1. An overview of data protection
The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will
happen with your personal data when you visit our website. The term “personal data”
comprises all data that can be used to personally identify you. For detailed information about
the subject matter of data protection, please consult our Data Protection Declaration, which
we have included beneath this copy.
Data recording on our website
Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the
The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contact
information is available under section “Information Required by Law” on this website.
How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance
be information you enter into our contact form.
Our IT systems automatically record other data when you visit our website. This data
comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system or time the
site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access our website.
What are the purposes we use your data for?
A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website.
Other data may be used to analyse your user patterns.
What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?
You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of your
archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also
have the right to demand that your data are rectified, blocked or eradicated. Please do not
hesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in section “Information
Required by Law” on this website if you have questions about this or any other data
protection related issues. You also have the right to log a complaint with the competent
Moreover, under certain circumstances, you have the right to demand the restriction of the
processing of your personal data. For details, please consult the Data Protection Declaration
under section “Right to Restriction of Data Processing.”
2. General information and mandatory information
The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very
seriously. Hence, we handle your personal data as confidential information and in
compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection
Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal
data comprises data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection
Declaration explains which data we collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It
also explains how, and for which purpose the information is collected.
We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e. through e-mail
communications) may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data
against third party access.
Information about the responsible party (referred to as the “controller” in the GDPR)
The data processing controller on this website is:
Stuttgarter Straße 4
Phone: 07181 20000
The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others
makes decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data
(e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of data
A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express
consent. You can also revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. To do so,
all you are required to do is sent us an informal notification via e-mail. This shall be without
prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.
Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct
advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
In the event that data are processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. e or f GDPR, you have
the right to at any time object to the processing of your personal data based on grounds
arising from your unique situation. This also applies to any profiling based on these
provisions. To determine the legal basis, on which any processing of data is based, please
consult this Data Protection Declaration. If you log an objection, we will no longer process
your affected personal data, unless we are in a position to present compelling protection
worthy grounds for the processing of your data, that outweigh your interests, rights and
freedoms or if the purpose of the processing is the claiming, exercising or defence of legal
entitlements (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR).
If your personal data is being processed in order to engage in direct advertising, you have
the right to at any time object to the processing of your affected personal data for the
purposes of such advertising. This also applies to profiling to the extent that it is affiliated with
such direct advertising. If you object, your personal data will subsequently no longer be used
for direct advertising purposes (objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 2 GDPR).
Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency
In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a
supervisory agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their
domicile, place of work or at the place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a
complaint is in effect regardless of any other administrative or court proceedings available as
Right to data portability
You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the
basis of your consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a
commonly used, machine readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the
data to another controller, this will be done only if it is technically feasible.
SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as
purchase orders or inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses
either an SSL or a TLS encryption programme. You can recognise an encrypted connection
by checking whether the address line of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and
also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.
If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third
Information about, blockage, rectification and eradication of data
Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time
demand information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as
the purpose of the processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data
rectified, blocked or eradicated. If you have questions about this subject matter or any other
questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the
address provided in section “Information Required by Law.”
Right to demand processing restrictions
You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your
personal data is concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address
provided in section “Information Required by Law.” The right to demand restriction of
processing applies in the following cases:
In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will
usually need some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing,
you have the right to demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have
the option to demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding the
eradication of this data.
If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or claim
legal entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your
personal data instead of its eradication.
If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and our rights
will have to be weighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined whose
interests prevail, you have the right to demand a restriction of the processing of your
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of
their archiving – may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or
defend legal entitlements or to protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or
for important public interest reasons cited by the European Union or a member state of the
3. Recording of data on our website
In some instances, our website and its pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause
any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. The purpose of cookies is to make
our website more user friendly, effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that
are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted
after your leave our site. Other cookies will remain archived on your device until you delete
them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can adjust the settings of your browser to make sure that you are notified every time
cookies are placed and to enable you to accept cookies only in specific cases or to exclude
the acceptance of cookies for specific situations or in general and to activate the automatic
deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of
this website may be limited.
Cookies that are required for the performance of the electronic communications transaction
or to provide certain functions you want to use (e.g. the shopping cart function), are stored on
the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in
storing cookies to ensure the technically error free and optimised provision of the operator’s
services. If other cookies (e.g. cookies for the analysis of your browsing patterns) should be
stored, they are addressed separately in this Data Protection Declaration.
Server log files
The provider of this website and its pages automatically collects and stores information in socalled
server log files, which your browser communicates to us automatically. The
• The type and version of browser used
• The used operating system
• Referrer URL
• The hostname of the accessing computer
• The time of the server inquiry
• The IP address
• This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is recorded on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website
has a legitimate interest in the technically error free depiction and the optimization of the
operator’s website. In order to achieve this, server log files must be recorded.
If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact form
as well as any contact information provided therein will be stored by us in order to handle
your inquiry and in the event that we have further questions. We will not share this
information without your consent.
Hence, the processing of the data entered into the contact form occurs exclusively based on
your consent (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR). You have the right to revoke at any time any
consent you have already given us. To do so, all you are required to do is sent us an informal
notification via e-mail. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection
that occurred prior to your revocation.
The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask us
to eradicate the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for which
the information is being archived no longer exists (e.g. after we have concluded our response
to your inquiry). This shall be without prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions – in
particular retention periods.
4. Plug-ins and Tools
Google Web Fonts
To ensure that fonts used on this website are uniform, this website uses so-called Web Fonts
provided by Google. When you access a page on our website, your browser will load the
required web fonts into your browser cache to correctly display text and fonts.
To do this, the browser you use will have to establish a connection with Google’s servers. As
a result, Google will learn that your IP address was used to access our website. The use of
Google Web Fonts is based on our interest in presenting our online content in a uniform and
appealing way. According to Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, this is a legitimate interest.
If your browser should not support Web Fonts, a standard font installed on your computer will
For more information on Google Web Fonts, please follow this link:
https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and consult Google’s Data Privacy Declaration
Via an API, this website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Inc.,
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule,
this information is transferred to one of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is
archived. The operator of this website has no control over the data transfer.
We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the
locations disclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as
defined in Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR.
For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy
Declaration under: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.