Data protection

1. Data protection at a glance

General information

The following information provides a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data is any data that can be used to personally identify you. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed below this text.

Data collection on this website

Who is responsible for data collection on this website?

Data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. You can find their contact details in the “Note on the responsible body” section in this data protection declaration.

How do we collect your data?

On the one hand, your data is collected when you provide it to us. This can be e.g. This could, for example, be data that you enter into a contact form.

Other data is collected automatically or with your consent by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is primarily technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of page access). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.

What do we use your data for?

Some of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided error-free. Other data may be used to analyze your user behavior.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You have the right at any time to receive information free of charge about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have the right to request the correction or deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time in the future. You also have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted in certain circumstances. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.

You can contact us at any time about this or if you have any further questions about data protection.

Analytics and Third Party Tools

When you visit this website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens primarily with so-called analysis programs.

Detailed information about these analysis programs can be found in the following data protection declaration.

2. Hosting

We host the content of our website with the following provider:

External hosting

This website is hosted externally. The personal data collected on this website is stored on the server(s) of the host(s). This can be v. a. These include IP addresses, contact requests, meta and communication data, contract data, contact details, names, website access and other data generated via a website.

External hosting is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online offering by a professional provider (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). If appropriate consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . B. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Our host(s) will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfill its service obligations and follow our instructions regarding this data.

We use the following host(s):

netcup GmbH
Daimlerstrasse 25
D-76185 Karlsruhe

Order processing

We have concluded an order processing contract (AVV) for the use of the above-mentioned service. This is a contract required by data protection law, which ensures that we only process the personal data of our website visitors in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.

3. General information and mandatory information

data protection

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.

When you use this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data that can be used to personally identify you. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Note on the responsible body

The responsible body for data processing on this website is:

WR customer service GmbH & Co. KG

Wilhelm-Schickard-Str. 3
DE-72124 Pliezhausen-Gniebel
Germany

Telephone: +49 7127 9296 0
Email: info@wr-gruppe.com

The responsible body is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, email addresses, etc.).

Storage period

Unless a specific storage period is specified in this data protection declaration, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for data processing no longer applies. If you make a legitimate request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g. tax or commercial law retention periods); In the latter case, the deletion takes place after these reasons no longer apply.

General information on the legal basis for data processing on this website

If you have consented to data processing, we will process your personal data on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 lit are processed. In the event of express consent to the transfer of personal data to third countries, data processing is also carried out on the basis of Art. 49 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR. If you have consented to the storage of cookies or to the access to information on your device (e.g. via device fingerprinting), the data processing will also be carried out on the basis of Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time. If your data is necessary to fulfill the contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, we process your data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR. Furthermore, we process your data if it is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR. Data processing can also be carried out on the basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Information about the relevant legal bases in each individual case is provided in the following paragraphs of this data protection declaration.

Data Protection Officer

We have appointed a data protection officer.

Sasha Dionisius

DIOMIKO UG (limited liability)

Frankenbacher Str. 32

74336 Brackenheim

E-mail: info@diomiko.com

Note on data transfer to third countries that are not secure in terms of data protection law as well as transfer to US companies that are not DPF-certified

We use, among other things, tools from companies based in third countries that are not secure in terms of data protection law, as well as US tools whose providers are not certified according to the EU-US Data Privacy Framework (DPF). When these tools are active, your personal data may be transferred to and processed in these countries. We would like to point out that in third countries with uncertain data protection law, a level of data protection comparable to the EU cannot be guaranteed.

We would like to point out that the USA, as a safe third country, generally has a level of data protection comparable to the EU. Data transfer to the USA is then permitted if the recipient has certification under the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF) or has appropriate additional guarantees. Information on transfers to third countries, including data recipients, can be found in this data protection declaration.

