Data protection / Disclaimer

Data protection / Disclaimer

We look forward to your visit to our website. Protecting your personal information is important to us, and we want you to feel secure when you visit our website. We protect your privacy and your personal information. We process your personal data in accordance with the content of this privacy policy, the country-specific data protection regulations that apply to us and the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO).
Below we give you an overview of what information we collect during your visit to our websites and how they are used:
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Name and address of the responsible body

Dr.-Ing. Ralph Seitz, Zeisigweg 10, 89520 Heidenheim, as the operator of the website, is the responsible body in the sense of the DSGVO and other, country-specific data protection regulations.
Tax  number: 64419/47415
ID Number: 59 762 084 116

Personal data

Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; a natural person is regarded as identifiable, which can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more special features, the expression of the physical , physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.

Personal information also includes information about your use of our website.

In this context, we collect personal information from you as follows: information about your visits to our website, such as the amount of data transfer, the location from which you retrieve data from our website, and other connection data and files and other content that you access. This usually happens through the use of logfiles and cookies. Further information on logfiles and cookies can be found below.

Intended purpose and affected personal data

The extent and nature of the collection, processing and use of your data differs depending on whether you visit our website solely for the purpose of retrieving information that is generally available or for services that go beyond that

a) Informational use

For a purely informative use of our website, it is generally not necessary for you to provide personal data.
Rather, in this case, when we access our websites, we only collect those data that your Internet browser automatically transmits, such as
• the IP address of your computer
• Date and time of the page view
• Your browser type, the browser version and your browser settings
• the operating system used (Windows, iOS, Linux etc.)
• the amount of data transferred and the status of transmissions
• from which website the access to our site took place
• other similar data and information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
The IP address of your computer is only stored for the time of your use of the website in so-called. Log files and then deleted immediately or anonymized by a reduction. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We use this data for the operation of our website, in particular to detect and eliminate website errors, to determine the utilization of the website and to make adjustments or improvements.

b) Use of additional services

If you use our website for further services of our company, it may be necessary for you to provide personal data.
Which personal data is required for the provision of services results from the respective input mask.
Further information can be provided voluntarily. Which information is required and which is voluntary, you can see from the fact that the mandatory information in each case with an asterisk (*) are marked.
The processing of your data is solely for the purpose of providing the performance you desire.


If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter, we need your e-mail address and confirmation that you agree with the owner of the given e-mail address and with the receipt of the newsletter. These data are collected only for the purpose of being able to send you the newsletter and to document our authorization in this regard. A transfer of the data to third parties does not take place. The order of the newsletter can be revoked at any time with effect for the future.
In addition, the following data is collected upon registration:
• IP address of the calling computer
• Date and time of registration
For the processing of the data, your consent is obtained during the registration process and reference is made to this privacy policy.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

Privacy Policy for the use of WordPress Stats

This website uses the WordPress tool Stats to statistically evaluate visitor traffic. Provider is Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.

WordPress Stats uses cookies, which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of our website is stored on servers in the USA. Your IP address will be anonymized after processing and before storage.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may limit the functionality of our website.

You can object to the collection and use of your data for the future by clicking on this link to set an opt-out cookie in your browser:

If you delete the cookies on your computer, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

Commentary on this website

In addition to your comment, the comment function on this page will also contain information about when the comment was created, your e-mail address and, if you do not post anonymously, the username you selected.

Storage of the IP address

Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who write comments. Since we do not check comments on our site before activation, we need this information in order to be able to act against the author in case of infringements such as insults or propaganda.

Subscribe to comments

As a user of the page you can subscribe to comments after registering. You will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are the owner of the given email address. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails.

Cookies and web analytics tools

a) Use of cookies
We use cookies to track the preferences of visitors and to make our websites optimally. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer when you visit our website. If you want, you can delete the cookies at any time. However, this can lead to the fact that individual functions are no longer available to you. To delete the cookies, please inform yourself in the help function of your browser.

b) Use of Google Universal Analytics
This website uses Google Universal Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). Also Google Universal Analytics uses cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. 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. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google will truncate your IP address beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other member states of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.
On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website and internet usage. The IP address sent by your browser as part of Google Universal Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you can prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the following link (http: // to download and install the available browser plug-in.
As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website:
Disable collection of Google Analytics data for this website.

Google Analytics deaktivieren

Disable collection of Google Analytics data for this website

More information can be found at  sowie unter

Please note that on this website Google Universal Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking)

c) Web analysis by Matomo (formerly PIWIK)

On our website we use the open-source software tool Matomo (formerly PIWIK) to analyze the surfing behavior of our users. The software sets a cookie on the computer of the users (for cookies see above). If individual pages of our website are called, the following data is stored:
• The visited website
• The website from which the user accessed the website
• The subpages that are called from the called web page
• The length of stay on the website
• The frequency of calling the webpage
• Two bytes of the IP address of the calling system of the user
The software runs exclusively on the servers of our website. A storage of the personal data of the users takes place only there. A transfer of the data to third parties does not take place.
The software is set so that the IP addresses are not completely stored but 2 bytes of the IP address are masked (eg In this way, an assignment of the shortened IP address to the calling computer is no longer possible.

No transfer of your personal data

We do not share your personal information with third parties; Unless you have consented to the data transfer or we are entitled or obliged by law and / or official or judicial orders to a data transfer. This may in particular be an information transfer for law enforcement purposes, security or intellectual property rights enforcement purposes.

Data security

All information you submit to us will be stored on servers within the European Union. However, we secure our website and other systems through technical and organizational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorized persons. In particular, your personal data is encrypted with us. We use the coding system TLS 1.2 (Transport Layer Security)eneral information about Google Analytics and privacy).
Please note that on this website Google Universal Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure the anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking)

Your rights

You have the right of us
• receive information about the personal data stored by us about your person free of charge (right of information)
• to ask for a confirmation as to whether we are processing your personal data (right of confirmation)
• to demand that the personal data concerning you be deleted by us without delay, provided that the processing thereof is no longer required and the other requirements of the GDPR for deletion are met (right to delete)
• request the immediate correction and completion of incorrect personal data concerning you (right of rectification)
• to require the restriction of the processing of your personal data (right to restriction of processing)
• to obtain the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format (right to data portability)
• to contradict the processing of your personal data (right to object)
• You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that will have legal effect or similarly affect you in a similar way (right of decision on a case-by-case basis).

You also have the right to revoke your consent to the processing of your personal data with effect for the future at any time. For further information on your rights, please contact our data protection officer.

Deletion and blocking of personal data after fulfillment of purpose

We only process and store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfill the purpose, but at the latest until the expiry of the legal storage and retention periods.
Upon fulfillment of the purpose and expiry of the legal storage and retention periods, the personal data will be deleted or blocked in accordance with the data protection regulations.

Right of appeal

Without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, you shall have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of its residence, place of work or place of alleged infringement, if you believe that the processing of the personal data concerning you is against the DSGVO violates.

Information, cancellation, blocking

At any time you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Online dispute resolution pursuant to Art. 14 para. 1 ODR-VO

The European Commission provides a platform for online dispute resolution (OS) available at

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Information to customers and suppliers in accordance with Art. 13 / Art. 14 DS-GVO




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