Privacy policy

Names

The company is hereinafter called "we" or "us".

Content of the Online offer

The content of this website is created with the greatest possible care. However, we take no responsibility fot the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the content provided. Liability claims against us relating to material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information are excluded, unless there is evidence of wilful intent or gross negligence on our part. All offers are non-binding. We expressly reserve the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the pages or the entire offer without prior notice or to stop the publication temporarily or permanently.

References and links

In the case of direct or indirect references to external websites (hyperlinks) outside our area of responsibility, a liability obligation would only come into force in the case in which we were aware of the contents and if it would be technically possible and reasonable for us to prevent the use in case of illegal contents. We hereby declare expressly that at the time of the link setting no illegal contents were recognizable on the sides to be linked. We have no influence on the current and future design, contents or authorship of the linked pages. Therefore, we hereby dissociate ourselves expressly from all content of all linked websites, which were changed after the link setting. This statement applies to all content offered on this website including all references and links as well as to all foreign entries in guest books, discussion forums and mailing lists set up by us. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete content and in particular for damages resulting from the use or non-use of such information presented, the provider of the page referred to, and not the one who only links to the respective publication, is liable.

Copyright and trademark law

We endeavor to observe the copyrights of the content used in all publications (content includes graphics, images, texts, sound documents, video sequences), to use content created by us or to fall back on license-free content. All brand names and trademarks mentioned on this website, which are possibly protected by third parties, are without restriction subject to the provisions of the applicable trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. Just because of the mere mention is not to draw the conclusion that trademarks are not protected by rights of third parties. The copyright for published, self-created content remains solely and exclusively on our side. Reproduction or use of such content (graphics, images, texts, sound documents, video sequences) in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without our express consent.

Liability for links

References and links to third party websites are outside our area of responsibility. Any responsibility for such websites is denied. Access and use of such websites are at the user's own risk. Also, we have no knowledge about their privacy. Read more in the imprint.

Comments

If you leave a comment or other postings, we will save your IP address. This is for our own security, if someone leaves illegal content in comments and contributions (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, we may be sued for the comment or post and therefore we are interested in the identity of the author.

Legal Basis
The storing of the comments and the associated data is based on the consent of the recipient acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 GDPR. The logging of the IP address is based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO, this is stored for 1 year.

Contradicition
The data provided in the comments and articles will be stored by us until your contradiction.

Registration on this website

You can register on our website to use additional features. We only use the data entered for the purpose of using the respective offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be given in full. Otherwise we will reject the registration. For important changes, for example, in the scope of the offer or in case of technically necessary changes, we use the e-mail address specified during the registration in order to inform you in this way.

Legal basis
The processing of the data entered during registration takes place on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO).

Contradiction and deletion
You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the already completed data processing remains unaffected by the revocation. The data collected during registration will be stored by us as long as you are registered on our website and will subsequently be deleted. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Processing of data (customer and contract data)

We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as they are necessary for the establishment, content or modification of the legal relationship (inventory data).

Legal Basis
This is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or precontractual measures. We only collect, process and use personal data on the use of our Internet pages (user data) insofar as this is necessary in order to enable or charge the user for the use of the service.

Contradiction and cancellation
You can revoke your consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the already completed data processing remains unaffected by the revocation. The collected customer data will be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.

Data transmission at the conclusion of the contract for online shops, dealers and goods dispatch

We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary in the course of the contract, for example to the companies entrusted with the delivery of the goods or to the bank responsible for processing the payment. A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressly consented to the transmission. A transfer of your data to third parties without explicit consent, such as for advertising purposes, does not occur.

Legal basis
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or precontractual measures.

Data transmission at the conlusion of the contract for services and digital content

We only transfer personal data to third parties if this is necessary in the course of the contract, for example to the bank responsible for the processing of payments. A further transmission of the data does not take place or only if you have expressly consented to the transmission. A transfer of your data to third parties without explicit consent, such as for advertising purposes, does not occur.

Legal basis
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or precontractual measures.

