The body responsible within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the basic EU data protection regulation (DSGVO), is:

Marius Meierhöfer
Weberstr. 116
41464 Neuss, Germany

Your Rights of Affected Persons

You can exercise the following rights at any time under the contact details provided by our data protection officer:

  • Information about your data stored with us and their processing (Art. 15 DSGVO),
  • Correction of incorrect personal data (Art. 16 DSGVO),
  • Deletion of your data stored with us (Art. 17 DSGVO),
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 DSGVO),
  • Contradiction against the processing of your data with us (Art. 21 DSGVO) and
  • Data transferability if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us (Art. 20 DSGVO).

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future.

You can contact the competent supervisory authority at any time with a complaint (Art. 77 DSGVO in conjunction with § 19 BDSG). Your competent supervisory authority depends on your state of residence, your work or the alleged infringement. A list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public sector) and their addresses can be found at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/addresses_links-node.html.

Cookies

Type and purpose of processing:

Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to launch programs or transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable the correct display of our web pages.

Under no circumstances will the data we collect be disclosed to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

Of course you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. In general, you can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that some features of our website may not work if you have disabled the use of cookies.

Storage time and cookies used:

If you allow us to use cookies through your browser settings or consent, the following cookies may be used on our web pages:

327d30016003f1c096d098dab1d39db3 - for duration of the session
cookieconsent_dismissed - 1 year
jomla_remember_me_32d8a1f17c58ffe96cb328e2464399d8 - approx. 2 months
joomla_user_state - When logged in, for duration of the session

As far as these cookies can (also) affect personal data, we inform you about it in the following sections.

You can use your browser settings to delete individual cookies or the entire cookie inventory. In addition, you will receive information and instructions on how these cookies can be deleted or their storage blocked in advance. Depending on the provider of your browser you will find the necessary information under the following links:

Registration on our website

Type and purpose of processing:

When registering to use our personalized services, some personal information is collected, such as name, address, contact and communication information (e.g. phone number and email address). If you are registered with us, you can access content and services that we only offer to registered users. Registered users also have the option of changing or deleting the data provided during registration at any time if required. Of course, we will also provide you with information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data entered during registration is based on the user's consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

The recipients of the data are only the responsible body and, if applicable, technical service providers who act as contract processors for the operation and maintenance of our website.

Storage time:

Data will only be processed in this context as long as the corresponding consent is available. Afterwards they are deleted, as far as there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary. To contact us in this context, please use the contact details given at the end of this data protection declaration.

Deployment mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to the content and services we offer.

Comment function

Type and purpose of processing:

If users leave comments on our website, the time of their creation and the user name previously chosen by the website visitor are stored in addition to this information. This serves our security, since we can be prosecuted for illegal contents on our web page, even if these were provided by users.

Legal basis:

The processing of the data is based on the user's consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

The recipients of the data are only the data controller and, if applicable, the order processor.

Storage time:

The data will be deleted as soon as it is no longer necessary for the purpose of the survey. This is generally the case when communication with the user has been completed and the company can conclude from the circumstances that the affected facts have been finally clarified.

Deployment mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot grant you access to our commentary function.

Contact form

Type and purpose of processing:

The data you enter will be stored for the purpose of individual communication with you. To do this, a valid e-mail address and your name are required. This is used to assign the request and then reply to it. The specification of further data is optional.

Legal basis:

The data entered in the contact form is processed on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art 6 Para. 1 lit f DSGVO).

By providing the contact form we would like to make it easy for you to contact us. Your data will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.

If you contact us to request a quotation, the data entered in the contact form will be processed to carry out pre-contractual measures (Art 6 Para. 1 lit b DSGVO).

Receiver:

The recipients of the data are only the data controller and, if applicable, the order processor.

Storage time:

Data will be deleted at the latest 6 months after processing the request.

In the event of a contractual relationship, we are subject to the legal retention periods in accordance with the German Commercial Code and delete your data after expiry of these periods.

Deployment mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary. However, we can only process your request if you provide us with your name, your e-mail address and the reason for the request.

Use of Google Maps

Type and purpose of processing:

On this website we use the offer of Google Maps. Google Maps is operated by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google"). This allows us to display interactive maps directly on the website and enables you to conveniently use the map function.

For more information about how Google processes your information, please see Google Privacy Notices. There you can also change your personal data protection settings in the Data Protection Center.

Detailed instructions on how to manage your data about Google products can be found here.

Legal basis:

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of Google Maps and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

When you visit the website, Google receives information that you have visited the corresponding subpage of our website. This is regardless of whether Google provides a user account that you are logged in with or whether no user account exists. If you are logged in to Google, your information will be directly associated with your account.

If you do not want the mapping in your profile on Google, you must log out of Google before activating the button. Google stores your data as usage profiles and uses them for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or demand-oriented design of its website. Such evaluation takes place in particular (even for unlogged-in users) to provide demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact Google to exercise this right.

Storage time:

We do not collect any personal data through the integration of Google Maps.

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Revocation of consent:

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you via our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings. In this case, however, you cannot use our website or only to a limited extent.

Deployment mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Embedded YouTube videos

Type and purpose of processing:

We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter "YouTube") is the operator of the corresponding plug-ins. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube servers is established. YouTube is informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your surfing behavior with you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by YouTube can be found in the privacy policy of the provider, where you will also find further information on your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework

Legal basis:

Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO).

Receiver:

YouTube automatically connects to Google.

Storage time and revocation of consent:

Who has deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to reckon with such cookies when watching YouTube videos either. YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the saving of cookies in your browser.

Further information on data protection at "YouTube" can be found in the privacy policy of the provider at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Third country transfer:

Google processes your data in the USA and has submitted to the EU_US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.

Deployment mandatory or required:

The provision of your personal data is voluntary, solely on the basis of your consent. If you prevent access, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply for your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:

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