The operators of these webpages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the rules of data protection laws and this privacy statement.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. If personal information (for example name, address or email addresses) is collected, this will, if possible, always be on a voluntary basis. This data will never be shared with third parties without your explicit consent.
We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may involve gaps in security. Therefore, a complete data protection against third partie access is not possible.
Our webpages often use so-called Cookies which help us to make our website more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which your internet browser files and stores on your computer. However, cookies do not install programs on your computer, nor do they contain viruses or cause any damage whatsoever.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies” which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them manually. Those cookies allow us to recognize your browser upon your next visit.
In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or be connected to personal data without your consent.
The provider assigned with the hosting of the site, automatically collects and stores information transferred to the server from your internet browser in the Server-Log Files.
- IP address (anonymized)
- Browser type and version
- Utilized operating system
- Referrer URL (website from which you are visiting)
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of your access
These data cannot be connected to specific persons. A combination of this data with other data sources will not be made.
This is only information that does not allow any conclusions about your person. This information is technically necessary to correctly deliver the contents of web pages requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us, to optimize our Internet appearance and the technology behind it.
We reserve the right to check the authenticity of this information afterwards, if concrete indications of illegal activities come to be known.
Registration on our Website
When registering for the use of our web services, some personal information will be collected, such as name, email adress, company name, and industry. If you are registered with us, you can access content and services that we offer to registered users only. Registered users also have the option of changing or deleting the data specified during registration at any time. Of course, we also provide you with information about the personal data we hold about you at any time. We are happy to rectify or delete these at your request, as far as no statutory storage requirements preclude. To contact us in this context, please use the contact details given at the end of this Privacy Statement.
If you send us inquiries via contact form, your entered personal details and contact details will be saved for the further processing of your request and any follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need you to provide a valid email address and additional information, which allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree with the receipt of the newsletter.
The data you provided is used exclusively for this purpose.
We use the email tool MailChimp to send our newsletter. MailChimp is run by The Rocket Science Group LLC d/b/a MailChimp, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Your data is also stored by MailChimp. MailChimp offers evaluation possibilities on how newsletters are opened and used. Your data will not be shared with other third parties to obtain the IR newsletter, and MailChimp will not obtain the right to disclose your information.
We have concluded a corresponding order processing contract with the providers.
At any time, you can revoke your permission for us to collect your data and email address, as well as the use of that email for sending you the newsletter, for example by using the “cancel” link in the newsletter.
You can find further information on Mailchimp’s data policy here.
This website uses features provided by the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so called “Cookies”. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and enable an analysis on how you use this website. Information on your use of the website generated by cookies are usually sent and saved to a Google server located in the US.
We enabled the IP-anonymization feature for this website. Therefore, Google shortens your IP address within EU member states or other signatories of the agreement on the European economic area before transmitting it to the US. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is sent to a Google server located in the US and is then shortened there. On order of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of this website, to compile reports on the website activity and to render other services related to the use of this website and the internet in general. The Ip address transmitted by your browser will not be brought together with other Google data.
You can disable the storing of these cookies in the settings of your browser-software; however, we want to point out, that you then might not be able to use all features of our website fully or correctly. Furthermore, you can prevent the capture of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the further processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser-plugin available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objecting Data Collection
You can prevent data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out-cookie will be set, which will disable data collection for all your future visits on this website: Deactivate Google Analytics
Contract Data Processing
We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Facebook conversion pixels
We use the “Custom Audience pixel” of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”) on our website. With its help, we can keep track of what users do after they see or click on a Facebook advertisement. This enables us to monitor the effectiveness of Facebook ads for purposes of statistics and market research. Data collected in this way is anonymous to us, which means we cannot see the personal data of individual users. However, this data is saved and processed by Facebook. Facebook can connect this data with your Facebook account and use it for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with Facebook’s Data Policy which can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/. You can allow Facebook and its partners to place ads on and outside of Facebook. A cookie can also be saved on your device for these purposes.
Please click here if you would like to withdraw your consent https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_=_
For further details, please see the ‘about Hotjar’ section of Hotjar’s support site.
For reasons of safety and to protect confidential content transmitted to us like inquiries you send to us as the website operator, we use SSL-encryption. An encrypted connection is indicated by a lock symbol in your browser line and the switch from “http://” to “https://” in your address bar.
When SSL-encryption is enabled, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Right of Access, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to receive information about the collected data regarding your person, their source, their receiver and the reason for their processing as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data at any time. For further information on personal data, please contact our data protection officer. The contact details can be found at the bottom.
We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data published under the obligation to provide a masthead for sending unsolicited advertising and informational material. The operators of this website reserve the express right to take legal action in the case of the unsolicited receipt of promotional material, such as spam emails.
Questions to the Data Protection Officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly:
This Privacy Statement was created with the help of eRecht24 (https://www.e-recht24.de/) and activeMind (https://www.activemind.de/datenschutz/dokumente/)