Data protection

§ 1 Information on the collection of personal data

(1) In the following paragraphs you will find information pertaining to the use of personal data on our website. In this context, personal data is defined as all data which makes the data subject personally identifiable, i.e. name, address, email address, user behavior

(2) The responsible party under §4 (7) European Data Protection Directive is
Owner: Hendrik Siemens
Werner-von-Siemens-Straße 2
64319 Pfungstadt

(3) When contacting us via email or contact form, your transmitted data (your email address, your name) will be saved in order to process your request. Legal basis for the processing of your data, which is transmitted by sending an email or completing the contact form, is §6 (1)(f) DSGVO. If the contact should be initiated for the purpose of entering into a contract, the additonal legal basis of §6 (1)(b) DSGVO applies. Data received in this context will either be deleted after the necessity for its storage has ceased to exist, or it will be restricted in its use, in case that a legal obligation for continued storage exists.

§2 Your rights

(1) Regarding your personal data, you have the following rights against us:
- the right to disclosure
- the right to correction or deletion
- the right to restriction of use
- the right to object to processing
- the right to data portability

(2) You have the right to file a complaint with the responsible data protection agency for the processing of your personal data by us.

§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting out website

(1) For informational use of our website, i.e. visiting the site without signing up or otherwise disclosing information to us, we will only collect the personal data transmitted by your browser to our server. If you wish to view the website, we will collect the following data which is technically necessary for website display and to maintain its stability and security (legal basis is §6 (1), page 1 (f) DSGVO):
- IP address
- date and time of the request, i.e. the visit
- time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- content of the request (specific page)
- access status/HTTP-status code
- respective volume of transmitted data
- browser
- operating system and its interface
- language and version of browser software

(2) In addition to the abovementioned data, cookies will be transmitted to your computer when visting our website. Cookies are defined as small text files which will be saved on your hard drive and are allocated to the browser you have used in the website visit, and which will transmit certain information to the entity which has placed the cookie (in this instance, us). Cookies cannot execute programs ot transmit viruses to your computer. Their purpose is to make internet use more user-friendly and more effective.

(3) Use of cookies
This website employs the following types of cookies, the scope and operating modes of which will be explained below:
- transient cookies
- persistent cookies
Transient cookies will automatically be deleted once you terminate the browser session. This specifically includes session cookies. They will save a so-called session-ID, which allows to match different browser requests to the specific session. That way, your computer can be recognized when you return to our website. Session cookies will be deleted once you log out or close your browser.
Persistent cookies will automatically be deleted after a specified period of time, which can vary for each cookie. You can delete cookies at any time by accessing your browser’s security settings. You can adjust your browser settings to your preferences, and thus decline to accept the transmission of third-party-cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that this might impair the full use of all website features.

§ 4 Contact form
In addition to the informational use of our website, we offer a contact form for voluntary use, if you should be interested. In order to use this feature, you will have to disclose personal data which we will process for the provision of specific services, and under the above principles for data processing. At the time of writing, this includes your name and email address.

§ 5 Objection to or withdrawal of authorization for the processing of your personal data
(1) If you have given the authorization for processing your personal data, you may withdraw this authorization at any point. Such a withdrawal of authorization will affect the legitimacy of processing your personal data as soon as you have communicated the withdrawal of authorziation to us.
(2) In as far as the processing of your personal data is based on the balancing of interest, you may object to the processing of the data. This is the case if the processing of data is not pertinent to the performance of a mutual contract, which will be detailed by us in the following for each of the feature descriptions. When excersizing your right to such an objection, we ask that you present us with the reasons why your personal data shall not be processed by us in the way which has been detailed above. If your objection should be justified, the situation will be examined and either the processing of your data will be discontinued, or adjusted accordingly, or we will present you with compelling legitimate grounds for our continued processing of your personal data.
(3) Of course, you may at any point object to the use of your personal data for purposes of advertisement and data anlysis. You may inform us of your objection via:

§ 6 Advertisement
Advertisement on this website will in part be optimized for you by the anonymous collection and processing of data focused on your user behavior with geared towards prognosticated interests. For this purpose, cookies will be saved on the computer of the website user. They allow for the user to be recognized, but not personally identified. In order to optimize advertisement for your utilization interests, we have enabled the following companies to collect and process usage data:

TripleDoubleU GmbH
Albert-Einstein-Ring 21
22761 Hamburg

Netpoint Media GmbH
Rheinallee 60
55283 Nierstein

For additional information on the matter – as well the possibility of deactivating utilization-based online advertisement – please consult the data protection notice of the associate of our marketer TripleDoubleU:

§7 Use of Google products
This website does not use Google analytics. The Google products Google Maps and Google AdSense are used. Both are services of
Google Inc.
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
for the purpose of integrating advertisement. Google AdSense and Maps do use cookies. These are files, by the storage of which on your computer, Google can analyse your use of our website. In addition to that, Google AdSense uses web beacons, invisible grafics, which enable Google to analyze clicks on this website, website traffic, and similar information.
The information obtained via cookies and web beacons, your IP address as well as the distribution of advertisement formats, will be transmitted to a Google server located in the United States of America, and will be saved there. Google may possibly disclose this information to third parties if this should be required by law, or if Google should task a third party with data processing. Google will merge your IP address with other collected data. By adjusting your browser settings accordingly, you can prevent the abovementioned cookies from being saved on your computer. However, this may impair the continued full use of the website’s features. By using this website, you agree to the processing of collected personal data by Google in the manner and for the purposes detailed above. The above analogously applies to the use of Google Maps.