Data Protection Policy (Privacy Policy)

Privacy Policy

The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Whenever personal information (such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, it will be, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This information will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We wish to point out that the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. with communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is impossible.

Data Protection Policy for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. 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 cookies about your use of this website is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, for compiling reports on website activity, and for providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. Google will not link the IP address transferred by your browser as part of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, we should like to point out that if you do this, you may not be able to access all the functions provided on this website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) from being sent to and processed by Google by downloading the browser plugin available at the following link and installing it: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Information, deletion, blocking

You have at any time the right to be provided with information free of charge about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the disclaimer if you have any further questions on the topic of personal data.

Cookies

Some of our websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. They serve to make our website more user-friendly, efficient and secure. 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 in the memory of your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser upon your next visit.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies, so that you can decide in each case 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, as well as 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 includes:

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

This data is not stored in such a way as to be personally identifiable. We do not combine this data with other data we collect. We reserve the right to retrospectively check 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 will collect the data given in the request form and the contact details that you provided to help answer your question and any follow-up questions. This data will not be passed on without your permission.

Opposition to promotional e-mails

The use of the contact data published as a part of the imprint obligation by third parties to send unsolicited advertisements and informational materials is hereby expressly excluded. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of unsolicited promotional information, such as through spam e-mails.