LinkedIn Analytics and LinkedIn Ads

On this website, we use the conversion tracking technology and the retargeting feature of the LinkedIn Corporation using the Insight tag. This technology provides, that on LinkedIn, personalized ads can be played to the visitor of this website. It also provides the ability to generate anonymous ad performance reports and website interaction information. To do this, the LinkedIn Insight tag is included on this web page, which connects to the LinkedIn server if you visit this web page and are logged in to your LinkedIn account at the same time.

Privacy statement of LinkedIn
See LinkedIn's privacy policy for more information about data collection, data usage, and the rights to protect your privacy.

Contradiction to data collection
If you are logged in to LinkedIn, you can disable the data collection at any time.

EU-US privacy shield
LinkedIn is certified under the privacy shield agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with european privacy legislation.

Legal basis
The analysis of visitor data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Due to marketing purposes, we have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior.

You can find another opt-out option in the general information or in our cookie policy.

Facebook social plugins

We use social plug-ins from the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland. The plug-ins can be interactive elements or content (eg. videos, graphics or text contributions) and can be recognized by a Facebook logo (white "f" on blue tile) or the terms "Like", "Like" or a "thumbs up" or are marked with the addition "Facebook Social Plug-in". You can see the list and the look of the Facebook social plug-ins. When you visit a feature of our online offering that includes such a plug-in, your device establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plug-in is transmitted by Facebook directly to your device and incorporated by him into the online offer. Profiles of you can be made from the processed data. We therefore have no influence on the extent of the data that Facebook collects with help of this plug-in and inform the users according to our knowledge. By integrating the plug-ins, Facebook receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our online offer. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plug-ins, for example, press the Like button or leave a comment, the information is transmitted from your device directly to Facebook and stored there. If you are not a member of Facebook, there is still the possibility that Facebook will find out and save your IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymous IP address will be stored in Europe.

Privacy policy of Facebook
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the related rights and settings options for protecting the privacy of users can be found in the Facebook privacy policy.

EU-US privacy shield
Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, providing a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation.

Legal basis
The use of the Facebook Social Plug-ins is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the sites we have indicated on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

You can find another opt-out option in the General Information or in our Cookie Policy.

Contradiction to data collection
If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to collect data about you through our online offer and link it to your member data stored on Facebook, you should log out of Facebook and delete your cookies before using our online offer. Other settings and inconsistencies regarding the use of data for advertising purposes are possible within the Facebook profile settings. The settings are platform independent, i. e. they are adopted for all devices, such as desktop computers or mobile devices.

Instagram

Within our online offering, features and content of the Instagram service offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA, may be incorporated.

These may include e. g. content such as images, videos or text and buttons with which you can express your favour about the content or subscribe to the author or to our contributions. If you are an Instagram member, Instagram can call the o.g. Assign content and functions to your profiles.

Privacy statement of Instagram
For more information on how to handle user data on Instagram, see the Instagram Privacy Policy.

Legal Basis
The use of Instagram takes place in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and an easy findability of the places we specify on the website. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

MyFonts

This site uses so-called web fonts from MyFonts Inc., 500 Unicorn Park Drive, Woburn, MA 01801, USA, for consistent presentation of fonts. Due to the license terms, a page view tracking is performed by counting the number of site visits for statistical purposes and transmitting them to MyFonts. MyFonts only collects anonymous data. The data is stored by MyFonts in encrypted form for 30 days. If applicable, MyFonts shares the anonymized data with its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Privacy policy of MyFonts
For more information about MyFonts Counter, see the MyFonts privacy policy.

Legal Basis
We have a legitimate interest based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, to represent the contents of our website according to the company's appearance. A part of it in this case represents our typeface.

Google Web Fonts

This site uses so-called web fonts provided by Google for the uniform representation of fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer. To do this, the browser you use must connect to Google's servers. As a result, Google learns that our website has been accessed via your IP address.

Privacy Policy
Visit the Google Web Fonts page for more information and Google's privacy policy.

