Privacy

Privacy policy

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Introduction and overview

Wir haben diese Datenschutzerklärung (Fassung 22.10.2022-112250167) verfasst, um Ihnen gemäß der Vorgaben der General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and applicable national laws to explain which personal data (data for short) we as the controller - and the processors (e.g. providers) commissioned by us - process, will process in the future and what lawful options you have. The terms used are to be understood as gender-neutral.
In short: We inform you comprehensively about data that we process about you.

Privacy statements usually sound very technical and use legal terminology. This privacy statement, on the other hand, is intended to describe the most important things to you as simply and transparently as possible. As far as it is conducive to transparency, technical Terms explained in a reader friendly waylinks to further information are provided, and Graphics is used for this purpose. In this way, we provide information in clear and simple language that we only process personal data in the course of our business activities if there is a corresponding legal basis. This is certainly not possible with the most terse, unclear and legalistic explanations possible, as is often standard practice on the Internet when it comes to data protection. I hope you find the following explanations interesting and informative, and perhaps there is one or two pieces of information that you did not yet know.
If you still have questions, we would like to ask you to contact the responsible office mentioned below or in the imprint, to follow the existing links and to look at further information on third party sites. Our contact details can of course also be found in the imprint.

Scope

This data protection declaration applies to all personal data processed by us in the company and to all personal data processed by companies commissioned by us (order processors). By personal data, we mean information within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 1 DSGVO, such as a person's name, e-mail address and postal address. The processing of personal data ensures that we can offer and invoice our services and products, whether online or offline. The scope of this privacy policy includes:

  • all online presences (websites, online stores) that we operate
  • Social media appearances and e-mail communication
  • mobile apps for smartphones and other devices

In short: The data protection declaration applies to all areas in which personal data is processed in a structured manner within the company via the aforementioned channels. If we enter into legal relationships with you outside of these channels, we will inform you separately if necessary.

Legal basis

In the following privacy policy, we provide you with transparent information on the legal principles and regulations, i.e. the legal basis of the General Data Protection Regulation, which enable us to process personal data.
As far as EU law is concerned, we refer to REGULATION (EU) 2016/679 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 27 April 2016. You can of course access this EU General Data Protection Regulation online on EUR-Lex, the access point to EU law, at. https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/DE/ALL/?uri=celex%3A32016R0679 read up.

We only process your data if at least one of the following conditions applies:

  1. Consent (Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. a DSGVO): You have given us your consent to process data for a specific purpose. An example would be the storage of your entered data of a contact form.
  2. Contract (Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. b DSGVO): In order to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual obligations with you, we process your data. For example, if we conclude a purchase contract with you, we need personal information in advance.
  3. Legal obligation (Article 6 paragraph 1 lit. c DSGVO): If we are subject to a legal obligation, we process your data. For example, we are required by law to keep invoices for accounting purposes. These usually contain personal data.
  4. Legitimate interests (Article 6(1) lit. f DSGVO): In the case of legitimate interests that do not restrict your fundamental rights, we reserve the right to process personal data. For example, we need to process certain data in order to operate our website securely and economically efficiently. This processing is therefore a legitimate interest.

Further conditions such as the performance of recordings in the public interest and the exercise of official authority as well as the protection of vital interests do not generally occur with us. If such a legal basis should be relevant, it will be indicated at the appropriate place.

In addition to the EU regulation, national laws also apply:

  • In Austria this is the Federal Law on the Protection of Individuals with regard to the Processing of Personal Data (Data Protection Act), short DSG.
  • In Germany applies that Federal Data Protection Act, short BDSG.

If other regional or national laws apply, we will inform you about them in the following sections.

Contact details of the responsible person

If you have any questions about data protection or the processing of personal data, you will find the contact details of the responsible person or office below:
Richard Staudner
MALU sportsclub
Neutorgasse 16
1010 Vienna

Email: info@richardstaudner.at

Phone: 01 / 5351234

Imprint: https://richardstaudner.at/impressum/

Storage duration

The fact that we only store personal data for as long as is absolutely necessary for the provision of our services and products applies as a general criterion with us. This means that we delete personal data as soon as the reason for processing the data no longer exists. In some cases, we are required by law to store certain data even after the original purpose has ceased to exist, for example for accounting purposes.

Should you wish your data to be deleted or revoke your consent to data processing, the data will be deleted as soon as possible and insofar as there is no obligation to store it.

We will inform you about the specific duration of the respective data processing below, provided that we have further information on this.

Rights under the General Data Protection Regulation

In accordance with Articles 13, 14 of the GDPR, we inform you about the following rights you have to ensure that data processing is fair and transparent:

  • According to Article 15 of the GDPR, you have the right to know whether we are processing data about you. If this is the case, you have the right to receive a copy of the data and the following information:
    • the purpose for which we carry out the processing;
    • the categories, i.e. the types of data that are processed;
    • who receives this data and, if the data is transferred to third countries, how security can be guaranteed;
    • how long the data will be stored;
    • the existence of the right to rectification, erasure or restriction of processing and the right to object to processing;
    • that you can complain to a supervisory authority (links to these authorities can be found below);
    • the origin of the data if we have not collected it from you;
    • whether profiling is carried out, i.e. whether data is automatically evaluated in order to arrive at a personal profile of you.
  • You have a right to rectify data according to Article 16 of the GDPR, which means that we must correct data if you find errors.
  • According to Article 17 of the GDPR, you have the right to erasure ("right to be forgotten"), which specifically means that you may request the deletion of your data.
  • According to Article 18 of the GDPR, you have the right to restriction of processing, which means that we may only store the data but not use it any further.
  • According to Article 20 DSGVO, you have the right to data portability, which means that we will provide you with your data in a common format upon request.
  • According to Article 21 of the GDPR, you have a right to object, which, once enforced, entails a change in processing.
    • If the processing of your data is based on Article 6(1)(e) (public interest, exercise of official authority) or Article 6(1)(f) (legitimate interest), you may object to the processing. We will then check as soon as possible whether we can legally comply with this objection.
    • If data is used to conduct direct marketing, you may object to this type of data processing at any time. We may not use your data for direct marketing thereafter.
    • If data is used to perform profiling, you can object to this type of data processing at any time. We may not use your data for profiling thereafter.
  • According to Article 22 of the GDPR, you may have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing (for example, profiling).
  • According to Article 77 of the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint. This means that you can complain to the data protection authority at any time if you believe that the data processing of personal data violates the GDPR.

In short: You have rights - do not hesitate to contact the responsible body listed above with us!

If you believe that the processing of your data violates data protection law or that your data protection rights have been violated in any other way, you can complain to the supervisory authority. For Austria, this is the data protection authority, whose website you can find at https://www.dsb.gv.at/ find. In Germany, there is a data protection officer for each federal state. For more information, you can contact the Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information (BfDI) contact. The following local data protection authority is responsible for our company:

Austria data protection authority

Leader: Mag. Dr. Andrea Jelinek

Address: Barichgasse 40-42, 1030 Vienna

Phone no.: +43 1 52 152-0

E-mail address:
dsb@dsb.gv.at

Website:
https://www.dsb.gv.at/

Data transmission to third countries

We only transfer or process data to countries outside the EU (third countries) if you consent to this processing, if this is required by law or contractually necessary and in any case only to the extent that this is generally permitted. Your consent is in most cases the most important reason that we have data processed in third countries. Processing personal data in third countries such as the U.S., where many software vendors provide services and have their server locations, may mean that personal data is processed and stored in unexpected ways.

We expressly point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for data transfer to the USA. Data processing by US services (such as Google Analytics) may result in data not being processed and stored anonymously. Furthermore, US government authorities may be able to access individual data. In addition, it may happen that collected data is linked with data from other services of the same provider, if you have a corresponding user account. Where possible, we try to use server locations within the EU, if this is offered.

We will inform you in more detail about data transfer to third countries, if applicable, at the appropriate places in this privacy policy.

Data processing security

To protect personal data, we have implemented both technical and organizational measures. Where possible, we encrypt or pseudonymize personal data. In this way, we make it as difficult as possible for third parties to infer personal information from our data.

Article 25 of the GDPR speaks here of "data protection through technical design and through data protection-friendly default settings" and thus means that both software (e.g., forms) and hardware (e.g., access to the server room) should always be designed with security in mind and that appropriate measures should be taken. If necessary, we will go into more detail on specific measures below.

TLS encryption with https

TLS, encryption and https sound very technical and they are. We use HTTPS (the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure stands for "secure hypertext transfer protocol") to transfer data over the Internet in a tap-proof way.
This means that the complete transmission of all data from your browser to our web server is secured - no one can "listen in".

In this way, we have introduced an additional layer of security and comply with data protection through technology design (Article 25(1) GDPR). By using TLS (Transport Layer Security), an encryption protocol for secure data transmission on the Internet, we can ensure the protection of confidential data.
You can recognize the use of this data transmission protection by the small lock symbol at the top left of the browser, to the left of the Internet address (e.g., beispielseite.de) and the use of the https scheme (instead of http) as part of our Internet address.
If you want to know more about encryption, we recommend doing a Google search for "Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure wiki" to get good links to more information.

Communication

Communication summary

👥 Affected parties: All those who communicate with us by telephone, e-mail or online form
Data processed: e.g. phone number, name, e-mail address, form data entered. You can find more details on this in the respective contact type used
🤝 Purpose: Handling communication with customers, business partners, etc.
📅 Storage period: duration of the business case and legal requirements
⚖️ Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (Contract), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

When you contact us and communicate by phone, e-mail or online form, personal data may be processed.

The data will be processed for the handling and processing of your question and the related business transaction. The data is stored for as long as it is required by law.

Persons concerned

All those who seek contact with us via the communication channels provided by us are affected by the aforementioned processes.

Phone

When you call us, the call data is stored pseudonymously on the respective terminal device and with the telecommunications provider used. In addition, data such as name and telephone number may subsequently be sent by e-mail and stored for the purpose of responding to inquiries. The data is deleted as soon as the business case has been terminated and legal requirements permit.

E-mail

If you communicate with us by e-mail, data may be stored on the respective end device (computer, laptop, smartphone,...) and data is stored on the e-mail server. The data is deleted as soon as the business case has been terminated and legal requirements allow it.

Online forms

If you communicate with us using an online form, data is stored on our web server and, if necessary, forwarded to an e-mail address of ours. The data is deleted as soon as the business case has been terminated and legal requirements permit.

Legal basis

The processing of the data is based on the following legal bases:

  • Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent): You give us your consent to store your data and to further use it for purposes related to the business case;
  • Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO (contract): There is a need for the performance of a contract with you or a processor such as the telephone provider or we need to process the data for pre-contractual activities, such as the preparation of an offer;
  • Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests): We want to operate customer inquiries and business communication in a professional framework. For this purpose, certain technical facilities such as e-mail programs, exchange servers and mobile operators are necessary in order to be able to operate the communication efficiently.

Order processing agreement (AVV)

In this section, we would like to explain to you what a processing order is and why it is needed. Because the word "order processing contract" is quite a mouthful, we will also use only the acronym AVV more often here in the text. Like most companies, we do not work alone, but also use the services of other companies or individuals ourselves. Through the involvement of various companies or service providers, it may be that we pass on personal data for processing. These partners then act as processors with whom we conclude a contract, the so-called order processing agreement (AVV). The most important thing for you to know is that the processing of your personal data takes place exclusively according to our instructions and must be regulated by the GCU.

Who are processors?

As a company and website owner, we are responsible for all data that we process from you. In addition to the responsible parties, there may also be so-called processors. This includes any company or person who processes personal data on our behalf. More precisely and according to the GDPR definition: any natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that processes personal data on our behalf is considered a processor. Consequently, processors can be service providers such as hosting or cloud providers, payment or newsletter providers, or large companies such as Google or Microsoft, for example.

For a better understanding of the terminology, here is an overview of the three roles in the GDPR:

Affected (you as a customer or interested party) → Responsible (we as a company and a client) → Processor (Service providers such as web hosters or cloud providers)

Content of a contract for the processing of orders

As already mentioned above, we have concluded an AVV with our partners who act as processors. This states first and foremost that the processor will process the data to be processed exclusively in accordance with the GDPR. The contract must be concluded in writing, although in this context the electronic conclusion of the contract is also considered "in writing". Only on the basis of the contract will the processing of personal data take place. The contract must contain the following:

  • Binding to us as the responsible party
  • Duties and rights of the responsible person
  • Categories of persons concerned
  • Type of personal data
  • Nature and purpose of data processing
  • Subject and duration of data processing
  • Place of implementation of data processing

Furthermore, the contract contains all the obligations of the processor. The most important obligations are:

  • Ensure data security measures
  • take possible technical and organizational measures to protect the rights of the data subject
  • keep a data processing register
  • cooperate with the data protection supervisory authority at its request
  • Conduct a risk analysis in relation to the personal data received
  • Sub-processors may only be engaged with the written consent of the responsible person

You can find out what such an AVV looks like in concrete terms, for example, at https://www.wko.at/service/wirtschaftsrecht-gewerberecht/eu-dsgvo-mustervertrag-auftragsverarbeitung.html view. A sample contract is presented here.

Cookies

Cookies summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: depends on the respective cookie. You can find more details about this below or from the manufacturer of the software that sets the cookie.
Data processed: Depending on the cookie used in each case. More details can be found below or from the manufacturer of the software that sets the cookie.
📅 Storage duration: depends on the respective cookie, can vary from hours to years
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What are cookies?

Our website uses HTTP cookies to store user-specific data.
Below we explain what cookies are and why they are used so that you can better understand the following privacy policy.

Whenever you browse the Internet, you use a browser. Popular browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge. Most websites store small text files in your browser. These files are called cookies.

One thing cannot be denied: Cookies are really useful little helpers. Almost all websites use cookies. More precisely, they are HTTP cookies, as there are other cookies for other applications. HTTP cookies are small files that are stored on your computer by our website. These cookie files are automatically placed in the cookie folder, effectively the "brain" of your browser. A cookie consists of a name and a value. When defining a cookie, one or more attributes must also be specified.

Cookies store certain user data about you, such as language or personal page settings. When you return to our site, your browser transmits the "user-related" information back to our site. Thanks to cookies, our site knows who you are and offers you the setting you are used to. In some browsers, each cookie has its own file, in others, such as Firefox, all cookies are stored in a single file.

The following graphic shows a possible interaction between a web browser such as Chrome and the web server. Here, the web browser requests a website and receives a cookie back from the server, which the browser uses again as soon as another page is requested.

HTTP Cookie Interaktion zwischen Browser und Webserver

There are both first-party cookies and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are created directly by our site, third-party cookies are created by partner websites (e.g. Google Analytics). Each cookie must be evaluated individually, as each cookie stores different data. Also, the expiration time of a cookie varies from a few minutes to a few years. Cookies are not software programs and do not contain viruses, Trojans or other "pests". Cookies also cannot access information on your PC.

For example, cookie data can look like this:

Name: _ga
Value: GA1.2.1326744211.152112250167-9
Intended use: Differentiation of website visitors
Expiration date: After 2 years

A browser should be able to support these minimum sizes:

  • At least 4096 bytes per cookie
  • At least 50 cookies per domain
  • At least 3000 cookies in total

What are the types of cookies?

The question of which cookies we use in particular depends on the services used and is clarified in the following sections of the privacy policy. At this point, we would like to briefly discuss the different types of HTTP cookies.

We can distinguish 4 types of cookies:

Essential cookies
These cookies are necessary to ensure basic functions of the website. For example, these cookies are needed when a user adds a product to the shopping cart, then continues surfing on other pages and later goes to the checkout. Through these cookies, the shopping cart is not deleted even if the user closes his browser window.

Purpose cookies
These cookies collect information about user behavior and whether the user receives any error messages. In addition, these cookies are also used to measure the loading time and the behavior of the website with different browsers.

Targeting cookies
These cookies provide a better user experience. For example, entered locations, font sizes or form data are stored.

Advertising cookies
These cookies are also called targeting cookies. They are used to deliver customized advertising to the user. This can be very convenient, but also very annoying.

Usually, when you visit a website for the first time, you are asked which of these cookie types you want to allow. And, of course, this decision is also stored in a cookie.

If you want to know more about cookies and are not afraid of technical documentation, we recommend https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/html/rfc6265, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comments called "HTTP State Management Mechanism".

Purpose of processing via cookies

The purpose ultimately depends on the cookie in question. You can find more details about this below or from the manufacturer of the software that sets the cookie.

What data is processed?

Cookies are small helpers for many different tasks. Unfortunately, it is not possible to generalize what data is stored in cookies, but we will inform you about the processed or stored data in the following privacy policy.

Cookies storage duration

The storage period depends on the particular cookie and is specified further below. Some cookies are deleted after less than an hour, others can remain stored on a computer for several years.

You can also influence the storage period yourself. You can manually delete all cookies at any time via your browser (see also "Right of objection" below). Furthermore, cookies that are based on consent will be deleted at the latest after revocation of your consent, whereby the legality of the storage remains unaffected until then.

Right to object - how can I delete cookies?

How and whether you want to use cookies, you decide. Regardless of which service or website the cookies come from, you always have the option to delete, disable or only partially allow cookies. For example, you can block third-party cookies, but allow all other cookies.

If you want to determine which cookies have been stored in your browser, if you want to change or delete cookie settings, you can find this in your browser settings:

Chrome: Delete, enable and manage cookies in Chrome

Safari: Managing cookies and website data with Safari

Firefox: Delete cookies to remove data that websites have placed on your computer

Internet Explorer: Delete and manage cookies

Microsoft Edge: Delete and manage cookies

If you do not want to have cookies in principle, you can set up your browser so that it always informs you when a cookie is to be set. In this way, you can decide for each individual cookie whether you allow the cookie or not. The procedure varies depending on the browser. It is best to search for the instructions in Google using the search term "delete cookies Chrome" or "disable cookies Chrome" in the case of a Chrome browser.

Legal basis

The so-called "Cookie Guidelines" have been in place since 2009. This states that the storage of cookies is a Consent (Article 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) is required from you. Within the EU countries, however, there are still very different reactions to these directives. In Austria, however, this directive was implemented in Section 96 (3) of the Telecommunications Act (TKG). In Germany, the Cookie Directives were not implemented as national law. Instead, this directive was largely implemented in Section 15 (3) of the German Telemedia Act (TMG).

For absolutely necessary cookies, even if no consent has been given, there are legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) DSGVO), which in most cases are of an economic nature. We want to provide the visitors of the website with a pleasant user experience and for this purpose certain cookies are often absolutely necessary.

If cookies are used that are not absolutely necessary, this only happens in the case of your consent. The legal basis in this respect is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

In the following sections, you will be informed in more detail about the use of cookies, if used software uses cookies.

Web hosting introduction

Web hosting summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: professional hosting of the website and safeguarding of the operation
📓 Processed data: IP address, time of website visit, browser used and other data. More details can be found below or at the respective web hosting provider used.
📅 Storage period: depending on the respective provider, but usually 2 weeks
⚖️ Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is web hosting?

When you visit websites nowadays, certain information - including personal data - is automatically created and stored, including on this website. This data should be processed as sparingly as possible and only with justification. By the way, by website we mean the entirety of all web pages on a domain, i.e. everything from the home page (homepage) to the very last subpage (like this one). By domain, we mean, for example, example.de or sampleexample.com.

