Data Protection

As of: May 28, 2024

Data protection declaration

As of: May 28, 2024

Overview of contents


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Jannik Pongratz
Grafensteinerweg 7
89079 Ulm


Overview of processing operations

The following overview summarizes the types of data processed and the purposes of their processing and refers to the data subjects.

Types of data processed Data

Categories of data subjects

Purposes of processing

Relevant legal bases

Relevant legal bases according to the GDPR: Below you will find an overview of the legal bases of the GDPR Basis we process personal data. Please note that in addition to the regulations of the GDPR, national data protection regulations may apply in your or our country of residence or domicile. If more specific legal bases apply in individual cases, we will inform you about these in the data protection declaration.

< strong>National data protection regulations in Germany: In addition to the data protection regulations of the GDPR, national data protection regulations apply in Germany. This includes in particular the law to protect against misuse of personal data during data processing (Federal Data Protection Act – BDSG). In particular, the BDSG contains special regulations on the right to information, the right to deletion, the right to object, the processing of special categories of personal data, processing for other purposes and transmission and automated decision-making In individual cases including profiling. Furthermore, state data protection laws of the individual federal states may apply.

Reference to validity GDPR and Swiss DSG: This data protection information serves both the information gives according to the Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection (Swiss GDP) and according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). For this reason, we ask you to note that the terms of the GDPR are used due to their broader spatial application and comprehensibility. In particular, instead of the terms "processing" of "personal data", "overriding interest" and "particularly sensitive personal data" used in the Swiss DSG, the terms "processing" of "personal data" as well as "legitimate interest" and "special categories" used in the GDPR are used of data". However, the legal meaning of the terms will continue to be determined according to the Swiss DSG within the scope of the Swiss DSG.

Security measures

We take security measures in accordance with the legal requirements, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the type, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing as well as the different probabilities of occurrence and the extent of the threat to the rights and freedoms of natural persons, appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.

The measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical and electronic access to the data as well as the access, input, transfer, securing availability and their separation. We have also set up procedures to ensure that the rights of those affected are exercised, data are deleted and responses are made to data threats. Furthermore, we take the protection of personal data into account when developing or selecting hardware, software and procedures in accordance with the principle of data protection, through technology design and through data protection-friendly default settings.

Transmission of personal data

As part of our processing of personal data, the data may be transmitted to other bodies, companies, legally independent organizational units or persons or disclosed to them become. The recipients of this data can include: B. include service providers commissioned with IT tasks or providers of services and content that are integrated into a website. In such cases, we observe the legal requirements and, in particular, conclude corresponding contracts or agreements that serve to protect your data with the receivers of your data.

International data transfers

Data processing in third countries: If we process data in a third country (i.e., outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA)) If the processing takes place in the context of using third-party services or disclosing or transmitting data to other people, bodies or companies, this will only take place in accordance with the legal requirements. If the level of data protection in the third country has been recognized by means of an adequacy decision (Art. 45 GDPR), this serves as the basis for the data transfer. Furthermore, data transfers only take place if the level of data protection is otherwise secured, in particular through standard contractual clauses (Art. 46 Para. 2 lit. c) GDPR), express consent or in the case of contractually or legally required transfer (Art. 49 Para. 1 GDPR). . We will also inform you about the basics of third-country transfers for the individual providers from the third country, with the adequacy decisions taking precedence as the basic principles. Information on third-party transfers and existing adequacy decisions can be taken from the EU Commission's information offering:

EU-US Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework: As part of the so-called "Data Privacy Framework" (DPF), the EU Commission also recognized the data protection level for certain companies from the United States as part of the adequacy decision of 10.07.2023 . The list of certified companies as well as further information on the DPF can be found to the website of the US Ministry of Commerce at https: // www. (in eEnglish). As part of the data protection information, we will inform you which service providers we use are certified under the Data Privacy Framework.

