Data Privacy Statement

Thank you for your interest in our site. Protecting your personal data is a priority for us. Below, you will find details on how we handle your data collected through your use of our website. Your data is handled in compliance with the legal data protection regulations. Please note that we have neither influence nor control over the linked content and the data protection regulations of other linked websites. We recommend reviewing the data privacy statements on linked websites to find out if and how they collect, process, use, or share personal data with third parties.

Responsible Body Within the Meaning of Data Protection Law
Forchheimer Strasse 2
D-90425 Nuremberg
Tel.: +49(0)911/148 789 0

Data Processing When Visiting Our Website
When visiting our websites, your internet browser must transmit data to our web server for technical reasons. For communication between your internet browser and our web server, the following data are collected during an active connection:

  • Domain visited
  • Date and time of the request
  • Page from which the file was requested
  • Access status (file transferred, file not found, etc.)
  • Web browser and operating system used
  • IP address of the requesting computer
  • The data volume transferred

We collect the listed data to ensure seamless website connectivity and to provide users with a comfortable browsing experience on our site. The log file is additionally used for assessing system safety and stability, as well as for administrative purposes. The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and the log files is provided by Art. 6(1) letter f GDPR.

Contact Form and Contact via Email
If you send us inquiries via the contact form or by email, your details from the inquiry form or email, including the provided contact details, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for any follow-up inquiries. We never share this data without your permission. The legal basis for processing data is provided by our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6(1) letter f GDPR. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is provided by Art. 6(1) letter b GDPR. Your data will be deleted after final processing of your enquiry, provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

Google Analytics

Our web site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We use Google Analytics only with IP anonymisation enabled.

This means that Google will truncate the IP address of the user within member states of the European Union or in another signatory states to the European Economic Area Agreement, thus ensuring that it cannot be traced back to a specific person.

Google Inc., based in the United States, is certified for the US-European data protection agreement “Privacy Shield”, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU. The bases for the processing are Art. 6(1) letter f of the GDPR and Section 15 para. 3 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes.

Google will use this information on behalf of the owner of this website to analyse your usage of the website, to compile reports about the website activities, and to provide the website owner with other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google. The terms of use of Google Analytics and information on data protection can be accessed via the following links: and at policies/.

You can block the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browsers. However, doing so may prevent you from being able to fully use all features of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie concerning your use of the website (including your IP addresses) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from URL

Clicking on the following link prevents data collection by Google Analytics by setting an opt-out cookie: Deactivation of Google Analytics Information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google’s data privacy statement: Our website uses the “demographic characteristics” function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be created that contain information about the age, gender and interests of the website visitors. These data originate from interest-based advertising from Google and visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objection to data collection”.

Google Tag Manager

This website uses Google Tag Manager. Google Tag Manager is software that allows marketed website tags to be managed via an interface. Using Google Tag Manager allow us to learn how the website is used, and thereby to continuously optimise what we offer. The Tag Manager tool (which implements tags) operates as a cookieless domain and does not gather any personal data.

The tool causes other tags to be activated, which in turn may collect data. Google Tag Manager does not access this information. If collection at the domain or cookie level is turned off, this configuration will apply to all tracking tags deployed through Google Tag Manager.

The legal basis for processing personal your data using Google Tag Manager is provided by Art. 6(1) letter f GDPR. The transfer of personal data to the USA complies with the EU-US Privacy Shield framework under Art. 45 Para. 1 GDPR, to which Google is a participant.


Our website uses cookies, which are stored on your device by the browser and contain specific settings for website usage (such as the current session). Cookies help improve the user-friendliness, effectiveness, and security of our services. Cookies are small text files that your browser saves on your computer. The majority of the cookies we employ are session cookies, which are automatically deleted once the browser is closed. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them or their storage period expires. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. In certain situations, cookies are used to streamline website operations by storing preferences (such as maintaining previously selected choices). Where personal data is processed through individual cookies implemented by us, such processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6(1) letter b GDPR, either to fulfil the contract or in accordance with Art. 6(1) letter f GDPR to safeguard our legitimate interests in providing the best possible functionality of the website, as well as ensuring a customer-friendly and effective design of the website visit. You can configure your browser to notify you about the placement of cookies, and choose to allow cookies only in specific cases, exclude acceptance of cookies for certain situations or altogether, and enable automatic deletion of cookies upon closing the browser. Cookie settings can be managed using the following links for the respective browsers.