When you want to view a website on a computer, tablet, or smartphone, you use a program called a web browser to do so. You probably know some web browsers by name: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple Safari. We say browser or web browser for short.

To display the website, the browser must connect to another computer where the website's code is stored: the web server. Operating a web server is a complicated and costly task, which is why this is usually done by professional providers, the providers. These offer web hosting and thus ensure reliable and error-free storage of website data. A whole lot of technical terms, but please stay tuned, it gets better!

When the browser on your computer (desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone) connects and during data transfer to and from the web server, personal data may be processed. On the one hand, your computer stores data, on the other hand, the web server must also store data for a while to ensure proper operation.

A picture is worth a thousand words, so the following graphic illustrates the interaction between the browser, the Internet and the hosting provider.

Browser und Webserver

Why do we process personal data?

The purposes of data processing are:

  1. Professional hosting of the website and securing its operation
  2. to maintain operational and IT security
  3. Anonymous evaluation of access behavior to improve our offer and, if necessary, for criminal prosecution or the pursuit of claims

What data is processed?

Even while you are visiting our website right now, our web server, which is the computer on which this website is stored, usually automatically stores data such as

  • the complete Internet address (URL) of the accessed web page
  • Browser and browser version (e.g. Chrome 87)
  • the operating system used (e.g. Windows 10)
  • the address (URL) of the previously visited page (referrer URL) (e. g. https://www.beispielquellsite.de/vondabinichgekommen/)
  • the hostname and IP address of the device being accessed from (e.g. COMPUTERNAME and 194.23.43.121)
  • Date and time
  • in files, the so-called web server log files

How long is data stored?

As a rule, the above data is stored for two weeks and then automatically deleted. We do not pass on this data, but we cannot exclude the possibility that this data may be viewed by authorities in the event of unlawful conduct.

In short: Your visit is logged by our provider (company that runs our website on special computers (servers)), but we do not share your data without consent!

Legal basis

The lawfulness of the processing of personal data in the context of web hosting results from Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (protection of legitimate interests), because the use of professional hosting with a provider is necessary to present the company on the Internet in a secure and user-friendly manner and to be able to pursue attacks and claims from this if necessary.

As a rule, there is a contract between us and the hosting provider for commissioned processing pursuant to Art. 28 f. DSGVO, which ensures compliance with data protection and guarantees data security.

Website Building Block Systems Introduction

Website Building Block Systems Privacy Policy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as technical usage information like browser activity, clickstream activity, session heatmaps as well as contact information, IP address or your geographical location. More details can be found below in this privacy policy and in the privacy policy of the providers.
📅 Storage duration: depends on provider
⚖️ Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent)

What are website building systems?

We use a website building block system for our website. Building block systems are special forms of a content management system (CMS). With a building block system, website owners can create a website very easily and without programming knowledge. In many cases, web hosts also offer building block systems. By using a modular system, personal data of you may also be collected, stored and processed. In this data protection text, we provide you with general information about data processing by modular systems. You can find more detailed information in the provider's data protection statements.

Why do we use website building systems for our website?

The biggest advantage of a modular system is the ease of use. We want to provide you with a clear, simple and concise website that we can easily operate and maintain ourselves - without external support. Meanwhile, a modular system offers many helpful functions that we can use even without programming knowledge. This allows us to design our web presence according to our wishes and to offer you an informative and pleasant time on our website.

What data is stored by a modular system?

Exactly what data is stored depends, of course, on the website builder system used. Each provider processes and collects different data of the website visitor. But as a rule, technical usage information such as operating system, browser, screen resolution, language and keyboard settings, hosting provider and the date of your website visit are collected. Furthermore, tracking data (e.g. browser activity, clickstream activity, session heatmaps, etc.) may also be processed. In addition, personal data may also be collected and stored. This is mostly contact data such as e-mail address, telephone number (if you have provided it), IP address and geographical location data. You can find out exactly what data is stored in the provider's privacy policy.

How long and where is the data stored?

We will inform you about the duration of the data processing below in connection with the website construction kit system used, provided we have further information on this. You can find detailed information about this in the provider's privacy policy. In general, we only process personal data for as long as is absolutely necessary for the provision of our services and products. It may be that the provider stores data from you according to its own specifications, over which we have no control.

Right of objection

You always have the right to information, correction and deletion of your personal data. If you have any questions, you can also contact the person responsible for the website construction system used at any time. You can find contact details either in our privacy policy or on the website of the relevant provider.

You can delete, disable, or manage cookies that providers use for their functions in your browser. Depending on which browser you use, this works in different ways. Please note, however, that all functions may then no longer work as usual.

Legal basis

We have a legitimate interest in using a website construction kit system to optimize our online service and to present it efficiently and in a user-friendly manner for you. The corresponding legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests). Nevertheless, we only use the modular system if you have given your consent.

Insofar as the processing of data is not absolutely necessary for the operation of the website, the data will only be processed on the basis of your consent. This applies in particular to tracking activities. The legal basis in this respect is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

With this privacy policy, we have brought you closer to the most important general information about data processing. If you wish to obtain more detailed information in this regard, you will find further information - if available - in the following section or in the provider's privacy policy.

WordPress.com Privacy Policy

We use WordPress.com, a website building system, for our website. The service provider is the American company Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA.

WordPress also processes data from you in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may be associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing.

As a basis for data processing with recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, so in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there, WordPress uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO). Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred to third countries (such as the USA) and stored there. Through these clauses, WordPress undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed and managed in the USA. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here, among other places: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

The data processing agreements, which correspond to the standard contractual clauses, can be found at https://wordpress.com/support/data-processing-agreements/.

You can learn more about the data processed through the use of WordPress.com in the privacy policy on https://automattic.com/de/privacy/.

Order processing agreement (AVV) WordPress.com

In accordance with Article 28 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have entered into a Service Level Agreement (SLA) with WordPress.com. What exactly is a GCU and especially what must be included in a GCU, you can read in our general section "Order processing agreement (GCU)".

This contract is required by law because WordPress.com processes personal data on our behalf. It clarifies that WordPress.com may only process data they receive from us according to our instructions and must comply with the GDPR. You can find the link to the order processing agreement (AVV) under https://wordpress.com/support/data-processing-agreements/.

Email marketing introduction

Email Marketing Summary

👥 Parties concerned: Newsletter subscribers
🤝 Purpose: direct advertising by e-mail, notification of system-relevant events.
📓 Processed data: Data entered during registration, but at least the e-mail address. You can find more details on this in the respective email marketing tool used.
📅 Storage period: duration of the existence of the subscription
⚖️ Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interests)

What is email marketing?

In order to keep you always up to date, we also use the possibility of e-mail marketing. If you have agreed to receive our e-mails or newsletters, your data will also be processed and stored. E-mail marketing is a sub-area of online marketing. It involves sending news or general information about a company, products or services by e-mail to a specific group of people who are interested in them.

If you want to participate in our email marketing (mostly via newsletter), you usually just have to register with your email address. To do this, you fill out an online form and send it off. However, it may also happen that we ask you for your salutation and name, for example, so that we can also write to you personally.

Basically, the registration for newsletters works with the help of the so-called "double opt-in procedure". After you have registered for our newsletter on our website, you will receive an e-mail via which you confirm the newsletter registration. This ensures that the e-mail address belongs to you and that no one has registered with a third-party e-mail address. We or a notification tool we use logs each individual subscription. This is necessary so that we can also prove the legally correct registration process. As a rule, the time of registration, the time of the registration confirmation and your IP address are stored. In addition, it is also logged when you make changes to your stored data.

Why do we use email marketing?

Of course, we want to stay in touch with you and always present you with the most important news about our company. To do this, we use, among other things, e-mail marketing - often just called "newsletters" - as an essential part of our online marketing. Provided you agree to this or it is legally permitted, we will send you newsletters, system e-mails or other notifications by e-mail. When we use the term "newsletter" in the following text, we mainly mean regularly sent e-mails. Of course, we do not want to bother you in any way with our newsletters. That's why we really always try to provide only relevant and interesting content. For example, you will learn more about our company, our services or products. Since we are always improving our offers, our newsletter will also tell you when there is news or when we are offering special, lucrative promotions. If we use a service provider that offers a professional mailing tool for our e-mail marketing, we do so in order to be able to offer you fast and secure newsletters. The purpose of our email marketing is basically to inform you about new offers and also to get closer to our business goals.

What data is processed?

When you become a subscriber to our newsletter via our website, you confirm by e-mail that you are a member of an e-mail list. In addition to IP address and e-mail address, your title, name, address and telephone number may also be stored. However, only if you agree to this data storage. The data marked as such are necessary for you to participate in the service offered. Providing this information is voluntary, but failure to provide it will result in you not being able to use the service. In addition, information about your device or your preferred content on our website may be stored. You can find out more about the storage of data when you visit a website in the section "Automatic data storage". We record your declaration of consent so that we can always prove that this complies with our laws.

Duration of data processing

If you unsubscribe your e-mail address from our e-mail/newsletter distribution list, we may store your address for up to three years based on our legitimate interests so that we can still prove your consent at that time. We may only process this data if we need to defend ourselves against any claims.

However, if you confirm that you have given us your consent to subscribe to the newsletter, you can submit an individual deletion request at any time. If you permanently object to the consent, we reserve the right to store your e-mail address in a blacklist. As long as you have voluntarily subscribed to our newsletter, we will of course also keep your e-mail address.

Right of objection

You have the option to cancel your newsletter subscription at any time. All you have to do is revoke your consent to the newsletter subscription. This usually takes only a few seconds or one or two clicks. Most of the time, you will find a link to cancel your newsletter subscription right at the end of each email. If you really can't find the link in the newsletter, please contact us by mail and we will cancel your newsletter subscription immediately.

Legal basis

The sending of our newsletter takes place on the basis of your Consent (Article 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). This means that we may only send you a newsletter if you have actively registered for it beforehand. If applicable, we may also send you advertising messages on the basis of Section 7 (3) of the German Unfair Competition Act (UWG), provided that you have become our customer and have not objected to the use of your email address for direct advertising.

Information about specific email marketing services and how they process personal data, if any, is provided in the following sections.

Social media introduction

Social Media Privacy Policy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Presentation and optimization of our service performance, contact with visitors, interested parties, etc., advertising.
📓 Processed data: Data such as phone numbers, email addresses, contact details, user behavior data, information about your device and your IP address.
You can find more details on this in the respective social media tool used.
📅 Storage duration: depending on the social media platforms used
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is social media?

In addition to our website, we are also active on various social media platforms. In this context, user data may be processed so that we can target users who are interested in us via the social networks. In addition, elements of a social media platform may also be embedded directly in our website. This is the case, for example, when you click on a so-called social button on our website and are redirected directly to our social media presence. So-called social media or social media are websites and apps through which registered members can produce content, share content openly or in specific groups, and network with other members.

Why do we use social media?

For years, social media platforms have been the place where people communicate and get in touch online. Our social media presences enable us to bring our products and services closer to prospective customers. The social media elements embedded on our website help you switch to our social media content quickly and without complications.

The data that is stored and processed through your use of a social media channel is primarily for the purpose of being able to perform web analyses. The aim of these analyses is to be able to develop more precise and personalized marketing and advertising strategies. Depending on your behavior on a social media platform, appropriate conclusions can be drawn about your interests with the help of the evaluated data and so-called user profiles can be created. This also enables the platforms to present you with tailored advertisements. In most cases, cookies are set in your browser for this purpose, which store data about your usage behavior.

We generally assume that we remain responsible under data protection law, even if we use services of a social media platform. However, the European Court of Justice has ruled that in certain cases the operator of the social media platform may be jointly responsible with us within the meaning of Art. 26 DSGVO. Insofar as this is the case, we point this out separately and work on the basis of an agreement in this regard. The essence of the agreement is then reproduced below for the platform concerned.

Please note that when using the social media platforms or our built-in elements, data about you may also be processed outside the European Union, as many social media channels, for example Facebook or Twitter, are American companies. This may make it less easy for you to claim or enforce your rights regarding your personal data.

What data is processed?

Exactly what data is stored and processed depends on the provider of the social media platform. But usually it is data such as phone numbers, email addresses, data you enter in a contact form, user data such as which buttons you click, who you like or follow, when you visited which pages, information about your device and your IP address. Most of this data is stored in cookies. Especially if you yourself have a profile on the visited social media channel and are logged in, data can be linked to your profile.

All data collected via a social media platform is also stored on the servers of the providers. Thus, only the providers have access to the data and can give you the appropriate information or make changes.

If you want to know exactly what data is stored and processed by the social media providers and how you can object to the data processing, you should carefully read the respective privacy policy of the company. Even if you have questions about data storage and data processing or want to assert corresponding rights, we recommend that you contact the provider directly.

Duration of data processing

We will inform you about the duration of data processing below, provided we have further information on this. For example, the social media platform Facebook stores data until it is no longer needed for its own purpose. However, customer data that is matched with our own user data is already deleted within two days. In general, we only process personal data for as long as is absolutely necessary for the provision of our services and products. If it is required by law, for example in the case of accounting, this storage period may be exceeded.

Right of objection

You also have the right and the possibility to revoke your consent to the use of cookies or third-party providers such as embedded social media elements at any time. This works either via our cookie management tool or via other opt-out functions. For example, you can also prevent data collection through cookies by managing, disabling or deleting cookies in your browser.

Since social media tools may use cookies, we also recommend that you read our general privacy policy on cookies. To find out exactly which of your data is stored and processed, you should read the privacy statements of the respective tools.

Legal basis

If you have consented that data from you can be processed and stored by integrated social media elements, this consent is considered the legal basis of the data processing (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be processed on the basis of our legitimate interest if you have given your consent. (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) We store and process your data for the purpose of fast and good communication with you or other customers and business partners. Nevertheless, we only use the tools insofar as you have given your consent. Most social media platforms also set cookies in your browser to store data. That is why we recommend that you read our privacy text about cookies carefully and view the privacy policy or cookie policy of the respective service provider.

Information on specific social media platforms - if available - can be found in the following sections.

Facebook privacy policy

Facebook Privacy Policy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as customer data, user behavior data, information about your device and your IP address.
You can find more details about this below in the privacy policy.
📅 Storage duration: until the data is no longer useful for Facebook's purposes.
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What are Facebook tools?

We use selected tools from Facebook on our website. Facebook is a social media network of the company Meta Platforms Inc. or for the European area of the company Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. With the help of these tools, we can offer you and people who are interested in our products and services the best possible offer.

If data is collected from you and forwarded via our embedded Facebook elements or via our Facebook page (Fanpage), both we and Facebook Ireland Ltd. are responsible for this. Facebook is solely responsible for the further processing of this data. Our joint obligations have also been set out in a publicly available agreement under https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum anchored. This states, for example, that we must clearly inform you about the use of Facebook tools on our site. Furthermore, we are also responsible for ensuring that the tools are securely integrated into our website in accordance with data protection law. Facebook, on the other hand, is responsible for the data security of Facebook products, for example. If you have any questions about data collection and data processing by Facebook, you can contact the company directly. If you direct the question to us, we are obliged to forward it to Facebook.

Below we provide an overview of the different Facebook tools, what data is sent to Facebook and how you can delete this data.

Among many other products, Facebook also offers the so-called "Facebook Business Tools". This is the official name of Facebook. However, since the term is hardly known, we have decided to simply call them Facebook Tools. Among them are:

  • Facebook Pixel
  • social plug-ins (such as the "Like" or "Share" button)
  • Facebook Login
  • Account Kit
  • APIs (Application Programming Interface)
  • SDKs (collection of programming tools)
  • Platform integrations
  • Plugins
  • Codes
  • Specifications
  • Documentations
  • Technologies and services

Through these tools, Facebook extends services and has the ability to obtain information about user activity outside of Facebook.

Why do we use Facebook tools on our website?

We only want to show our services and products to people who are really interested in them. With the help of advertisements (Facebook ads), we can reach precisely these people. However, in order to show users suitable ads, Facebook needs information about people's wishes and needs. Thus, information about user behavior (and contact data) on our website is made available to the company. As a result, Facebook collects better user data and can show interested people the appropriate advertising about our products or services. The tools thus enable tailored advertising campaigns on Facebook.

Data about your behavior on our website is called "event data" by Facebook. This is also used for measurement and analysis services. Facebook can thus create "campaign reports" on our behalf about the impact of our advertising campaigns. Furthermore, analytics give us better insight into how you use our services, website or products. As a result, we use some of these tools to optimize your user experience on our website. For example, social plug-ins allow you to share content on our site directly on Facebook.

What data is stored by Facebook tools?

By using individual Facebook tools, personal data (customer data) can be sent to Facebook. Depending on the tools used, customer data such as name, address, phone number and IP address may be sent.

Facebook uses this information to match the data with the data it itself has from you (if you are a Facebook member). Before customer data is transmitted to Facebook, a so-called "hashing" takes place. This means that a data record of any size is transformed into a character string. This also serves to encrypt data.

In addition to contact data, "event data" is also transmitted. Event data" refers to the information that we receive about you on our website. For example, which subpages you visit or which products you buy from us. Facebook does not share the information it receives with third parties (such as advertisers) unless it has explicit permission or is legally required to do so. "Event data" may also be associated with contact information. This allows Facebook to offer better personalized advertising. After the matching process already mentioned, Facebook deletes the contact data again.

In order to deliver ads in an optimized manner, Facebook uses Event Data only when it has been aggregated with other data (collected by Facebook in other ways). Facebook also uses this event data for security, protection, development, and research purposes. Much of this data is transferred to Facebook via cookies. Cookies are small text files used to store data or information in browsers. Depending on the tools you use and whether you are a Facebook member, different numbers of cookies are created in your browser. We go into more detail about individual Facebook cookies in the descriptions of each Facebook tool. General information about the use of Facebook cookies can also be found at https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies.

How long and where is the data stored?

Basically, Facebook stores data until it is no longer needed for its own services and Facebook products. Facebook has servers all over the world where its data is stored. However, customer data is deleted within 48 hours after it has been compared with its own user data.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

In accordance with the Basic Data Protection Regulation, you have the right to information, correction, transferability and deletion of your data.

A complete deletion of the data will only occur if you delete your Facebook account completely. And this is how deleting your Facebook account works:

1) Click Settings on the right side of Facebook.

2) Then click "Your Facebook information" in the left column.

3) Now click "Deactivation and deletion".

4) Now select "Delete account" and then click "Next and delete account".

5) Now enter your password, click "Next" and then click "Delete account".

The storage of data that Facebook receives via our site takes place, among other things, via cookies (e.g. for social plugins). In your browser, you can deactivate, delete or manage individual or all cookies. Depending on which browser you use, this works in different ways. Under the section "Cookies" you will find the corresponding links to the respective instructions of the most popular browsers.

If you generally do not want cookies, you can set your browser so that it always informs you when a cookie is to be set. This way, you can decide for each individual cookie whether you allow it or not.

Legal basis

If you have consented that data from you can be processed and stored by embedded Facebook tools, this consent is considered the legal basis of the data processing (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be used on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) We store and process your data for the purpose of fast and good communication with you or other customers and business partners. Nevertheless, we only use the tools insofar as you have given your consent. Most social media platforms also set cookies in your browser to store data. That is why we recommend that you read our privacy text about cookies carefully and view Facebook's privacy policy or cookie policy.

Facebook also processes data from you in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may be associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing.

