Data protection

Data protection declaration

Protection of your personal data is a top priority for the operators of these sites. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the legal data security regulations and this data protection declaration. As a rule it is possible to use our web site without personal data having to be stated. In so far as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, then this is always done as far as possible on a voluntary basis. Such data, it will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit agreement. We would draw your attention to the fact that the transmission of data on the Internet (e.g. in the course of communication per e-mail) can be subject to loopholes in respect of security. 100 % protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Data protection declaration on the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-button)

Our pages use plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The Facebook plug-ins are identifiable by the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" on our site. You will find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our pages, the plug-in will create a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives information that you have accessed our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like-Button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Facebook can the assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and its use them by Facebook. Further information is available in the Facebook Data Protection Declaration under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not wish Facebook to assign the visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.

Data protection declaration on the use 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 stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about how users use this website is usually transmitted to, and stored on, a Google server in the USA.
However, in the event of the activation of IP anonymization on this website, Google will truncate users' IP address beforehand in member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will users' full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating how users use the site, compiling reports on website activities and providing the operator with other services relating to website and Internet usage. Google Analytics will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser with any other data held by Google

You may select a corresponding setting in your browser software to prevent cookies from being saved; please note, however, that, if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the recording of the data generated by cookies relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) and from processing such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in that is available from the following link:http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Data protection declaration on the use of YouTube

Our website uses plug-ins of the site YouTube operated by Google. The operator of the sites is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you select internet pages with a plug-in of this type on our web pages, a connection to the YouTube servers is created. The YouTube server is informed of which of our web pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. You will find further information on how user data is used in the YouTube data protection declaration under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

Right to access information, deletion and blocking

You have the right to access information, free of charge, regarding your personal data which is stored, its origin and recipient and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to amend, block or delete this data. You can contact us at any time at the address provided in the legal notice if you have any questions about this or any other topic relating to personal data.

Cookies

In some cases, the Internet sites use so-called Cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and that your browser stores. Most of the Cookies we use are so-called "Session Cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other Cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These Cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit. You may also set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie so that you can accept cookies on an individual basis only, prevent cookies in specific cases or in general and activate automatic deletion of cookies when your browser is closed.
Deactivating Cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Server-log files

The provider of the sites automatically collects and stores information in server log files, which your browser sends to us automatically. This information is:

  • Browser type/ Browser version
  • operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not merged with data from other data sources.
We reserve the right to subsequently check this data if we become aware of concrete evidence of illegal use.

Contact form

If you send us an enquiry via the contact form, we will save your data from the contact form, including the contact data which you have provided on the form, for the purpose of handling your enquiry and in the event of subsequent queries. We will not forward this data without your consent.

Opting out of marketing e-mails

The use of contact data published within the framework of our legal notice obligation for the sending of promotional and information material that has not been explicitly requested is herewith explicitly prohibited. The operators of the sites explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of promotional material being sent unsolicited, e.g. in the form of spam mails.

Newsletter data

If you wish to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website, we will need you to provide an e-mail address and information which allows us to make sure that you are the owner of the e-mail address indicated and that you agree to receive the newsletter. We will not collect any other data. We will use this data only to send the requested information and will not forward it to a third party. You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data, your e-mail address and its use to send the newsletter at any time via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.