The protection of your personal data is very important to Circular Vienna. We want you to know what data we store and how we use it.

We treat your data confidentially and only save it for internal purposes. We use the data to keep in touch with you via email, direct mail and custom online advertising (such as Facebook) or to send you memberships or profits. We do not pass your data on to third parties.

The applicable data protection regulations, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Federal Data Protection Act, oblige us to properly and appropriately handle user data.

Privacy and cookie policy

This data protection notice describes the processing of personal data when using the Circular Wien website. It also explains the choices you have about your personal information and how you can contact us.

I. Who is responsible?
The person responsible within the meaning of the GDPR is:

Learning Street: Forum for knowledge transfer on the subject of learning & teaching
Kempelengasse 1, 1100 Vienna
Michael Boyle
Email: mike [at] thelearningstreet.org
ZVR number: 1430739285

Www.circular.wien
0043 1 974 3802

If you have any questions about the processing of your personal data by us or about data protection in general, please contact mike [at] thelearningstreet.org

II. Your rights
As a data subject from whom Circular Wien collects, stores and processes personal data, you have the following rights under the GDPR:

Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)
Right to correct incorrect data (Art. 16 GDPR)
Right to deletion or a right to “be forgotten” (Art. 17 GDPR)
Right to restriction of the processing of personal data (Art. 18 GDPR)
Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

You can object to the processing of personal data for advertising purposes, including an analysis of customer data for advertising purposes, at any time without giving reasons.
In addition, you also have a general right of objection (see Art. 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR). In this case, the objection to data processing must be justified. If the data processing is based on consent, your consent can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
The easiest way to exercise your rights as a data subject is to use the contact options mentioned above.

III. For the processing of personal data by Circular Wien
In the following, we would like to give you an overview of how we guarantee the protection of your personal data offline and when you access our website and what types of personal data we process for what purposes and to what extent. Your data will be stored until you withdraw your consent or in accordance with the statutory deletion periods.

We process the following categories of data from you:
– Base data
– Contact details
– if necessary, various information provided by you
– Classifications (e.g. type of membership)

We use this data to prepare and carry out our marketing (e.g. newsletter) or workshops and events, to manage active and former members, collaborations and sponsorships. For this we save your data in electronic tables.

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is on the one hand our legitimate interest in fulfilling our legal, earmarked or contractual obligations, and on the other hand your consent.

The provision of name data and bank details is necessary for the processing of memberships, cooperations, workshops and orders in the shop due to tax regulations and money laundering regulations. If they are not made available, donations and sponsorship services cannot be accepted or memberships can be concluded.

We need your address to send you your membership or to ship your order in the shop.

Description of legitimate interest:
Personal data for the purposes of acquiring memberships (private and corporate), sponsorship services and general postal advertising activities to meet the organization’s goals are processed on the basis of the organization’s legitimate interests. Also for sending memberships and orders in the shop. This is intended to achieve the organizational goals in accordance with the statutes or the articles of association.

The processing of personal data for the purpose of advertising represents a legitimate interest in accordance with recital 47 GDPR if the processing is necessary for the fulfillment of the legitimate interest and corresponds to the reasonable expectations of the person concerned. The organization pursues in the interest of the public

Public goals according to § 4a EStG and §§ 34 ff BAO. The fulfillment of the organizational goals recognized by the public thus represent legitimate interests. The fulfillment of these publicly recognized organizational goals is not possible and therefore necessary without memberships.

a) Internal processing

photos
At our events (online and offline) or our workshops, we take photos that we use for the purpose of advertising on our online platforms (website, social media and newsletter) or in press releases. We explicitly point this out for larger events or only take the photos with your consent for smaller events. You can revoke your consent to the use of the photos in which you can be seen at any time.

Contact inquiries / contact options
If you contact us via the contact form or email, the data you provide will be used to process your request. The specification of the data is necessary to process and answer your request – without providing it, we cannot respond to your request, or only to a limited extent. The legal basis for this processing is Article 6 (1) lit. b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted if your request has been finally answered and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention requirements, e.g. in the event of a subsequent contract processing.