Facebook uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO) as the basis for data processing for recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, i.e. in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there. Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred to third countries (such as the USA) and stored there. Through these clauses, Facebook undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed and managed in the US. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here, among other places: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

Facebook's data processing terms and conditions, which comply with the standard contractual clauses, can be found at. https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/dataprocessing.

We hope we have brought you closer to the most important information about the use and data processing by Facebook tools. If you want to learn more about how Facebook uses your data, we recommend that you read the data policies on https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update.

Facebook Login Privacy Policy

We have integrated the practical Facebook login on our site. This allows you to easily log in to our site with your Facebook account without having to create another user account. If you decide to make your registration via the Facebook Login, you will be redirected to the social media network Facebook. There, the registration takes place via your Facebook user data. Through this login procedure, data about you or your user behavior is stored and transmitted to Facebook.

To store the data, Facebook uses various cookies. Below we show you the most important cookies that are set in your browser or already exist when you log in to our site via the Facebook login:

Name: fr
Value: 0jieyh4c2GnlufEJ9..Bde09j...1.0.Bde09j
Intended use: This cookie is used to make the social plugin work best on our website.
Expiration date: After 3 months

Name: datr
Value: 4Jh7XUA2112250167SEmPsSfzCOO4JFFl
Intended use: Facebook sets the "datr" cookie when a web browser accesses facebook.com, and the cookie helps identify login activity and protect users.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: _js_datr
Value: deleted
Intended use: This session cookie is set by Facebook for tracking purposes, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are logged out.
Expiration date: After end of session

Annotation: The cookies listed are only a small selection of the cookies available to Facebook. Other cookies are, for example, _ fbp, sb or wd. A complete list is not possible, since Facebook has a large number of cookies and uses them variably.

The Facebook login offers you a quick and easy registration process on the one hand, on the other hand it gives us the opportunity to share data with Facebook. This allows us to better tailor our offer and promotions to your interests and needs. Data that we receive from Facebook in this way is public data such as.

  • Your Facebook name
  • Your profile picture
  • a deposited e-mail address
  • Friends lists
  • Buttons details (e.g. "Like" button)
  • Birthday date
  • Language
  • Residence

In return, we provide Facebook with information about your activities on our website. This includes information about the device you are using, which of our subpages you visit, or which products you have purchased from us.

By using Facebook Login, you consent to the data processing. You can revoke this agreement at any time. If you would like to learn more information about data processing by Facebook, we recommend that you read the Facebook privacy statement at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php?tid=112250167.

As long as you are logged in to Facebook, you can change your settings for ads at https://www.facebook.com/adpreferences/advertisers/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen change itself.

Facebook Social Plug-ins Privacy Policy

So-called social plug-ins of the company Meta Platforms Inc. are installed on our website. You can recognize these buttons by the classic Facebook logo, such as the "Like" button (the hand with raised thumb) or by a clear "Facebook Plug-in" label. A social plug-in is a small part of Facebook that is integrated into our site. Each plug-in has its own function. The most commonly used functions are the well-known "Like" and "Share" buttons.

The following social plug-ins are offered by Facebook:

  • "Save" button
  • "Like" button, share, send and quote
  • Page plug-in
  • Comments
  • Messenger plug-in
  • Embedded posts and video player
  • Group plug-in

At https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins you will find more detailed information on how the individual plug-ins are used. We use the social plug-ins on the one hand to offer you a better user experience on our site, and on the other hand because Facebook can optimize our advertisements.

Provided you have a Facebook account or https://www.facebook.com/ Facebook has already set at least one cookie in your browser. In this case, your browser sends information to Facebook via this cookie as soon as you visit our site or interact with social plug-ins (e.g. the "Like" button).

The information obtained is deleted or anonymized again within 90 days. According to Facebook, this data includes your IP address, which website you visited, the date, the time and other information concerning your browser.

To prevent Facebook from collecting a lot of data during your visit to our website and connecting it with Facebook data, you must log out of Facebook while visiting the website.

If you are not logged into Facebook or do not have a Facebook account, your browser sends less information to Facebook because you have fewer Facebook cookies. Nevertheless, data such as your IP address or which website you visit may be transmitted to Facebook. We would still like to explicitly point out that we do not know exactly about the exact content of the data. However, we try to inform you as best as possible about the data processing according to our current state of knowledge. You can also find out how Facebook uses the data in the company's data policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/update read up.

The following cookies are set in your browser at least when you visit a website with social plug-ins from Facebook:

Name: dpr
Value: not specified
Intended use: This cookie is used to enable the social plug-ins on our website to function.
Expiration date: After end of session

Name: fr
Value: 0jieyh4112250167c2GnlufEJ9..Bde09j…1.0.Bde09j
Intended use: Also the cookie is necessary for the plug-ins to work properly.
Expiration date:: After 3 months

Annotation: These cookies were set after a test, even if you are not a Facebook member.

As long as you are logged in to Facebook, you can change your settings for ads at https://www.facebook.com/adpreferences/advertisers/ change yourself. If you are not a Facebook user, you can click on https://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/?tid=112250167 basically manage your usage-based online advertising. There you have the option to deactivate or activate providers.

If you want to learn more about Facebook's privacy policy, we recommend that you read the company's own data policies on https://www.facebook.com/policy.php?tip=112250167.

Facebook Fanpage Datenschutzerklärung

Wir haben für unsere Website auch eine Facebook Fanpage. Dienstanbieter ist das amerikanische Unternehmen Meta Platforms Inc. Für den europäischen Raum ist das Unternehmen Meta Platforms Ireland Limited (4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Irland) verantwortlich.

Facebook also processes data from you in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may be associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing.

Facebook uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO) as the basis for data processing for recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, i.e. in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there. Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred to third countries (such as the USA) and stored there. Through these clauses, Facebook undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed and managed in the US. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here, among other places: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

The Facebook data processing term, which complies with the standard contractual clauses, can be found at. https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/dataprocessing.

Mehr über die Daten, die durch die Verwendung von Facebook verarbeitet werden, erfahren Sie in der Privacy Policy auf https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy.

Flickr Datenschutzerklärung

We also use the online community and photo platform Flickr. The service provider is the American company Flickr Inc, 67 E Evelyn Ave #200, Mountain View, CA 94041, USA.

Flickr verarbeitet Daten u.a. auch in den USA. Wir weisen darauf hin, dass nach Meinung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs derzeit kein angemessenes Schutzniveau für den Datentransfer in die USA besteht. Dies kann mit verschiedenen Risiken für die Rechtmäßigkeit und Sicherheit der Datenverarbeitung einhergehen.

Als Grundlage der Datenverarbeitung bei Empfängern mit Sitz in Drittstaaten (außerhalb der Europäischen Union, Island, Liechtenstein, Norwegen, also insbesondere in den USA) oder einer Datenweitergabe dorthin verwendet Flickr von der EU-Kommission genehmigte Standardvertragsklauseln (= Art. 46. Abs. 2 und 3 DSGVO). Diese Klauseln verpflichten Flickr, das EU-Datenschutzniveau bei der Verarbeitung relevanter Daten auch außerhalb der EU einzuhalten. Diese Klauseln basieren auf einem Durchführungsbeschluss der EU-Kommission. Sie finden den Beschluss sowie die Klauseln u.a. hier: https://germany.representation.ec.europa.eu/index_de.

Mehr über die Daten, die durch die Verwendung von Flickr verarbeitet werden, erfahren Sie in der Privacy Policy auf https://www.flickr.com/help/privacy.

Instagram privacy policy

Instagram Privacy Policy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as user behavior data, information about your device, and your IP address.
You can find more details about this below in the privacy policy.
📅 Storage period: until Instagram no longer needs the data for its purposes
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is Instagram?

We have integrated Instagram functions on our website. Instagram is a social media platform of the company Instagram LLC, 1601 Willow Rd, Menlo Park CA 94025, USA. Instagram has been a subsidiary of Meta Platforms Inc. since 2012 and is part of the Facebook products. Embedding Instagram content on our website is called embedding. This allows us to show you content such as buttons, photos or videos from Instagram directly on our website. When you call up web pages on our website that have an Instagram function integrated, data is transmitted to Instagram, stored and processed. Instagram uses the same systems and technologies as Facebook. Your data is thus processed across all Facebook companies.

In the following, we want to give you a more detailed insight into why Instagram collects data, what kind of data it is and how you can largely control the data processing. Since Instagram belongs to Meta Platforms Inc., we obtain our information on the one hand from the Instagram policies, but on the other hand also from the Meta Privacy Policy itself.

Instagram is one of the most popular social media networks in the world. Instagram combines the advantages of a blog with those of audiovisual platforms like YouTube or Vimeo. You can upload photos and short videos on "Insta" (as many of the users casually call the platform), edit them with various filters and also distribute them on other social networks. And if you don't want to be active yourself, you can just follow other interesting users.

Why do we use Instagram on our website?

Instagram is the social media platform that has really gone through the roof in recent years. And of course, we have also responded to this boom. We want you to feel as comfortable as possible on our website. That's why a varied preparation of our content is a matter of course for us. Through the embedded Instagram features, we can enrich our content with helpful, funny or exciting content from the Instagram world. Since Instagram is a subsidiary of Facebook, the data collected can also serve us for personalized advertising on Facebook. This way, only people who are really interested in our products or services receive our ads.

Instagram also uses the collected data for measurement and analytics purposes. We get aggregate statistics and thus more insight about your likes and interests. It's important to note that these reports do not identify you personally.

What data is stored by Instagram?

When you come across one of our pages that have Instagram features (such as Instagram images or plug-ins) built in, your browser automatically connects to Instagram's servers. In the process, data is sent to Instagram, stored and processed. And this is regardless of whether you have an Instagram account or not. This includes information about our website, about your computer, about purchases made, about advertisements you see and how you use our offer. Furthermore, the date and time of your interaction with Instagram is also stored. If you have an Instagram account or are logged in, Instagram stores significantly more data about you.

Facebook distinguishes between customer data and event data. We assume that this is exactly the same for Instagram. Customer data are, for example, name, address, phone number and IP address. This customer data is only transmitted to Instagram after it has been hashed. Hashing means that a data record is transformed into a character string. This makes it possible to encrypt the contact data. In addition, the "event data" mentioned above is also transmitted. By "event data" Facebook - and consequently Instagram - understands data about your user behavior. It may also happen that contact data is combined with event data. The collected contact data is matched with the data that Instagram already has from you.

Via small text files (cookies), which are usually set in your browser, the collected data is transmitted to Facebook. Depending on the Instagram functions used and whether you have an Instagram account yourself, different amounts of data are stored.

We assume that on Instagram the data processing works the same as on Facebook. This means that if you have an Instagram account or www.instagram.com Instagram has set at least one cookie. If this is the case, your browser sends information to Instagram via the cookie as soon as you come into contact with an Instagram function. After 90 days at the latest (after matching), this data is deleted again or anonymized. Although we have intensively studied Instagram's data processing, we cannot say exactly what data Instagram collects and stores.

Below we show you cookies that are set in your browser at least when you click on an Instagram feature (such as button or Insta image). For our test, we assume that you do not have an Instagram account. Of course, if you are logged in to Instagram, significantly more cookies are set in your browser.

These cookies were used in our test:

Name: csrftoken
Value: ""
Intended use: This cookie is most likely set for security reasons, to prevent falsification of requests. However, we could not find out more about this.
Expiration date: After one year

Name: mid
Value: ""
Intended use: Instagram sets this cookie to optimize its own services and offers on and off Instagram. The cookie sets a unique user ID.
Expiration date: After the end of the session

Name: fbsr_112250167124024
Value: no data
Intended use: This cookie stores the log-in request for users of the Instagram app.

Expiration date: After the end of the session

Name: rur
Value: ATN
Intended use: This is an Instagram cookie that ensures functionality on Instagram.
Expiration date: After the end of the session

Name: url
Value: “{”194.96.75.33”: 1901}:1iEtYv:Y833k2_UjKvXgYe112250167”
Intended use: This cookie is used for Instagram's marketing purposes.
Expiration date: After the end of the session

Annotation: We cannot make any claim to completeness here. Which cookies are set in individual cases depends on the embedded functions and your use of Instagram.

How long and where is the data stored?

Instagram shares the information it receives between Facebook companies with external partners and with people you connect with around the world. The data processing is done in compliance with its own data policy. Your data is distributed, among other things for security reasons, on Facebook servers around the world. Most of these servers are located in the USA.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

Thanks to the Basic Data Protection Regulation, you have the right of access, portability, rectification and deletion of your data. You can manage your data in the Instagram settings. If you want to completely delete your data on Instagram, you must permanently delete your Instagram account.

And this is how the deletion of the Instagram account works:

First, open the Instagram app. On your profile page, go down and click on "Help section". Now you will get to the company's website. On the webpage, click "Manage account" and then click "Delete your account".

When you delete your account entirely, Instagram deletes posts such as your photos and status updates. Information that other people have shared about you does not belong to your account and consequently will not be deleted.

As mentioned above, Instagram stores your data primarily via cookies. You can manage, disable or delete these cookies in your browser. Depending on your browser, the management always works a bit differently. Under the section "Cookies" you will find the corresponding links to the respective instructions of the most popular browsers.

You can also basically set up your browser so that you are always informed when a cookie is to be set. Then you can always decide individually whether you want to allow the cookie or not.

Legal basis

If you have consented that data from you can be processed and stored by integrated social media elements, this consent is considered the legal basis of the data processing (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be used on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) stored and processed for the purpose of fast and good communication with you or other customers and business partners. Nevertheless, we only use the integrated social media elements if you have given your consent. Most social media platforms also set cookies in your browser to store data. That is why we recommend that you read our privacy text about cookies carefully and view the privacy policy or cookie policy of the respective service provider.

Instagram and Facebook, respectively, also process data in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may be associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing.

Facebook uses standard contractual clauses approved by the EU Commission (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO) as the basis for data processing at recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, i.e. in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there. These clauses oblige Facebook to comply with the EU level of data protection when processing relevant data outside the EU as well. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the clauses here, among other places: https://germany.representation.ec.europa.eu/index_de.

We have tried to bring you closer to the most important information about Instagram's data processing. On https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

you can take a closer look at Instagram's data policies.

Twitter Datenschutzerklärung

Twitter Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as user behavior data, information about your device, and your IP address.
You can find more details about this below in the privacy policy.
📅 Speicherdauer: erhobene Daten von anderen Websites löscht Twitter nach spätestens 30 Tagen
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is Twitter?

We have integrated Twitter functions on our website. These are, for example, embedded tweets, timelines, buttons or hashtags. Twitter is a short message service and a social media platform of the company Twitter Inc, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2 D02 AX07, Ireland.

Nach unserer Kenntnis werden im Europäischen Wirtschaftsraum und in der Schweiz durch das bloße Einbinden von Twitter-Funktion noch keine personenbezogenen Daten oder Daten zu Ihrer Webaktivitäten an Twitter übertragen. Erst wenn Sie mit den Twitter-Funktionen interagieren, wie zum Beispiel auf einen Button klicken, können Daten an Twitter gesendet, dort gespeichert und verarbeitet werden. Auf diese Datenverarbeitung haben wir keinen Einfluss und tragen keine Verantwortung. Im Rahmen dieser Datenschutzerklärung wollen wir Ihnen einen Überblick geben, welche Daten Twitter speichert, was Twitter mit diesen Daten macht und wie Sie sich vor der Datenübertragung weitgehend schützen können.

Für die einen ist Twitter ein Nachrichtendienst, für andere eine Social-Media-Plattform und wieder andere sprechen von einem Microblogging-Dienst. All diese Bezeichnungen haben ihre Berechtigung und meinen mehr oder weniger dasselbe.

Sowohl Privatpersonen als auch Unternehmen nützen Twitter, um mit interessierten Personen über Kurznachrichten zu kommunizieren. Pro Nachricht erlaubt Twitter nur 280 Zeichen. Diese Nachrichten werden „Tweets“ genannt. Anders als beispielsweise bei Facebook fokussiert sich der Dienst nicht auf den Ausbau eines Netzwerks für “Freunde”, sondern will als weltweite und offene Nachrichten-Plattform verstanden werden. Bei Twitter kann man auch ein anonymes Konto führen und Tweets können einerseits vom Unternehmen, andererseits von den Usern selbst gelöscht werden.

Why do we use Twitter on our website?

Wie viele andere Webseiten und Unternehmen versuchen wir unsere Services und Dienstleistungen über verschiedene Kanäle anzubieten und mit unseren Kunden zu kommunizieren. Speziell Twitter ist uns als nützlicher „kleiner“ Nachrichtendienst ans Herz gewachsen. Immer wieder tweeten oder retweeten wir spannende, lustige oder interessante Inhalte. Uns ist klar, dass Sie nicht jedem Kanal extra folgen können. Schließlich haben Sie auch noch etwas anderes zu tun. Darum haben wir auf unserer Webseite auch Twitter-Funktionen eingebunden. Sie können unsere Twitter-Aktivität „vor Ort“ miterleben oder über einen direkten Link zu unserer Twitter-Seite kommen. Durch die Einbindung wollen wir unser Service und die Nutzerfreundlichkeit auf unserer Webseite stärken.

What data is stored by Twitter?

Auf manchen unserer Unterseiten finden Sie die eingebauten Twitter-Funktionen. Wenn Sie mit den Twitter-Inhalten interagieren, wie zum Beispiel auf einen Button klicken, kann Twitter Daten erfassen und speichern. Und zwar auch dann, wenn Sie selbst kein Twitter-Konto haben. Twitter nennt diese Daten “Log-Daten”. Dazu zählen demografische Daten, Browser-Cookie-IDs, die ID Ihres Smartphones, gehashte E-Mail-Adressen, und Informationen, welche Seiten Sie bei Twitter besucht haben und welche Handlungen Sie ausgeführt haben. Twitter speichert natürlich mehr Daten, wenn Sie ein Twitter-Konto haben und angemeldet sind. Meistens passiert diese Speicherung über Cookies. Cookies sind kleine Text-Dateien, die meist in Ihrem Browser gesetzt werden und unterschiedliche Information an Twitter übermitteln.

Welche Cookies gesetzt werden, wenn Sie nicht bei Twitter angemeldet sind, aber eine Webseite mit eingebauten Twitter-Funktionen besuchen, zeigen wir Ihnen jetzt. Bitte betrachten Sie diese Aufzählung als Beispiel. Einen Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit können wir hier auf keinen Fall gewährleisten, da sich die Wahl der Cookies stets verändert und von Ihren individuellen Handlungen mit den Twitter-Inhalten abhängt.

These cookies were used in our test:

Name: personalization_id
Value: “v1_cSJIsogU51SeE112250167”
Intended use: Dieses Cookie speichert Informationen darüber, wie Sie die Webseite nutzen und über welche Werbung Sie möglicherweise zu Twitter gekommen sind.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: lang
Value: de
Intended use: This cookie stores your preset or preferred language.
Expiration date: After end of session

Name: guest_id
Value: 112250167v1%3A157132626
Intended use: This cookie is set to identify you as a guest. 

Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: fm
Value: 0
Intended use: Unfortunately, we could not find out the purpose of this cookie.
Expiration date: After end of session

Name: external_referer
Value: 1122501672beTA0sf5lkMrlGt
Intended use: This cookie collects anonymous data, such as how often you visit Twitter and how long you visit Twitter.
Expiration date: After 6 days

Name: eu_cn
Value: 1
Intended use: Dieses Cookie speichert Useraktivität und dient diversen Werbezwecken von Twitter.