Legal basis
The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a consistent and attractive presentation of our online services. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

WhatsApp share button

On this website, it is possible to share content with WhatsApp through WhatsApp Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland. When this feature is used, the sender sends a WhatsApp message with a selected content to a recipient selected by the sender. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. For this reason, the WhatsApp Share button on our website is not a plug-in. We use only an HTML link to integrate the share button on our website as a graphic. When you visit our website, you will not be automatically connected to the WhatsApp server. Only data will be transferred to WhatsApp if you actively use the Share button.

Privacy statement of WhatsApp
Information on how to handle the transmitted data can be found in the privacy policy of WhatsApp.

Legal basis
The retransmission of our content and offers via WhatsApp constitutes a legitimate interest on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Facebook share button

On this website, it is possible to share content through Facebook.com's social network of Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland. By using this function, a new browser window will be opened with the Facebook page. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. For this reason, the Facebook Share button on our website is not a plug-in. We use only an HTML link to integrate the share button on our website as a graphic. When you visit our website, you will not be automatically connected to the Facebook server. Only data will be transferred to Facebook if you actively use the Share button.

Privacy policy of Facebook
Information on how to deal with the transmitted data can be found in the Facebook privacy policy.

Legal Basis The retransmission of our content and offers via Facebook constitutes a legitimate interest on the basis of Art. 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.

Twitter share button

This site may share content with others through the Twitter social networking site offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Using this feature opens a new browser window with the page of Twitter. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. For this reason, the Twitter Share button on our website is not a plug-in. We use only an HTML link to integrate the share button on our website as a graphic. When you visit our website, you will not be automatically connected to the Twitter server. Only data will be transmitted to Twitter if you actively use the Share button.

Privacy policy of Twitter
Information on how to handle the transmitted data can be found in the privacy policy of Twitter.

Legal basis
The retransmission of our content and offers via Twitter constitutes a legitimate interest on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Newsletter

The following information will inform you about the contents of our newsletter, the registration, shipping and statistical evaluation procedures as well as your rights of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt and the procedures described.

Content of the Newsletter
We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with advertising information (hereinafter ""newsletter"") only with the consent of the recipient or a legal permission. Insofar as the contents of a newsletter are concretely described, they are authoritative for the consent of the users. Incidentally, our newsletter contains information about our services and about us.

Double-Opt-In and logging Registration for our newsletter takes place in a so-called double opt-in procedure, which effects, that after the registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with external e-mail addresses. Registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes saving the login and confirmation times and the IP address. Likewise, changes to your data stored with the shipping service provider will be logged.

Credentials
To subscribe to the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address. Optionally, we ask you to provide a name for personal address in the newsletter.

Legal basis Germany: The dispatch of the newsletter and the related performance measurement is based on the consent of the recipient gem. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 DSGVO in connection with § 7 Abs. 2 Nr. 3 UWG or on the basis of the legal permission pursuant to Art. § 7 Abs. 3 UWG. Austria: The sending of the newsletter and the related performance measurement is based on a consent of the recipient acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 DSGVO i.V.m. § 107 Abs. 2 TKG or on the basis of the legal permission acc. § 107 para. 2 u. 3 TKG. The logging of the registration process is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Our interest is in the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system, which serves our business interests as well as the expectations of the users and also allows us to prove our consent.

Cancellation/Revocation You can terminate the receipt of our newsletter at any time, ie. Revoke your consent. A link to cancel the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter. We may save the e-mail addresses for up to three years on the basis of our legitimate interests before we delete them in order to provide evidence of prior consent. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of a possible defense against claims. An individual request for cancellation is possible at any time, provided that at the same time the former existence of a consent is confirmed.

MailChimp

For the dispatch of our newsletter we use the services of MailChimp. Provider is the Rocket Science Group LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. MailChimp is a service that helps u.a. the dispatch of newsletters can be organized and analyzed. If you enter data for purposes of newsletter subscription (e.g., e-mail address), it will be stored on MailChimp's servers in the United States.

