Our contact details (data controller):
Editor: (0 21 02) 937 - 1
Fax: (0 21 02) 37 651
In respect to your personal data, you have the right to request from us information, correction, erasure or limitation in accordance with the legal regulations. Furthermore, we provide you with your data in a structured, conventional and machine-readable format. If we use your data based on your consent you may revoke your consent at any time. From the time of revocation, we will no longer use your data for the agreed purpose. If we believe to have a legitimate interest in processing your data, you may contact us here
and raise your objection. Irrespective thereof, you may at any time contact the responsible supervising authorities.
Erasure of Data
When your data are no longer needed for the specified purposes or if their storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons, we will delete them. Excluded from this, are lawfully collected data which we are obliged to store for legal reasons. Please note that for each deletion the data are initially blocked in order to avoid accidental erasure or potential willful damage. For technical reasons, data may in certain cases be duplicated in data backup files or by mirroring. Such copies may be erased after some delay due to technical reasons.
Provision of our Website
You can visit our website without providing any personal information. Each time one of our website pages is accessed, the web server automatically stores only the IP address, date and time of your request, the time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the content of your request (specific site), the access status/http status code, the respective quantity of data transmitted, the website from which the request is sent, the browser, the operating system and its interface, as well as the language and version of the browser software. These data are never stored specifically to your person. These access data are evaluated exclusively for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of our site and to improve our services. If the IP address is to be regarded as personal, it will be deleted after 90 days at the latest, unless there are other compelling reasons to the contrary.
Use of Links
The website of the data controller may contain links (hyperlinks/references to other websites). If you follow one of these links, please note that these websites are subject to their own data protection notifications and the data controller cannot assume any responsibility or guarantee for the data protection conditions of these websites.
You may register on our website and create a user account. Some of the services offered by us may only be rendered to registered users. Therefore, we collect the data you have provided for this purpose in order to be able to complete the application process. The quantity of data depends on the information provided by you and is derived from the input masks. The storage period of this data depends on the duration of your registration. After deletion of the account, the storage period of the data depends on the legal retention periods.
If you make enquiries via the contact forms on our website, we will process the data provided by you in order to be able to respond to you. Long-term storage will only take place, as far as your enquiry requires this. Otherwise, your data will be deleted at the latest after six months.
You can contact us to be included in a newsletter to receive information on our products, services and events. We use the data you provide us within the scope of the consent given by you, to send you our newsletter.
To send you our newsletter we use Dotmailer, a service of Dotmailer Ltd. No 1 London Bridge, London, United Kingdom. Your e-mail address is stored until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. This data is stored solely for the purpose of sending you our newsletter. The only mandatory information for the sending of the newsletter is the e-mail address.
Our newsletters contain a so-called “web beacon” or tracking pixels. Within the scope of this retrieval technical information such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of retrieval are initially collected. This information is used to technically improve the services based on the technical data or the target groups and their reading behaviours that are based on their retrieval locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times. The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when the newsletters are opened and which links within the newsletters are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to individual newsletter recipients. However, we do not aim to observe individual users. The evaluations serve to recognise the reading habits of our users and to adapt the contents of our newsletters to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.
You may at any time unsubscribe from our newsletter either by sending us directly an e-mail or using the unsubscribe link located in every newsletter.
Rights to Withdraw
If your personal data are based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f. GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data, if there are reasons arising from your particular situation. In the event of a justified objection, we will no longer process the personal data.
In order to make our website as user-friendly as possible, we use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files which are allocated to your browser and stored on your hard disk and that serve to provide specific information to the site setting the cookie (by us in this case).
You may make various settings for cookies in your browser, block them and delete the cookies set. However, we kindly ask you to note that without cookies you might not be able to use all the services provided on our website.
If third- party cookies are used on this page, please refer here to the implemented services for further information.
On our website we use Google Maps (a service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to display our locations in the Google Maps plug-in. When using Google Maps, data that are necessary for use will be passed on.
For more information, see the Google Maps Terms of Service
Disclosure/Forwarding of Data
We only disclose information to third parties to the extent described in this Data Privacy Notice. For more efficient administration, data are used within the company or data processors are appointed.
We reserve the right to amend or change this data protection declaration at any time with effect for the future. The latest version is available on the website.
If you are based in the European Union or Switzerland, our data protection guidelines will correspond with your country\'s requirements for the transfer of data to countries outside this area. As far as the transfer of personal data is concerned, Brand is certified according to the EU–US Privacy Shield framework, which was negotiated between the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission and which concerns the collection, storage, use and forwarding of personal data transmitted from the EU to the USA. Click here
This Notice also applies to the following social media profiles linked to this website
Updated: May 2018