1. Privacy at a glance
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal data when you visit this website. Personal data is all data with which you can be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our data protection declaration listed below.
Data collection on this website
Who is responsible for data collection on this website?
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details
can be found in the section “Notice on the responsible body” in this data protection declaration.
How do we collect your data?
On the one hand, your data is collected when you communicate it to us. This can be for example data that you enter in the contact form.
Other data is collected automatically or with your consent by our IT systems when you visit the website. This is primarily technical data (e.g. internet browser, operating system or time of the page view). This data is collected automatically as soon as you enter this website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure that the website is provided without errors. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You have the right to receive information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your obtained, stored personal data, without charge at any time. You also have the right to request the correction or deletion of this data. If you have given your consent to data processing, you can revoke this consent at any time for the future. You also have the right, under certain circumstances, to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted.
You also have the right to file a complaint with the responsible supervisory authority.
You can contact us at any time if you have any further questions on the subject of data protection.
Analysis tools and third-party tools
When you visit this website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This is mainly done with so-called analysis programs.
Detailed information on these analysis programs can be found in the following data protection declaration.
2. General information and mandatory information
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection declaration.
If you use this website, various personal data will be collected.
Personal data is data with which you can be personally identified. This data protection declaration explains what data we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data against access by third parties is not possible.
Notice on the responsible body
The responsible body for data processing on this website is:
ArcTron Company Group
ArcTron 3D Vermessungstechnik & Softwareentwicklung GmbH
ArcTron Ausgrabungen & Computerdokumentationen GmbH
ArcTron Airborne Sensing GmbH
93177 Altenthann, Germnay
Phone: +49 9408 85010
The responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
Unless a specific storage period has been specified in this data protection declaration, your personal data will remain with us until the purpose for data processing no longer applies. If you assert a legitimate request for deletion or revoke your consent to data processing, your data will be deleted unless we have other legally permissible reasons for storing your personal data (e.g. tax or commercial law retention periods); in the latter case, the data will be deleted once these reasons have ceased to exist.
General information on the legal basis for data processing on this website
If you have consented to the data processing, we will process your personal data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR or Article 9 Paragraph 2 Letter a) GDPR, if special data categories according to Article 9 Paragraph 1 GDPR are processed. In the event of express consent to the transfer of personal data to third countries, data processing is also based on Article 49 (1) (a) GDPR. If you have consented to the storage of cookies or access to information on your end device (e.g. via device fingerprinting), data processing is also based on Section 25 (1) TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time. If your data is required to fulfill the contract or to carry out pre-contractual measures, we process your data on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter b) GDPR. Furthermore, we process your data if they are required to fulfill a legal obligation on the basis of Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR.
Data processing can also take place on the basis of our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Letter F) GDPR. The following paragraphs of this data protection declaration provide information on the relevant legal bases in each individual case.
Note on data transfer to the USA and other third countries
We use tools from companies based in the USA or, among others, other third countries that are not secure under data protection law. When these tools are active, your personal data are transferred to these third countries and processed there. We would like to point out that in these countries no level of data protection comparable to that of the EU can be guaranteed. For example, US companies are obliged to release personal data to security authorities without you as the person concerned being able to take legal action against this. It can therefore not be ruled out that US authorities (e.g. secret services) will process, evaluate and permanently store your data on US servers for monitoring purposes. We have no influence on these processing activities.
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You can revoke consent already given at any time. The legality of the up to the point of revocation Data processing remains unaffected by the revocation.
Right to object to data collection in special cases and to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OBJECT AT ANY TIME TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR SUCH ADVERTISING PURPOSES; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO THE EXTENT RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA WILL NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES (OBJECTION ACCORDING TO ART. 21 (2) GDPR).
Right of appeal to the responsible supervisory authority
In the event of violations of the GDPR, those affected have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of their habitual residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right of appeal is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy.
