The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations as well as this Data Protection Declaration.
As a rule, the use of our website is possible without providing personal data. If personal data (for example name, address or email address) are collected on our site, this is always done on a voluntary basis to the extent possible. These data are not disclosed to third parties without your express consent.
-Data protection officer-
We point out that data transmission on the internet (e.g. during email communication) may involve security gaps. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
To an extent, our web pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our services more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed in your computer and which are stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are erased automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you erase them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognise your browser again upon your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the placing of cookies and permit cookies only in individual cases, Cookies are accepted in certain cases or are generally excluded, or cookies are automatically erased upon closing the browser. The functionality of this website may be restricted upon deactivation of the cookies.
Server log files
The Provider of the sites collects and stores information automatically in so-called server log files that your browser provides to us automatically. They are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Deployed operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
These data cannot be connected to specific persons. These data are not combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently examine these data if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.
If you submit enquiries to us per contact form, your information from the enquiry form including the contact data provided by you for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for follow-up questions is stored by us. We do not disclose these data without your consent.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website. The information provided by the cookie on your use of this website are, as a rule, transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
We have activated the function IP anonymisation on this website. Therein your IP address is shortened by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission in the USA. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to analyse your use of the website for the purpose of preparing reports on website activities and in order to provide further services associated with the use of the website and of the internet for the website operator. The IP address transmitted to Google Analytics from your browser is not combined with other data from Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies through an appropriate adjustment to your browser software; however we inform you that in this case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the collection of data on your use of the website provided by the cookie (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google in that you download and install the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An Opt-Out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data upon future visits to this website: deactivate Google Analytics
More information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found in the Data Protection Declaration of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
Contract data processing: we have concluded a contract with Google on contract data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of German data protection authorities in the use by Google Analytics.
Demographic features of Google Analytics
This website uses the function “Demographic features” of Google Analytics. Therein reports can be produced that contain statements as to age, sex and interests of the website visitor. These data originate from interest-related advertising of Google as well as from visitor data from third party providers. These data cannot be attributed to specific persons. You can deactivate this function at any time via the display settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in “Objection to data collection”.
Facebook plug-ins (Like Button)
Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated into our web pages. You can recognise Facebook plug-ins through the Facebook logo or through the "Like Button" on our web page. An overview of Facebook plug-ins can be found at: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our web pages, a direct connection is made between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like Button" while being logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. Facebook can thereby map the visit to our web pages to your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the website receive no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as of its use by Facebook. You can find further information in the Data Protection Declaration of Facebook at https://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to map your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, simply log yourself out of your Facebook user account.
Functions of Twitter are connected to our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet", the websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and are disclosed to other users. Thereby data are also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that as the providers of the website, we receive no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as of their use by Twitter. You can find further information in the Data Protection Declaration of Twitter at https://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at: https://twitter.com/account/settings.
Our website uses the plug-ins of the YouTube website operated by Google. The operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a webpage equipped with our YouTube plug-in, a connection to the servers of YouTube is created. Thereupon the YouTube server is notified which of our websites you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to map your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
You can find further information on the handling of user data in the Data Protection Declaration of YouTube at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Right to information, erasure, blocking
At all times you have the right to gratis information on your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing as well as the right to rectification, blocking or erasure of these data. In this and in other matters regarding personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address provided for in the imprint.
Objection to marketing emails
An objection is hereby made to use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the transmission of marketing and information material not expressly requested. The operators of the website expressly retain the right to take legal measures in the event of unsolicited transmission of marketing information, for example through spam emails.