Data privacy policy:

Data protection

Please find below an explanation of our data privacy policy. It includes information about the collection and use of personal data in connection with the use of our website. We comply with the law governing data protection which is in force in Germany. You can access this policy on our website at any time.

Please note that there can be security issues with the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email), and full protection from third-party interception cannot be guaranteed.

The use of the contact details in our Imprint section for commercial advertising shall be strictly subject to our prior written consent in the absence of any existing business relationship. The provider and all the persons named on this website hereby oppose any commercial use and forwarding of their data.

Personal data:

You can visit our website without entering any personal data. If personal data are collected on our website (e.g. name, address or email address), their disclosure shall be on a voluntary basis where possible. These data shall not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. If we are to enter into a contractual relationship, if we are to formulate or amend terms of contract, or if you send us an inquiry, we shall collect your personal data and use them for the purposes required (inventory data). We shall collect, process and use personal data to the extent required to enable you to use the website services (usage data). Any personal data shall only be saved for the length of time required to serve the relevant purpose (processing of your inquiry or conclusion of a contract), with due reference to compulsory retention periods under commercial and fiscal law. We may, by order of the relevant bodies, issue information about these data (inventory data) in isolated cases, as and when required for the purposes of criminal prosecution, hazard prevention, fulfilment of statutory duties of the domestic intelligence authorities or of the Militärischer Abschirmdienst (Military Counter-Intelligence Service), or for the enforcement of rights to intellectual property.

Data privacy policy relating to the web analysis service Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses „cookies“ which are text files placed on your computer enabling an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will generally be transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there. We have enabled the IP address anonymity function on this website, therefore your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within Member States of the European Union and in other signatories to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website traffic, and to provide other services for the website operator relating to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Please note, however, that in this case you may not be able to use the full range of functions on this website. You may also prevent Google from tracking and processing the data generated by the cookies relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by clicking on the following link and downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided:

Data privacy policy for the social network Google Plus:

This website uses the „G +1“ button for the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States („Google“). The button can be identified by the „G +1“ sign. If you are registered with Google Plus, you can press the „G +1“ button to signal your interest in our website and to share content from our website on Google Plus. In this case, Google saves both the information that you have entered „G +1“ for one of our features as well as information about the page which were visiting at the time. Your „G +1“ entries can potentially be shown with your name (and with your photograph, where available) on Google Plus in other Google services, such as Google Search or your Google profile.
Please refer to Google’s data privacy statements for information on the purposes for which data are collected and on the extent to which the data are processed and used by Google, and for advice on your rights in this regard and your options in terms of possible settings for the protection of your privacy:

Right to information:

You have the right at any time to ask for information about your personal data held on file without undue delay and without being charged for this service. You have the right, at any time and with future effect, to revoke your consent to the use of the personal data which you have provided. If you would like information, please contact the provider at the address given in the Imprint section.