­gra­ted social media con­tent (e.g., like but­tons or ban­ner ads). When you visit our social media pages, num­e­rous data pro­tec­tion-rele­vant pro­ces­sing ope­ra­ti­ons are trig­ge­red. In detail:

If you are log­ged in to your social media account and visit our social media page, the ope­ra­tor of the social media por­tal can assign this visit to your user account. Under cer­tain cir­cum­s­tances, your per­so­nal data may also be recor­ded if you are not log­ged in or do not have an account with the respec­ti­ve social media por­tal. In this case, this data is coll­ec­ted, for exam­p­le, via coo­kies stored on your device or by recor­ding your IP address.

Using the data coll­ec­ted in this way, the ope­ra­tors of the social media por­tals can crea­te user pro­files in which their pre­fe­ren­ces and inte­rests are stored. This way you can see inte­rest-based adver­ti­sing insi­de and out­side of your social media pre­sence. If you have an account with the social net­work, inte­rest-based adver­ti­sing can be dis­play­ed on any device you are log­ged in to or have log­ged in to.

Plea­se also note that we can­not retrace all pro­ces­sing ope­ra­ti­ons on the social media por­tals. Depen­ding on the pro­vi­der, addi­tio­nal pro­ces­sing ope­ra­ti­ons may the­r­e­fo­re be car­ri­ed out by the ope­ra­tors of the social media por­tals. Details can be found in the terms of use and pri­va­cy poli­cy of the respec­ti­ve social media por­tals.

Legal basis

Our social media appearan­ces should ensu­re the widest pos­si­ble pre­sence on the Inter­net. This is a legi­ti­ma­te inte­rest within the mea­ning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. The ana­ly­sis pro­ces­ses initia­ted by the social net­works may be based on diver­gent legal bases to be spe­ci­fied by the ope­ra­tors of the social net­works (e.g., con­sent within the mea­ning of Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR).

Responsibility and assertion of rights

If you visit one of our social media sites (e.g., Face­book), we, tog­e­ther with the ope­ra­tor of the social media plat­form, are respon­si­ble for the data pro­ces­sing ope­ra­ti­ons trig­ge­red during this visit. You can in prin­ci­ple pro­tect your rights (infor­ma­ti­on, cor­rec­tion, dele­ti­on, limi­ta­ti­on of pro­ces­sing, data por­ta­bi­li­ty and com­plaint) vis-à-vis us as well as vis-à-vis the ope­ra­tor of the respec­ti­ve social media por­tal (e.g., Face­book).

Plea­se note that despi­te the shared respon­si­bi­li­ty with the social media por­tal ope­ra­tors, we do not have full influence on the data pro­ces­sing ope­ra­ti­ons of the social media por­tals. Our opti­ons are deter­mi­ned by the com­pa­ny poli­cy of the respec­ti­ve pro­vi­der.

Storage time

The data coll­ec­ted direct­ly from us via the social media pre­sence will be dele­ted from our sys­tems as soon as you ask us to dele­te it, you revo­ke your con­sent to the sto­rage or the pur­po­se for the data sto­rage lap­ses. Stored coo­kies remain on your device until you dele­te them. Man­da­to­ry sta­tu­to­ry pro­vi­si­ons - in par­ti­cu­lar, reten­ti­on peri­ods - remain unaf­fec­ted.

We have no con­trol over the sto­rage dura­ti­on of your data that are stored by the social net­work ope­ra­tors for their own pur­po­ses. For details, plea­se cont­act the social net­work ope­ra­tors direct­ly (e.g., in their pri­va­cy poli­cy, see below).

Your rights

You have the right to recei­ve infor­ma­ti­on about the ori­gin, reci­pi­ent and pur­po­se of your stored per­so­nal data at any time and free of char­ge. You also have the right to object, the right to data por­ta­bi­li­ty and the right to file a com­plaint with the respon­si­ble regu­la­to­ry agen­cy. Fur­ther­mo­re, you can request the cor­rec­tion, blo­cking, dele­ti­on and, under cer­tain cir­cum­s­tances, the rest­ric­tion of the pro­ces­sing of your per­so­nal data.

Individual social networks

Facebook

We have a pro­fi­le on Face­book. The pro­vi­der of this ser­vice is Meta Plat­forms Ire­land Limi­t­ed, 4 Grand Canal Squa­re, Grand Canal Har­bour, Dub­lin 2, Ire­land (her­ein­af­ter Meta). Accor­ding to Meta’s state­ment the coll­ec­ted data will also be trans­fer­red to the USA and to other third-par­ty count­ries.

We have signed an agree­ment with Meta on shared respon­si­bi­li­ty for the pro­ces­sing of data (Con­trol­ler Adden­dum). This agree­ment deter­mi­nes which data pro­ces­sing ope­ra­ti­ons we or Meta are respon­si­ble for when you visit our Face­book Fan­page. This agree­ment can be view­ed at the fol­lo­wing link: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum.

You can cus­to­mi­ze your adver­ti­sing set­tings inde­pendent­ly in your user account. Click on the fol­lo­wing link and log in: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.

Data trans­mis­si­on to the US is based on the Stan­dard Con­trac­tu­al Clau­ses (SCC) of the Euro­pean Com­mis­si­on. Details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum and https://de-de.facebook.com/help/566994660333381.

Details can be found in the Face­book pri­va­cy poli­cy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

Twitter

We use the short mes­sa­ge ser­vice Twit­ter. The pro­vi­der is Twit­ter Inter­na­tio­nal Com­pa­ny, One Cum­ber­land Place, Feni­an Street, Dub­lin 2, D02 AX07, Ire­land.

You can cus­to­mi­ze your Twit­ter pri­va­cy set­tings in your user account. Click on the fol­lo­wing link and log in: https://twitter.com/personalization.

Data trans­mis­si­on to the US is based on the Stan­dard Con­trac­tu­al Clau­ses (SCC) of the Euro­pean Com­mis­si­on. Details can be found here: https://gdpr.twitter.com/en/controller-to-controller-transfers.html.

For details, see the Twit­ter Pri­va­cy Poli­cy: https://twitter.com/privacy.

XING

We have a pro­fi­le on XING. The pro­vi­der is New Work SE, Damm­tor­stra­ße 30, 20354 Ham­burg, Ger­ma­ny. Details on their hand­ling of your per­so­nal data can be found in the XING Pri­va­cy Poli­cy: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung.

LinkedIn

We have a Lin­ke­dIn pro­fi­le. The pro­vi­der is the Lin­ke­dIn Ire­land Unli­mi­t­ed Com­pa­ny, Wil­ton Pla­za, Wil­ton Place, Dub­lin 2, Ire­land. Lin­ke­dIn uses adver­ti­sing coo­kies.

If you want to disable Lin­ke­dIn adver­ti­sing coo­kies, plea­se use the fol­lo­wing link: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.

Data trans­mis­si­on to the US is based on the Stan­dard Con­trac­tu­al Clau­ses (SCC) of the Euro­pean Com­mis­si­on. Details can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/l/dpa and https://www.linkedin.com/legal/l/eu-sccs.

For details on how they hand­le your per­so­nal infor­ma­ti­on, plea­se refer to LinkedIn's pri­va­cy poli­cy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.