The use of this website is as a rule possible without input of personal data. As far as personal data is collected (e.g. name, address or email address) on our website, this is effected on a voluntary basis as far as possible. The collected data will not be shared with third parties without your express consent.
Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
These data cannot be connected to specific persons. These data will not be combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to verify the data subsequently in case that concrete evidence for unlawful use will be known to us.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission.
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
You can retract your consent to the saving and using of your personal data at any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Objecting to the collection of data
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.
Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic data collection by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection".
On this website we use etracker, a web analysis service by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany to analyze usage data. The etracker service offers us statistical evaluations to improve the quality of our website.
As the privacy of our visitors is very important to us, etracker anonymizes the IP address as early as possible and converts login or device IDs into a unique key with which, however, no connection to any specific person can be made with. etracker does not use it for any other purpose, combine it with other data or pass it on to third parties.
You can exclude the collection of anonymous data for your future visits. The exclusion from collection of visitor data is effected by setting a cookie in your browser. https://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb This cookie is called 'cntcookie' and is set by 'etracker.de'. Please make sure that this cookie is not deleted as long as you want the exclusion from data collection to remain in place.
Further information on data protection at etracker can be found at https://www.etracker.com/datenschutz/.
Facebook Plug-ins (Like button)
Plug-ins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, are integrated into our sites. You can recognize the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you activate the plug-in, it will create a direct connection between your browser and Facebook’s server. As a result, Facebook receives the information that you used your IP address to visit our site. If you click the Facebook “like button” while logged into your Facebook account, you can refer to content on our website in your Facebook profile.
We would like to note that we, as site operators, receive no knowledge of the content of the data passed on or its use on the part of Facebook and that we bear no responsibility for data processing performed by Facebook. You can find additional information about this in Facebook’s data privacy statement under https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
We use plug-ins from the social network Google Plus, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountainview, California 94043, USA.
You can use the Google +1 button to publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google saves both the information that you gave +1 for a content and information about the site you were viewing when you clicked on +1. Your +1’s can be displayed as references together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as search results, or in your Google profile or in other areas on websites and advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and other people. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a public, globally visible Google profile that must include the name selected for the profile at the very least. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you used when you shared content using your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information relating to you.
In addition to the usage purposes explained above, the information you provided is used according to Google’s valid data privacy provisions. Google may publish summarized statistics about +1 activities of users or may pass it on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites.
Our website uses plugins operated by Google site YouTube. Operator of the sites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our equipped with a YouTube plugin pages to connect to the servers of YouTube is produced. Here, the YouTube server is informed which of our sites you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to map your surfing habits directly your personal profile. You can prevent this by log out of your YouTube account.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.
If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.Source: eRecht24