When processing information with which you can be personally identified ("personal data"), the protection of data and your privacy is an important concern for us. In the following we inform you as a data subject about the processing of these data when using our website:
The Controller for the processing of personal data on this website is:
Trierer Str. 23-25
52078 Aachen (Germany)
Telefon: +49 (0) 241 97690
Data Protection Officer
Our data protection officer may be contacted as follows:
D - 44791 Bochum
Telefon: +49 (234) 9136120
We collect and process your personal data exclusively on a legal basis, in particular on the basis of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (GDPR).
If we obtain your consent for processing operations for specific processing purposes, the legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) GDPR.
If we need your personal data in order to fulfil a contract concluded with you (e.g. delivery of goods, provision of services), the processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) GDPR. This also applies to processes directly connected therewith, e.g. the processing of inquiries about our products, services or prices.
If we process your personal data based on statutory obligations, this is done on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c) GDPR.
In the event that we need your personal data in order to protect your vital interests or those of another natural person, the processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d) GDPR.
Regardless of the afore-mentioned legal bases, we process your personal data on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR if the processing is necessary to safeguard a legitimate interest on our part or that of a third party, provided that your interests, fundamental rights and freedoms do not prevail.
Collection of General Data
When you use our website, data transmitted to us by your browser will be processed and stored on our server. These data are necessary to provide the content and services of our website and are used to correctly display the website and to ensure security and stability. Usually, the data concerned are the following:
- IP address
- Date and time of the request
- Content of the request / page selection
- Amount of data transferred
- Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Access status / Http status code
- Referrer URL / initial website
- Transferred data volume
- Type, language and version of the web browser used
- Operating system
These data are not used by us to establish a connection to you.
Personal data are usually deleted automatically after 14 days unless there is any other legal reason that would require a longer storage.
In addition, we process all other personal data that you provide to us in the context of using our website limited by the purpose of the processing (e.g. contact requests, login information, uploads).
If we wish to use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or use your data for any other purposes, we will inform you below or through the Provider about the respective processes. If necessary, a legally required processing contract exists with providers who process data on our behalf within the purpose of the processing.
On our website, we use so-called "cookies". Cookies are text files that are transferred from a server to the hard disk of your computer and remain there for the duration of the session or until deletion, depending on the type of cookie and the settings of your Internet browser, and through which certain individualization information are transmitted to us.
Cookies are used to store your system and usage information relating to the use of our website. They may also contain a unique identifier that allows us and other website providers to distinguish your system from other systems and to recognize it the next time you visit.
With these functions we intend to guarantee and increase the user friendliness and functionality of our website.
For this purpose we use the following for our website:
We use “necessary cookies" to enable the comprehensive use of this website. This concerns in particular the correct display of content.
These are cookies that are needed to optimize the performance of our website. Information about the way our website is used are evaluated in order to improve the user experience. The evaluation is carried out anonymously.
Functional cookies are necessary to ensure the operation of technical modules. Here, the user is offered improved, personal functions, as far as desired.
Marketing, Targeting or Analysis Cookies
The use of marketing or targeting cookies is also possible. These are used to target users according to their interests and thus to make the display of advertising more specific. Such information and visits to the advertising offers can be evaluated and shared with third parties in order to improve the targeting and advertising of third parties but also each site functionality. For this processing, we separately obtain your consent, unless the data is processed anonymously.
Insofar as analysis services are used on our website, this is usually associated with the setting of one or more cookies that record and track your user behavior. Among other things, data is collected about you and your system, your visit to our website (e.g. content accessed, interests, purchases, clicks and visit duration), the visit of preceding or subsequent websites and the use of advertisements. The processing of the information is anonymized unless you have given your consent to the processing of the real data. From this consent form, you will also receive more information about the data collected.
In addition, you should occasionally delete the browser history manually to remove existing cookies.
Details can also be found in the cookie banner of this website.