Privacy Notice

Privacy policy
Thank you for your interest in our online presence! The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Hence, we would like to inform you about data protection in our company at this point. It goes without saying that we adhere to the German Data Protection Act (BDSG) of the German Teleservices Act (TMG) and other privacy laws. 
You can trust us with your personal data! They are transmitted to us in encrypted form using digital security systems. Our web pages are equipped with technical measures to protect them against damages, destruction or unauthorised access. 

Subject matter of the data protection
The subject matter of the data protection are personal data. These are particulars about personal or factual circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person as per article 3 (1) of the German Data Protection Act. This includes information such as name, postal address, email address or telephone number, but also user data such as your IP address, if applicable.

General data-protection note
(1) Whenever you access the (company’s) web presence or download data from these pages, information about these steps will be stored by us in a log file and then processed. This process takes place anonymously. It is not possible to draw conclusions about your person from this.
(2) The following will be saved: Your IP address, the date and time you accessed the page, the page accessed or the name of the file accessed, the amount of data transferred and the message indicating whether the access/retrieval was successful.
(3) These data will not be used for commercial purposes. They are evaluated solely for the purposes of statistical processing and the improvement of our website. To do this, we will create user profiles by means of a pseudonym. No connection will be made between the person behind the pseudonym and the usage data collected. After this process, your data will be deleted. There will be no permanent storage of your data. You can object to this collection, storage and processing of your data at any time.
(4) Your data will be used exclusively by us. They will not be passed on to third parties. (If applicable, processing for the purpose of analysing user behaviour will be performed by the... (e.g. company Google Analytics) in place, state, a state that is outside of the scope of application of Directive 95/46/EG. You can object to the usage and processing of your data by employing the deactivation add-on (  
(5) We also use so-called cookies for the collection and storage of data. Cookies are small data packages that your browser stores on your device at our instigation. They do not cause any harm to your device. They do not contain any viruses and do not allow us to spy on you. Two types of cookies are used. Temporary cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser (session cookies). In contrast, permanent cookies have a maximum lifetime of up to ... (time period).  This type of cookie makes it possible that you are recognised when you return to the website after having left it. With the help of cookies, it is possible for us to track your usage behaviour for the above mentioned purposes and to the respective extent. Furthermore, the cookies are intended to provide you an optimised browsing experience on our web page.  These data are also collected anonymously or under pseudonyms only. You can adjust your Internet browser so that our cookies cannot be stored on your device or already stored cookies are deleted. You can use the opt-out mode of the following programs for this: ...
Scope of data collection and storage
In general, it is not necessary for you to disclose personal data to use our web page.  In certain cases, however, we may need your personal data to provide our services.  This applies to both the sending of information material or ordered products as well as the response to individual enquiries.
If you authorise us to provide a service or send products to you, we collect and store your personal data only to the extent necessary for providing the service or carrying out the contract. To do this, it may become necessary to pass on your personal data to companies that we rely on to provide a service or to carry out a contract. This includes, for example, transport companies or other service providers. In case we carry out one of the following or other relevant actions or provide services, we want to collect and store your personal data and we will ask for your expressed consent at the appropriate place on our web page:

- Delivery of our newsletter
- Participation in competitions
Credit check or age check to facilitate our services or
- Payment methods
Personalisation of our web page
- Additional services and offers for which the collection of data requires your expressed consent, or any other services. 
After completion of the contract, your data will be blocked and then deleted after the expiration of the fiscal and commercial regulations, unless you have given your expressed consent to further usage of your data. 
If you signed up to our newsletter using your email address, we will continue to use your email address after the completion of the contract for advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from our newsletter.   

Data collection through the use of Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your usage of the web page. The collected data includes information on the operating system, the browser, your IP-address, the web page you previously visited (Referrer-URL) and the date and time of your visit on our web page.  The information about the usage of our web page generated by this text file is transfered to a Google server in the United States, where it is also stored.  Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on the web page activities for the web page operators and to provide other services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. If necessary, Google also transmits this information to third parties, provided that this is legally required or that third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Usage of your data is done anonymously or under pseudonyms. For more information, please visit Google directly at

Google uses the DoubleClick DART cookie
Users can deactivate the usage of DART cookies by accessing the Privacy policy of Google’s advertising network and content-advertising network.

In this process, no direct personal data of any kind pertaining to the user, apart from the internet protocol address, will be stored. This information is used so that you are automatically recognised when you next visit our website and to make navigation easier for you. Cookies allow us, for example, to adapt a web page to your interests or to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time.

You can also view our website without cookies, of course. If you do not want us to recognise your computer, you may prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by selecting “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. To see how this works in detail, please refer to the browser manufacturer’s instructions. However, if you do not accept cookies, this may lead to services not functioning to their full extent.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by using the appropriate setting in your Internet program (browser). To do this, you need to turn off the storage of cookies in your Internet browser. For more information, please refer to your Internet browser’s usage instructions.

Collection and storage of usage data
To optimise our web page, we collect and store data such as the time and date of the page visit, the page from which you accessed our page, and the like. This is done anonymously, without personally identifying the user of the page. If necessary, user profiles will be created using a pseudonym. Again, no connection will be made in this case between the natural person behind the pseudonym and the usage data collected. To collect and store usage data, we also use cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and are used to store statistical information such as your operating system, your internet program (browser), your IP-address, the previously visited web page (Referrer-URL) and the time.  We collect this data solely for statistical purposes so that we can continue to optimise our website and make our internet services even more attractive. The data are always collected and stored anonymously or under a pseudonym, and it is not possible to draw any conclusions from them about you as a natural person.

Data used for appropriate purposes
We adhere to the principle of the appropriate use of data and we collect, process and store your personal data only for the purposes for which you have communicated them to us. Your personal data is not transmitted to third parties without your expressed consent, provided that this is not necessary for the rendering of the service or performance of the contract. Transmission to government institutions and authorities entitled to receive information also only takes place within the scope of the statutory obligations to provide information, or if we are under an obligation to provide information by virtue of a court order.
We also take in-house data protection very seriously. Our employees and commissioned service providers are bound by us to secrecy and to the observance of data protection laws.
Right to information and rescission
You can receive information on your data stored with us at any time for free and without giving any reasons. You may have the data collected by us blocked, corrected or deleted at any time. Moreover, you can revoke your permission for data collection and usage at any time without giving any reasons. For this purpose, please consult the contact address stated in the company information. We are always happy to assist you if you have any further questions on our information on data protection and the processing of your personal data.
Please note that data protection laws and the handling of data protection, such as with Google, can change continuously.  It is thus advisable and necessary to always stay current on changes in the legal regulations and the practice of companies such as Google.