In the following we would like to inform you about our data protection declaration. Here you will find information about the collection and use of personal data when using our website. We observe the data protection laws applicable in Germany. You can access this declaration at any time on our website. We expressly point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) is subject to security gaps and cannot be completely protected against access by third parties. The use of the contact data in our imprint for commercial advertising is expressly undesired, unless we have given our prior written consent or a business relationship already exists. The provider and all persons named on this website hereby object to any commercial use and disclosure of their data.


Area of application

This data protection statement explains to users the nature, scope and purposes of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider on this website. The responsible party within the meaning of the Basic Data Protection Regulation and other national data protection laws of the member states as well as other data protection regulations is:

Carsten Heinze
Zeppelinstraße 17
75175 Pforzheim

Phone: +49 176 50950175


The legal basis for data protection can be found in the EU Basic Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (DS-GVO), the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the Telemedia Act (TMG)


Handling of personal data via email and contact forms

You can visit our website without providing personal data. If personal data (such as name, address, e-mail address, etc.) is collected on our pages, this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. If a contractual relationship between you and us is to be established, the content of which is to be developed or changed, or if you make an enquiry to us, we will collect and use your personal data to the extent necessary for these purposes (inventory data). We collect, process and use personal data to the extent necessary to enable you to make use of our website (usage data). All personal data is only stored as long as it is necessary for the purpose stated (processing your enquiry or handling a contract). Storage periods under tax and commercial law are taken into account.


Comment functions

We collect personal data in the context of publishing content or commenting on an article or contribution only to the extent that you provide it. When a comment is published, the email address you provide is stored but not published. Your name will be published if you have not written under a pseudonym.


Comments via social networks

If you use the commenting and forwarding functions to social networks (such as Twitter or Facebook) offered on our website, visitor data is collected from these networks in each case. We have no influence on the transmission, processing, storage and use of this data. You can avoid this by not using these functions. The corresponding functions of Facebook, Twitter & Co. are only activated when you click the respective button on our site. By default, the corresponding functions are deactivated on our site.


Newsletter functions

By voluntarily entering your e-mail address in our newsletter and confirming this by double opt-in procedure, you declare your consent to receive our e-mail newsletter. You can object to this use of your e-mail address at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic rates. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Each e-mail contains a “unsubscribe” link. To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide an e-mail address. Additional voluntary information is only used to personalise the newsletter.


Google Analytics

Description and scope of data processing

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.


IP anonymisation

IP anonymization is enabled. This means that your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred 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 the website activities and to provide further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.


Browser Plugin

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 the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:


Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the collection of your information on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics. You can find more information on how Google Analytics handles user data in the Google privacy policy:


Order data processing

We have concluded a contract with Google for commissioned data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics. Demographic characteristics in Google Analytics. This website uses the “demographic features” function of Google Analytics. This enables reports to be generated which contain statements on the age, gender and interests of the site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising by Google and from visitor data from third parties. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the ad settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Objection to data collection”.


Google Web Fonts

This website uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. If the font is not already available on your device, your browser will call the required Web Fonts into your browser cache when you visit this website in order to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font is used by your device. For more information about Google Web Fonts, please visit and read Google’s privacy policy:

Legal basis for data processing

The legal basis for the processing of personal data of the user is Art.6 paragraph 1 lit.f DSGVO.

Purpose of the data processing

The processing of users’ personal data enables us to analyse the surfing behaviour of our users. By evaluating the data obtained, we are able to compile information on the use of the individual components of our website. This helps us to constantly improve our website and its user-friendliness. For these purposes, we have a legitimate interest in processing the data in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO. By making the IP address anonymous, the interest of the users in their protection of personal data is sufficiently taken into account.

Duration of storage, possibility of objection and removal the data is deleted as soon as it is no longer required for our recording purposes. In our case this is after three months.



This website uses embedded content (videos) from the YouTube page operated by Google. The website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our sites that is equipped with a YouTube video, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. This tells the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. Further information on the handling of user data can be found in the YouTube privacy policy at


Server log files

On our Internet server, as on other web servers, a log file is kept (so-called “server log files”). When you call up our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to display the website:

– Our visited website
– Date and time of access
– Quantity of data sent in bytes
– Source/reference from which you accessed the site
– Used Browser
– Operating system used

IP address used (possibly: in anonymised form)
Processing is carried out in accordance with §7 MV-DSO (cf. Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO) on the basis of our justified interest in improving system security and stability, functionality and ensuring convenient use of our website, as well as for other administrative purposes. The data will not be passed on or used in any other way. Under no circumstances will we use the data collected for the purpose of drawing conclusions about your person. However, we reserve the right to check the server log files subsequently if there are concrete indications of illegal use.



As far as possible, we do not use cookies on our website. However, some of our services require us to use cookies.

– Cookies are small files that are automatically created by your browser and stored on your end device (laptop, tablet, smartphone or similar) when you visit our site. Cookies do not cause any damage on your terminal device, do not contain viruses, Trojans or other malware.
– Information is stored in the cookie that is related to the specific terminal device used. This does not mean, however, that we obtain direct knowledge of your identity.
– The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. For example, we use so-called session cookies to recognise that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These are automatically deleted when you leave our site.
– In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimise user-friendliness, which are stored on your end device for a certain fixed period of time. If you visit our site again to make use of our services, we will automatically recognise that you have already been to our site and what entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.
– Furthermore, we use cookies to record the use of our website statistically and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimising our offer for you. These cookies enable us to automatically recognise that you have already been on our website when you visit it again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time. The data processed by cookies is required for the above-mentioned purposes in order to safeguard our legitimate interests and those of third parties in accordance with Section 7 (1, f) of the MV-DSO (cf. also 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f DSGVO).

Most browsers are set by default to accept cookies. However, you can reconfigure your browser to reject cookies or to request confirmation from you beforehand. If you reject cookies, however, this may mean that not all of our offers will work without problems for you.


SSL encryption

We use SSL transport encryption on this site. This serves, among other things, to protect confidential contents, for example in the case of enquiries to us. You can see that the connection is actually encrypted in the address line of your browser, which begins with “https://”.


Right of information, revocation and complaint

You have the right to inquire about the data collected about you at any time, free of charge and without delay. You have the right to revoke your consent to the use of your personal data at any time with effect for the future. For information, please contact the provider of this website under the contact details in the imprint. If you are concerned that your personal data has been collected or processed by us in contravention of applicable law, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory body responsible for the provider of this website:


Questions to the Data Protection Officer

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please write us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly:


Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration from time to time so that it always meets the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when new services are introduced. The new data protection declaration then applies to your renewed visit.