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Dear visitors, we look forward to your visit to our website. We want you to feel safe and comfortable. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. The following privacy policy is intended to inform you about how we handle the collection, use and disclosure of personal information.
Jörg Mattern
Wilhelm Loh Strasse 12
35578 Wetzlar/Germany
Data usage
In order to improve the quality and functionality of our websites and in the event of criminal prosecution, we store data on individual access to our sites for statistical purposes. This record consists of
• the page from which the file was requested,
The name of the file,
• the date and time of the query,
• the amount of data transferred,
• the access status (file transfer, file not found),
• description of the type of web browser used,
• the IP address of the requesting computer
The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (legitimate interests of the person in charge).
The o.g. The legitimate interest in data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.
Registration process
You can register on our website. As part of the registration process, we collect and process the following data:
E-mail address, name, address, company name, VAT No., phone number
These data are processed to create your usage profile, to provide you with the necessary access data, to settle any costs and to contact you.
The legal basis for the processing of the data entered during the registration is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent). Your data will be retained for as long as your profile exists and / or required for billing purposes (for example, legal retention periods).
You cannot delete your account yourself.
The data will not be transmitted to third parties.
Ordering process
As part of the ordering process, the following data may be collected:
Name, address, payment method, telephone number, e-mail
These data are used exclusively for the processing of the order and acc. the legal requirements of the companies involved in the payment process (banks, PayPal, etc.) and stored. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO (contractual obligation).
We offer the following payment methods: Credit card, Paypal, Sofortüberweisung. To execute the payment, the payment details are transmitted to the respective payment service providers. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 (1) (b) DSGVO (contractual obligation).
For better user guidance we use cookies. The use of cookies simplifies the use of websites for the user. Certain pages cannot be called up without their use or not without error. These reasons are also the legitimate interest for this data processing according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (the use of cookies for analysis purposes is covered in another point). Popular browsers offer the option of not allowing cookies. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies or enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all the features of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.
We offer users the ability to post blog comments and other posts as appropriate. This will save your IP addresses. The storage is solely for the security of the provider in the event that it comes to illegal content (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.).
In order to leave a comment, you must provide the following information: No further data than that collected during registration. Only registered users have the possibility to create comments.
The legal basis for the processing of the data entered during the registration is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a DSGVO (Consent).
We offer the opportunity to inform yourself by newsletter about innovations on our website. For this we only need your e-mail address. If you no longer wish to receive the newsletter at a later date, this is possible via a simple e-mail logout. The legal basis for processing the data after the user has registered for the newsletter is the user's consent, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. The legal basis for sending the newsletter as a result of the sale of goods or services is § 7 Abs. 3 UWG.
Contact form
You can contact us via a contact form at any time with questions or suggestions. In order to answer your questions or to send you a feedback, we need the following information: Name, first name and e-mail address. We use this data exclusively for the o.g. Purposes. The legal basis for the processing of the data transmitted in the course of using the contact form or sending an e-mail is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO. If the e-mail contact aims to conclude a contract, then additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.
Analysis programs
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, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to 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 downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install.
For more information about Google's use of your data, see and
Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising and thus also serves the financing and customer-oriented use, adaptation and updating of the website.
On this website IP anonymization is activated.
Google AdWords
This website uses the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and as part of that the conversion tracking. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on a Google-served ad. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages on this site and the cookie has not expired, we and Google may recognize that the user clicked on the ad and was redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Cookies cannot be tracked through AdWords advertisers' websites. The information gathered using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords advertisers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers are told the total number of users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a conversion tracking tag page. However, they do not receive information that personally identifies users. Users who do not want to participate in tracking can easily disable the Google Conversion Tracking cookie through their Internet browser under User Preferences. These users are not included in the conversion tracking statistics. Learn more about the Google Privacy Policy.
Use of Google Remarketing
This website uses Google Inc.'s remarketing feature. This feature is designed to present interest-based ads to web site visitors within the Google Network. A so-called "cookie" is stored in the browser of the website visitor, which makes it possible to recognize the visitor when he or she visits websites that belong to the advertising network of Google. On these pages, visitors may be presented with ads related to content that the visitor previously viewed on web pages using Google's remarketing feature.
Google says it does not collect any personal information during this process. However, if you still do not want Google's Remarketing feature, you can always disable it by making the appropriate settings at Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies for interest-based advertising through the Network Initiative by following the instructions at
Using Script Libraries (Google Web fonts)
In order to render our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries on this website, such as: Google web fonts ( ). Google web fonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to prevent multiple loading. If the browser does not support Google Web fonts or prohibits access, content will be displayed in a standard font.
The call of script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible - but currently also unclear whether and if so for what purposes - that operators of such libraries collect data.
The privacy policy of the library operator Google can be found here:
Using Google Maps
This website uses Google Maps API to visually display geographic information. When using Google Maps, Google also collects, processes and uses data about the use of map features by visitors. For more information about Google's data processing, please refer to the Google Privacy Notice. There you can also change your personal privacy settings in the privacy center.
Microsoft Bing Ads
Our online offerings also use Microsoft Conversion Tracking (Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA). Microsoft Bing Ads places a cookie on your computer if you have accessed our website via a Microsoft Bing ad. Microsoft Bing and we can thus recognize that someone clicked on an ad, was redirected to our website and reached a previously determined landing page (conversion page). We only hear the total number of users who clicked on a Bing ad and were then redirected to the conversion page. No personal information about the identity of the user is given. If you do not want to participate in the tracking process, you can also refuse the required setting of a cookie - for example, via a browser setting that generally disables the automatic setting of cookies. For more information about privacy and cookies used with Microsoft Bing, visit the Microsoft Web site
Other analysis programs
XGraph, AdNexus
Creation of pseudonymous usage profiles for web analysis
XGraph collects and stores data from XGraph Inc., a web analysis service provided by XGraph Inc., and AdNexus, a web analytics service provided by AppNexus, which generates usage profiles using pseudonyms. These user profiles are used to analyze visitor behavior and are evaluated to improve and tailor our services. Cookies can be used. These are small text files that are stored locally on the site visitor's computer, allowing them to be recognized when revisiting our website. The pseudonymised user profiles will not be provided with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without a specific, express consent of the data subject merged. You may object to the collection and storage of data for the purpose of web analysis at any time with effect for the future by refusing to accept cookies in your browser settings.
