The operators of this homepage take the protection of their personal data very seriously. We do handle your personal data confidentially and according to data protection regulations imposed by the governing law as well as the Privacy Statement.
Generally it is possible to visit our homepage without disclosure of personal data. Should such personal data be collected (for example name, address or email-address) this may only occur on a strictly voluntary basis. These data will not be passed on to third parties unless you gave your explicit consent.
We do wish to point out that submitting data through the Internet (for example when communicating via email) bears security risks. It is not possible to guarantee a gap-free security environment to prevent unwanted third party access.
Internet pages sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies will not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to render our offer more user-friendly, efficient and save. Cookies are small text files which are dropped onto your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies used by us are so-called session-cookies. They are automatically deleted at the end of your browsing session. Other cookies remain saved on your machine until you delete them. These cookies put us into the position to recognize your browser next time you re-visit our website.
You have the option to set your browser up in such fashion that you will be notified whenever there is an attempt to place cookies thereby allowing you to accept cookies in specific cases, decline them in some cases or even generally as well as activate the automatic delete function for cookies upon closure of the browser. When deactivating cookies the functionality of the webpage may be compromised.
You will find advertisements on our homepage. The following website provides information on the data utilization through Google when using websites or Apps of our partners and also allows for deactivation of the cookies: http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/partners/
Privacy Statement on the utilization of Google Adsense
This webpage uses Google Adsense, a service geared towards the inclusion of advertisements by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Adsense uses so-called cookies, small text files that will be saved onto your computer to allow an analysis of the utilization of the website.
Google Adsense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphs). These web beacons allow for analysis related to information on visitor traffic on these pages.
Information on the utilization of this webpage obtained through cookies and web beacons (including your IP address) as well as extradition of advertisement formats are being submitted to a Google-owned server in the USA where they are saved.
This information may be forwarded by Google to Google contract partners. Google will however refrain from connecting your IP address to other saved data that belongs to you.
You may opt to prevent the installation of cookies through the respective setting in your browser software; we do wish to point out that by doing so you may not be able to utilize the full range of functions of this website. By utilizing this website you do agree to allow Google the processing of collected data in the aforementioned fashion and for the aforementioned purpose.
Privacy Statement on the utilization of Google Analytics
This website utilizes functions owned by the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files which are installed onto your computer to allow the analysis on your utilization of the website. The information generated by the cookie on your utilization of this website typically is forwarded to a server owned by Google in the USA and is saved there. In case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google for use within the member states of the European Union or other contracting nations participating in the treaty. Only on an exceptional basis the full IP address will be transferred to a server owned by Google in the USA where it then will be abbreviated. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information in order to analyze your utilization of the website, to generate reports on the website activity and to provide further services in connection with the utilization of the website and the Internet to the website operator.
The IP address passed on in connection with Google Analytics from your browser will not be merged with other data by Google.
You may prevent the storage of the cookies through the respective setting in your browser software; we do wish to point out that by doing so you may not be able to utilize the full range of functions of this website.
You may furthermore prevent the collection of data which was generated through cookies and relates to your personal utilization of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of this data through Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available through the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Some of our advertisement customers use etracker. Privacy Statement on the utilization on etracker
Our website uses the analytical service etracker. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstrasse 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany.
You may at any time in the future object to data collection and storage. In order to object to data collection and storage of your visitor data you may acquire an opt-out-cookie by etracker (please refer to the following link: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb),
ensuring that no visitor data of your browser will be collected and stored by etracker in the future.
This will allow for an opt-out-cookie named “cntcookie” to be placed by etracker. Please do not delete this cookie for as long as you want to keep your objection active. More information may be found within the Privacy Statement of etracker: http://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html
Objection to advertising mails
We hereby object to the utilization of our published contact data in connection with the legal notice for the use of unwanted advertising material. The operator of this website reserves the right to take further legal action in case of non-compliance in connection with the receipt of unwanted advertising material, for example via spam mail.
Disclosure, cancellation and blockage
At any time you have the right to obtain free of charge information on your saved personal data, its provenance and recipient as well as the purpose of the data processing and you have the right to request a correction, blockage or cancellation of this data. For this purpose and in the event there are further questions related to personal data you may contact us at all times under the address indicated in the legal notice.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server-log files which your browser automatically submits to us. These are:
- Type of browser / browser version
- Utilized operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing machine
- Time of the day of the server inquiry
This data cannot be allocated to specific individuals. A consolidation of this data with other data sources will not occur. We reserve the right to subsequently inspect this data in the event we become aware of tangible leads towards an illegal utilization.
If you submit your inquiries to us via contact form your information as it appears on the form including the contact data you indicate will be saved for the purpose of processing your inquiry as well as for future reference related to that inquiry. We will not share that data without your explicit consent.
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