Data Protection agreement

Data protection

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We deal with your personal data in a confidential manner and in line with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy statement.

The use of our web-site is normally possible without disclosing any personal data. In so far as personal data (for example your name, address or email address) is collected, this is always done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data is not passed to third parties without your express agreement.

We wish to draw your attention to the fact that the transfer of data in the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can exhibit security vulnerabilities. Absolute protection of data against third party access is impossible.

 

Privacy statement on the use of Google Analytics

This web-site uses functions of the web analysis service of Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses what are called "cookies". These are text files which are saved on your computer and enable your use of the web-site to be analysed. The information created by the cookie about your use of this web-site is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

If IP address anonymisation is activated on this web-site your IP address is, however, first abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is your complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is abbreviated. Acting on behalf of the operator of this web-site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the site in order to compile reports on the activity on the site and to perform further services connected with the use of the site and Internet-related services for the web-site operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of the work with Google Analytics is not consolidated with other Google data.

You can prevent cookies being stored by an appropriate setting of your browser software. However, we should point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this web-site to their full extent. You can also prevent the capture of the data created by the cookie relating to your use of the web-site (including your IP address) by Google  as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

 

Cookies

Some of the web-pages use what are called cookies. Cookies cause no harm to your computer and contain no viruses. The purpose of the cookies is to make our web-site more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are installed on your computer and which your browser saves.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your computer until you delete them These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the installation of cookies, only permit them to be installed on a case by case basis, only accept them in certain cases or refuse them in all cases; you can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. The functionality of this web-site can be restricted if you deactivate cookies.

 

Contact form

If you send us enquiries or queries by means of the contact form, your information from the enquiry form, including the contact information you give there, is saved by us only for the purpose of processing your enquiry or query and in case of supplementary questions. We do not disclose this information to third parties without your consent.

 

Objection to promotional emails

We hereby object to the use of contact data published as part of the obligations imposed by the legal notice requirements of the Telemedia Act to send promotional and information material which has not been expressly requested. The operators of the web-site expressly reserve the right to have recourse to the law in the event of the receipt of promotional information, for example by spam emails.