Responsible in the sense of the data protection laws is:
80 Pine Street, Floor 24
New York, NY 10005
Authorized representative board director:
Tel.: +1 212-584-9724
Data Protection and Data Privacy
Protecting your data is of utmost importance to us. We always treat personal information confidential and in accordance with European Laws and Regulations. We only collect and process personal information if this is required while entering into a contract or to fulfill a contract, and always in compliance with Article 6 of the GDPR.
In general, for using our website it is not required to provide personal information. For delivering certain offers from our website voluntarily, provided personal information is used, like name and postal address or communication data like phone number and email address.
Without your explicit consent your data is not forwarded to third parties. We would like to point out that processing data over the internet (like communicating via email) might cause harm through security issues and therefore complete protection of data is not possible.
In case you contact us via the contact form we store your provided information including the provided contact to process your request and for potential follow up. Without your explicit consent we will not share the data with a third party.
Our newsletter(s) informs you with news regarding our products and services. For sending the newsletter(s), we need a valid email address and additional information that proves that you are the holder of the email address or that the holder of the email address agrees to receive our newsletter(s). This data is only used to send the newsletter(s) and is not shared with a third party.
While signing up to the newletter(s) we store your IP address and the current date, but only to verify that you are signed up and especially in the case, that someone signed up in your name without you consent.
You can cancel the newsletter(s) at any time, either by clicking the unsubscribe link or by sending a note to the contact person specified in this policy.
Storage duration for personal data
Your personal data is stored only for the period necessary to fulfill the task or deemed by Law or Regulation. With completing the task or with expired retention we routinely delete such data and in compliance with rules and regulations.
As with many other websites we use so called cookies to provide best user experience. Cookies are small text file that are stored by your browser on your computer. Through the cookies we receive information like IP address, browser, operating system and internet connection. These cookies cannot be used to start programs or to transmit viruses. Through the cookies we are able to recognize your browser while revisiting, ease your navigation through our website and provide correct view of our website. In no case this data is shared with a third party nor a connection between personal data and the cookies is made without your consent.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies” which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users interact with the site. 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. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted 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 website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and Internet use.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser-Plugin through this link:
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)
Our website uses so called Social Plugins (“Plugins”) of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”).
The plugins are identifiable by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on a blue background or a “thump-up” sign) or are identified by the phrase “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the look of Facebook Social Plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
While visiting our website a connection between your browser and Facebook is established. Facebook receives information that our website was visited with your IP address. If you are logged in to Facebook and click the “Like Button” our website content is linked into your Facebook profile. Purpose and detail of the data assessment and the further use and analysis of the Data through Facebook and your thus related personal rights and control functions to protect your private data can be found in the data disclaimer of Facebook: www.facebook.com/policy.php . We state that we, as the provider of this website, do not have receive information about the content of the transmitted data and the usage by Facebook. If you are a member of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect your data via our website and stores it in relationship to your Facebook member account, you will need to log out of Facebook prior to the visit of our website and you may also have to delete any related cookies stored locally by Facebook.
Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter
On our website features of Twitter are embedded. These features are provided by Twitter Inc. (“Twitter”), 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “re.tweet” function the visited websites are linked with your Twitter profile and made public to other users. Doing so, data is transmitted to Twitter. We state that we, as the provider of this website, do not have receive information about the content of the transmitted data and the usage by Twitter. Further information can be found within the data privacy statement of Twitter found under http://twitter.com/privacy. Your data privacy settings in Twitter can be changed in the account settings found under http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Your right to information, correction, locking, deletion and revocation
At any time, you have the right to receive information about your personal data stored by us. Furthermore, you have the right to request a correction, lock or – if this does not interfere with legal retention requirements – deletion of your personal data. In this case please contact our data protection officer (“Datenschutzbeauftragter”), whose contact data can be found at the end of this policy. This way you can also request changes or revocation of a consent, which will be honored from receiving forward.
Changes to our data privacy policies
Last update: February 25th, 2019