Some of the Internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website 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 so-called “session cookies”. They will be automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your mobile device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude them and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. When cookies are disabled, the functionality of this website may be limited.
server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
Browser type and browser version
operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
These data cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data at a later date if we become aware of specific indications of illegal use.
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your data from the enquiry form including the contact details you provide there will be saved for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass on these data without your consent.
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website, we need your e-mail address and information that will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and agree to receive the newsletter. No further data is collected. We use these data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass them on to third parties.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of data, the e-mail address and its use for sending the newsletter at any time, e. g. via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
This website uses the functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Opposition to data collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your information by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie is set to prevent your data from being collected when you visit this website in the future: disable Google Analytics
We use the “Enable IP anonymization” feature on this website. However, this will cause Google to shorten your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the EEA Agreement. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
On our pages, plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate visiting our pages with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
You can change your Twitter privacy settings in your Twitter account settings at: https://twitter.com/account/settings
Our pages use functions of Google+. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and sharing of information: Google+ button allows you to publish information worldwide. The Google+ button provides you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have provided for a +1 content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed as a clue along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or in other places on websites and ads on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activity to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+ button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you used when you shared content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.
On our pages are integrated functions of the Instagram service. These features are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate visiting our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of these pages, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Instagram.
Our website uses the functions of the LinkedIn network. Provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you access one of our pages that contains LinkedIn’s features, a connection is established to LinkedIn’s servers. LinkedIn will inform you that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend-Button” of LinkedIn and you are logged in to your account with LinkedIn, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of these pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn.
On our site we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest”). When you call up a page that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Pinterest’s servers. The plugin transfers log data to the Pinterest server in the USA. This log data may contain your IP address, the address of the websites visited, which also contain pinterest functions, browser type and settings, the date and time of the request, your use of Pinterest and cookies.
Our website uses the features of the XING network. The supplier is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32,20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you access one of our pages that contains XING’s features, a connection is established to XING’s servers. To the best of our knowledge, personal data will not be stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.
For further information on data protection and the XING Share button, please refer to the XING Privacy Statement at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Our pages use buttons of the service Tumblr. The supplier is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons allow you to share a post or page at Tumblr or to follow the provider at Tumblr. If you access one of our websites with Tumblr button, the browser establishes a direct connection to the Tumblr servers. We have no influence on the amount of data Tumblr collects and transmits with the help of this plugin. The IP address of the user and the URL of the respective website will be transmitted according to the current status.
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our YouTube plugin-equipped sites, you will be connected to YouTube’s servers. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you can allow YouTube to assign your browsing behavior directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as requests you send to us as the site operator. An encrypted connection can be recognized by the fact that the address line of the browser changes from “https://” to “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the information you provide to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right at any time to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint for this and for further questions on the subject of personal data.
Objection advertising e-mails
The use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby objected to. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.