Data protection

As the operator of this website, we take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with all statutory data protection regulations as well as this privacy statement.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing any personal data. If personal data are collected on our pages (e.g. name, address or e-mail address), this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data are not passed on to third parties without your express consent.

Please be advised that the security of data transmitted via Internet (e.g. via e-mail communication) may be breached. Complete protection of any data against access by third parties is not possible.

 

Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

Our website uses the Google Analytics web analytics service operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies. These are text files stored on your computer that enable an analysis of how you use our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to and stored in a Google server in the USA.

In the case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address will be stored by Google in shortened form within member countries of the European Union or in other countries that are contracting parties to the agreement in the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is a complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports about website activities and services associated with this Internet usage and to provide related services to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent storage of these cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software. However, we wish to point out that in this case, you cannot use the full functionality of this website. You can additionally prevent the collection of data produced by the cookie and associated with your use of the website (including your IP address), its transmission to, and its processing by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

 

Cookies

Some of our websites use so-called cookies, which are small text files stored on your computer and saved by your browser. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. They help make our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies” that are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in the memory of your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

 

Server-Log-Files

Our website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in so-called server log files. This information includes:

  • Browser type/browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Operating system used
  • Host name of accessing computer
  • Host name of accessing computer

These data are not stored so as to be personally identifiable, neither are they merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively examine this log data in the event of concrete evidence of illegal activity.

 

Contact form

If you send us a question via the contact form, we collect the data requested and the contact details you provide in order to answer your question and any follow-up questions. This data is not passed on without your permission.

 

Opposition to promotional emails

We are legally required to provide our contact data as part of our imprint. However, we expressly prohibit the use of this contact data for the purpose of sending any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. We explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event that unsolicited advertising material, such as spam e-mail, is received.

 

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid e-mail address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. by activating the “Unsubscribe” button in the newsletter.