Sweepstakes
We offer you the opportunity to participate in competitions on our website. If you take part in one of our competitions, the data you enter on the occasion of participation will be processed without your further consent, but of course only for the implementation and processing of the respective competition. As part of the processing of the competition, we pass on your data to the sub-topic or transport company commissioned with the delivery of the goods or to a financial service provider, insofar as the transfer is necessary for the delivery or payment of your winnings. If your data is published in the event of a win, you will be informed of this in the declaration of consent. The legal basis for forwarding the data is then Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b) GDPR.
You can revoke your consent to the processing of the data for participation in our competitions at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR. All you have to do is inform us about your revocation.

b) events

We use the provider Eventbrite to register for events. If you book an event through Eventbrite using the link provided on this page, Eventbrite collects the data through the respective registration form for the relevant event that you fill out. The data to be recorded include, among others. Name, organization and email address. Depending on the event, additional information not included in this list may be required.

Legal basis

The data processing takes place on the basis of consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR).

Storage period

All data entered for registration for an event via the Eventbrite platform will be deleted by us after 6 months at the latest. We have no control over how Eventbrite processes data.

Event registration technology used – Eventbrite

We use the Eventbrite registration platform to register for events. Eventbrite collects your personal data (name, organization and e-mail address and, if applicable, other data) if you voluntarily provide such information when registering for a Circular Vienna event and this data is ultimately transmitted to us. Eventbrite Inc. is a Delaware corporation with its headquarters at 155 5th Street, Floor 7, San Francisco, CA 94103, Reg. 4742147, USA. For users residing in the European Economic Area (“EEA”) or Switzerland, Eventbrite Inc. is the controller of the personal information collected through the Services. Eventbrite’s agency for the purpose of European data protection legislation is Eventbrite NL BV, based at Silodam 402, 1013AW, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Eventbrite, Inc. is certified under the Privacy Shield; this means that Eventbrite is self-certified to protect personal data from the EEA, Switzerland and the UK in accordance with the applicable data protection principles. You can find Eventbrite’s privacy policy here.

IV. Integration of offers from third-party services

Google Drive
The storage of data for the processing of Circular Vienna memberships is only used to send the membership and to inform about changes. As well as maintaining our membership card. The one saved for it

n Data is stored in Google Drive. You can find Google’s terms of use and privacy policy here.

V. Data protection on our social media profiles

We do not collect any personal data ourselves on our social media profiles on Facebook, Youtube, LinkedIn & Instagram. However, we would like to point out that when you use social media services, you are subject to their respective data protection regulations and that data may be transferred to the services.

A) Facebook
To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Facebook platform.
We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.
The data protection officer of Facebook can be reached via a contact form: https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970
We have regulated joint responsibility in an agreement with regard to the respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
The legal basis for the processing of personal data that ensues and is reproduced below is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.
The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR to the platform operator. The user can revoke his consent to this at any time in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR for the future by notifying the platform operator.
When you visit our online presence on the Facebook platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU processes user data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).
This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Facebook. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. For example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Facebook based on their interests. If the user is logged into their Facebook account at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. also link the data with the respective user account.
If the user contacts us via Facebook, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user’s data will be deleted by us, provided that the user’s request has been finally answered and there are no statutory retention requirements, e.g. B. in a subsequent contract processing, oppose.
Facebook Ireland Ltd. possibly also set cookies.
If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but through the corresponding setting of the Flash player. Should the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.
More information about the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Facebook can be found in Facebook’s data policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation
It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.
Facebook Inc. has submitted to the “EU-US Privacy Shield” and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

B) Instagram
To advertise our products and services and to communicate with interested parties or customers, we operate a company presence on the Instagram platform.
We are jointly responsible for this social media platform with Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2 Ireland.
Instagram’s data protection officer can be reached using a contact form: https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/540977946302970
We have shared responsibility in an agreement on de

r respective obligations within the meaning of the GDPR. This agreement, from which the mutual obligations arise, can be accessed under the following link: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/page_controller_addendum
The legal basis for the processing of personal data that ensues and is reproduced below is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, communication, sales and advertising of our products and services.
The legal basis can also be the consent of the user in accordance with Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR to the platform operator. The user can revoke his consent to this at any time in accordance with Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR for the future by notifying the platform operator.

