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Data Protection, Privacy Policy

Declaration on information obligation

The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Therefore we process your data exclusively on the basis of the relevant legal regulations (DSGVO, TKG 2003). In this privacy policy we inform you about the most important aspects of data processing on our website.

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The data processing takes place on the basis of the legal regulations of the § 96 Abs 3 TKG as well as the art 6 Abs 1 a) (consent) and / or f (legitimate interest) of the DSGVO.

Our concern according to the DSGVO (legitimate interest) is the improvement of our offer and our website. Since the privacy of our users is important to us, the user data (including your IP address) is pseudonymized. As a result, only a very rough localization is possible. The user data is kept for a period of 6 months.

From this data, pseudonymized usage profiles can be created and evaluated for the same purpose. The information in the pseudonymous user profile is not used to personally identify the visitor to this website and is not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.

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You can reach us under the above mentioned contact details.

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