Data Privacy

Data privacy

The operators of these pages are committed to the safety of your personal data. We shall deal with your personal data in a confidential manner and in conformance with the legal data privacy guidelines and this data privacy declaration.

Use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Personal information (such as name, address or email address) is collected on our pages on a voluntary basis, as far as possible. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by email) may be subject to security risks. Comprehensive protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

The Internet pages make partial use of so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies help in making 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 used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies are saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to identify your browser during your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the placing of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases; you may also block the acceptance of cookies in specific situations or in general and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted if cookies are deactivated.

Server log files

The provider of the web pages captures and saves information automatically in so-called server log files, which are automatically transferred to us by your browser. These are:

  • Browser type/ browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server enquiry

This data cannot be assigned to specific people. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine the data subsequently, if we have concrete indications of illegal use.

Contact form

If you send us your enquiries by filling in the contact form, your details from the enquiry form will be saved at our end along with the contact data specified in the form, for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for follow-up questions. We will not forward this data without your approval.

Newsletter data

If you would like to order the newsletter offered on the website, we require your email address and information enabling us to verify that you own the email address given and have agreed to receive the newsletter. No other data shall be collected. We use this data for the sole purpose of sending the requested information and shall not pass it to third parties.

You may withdraw your consent at any time for the storage of your data, your email address and the usage thereof to send the newsletter, by using the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter for example.

Data Protection Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses the functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The service provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files, stored on your computer that enable an analysis of how you use our website. The information generated by the cookies regarding your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, if the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address is first abbreviated by Google in the Member States of the European Union or in Other States Party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is your full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website, to evaluate your use of this website, to create reports about the website activities, and to provide additional services connected with the website and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted from your browser by Google Analytics is not combined with the other Google data.

You can prevent cookie storage by an appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in this case you might not be able to use all functionalities of this website. Moreover, you can prevent the capture of data generated by the cookie related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the Browser-Plugin at the following location:http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

You can prevent capturing by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will store an opt-out cookie that will prevent your data being captured when you visit this website in the future. Deactivate Google Analytics

Data Protection Statement for the Use of YouTube

Our website uses YouTube plugins, a site operated by Google. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our pages that is equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection is established with the YouTube servers. Thus, information about which of our pages you have visited is sent to the YouTube server.

If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.

More information on how user data is handled is provided in YouTube’s Data Protection Statement at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to get free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correct, block and delete this data. If you have further questions concerning this or personal data, you can always contact us at the address given under company information.

Objecting to advertising emails

Use of contact data, published within the framework of the imprint obligation, for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly prohibited. The site operators reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising, such as spam emails.