Recipients of personal data

As part of our business activities, we work with various external bodies. In some cases, it is also necessary to transmit personal data to these external bodies. We only pass on personal data to external bodies if this is necessary to fulfill a contract, if we are legally obliged to do so (e.g. passing on data to tax authorities), if we have a legitimate interest in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. f DSGVO in the transfer or if another legal basis allows the data transfer. When using order processors, we only pass on our customers' personal data on the basis of a valid order processing contract. In the case of joint processing, a joint processing contract is concluded.

Revocation of your consent to data processing

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke any consent you have already given at any time. The lawfulness of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

Right to object to data collection in special cases and to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

IF THE DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6 ABS. 1 LITER. E OR F GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA AT ANY TIME FOR REASONS ARISING FROM YOUR PARTICULAR SITUATION; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING BASED ON THESE TERMS. THE APPLICABLE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH PROCESSING IS BASED CAN BE FOUND IN THIS DATA PROTECTION POLICY. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA UNLESS WE CAN PROOF COMPLICANT REASONS FOR THE PROCESSING THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOM OR THE PROCESSING IS FOR THE USE OF ASSERTING, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE FORMATION OF LEGAL CLAIMS ( OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21(1) GDPR).

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT IT IS CONNECTED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NO LONGER BE USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21 (2) GDPR).

Right to lodge a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority

In the event of violations of the GDPR, those affected have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged violation. The right to lodge a complaint exists without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data that we process automatically based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the data to be transferred directly to another person responsible, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.

Information, correction and deletion

Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information at any time about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time about this or if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. You can contact us at any time about this. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:

  • If you dispute the accuracy of the personal data we hold about you, we will generally need time to verify this. For the duration of the review, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
  • If the processing of your personal data was/is occurring unlawfully, you can request that data processing be restricted instead of deletion.
  • If we no longer need your personal data, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert legal claims, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted instead of deletion.
  • If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Article 21 Para. 1 GDPR, a balance must be made between your interests and ours. As long as it is not yet clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data - apart from its storage - may only be used with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a member state.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the browser address line changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Encrypted payment transactions on this website

If there is an obligation to provide us with your payment data (e.g. account number for direct debit authorization) after concluding a paid contract, this data will be required for payment processing.

Payment transactions using common payment methods (Visa/MasterCard, direct debit) are carried out exclusively via an encrypted SSL or TLS connection. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the browser address line changing from “http://” to “https://” and by the lock symbol in your browser line.

With encrypted communication, the payment details you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Objection to advertising emails

The use of contact details published as part of the imprint obligation to send unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby objected to. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising information being sent, such as spam emails.

4. Data collection on this website

Cookies

Our websites use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small data packages and do not cause any damage to your device. They are stored on your device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (persistent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them yourself or your web browser automatically deletes them.

Cookies can come from us (first-party cookies) or from third-party companies (so-called third-party cookies). Third-party cookies enable the integration of certain services from third-party companies within websites (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).

Cookies have various functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). Other cookies can be used to evaluate user behavior or for advertising purposes.

Cookies that are necessary to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide certain functions you want (e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimize the website (e.g. cookies to measure the web audience) (necessary cookies). stored on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless another legal basis is stated. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing necessary cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to the storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR and Section 25 Para. 1 TTDSG); consent can be revoked at any time.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

You can find out which cookies and services are used on this website in this data protection declaration.

Consent with Borlabs Cookie

Our website uses Borlabs Cookie consent technology to obtain your consent to store certain cookies in your browser or to use certain technologies and to document this in accordance with data protection regulations. The provider of this technology is Borlabs GmbH, Rübenkamp 32, 22305 Hamburg (hereinafter Borlabs).

When you enter our website, a Borlabs cookie is stored in your browser, which stores the consent you have given or the revocation of this consent. This data is not passed on to the provider of Borlabs Cookie.

The data collected will be stored until you request us to delete it or delete the Borlabs cookie yourself or the purpose for data storage no longer applies. Mandatory statutory retention periods remain unaffected. Details on data processing by Borlabs Cookie can be found at https://de.borlabs.io/kb/welche-daten-speichert-borlabs-cookie/.

