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Privacy policy

Data protection
The operators of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations for data protection as well as this privacy policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing any personal information. Any collection of personal data on our website (such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses) will be done on a voluntary basis, so long as this is possible. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that the transfer of data over the Internet (such as in communications by e-mail) can be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to protect data completely against access by third parties.

Websites use so-called cookies in some places. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our service offers more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and that are stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser upon your next visit to our website.

You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed about the placement of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, accept cookies in specific cases, generally reject cookies, or activate the automatic deletion of cookies upon closing of your browser. Deactivating cookies may, however, restrict the functionality of this website.

Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files that your browser automatically transfers to us. These include:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific individuals. These data will not be merged with any other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check these data when we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.

Contact form
If you contact us via the contact form, your data entered into the form including contact details listed by you will be stored by us to process your inquiry and to address any follow-up questions. We will not pass on these data without your permission.

Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics 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 that are saved on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website are generally transfered to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

More information on the handling of user data by Google Analytics can be found in Google's privacy policy:

Browser plug-in
You can prevent the placement of cookies by activating the relevant settings in your browser; we would nonetheless like to point out that you may not be able to take full advantage of the features of this website in such a case. You can also prevent the collection of data related to your use of the website and generated by the cookie (including you IP address), as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link:

Opposition to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be placed on your computer that prevents the collection of your data upon future visits to this website: Deactivate Google Analytics

IP anonymization
We use the function "Activation of IP anonymization" on this website. This means that Google will abbreviate your IP address, but only within the Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transfered to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide other services related to the use of the website and Internet to the website operator. The IP address transmitted from your browser to Google Analytics within the framework of the analytics service will not be merged with any other data from Google.

Demographics with Google Analytics
This website uses the Google Analytics function "Demographics". This allows reports to be generated that contain statements on the ages, sexes and interests of website visitors. These data come from Google's interest-based advertising as well as from visitor data from third-party suppliers. These data cannot be assigned to any specific individual. You can deactivate this function at any time via the display settings in your Google account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as outlined in "Opposition to data collection."

Right to access, deletion or blocking
You have the right to access your stored personal data free of charge at any time, to be informed of the source, the recipient and the purpose of processing of these data, as well as the correction, blocking and deletion of these data. You can contact us using the addresses given in the imprint at any time regarding this and any further questions you might have about personal data.

Objection to promotional e-mails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published within the bounds of the imprint for the transmission of unsolicited advertisements and informational material. The operator expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the receipt of unsolicited advertising, such as spam e-mails.