It is generally possible to use our website without providing personal data. Insofar as we collect personal data via this website (for example, name, address or e-mail addresses), this is, as far as possible, always on a voluntary basis. Your personal data will not be shared with third parties without your express permission. We wish to remind you that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data (for example, email communication) via the Internet. It is not possible to ensure that data is completely protected against unauthorised access by third parties. Third parties are expressly prohibited from using contact details published herein, as required under the “Impressum” (legal notice) requirement of German law, for the purpose of sending advertising or informational material which has not been specifically requested. Where spam e-mails or other unsolicited advertising information is sent, the operators of the relevant websites specifically reserve the right to take legal action.
Plugins from the Facebook social network, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, are integrated on our website. You can identify the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. For an overview of Facebook plugins, please visit: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. Whenever you visit our website, a direct connection is established via the plugin between your web browser and the Facebook server. Facebook is then notified that your IP address has visited our website. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link our web content with your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to verify your visit to our web pages on your user account. As the website provider, we wish to point out that we have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data and of how Facebook uses it. For more information about this, please refer to the Facebook privacy statement at en-us.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, namely text files that are saved on your computer and make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved. Google will process this data to evaluate your use of this website, compile reports about this website’s activity on behalf of the website operators and render other services connected with website and Internet use. Google will also forward this data, if applicable, to third parties, insofar as this is legally required or if these third parties use the supplied data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google use your IP address in connection with other data supplied by Google Inc.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by choosing the relevant settings for your browser software; however, we should like to point out that, in this case, you might not be able to use the functionality of this website to its fullest extent. Furthermore, you can prevent the capturing of data generated by the cookie referring to your utilisation of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the available browser plugin using the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.