The Borlabs cookie consent technology is used to obtain the legally required consent for the use of cookies. The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter c GDPR.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request
  • IP address

This data will not be merged with other data sources.

This data is collected on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of his website - for this purpose the server log files must be recorded.

contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored by us in order to process the inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, provided your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was queried; consent can be revoked at any time.

The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

Inquiries by email, telephone or fax

If you contact us by email, telephone or fax, your request including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR, provided your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this was queried; consent can be revoked at any time.

The data you send to us via contact requests will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.

Calendly

You can make appointments with us on our website. We use the “Calendly” tool to book appointments. The provider is Calendly LLC, 271 17th St NW, 10th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30363, USA (hereinafter “Calendly”).

To book an appointment, enter the requested data and the desired date in the mask provided. The data entered will be used for planning, implementing and, if necessary, following up on the appointment. The appointment data is stored for us on Calendly's servers, whose privacy policy you can view here: https://calendly.com/privacy.

The data you enter will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in making appointments with interested parties and customers as uncomplicated as possible. If appropriate consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . B. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://calendly.com/pages/dpa.

Registration on this website

You can register on this website to use additional functions on the site. We only use the data entered for the purpose of using the respective offer or service for which you have registered. The mandatory information requested during registration must be provided in full. Otherwise we will reject the registration.

For important changes, such as the scope of the offer or technically necessary changes, we use the email address provided during registration to inform you in this way.

The data entered during registration is processed for the purpose of implementing the usage relationship established by registration and, if necessary, to initiate further contracts (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR).

The data collected during registration will be stored by us for as long as you are registered on this website and will then be deleted. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.


Kommunikation via WhatsApp

Für die Kommunikation mit unseren Kunden und sonstigen Dritten nutzen wir unter anderem den Instant- Messaging-Dienst WhatsApp. Anbieter ist die WhatsApp Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Irland. 

Die Kommunikation erfolgt über eine Ende-zu-Ende-Verschlüsselung (Peer-to-Peer), die verhindert, dass WhatsApp oder sonstige Dritte Zugriff auf die Kommunikationsinhalte erlangen können. WhatsApp erhält jedoch Zugriff auf Metadaten, die im Zuge des Kommunikationsvorgangs entstehen (z. B. Absender, Empfänger und Zeitpunkt). Wir weisen ferner darauf hin, dass WhatsApp nach eigener Aussage, personenbezogene Daten seiner Nutzer mit seiner in den USA ansässigen Konzernmutter Meta teilt. Weitere Details zur Datenverarbeitung finden Sie in der Datenschutzrichtlinie von WhatsApp unter: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/#privacy-policy.

Der Einsatz von WhatsApp erfolgt auf Grundlage unseres berechtigten Interesses an einer möglichst schnellen und effektiven Kommunikation mit Kunden, Interessenten und sonstigen Geschäfts- und Vertragspartnern (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO). Sofern eine entsprechende Einwilligung abgefragt wurde, erfolgt die Datenverarbeitung ausschließlich auf Grundlage der Einwilligung; diese ist jederzeit mit Wirkung für die Zukunft widerrufbar.

Die zwischen Ihnen und uns auf WhatsApp ausgetauschten Kommunikationsinhalte verbleiben bei uns, bis Sie uns zur Löschung auffordern, Ihre Einwilligung zur Speicherung widerrufen oder der Zweck für die Datenspeicherung entfällt (z. B. nach abgeschlossener Bearbeitung Ihrer Anfrage). Zwingende gesetzliche Bestimmungen – insbesondere Aufbewahrungsfristen – bleiben unberührt.

