Privacy Notices for Use of Third Party Extensions
Like many other companies, we use third-party extensions. Third-party content (social media, analysis tools, marketing tools, videos from YouTube, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics, etc.). Personal data (e.g. IP addresses, information from pseudonymised cookies, geodata, etc.) can be forwarded or automatically transmitted to third party providers. The IP address is required, for example, to display this content. The type, scope, purpose and duration of such processing of personal data may vary from case to case.
The legal basis for the processing of personal data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interest). In the event of the user’s consent, the legal basis for processing the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.
The links to social media on our site are not integrated via so-called plugins. The integrated graphics with the provider’s logo only contain an HTTP link to our pages at the respective provider. When you visit our website, no direct connection is established with the servers of the providers.
Facebook plugins (Like button)
Our pages include plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc, 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account before using our website.
Our pages include functions of the Instagram service. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. Additional data is also transferred to Facebook.
Our website uses functions of the components of LinkedIn Corporation. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. LinkedIn enables user connections with existing business contacts and the establishment of new business contacts. When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. LinkedIn receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address.
If you are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn also recognizes which subpage of our website you are visiting. This information is assigned to your LinkedIn account and stored.
If you do not want LinkedIn to be able to associate the visit of our pages with your user account, please log out of your LinkedIn user account before using our website.
YouTube (Embedded Videos)
We embed YouTube videos on some of our websites. This website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our YouTube plugin-equipped websites, a connection to YouTube’s servers is established. The YouTube server is informed which pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior with you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Transfer of data to third countries
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, providing a guarantee of compliance with European data protection law.
Data protection information for the use of analysis tools
Web analytics tools allow website operators to analyze and monitor visitors. Movements on the website are recorded and evaluated by the providers.
The processing of the personal data of the website users enables us to analyse the surfing behaviour. By evaluating the data, we are able to compile information about the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to continuously improve our website and its user-friendliness. For these purposes, it is also in our legitimate interest to process the data in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These text files, will be stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of our website. 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.
We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. This will cause your IP address to be cut by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before being 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 the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.
Objection to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics
More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in the
contract data processing
We have concluded a contract with Google for commissioned data processing and fully implement the requirements of the DSGVO for the use of Google Analytics.
Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)
In order to present our contents correctly and graphically appealing across all browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as Google Web Fonts on this website. Google Web Fonts are transferred to your browser’s cache to avoid multiple loading. Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. At least the IP address is transmitted as far as can be seen. It is theoretically possible for operators of corresponding libraries to collect further data.
If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts or does not allow access, content will be displayed in a default font.
Use of Google Maps
You can customize your Google product settings using the instructions for managing your own data.
On this website we use HubSpot for our online marketing activities. HubSpot is a US-based software company with a presence in Ireland. Contact: HubSpot, 2nd Floor 30 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland, Phone: +353 1 5187500.
This is an integrated software solution that covers various aspects of our online marketing.
These include: E-mail marketing (newsletters and automated mailings, eg for the provision of event details), social media publishing & reporting, reporting (eg traffic sources, access, etc. …), contact management (eg user segmentation & CRM), landing pages and contact forms.
The legal basis for the use of the services of Hubspot is Art. 6 I f GDPR – legitimate interest. Our legitimate interest in using this service is the optimization of our marketing efforts and the improvement of our service quality on the website.
HubSpot is certified under the terms of the “EU – US. Privacy Shield Frameworks ” and governed by the TRUSTe’s Privacy Seal as well as the “U.S. – Swiss Safe Harbor“ Framework.
If you generally do not want to be registered by HubSpot, you can prevent the storage of cookies at any time by your browser settings.
A widely used platform for website management, WordPress allows the installation of various subroutines called plug-ins. Plug-ins used to process personal data must be specified in the data protection declaration. e.g.
Jetpack for WordPress