Privacy Statement

Data Protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and this Privacy Policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.

However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e- mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

 

Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer.

The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser that way in order to be informed when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

 

Server-log-files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as

  • browser type/version
  • used operating system
  • referrer URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.

 

Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

 

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.

The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such for the purpose of sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the “Unsubscribe”-link within the newsletter.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so- called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the
U.S.A.

You find more information concerning the treatment of user data by Google Analytics in Google’s
Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the
settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of this websites as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection to Data Collection

You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. Doing so, an Opt- Out-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting our website: Disable Google Analytics

Processing of Order Data

We have concluded a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using Google Analytics.

IP-anonymisation

We us the function “Activate IP-Anonymisation”. Through this, your IP-address will be shortened priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website,
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not merged your IP address with any other data held by Google.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of WordPress Stats

This website uses the WordPress Tool Stats to statistically evaluate visitor access. The tool is provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.

WordPress Stats uses so-called cookies which are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of our website is stored on servers in the USA. Your IP address will be anonymised after processing and before storage.

You can adjust your browser to be informed about the placement of cookies and to individually accept, to individually or generally exclude cookies as well as to activate automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. On deactivation
of cookies the functionality of the website might be impaired.

You may object to the collection and use of your date in the future by clicking the below link to place an opt-out-cookies in your browser: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/

When you delete
the cookies from your computer, you need to place the opt-out-cookies again.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook-Plug-ins (Like-Button)

On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are integrated. You recognise
these plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established
by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook account you may link the
contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites
to your Facebook account. We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as the use of such by Facebook. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Facebook under https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Instagram

On our websites functions of the service Instagram are embedded. These functions are offered by the Instagram Inc., 1601
Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link contents of our websites to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. By this ,Instagram will associate the visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites,
do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by Instagram.

For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Web Fonts

For the homogenous display of fonts, this
website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by Google. On retrieving a website your browser downloads the necessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a standard font.

For further information, please see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq as well as Google’s Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps via
API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To
use the functions of Google Maps it is required to store your IP address. This information will usually be
transferred to and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.

For further information, please see Google’s Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

 

Privacy Policy for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website
YouTube. Provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit
one of our website having a YouTube-plugin embedded, a connection to YouTube servers will be established.
The YouTube server will then be submitted the information that you have visited our websites.

If you are
logged on to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your
personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.

You find further information
concerning the treatment of user data in the Privacy Policy of YouTube under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy

 

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your person-
related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the impressum/legal notice.

 

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