1. Privacy at a glance
Data collection on our website
Analysis tools and third-party tools
2. General information and mandatory information
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Note to the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
Responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (such as names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Legal Officer for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
We have appointed an officer for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for our company.
Mr. H. C. Huber
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke an existing consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to object to data collection in special cases and to direct mail (Article 21 of the GDPR)
If your personal data is processed to manage direct mail, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertisements; this also applies to profiling insofar as it relates to such direct mail. If you object, your personal data will no longer be used for direct advertising (objection under Article 21 (2) of the GDPR).
Right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority
In the event of violation of the GDPR, the persons concerned have the right to appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, place of work or place of the alleged infringement. The right to complain is without prejudice to other administrative or judicial remedies.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data that we process on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract, in itself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security purposes and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as orders or requests you send to us as a site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Encrypted payments on this website
If, after the conclusion of a fee-based contract, there is an obligation to provide us with your payment details (e.g. account number for direct debit authorization), this data will be required for payment processing.
The payment transactions via the common means of payment (VisaCard, MasterCard, direct debit, etc.) takes place - if offered by us - exclusively via an encrypted SSL or TLS connection. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock symbol in your browser line.
In the case of encrypted communication, your payment details that you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, cancellation and rectification
You have the right to free information on your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Right to limit processing
You have the right to request the limitation of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address stated on the imprint. The right to limit processing exists in the following cases:
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data may only be used with your permission or for asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for important public interest. European Union or a Member State.
Contradiction against advertising mails
The use of published in the context of the imprint obligation contact information for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example through spam e-mails.
3. Data collection on our website
The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Cookies required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions desired by you (such as shopping cart functions) are used on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO saved. If a corresponding permission has been requested (for example, permission to store cookies), the processing will only be carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR; the permission is revocable at all times.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done.
The collection of this data is based on Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technical error-free presentation and optimization of his website - for this purpose the log files of the server must be recorded.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Article 6 (1) b of the GDPR if your request relates to the performance of a contract or is required to perform pre-contractual actions. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of requests made to us (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR) or your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR), if requested.
The information you provide in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or delete the purpose for data storage (for example, after your request has been processed). Mandatory statutory provisions - especially retention periods - remain unaffected.
Request by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your request, including all resulting personal information (name, request), will be stored and processed by us to process your request. We will not share this information without your permission.
The processing of this data is based on Article 6 (1) b of the AVG if your request relates to the performance of a contract or is required to perform pre-contractual actions. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) a AVG) and / or on our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) AVG), because we have a legitimate interest in the effective Processing of to us.
The data that you send us through contact requests will remain with us until you ask us to remove your consent to the storage, to withdraw it or to omit the purpose for data storage (e.g., upon completion of your request). Mandatory legal provisions - in particular legal retention periods - remain unaffected.
Registration on this website
You can register on this website to use additional functions on the site. We use the entered data only for the use of the respective offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise we will refuse the registration.
For important changes, for example in the scope of the offer or in case of technically necessary changes, we use the e-mail address provided during registration to inform you in this way.
The processing of the data entered during registration takes place with a view to performing the usage relationship established by the registration and, if necessary, for concluding further contracts (Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR).
The data collected during registration will be stored by us as long as you are registered on this website and will then be deleted. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
Response function on this website
In addition to your comment, the comment feature on this page also contains information about when the comment was made, your e-mail address, and, if you are not anonymous, the username you have chosen.
Storage of the IP address:
Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who write comments. Because we do not review responses to this site prior to activation, we need this information to take action against the author in case of infringement, such as insults or propaganda.
Retention period of comments:
The comments and related data (eg IP address) are stored and remain on this website until the reacted content has been completely removed or the comments must be removed for legal reasons (eg Offensive comments).
The comments are saved based on your permission (Art. 6 (1) GDPR member). You can withdraw your consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the completed data processing operations remains unaffected by the cancellation.
Processing data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as they are necessary for the establishment, content or modification of the legal relationship (inventory data). This is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures. We collect, process and use personal data on the use of our website (usage data) only insofar as this is necessary in order to enable or charge the user for the use of the service.
The collected customer data will be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.
