Data Security

The owners of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat individual-related data in confidence and according to the legal data security regulations as well as according to this data privacy statement.

Using this webpage is usually possible without giving away personal data. If we need your personal data ( such as name, address or E-Mail), you will never be forced to tell us, as far as it is possible. Your personal data will never be given to third parties, as long as you do not give us your explicit consent.

Please note that data transfer via Internet ( e.g. during communication via E-Mail) can present security loopholes. Gapless protection of your data from third parties is not possible.

Data Privacy Statement for Using Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Our pages contain plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can identify Facebook-Plugins by the Facebook logo or the like-button on our page. You can find an overview here:

If you visit our pages, the plugin establishes direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. That way, Facebook receives information that you visited our page with your IP address. If you hit the like-button while you are logged in with your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages with your user account. As a result, Facebook is able to match your visit on our pages to your user account. Please note that we as provider of these pages do not receive any information concerning the content of the data transmitted as well as their usage through Facebook. If you need further information, feel free to look at Facebook’s data privacy statement here:

If you do not wish Facebook to match the visit of our pages to your Facebook account, please log out during your stay.

Data Privacy Statement for Using Google Analytics

This webpage uses web analysis services provided by Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files saved on your computer which allow an analysis of your visit to our webpages. Information created by your visit on this webpage will usually be transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved.

In case of an activation of the IP anonymization on this webpage, your IP address will before be shortened by Google if you reside in a member state of the European Union or in another state included in the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened. On behalf of this webpage’s owner, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your usage of this webpage to create reports about the activities of webpages and to provide further services related to the usage of webpages and services related to the usage of the Internet for the webpage’s owner. The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the saving of cookies by the respective option in your browser software. Please note that in this case some functions of the webpage might not be fully available. Furthermore, you can prevent the acquisition of data (e.g. your IP address) created by the cookie and by your visit on this webpage through Google as well as its processing through Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

Data Privacy Statement for Using Google +1

Our pages use services provided by Google +1. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Acquisition and transfer of information: With the help of Google +1’s control, you can publish information worldwide. Via Google +1’s control, you and other users receive personalized contents by Google and our other partners. Google saves information given to +1 by you as well as information about the page you viewed by clicking on +1. Your +1 can be displayed as hints in connection with your profile name and your photo in Google services such as search results or in other positions of websites and notifications on the Internet. Google saves information about your +1 activity in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to be able to use the Google +1 control, you need a globally visible and public Google profile which has to contain at least your chosen name for the profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name can replace another name you used while sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users knowing your E-Mail address or other identifying information about you.

Usage of the recorded information: apart from the above mentioned usage purposes, information provided by you will be used according to Google’s data privacy statement. Google possibly publishes summarized statistics about user’s +1 activity, respectively passing them to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or related websites.