Privacy

The use of our website does not normally require the submission of personal data. To the extent that personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is collected on our website, this will always occur on a voluntary basis wherever possible. Such data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express agreement.

Your attention is drawn to the fact that data transfer via the Internet (e.g. email communications) can give rise to security vulnerabilities. The absolute protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.

Third-party use of contact details published within the scope of the legal notice obligation for the purpose of sending advertising and informational material not specifically requested is hereby expressly forbidden. The website operator expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam mails.

Data privacy statement regarding the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses so-called 'cookies', text files that are placed on your computer to enable analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie relating to your use of this website will normally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. However, following activation of IP anonymisation on this website, Google will first shorten your IP address within the member states of the European Union or other states contracting to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. At the behest of the website operator, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and provide other services relating to website activity and Internet usage to the website operator. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted within the scope of Google Analytics by your browser with other Google data.

You may prevent the use of cookies using the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that this may mean you will not have full use of all the functions available on the website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of cookie-generated data (incl. your IP address) regarding your use of this website by Google and the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Data privacy statement regarding the use of Google Adsense

This website uses Google AdSense, an advertisement integration service provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google AdSense uses so-called 'cookies', text files that are placed on your computer to enable analysis of the website use. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (clear graphic images) to facilitate analysis of information regarding user navigation of this website.

Information generated by cookies and web beacons relating to the use of this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Google may forward this information to Google contract partners; however, it will not associate your IP address with other data saved on your part.

You may prevent the use of cookies using the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that this may mean you will not have full use of all the functions available on the website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of your collected data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.