Data Privacy Statement

Data privacy

As a rule it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. In so far as personal data are collected on our site (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) this is always done, if possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission via the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can pose security risks. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.

We explicitly object to the third party use of contact data, which has been published in accordance with editorial requirements, for sending out advertising material not explicitly requested. The operators of the sites explicitly reserve the right to take legal steps in cases of the unsolicited sending out of advertising material, e.g. spam mail.


Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyze your use of the website. As a rule the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Should you activate the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will however be shortened by Google prior to this in the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for their operators and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser by Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent cookies being stored by appropriately adjusting your browser software; however we would point out that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google from compiling and processing data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.