Privacy policy

This website sets the greatest value on data protection, data minimization and data safety. In case that the following information are not enough for you, if you wish more information belonging to the data processing (right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR) or you want to claim your rights (Art. 16 GDPR following and right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR), please contact us under the e-mail-address in the imprint. Person responsible according to Art. 13(1)(a) GDPR is the there named owner of this website.

As long as we are processing personal data, this happens based on our legitimate interests according to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR. The data will be saved in this case on the server of our website provider Velogrid with place of business in Germany (Aachen). More information about:

1. Statistical analysis of the visitor hits (Matomo)

This website uses Matomo (prev. Piwik) for the statistical analysis of visitor hits. We have a legitimate interest on this statistical analysis to optimize our website.

Data

The IP address of your visit will be anonymized immediately. For the processing and saving of your visit we only use the anonymized IP address. The following data could be saved in the visitor log with a pseudonymized visitor ID:

  • anonymized IP address
  • date and time
  • viewed site (URL) und duration of visit
  • operation system (OS)
  • browser type, version and language
  • device type, brand, model and resolution
  • roughly position (proceeding from the anonymized IP address)
  • referrer URL (previously visited site)

Storage period

Visitor logs will be deleted automatically after 30 days, daily reports after 3 months.

Right to object

You can prevent the capturing of your visit with a respective option in your browser (Do Not Track) or by using our opt out button (right to object according to Art. 21 GDPR). By this a deactivation cookie will be created, which is five years valid. After this you have to renew the deactivation cookie here.

Further rights

To claim your rights according to Art. 15 to 20 GDPR, you have to give us additional information, by these we can match you to your pseudonymized visitor ID. After this you can get to know, which data are linked with your pseudonymized visitor ID (right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR), and you can demand the deletion of your visitor log (right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR).

2. Server logfiles

Our provider creates data about every hit on the website in form of automatically generated server logfiles. The processing and saving of these information serve ours and the providers legitimate interest on website operation and security of the server.

Data

In the server logfiles the following data will be saved:

  • IP address
  • date and time
  • viewed site (URL)
  • transferred amount of data
  • response about successful retrieval
  • operation system (OS)
  • browser type and version
  • referrer URL (previously visited site)

Storage period

The data will be deleted automatically 48 hours after your visit on this website.

Rights

Cause of the importance of the server logfiles for the integrity and security of the server and the website operation the enforcement of the rights according to Art. 16 to 21 GDPR is restricted. But you can especially get to know, which data are saved in the server logfiles to your IP address (right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR).

3. Communication (e-mail)

If you contact us with the e-mail address from our imprint, your e-mail address and maybe further personal data within the e-mail are processed to react on your communication request. This serves our legitimate interest.

Storage period

Your e-mails with personal data are kept by us till the communication ends. It ends at the latest, if you do not send further e-mails within 2 weeks. In this case your e-mails will be deleted manually.

Security

As long as you do not use a encryption in your e-mail program, your e-mail will be always sent unencrypted (in clear text). Your e-mail and maybe in it sent personal data are unsafe during the transmission. For a safe transmission of your e-mail you can use our PGP Public Key, which you find in the imprint.

Rights

You can especially claim anytime the deletion of your e-mails in our inbox, as long as they were not deleted cause of the storage period yet (right to erasure according to Art. 17 GDPR). Furthermore you can anytime get to know, which e-mails are saved by us (yet) and which personal data except the e-mail address they contain. (right of access according to Art. 15 GDPR).