Data Protection

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and strictly adhere to the rules of data protection legislation as well as to this data protection declaration.

The use of our website is normally possibly without indicating personal data. As far as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) are collected on our site, this takes place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. These data will not be forwarded to third parties unless you have explicitly consented to it.

We wish to point out that data transmission in the internet (e.g. in the communication per e-mail) may be subject to security leaks. A complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.


Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Our site features plugins of the social network Facebook, Operator Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”) on our site. A summary of the Facebook plugins can be found under:

If you visit our sites, a direct connection between your browner and the Facebook servers will be established through the plugin. Facebook will thus receive information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you use the Facebook “Like Button” whilst you are logged in your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our websites to your Facebook profile. Facebook can thus assign the visit of our sites to your user account. We would like to point out that we as provider of the sites do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and of their use by Facebook. More information in this regard is available in the Data Privacy Statements of Facebook under

Should you not wish Facebook to assign the visit of our sites to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook user account.


Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service of Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files stored to your computer and allowing for an analysis of the way you use the website. Normally, the information created by the cookie relating to your use of this website is transmitted and stored to a Google server in the U.S.

However, if the IP anonymization function is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened previously by Google in the member states of the European Union or in other states that are a party to the European Economic Area Agreement. Only in exceptional cases will the entire IP address transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to analyse the way you use the website, in order to prepare reports regarding the website activities, and in order to provide the website operator with further services related to the way you use the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can disable the storage of cookies by using a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we would like to point out that you may in this case not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can moreover prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google, as well as this data being processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available using the following link:


Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have at any time and free of charge the right to information regarding your personal data stored, their origin and the purpose of the data processing as well as the right of correction, blocking or deletion of these data. For this purpose and for any other question regarding the issue of personal data, you can always contact us under the address specified in the Imprint.



The websites use so-called “cookies“ at several points. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and they do not contain viruses. Cookies help us to make our service more user-friendly, more 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 at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to identify your browser at your next visit.

You may set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and that you allow cookies only in individual cases, that you object the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or in general and that the automatic deletion of cookies is activated when closing the browser. In the case of deactivating cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.



The provider of the sites collects and automatically stores information in so-called server-log files that your browser sends us automatically. This is:

  • Browser type/ browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. These data is not amalgamated with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data subsequently if we become aware of concrete evidence on the unlawful use.


Contact Form

If you submit any inquiries through the contact form, your details made in the inquiry form including the specified contact data will be stored by us to process your inquiry and answer all subsequent questions, if any. We will not forward these data without your agreement.


Objection Advertising E-Mails

We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data which have been published in accordance with the imprint editorial requirements for the transmission of not expressly solicited advertising and information material. The operators of these sites expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of an unsolicited sending of advertising information, possibly via spam e-mails.


Newsletter Data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need to have your valid e-mail address as well as further information allowing us to check whether you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you are in agreement with the receipt of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use these data solely for sending the required information and do not forward those to any third party.

You can revoke at any time your permission to store data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter, for example by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.