Data protection information
We are pleased about your interest in our website and offers on our web pages. Protection of your personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) is very important to us.
Personal data includes individual details about personal or factual conditions of a specific or identifiable natural person, e.g. your name, your address, your telephone number, your date of birth, your bank details and your IP address.
In this document, we would therefore like to inform you in detail about the data that is collected when you visit our website and use our offers and how we process or use this data subsequently as well as which accompanying protective measures we have taken from technical and organisational aspects.
Changes to this data protection information may become necessary in the course of the further development of our website and the implementation of new technologies. We therefore recommend that you read this data protection information from time to time.
1. Person in-charge/data protection officer
Person in-charge in accordance with data protection regulations, see our imprint.
2. Collection and use of your data
The extent and type of collection and use of your data will differ depending on whether you visit our website only to access information or avail services offered by us:
a) Use for information purpose
If you use our website only for information, you need not provide personal data.
Incidentally, we collect and use only the data that is automatically transmitted to us by your Internet browser in this case, e.g.:
• Date and time of access to one of our web pages
• Your browser type
• Browser settings
• Operating system used
• Last visited page by you
• The amount of data transferred and the access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
• Loading times of our website and
• Your IP address.
If you visit our site only for information, we only collect and use non-personal data. This is done to enable the use of the web pages you have requested, for statistical purposes and to improve our website.
We store the IP address only for the duration of your visit; a personal evaluation does not take place.
b) Using our contact form
If you use our contact form, the following personal data is collected:
Surname, first name and email address, message (free input field).
We collect the aforementioned data to be able to contact you.
c) Duration of storage
Your personal data will be stored as long as is necessary for the provision of our services. The data will be deleted as soon as the legal storage obligations have expired.
All data is collected, used and processed exclusively for the intended purpose and is not passed on or sold to third parties under any circumstances.
a) What are cookies?
We use the technology of cookies for our website. Cookies are small text files that are sent from our web server to your browser during your visit to our web pages and are stored on your device for subsequent retrieval. These files can be used to determine whether your device has already communicated with our pages. Reading the cookies enables us to design our web pages accordingly for you and to make your use easier.
b) Linking with YouTube
We have embedded a YouTube link of different videos on our site. When you start a video, you will be automatically routed to the YouTube website and your usage behaviour will be recorded there using YouTube cookies.
c) Deactivation of cookies
When you visit our website, you can decide whether cookies can be set and retrieved by clicking on the corresponding buttons. Furthermore, it is possible to deactivate cookies through the settings in your browser. For example, you can completely deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser, restrict it to certain websites or configure your browser such that it automatically informs you as soon as a cookie needs to be set and asks you for approval. You can block or delete individual cookies. For technical reasons, this can however lead to some functions of our website being impaired and they no longer function completely.
4. Use of Google Analytics and Google Maps
a) Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”).
IP anonymisation has been activated on our website so that your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases.
On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website and internet usage to us, i.e. the website operating company. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: ___[http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].
Alternatively, you can also prevent collection by Google Analytics by setting an “Opt-Out cookie” by clicking <a href="javas-cript:gaOptout()">here</a>. If you delete the cookies in your browser, you must then click this link again.
b) Use of Google Maps
We use the “Google Maps” component of Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”, on our site.
Each time you access the “Google Maps” component, Google sets a cookie to process user settings and data when you view the page that includes the “Google Maps” component. This cookie is normally not deleted when you close your browser, but expires after a certain time, unless you delete it manually beforehand.
as well as additional terms of business for “Google Maps”
5. Legal basis for the processing of your personal data
Your data will be processed on the basis of Article 6, paragraph 1 of the General Data Protection Ordinance (DS-GVO).
6. Confidentiality of emails
If you send us an email, your email address will only be used for correspondence with you. The email address will not be passed on to third parties.
7. Involvement of service providers and passing on to third parties
Your data will be passed on to technical service providers (e.g. website hosting, support, quality assurance or mailing service) for the provision of this website and for the aforementioned purposes; we have of course carefully selected and commissioned these providers in writing. These service providers are bound by our directives and are regularly monitored by us.
In all other cases, your data will be passed on to other third parties only if it is explicitly indicated in this data protection declaration or if we are legally obliged to do so.
8. Data security
We also use technical and organisational security measures to protect the collected personal data, in particular against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or against the attack by unauthorised persons. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological developments.
Your personal data is also encrypted using SSL/TLS technology to prevent access by unauthorised third parties.
9. Your rights of revocation, information, correction, data transmission and deletion
You have the right to revoke your consent to the use of your personal data at any time. Please send your request to the contact details given on this website or to our data protection officer.
You have the right to request information about your personal data (name, address, etc.) stored by us. Please submit your request in writing using the contact details provided on this website or to our data protection officer. In addition, you have the right to get your personal data corrected, transferred and deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions. Please send your request to the contact details given on this website or to our data protection officer.
10. Supervisory authority
The responsible supervisory authority for data protection violations or complaints about data protection violations is the Thuringian State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information. You can contact them at:
Thuringian State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
PO Box 90 04 55 | 99107 Erfurt
Häßlerstrasse 8 | 99096 Erfurt
Tel.: 03 61 / 57 311 29 00
Fax: 03 61 / 57 311 29 04