Privacy Notice

Grubesallee 1
22143 Hamburg
CEO: Josef Bamberger, Stefan Bender
Telephone: +49 40 739 230 50
Fax: +49 40 739 230 73

In this privacy policy we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing within our website.

1. Which data we process

When visiting this website, the following information is processed: The date and time of access to a page on our website, your IP address, name and version of your web browser, the website (URL) that you visited before, certain cookies (see there) and the information that you provide (contact or any other form). There is no obligation to actually provide the data that we ask for. If you do not transmit certain data, you will not be able to use all functions of the website.

2. Cookies

Our website uses so-called session cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your device using the browser. Basically, cookies are used to offer users certain functions on a website. Cookies cannot access, read or modify any other data on your computer.

Most of the cookies on this website are so-called session cookies. They will be automatically deleted when you leave our website. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until they expire or you delete them manually in your browser. We use such persistent cookies to recognize you the next time you visit our website and to preserve the preferences you make You can prevent the setting of cookies in the settings of your Internet browser or you can allow the setting of specific cookies only. With the deactivation of cookies, the functionality of our website may be limited.

We use the following essential cookies:
_icl_*, wpml_*, wp-wpml_* (Expiry: Session, 1 day)
Stores the current language.

3. Purposes of data processing

Your personal data will be processed for the following purposes:

  • to provide, improve and develop this website;
  • to create usage statistics;
  • to detect, prevent and investigate attacks on our website;
  • to respond to your requests

4. Legal basis of processing

The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is an legitimate interest (in accordance with Article 6 (1) lit f of the EU General Data Protection Regulation), which is to achieve the purposes set out above.
Furthermore your data may be used to fulfill a contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures and to fulfill legal obligations, such as accounting. If necessary we will ask you for an explicit consent.

5. Transmission of your personal data

Depending on the purpose, your personal data will be transmitted to the following recipients:

a. Hosting and Log Files
To operate this website we need hosting services like infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage, database services, security and maintenance services. We / our hosting provider process(es) the data of our website visitors like contact data, content data, usage data, meta and communication data on basis of our legitimate interest in a satisfactory and secure website offer. For the same reason we / our hosting provider process(es) so called server log files (e.g. website calls, files, time of call, amount of data, browser and operating system information, website referrers, IP addresses, user`s provider). Log files are stored for security reasons (misuse or fraud detection) for a maximum of 12 months. If necessary (Incident handling), data may also be stored longer. We have concluded a data processing contract with the hosting provider.

6. How long we store your data

Server Logs: We generally store your data for a period of 30 days. A longer storage only takes place if this is necessary in order to investigate detected attacks on our website.
Contact: Your data can be stored for up to 6 months. In addition, statutory retention periods are observed.
The cookie storage see above.

7. Your rights

You have the right to be informed, the right of access, the right to rectification, the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, the right to data portability, the right to object and the right to withdraw consent. If you think that the processing of your data violates data protection law or if you think that your data protection claims have otherwise been violated in a way, you can complain to the competent supervisory authority.