Privacy Policy

Data protection

Ensuring that your personal data remains private is very important to the operators of this site. We keep your personal data confidential and in compliance with legal data protection provisions and this privacy policy.

In general, our website can be used without entering personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, postal or e-mail address) is collected on this site, this is done on a voluntary basis where possible. Without your express permission, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Please note that the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to protect data completely from access by third parties.

Cookies

Some pages of this website use what are called “cookies.” Cookies do not cause damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

Most cookies used by us are “session cookies.” These will be deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser when you revisit our website.

You can set your browser to notify you before a cookie is stored and permit cookies to be stored in specific cases only, to exclude the storing of cookies for specific cases or in general, or to delete cookies when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server log files

The provider of this site automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which are transmitted automatically to us by your browser. This includes:

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

This data cannot be attributed to specific individuals and will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review this data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, the information entered in the contact form including the contact data provided by you will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your inquiry and for any follow-up questions you might have. We will not disclose this data to others without your express permission.

Web analysis with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google.

You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from here.

Disclosure

According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the e-mail addresses denoted in the imprint.

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