Data protection

Data protection

Operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection regulations as well as this Data Privacy Statement.

You can normally use our website without specifying any personal data. However, if personal data is collected on our sites (for example, name, address or email addresses), this is done, where possible, voluntarily. Such data is not passed on to third parties without your express approval.

We herewith inform you that data transfer on the internet (e.g. communication via email) may have security loopholes. It is not possible to guarantee perfect protection against access from third parties.

Data Privacy Declaration for using Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”. These are text files stored on your computer which facilitate an analysis of usage of the website. Information generated by Cookies on your use of this website is normally transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.

However, in case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other contract states of the Convention of the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred to and abbreviated at a server of Google in the USA in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website in order to compile reports on website activities and to provide further services for the website operator relating to website use and internet usage. The IP address transferred in the course of Google Analytics from your browser is not linked up to any other data of Google.

You can prevent storage of Cookies via a respective setting in your browser software; however, this may lead to you not being able to use all functions of this website. You can also prevent collection of data generated by Cookies and data relating to your usage of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Disclosure, Deletion, Blocking

You have a right, at all times, to free information concerning your personal data stored, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking and deletion of such data. You can contact us at the address specified in the Imprint section at any time concerning such issues relating to personal data.

Cookies

Internet sites partially use so-called Cookies. Cookies cause no damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help to make our offers more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files filed on your computer, stored by your browser.

Most Cookies we use are so-called “Session Cookies”. They are deleted automatically when you have completed your usage of the site. These Cookies help us to identify your browser when you visit our site again.

You can set your browser to ensure you are informed about the setting of Cookies and only allow Cookies in individual cases, exclude acceptance of Cookies for specific cases or in general, and activate automatic deletion of Cookies on closing the browser. If you deactivate Cookies, functionality of the website may be restricted.

Server Log Files

The provider of the sites collects and stores information automatically in so-called Server Log Files which your browser transfers to us automatically. These include:

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

Such data are not allocable to specific persons. The data is not linked up with any other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently inspect such data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

Contact form

If you make an enquiry via contact form, we will store the data from your enquiry form including the contact data you specify to process the enquiry and in case of any follow-up questions. We will not pass on any of this data without your approval.

Objection to promotion emails

We herewith object to the use of contact data published in accordance with imprint obligations for the transfer of promotion and information material not specifically requested. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of unrequested sending of promotion material, for example via spam emails.

Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an email address from you as well as information which allows us to check you are the holder of the email address specified, and agree to receiving the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use such data exclusively for the sending of information requested and do not pass data on to third parties.

You can revoke consent granted for the storage of data, the email address and its usage to send the newsletter at any time, for example via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.