1. An overview of data protection
The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website.
Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified.
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator.
The operator’s contact details can be found in the website’s required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.
Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are
primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed
the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website.
Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge.
You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted.
You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection.
You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Analytics and third-party tools
When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior.
This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e.
we will not be able to identify you from this data.
You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools.
You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your
personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this
If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal
information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to
security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for
processing data on this website is:
TEL Data System Vertriebs GmbH
Isener Strasse 15
Telephone: +49 – 8121 – 410118
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others
decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing
operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with
future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive
your request may still be legally processed.
Right to file complaints with regulatory
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file
a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters
related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our
company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the
following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_linksnode.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we
process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third
party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another
responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of
the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator.
recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from
“http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be
provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well
as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to
have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in
our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context
of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not
expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited
advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
3. Data collection on our website
Some of our
make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on
your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called
“session cookies.” They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your
device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when
you next visit the site.
that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your
browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject
them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the
functionality of this website.
Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or
to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6
paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to
ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide,
to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. You may revoke
your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before
we receive your request may still be legally processed.
We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its
storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially
those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
4. Social media
Facebook plugins (Like & Share buttons)
Our website includes plugins for the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The
Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our site. For an overview
of Facebook plugins, see https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. This
enables Facebook to receive information that you have visited our site from your IP address. If you click
on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link
the content of our site to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visits to our site with
your user account. Please note that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of
the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses these data. For more information, please see
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site
with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Functions of the Twitter service have been integrated into our website and app. These features are
offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use
Twitter and the “Retweet” function, the websites you visit are connected to your Twitter
account and made known to other users. In doing so, data will also be transferred to Twitter. We would
like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data
preferences with Twitter can be modified in your account settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings.
Our pages use Google+ functions. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600
Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and disclosure of information:
Using the Google +1 button allows you to publish information worldwide. By means of the Google+ button,
you and other users can receive custom content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the
fact that you have +1’d a piece of content and information about the page you were viewing when you
clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed together with your profile name and photo in Google services, for
example in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and advertisements on
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for
you and others. To use the Google + button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must
contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used by all Google services. In some cases,
this name may also replace a different name that you have used to share content via your Google
account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or other
information that can identify you.
Use of collected data: In addition to the uses mentioned above,
the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection policies.
Google may publish summary statistics about users’ +1 activity or share it with users and partners, such
as publishers, advertisers, or affiliate websites.
5. Analytics and advertising
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google
Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”. These are 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.
Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in
analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP
address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the
European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP
address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf
of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity,
and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The
IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data
held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being
stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so
may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data
generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google,
and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at
the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by
clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on
future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
Demographic data collection by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic
features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests
of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data.
This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at
any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data
by Google Analytics as described in the section “Refusal of data collection”.
6. Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is
operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066,
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube
servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have
If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your
browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest
pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in
the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Google Web Fonts
For uniform representation of fonts, this page uses web fonts provided by Google. When you open a
page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache to display texts and fonts
For this purpose your browser has to establish a direct connection to Google servers.
Google thus becomes aware that our web page was accessed via your IP address. The use of Google
Web fonts is done in the interest of a uniform and attractive presentation of our website. This constitutes a
justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a
standard font is used by your computer.