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If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we will require your e-mail address together with certain information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address you provide, and that you consent to the receipt of the newsletter. We will not collect any further information for such transactions. The data we collect in connection with your newsletter subscription will be used exclusively to send you the information you have requested. We will not pass this information on to third parties.We send out our newsletter using CleverReach, a service provided by CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstraße 43, 26180 Rastede, Germany. The provider of this service is based in Germany and is subject to the legal provisions on data protection applicable in Germany. CleverReach treats the personal data of its recipients as confidential and does not share this data with third parties. By signing up to our newsletter, you consent to the receipt of our newsletter, to the saving of your e-mail address, title, first name and surname, and to the contracted processing of the same by CleverReach on our behalf. CleverReach provides analytical tools that allow us to determine the success of our newsletter send-outs. You may withdraw at any time your consent to the saving of your data and e-mail address and their use in order to send you the newsletter, e.g. by clicking the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow us to analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is normally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. We have signed an agreement with the provider regarding the contracted processing of this data. Your IP address shall be collected, but immediately anonymised. This prevents it from being used for anything more than rough localisation. The data shall be processed in accordance with the legal provisions of the GDPR. This user data shall be retained for a period of 14 months. In accordance with the GDPR, our aim in processing this data is to improve our products, services and website. Our users’ privacy is important to us. As such, we anonymise their user data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that if you do so, it may not be possible for you to make use of the full scope of all this website’s functions. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of this website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Opting out of data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the link below. This will place an opt-out cookie on your computer, which will prevent your data from being collected during future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics
Facebook plug-ins (Like button)
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Our website uses functions relating to Google+. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Collection and forwarding of information: The Google+ button enables you to publish information that will be available all around the world. The Google+ button provides you and other users with personalised content from Google and our partners. Google saves the information that you have given an item of content +1, as well as information on the website you were viewing when you clicked the +1 button. Your +1s can be displayed together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, as well as on other websites and displays on the Internet.
Google records information regarding your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for both you and other people. In order to use the Google+ button, you will need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must include the name selected for the profile as a minimum requirement. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases, this name may also be used instead of another name that you might have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or possess other identifiable information on you.
Use of the collected information: In addition to the purposes explained above, the information you provide will also be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection regulations. Google may publish compiled statistics on the +1 activities of its users or pass said statistics on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers and affiliated websites.
Right to information, deletion, locking
At all times, you have the right to receive free of charge information on what personal data we have saved on you, the origin and recipients of said data, and the purpose for which said data has been processed. Furthermore, you also have the right to demand that this data be corrected, locked or deleted. In order to perform any of these actions, or if you have any further questions relating to personal data, you can contact us at any time using the address provided in our Legal Notice.