Expiration date: After one year

Name: ct0
Value: c1179f07163a365d2ed7aad84c99d966
Intended use: Unfortunately, we have not found any information about this cookie.
Expiration date: After 6 hours

Name: _twitter_sess
Value: 53D%253D–dd0248112250167-
Intended use: Mit diesem Cookie können Sie Funktionen innerhalb der Twitter-Webseite nutzen.
Expiration date: After end of session

Annotation: Twitter also works with third-party providers. That is why we also detected the three Google Analytics cookies _ga, _gat, _gid during our test.

Twitter verwendet die erhobenen Daten einerseits, um das Userverhalten besser zu verstehen und somit seine eigenen Dienste und Werbeangebote zu verbessern, andererseits dienen die Daten auch internen Sicherheitsmaßnahmen.

How long and where is the data stored?

Wenn Twitter Daten von anderen Websites erhebt, werden diese nach maximal 30 Tagen gelöscht, zusammengefasst oder auf andere Weise verdeckt. Die Twitter-Server liegen auf verschiedenen Serverzentren in den Vereinigten Staaten. Demnach ist davon auszugehen, dass die erhobenen Daten in Amerika gesammelt und gespeichert werden. Nach unserer Recherche konnten wir nicht eindeutig feststellen, ob Twitter auch eigene Server in Europa hat. Grundsätzlich kann Twitter die erhobenen Daten speichern, bis sie dem Unternehmen nicht mehr dienlich sind, Sie die Daten löschen oder eine gesetzliche Löschfrist besteht.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

Twitter betont in seinen Datenschutzrichtlinien immer wieder, dass es keine Daten von externen Webseitenbesuchen speichert, wenn Sie bzw. Ihr Browser sich im europäischen Wirtschaftsraum oder in der Schweiz befinden. Falls Sie allerdings mit Twitter direkt interagieren, speichert Twitter selbstverständlich auch Daten von Ihnen.

Wenn Sie ein Twitter-Konto besitzen, können Sie Ihre Daten verwalten, indem Sie unter dem „Profil“-Button auf „Mehr“ klicken. Anschließend klicken Sie auf „Einstellungen und Datenschutz“. Hier können Sie die Datenverarbeitung individuell verwalten.

Wenn Sie kein Twitter-Konto besitzen, können Sie auf twitter.com gehen und dann auf „Individualisierung“ klicken. Unter dem Punkt „Individualisierung und Daten“ können Sie Ihre erhobenen Daten verwalten.

Die meisten Daten werden, wie oben bereits erwähnt, über Cookies gespeichert und die können Sie in Ihrem Browser verwalten, deaktivieren oder löschen. Bitte beachten Sie, dass Sie die Cookies nur in dem von Ihnen gewählten Browser “bearbeiten”. Das heißt: verwenden Sie in Zukunft einen anderen Browser, müssen Sie dort Ihre Cookies erneut nach Ihren Wünschen verwalten. Unter dem Abschnitt „Cookies“ finden Sie die entsprechenden Links zu den jeweiligen Anleitungen der bekanntesten Browser.

Ihren Browser können Sie auch so verwalten, dass Sie bei jedem einzelnen Cookie informiert werden. Dann können Sie immer individuell entscheiden, ob Sie ein Cookie zulassen oder nicht.

Twitter verwendet die Daten auch für personalisierte Werbung in- und außerhalb von Twitter. In den Einstellungen können Sie unter „Individualisierung und Daten“ die personalisierte Werbung abschalten. Wenn Sie Twitter auf einem Browser nutzen, können Sie die personalisierte Werbung unter https://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN disable

Legal basis

If you have consented that data from you can be processed and stored by integrated social media elements, this consent is considered the legal basis of the data processing (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be used on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) stored and processed for the purpose of fast and good communication with you or other customers and business partners. Nevertheless, we only use the integrated social media elements if you have given your consent. Most social media platforms also set cookies in your browser to store data. That is why we recommend that you read our privacy text about cookies carefully and view the privacy policy or cookie policy of the respective service provider.

Twitter verarbeitet Daten von Ihnen u.a. auch in den USA. Wir weisen darauf hin, dass nach Meinung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs derzeit kein angemessenes Schutzniveau für den Datentransfer in die USA besteht. Dies kann mit verschiedenen Risiken für die Rechtmäßigkeit und Sicherheit der Datenverarbeitung einhergehen.

Als Grundlage der Datenverarbeitung bei Empfängern mit Sitz in Drittstaaten (außerhalb der Europäischen Union, Island, Liechtenstein, Norwegen, also insbesondere in den USA) oder einer Datenweitergabe dorthin verwendet Twitter sogenannte Standardvertragsklauseln (= Art. 46. Abs. 2 und 3 DSGVO). Standardvertragsklauseln (Standard Contractual Clauses – SCC) sind von der EU-Kommission bereitgestellte Mustervorlagen und sollen sicherstellen, dass Ihre Daten auch dann den europäischen Datenschutzstandards entsprechen, wenn diese in Drittländer (wie beispielsweise in die USA) überliefert und dort gespeichert werden. Durch diese Klauseln verpflichtet sich Twitter, bei der Verarbeitung Ihrer relevanten Daten, das europäische Datenschutzniveau einzuhalten, selbst wenn die Daten in den USA gespeichert, verarbeitet und verwaltet werden. Diese Klauseln basieren auf einem Durchführungsbeschluss der EU-Kommission. Sie finden den Beschluss und die entsprechenden Standardvertragsklauseln u.a. hier: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

More information about Twitter's standard contractual clauses can be found at https://gdpr.twitter.com/en/controller-to-controller-transfers.html.

Wir hoffen, wir haben Ihnen einen grundsätzlichen Überblick über die Datenverarbeitung durch Twitter gegeben. Wir erhalten keinen Daten von Twitter und tragen auch keine Verantwortung darüber, was Twitter mit Ihren Daten macht. Falls Sie noch weitere Fragen zu diesem Thema haben, empfehlen wir Ihnen die Twitter-Datenschutzerklärung unter https://twitter.com/de/privacy.

Blogs and publication media Introduction

Blogs and Publication Media Privacy Policy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Presentation and optimization of our service performance as well as communication between website visitors, security measures and administration.
📓 Processed data: Data such as contact details, IP address and published content.
More details can be found in the tools used.
📅 Storage duration: depending on the tools used
⚖️ Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests), Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b. DSGVO (Contract)

What are blogs and publication media?

We use blogs or other means of communication on our website, with which we can communicate with you on the one hand and you can communicate with us on the other hand. In the process, data from you may also be stored and processed by us. This may be necessary so that we can present content accordingly, communication works and security is increased. In our data protection text, we generally go into what data can be processed from you. Exact details on data processing always also depend on the tools and functions used. You can find precise information about data processing in the data protection notices of the individual providers.

Why do we use blogs and publication media?

Our biggest concern with our website is to offer you interesting and exciting content and at the same time your opinions and content are important to us. That's why we want to create a good interactive exchange between us and you. With various blogs and publishing options we can achieve exactly that. For example, you can write comments on our content, comment on other comments, or in some cases write your own contributions.

What data is processed?

Exactly what data is processed always depends on the communication functions we use. Very often, IP address, user name and the published content are stored. This is done primarily to ensure security protection, to prevent spam and to be able to take action against illegal content. Cookies can also be used for data storage. These are small text files that are stored with information in your browser. You can find more details about the collected and stored data in our individual sections and in the privacy policy of the respective provider.

Duration of data processing

We will inform you about the duration of data processing below, provided we have further information on this. For example, contribution and comment functions store data until you revoke the data storage. In general, personal data is only stored as long as it is absolutely necessary for the provision of our services.

Right of objection

You also have the right and the possibility to revoke your consent to the use of cookies or third-party communication tools at any time. This works either via our cookie management tool or via other opt-out functions. For example, you can also prevent data collection through cookies by managing, disabling or deleting cookies in your browser.

Since cookies may also be used with publication media, we also recommend that you read our general privacy policy on cookies. To find out exactly which of your data is stored and processed, you should read the privacy statements of the respective tools.

Legal basis

We use the means of communication mainly on the basis of our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) in fast and good communication with you or other customers, business partners and visitors. Insofar as the use serves the settlement of contractual relationships or their initiation, the legal basis is furthermore Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. b. DSGVO.

Certain processing, in particular the use of cookies and the use of comment or message functions, require your consent. If and insofar as you have consented that data from you can be processed and stored by integrated publication media, this consent is considered the legal basis of the data processing (Art. 6 (1) lit. a DSGVO). Most of the communication functions we use set cookies in your browser to store data. That is why we recommend that you read our privacy text about cookies carefully and view the privacy policy or cookie policy of the respective service provider.

Information on special tools - if available - can be found in the following sections.

Blogbeiträge und Kommentarfunktionen Datenschutzerklärung

Es gibt verschiedenen Online-Kommunikationsmittel, die wir auf unsere Website verwenden können. So nutzen wir beispielweise Blogbeiträge und Kommentarfunktionen. So haben Sie die Möglichkeit, Inhalte auch zu kommentieren bzw. Beiträge zu verfassen. Wenn Sie diese Funktion nutzen, kann aus Sicherheitsgründen etwa Ihre IP-Adresse gespeichert werden. So schützen wir uns vor widerrechtlichen Inhalten wie beispielsweise Beleidigungen, unerlaubte Werbung oder verbotene politische Propaganda. Um zu erkennen, ob es sich bei Kommentaren um Spam handelt, können wir auch auf Grundlage unseres berechtigten Interesses User-Angaben speichern und verarbeiten. Falls wir eine Umfrage starten, speichern wir auch für die Dauer der Umfrage Ihre IP-Adresse, damit wir sicher gehen können, dass alle Beteiligten auch wirklich nur einmal abstimmen. Es können zum Zweck der Speicherung auch Cookies zum Einsatz kommen. Alle Daten, die wir von Ihnen speichern (etwa Inhalte oder Informationen zu Ihrer Person), bleiben bis zu Ihrem Widerspruch gespeichert.

WordPress Emojis Privacy Policy

We also use so-called emojis and smilies in our blog. What emojis are exactly, we probably do not need to explain here in more detail. You know these laughing, angry or sad faces. They are graphic elements or files that we provide and are loaded from another server. Service provider for retrieving WordPress emojis and smilies is Automattic Inc, 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. This third-party service provider stores your IP address in order to deliver the emoji files to your browser.

WordPress also processes data from you in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may be associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing.

As a basis for data processing with recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, so in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there, WordPress uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO). Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred to third countries (such as the USA) and stored there. Through these clauses, WordPress undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed and managed in the USA. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here, among other places: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

The data processing agreements, which correspond to the standard contractual clauses, can be found at https://wordpress.com/support/data-processing-agreements/.

You can learn more about the data processed through the use of Automattic in the Privacy Policy on https://automattic.com/privacy/.

Online marketing introduction

Online-Marketing Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Zweck: Auswertung der Besucherinformationen zur Optimierung des Webangebots.
📓 Verarbeitete Daten: Zugriffsstatistiken, die Daten wie Standorte der Zugriffe, Gerätedaten, Zugriffsdauer und Zeitpunkt, Navigationsverhalten, Klickverhalten und IP-Adressen enthalten. Auch personenbezogene Daten wie Name oder E-Mail-Adresse können verarbeitet werden. Mehr Details dazu finden Sie beim jeweils eingesetzten Online-Marketing-Tool.
📅 Speicherdauer: abhängig von den eingesetzten Online-Marketing-Tools
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is online marketing?

Unter Online-Marketing bezeichnet man alle Maßnahmen, die online durchgeführt werden, um Marketingziele wie etwa die Steigerung der Markenbekanntheit oder einen Geschäftsabschluss zu erreichen. Weiters zielen unserer Online-Marketing-Maßnahmen darauf ab, Menschen auf unsere Website aufmerksam zu machen. Um unser Angebot vielen interessierten Menschen zeigen zu können, betreiben wir also Online-Marketing. Meistens handelt es sich dabei um Onlinewerbung, Content-Marketing oder Suchmaschinenoptimierung. Damit wir Online-Marketing effizient und zielgerecht einsetzen können, werden auch personenbezogene Daten gespeichert und verarbeitet. Die Daten helfen uns einerseits unsere Inhalte nur wirklich jenen Personen zu zeigen, die sich dafür auch interessieren und andererseits können wir den Werbeerfolg unserer Online-Marketing-Maßnahmen messen.

Why do we use online marketing tools?

Wir wollen jedem Menschen, der sich für unser Angebot interessiert, unsere Website zeigen. Uns ist bewusst, dass dies ohne bewusst gesetzte Maßnahmen nicht möglich ist. Darum machen wir Online-Marketing. Es gibt verschiedene Tools, die uns die Arbeit an unseren Online-Marketing-Maßnahmen erleichtern und zusätzlich über Daten stets Verbesserungsvorschläge liefern. So können wir unsere Kampagnen genauer an unsere Zielgruppe richten. Zweck dieser eingesetzten Online-Marketing-Tools ist also letztlich die Optimierung unseres Angebots.

What data is processed?

Damit unser Online-Marketing funktioniert und der Erfolg der Maßnahmen gemessen werden kann, werden Userprofile erstellt und Daten beispielsweise in Cookies (das sind kleine Text-Dateien) gespeichert. Mit Hilfe dieser Daten können wir nicht nur Werbung in klassischer Hinsicht schalten, sondern auch direkt auf unserer Website, unsere Inhalte so darstellen, wie es Ihnen am liebsten ist. Dafür gibt es verschiedene Drittanbieter-Tools, die diese Funktionen anbieten und entsprechend auch Daten von Ihnen sammeln und speichern. In den benannten Cookies wird zum Beispiel gespeichert, welche Webseiten Sie auf unserer Website besucht haben, wie lange Sie diese Seiten angesehen haben, welche Links oder Buttons Sie klicken oder von welcher Website sie zu uns gekommen sind. Zusätzlich können auch technische Informationen gespeichert werden. Etwa Ihre IP-Adresse, welchen Browser Sie nutzen, von welchem Endgerät Sie unsere Website besuchen oder die Uhrzeit, wann Sie unserer Website aufgerufen haben und wann Sie sie wieder verlassen haben. Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass wir auch Ihren Standort bestimmen dürfen, können wir auch diesen speichern und verarbeiten.

Ihre IP-Adresse wird in pseudonymisierter Form (also gekürzt) gespeichert. Eindeutige Daten, die Sie als Person direkt identifizieren, wie etwa Name, Adresse oder E-Mail-Adresse, werden im Rahmen der Werbe- und Online-Marketing-Verfahren auch nur in pseudonymisierter Form gespeichert. Wir können Sie also nicht als Person identifizieren, sondern wir haben nur die pseudonymisierten, gespeicherten Informationen in den Userprofilen gespeichert.

Die Cookies können unter Umständen auch auf anderen Websites, die mit denselben Werbetools arbeiten, eingesetzt, analysiert und für Werbezwecke verwendet werden. Die Daten können dann auch auf den Servern der Werbetools-Anbieter gespeichert werden.

In Ausnahmefällen können auch eindeutige Daten (Namen, Mail-Adresse usw.) in den Userprofilen gespeichert werden. Zu dieser Speicherung kommt es etwa, wenn Sie Mitglied eines Social-Media-Kanals sind, dass wir für unsere Online-Marketing-Maßnahmen nutzen und das Netzwerk bereits früher eingegangene Daten mit dem Userprofil verbindet.

Bei allen von uns verwendeten Werbetools, die Daten von Ihnen auf deren Servern speichert, erhalten wir immer nur zusammengefasste Informationen und nie Daten, die Sie als Einzelperson erkennbar machen. Die Daten zeigen lediglich, wie gut gesetzte Werbemaßnahmen funktionierten. Zum Beispiel sehen wir, welche Maßnahmen Sie oder andere User dazu bewogen haben, auf unsere Website zu kommen und dort eine Dienstleistung oder ein Produkt zu erwerben. Anhand der Analysen können wir unser Werbeangebot in Zukunft verbessern und noch genauer an die Bedürfnisse und Wünsche interessierter Personen anpassen.

Duration of data processing

Über die Dauer der Datenverarbeitung informieren wir Sie weiter unten, sofern wir weitere Informationen dazu haben. Generell verarbeiten wir personenbezogene Daten nur so lange wie es für die Bereitstellung unserer Dienstleistungen und Produkte unbedingt notwendig ist. Daten, die in Cookies gespeichert werden, werden unterschiedlich lange gespeichert. Manche Cookies werden bereits nach dem Verlassen der Website wieder gelöscht, anderen können über einige Jahre in Ihrem Browser gespeichert sein. In den jeweiligen Datenschutzerklärungen der einzelnen Anbieter erhalten Sie in der Regel genaue Informationen über die einzelnen Cookies, die der Anbieter verwendet.

Right of objection

You also have the right and the possibility to revoke your consent to the use of cookies or third-party providers at any time. This works either via our cookie management tool or via other opt-out functions. For example, you can also prevent data collection through cookies by managing, disabling or deleting cookies in your browser. The lawfulness of the processing until the revocation remains unaffected.

Da bei Online-Marketing-Tools in der Regel Cookies zum Einsatz kommen können, empfehlen wir Ihnen auch unsere allgemeine Datenschutzerklärung über Cookies. Um zu erfahren, welche Daten von Ihnen genau gespeichert und verarbeitet werden, sollten Sie die Datenschutzerklärungen der jeweiligen Tools durchlesen.

Legal basis

Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass Drittanbieter eingesetzt werden dürfen, ist die Rechtsgrundlage der entsprechenden Datenverarbeitung diese Einwilligung. Diese Einwilligung stellt laut Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent) die Rechtsgrundlage für die Verarbeitung personenbezogener Daten, wie sie bei der Erfassung durch Online-Marketing-Tools vorkommen kann, dar.

Von unserer Seite besteht zudem ein berechtigtes Interesse, Online-Marketing-Maßnahmen in anonymisierter Form zu messen, um mithilfe der gewonnenen Daten unser Angebot und unsere Maßnahmen zu optimieren. Die dafür entsprechende Rechtsgrundlage ist Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests). Nevertheless, we only use the tools if you have given your consent.

Informationen zu speziellen Online-Marketing-Tools erhalten Sie – sofern vorhanden – in den folgenden Abschnitten.

Cookie Consent Management Platform Summary

👥 Parties concerned: Website visitors
🤝 Purpose: Obtaining and managing consent for certain cookies and thus the use of certain tools.
📓 Processed data: Data used to manage the set cookie settings such as IP address, time of consent, type of consent, individual consents. More details can be found at the respective tool used.
📅 Storage duration: Depends on the tool used, you have to be prepared for periods of several years
⚖️ Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f DSGVO (legitimate interests)

What is a Cookie Consent Management Platform?

We use a Consent Management Platform (CMP) software on our website, which helps us and you to handle used scripts and cookies correctly and safely. The software automatically creates a cookie popup, scans and controls all scripts and cookies, provides cookie consent for you as required by data protection laws, and helps us and you keep track of all cookies. With most cookie consent management tools, all existing cookies are identified and categorized. You as a website visitor then decide for yourself whether and which scripts and cookies you allow or disallow. The following graphic illustrates the relationship between browser, web server and CMP.

Consent Management Platform Überblick

Why do we use a cookie management tool?