Right to data portability
You have the right to request the data that we hold on the basis of your consent or in performance of a contract processed automatically, to have it handed over to you or to a third party in a common, machine-readable format. If you request the direct transfer of the data to another person responsible, this will only be done to the extent that it is technically feasible.
Information, correction and deletion
Within the framework of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to information free of charge about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to correction or deletion of this data at any time. You can contact us at any time if you have any further questions on the subject of personal data.
Right to restriction of processing
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. To do this, you can contact us at any time. The right to restriction of processing exists in the following cases:
If you dispute the accuracy of your personal data stored by us, we usually need time to check this. For the duration of the exam, you have the right to request restriction of processing of your personal data.
If the processing of your personal data happened / is happening unlawfully, you can request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
If we no longer need your personal information but you need it to exercise, use it for defense or establishment of legal claims, you have the right instead of deletion to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
If you have lodged an objection in accordance with Art. 21 (1) GDPR, your interests and ours must be weighed up. As long as it has not yet been determined whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand that the processing of your personal data be restricted. If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, this data – apart from its storage – may only be used with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of important public interest of the European Union or a Member State are processed.
SSL or TLS encryption
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as orders or inquiries that you send to us as the site operator, this site uses SSL or TLS encryption.
You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser
“http://” changes to “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Objecting to promotional emails
The use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation to send advertising and information material that has not been expressly requested is hereby prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.
3. Data collection on this website
Our website uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small data packages and do not damage your end device. They are stored on your end device either temporarily for the duration of a session (session cookies) or permanently (permanent cookies). Session cookies are automatically deleted after your visit. Permanent cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them yourself or until they are automatically deleted by your web browser.
Cookies can come from us (first-party cookies) or from third-party companies (so-called third-party cookies). Third-party cookies enable the integration of certain services from third-party companies within websites (e.g. cookies for integrating videos or 3D data etc.).
Cookies have different functions. Numerous cookies are technically necessary because certain website functions would not work without them (e.g. displaying videos). Other cookies can be used to evaluate user behavior or for advertising purposes.
Cookies, to carry out the electronic communication process, to provide certain functions you want (e.g. for the shopping cart function) or to optimize the website (e.g. cookies for measuring the web audience) are required (necessary cookies), on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless another legal basis is given.
The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of necessary cookies for technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. If consent to storage of cookies and comparable recognition technologies was queried, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of this consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 Para. 1 (Telecommunications Telemedia Data Protection Act – TTDSG)); the consent can be revoked at any time.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of server request
This data is not merged with other data sources.
This data is collected on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically error-free presentation and optimization of his website – the server log files must be recorded for this purpose.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details will be taken from the inquiry form including the contact details you provided there for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in the event of follow-up questions are stored by us. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
This data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 (f) GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 (1) (a) GDPR) if this was queried; the consent can be revoked at any time.
The data you enter in the contact form will remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to store it or until the purpose for storing the data no longer applies. Mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods – remain unaffected.
Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax, your enquiry including all resulting personal data (name, enquiry etc.) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. We will not pass on this data without your consent. This data is processed on the basis of Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of inquiries addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR) or on your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) GDPR) if this was queried; the consent can be revoked at any time.
The data you sent to us via contact requests will remain with us until you request deletion, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage no longer applies (e.g. after your request has been processed). Mandatory legal provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected.
4. Social Media
Social media elements with Shariff
Elements from social media are used on this website (e.g. Facebook, XING, LinkedIn). You can usually recognize the social media elements by the respective social media logos. To ensure data protection on this website, we only use these elements together with the so-called “Shariff” solution. This application prevents the social media elements integrated on this website from transferring your personal data to the respective provider when you first enter the site.
Only when you activate the respective social media element by clicking on the associated button will a direct connection to the provider’s server be established (consent). As soon as you activate the social media element, the respective provider receives the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you are logged into your respective social media account (e.g. Facebook) at the same time, the respective provider can assign the visit to this website to your user account.
Activating the plugin represents consent within the meaning of Article 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a) GDPR and Section 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future.
The service is used to obtain consent for the use of certain technologies as required by law. The legal basis for this is Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR.
