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1. Data privacy

In principle, data protection applies to all information that relates to an identified oridentifiable person and that can be assigned directly or indirectly (so-called personal data).In particular, these are details such as name, address, date of birth, etc., or combinationsthereof.Likewise, information that can be assigned to a natural person via an identifier (for example,number, IP address, or the like) also falls under the requirements of data protection.However, if the information has been changed to such an extent that neither a direct orindirect assignment to a natural person is possible, then this is anonymised information.Such data (such as aggregated (aggregated) records or abbreviated IP addresses) is nolonger covered by data protection regulations.With the following explanations, we would like to inform you about the processing ofpersonal data concerning this website. The term processing covers the entire process fromthe capture, storage, processing and / or transfer to deletion of the data.

1.2 Information about data collection

1.2.1 Use of our website

In the case of merely informative use of the website, ie if you do not register or otherwiseprovide us with information, we will only collect the personal data that your browsertransmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, whichis technically necessary for us to show you our website and to ensure the stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 DS-GVO):

– IP address
– Date and time of the request
– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
– Content of the requirement (concrete page)
– Access status / HTTP status code
– each transmitted amount of data
– Website from which the request comes
– Browser
– Operating system and its interface
– Language and version of the browser software.

This data will be deleted after 60 days.

1.2.2 Contact form

When you contact us by e-mail or through a contact form, we will collect the information you have provided (your e-mail address, name and, if applicable, your telephone number) to answer your questions. All information on your part is voluntary. You simply have to enter an e-mail address if you want to receive an answer. The storage of your information is based on your consent. The legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a DS-GMO. We delete the data that arises in this context after the storage is no longer required, or limit the processing if there are statutory retention requirements.

1.2.3 Storage of cookies

(1) When using our website, cookies are stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive, assigned to the browser you use, and that allow the point that sets the cookie (here through us) to receive certain information. The setting of these cookies is technically necessary for us to show you our website and to ensure the stability and security (Article 6 (1) sentence 1 DS-GVO). Cookies can not run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective overall.

(2) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and mode of operation of which are explained below:

– Transient cookies (see b)

– Persistent cookies (c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include, in particular, the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. This will allow your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

d) You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes. B. decline the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. Please be aware that you may not be able to use all features of this site.

1.3 Integration of social media Button


(1) We are currently using the Facebook social media plug-ins. It will be the IP address, the date and time of the request; the time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time; the content of the request (concrete page); the access status / HTTP status code; the amount of data transferred; the site from which the request comes, the browser; the operating system and its interface and the language as well as the version of the browser software. In the case of Facebook, according to the provider in Germany, the IP address is anonymized immediately after collection. By activating the plug-in, personal data will be transmitted by you to the respective plug-in provider and stored there (with US providers in the USA). Since the plug-in provider carries out the data collection, in particular via cookies, we recommend that you delete all cookies before clicking the button on the security settings of your browser.

(2) We have no influence on the collected data and data processing operations, nor are we aware of the full extent of the data collection, the purpose of processing, the retention periods. We also have no information to delete the data collected by the plug-in provider.

(3) The plug-in provider saves the data collected about you as usage profiles and uses these for purposes of advertising, market research and / or tailor-made website design. Such an evaluation is carried out in particular (also for non-logged-in users) for the presentation of needs-based advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the formation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact the respective plug-in provider to exercise this. The plug-ins allow us to interact with social networks and other users so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of the plug-ins is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. f DS-GMO.

(4) The data transfer takes place regardless of whether you have an account with the plug-in provider and are logged in there. If you are logged into the plug-in provider, your data collected from us will be assigned directly to your existing account with the plug-in provider. If you press the activated button and z. For example, if you link the page, the plug-in provider also stores this information in your user account and shares it with your contacts publicly. We recommend that you log out regularly after using a social network, but especially before activating the button, as this will prevent you from being assigned to your profile with the plug-in provider.

(5) For more information on the purpose and extent of the data collection and its processing by the plug-in provider, please refer to the privacy statements of these providers, which are provided below. There you will also find further information about your rights and settings options for the protection of your privacy.

(6) The address of the plug-in provider and the URL with its privacy policy are: Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA;; For more information about data collection:, and Facebook has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, framework

1.4 Tracking

Matomo / Piwik

(1) This website uses the web analytics service Piwik to analyze and regularly improve the use of our website. With the statistics we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. The legal basis for the use of Piwik is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. fDS-GMO.

(2) Cookies are stored on your computer for this evaluation. The responsible person stores the information collected exclusively on his server in [Germany]. You can adjust the evaluation by deleting existing cookies and preventing the storage of cookies. If you prevent the storage of cookies, we point out that you may not be able to use this website to the full extent. Preventing the storage of cookies is possible by setting in your browser. Preventing the use of Piwik is possible by removing the following checkmark to enable the opt-out plugin:

(3) This website uses Piwik with the extension "AnonymizeIP". As a result, IP addresses are processed shortened, a direct person-relatedness can thus be excluded. The IP address transmitted by Piwik from your browser will not be merged with other data collected by us.

1.5 Integration of service providers

For the operation of this website, we use the services of a web hosting specialized service provider and are supported in maintaining the pages of an advertising agency. Upon request, we will provide you with a detailed overview of our service providers. A transfer of data to other service providers does not take place.

2. Privacy Rights and Contact Information

In principle, you have the following rights to the functions of our website or the purposes of data processing described in the section "Information for Data Processing".

Right to information (Article 15 GDPR)

We have to tell you if we process personal information about you. In such processing, we must u.a. explain the purposes for which the processing takes place, which categories of personal data are processed, to whom data may be transmitted and for what period the data is stored.

Corrigendum (Article 16 GDPR), opposition (Article 21 GDPR), limitation of processing (Article 18 GDPR)

If you find that we process personally identifiable information that is incorrect or incomplete, then you may, of course, request a correction. Likewise, you may, for special reasons, object to the processing and, to the extent that it is well founded, request that the processing be restricted.

Deletion (Art. 17 GDPR) and data portability (Art. 20 DSGVO)

In the event that personal data of us u.a. If you are unfounded or processed after the purpose is lost, you can request their deletion. Furthermore, you have the right to receive all information that you have given us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. For the better understanding and the easier readability of the person rights these were summarized by us here in parts. If necessary, please inform yourself in the (original text: link on or contact our data protection officer directly. You can claim your privacy rights at any time without incurring any expense. Our data protection officer will examine and answer every request individually. Please use our (contact form, link on the contact form) or use one of the contact options below.

2.1.1 Data Protection Officer

For all privacy issues concerning our website and our service offer or for the exercise of your personal rights, please contact our data protection officer:

Prof. Dr. Thomas Jäschke
Datatree AG
Heubesstrasse 10
40597 Dusseldorf
E-Mail: dsbdatatreeprotect me ?!.eu
T +49 211 93190-798
F +49 211 93190-799

With this privacy policy we want to create the necessary transparency for data processing when visiting our offer and in this way also comply with our duty to inform. If we did not succeed, please feel free to contact us.

2.1.2 Competent Supervisory Authority NRW

Of course, you can always contact the responsible data protection supervisory authority,

the State Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information North Rhine-Westphalia;
PO Box 20 04 44
40102 Dusseldorf.

For further information and the current contact details, please refer to the website or use the e-mail post office poststelleldi.nrwprotect me ?!.de

2.2 Timeliness

We continuously optimize our website and make technical changes as needed. For this reason, we expressly point out that our privacy policy is valid only in the version current at the time of your visit.

Last update: 25.05.2018

Please contact us:

+49 (0) 211 - 22 97 32 02