Das Unternehmen verfügt über eine Zertifizierung nach dem „EU-US Data Privacy Framework“ (DPF). Der DPF ist ein Übereinkommen zwischen der Europäischen Union und den USA, der die Einhaltung europäischer Datenschutzstandards bei Datenverarbeitungen in den USA gewährleisten soll. Jedes nach dem DPF zertifizierte Unternehmen verpflichtet sich, diese Datenschutzstandards einzuhalten. Weitere Informationen hierzu erhalten Sie vom Anbieter unter folgendem Link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participantdetail?contact=true&id=a2zt00000011sfnAAA&status=Active

Wir nutzen WhatsApp in der Variante „WhatsApp Business“.

Die Datenübertragung in die USA wird auf die Standardvertragsklauseln der EU-Kommission gestützt. Details finden Sie hier: https://www.whatsapp.com/legal/business-data-transfer-addendum.

Wir haben unsere WhatsApp-Accounts so eingestellt, dass es keinen automatischen Datenabgleich mit dem Adressbuch auf den im Einsatz befindlichen Smartphones macht.

Wir haben einen Vertrag über Auftragsverarbeitung (AVV) mit dem oben genannten Anbieter geschlossen.

5. Analytics tools and advertising

Google Tag Manager

We use Google Tag Manager. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Tag Manager is a tool that allows us to integrate tracking or statistical tools and other technologies on our website. The Google Tag Manager itself does not create user profiles, does not store cookies and does not carry out any independent analyses. It is only used to manage and display the tools integrated through it. However, Google Tag Manager collects your IP address, which may also be transferred to Google's parent company in the United States.

The use of the Google Tag Manager is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in quickly and easily integrating and managing various tools on his website. If appropriate consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . B. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics enables the website operator to analyze the behavior of website visitors. The website operator receives various usage data, such as: E.g. page views, length of stay, operating systems used and origin of the user. This data is summarized in a user ID and assigned to the website visitor's respective device.

Furthermore, we can use Google Analytics, among other things. Record your mouse and scroll movements and clicks. Furthermore, Google Analytics uses various modeling approaches to supplement the collected data sets and uses machine learning technologies in data analysis.

Google Analytics uses technologies that enable user recognition for the purpose of analyzing user behavior (e.g. cookies or device fingerprinting). The information collected by Google about the use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

The use of this service is based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

IP anonymization

Google Analytics IP anonymization is activated. This means that your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.

Browser plugin

You can prevent Google from collecting and processing your data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

You can find more information about how Google Analytics handles user data in Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Google signals

We use Google signals. When you visit our website, Google Analytics collects, among other things: Your location, search history and YouTube history as well as demographic data (visitor data). This data can be used for personalized advertising with the help of Google Signal. If you have a Google account, Google Signal's visitor data will be linked to your Google account and used for personalized advertising messages. The data is also used to create anonymized statistics on the user behavior of our users.

Order processing

We have concluded an order processing contract with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Google Analytics eCommerce measurement

This website uses the “E-Commerce Measurement” feature of Google Analytics. With the help of e-commerce measurement, the website operator can analyze the purchasing behavior of website visitors to improve their online marketing campaigns. Information such as orders placed, average order values, shipping costs and the time from viewing a product to purchasing it are recorded. This data can be summarized by Google under a transaction ID that is assigned to the respective user or their device.

Matomo

This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo.

With the help of Matomo we are able to collect and analyze data about the use of our website by website visitors. This allows us, among other things, Find out when which page views were made and from which region they come. We also collect various log files (e.g. IP address, referrer, browsers used and operating systems) and can measure whether our website visitors carry out certain actions (e.g. clicks, purchases, etc.).

The use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising. If appropriate consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . B. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

IP anonymization

When analyzing with Matomo, we use IP anonymization. Your IP address is shortened before analysis so that it can no longer be clearly assigned to you.

Cookieless analysis

We have configured Matomo so that Matomo does not store cookies in your browser.

Hosting

We host Matomo exclusively on our own servers, so all analysis data remains with us and is not shared.

