Data privacy statement

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

It is normally possible to use our website without providing any personal data. Although personal data (for example, name, address or e-mail address) is collected on our website, this is, where possible, always provided on a voluntary basis. This information shall not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

We point out that the data communication in the Internet (e.g. during communication by E-Mail) to exhibit knows safety gaps. It is not possible to fully protect data from third-party access.

Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

On our site, plug-ins from the social network, (Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA), are integrated. You recognise the Facebook plug-ins on our site from the Facebook logo or the Like button. You can find an overview of Facebook plug-ins here:

When you visit our site, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is produced by the plug-in. This enables Facebook to receive information, that you visited our page with your IP address. If you click on the like button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate visits to our site with your user account. Please note that, we as provider of this site do not receive any knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook or of how Facebook uses this data. You can find more information on Facebook’s data protection statement at

If you do not wish that Facebook can associate your Facebook user account with our website then, please, log out of your Facebook account.

Data security statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses the functions of the web analytics service, Google Analytics. Service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow for an analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of the website as provided by the Cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In the case of the activation of an IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in the other contracting states of the treaty of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile a report of the website’s activity and provide other connected services reports regarding website and internet activity. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent Cookies from being stored through selecting appropriate settings on your browser; we, however, recommend that, not to as you might not be able then to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent data generated by the Cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) from being sent to and processed by Google, this is done by clicking on the following link and downloading and installing the available browser plug-in:

Information, deletion, blocking

At any time, you have the right to be provided with any information free of charge about anything about your personal data which we save in our server, the origin and receiver of which has been processed for data handling purposes, and correct, block or delete any of the data if wished. Concerning this you can pose any further questions on the topic of saved personal data by using the address given in the copyright page.

Server log files

The provide of the site collects and stores information automatically in so-called ‘server log files’, which are automatically transferred to us from your browser. These are:

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

This data can only be accessed by certain people. A summary of this data will not be shared with any other data source. We reserve the right to retrospectively check this data if we become aware of specific evidence of illegal use.


Internet pages sometimes use what are called ‘Cookies’. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our services more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are what they call “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognise your browser when you next visit the site.

You can adjust your browser in such a way that you are informed about the settings of cookies and only permit their use in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally exclude the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser down. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Contact form

If you use our contact form to file a query, the details you enter into the forms, including the contact details entered, will be stored by us for the purpose of treating your enquiry and in the case of any follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your permission.

Objection to promotional emails

It is hereby prohibited to use contact data collected in the context of the website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational material not expressly requested. The operators of the site reserve themselves the expressed right to take legal steps, if in the case that unsolicited forwarding of advertising information, such as spam e-mails, is received.

Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. For this no additional data is required. We only use this data for the transmission of offers and information and do not share it further with any third party.

The expressed permission for saving of data, such as e-mail addresses for the use and transmission of newsletters, you can recall at any time by clicking on the “Manage” link in the newsletter.