Data Protection Declaration

Utilising our website is generally possible without providing personal data. 
Insofar as personal data is collected when visiting our websites, we will process them exclusively in accordance with the measures provided in the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (VO (EU) 2016/679; DS-GVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act dated 30th July 2017 (BDSG-New), as well as the Telemedia Act (TMG). Processing of personal data will be executed exclusively in accordance with the measures provided in this data protection declaration.
This data protection declaration applies for utilising websites under the address The data protection declaration entered on the linked website is decisive for any other linked contents from other providers. We do not have any influence with regard to content and data protection declarations from these links.

We would like to point out that security loopholes can occur in the context of data transmission via the Internet which cannot be prevented by the technical design of this website. A complete, loophole-free protection of personal data is not possible when using the Internet.

Responsible body 
The body which Is responsible for the processing of personal data in the context of the use of this website is:

Im Taubental 7, 
41468 Neuss

Data protection officer
We have appointed the following data protection officer:

Mr. Dipl.-Inform. Olaf Tenti

GDI Gesellschaft für Datenschutz und Informationssicherheit mbH
Fleyer Straße 61, 58097 Hagen (NRW)
Phone: +49 (0) 2331/ 356832-0
E-mail:            :

Our website is operated on servers from UDG United Digital Group GmbH, Große Elbstraße 279 – 279a, D-22767 HAMBURG. 

Collected data
When you visit our website, data is automatically collected and stored in log-record files on our hoster's server. This data can have a personal reference. Among the data collected is:
–  Name of the web page accessed
–  Date and time of retrieval
–  Amount of data transferred
–  Notification of successful retrieval
–  Type of Internet browser
–  Version of the Internet browser
–  The operating sub-system from the browser with patch level
–  Previously visited page
–  Requesting provider
–  IP-addresses[in anonymous form]
–  Browser settings 

Purpose of data collection by the hoster
The host will utilise the collected data to operate the website as well as for ensuring IT security. If there are defined reference points, then the log data will be analysed subsequently if necessary.

Duration of data storage by the hoster
Data stored by the hoster will be deleted after 14 days automatically.

Other types of data storage
There is no other type of data storage, for example in a Content Management System (CMS).

Basis for data processing

The basis for data collection in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 of the DS-GMO is: your consent (lit. a), if applicable; the processing of information for the fulfilment of a contract or the initiation of a contract (lit. b), if applicable the fulfilment of a legal obligation (lit. b). Insofar as the data collection is based on the legitimate interest of our company (lit. f), separate reference is made to this within the framework of the individual procedure.

Integrated services and service providers


When using our web pages, we and third parties will store cookies on your computer.

Cookies are utilised to prepare and provide our website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your terminal device and which enable the recognition of your device.

We use cookies to optimise our website. For this purpose, so-called session cookies are utilised which enable recognition within a visit to our pages. Session cookies are automatically deleted from your browser after your visit.

Furthermore, we utilise cookies which serve to recognise your device again as system overarching. Cookies stored on your device for this purpose will not be deleted after each, individual session.

You can object to the use of cookies by means of the pre-settings of your browser and thereby prevent the implementation of cookies. We would like to point out that the use of individual functions of our website may then not be possible in certain cases.

Contact options

Our website provides the possibility for contacting us by E-Mail or contact forms. In this context, personal data will be stored and processed for the purpose of communication. The data collected for this purpose (name, address, telephone number, E-Mail address) will not be passed on to third parties. The data will not be combined with other data collected on this website. The data may be stored within the framework of Custer Relations Management (CRM) if you are already a customer of our company].
The basis for data collection in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 of the DS-GVO is: your given consent (lit. a), if applicable; the processing of information for the fulfilment of a contract or the initiation of a contract (lit. b), if applicable, the fulfilment of a legal obligation (lit. B) as well as the legal interest of our company to the communications transmitted by you (lit. f). 
The data will be deleted as soon as the purpose of the communication has been achieved.

You have the possibility to subscribe to a newsletter on our website which will be sent by E-Mail. The newsletter will be sent to your E-Mail address on the basis of your personal registration with subsequent confirmation (double opt-in), with which you consent to receive the newsletter.
To be able to send the newsletter, we will store your E-Mail address, your first and last name and the lists you have subscribed to. The data will be passed on to our service providers Evalanche and Tripicchio for sending the newsletter.

