Should you use the services subject to a fee and offered on our website we possibly have to collect further personal information for the purpose of invoicing and for safety reasons. This systematically will deal with your name, your valid e-mail address and, perhaps, your address and your phone number as well as some further information in some special cases. It may also deal with contents which allow us to check the data you have provided, such as the possessorship of the e-mail address you have provided. For legal reasons we must make sure that you wish indeed to receive the services offered and that we can correctly invoice you such services. In payment transactions we are working with the SSL encryption standard (identifiable by “https://” in the browser line) to make your information sure.
Delivering and displaying contents through our website requires that certain information is technically gathered. By accessing our website, we or the web space provider gathers the so-called server log files. These log files do not allow determining your identity / your person. The related information includes the website name, the file name, the current date, the data volume, the web browser and its version, the OS used, the domain name of your internet provider, the referrer URL as the site from which you have accessed our site, as well as the related IP address. We are using such information for displaying and delivering our contents as well as for statistics. This information supports the provision and continuous improvement of our offer. We reserve the right to check said information later should we have the suspicion that our offer is used contrary to law.
Server Log Files are anonymised data collected when you access our website. This information does not allow your identification, but is technically necessary to deliver and display our contents. They furthermore are used for statistical purposes and to continuously optimise our contents. Typical log files are the access date and hour, the data volume, the browser used for access and its version, the OS used, the domain name of your provider, the site from which you have accessed our offer (referrer URL, and your IP address. Log files furthermore allow a thorough revision if there is the suspicion that our website is used contrary to law.
Our website uses an SSL encryption for the transmission of confidential or personal information of our users. The encryption is activated for example for any payment transaction or your inquiry sent through our website. Please, be aware that the SSL encryption is active when you wish to do any activity. The use of the encryption is easy to identify: The browser line display changes from „http://“ to „https://“. SSL encrypted data cannot be read by third parties. Make sure that the SSL encryption is active when you wish to send your personal information. Do not hesitate to contact us in case of doubt.
Within the frame of the compulsory indication of company information we must publish our contact data. This data partially is used by third parties to send unwanted advertising and information. We hereby contradict to any forwarding any kind of advertising material not explicitly authorised by us. We reserve the right to take legal measures explicitly against the unwanted and unsolicited forwarding of advertising material. This particularly concerns so called spam e-mails, spam letters and spam faxes. We point out that the unauthorised transmission of advertising material may affect competitive, civil, and penal law matters of fact. Particularly spam e-mails and spam faxes may lead to high claims for compensation if they impair the regular business operations owing to an overflow in your mailboxes or fax machines.
Google AdSense advertisement is embedded in our website. Google AdSense is a re-marketing function of Google Inc. It allows offering targeted, interest-based advertising to the visitors of our website. Cookies are used for this purpose. These text files stored on your computer produce information identifying you as a visitor, for example by identifying your IP address. Web Beacons are used too. These are hidden graphics used to analyse the visitor flow on a website. Google transfers all the information stated above to their servers in the USA. Google negates in this context the storage of personal information and the combination of the IP addresses with other Google services. Google Inc. is not restrained from passing the information to third parties though. You have the possibility to inhibit this re-marketing function. For the necessary settings, please go to http://www.google.com/settings/ads. Through the site http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp you already are inhibiting the storage of cookies. You will get the same result by doing the relevant settings in your browser. Please have a look to the Help functions for more details. The display and the function of our website are possibly restricted without cookies. By using our web offer, you systematically agree with the fact that Google collects and processes the data as stated via re-marketing in the way as described above.
On our website you can get in touch with us via e-mail and/or a contact form. In this case the data entered by the user are stored for the purpose of processing its contact. The data are not disclosed to third parties. We do not compare the data collected this way with any other data possibly collected by other components of our site either.
We are using on our website affilinet tracking cookies for the correct collection of Sales and/or Leads. Cookies are little text files stored by your PC when you are visiting a website. The affilinet tracking cookies do not store any personal information. They rather collect the ID number of the partner acting as agent as well as the reference number of the advertising medium clicked by the website visitor. This information is needed to handle the payments between the web site owner and the advertising party. The partner ID number is used on completion of a transaction to assign the commission payable to the partner acting as agent.
You may prevent the cookies from being installed by doing the relevant settings in your browser software; but we would like to point out that in this case, you cannot use all of the functions of our website to their full extent.