Privacy Statement


Protecting your privacy and your personal data while you are using our website is important to us. For that reason, we strictly obey data protection laws, particularly the Federal Data Protection Act of the Federal Republic of Germany. Below we explain in detail which information we gather while you are visiting our website and how this information is used.

We conduct business in accordance with current German law. German law is applicable.

Personal Data

Personal data consists of individual details about the personal or business relationships of a particular or identifiable natural person (e.g., your proper name, address, telephone number, date of birth).

Collecting and Processing Personal Data

You can visit our website without providing personal information.

Personal data that you share with us on our website or via email (e.g., your name and address or your email address) is only collected in order to correspond with you and is only used in accordance with the purpose for which you provided the data to us.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Data

The information collected on this website and any information disclosed by you via email is for-warded to the responsible department within our group of companies. We guarantee that we will not forward your personal data to third parties unless legally obligated to do so or unless you previously provide consent.

Insofar as we use service providers to implement and handle processing (commissioned data processing), these contractual relationships shall be regulated in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Data Protection Act.

The Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) stipulates in § 4g that the data protection officer must, upon request, make the data available to anyone, as appropriate, in accordance with § 4e BDSG.

This information and additional details can be found in the public procedure registry, which we can provide to you upon request.


We ensure the confidentiality and security of your personal data by

  • Using your personal data, insofar as you provided this information to us via our website or via email communications, only to fulfill your requests or address your concerns,
  • Requiring our employees to uphold their duty of confidentiality,
  • Ensuring that our security measures encompass the most current technologies, as applicable,
  • Regularly testing our system’s security so that we can continue to protect any data we store despite any damage, loss, or access,
  • Requiring that our data protection officer ensure compliance with the “data privacy statement”.

Despite regular inspections, however, complete protection against all risks is not possible.


All information included on this website has been carefully reviewed. However, we do not guarantee that the contents of our websites are always correct, complete, and up-to-date.

We occasionally refer to external websites. Though we select these third-party websites carefully, we cannot guarantee and are not liable for the accuracy or completeness of the contents of those websites, nor for their data protection procedures. This data privacy statement does not apply to any linked third-party websites.


Insofar as we introduce new products or services, change online procedures, or if advances are made in internet and EDP security technology, the “data privacy statement” must be updated. We thus reserve the right to amend or supplement the statement as needed. We will publish the amendments here. For this reason, you should access the website regularly in order to inform yourself about most current version of the data privacy statement.


We employ technical and organizational measures to secure our website and other systems against loss, destruction, access, modification, or dissemination of your data by unauthorized parties. Despite regular inspections, however, complete protection against all risks is not possible.


Cookies are small text files stored on the PC of the internet user. Their purpose is, among other factors, to manage your connection while visiting websites. These files include purely technical information, no personal data.

We use cookies on various websites to make visiting our website appealing and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. Most cookies used by us are deleted from your hard disk after your browser session ends (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and allow us to recognize your computer when you re-visit our website (persistent/stored cookies). Our partner companies are not permitted to collect, process, or use any personal data on our website using cookies.Under no circumstances will we associate these cookies with personal data.

Most browsers are configured to automatically accept cookies. You may, however, deactivate saving cookies or configure your browser so that you are informed whenever cookies are sent.

We recommend activating cookies, as certain functions of our website would otherwise be severely limited.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service created by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,”text files saved on your computer which allow your web browsing to be analyzed. Any information about your use of this website generated by cookies is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. If an IP anonymizer is activated on this website, your IP address will still be saved, after truncation, by Google within EU member states or in other states which are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional situations will your full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to assess your use of the website, generate reports on website activity, and provide additional services associated with website usage and the internet usage of associated service providers as compared to the website operator. The IP address from your browser transferred by Google Analytics will not be associatedwith other Google data. You may prevent cookies from being saved by configuring your browser appropriately; however, please note that deactivating cookies may prevent certain capabilities of this website from functioning correctly. In addition, you can prevent google from collecting information generated by cookies associated with your web browsing (incl. your IP address) and prevent Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in at the following link.

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent future collection of your data when visiting this website: Deactivate Google Analytics

You can find additional information on terms of use and data protection at or

Please note that Google Analytics adds the “anonymizeIP” code on this website to allow anony-mized collection of IP addresses (IP masking).

In addition, we use Google Analytics to assess information from AdWords and the DoubleClick cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not consent to this use, you can deactivate this option using the ad settings manager.

Consent and Withdrawal of Consent

Personal information shared with us via our website is stored only long enough to fulfill the pur-pose for which you provided the information. Insofar as commercial and tax law impose mandatory information retention periods, this period of retention for certain data can last up to 10 years.

If you no longer consent to the collection of your personal information or if this information is incorrect, we will arrange to delete or block access to your data or make the necessary changes, as appropriate (insofar as permitted by current law). Upon request, you will be provided with a statement of all personal data which we have saved pertaining to you.

Application Process

We collect, process, and use your personal information to process your online applications. Any application information shared via email is forwarded directly to the human resources department and is, of course, handled with strictest confidentiality. Appropriate technological and organizational measures ensure that your personal data is handled in accordance with legal provisions—confidentiality and security are our utmost concerns. Please note that providing information via email is unencrypted and that, under certain circumstances, this information could be accessed or falsified by unauthorized parties.

You may also submit your documents to us via post, instead. After the application process is complete, but no later than 6 months afterward, your personal information will be deleted automatically unless you provide explicit consent for your data to be saved for a longer period of time.

Contact Us

For questions about the collection, processing, or use of your personal information, for notices, corrections, blocking, or deleting data, or to revoke your consent, please contact our data protection officer at: datenschutzbeauftragter[at]

Should you choose to contact us directly via email, please note that the confidentiality of this information cannot be guaranteed using this method of contact. The content of emails can potentially be accessed by third parties. Consequently, we recommend that you submit any confidential information to us exclusively via post.