Our goal is to offer you the best possible transparency in the area of data protection. In addition, we are also legally obligated to do so. We want to inform you as well as possible about all tools and all cookies that can store and process data from you. It is also your right to decide for yourself which cookies you accept and which you do not. In order to give you this right, we first need to know exactly which cookies ended up on our website in the first place. Thanks to a cookie management tool that regularly scans the website for all existing cookies, we know about all cookies and can provide you with DSGVO-compliant information about them. You can then accept or reject cookies via the consent system.

What data is processed?

Within the framework of our cookie management tool, you can manage each individual cookie yourself and have complete control over the storage and processing of your data. The declaration of your consent is stored so that we do not have to query you each time you visit our website again and we can also prove your consent if required by law. This is stored either in an opt-in cookie or on a server. Depending on the provider of the cookie management tool, the storage period of your cookie consent varies. In most cases, this data (e.g. pseudonymous user ID, time of consent, details of cookie categories or tools, browser, device information) is stored for up to two years.

Duration of data processing

We will inform you about the duration of data processing below, provided we have further information on this. In general, we process personal data only as long as it is absolutely necessary for the provision of our services and products. Data that is stored in cookies is stored for different lengths of time. Some cookies are already deleted after you leave the website, others may be stored in your browser for several years. The exact duration of data processing depends on the tool used; in most cases, you should be prepared for a storage period of several years. In the respective privacy statements of the individual providers, you will usually receive precise information about the duration of data processing.

Right of objection

You also have the right and the possibility to revoke your consent to the use of cookies at any time. This works either via our cookie management tool or via other opt-out functions. For example, you can also prevent data collection through cookies by managing, disabling or deleting cookies in your browser.

Information on specific cookie management tools, if any, can be found in the following sections.

Legal basis

If you agree to cookies, personal data about you will be processed and stored via these cookies. If we are informed by your Consent (Article 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO) may use cookies, this consent is also at the same time the legal basis for the use of cookies or the processing of your data. In order to be able to manage the consent to cookies and to enable you to give your consent, cookie consent management platform software is used. The use of this software enables us to efficiently operate the website in a legally compliant manner, which is a legitimate interest (Article 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO).

Security & Anti-Spam

Security & Anti-Spam Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Zweck: Cybersicherheit
📓 Verarbeitete Daten: Daten wie etwa Ihre IP-Adresse, Name oder technische Daten wie etwa Browserversion
More details can be found below and in the individual data protection texts.
📅 Speicherdauer: meisten werden die Daten solange gespeichert, bis sie zur Erfüllung der Dienstleistung nicht mehr benötigt werden
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is Security & Anti-Spam Software?

Mit sogenannten Security- & Anti-Spam-Softwares können Sie sich und wir uns vor diversen Spam- oder Phishing-Mails und möglichen anderen Cyberattacken schützen. Unter Spam versteht man Werbemails aus einem Massenversand, die man selbst nicht verlangte. Solche Mails werden auch Datenmüll genannt und können auch Kosten verursachen. Phishing-Mails sind wiederum Nachrichten, die darauf abzielen, über gefälschte Nachrichten oder Websites Vertrauen aufzubauen, um an persönliche Daten zu gelangen. Eine Anti-Spam-Software schützt in der Regel vor unerwünschten Spam-Nachrichten oder bösartigen Mails, die etwa Viren in unser System einschleusen könnten. Wir nutzen auch allgemeine Firewall- und Sicherheitssysteme, die unsere Computer vor unerwünschten Netzwerkangriffen schützen.

Why do we use security & anti-spam software?

Wir legen auf unserer Website besonders großen Wert auf Sicherheit. Schließlich geht es nicht nur um unsere, sondern vor allem auch um Ihre Sicherheit. Leider gehören mittlerweile in der Welt der IT und des Internets Cyberbedrohungen schon zum Alltag. Oft versuchen Hacker mit Hilfe einer Cyberattacke personenbezogene Daten aus einem IT-System zu stehlen. Und daher ist ein gutes Abwehrsystem absolut notwendig. Ein Sicherheitssystem überwacht alle ein- und ausgehenden Verbindungen zu unserem Netzwerk bzw. Computer. Damit wir noch größere Sicherheit vor Cyberangriffen erreichen, nutzen wir neben den standardisierten Sicherheitssystemen auf unserem Computer auch noch weitere externe Security-Dienste. Unerlaubter Verkehr von Daten wird dadurch besser unterbunden und so schützen wir uns vor Cyberkriminalität.

What data is processed by security & anti-spam software?

Welche Daten genau erhoben und gespeichert werden hängt natürlich vom jeweiligen Dienst ab. Wir sind allerdings stets bemüht nur Programme zu verwenden, die sehr sparsam Daten erheben bzw. nur Daten speichern, die für die Erfüllung der angebotenen Leistung nötig sind. Grundsätzlich kann der Dienst Daten wie beispielsweise Name, Adresse, IP-Adresse, E-Mail-Adresse und technische Daten wie Browsertyp oder Browserversion speichern. Auch können etwaige Leistungs- und Protokolldaten erhoben werden, um mögliche eingehende Bedrohungen rechtzeitig zu erkennen. Diese Daten werden im Rahmen der Services und unter Einhaltung der geltenden Gesetze verarbeitet. Dazu zählt auch bei US-amerikanischen Anbietern (über die Standardvertragsklauseln) die DSGVO. Diese Security-Dienste arbeiten in einigen Fällen auch mit Drittanbietern zusammen, die unter Anweisung und in Übereinstimmung mit den Datenschutzrichtlinien und weiteren Sicherheitsmaßnahmen Daten speichern und/oder verarbeiten können. Die Datenspeicherung erfolgt meist über Cookies.

Duration of data processing

Über die Dauer der Datenverarbeitung informieren wir Sie weiter unten, sofern wir weitere Informationen dazu haben. Beispielsweise speichern Security-Programme Daten bis Sie oder wir die Datenspeicherung widerrufen. Generell werden personenbezogene Daten nur so lange, wie es für die Bereitstellung der Dienstleistungen unbedingt notwendig ist, gespeichert. In vielen Fällen fehlen uns leider von den Anbietern präzise Informationen über die Länge der Speicherung.

Right of objection

Sie haben auch jederzeit das Recht und die Möglichkeit Ihre Einwilligung zur Verwendung von Cookies bzw. Drittanbietern von Security-Software zu widerrufen. Das funktioniert entweder über unser Cookie-Management-Tool oder über andere Opt-Out-Funktionen. Zum Bespiel können Sie auch die Datenerfassung durch Cookies verhindern, indem Sie in Ihrem Browser die Cookies verwalten, deaktivieren oder löschen.

Da bei solchen Sicherheitsdiensten auch Cookies zum Einsatz kommen können, empfehlen wir Ihnen unsere allgemeine Datenschutzerklärung über Cookies. Um zu erfahren, welche Daten von Ihnen genau gespeichert und verarbeitet werden, sollten Sie die Datenschutzerklärungen der jeweiligen Tools durchlesen.

Legal basis

Wir setzen die Sicherheitsdienste hauptsächlich auf Grundlage unserer berechtigten Interessen (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO) an einem guten Sicherheitssystem gegen diverse Cyberangriffe ein.

Bestimmte Verarbeitungen, insbesondere der Einsatz von Cookies sowie die Nutzung von Sicherheitsfunktionen bedürfen Ihrer Einwilligung. Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass Daten von Ihnen durch eingebundene Security-Dienste verarbeitet und gespeichert werden können, gilt diese Einwilligung als Rechtsgrundlage der Datenverarbeitung (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO). Die meisten von uns verwendeten Dienste setzen Cookies in Ihrem Browser, um Daten zu speichern. Darum empfehlen wir Ihnen, unseren Datenschutztext über Cookies genau durchzulesen und die Datenschutzerklärung oder die Cookie-Richtlinien des jeweiligen Dienstanbieters anzusehen.

Information on special tools - if available - can be found in the following sections.

Cloud services

Cloud-Dienste Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Betroffene: Wir als Websitebetreiber und Sie als Websitebesucher
🤝 Zweck: Sicherheit und Datenspeicherung
📓 Verarbeitete Daten: Daten wie etwa Ihre IP-Adresse, Name oder technische Daten wie etwa Browserversion
Mehr Details dazu finden Sie weiter unten und den einzelnen Datenschutztexten bzw. in den Datenschutzerklärungen der Anbieter
📅 Speicherdauer: meisten werden die Daten solange gespeichert, bis sie zur Erfüllung der Dienstleistung nicht mehr benötigt werden
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What are cloud services?

Cloud-Dienste stellen uns als Websitebetreiber Speicherplatz und Rechenleistung über das Internet zur Verfügung. Über das Internet können Daten an ein externes System übertragen, verarbeitet und gespeichert werden. Die Verwaltung dieser Daten übernimmt der entsprechende Cloud-Anbieter. Je nach Anforderung kann eine einzelne Person oder auch ein Unternehmen die Speicherplatzgröße oder Rechenleistung wählen. Zugegriffen wird auf Cloud-Speicher über eine API oder über Speicherprotokolle. API steht für Application Programming Interface und gemeint ist damit eine Programmierschnittstelle, die Software- mit Hardwarekomponenten verbindet.

Why do we use cloud services?

Wir nutzen Cloud-Dienste aus mehreren Gründen. Ein Cloud-Dienst bietet uns die Möglichkeit unsere Daten sicher zu speichern. Zudem haben wir von verschiedenen Orten und Geräten Zugriff auf die Daten und verfügen damit über mehr Flexibilität und erleichtern unsere Arbeitsprozesse. Ein Cloud-Speicher erspart uns auch Kosten, weil wir keine eigene Infrastruktur für Datenspeicherung und Datensicherheit errichten und verwalten müssen. Durch die zentrale Speicherung unserer Daten in der Cloud können wir auch unsere Anwendungsfelder erweitern und unsere Informationen deutlich besser verwalten.

Wir als Websitebetreiber bzw. als Unternehmen setzen Cloud-Dienste also in erster Linie für unsere eigenen Zwecke ein. Zum Beispiel nutzen wir die Dienste, um unseren Kalender zu verwalten, um Dokumente oder andere wichtige Informationen in der Cloud zu speichern. Dabei können allerdings auch personenbezogene Daten von Ihnen gespeichert werden. Dies ist beispielsweise dann der Fall, wenn Sie uns Ihre Kontaktdaten (etwa Name und E-Mail-Adresse) zu Verfügung stellen und wir unsere Kundendaten bei einem Cloud-Anbieter speichern. Folglich können Daten, die wir von Ihnen verarbeiten auch auf externen Servern abgelegt und verarbeitet werden. Wenn wir auf unserer Website bestimmte Formulare oder Inhalte von Cloud-Diensten anbieten, können auch Cookies für Webanalysen und Werbezwecke gesetzt werden. Weiters merken sich solche Cookies Ihre Einstellungen (wie z. B. die verwendete Sprache), damit Sie beim nächsten Besuch auf unserer Website Ihre gewohnte Webumgebung vorfinden.

What data is processed by cloud services?

Viele von uns in der Cloud gespeicherten Daten haben keinen Personenbezug, einige Daten zählen jedoch, nach Definition der DSGVO, zu personenbezogenen Daten. Häufig handelt es sich um Kundendaten wie Name, Adresse, IP-Adresse oder Telefonnummer oder um technische Gerätinformationen. In der Cloud können des Weiteren auch Videos, Bilder und Audiodateien gespeichert werden. Wie die Daten genau erhoben und gespeichert werden, hängt vom jeweiligen Dienst ab. Wir versuchen nur Dienste zu nutzen, die sehr vertrauenswürdig und professionell mit den Daten umgehen. Grundsätzlich haben die Dienste, wie etwa Amazon Drive, Zugriff auf die gespeicherten Dateien, um ihren eigenen Service entsprechend anbieten zu können. Dafür benötigen die Dienste allerdings Genehmigungen wie beispielsweise das Recht Dateien wegen Sicherheitsaspekten zu kopieren. Diese Daten werden im Rahmen der Services und unter Einhaltung der geltenden Gesetze verarbeitet und verwaltet. Dazu zählt auch bei US-amerikanischen Anbietern (über die Standardvertragsklauseln) die DSGVO. Diese Cloud-Dienste arbeiten in einigen Fällen auch mit Drittanbietern zusammen, die unter Anweisung und in Übereinstimmung mit den Datenschutzrichtlinien und weiteren Sicherheitsmaßnahmen Daten verarbeiten können. Wir möchten an dieser Stelle nochmals betonen, dass sich alle bekannten Cloud-Dienste (wie Amazon Drive, Google Drive oder Microsoft Onedrive) das Recht einholen, Zugriff auf gespeicherte Inhalte zu haben, um ihr eigenes Service entsprechend anbieten und optimieren zu können.

Duration of data processing

Über die Dauer der Datenverarbeitung informieren wir Sie weiter unten, sofern wir weitere Informationen dazu haben. Im Allgemeinen speichern Cloud-Dienste Daten, bis Sie oder wir die Datenspeicherung widerrufen bzw. die Daten wieder löschen. Generell werden personenbezogene Daten nur so lange gespeichert, wie es für die Bereitstellung der Dienstleistungen unbedingt notwendig ist. Ein endgültiges Datenlöschen aus der Cloud kann allerdings einige Monate dauern. Das ist der Fall, weil die Daten meist nicht nur auf einem Server gespeichert sind, sondern auf verschiedenen Servern aufgeteilt werden.

Right of objection

Sie haben auch jederzeit das Recht und die Möglichkeit Ihre Einwilligung zur Datenspeicherung in einer Cloud zu widerrufen. Falls Cookies verwendet werden, haben Sie auch hier ein Widerrufsrecht. Das funktioniert entweder über unser Cookie-Management-Tool oder über andere Opt-Out-Funktionen. Zum Bespiel können Sie auch die Datenerfassung durch Cookies verhindern, indem Sie in Ihrem Browser die Cookies verwalten, deaktivieren oder löschen. Wir empfehlen Ihnen auch unsere allgemeine Datenschutzerklärung über Cookies. Um zu erfahren, welche Daten von Ihnen genau gespeichert und verarbeitet werden, sollten Sie die Datenschutzerklärungen der jeweiligen Cloud-Anbieter durchlesen.

Legal basis

Wir setzen Cloud-Dienste hauptsächlich auf Grundlage unserer berechtigten Interessen (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO) an einem guten Sicherheits- und Speichersystem ein.

Bestimmte Verarbeitungen, insbesondere der Einsatz von Cookies sowie die Nutzung von Speicherfunktionen bedürfen Ihrer Einwilligung. Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass Daten von Ihnen bei Cloud-Diensten verarbeitet und gespeichert werden können, gilt diese Einwilligung als Rechtsgrundlage der Datenverarbeitung (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO). Die meisten von uns verwendeten Dienste setzen Cookies in Ihrem Browser, um Daten zu speichern. Darum empfehlen wir Ihnen, unseren Datenschutztext über Cookies genau durchzulesen und die Datenschutzerklärung oder die Cookie-Richtlinien des jeweiligen Dienstanbieters anzusehen.

Information on special tools - if available - can be found in the following sections.

Google Cloud Datenschutzerklärung

Wir verwenden für unserer Website Google Cloud, einen Online-Speicherdienst für Dateien, Fotos und Videos. Dienstanbieter ist das amerikanische Unternehmen Google Inc. Für den europäischen Raum ist das Unternehmen Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Irland) für alle Google-Dienste verantwortlich.

Google also processes data from you in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may be associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing.

Google uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO) as the basis for data processing for recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, i.e. in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there. Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred to third countries (such as the USA) and stored there. Through these clauses, Google undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed and managed in the US. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here, among other places: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

Google hält einen Vertrag über die Auftragsverarbeitung gemäß Art. 28 DSGVO bereit, der als datenschutzrechtliche Grundlage für unsere Kundenbeziehung zu Google fungiert. Dieser verweist inhaltlich auf die EU-Standardvertragsklauseln. Hier finden Sie die Auftragsverarbeitungsbedingungen: https://business.safety.google/intl/de/adsprocessorterms/

Mehr über die Daten, die durch die Verwendung von Google Cloud verarbeitet werden, erfahren Sie in der Privacy Policy auf https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

External online platforms Introduction

Externe Onlineplattformen Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Betroffene: Besucher der Website bzw. Besucher der externen Onlineplattformen
🤝 Zweck: Darstellung und Optimierung unserer Serviceleistung, Kontakt zu Besuchern, Interessenten
📓 Processed data: Data such as phone numbers, email addresses, contact details, user behavior data, information about your device and your IP address.
More details can be found at the respective platform used.
📅 Speicherdauer: abhängig von den verwendeten Plattformen
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What are external online platforms?

Um unsere Leistungen oder Produkte auch außerhalb unserer Website anbieten zu können, nutzen wir auch externe Plattformen. Dabei handelt es sich meist um Online-Marktplätze wie etwa Amazon oder eBay. Neben unserer Verantwortlichkeit des Datenschutzes gelten auch die Datenschutzbestimmungen der von uns verwendeten externen Plattformen. Dies ist speziell dann der Fall, wenn über die Plattform unsere Produkte erworben werden. Also wenn es einen Zahlungsvorgang gibt. Weiters nützen die meisten Plattformen Ihre Daten auch, um die eigenen Marketingmaßnahmen zu optimieren. Beispielsweise kann die Plattform, mit Hilfe erhobener Daten, Werbeanzeigen genau an die Interessen der Kunden und Websitebesucher zuschneiden.

Why do we use external online platforms?

Neben unserer Website wollen wir unser Angebot auch auf anderen Plattformen anbieten, um mehr Kunden unser Angebot näher zu bringen. Externe Online-Marktplätze wie etwa Amazon, Ebay oder auch Digistore24 bieten große Verkaufswebsites, die unsere Produkte Menschen anbieten, die unter Umständen nicht unsere Website kennen. Es kann auch vorkommen, dass eingebaute Elemente auf unserer Seite zu einer externen Onlineplattform leiten. Daten, die von der verwendeten Onlineplattform verarbeitet und gespeichert werden, dienen dem Unternehmen einerseits den Zahlungsvorgang zu protokollieren, andererseits aber auch um Webanalysen durchführen zu können.

Ziel dieser Analysen ist es, genauere und personenbezogene Marketing- und Werbestrategien entwickeln zu können. Abhängig von Ihrem Verhalten auf einer Plattform, können mit Hilfe der ausgewerteten Daten, passende Rückschlüsse auf Ihre Interessen getroffen werden und sogenannte Userprofile erstellt werden. So ist es den Plattformen auch möglich, Ihnen maßgeschneiderte Werbeanzeigen bzw. Produkte zu präsentieren. Meistens werden für diesen Zweck Cookies in Ihrem Browser gesetzt, die Daten zu Ihrem Nutzungsverhalten speichern.

Bitte beachten Sie, dass bei der Nutzung der Plattformen oder unserer eingebauten Elemente auch Daten von Ihnen außerhalb der Europäischen Union verarbeitet werden können, da Onlineplattformen, beispielsweise Amazon oder eBay, amerikanische Unternehmen sind. Dadurch können Sie möglicherweise Ihre Rechte in Bezug auf Ihre personenbezogenen Daten nicht mehr so leicht einfordern bzw. durchsetzen.

What data is processed?

