Data Protection Policy
Corresponding with the already existing General Data Protection Regulation and the newly up-dated data protection act of 2018 we‘d like to inform you about the processing of personal data and its purpose.
When visiting our website in order to just receive information, personal data that is transmitted from your browser to our server, is collected for technical reasons only. When you access our website, we collect data that is required technically in order to display our website and to ensure its stability and security, including traceability in case of error and effective fault correction: visited website, date and time of access, amount of sent data in byte, website of arrived request (source/reference), used browser (including language and version), used operation system, used IP-address. For this purpose log-files are generated. The collected data serves as checkup in order to prevent and to correct the illegal use of website content, to improve the website and for statistical analysis.
Log-files: Our server saves log-files which document website accesses with date, time and IP-address of visitors. Log-files are saved for 30 days and are then deleted irretrievably. Other people and institutions, that are not explicitly listed in this data protection policy, do not receive access to your data.
Personal data that has been entered or supplied by you is protected against unauthorized access by encrypted transmission, by access protected and externally non accessible storage, and by physical safety precautions of our servers. Safeguarding measures are revised continuously according to technological developments. Such measures involve SSL-encryption, regular soft- and hardware up-dates and constant server monitoring.
Contacting is via email, letter or phone: When you‘re contacting us all data supplied by you (name, phone number, email address and if applicable other case related data) will be saved in order to answer your questions, to process your request quickly and to be able to get in touch with you again. The incured data will be deleted if no contract is formed between us and as soon as the storage isn‘t needed anymore or rather the processing of data will be reduced to the legal minimum required if legal retention periods are applicable.
Data transmission: Data that is supplied to us by you in the context of a newsletter subscription or an information request via our contact form on our website, will only be saved as long as to be able to fulfill its purpose. Collected data in relation to this will be deleted as soon as the storage isn‘t necessary anymore. If the processing of data needs to be continued, it will be limited to a required minimum and storage will be reduced to the duration absolutely essential.
The produced information (including your anonymized IP-address) will be transferred onto a server from Google. In order to protect your privacy Google Analytics was configured so that your IP-address will be anonymized immediately after the transfer to Google within EU Member States and other contracting states of the European Economic Area, and that it will exclusively be saved anonymized (anonymizeIP=true). Only in exceptional cases the full IP-address will be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and shortened only there.
As requested by us Google will use this information to evaluate the utilization of our website and to compile reports on website-activities. The in connection with Google Analytics transmitted IP-address from your browser won‘t be merged with other data from Google.
You can prevent the installation of cookies with the relevant setting of your browser software; however, as the case may be, we‘d like to point out that you may not be able to fully use all website features. With the utilization of this website you agree to the processing of your collected data through Google in the above described way and the before mentioned purpose.
For more information on Google Analytics and the processing of personal data involved, please see the following link: www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.
Data security: We meet all necessary and appropriate security measures in order to protect your personal data from loss or malpractice. Your data is saved in a secure operating environment according to the best available technology.
Newsletter: You have the opportunity to subscribe for our newsletter via our website. For this purpose we need your email address and your declaration of consent. You can cancel your subscription anytime. If this is the case, please send your cancellation to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Your data will then be deleted immediately.