Collection and Use of Data
The protection of your personal data is of particular importance to us. We therefore process your data in full compliance with legal regulations (GDPR, TKG 2003). This page contains the main aspects of data processing in connection with our website.
The use of our website does not require personal data usually. Providing personal data at our website is therefore voluntary. By use of our website, the user agrees to the collection and use of data in accordance with this policy. Personal data may include, but is not limited to: e-mail address, forename and surname, cookies and use of data. Personal data is not forwarded without your permission.
Cookies are files with small amount of data which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a website and stored on your device. If the user returns to the website again, the website reads out the data from the cookie and, therefore, identifies whether the user has already visited this website as well as his or her favorite pages.
Changing Cookie Settings
The users can decide upon how the web browser deals with cookies as well as which cookies are permitted and which are not. These settings are browser-dependent. Please check out the respective browser help functions. Full functionality of the website may be limited when cookies are disabled.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analyses service by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“).
Typical Cookies of Google Analytics
- _ga: lifespan: 2 years. Used to distinguish users. Example: GA1.2.1326744211.152policylink
- _gid: lifespan: 24 hours. Used to distinguish users. Example: GA1.2.1687193234.152policylink
- _gat_gtag_UA_: lifespan: 1 minute. Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>. Example: 1
Google Analytics Terms of Service
For the purpose of GDPR we continually improve our services and website. As we respect the privacy of our users, user data are pseudonymised. OUr data processing is based on § 96 Abs 3 TKG as well as Art 6 EU-DSGVO Abs 1lit a (Einwilligung) and/or f (berechtigtes Interesse) of DSGVO (GDPR).
Deactivate Google Analytics
User data collection can be deactivated by activating „Do not track“ in the web browser. Our website takes into account the „Do not track“ signal, which is sent to websites by your browser. You can also deactivate Google Analytics by standard with the following plugin:
Data Processing Amendment to the Google Analytics Terms of Service
With Google we concluded a contract for the usage of Google Analytics where we accepted the “Data Processing Amendment to the Google Analytics Terms of Service” in German:
More about data processing terms of Google Analytics
IP Anonymisation for Google Analytics
We are anonymising IP addresses for Google Analytics. This function of Google meets the regional privacy regulations and recommendations of the local data protection authorities in case local storage of full IP addresses are denied. IP anonymisation or masking takes place, as soon as IP addresses are put in to Google Analytics data collection networks and before storage or processing of data.
Further information on IP anonymization
You have the right to access, rectify, delete or limit your personal data and complain directly to us or to the GDPR authorities, in case you think that processing of your personal data violates the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).