Data Protection

Data Privacy Policy according to DSGVO (The General Data Protection Regulation)

Below you will find information about personal data collection that occurs when using our website. Personal data include all data that relates to you personally, e.g. your full name, address, email addresses, the way you use the Internet, IP addresses.

1. Who is responsible for protecting data privacy in our association?

The following person(s) is/are responsible for safeguarding data privacy. Feel free to contact them at any time:

Karin Wolf
Industriestraße 5
DE-36272 Niederaula
+49 6625 344 18 0

2. Which personal data do we collect?

We collect, store, use, transmit or delete personal information only when you communicate with us directly. The data we collect depends on the reason why you have contacted us. Some of this data could include:

Personal details such as your first and last name, address, date and place of birth, email address, telephone number, and data regarding your online behavior and preferences, e.g. IP addresses, unique mobile device mapping, data about your visits to our website, and devices you used to visit our website

3. Who receives your personal data?

If individual functions on our website use authorized service providers, then, as part of this privacy policy, we will inform you in detail about the respective operations. In doing so, we will also state the specified criteria associated with the period of time that the data is stored.

4. What is our purpose for gathering your data and what is our justification for using it?

If you use our website for the sole purpose of finding out about us, then we only collect that personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, then we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to inform you about our website and to ensure its stability and security (legal basis for this is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. DSGVO (The General Data Protection Regulation)):

IP address
Date and time of your request
Time zone difference to Greenwich mean time (GMT)
Content of your request (the specific page)
Access Status/the HTTP status code
and the amount of data transmitted for each page
The website the request comes from
Your browser
Your operating system and its interface
Language and version of the browser software

In addition to this data, we also store cookies on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive and which are then assigned to the browser you are using. We receive certain information via these cookies. Cookies cannot run programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They serve to make what the Internet offers more user-friendly and effective overall.

Use of cookies:

This website uses the following types of cookies, whose scope and operation are explained below:
Transient cookies
Persistent cookies

Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These can include session cookies. These store a so-called session ID so that various requests from your browser can be assigned to the common session. Doing this allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period that may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.
You can configure your browser setting according to your wishes. For example, you can refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. Please be aware that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features on our website.

If you wish to communicate with us via e-mail or via a form, we will store the data you have provided (your e-mail address, your name and your telephone number, if necessary) to respond to or process your request or concern. We delete data arising in this context after the storage is no longer required, or we limit the processing if there are statutory retention obligations (legal basis is Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 (b) GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)).

5. Service integration and third-party content

Our offer sometimes includes content, services we provide and services from other providers. For example, these could include maps provided by Google Maps, videos from YouTube as well as graphics and images from other websites. Your IP address must absolutely be transmitted in order for this data to be accessed and displayed in your browser. This is how providers (hereinafter referred to as "third-party provider") detect the IP address for each user.

Although we endeavor to use only third-party providers who only need the IP address to deliver content, we have no control over whether the IP address might be stored. This process can be used for statistical purposes. We will inform our users if we become aware that their IP address is being stored.

6. What rights do you have in terms of data protection?

You have the following rights with respect to the personal data concerning you:

The right to information
The right to rectification or deletion
The right to restriction of processing
The right to object to processing
The right to data portability

7. How can you make a complaint, if necessary?

You can contact our Data Protection Supervisor with a data-processing complaint.

A list of all Federal German Data Protection Officers can be found here: