Data protection

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will handle your individual-related data confidentially and in correspondence to legal privacy regulations as well as this privacy statement.

As a rule, the use of this site is possible without the declaration of personal data. A far as practicable, personal data given in the context of our services (e.g. name, address or email-address) is provided voluntarily. Your personal data will only be passed on or transmitted to third parties, if you expressly consented thereto beforehand.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission via Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. A seamless protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. Confidentiality regarding the data protection regulations is only guaranteed under the above mentioned limitations.

 

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

On our websites plugins of the social network Facebook are applied, which are the property of Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. Those Facebook plugins can be recognized on our sites by the Facebook logo or the “like-button”. An overview of Facebook plugins is provided on: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When visiting our Internet pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thus receives notification that you have accessed the corresponding page from our website with your IP address. If you are logged on to Facebook at the same time from the same computer, you can link content of our sites to your Facebook profile by simply using the Facebook “like button”. As a result, Facebook can associate your access to our website with your Facebook account. Please be advised that we as the provider of our site have no knowledge of the transmitted data or their further use by Facebook. For more information, refer to the privacy statement of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to allocate the collected data via our web site to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before you visit our web site.

 

Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytic

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, text files which are saved on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will usually be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.

In case of activated IP-address anonymisation, Google will reduce your IP address intrastate member States of the European Union or other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only with good reason the complete IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and reduced there. Google will use this information under the authority of the operator of this website, in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activity and to provide further services towards the web site operator related to the use of the website and the Internet. As part of Google Analytics, the transmitted IP address of your browser will not be merged with 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 so you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website. Furthermore, you may prevent the information generated by the cookie and processed by Google concerning your use of this website (including your IP address) by following this link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de which will lead you to an immediately available browser plug-in for easy download and installation

 

Information, deletion, refusal of accessg

You are entitled to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and the recipients as well as the purpose of the storage. You also have the right to correction, refusal of access or deletion of your data at any time. If you have any further question, regarding personal data, feel free to contact us by using the address indicated in the imprint.

 

Cookies

Our Internet pages use what is known as cookies at several locations. However, cookies do not cause any damage whatsoever nor do they contain viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer more user friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that your Internet browser files and stores on your computer.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called „session cookies“, which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Persistent cookies on the other hand remain stored on your computer until deleted. They enable us to identify your browser when you visit us again.

You can configure your browser so as to be informed about the placement of cookies, to decide to accept these on a case-by-case basis, to completely exclude all incoming cookies or to automatically delete all cookies when closing your browser. However, the deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of our web site.

 

Server-Log-Files

The provider of these pages collects and automatically saves information on its so called server log file, which by default are transmitted to us by your browser, namely:


These data are not assigned to certain individuals and will not be merged with any other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data afterwards, if we have any indications of unlawful use.

 

Contact form

All the information that you provide via contact form is exclusively used for the purpose of providing you with the best possible customer service and for processing your request. We shall not pass your personal data on to third parties without your explicit consent.