Privacy policy

The operator of this website is taking the protection of your personal data very seriously. We‘re treating your personal data confidentially and according to the data protection laws as well as this privacy statement.

Use of this website is generally possible without providing any personal data. Any collection of personal data (e.g. name, adress or e-mail adress) is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This data will not provided to third parties without your consent.

We‘re pointing out that there as a possibility of security gaps in case of data transfer in the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail). Gapless protection from unauthorized access by third parties is not possible.


Retraction of consent to data processing

Certain operations in processing your data are only possible with your consent. Retraction of your consent is possible at any time. For retraction suffices an informal notification through e-mail. Legality of your already processed data will not be affected.

Right to complain at your competent supervisory authority

In case of a violation regarding the data protection laws you have the right to file a complaint at your competent supervisory authority. The competent supervisory authority in regards to data protection is the commissioner of data protectionof the federal state in which our company is seated. The following link provides a list of commissioner of data protection as well as their contact data:

Right to data portability

You have the right to have us with your consent or contractually hand over your processed data to you or any third parties. Provision will be in a machine readable format. If you demand the direct transfer to another responsible party will only occur if it is technically feasible.

Right to inquiry, rectification, blocking, deletion

At any time you have the right to a free of charge inquiry about your saved personal data, origin of data, their recipient and purpose of the data processing within the framework of existing legislation and if need be a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of said data. Concerning this matter and other questions referring to the subject of personal data you can contact us via the contacts in the Impressum at any times.

SSL- or TLS-encryption

For safety reasons and to protect your send data our website uses an SSL- or TLS-encryption. That way data sent through our website is not accessible to any third parties. You will recognize an encrypted connection by „https://“ in your adress line or the lock-symbol the the browser line.

Commissioner of data protection

Rainer Hesse
Pferdmengesstr 1
50968 Köln

Phone Number: 0221-3768248


In Server-Log-Files the provider of the website automatically saves any information your browser is automatically sending to us. Those are:

  • Visited pages on our domain
  • Date and time of the server inquiry
  • Browsertype and -version
  • Used Operating System
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • IP-Address

Their is no merging of this data and other data sources. Basis of data processing is Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill contractual or pre-contractual actions.



Our website is using cookies. Cookies are small text files your browser is saving on your computer. They are helping us making our website more userfriendly, efficient and secure.

Some Cookies are “Session-Cookies”. They will delete themselves at the end of your browser session. Other cookies will remain on your computer until you delete them manually. They will help us recognize you upon your return to our website.

With a modern browser your can monitor, restrict and prevent the setting of new cookies. Many browser can be adjusted to erase cookies alongside closing the program. Decativiting cookies can cause a restricted functionality of our website.

Setting cookies, which are necessary for electronic communication or provision of desired functions (e.g. shopping basket) , occurs on basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As providers of this website we have a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically faultless and smooth provision of our services. If any other cookies are set (e.g. for analyzing functions), they‘ll be covered separately.

Browser Plugin

Setting cookies by your browser is preventable. However several functions of our website could be restricted by that. Likewise can the acquisition of data regarding your website-usage including your IP-address along with subsequent processing by Google be prevented. This can be done by downloading and installing a browser plugin from the following link:


Contact form

Data sent through the contact form including your contact data will be saved in order to process your request or to be available for further questions. A transfer of this data will not take place without your consent.

Processing of data sent through the contact form exclusively occurs with your consent(Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO). Retraction of your consent is possible at any time. For retraction suffices an informal notification through e-mail. Legality of your already processed data will not be affected.

Data sent through the contact form will remain saved by us until you either ask us to delete them, retract your consent of storage or there is no necessity of data storage anymore. Mandatory legal regulations – particularly storage periods – remain unaffected.


If you want to receive our offered newsletter, we will require a verifiable e-mail address and your consent to receive said newsletter. Further data is not required. This data will exclusively be used to receive the requested information and will not be transferred to any third parties.

Consent for data storage and the usage of the e-mail address for the transmission of our newsletter can be retracted at any time, like through the „unsubscribe “-link in the Newsletter.



Our website uses plugings of the social network Facebook, Provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize said Facebook-plugins by the Facebook-Logo or „Like-Button“ („Gefällt mir“) on our pages. You can find an overview for these Facebook- plugins here:

Upon your visit of our website a connection between your browser and the Facebook-servers will be established by the plugin. Facebook will receive the information of you visiting our website with your IP-address. If you press the Facebook „Like-Button“ while being logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages with your Facebook profile.This way Facebook can associate your visit of our website with your profile. We‘re pointing out that we won‘t receive any information about the contents of the transmitted data or its usage by Facebook. More information can be found in Facebook‘s privacy statement:

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit on our website with your Facebook profile, please log off your Facebook account.


