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Foreword / On our own behalf

Surely you have often asked yourself why cookies are set or data collected ...
The answer why we do this? Only and exclusively for your "wellbeing"!
We do not use anything that affects your privacy, only those that make it easier to use.
For example, you can easily move from one advertisement to the next without having to log in again each time ...
We are simply not interested in your personal data, and we will certainly not pass it on to unauthorized "third parties". On the contrary: The protection of ALL data has always been our top priority!

Especially with such a "delicate" issue we think our products and services in the development first of all to your privacy.
We have always not only strictly adhered to legal provisions when collecting, processing and using personal data, but have also defined internal rules and regulations for the safe handling of all data.
We have worldwide data protection principles, which are referred to as binding company-wide guidelines / BCR (Binding Corporate Rules). With these, we are committed to protecting your personal data and complying with our data protection obligations, regardless of where your personal data is collected, processed or stored. This means that we treat your personal data worldwide at least (and beyond) in accordance with the data protection standards of the European Union.

We assure that the data arising in connection with the use of this website is handled with the greatest care and responsibility and is saved and used exclusively for the operation of this website and that of us.
We only evaluate the data collected more precisely in the event of problems with regard to the functionality of our website.

For the security and anonymity of your data, we take all possible precautions to protect it from unauthorized access. Since absolutely complete protection of data on the Internet against unauthorized access by third parties (hackers) according to the current state of the art is not possible despite the constantly updated firewalls and other protective devices guaranteed by us, we are not liable for any unauthorized knowledge of member data Third parties who illegally gain access to stored data by deliberately overcoming the protective devices used against unauthorized access.
We offer you fully 256-bit encrypted communicationas you know it from your online banking. Please make sure you keep your passwords safe.

Our website allows users to publish advertisements and other information and to transmit it to other users so that they can access this information. Since you can also contact other users directly via our website, we recommend that you pay close attention to how you publish your personal data and to whom you transmit it. You are solely responsible for which personal data you publish on our website and transmit to other users.
In the event that you visit our website from a computer shared by several users or a computer in an internet café, we strongly recommend that you log out properly after each session. If you do not want the shared computer to store information about you and / or your login details, you must delete the cookies and / or the history log for your website visits.

Responsible for data collection

We, the site operators , are responsible within the meaning of the GDPR, other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the EU and other provisions with data protection law character .
You can contact the data protection officer of the person responsible at:

 

What data is collected during your visit and how is it used?

You can visit our website without having to set up a user account.
If you have registered with us or otherwise provided us with your personal data, you have chosen not to remain anonymous to us. With your consent to this data protection declaration and the provision of your personal data, you declare your consent that this data will be transmitted to our servers and operating centers worldwide and stored there. We collect the following types of personal data and the following additional information in order to enable you to use and access our websites, applications, services, tools and messaging functions and to design them as required, in particular in order to offer you a more personal and better user experience and to customize content and advertisements.

Automatically collected data

When you visit our websites, use our applications, services and tools or interact with our advertisements or content, we automatically collect data that is transferred to us from your computer, mobile device or other technical device. This data will only be assigned to you if you log in as a registered user or if you have given us your email address or other data for identification when using our websites, applications, services or tools, and contain the following information:

  • Device ID or unique user ID, device type, computer and connection information, statistical data on page views, traffic data to and from our websites, visited websites, referral URL, advertisement data, IP address and standard weblog information
  • Anonymous data collected through our cookies and web beacons

You can find further information on the automatic collection of data in our declaration on the use of cookies.

