Data privacy

We collect and process personal data only to the extent required to provide our service: For the transmission of websites via Internet the IP address of the computer accessing the website must be known. However, we do not know the identity of a particular user nor do we try to establish such user’s identity. Our website does not secretly collect personal data (for instance through cookies). We do not create user profiles nor do we use data mining tools to evaluate usage behavior.

Your personal data are in good hands with us. We treat them as confidential and only use them in compliance with data protection laws (incl. the German Federal Data Protection Act and the German Telemedia Act). We use personal data only for the purposes for which they have been collected; we do not transmit them to third parties.

Contact form

If you contact us via our contact form we will store the information from the contact form including your contact details in order to process your request and for any future questions that may arise. We will not share these details with others without your consent. We take the required technical and organizational actions to ensure appropriate protection of personal data.

Disclosure, deletion and blocking of data

We delete personal data if requested to do so by the person concerned. In such a case, please send an email to the email address info(at)aran-holding.de. The data are processed in Bad Schwartau. No personal data are processed outside the scope of the European Data Protection Directive.

Disclaimer

Pursuant to section 7, subsection 1 of the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, “TMG”) ARAN Holding GmbH, Bad Schwartau, is responsible for own content made available for use. Pursuant to sections 8 sqq. of the TMG we assume no or only limited liability for foreign content. We herewith expressly exclude any liability for content of linked sites and expressly declare that we do not endorse their content in any way whatsoever. This declaration covers all links incorporated on this website. Under no circumstances will we be responsible for content on Internet sites that refer to our website.

Cookies

Some pages of this website contain so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our services more user-friendly, efficient and safe. Cookies are small text files stored locally on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Some cookies will be stored on your local equipment until you delete them. They allow us to recognize your computer on your return.

You can adjust the settings of your browser so that you will be informed when cookies are set and can each time choose to accept or reject them. You can also configure your browser to accept cookies under certain conditions or to reject them generally. Furthermore, you can activate automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Data privacy statement regarding the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service of Google Analytics. This service is provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” – text files that are stored on your computer. They are able to analyze how you use the website. The information generated by a cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA where it will be stored.

If, however, IP address anonymization has been activated on this website, Google truncates your IP address within the member states of the European Union or within other states that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the owner of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website provider with other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. The IP address transferred by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software. Please note, however, that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Vimeo

Our website incorporates videos hosted on Vimeo.com, a service offered by Vimeo, LLC („Vimeo“). When you access videos via Vimeo a connection to the servers of Vimeo in the USA is established. As a result certain information is transferred to Vimeo. It is also possible that cookies are stored on your local equipment by Vimeo. In addition, Vimeo offers other functionalities such as rating or sharing videos. This may require you to log on to Vimeo or certain third party providers (such as Facebook or Twitter) with your user account to enable them to allocate the information sent by you to your user account. These functionalities are only offered by Vimeo and the third party providers, and you should carefully check their data privacy policies before you use the functionalities. ARAN will not be informed of the contents of the data collected by Vimeo or the third party provider and does not have any influence on the use of such data.

For more information on the collection and use of your personal information by Vimeo and your rights in this respect please refer to Vimeo’s Privacy Policy found at vimeo.com/privacy.