Rights of the data subjects

Rights of the data subjects from the GDPR: As a data subject, you are entitled to various rights under the GDPR, which arise in particular from Articles 15 to 21 of the GDPR:

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files or other storage notes that store information on end devices and read information from the end devices. For example, to save the login status in a user account, the contents of a shopping cart in an e-shop, the content accessed or the functions used of an online offer. Cookies can also be used for different purposes, e.g. B. for the purposes of the functionality, security and convenience of online offerings as well as the creation of analyzes of visitor flows.

Notes on consent: We use cookies in accordance with legal regulations. We therefore obtain prior consent from users, unless this is not required by law. In particular, consent is not necessary if the storage and reading of the information, including cookies, is absolutely necessary in order to provide users with a telemedia service they have expressly requested (i.e. our online offering). Strictly necessary cookies generally include cookies with functions related to the display and operability of the online offering, load balancing, security, storage of users' preferences and choices or similar to the provision of the main and secondary functions of those requested by users purposes related to the online offering. The revocable consent is clearly communicated to the users and contains information on the respective cookie use.

Notes on data protection legal bases: On which data protection legal basis we process users' personal data with the help of cookies depends on whether we ask users for consent. If users consent, the legal basis for processing your data is their declared consent. Otherwise, the data processed using cookies will be based on our legitimate interests ( business operation of our online offering and improving its usability) or, if this occurs as part of the fulfillment of our contractual obligations, if the use of cookies is necessary to fulfill our contractual obligations. We will explain the purposes for which we process cookies in the course of this data protection declaration or as part of our consent and processing processes.

Storage period:With regard to the storage period, a distinction is made between the following types of cookies:

Business services

We process data from our contractual and business partners, e.g. B. Customers and interested parties (collectively referred to as “contractual partners”) in the context of contractual and comparable legal relationships as well as associated measures and in the context of communication with the contractual partners (or pre-contractual), e.g. B. to answer inquiries.

We process this data to fulfill our contractual obligations. These include in particular the VeObligations to provide the agreed services, any update obligations and remedies in the event of warranty and other service disruptions. In addition, we process the data to protect our rights and for the purposes of the administrative tasks associated with these obligations and the company organization. In addition, we process the data on the basis of our legitimate interests in proper and business management as well as security measures to protect our contractual partners and our business operations from misuse and jeopardy of their data, secrets, information and rights (e.g. the involvement of telecommunications, Transport and other auxiliary services as well as subcontractors, banks, tax and legal advisors, payment service providers or tax authorities). Within the scope of applicable law, we only pass on the data of contractual partners to third parties to the extent that this is necessary for the aforementioned purposes or to fulfill legal obligations. About other forms of processing, e.g. B. for marketing purposes, the contractual partners will be informed within the framework of this data protection declaration.

We inform the contractual partners which data is required for the aforementioned purposes before or as part of the data collection, e.g. B. in online forms, through special markings (e.g. colors) or symbols (e.g. asterisks, etc.), or in person.

We delete the data after the expiry of statutory warranty and comparable obligations, i.e. i.e., generally after 4 years, unless the data is stored in a customer account, e.g. B. as long as they must be retained for legal archiving reasons. The statutory retention period is ten years for documents relevant to tax law as well as for commercial books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual financial statements, the work instructions required to understand these documents and other organizational documents and accounting documents, and six years for commercial and business letters received and copies of the commercial and business letters sent. The period begins at the end of the calendar year in which the last entry was made in the book, the inventory, the opening balance sheet, the annual financial statements or the management report were prepared, the commercial or business letter was received or sent or the accounting document was created and the recording was also made or the other documents have been created.

If we use third-party providers or platforms to provide our services, the terms and conditions and data protection notices of the respective third-party providers or platforms apply in the relationship between the users and the providers.

Further information on processing processes, procedures and services:

Provision of online offerings and web hosting

We process users' data in order to be able to provide them with our online services. For this purpose, we process the user's IP address, which is necessary to transmit the content and functions of our online services to the user's browser or device.

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Blogs and publication media

We use blogs or comparable means of online communication and publication (hereinafter "publication medium"). Readers' data will only be processed for the purposes of the publication medium to the extent necessary for its presentation and communication between authors and readers or for security reasons. Furthermore, we refer to the information on the processing of visitors to our publication medium within the scope of this data protection notice.