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Data protection

We take data protection issues very seriously and want to ensure that your privacy
is protected at all times and you can feel safe on our website. It is natural for us
that we handle your data responsibly, taking into account all relevant provisions of European and German data protection law. Personal data is only collected on this website to the extent technically necessary. Under no circumstances will the data collected be sold or passed on to third parties for other reasons.

In the following we give you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what type of data is collected for what purpose. We therefore ask you to read the following statements carefully.


 We, Ernsting, Reiser GbR, are the responsible body within the meaning of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) for your personal data collected, processed and used by us or on our behalf when you visit our website.

All details about us and our contact details can be found in our imprint.


It is generally not necessary to leave personal data when visiting our website. For statistical purposes, impersonal usage data such as browser type/version, operating system used, referrer URL, host name/IP address, time of server request is stored when standard log files are created. However, no conclusions can be drawn about individuals from this data. However, so that we can actually provide our services, we may need your personal data.


Personal data are individual details about your personal and factual circumstances.
Examples of this include your name, address, postal address, telephone number or e-mail address.

This applies to our newsletter, contact request and online application as well as other services such as sending invitations. Personal data also includes information about your use of the website. In this context, we collect personal data from you as follows: Information about your visits to our website, such as the volume of data transfer, the location from which you retrieve data from our website and other connection data and sources that you retrieve. This is usually done through the use of log files and cookies. If you have registered for our services, we only collect and store your personal data to the extent that this is necessary for the performance of the service. It is only stored until you revoke our service, which you can do at any time. We use reasonable precautions and modern technologies on our infrastructure to protect your data


As part of our contact form, the personal data required to answer your questions or comments are collected, processed and used. This includes your first and last name and your e-mail address, without which we cannot answer your request. In addition, we collect further personal data as part of the contact form to the extent that you voluntarily provide it to us. This includes your phone number, which we will use if you wish to be called back. If you provide further personal data in the "Message" text field as part of your request, these will also be recorded in order to be able to answer your request. If you consciously and actively use our contact form, you agree that we may collect, process and use the personal data you voluntarily provided in the contact form for the purpose of advertising our own offers. For this we use the e-mail and online marketing tool Mautic, which is operated exclusively on servers in Germany. You can access the content of your consent at any time on our website. You can revoke your consent (also individually) at any time with effect for the future.

We offer a callback service on our website. To do this, please tell us your name and telephone number in the corresponding contact field. If you voluntarily provide further personal data (title, first name, e-mail address, postal address, desired call time) in the contact field (“message”), these will also be recorded. We collect, use and utilize this personal data in order to fulfill your callback request and to give you the best possible advice.​

We would be happy to receive your application for the positions advertised on our website. By accepting these data protection conditions when you apply, you explicitly consent to the storage of your applicant data and the site to consider your application for suitable positions during the application process and beyond for a period of up to six months. At the same time, you agree to be informed about other job offers from Waterkantgroup.


Every time you access our site, we collect the following information about your computer: the IP address of your computer, the request from your browser and the time of this request. In addition, the status and the amount of data transferred as well as the downloads made are recorded as part of this request. The IP address of your computer is only stored for the time you are using the website and then immediately deleted or made anonymous by shortening it. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time. We use this data to operate our website, in particular to identify and eliminate errors on the website, to determine the utilization of the website and to make adjustments or improvements.

We also collect information about your use of our website through the use of so-called browser cookies. These are small text files that are stored on your data carrier and that save certain settings and data for exchange with our system via your browser. A cookie usually contains the name of the domain from which the cookie data was sent, information about the age of the cookie and an alphanumeric identifier. Cookies enable our systems to recognize the user's device and make any default settings available immediately. Cookies that are already on your computer (e.g. from Google Adword or Facebook) are also read for these purposes. As soon as a user accesses the platform, a cookie is transferred to the hard drive of the user's computer. Cookies help us to improve our website and to be able to offer you a better service that is even more tailored to your needs. They enable us to recognize your computer when you return to our website. If you do not want browser cookies to be used, you can set your browser so that cookies are not accepted.

We observe the principle of earmarked data use and collect, process and store your personal data only for the purposes for which you have given us. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent, unless this is necessary for the provision of the service or for the execution of the contract. The transmission to state institutions and authorities entitled to receive information also only takes place within the framework of the statutory information obligations or if we are obliged to provide information by a court decision. We also take internal data protection very seriously. Our employees and the service companies commissioned by us have been sworn to secrecy and to compliance with data protection regulations.

Upon request, you will receive free information about all personal data we have stored about you, about the origin of this data, the recipient or the categories of recipients to whom the data is passed on and the purpose of storage. You can also have errors and inaccurate data corrected, updated, deleted or blocked at any time. Please note that data protection regulations and data protection practices, e.g. B. at Google, can change continuously. It is therefore advisable and necessary to keep up to date with changes in legal provisions and company practice, e.g. B. Google, to keep you informed.