When you visit our online presence on the Instagram platform, Facebook Ireland Ltd. as the operator of the platform in the EU processes user data (e.g. personal information, IP address, etc.).
This user data is used for statistical information about the use of our company presence on Instagram. Facebook Ireland Ltd. uses this data for market research and advertising purposes and to create user profiles. Based on these profiles, Facebook Ireland Ltd. For example, it is possible to advertise users within and outside of Instagram based on their interests. If the user is logged into their Instagram account at the time of access, Facebook Ireland Ltd. also link the data with the respective user account.
If the user contacts us via Instagram, the personal data entered by the user on this occasion will be used to process the request. The user’s data will be deleted by us, provided that the user’s request has been finally answered and there are no statutory retention requirements, e.g. in the case of subsequent contract processing.
Facebook Ireland Ltd. possibly also set cookies.
If the user does not agree to this processing, it is possible to prevent the installation of cookies by setting the browser accordingly. Cookies that have already been saved can also be deleted at any time. The settings for this depend on the respective browser. In the case of Flash cookies, processing cannot be prevented via the settings of the browser, but through the corresponding setting of the Flash player. Should the user prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, this may mean that not all Facebook functions can be used to their full extent.
More information about the processing activities, their prevention and the deletion of the data processed by Instagram can be found in Instagram’s data policy: https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875
It cannot be ruled out that the processing by Facebook Ireland Ltd. also via Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025 in the USA.
Facebook Inc. has submitted to the “EU-US Privacy Shield” and thereby declares compliance with EU data protection requirements when processing data in the USA.
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

C) Integration of YouTube
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin and play a video linked there, a connection to the YouTube servers will be 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.

YouTube is used in the interest of an appealing presentation of our online offers and thus on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The views of YouTube videos are not saved.
You can find more information on handling user data in YouTube’s privacy policy here.

D) LinkedIn
According to the judgment of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) of June 5, 2018, it was decided that the operator of a LinkedIn page is jointly responsible for the processing of personal data with LinkedIn.
The following data is collected as a user of LinkedIn:

Advertising (analysis tools, trackers and personalized advertising)
Creation and evaluation of user profiles
Market research and marketing analysis
LinkedIn Inc. is the American parent company of LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company and is EU-US Privacy Shield certified. That means Lin

kedIn agrees to contact the

To maintain data protection guidelines at European level and to implement them. This can be viewed here:
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0
We have no influence or insight into compliance with these guidelines. We cannot rule out that risks and transfers of user data to third countries take place.

Linking to social media via graphic or text link

We also advertise presences on the social networks listed below on our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective network. The use of this linked graphic prevents that when a website that has a social media application is called up, a connection is automatically established to the respective server of the social network in order to display a graphic of the respective network itself. The user is only forwarded to the service of the respective social network by clicking on the corresponding graphic.

After the user has been forwarded, information about the user is recorded by the respective network. It cannot be ruled out that the data collected in this way will be processed in the USA.

Initially, this includes data such as the IP address, date, time and the page visited. If the user is logged into their user account of the respective network during this time, the network operator can, if necessary, assign the information collected from the specific visit of the user to the personal account of the user. If the user interacts via a “share” button on the respective network, this information can be saved in the user’s personal user account and, if necessary, published. If the user wants to prevent the information collected from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphic. It is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.
The following social networks are linked to our site:
facebookFacebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Data protection declaration: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Certification EU-US data protection (“EU-US Privacy Shield”)
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

VI. Our cookie policy
General information on the use of cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and saved by your browser. They serve to make our offers more user-friendly, more effective and safer. We use both so-called temporary cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser (“session cookies”), and persistent (permanent) cookies.

You can choose whether you want to allow cookies to be set. You can make changes in your browser settings. You basically have the choice of accepting all cookies, being informed when cookies are set, or rejecting all cookies. If you choose the last option, it is possible that you will not be able to take full advantage of our offer.
When using cookies, a distinction must be made between the cookies that are absolutely necessary and those for further purposes (measurement of access numbers, advertising purposes).

