Privacy policy

Data transmission in the World Wide Web

Data transmission in the World Wide Web may be affected by security breaches. For example, the communication via email may be vulnerable to cyber-attacks. Please note that we cannot guarantee a protection against unauthorized data access by third-parties.

Personal data

Our website can be used generally without the transmission of personal data (for example name, address, email address or phone number). However, some services on our website may ask for personal data. In other words, our webpages are partially using session cookies to improve our service for you. A cookie is a small piece of data which is stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser. If you leave our website, the session cookies will be deleted automatically. Cookies are not harmful for your personal computer, neither cookies can be infected by computer viruses. If personal data is requested, it happens for the most part on a voluntary basis. Your personal data (for example, your name, address, email address, phone number etc) is processed following the German data protection law. For more information about the German data protection law, see “Bundesdatenschutzgesetz” (BDSG) and “Telemediengesetz” (TMG).

In the following paragraph, you find more detailed information about how personal data is used and processed by the provider.

Using contact options

You can contact us on our website by email and/or by contact form. By doing so, data is saved to handle your request. In other words, your data will not be compared to other data requested by other services on our website. Also, your data will not be passed on to third-parties.

Using Facebook-plugins (“like-button“)

Our webpages include plugins of the social media service Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. These plugins are characterized by the corporate design of Facebook or rather by the “like-button”. For more information about Facebook plugins, please visit https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US.

The plugin creates a connection between your browser and Facebook’s server when visiting our website. That way, Facebook notes, that you visited our website with your IP address. If you are logged into your Facebook account and simultaneously push the “like-button”, Facebook is able to assign your account to your visit on our website. If you do not want that, always logout from your Facebook account. The website’s provider does not know which kind of data is transmitted to Facebook, nor does the provider know, how Facebook processes the data. For more information about Facebook’s privacy policy, please visit https://www.facebook.com/policies/.

Usage of links to restaurant ratings on Facebook, Google Maps and TripAdvisor

Our webpages include links to restaurant ratings on Facebook, Google Maps (see below “Google Analytics” or “Google Maps”) and TripAdvisor, 400 1st Ave. Needham, MA 02494 USA. By clicking those links, the user can rate our restaurant on each of the before mentioned platform. The user has to be logged into the corresponding account (Facebook, Google Maps or TripAdvisor) to leave a rating.

If you use these functions on our website, each platform is able to assign your account to your visit on our website. In other words, the website is connected to your account on the corresponding platform and is eventually made public on the corresponding platform. By doing so, data is transmitted to the corresponding platform. The website’s provider does not know which kind of data is transmitted to the corresponding platform, nor does the provider know, how the corresponding platform processes the data. For more information about the privacy policy of Facebook, Google Maps or TripAdvisor, please visit https://www.facebook.com/policies/ or https://www.google.com/intl/us_US/help/terms_maps.html and https://privacy.google.de/intl/en/your-data.html or https://tripadvisor.mediaroom.com/US.

Using the web mapping service Google Maps

Our website uses Google Maps API of Google Inc. („Google“),1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043 USA. This API visualizes geographic information. If you use Google Maps, Google receives, processes and uses the data which is transmitted when using maps on our website. The website’s provider do not knows which kind of data is transmitted to Google, neither the provider knows how Google processes the data. For more information about Google’s privacy policy and how Google processes data, please visit https://www.google.com/intl/us_US/help/terms_maps.html. For more information about how to manage own data regarding Google products, please visit https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/3024190?hl=en.

Abuse of contact data based on the legal notice

We contradict any abuse of contact data which is based on the legal notice. For example, if we receive unexpected advertising material or junk mail by third-parties, we will initiate proceedings against those third-parties.