The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (such as name, address or email address) is collected, this is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data are not passed to third parties without your explicit agreement.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.
The websites make use of so-called cookies. Cookies do no harm on your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device memory until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
Server Log Files
The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits automatically to us. These are:
– Browser type / browser version
– Operating system
– Referrer URL
– Host name of accessing computer
– Time of server request
These data are not specific to individuals. A compilation of these data with other data sources is not done. We reserve the right to examine this data retrospectively as soon as we get aware of concrete evidence of unlawful use.
If you send us requests via contact form, your data including your contact information you provide within the form will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and in the case of follow-up questions with us. This data will not be passed further without your explicit agreement.
If you want to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need your email address and information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this information only to send the requested information and do not pass it further to third parties.
The agreement for storage of the data, the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043. Google Analytics uses “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 are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address from Google will be shortened within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing further services related to this website and internet usage to the website operator. Your IP address will not be merged with other data from Google.
Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)
On our pages we have plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, incorporated. Youcan identify the Facebook plugin with the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on our side. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be viewed with the following link: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish that Facebook can assign the information of your visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.
Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as providers of our pages do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter under http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Privacy Statement for using Google +1
Our Sites use Google +1. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043.
Collection and dissemination of information: With Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. With the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information about the page you viewed when you click on +1. Your +1 can be shown as evidence along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google’s services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible public Google profile, which must contain at least the chosen profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information from you.
Using the information collected: In addition to the above mentioned usage the information you provide in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies are applicable. Google may release aggregate statistics on the +1 activities the user or transmits them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.
Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our pages. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA integrated. If you are logged in into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our website with your profile by clicking on the Instagram buttons. This allows Instagram assign your visit on our pages to your user account. We point out that we as providers of our pages do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Instagram.
Our website uses plugins operated by Google site YouTube. Operator is the YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin a connection to the servers of YouTube is established. Then the Youtube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account you allow YouTube to link your surfing habits directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by log out of your YouTube account.
Information, Deletion or Blocking
You always have the right for free information about your stored personal data, its origin and destination and the purpose of the data processing and the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as other questions relating to personal data you can contact at any time at the address stated in our imprint.
Opposition Promotional Emails
The use of contact data published under the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the right for legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.