Data protection

  1. Name and contact details of the controller and the company data protection officer

This data protection information applies to data processing by:



Harpener Hellweg 89

44805 Bochum


fon + 49 234 239330

Fax + 49 234 2393320

  1. Collection and storage of personal data and the nature and purpose of their use

A) visiting the website

When you visit our website automatically send information to the server of our website through the browser that is used on your device. This information is stored temporarily in a so-called logfile. The following information is recorded without your intervention and is stored until automated deletion:

  • IP address of the requesting computer,
  • Date and time of access,
  • Name and URL of the retrieved file,
  • Website from which access is made (referrer URL),
  • The browser you are using and, if necessary, the operating system of your computer and the name of your access provider.

The aforementioned data are processed by us for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a smooth connection of the website,
  • Ensuring a comfortable use of our website,
  • Evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • For further administrative purposes.

The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO. Our legitimate interest follows from the above listed purposes for data collection. In no case shall we use the collected data for the purpose of drawing conclusions on your person.

We also use cookies and Analysis Services when you visit our website. For further explanations, please see para. 4 and 5 of this privacy policy.

b) When using our contact option

In case of questions of any kind we offer you the possibility to contact us via an email address provided on the website. It is necessary to provide a valid email address so that we know who the request came from and to be able to answer it. Further information may be made voluntarily.

The data processing for the purpose of contacting us is carried out in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. A DSGVO on the basis of your voluntarily granted consent.

The personal data collected by us for the use of the contact form will be automatically deleted upon completion of the request you have made.

  1. Transfer of data

Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those listed below.

We only share your personal information with third parties if:

  • According to article 6 (1) p. 1. (a) have given DSGVO express consent to
  • The disclosure in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. (f) DSGVO is necessary for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims and there is no reason to believe that they have an overriding interest in the non-disclosure of their data,
  • In the event that, for the transfer referred to in article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. (c) DSGVO a legal obligation, and
  • Permitted by law and in accordance with article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. (b) DSGVO is required for the settlement of contractual relationships with them.
  1. Cookies

We use cookies on our site. These are small files that your browser automatically creates and that are stored on your device (laptop, tablet, smartphone, etc.) when you visit our site. Cookies do not damage your device, do not contain viruses, trojans or other malicious software.

The cookie is used to store information that is related to the specific device used. However, this does not mean that we are immediately aware of your identity.

The use of cookies serves on the one hand to make the use of our offer more pleasant for you. So we use so-called session cookies to recognize that you have already visited individual pages of our website. These will be deleted automatically after leaving our site.

In addition, we also use temporary cookies to optimize the user experience, which are stored on your device for a specified period of time. If you visit our site again to use our services, we will automatically recognize that you have already been with us and what entries and settings you have made so that you do not have to enter them again.

On the other, we use cookies to collect statistically the usage of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you (see point 5). These cookies allow us to automatically recognize that you have already been with us when you visit our site again. These cookies are automatically deleted after a defined time.

The data processed by cookies are for the aforementioned purposes for the protection of our legitimate interests as well as the third party under article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO required.

Most browsers accept cookies automatically. However, you can configure your browser not to store cookies on your computer or to always display a message before a new cookie is created. However, full disabling of cookies may result in you not being able to use all the features of our website.

  1. Analysis tools

A) Tracking tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are based on article 6 (1) p. 1 lit. F DSGVO performed. With the tracking measures to be used, we want to ensure a tailored design and continuous optimization of our website. On the other, we use the tracking measures to collect statistically the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. Such interests shall be regarded as entitled within the meaning of the aforementioned provision.

The respective data processing purposes and categories can be traced from the corresponding tracking tools.

i) Google Analytics1

For the purpose of design and continuous optimization of our pages we use Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of the Google Inc( (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”). In this context, pseudonymised usage profiles are created and cookies are used (see under para. 4). The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website, such as

  • Browser type/version,
  • Operating system used,
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
  • Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address),
  • Time of the server request,

are transferred to a Google server in the United States and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the Internet for the purposes of market research and Appropriate design of these Internet pages. This information may also be transferred to third parties if this is required by law or if third parties process this data in order. In no case will your IP address be merged with other data from Google. The IP addresses are anonymized so that an assignment is not possible (IP-masking).

You can prevent the installation of the cookies by a corresponding setting of the browser software; However, we would point out that in this case, not all functions of this website can be used in full.

You can also prevent Google from capturing the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of such data by a Download and install the browser add-on (

As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from capturing it by clicking on this LinkClick. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you must reset the opt-out cookie.