Data Privacy

Data Privacy

We are glad that you visit our website and that you take an interest in our company and in our products. In this context we respect your privacy and guarantee the protection of your personal data by processing your personal data in accordance with the contents of this data privacy policy as well as with the applicable data privacy laws.

You can visit our web pages without informing us who you are. If you want to display our web pages, you only have to undertake the obligation of making available the data transmitted from your browser to our server (see “logfiles”).  Further personal data of yours will only be saved if you enter them on the website voluntarily or if you use corresponding functions.

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You can enter your personal data on our website to get in contact with us. Only the input of the data requested in boxes marked with an asterisk is mandatory. If we have specified your telephone number as a required entry in a contact form, we need this information in order to be able to answer your request by telephone. Entering further data can be useful for the processing of your inquiry but is not mandatory (voluntary information). These data will be used and saved with your approval only for the purpose of processing your message (article 6 paragraph 1 page 1 lit. a GDPR). These data will not be used for other purpose or be transmitted to third parties only you give your express approval (consent).


Cookies are very small text files used by Internet pages. Your browser saves these files on your computer from where they will send specific information to the storage unit that sets the cookie (in this case to us). Cookies cannot execute programs or transmit viruses to your computer.

Transient cookies will be deleted by an automated process when you close your browser. In particular, this applies to the session cookies. These coolies save a so-called session ID by which several queries made by your browser can be assigned to the joint session. This allows for the recognition of your computer whenever you return to our website. The session cookies will be deleted when you log out or when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies will be deleted by an automated process after a specified term, which can differ depending on the type of cookie. You can delete these cookies in the security settings of your browser.

We use this information to optimize our offer and to provide higher comfort to you for surfing on our pages. Legal basis for this data processing is article 6 paragraph 1 page 1 lit. a GDPR.

You can make such settings in your Internet browser that you will be informed whenever a web server tries to send a cookie to you. You can then give your approval to the acceptance of the cookie or you can refuse it. You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, refuse the acceptance of third-party cookies or of all cookies. We hereby inform you, that this may keep you from using all functions of this website. You will find more information about this in the help system of your Internet browser.

Linkings to Social Media Platforms

Our website makes reference on our pages to different social media platforms. We wish to point out that you will leave our website and also the scope of application of this data privacy statement by clicking on such links. The social media platforms are subject exclusively to the individual data privacy statements and terms of use of the operator of the social media platform.


In order to provide up-to-date information to customers, partners or other interested parties, in addition to our own website, we also operate “fanpages” on the following social networks: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, XING, Google (YouTube). The data processing takes place here by the provider of the social media platform. Data processing outside the European Union can not be ruled out. The provider of the platform provides us with aggregated usage data if necessary, but we do not have access to personal data, if you only visit the fanpage.

The legal basis of data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. In the case of consent in the form of an opt-in (“checkmark”, “activate button”) or any other form of obtaining consent, the legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. Consent may be withdrawn at any time without stating any reasons to the person to whom it has been given, with effect for the future.

Since the data processing is done by the provider of the platform, we recommend that you contact the provider of the platform for your rights to information, rectification, deletion, data portability and objection regarding the visit to our fanpage. Of course we support you in the exercise of your rights if necessary. In addition, cookies may be set on your device. For purposes and legal basis for the use of cookies, see “Cookies” in this privacy policy or on the privacy statements of the platform provider.
Further information can be found under the following links:

  • Facebook Inc., 1601 S California Ave, Palo Alto, California 94304, USA; Facebook is certified under EU-US Privacy Shield. When visiting our Facebook fan page, according to Facebook personal data is processed as follows:
  • Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St., Suite 900, San Francisco, California 94103, USA; Twitter is certified to EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; Google is certified to EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, California 94043, USA; LinkedIn is certified to EU-US Privacy Shield.
  • XING SE, Dammtorstrasse 30, 20354 Hamburg,


In any access to our site we collect the following information about your computer: The IP address of your computer, the query made by your browser as well as the time of such query. Additionally, the status and the data volume transmitted in the course of such query will be recorded and also product and version information about the browser you use and about the operating system of your computer. Furthermore, we record the website from which access to our page was made. The IP address of your computer will only be saved for the term during which you use our website and will be immediately deleted or anonymized by abbreviation. The remaining data will be saved for a limited term. We use such data for the operation of our website, in particular for the identification and elimination of website errors, for the identification of the utilized capacity and to make adjustments or improvements (legal basis: Article 6 paragraph 1 page 1 lit. a GDPR).

