The providers of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection regulations and this privacy statement.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing person-related data. As far as person-related data are collected on our website (for example name, address or e-mail address), this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. Such data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.
We inform you that the data transmission in the internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) may present security gaps. It is not possible to protect data from the access of third parties without fail.
The majority of cookies used by us are session cookies. They are automatically deleted after you terminated your visit to our website. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. Such cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can make settings in your browser so that you will be informed on the placement of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for particular cases or generally exclude them as well as activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.
SERVER LOG FILES
The provider of this website automatically collects and saves information in server log files that your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type/browser version
Operating system used
Hostname of the computer accessing the website
Time of server enquiry
These data are not attributable to particular persons. These data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data at a later point in time if we gain knowledge of specific indications of a use in breach of the law.
If you send us a request via a contact form, your information provided in the request form including the contact data provided by you therein will be saved for the processing of the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not forward these data without your consent.
If you want to receive the newsletter provided on the website, we require your e-mail address and information enabling us to check whether you are the holder of the stated e-mail address and consent to receiving the newsletter. No further data will be collected. We will exclusively use these data to send you the information requested and we will not forward them to any third party.
You can withdraw the consent provided to our saving such data, the e-mail address and to the use of these for sending you the newsletter at any time, for example by using the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
PRIVACY STATEMENT CONCERNING THE USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS
In case the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will still be shortened beforehand by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and be shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information in order to assess your use of this website to create reports on website activity and to provide further services connected with the use of the website and with internet use to the provider of this website. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You are able to prevent the saving of cookies by making the respective settings in your browser software; however, we inform you that in this case it may be possible that you are not able to use all functions of this website. You are also able to prevent the collection of data produced by the cookie and relating to your use of this website (incl. you IP address) by Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF FACEBOOK PLUGINS (LIKE BUTTON)
Our website has integrated plugins of the social media network Facebook the provider of which is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins you can find here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When visiting our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thus obtains the information that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while logged in to your Facebook account, you are able to link content of our website to your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook is able attribute the visit to our website to your user account. We inform you that we as provider of this website have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted and their use by Facebook. You can find further information regarding this topic in the privacy statement issued by Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish that Facebook can attribute the visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
INFORMATION, DELETION, BLOCKING
At any time, you have the right to be informed free of charge on your person-related data saved, their origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing and the right to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Regarding this and other issues in view of person-related data you can at any time contact us at the address indicated under legal notice.
OBJECTION TO ADVERTISING MAILS
The use of contact data published in the context of the duty to provide a legal notice to transmit not expressly requested advertisements and informative material is hereby objected to. The providers of this website expressly reserve the right to take legal action in case of unrequested sending of advertising information for example via spam e-mails.