Privacy

The use of our web page is generally possible without stating personal data. As far as personal data (such as name, address, e-mail address) is collected on our website, this is, if possible, always effected on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your expressed permission. We state explicitly that the transfer of data in the Internet (e.g. by communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities and cannot be completely protected from being accessed by third parties. The use of contact details, which have been published within the duty of publishing a legal notice through third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information material is hereby rejected explicitly. The operators of the pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of the unsolicited transmission of advertising material, such as through spam.

Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-Button)

These websites use plug-ins for the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can recognize these Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” on our site. Here, you can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

If you access our website, the plug-in will link your browser to the Facebook servers. Facebook thus receives the information, that you visited 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 will allocate the information of your visit on our pages to your personal Facebook user account. We explicitly state that we, as a provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, as well as their use by Facebook. For more information, please see the Privacy Statement of Facebook under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish that Facebook allocates the visit of our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out your Facebook user account.

Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which provide analysis of the use you make of our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In the case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP-address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states parties to the Agreement of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP-address transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it will be shortened. On behalf of the operator of this web site, Google will use this information to analyze your use of the web site, in order to compile reports on web activity and to provide further services relating to the website use and Internet use, as well as the website operator.

In no circumstances will Google allow your IP address to be linked to other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being installed by your programming browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that this may prevent you from using all functions on this website to their full extent. In addition, you can prevent the collection of your data related to your use of the website (including your IP-address), which was gathered by the cookie, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in, which is available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this Domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you’ll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.

Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter

This website uses integrated functions of Twitter. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet”, websites that you have viewed will be linked to your Twitter account and published to other users. It will also transfer data to Twitter. We explicitly state that we, as a provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, as well as their use by Twitter. For more information please see the Privacy Statement of Twitter under http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your Twitter privacy settings under account settings http://twitter.com/account/settings.