Clarity

This website uses Clarity. The provider is Microsoft Ireland Operations Limited, One Microsoft Place, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, Ireland, https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/clarity/ (hereinafter “Clarity”).

Clarity is a tool for analyzing user behavior on this website. In particular, Clarity records mouse movements and creates a graphical representation of which part of the website users scroll to most frequently (heatmaps). Clarity may also record sessions so that we can view site usage in the form of videos. We also receive information about general user behavior within our website.

Clarity uses technologies that enable user recognition for the purpose of analyzing user behavior (e.g. cookies or use of device fingerprinting). Your personal data is stored on Microsoft servers (Microsoft Azure Cloud Service) in the USA.

If consent has been obtained, the above will be used. Service exclusively on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Section 25 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time. If consent has not been obtained, the use of this service is based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR; The website operator has a legitimate interest in effective user analysis.

Further details about Clarity's data protection can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/clarity/faq.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt0000000KzNaAAK&status=Active

Google Ads

The website operator uses Google Ads. Google Ads is an online advertising program from Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Ads allows us to display advertisements in the Google search engine or on third-party websites when the user enters certain search terms on Google (keyword targeting). Furthermore, targeted advertisements can be displayed based on the user data available on Google (e.g. location data and interests) (target group targeting). As website operators, we can evaluate this data quantitatively, for example by analyzing which search terms led to our advertisements being displayed and how many advertisements led to corresponding clicks.

The use of this service is based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://policies.google.com/privacy/frameworks and https://privacy.google.com/businesses/controllerterms/mccs/.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google Ads Remarketing

This website uses the functions of Google Ads Remarketing. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

With Google Ads Remarketing we can assign people who interact with our online offering to specific target groups in order to then display interest-based advertising to them in the Google advertising network (remarketing or retargeting).

Furthermore, the advertising target groups created with Google Ads Remarketing can be linked to Google's cross-device functions. In this way, interest-based, personalized advertising messages that have been adapted to you on one device (e.g. cell phone) depending on your previous usage and surfing behavior can also be displayed on another of your devices (e.g. tablet or PC).

If you have a Google account, you can object to personalized advertising using the following link: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/.

The use of this service is based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Further information and the data protection regulations can be found in Google's data protection declaration at: https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads?hl=de.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google conversion tracking

This website uses Google Conversion Tracking. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

With the help of Google conversion tracking, Google and we can recognize whether the user has carried out certain actions. For example, we can evaluate which buttons on our website were clicked how often and which products were viewed or purchased particularly frequently. This information is used to create conversion statistics. We learn the total number of users who clicked on our ads and what actions they took. We do not receive any information with which we can personally identify the user. Google itself uses cookies or comparable recognition technologies for identification.

The use of this service is based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

You can find more information about Google conversion tracking in Google's data protection regulations: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Meta Pixel (formerly Facebook Pixel)

This website uses visitor action pixels from Facebook/Meta to measure conversions. The provider of this service is Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. However, according to Facebook, the data collected will also be transferred to the USA and other third countries.

This allows the behavior of site visitors to be tracked after they have been redirected to the provider's website by clicking on a Facebook ad. This allows the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements to be evaluated for statistical and market research purposes and future advertising measures to be optimized.

The data collected is anonymous for us as the operator of this website; we cannot draw any conclusions about the identity of the users. However, the data is stored and processed by Facebook so that a connection to the respective user profile is possible and Facebook uses the data for its own advertising purposes, in accordance with the Facebook data usage guidelines (https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/) can use. This allows Facebook to enable the placement of advertisements on Facebook pages as well as outside of Facebook. As the site operator, we cannot influence this use of data.

The use of this service is based on your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

We use the advanced matching function within the meta pixels.

Advanced matching allows us to share various types of data (e.g. place of residence, state, zip code, hashed email addresses, names, gender, date of birth or telephone number) of our customers and prospects that we collect via our website to Meta ( Facebook). This activation allows us to tailor our advertising campaigns on Facebook even more precisely to people who are interested in our offers. Additionally, advanced matching improves attribution of website conversions and expands custom audiences.