Social plugins
This website uses so-called social plugins of the social network operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). They are i.d.R. recognizable by the "thumbs-up" sign. An overview of Facebook's social plugins can be found here: .
When opening this website, a connection is established between your browser and the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and incorporated by him into the website. Unfortunately, we have no influence or knowledge about the amount of data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin.
By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the offer. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to your Facebook account. If you select the plugins, the corresponding information will be transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. Even if you are not a member of Facebook, it is possible that Facebook will learn and store your IP address. According to Facebook, the IP address is stored in Germany only anonymously.
Further information on the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook along with information about rights and settings options can be found here:
It is also possible to block Facebook social plug-ins with add-ons for your browser, for example with the "Facebook Blocker" or the add-on "AdBlock Plus" for Firefox. More information at
Google+ button
This website uses the "+1" button on the Google Plus social network operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google").
When you visit this website, you will be connected to Google's servers. Since Google's "+1" button is sent directly to the browser and is incorporated into the website by the browser, we have no influence on it and no knowledge of the extent to which Google collects data with the button. Google declares to the users that no personal data would be collected without a click on the button. Only with logged in members, such data, among other things the IP address, would be collected and processed.
For more information about the purpose and scope of the data collection, its processing and use by Google, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy, Google users can access it here: + 1button.html
This website includes the Twitter button (Tweetmeme Button). This is provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They are recognizable by the Twitter logo. With the buttons it is possible to share a post or a page of this web offer on Twitter or follow us on Twitter.
When accessing this website, it will connect to Twitter's servers. The content of the Twitter buttons is transmitted by Twitter directly to the user's browser. Therefore, we have no influence and no knowledge of the scope of Twitter over the Button collected data. According to previous knowledge, only the IP address of the user, the URL of the respective website when the button is received, but not for other purposes than the appearance of the button, used.
Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Twitter at
Other social networks
Furthermore, we use the following plugins from other social networks, which you can recognize by the corresponding symbols:
If you click on a corresponding button, the desired information is transmitted directly to these companies or services and stored there. Their hints for dealing with the data protection can be found on their websites. To avoid communication with these networks, do not press these buttons when in doubt or do not log in or out there.
Your rights as a user
a) Right to confirmation
Each data subject has the right to request information about whether personal data is being processed through them.
b) Right to information (Article 15 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right to receive free information about the personal data stored about him and a copy of this information.
c) Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)
The data subject has the right to demand from the person responsible without delay the correction of incorrect personal data concerning him.
d) Right to cancellation (right to be forgotten) (Art. 17 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right to demand that the personal data concerning them be deleted without delay, provided that one of the reasons stated by law applies and if processing is not required.
e) Right to limit processing (Article 18 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right to demand the restriction of processing, provided that one of the reasons stated by law applies.
f) Data transferability (Article 20 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right to receive personal data relating to him or her provided to a controller in a structured, common and machine - readable format and to transmit that data to another person without hindrance, provided that the processing is carried out under the consent of Art 6 (1) (a) of the GDPR or Article 9 (2) (a) of the GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Article 6 (1) (b) of the GDPR and processing is carried out by automated means, provided that the processing is not necessary for the performance of a task in the public interest or in the exercise of public authority delegated to the controller.
Furthermore, in exercising their right to data portability under Article 20 (1) of the GDPR, the data subject has the right to obtain that the personal data are transmitted directly from one controller to another, insofar as this is technically feasible and if so this does not affect the rights and freedoms of others.
g) Right to revoke a data protection consent (Art. 13 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right to revoke consent to the processing of personal data at any time if the processing referred to in Art. 6 (1) lit. a or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. a without affecting the lawfulness of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent to revocation.
h) Right of opposition (Article 21 GDPR)
Each data subject has the right, at any time, to object to personal data relating to the processing of personal data resulting from their particular situation, pursuant to Article 6 (1) (e) or (f) of the GDPR. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. When personal data are processed to operate direct mail, the data subject has the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data concerning him or her for the purposes of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.
i) Automated decisions in individual cases including profiling (Art. 22 GDPR)
Each data subject shall have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which has a legal effect on it or, in a similar manner, significantly affects it, provided that the decision
(1) is not required for the conclusion or performance of a contract between the data subject and the controller, or
(2) is permitted by Union or Member State legislation to which the controller is subject, and where such legislation contains appropriate measures to safeguard the rights and freedoms and legitimate interests of the data subject; or
(3) with the express consent of the data subject.
in the cases referred to in (1) and (3), appropriate measures shall be taken to safeguard the rights and freedoms and the legitimate interests of the data subject, including at least the right to obtain the intervention of a person by the controller, to disclose his or her own Position and contesting the decision.
Duration for which the personal data is stored
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective legally prescribed retention period. After the deadline, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, if they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract.
Foreign content
Our website may also contain content from third parties (such as YouTube videos or videos from other providers, Google Maps, RSS feeds, etc.). The providers of this content usually store Cookies on the user's computer. This can be prevented by appropriate settings of your browser, which, however, may mean that this content is not displayed correctly.
In addition, many (third party) providers store the IP address of the users in order to be able to send the corresponding content to the user's browser. On the use of the IP address at the (third) provider, we have no influence.
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