Our newsletter system has a function with which we can keep track of which recipients opened the newsletter at what time. This data will be stored and utilised to evaluate the areas reached by the individual campaigns.

Revocation of consent. You can revoke the utilisation of your data at any time with effect for the future. You will find a possibility to unsubscribe from the newsletter at the end of each newsletter mail.

Google Analytic
We use Google Analytics on our website. The service is offered by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google will store cookies on your device to provide the service when necessary. Cookies are small text files that serve to recognise your browser again.
Google stores the following data as part of your use of the website: In addition to the IP address, the time, place, duration and frequency of your visit to the website are stored. We have set up Google Analytics in such a way that the IP address will be anonymous. The IP address is hereby shortened for this purpose.
Google uses the data to create reports for us regarding the use of our websites. This thereby enables us to recognise user streams on our website and, on this basis, optimise our website.
Google will disclose the information to third parties where required to do so by law. Under no circumstances will Google merge your IP address with other data from Google.
In the context of the processing by Google Analytics, personal data is transmitted to the USA. In this case, the anonymity of the IP address is always performed on servers within the member states of the European Union prior to transmission to the USA. The transfer of personal data to the United States is based on a European Commission adequacy decision of 12 July 2016 ("EU-US Privacy Shield").

Objection to the collection of data.
You can revoke the data collection by Google Analytics as follows: Google provides a deactivation add-on that you can install in your browser. If this is properly installed in your browser, then no data is collected by Google as part of the Analytics programme. The possibility of objection within the scope of the Analytics programme has no effect on a possible transfer of data to other web services.
The deactivation add-on can be downloaded from the Google website under this link:

Data transfer to third countries outside the EU

In the context of the processing of data by Google Analytics, data may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (so-called third-party countries). These are USA.
An adequacy decision of the EU Commission for the transmission of data to USA has been adopted Implementation Decision (EU) 2016/1250.

Your rights and assertion of rights

You have the rights which are set out below. You can assert these against us. Please use the above mentioned data or send an E-Mail for asserting your rights to: datenschutz(at)

Right to information
You have a right to information about whether we process personal data about you, for which purposes we process the data, which categories of personal data about you we process, to whom the data may have been forwarded, how long the data may be stored and what rights you have.

Right to correct data
You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data corrected which concerns you and which is stored by us. You also have the right to have us complete and/or supplement an incomplete data set stored by us.

You may request us to delete your personal data insofar as (1) the data has been processed unlawfully, (2) the purpose for which the data was collected has been achieved, (3) you have revoked your consent to data processing and there is no other legal basis for processing, (4) we are subject to a legal obligation to delete the data, (5) you are under 16 years of age or (6) you have objected to processing and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for processing on our part.

Right to limitation of processing
You may request us to restrict processing in the following cases. In these cases, we will block the data with a clear marking and will not process it further. (1) Insofar as you dispute the accuracy of your personal data for the duration of our audit. (2) Insofar as you have requested deletion and we cannot or may not carry out deletion. (3) Insofar as you need the data for the assertion of claims, but we had been obliged to delete it because the purpose of the processing has been achieved. (4) Insofar as you have objected to the processing and no final decision has yet been taken. 

Opposition to the processing
Insofar as the processing of personal data concerning you is based on legitimate interests on our part, then you may object to the processing for reasons arising from your particular situation.

Revocation of a submitted consent. Insofar as you have consented to the processing of personal data, then you can revoke your consent at any time. Please send your revocation to the aforementioned data.

Right of appeal regarding data protection supervision. You have the right to appeal to the supervisory authorities with a data protection complaint. The supervisory authority responsible for us is the North Rhine-Westphalia State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information. The complaint may be lodged with any supervisory authority, irrespective of its competence.

Transparency obligations for marketing purposes

List of service providers who process personal data for marketing purposes:

Survey TOOL

Lamano GmbH & Co. KG
Prenzlauer Allee 36G | 10405 Berlin


"alivello" GmbH

Bahnhofstraße 34 | 68526 Ladenburg


SC-Networks GmbH

Enzianstr. 2 | 82319 Starnberg

Tripicchio AG - Dialogmarketing
Engesserstraße 4a | 79108 Freiburg