To the extent that personal data is collected on our website using the tool described here and forwarded to Facebook, we and Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland are jointly responsible for this data processing (Article 26 GDPR). The joint responsibility is limited exclusively to collecting the data and passing it on to Facebook. The processing carried out by Facebook after the forwarding is not part of the shared responsibility. Our joint obligations have been set out in a joint processing agreement. The text of the agreement can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum. According to this agreement, we are responsible for providing data protection information when using the Facebook tool and for the data protection-safe implementation of the tool on our website. Facebook is responsible for the data security of Facebook products. You can assert data subject rights (e.g. requests for information) regarding the data processed by Facebook directly on Facebook. If you assert your data subject rights with us, we are obliged to forward these to Facebook.

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum and https://de-de.facebook.com/help/566994660333381.

You can find further information on protecting your privacy in Facebook's data protection information: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

You can also use the “Custom Audiences” remarketing feature in the Ad Settings section at https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen deactivate. To do this you must be logged in to Facebook.

If you don't have a Facebook account, you can deactivate Facebook's usage-based advertising on the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance website: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

6. Newsletters

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an email address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No further data is collected or only collected on a voluntary basis. To process the newsletter, we use newsletter service providers, which are described below.

Rapidmail

This website uses Rapidmail to send newsletters. The provider is rapidmail GmbH, Augustinerplatz 2, 79098 Freiburg i.Br., Germany.

Rapidmail is a service that can be used, among other things, to organize and analyze the sending of newsletters. The data you enter for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored on Rapidmail's servers in Germany.

Data analysis through Rapidmail

For the purpose of analysis, emails sent with Rapidmail contain a so-called “tracking pixel” that connects to Rapidmail’s servers when the email is opened. This makes it possible to determine whether a newsletter message has been opened.

We can also use Rapidmail to determine whether and which links in the newsletter message are clicked. All links in the email are so-called tracking links with which your clicks can be counted. If you do not want Rapidmail to analyze you, you must unsubscribe from the newsletter. For this purpose, we provide a corresponding link in every newsletter message.

For more information about Rapidmail's analysis functions, please see the following link: https://de.rapidmail.wiki/kategorien/statistiken/.

Legal basis

Data processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.

Storage period

The data you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us or the newsletter service provider until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and will be deleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter. Data stored by us for other purposes remains unaffected.

After you have been unsubscribed from the newsletter distribution list, your email address may be stored in a blacklist by us or the newsletter service provider if this is necessary to prevent future mailings. The data from the blacklist will only be used for this purpose and will not be merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). The storage in the blacklist is not limited in time. You can object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interests.

For more information, please see Rapidmail's data security information at: https://www.rapidmail.de/datensicherheit.

Order processing

We have concluded an order processing contract (AVV) for the use of the above-mentioned service. This is a contract required by data protection law, which ensures that we only process the personal data of our website visitors in accordance with our instructions and in compliance with the GDPR.

7. Plugins and tools

YouTube with extended data protection

This website embeds videos from the YouTube website. The website is operated by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

We use YouTube in extended data protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode means that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to this website before they watch the video. However, the extended data protection mode does not necessarily exclude the passing on of data to YouTube partners. This way, regardless of whether you watch a video, YouTube establishes a connection to the Google Marketing Network.

As soon as you start a YouTube video on this website, a connection to YouTube's servers is established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

Furthermore, after starting a video, YouTube can store various cookies on your device or use comparable recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting). In this way, YouTube can receive information about visitors to this website. This information is, among other things, used to collect video statistics, improve user experience and prevent fraud attempts.

If necessary, further data processing operations may be triggered after starting a YouTube video, over which we have no influence.