Welche Daten genau gespeichert und verarbeitet werden, hängt von der jeweiligen externen Plattform ab. Aber für gewöhnlich handelt es sich um Daten wie etwa Telefonnummern, E-Mailadressen, Daten, die Sie in ein Kontaktformular eingeben, Nutzerdaten wie zum Beispiel welche Buttons Sie klicken, wann Sie welche Seiten besucht haben, Informationen zu Ihrem Gerät und Ihre IP-Adresse. Sehr häufig werden die meisten dieser Daten in Cookies gespeichert. Wenn Sie bei einer externen Plattform ein eigenes Profil haben und dort auch angemeldet sind, können Daten mit dem Profil verknüpft werden. Die erhobenen Daten werden auf den Servern der verwendeten Plattformen gespeichert und dort verarbeitet. Wie eine externe Plattform Daten genau speichert, verwaltet und verarbeitet, erfahren Sie in der jeweiligen Datenschutzerklärung. Falls Sie zur Datenspeicherung und Datenverarbeitung Fragen haben oder entsprechende Rechte geltend machen wollen, empfehlen wir Ihnen, sich direkt an die Plattform zu wenden.

Duration of data processing

Über die Dauer der Datenverarbeitung informieren wir Sie weiter unten, sofern wir weitere Informationen dazu haben. Beispielsweise speichert Amazon Daten, bis sie für den eigenen Zweck nicht mehr benötigt werden. Generell verarbeiten wir personenbezogene Daten nur so lange wie es für die Bereitstellung unserer Dienstleistungen und Produkte unbedingt notwendig ist.

Right of objection

Sie haben auch jederzeit das Recht und die Möglichkeit Ihre Einwilligung zur Verwendung von Cookies zu widerrufen. Das funktioniert entweder über unser Cookie-Management-Tool oder über Opt-Out-Funktionen bei der jeweiligen externen Plattform. Weiters können Sie auch die Datenerfassung durch Cookies verhindern, indem Sie in Ihrem Browser die Cookies verwalten, deaktivieren oder löschen.

Da Cookies zum Einsatz kommen können, empfehlen wir Ihnen auch unsere allgemeine Datenschutzerklärung über Cookies. Um zu erfahren, welche Daten von Ihnen genau gespeichert und verarbeitet werden, sollten Sie die Datenschutzerklärungen der jeweiligen externen Plattformen durchlesen.

Legal basis

Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass Daten von Ihnen durch externe Plattformen verarbeitet und gespeichert werden können, gilt diese Consent as the legal basis for data processing (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). Grundsätzlich werden Ihre Daten bei Vorliegen einer Einwilligung auch auf Grundlage eines legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) an einer schnellen und guten Kommunikation mit Ihnen oder anderen Kunden und Geschäftspartnern gespeichert und verarbeitet. Falls wir eingebundene Elemente externer Plattformen auf unser Website haben, setzen wir diese gleichwohl nur ein, soweit Sie eine Einwilligung erteilt haben.

Informationen zu speziellen externen Plattformen erfahren Sie – sofern vorhanden – in den folgenden Abschnitten.

Digistore24 Datenschutzerklärung

Wir nutzen die Online-Verkaufsplattform Digistore24. Dienstanbieter ist das deutsche Unternehmen Digistore24 GmbH, St.-Godehard-Straße 32, 31139 Hildesheim, Deutschland. Mehr über die Daten, die durch die Verwendung von Digistore24 verarbeitet werden, erfahren Sie in der Datenschutzerklärung auf https://www.digistore24.com/page/privacy
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elopage Datenschutzerklärung

Wir nutzen die Online-Verkaufsplattform elopage. Dienstanbieter ist das deutsche Unternehmen elopage GmbH, Kurfürstendamm 208, 10719 Berlin, Deutschland. Mehr über die Daten, die durch die Verwendung von elopage verarbeitet werden, erfahren Sie in der Datenschutzerklärung auf https://elopage.com/privacy?locale=de.

Audio & Video Introduction

Audio & Video Privacy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as contact details, user behavior data, information about your device and your IP address may be stored.
More details on this can be found below in the relevant data protection texts.
📅 Storage period: Data is generally stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of the service.
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What are audio and video elements?

We have included audio or video elements on our website so that you can watch videos or listen to music/podcasts directly via our website. The content is provided by service providers. All content is therefore also obtained from the corresponding servers of the providers.

These are embedded functional elements of platforms such as YouTube, Vimeo or Spotify. The use of these portals is usually free of charge, but paid content can also be published. With the help of these embedded elements, you can listen to or view the respective content via our website.

When you use audio or video elements on our website, personal data about you may also be transmitted to, processed and stored by the service providers.

Why do we use audio & video elements on our website?

Of course, we want to provide you with the best offer on our website. And we realize that content is no longer conveyed merely in text and static images. Instead of just giving you a link to a video, we offer audio and video formats directly on our website that are entertaining or informative and ideally even both. This expands our service and makes it easier for you to access interesting content. Thus, in addition to our text and images, we also offer video and/or audio content.

What data is stored by audio & video elements?

When you access a page on our website that has an embedded video, for example, your server connects to the service provider's server. In the process, data from you is also transferred to the third-party provider and stored there. Some data is collected and stored quite independently of whether or not you have an account with the third-party provider. This usually includes your IP address, browser type, operating system, and other general information about your terminal device. Furthermore, most providers also collect information about your web activity. This includes session duration, bounce rate, which button you clicked on, or which website you used to access the service. All this information is usually stored via cookies or pixel tags (also called web beacons). Pseudonymized data is mostly stored in cookies in your browser. You can always find out exactly what data is stored and processed in the privacy policy of the respective provider.

Duration of data processing

You can find out exactly how long the data is stored on the servers of the third-party providers either below in the data protection text of the respective tool or in the privacy policy of the provider. In principle, personal data is only processed for as long as is absolutely necessary for the provision of our services or products. As a rule, this also applies to third-party providers. In most cases, you can assume that certain data will be stored on the servers of third-party providers for several years. Data can be stored for different lengths of time specifically in cookies. Some cookies are already deleted after leaving the website, others can be stored in your browser for several years.

Right of objection

You also have the right and the possibility to revoke your consent to the use of cookies or third-party providers at any time. This works either via our cookie management tool or via other opt-out functions. For example, you can also prevent data collection through cookies by managing, disabling or deleting cookies in your browser. The lawfulness of the processing until the revocation remains unaffected.

Since the integrated audio and video functions on our site usually also use cookies, you should also read our general privacy policy on cookies. In the privacy statements of the respective third-party providers, you can learn more about the handling and storage of your data.

Legal basis

If you have consented that data from you can be processed and stored by embedded audio and video elements, this consent is considered the legal basis of the data processing (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be used on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) stored and processed for the purpose of fast and good communication with you or other customers and business partners. Nevertheless, we only use the integrated audio and video elements if you have given your consent.

SoundCloud Datenschutzerklärung

SoundCloud Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as contact details, user behavior data, information about your device and your IP address may be stored.
More details can be found below in this privacy policy.
📅 Storage period: Data is generally stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of the service.
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is SoundCloud?

Wir verwenden auf unserer Website Funktionen (Widgets) des Social Media Netzwerks SoundCloud der Firma SoundCloud Limited, Rheinsberger Str. 76/77, 10115 Berlin, Deutschland. Sie erkennen die Widgets am bekannten orangen Logo. Durch die Verwendung von Funktionen wie beispielsweise dem Abspielen von Musik werden Daten an SoundCloud übermittelt, gespeichert und ausgewertet. In dieser Datenschutzerklärung zeigen wir Ihnen, um welche Daten es sich handelt, warum wir SoundCloud verwenden und wie Sie Ihre Daten bzw. die Datenübertragung verwalten oder unterbinden können.

Das Social-Media-Netzwerk SoundCloud ist eine Online-Musikplattform, die dem Austausch und der Verteilung von Audiodateien dient. Auf SoundCloud bieten Musiker oder Podcaster ihre Audiodateien zum Downloaden an. Zudem kann man mit SoundCloud die Audiodateien auch in anderen Websites einbinden. Und genau das haben auch wir gemacht. Typisch für SoundCloud sind die grafischen Darstellungen der Audiodateien in Wellenform und die Kommentarleiste. So können angemeldete User Musikstücke bzw. Podcasts jederzeit anhören und kommentieren.

Why do we use SoundCloud on our website?

Unser Ziel ist es, Ihnen auf unserer Webseite den bestmöglichen Service zu liefern. Damit meinen wir nicht nur unsere Produkte oder Dienstleistungen. Zu einem gesamtheitlichen Kundenservice zählt auch, wie wohl Sie sich auf unserer Website fühlen und wie hilfreich unsere Website für Sie ist. Durch die eingebettete SoundCloud-Abspielfunktion können wir Ihnen akustischen Content direkt und frei Haus liefern. Sie müssen nicht zuerst irgendeinen Link folgen, um sich eine Audiodatei anzuhören, sondern können gleich über unsere Webseite starten.

What data is stored on SoundCloud?

Sobald Sie eine unserer Webseiten besuchen, die ein Widget (Like- oder Share-Button oder Abspielfunktion) eingebaut hat, verbindet sich Ihr Browser mit einem SoundCloud-Server. Dabei können Daten von Ihnen an SoundCloud übertragen, dort verwaltet und gespeichert werden. Zum Beispiel erfährt SoundCloud auf diese Weise Ihre IP-Adresse und welche Seite (in diesem Fall unsere) Sie wann besucht haben. Wenn Sie ein SoundCloud-Konto haben und angemeldet sind, während Sie auf unserer Webseite surfen, werden die erhobenen Daten direkt Ihrem Konto/Account zugewiesen. Das können Sie nur verhindern, indem Sie sich, während Ihres Aufenthalts auf unserer Website, von SoundCloud abmelden. Neben den oben genannten Informationen werden in den Cookies auch Daten über Ihr Userverhalten gespeichert. Wann immer Sie beispielsweise einen Button klicken, ein Musikstück abspielen oder pausieren wird diese Information in den Cookies gespeichert. Das Widget bzw. SoundCloud ist somit in der Lage, Sie zu erkennen und manchmal wird das Widget auch verwendet, um Ihnen personalisierte Inhalte zu liefern. SoundCloud verwendet nicht nur eigene Cookies, sondern auch Cookies von Drittanbietern wie Facebook oder Google Analytics. Diese Cookies dienen dem Unternehmen mehr Informationen über Ihr Verhalten auf externen Websites und der eigenen Plattform zu erhalten. Wir als Websitebetreiber bekommen durch die verwendeten Cookies von SoundCloud keine Informationen über Ihr Userverhalten. Die Datenübertragung und daher auch die Informationen zu technischen Geräten und Ihrem Verhalten auf der Webseite findet zwischen Ihnen und SoundCloud statt.

Im Folgenden zeigen wir Cookies, die gesetzt wurden, wenn man auf eine Webseite geht, die SoundCloud-Funktionen eingebunden hat. Diese Liste ist nur ein Beispiel möglicher Cookies und kann keinen Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit erheben. Bei diesem Beispiel hat der User kein SoundCloud-Konto:

Name: sc_anonymous_id
Value: 208165-986996-398971-423805112250167-0
Intended use: Dieses Cookie macht es erst möglich, Dateien oder andere Inhalte in Websites einzubinden und speichert eine User-ID.
Expiration date: After 10 years

Annotation:
Das Cookie sc_anonymous_id wird sofort gesetzt, wenn Sie auf einer unserer Webseiten sind, die eine Soundcloud-Funktion eingebaut hat. Dafür müssen Sie mit der Funktion noch nicht interagieren.

Name: __qca
Value: P0-1223379886-1579605792812112250167-7
Intended use: This cookie is a third-party cookie from Quantcast and collects data such as how often you visit the page or how long you stay on the page. The information collected is then shared with SoundCloud.
Expiration date: After one year

Name: Sclocale
Value: de
Intended use: The cookie stores the language setting you have preset.
Expiration date: After one year

Name: _soundcloud_session
Value: /
Intended use: We could not find out any specific information about this cookie.
Expiration date: After end of session

Name: _session_auth_key
Value: /
Intended use: Mit Hilfe des Cookies können Sitzungsinformationen (also Userverhalten) gespeichert werden und eine Client-Anfrage authentifiziert werden.
Expiration date: After 10 years

In addition, SoundCloud also uses other third-party cookies such as _fbp, _ga, gid from Facebook and Google Analytics. All the information stored in the cookies is used by SoundCloud to improve its own services and to play personalized advertising.

How long and where is the data stored?

Grundsätzlich bleiben die erhobenen Daten bei SoundCloud gespeichert, solange ein User-Konto besteht oder es für SoundCloud nötig ist, um die betriebswirtschaftlichen Ziele zu erreichen. Wie lange genau gespeichert wird ändert sich abhängig vom Kontext und den rechtlichen Verpflichtungen. Auch wenn Sie kein Konto haben und personenbezogene Daten gespeichert wurden, haben Sie das Recht die Datenlöschung zu beantragen.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

Wenn Sie ein SoundCloud-Konto haben, können Sie über „Einstellungen“ die Datenverarbeitung verwalten bzw. Ihr ganzes Konto löschen. Sie können aber auch Cookies in Ihrem Browser genau nach Ihren Ansprüchen verwalten, löschen oder deaktivieren. Die Herangehensweise hängt immer von Ihrem verwendeten Browser ab. Falls Sie sich zum Löschen oder Deaktivieren von Cookies entscheiden, nehmen Sie bitte zu Kenntnis, dass dann möglicherweise nicht mehr alle Funktionen verfügbar sind. Unter dem Abschnitt „Cookies“ finden Sie die entsprechenden Links zu den jeweiligen Anleitungen der bekanntesten Browser.

Legal basis

Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass Daten von Ihnen durch eingebundene SoundCloud-Elemente verarbeitet und gespeichert werden können, gilt diese Einwilligung als Rechtsgrundlage der Datenverarbeitung (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be used on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) an einer schnellen und guten Kommunikation mit Ihnen oder anderen Kunden und Geschäftspartnern gespeichert und verarbeitet. Wir setzen die eingebundenen SoundCloud-Elemente gleichwohl nur ein, soweit Sie eine Einwilligung erteilt haben. SoundCloud setzt auch Cookies in Ihrem Browser, um Daten zu speichern. Darum empfehlen wir Ihnen, unseren Datenschutztext über Cookies genau durchzulesen und die Datenschutzerklärung oder die Cookie-Richtlinien des jeweiligen Dienstanbieters anzusehen.

Wir hoffen, wir haben Ihnen einen guten Überblick über den Datenverkehr durch SoundCloud geliefert. Wenn Sie mehr über die Datenschutzrichtlinien und dem allgemeinen Umgang mit Daten durch SoundCloud erfahren wollen, empfehlen wir Ihnen die Datenschutzerklärung des Unternehmens unter https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy.

Spotify Datenschutzerklärung

Wir verwenden auf unserer Website Spotify, ein Tool für Musik- und Podcasts. Dienstanbieter ist das schwedische Unternehmen Spotify AB, Regeringsgatan 19, SE-111 53 Stockholm, Schweden. Mehr über die Daten, die durch die Verwendung von Spotify verarbeitet werden, erfahren Sie in der Privacy Policy auf https://www.spotify.com/de/legal/privacy-policy/.

Vimeo Datenschutzerklärung

Vimeo Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as contact details, user behavior data, information about your device and your IP address may be stored.
More details can be found below in this privacy policy.
📅 Storage period: Data is generally stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of the service.
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is Vimeo?

Wir verwenden auf unserer Website auch Videos der Firma Vimeo. Betrieben wird das Videoportal durch Vimeo LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. Mit Hilfe eines Plug-ins können wir Ihnen so interessantes Videomaterial direkt auf unserer Website anzeigen. Dabei können gewissen Daten von Ihnen an Vimeo übertragen werden. In dieser Datenschutzerklärung zeigen wir Ihnen, um welche Daten es sich handelt, warum wir Vimeo verwenden und wie Sie Ihre Daten bzw. die Datenübertragung verwalten oder unterbinden können.

Vimeo ist eine Videoplattform, die 2004 gegründet wurde und seit 2007 das Streamen von Videos in HD-Qualität ermöglicht. Seit 2015 kann auch in 4k Ultra HD gestreamt werden. Die Nutzung des Portals ist kostenlos, es kann allerdings auch kostenpflichtiger Content veröffentlicht werden. Im Vergleich zum Marktführer YouTube, legt Vimeo vorrangig Wert auf hochwertigen Content in guter Qualität. So bietet das Portal einerseits viele künstlerische Inhalte wie Musikvideos und Kurzfilme, andererseits aber auch wissenswerte Dokumentationen zu den unterschiedlichsten Themen.

Why do we use Vimeo on our website?

Ziel unserer Webpräsenz ist es, Ihnen den bestmöglichen Content zu liefern. Und zwar so einfach zugänglich wie möglich. Erst wenn wir das geschafft haben, sind wir mit unserem Service zufrieden. Der Videodienst Vimeo unterstützt uns dieses Ziel zu erreichen. Vimeo bietet uns die Möglichkeit, Ihnen qualitativ hochwertige Inhalte direkt auf unserer Website zu präsentieren. Statt Ihnen nur einen Link zu einem interessanten Video zu geben, können Sie so das Video gleich bei uns ansehen. Das erweitert unser Service und erleichtert Ihnen den Zugang zu interessanten Inhalten. Somit bieten wir neben unseren Texten und Bildern auch Video-Content an.

What data is stored on Vimeo?

Wenn Sie auf unserer Website eine Seite aufrufen, die ein Vimeo-Video eingebettet hat, verbindet sich Ihr Browser mit den Servern von Vimeo. Dabei kommt es zu einer Datenübertragung. Diese Daten werden auf den Vimeo-Servern gesammelt, gespeichert und verarbeitet. Unabhängig davon, ob Sie ein Vimeo-Konto haben oder nicht, sammelt Vimeo Daten über Sie. Dazu zählen Ihre IP-Adresse, technische Infos über Ihren Browsertyp, Ihr Betriebssystem oder ganz grundlegende Geräteinformationen. Weiters speichert Vimeo Informationen über welche Webseite Sie den Vimeo-Dienst nutzen und welche Handlungen (Webaktivitäten) Sie auf unserer Webseite ausführen. Zu diesen Webaktivitäten zählen beispielsweise Sitzungsdauer, Absprungrate oder auf welchen Button Sie auf unserer Webseite mit eingebauter Vimeo-Funktion geklickt haben. Diese Handlungen kann Vimeo mit Hilfe von Cookies und ähnlichen Technologien verfolgen und speichern.

Falls Sie als registriertes Mitglied bei Vimeo eingeloggt sind, können meistens mehr Daten erhoben werden, da möglicherweise mehr Cookies bereits in Ihrem Browser gesetzt wurden. Zudem werden Ihre Handlungen auf unsere Webseite direkt mit Ihrem Vimeo-Account verknüpft. Um dies zu verhindern müssen Sie sich, während des “Surfens” auf unserer Webseite, von Vimeo ausloggen.

Nachfolgend zeigen wir Ihnen Cookies, die von Vimeo gesetzt werden, wenn Sie auf einer Webseite mit integrierter Vimeo-Funktion, sind. Diese Liste erhebt keinen Anspruch auf Vollständigkeit und geht davon aus, dass Sie keinen Vimeo-Account haben.

