Data protection

We provide this privacy policy to inform you about our privacy policy and policies. In particular the steps we take to protect your privacy and what information we actually collect.

General note on privacy:

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG 2018) and, subsequently, the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Telecommunications Act (TKG) protect personal data. This is data related to a natural person. Data of legal entities are not subject to this protection.

Personal information is information that can be associated with you. (eg your name, telephone number or e-mail address). Information that is not associated with your identity (such as number of users of the site) is not covered.


Collection and processing of personal data:

In connection with your access, data is stored on our servers for backup purposes, which may allow identification:

  • IP address
  • date
  • time
  • viewed pages
  • currently accessed document
  • HTTP status code


Additional personal data will only be collected if you voluntarily provide this information, for example in the context of a request or registration.


Explanations regarding data protection:

As a rule, you can access our internet pages without giving any information about yourself. If your name, address or other personal data is needed in individual cases, you will be informed in advance. Your personal usage information will be used to make our services as enjoyable as possible for you. If you decide to give our company personal information over the Internet, e.g. Correspondence can be handled or an order can be executed, so this data is handled carefully according to the strict regulations of the EU Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG 2018). By accessing the website, we receive usage data that is stored for backup purposes and may allow identification (for example, IP address, date, time, and pages viewed). These data are evaluated by us to get to know the user behavior and to set up statistics. There is no personal utilization. The statistical analysis of anonymous data records remains reserved.


Disclosure of personal information to third parties:

Should data be passed on to service providers as part of order data processing, they are bound by the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), other statutory provisions and the data protection declaration of our company. Insofar as we are legally obliged to do so or by court order, we will forward your data to the required extent to the parties entitled to receive information. For other purposes, we will not share your information with third parties without your express consent. 



We store your data on specially protected servers. Access to it is only possible for a few authorized persons who are responsible for the technical, commercial or editorial support of these servers. 


Right of withdrawal:

If you ask us not to use and / or delete your personal data for further contact, we will do so accordingly. Data which are absolutely necessary for an order processing or for commercial purposes are not affected by a cancellation or deletion. Please understand that in case of cancellation of the personalized service can no longer be provided, since it builds on the use of customer data. 


Use of cookies:

In cookies, text information is collected during an online session and stored in a special file in ASCII format (cookie.txt) on the user's hard drive. Where the cookie is stored at the user controls the user's WWW browser. Cookies are information that will be returned to the server on the next online visit. They can only be read by the server that previously stored them. We only use cookies if they are urgently needed for user functions or facilitate the navigation of the websites. The information is not provided to any third party, as cookies are only for the o.g. Purposes are used. Most browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. However, this function can always be deactivated in the browser. You can set your browser to notify you when cookies are sent. 

You have the option of determining which form of cookies is used on our pages yourself. To do this, you must make a selection in the cookie settings for the use of cookies:


Technically necessary cookies:
A “session cookie” is necessary for the correct operation of the page. This is automatically deleted when the session (or browser) is closed. This cookie is always set.

Analysis and tracking:
In order to constantly improve our website, we would like to use the following scripts from third party providers (Google Analytics, Google Conversion Tracking, see below). You can authorise this by allowing all cookies. Only then will the corresponding scripts be loaded and activated.

You can also revoke your previous selection using the cookie settings by making a new selection. Any cookies that may have been set previously will be cleared in the process. Alternatively, you can also delete the cookies in your browser settings or click on the following link: Delete cookies



Links to other websites:

Our websites may contain links to other websites. We have no influence on the editorial content of external websites and their operators comply with the data protection regulations. 


Using Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. 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. However, in the event of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US 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 activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.

In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the link below (http: // to download and install the available browser plugin. 


Right to information, rectification, opposition and appeal:

Of course, you have the right to request information (Article 15 GDPR) about the data we have stored about you. Likewise, you have the right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR) of incorrect data, blocking and deletion (Article 17 GDPR) or restriction of processing (Article 18 GDPR) and a right to object to the processing of data (Article 21 GDPR). In addition, you have a right of appeal to the responsible data protection supervisory authority.

If you have any questions or suggestions about privacy, you can also contact our data protection officer: 

Michèle Kilchert
Antwerpener Str. 1
48163 Münster
Tel. +49 25019242440


Changes to this statement:

If there are any updates to the terms of the Online Privacy Statement, we will provide these changes and update the date of modification of this document accordingly. In this way, you always know what data we collect online, how it is used and what options are available to you. Münster, 18.05.2019