The data controller within the meaning of the data protection laws – in particular, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – is:
79576 Weil am Rhein
Tel.: +49 7621 7905-422
Your rights as a data subject
Via the contact details of our data protection officer that are given below, you can exercise the following rights at any time:
- To be informed about the data we have stored that concerns you and how we process it,
- To have personal data that is incorrect rectified,
- To have the data we have stored that concerns you erased,
- To restrict the processing of data if we are not yet permitted to erase your data due to legal obligations,
- To object to us processing your data and
- To data portability, provided you have consented to data processing or concluded a contract with us.
If you have given us consent, this can be withdrawn with future effect at any time.
You can lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority that is relevant to you at any time. In Germany, your relevant supervisory authority is determined by the federal state in which you reside or work, or in which the suspected violation occurred. A list of supervisory authorities (for the private sector) in Germany and their addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Purposes of data processing by the data controller and third parties
- You have given us your express consent to do so,
- Processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party,
- Processing is required to fulfill a legal obligation,
Processing is necessary for safeguarding legitimate interests and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding legitimate interest in preventing your data from being passed on.
Erasure or blocking of data
We abide by the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as it is required to achieve the purposes outlined here or for a variable period of retention as stipulated by the legislator. Once the respective purpose no longer exists or the respective time period expires, the corresponding data will be blocked or erased as a matter of routine in accordance with legal provisions.
Acquisition of general information when visiting our website
Whenever you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) contains details such as the type of web browser and the operating system you are using, the domain name of your Internet service provider and similar data. Only information that does not allow you to be identified as an individual is collected via this process.
This information is required for technical reasons to ensure that the content you request from websites is supplied to you in the correct form, and is necessary for use of the Internet. It is processed for the following purposes in particular:
- To ensure that connection to the website can be established without any problems,
- To ensure that the website can be used without any problems,
- To evaluate system security and stability, and
- For other administrative purposes.
The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest outlined in the aforementioned purposes regarding our collection of this data. We do not use your data to identify you as an individual. The only recipients of this data are the data controller and, where applicable, the data processor.
Anonymous information of this kind is statistically analyzed by us where necessary in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.
Like many other websites, we utilize cookies. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard drive from a website server. By using these, we automatically obtain certain data regarding such things as your IP address, the browser you are using, your operating system and your Internet connection.
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or transfer viruses to a computer. We can use the information contained in these cookies to make it easier for you to browse our website and ensure that its pages are displayed correctly.
In no event will the data that is collected by us be passed on to third parties, nor will a link with personal data be established without your consent.
We use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS to guarantee the security of your data during transmission.
If you have given us your express consent, we will regularly send our newsletter or information of a similar nature to your stipulated e-mail address.
In order to receive the newsletter, all you need to do is provide us with your e-mail address. The details you provide when subscribing to our newsletter will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers can also be notified by e-mail about circumstances that are relevant to the service or the registration (such as changes to the newsletter or technical circumstances).
For the registration to be effective, we require a valid e-mail address. We use a double opt-in process to verify whether the owner of an e-mail address has actually registered. To this end, we record the registration to receive the newsletter, the dispatch of the e-mail to confirm this and the receipt of this e-mail along with the answer that it requests. No other data is collected. This data is used solely for sending the newsletter and is not passed on to third parties.
Use of Google Analytics
The purposes of data processing are to analyze the use of the website and to compile reports concerning activities on the website. Other related services shall then be provided based on the use of the website and the Internet. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.
You can prevent cookies being stored by configuring your browser software accordingly. However, please note that you may not be able to use all of the website’s functions in full if you do so. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie and linked to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: Browser add-on for disabling Google Analytics.
Additionally, or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent Google Analytics tracking on our pages by clicking on this link. This will install an “opt out” cookie on your device, which will in future prevent data from being collected by Google Analytics for this website and this browser, for as long as the cookie remains installed on your browser.
Use of Google Maps
Detailed instructions on how to manage your personal data in connection with Google products can be found here.
Embedded YouTube videos
We have embedded YouTube videos on some of our web pages. The provider of the relevant plug-ins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. This means that information will be passed on to YouTube about the pages you visit. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube will be able to attribute your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account before accessing these pages.
If a YouTube video starts playing, the provider deploys cookies that collect information about the user’s behavior.
Those who have disabled cookies for the Google Ads program will also not need to deal with cookies of this kind when viewing YouTube videos. However, YouTube files non-personal user information in other cookies as well. If you wish to prevent this, you will need to block the storage of cookies in your browser.
Changes to our data protection provisions
Questions to the data protection officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person who is responsible for data protection within our organization directly:
79576 Weil am Rhein