Our website measures conversions using visitor action pixels from Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”).

These allow the behavior of site visitors to be tracked after they click on a Facebook ad to reach the provider’s website. This allows an analysis of the effectiveness of Facebook advertisements for statistical and market research purposes and their future optimization.

The data collected is anonymous to us as operators of this website and we cannot use it to draw any conclusions about our users’ identities. However, the data are stored and processed by Facebook, which may make a connection to your Facebook profile and which may use the data for its own advertising purposes, as stipulated in the Facebook privacy policy. This will allow Facebook to display ads both on Facebook and on third-party sites. We have no control over how this data is used.


Usage of Facebook-Pixel is based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO. Der provider of the website has a legitimate interest in effective advertising efforts with the inclusion of social media. Provided consent was given (e.g. consent to storage of cookies), te procesing exclusively occurs on the basis of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. a DSGVO; consent is retractable at any time.

Check out Facebook’s privacy policy to learn more about protecting your privacy:

You can also deactivate the custom audiences remarketing feature in the Ads Settings section at . You will first need to log into Facebook.

If you do not have a Facebook account, you can opt out of usage-based advertising from Facebook on the website of the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance:




Our website uses plugins form YouTube for integration and portrayal of video contents. Provider of the video portal is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

Upon your visit of our website a connection between your browser and the YouTube-servers will be established by the plugin. YouTube will receive information about which of our pages you‘ve been visiting.

YouTube can associate your surfing behaviour with your personal profile, provided you‘re logged into your YouTube account. This is preventable by logging off your YouTube profile beforehand.

Usage of YouTube occurs in the interest in an appealing portrayal of our online services. This is a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO dar.

You can find details about the handling of user data in the privacy policies of YouTube:



Our pages include functions of the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that, as the provider of the pages, we are not aware of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. For more information, please see Twitter’s privacy policy at

You can change your Twitter privacy settings in your account settings at:



Our pages include functions of the Instagram service. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Instagram.

For more information, please see Instagram’s privacy policy:



Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you visit one of our pages that contains functions of LinkedIn, a connection to LinkedIn’s servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend button” of LinkedIn and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We point out that we as provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn.

For more information, please see LinkedIn’s privacy policy at:

LinkedIn Insight Tag

This site contains analysis and conversion tracking technology from LinkedIn Inc. (2029 Stierlin Ct, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, hereinafter “LinkedIn”).

LinkedIn’s aforementioned technology allows you to view more relevant advertisements based on your interests. LinkedIn also provides us with aggregated and anonymous reports of advertising activity and information about how you interact with our site. LinkedIn uses a Javascript code (Insight Tag) to do this, which in turn sets a cookie in your web browser or uses a pixel.

LinkedIn’s Insight tag collects information about the use of our website, including URL, referrer URL, IP address, device and browser properties, timestamps, and page views. Data collected through the LinkedIn Insight tag is encrypted and anonymized within 7 days. The anonymized data is deleted within 90 days. LinkedIn does not share any personally identifiable information with the owner of the website, but only provides aggregated reports about the website’s target audience and display performance.

In connection with the use of LinkedIn Conversion Tracking, the information collected is also processed on servers of LinkedIn Inc. in the USA. LinkedIn is certified under the US-EU Privacy Shield and is committed to complying with European data protection laws.

The LinkedIn Insight tag is used on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in effective advertising measures, including social media. If a corresponding consent has been requested (e.g. a consent to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.

If you do not want us to evaluate your user behavior in connection with LinkedIn ads, you can deactivate it by opting out at the following link:

Alternatively, you can prevent the evaluation of your user behaviour in connection with LinkedIn by setting the appropriate cookie in your browser.

LinkedIn’s privacy policy contains additional information on how to protect your privacy:



Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time you access one of our pages that contains XING functions, a connection to XING servers is established. To our knowledge, personal data will not be stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.

Further information on data protection and the XING Share button can be found in XING’s data protection declaration at:


Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter: Google).
Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield

Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.
The Google Analytics service is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site.

Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, place, time, or frequency of your visits to our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function, whereby Google truncates the IP address within the EU or the EEA before it is transmitted to the US.
The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and of the internet in general.
Google states that it will not connect your IP address to other data. In addition, Google provides further information with regard to its data protection practices at, including options you can exercise to prevent such use of your data. In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at in addition with further information. This add-on can be installed on the most popular browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs Google Analytics’ JavaScript (ga.js) that no information about the website visit should be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analytics services we may use as detailed herein.