1. 1. Data protection overview General information
The following information will provide you with an overview of what will happen to your personal data when you visit this website. The term “personal data” includes all data that can be used to identify you personally. For more information on the subject matter of data protection, please refer to our Data Protection Declaration, which we have included below this copy.
Recording data on this website
Who is the responsible party for recording the data on this website (i.e. the “controller”)?
The data on this website is processed by the website operator, whose contact information is available in the section “Information required by law” on this website.
How do we record your data?
We collect your data as a result of you providing us with your data. This can be, for example, the information you enter in our contact form.
Other data will be recorded by our IT systems automatically or after you have consented to their recording when you visit the website. This data contains mainly technical information (e.g., web browser, operating system, or time of access to the site). This information is recorded automatically when you access this website.
For what purpose do we use your data?
Some of the information is generated to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyze your user models.
What rights do you have regarding your information?
You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of your archived personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosure. You also have the right to request that your data be corrected or deleted. If you have consented to the processing of data, you have the opportunity to withdraw this consent at any time, which will affect all further processing. In addition, you have the right to request restriction of processing of your data in certain circumstances. You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the address listed in the “Information Required by Law” section of this website if you have any questions about this or any other data protection-related issues.
Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties
There is a possibility that your browsing patterns will be statistically analyzed when you visit this website. Such analyzes are performed primarily through cookies and what we call analysis programs.
For more information about these analysis programs, please read our Data Protection Declaration below.
2. Hosting and content delivery networks (CDNs) External hosting
This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website is stored on the host’s servers. These may include, but are not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests, metadata and messages, contract information, contact information, names, web page access, and other data generated through the website.
The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of the safe, fast and efficient provision of our online services by a professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).
Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfill its performance obligations and to comply with our instructions regarding such data.
Execution of the data processing agreement
To guarantee processing in accordance with data protection regulations, we have concluded an order processing agreement with our host.
3. General information and mandatory information Data protection
The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We therefore treat your personal data as confidential information and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.
Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information is collected. Personal data includes data that can be used to identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains what data we collect and the purposes for which we use this data. It also explains how and for what purpose the information is collected.
We hereby inform you that the transmission of data over the Internet (i.e. via e-mail) may have security gaps. It is impossible to fully protect data from access by unauthorized persons.
Information about the responsible party (referred to as the "controller" in the GDPR)
The data controller of this website is:
Waldemar Stetinger Gartenkampsweg 7 40822 Mettmann
Phone: +49 210 421 006 51
A controller is a natural or legal person who, alone or jointly with others, decides on the purposes and resources for processing. personal data (for example, names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Withdrawing your consent to data processing
A wide range of data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may also withdraw any consent you have already given us at any time. To do so, all you have to do is send us an informal notification via email. This does not affect the lawfulness of any data collection that occurred prior to your revocation.
The right to object to data collection in special cases; the right to object to direct advertising (Article 21 of the GDPR)
IN CASE OF DATA PROCESSING BASED ON ART. 6 SECTION. 1 YEAR. E OR F OF THE GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUE SITUATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH ANY DATA PROCESSING WILL TAKE PLACE, PLEASE REFER TO THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU OBJECT, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR PERSONAL DATA UNLESS WE ARE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE COMPELLING GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING YOUR DATA THAT OVERRIDE YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR IF THE PURPOSE OF THE PROCESSING IS THE CLAIM, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL RIGHTS (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21 SECTION 1 GDPR).
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING ONLY INSOFAR AS IT IS RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NOT BE USED FOR DIRECT MARKETING PURPOSES INDIRECTLY (OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 21 SECTION 2 GDPR).
The right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority
In the event of a GDPR breach, data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State where they have their habitual residence, place of work or place where the alleged breach occurred. The right to lodge a complaint is valid independently of any other administrative or judicial proceedings available as judicial remedies.
The right to data portability
You have the right to request that we transmit any data that we automatically process on the basis of your consent or for the performance of a contract to you or a third party in a commonly used and machine-readable format. If you request a direct transfer of your data to another controller, this will only be done if it is technically feasible.
