The administrators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the data protection regulations and privacy policies.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal details. If personal details are required on this website (for example, name, address or e-mail address), this takes place as far as possible on a voluntary basis. The data will not be transferred to Third Parties without explicit consent.
We would like to point out that the transfer of data via the internet (such as e-mail communication) may have security flaws and cannot be fully protected against unauthorised access.
Our internet website uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer nor do they contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offers user-friendlier, effective, and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer and in your browser.
Most of our cookies we use are known as „session-cookies“. They are deleted automatically after your visit. Other cookies are saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser at your next visit.
You can adjust your browser settings so that you are informed about all cookies and only allow them for special circumstances, or generally exclude them as well as enabling their automatic deletion when you close a browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
The provider of this website collects and saves information automatically in the so-called server-log files; these are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. They are:
- Browser type and browser version
- The operating system in use
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the computer
- Time of the server request
This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. A collection of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively if we receive specific evidence for illegal use.
When contacting us by the contact form, we will collect, save and process the data submitted including your contact details for further enquiries on the subject. We will not pass this data on to Third Parties without your prior consent.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookies regarding your usage of this website is normally sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.
We have activated the IP anonymization plugin on this website. This means that your IP address will be shortened by Google before it is sent to the US, this applies to member states within of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only under special circumstances will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the US and be shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your usage of the website, compile reports on website activities and provide further services to the website operator related to website and Internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser in conjunction with Google Analytics will not be combined with Google with other data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser software. Please note, however, that you may then be unable to use all functions of this website. You can also download and install the browser plugin from the link below to prevent the capture of the data (including your IP address) generated by cookies and related to your usage of the website as well as its transmission to Google and processing by Google. The current link is: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Opposition to Data Collection
You can prevent the capture of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. To set an opt-out cookie in your browser which is only valid for this browser and this domain select: Deactivate. More information on the use of data by Google Analytics can be found on the Google data protection page:
Contractual Data Processing
We have a signed contract with Google regarding data processing and follow precisely the strict guidelines of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic Characteristics by Google Analytics
This website uses the function ‘demographic characteristics’ by Google Analytic; this function allows reports to be made according to the data submitted (age, gender, interests) of the users. This data is from interest-based advertisements from Google as well as visitor data from Third parties. This data cannot be allocated to a specific person. You can use disable this function using the settings panel of your Google account or decline any data capture by Google Analytics by following the steps in ‘Opposition to Data Collection’
This website uses social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins can be identified by one of the Facebook logos or the “Like Button” on our website. The list and design of the Facebook social plugins are available at: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you use our website, a direct link will be made by the plugin between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like-Button“ while logged into your Facebook Account you can link the contents of our website with your Facebook profile. This way Facebook can associate the visit to our website with your account.
Users who are Facebook members and who do not wish for Facebook to capture data about them about this offering and to link such data to their member data stored by Facebook have to log off from Facebook before visiting the website.
This website uses a social plugin (“plugin”) of the social network xing.com which is operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. When a user opens a website containing such a plugin, the user’s browser establishes a direct connection to the XING servers.
Storage of personal data is not performed to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are stored nor is the user behaviour is evaluated.
Processing of data (customer and contract data)
We collect, process or use your personal data only when it is required to establish, define or modify legal relationships (stock data). Personal data on the use of our website will only be used, if necessary, to enable the use of our service.
Rights to information, correction, deletion or blocking of personal data
You have the right to contact us at any time if you would like to find out which personal information we have stored. If you do not wish to have your personal data collected and processed, you can revoke your consent at any time. In both of the above cases or if you have any further questions, please contact us directly via the address in our imprint.
Rejecting Advertisement Emails
We at this moment reject the usage of the published contact data in the imprint for unsolicited advertising and information materials. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.