The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Where we do collect personal data (for example name, address or e‐mail addresses), this data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
We will note that data transmission in the Internet (e.g. in the communication by e‐mail) can exhibit security gaps. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Our websites use partly what are called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user‐friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your web browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so‐called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Server log files
Our websites automatically collect and store information in so‐called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser
- Version of Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
This data can not be assigned to specific persons. A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow‐up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e‐mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e‐mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No further data is collected. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The granted consent to the storage of the data, the e‐mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so‐called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. 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 other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug‐in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Opposition to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt‐out cookie is set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this website: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
Facebook plugins (like button)
On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like‐Button” (“Like”) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
Comments on this website
In addition to your comment, the comment function on this page will also contain information about when the comment was created, your e‐mail address and, if you do not post anonymously, the username you selected.
Storage of the IP address Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who write comments. Since we do not check comments on our site before activation, we need this information in order to be able to act against the author in case of infringements such as insults or propaganda.
Subscribe to comments
As a user of the page you can subscribe to comments after registering. You will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are the owner of the given email address. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Right to information, cancellation, blocking
At any time you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time.