Data protection declaration
Use of our website can generally be done without the input of any personal details. In so far as personal details are gathered by our site (for instance, surname, postal or e-mail address), this is done, in so far as is possible, on a voluntary basis. These details will not be forwarded to third parties without your express approval.
We would point out that data transfer on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may have loopholes in security. 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 details which has been published in the context of imprint regulations for the transmission of advertising and information material which has not been asked for. The operators of this website reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited receipt of advertising information, via spam mails, for instance.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the function "activation of IP anonymization" on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To better use the features, cookies and IP addresses are usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
For the sake of consistency, this website uses the Google Web Fonts service. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When retrieving these web fonts, Google servers can use the connection to retrieve their IP addresses.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
To verify that data entry (in a form) is by a human or an automated program, this website uses Google reCaptcha. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Here are analyzed for analysis various data (user behavior, IP address) and forwarded to Google servers in the United States. This is done in the background.
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (the ‘Like’ button)
Plug-ins for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated on our site. Facebook plug-ins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the ‘Like’ –button on our site. An overview about Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site the plug-in makes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives information, including your IP address, that you have visited our site. If you click on the Facebook ‘Like’ button when you are logged into your Facebook account, the content of our site may be linked to your Facebook profile. This means Facebook can correlate your visit to our site with your user account. We would point out that as the service provider of the site, we are not aware of the content of the data which is transferred or its use by Facebook. Further information about this matter can be found in the data protection statement from Facebook at http://en-en.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to attribute your visit to our site with your Facebook user account, then please log out of your Facebook user account.
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to free information on the personal data saved about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing at any time. You also have the right to correct, block or delete this data. To this end, or if you have any other questions, you can contact us at any time using the website operator’s address provided in the legal information.
The websites use some so-called cookies. Set cookies on your computer no harm and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device memory until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, that your browser transmits to us automatically. These are:
- Browsertyp/ browser verision
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of accessing computer
- Time of server request
These data are not specific individuals. A reunion of these data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if us concrete evidence of unlawful use are known.
If you send us via the contact form requests, your data from the Request Form, including the contact details provided by you will be stored there for the purpose of processing the request and in the case of follow-up questions with us. These data will not be disclosed without your consent on.