Internet Explorer:




You can also individually manage cookies from various companies and functions used for advertising. To do this, use the appropriate user tools, available at or Most browsers also offer a “Do-Not-Track” feature, enabling you to indicate your preference not to be tracked by websites. When enabled, this feature prompts your browser to inform advertising networks, websites, and applications that you prefer not to be tracked for behavioural advertising and similar purposes. Depending on your browser provider, you can find information and instructions on how to adjust this function using the following links:

Google Chrome:

Mozilla Firefox:

Internet Explorer:



Moreover, you can prevent the loading of what are referred to as “scripts” by default. NoScript allows you to run JavaScript, Java and other plugins only on trusted domains of your choice. Information and instructions on how to adjust this function can be obtained from your browser provider: (e.g. for Mozilla Firefox at:

Please note that deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Data Transfer to Third Countries

Some of the companies involved in the processing are located outside the EU, particularly in the USA (third country). The location is specified where these companies are named. If data is transferred to these companies, it is either registered under the Privacy Shield regulations, or EU standard contractual clauses have been established to legitimise the transfer to third countries. If needed, these clauses can be requested from Q division for examination. Registrations under the Privacy Shield can be viewed at

Data Transfer and Recipients

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties unless

we have explicitly stated this in the description of the respective data processing.

you have given your express consent in accordance with Art. 6(1) page 1 letter a GDPR,

disclosure in accordance with Art. 6(1) page 1 letter a GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims, and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data.

there is a legal obligation for the transfer in accordance with Art. 6(1) page 1 letter c GDPR and

insofar as this is necessary for the processing of contractual relationships with you in accordance with Art. 6(1) page 1 letter b GDPR.

To process our services, we also use external service providers whom we have meticulously selected and formally commissioned in writing. They are obligated to adhere to our instructions and undergo regular assessments by us. When necessary, we establish data processing agreements with them in accordance with Art. 28 GDPR. These service providers handle web hosting, transmission of emails, as well as maintenance and upkeep of our IT systems, among other tasks. They are committed to not sharing this data with third parties.

Storage Duration of Personal Data

The duration of personal data storage is determined by relevant statutory retention periods, such as those outlined in commercial and tax laws. Upon expiration of the respective retention period, the relevant data is routinely deleted. If the data is necessary for fulfilling or initiating a contract, or if we have a legitimate interest in its continued storage, the data will be deleted once it is no longer required for these purposes or if you exercise your right of revocation or objection.

Your Rights

Below, you will find information on the data subject rights granted to you by the applicable data protection law in relation to the processing of your personal data by the data controller.

You have the right to inquire about the personal data we process about you in accordance with Article 15 GDPR. In particular, you have the right to inquire regarding the purposes of processing, the type of personal data involved, the categories of recipients with whom your data has been or will be shared, the anticipated duration of data storage, your entitlement to rectify, erase, restrict processing, or object to processing, your right to lodge complaints, the source of your data if not obtained from you directly, and the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, along with any pertinent details when necessary.

In accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to promptly request the correction of inaccurate or incomplete personal data stored by us. In accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfil a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims. In accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, if the processing is unlawful but you oppose its deletion, if we no longer need the data but you require it to assert, exercise, or defend legal claims, or if you have objected to the processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. Additionally, you have the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, or to request its transmission to another data controller. The right to file a complaint with a supervisory authority in accordance with Art. 77 GDPR: As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of the federal state where our registered office is located, as stated above, or, if applicable, that of your usual place of residence or place of work. Right to revoke consent in accordance with Art. 7(3) GDPR: You have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of data at any time, with future effect. In the event of revocation, we will promptly delete the data concerned unless further processing can be legally justified without your consent. The revocation of consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent up to the revocation.

Right of Objection

If your personal data is processed by us based on legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6(1) page 1 letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for reasons arising from your particular situation, in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR. If the objection is directed against the processing of personal data for the purpose of direct marketing, you have a general right to object without the need to specify a particular situation.

Should you wish to exercise your right of revocation or objection, simply send an email to

Changes to our Data Privacy Statement

We reserve the right to adapt or update this data privacy statement if necessary, while considering the applicable data protection regulations. This allows us to align them with current legal requirements and accommodate changes to our services, such as the introduction of new services. The most current version of this data privacy statement applies to your visit.

Status of this data privacy statement: 15/04/2019