Privacy policy

Privacy policy
The operators/owners of this website take the safety of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and under the laws relevant to data protection legislation and our data privacy statement.
The use of our website is in general possible without entering any personal data. On the whole, if any personal data (i.e. name, address, or e-mail address) is used by our website, if possible, this will be done solely on a voluntary basis. This personal data will only be given to third parties with your explicit consent.  We remind you however, that data transmission over the internet (e.g. by the communication through E-mails) can have gaps in security. A complete protection of the data from being accessed by third parties is not possible.

 

Privacy Statement/Policy for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses the functions of the web analytics service “Google Analytics”. The service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics employs so-called “Cookies”. These are text files which are saved on your computer. Through your use of them, an analysis of the usage of the website is made possible. The information generated through your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. In the case that you have made your IP-address anonymous on this website and you’re within a member state of the European Union or within the European Economic Area, your IP-address will be shortened by Google. Your full IP-address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there under special circumstances. On behalf of the operators of this website, Google will use the information to evaluate your utilisation of the website, to generate reports about the activities taking place on the website, and provide the website operators with information to help them improve both their website and internet services. The IP-addresses transferred from your browser by Google Analytics are not merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storing of the Cookies with the relevant settings on your browser software. However, please note that by deactivating the Cookies, the fully functional use of certain functions on this website may not be possible. Additionally, you can prevent Google from recording the data generated by the Cookies and your use of the website (including your IP-address) as well as their processing of the data by clicking on the following link and downloading and installing the available brower plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

 

Information, Deletion, Blocking
At any point in time, you have the right to receive free information about your saved personal data, their origin and receiver, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block, or delete this data. With regards to this, as well as any additional questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us under the address listed in the Legal Notice.

 

Cookies
The websites partially make use of so-called Cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage/harm to your computer nor do they contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offers more user friendly, more effective, and safer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and then saved by your browser. The majority of the cookies that we use are the so-called “Session-Cookies”. They are immediately deleted after the end of your visit on our websites. Other cookies remain saved on your electronic device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our websites. You can change the settings on your browser so that you will be informed about the placement of the Cookies and only permit Cookies to be placed only for individual cases, to accept Cookies only for specific cases, or to disable Cookies in general, in addition to activating the automatic deletion of Cookies when the browser has been closed. The deactivation of Cookies can restrict the functionality of this website.

 

Contact Form
If you send us any questions or concerns when filling out a contact form, we will save both the comments/questions as well as the personal contact information which you filled in, in order to be able to answer your questions/concerns as well as any additional questions or concerns you may have. This personal data/information will not be forwarded unless it is with your permission.

 

Contact form and the chat/mail function of livezilla
The personal data that we receive from you as part of your contact request will only be used for the purpose of answering your inquiry or for establishing contact, in addition to any related technical administration. The retention of your personal data or its sharing with third parties takes place only with your previous express consent.

 

Hotjar
This website uses Hotjar, an analysis software of Hotjar Ltd. ("Hotjar") (http://www.hotjar.com, 3 Lyons Range, 20 Bisazza Street, Sliema SLM 1640, Malta, Europe). With Hotjar it is possible to measure and evaluate the usage behavior (clicks, mouse movements, scrolling height, etc.) on our website. The information generated by the "tracking code" and "cookie" about your visit to our website is transmitted to the Hotjar servers in Ireland and stored there. The tracking code collects the following information:

Device-dependent data
The following information can be recorded by your device and your browser:

• The IP address of your device (collected and stored in an anonymized format)
• Your e-mail address including your first and last name, as long as you have made them available via our website
• Screen size of your device
• Device type and browser information
• Geographical position (only the country)
• The preferred language to display our website

Log data
The following data are automatically generated by our servers when Hotjar is used

• Referencing domain
• Visited pages
• Geographical position (only the country)
• The preferred language to display our website
• Date and time when the website was accessed

Hotjar will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to generate reports of the use, as well as other services concerning the website use and Internet evaluation. Hotjar also uses third-party services, such as Google Analytics and Optimizely. These third parties can store information that your browser sends during the visit, such as cookies or IP requests. For more information how Google Analytics and Optimizely store and use data, please refer to their respective privacy statements.

If you continue to use this website, you agree to the above processing of the data therein by Hotjar and its third parties within the framework of data protection clarifications.

Cookies using Hotjar have a different "lifetime"; some stay up to 365 days, some remain valid only during the current visit.

You can prevent the collection of data by Hotjar by clicking on the following link and following the instructions: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out

 

The use of your data transmitted to us via contact           

The personal data that we receive from you as part of your contact request will only be used for the purpose of answering your inquiry or for establishing contact, in addition to any related technical administration. The retention of your personal data or its sharing with third parties takes place only with your previous express consent.

 

Advertising and promotional mail
In case of legal notices, the use of published personal contact information for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the websites will revert to legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.

 

Newsletter
If you choose to sign up for the Newsletter provided on this website, we will require both your E-mail address, and any relevant information which will allow us to confirm that you are in fact the owner of the E-mail address with which you signed up and that you are in agreement with receiving our newsletter. It is not necessary to provide any other information/data about yourself. The data we gather will be used solely for the sending of the desired information and will not be passed on to third party organisations. The permission you give us to save your personal information, your E-Mail address and the permission to send a Newsletter there, can be cancelled at any point in time by using the „Distribution“ link that can be found in the Newsletter.

 

Registering on this website
You can register on our website in order to access and use additional functions. The entered information is only used for the purpose of informing about relevant offers or services for which you have registered.
In case there are important changes related to our offer or if there are necessary technical changes, we will use the E-mail address entered during your registration in order to send you the pertinent information.