The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement.
The use of our website is normally possible without giving personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can present security gaps. A complete protection of the data before access by third parties is not possible.
These internet pages may use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves.
Most of the cookies we use are so called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit.
You can set your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies, to allow cookies in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted when cookies are deactivated.
The provider of these pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are: Browsing type and browser version Operating system Referrer URL Hostname of the accessing computer Time of server request.
These data can not be attributed to specific persons. This data is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review these data at a later date, if we are aware of any specific indications for unlawful use.
If you send us inquiries by means of our contact form, your information from the form, including the contact details provided there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of connection questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we require an e-mail address as well as information which allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
You may revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletters at any time.
This website may use features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is the 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 allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data generated by the cookie (including your IP address) related to your use of the website, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install.
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent the collection of your data on future visits to this site: disable Google Analytics.
We may enter into an agreement with Google for order processing and will fully implement the requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the "Activation of IP anonymization" function on this website. This makes your IP-Address within Member States of the European Union or in other States Parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area abridged. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated 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 usage and internet usage against the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
This site uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows you to create reports that contain statements about the age, gender, and interests of the site visitors. These data are from Google's interest-based advertising as well as third party visitor data. This data can not be assigned to a particular person. You can disable this feature at any time through the display settings in your Google Account, or you can prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics, as described in the section "Prevention of data collection".
Our website may use the analysis service etracker. The supplier is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. From the data, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of your Internet browser. The cookies allow you to recognize your browser again. The data collected with the etracker technologies are not used without the consent of the person concerned, to personally identify visitors of our website and are not combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.
You may object to the collection and storage of data at any time with effect for the future. In order to avoid data collection and storage of your visitor data for the future, you can obtain an opt-out cookie from etracker under the following link, which means that future visitor data of your browser will not be collected and stored at etracker.
This website may use the open source web analytics service Piwik. Piwik uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use of the website. For this purpose, the information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized before storage.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be shared with third parties passed. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser, which prevents Piwik from storing user data. If you delete your cookies, this also means that the Piwik Opt-Out cookie is also deleted. The opt-out must be reactivated when you visit our site again.
We may implement plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here.
When you visit our pages, the plug-in is used to establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will be informed that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook Like button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook.
If you do not want Facebook to associate the visit of our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Functions of the Twitter service may be integrated on our sites. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" feature, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Twitter.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings.
Our pages may use Google+ features. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Gathering and sharing information: Google+ lets you publish information around the world. The Google+ button gives you and other users personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you gave +1 for a content, as well as information about the page you saw when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be viewed as a clue along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also be used to replace a different name that you used when sharing content from your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information from you.
On our pages, functions of the Instagram service may be integrated. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we are not aware of the contents of the transmitted data as well as their use by Instagram.
For more information, see the Instagram Data Protection.
Our website may use the functions of the LinkedIn network. Is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you visit one of our sites that contain LinkedIn, LinkedIn connects to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our Internet pages with your IP address. If you are a LinkedIn member, click here to log in to your account. If you are not a LinkedIn member, click here to become a member. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.
For more information, see LinkedIn Privacy Statement.
On our site, we may use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by the Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA ("Pinterest"). When you visit a page that contains such a plugin, your browser makes a direct connection to Pinterest's servers. The plugin sends log data to the server from Pinterest to the USA. These logs may include your IP address, visited website addresses, which also contain Pinterest features, browser type and settings, date and time of the request, how to use Pinterest, and cookies.
On our pages, plugins of the social network SoundCloud (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, UK) may be integrated. The SoundCloud plugins are recognized by the SoundCloud logo on the affected pages.
If you do not want Soundcloud to associate the visit of our pages with your SoundCloud user account, please log out of your SoundCloud user account before activating the contents of the SoundCloud plug-in.
Our website may use functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29- 32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our pages that contain XING features, you will be connected to XING servers. As far as we know, personal data is not stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.
Our pages may use buttons of the Tumblr service. Supplier is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons allow you to share a post or a page with Tumblr or to follow the supplier at Tumblr. When you visit one of our web pages using the Tumblr button, the browser connects directly to the Tumblr servers. We have no influence on the amount of data that Tumblr collects and transmits with the help of this plug-in. The IP address of the user as well as the URL of the respective website are transmitted according to current status.
Our website may use plugins from Google's YouTube site. The site is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our YouTube-enabled sites, you will be connected to YouTube's servers. The Youtube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.
When you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to map your surfing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
This site may use SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content such as the inquiries you send to us as a site operator. An encrypted connection indicates that the browser's address line changes from "http: //" to "https: //" and on the lock icon in your browser line.
If the SSL encryption is activated, the data that you transfer to us can not be read by third parties.
You are always entitled to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, the purpose of data processing, and the right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
We hereby object to the use of contact data published in the context of the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and information material not expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam e-mails.