The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as strictly confidential and in accordance with data protection laws and this data protection declaration.
The use of this website is normally possible without providing any personal data. Personal data, such as name, address or e-mail address, are never required and are only given voluntarily. Even then, this data would only be passed on to third parties with your explicit consent.
However, we would like to point out that data transmissions on the Internet, for example by e-mail, do not offer absolute security. Complete protection against unauthorized access to personal data can therefore not be guaranteed.
This website uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer by the server. They contain information about the browser, the IP address, the operating system and the Internet connection. We do not pass this data on to third parties or link it to personal data without your consent.
Cookies have two main functions. They help us to make it easier for you to navigate through our offer and enable the website to be displayed correctly. They are not used to smuggle in viruses or start programs.
Users have the option of calling up our offer without cookies. To do this, the relevant settings must be changed in the browser. Please use the help function of your browser to find out how cookies are deactivated. However, we would like to point out that this may impair some functions of this website and limit the convenience of use. The pages http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ (USA) and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/ (Europe) allow you to manage online ad cookies.
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:
These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and that enable your use of the website to be analyzed. 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. However, due to the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases.
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 relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: Here.
You can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the link below. If you do this, an opt-out cookie will be installed on you, which will prevent the collection of data for the use of Google Analytics on our site in the future. Here.
We integrate plug-ins from the social network Facebook (address: 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA) on our website. You can recognize the plug-ins - you can find an overview here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/Plug-ins/ - on the Like button or on the Facebook logo.
If you call up one of our websites with a Facebook plug-in, a direct connection to Facebook is established. We have no influence on the type and scope of the data that Facebook collects, stores and processes. We can only inform you according to our level of knowledge.
Facebook is informed via the plug-in that you have accessed the corresponding website of our offer. This also applies to users who are not registered on Facebook. In this case, there is a possibility that Facebook will save the IP address.
If you are a member of Facebook and logged in, calling up a website with a Facebook plug-in can be clearly assigned to your Facebook user account. In addition, the plug-ins transmit all interactions, for example if you use the Like button or leave a comment.
To prevent Facebook from storing data about you, please log out of Facebook before visiting our website. You can also block the plug-ins with add-ons for the browser (for example "Facebook Blocker").
Information on the data protection regulations, the purpose and scope of data collection and data processing as well as the setting options for protecting privacy on Facebook can be found here: http://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php.
This offer uses functions of the Twitter service. This is provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Twitter offers the so-called “tweet” function. If you use the Twitter function on our websites, the websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and, if necessary, made known to other users. In doing so, data is also transmitted to Twitter.
As the provider, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted and its use by Twitter. You can find more information on this in Twitter's data protection declaration at https://twitter.com/de/privacy.At the following link, Twitter offers you the option of defining your own data protection settings: http://twitter.com/account/settings.
We integrate the Google+ (Google plus) social plug-in on our website, recognizable by the "+1" symbol on a white or colored background. The plug-in is provided by Google Inc. (Google for short, address: 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).
When you call up a website with a Google+ button, a connection to the Google servers is established. Google transmits the content of the button and integrates it on the corresponding website. At the same time, Google receives information about which page has just been accessed. According to Google, personal data is only collected when the Google+ button is clicked. For Google+ members who are logged in, the following applies: Even without interaction, Google at least stores and processes the IP address. We have no influence on the amount of data that is stored in this context.
Google+ users who are logged into their account can recommend our website by clicking on the "+1" button. In this case, Google not only saves the IP address and the browser, but also the content for which +1 was given and the page. This information is stored in the profile of the user and can be displayed together with the profile name and the picture of the user in Google services, which also include the search results. Among other things, Google uses the data to optimize its own services. Information on Google's data protection provisions and the setting options for protecting privacy can be found here: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Members of Google Plus who do not want your data to be collected and saved via our website should log out of their Google+ account before visiting our website.
This page uses so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. When you call up a page, your browser loads the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to display texts and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font will be used by your computer.
This website uses the Google Maps map service via an API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. In order to be able to use the functions of Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on the data transfer.
Information on Google's data protection provisions and the setting options for protecting privacy can be found here: http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plug-in, a connection to the YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Further information on the handling of user data can be found in YouTube's data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
This website uses remarketing technologies from Google. The provider of this technology is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
This allows users of our website to receive advertising information that is adapted and individually tailored to their interests. Advertisements are determined based on cookie data analysis and previous use of the website. According to our current knowledge, no personal data is stored. When using the website, a cookie is automatically placed, which collects anonymized data about the interests of the user in order to be able to adapt the advertising information. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or client.
You can permanently exclude remarketing with the help of cookies by switching off individualized advertising by Google: Here.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries that you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from "http: //" to "https: //" and by the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
In accordance with the principles of data avoidance and data economy, we only store personal data for as long as it is necessary or prescribed by law (statutory storage period). If the purpose of the information collected no longer applies or if the storage period ends, we will block or delete the data.
Data is only collected, processed and used if this is absolutely necessary for the provision, improvement or accounting of the service.