Data protection declaration

We are pleased you are visiting our website. Below we would like to provide you information on dealing with your data in accordance with Article 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


The authority named in the legal information is responsible for the data collection and processing described below.

Storing the IP address

We store the IP address transferred from your web browser strictly for the purposes intended and for a period of seven days, with the interest of recognising, delimiting and eliminating attacks on our website. After this time, we erase or anonymise the IP address. Article 6 (1) of the GDPR is the legal basis.

Usage data

When you visit our websites, on our web server temporary usage data are saved as a log for statistical purposes with the objective of improving the quality of our websites. This data record consists of
  • the page from which you requested the file,
  • the name of the file,
  • the date and time of the visit,
  • the data volume transferred,
  • the access status (file transferred, file not found),
  • the description of the type of web browser used,
  • the IP address of the visiting computer, truncated so that it is not possible to establish a personal reference.
The named log data are saved only in anonymised form.

Data security

We take technical and organisation measures to protect your data for unwanted access as effectively as possible. On our websites we use encryption processes. Your data are transferred from your computer to our server and back via the Internet using TLS encryption. You can identify this by seeing the lock symbol in the status bar of your browser and that the address line starts with https://.

Data transfer to third parties

In the context of processing in line with Article 28 GDPR we transfer your data to service providers which support us in operating our websites (e.g. hosting) and the related processes. Our service providers are subject to strict instructions and have a corresponding contractual obligation.


We only use essential cookies which do not contain personal data and which enable basic functions and are necessary for the proper function of the website. You can set your browser in such a way that it provides you information on the placement of cookies. This makes the use of cookies transparent for you. What is more, at any time you can delete cookies via the relevant browser setting and prevent setting new cookies. Please note that it is then possible that our website cannot be displayed in an optimum fashion and that certain features are not longer technically available.

Use of Analysis Tools

We do not use analysis tools.


On our website, we give our users the opportunity to order our newsletter. If you have granted us separate consent to inform you by e-mail about company products and services, the relevant processing takes place on the basis of Article 6 (1a) GDPR. You can withdraw your consent at any time, without this impacting the lawfulness of previous processing. If you withdraw your consent, we discontinue the relevant data processing. If you no longer want to receive the newsletter, you can unsubscribe at any time, e.g. by e.mail or using the unsubscribe link in any newsletter e-mail.  

Spam protection using reCAPTCHA

To protect against spam, we use the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. This can sort out improper mass mails sent out on the basis of machine-based and automated tools. The service includes sending Google the IP address and possible further data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service. Here the deviating data protection regulations of Google Inc. apply. For further information on the data protection regulations of Google Inc., go to

Your rights as user

When processing your personal data, GDPR gives you specific rights as user of the website:

Right of access (Article 15 GDPR):

You have the right to obtain confirmation as to whether or not personal data concerning yourself are being processed, and, where that is the case, access this personal data and the information detailed in Article 15 GDPR.

Right to rectification and erasure (Article 16 and Article 17 GDPR):

You have the right to demand rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning yourself without undue delay and, if necessary, the right to have incomplete personal data completed.
You also have the right to demand that the erasure of personal data concerning yourself without undue delay, if there are grounds stated in Article 17 GDPR, e.g. if the data are no longer needed for the purposes sought.

Right to restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR):

You have the right to demand the restriction of processing for the period of a check, if one of the conditions stated in Article 18 GDPR applies, e.g. if you have objected to processing.

Right to data portability (Article 20 GDPR):

In specific cases detailed in Article 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to demand their transfer to a third party.

Right to object (Article 21 GDPR):

If data are collected on the basis of Article 6 (1 f) (data process to protect legitimate interests), at any time you have the right to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to processing of your personal data. We will no longer process the personal data unless there are compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

In line with Article 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you are of the opinion that the processing of your relevant personal data infringes data protection regulations. This right to lodge a compliant can be asserted in particular to supervisory authorities in the Member State of your habitual residence or the place of work or the place of the alleged infringement .

Last Update: September 2021