Data privacy protection

Generally, you can use our website without entering your personal data. The data collected on our pages (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are provided as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to a third party without your express approval. We would like to point out that transferring data on the Internet (e.g. while communicating via e-mail) can lead to security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data, published within the scope of general information requirements, by third parties for transferring advertisement and information material, which is not expressly requested for. The owners of the site expressly reserve the right to take legal action against unsolicited sending of advertisement information, e.g. through spam mails.

DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF FACEBOOK PLUG-INS (LIKE-BUTTON)

Plug-ins for the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our pages. You can identify the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the "Like button" ("I like") on our page. Please click here for an overview of the Facebook plug-ins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plug-ins/When you visit our pages, a direct link is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. Thus, Facebook receives the information, that you have visited our page via your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like button" when you are logged on to your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This way, Facebook can link the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that, we as the providers of this site, have no knowledge about the contents of the transferred data and their usage by Facebook. For further information, please refer to the data privacy statement of Facebook athttp://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to link the visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, you can log out of your Facebook user account.

DATA PRIVACY STATEMENT FOR THE USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser.