Privacy Policy

Data Security

The operator of this website takes the security of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data in the strictest confidence and in accordance with all legal data protection regulations as well as those within this privacy policy statement.

The use of our website is, as a general rule, possible without the supply of any of your personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. names, addresses, or email addresses) is collected on our site, it is done, wherever possible, on a purely voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third party without your express consent.

We would like to point out that the transfer of data via the Internet (e.g. communication via email) can pose security risks. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.


Privacy Statement Regarding the Use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button)

Plugins of the social networking site Facebook are integrated into our website (Provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our pages. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found here:

If you visit our site, a direct connection will be created, via the plugin, between your browser and the Facebook server. Via this connection Facebook receives information that your IP address has visited our site. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook can connect your visit to our site with your Facebook account. We would like to make clear that we, as operators of this site, receive no information regarding the content of data received by Facebook or its use. You can find further information regarding Facebook's privacy policy here:

If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you, or to connect your visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.


Privacy Statement Regarding the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service, Google Analytics (Provider: Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files stored on your computer that allow analysis of your use of our website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will, generally, be transferred to, and stored on, a Google server in the USA.

In the case of the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within EU member states or other states which are signatories of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only under exceptional circumstances will the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. At the request of the website operator, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports regarding website activity, and to provide other services to the site operator linked to use of the website and the internet. Google will not link the IP address information obtained by Google Analytics to any other data retrieved by Google.

It is possible to configure your web browser to prevent the placement of cookies on your computer. Please be aware however, that this may lead to you being unable to make use of all functions available on this website. Furthermore, it is possible to prevent the acquisition and processing by Google of data compiled by cookies and by the use of our website (inc. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser-plugin available on the following site:


Privacy Statement Regarding the Use of Twitter

Functions of Twitter are integrated into our website (Provider: Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, sites which you visit will be connected to your Twitter account and made known to other Twitter users. Data will also be transferred to Twitter. We would like to make clear that we, as operators of this site, receive no information regarding the content of data received by Twitter or its use. You can find further information regarding Twitter's privacy policy here:

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the Account Settings section:


Right to Information

You have the right at all times to information regarding the stored data relating to you, its origin, recipients, and the purpose of its collection and processing, as well as the right to demand correction, blocking, or deletion of the data. If you have questions regarding this, or any other personal data matter, you can contact us at any time under the address provided in the Imprint.


Server Log Files

The provider of this website collects and stores information, sent by your browser, automatically in server log files. The information is:

  • Browser  and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

This data can not be attributed to specific individuals. The data will not be merged with data from any other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check this data if we become aware of concrete evidence regarding illegal use.

Contact Form

If you contact us with a request using the Contact Form, we will store the information that you provide on the form, including your contact details, in order to process and respond to your request, and in case of subsequent questions. This data will not be provided to any third party without your express consent.

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