The operators of these sites take the privacy of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and corresponding to the legal data privacy provisions as well as this data privacy statement.
It is normally possible to use our website without providing personal data. If personal data is collected on our sites (for example, name, address or email address), this occurs always on a voluntary basis if possible. This data will not be shared with third parties without your explicit consent.
We point out that the transmission of data online (for example, communication by email) may have vulnerabilities. Complete protection of your data against access by third parties is not possible.
Data privacy statement for the usage of Facebook plugins (like button)
Plugins are integrated on our sites from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our sites, a direct connection will be established between your browser and the Facebook server through the plugin. Through this, Facebook receives the information that you visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content from our sites to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your user account to the visit to our sites. We would like to point out that as a provider of the sites, we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transferred data as well as its usage by Facebook. More information about this can be found in the data privacy statement from Facebook under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to assign your visit to our page to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data privacy statement for the usage of Google Analytics
This website uses functions from the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and make it possible to analyse your usage of the website. The information created about your visit to this website by the cookie is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there.
In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened in advance by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contract states from the agreement on the European Economic Zone. Only in cases of exception will the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your usage of the website, in order to create reports about website activities and in order to provide further services for the website operator concerning the website usage and internet usage. The IP address transferred from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be kept together with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being saved through a corresponding setting in your browser software; nevertheless, we point out that in this case you may not be able to completely use all functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the recording of the data created by the cookie and in regards to your usage of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Data privacy statement for the usage of Google +1
Our sites use functions from Google +1. The provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and forwarding of information: With the help of the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. You and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners through the Google +1 button. Google saves both the information that you enter +1 for content as well as information about the site that you viewed when clicking on +1. You can show your +1 as notes with your profile name and your photo in Google services, like in search results or in your Google profile or at different spots on websites and advertisements. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and others. In order to be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a visible, public Google profile that must at least contain the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name that you used for parts of the content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you.
Usage of collected information: In addition to the usage purposes explained above, the information you provided will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data privacy regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics about the +1 activities from the users or may share this with users and partners like publishers, advertisers or affiliated websites.
Information, deletion, blocking
At any time, you have the right to free information about your saved personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose for the data processing as well as a right to the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Should you have any questions about this or about the topic of personal data, you can contact us at any time under the address listed in the imprint.
Server log files
The site provider automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically sends to us. This includes:
- browser type / browser version
- operating system
- referrer URL
- host name from the accessing computer
- time of the server query
This data cannot be assigned to certain people. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to inspect this data retrospectively if we are aware of any concrete indications for illegal usage.
Some of the internet sites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are there to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser during your next visit.
You can set your browser to inform you about any cookies being created and only permit cookies in individual cases, to rule out the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general as well as to enable the automatic deletion of cookies upon exiting the browser. The functionality of this website may be limited if the cookies are disabled.
If you send us inquiries through the contact form, we will save your information from the inquiry form along with your contact data in order to process the inquiry and in the event that we have follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
Objection to advertising mails
The usage of contact data that has been published due to general requirements to send advertisements and informational materials that were not explicitly requested is hereby objected to. In the event of the non-requested delivery of advertising information, like through spam emails, the operators of the sites reserve the right to explicit legal steps.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need your email address as well as information that allows us to make sure that you are the owner of the specified email address and agree to the receipt of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We only use this data for the delivery of the requested information and do not share it with third parties.
The granted consent to save the data, the email address and the usage thereof for the delivery of the newsletter may be revoked at any time, for example, through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.