Web Tracking by Using DiVa

For the purpose of marketing and optimization (legal basis: Article 6 paragraph 1 page 1 et seq. GDPR), we use products and services of Burda Direct GmbH (DiVa) on this web page. In this context, we collect, process and save data from which anonymous user profiles are created. For this purpose, cookies can be used. Cookies are small text files which are saved in the Internet browser of the visitor and are used for the recognition of the Internet browser. The collected data will be transmitted to Burda Direct GmbH. Burda Direct GmbH has the right to use information which are remains from visits to our web pages to create anonymized user profiles. You may object the collection, processing and saving of data any time with effect for the future: Exclude from website tracking.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. “(“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 the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google in advance within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address 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 activity and to provide other services to the website operator in connection with website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part 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 this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading the browser plugin available at the following link [] and installing it or alternatively by clicking on the following link to set a so-called opt-out cookie. Disable Google Analytics with Opt-Out-Cookie

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This means that IP addresses are shortened for further processing in order to exclude direct personal references.

We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. We can use the statistics obtained to improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has subjected itself to the EU-US Privacy Shield. . The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Further information on data processing by Google can be found in Google’s data protection declaration:


If you would like to subscribe to our electronic newsletter, it is necessary to enter your e-mail address. In addition, you can voluntarily enter your first and last name as well as your company. The Mailchimp service is used to measure the success in receiving the newsletter by subscribers. We receive information on who opened the newsletter and which links were clicked. This is done in order to constantly improve our newsletter and to offer you the best possible service. The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a GDPR. We use the Mailchimp service of Rocket Science Group LLC (675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA) as part of order processing within the meaning of Art. 28 GDPR. The Rocket Science Group is certified according to the EU-US Privacy Shield. You may cancel your newsletter subscription for at any time (notice in the newsletter).

Embedded Contents of Third Parties (Google Maps, YouTube etc.)

If contents provided by third parties such as Google Maps or YouTube are displayed on our web pages, your IP address and the contents displayed under “logfiles” must be transmitted to the third-party provider for the purpose of making available such contents and of displaying them in your browser. We have no influence on the processing of data by the third-party provider. If you have logged on with the third-party provider with a user account, the third-party provider will be enabled to assign your user behavior to your user account. The third-party provider will perhaps save your data as a user profile and use them for advertising purposes. Objections against the creation of such user profiles must be raised to the third-party provider.

You will find further information about the purpose and scope of data collection and the processing of such data by the third-party provider in the data privacy statement of the third-party provider. You will also get further information about your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy there:

Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA; Google is certified according toEU-US Privacy Shield.

YouTube, LL.C., 901 Cherry Avenue, Second Floor, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; YouTube is certified according to EU-US Privacy Shield.

Revocation of Consent and Objection against Data Processing

If you have given consent to us, you may revoke it any time with effect for the future.

If our processing of our personal data is based on the weighing of interests, you may raise an objection against data processing. If you execute this right of objection, please quote to us the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the case that your objection is justified, we will verify the situation and will either suspend or adjust data processing, or we will explain to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection on which we base our continued processing of your data.

You may raise an objection against the processing of your personal data for the purpose of advertising and data analysis any time.

You may send your revocation or objection under your contact data under “responsible person”.

Your Rights

You have the following rights to us with regard to your personal data:

  • Right to information
  • Right to correction or deletion
  • Right to restriction on processing
  • Right to objection against processing
  • Right to data portability

You also have the right to complain about our processing of your personal data to a supervisory authority for data privacy.

Responsible Person

ESSERT GmbH, Großer Sand 18, D-76698 Ubstadt-Weiher, Phone: +49 7251 32641 00, Fax: +49 7251 32641 99,

Data protection officer: or under our postal address, adding “der Datenschutzbeauftragte (data protection officer)”