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Data Protection Declaration

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection regulations as well as in accordance with this data protection declaration.

Legal scope

This data protection declaration and legal information apply to this website and domain. They do not apply to websites and domains of other companies of the Geuder corporate group.

Nature, Extent and Purpose of the Recording, Processing and Use of Personal Data

All access to our website and all retrieval of files from the website shall be recorded via the IP address of the accessing computer. The storage of this information serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following data shall be recorded: The name of the page or file, date and time of retrieval, size of transferred data, IP address, indication of successful retrieval, web browser and accessing domain. Additional personal data (such as, name address, telephone, fax, email address) is only recorded if you have made these entries voluntarily online in the form of a web form or email inquiry.

In as far as you made personal data available to us, we use it for communication in the matters you have requested and for settling contracts with you. No personal data will be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by web form or email) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.

Cookies

The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored by your browser on your computer.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser again on the next visit.

You can configure your browser so as to be informed about the placement of cookies and only allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The deactivation of cookies can restrict the functionality of this website.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; we would like to point out that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google from recording the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website as well as Google’s processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Server-Log-Files

The website provider records and automatically stores information in so-called server log files, which are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These include:
- browser type and browser version
- type of operating system used
- referrer URL
- host name of accessing computer
- time of server inquiry

These data cannot be matched to particular individuals. The data will not be merged with any other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently review these data, if concrete evidence of unlawful use becomes known to us.

Contact Form

If you send us inquiries by means of a contact form, your information from the inquiry form, including the contact information provided by you there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. This information will not be passed any further without your consent.

Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses features of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer, to enable the website to analyze how users use the site. The information concerning your use of the website that is generated by the cookie is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

More information on how Google Analytics deals with user data can be found in Google’s data protection declaration: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

Browser Plugin:

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; we would like to point out that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google from recording the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website as well as Google’s processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Opposition to Data Recording:

You can prevent Google Analytics from recording your data by clicking on the following link. There is an opt-out cookie that prevents the recording of your data on future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics

Order Data Processing:

We have concluded an agreement with Google for order data processing and are fully implementing the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

IP Anonymization:

We use the “Activation of IP Anonymization” feature on this website. However, this will allow Google to shorten your IP address within Member States of the European Union and all other states parties to the agreement within the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website compared with the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google+

Our website uses the features of Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Recording and Dissemination of Information: You can use the Google+ button to publicize information worldwide. By using the Google+ button, you and other users can receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you entered for +1 content, as well as information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed as a sign along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and advertisements on the Internet.

Google records information on your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google+ button, you require a globally visible, public Google profile, which must at least contain the name you entered for the profile. This name shall be used in all Google services. In most cases, this name can also replace a different name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or have other information which can identify you.

Use of Recorded Information: In addition to the purposes of use outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarized statistics on the +1 activities of users or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or related websites.

Data Protection Declaration for the Use of LinkedIn

Our website uses the features of the network LinkedIn. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time a user accesses one of our websites that contain LinkedIn features, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is thereby informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We would like to point out that as the website provider we have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data and its use by LinkedIn.

More information can be found in LinkedIn’s data protection declaration: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Data Protection Declaration for the Use of XING

Our website uses the features of the network XING. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time a user accesses one of our websites that contain XING features, a connection to XING servers is established. To the best of our knowledge, XING does not store personal data when this connection is established. In particular, no IP addresses are stored nor is the usage behavior evaluated.

More information about data protection and the XING share button can be found in XING’s data protection declaration under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Data Protection Declaration for the Use of YouTube

Our website uses plug-ins from YouTube, a website operated by Google. The web page operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our web pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server is thereby informed which of our web pages you have visited.

When you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to directly associate your surfing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account

More information on how user data is dealt with can be found in YouTube’s data protection declaration under: http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Vimeo

Our website integrates the use of Vimeo videos. The operator of the web page is Vimeo, Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011, USA. If you click on a Vimeo video on our website, a connection to Vimeo servers is established. The Vimeo server is thereby informed which of our web pages you have visited.

When you are logged in to your Vimeo account, you allow Vimeo to directly associate your surfing behavior with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo account.

More information on how user data is dealt with can be found in Vimeo’s data protection declaration under: https://vimeo.com/privacy

Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to freely access your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing at any time and you have the right to correct, block or delete this data. You can contact us at any time at the address indicated in the imprint should you have any further questions regarding the subject of personal data in connection with this.

Changes to the Data Protection Declaration

The service provider reserves the right to make changes to this data protection declaration at any time, which may also effect the existing contractual relationships within.

 

Source reference: www.e-recht24.de and Geuder AG
As of: 3/3/2017