Mandatory cookies when using the website
We use session cookies on our websites, which are absolutely necessary for the use of our websites. This includes cookies that enable us to recognize you while you are visiting the site in a single session. These session cookies contribute to the secure use of our offer by e.g. B. enable the secure processing of the shopping cart function and the payment process.

Use of cookies with your consent
Below you will find an overview of the cookies that are used by us with your consent given at the beginning of the use of the website. You will also find an opt-out option for each presentation of the mission. These are cookies to record the usage behavior of our website as well as cookies that are used for advertising purposes.

a) Use of cookies to record usage behavior (tracking)
The use of tracking cookies enables us to recognize users when they access our website again and to assign usage processes to an internally assigned code number (pseudonym). This enables us to record repeated visits to our website and analyze them coherently. Specifically, the following tracking cookies are used:

Tracking by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from G

kedIn agrees to contact the

To maintain data protection guidelines at European level and to implement them. This can be viewed here:
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0
We have no influence or insight into compliance with these guidelines. We cannot rule out that risks and transfers of user data to third countries take place.

Linking to social media via graphic or text link

We also advertise presences on the social networks listed below on our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective network. The use of this linked graphic prevents that when a website that has a social media application is called up, a connection is automatically established to the respective server of the social network in order to display a graphic of the respective network itself. The user is only forwarded to the service of the respective social network by clicking on the corresponding graphic.

After the user has been forwarded, information about the user is recorded by the respective network. It cannot be ruled out that the data collected in this way will be processed in the USA.

Initially, this includes data such as the IP address, date, time and the page visited. If the user is logged into their user account of the respective network during this time, the network operator can, if necessary, assign the information collected from the specific visit of the user to the personal account of the user. If the user interacts via a “share” button on the respective network, this information can be saved in the user’s personal user account and, if necessary, published. If the user wants to prevent the information collected from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphic. It is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.
The following social networks are linked to our site:
facebookFacebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Data protection declaration: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Certification EU-US data protection (“EU-US Privacy Shield”)
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

VI. Our cookie policy
General information on the use of cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and saved by your browser. They serve to make our offers more user-friendly, more effective and safer. We use both so-called temporary cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser (“session cookies”), and persistent (permanent) cookies.

You can choose whether you want to allow cookies to be set. You can make changes in your browser settings. You basically have the choice of accepting all cookies, being informed when cookies are set, or rejecting all cookies. If you choose the last option, it is possible that you will not be able to take full advantage of our offer.
When using cookies, a distinction must be made between the cookies that are absolutely necessary and those for further purposes (measurement of access numbers, advertising purposes).

Mandatory cookies when using the website
We use session cookies on our websites, which are absolutely necessary for the use of our websites. This includes cookies that enable us to recognize you while you are visiting the site in a single session. These session cookies contribute to the secure use of our offer by e.g. B. enable the secure processing of the shopping cart function and the payment process.

Use of cookies with your consent
Below you will find an overview of the cookies that are used by us with your consent given at the beginning of the use of the website. You will also find an opt-out option for each presentation of the mission. These are cookies to record the usage behavior of our website as well as cookies that are used for advertising purposes.

a) Use of cookies to record usage behavior (tracking)
The use of tracking cookies enables us to recognize users when they access our website again and to assign usage processes to an internally assigned code number (pseudonym). This enables us to record repeated visits to our website and analyze them coherently. Specifically, the following tracking cookies are used:

Tracking by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from G

kedIn agrees to contact the

To maintain data protection guidelines at European level and to implement them. This can be viewed here:
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0
We have no influence or insight into compliance with these guidelines. We cannot rule out that risks and transfers of user data to third countries take place.

Linking to social media via graphic or text link

We also advertise presences on the social networks listed below on our website. The integration takes place via a linked graphic of the respective network. The use of this linked graphic prevents that when a website that has a social media application is called up, a connection is automatically established to the respective server of the social network in order to display a graphic of the respective network itself. The user is only forwarded to the service of the respective social network by clicking on the corresponding graphic.