Elements of the social network Facebook are integrated on this website. The provider of this service is Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. According to Facebook, however, the data collected is also transmitted to the USA and other third countries. An overview of the Facebook social media elements can be found here:
If the social media element is active, a direct connection is established between your end device and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited this website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of this website to your Facebook profile.
Insofar as consent has been obtained, the above-mentioned Service on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR and § 25 TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time. If no consent has been obtained, the use of the service is based on our legitimate interest in the widest possible visibility on social media.
Insofar as personal data is collected on our website and forwarded to Facebook using the tool described here, we and Meta Platforms Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland are jointly responsible for this data processing (Art. 26 GDPR). Joint responsibility is limited to collecting the data and passing it on to Facebook. The processing by Facebook after the forwarding is not part of the joint responsibility. Our joint obligations have been set out in a joint processing agreement. The text of the agreement can be found at:
https://www.facebook.com/legal/controller_addendum. According to this agreement, we are responsible for issuing data protection information when using the Facebook tool and for implementing the tool on our website in a secure manner in accordance with data protection law. Facebook is responsible for the data security of Facebook products. You can assert your rights (e.g. requests for information) regarding the data processed by Facebook directly on Facebook. If you assert the rights of data subjects with us, we are obliged to forward them to Facebook. Data transfer to the USA is based on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission. Details can be found here:
https://www.facebook.com/legal/EU_data_transfer_addendum, https://de-de.facebook.com/help/566994660333381 and https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our pages that contains LinkedIn functions is accessed, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to assign your visit to our website to you and your user account. We would like to point out that as the provider of the pages, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by LinkedIn.
Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING SE, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing XING functions is called up, a connection to the XING servers is established. To our knowledge, no personal data is stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or usage behavior is evaluated.
Further information on data protection and the XING Share button can be found in XING’s data protection declaration at: https://www.xing.com/privacy
5. Analysis Tools and Advertising
This website uses the analysis tool WP Statistics to statistically evaluate visitor access. The provider is Veronalabs, Tatari 64, 10134, Tallinn, Estonia (https://veronalabs.com).
With WP Statistics we can analyze the use of our website. WP Statistics records, among other things, Log files (IP address, referrer, browser used, origin of the user, search engine used) and actions taken by website visitors on the site (e.g. clicks and views).
The data recorded with WP Statistics is stored exclusively on our own server.
This analysis tool is used on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in the anonymous analysis of user behavior in order to optimize both our website and our advertising. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO and § 25 Para B. (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
We use WP Statistics with anonymized IP. Your IP address will be shortened so that it can no longer be directly assigned to you.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected or only collected on a voluntary basis. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties. The processing of the data entered in the newsletter registration form takes place exclusively on the basis of your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO). You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The legality of the data processing operations that have already taken place remains unaffected by the revocation.
The data you have stored with us for the purpose of subscribing to the newsletter will be stored by us or the newsletter service provider until you unsubscribe from the newsletter and deleted from the newsletter distribution list after you unsubscribe from the newsletter or after it no longer serves any purpose. We reserve the right to delete or block e-mail addresses from our newsletter distribution list at our own discretion within the scope of our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Data stored by us for other purposes remain unaffected.
After you are removed from the newsletter distribution list, your e-mail address will be with us or the Newsletter service provider may be stored in a blacklist, provided this is to prevent future mailing is required. The data from the blacklist is only used for this purpose and is not merged with other data. This serves both your interest and our interest in complying with the legal requirements when sending newsletters (legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR). Storage in the blacklist is not limited in time. You can object to the storage if your interests outweigh our legitimate interests.
7. Plugins and Tools
Youtube is an offer from Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”). The information automatically collected by Google about your use of our online presence on YouTube is usually transferred to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. The European Commission has not issued an adequacy decision for the USA. Our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. As soon as you start a YouTube video on this website, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Furthermore, YouTube can save various cookies on your end device after starting a video or use comparable recognition technologies (e.g. device fingerprinting). In this way, YouTube can receive information about visitors to this website. This information is used to collect video statistics, improve usability and prevent fraud attempts.
