Data protection / Privacy
We appreciate your interest in our homepage and our company. Despite careful control of the content, we cannot accept any liability for external links to third-party content.
The protection of your personal data during the collection, processing and use on the occasion of your visit to our homepage is an important concern for us. Your data will be protected within the framework of legal regulations. Below you will find information about which data is collected during your visit to the homepage and how it is used:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. 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. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics may be merged with other data from Google.
For more information, please visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de or http://www.google.com/intl/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
On our website, we use Google Fonts to display external fonts. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.
Through the certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield (“EU-US Privacy Shield”) https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active Google guarantees that the data protection requirements of the EU are also complied with when processing data in the USA.
To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when our website is accessed. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website.
Through the connection to Google established when our website is called up, Google can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the display of the font is to be transmitted.
On our website, we use Google Maps to display our location and to create directions. This is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”.
Through certification under the EU-US Privacy Shield (“EU-US Privacy Shield”) https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active, Google guarantees that the EU data protection requirements are also complied with when processing data in the USA.
To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established when you access our website. If you call up the Google Maps component integrated into our website, Google stores a cookie on your terminal device via your Internet browser. In order to display our location and provide directions, your user settings and data are processed. Here, we cannot exclude that Google uses servers in the USA.
The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.
Through the connection to Google established in this way, Google can determine from which website your request was sent and to which IP address the directions are to be transmitted. If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your Internet browser. You can find details on this under the item “Cookies”.
The responsible party in terms of data protection laws is Kersten Staat, Ballindamm 39 / Jungfernstieg, 20095 Hamburg. If you have any questions about data protection or wish to exercise any rights or claims regarding your personal data, please send us an email at :
Collection and processing of data
Every access to our homepage and every retrieval of a file stored on the homepage is logged. The storage serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. Logged are: Name of the retrieved file, date and time of the retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, web browser and requesting domain. Further personal data is only collected if you provide this information voluntarily, for example in the context of an inquiry or registration. Use and disclosure of personal data If you have provided us with personal data, we will use it only to respond to your inquiries, to process contracts concluded with you and for technical administration. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties or otherwise transferred if this is necessary for the purpose of contract processing – in particular the transfer of order data to suppliers, if this is necessary for billing purposes or if you have given your prior consent. You have the right to revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. The deletion of stored personal data takes place if you revoke your consent to storage, if their knowledge is no longer necessary to fulfill the purpose pursued with the storage or if their storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons.
Consent, right of revocation and right of objection
Insofar as we use data for a purpose that requires your consent in accordance with the statutory provisions, we will always ask you for your express consent and record your consent in accordance with the data protection regulations. You can revoke your consent once given at any time with effect for the future and/or object to future uses of your data for purposes of advertising, market and opinion research. To revoke a consent or to object, a simple message to us is sufficient. You can use the contact details provided above for this purpose without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariff.
We make every effort to store your personal data in such a way that it is not accessible to third parties by taking all technical and organizational measures. The security measures include in particular the encrypted transmission of data between your browser and our server. When communicating by e-mail, we cannot guarantee complete data security, so we recommend that you send confidential information by post.
We use so-called cookies to better tailor our offer to your wishes and to be able to collect statistical data on the use of our website. Cookies” are small text files that can be stored locally by a website in the memory of your Internet browser on the computer you are using. In particular, cookies enable the recognition of the Internet browser. The cookies on our website do not collect any personal data about you or your usage. Once cookies have been set, you can delete them yourself at any time by calling up the corresponding menu item in your Internet browser or by deleting the cookies on your hard drive. You can find details on this in the help menu of your Internet browser.
Right to information
Upon written request, we will inform you which data we have stored about you (e.g. name, address). If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact us.
Kersten E. Staat
Phone: +49 40 999 99 3396
This is the English translation of the German DGSVO Data protection page. The German version is legally binding.