As a brief introduction: We, the providers of this website, want to give you the best experience and the best usage comfort on our website.
If you use the internet, then you know that data is gathering over you, whether you want it or not! The legislature obliges providers to write texts that are legally refined and, if possible, contain information that the provider often does not know himself, since, for example, Third-party technologies that are not yet publicly accessible.
We can only assure you of our site: We collect only the data necessary for the operation of this website. These include access statistics, e.g. The performance or the acceptance of the site, and the data that you voluntarily transfer to us in order to become active with us.
We use current technologies to protect your data where it is required, and not because someone who does not know about regulations, a technology would be safe even though he does not even know what it is good for.
You can rest assured that we will deal with your data that we consciously (due to business transactions) or unconsciously get very careful to protect you.
We use a content security policy for the offers submitted by our server.
We can not guarantee that you will not be spied, but we try to keep your risk as low as possible on our offer.
If you do not agree, please leave our website offer!
The legal basis for data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemediengesetz (TMG).
Access data / server log files
The provider (or his webspace provider) collects data about each access to the offer (so-called server logfiles). The access data include:
Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of the retrieval, transmitted data volume, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user’s operating system, the referrer URL, the IP address and the requesting provider.
The provider uses the log data only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the offer. However, the provider reserves the right to check the log data at a later date if, due to concrete indications, there is a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use.
Handling of personal data
Personal data is information with the help of which a person can be identified, ie information which can be traced back to a person. This includes the name, email address or phone number. But also data about preferences, hobbies, memberships or which websites were viewed by someone count to personal data.
Personal data are collected, used and passed on by the provider only if this is legally permitted or if the users consent to the data collection.
When contacting the provider (for example via a contact form or e-mail), the user’s data are stored for the purpose of processing the inquiry as well as in the event that connection questions arise.
Comments and contributions
When users post comments on the blog or other posts, their IP addresses are saved. This occurs to the security of the offerer, if someone writes in comments and contributions illegal contents (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, the provider itself may be prosecuted for the comment or contribution and is therefore interested in the author’s identity.
The successor commentaries can be subscribed by users. Users will receive a confirmation e-mail to verify that they are the owner of the e-mail address entered. Users can unsubscribe from ongoing comment subscriptions at any time. The confirmation e-mail will contain notes.
With the newsletter we inform you about us and our offers.
If you would like to receive the newsletter, we need a valid e-mail address, as well as information that will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address, or whose owner agrees to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. This data is only used for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
By registering for the newsletter, we store your IP address and the date of the registration. This storage serves solely as proof in the event that a third party misuses an e-mail address and logs in without the knowledge of the person entitled to receive the newsletter.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletters at any time. The revocation can be made via a link in the newsletters themselves, in your profile area or by notifying the above contact possibilities.
Integration of third-party services and content
It is possible that third party contents, such as videos from YouTube, Google Maps map material, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites, may be included within this website. This always assumes that the providers of these contents (hereinafter referred to as “third-party providers”) perceive the IP address of the users. Without the IP address, they could not send the content to the user’s browser. The IP address is therefore required for the display of these contents. We only make use of such content, whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the content. However, we will not affect if the third-party vendor uses the IP address, e.g. For statistical purposes. As far as we know, we will inform the users about it.
Within this offer the images of the Stockbildanbieter Getty Images can be integrated. The images are visible on a frame with the reference “Getty Images”. The representation of these images assumes that Getty Images perceives the IP address of the users, so that the images can be delivered to the user’s browser. The IP address is therefore required for the display of these contents. According to current knowledge, the IP address is only used for this purpose. However, the provider has no influence on whether Getty Images uses the IP address, e.g. For statistical purposes. As far as the provider is known, the users are enlightened, or the images removed.
For more information, please visit the Getty Images privacy statement: http://www.gettyimages.com/Corporate/PrivacyPolicy.aspx
You can access many of the company’s online ad cookies via the US site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/ manage.
The data entered during registration are used for the purposes of the use of the offer. Users may be informed by means of quotation or registration-relevant information such as changes in the scope of the offer or technical circumstances by e-mail. The collected data can be seen from the input mask as part of the registration process. This includes NAME, POSTAL ADDRESS, E-MAIL ADDRESS, IP ADDRESS FOR COMMUNITY, PRODUCTES, SECURITY MONITORING, SECURITY, PAYMENT, TELEPHONE NUMBERS, FAX NUMBERS.
