The operators of these sites take your protection very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially and according to legal data protection regulations and this privacy statement.
The use of this website is usually possible without providing personal information. If personal data (e.g. name, address or email-address) are collected on our pages, it is done as far as possible on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve security gaps. A complete data protection against access of third parties is not possible.
The internet sites sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any malware. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective, and safer. Cookies are small text files, which your internet browser files and stores on your computer.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies, which are immediately and automatically deleted after your visit to our website. Other cookies will remain stored on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your computer at your next visit.
You can configure your browser so as to be informed about the placement of cookies, to decide to accept these on a case-by-case basis or completely exclude all incoming cookies or activate the setting in your browser to automatically delete all cookies when the browser is deactivated. However, the deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.
The websites’ provider collects and automatically saves information on the so-called server log files, which are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These are:
browser type and browser version
used operating system
host name of accessing computer
time of server request
These data cannot be connected to specific persons. None of these data will be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data at any time, if there is concrete evidence for an illegal use.
This website uses the functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’. Those are text files, which are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of how you used the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your usage of the website are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there.
Further information of how Google Analytics deals with user data, are to be found in the privacy statement of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
You can prevent the installation of cookies by activating the relevant setting of your browser software. We would like to point out, however, that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection and transmission of your data by the cookie concerning your usage of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by downloading and installing the available browser plugin under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
opposition to the 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 during your future visits on this website: deactivate Google Analytics.
contract data processing
We concluded a contract with Google concerning the data processing and we completely execute the strict regulations of the German data protection authorities referring to the usage of Google Analytics.
On this website, we use the function ‘activation of the IP anonymization’. Thus, Google abbreviates your IP address within the States of the European Union or in other countries which are contracting parties to the Agreement of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP address is transmitted by Google to a server in the USA and there abbreviated. By order of the operator of this website, Google uses these data to evaluate your usage of this website, to compile reports about the websites’ activities, and to provide other services concerning the usage of the website and the internet for the websites’ operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data of Google.
demographic characteristics of Google Analytics
This website uses the function ‘demographic characteristics’ of Google Analytics. Thus, reports can be compiled, which contain data about age, sex and interests of the website visitors. These data come from interest-related advertising by 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 you generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described under ‘opposition to the data collection’.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses for the uniform presentation of fonts so-called Web Fonts, which are provided by Google. When you visit a site, your browser loads the necessary Web Fonts in your browser’s cache to show texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support Web Fonts, your computer uses a standard font.
This site uses via an API the map service of Google Maps. Provider ist the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. These data are usually transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and saved there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transmission.
You find further information on how Google deals with user date in the privacy statement of Google: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
For safety reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, e.g. the requests you sent to us as the website operator, this site uses an SSL encryption. You recognize an encrypted connection when the address box of the browser changes from „http://“ to „https://“ and a lock symbol appears in the browser line.
When the SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
opposition to advertising e-mails
We hereby expressly object to the third-party use of contact data, which has been published in accordance with the editorial requirements, for the transmission of not expressly solicited advertising and information material. The operators of this web site shall retain the right to undertake legal steps if we are sent unsolicited advertisements, for example, in the form of spam mails.