Privacy policy

Privacy policy

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. To the extent the collection of any personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is undertaken, this is done as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data are not disclosed to third parties without your express consent.

We point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.

The use of contact data published by third parties under the imprint obligation by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of these pages expressly reserves legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam emails.

Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

On our pages, plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated. You recognise the Facebook plugin with the Facebook logo or the Like Button ("Like") on our pages. You can find an overview of Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our website, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. Through this, Facebook receives information that you have visited the site with your IP. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged in your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and/or their use by Facebook. For more information, we refer to the privacy policy of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses "Cookies": text files that are stored on users' computers and allow an analysis of the use of the site by you. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this web site by the  user is usually transferred to a Google server in the US and is stored there. In the case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area by Google.

Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and is truncated. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the site by users, compiling reports on website activity and providing other website activity and internet related services to the website operator. Within the scope of Google Analytics the IP address sent by your browser is not associated with any other data held by Google.

Users may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on their browser; However, we point out that you then might not use all functions of this site to the full extent. Users can also prevent the data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google +1

Collection and disclosure of information:

With the Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given +1 for a content, as well as information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be shown as evidence along with your profile name and photo in Google services such as search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.

Google stores information about your +1 activities to improve Google's services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the chosen name for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or other identifying information from you.

Using the information collected:

In addition to the above purposes, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy. Google may release summary statistics on the +1 activities of users and transmit them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.