Data Protection

§ 1 Information on the collection of personal Data

(1) In the following, we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.

(2) The responsible party pursuant to Art. 4 (7) EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Alcedis GmbH (see our imprint). You can reach our data protection officer at datenschutz[at] or by telephone at 06421 804 1310.

(3) When you contact us by e-mail or via our contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, name and message) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. We delete the data accruing in this context after the storage is no longer necessary or restrict the processing if there are legal retention obligations.

(4) If we use contracted service providers for individual functions of our offer or would like to use your data for advertising purposes, we will inform you in detail about the respective processes below. In doing so, we will also state the defined criteria for the storage period.

§ 2 Your Rights

(1) You can have the following rights against us regarding the personal data concerning you:
- Right to information,
- Right to rectification or deletion,
- Right to restriction of processing,
- Right to object to processing,
- Right to data portability.

(2) You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.

§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) In the case of mere informational use of the website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security (legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f GDPR):


- IP address
- Date and time of the request
- Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
- Content of the request (concrete page)
- Access status/HTTP status code
- Data volume transferred in each case
- Website from which the request comes
- Browser
- Operating system and its interface
- Language and version of the browser software.


(2) In addition to the aforementioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive assigned to the browser you are using and through which the body that sets the cookie (here by us), certain information flows. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer as a whole more user-friendly and effective.

(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:

- Transient cookies (for this b)
- Persistent cookies (for this c).

b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. 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.

c) Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

d) You can configure your browser settings according to your preferences and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website.

§ 4 Use of Google Fonts

The website uses fonts ("Google Fonts") of the provider Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter "Google"). Your data is used for the purpose of displaying the fonts in your browser. The integration of the fonts is based on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR) in a technically secure, maintenance-free and efficient use of fonts and their uniform presentation.

We host the fonts locally on our servers in Germany, so your data is not transferred to Google.

§ 5 Use of Google Analytics

With your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR), this website uses Google Analytics of the provider Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter "Google Analytics" or "Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). In the event that IP anonymization is activated, however, your IP address will be truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

§ 6 Use of Cloudflare

This website uses services of the provider Cloudflare, Inc, 101 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.

Cloudflare operates a Content Delivery Network (CDN) and provides protection functions for the website. The data transfer between your browser and our servers flows through Cloudflare services and is analyzed there to prevent attacks. Cloudflare uses cookies for this purpose to enable you to access our website. We host these services on our servers in Germany, so your data is not transferred to third parties for this purpose. Cloudflare is used in the interest of secure use of our website and defense against harmful attacks from outside. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.