Data Protection

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement.

The use of our website is normally possible without giving personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can present security gaps. A complete protection of the data before access by third parties is not possible.


The Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and which your browser saves.

Most of the cookies we use are so called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit.

You can set your browser to inform you about setting cookies and to allow cookies only in individual cases, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general, and to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The functionality of this website may be restricted when cookies are deactivated.

Server Log Files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browsing Type and Browserversion
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

These data are not attributable to certain person. These data are not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to review these data at a later date if we are aware of any specific indications for unlawful use.

Contact and Registration

If you send us inquiries by contact form or by registration, your details from the inquiry or registration form, including the contact details you provide, will be stored with us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of connection questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

Newsletter Data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require you an e-mail address as well as information which allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and that you receive the e-mail address Newsletters. Further data is not collected. We use this data solely for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address, and the use of the newsletter to be sent to you at any time, for example through the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

Privacy Policy for using Google Analytics

This site uses features of the Google Analytics web analytics service. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

For more information about how to deal with Google Analytics user data, see Google's privacy policy: .

Browser plugin

You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) related to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:

Contradiction against data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics

Custom Data Processing

We have signed a contract with Google to handle order processing and are fully implementing the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

IP anonymization

We use the "Activation of IP anonymization" function on this website. However, this will reduce your Google IP address previously within Member States of the European Union or in other States Parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated 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 other services related to website usage and internet usage against the website operator. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

Privacy Statement for the use of Google AdSense

This website also uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on these pages. The information generated by cookies and web beacons on the use of this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. This information may be shared by Google with Google affiliates. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware that in this case you may not be able to fully use all the features of this website. By using this site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like-button)

On our pages, plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" on our page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: .

When you visit our pages, the plug-in creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will be informed 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 associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. For more information, see Facebook's Privacy Statement at

If you do not want Facebook to associate the visit of our sites with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

On our pages, functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. These data are also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that as a provider of the pages we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Twitter. For more information, see Twitter's privacy policy at .

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at: .

Privacy Policy for using Google+

Our pages use Google+ features. Provider is the Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Gathering and sharing information: Use the Google+ button to publish information worldwide. The Google+ button gives you and other users personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you gave +1 for a content, as well as information about the page you saw when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed as clues along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results, your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google+ button, you need a Google public profile that is visible all over the world, which must contain at least the name you choose for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also be used to replace another name that you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information from you.

Use of the information collected: In addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google Privacy Policy. Google may publish aggregated statistics on users' +1 activities, or share them with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or related sites.

Privacy Policy for LinkedIn

Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network. Provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you visit one of our sites that have LinkedIn, LinkedIn connects to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our Internet pages with your IP address. When you click the "Recommend" button of LinkedIn and you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, it is possible to assign your visit to our website and to your user account. We would like to point out that we as a provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.

For more information, see the privacy policy of LinkedIn at: .

SSL Encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the queries you send to us as a site operator. An encrypted connection indicates that the browser's address line changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon in your browser line.

If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.

Information, Deletion, Blocking

You are always entitled to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient, the purpose of data processing, and the right to correct, block or delete these data. To this end, as well as to further questions concerning the subject of personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Contradiction Promotions

The use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and information material not expressly requested is hereby rejected. The operators of these pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam e-mails.

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