MailChimp analysis
With the help of MailChimp we can analyze our newsletter campaigns. When you open an e-mail sent by MailChimp, a file contained in the e-mail (called a web beacon) connects to MailChimp's servers in the United States. This will determine if a newsletter message has been opened and which links may have been clicked. In addition, technical information is collected (e.g., time of retrieval, IP address, browser type and operating system). This information can not be assigned to the respective newsletter recipient. They serve exclusively the statistical analysis of newsletter campaigns. The results of these analyzes can be used to better tailor future newsletters to the interests of the recipients.

Privacy policy of MailChimp
For details, see the privacy policy of MailChimp.

EU-US privacy shield
MailChimp is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. The ""Privacy Shield"" is an agreement between the European Union (EU) and the US to ensure compliance with European data protection standards in the USA.

Completion of a data processing agreement
We have entered into a data-processing agreement with MailChimp, in which we commit MailChimp to protect our customers' data and not to disclose it to third parties. This contract can be viewed.

Legal basis
The data processing takes place on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO). You can revoke this consent at any time by unsubscribing from the newsletter. The legality of the already completed data processing operations remains unaffected by the revocation. The data you provided in order to receive the newsletter will be stored by us until your revocation and will be deleted from our servers as well as from the MailChimp server afterwards. Data that has been stored for other purposes with us (such as e-mail addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.

Postal adverdising

In addition, we reserve the right to use your first and last name as well as your postal address for our own advertising purposes, e.g. for sending interesting offers and information about our products by post. This serves to safeguard our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a weighing up of interests, in a promotional approach by our customers.

Data processing of customer and contract data

We process our customer's data as part of our contractual services, which include conceptual and strategic consulting, campaign planning, software and design development, design consulting or maintenance, campaign and process / handling implementation, server administration, data analysis / consulting and training services. Hereby we process stock data (e.g. customer master data such as names or addresses), contact data (e.g. e-mail, telephone numbers), content data (e.g. text input, photographs, videos), contract data (e.g. subject matter, term), payment data (e.g. bank details, payment history), usage- and metadata (e.g. in the context of the evaluation and success measurement of marketing measures). In principle, we do not process special categories of personal data, unless these are components of a commissioned processing. Among those affected are our customers, prospects and their customers, users, website visitors or employees as well as third parties.

Basis
The purpose of the processing is the provision of contract services, billing and our customer service. The legal basis for processing results from Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (contractual services), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (analysis, statistics, optimization, safety measures). We process data necessary for the establishment and performance of the contractual services and indicate the necessity of their information. Disclosure to external parties will only be made if required by an order. In the processing of the data provided to us within the framework of an order, we act in accordance with the instructions of the client as well as the legal requirements of a order processing acc. Art. 28 DSGVO and process the data for no purpose other than the order. We delete the data after expiration of legal warranty obligation and comparable obligations. The necessity of keeping the data is checked every three years; in the case of legal archiving obligations, the deletion takes place after its expiration (6 years, pursuant to § 257 (1) HGB, 10 J, in accordance with § 147 (1) AO). In the case of data disclosed to us in the context of an order by the client, we delete the data according to the specifications of the order, in principle after the end of the order. We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as they are necessary for the establishment, content or modification of the legal relationship (inventory data). This is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows us to process data in order to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Your rights in connection with personal data

Information, rectification and transmission
You can request information about the personal data stored by us. You are also entitled to request the correction of incomplete, incorrect or outdated personal data. To the extent required by applicable law, you may also request that we provide personally identifiable information you provide to us or to other companies.

Contradiction
We respect your right to object to any use or disclosure of your personal information that is not required by law to fulfill a contractual obligation for our legitimate needs. If you raise an objection, we will work with you to find an acceptable solution. You can also withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data by us at any time.

Deletion
You have a right to deletion of your personal data within the scope of the legal regulations. This applies, for example, if your data is out of date or processing is not necessary or unlawful; if you withdraw your consent to processing based on such consent; or if we determine that we should follow an objection raised by you against processing on our part. Under certain circumstances it may be necessary for us to retain your personal data in accordance with our legal obligations or for the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims. Legal retention periods remain unaffected.