 

Data provided by you

We collect and store data that you enter on our websites or pass on to us when using our websites, applications, services or tools. These include:

  • Data that you provide when setting up a user account or registering for one of our services, such as username, email address or telephone number
  • Usage data relating to your activities on our websites, applications, services and tools (e.g. advertisements and other content that you generate or that relate to your user account, views and storage of advertisements or the use of the contact function in the advertisements)
  • Data that is transmitted as part of community discussions, chats, problem solving and correspondence / feedback on the website or by email / fax / post
  • other personal data that we ask for and that we need for your authentication or for checking if you suspect a violation of our general terms and conditions and / or principles (e.g., if legally permissible, a copy of your ID or invoice to check your address or Your identity)

Data captured by mobile applications or devices

If you download data, use our mobile applications or access one of our websites optimized for mobile devices, we can collect information about you and your mobile device as described above in this statement. This can include location data. We use this data to provide location-based services such as advertisements, search results and other personalized content for you, if approved by you and your device. For most mobile devices, you can control or disable location services in the settings menu. If you have any questions about disabling location services on your device, we recommend that you contact your wireless service provider or the manufacturer of your device.

Use and disclosure of personal data

If you voluntarily provide us with personal data, this will only be used to communicate with you, to process and execute your orders and, if necessary, for the technical administration of services and for your own statistical purposes. This data will not be passed on to third parties, or only to the extent that it is necessary to process orders (e.g. post).
If necessary, we will pass on your personal data to third parties in order to comply with legal obligations, to enforce our general terms and conditions or to prevent, detect, contain and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities.

Information about stored personal data

You can access, review and change your personal data by logging into your user account. Please update your personal data immediately if they have changed or are incorrect. Please note that it may no longer be possible to change or remove content after you have saved it.
Your legal right to information, correction or deletion of your personal data remains unaffected. Get in touch with us if you view your personal data and would like to find out about the fees that may apply in accordance with applicable law. If you assert the legal right to information, correction or deletion of your personal data, we can refuse such information or refuse to correct or delete your personal data in certain circumstances and in accordance with applicable law.

Changes to personal data

We offer you the possibility to access and update your data. You can access, review and change your personal data by logging into your user account. Please update your personal data immediately if it changes or is incorrect.

Blocking or deleting personal data

If you would like to revoke your consent to the storage of personal data, simply delete your user account with us. Your data will be deleted immediately if your knowledge is no longer required to fulfill the purpose of the storage.

Your choices regarding how we use your personal information

Notification settings

In the notification settings in MY AREA> USER ACCOUNT> Notification Settings, you can define your email notification settings. There you can also define settings for communication with other users and select which newsletters and special promotions you want to receive.

Cookies

Like most modern websites, we also use cookies. This section explains what cookies are and how they are used.
By accessing our site, you accept that certain browser cookies are used to increase user friendliness. We do not use cookies that affect your privacy, only those that help optimize the use of our site.
If you do not want this, your web browser can be set so that it does not allow cookies or informs you as soon as a cookie is sent. With these settings you also have access to most of the features of our offer.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that are stored on your local computer when you visit an Internet page through the Internet browser. Internet pages store various information in the files in order to make the use of visited Internet pages more convenient for you. Your login is often stored in cookies, for example, so that you can log in automatically when you visit the website later without having to enter your access data again manually.

How we use cookies

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Registration: When registering, your access data is stored in encrypted form as cookies in order to automatically register you when you later visit the page. In the login window, you can use the "Stay logged in" option to determine whether these cookies should be created.

Session: When you first visit our site, a new session is started, which is assigned to your computer by a unique cookie. Sessions allow you to be recognized between two page views and to be able to provide you with all functionalities. It is a temporary cookie that is automatically deleted when the Internet browser is closed.

Third-party services: The display of advertisements or the sharing of content on social networks or comparable websites can result in the creation of a cookie. These cookies are not generated directly by us, but by the third party itself.

 

This is how you can deactivate and remove cookies

Cookies can be managed and removed in the settings of your internet browser. In addition, the saving of cookies can also be completely deactivated in the settings. Please refer to the following list for the appropriate instructions for handling cookies for the internet browser you are using.

