Welcome to this website! Privacy is important. Therefore, the use of this website is basically possible without any indication of personal data. If special services are to be used via this website, processing of personal data could become necessary. If the processing of personal data is necessary and there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain the consent of the person concerned.
The processing of personal data, such as name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Datenschutzgrundverordnung, DSGVO) and in accordance with the applicable country-specific data protection regulations .
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as inquiries, this site uses SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is activated, the data that you transmit cannot be read by third parties.
The security precautions are continuously improved in line with technological developments. Despite technical and organizational measures to protect personal data, Internet-based data transmissions can have security gaps, so that absolute protection cannot be guaranteed. You are therefore free to transmit personal data  in alternative ways, for example by telephone.

Section 1 - Name and address of the person responsible for processing
The person responsible within the meaning of the GDPR, other data protection laws applicable in the member states of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is:

Carolin Knorr-Hendreich

Storchenstrasse 13
76287 Rheinstetten

Mobile: +49 171 45 55 941


Section 2 - Cookies                                                                                                                                                      These internet pages use cookies. Cookies are text files that are filed and saved on a computer system via an Internet browser. Numerous websites and servers use cookies. Many cookies contain a so-called cookie ID. A cookie ID is a unique identifier of the cookie. It consists of a character string through which websites and servers can be assigned to the specific Internet browser in which the cookie was stored. This enables the visited websites and servers to distinguish the individual browser of the person concerned from other internet browsers that contain other cookies. A specific Internet browser can be recognized and identified via the unique cookie ID. By using cookies, the users of this website can be provided with more user-friendly services that would not be possible without the cookie setting. By means of a cookie, the information and offers on this website can be optimized for the user.  You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website at any time by means of a corresponding setting in the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. In addition, you can delete cookies that have already been set at any time via an Internet browser or other software programs. This is possible in all common Internet browsers. If you deactivate the setting of cookies in the Internet browser used, not all functions of our website may be fully usable.


Section 3 - Collection of general data and information                                                                                                            This website collects a series of general data and information each time it is accessed by an affected person or an automated system. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. The (1) browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrer), (4) the sub-websites, which are accessed via an accessing system on our website can be controlled, (5) the date and time of access to the website, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information used to avert threats in the event of attacks on these information technology systems. When using these general data and information, no conclusions about the data subject are drawn. Rather, this information is required to (1) deliver the content of this website correctly, (2) optimize the content of this website and the advertising for it, (3) ensure the long-term functionality of the information technology systems and the technology of this website and ( 4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for law enforcement in the event of a cyber attack. We therefore evaluate this anonymously collected data and information statistically and with the aim of increasing data protection and data security  in order to ultimately ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data that is processed. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from all personal data provided by an affected person.


Section 4 - Contact option                                                                                                                                                   Due to legal regulations, this website contains information that enables quick electronic contact and direct communication, which also includes a general address for so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If you send an e-mail or use a contact form, the personal data you transmit will be saved automatically. Such personal data transmitted by you on a voluntary basis will be stored for the purpose of processing your matter or contacting you. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties.


Section 5 - Routine deletion and blocking of personal data                                                                                                    We process and store your personal data only for the period of time necessary to achieve the purpose of storage or if this has been provided for by the European legislator for directives and regulations or another legislator in laws or regulations to which we are subject as the person responsible for processing.If the purpose of storage no longer applies or if a storage period stipulated by the European legislator for directives and regulations or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be blocked or deleted as a matter of routine and in accordance with the statutory provisions.


Section 6 - Your rights as a data subject                                                                                                                                You have the right:

  • to request information about your personal data processed by us in accordance with Art. 15 GDPR. In particular, you can obtain information about the processing purposes, the category of personal data, the categories of recipients to whom your data has been or will be disclosed, the planned storage period, the existence of a right to correction, deletion, restriction of processing or objection, the existence of a right of appeal, the origin of your data, if not collected from us, and the existence of automated decision-making including profiling and, if necessary, meaningful information about their details;
  • in accordance with Art. 16 GDPR, to immediately request the correction of incorrect or incomplete personal data stored by us;
  • according to Art. 17 DSGVO to demand the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless the processing is necessary to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information, to fulfill a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims is required;
  • in accordance with Art. 18 GDPR to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data if you dispute the accuracy of the data, the processing is unlawful, but you refuse to delete it and we no longer need the data, but you need them to assert, You need to exercise or defend legal claims or you have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 GDPR;
  • in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR, to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request transmission to another person responsible;
  • according to Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR, to revoke your consent to us at any time. As a result, we are no longer allowed to continue the data processing based on this consent for the future and
  • according to Art. 77 GDPR to complain to a supervisory authority.


Section 7 - Right to object
If your personal data is processed on the basis of legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f GDPR, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR, provided there are reasons for this, arising from your particular situation.
If you would like to make use of your right of revocation or objection, it is sufficient to send an email to the contact email address.

Section 8 - Data protection for applications and in the application process
We collect and process the personal data of applicants for the purpose of handling the application process. The processing can also take place electronically. This is particularly the case if an applicant submits the corresponding application documents electronically, for example by email or via a web form on the website. If we conclude an employment contract with an applicant, the transmitted data will be stored for the purpose of processing the employment relationship in compliance with the statutory provisions. If we do not conclude an employment contract with the applicant, the application documents will be automatically deleted two months after notification of the rejection decision, provided that deletion does not conflict with any other legitimate interests on our part. Another legitimate interest in this sense is, for example, a burden of proof in proceedings under the General Equal Treatment Act (GETA) (Allgemeines Gleichbehandlungsgesetz, AGG).

Section 9 - Legal basis of processing
Art. 6 I lit. a GDPR serves as the legal basis for processing operations for which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary to fulfill a contract to which the data subject is a party, the processing is based on Article 6(1)(b) GDPR. The same applies to such processing operations that are necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. If we are subject to a legal obligation which requires or will require the processing of personal data (e.g. to fulfill tax obligations), the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. c GDPR.

Section 10 - Legitimate interests
If the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 I lit. f GDPR, our legitimate interest is conducting our business for the benefit of all our employees and our shareholders.

Section 11 - Duration of storage
The criterion for the duration of the storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After the deadline has expired, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, provided that they are no longer required to fulfill the contract or to initiate a contract.

Section 12 - Provision of personal data
We clarify that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or can also result from contractual regulations (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes it may be necessary for the conclusion of a contract that you make personal data available to us, which must then be processed by us. For example, you are obliged to provide us with personal data if we enter into a contract with you. Failure to provide the personal data would mean that the contract with you could not be concluded.

Section 13 Existence of automated decision-making
As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.

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