Data protection statement

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the provisions of the applicable data protection legislation as well as with this data protection statement.
In general, our website can be used without providing any personal data. Insofar as personal information (such as names, addresses or email addresses) appears on our pages, this shall always take place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This information shall not be transmitted to third parties without your express consent.
We hereby give notice that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. A complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Data protection statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. They are text files stored on your computer and which enable the analysis of the way the website is used by you. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will nevertheless be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate 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 merge the IP address transmitted 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 would like to point out that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the functions provided by this website fully. In addition, you can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and about your use of the website (including your IP address) to be sent to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available at the following link and installing it: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Information, erasure, blocking

At any point in time, you are entitled to information about your stored personal data, its origin, and recipients and the purpose of the data processing free of charge, as well as having a right to rectification, blockage or deleting of your data where applicable. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal information if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

Cookies

The internet pages partly make use of so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our offer 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 once you finish your session. Other cookies remain in your device’s memory until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise 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 limited.

Server log files

Our website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These are:

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

This information cannot be matched up with a particular person. These data are not compiled using data from other 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 questions via the contact form, we collect the data from the contact form including the contact details you provide in order to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.