Name: player
Value: ""
Intended use: Dieses Cookie speichert Ihre Einstellungen, bevor Sie ein eingebettetes Vimeo-Video abspielen. Dadurch bekommen Sie beim nächsten Mal, wenn Sie ein Vimeo-Video ansehen, wieder Ihre bevorzugten Einstellungen.
Expiration date: After one year

Name: vuid
Value: pl1046149876.614422590112250167-4

Intended use: 
Dieses Cookie sammelt Informationen über Ihre Handlungen auf Webseiten, die ein Vimeo-Video eingebettet haben.

Expiration date: 
After 2 years

Annotation: Diese beiden Cookies werden immer gesetzt, sobald Sie sich auf einer Webseite mit einem eingebetteten Vimeo-Video befinden. Wenn Sie das Video ansehen und auf die Schaltfläche klicken, um beispielsweise das Video zu “teilen” oder zu “liken”, werden weitere Cookies gesetzt. Dabei handelt es sich auch um Drittanbieter-Cookies wie  _ga oder _gat_UA-76641-8 von Google Analytics oder _fbp von Facebook. Welche Cookies hier genau gesetzt werden, hängt von Ihrer Interaktion mit dem Video ab.

Die folgende Liste zeigt einen Ausschnitt möglicher Cookies, die gesetzt werden, wenn Sie mit dem Vimeo-Video interagieren:

Name: _abexps
Value: %5B%5D
Intended use: Dieses Vimeo-Cookie hilft Vimeo, sich an die von Ihnen getroffenen Einstellungen zu erinnern. Dabei kann es sich zum Beispiel um eine voreingestellte Sprache, um eine Region oder einen Benutzernamen handeln. Im Allgemeinen speichert das Cookie Daten darüber, wie Sie Vimeo verwenden.
Expiration date: After one year

Name: continuous_play_v3
Value: 1
Intended use: This cookie is a first-party cookie from Vimeo. The cookie collects information about how you use the Vimeo service. For example, the cookie stores when you pause or replay a video.
Expiration date: After one year

Name: _ga
Value: GA1.2.1522249635.1578401280112250167-7
Intended use: Dieses Cookie ist ein Drittanbieter-Cookie von Google. Standardmäßig verwendet analytics.js das Cookie _ga, um die User-ID zu speichern. Grundsätzlich dient es zur Unterscheidung der Websitebesucher.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: _gcl_au
Value: 1.1.770887836.1578401279112250167-3
Intended use: This third-party cookie from Google AdSense is used to improve the efficiency of advertisements on websites.
Expiration date: After 3 months

Name: _fbp
Value: fb.1.1578401280585.310434968
Intended use: This is a Facebook cookie. This cookie is used to display ads or advertising products from Facebook or other advertisers.
Expiration date: After 3 months

Vimeo nutzt diese Daten unter anderem, um das eigene Service zu verbessern, um mit Ihnen in Kommunikation zu treten und um eigene zielgerichtete Werbemaßnahmen zu setzen. Vimeo betont auf seiner Website, dass bei eingebetteten Videos nur Erstanbieter-Cookies (also Cookies von Vimeo selbst) verwendet werden, solange man mit dem Video nicht interagiert.

How long and where is the data stored?

Vimeo hat den Hauptsitz in White Plains im Bundesstaat New York (USA). Die Dienste werden aber weltweit angeboten. Dabei verwendet das Unternehmen Computersysteme, Datenbanken und Server in den USA und auch in anderen Ländern. Ihre Daten können somit auch auf Servern in Amerika gespeichert und verarbeitet werden. Die Daten bleiben bei Vimeo so lange gespeichert, bis das Unternehmen keinen wirtschaftlichen Grund mehr für die Speicherung hat. Dann werden die Daten gelöscht oder anonymisiert.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

Sie haben immer die Möglichkeit, Cookies in Ihrem Browser nach Ihren Wünschen zu verwalten. Wenn Sie beispielsweise nicht wollen, dass Vimeo Cookies setzt und so Informationen über Sie sammelt, können Sie in Ihren Browser-Einstellungen Cookies jederzeit löschen oder deaktivieren. Je nach Browser funktioniert dies ein bisschen anders. Bitte beachten Sie, dass möglicherweise nach dem Deaktivieren/Löschen von Cookies diverse Funktionen nicht mehr im vollen Ausmaß zur Verfügung stehen. Unter dem Abschnitt „Cookies“ finden Sie die entsprechenden Links zu den jeweiligen Anleitungen der bekanntesten Browser.

Falls Sie ein registriertes Vimeo-Mitglied sind, können Sie auch in den Einstellungen bei Vimeo die verwendeten Cookies verwalten.

Legal basis

Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass Daten von Ihnen durch eingebundene Vimeo-Elemente verarbeitet und gespeichert werden können, gilt diese Einwilligung als Rechtsgrundlage der Datenverarbeitung (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be used on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) an einer schnellen und guten Kommunikation mit Ihnen oder anderen Kunden und Geschäftspartnern gespeichert und verarbeitet. Wir setzen die eingebundenen Vimeo-Elemente gleichwohl nur ein, soweit Sie eine Einwilligung erteilt haben. Vimeo setzt auch Cookies in Ihrem Browser, um Daten zu speichern. Darum empfehlen wir Ihnen, unseren Datenschutztext über Cookies genau durchzulesen und die Datenschutzerklärung oder die Cookie-Richtlinien des jeweiligen Dienstanbieters anzusehen.

Vimeo verarbeitet Daten von Ihnen u.a. auch in den USA. Wir weisen darauf hin, dass nach Meinung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs derzeit kein angemessenes Schutzniveau für den Datentransfer in die USA besteht. Dies kann mit verschiedenen Risiken für die Rechtmäßigkeit und Sicherheit der Datenverarbeitung einhergehen.

Als Grundlage der Datenverarbeitung bei Empfängern mit Sitz in Drittstaaten (außerhalb der Europäischen Union, Island, Liechtenstein, Norwegen, also insbesondere in den USA) oder einer Datenweitergabe dorthin verwendet Vimeo sogenannte Standardvertragsklauseln (= Art. 46. Abs. 2 und 3 DSGVO). Standardvertragsklauseln (Standard Contractual Clauses – SCC) sind von der EU-Kommission bereitgestellte Mustervorlagen und sollen sicherstellen, dass Ihre Daten auch dann den europäischen Datenschutzstandards entsprechen, wenn diese in Drittländer (wie beispielsweise in die USA) überliefert und dort gespeichert werden. Durch diese Klauseln verpflichtet sich Vimeo, bei der Verarbeitung Ihrer relevanten Daten, das europäische Datenschutzniveau einzuhalten, selbst wenn die Daten in den USA gespeichert, verarbeitet und verwaltet werden. Diese Klauseln basieren auf einem Durchführungsbeschluss der EU-Kommission. Sie finden den Beschluss und die entsprechenden Standardvertragsklauseln u.a. hier: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

For more information about Vimeo's standard contractual clauses, please visit. https://vimeo.com/privacy#international_data_transfers_and_certain_user_rights.

Mehr über den Einsatz von Cookies bei Vimeo erfahren Sie auf https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy, Informationen zum Datenschutz bei Vimeo können Sie auf https://vimeo.com/privacy read up.

YouTube privacy policy

YouTube Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as contact details, user behavior data, information about your device and your IP address may be stored.
More details can be found below in this privacy policy.
📅 Storage period: Data is generally stored for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of the service.
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is YouTube?

We have incorporated YouTube videos on our website. This way we can present you interesting videos directly on our site. YouTube is a video portal that has been a subsidiary of Google since 2006. The video portal is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you call up a page on our website that has a YouTube video embedded, your browser automatically connects to the YouTube or Google servers. In the process, various data are transferred (depending on the settings). Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for all data processing in the European area.

In the following, we would like to explain in more detail what data is processed, why we have embedded YouTube videos and how you can manage or delete your data.

On YouTube, users can watch, rate, comment on and upload videos for free. Over the last few years, YouTube has become one of the most important social media channels in the world. In order for us to display videos on our website, YouTube provides a code snippet that we have built into our site.

Why do we use YouTube videos on our website?

YouTube is the video platform with the most visitors and the best content. We are committed to providing you with the best possible user experience on our website. And of course, we can't do without interesting videos. With the help of our embedded videos, we provide you with other helpful content in addition to our text and images. In addition, the embedded videos make our website easier to find on the Google search engine. Also, when we run ads via Google Ads, Google - thanks to the collected data - can really only show these ads to people who are interested in our offers.

What data is stored by YouTube?

As soon as you visit one of our pages that has a YouTube video embedded, YouTube sets at least one cookie that stores your IP address and our URL. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can usually assign your interactions on our website to your profile using cookies. This includes data such as session duration, bounce rate, approximate location, technical information such as browser type, screen resolution or your internet provider. Other data may include contact details, any ratings, sharing of content via social media or adding to your favorites on YouTube.

If you are not signed in to a Google Account or YouTube account, Google stores data with a unique identifier associated with your device, browser, or app. For example, your preferred language setting is retained. But a lot of interaction data can't be stored because fewer cookies are set.

In the following list, we show cookies that were set in a test in the browser. On the one hand, we show cookies that are set without a logged-in YouTube account. On the other hand, we show cookies that are set with a logged-in account. The list cannot claim to be complete, because the user data always depends on the interactions on YouTube.

Name: YSC
Value: b9-CV6ojI5Y112250167-1
Intended use: This cookie registers a unique ID to store statistics of the watched video.
Expiration date: After end of session

Name: PREF
Value: f1=50000000
Intended use: This cookie also registers your unique ID. Google gets statistics about how you use YouTube videos on our website via PREF.
Expiration date: After 8 months

Name: GPS
Value: 1
Intended use: This cookie registers your unique ID on mobile devices to track GPS location.
Expiration date: After 30 minutes

Name: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Value: 95Chz8bagyU
Intended use: This cookie attempts to estimate the user's bandwidth on our web pages (with embedded YouTube video).
Expiration date: After 8 months

Other cookies that are set when you are logged in with your YouTube account:

Name: APISID
Value: zILlvClZSkqGsSwI/AU1aZI6HY7112250167-
Intended use: This cookie is used to create a profile about your interests. The data is used for personalized advertisements.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: CONSENT
Value: YES+AT.de+20150628-20-0
Intended use: The cookie stores the status of a user's consent to use various Google services. CONSENT is also used for security purposes to verify users and protect user data from unauthorized attacks.
Expiration date: after 19 years

Name: HSID
Value: AcRwpgUik9Dveht0I
Intended use: This cookie is used to create a profile about your interests. This data helps to display personalized advertising.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: LOGIN_INFO
Value: AFmmF2swRQIhALl6aL...
Intended use: Information about your login data is stored in this cookie.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: SAPISID
Value: 7oaPxoG-pZsJuuF5/AnUdDUIsJ9iJz2vdM
Intended use: This cookie works by uniquely identifying your browser and device. It is used to create a profile about your interests.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: SID
Value: oQfNKjAsI112250167-
Intended use: This cookie stores your Google Account ID and your last login time in digitally signed and encrypted form.
Expiration date: After 2 years

Name: SIDCC
Value: AN0-TYuqub2JOcDTyL
Intended use: This cookie stores information about how you use the website and what advertisements you may have seen before visiting our site.
Expiration date: After 3 months

How long and where is the data stored?

The data that YouTube receives from you and processes is stored on Google servers. Most of these servers are located in America. At https://www.google.com/about/datacenters/locations/?hl=de you can see exactly where Google data centers are located. Your data is distributed across the servers. This means that the data can be accessed more quickly and is better protected against manipulation.

Google stores the collected data for different lengths of time. Some data you can delete at any time, others are automatically deleted after a limited time, and still others are stored by Google for a longer period of time. Some data (such as items from "My Activity", photos or documents, products) stored in your Google Account will remain stored until you delete them. Even if you are not signed into a Google account, you can delete some data associated with your device, browser, or app.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

Basically, you can delete data in Google Account manually. With the automatic deletion function of location and activity data introduced in 2019, information is stored depending on your decision - either 3 or 18 months and then deleted.

Unabhängig, ob Sie ein Google-Konto haben oder nicht, können Sie Ihren Browser so konfigurieren, dass Cookies von Google gelöscht bzw. deaktiviert werden. Je nachdem welchen Browser Sie verwenden, funktioniert dies auf unterschiedliche Art und Weise. Unter dem Abschnitt „Cookies“ finden Sie die entsprechenden Links zu den jeweiligen Anleitungen der bekanntesten Browser.

If you generally do not want cookies, you can set your browser so that it always informs you when a cookie is to be set. This way, you can decide for each individual cookie whether you allow it or not.

Legal basis

Wenn Sie eingewilligt haben, dass Daten von Ihnen durch eingebundene YouTube-Elemente verarbeitet und gespeichert werden können, gilt diese Einwilligung als Rechtsgrundlage der Datenverarbeitung (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO). In principle, your data will also be used on the basis of our legitimate interest (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO) an einer schnellen und guten Kommunikation mit Ihnen oder anderen Kunden und Geschäftspartnern gespeichert und verarbeitet. Wir setzen die eingebundenen YouTube-Elemente gleichwohl nur ein, soweit Sie eine Einwilligung erteilt haben. YouTube setzt auch Cookies in Ihrem Browser, um Daten zu speichern. Darum empfehlen wir Ihnen, unseren Datenschutztext über Cookies genau durchzulesen und die Datenschutzerklärung oder die Cookie-Richtlinien des jeweiligen Dienstanbieters anzusehen.

YouTube verarbeitet Daten u.a. auch in den USA. Wir weisen darauf hin, dass nach Meinung des Europäischen Gerichtshofs derzeit kein angemessenes Schutzniveau für den Datentransfer in die USA besteht. Dies kann mit verschiedenen Risiken für die Rechtmäßigkeit und Sicherheit der Datenverarbeitung einhergehen.

Als Grundlage der Datenverarbeitung bei Empfängern mit Sitz in Drittstaaten (außerhalb der Europäischen Union, Island, Liechtenstein, Norwegen, also insbesondere in den USA) oder einer Datenweitergabe dorthin verwendet YouTube von der EU-Kommission genehmigte Standardvertragsklauseln (= Art. 46. Abs. 2 und 3 DSGVO). Diese Klauseln verpflichten YouTube, das EU-Datenschutzniveau bei der Verarbeitung relevanter Daten auch außerhalb der EU einzuhalten. Diese Klauseln basieren auf einem Durchführungsbeschluss der EU-Kommission. Sie finden den Beschluss sowie die Klauseln u.a. hier: https://germany.representation.ec.europa.eu/index_de.

Da YouTube ein Tochterunternehmen von Google ist, gibt es eine gemeinsame Datenschutzerklärung. Wenn Sie mehr über den Umgang mit Ihren Daten erfahren wollen, empfehlen wir Ihnen die Datenschutzerklärung unter https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

YouTube Subscribe Button Privacy Policy

We have installed the YouTube Subscribe button on our website. You can usually recognize the button by the classic YouTube logo. The logo shows the words "Subscribe" or "YouTube" in white letters on a red background and the white "Play" icon to the left. However, the button can also be displayed in a different design.

Our YouTube channel always offers you funny, interesting or exciting videos. With the built-in "Subscribe" button, you can subscribe to our channel directly from our website and do not have to go to the YouTube website. In this way, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to access our extensive content. Please note that YouTube may store and process data about you as a result.

Wenn Sie auf unserer Seite einen eingebauten Abo-Button sehen, setzt YouTube – laut Google – mindestens ein Cookie. Dieses Cookie speichert Ihre IP-Adresse und unsere URL. Auch Informationen über Ihren Browser, Ihren ungefähren Standort und Ihre voreingestellte Sprache kann YouTube so erfahren. Bei unserem Test wurden folgende vier Cookies gesetzt, ohne bei YouTube angemeldet zu sein:

Name: YSC
Value: b9-CV6ojI5112250167Y
Intended use: This cookie registers a unique ID to store statistics of the watched video.
Expiration date: After end of session

Name: PREF
Value: f1=50000000
Intended use: This cookie also registers your unique ID. Google gets statistics about how you use YouTube videos on our website via PREF.
Expiration date: After 8 months

Name: GPS
Value: 1
Intended use: This cookie registers your unique ID on mobile devices to track GPS location.
Expiration date: After 30 minutes

Name: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Value: 11225016795Chz8bagyU
Intended use: This cookie attempts to estimate the user's bandwidth on our web pages (with embedded YouTube video).
Expiration date: After 8 months

Annotation: These cookies were set after a test and can not claim to be complete.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can save many of your actions/interactions on our website with the help of cookies and assign them to your YouTube account. YouTube thereby receives, for example, information on how long you surf our site, which browser type you use, which screen resolution you prefer or which actions you perform.

YouTube uses this data on the one hand to improve its own services and offers, and on the other hand to provide analyses and statistics for advertisers (who use Google Ads).

Web design introduction

Web design privacy policy summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Improve user experience
📓 Data processed: Which data is processed depends heavily on the services used. Mostly it is about IP address, technical data, language settings, browser version, screen resolution and name of the browser. You can find more details about this in the respective web design tools used.
📅 Storage duration: depending on the tools used
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is web design?

We use several tools on our website that serve our web design. Web design is not, as often assumed, only about our website looks pretty, but also about functionality and performance. But of course, the appropriate appearance of a website is also one of the major goals of professional web design. Web design is a branch of media design and deals with the visual as well as the structural and functional design of a website. The goal is to use web design to improve your experience on our website. In web design jargon, this is referred to as user experience (UX) and usability. User experience refers to all impressions and experiences that the website visitor experiences on a website. Usability is a sub-item of user experience. This refers to the user-friendliness of a website. The main emphasis here is on ensuring that content, subpages or products are clearly structured and that you can easily and quickly find what you are looking for. In order to provide you with the best possible experience on our website, we also use so-called third-party web design tools. In this privacy policy, the category "web design" therefore includes all services that improve the design of our website. These can be, for example, fonts, various plugins or other integrated web design functions.

Why do we use web design tools?

How you absorb information on a website depends very much on the structure, functionality and visual perception of the website. Therefore, a good and professional web design became more and more important for us as well. We are constantly working on improving our website and also see this as an extended service for you as a website visitor. Furthermore, a beautiful and functioning website also has economic advantages for us. After all, you will only visit us and take advantage of our offers if you feel completely comfortable.

What data is stored by web design tools?

When you visit our website, web design elements may be embedded in our pages that can also process data. Exactly what data is involved depends, of course, strongly on the tools used. Further below you can see exactly which tools we use for our website. We recommend that you also read the respective privacy policy of the tools used for more detailed information on data processing. In most cases, you will find out there which data is processed, whether cookies are used and how long the data is stored. Through fonts such as Google Fonts, for example, information such as language settings, IP address, browser version, browser screen resolution and browser name are also automatically transmitted to the Google servers.

Duration of data processing

How long data is processed is very individual and depends on the web design elements used. For example, if cookies are used, the retention period can be as short as a minute or as long as a few years. Please do your research in this regard. For this purpose, we recommend on the one hand our general text section on cookies, as well as the privacy statements of the tools used. There you will usually find out exactly which cookies are used and what information is stored in them. Google font files, for example, are stored for one year. This is to improve the loading time of a website. In principle, data is only ever stored for as long as is necessary for the provision of the service. In the case of legal requirements, data may also be stored for longer.

