Privacy policy :

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal information very seriously. Your personal information is handled with utmost confidentiality and according to legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

Use of our website is generally possible without providing any personal data. Where you are invited to disclose any such data (e.g. name, postal address or e-mail address) the disclosure of this information is entirely voluntary. This information will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit consent.

Please note that data transmission online (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) may involve security gaps. Complete data protection against access through third parties cannot be guaranteed.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “Cookies”. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer so that the use of this website can be analysed. The information created by cookies is generally relayed to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In case the IP-anonymization on this website is activated your IP address will be shortened by google within EU member states or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP-address will be relayed to a Google Server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website to compile reports about the website activity and to perform additional services concerning the use of our website and the internet. The IP-address relayed within the limits of Google Analytics will not be linked to any other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note that if you choose to do this you might not be able to use all features of this website to the full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent the data created by Cookies concerning your use of the website from being relayed to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Cookies

This website uses so called “Cookies”. Cookies do not harm the device you are using to access this website, nor do they contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose to make our website and offer more user-friendly, more effective, and more secure. They are small text files that are stored on your device and saved by your browser.

The majority of the cookies we use are so called “Session-Cookies”. They are automatically erased by your browser at the end of your visit to our website. Other Cookies are saved to your device until you delete them manually. These Cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

You can adjust the settings of your browser so that you are notified previous to a Cookie being stored and so that you can choose to only allow certain Cookies, disable Cookies for some cases or all, as well as activate the automatic erasure of Cookies upon closing the browser. Should you choose to disable Cookies the functionality of this website may be impaired.

Server-Log-Files

The provider of the website automatically gathers and saves information in so called Server-Log-Files that are automatically relayed to us.

These are:

  • type and version of your browser
  • operating system
  • referrer URL
  • hostname of the accessing computer
  • time of the server request


This data cannot be allocated to specific persons and will not be combined with other data sources. We reserve the fight to retroactively examine this data should there be evidence of unlawful use of this website.