LIABILITY WAIVER

Liability for the Contents

The content of our website was compiled with the greatest of care. However, we are not in a position to assume any warranties for the correctness, completeness and topicality of the content. Pursuant to § 7 Sect.1 TMG, we as service providers are responsible for our own website content in compliance with applicable general law. However, pursuant to §§ 8 through 10 TMG, as service providers, we are under no obligation to monitor transferred or stored third party information or to research circumstances that indicate any possibilities of illegal activity. This is without prejudice to the requirement to remove or block the use of information in compliance with general law. However, any related liability can only be assumed once we become aware of any concrete violations of applicable laws. Once we do become aware of related violations of the law we will remove any such contents immediately.

Liability for Links

Our website contains links to third party websites, the contents of which is beyond our control. Hence, we cannot assume any warranties for these third party websites. The respective provider or operator of such websites is always responsible for the contents of linked sites. The linked pages were checked for potential violations of applicable laws at the time the links were set. At the time, no illegal content was evident on these pages. However, in the absence of concrete indications of existing violations of the law, it would not be reasonable to conduct ongoing checks of linked pages. If we should become aware of any violations of applicable laws by the linked pages, we will remove such links immediately.

Copyright

The content and works compiled by site operators and published on these sites are subject to the provisions of German copyright laws. The reproduction, editing, distribution or any type of use outside of the boundaries of German copyright laws shall be subject to the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of these pages shall be permitted for private, non-commercial uses only. If the contents on this website was not compiled by the operator, such content shall be considered protected by third party copyrights. In particular, third party content is always identified as such. If you should nonetheless become aware of any violation of copyrights, please notify us accordingly. If we should become aware of the infringement of any applicable rights, we shall remove such content immediately.

We take the protection of your data seriously and strictly comply with all applicable data privacy laws.

We are very pleased that you are interested in our website and our company. However, despite diligent verification of the contents of external links to third party content, we are not in a position to assume any liabilities for such content.

As defined by German data privacy legislation, the responsible parties are the contacts listed here. If you have any questions about data privacy or want to exercise your rights or entitlements with regard to your personal data, please send us an e-mail.

We have a vested interest in protecting your personal data as it is collected, processed and used in conjunction with your visit to our website. Your data is protected within the scope of the statutory requirements. Below you will find information about the data collected during your visit to our website and how it will be used:

1. Collection and Processing of Data
Any time our website is accessed and any time a file archived on the website is downloaded, a log report is generated. This information is stored for statistical purposes and for system-related internal uses. The following information will be logged: Name of the file accessed, date and time of access, transferred data volume, report on the successful access, operating system, web browser, requesting domain and pages viewed by you. It is not possible for us to identify any personal data with this information and this is also not intended. Additional personal data will be recorded only if you enter this information voluntarily, for instance in conjunction with an inquiry or registration.

2. Use and Sharing of Personal Data
Any personal information you communicate to us e.g. along with a purchase order or via e-mail (e.g. your name and contact information) will be used exclusively for our correspondence with you and will be processed only for the purpose you provided it for. Your personal data will be shared with third parties or transferred to them in any other way if this is necessary for the fulfillment of the contract – in particular if order data has to be shared with suppliers, or is necessary for billing purposes or if you have consented to the sharing of your data beforehand. You have the right to revoke any consent you have given us with future effect at any time. The deletion of stored personal data shall occur as soon as you revoke your consent to its storage or if this information is no longer required to fulfill the purpose for which it was stored or if its storage is prohibited for any other statutory reasons.

3. Right to Information
Upon your written request, we will be pleased to let you know which of your personal data has been stored by us.

4. Consent, Right to Revoke and Right to Object
If we are using data for any purpose that requires your consent pursuant to applicable laws, we will always ask for your express consent and will log your consent in accordance with the applicable data privacy provisions. Once you have given us your consent, you have the right to revoke it with future effect at any time or object to the future use of your data for promotional, marketing and opinion research purposes at your discretion. A simple message sent to us shall suffice to revoke your consent or to raise an objection.

5. Data Security Information:
We strive to store your personal data in such a manner that it cannot be accessed by third parties by taking all technically and organizationally possible precautions. However, we cannot warrant complete data security for e-mail communications, so that we recommend you send any confidential information through the Postal Service.

6. Website Statistics Using Piwik
The website uses Piwik, which is an open source analysis tool. Piwik uses cookies, which make it possible to conduct analyses of the website utilization. This function can be deactivated as explained below.

The information generated by the cookie will be used exclusively of the improvement of our website and server. Your IP address is rendered anonymous and cannot be traced back to you. If a web page is accessed, data about this transaction is stored by Piwik. This includes specifically the following information: Page title, search term/keyword (used by visitors to get to the site), search engines, site URL, number of pages visited, location of the visitor (country) provider, browser, operating system, screen resolution, browser plugins, time of visits, duration of visits, arrival pages, departure pages, downloads, referring websites. The stored data is analyzed exclusively for statistical purposes. It is not shared with any third parties.

If users have activated the option “I do not want to be tracked” in their browsers, their data will not be stored by Piwik.