Disclaimer

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy. 

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or email addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis when possible. 

Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission. However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g email communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible. 

Server-log-files 

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as: browser type/version, used operating system, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer, time of query. Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. We do not merge this data with other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if there is any indication of illegal use. 

Contact form 

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact information, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission. 

Newsletter 

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allows us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties. Permission given for the storage of the data and the email address, as well as their use for the purpose of sending the newsletter, can be withdrawn at any time.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. You will find more information concerning the treatment of user data by Google Analytics in Google's Privacy Policy

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of these websites, as well as the processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage...

Objection to Data Collection

You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. In doing so, an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting our website: Disable Google Analytics

Processing of Order Data

We have entered into a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using Google Analytics. 

IP-anonymisation

We use the function "Activate IP anonymisation". Through this, your IP address will be shortened in advance within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, your complete IP address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not merge your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps storage of your IP address is required. This information will usually be transferred to, and stored on, a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission. For further information, please see Google's Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook-Plug-ins (Like-Button)

Our websites integrate plug-ins from the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site: an overview of Facebook plugins. If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is
established by this plug-in. In this way, Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook account, you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit to our websites with your Facebook account. We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do not obtain knowledge about the content of the transmitted data as well as
the use of such by Facebook. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Facebook. If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

Functions of the service Twitter are integrated on our websites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function "Re-Tweet", websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that we as providers of this websites do not obtain knowledge about the content of those data. For further information, please check the Twitter Privacy Policy. The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted.

Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of LinkedIn is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you access one of our websites which contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn is established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn recommend button while logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit to our websites with
your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the content of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn. For further information, please review the LinkedIn Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy for the use of XING

Our website uses functions of the network XING. The provider of these functions is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. With each access of one of our websites that contains the XING functions, a connection to XING servers will be established. To our knowlege, no storage of personal data will occur. In particular, XING neither stores IP addresses nor evaluates user behaviour. For further information concerning data protection and the XING share button, please read the XING Privacy Policy.

Registration with this website

You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The data entered for this purpose will only be used for the respective offer or service for which you have registered.We also use the email address provided upon registration to inform you about important changes, such as a change in the extent of an offer, or a technical change.

Comment function on this website

For the comment function on this website, your comment as well as details provided at the time of commenting, your email address and, unless you post anonymously, the chosen username will be stored.

Storage of the IP address

Our comment function stores IP addresses of users who post comments. Since we do not check the comments before publishing on our website, we require access to these data should the need arise for legal action against the originator in the case of violation of law, i.e. insults or propaganda.

Subscription to comments

As user of this website you may subscribe to comments after user registration. You receive a confirmation email to check whether you are the owner of the provided email address. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via the link in the info emails.

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions, and questions concerning personal data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the impressum.

Objection to commercial mails

Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Notice/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures against senders of unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam emails etc.