SSL and/or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as purchase orders or inquiries that you send to us as the website operator, this website uses an SSL or TLS encryption program. You can recognize an encrypted connection by checking whether the browser address bar changes from “http://” to “https://”, as well as by the appearance of a padlock icon in the browser bar.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information about, correction and destruction of data
Within the framework of applicable legal provisions, you have the right to request information about your archived personal data, its source and recipients, as well as the purpose of processing your data at any time. You may also have the right to have your data corrected or deleted. If you have any questions about this topic or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time at the address listed in the section “Information Required by Law”.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
The right to request restriction of processing
You have the right to request restrictions on the processing of your personal data. To do this, you can contact us at any time at the address indicated in the section “Information required by law”. The right to request restriction of processing applies in the following cases:
- In the event that you dispute the accuracy of your data that we archive, it will usually take us some time to verify the claim. For the duration of this investigation, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.
- If your personal data has been/is being processed unlawfully, you have the right to request restriction of processing of your data instead of requesting deletion of your data.
- If we no longer need your personal data and you need it to exercise, defend or claim legal rights, you have the right to request the restriction of processing of your personal data instead of deletion.
- If you have filed an objection in accordance with Art. 21 chap. 1 GDPR, your rights and our rights must be weighed against each other. Until it is established whose interests prevail, you have the right to request a restriction of processing of your personal data.
If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data – with the exception of archiving – may only be processed with your consent or for the claim, exercise or defense of legal rights or for the protection of the rights of other natural or legal persons or for reasons of important public interest invoked by the European Union or a Member State.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
4. Data recording on this website Cookies
Our websites and pages use what the industry calls “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that do not harm your device. They are either temporarily stored during the session (session cookies) or permanently archived on your device (persistent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted when you end your visit. Persistent cookies remain archived on your device until you actively delete them or your web browser deletes them automatically.
In some cases, it is possible that third-party cookies are stored on your device when you access our website (third-party cookies). These cookies allow you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by third parties (e.g. cookies for processing payment services).
Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically important because certain functions of the website would not work without cookies (for example, the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The purpose of other cookies may be to analyze user patterns or display advertising messages.
Cookies that are necessary for the execution of electronic communication transactions (necessary cookies) or to provide certain functions that you want to use (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping cart function) or those that are necessary for website optimization (e.g. cookies that provide measurable information about the web audience) must be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. f GDPR, unless another legal basis is specified. The website operator has a legitimate interest in storing cookies to ensure that the operator’s services are optimized and free of technical errors. If your consent to the storage of cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored solely on the basis of the consent obtained (Art. 6, Sec. 1, lit. a GDPR); this consent can be revoked at any time.
You have the option to set your browser so that you are notified whenever a cookie is placed and to allow cookies to be accepted only in certain cases. You can also exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or not at all, or activate the delete function to automatically delete cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are disabled, the functions of this website may be limited.
Cookie consent with Borlabs cookies
Our website uses Borlabs cookie consent technology to obtain your consent to the storage of certain cookies on your browser and for documentation to meet data privacy protection requirements. The supplier of this technology is Borlabs – Benjamin A. Bornschein, Georg-Wilhelm-Str. 17, 21107 Hamburg, Germany (hereinafter referred to as Borlabs).
Each time you visit our website, a Borlabs cookie will be stored in your browser, which archives any statements or withdrawals of consent you have entered. This data is not shared with the technology provider Borlabs.
The recorded data will remain in the archive until you ask us to delete it, delete the Borlabs cookie yourself, or the purpose of storing the data no longer exists. This does not violate any statutory retention obligations. To view the details of Borlabs’ data processing policy, please visit https://de.borlabs.io/kb/welche-daten-speichert-borlabs-cookie/
If you send us inquiries through our contact form, the information provided in the contact form, as well as any contact information provided in it, will be retained by us to process your inquiry and in case we have additional questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 л. b GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or if pre-contractual measures are required. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of requests addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR), if you have given it.
The information you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you ask us to delete the data, revoke your consent to the archiving of the data, or if the purpose for which the information is archived no longer exists (for example, after we have concluded our response to your request). This does not violate any mandatory legal provisions, including retention periods.
Request by email, phone or fax
If you contact us by email, phone or fax, your request, including all related personal data (name, request), will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We do not share this data without your consent.