If necessary, after the start of a YouTube video, further data processing operations can be triggered over which we have no influence. YouTube is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter A) GDPR and Article 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user’s device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time. You can find more information about data protection at YouTube in their data protection declaration at: https://policies.google.com/privacy
This website uses plugins from the video portal Vimeo. The provider is Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA.
If you visit one of our pages equipped with Vimeo videos, a connection to the Vimeo servers will be established. The Vimeo server is informed which of our pages you have visited. In addition, Vimeo obtains your IP address. Vimeo is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter A GDPR; the consent can be revoked at any time.
The data transfer to the USA is based on the standard contractual clauses of the EU Commission and, according to Vimeo, on “legitimate business interests”.
Our website uses functions of the Sketchfab platform. The operator of this platform is Sketchfab, Inc, 440 9th Ave, Suite 1700, New York, NY 10001 / in the EU Sketchfab, 3 Rue d’Uzès, 75002, Paris, France). Further information on data protection and user data can be found at https://sketchfab.com/privacy. For information regarding Sketchfab’s data protection, please use the following e-mail address: email@example.com.
Google Fonts (lokales Hosting)
This site uses so-called Google Fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. The Google Fonts are installed locally. There is no connection to Google servers. You can find more information about Google Fonts at
We use the OpenStreetMap (OSM) map service.
We embed the map material from OpenStreetMap on the server of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, St John’s Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS, Great Britain. Great Britain is regarded as a safe third country under data protection law. This means that Great Britain has a data protection level that corresponds to the data protection level in the European Union. When using the OpenStreetMap maps, a connection to the servers of the OpenStreetMap Foundation is established. Among other things, your IP address and other information about your behavior on this website will be forwarded to the OSMF. For this purpose, OpenStreetMap may store cookies in your browser or use comparable recognition technologies. OpenStreetMap is used in the interest of an attractive presentation of our online offers and to make it easy to find the places we have indicated on the website. This represents a legitimate interest within the meaning of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter f) GDPR. If a corresponding consent has been requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter a GDPR and Article 25 Paragraph 1 TTDSG, insofar as the consent includes the storage of cookies or access to information in the user’s device (e.g. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
We use “Google reCAPTCHA” (hereinafter “reCAPTCHA”) on this website. The provider is Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
With reCAPTCHA it should be checked whether the data input on this website (e.g. in a contact form) by a human or by an automated program. For this reCAPTCHA analyzes the behavior of the website visitor based on various characteristics. This Analysis begins automatically as soon as the website visitor enters the website. Evaluates for analysis reCAPTCHA various information (e.g. IP address, how long the website visitor spent on the website or mouse movements made by the user). The data collected during the analysis is forwarded to Google.
The reCAPTCHA analyzes run completely in the background. Website visitors will not be informed that an analysis is taking place. The storage and analysis of the data takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its web offerings from abusive automated spying and from SPAM. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO and § 25 Para B. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de and https://policies.google.com/terms?hl=de.
We have integrated iThemes Security on this website. The provider is iThemes Media LLC, 1720 South Kelly Avenue Edmond, OK 73013, USA (hereinafter “iThemes Security”).
iThemes Security is designed to protect our website from unwanted or malicious access
cyber attacks. For this purpose, iThemes Security collects i.a. Your IP address, time and source of login attempts and log data (e.g. the browser used). iThemes Security is installed locally on our servers.
iThemes Security transmits IP addresses of recurring attackers to a central iThemes database in the USA (Network Brute Force Protection) in order to prevent such attacks in the future. iThemes Security is used on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in protecting its website from cyber attacks as effectively as possible. If a corresponding consent was requested, the processing takes place exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO and § 25 Para B. device fingerprinting) within the meaning of the TTDSG. The consent can be revoked at any time.
Included sources: https://www.e-recht24.de and www.rechtstexter.de