Data protection

Ladies and gentlemen,

Your data is important to us - data protection is even more important. If you have any questions about data protection, you can therefore contact the data protection officer at our company at any time.

Our data protection officer will be happy to answer all your questions:

You can contact our data protection officer at:
datenschutz@knoellinger.de
Currently appointed data protection officer: Mr. Thomas Schmitz

Collection of general information

First of all, welcome to our data protection declaration. You are currently browsing our website. This automatically collects general information which we store in our server log files. These include the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This information does not allow us to draw any conclusions about you personally. This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the Internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it and to be able to continue to provide you with a good offer.

Cookies

We use cookies on our site. Do not confuse cookies with the small baked goods - with us, cookies are small text files that are transferred from our website server to your hard drive. This automatically provides us with certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system via your computer and your connection to the Internet.

Important for you - Cookies cannot be used to start programs or transfer viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable the correct display of our web pages. They are even technically necessary in certain situations.

Under no circumstances will the cookie data collected by us be passed on to third parties or linked to personal data without your consent.

You can also visit our website without using cookies. You should be able to set your Internet browser to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. However, please check the possible effects before using the cookie block. Use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that certain functions are technically necessary and our website may not function if you have deactivated the use of cookies.

SSL encoding

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS. You can also visit our site without HTTPS. However, we recommend that you use SSL encryption at all times.

contact form

We have put a contact form on our site for you. If you contact us by e-mail or contact form, the information you have provided will be stored for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions. This storage is in accordance with legal requirements.

Deletion or blocking of data

The legal requirements prescribe data avoidance and data economy. We adhere to these principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as this is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as provided for by the storage periods provided for by law, which provide for various periods. After the respective purpose or expiry of these periods, the corresponding data will be blocked or deleted as a matter of routine and in accordance with statutory regulations. Further information can be found here in the current version of the EUDSG.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (following: Google). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, due to the activation of IP anonymisation on these websites, your IP address will previously be reduced by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory 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. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide the website operator with further services associated with website use and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not 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 our website. You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookies and relating to your use of the website and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: Browser add-on to disable Google Analytics.

In addition to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by clicking this link. An opt-out cookie is installed on your device. This will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data for this website and for this browser in future as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Use of Google Maps

We use the Google Maps API for our site to display geographical information visually. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of map functions by visitors. You can find more information about Google's data processing in the Google Privacy Policy. There you can also change your personal data protection settings in the Data Protection Center.

Your personal rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection

You have the personal right to receive information about your personal data stored by us at any time. You also have the right to correct, block or delete your personal data, apart from the prescribed data storage for business transactions and other statutory retention periods. Please contact our data protection officer or the person in charge at our company. You will find the contact details at the bottom or at the top.

To ensure that data can be locked at any time, this data must be kept in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, as far as no legal archiving obligation exists. If 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.

Changes to our data protection regulations

We reserve the right to occasionally adapt this data protection declaration so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply for your next visit.