This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on users’ computers and which allow an analysis of the use of the website through them. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address of the users of Google will be previously abridged within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the users to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to the website usage and the internet usage against the website operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by means of a corresponding setting of your browser software; However, this offer warrants to users that in this case, you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. Users may also prevent Google from tracking the data generated by the cookie and related to its use (including your IP address), as well as the processing of such data by Google, by using the browser plug-in available under the following link Download and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For more information on Google’s use of your data for advertising purposes, please refer to Google’s website at: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/ (“Use of Google by your use of Google Sites or our partners’ apps), http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads (“AdWords use”), http://www.google.com/settings/ads (“Manage information, Google to show you ads “) and http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ (” Determine which advertising Google shows you “).
As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent Google Analytics collection within this site in the future. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.
Use of Facebook Social Plugins
This offer uses social plugins from the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”). The plugins are visible on one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on blue tile, the terms “Like”, “Like” or “thumb up”) or are marked with the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the appearance of the Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When a user browses a web page that contains such a plugin, his browser builds a direct link to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website. Therefore, the provider has no influence on the extent of the data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore informs the user according to his knowledge:
By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has called the corresponding page of the offer. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. If users interact with the plugins, for example, press the Like button or comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly from Facebook to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, however, there is the possibility that Facebook will find and save its IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymous IP address is stored in Germany.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the rights and settings for the protection of the privacy of the users, can be found in Facebook’s privacy statement: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ .
If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data about him about this offer and to link it with his member data stored on Facebook, he has to log out of Facebook before visiting the Internet presence. Further settings and inconsistencies to the use of data for advertising purposes are possible within the Facebook profile settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.
+1 Google+ button
This offer uses the “+1” button on the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The button can be identified by the “+1” sign on a white or colored background.
When a user browses a web page that contains such a button, the browser connects directly to Google’s servers. The content of the “+1” button is transmitted directly by Google to its browser and is integrated into the web page. Therefore the provider has no influence on the extent of the data that Google collects with the button. According to Google no personal data are collected without a click on the button. Only with logged-in members, such data, including the IP address, are collected and processed.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google, as well as your rights and settings for the protection of your privacy, can be found in Google’s Privacy Notice on the “+1” button: http://www.google.com/Intl/en/+/policy/+1button.html and the FAQ: http://www.google.com/intl/en/+1/button/.
This offer uses the buttons of the service Twitter. These buttons are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They are recognizable by terms such as “Twitter” or “episode”, linked to a silted blue bird. With the help of the buttons it is possible to share a post or page of this offer at Twitter or to follow the provider at Twitter.
When a user browses a web page that contains such a button, his browser builds a direct link to the Twitter servers. The content of the Twitter buttons is transmitted directly from Twitter to the user’s browser. The provider has therefore no influence on the extent of the data that Twitter collects with the help of this plugin and informs the users according to his knowledge. According to this, only the IP address of the user is transmitted with the URL of the respective web page when the button is drawn, but not for purposes other than the representation of the button.
This offer uses the buttons of the Tumblr service. These buttons are offered by Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA, firstname.lastname@example.org. They are recognizable by the term “Tumblr”. With the help of the buttons it is possible to share a post or a page of this offer at Tumblr or follow the supplier at Tumblr.
When a user browses a Web page that contains such a button, his browser builds a direct link to the Tumblr servers. The contents of the Tumblr buttons are transmitted directly from Tumblr to the user’s browser. The provider therefore has no influence on the amount of data that Tumblr collects with the help of this plugin and informs the users according to his knowledge. According to this, only the IP address of the user is transmitted with the URL of the respective web page when the button is referred to, but not for purposes other than the representation of the button.
In the pages of this offer are “Flattr” buttons of the Micropayment service Flattr, which is owned by the company Flattr Network Ltd. Is operated in 2nd floor, White bear yard 114A, Clerkenwell Road, London, Middlesex, England, EC1R 5DF, UK. When you access pages of this Internet site that contain these buttons, your browser will connect directly to Flattr servers. If you have created an account with which you have logged in at the same time, Flattr will inform you that you have visited the respective page of this offer. If you have a Flattr account, are logged in, and interact with the button, information is transferred to Flattr and stored there for billing purposes according to the applicable guidelines. Even if you are not logged in, usage data can be collected and saved. To learn how to handle your data accurately when you click the Flattr button, visit https://flattr.com/privacy.
This offer uses Google AdSense, a Google Inc. (“Google”) advertising service. Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on the user’s computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called Web Beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic can be evaluated on the pages of this offer.
The information about the use of this website (including the IP address of the users) generated by cookies and web beacons and delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be passed on to Google by Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.
Users can prevent the installation of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; However, the provider points out to the users that in this case they may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this offer. By using this website, users agree to the processing of the data collected by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
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Revocations, changes, corrections and updates
The user has the right, on request, to receive free information on the personal data that has been stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct incorrect data, blockage and deletion of his personal data, to the extent that there is no statutory retention requirement.
Translated from Datenschutz-Muster von Rechtsanwalt Thomas Schwenke – I LAW it by Google Translator