Privacy Statement

You can trust us with your personal data. It is encrypted and transmitted to us by means of digital security systems. Technical measures are in place to protect our Web pages against damage, destruction and unauthorized access.

Subject of Data Protection
The subject of data protection is personal data. Pursuant to Article 3, paragraph 1, of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG), personal data is specific information about personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, mailing address, e-mail address or telephone number, and user data such as IP address.

Scope of Data Collection and Storage
In general, you do not need to provide personal data to use our Web site. However, in order for us to actually provide our services, we may need some of your personal data. This enables us to respond to your individual inquiries.
Whenever you ask us to provide a service, such as respond to your inquiry, we will collect and store your personal data only to the extent necessary to provide the service.

Assigned Data Use
We observe the principles of assigned data use, and we collect, process and store your personal data solely for the purposes to which you have agreed. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Personal data is only passed on to State institutions and government bodies to the extent prescribed by statutory disclosure requirements, or if we are bound by a court decision to disclose information.
We also take our in-house privacy protection very seriously. Our staff are bound to secrecy and to compliance with data protection laws.

Right to Information and of Revocation
You will receive free information, at any time and without giving any reason, about your data that we have stored. You may, at any time, have the data we collected from you blocked, corrected or deleted and object to anonymized or pseudonymized data collection and storage for the purpose of optimizing our Web site. You may also, at any time and without giving any reason, revoke the consent you gave us to collect and use data. To this end, please contact the address stated under Imprint. We are happy to answer any questions you may have concerning our references to privacy protection and the processing of your personal data.

Privacy Statement Concerning the Use of Google Analytics
This Web site uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses text files saved on your computer (cookies) to analyze your use of the Web site. The information created by the cookie concerning your use of this Web site is generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. If IP addresses are made anonymous on this Web site, your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting party states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this Web site, Google will use this information to analyze your use of the Web site, in order to generate activity reports and to offer further services to the Web site operator in connection with the use of the Web site and Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored by adjusting the relevant setting in your browser software. However, we would like to point out that you might then be unable to make full use of all the features on this Web site. You can also prevent data (including your IP address) that is created by the cookie and relates to your use of the Web site from being registered and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link:
Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics.

Use of Microsoft Dynamics Marketing
This website utilizes Microsoft Dynamics Marketing, a Microsoft service that uses cookies, or text files that are stored on your computer to help analyze how you use the site. The information cookies generate on your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Microsoft server in Ireland for storage. We use this data to determine which pages you have visited, which enables us to classify your interests and provide you with further relevant content. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by configuring your browser accordingly; please note, however, that doing so may hinder your ability to fully access all of the functions this website provides. By using this website, you acknowledge your consent to having us process the data collected on your activity as described above for the aforementioned purposes. The forms on this website that enable you to request downloads, register for webinars, and submit contact inquiries are provided through Microsoft Dynamics Marketing. The personal data these forms collect is also transmitted to a Microsoft server in Ireland for storage. We use this information to deliver the content you request (downloads, webinars, etc.) and provide you with information related to the services about which you inquire. By submitting these forms with your personal information, you acknowledge your consent to having us process the data collected on your activity as described above for the aforementioned purposes.

Data privacy statement concerning the use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the YouTube website, which is operated by Google. The website operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our web pages with a YouTube plugin, a connection will be established to YouTube’s servers. The YouTube server will be notified about which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to directly associate your surfing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Further information on the handling of user data is available in YouTube’s privacy policy at https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy