The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. For as much as there is personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) being collected on our pages, this is, as far as possible, carried out voluntarily. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your explicit consent. We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the Internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) always comes with a security risk. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties. We hereby expressly object to the third party use of contact data, which has been published in accordance with the editorial requirements, for the transmission of not expressly solicited advertising and information material. The operators of this website reserve the express right to take legal action in the case of the unsolicited receipt of advertising, for example through SPAM mails.
Privacy statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)
Our web pages include plugins of the social media network Facebook. (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “like” button on our page. This page gives you an overview of the Facebook plugins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
Whenever you visit our web pages, the plugin will establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. That is how Facebook receives the information that your IP address has visited our site. If you click on the like button in Facebook, while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site with your Facebook profile. Through this information, Facebook can link your visit of our site with your account. We would like to point out, that we as service provider of this page don’t obtain any knowledge about the content of the transmitted data as well as how Facebook uses this data.
For more information, see Facebook’s privacy statement at
If you do not want Facebook to link your visit to our web page with your Facebook account, please log off your Facebook account.
Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files that are saved on your computer and analyze how a website is used. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will usually be passed on to a Google server in the USA and saved there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened within member states of the European Union or other signatories of the agreement concerning the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional situations will the complete IP address be transferred to a server of Google within the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the owner of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website in order to compile reports about the website activities and to produce further services affiliated with the website usage and the Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address, which has been transferred by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be brought together with other data from Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by using the appropriate settings in your browser. However, please note, that you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. In addition, you can prevent the collection of data provided by the cookie and referring to your use of this website (your IP address included) and its transfer to and processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin you will find under the following link:
Privacy statement for the use of Google +1
Collection and dissemination of information:
By using Google’s +1 button, you can publish information all over the world. You and other users will receive personalized content from Google and our partners via the +1 button. Google will save the information that you have given a certain content +1 as well as information about the website you have looked at while clicking the +1 button. Your +1 can be displayed as notes together with your profile name and your picture within Google services like for example search results or in your own Google profile or in other places like websites and ads on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to be able to improve the Google services for you and others. In order to be able to use the +1 button, you need a public Google profile that is visible all over the world and which has to include at least the name that has been picked for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can replace another name, which you have used when sharing content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or have other information about your identity.
Usage of the collected information:
Privacy statement for the use of Twitter
Our web pages include features of the Twitter service. Those functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the re-tweet function, the websites that you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and the information is provided to other users. Through this function there is also data transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out, that we as service provider of this page don’t obtain any knowledge about the content of the transmitted data as well as how Twitter uses this data.
For further information, please refer to Twitters privacy statement at http://twitter.com/privacy
You can change your privacy settings for your Twitter account in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to consult, free of charge, your personal information recorded by us, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to correct, lock or delete these data. If you have any question about this or regarding personal data, you can contact us anytime at the address of the service provider listed in the disclaimer.