Data protection declaration
Use of our website can generally be done without the input of any personal details. In so far as personal details are gathered by our site (for instance, surname, postal or e-mail address), this is done, in so far as is possible, on a voluntary basis. These details will not be forwarded to third parties without your express approval.
We would point out that data transfer on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may have loopholes in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.
We hereby expressly object to the third party use of contact details which has been published in the context of imprint regulations for the transmission of advertising and information material which has not been asked for. The operators of this website reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited receipt of advertising information, via spam mails, for instance.
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (the ‘Like’ button)
Plug-ins for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated on our site. Facebook plug-ins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the ‘Like’ –button on our site. An overview about Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site the plug-in makes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives information, including your IP address, that you have visited our site. If you click on the Facebook ‘Like’ button when you are logged into your Facebook account, the content of our site may be linked to your Facebook profile. This means Facebook can correlate your visit to our site with your user account. We would point out that as the service provider of the site, we are not aware of the content of the data which is transferred or its use by Facebook. Further information about this matter can be found in the data protection statement from Facebook at http://en-en.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to attribute your visit to our site with your Facebook user account, then please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses what are known as "Cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your website site use to be carried out. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will generally be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
You can prevent the collection of data (incl. your IP address) generated by the cookie about your use of the website being sent to Google y downloading and installing the browser plug-in at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to free information on the personal data saved about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing at any time. You also have the right to correct, block or delete this data. To this end, or if you have any other questions, you can contact us at any time using the website operator’s address provided in the legal information.
The websites use some so-called cookies. Set cookies on your computer no harm and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. 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 on your device memory until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, that your browser transmits to us automatically. These are:
- Browsertyp/ browser verision
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of accessing computer
- Time of server request
These data are not specific individuals. A reunion of these data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if us concrete evidence of unlawful use are known.
If you send us via the contact form requests, your data from the Request Form, including the contact details provided by you will be stored there for the purpose of processing the request and in the case of follow-up questions with us. These data will not be disclosed without your consent on.
Opposition promotional emails
The use of published under the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of these pages expressly legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.