Privacy statement

Data processing

 The data which your browser sends to the server is inevitably documented in server statistics. These include:

  •  Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of server query

This data cannot generally be used by us to identify specific individuals. These data are not merged with other data sources and are also deleted following statistical analysis.

Use of Google Analytics Conversion Tracking

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of this website generated by the cookie (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the United States and is saved there. Google will use this information in order to analyse your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for the website operators and provide further services related to website and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google link your IP address to other data from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies through the settings of your browser software; however, we wish to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to full extent. Your use of this website is deemed acceptance on your part of the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner described above and for the above-mentioned purposes. (Detailed information)

Cookies 

In several places our web pages use so called cookies. They serve to make our offering more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by a website, when you visit a page. Our web pages use cookies for a variety of different reasons. We use cookie technology and IP addresses to receive anonymised information about online visitors and to provide registered users the best-possible personal online experience. Cookie technology helps us provide content that is tailored exactly to the interests of our visitors. Online shopping pages use cookies to record and process the goods in your shopping cart. In such cases, we may under certain circumstances be able link personal data to a cookie file.

Based on the latest developments in browser technology, cookies do not damage your computer or contain viruses.

Social network Facebook

Our website also contains programs (plug-ins) of the social network Facebook. These are operated exclusively by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, in the USA (Facebook). The plug-ins are visible on our website by means of the Facebook logo or the “Like” icon. When visiting a page on our website containing such a plug-in, your browser will create a direct link to the servers of Facebook, as a result of which the plug-in content will be relayed to your browser and integrated by it into the website displayed. As a result, Facebook is informed that you have visited our website. If you are logged on to your personal Facebook account at the same time as you visit our website, Facebook is able to allocate the site visit to this account. By interacting with plug-ins, for example by clicking the "Like" button or submitting a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted directly to Facebook and saved there. If you wish to avoid such a data transmission, please log off your Facebook account before visiting our website.

To learn more about the purpose and extent of data collection, downstream processing and the use of your data by Facebook as well as your rights in this respect and the settings available for the protection of your privacy, please see Facebook's privacy policy (http://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php).

Comments, e-mails

Of course we collect and store any such information that you enter on our sites or otherwise transfer to us. This applies to comments, names, e-mail addresses and URLs that you enter in the comment fields provided. These details are provided voluntarily and are not checked in anyway. Therefore, the use of pseudonyms is possible. We would like to point out that the submitted names, websites and comments can be viewed by every visitor to the website.

Data is also collected and stored when you send us e-mails.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data and e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time.

Right to information

Should you have any questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, or should you wish to make enquiries, correct, block or delete data, please contact us.