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Data Protection Declaration

1. General information

1.1 What is personal data

Personal data are information that can reveal or disclose the identity of the user. We adhere to the principle of data avoidance. The collection of personal data is avoided as far as possible.

1.2 Processing of personal data

Your personal data will only be processed, if you have given us your consent to do so (Art. 6 I a GDPR). Your data will never be passed on to third parties. Your personal data will only be processed within the EU.

1.3 Usage data

Every time you visit our website, general technical information is be collected. This information includes your IP address used, the time and duration of your visit, your browser type and, if applicable, the source page. These usage data are registered in a log file for technical reasons and may be used and stored for the purpose of statistical evaluation of this website. These usage data are not linked to your other personal data.

1.4 Storage period

We store your personal data after the end of the purpose for which the data were collected only as long as this is required by law (in particular by tax law).

2. Your rights

2.1 Information

You may request information from us as to whether we process your personal data, and, if this is the case, you have a right to information on these personal data and on additional information specified in Art. 15 GDPR.

2.2 Right to have your data corrected

You have the right to have corrected any of your personal which are incorrect and you may request to have your incomplete personal data corrected in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR.

2.3 Right to have your data deleted

You have the right to ask us to delete your personal data immediately. We are obliged to delete them immediately, especially if one of the following reasons applies:

  • Your personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes they were collected for or processed otherwise.
  • You have revoked your consent to us processing your data and there is no other legal basis for processing them.
  • Your data have been processed in an illegal way. There shall be no right of deletion, if your personal data are required to assert, exercise or defend our legal claims.

2.4 Right to limit processing of your data

You have the right to request us to restrict the processing of your personal data,

  • if you dispute the accuracy of the data and we therefore check their accuracy,
  • if processing is unlawful and you refuse the deletion and instead request the restriction of use,
  • if we no longer need the data, but you do need them to assert, exercise or defend your legal claims,
  • if you have objected to the processing of your data and it is not yet clear whether our legitimate reasons outweigh your reasons.

2.5 Right to data transferability

You have the right to receive the personal data that you provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format and you have the right to transmit these data to another person in charge without our interference, provided that processing is based on a consent or a contract and is carried out by us using automated procedures.

2.6 Right of revocation

If processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to revoke this consent at any time.

2.7 General information and right to complain

The exercise of your above rights is basically free of charge for you. In the event of complaints, you have the right to contact the supervisory authority responsible for us directly, i.e. the State Data Protection Officer.

3. Data safety

3.1 Data safety

All data on our website are protected by technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification and distribution.

3.2 Sessions and Cookies

We may use cookies or server-based sessions in which data can be stored to operate our website. Cookies are also used, for example, for personalized greetings including your login name. Cookies are files stored on your hard drive by a website in order to automatically recognize this computer the next time you visit our website and to be able to adapt the use of the website to your needs. Some of the cookies used are deleted after the end of the browser session. These are so-called session cookies. Other cookies stay on your terminal device and enable the browser to be recognized upon your next visits to our website (permanent cookies). You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually on their acceptance or disable the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general. Please note that you may not be able to use some functions of this website, if cookies are disabled.

We ensure that no personal data will be taken over from sessions or through cookies and that cookies are only used, if this is necessary for our website. Thus, we will ensure that that our interests are not overridden by your fundamental rights and freedom

(Art. 6 I f GDPR).

4. Contact

To contact us regarding data protection, please use the contact options below. Responsible person according to GDPR: Jürgen Seiler, Tel.: (0 29 41) 977 283-0,

1. Content of the online offer

The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the author relating to material or non-material damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information are excluded in principle, unless there is evidence of willful intent or gross negligence on the part of the author. All offers are subject to change and non-binding. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the webpages or the entire offer without separate announcement or to cease their publication temporarily or permanently.

2. References and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his website from viewing those pages. The author hereby expressly declares that at the time the links were created, no illegal content was discernible on the linked pages. The author has no influence on the current and future design, content or authorship of the linked pages. Therefore, he hereby expressly dissociates himself from all contents of all linked pages that were changed after the link was set. This statement applies to all links and references set within our own Internet offer as well as to external entries in guest books, discussion forums, link directories, mailing lists set up by the author and in all other forms of databases to whose content written external access is possible. For illegal, incorrect or incomplete contents and in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of information presented in this way, only the provider of the page to which reference was made is liable, not the person who merely refers to the respective publication via links.

3. Copyright and trademark law

The author endeavors to observe the copyrights of the images, graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts used in all publications, to use images, graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts created by himself or to fall back on license-free graphics, sound documents, video sequences and texts. All brands and trademarks mentioned on our website that may be protected by third parties are subject to the provisions of the respectively valid trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners without restriction. The mere mentioning of trademarks does not imply that they are not protected by the rights of third parties! The copyright for published objects created by the author himself remains solely with the author of the webpages. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

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