The privacy of your data is very important to us when visiting our website. Below you will find information about what data are gathered during your visit to our website and how they are used. Furthermore, you will get information about what rights you have with regard to the use of your data.

1. Responsible entity in terms of the data protection law
The responsible entity acc. to Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is:

Peter-Jakob-Busch-Straße 26
47906 Kempen

Managing Directors: Nicole Petersen, Guido Scheibe

2. Definition of personal data
Personal data is information that can be associated with you as an individual. This includes information such as your name, address, email address and telephone number, for example.

3. Data collection when you visit our website
(1) If you use the website for information purposes only, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit f GDPR):
• IP address
• Date and time of request
• Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
• Content of the request (specific page)
• Request status/HTTP status code
• Respective volume of data transferred
• The website from which the request originates
• Browser
• Operating system and its user interface
• Language and version of the browser software.
The data set out above is stored for a maximum of seven days for security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud) and then deleted.
(2) In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your hard disc and assigned to the browser used by you and which are received by the body which setting the cookie (in this case us). Cookies cannot run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They serve to make our site more user-friendly and effective (the legal basis is also Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR). (3) Use of cookies:
a) This website utilises the following types of cookies, their extent and function of which are explained in the following:
• Temporary cookies (see b)
• Persistent cookies (see c).
b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These particularly include session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, by means of which different inquiries of your browser can be assigned to the joint session. Thus, your computer can be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies will be deleted if you log out or close the browser.
c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
d) You can configure your browser settings as desired and refuse to accept third-party cookies or any cookies. Please note that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website.

4. Data collection when contacting us per email
When you contact us by email, the data you provide will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. The legal basis is Art. 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit. b GDPR. We will delete the data collected in this context after its storage is no longer required, or otherwise limit its further processing if we are required by law to continue retaining it.

5. Information disclosure
In principle, personal data relating to you will not be transferred to third parties. We will only disclose your personal data to third parties if:
• you have given your express consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. a GDPR,
• the disclosure pursuant to Article 6 para 1 sentence 1 lit. f GDPR is required for assertion, exercise or advocacy of legal claims and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest, worthy of protection, in not disclosing your data,
• in the event that a legal lobligation exists for the transfer pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 lit. c GDPR, and

6. Your Rights
You have the following rights towards us regarding your personal data:
• to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you may obtain information about the purposes of processing; the category of personal data; the categories of recipients to whom your data have been or will be disclosed; the planned retention period; the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection; the existence of a right of appeal; the origin of your data if this has not been collected by us, and requires the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, where appropriate, meaningful information about its detail;
• to immediately request the completion of or the correction of incorrect personal data stored by us in accordance with Article 16 GDPR;
• to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us in accordance with Art. 17 GDPR, unless the 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;
• to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR, insofar as the accuracy of the data is disputed by you, the processing is unlaw-ful, but you reject its deletion and we no longer need the data, but you need this to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accord-ance with Art. 21 GDPR;
• to receive your personal data which you have provided to us in a structured, current and machine-readable format or to request their transfer to another controller pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR;
• to revoke your consent provided to us at any time pursuant to Art. 7 para 3 GDPR. As a result, we would then no longer be allowed to continue processing the data obtained previously based on this consent and
• pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

7. Objection or revocation against the processing of your data
(1) If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may revoke this at any time. If you exercise this right, this will affect our ability to process your personal data after you have already given it to us.
(2) Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the balance of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary in particular for the fulfilment of a contract with you. When exercising such objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified revocation, we will examine the situation and either stop or adjust data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection, on the basis of which we will continue processing.
(3) Of course, you may object to the processing of your personal data for advertising and data analysis purposes at any time. You can inform us about your advertising contradiction under the contact data listed under clause 1.