Google Maps

This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API.
The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this page has no influence on this data transmission.
The use of Google Maps is in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and to make it easier to find the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
You can find more information on the handling of user data in Google's data protection declaration: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 


In addition, as a precaution, the following additions:

(Source: Modified sample data protection declaration from anwalt.de )

  • General data protection declaration

    By using our website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of data as described below. Our website can generally be visited without registration. Data such as pages viewed or the name of the file accessed, date and time are stored on the server for statistical purposes without this data being directly related to you. Personal data, in particular name, address or email address, are collected on a voluntary basis as far as possible. If we are legally obliged to pass on data or to avert danger or to avert or prosecute criminal offenses, we will comply with this obligation.

    Privacy policy for cookies

    Our website uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store specific, user-related information on the user's device while using the website. Cookies make it possible, in particular, to determine the frequency of use and number of users of the pages, to analyze behavior of the page usage, but also to make our offer more customer-friendly. Cookies remain stored at the end of a browser session and can be called up again when you visit the site again. If you do not want this, you should set your internet browser so that it refuses to accept cookies.

    Data protection declaration for Google Analytics

    Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To deactivate Google Analytics, Google provides https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en a browser plug-in is available. Google Analytics uses cookies. These are small text files that make it possible to store specific, user-related information on the user's device. These enable an analysis of the use of our website by Google. The information collected by the cookie about the use of our website (including your IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We would like to point out that the code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" has been added to Google Analytics on this website in order to guarantee anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). If anonymization is active, Google shortens IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, which is why no conclusions can be drawn about your identity. The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google complies with the data protection regulations of the "US Safe Harbor" agreement and is registered with the "Safe Harbor" program of the US Department of Commerce and uses the information collected to evaluate the use of our websites, to write reports for us and other related information To provide services to us. Find out more at The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google complies with the data protection provisions of the "US Safe Harbor" agreement and is registered with the "Safe Harbor" program of the US Department of Commerce and uses the information collected to evaluate the use of our websites, to write reports for us and other related information To provide services to us. Find out more at The full IP address is only transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google complies with the data protection provisions of the "US Safe Harbor" agreement and is registered with the "Safe Harbor" program of the US Department of Commerce and uses the information collected to evaluate the use of our websites, to write reports for us and other related information To provide services to us. Find out more at Compose reports for us in this regard and provide us with other related services. Find out more at Compose reports for us in this regard and provide us with other related services. Find out more at https://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html .

    Data protection declaration for Google AdSense

    Our website uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. GoogleAdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on these pages. The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information can be passed on by Google to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data that you have stored. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

    Data protection declaration for Google +1

    Our website uses social media functions from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you visit our pages with Google plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and the Google servers. Data is already being transferred to Google. If you have a Google account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not want this data to be assigned to your Google account, please log out of Google before visiting our site. Interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or the clicking of a "+1" or "Share" button are also passed on to Google. Find out more at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy .

    Data protection declaration for Facebook

    Our website uses functions from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. When you access our pages with Facebook plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and the Facebook servers. Data is already being transferred to Facebook. If you have a Facebook account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not want this data to be assigned to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting our site. Interactions, in particular the use of a comment function or the clicking of a "Like" or "Share" button, are also passed on to Facebook. You can find out more at https://en-en.facebook.com/about/privacy .

    Data protection declaration for Twitter

    Our website uses features from Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you access our pages with Twitter plug-ins, a connection is established between your browser and the Twitter servers. Data is already being transferred to Twitter. If you have a Twitter account, this data can be linked to it. If you do not want this data to be assigned to your Twitter account, please log out of Twitter before visiting our site. Interactions, in particular clicking on a “re-tweet” button, are also passed on to Twitter. Find out more at https://twitter.com/privacy .

 

Change of data protection information

We reserve the right to make changes at any time to ensure that our data protection information always complies with current legal requirements. This also applies in the event that the data protection information has to be adjusted due to new or revised offers or services.
Therefore, stop by here at short, regular intervals.