1. data protection at a glance
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit our website. Personal data are all data with which you can be personally identified. For detailed information on the subject of data protection, please refer to our data protection declaration listed below this text.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. His contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected by providing us with this information. This can be data that you enter in a contact form, for example.
Other data is automatically collected by our IT systems when you visit the website. These are mainly technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page call). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyse your user behaviour.
What rights do you have with regard to your data?
You have the right to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data at any time. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding data protection, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
When you visit our website, your surfing behaviour can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with cookies and with so-called analysis programs. The analysis of your surfing behaviour is usually anonymous; the surfing behaviour cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. You will find detailed information on this in the following data protection declaration.
You can contradict this analysis. We will inform you about the possibilities of objection in this data protection declaration.
2 General notes and mandatory information
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
The person responsible for data processing on this website is
Responsible party is the natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Cancellation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke any consent already given at any time. For this purpose, an informal notification by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out up to the time of revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
In the event of violations of data protection law, the person concerned has a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in matters of data protection law is the State Data Protection Commissioner of the federal state in which our company is based. A list of the data protection officers and their contact details can be found on the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
right to data transferability
You have the right to have data, which we process automatically on the basis of your consent or in fulfilment of a contract, handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another responsible party, this will only take place to the extent that it is technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
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Information, blocking, deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to obtain information free of charge at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing and, if applicable, a right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as for further questions regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Contradiction against advertising mails
We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation to send advertising and information material not expressly requested. The operators of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising information is sent, for example by spam e-mails.
3. data collection on our website
The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us.
You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you have requested (e.g. shopping basket function) are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimised provision of his services. Insofar as other cookies (e.g. cookies for analysing your surfing behaviour) are stored, these are treated separately in this data protection declaration.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- operating system used
- Referrer URL
- hostname of the accessing computer
- time of the server request
- IP address
This data is not merged with other data sources.
The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 letter f DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the fulfilment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.
4. analysis tools and advertising
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
The storage of Google Analytics cookies is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both his website and his advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. This means that your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
Disagreement with data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent the collection of your information on future visits to this site: Deactivate Google Analytics.
Data processing on order
We have concluded a contract with Google for commissioned data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the share function on our website for the following social media channels:
To share our content on social networks, we use the WordPress plugin “Social Warfare”, which does not process any personal data. Only with an active click on the corresponding buttons the information is transferred to the social network. This ensures that an unwanted and automatic data transfer to the corresponding social networks does not take place already when visiting our pages. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interest (according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO)
This website uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements from Google Inc. (“Google”). The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on these pages can be evaluated.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be passed on by Google to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored by you.
The storage of AdSense cookies is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user behaviour in order to optimise both his website and his advertising.
Ströer SSP (https://www.adscale.de) uses technology to present you with advertisements that are relevant to you. The provider of Ströer SSP is Ströer media Deutschland GmbH, located in Cologne – 50999 Köln, Ströer-Allee 1. If you do not want to continue to receive anonymous data from Adscale, please click on the opt-out link below. This opt-out cookie deletes the previously stored information and prevents further collection of information.
Doubleclick (www.doubleclickbygoogle.com) uses technology to deliver ads that are relevant to you. Provider of Doubleclick is Doubleclick is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow St Dublin 4 Ireland. If you do not want Doubleclick to continue to collect anonymous information, please click on the opt-out link below. This opt-out cookie deletes the previously stored information and prevents further collection of information.
5. plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube page operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our sites equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
This site uses features of the Bounce Ads service. Bounce ads provides features to allow visitors to view content before leaving the page. Bounce Ads is operated by Benjamin Trimborn, Marthastraße 8, 40629 Düsseldorf, Germany and toco domains – Torsten Zühlsdorff, Karl-Kämpf-Allee 9, 41065 Mönchengladbach, Germany.
Bounce Ads uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer. These cookies lose their validity after 3 hours and are not used to personally identify the user.
The information generated by cookies about the use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to Bounce Ads’ servers. Your IP address is not permanently stored or processed by Bounce Ads.
The website operator has a legitimate interest in the optimisation of his website. The storage of bounce ads cookies does not have to be based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO, as no personal data is stored.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly; bounce ads will be deactivated without the cookie. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Bounce Ads in the manner and for the purpose described above.
6. online marketing and partner programs
Amazon Partner Program
The storage of “Amazon cookies” is based on Art. 6 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this, as the amount of his affiliate remuneration can only be determined through the cookies.
Further information on data use by Amazon can be found in Amazon’s data protection declaration: https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401.
This website uses tracking cookies from various affiliate programs. These tracking cookies are among the necessary cookies because the website is funded by these affiliate programs. Without these affiliate programs and the cookies they use, this website could not exist. You can prevent the setting of these cookies by changing the appropriate settings in your browser.
Here is a list of the affiliate programs that are used or can be used
Information about Firstlead GmbH / ADCELL Partner Program
The storage of cookies is based on Art. 6 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this, as the amount of his affiliate remuneration can only be determined through the cookies. You can prevent the collection of your data by Firstlead GmbH by deactivating it under the following link: https://www.adcell.de/datenschutz
Conversant (https://www.conversantmedia.com) uses technology to bring you advertisements that are relevant to you. Conversant’s provider is Conversant inc. located in Chicago (IL) – 101 North Wacker, 23rd Floor Chicago, IL 60606. If you do not want Conversant to continue to collect anonymous information, please click on the opt-out link below. This opt-out cookie deletes the previously stored information and prevents further collection of information.
Vibrant Media GmbH
In the following affiliate programs, the storage of cookies is also based on article 6 lit. f DSGVO. The Website Operator has a legitimate interest, as the amount of his affiliate remuneration can only be determined through the cookies.
- affilinet GmbH with the affiliate program www.Affili.net
- AWIN AG with the affiliate programme awin.com and zanox.com
- Refersion Inc. with the affiliate program refersion.com
- Conversant LLC. with the affiliate program cj.com
Further information of the respective affiliate programs:
EU ePrivacy Cookie Disabling
EU ePrivacy Directive
The EU ePrivacy Directive (officially in force throughout Europe since 2012) requires website operators to obtain permission from their visitors to use tracking cookies. For this reason, we inform you that our website uses cookie technologies. Cookies are encrypted strings of characters that are stored by a website on the user’s computer. This website uses tracking cookies to better understand how visitors use the site and to finance themselves through advertising. Our website requires the use of a cookie so that we can determine how many people join the 10WBC program after they visit our site.
This technology uses information about your visits to this website, which does not include your name, address or other personal information. As part of our advertising within our site, a unique temporary cookie from a third party provider may be stored or recognized on your browser. Cookies do not cause any damage to the user’s computer and do not contain viruses.
This website can also be used by you without cookies. You can block cookies on your browser if necessary, configure it to notify you before a cookie is stored and restrict it to certain websites. You can also delete the cookies from your computer’s hard drive at any time later using the data protection function of your browser. In this case, however, the functions and the user-friendliness of the offer could be limited in the future, as this site and the contents are financed by the advertising and can only be further developed in this way.
To manage cookies in the browser of your computer, please follow the instructions of the respective browser:
Internet Explorer (Microsoft)
As a preventive measure, you will find further options on the page https://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/ to deactivate cookies for the purpose of usage-based online advertising (Online Behavioural Advertising (OBA)).