Acquisition of general information
when you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. this information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider, etc. this is exclusively information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person. this information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the contents of websites requested by you and is mandatory when using the internet. anonymous information of this type is statistically evaluated by us in order to optimise our internet presence and the technology behind it.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard drive from a website server. this automatically provides us with certain data such as your IP address, the browser you use, the operating system on your computer and your connection to the internet.
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to a computer, and the information contained in cookies can be used to help you navigate and view our websites correctly.
Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.
To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption procedures (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions.
Deletion or blocking of data
we adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. we therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as required by the various storage periods stipulated by law. after the respective purpose ceases to apply or these periods expire, the corresponding data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.
Use of script libraries (Google Web Fonts)
In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries on this website, such as Google Web Fonts (https://www.google.com/webfonts/Google web fonts are cached in your browser to prevent multiple downloads, and if your browser does not support Google web fonts or prevents access, content is displayed in a default font.
The call of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library, although it is theoretically possible - although it is currently unclear whether and for what purposes - that operators of such libraries collect data.
Use of Google Maps
Detailed instructions for managing your own data in connection with Google products you can find here.
Publication of job advertisements / online job applications
Your application data will be collected and processed electronically by us for the purpose of handling the application procedure. If your application is followed by the conclusion of an employment contract, your transmitted data may be stored by us in your personnel file for the purpose of the usual organisational and administrative process in compliance with the relevant legal provisions.
If your job application is rejected, the data you provided will be deleted automatically two months after the rejection is announced, unless longer storage is necessary due to legal requirements (e.g. the obligation to provide evidence under the General Equal Treatment Act) or if you have expressly consented to longer storage in our database of interested parties.
Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection
you have the right to receive information about your personal data stored with us at any time. you also have the right to correct, block or, apart from the prescribed data storage for business purposes, delete your personal data. to do so, please contact our data protection officer. you will find the contact details at the bottom of this page.
In order to be able to consider a blocking of data at any time, this data must be kept in a blocking file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, as long as there is no legal archiving obligation. As far as such an obligation exists, we will block your data on request.
You can make changes or withdraw your consent by notifying us accordingly with effect for the future.
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration from time to time so that it always meets current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when new services are introduced. The new data protection declaration then applies to your renewed visit.
Questions to the data protection officer If you have any questions about data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly: firstname.lastname@example.org