Data protection declaration:

Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we inform you in detail about the handling of your data.

1. access data and hosting

You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time a website is called up, the web server merely automatically saves a so-called server log file which, for example, contains the name of the requested file, your IP address, date and time of the call, the amount of data transmitted and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the call.

These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the site and improving our services. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in a correct presentation of our offer, which predominate within the scope of a balancing of interests. All access data will be deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the site.

Third-party hosting services:

As part of processing on our behalf, a third party provider provides us with hosting and website presentation services. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in a correct presentation of our offer, which predominate within the scope of a balancing of interests. All data collected in the context of the use of this website or in the forms provided for this purpose, as described below, are processed on its servers. Processing on other servers only takes place in the framework described here. This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

2. Data collection ans use for contact purposes

We collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it to us when contacting us (e.g. by e-mail). If you use forms provided by us for this purpose, mandatory fields are marked as such, since in these cases we require the data to process your contact and you cannot send the contact without their specification. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. We use the data provided by you to process your enquiries. After complete processing, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.

3. E-mail newsletter ans postal advertising

a) E-mail advertising with registration for the newsletter:
If you register for our newsletter, we use the data required for this or separately communicated by you in order to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter on the basis of your consent.You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided for this purpose in the newsletter. After deregistration, we delete your e-mail address unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use data beyond this, which is permitted by law and about which we inform you in this declaration.
b)E-mail advertising without registration for the newsletter and your right of objection:
If we receive your e-mail address in connection with the sale of a product or service and you have not objected to this, we reserve the right to regularly send you offers for similar products, such as those already purchased, from our range by e-mail. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in an advertising approach to our customers, which outweigh our interests.You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided for this purpose in the advertising e-mail, without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates.

c) Postal advertising and your right of objection:

Furthermore, we reserve the right to use your first and last name as well as your postal address for our own advertising purposes, e.g. to send interesting offers and information about our products by post. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in an advertising approach to our customers, which outweigh our interests. The postal advertising is sent within the framework of processing on our behalf by a service provider to whom we pass on your required postal delivery data. This service provider is located within a country of the European Union or the European Economic Area.

4. Cookies and web analysis

To make visiting our website attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, to display suitable products or for market research purposes, we use so-called cookies on various pages. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests. Cookies are small text files that are automatically stored on your end device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your terminal and enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit (persistent cookies). You can see the duration of storage in the overview in the cookie settings of your web browser. You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. You will find these for the respective browsers under the following links:

Internet Explorer™: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Safari™: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=de_DE
Chrome™: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=de&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Firefox™ https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Opera™ : http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html

If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be limited.

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik) for web analysis:

For website analysis purposes, data is automatically collected and stored on this website with the help of the web analysis software Matomo (https://matomo.org), a service of the InnoCraft Ltd. provider, when pages are visited. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The pseudonymised user profiles are not combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without express consent to be given separately. All data processed within the framework of the website analysis described above are processed on our servers. You can object to the collection and storage of data at any time with effect for the future by following the instructions below.

5. contact possibilities and your rights

You have a right to free information about your personal data stored by us and, if applicable, a right to correction, restriction of processing, data transferability or deletion of this data.

If you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, blocking or deletion of data or revocation of consent given or objection to a specific use of data, please contact our company data protection officer directly in accordance with the contact data in our imprint.

In addition, you have a right of appeal to the competent data protection supervisory authority.

6. right of objection

Insofar as we process personal data as described above in order to protect our legitimate interests, which predominate within the scope of a balance of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the data is processed for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing takes place for other purposes, you are only entitled to a right of objection if there are reasons arising from your particular situation.

After exercising your right of objection, we will not process your personal data further for these purposes, unless we can prove compelling reasons worthy of protection for the processing, which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is for direct marketing purposes. Then we will not process your personal data for this purpose.