Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The operators of this website take the security of their personal data very seriously. We handle their person-related data with confidence and according to the legal data protection regulations and privacy policies.

The usage of our website is possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal information such as name, address or email address is acquired from our website, this is done so on a voluntary basis. Without the clear consent of third parties, this information is not passed on to others.

We point out that data transmission via the internet (e.g. through email communication) may involve security gaps. It is not possible to protect the data completely against access by third parties.


Privacy Policy for the usage of Facebook Plugins

On our sites, plugins from the social media website Facebook are integrated, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the Facebook plugins through the Facebook logo or the 'like button' on our webpage. An overview of the Facebook plugins is here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our website, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server. Through the connection, Facebook receives the information that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook 'like button' while you are logged in with your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website to your Facebook profile. This way, Facebook can track the visit on our website back to your profile. Please note that we as providers of the website do not receive the contents of transmitted data as well as your usage through Facebook. You can find further information in Facebook's privacy policy.If you do not wish that Facebook tracks your visit of our website to your profile, please log out of your Facebook account.


Privacy Policy for the usage of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service 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 saved on your computer and which enable an analysis of your website usage. The cookie generated information about your usage of this website is usually transmitted and saved by a Google provider in the USA.

In case of an activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the members of the European Union and other contracting states of the agreement in the European economic area. Only in special cases will the entire IP address be transmitted to a Google provider in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the provider of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your website usage to generate reports about website activities. Additionally, Google will provide information regarding website usage and other services related to the use of the website and of the internet. In the scope of Google Analytics, the IP addresses which are transmitted from your browser will not be merged with data from Google.

You can prevent the saving of cookies through a setting in your browser software; Please note that in this case, you might not be able to use the full range of functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent that the information generated by the cookie and processing of data by Google (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de


Privacy Policy for the usage of Google +1

Our web pages use functions of Google +1. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Information gathering and dissemination: With the help of the Google +1 button, you can publish the information worldwide. Through the Google +1 button, you and other users get customized contents from Google and our partners. Google saves the information that you provided +1 contents, as well as information about the site on which you clicked +1. Together with your profile name and picture from Google services, your +1 can be displayed, such as in search results, in your Google profile or on other websites in the internet. In some cases, the name can replace another name, which you used while sharing contents through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or through other identified information.

Usage of the collected information: Next to the above explained intended purpose, your provided information will be used according to Google's current privacy policy law. Google might publish summarized statistics about the user's +1 activities and might pass on this information to partners, publishers, advertisers and connected websites.


Google Remarketing

This website uses the Google AdWords remarketing service to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven’t completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to our website. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy. If you do not wish to get tailored advertisement based on your interests from Google, please adjust the settings under https://www.google.com/settings/ads accordingly. Alteratively, you can opt out from interest based advertisements by following these instructions http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp. Further information about Google Remarketing, as well as Google's Privacy Policy can be found here: http://www.google.com/privacy/ads.


Privacy Policy for the usage of Instagram

On our sites, we integrated functions of the Instagram provider. These function are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you are logged on in your Instagram account, you can link contents of our page with your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. Through this, Instagram can track your visit on our site with your account. Please note that we as providers of the site do not attain knowledge about the transmission of any personal data and usage from Instagram. Further information is in Instagram's privacy policy section: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/


Privacy Policy for the usage of Twitter

On our sites, we integrated functions of the Twitter service. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the usage of Twitter and the 're-tweet' function, your visited websites will be linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. Hereby, data will be transmitted to Twitter. Please note that we as providers of the site do not attain knowledge about the transmission of any personal data and usage from Twitter. Further information can be found on Twitter's privacy policy via http://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your privacy policy settings for your Twitter account here: http://twitter.com/account/settings ändern.


Information, Deletion, Locking

At all times, you have the right for free information about your stored data and where applicable, the right for correction, banning or cancellation of this data. Should you have further questions about personal data, you can always contact us through our postal address posted in the imprint section.


Cookies

The internet page makes use of cookies. Cookies do not cause damage or viruses to your computer. Cookies have the purpose of making our customized offerings more effective and safe. Cookies are small text files, which are filed and saved in your browser.

Most of our saved cookies are so called 'session cookies'. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies stay saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit on our site.

You can also adjust your browser in such a way that you will be informed about the setting of cookies, so you can either decide on a case-by-case basis to accept or reject a specific cookie, or reject the acceptance of all cookies. You can also activate the setting to automatically delete the cookies after closing your browser. Through a deactivation of cookies, the functionality of this website can be limited.


Contact Form

If you send us a contact form, we will save your provided personal information for the purpose of editing your request and for the case of follow-up questions. Without consent, this data will not be transmitted to third parties.


Objection to Promotion Emails

The use of the contact data as published within the framework of imprint obligations by third parties in order to send advertising and information is herewith explicitly rejected. The operators of the websites expressly reserve the right to pursue legal steps in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as through spam mails.


Newsletter data

If you want to subscribe to our newsletter offered on our website, we need your email address as well as information which enables us to verify that you are the owner of the email address and that you agree to receive our newsletter. Further data will not be collected. This data is used exclusively for sending the requested information and will not be transmitted to third parties.

You may at any time revoke your consent allowing us to store the data and the email address you have provided, along with the use for sending the newsletter, which can be canceled through the link in our newsletter.