The operators of these web pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We keep your personal data confidential and also comply in this regard with the statutory data protection directives as well as with data protection declaration.
As a rule, the use of our web site is possible without disclosing personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, physical address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our web pages, insofar as this is possible, this is always done voluntarily. These data shall not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We wish to point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g. during communication via e-mail) can create security gaps. The gapless protection of data from third-party access is not possible.
The Internet pages sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our web site more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves.
Most of the cookies which we use are so-called “session cookies”. After your visit ends, they are automatically deleted. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser during your next visit.
You can adjust the settings on your browser in such a manner that you are notified of the placement of cookies and cookies are permitted only in the individual case which prohibit the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally as well as which activate the automatic deletion of the cookies by closing the browser. If the cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this web site may be restricted.
Server Log Files
The provider of the web pages shall automatically collect and save information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version, operating system being used, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, time of day of the server query
These data shall not be attributable to specific persons. No commingling of these data with other data sources shall be undertaken. We reserve the right to subsequently examine these data if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal usage.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, we shall save your data from the inquiry form–including the contact data you have provided there–solely for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of follow-up questions. We shall not pass on these data without your consent.
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics
This web site uses functions of the web analysis service called Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the web site. As a rule, the information about your use of this web site that is generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
You can find more information about how user data are handled by Google Analytics in the Data Protection Declaration of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
You can prevent the saving of cookies by making a corresponding change in your browser software settings; however, we wish to point out that, in this case where applicable, you may not be able to use all the functions of this web site in their full scope. Moreover, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and which makes reference to your use of the web site (incl. your IP address) from being sent to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available by clicking on the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Contracted Data Processing
We have concluded a contractual agreement with Google for contracted data processing and shall comprehensively fulfil the strict standards of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Objection to Data Collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie shall be placed which prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this web site: Deactivate Google Analytics
We use the "Activation of IP Anonymisation" function on this web site. However, your IP address will thus be truncated in advance by Google within the member countries of the European Union or in other contracting states to the European Economic Area Convention. Only in exceptional cases shall the entire IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. By mandate of the operator of this web site, Google shall use this information in order to evaluate your use of the web site, to compile reports about the web site activities and to render the services associated with the use of the web site and the Internet for the web site operator. The IP address which has been transmitted by your browser within the parameters of Google Analytics shall not be commingled with other data by Google.
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Web Fonts
In order to display fonts in a uniform manner, this web site uses only so-called web fonts which are provided by Google. When visiting a page, your browser will download the required web fonts into your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, a standard font shall be used by your computer.
Information, Deletion, Blocking
You shall have the right at any time to obtain free-of-charge information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to the correction, blocking or deletion of these data. If you should have any additional questions on the theme of personal data, you can contact us at any time via the address specified in the Imprint Section.