The protection of your personal data is very important to us. In the following we would like to inform you in detail about the type, scope and purpose of the processing of your personal data.

Data controller / Responsibility

Data controller in the sense of Article 4 No. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR):

MKA | Quadrat GmbH, represented by Alexandra Schlösser

Kirchfeldstraße 12

82216 Maisach, Germany

Collection of personal data when visiting our website

If you use the website for informational purposes only, i.e. if you do not send us information elsewhere, we only collect the personal data that your browser sends to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which are technically necessary for us to display our website and to ensure its stability and security. The legal basis for this is Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR:

– IP address

– Date and time of the request

– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (“GMT”)

– Content of the request (“concrete page”)

– Access Status/ HTTP Status Code

– Amount of data transferred in each case

– Website from which the request comes

– Browser

– Operating system and its interface

– Language and version of the browser software.

Use of cookies

Cookies are used on our website. Cookies are text files that are stored in the internet browser or by the internet browser on the user’s computer system. If a user calls up a website, a cookie can be stored on the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that enables the browser to be uniquely identified when the website is visited again.

We use necessary (essential, absolutely necessary) cookies. These cookies are absolutely necessary for the operation of a website, for example to store logins or other user entries or for security reasons.

The purpose of using technically necessary cookies is to simplify the use of websites for users. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. It is necessary that the browser is recognized even after a page change. The collected necessary Cookies are not used to create user profiles. For these purposes, we have a legitimate interest in the processing of personal data. The legal basis for the processing of personal data using cookies is Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR.

In connection with the integration of Google Analytics, so-called third-party cookies (cookies from third parties) are used. These third party cookies are used by Google Inc. to process user information. Google Inc. uses cookies to serve ads based on a user’s previous visits to this website. You can disable Google’s use of cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page. Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page.

Cookies are stored on the user’s computer and are transmitted by the user to our site. Therefore, you as a user also have full control over the use of cookies. By changing the settings in your Internet browser, you can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies. Already stored cookies can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that not all functions of the website can be used to their full extent.

Collection of personal data when contacting us by e-mail

When you contact us by e-mail, the data you provide (i.e. e-mail address, name, telephone number, etc.) will be stored by us in order to answer your inquiry. In this context, the data will not be passed on to other (third) parties. The data will be used exclusively for processing the conversation.

The legal basis for the processing of the data is the consent by sending your information according to Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter a) GDPR. If the e-mail contact aims at the conclusion of a contract (e.g. obtaining information about our services), the legal basis for the processing is Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

Use of “Google Analytics

We use the online marketing and web analysis tool Google Analytics for the purpose of tailoring our website to your needs and continuously optimizing it. Service provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, parent company: Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

In this context, pseudonymous user profiles are created and cookies are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website, such as browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited site), host name of the accessing computer (IP address), time of server request, is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The information is used to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on the activities of the website and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet for the purposes of market research and the design of these Internet pages in line with requirements. This information may also be transferred to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on our behalf. Under no circumstances will your IP address be merged with other data from Google.

The IP addresses are made anonymous, so that an assignment is not possible (IP masking). You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting your browser software accordingly. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing a browser add-on An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is unique to that browser and to our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will have to set the opt-out cookie again. Further information on data protection in connection with Google Analytics can be found in the Google Analytics help at

The use of Google Analytics is based on Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR. The purpose of this is to ensure that our website is designed to meet the needs of our customers and is continuously optimized. In addition, it is used for the statistical recording of the use of our website and the evaluation for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These interests are legitimate within the meaning of Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR.

Disclosure of data to third parties

Your personal data will not be transferred to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned above. We will also only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

– you have given your consent in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 Sentence 1 letter a) GDPR,

– the disclosure pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR is necessary to assert, exercise or defend legal claims and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data,

– in the event that there is a legal obligation to pass on the data pursuant to Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter c) GDPR, and

– this is legally permissible and should be necessary for the processing of contractual relationships in accordance with Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter b) GDPR.

Data deletion and storage period

The personal data of the person concerned will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose of the data storage no longer applies and there is no need for store the data. A requirement for the storage of personal data exists in particular if the data is still needed to fulfill contractual services, to check and grant or ward off warranty and guarantee claims. In the case of legal storage obligations, deletion only comes into consideration after expiry of the respective storage obligation. Furthermore, storage can be carried out if this has been provided for by the EU or national legislator. The data will also be blocked or deleted if a storage period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless it is necessary to continue storing the data for the conclusion or fulfillment of a contract.

Data processing outside the European Union

A processing of personal data outside the European Union takes place only in connection with the application “Google Analytics” by Google Inc.

Links to other (third) websites

If we provide links to websites of other companies, private individuals or organizations, this privacy policy does not apply to the processing of personal data by this organization. We therefore recommend that you read the data protection notices on the other websites you visit.

Your rights as a data subject

You have the right of access to personal data concerning you in accordance with Article 15 GDPR. You can contact us for information at any time. In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we kindly ask for your understanding that we may ask you to provide evidence that proves that you are the person you claim to be.

Furthermore, you have the right to rectification according to Article 16 GDPR, erasure (“right to be forgotten”) according to Article 17 GDPR or restriction of processing according to Article 18 GDPR, as far as you are legally entitled to do so.

Finally, you have a right to object under Article 21 GDPR to processing within the framework of the legal requirements, insofar as the processing of data is based on Article 6 paragraph 1 sentence 1 letter f) GDPR.

You also have a right to data portability in accordance with Article 20 GDPR within the framework of data protection regulations.

Objection or revocation against the processing of your data

If you have given your consent to process your data, you can revoke it at any time. Such a revocation influences the permissibility of processing your personal data after you have given it to us.

Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the weighing of interests, you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is in particular not necessary for the fulfillment of a contract with you, which is described by us in the following description of the functions. In the event of such an objection, please explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and will either stop or adapt the data processing or inform you of our compelling reasons for continuing the processing.

Right to appeal to a supervisory authority

You also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of personal data by us to a data protection authority. The authority responsible for us is the North Rhine-Westphalian Data Protection Authority, PO box 20 04 44, 40102 Düsseldorf/Germany, Tel.: 0211/38424-0, FAX: 0211/38424-10, e-mail:

Status: October 2020