Privacy Policy

Data Protection

The operator of this website accords utmost importance to the protection of your personal data. We treat your personal data confidentially and in line with the German statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy statement.

As a rule, our website can be used without providing any details of personal data. To the extent that personal data (such as names, postal or email addresses for instance) are collected, this always occurs on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data are not forwarded to any third parties without you express permission and consent.

Please note that security gaps can occur during the transmission of data by the internet (e.g. when communicating by email). Complete protection from access by third parties to data is not possible.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions from the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics utilises so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and which permit analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookies concerning your usage of this website is transmitted as a rule to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.

In the event that the IP anonymization has been activated on this website, your IP address is shortened in advance by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other States party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your usage of the website in order to compile reports about the website activities and for providing further services in connection with the website usage and internet usage in relation to the website operator. The IP addresses transferred as part of the Google Analytics function are not compiled with other data from Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however please note that if you do this, you will not be able to use all of the functions on this website to their complete extent as the case may be. Furthermore, you can prevent the recording of the data (including your IP address) related to your use of this website that is generated by the cookie for forwarding to Google together with the processing of said data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right at all times to cost-free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing, as well as the right to rectify, block or delete said data. Should you have any questions about this or further aspects of the data privacy and protection, please contact us at one of the addresses provided in the imprint.

Server Log Files

The provider of the website collects and automatically stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:

  • Browser type/browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of day of the server request

These data cannot be allocated to specific persons. Furthermore, these data are not compiled with any other sources of data. We reserve the right to subsequently assess these data in the event that we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful usage.

Cookies

The website utilises so-called cookies to some extent. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our homepage content more user friendly, more effective and securer. Cookies are small text files which are installed on your computer and stored in your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies permit us to re-recognise your browser on your next visit to the website.

You can adjust the settings on your browser so that you are informed about the installing of cookies and cookies are only permitted in individual cases, to accept cookies for specific cases or generally exclude them, as well as to activate the automatic deleting of the cookies when closing your browser. When the cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website can be restricted.

Contact Form

If you would like to contact us using the contact form, your details on the request form together with the contact data provided by you there are stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and in the event of any follow-up questions. We do not forward these data without your consent.

Rejection of Promotional Emails

The use of the contact data provided in the context of the imprint publication obligation for the sending of advertising and other information which has not been expressly requested is hereby rejected. The operator of the website expressly reserves the right to undertaken legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as for instance by spam emails.

Newsletter Data

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on our website, we require from you an email address and information which permits us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and are in agreement with receiving the newsletter. Not further data are raised. These data are solely used for the sending of the information required and are not forwarded to third parties.

The consent issued to store the data and the email address, as well as its usage for sending the newsletter can be revoked at all times by clicking on the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter for instance.

We utilise the MailChimp email service from the USA in order to send out our newsletter. When you subscribe to our newsletter, your email address is stored on a server in the USA. It is used there solely for the purpose of sending out our e-newsletters. MailChimp is a professional, well-known provider which accords intensive care to data protection and has been certified with the TRUSTe Seal. You can find out more information about the data protection policy of MailChimp at MailCimp.com.

Source: eRecht24