The use of YouTube is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offerings. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information on the user's end device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Further information about data protection at YouTube can be found in their data protection declaration at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

The company is certified according to the “EU-US Data Privacy Framework” (DPF). The DPF is an agreement between the European Union and the USA that is intended to ensure compliance with European data protection standards when data is processed in the USA. Every DPF certified company undertakes to comply with these data protection standards. Further information can be obtained from the provider using the following link: https://www.dataprivacyframework.gov/s/participant-search/participant-detail?contact=true&id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active

Google Fonts (local hosting)

This site uses so-called Google Fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. The Google Fonts are installed locally. There is no connection to Google servers.

For more information about Google Fonts, see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in Google's privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Font Awesome (local hosting)

This site uses Font Awesome to display fonts uniformly. Font Awesome is installed locally. There is no connection to Fonticons, Inc. servers.

For more information about Font Awesome, please see the Font Awesome privacy policy at: https://fontawesome.com/privacy.

Wordfence

We have integrated Wordfence on this website. The provider is Defiant Inc., Defiant, Inc., 800 5th Ave Ste 4100, Seattle, WA 98104, USA (hereinafter “Wordfence”).

Wordfence is used to protect our website from unwanted access or malicious cyberattacks. For this purpose, our website establishes a permanent connection to Wordfence's servers so that Wordfence can compare its databases with the access made to our website and, if necessary, block them.

The use of Wordfence is based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its website from cyber attacks as effectively as possible. If appropriate consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . B. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://www.wordfence.com/help/general-data-protection-regulation/.

Zapier

We have integrated Zapier on this website. The provider is Zapier Inc., Market St. #62411, San Francisco, CA 94104-5401, USA (hereinafter Zapier).

Zapier allows us to link various functionalities, databases and tools to our website and synchronize them with each other. In this way, it is possible, for example, to automatically display content that we publish on our website on our social media channels or to export content from marketing and analysis tools. Depending on its functionality, Zapier can also collect various personal data.

The use of Zapier is based on Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in integrating the tools used as effectively as possible. If appropriate consent has been requested, processing is carried out exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit . B. Device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. Consent can be revoked at any time.

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://zapier.com/tos.

8. eCommerce and payment providers

Processing customer and contract data

We collect, process and use personal customer and contract data to establish, structure and change our contractual relationships. We only collect, process and use personal data about the use of this website (usage data) to the extent necessary to enable the user to use the service or to bill for it. The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.

The customer data collected will be deleted after completion of the order or termination of the business relationship and expiry of any statutory retention periods. Statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

Data transmission when concluding a contract for online shops, retailers and shipping of goods

If you order goods from us, we will pass on your personal data to the transport company responsible for delivery and to the payment service provider responsible for processing the payment. Only the data that the respective service provider needs to fulfill its task will be released. The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures. If you have given your consent in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a of the GDPR, we will pass on your email address to the transport company responsible for the delivery so that they can inform you by email about the shipping status of your order ; You can revoke your consent at any time.

Data transfer when concluding a contract for services and digital content

We only transmit personal data to third parties if this is necessary as part of contract processing, for example to the credit institution responsible for processing payments.

The data will not be transmitted further or will only be transmitted if you have expressly agreed to the transmission. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent, for example for advertising purposes.

The basis for data processing is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Payment services

We integrate payment services from third-party companies on our website. If you make a purchase from us, your payment data (e.g. name, payment amount, account details, credit card number) will be processed by the payment service provider for the purpose of payment processing. The respective contractual and data protection regulations of the respective providers apply to these transactions. The use of payment service providers is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR (contract processing) and in the interest of making the payment process as smooth, comfortable and secure as possible (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). If your consent is requested for certain actions, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR is the legal basis for data processing; Consent can be revoked at any time in the future.

We use the following payment services/payment service providers on this website:

PayPal

The provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.rl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”).

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/pocpsa-full.

Details can be found in PayPal's privacy policy: https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full.

Unzer

The provider of this payment service is Unzer GmbH, Vangerowstraße 18, 69115 Heidelberg (hereinafter “Unzer”).