After the user has been forwarded, information about the user is recorded by the respective network. It cannot be ruled out that the data collected in this way will be processed in the USA.

Initially, this includes data such as the IP address, date, time and the page visited. If the user is logged into their user account of the respective network during this time, the network operator can, if necessary, assign the information collected from the specific visit of the user to the personal account of the user. If the user interacts via a “share” button on the respective network, this information can be saved in the user’s personal user account and, if necessary, published. If the user wants to prevent the information collected from being directly assigned to his user account, he must log out before clicking on the graphic. It is also possible to configure the respective user account accordingly.
The following social networks are linked to our site:
facebookFacebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Data protection declaration: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Certification EU-US data protection (“EU-US Privacy Shield”)
https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

VI. Our cookie policy
General information on the use of cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and saved by your browser. They serve to make our offers more user-friendly, more effective and safer. We use both so-called temporary cookies, which are automatically deleted when you close your browser (“session cookies”), and persistent (permanent) cookies.

You can choose whether you want to allow cookies to be set. You can make changes in your browser settings. You basically have the choice of accepting all cookies, being informed when cookies are set, or rejecting all cookies. If you choose the last option, it is possible that you will not be able to take full advantage of our offer.
When using cookies, a distinction must be made between the cookies that are absolutely necessary and those for further purposes (measurement of access numbers, advertising purposes).

Mandatory cookies when using the website
We use session cookies on our websites, which are absolutely necessary for the use of our websites. This includes cookies that enable us to recognize you while you are visiting the site in a single session. These session cookies contribute to the secure use of our offer by e.g. B. enable the secure processing of the shopping cart function and the payment process.

Use of cookies with your consent
Below you will find an overview of the cookies that are used by us with your consent given at the beginning of the use of the website. You will also find an opt-out option for each presentation of the mission. These are cookies to record the usage behavior of our website as well as cookies that are used for advertising purposes.

a) Use of cookies to record usage behavior (tracking)
The use of tracking cookies enables us to recognize users when they access our website again and to assign usage processes to an internally assigned code number (pseudonym). This enables us to record repeated visits to our website and analyze them coherently. Specifically, the following tracking cookies are used:

Tracking by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from

Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing this browser plug-in.
We use Google Analytics to analyze the use of our website and to improve it on a regular basis. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield. The legal basis for storing the cookie is the consent given (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR). The further evaluation of the collected data by means of Google Analytics takes place over a period of two years on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit.f GDPR.
Further information is also available here or here (general information on Google Analytics and data protection).

b) Use of cookies for advertising purposes
We use cookies for marketing purposes, for example to tailor advertising to the interests of website visitors. They are also used to limit the number of times an ad is viewed and to measure the effectiveness of an ad. This records which websites and which articles were clicked on. This enables us to collect information about usage habits in order to control interest-based advertising. This information is shared with third parties. In these cases, the cookies are regularly set directly by the advertising partner. Specifically, the following cookies are set:

Respect for “Do not track”
Of course we respect “Do not track” (DNT). Depending on the browser, DNT is either a switch in the program settings or a module to be installed later (add-on or plug-in). If this option is activated, your browser signals to our web server that you do not want any tracking measures without your explicit consent. We will then automatically deactivate all tracking functions on the server side.
This also means that our websites are delivered without code for Google Analytics. This ensures the best possible data protection without you having to take further measures with regard to our website.
Depending on the internet browser used, the procedure by which you can activate the “Do not track” option differs. Follow the links below:

Mozilla Firefox
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Google Chrome
Apple Safari

Processing of data when accessing our website – log files

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically recorded. This information (“server log files”) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, the date and time of access and the like. In addition, the IP address is transmitted and used to use the service you have requested. This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the Internet.

GDPR information on ensuring data security
We take technical and operational security precautions on our website to protect the personal data stored by us from access by third parties, loss or misuse and a g

to enable secure data transfer.

We must point out that due to the structure of the Internet, unwanted data access by third parties can occur. It is therefore your responsibility to protect your data against misuse by encryption or in any other way. Without appropriate protective measures, unencrypted data, in particular, can be read by third parties, even if this is done by email.