The operators of this website take the protection of your data very seriously. We treat your personal data with confidentiality and in accordance with legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection declaration.
As a rule, it is possible to use our web site without personal data having to be stated. If personal data is collected on our website (for instance name, address or e-mail addresses) this is done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit consent.
We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.
In some cases, this website makes use of so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer that your browser saves.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after you have completed your visit to our website. Other cookies remain stored on your external device until they are deleted. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us.
You can also adjust your browser in such a way that you will be informed about the setting of cookies, so you can either decide on a case-by-case basis to accept or reject a specific cookie, or reject the acceptance of all cookies, as well as the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.
The provider of this website automatically collects and saves information, which your browser sends to us automatically. This includes:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
This data cannot be attributed to specific persons. The data will not be merged with any other sources. We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if there are concrete indications pointing toward illegal use.
If you wish to send us requests by using the contact form, your data, including the contact data you specified in the form will be saved for the purpose of processing the request. We will not disclose this data without your permission.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website makes use of the function of the web analysis services of Google Analytics. Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA is the provider of these services.
Google makes use of so-called “Cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer to enable the website to analyse how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be generally transferred and stored on a server belonging to Google in the USA.
Further 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
You can prevent the storage of cookies by means of corresponding settings in your browser; we would point out that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. You can also prevent Google from recording and processing the data (incl. your IP address) generated by the cookie and the use of the website by downloading the browser plug in by following the link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to collection of data
You can prevent Google Analytics from using your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is then set, which prevents the collection of data when visiting our website in the future: Deactivate Google Analytics
We use the function “Activation of IP anonymisation” on this website. This function abbreviates your IP address by Google within the Member States of the European Union or other contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred and saved by Google in the USA unabbreviated. Google uses this information as authorised by the operator of this website, in order to analyse use of the website, compile reports on website activity and to provided further services associated with website and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transferred within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.
Data protection declaration for the use of Piwik
This website makes use of the open source web analysis service Piwik. Piwik makes use of so-called “Cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer, to enable the website analyse how users use the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie on the use of this website is store on our server. The IP address is anonymised prior to saving.
The information generated by the cookie on the use of this website is not disclosed to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies by means of corresponding settings in your browser; we would point out that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which saves the Piwik usage data. If you delete your cookies the Piwik cookie is also deleted. The opt-out will have to be reactivated when you visit our website again.
This website makes use of SSL encryption for reasons of security and to protect the transfer of confidential content, such as inquiries you have sent to the operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection as the address line of the browser changed from “http://” to “https://” and on the padlock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is activated, data that you have transferred to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, deletion, blocking
You are entitled to request information free of change on your stored data, its origin and the recipient and the purpose of data processing as well as the correction, blocking of deletion of your this data. For any questions concerning personal data, you may contact us at any time via the address stated in our imprint.
Objection of advertising e-mails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to publish an imprint for the purpose of sending us any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, such as via spam emails.