Privacy Policy

Data Protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or email addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis when possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.

However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g email communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our product more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.

Most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser to inform you when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies, or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases, as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

Server-log-files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as:

– browser type/version
– used operating system
– referrer URL
– host name of the accessing computer
– time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. We do not merge this data with other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if there is any indication of illegal use.

 

Google Web Fonts

For the homogenous display of fonts, this website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by Google. On retrieving a website your browser downloads the necessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a standard font.

For further information, please see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq as well as Google’s Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

SoundCloud

Our websites may integrate plugins of the social network SoundCloud (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, Great Britain.). On the affected websites the SoundCloud plugins can be recognised by the SoundCloud logo.

When visiting our websites, a connection between your browser and the SoundCloud server will be established after activation of the plugin. In this way, SoundCloud obtains the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the “like” or “share” button while logged on to your SoundCloud user account, you may link and/or share the contents of our websites with your SoundCloud profile. Thereby SoundCloud is able to associate the visit to our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as service providers, do not obtain knowledge about the content of transmitted data as well as the use of such by SoundCloud . For further information, please read the Privacy Policy of SoundCloud under: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy

If you do not wish SoundCloud to associate your user account with the visit to our websites, please log off from your SoundCloud user account before activating the contents of the SoundCloud plugins.

YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the Google-operated website YouTube. The provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our websites with an embedded YouTube-plugin, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. Information about which of our websites you have visited will then be transmitted to the YouTube server.

If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.

You will find further information concerning the treatment of user data in the YouTube Privacy Policy under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy 

Registration with this websites

You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The data entered for this purpose will only be used for the respective offer or service for which you have registered.

We also use the email address provided upon registration to inform you about important changes, such as a change in the extent of an offer, or a technical change.

SSL Encryption

For security reasons, and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you send to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the change in the address line of the browser from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line.

When the SSL encryption is activated, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.

Processing of data (customer data and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only as far as necessary for the establishment of, content- related arrangement of, or change of, the legal relationship (personal data). We only collect, process and use personal data about the use of our websites (usage data) insofar as it is necessary to establish or invoice the use of the service.

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for online shops, traders and product shipment

We transmit personal data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfill the contract, e.g transmitting data to the shipping agent or to the commissioned credit institution in charge of the payment. There is no further transmission of data to third parties unless you have given your explicit permission. There is no transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes.

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for services and digital contents

We transmit personal data to third parties only if it is necessary to fulfill the contract, e.g transmitting data to the commissioned credit institution in charge of the payment.

There is no further transmission of data to third parties unless you have given your explicit permission. There is no transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes.

Encrypted payment transaction on this website

Payment transactions via common methods of payment (Paypal/etc.) take place exclusively via an encrypted SSL connection. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the browser line from “http://” to “https://” and the lock-symbol in your browser line.

In using encrypted communication, any bank details, which you submit to us, cannot be read by third parties.

Objection to commercial mails

Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Notice/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures against senders of unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam emails etc.