Data transmission at the conclusion of the contract for online shops, retailers and goods dispatch
We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary in the course of the contract, for example to the companies entrusted with the delivery of the goods or the bank responsible for processing the payment.
A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressly consented to the transmission. A transfer of your data to third parties without explicit consent, such as for advertising purposes, does not occur.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.
Data transfer at the conclusion of the contract for services and digital content
We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary within the scope of the contract, for example to the bank responsible for processing the payment.
A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressly consented to the transmission. A transfer of your data to third parties without explicit consent, such as for advertising purposes, does not occur.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfil a contract or pre-contractual measures.
4. Social media
Plug-ins for social media with Shariff
Plug-ins for social media are used on this website (eg Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, XING, LinkedIn, Tumblr).
The plug-ins can usually be identified by the respective social media logos. To guarantee the privacy of this website, we only use these plug-ins together with the so-called "Shariff" solution. This application prevents the plug-ins integrated into this website from transferring data to the respective provider when the page is first entered.
Only when you activate the respective plug-in by clicking on the corresponding button, a direct connection with the server of the provider is established (permission). As soon as you activate the plug-in, the relevant provider receives the information that you have visited with your IP address from this website. If you are logged in to your respective social media account (eg Facebook) at the same time, the respective provider can assign your visit to this website to your user account.
The activation of the plug-in constitutes a consent within the meaning of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. You can revoke this permission at any time with effect from the future.
Facebook-Plugins (Like & Share-Button)
On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" ("Like") on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:
If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
The use of Facebook plug-ins is based on Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in having the greatest possible visibility on social media.
The use of the Twitter plug-in is based on Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in having the greatest possible visibility on social media.
You can change your Twitter privacy settings in Account Settings at https://twitter.com/login?lang=en
Our sites use features of Google +1. Provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Collect and share information: The Google +1 button allows you to post information worldwide. The Google + 1 button will provide you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you + 1'd for a piece of content and information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your + 1's may appear alongside your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.
Google records information about your + 1 activity to improve Google's services to you and others. To use the Google + 1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that has at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.
5. Analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies and the use of this analysis tool are based on Article 6 (1) of the AVG. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour to optimize both his website and his advertisements. If a corresponding permission has been requested (for example, permission to store cookies), the processing will only be carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR; the permission is revocable at all times.
We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:
Object to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website:
We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic functions in Google Analytics
This website uses the demographic function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be produced that contain information about the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertisements from Google and from visitor data from third parties. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time through the ad settings in your Google account, or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as described in the "Opposition to data collection" section.
Data from Google and user level linked to cookies, user IDs (for example user IDs) or promotion IDs (for example DoubleClick cookies, Android ad IDs) are anonymized or deleted after 14 months. Details can be found under the following link:
Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking
This website uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising program from Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
As part of Google AdWords we use the so-called Conversion Tracking. When you click on a Google ad, a conversion tracking cookie is set. Cookies are small text files that are stored by the internet browser on the user's computer. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for the personal identification of users. If the user visits certain pages on this website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognize that the user clicked on the advertisement and was redirected to this page.
Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot be tracked via advertisers' websites. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told how many users clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users. If you do not want to participate in tracking, you can unsubscribe by simply turning off the Google Conversion Tracking cookie via the Internet browser under User Preferences. You will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
The storage of "conversion cookies" and the use of this tracking tool are based on Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analysing user behaviour to optimize both his website and his advertisements. If a corresponding permission has been requested (for example, permission to store cookies), the processing will only be carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR; the permission is revocable at all times.
You can set your browser so that you are only informed about setting cookies and allowing cookies in individual cases, allowing the acceptance of cookies for specific cases, or generally excluding and activating the automatic removal of cookies when the browser is closed. Disabling cookies can limit the functionality of this website.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter , Further data are not collected or only on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The processing of the data entered into the newsletter registration form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO). The granted consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter. The legality of the already completed data processing operations remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data deposited with us for the purpose of obtaining the newsletter will be saved by us from the newsletter until your cancellation and will be deleted after cancellation of the newsletter. Data that has been stored for other purposes with us (such as e-mail addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.
