Data protection statement

Data protection

This data protection statement is intended to inform you, as a user of this website, of the scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by SELECT GmbH as the website operator.

As the operator of this website, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations and this data protection statement.

It is generally possible to use our website without giving personal details (such as name, address, or email addresses). If personal data is collected on our website, this is always, wherever possible, on a voluntary basis and only with your consent. Such data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.

Please note that the transmission of data via the Internet (such as in email communication) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Impenetrable protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

This data protection statement is continuously adjusted to comply with current regulations, and you should read through it again on a regular basis.


The website sometimes uses so-called cookies. Cookies cause no harm to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies improve the user-friendliness, effectiveness, and security of our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only in individual cases, to accept cookies for certain cases, or to generally exclude cookies, or you can activate the option to have cookies automatically deleted when you close the browser. The functionality of this website may be limited if cookies are disabled.

Server-log files

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically sends to us. This information comprises:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

These data cannot be attributed to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this information in the future if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.

Contact form

If you send requests to us using the contact form, the information you provide in the contact form will be used to respond to your request or to make contact and in the event of follow-up questions, but it will not be disclosed to third parties.

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right, at any time and free of charge, to obtain information about the personal data we have stored regarding you. You have the right to obtain information about the purpose and duration of data processing, as well as the right to the correction, blocking, and deletion of this data. Your data will also be deleted if it is no longer needed for the original purpose and there are no further statutory retention periods. If deletion cannot be carried out due to permissible statutory provisions, then data processing will be restricted. In this case, the data will be blocked and will not be processed. You can contact us at any time at the address in the legal notice if you have further questions about your personal data.

Refusal of advertising emails

The use of contact details, published in connection with the duty to provide a legal notice, to send advertising and information materials that have not been explicitly requested is hereby refused. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam emails.

Google Analytics

Based on our justified interest, within the meaning of Art. 6(1) f GDPR, in optimizing and analyzing our online presence, this website uses the Google Analytics service, provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze the use of the website by users. The service uses cookies – text files that are stored on your device. The information collected by cookies is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement:

IP anonymization is used on this website. The IP addresses of the users are truncated within the Member States of the EU and The European Economic Area. This truncation removes the personal connection with your IP address. As part of the contract data processing agreement concluded between the website operator and Google Inc., the latter uses the information collected to produce an assessment of website usage and website activity and provides services related to Internet usage.

You have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. If your browser does not permit any cookies, there is no guarantee that you will be able to access the full functionality of this website without restrictions.

Furthermore, using a browser plugin, you can prevent information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to and used by Google Inc.
The following link will take you to the corresponding Google plugin:

Alternatively, by clicking on the “Disable Google Analytics” link, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting information about you in this website. By clicking on this link, you download an opt-out cookie. So, in principal, your browser must allow the storage of cookies. If you regularly delete your cookies, you will need to click on the link every time you visit this website.

You can find more information about data usage by Google Inc. here: You can find more information about data usage by Google Inc. here: