Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy statement.

Access to our website is usually possible without a statement of personal data. As far as personal data (e.g. name, address, or e-mail address) are acquired, they are as far as possible always given on a voluntary basis. These data are not transmitted to third parties without your explicit consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission in the internet (e.g. in case of communication via e-mail) may have security gaps. A gapless protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Privacy statement for the use of etracker

Our website uses analysis service etracker. Provider is the etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. From these data, usage profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for that. Cookies are small text files stored locally in the cache of your internet browser. With these cookies, your browser can be recognized. Without the separately given consent of the person concerned, the data acquired using etracker technologies are not used for identifying visitors of our website personally and are not connected with personal data on the owner of the pseudonym.

You can object to the data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future. To object to a collection and storage of your visitor data for the future, you can get an opt-out cookie from etracker via the following link: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb. The effect of this cookie is that in the future visitor data of your browser are not collected and stored by etracker anymore.

An opt-out cookie named “cntcookie” is set by etracker. Please, do not delete this cookie as long as you would like to maintain your objection. For further information, see the privacy statement of etracker: http://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html

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

On our website, plugins of social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our website. For an overview of the Facebook plugins, please see http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

If you visit our website, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. With that, Facebook gets the information that you 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 content of our website with your Facebook profile. Due to that, Facebook can assign the visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that we as provider of this website do not get any information on the content of the transmitted data as well as the use of them by Facebook. For further information, see the privacy statement of Facebook on http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to assign the visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out your Facebook account.

Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses the functions of web analysis service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files stored on your computer permitting an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information on your use of this website created by the cookie is usually transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.

In case of an activation of the IP anonymization on this website, Google abbreviates your IP address within the member states of the European Union or other states or the European Economic Community. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will only use this information to analyze your use of the website in order to create reports on the website activities and to provide other services connected to website and internet use to the operator of the website. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not connected with other data of Google.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software correspondingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website completely. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data created by the cookie and referring to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set preventing the collection of your data for future visits to this website: deactivate Google Analytics.

Privacy statement for the use of Instagram

Functions of the Instagram service are integrated in our website. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. When you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our website with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. Due to that, Instagram can assign the visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that we as provider of the website do not get information on the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Instagram

For further information, see the privacy statement of Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Privacy statement for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the YouTube website operated by Google. Operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the servers of YouTube is established during which the YouTube serve is informed on which one of our pages you visited.

While you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube is able to assign your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent that by logging out your YouTube account.

Further information on the handling of user data can be found in the privacy statement of YouTube on https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Cookies

The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages on your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve for making our offer more user-friendly, more efficient, and safer. Cookies are small text files filed on your computer which are stored by your browser.

The majority of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can set your browser to inform you on the setting of cookies and permit cookies only in exceptional cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for special cases or in general, as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies during the shutdown of the browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functions of this website may be limited.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries via contact form, your statements from the contact form including the contact data stated there are stored by us for processing the inquiry and in case of any questions. We will not pass on these data without your consent.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you as well as information permitting us to check that you are the owner of the stated e-mail address and agree with the receipt of the newsletter. Further data are not collected. These data are exclusively used for sending the required information; we do not pass them on to third parties

You can cancel the consent for storing the data and the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter any time, e.g. via the “cancel” link in the newsletter.