Privacy policy

for the utilisation of our website

Protecting your data and maintaining your privacy is very important to us. Therefore, we are collecting, processing, and storing your personal data exclusively in accordance with German data protection law. Below, we are explaining which information we collect during your visit to our website and how this information is being used.

Our data protection officer, Mr Stefan Czech, is looking forward to helping you if you have any questions regarding the topic of data protection.

Please, send him an e-mail or give him a call.


Stefan Czech

Data Protection Officer
Tel. +49 (0)7821 945-118


Personal data
Personal data is individual information regarding the personal circumstances or factual affairs of a natural person. This includes information such as your name, your address, your telephone number, and your date of birth. Information that cannot directly be linked to your true identity, such as bookmarked web pages or the number of users of a page, are not personal data.


Collecting and processing of personal data
When you visit our website, our web server by default temporarily stores, for system security purposes, the connection data of the inquiring computer (IP address), the web pages that you visited at our site, the date, time, and duration of the access, the pages called up during the visit, the identifying data of the browser and operating system type used, as well as the website from which you visited us. Personal data above and beyond this, such as your name, your address, your telephone number, or your e-mail address are not being collected, unless you voluntarily provide this information, e.g. in the context of a registration, to execute a contract, or perform an informational inquiry.


Utilisation and passing-on of the personal data
We use the personal data provided by you exclusively for the purpose of the technical administration of the website and to fulfil your wishes and requests, i.e., typically to execute the contract entered into with you, or to respond to your inquiry.

Only then, when you have previously granted us your permission and/or if you – to the extent that there are statutory provisions for this – have not objected, we use this data also for product-related advertising by mail.

A passing-on, sale, or other transfer of your personal data to third parties does not take place unless this is required for the purposes of executing the contract or if you have expressly consented to it.


Utilisation of Google Analytics

This website utilises Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer, and which help to analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the use of the cookie regarding your use of this website (including your IP address, which - however - is anonymized via the _anonymizeIp() method, so that it no longer can be matched to a connection, is sent to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.

Google will use this information for evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transmit this information to third parties, if it is legally mandated to do this or to the extent that third parties are processing this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address with other data stored by Google. You can prevent the installation of the cookies through an appropriate setting in your browser software; we would, however, like to point out that in this case it may not be possible to make full use of all functions on this website. By using this website you agree to the usage of the data collected on your activity by Google - in the way and for the purpose described above.

You can object to the collection of data through Google Analytics effective for the future by installing a deactivation add-on ( for your browser.

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within the browsers of mobile devices, please click this link to prevent the collection by Google Analytics within this website for the future (the opt-out only works in this browser and only for this domain). In the process, an opt-out cookie is stored on your device. Once you delete your cookies in this browser, you have to click this link again.


Utilisation of cookies
"Cookies" are small files that allow us to store on your PC specific information related to you, the user, while you are visiting our website. Cookies help us to determine the frequency of use and the number of users of our web pages as well as to design our offers as comfortably and efficient as possible for you.

On the one hand, we use so-called "session cookies” which are temporarily stored exclusively for the duration of your utilisation of one of our websites. On the other hand, we use "permanent cookies” to retain information about visitors who repeatedly access one of our websites. The purpose of the utilisation of these cookies is to be able to provide you with an optimal user guidance as well as to "remember" you and to be able to present you with a website that is as varied as possible as well as new content in case of repeated use. The content of a permanent cookie is limited to an identification number. Your name, IP address, etc. are not stored. The establishing of an individual profile via your usage behaviour does not take place.

It is also possible to use our offers without cookies. In your browser, you can deactivate the storing of cookies, restrict it to certain websites, or configure your browser such that you are notified as soon as a cookie is being sent. You can also delete cookies from the hard drive of your PC at any time (folder: "cookies"). Please bear in mind, though, that in this case you will have to expect adverse impact on both page presentation and user guidance.


Information to be provided, rectification, restriction and erasure of data

You have, at any time, the right to be provided – free of charge –with information about your stored data as well as the right to rectification, erasure and/or restriction. Please contact us if you so desire. For contact information, see our Impressum.


In case you do not agree with our data processing policy, you have the right to file a complaint with a competent data protection authority.

The competent authority for data protection in our case is:


Der Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit

[The State Officer for Data Protection and Freedom of Information]


Postfach 10 29 32

70025 Stuttgart