Details can be found in Unzer's data protection declaration: https://www.unzer.com/de/datenschutz/.

9. Audio and video conferencing

Data processing

We use online conference tools, among other things, to communicate with our customers. The specific tools we use are listed below. If you communicate with us via video or audio conference via the Internet, your personal data will be collected and processed by us and the provider of the respective conference tool.

The conference tools collect all the data that you provide/use to use the tools (email address and/or your telephone number). The conference tools also process the duration of the conference, start and end (time) of participation in the conference, number of participants and other “contextual information” related to the communication process (metadata).

Furthermore, the provider of the tool processes all technical data that is necessary to process online communication. This includes in particular IP addresses, MAC addresses, device IDs, device type, operating system type and version, client version, camera type, microphone or speaker as well as the type of connection.

If content is exchanged, uploaded or made available in any other way within the tool, it will also be stored on the tool provider's servers. Such content includes, but is not limited to, cloud recordings, chat/instant messages, photos and videos uploaded to voicemails, files, whiteboards and other information shared while using the Service.

Please note that we do not have full influence on the data processing operations of the tools used. Our options depend largely on the corporate policy of the respective provider. Further information on data processing by the conference tools can be found in the data protection declarations of the tools used, which we have listed below this text.

Purpose and legal basis

The conference tools are used to communicate with prospective or existing contractual partners or to offer certain services to our customers (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b GDPR). Furthermore, the use of the tools serves to generally simplify and accelerate communication with us or our company (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). If consent has been requested, the relevant tools will be used on the basis of this consent; consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.

Storage period

The data we collect directly via the video and conference tools will be deleted from our systems as soon as you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies. Saved cookies remain on your device until you delete them. Mandatory statutory retention periods remain unaffected.

We have no influence on the storage period of your data, which is stored by the operators of the conference tools for their own purposes. For details, please contact the operators of the conference tools directly.

Conference tools used

We use the following conference tools:

zoom

We use Zoom. The provider of this service is Zoom Communications Inc., San Jose, 55 Almaden Boulevard, 6th Floor, San Jose, CA 95113, USA. Details on data processing can be found in Zoom's data protection declaration: https://explore.zoom.us/de/privacy/.

Data transfer to the USA is based on the EU Commission's standard contractual clauses. Details can be found here: https://explore.zoom.us/de/privacy/.

10. Own services

Handling applicant data

We offer you the opportunity to apply to us (e.g. by email, post or via the online application form). Below we will inform you about the scope, purpose and use of your personal data collected as part of the application process. We assure that the collection, processing and use of your data is carried out in accordance with applicable data protection law and all other legal provisions and that your data will be treated with strict confidentiality.

Scope and purpose of data collection

If you send us an application, we process your associated personal data (e.g. contact and communication data, application documents, notes from job interviews, etc.) to the extent that this is necessary to decide on the establishment of an employment relationship. The legal basis for this is Section 26 BDSG under German law (initiation of an employment relationship), Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR (general contract initiation) and – if you have given your consent – Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR. Consent can be revoked at any time. Your personal data will only be passed on within our company to people who are involved in processing your application.

If the application is successful, the data you submit will be stored in our data processing systems for the purpose of carrying out the employment relationship on the basis of Section 26 BDSG and Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b GDPR.

Data retention period

If we cannot make you a job offer, you reject a job offer or withdraw your application, we reserve the right to keep the data you have transmitted for up to 6 months based on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR). from the end of the application process (rejection or withdrawal of the application). The data will then be deleted and the physical application documents destroyed. The storage serves in particular for evidentiary purposes in the event of a legal dispute. If it becomes clear that the data will be required after the 6-month period has expired (e.g. due to an impending or pending legal dispute), deletion will only take place when the purpose for further storage no longer applies.

Longer storage can also take place if you have given your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) or if legal retention obligations conflict with deletion.