This data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. b GDPR, if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is necessary to perform pre-contractual activities. In all other cases, the data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interest in the effective processing of requests sent to us (Art. 6, Sec. 1, lit. f GDPR) or on the basis of your consent (Art. 6, Sec. 1, lit. a GDPR), if obtained.
The data you send us through contact requests is stored with us until you send us a request for deletion, withdraw your consent to storage, or the purpose of data storage expires (e.g., after completion of your request). Mandatory legal provisions, including statutory retention periods, remain unchanged.
5. Social media Instagram plugin
We have integrated the functions of the public media platform Instagram into this website. These features are offered by Instagram Inc. 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.
If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can click the Instagram button to link the content of this website to your Instagram profile. This allows Instagram to assign your visit to this website to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the website and its pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and its use by Instagram.
The data is stored and analyzed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the highest possible visibility on social media. If a corresponding consent statement has been received, the data will be processed solely on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. DGDPR. Any such consent may be withdrawn at any time.
For more information on this subject, please read the Instagram Data Privacy Statement at:
6. Analysis and advertising tools WordPress statistics
This website uses the WordPress Stats tool to statistically analyze user access information. The solution provider is Automattic Inc. 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.
The WordPress Stats cookie will remain on your device until you delete it.
The storage of the WordPress Stats cookie and the use of this analysis tool is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in anonymously analyzing user patterns in order to optimize the website operator’s web offers and advertising. If a corresponding agreement is requested (e.g. a cookie storage agreement), the processing takes place solely on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 л. GDPR; the agreement may be canceled at any time.
You can configure your browser so that you are notified whenever a cookie is placed, and you can allow cookies only in certain cases or exclude the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or at all, and you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of this website may be limited.
You have the opportunity to object to the collection and use of your data for future purposes by placing an opt-out cookie in your browser by clicking on the following link: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/.
If you delete cookies on your computer, you must re-set the opt-out cookies.
7. Plugins and tools YouTube with advanced data protection integration
Our website contains videos from YouTube. The website is operated by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
We use YouTube in the Advanced Data Protection mode. According to YouTube, this mode ensures that YouTube does not store any information about visitors to this website prior to viewing the video. However, this does not necessarily mean that data sharing with YouTube partners can be excluded as a result of the enhanced data protection regime. For example, regardless of whether you are watching a video, YouTube will always establish a connection to the Google DoubleClick network.
As soon as you start playing YouTube videos on this website, a connection to YouTube’s servers will be established. As a result, the YouTube server will be notified which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account while visiting our site, you authorize YouTube to directly assign your viewing patterns to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
In addition, once you start playing a video, YouTube may place various cookies on your device. By using these cookies, YouTube will be able to obtain information about visitors to our website. Among other things, this information will be used to generate video statistics to improve the site’s usability and prevent fraud attempts. These cookies will remain on your device until you delete them.
Under certain circumstances, additional data processing transactions may be initiated after you start playing a YouTube video that are beyond our control.
Our use of YouTube is based on our interest in presenting our online content in an attractive manner. According to Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. f GDPR, this is a legitimate interest. In the event of a request for a corresponding agreement, processing takes place solely on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 л. GDPR; the agreement may be canceled at any time.
Google web fonts
To ensure uniformity of the fonts used on this website, this website uses so-called web fonts provided by Google. When you open a page on our website, your browser loads the necessary web fonts into your browser cache to display text and fonts correctly.
To do this, the browser you are using must establish a connection to Google’s servers. As a result, Google will know that your IP address has been used to access this website. The use of Google Web Fonts is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in a uniform representation of the font on the operator’s website. If a corresponding consent statement has been received (e.g. consent to the archiving of cookies), the data will be processed solely on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. GDPR. Any such consent may be withdrawn at any time.
If your browser does not support web fonts, the standard font installed on your computer will be used.
For more information about Google Web Fonts, please follow this link: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and read the Google Data Privacy Statement at: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.
This website uses the Google Maps mapping service through an API. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
To enable the use of Google Maps, your IP address must be saved. As a rule, this information is transferred to one of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this website does not control the transmission of data.
We use Google Maps to present our online content in an attractive way and to make it easier to find the locations listed on our website. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. f GDPR. If a corresponding consent statement has been received, the data is processed solely on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 л. GDPR. This statement of consent may be withdrawn at any time.
To learn more about how we process user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy Statement at: