Data Privacy

The owners of these pages take the protection of your personal information very seriously. We treat your personally identifiable information as confidential, in conformity with the statutory data protection provisions and this data privacy policy.

In general, our website may be used without providing any personally identifiable information. If personally identifiable information is collected on our pages (for example, name, address or email addresses), this is always done on a voluntary basis to the extent possible. This information will not be disclosed to any third party without your express permission.

We would like to point out that the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. in communication by email) may contain security flaws. It is not possible to provide complete data security against access by third parties.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses the functions of the Google Analytics Web Analysis Service. 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 enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, Google will first truncate your IP address 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 to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to the use of this website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software appropriately; however, we point out that, in this case, you may not be able to take full advantage of all of the functions of this website. You may also prevent the gathering of the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Disclosure, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right at any time to disclosure, at no cost to you, concerning your saved personally identifiable information, its origin and recipients, the purpose of such data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking, or deletion of this information. In this and in other questions about the topic of personally identifiable information, you may turn to us at any time using the address listed in our Imprint.

Server Log Files

The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type, browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referring URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server query

These data cannot be linked to specific persons. No consolidation of these data with other data sources is performed. We reserve the right to subsequently inspect these data should specific evidence of unlawful use become apparent to us.

Cookies

These Internet pages sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do no harm to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offering more user-friendly, more effective, and safer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and which your browser stores.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser so that you will be informed about the placing of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies only in specific cases or exclude them generally, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. The deactivation of cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Contact Form

When you send us enquiries using the contact form, your data from the contact form, including the contact information you provide, will be used by us to process your inquiry as well as any follow-up enquiries. We will not disclose this information without your permission.

No Junk Mail

The use of contact data, disclosed as part of the legal obligations applicable to the Imprint, for purposes of transmitting advertising and informational materials not expressly requested, is hereby rejected. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example spam emails.

Newsletter Information

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require you to provide your email address as well as information that permits us to verify that you are the owner of the listed email address and agree to receive the newsletter. No additional information will be gathered. We will use this information exclusively for sending the requested information and will not disclose it to any third parties.

You may revoke the permission you granted to us to store this information, the email address, and its use it for purposes of sending of the newsletter at any time by clicking the "unsubscribe" link in the Newsletter.