Our website may be used without entering
personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our
site, however, and are explained separately below. We collect personal
information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number,
etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes.
Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a
specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found
in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).
The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and
purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the
Günzburger Straße 44
Please be aware that data transfer via the
internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection
against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.
Our website makes use of so-called cookies in
order to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet
connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser
downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and
services. In most cases these are so-called "session cookies" that
are deleted once you leave our website.
To an extent, however, these cookies also pass
along information used to automatically recognize you. Recognition occurs
through an IP address saved to the cookies. The information thereby obtained is
used to improve our services and to expedite your access to the website.
You can prevent cookies from being installed by
adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be
aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all
the functions of our website.
For technical reasons, data such as the
following, which your internet browser transmits to us or to our web space
provider (so called server log files), is collected: - type and version of the
browser you use - operating system - websites that linked you to our site
(referrer URL) - websites that you visit - date and time of your visit - your
Internet Protocol (IP) address. This anonymous data is stored separately from
any personal information you may have provided, thereby making it impossible to
connect it to any particular person. The data is used for statistical purposes
in order to improve our website and services.
On our website we offer you the opportunity to
contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event,
information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating
communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is
any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by
other components of our website.
Use of Facebook
Our website employs components provided by
facebook.com. Facebook is a service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave,
Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Each time our website receives an access request
equipped with a Facebook component, the component prompts your browser to
download an image of this Facebook component. Through this process, Facebook is
informed precisely which page of our website is being visited.
When you access our site while logged into Facebook,
Facebook uses information gathered by this component to identify the precise
page you are viewing and associates this information to your personal account
on Facebook. Whenever you click on the “Like“ button, for example, or
enter a comment, this information is transmitted to your personal account on
Facebook and stored there. In addition, Facebook is informed of your visit to
our website. This occurs regardless of whether you click on a component or not.
If you wish to prevent the transfer to and storage
of data by Facebook about you and your interaction with our website, you must
first log out of Facebook before visiting our website. The data protection
policies of Facebook provide additional information, in particular about the
collection and use of data by Facebook, your rights in this regard as well as
the options available to you for protecting your privacy: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/
You can find an overview of Facebook plugins at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
Use of YouTube
components with enhanced data protection mode
On our website we use components (videos) of
YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company belonging to
Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To this end, we use the “ - enhanced data
protection mode - ” option provided by YouTube.
When you display a page that has an embedded
video, a connection will be made to the YouTube server and the content will
appear on the website via a communication to your browser.
According to the information provided by
YouTube, in “ - enhanced data protection mode -”, data is only transferred to
the YouTube server, in particular which of our websites you have visited, if
you watch the video. If you are logged onto YouTube at the same time, this
information will be matched to your YouTube member account. You can prevent
this from happening by logging out of your member account before visiting our
Further information about data protection by
YouTube is provided by Google under the following link: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
Use of SoundCloud
On our website we use links and components (video/audio)
of SoundCloud (SoundCloud Limited headquarters c/o JAG Shaw Baker, Berners
House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, UK. When you display a page that
has an embedded video/audio, a connection will be made to the SoundCloud server
and the content will appear on the website via a communication to your browser.
SoundCloud may be informed precisely which page
of our website is being visited. We have no control over the data that SoundCloud
collects in the process, or over the extent of the data that SoundCloud
When you access our site while logged into
SoundCloud, SoundCloud uses information gathered by this component to identify
the precise page you are viewing and associates this information to your
personal account on SoundCloud. If you wish to prevent the transfer to and
storage of data by SoundCloud about you and your interaction with our website,
you must first log out of SoundCloud and
delete cookies on your computer before visiting our website. The data
protection policies of SoundCloud provide additional information, in particular
about the collection and use of data by SoundCloud, your rights in this regard
as well as the options available to you for protecting your privacy: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy/
On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act,
you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection,
processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the
correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel
explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have
incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is
not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.