Right of objection

You also have the right and the possibility to revoke your consent to the use of cookies or third-party providers at any time. This works either via our cookie management tool or via other opt-out functions. You can also prevent data collection through cookies by managing, disabling or deleting cookies in your browser. However, under web design elements (mostly fonts), there is also data that cannot be deleted quite so easily. This is the case when data is automatically collected directly when a page is called up and transmitted to a third-party provider (such as Google). In this case, please contact the support of the respective provider. In the case of Google, you can reach the support under https://support.google.com/?hl=de.

Legal basis

If you have consented to web design tools being used, the legal basis for the corresponding data processing is this consent. According to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent), this consent constitutes the legal basis for the processing of personal data as it may occur during the collection by web design tools. From our side, there is also a legitimate interest to improve the web design on our website. After all, only then can we provide you with a beautiful and professional web offer. The corresponding legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests). Nevertheless, we only use web design tools insofar as you have given your consent. In any case, we want to emphasize that again here.

Information on specific web design tools - if available - is provided in the following sections.

Adobe Fonts Privacy Policy

We use Adobe Fonts, a web font hosting service, on our website. The service provider is the American company Adobe Inc. The Irish company Adobe Systems Software Ireland Companies, 4-6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Ireland, is responsible for the European region. 

Adobe also processes data from you in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may entail various risks for the legality and security of the data processing.

Adobe uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO) as the basis for data processing with recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, i.e. in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there. Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred to and stored in third countries (such as the USA). Through these clauses, Adobe undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed, and managed in the United States. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here, among other places: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

For more information about the data processed and the standard contractual clauses at Adobe, see https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/eudatatransfers.html.

Font Awesome Privacy Policy

Font Awesome Privacy Policy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: such as IP address and and which icon files are loaded
More details can be found below in this privacy policy.
📅 Storage duration: files in identifiable form are stored for a few weeks
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What is Font Awesome?

We use Font Awesome from the American company Fonticons (307 S. Main St., Suite 202, Bentonville, AR 72712, USA) on our website. When you visit one of our websites, the Font Awesome web font (specifically icons) is loaded via the Font Awesome Content Delivery Network (CDN). This way, the texts or fonts and icons are displayed appropriately on each device. In this privacy policy, we go into more detail about the data storage and data processing by this service.

Icons play an increasingly important role for websites. Font Awesome is a web font specially designed for web designers and web developers. With Font Awesome, for example, icons can be scaled and colored as desired using the CSS stylesheet language. In this way, they replace old image icons. Font Awesome CDN is the easiest way to upload the icons or fonts to your website. For this, we just needed to add a small line of code to our website.

Why do we use Font Awesome on our website?

Font Awesome allows content on our website to be presented in a better way. This makes it easier for you to navigate our website and grasp the content. With the icons you can even sometimes replace whole words and save space. That's especially handy when we optimize content specifically for smartphones. These icons are inserted as HMTL code instead of an image. This allows us to edit the icons with CSS exactly as we want. At the same time, we also improve our loading speed with Font Awesome because it's only HTML elements and not icon images. All these advantages help us to make the website even clearer, fresher and faster for you.

What data is stored by Font Awesome?

Font Awesome Content Delivery Network (CDN) is used to load icons and symbols. CDNs are networks of servers that are distributed around the world, making it possible to quickly load files from nearby locations. Thus, as soon as you access one of our pages, the corresponding icons are also provided by Font Awesome.

In order for the web fonts to load, your browser must connect to the servers of the company Fonticons, Inc. In the process, your IP address is detected. Font Awesome also collects data about which icon files are downloaded and when. Furthermore, technical data such as your browser version, screen resolution or the time of the page accessed are also transmitted.

For the following reasons, this data is collected and stored:

  • to optimize content delivery networks
  • to detect and correct technical errors
  • to protect CDNs from misuse and attacks
  • to be able to calculate charges from Font Awesome Pro customers
  • to know the popularity of icons
  • to know which computer and software you are using

If your browser does not allow web fonts, a default font of your PC will be used automatically. As far as we know at the moment, no cookies are set. We are in contact with Font Awesome's privacy department and will let you know as soon as we learn more.

How long and where is the data stored?

Font Awesome stores data about Content Delivery Network usage on servers also located in the United States of America. However, the CDN servers are located around the world and store user data wherever you are. In identifiable form, the data is usually stored for only a few weeks. Aggregated statistics about usage from the CDNs may be stored longer. Personal data is not included here.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

Font Awesome does not, to the best of our knowledge, store any personal data about content delivery networks. Unfortunately, if you do not want data to be stored about the icons you use, you will not be able to visit our website. If your browser does not allow web fonts, no data will be transmitted or stored. In this case, the default font of your computer will simply be used.

Legal basis

If you have consented to Font Awesome being used, the legal basis of the relevant data processing is that consent. This consent constitutes, according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent) constitutes the legal basis for the processing of personal data as it may occur during the collection by Font Awesome.

We also have a legitimate interest in using Font Awesome to optimize our online service. The corresponding legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests). Nevertheless, we only use Font Awesome if you have given your consent.

We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for data transfer to the USA. The data processing is essentially carried out by Font Awesome. This may result in data not being processed and stored anonymously. Furthermore, US government authorities may have access to individual data. It is also possible that this data may be linked to data from possible other Font Awesome services where you have a user account.

If you would like to learn more about Font Awesome and how they handle data, we encourage you to review their privacy policy at https://fontawesome.com/privacy and the help page under https://fontawesome.com/support.

Getty Images Privacy Policy

We use the image portal Getty Images for our website. The service provider is the American company Getty Images Inc., 605 5th Avenue South Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98104, USA.

We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. The data processing is essentially carried out by Getty Images. This may result in data not being processed and stored anonymously. Furthermore, US government authorities may have access to individual data. It may also happen that this data is linked to data from other Getty Images services with which you have a user account.

To learn more about the data processed through the use of Getty Images, see the Privacy Policy on https://www.gettyimages.at/company/privacy-policy.

Google Fonts Privacy Policy

Google Fonts Privacy Policy Summary

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Optimization of our service performance
📓 Processed data: Data such as IP address and CSS and font requests.
More details can be found below in this privacy policy.
📅 Storage duration: Font files are stored by Google for one year
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

What are Google Fonts?

On our website we use Google Fonts. These are the "Google Fonts" of the company Google Inc. For the European area, the company Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible for all Google services.

You do not need to log in or enter a password to use Google Fonts. Furthermore, no cookies are stored in your browser. The files (CSS, fonts) are requested via the Google domains fonts.googleapis.com and fonts.gstatic.com. According to Google, the requests for CSS and fonts are completely separate from all other Google services. If you have a Google account, you do not need to worry that your Google account information, while using Google Fonts, will be transmitted to Google. Google records the usage of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) and the fonts used and stores this data securely. We'll look at exactly what the data storage looks like in more detail.

Google Fonts (formerly Google Web Fonts) is a directory of over 800 fonts that are Google to your users free of charge.

Many of these fonts are released under the SIL Open Font License, while others are released under the Apache License. Both are free software licenses.

Why do we use Google Fonts on our website?

With Google Fonts, we can use fonts on our own website, and not have to upload them to our own server. Google Fonts is an important component to keep the quality of our website high. All Google Fonts are automatically optimized for the web and this saves data volume and is a big advantage especially for mobile use. When you visit our site, the low file size ensures a fast loading time. Furthermore, Google Fonts are secure web fonts. Different image synthesis systems (rendering) in different browsers, operating systems and mobile devices can lead to errors. Such errors can sometimes visually distort texts or entire web pages. Thanks to the fast Content Delivery Network (CDN), there are no cross-platform problems with Google Fonts. Google Fonts supports all major browsers (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Opera) and works reliably on most modern mobile operating systems, including Android 2.2+ and iOS 4.2+ (iPhone, iPad, iPod). So, we use the Google Fonts to make all our online service as beautiful and consistent as possible.

What data is stored by Google?

When you visit our website, the fonts are reloaded via a Google server. Through this external call, data is transmitted to the Google servers. In this way, Google also recognizes that you or your IP address is visiting our website. The Google Fonts API is designed to reduce the use, storage, and collection of end-user data to what is necessary for proper font delivery. By the way, API stands for "Application Programming Interface" and serves, among other things, as a data transmitter in the software field.

Google Fonts stores CSS and font requests securely at Google and is therefore protected. Through the collected usage figures, Google can determine how well the individual fonts are received. Google publishes the results on internal analysis pages, such as Google Analytics. In addition, Google also uses data from its own web crawler to determine which websites are using Google fonts. This data is published to the Google Fonts BigQuery database. Entrepreneurs and developers use Google's BigQuery web service to be able to examine and move large amounts of data.

However, it should be noted that each Google Font request also automatically transmits information such as language settings, IP address, browser version, browser screen resolution and browser name to the Google servers. Whether this data is also stored cannot be clearly determined or is not clearly communicated by Google.

How long and where is the data stored?

Google stores requests for CSS assets for one day on its servers, which are mainly located outside the EU. This allows us to use fonts with the help of a Google stylesheet. A stylesheet is a format template that can be used to easily and quickly change the design or font of a web page, for example.

The font files are stored by Google for one year. Google thus pursues the goal of fundamentally improving the loading time of web pages. When millions of web pages reference the same fonts, they are cached after the first visit and immediately reappear on all other web pages visited later. Sometimes Google updates font files to reduce file size, increase language coverage, and improve design.

How can I delete my data or prevent data storage?

The data that Google stores for one day or one year cannot simply be deleted. The data is automatically transmitted to Google when the page is accessed. To be able to delete this data prematurely, you must contact Google support on https://support.google.com/?hl=de&tid=112250167 contact. Data storage you prevent in this case only if you do not visit our site.

Unlike other web fonts, Google allows us unlimited access to all fonts. So we can access an unlimited sea of fonts and get the most out of them for our website. You can find out more about Google Fonts and other issues at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq?tid=112250167. There, Google addresses privacy-related matters, but really detailed information about data storage is not included. It is relatively difficult to get really precise information about stored data from Google.

Legal basis

If you have consented to Google Fonts being used, the legal basis of the corresponding data processing is this consent. This consent constitutes according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (consent) constitutes the legal basis for the processing of personal data as may occur during the collection by Google Fonts.

We also have a legitimate interest in using Google Font to optimize our online service. The corresponding legal basis for this is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests). Nevertheless, we only use Google Font if you have given your consent.

Google also processes data from you in the USA, among other places. We would like to point out that according to the opinion of the European Court of Justice, there is currently no adequate level of protection for the transfer of data to the USA. This may be associated with various risks for the legality and security of data processing.

Google uses so-called standard contractual clauses (= Art. 46. para. 2 and 3 DSGVO) as the basis for data processing for recipients located in third countries (outside the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, i.e. in particular in the USA) or a data transfer there. Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC) are templates provided by the EU Commission and are intended to ensure that your data complies with European data protection standards even if it is transferred to third countries (such as the USA) and stored there. Through these clauses, Google undertakes to comply with the European level of data protection when processing your relevant data, even if the data is stored, processed and managed in the US. These clauses are based on an implementing decision of the EU Commission. You can find the decision and the corresponding standard contractual clauses here, among other places: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/eli/dec_impl/2021/914/oj?locale=de

The Google Ads Data Processing Terms, which also correspond to the standard contractual clauses for Google Fonts, can be found at. https://business.safety.google/adsprocessorterms/.

You can also find out which data is generally collected by Google and what this data is used for at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/ read up.

Google Fonts Local Privacy Policy

On our website we use Google Fonts of the company Google Inc. For the European area the company Google Ireland Limited (Gordon House, Barrow Street Dublin 4, Ireland) is responsible. We have embedded the Google fonts locally, i.e. on our web server - not on Google's servers. This means that there is no connection to Google servers and thus no data transfer or storage.

What are Google Fonts?

Google Fonts used to be called Google Web Fonts. This is an interactive directory of over 800 fonts that can be Google free of charge. With Google Fonts, you could use fonts without uploading them to your own server. But to prevent any information transfer to Google servers in this regard, we have downloaded the fonts to our server. This way we act privacy compliant and do not send any data to Google Fonts.

Other introduction

Sonstiges Datenschutzerklärung Zusammenfassung

👥 Data subjects: Visitors to the website
🤝 Purpose: Improve user experience
📓 Verarbeitete Daten: Welche Daten verarbeitet werden, hängt stark von den verwendeten Diensten ab. Meist handelt es sich um IP-Adresse und/oder technische Daten. Mehr Details dazu finden Sie bei den jeweils eingesetzten Tools.
📅 Storage duration: depending on the tools used
Legal basis: Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Legitimate Interests)

Was fällt unter „Sonstiges“?

Unter die Kategorie „Sonstiges“ fallen jene Dienste, die nicht in eine der oben genannten Kategorien passen. Dabei handelt es sich in der Regel um diverse Plugins und eingebundene Elemente, die unsere Website verbessern. In der Regel werden diese Funktionen von Drittanbietern bezogen und in unsere Website eingebunden. Beispielsweise handelt es sich dabei um Websuch-Dienste wie Algolia Place, Giphy, Programmable Search Engine oder Onlinedienste für Wetterdaten wie etwa OpenWeather.

Why do we use other third party providers?

Wir wollen Ihnen mit unserer Website das beste Webangebot in unserer Branche bieten. Schon lange ist eine Website nicht bloß eine reine Visitenkarte für Unternehmen. Vielmehr ist es ein Ort, der Ihnen behilflich sein soll, zu finden wonach Sie suchen. Um stets unsere Website für Sie noch interessanter und hilfreicher zu machen, nutzen wir diverse Dienste von Drittanbietern.

What data is processed?

Immer wenn Elemente in unsere Website eingebunden werden, wird Ihre IP-Adresse an den jeweiligen Anbieter übermittelt, gespeichert und dort verarbeitet werden. Das ist nötig, weil sonst die Inhalte nicht an Ihren Browser gesendet werden und folglich nicht entsprechend dargestellt werden. Es kann auch vorkommen, dass Dienstanbieter auch Pixel-Tags bzw. Web-Beacons verwenden. Das sind kleine Grafiken auf Websites, die eine Logdatei aufzeichnen und auch Analysen dieser Datei erstellen können. Mit den erhaltenen Informationen können die Anbieter ihre eigenen Marketingmaßnahmen verbessern. Neben Pixel-Tags können solche Informationen (wie beispielsweise welchen Button Sie klicken oder wann Sie welche Seite aufrufen) auch in Cookies gespeichert werden. Darin können neben Analysedaten zu Ihrem Webverhalten auch technische Informationen wie etwa Ihr Browsertyp oder Ihr Betriebssystem gespeichert werden. Manche Anbieter können die gewonnenen Daten auch mit anderen internen Diensten oder auch mit Drittanbieter verknüpfen. Jeder Anbieter pflegt einen anderen Umgang mit Ihren Daten. Daher empfehlen wir Ihnen sorgfältig die Datenschutzerklärungen der jeweiligen Dienste durchzulesen. Wir sind grundsätzlich bemüht, nur Dienste zu verwenden, die mit dem Thema Datenschutz sehr vorsichtig umgehen.

Duration of data processing

Über die Dauer der Datenverarbeitung informieren wir Sie weiter unten, sofern wir weitere Informationen dazu haben. Generell verarbeiten wir personenbezogene Daten nur so lange wie es für die Bereitstellung unserer Dienstleistungen und Produkte unbedingt notwendig ist.

Legal basis

Wenn wir Sie um Ihre Einwilligung bitte und Sie auch einwilligen, dass wir den Dienst verwenden dürfen, gilt dies als Rechtsgrundlage der Verarbeitung Ihrer Daten (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO).  Zusätzlich zur Einwilligung besteht von unserer Seite ein berechtigtes Interesse daran, das Verhalten der Websitebesucher zu analysieren und so unser Angebot technisch und wirtschaftlich zu verbessern. Die Rechtsgrundlage dafür ist Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO (Berechtigte Interessen). Wir setzen die Tools gleichwohl nur ein, soweit Sie eine Einwilligung erteilt haben.

Informationen zu den speziellen Tools, erhalten Sie – sofern vorhanden – in den folgenden Abschnitten.

Explanation of used terms

We always try to write our privacy policy as clear and understandable as possible. However, this is not always easy, especially when it comes to technical and legal topics. It often makes sense to use legal terms (such as personal data) or certain technical terms (such as cookies, IP address). However, we do not want to use these without explanation. Below you will now find an alphabetical list of important terms used that we may not have sufficiently addressed in the previous privacy policy. If these terms are taken from the GDPR and are definitions, we will also list the GDPR texts here and add our own explanations if necessary.

Processor

Definition according to Article 4 of the GDPR

For the purposes of this Regulation, the term:


"Processor" a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller;

Explanation: As a company and website owner, we are responsible for all data that we process from you. In addition to the responsible parties, there may also be so-called processors. This includes any company or person that processes personal data on our behalf. Processors can therefore, in addition to service providers such as tax advisors, also be hosting or cloud providers, payment or newsletter providers or large companies such as Google or Microsoft.

Consent

Definition according to Article 4 of the GDPR

For the purposes of this Regulation, the term:


"Consent" any freely given specific, informed and unambiguous indication of the data subject's wishes in the form of a statement or other unambiguous affirmative act by which the data subject signifies his or her agreement to personal data relating to him or her being processed;

Explanation: As a rule, websites provide such consent via a cookie consent tool. You are probably familiar with this. Whenever you visit a website for the first time, you are usually asked via a banner whether you agree or consent to the data processing. In most cases, you can also make individual settings and thus decide for yourself which data processing you allow and which you do not. If you do not consent, no personal data of yours may be processed. In principle, consent can of course also be given in writing, i.e. not via a tool.

Personal data

Definition according to Article 4 of the GDPR

For the purposes of this Regulation, the term:


"personal data"

any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;

Explanation: Personal data is therefore all data that can identify you as a person. This is usually data such as:

  • Name
  • Address
  • E-mail address
  • Postal address
  • Phone number
  • Date of birth
  • Identification numbers such as social security number, tax identification number, identity card number or matriculation number
  • Bank data such as account number, credit information, account balances, and more.

According to the European Court of Justice (ECJ), your IP address to the personal data. IT experts can use your IP address to at least determine the approximate location of your device and subsequently you as the connection owner. Therefore, the storage of an IP address also requires a legal basis in terms of the GDPR. There are also still so-called "special categories" of personal data that are also particularly worthy of protection. These include:

  • racial and ethnic origin
  • political opinions
  • religious or ideological convictions
  • the union affiliation
  • Genetic data, such as data taken from blood or saliva samples
  • biometric data (this is information on mental, physical or behavioral characteristics that can identify a person).
    Health data
  • Data on sexual orientation or sexual life

Profiling

Definition according to Article 4 of the GDPR

For the purposes of this Regulation, the term:


"Profiling" any automated processing of personal data which consists in using such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyze or predict aspects relating to that natural person's performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location or change of location;

Explanation: Profiling involves gathering various pieces of information about a person in order to learn more about that person. In the web area, profiling is often used for advertising purposes or also for credit checks. Web or advertising analysis programs, for example, collect data about your behavior and interests on a website. This results in a special user profile that can be used to target advertising to a specific group.

Responsible

Definition according to Article 4 of the GDPR

For the purposes of this Regulation, the term:


"Responsible" the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its designation may be provided for by Union or Member State law;

Explanation: In our case, we are responsible for the processing of your personal data and consequently the "controller". If we pass on collected data to other service providers for processing, they are "processors". For this purpose, a "processing order contract (AVV)" must be signed.

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