Privacy statement

The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement. The use of our website is normally possible without giving personal data. If personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data before access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. They serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server-Log-Files

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

  • browser type and browser version
  • operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • time of server request

These data can not be assigned to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries by means of a contact form, your information from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provide, will be stored with us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of connection questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. For more information on how to handle user data on Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Privacy Policy.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case, you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Opposition to data collection

You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, we would like to point out that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the functions provided by this website fully. In addition, you can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and about your use of the website (including your IP address) to be sent to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available at the following link and installing it: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Facebook-Plugins

On our pages are plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, integrated. The Facebook plugins recognize you on the
Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” (“Like”) on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugin http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our pages, the plug-in is used to establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will be informed that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook Like button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. For more information, refer to the privacy policy of Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to associate the visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content such as the inquiries you send to us as a site operator. An encrypted connection indicates that the browser’s address line changes from “http://” to “https://” and on the lock icon in your browser line.
If the SSL encryption is activated, the data that you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.