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Data protection

Responsible body in the sense of the data protection laws is:
Gudrun Aydt
Bismarckstrasse 55
47799 Krefeld

+49 (0) 151 50619163
Collection and storage of personal data as well as type and purpose of their use

a) When visiting the website

When you visit our website, the browser used on your terminal device automatically sends information to the server of our website. This information is temporarily stored in a so-called log file. The following information is collected without your intervention and stored until automatic deletion:

- Name of the retrieved file

- Date and time of the retrieval

- amount of data transferred

- Message as to whether the retrieval was successful

- description of the type of web browser used

- operating system used

- the previously visited page

- provider

- your IP address

The above data is processed by us for the following purposes:

- Ensuring a smooth connection setup of the website,

- Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,

- evaluating system security and stability, and

- for other administrative purposes.

The legal basis for the data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest follows from the data collection purposes listed above. In no case do we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person. In addition, we use cookies and analysis services when you visit our website. You can find more detailed explanations of this in sections 4 and 5 of this data protection declaration.

b) E-mail or contact form

If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, the information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for possible follow-up questions. Data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.a GDPR on the basis of your voluntarily given consent.


Use of Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link ( We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). In addition, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will then be set, which prevents the further collection of your data when visiting this website. This procedure is particularly recommended when accessing our site via mobile devices. You can find more information on the terms of use and data protection at or at We base the use of the aforementioned analysis tool on Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR: the processing is carried out to analyse user behaviour and is therefore necessary to protect our legitimate interests.




We use so-called cookies in some areas of our website. Through such file elements, your computer can be identified as a technical unit during your visit to this website in order to facilitate the use of our offer - also for repeat visits. However, you usually have the option of setting your internet browser to inform you of the occurrence of cookies so that you can allow or exclude them, or delete cookies that already exist.

Please use the help function of your internet browser to obtain information on how to change these settings. We would like to point out that some functions of our website may not work if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

Cookies do not allow a server to read private data from your computer or the data stored by another server. They do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. We base the use of cookies on Art. 6 para. 1 lit.f GDPR: the processing is done to improve the functioning of our website. It is therefore necessary to protect our legitimate interests.


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 stipulated by the various storage periods provided for by the legislator. After the respective purpose has ceased to apply or these periods have expired, the corresponding data is routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.


Transfer of data

Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties for purposes other than those listed below. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if: 

- you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para.1 lit.a GDPR,

- the transfer is necessary in accordance with Art. 6 Para.1 lit.f GDPR and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in the non-disclosure of your data,

- in the event that there is a legal obligation to disclose your data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR, as well as

- this is legally permissible and necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6 Para.1 lit.b GDPR.


Data subject rights

You are entitled to the following data subject rights:

a. Right to information

You have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether personal data relating to you is being processed.

b. Correction/deletion/restriction of processing

You also have the right to request us to

- Inaccurate personal data relating to you be corrected without delay (right to rectification);

- personal data relating to you be erased without delay (right to erasure); and

- the processing be restricted (right to restriction of processing).

c. Right to data portability

You have the right to receive personal data relating to you that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and to transfer this data to another controller.

d. Right of withdrawal

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until the revocation.

e. Right of objection

If the processing of personal data concerning you is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest (Art. 6(1)(e) GDPR) or for the protection of our legitimate interests (Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR), you have the right to object.

f. Right of appeal

If you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you violates the GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, without prejudice to other legal remedies.


Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy from time to time so that it always complies with current legal requirements or in order to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection statement will then apply to your next visit.


As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, this is always done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.


We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating with

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