12. Newsletter (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a EU-GDPR)
Our website offers the option to subscribe to a complimentary newsletter. The email address provided during the newsletter subscription process, and your name where applicable (optional information), are used to send the personalised newsletter.
In this process, we follow the principle of data economy and data avoidance only the email address and your agreement to this data protection declaration are marked as mandatory fields. Due to technical necessity as well as legal security, your IP address will be processed when subscribing to the newsletter.
Our newsletter is sent via a newsletter service provider. For this purpose, your data will be stored by us with this service provider. The company's servers are located in Europe. The processing of the data is carried out in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation.
For our account used to send the newsletter, we use the integrated data protection conformity function. Our reports evaluating the newsletter include anonymous data relating to recipients who open and click on the newsletter. Data protection compliance also prevents the collection and processing of complete IP addresses. Your data will not be passed on to other third parties in relation to the newsletter and the service provider does not receive any right to transfer your data.
Naturally you can cancel your subscription at any time using the unsubscribe option provided in the newsletter, and therefore opt out. It is also possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time via our website.