The provider explicitly informs that the data transfer via internet (for example when communicating via e-mail) can contain security risks. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. The use of the contact data for commercial marketing purposes is expressly not desired, unless the provider has previously given his written consent or unless there is already a business connection. The provider and all persons on this website contradict hereby any commercial use and transfer of their data.

Personal data

You may visit our website without providing us with any personal data. If and when personal data (such as name, address or e-mail) are collected, this will, as far as possible, happen on a voluntary basis. Those data will not be forwarded to third parties without your explicit consent. Insofar as a contractual relationship is formed, designed or changed between you and us, or you place an inquiry with us, we collect and use your personal data as far as required for these purposes (inventory data).We collect, process and use your personal data only as far as required only to the extent necessary for performance of the offered service (usage data). All personal data will only be saved by us, as long as it is necessary for the mentioned purpose (to deal with your inquiry or to perform a contract) considering tax and commercial law retention periods. By order of the relevant authority we are allowed to provide information about these data (inventory data) in individual cases, as far as needed for criminal prosecution, averting of danger, performing legal tasks of the constitution protection agencies or the military counter-intelligence service or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Comment function

In connection with the comment function, we collect personal data from you such as name, e-mail within your comment to a contribution related to your comment only to the extent that you have provided us with. When publishing a comment, the e-mail you enter will be stored but not published. Your name will be published unless it is written under your pseudonym.

Private policy for cookies

So-called cookies are used to recognize multiple use of our offer by the same user. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. If you access our page again, these cookies will release information so that you will automatically be recognized. The information thus obtained is used to optimse our services and to allow you to access our webpage more easily. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by choosing “accept no cookies” in your browser settings. However, disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

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Data policy for the web analytics service Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. (“Google”) Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

Right of access

You have the right to request information concerning your stored data at any time free of charge. You can disagree the data collection and data processing at any time with future effect. If you wish to obtain information on your personal data, please contact us using the address given in the imprint.

Special terms of use

Insofar as special terms for individual applications of this website differ from the terms specified above, this will be explicitly stated at the appropriate place. In these cases, the special terms and conditions of use apply to the individual case.