Various services of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ('Google') are embedded in our website. To find out more please refer to the section headed 'Further information' below.
Google web fonts
When a user visits our website a connection is established with Google servers in order to load the required fonts. The visitor's IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA. As far as we are aware Google does not store the IP address of the accessing device required for data transmission, or amalgamate it with other Google services.
Our use of Google web fonts is based on a legitimate interest pursuant to Article 6, paragraph 1 (f) of the GPDR. We use the Google web fonts to present our content accurately and in a graphically appealing way on all browsers. This also constitutes our legitimate interest in processing personal data.
Google Tag Manager
When a user visits our website a connection is established with Google servers in order to load the script required for Google Tag Manager. The visitor's IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA. As far as we are aware Google does not store the IP address of the accessing device required for data transmission, or amalgamate it with other Google services. When Google Tag Manager itself is used no personal data are processed.
The legal foundation for using Google Tag Manager and transferring the IP address is Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) of the GDPR. We use the Google Tag Manager service to configure and manage other services we use based on our legitimate interest in order to analyse and optimise the use of this website. These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in processing personal data.
This website uses the web analysis service Google Analytics. When a user visits our website a connection is established with Google servers in order to load the script required for Google Analytics. The visitor's IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA. As far as we are aware Google does not store the IP address of the accessing device required for data transmission, or amalgamate it with other Google services.
Using Google Analytics means that when you visit our website cookies are stored on your computer that enable us to analyse how you use our website (see above). As a rule, the information on your use of this website generated by the cookie are transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. On our behalf Google will use this information to analyse the use of our website by users, compile results on website activity, and provide us with further services in connection with use of the website and Internet use.
This website anonymises IP addresses (a process referred to as 'IP masking'). This means that within member states of the European Union or countries that have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area, Google abbreviates user IP addresses. This abbreviation anonymises your IP address.
The legal foundation for using Google Analytics is Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) of the GDPR. We task Google LLC to perform these analytical services on the basis of our interests in analysing and optimising the use of this website. These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in processing personal data.
The data are automatically erased on a routine basis. Data whose retention period has expired are automatically erased once a month.
You can object to the collection of your data by Google Analytics by storing an opt-out cookie. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics, you must complete the opt-out procedure on all the devices/browsers that you use.
Please click on this link to deactivate tracking.
Please note that your decision applies only to this browser. However, should you intentionally or unintentionally delete this cookie, your objection to the storage and analysis will be invalidated. You can renew it via the aforementioned link. You can also prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser settings accordingly, or by downloading and installing the relevant browser add-on from Google.
This website uses plugins from YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA ('YouTube'), a subsidiary of Google. Video content from the platform youtube.com is shown using inline frames. The controller has no control over the delivery of the videos or the processing associated therewith.
When you visit one of our pages that embeds YouTube videos your browser connects with YouTube servers in the USA in order to load the video component/previews. When this happens the visitor's IP address and technical access data are transferred.
Furthermore, data are stored on the user's device (see above) that enable YouTube to recognise the browser used, and to aggregate data on the user's behaviour and recognise video views across several pages. YouTube can recognise that you have visited our website, possibly store this information in your personal YouTube account, and use collected data on your user behaviour for its own business purposes. YouTube videos are embedded on our website in extended data protection mode. This prevents the storage of cookies on your device.
The legal foundation for using YouTube plugins is Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) of the GDPR. We aim to provide interested visitors with information on our activities and services through videos. The service we use provides the necessary storage capacity, the needed bandwidth and the technical infrastructure for this.
We use Google's reCAPTCHA service to determine whether a human individual or a computer is inputting data on our contact or newsletter forms. Google uses the following data to check whether you are a human user or a computer: IP address of the terminal used; the website of ours that you are visiting and in which reCAPTCHA is embedded; data and duration of visit; identification data of the browser used and type of operating system; Google account, if you are logged into Google; mouse movements on the reCAPTCHA interfaces, and tasks where you are required to identify images. The legal foundation for the data processing described is Article 6 paragraph 1 (f) of the GPDR. We have a legitimate interest in this processing in order to guarantee the security of our website and protect ourselves against automated input (attacks).
On this website we use the Google Maps service to display geographical maps. We and Google are jointly responsible for the data processed via the Maps APIs. To find out more click on the link below to the agreement between Google and us on joint responsibility.
The maps are integrated through an AIP and provided by Google. Transfer of this content requires a link to be established between your computer and Google's servers. When you access a page in which Google Maps content is embedded, your IP address, the address of the page you were visiting when you accessed Google Maps and the time at which you accessed it are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have no control over the processing of data by Google.
The legal foundation for using the application programming interface on our website, and the sharing of your IP address which this entails, is Article 6, paragraph 1 (f) of the GPDR. We integrate content from Google Maps to provide our users with a cartographic overview of our locations. This makes it easier for our users to find us and easier for them to use our services. These purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in processing personal data.