After your entry from the newsletter distribution list, your email address with us or the newsletter service provider can be stored in a blacklist to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist is only used for this purpose and not merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6, para. 1, paragraph f, GDPR). Blacklisted storage is not limited in time. You can object to the surcharge if your interests outweigh our legitimate interest.
External company for newsletters
We use an external company for sending newsletters. Agreements have been made with this external company for the processing of order data, in order to guarantee the protection of your personal data.
We work together with the following service provider:
7. Plugins and Tools
Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our websites that contain YouTube, you will be connected to the YouTube servers. It tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
YouTube can also store various cookies on your device. With the help of these cookies, YouTube can receive information about visitors to this website. You will receive this information. a. used to record video statistics, improve usability and prevent fraud. The cookies remain on your device until you delete them.
If you're logged into your YouTube account, YouTube will allow you to associate your browsing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 (1) of the GDPR. If such permission has been requested (for example, permission to store cookies), the processing will only be based on Article 6 (1) of the GDPR; the permission is revocable at all times.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses so-called web fonts from Google for the uniform display of fonts. The Google fonts are installed locally. There is no connection to Google servers.
We use "Google reCAPTCHA" (hereafter "reCAPTCHA") on our websites. Provider is Google Ireland Limited ("Google"), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
With reCAPTCHA we want to check if the data entry on our websites (for example in a contact form) is done by a human or by an automated program. To do this, reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. For analysis, reCAPTCHA evaluates various information (such as IP address, website visitor's time spent on the website, or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis will be forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyzes are completely in the background. Website visitors are not advised that an analysis is taking place.
Data processing is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The Web site operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web sites from abusive automated spying and SPAM.
8. Payment provider and reseller
On this website we offer, among other things, Payment via PayPal. The provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as "PayPal").
If you choose to pay via PayPal, the payment information you entered on PayPal will be transferred.
The transfer of data to PayPal based on art. 6 member. 1 GDPR (permission) and article 6, paragraph 1, b GDPR (processing to perform a contract). You have the option to withdraw your consent for data processing at any time. A revocation does not affect the effectiveness of historical data processing activities.
9. Own services
Handling of applicant data
We offer you the opportunity to apply with us (for example by e-mail, by post or via the online application form). Below we will inform you about the scope, purpose and use of your personal information collected during the application process. We ensure that the collection, processing and use of your data will be in compliance with applicable data protection laws and all other legal provisions and that your data will be treated in strict confidence.
Scope and purpose of data collection
If you send us an application, we will process your related personal data (eg contact and communication data, application documents, notes in the context of interviews, etc.) to the extent that this is necessary for a decision about the establishment of an employment contract. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1). b GDPR (general contract initiation) and - if you have given your consent - Article 6 (1). an GDPR. The permission can be revoked at any time. Your personal data will only be passed on within our company to persons who are involved in processing your request.
If the application is successful, the data submitted by you will be processed on the basis of § 26 of the GDPR-new and Article 6 (1). b GDPR for carrying out the employment relationship in our data processing systems.
Retention period of the data
If we cannot offer you a vacancy, if you refuse a vacancy or withdraw your application, we reserve the right to transfer the information you provide based on our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) member. GDPR) up to 6 months from the end of the application process (rejection or withdrawal of the application) that must be kept with us. The data is then deleted and the physical application documents are destroyed. The storage serves in particular as evidence in the event of a legal dispute. If it appears that the data is required after the expiry of the 6-month period (for example due to a pending or pending legal dispute), the cancellation will not take place before the purpose for further storage has expired.
Longer storage can also take place if you have given your permission (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR) or if legal requirements for storing data prevent deletion.
Admission to the candidate pool
If we cannot offer you a suitable vacancy, you may still be able to add yourself to our candidate pool. In the case of admission, all documents and information from the application will be included in the candidate pool to contact you in the event of suitable vacancies.
Admission to the pool of candidates is only based on your explicit permission (Article 6 (1) of the GDPR). Submitting the permission is voluntary and is not related to the current application process. The affected person can withdraw his consent at any time. In this case, the data from the applicant pool is irrevocably deleted, provided there are no legal reasons for storage.
The data from the pool of applicants is irrevocably deleted no later than two years after the consent has been given.
Mr. H. C. Huber