The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (eg name, address or email addresses) are collected, this is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data are not without your express consent to third parties.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg when communicating via email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.
The websites use some so-called cookies. Set cookies on your computer do not 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 by every request.
- Browser type and version
- used operation system
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing device
- time of the server request
These data are not assigned to specific persons. A reunion of these data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if we are known direct indications of illegal use.
If you send us requets via contact form, your data including the contact details will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and in the case of follow-up questions. These data are not disclosed without your consent.
Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “Cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a server of Google in the US and stored there.
In case of activation of IP anonymization on this website your IP address from Google will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator. Is undertaken as part of Google Analytics that your browser sends IP address can not be merged with other data of Google.
Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (“LIKE” button)
Our website integrates plugins for the social network, Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You will recognise Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” buttons on our website. Please find an overview of the various Facebook plugins here:http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
When you visit our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server.This enables Facebook to know that you, with your IP address, have visited their website. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are signed in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. This means that Facebook can allocate this interaction with our website to your user account.We would like to point out that we, as website operators, do not receive any notification about the content of the conveyed data or how it is used by Facebook.Further information about this topic can be found in the Facebook Data Privacy Statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to be able to allocate your use of our website to your Facebook user account, please sign out of your Facebook account.
This explanation is based on the Sample Facebook Disclaimer by Dr Thomas Helbing, Lawyer for IP and Data Privacy Legislation
On our side, we use social plugins from the social network Pinterest, which is from the Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Share”) operated. When you visit a page that contains a social plugin, your browser makes a direct connection to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits this log information to the server of options in the United States. This log data may include: your IP address, the address of the visited sites, which also contain Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browser, date and time of the request, for their use of options as well as cookies.
For more information about the purpose, scope and further processing and use of data by options as well as your rights and ways to protect your privacy can be found in the privacy notices of options: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy
Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
Various functions offered by Twitter are integrated in our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Using Twitter and the function called “Re-Tweet” enables websites that you have visited to be linked to your Twitter account and made available to other users. In the process, data is conveyed to Twitter.
We would like to point out that we, as website operators, do not obtain any knowledge about the content of the conveyed data or how it is used by Twitter. Please find more information about this in the Twitter Data Privacy Statement at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data privacy settings on Twitter by going to http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Privacy Statement for using Google +1
Our pages use features of Google +1. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043.
Collection and dissemination of information: The Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. about the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information about the page you viewed when you click +1. Your +1 can be shown as evidence along with your Profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google’s services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the chosen name for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information from you.
Information, deletion or blocking
You always have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and destination and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as other questions relating to personal data, you can contact at any time at the address given in the site notice on us.
Opposition promotional emails
The use of published under the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of these pages expressly legal steps in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.