VDW GmbH places great emphasis on protecting your privacy. We comply fully with the requirements of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). Technical and organizational measures ensure that both we and our external service providers comply fully with the data protection regulations.

Personal details are information that can be used to find out your identity. This includes information such as your name, address and telephone number. Information that cannot be directly connected to you is not included here.

You can make full use of our online services without revealing your name. If you use one of our personalized services, we will request your name and other personal information. This is necessary to enable you to use these services; however, usage is voluntary.

When you access our web server, data is stored, which may enable inferences to be made about you (for example, IP addresses, date, time). These data are not used in relation to any individual, although we do use these for anonymous statistical evaluation.

We only use your personal information within our company and our associated companies. Partial information is handed on to service providers. This information is bound by the Data Protection Act and contractually by the data protection provisions of VDW GmbH. We pass your data on to authorized bodies insofar as we are legally required to do so.

If you have any questions concerning this, please e-mail us at: info(at)

Google Analytics und Facebook

  1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website's owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website's operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, 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: This website uses Google Analytics with the extension "anonymizeIP()", IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons.
  2. Social plug-ins from Facebook: We use social plug-ins from, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plug-ins can be recognized by way of the Facebook logo or the supplement "Facebook Social Plug-in". For example, if you click on the "Like" button or leave a comment, the relevant information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Furthermore, Facebook makes your likes public for your Facebook friends. If you are logged into Facebook, it can assign the invocation of our page directly to your Facebook account. Even if you are not logged in or don't have a Facebook account, your browser sends information (e.g. which web pages you have called up, your IP address) which is then stored by Facebook. For details about handling of your personal data by Facebook and your related rights, please refer to the data privacy policy of Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to map data collected about you via our Web sites to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our web pages.
  3. Use of Facebook Remarketing: This website uses the "Custom Audiences" remarketing function from Facebook Inc. ("Facebook"). This function is used to show visitors to this website advertisements related to their interests ("Facebook Ads") when they log into their Facebook account. The Remarketing tag from Facebook has been implemented on this website for this purpose. It establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers when visiting the website. The information that you have visited this website is sent to the Facebook servers and Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook account. Further information about the collection and use of data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and the options you have to protect your privacy, can be found in Facebook's Data Policy. Alternatively, you can deactivate the "Custom Audiences" remarketing function at . You must be logged into Facebook to be able to do this.

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