Privacy policy
 
 
 
Privacy policy
Responsible party pursuant to data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is
Frederik Ehmke
Lindenstraße 2A
65232 Taunusstein
Phone: 06128 / 480785
 
Your rights as the data subject
You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details of our data protection officer:
    •    Information on your data stored by us and the processing thereof (Art. 15 GDPR), 
    •    Rectification of inaccurate personal data (Art. 16 GDPR), 
    •    Deletion of your data stored by us (Art. 17 GDPR), 
    •    Restriction of the data processing, provided that we may not delete your data due to legal obligations (Art. 18 GDPR), 
    •    Objection to the processing of your data with us (Art. 21 GDPR) and 
    •    Data portability, provide that you have consented to the data processing or have entered into a contract with us (Art. 20 GDPR). 
If you have given us consent, you may withdraw it at any time, which will remain in effect in the future.
You can contact a supervisory authority with a complaint at any time, e.g. the supervisory authority of the state of your residence or the authority that oversees us as the responsible party.
You’ll find a list of supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with their respective addresses at: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
 
Collecting general information during a visit to our website 
Type and purpose of the processing
When you access our website – i.e. if you do not register or submit information – information of a general nature will be collected automatically. This information (server log files) contains the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider, your IP address and the like.
It is processed in particular for the following purposes:
    •    Ensuring an unproblematic website connection
    •    Ensuring seamless use of our website
    •    Analysis of system security and stability as well as
    •    For additional administrative purposes.
We will not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. This type of information will be statistically analysed by us if necessary to optimise our website and its underlying technology.
Legal basis
The processing occurs according to Art. 6 Para. 1 (f) GDPR, based on our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our website.
Recipients
Recipients of the data may be technical service providers, who work on the operation and maintenance of our website as the processor.
Retention period
The data will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for the reason they were collected. This is generally the case, after the respective session has ended, for data that are used to make the website available.
Mandatory or required provision
The provision of the aforementioned personal data is neither legally nor contractually mandatory. Without the IP address however, the service and functionality of our website are not guaranteed. Furthermore, individual services can be unavailable or limited. For this reason, an objection is excluded.
 
Provision of fee-based services
Type and purpose of the processing
For the provision of fee-based services, we will request additional data such as payment details in order to complete your order.
Legal basis
The data processing required to finalise the contract is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 (b) GDPR. 
Recipients
Recipients of the data may be processors.
Retention period
We store these data in our systems until the statutory retention period has ended. Basically, this is 6 or 10 years for generally accepted accounting principles and statutory tax requirement purposes.
Mandatory or required provision
The provision of your personal data is voluntary. Without the provision of your personal data, we cannot give you access to our content and services.
 
Embedded YouTube videos
Type and purpose of the processing
We embed YouTube videos on several of our websites. The operator of the respective plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA (hereinafter ‘YouTube’). YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter ‘Google’). When you visit a page with the YouTube plug-in, a connection to YouTube’s servers will be created, which tells YouTube which pages you visit. When you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your browsing behaviour with you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.
If a YouTube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behaviour.
You will find additional information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by YouTube in the provider’s privacy policy, as well as additional information on your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy (https://policies.google.com/privacy). Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework
Legal basis
Your consent is the legal basis for the integration of YouTube and the associated data transfer to Google (Art. 6 Para. 1 (a GDPR). 
Recipients
Visiting YouTube automatically triggers a connection to Google. .
Retention period and revocation of consent
Everyone who has disabled the storage of cookies for the Google ad programme will not have to expect any cookies when watching YouTube videos. However, YouTube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you would like to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.
You’ll find additional information on data protection at ‘YouTube’ in the provider’s privacy policy at: https://policies.google.com/privacy.
Third country transfers
Google processes your data in the United States of America and is subject to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.
Mandatory or required provision
The provision of your personal data is voluntary, based solely on your consent. If you prevent access, this can lead to functional limitations on the website.
 
Revision of our privacy policy
We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. Your next visit will be subject to the new privacy policy.
Questions for the data protection officer
If you have any questions pertaining to data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization: 
Frederik Ehmke
Lindenstraße 2A
65232 Taunusstein
Phone: 06128 / 480785
 
The privacy policy was created via the activeMind AG privacy policy generator (Version: #2018-09-24).