privacy statement

Provider and responsible data controller within the meaning of the Data Protection Act

HOTZ Management GmbH, Uwe Hotz, Baumgartenstr. 11a, 76597 Loffenau

Scope

With this privacy policy, users receive information about the nature, scope and purpose of using and collecting their data by the responsible provider.

Privacy

The operators of these sites take the protection of your data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. As far as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our website, this is always carried out on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect the data from access by third parties.

Integration of third party services and content

Our offer sometimes includes content services of other providers. These are sample maps provides by Google Maps, Google Web fonts or graphics and images from other websites. In order for this data to be accessible in the user`s browser, the transmission of the IP address is imperative.

The providers (hereinafter referred to as the third party provider) thus perceive the IP address in order to deliver content, we have no influence on whether the IP address may be stored. This process is used in the case for example, for statistical purposes. If we are aware that the IP address is being stored, we will point out to our users.

Google Maps

This web site uses the Google Maps product from Google Inc. By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of the automated data collected by Google Inc, its representatives and third parties.

The terms of use of Google Maps can be found under Google Maps terms of use.

“Nutzungsbedingungen von Google Maps”.

Google Web Fonts

This website uses the product Google Web fonts from Google Inc. By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of the automated data collected by Google Inc, its representatives and third parties. The terms of use of Google Web fonts can be found at  https://www.fonts.com/info/legal/privacy

Cookies

This website uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer from the server. They contain information about the browser, the IP address, the operating system and the internet connection. This data will not be passed on to third parties or associated with personal data without your consent.

Cookies meet two main tasks. They help us to facilitate the navigation through our offer and enable the correct presentation of the website. They are not used to inject viruses or launch programs. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. Users have the possibility to access our offer without cookies. To do this, the browser must change the appropriate settings. Please refer to your browser´s helper function to learn how to disable cookies. However, we would point that this may affect some of the features of this website and limit the convenience of use. The pages  http://www.aboutads.inf/choices/(USA) and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices//(Europe) allow you to manage online ad Cookies.

Server log files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

·       Browser type and browser version

·       Used operating system

·       Referrer URL

·       Hostname of the accessing computer

·       Server request time

This data cannot be assigned to certain persons. Merging this data with other data sources are not made. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.

Contact

If you send us inquiries via contact form, your details will be stored in the request form, including the contact information you provided there for the purpose of processing the request and in case of connection questions with us. We do not pass on this data without your consent.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web Analytics service from Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and which allow to analyze the use of the website. 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, due to the activation of IP anonymization on these web pages, Google`s IP address will be shortened in advance within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred ta a Google server in the United States and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to make further use of the website and Internet usage related to provide services to the website operator. The IP address submitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by using the browser plugin available at the following link (download and install). https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de 

For more information about terms of use and privacy, please see http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html  or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies

Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google+ Social Plug-in

On our website we embed the social plug-in of Google+, recognizing on the “+” sign on a white or colored background. The plug-in is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 USA. When you call a Web page with Google+ button, you connect to Google`s servers. Google will transmit the contents of the button and embed it on the corresponding Web page. At the same time Google gets the information about which page has just been called. According to Google, personal data will not be collected until the Google+ button is clicked. For members of Google + who are logged in, the following applies: Even without interaction, Google stores and processes at least IP address. We have no influence on the amount of data stored in this context. Users of Google+ who are logged into their account recommend our website by clicking on the “+1” button. Google stores in this case not only the IP address and the browser, but also the content for which +1 was given and the page. This information is stored in the user`s profile and can be displayed along with the user´s profile name and image in Google services including search results. Google uses the data, among other things, to optimize its own services. For information about Google`s privacy policy, click here: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Members of Google+ who do not want our website to collect and store data from you, please log out of your Google+ account prior to visiting our offer.

LinkedIn

Our website uses LinkedIn network features. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA, 94043, USA. When you call a Web page using LinkedIn features you connect to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that your IP address visited our website. If you click on LinkedIn`s recommend button and you are logged in into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to assign your visit to you and your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the Web pages we have no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn. For more information, see the LinkedIn Privacy Policy at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

XING

Our website uses the functions of the Xing network. The provider is Xing AG, Dammtor Straße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you retrieve one of our pages which includes features of Xing, a connection is build to servers of Xing. The storage of personal data is not done according to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are stored, or the usage behavior is evaluated. For more information on data protection and the Xing share button, please see the Xing Privacy Policy at: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklärung/Informationen

SSL Encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for reasons of security and for the protection of the transfer of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as a site operator, an encrypted connection is recognized by the fact that the browser`s address changes from http:// to https:// and to the lock icon in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Data economy

We store the personal data in accordance with the principles of data avoidance and data economy only as long as it is necessary or prescribed by the legislator (statutory storage period). If the purpose of the collected information is omitted or the storage period expires, we block or delete the data.

Your rights of information, rectification, blocking, deletion and opposition

You have the right to information on request, free of charge, about the personal data stored with us and/or to demand rectification, blocking or deletion. Exceptions: It is the required data storage for the business transaction or the data is subject to the legal obligation to retain. For these purposes please contact us. To be able to take a data lock into account at any time, itr is necessary to keep the data in a lock file for control puposes.

If there is no statutory obligation to archive, you can also request the deletion of the data. Otherwise we block the data if you wish.

Changes to our privacy policy

In order to ensure that our privacy policy always complies with the current legal requirements, we reserve the right to make changes at any time. This also applies in the event that the data protection declaration has to be adapted due to new or revised services, for example new service lines. The new privacy policy will then be accessed on your next visit to our offer.

Opposition advertising mails

The use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and information materials not expressly requested is hereby rejected. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.