You can revoke your consent to the collection, processing and use of your personal data at any time for the future. This means that your personal data will be blocked or deleted and no longer used for the purpose associated with the consent.

To withdraw your consent, please contact us. If you have any questions or inquiries regarding the collection, processing and use of your personal data by us, please also contact us

Your trust is important to us. Therefore, we would like to answer your questions at any time regarding the processing of your personal data. If you have any questions that this data protection declaration could not answer or if you would like more detailed information on a point, please contact us via

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. For example, information about the operating system, the browser, your IP address, the website you previously accessed (referrer URL) and the date and time of your visit to our website are recorded. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by users is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

IP anonymization has been activated on this website, so that the IP address of users is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by users, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

You can find more information about this directly on Google:
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, this offer points out to users that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Users can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) being sent to Google and the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link download and install. The current link is: Google has committed to comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework regarding the collection, use and retention of personal information from EU member states, published by the US Department of Commerce. Google, including Google Inc. and its wholly owned US subsidiaries, has certified its adherence to relevant Privacy Shield Principles. Furthermore, Google Analytics has obtained certification for the independent ISO 27001. ISO 27001 is one of the world's most recognized standards.


Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad network and content network privacy policy. No direct personal data of the user is stored, only the internet protocol address. Of course, you can also view our websites without cookies. If you do not want us to recognize your computer, you can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive by selecting “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your internet user program (browser). To do this, you must switch off the storage of cookies in your Internet browser.


If you accept our data protection declaration by consciously and clearly, actively clicking on it, you agree that we may record which documents stored on our website (e.g. brochures) you call up or download and that we use this usage behavior and your resulting interest profile for purposes collect, process and use your own advertising.

For this we use the e-mail and online marketing tool Mautic, which is operated exclusively on servers in Germany. In addition, if you accept our data protection declaration, you agree that we may transmit your usage behavior on our website (which documents you call up or download) and your resulting interest profile to those of our brand partners who, due to their local proximity and range of products and services, are on site can help. At the same time, these brand partners are authorized by you to collect, process and use the personal data for the purpose of advertising their own offers. You can access the content of your consent at any time on our website. You can revoke your consent (also individually) at any time with effect for the future.

With the help of the "Custom Audience" offer from Facebook, it is possible for us to address you as a visitor to our website with advertising on your Facebook wall. For this purpose, we transmit your e-mail address to Facebook Inc. in the USA, which compares it with the e-mail addresses of its users stored there and can thus understand whether you are also a user of this e-mail address with this address Facebook are.

You can find more information on the purpose and scope of data collection by Facebook at
To prevent you from receiving personalized advertising from us on your Facebook wall, you can use a different email address than the one you may have stored on Facebook.
If you accept our data protection declaration by deliberately and clearly and actively clicking on it, you agree that we may transmit your e-mail address to Facebook Inc. for remarketing purposes.
You can access the content of your consent at any time on our website. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.


If you accept our data protection declaration by consciously and clearly, actively clicking on it, you agree that we collect, use and use your personal data collected on our website to create a user profile for the purposes of our own advertising and for this purpose the individual data collected on the website be allowed to combine in a CRM.
After identification of your person or recording of your abbreviated IP address, in addition to the form information you provide (e.g. e-mail address, postal address, product interests, telephone number), this includes in particular the additional storage of the following data in our CRM:
Your browser type/version
your browser language
the operating system you are using
the inner resolution of the browser window
your internet provider
your screen resolution
the input method (e.g. touch screen)
the browser loading speed
Your device used (desktop, tablet, mobile phone)
the referrer URL (the previously visited page),
the type of access (direct access or paid access (e.g. Google AdWords, Facebook, ...))
the time and date of your access
Your IP address (in abbreviated form)
demographic: your age, gender
geographical: your location
Your behavior: new visitor/returning visitor, session duration incl. date of leaving our site, page depth, page views, bounce rate, pages/session, date, search terms via site search, page visited​
Your downloads (filenames)
Your likes and clicks
the redirect URL (pages to which you will be redirected) with page title
access user agent (browser of the Mautic user)
Your chat history (if offered and used)
the access code
You can access the content of your consent at any time on our website. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future.

We use social plugins from, operated by Facebook Inc. The plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the addition "Facebook Social Plugin". The exchange of data does not take place explicitly by clicking on the Like button, but by the code delivered by Facebook on As the site operator, BirdslikeBuddha cannot view or change this data in a bundled form. Details on how Facebook handles your personal data can be found in Facebook's privacy

With Twitter and the re-tweet functions, we use so-called "social plugins" from, operated by Twitter Inc. If you use the re-tweet functions, the websites you visit will be disclosed to third parties and connected to your Twitter account connected. Details can be found in Twitter's privacy policy:
We use the Google "+1" button. If a user calls up a website on this website and activates the Google “+1” button, the browser establishes a direct connection to the Google servers. The content of the "+1" button is transmitted directly to your browser by Google and integrated into the website by it. We have no control over the amount of data Google collects using this button. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Google's data protection information:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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