External processor: A natural or legal person, authority, institution or other party that processes personal data on behalf of the data controller.
Browser: A computer program for website display (e.g. Chrome, Firefox, Safari).
Cookies: A small text file stored locally on a user’s computer when he visits a website. This file stores data about the user’s behavior. If the user accesses the browser and visits the website again, the cookie sends the web server information about the user’s surfing behavior, based on the stored data.
This information can be about the settings the user has made on a website, but also information about the user the website has collected fully auto-matically. Subsequently, the same web server can read these locally stored text files. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. You can manage cookies in your browser functions (usually under Options or Settings). There you can disable cookies, make them subject to your consent in each case, or otherwise restrict them. You can also delete cookies at any time.
Third countries: Countries which are not subject to the EU Data Protection Directives (countries outside the EEA).
Personal data: All information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable natural person is a natural person who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by means of allocation to an ID such as a name, to an identity number, to location data, to an online name, or to one or more special characteristics which express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural, or social identity of this natural person.
Profiling: Any type of automated personal data processing that uses the data to analyze certain personal aspects relating to a natural person. This is done in particular to analyze or predict aspects such as the natural person’s work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, location, or change of location.
Services: Our offerings to which this data protection declaration applies (see Scope of validity).
Tracking: Collection and analysis of data about the behavior of users of our site.
Tracking-technologies: Tracking can be achieved using the logfiles stored on our web servers, or using data logging from your terminal device by means of pixels, cookies, and similar tracking technologies.
Processing: Any process performed with or without the help of automation or any such series of processes in connection with personal data such as the collection, logging, organization, sorting, storage, modification or alteration, reading, requesting, use, disclosure by means of transfer, dissemination, or any other form of provision, comparison or linking, restriction, deletion, or destruction.