The use of our website is normally possible without providing personal data. Whenever personal data is collected on our pages (for instance name, address or email addresses), this is always carried out on a voluntary basis, where possible. This information will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for instance during communication by email) may be subject to vulnerabilities. It is not possible to completely protect data against third-party access. Third parties are hereby expressly forbidden from using the contact details disclosed in accordance with the “Impressumspflicht” [obligation under German law to provide company information on commercial websites] to send promotional or information material that has not been expressly requested. The website operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of promotional information, in the form of spam e-mails for example.
Data protection statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-button)
Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, have been integrated onto our pages. Facebook plug-ins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the "Like button" on our website. You can find an overview of Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our pages, a direct connection is established through the plug-in between your browser and the Facebook server. This enables Facebook to receive information showing that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like button" while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our pages to your user account. Please note that as the provider of the websites, we do not receive any information regarding the content of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook.
Further information regarding this can be found in Facebook's data protection statement, available at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses what are known as "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyze your use of the website. Information generated by cookies on your use of this website is normally transmitted to one of Google's servers in the USA, where it is stored. In the event of activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transmitted to one of Google's servers in the USA, where it will be shortened.
At the behest of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on website activities and provide other services associated with website and Internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of the Google Analytics service is not collated with other data from Google. You can adjust your browser settings to prevent cookies from being saved. However, we would advise you that, if you do this, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from acquiring the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and processing it by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.