Data Protection Declaration
Our website can usually be used without providing personal information. Whenever personal data (e.g. name, address or E-mail address) is provided on our website, it is voluntary to the greatest extent possible. This data will not be made available to third parties without your express prior consent. We wish to point out that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data via the internet (e.g. E-mail communication). It is not possible to protect such data completely from access by third parties.
The use of the published contact data within the framework of the masthead regulations by third parties for sending non-requested advertising material and information is hereby explicitly prohibited. The operator of the site expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the case of transmission of non-solicited advertising material, e.g. as spam mail.
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files saved on your computer that allow your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activities for their operators, and to provide other services related to the use of the website and of the internet. Google may also transmit this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not use your IP address in connection with other Google data. You can avoid the installation of cookies by appropriately adjusting your browser software; we would like to make you aware of the fact that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this website. Through the use of this website, you express your consent to the processing of data collected by Google about you in the manner described above and for the purposes previously mentioned.
Our website uses Google technologies (Google Remarketing Tag) to compile and save data for marketing purposes. This data can be used to generate anonymous user profiles that are saved in cookies.
DThird-party vendors, including Google, use the cookies with the remarketing tag function to display ads based on your previous visits to our website.
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google +1
Compiling and retrieving information:You can use the Google +1 button to publish information worldwide. You and other users receive personalized contents from Google and our partners via the Google +1 button. Google saves the information that you gave content a +1 as well as information on the website that you were viewing when you clicked +1. Your +1 selections, along with your profile name and photo, can be shown in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or they can be shown in other places on websites and ads on the internet.Google records information related to your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and other users. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a public Google profile, visible worldwide, that contains at least the name selected for the profile. This name is used for all Google services. In some cases this name can replace a different name that you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your E-mail address or have other information identifying you.Use of the compiled information:In addition to the uses stated above, the information that you provide will be used in compliance with the applicable Google data protection provisions. Google may potentially publish summarized statistics on +1 activities of the users or give the statistics to users or partners such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files saved on your computer that allow your use of the website to be analyzed. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will usually be passed on to a Google server in the USA and saved there. If IP address anonymization is activated on this website, Google will first abbreviate your IP address within the member countries of the European Union or in other countries that are parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will complete IP addresses be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. The operator of this website has hired Google to use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activities, and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the internet. Google will not bring together the IP address transmitted by your browser in the course of Google Analytics with other data.
You can avoid the saving of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, if you do so, you might not be able to use the full functionality on this website. In addition, you can prevent the compilation of data (including your IP address) through generated cookies and related to your website use as well as processing thereof by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through the following link. http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Facebook Plug-ins (Like Button)
There are plug-ins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) integrated into our website. The Facebook plug-ins are recognizable by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. You will find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.When you visit our website, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook is informed that your IP address visited our website. If you click the Facebook “Like” button on our website while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contest of our site to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to correlate your visit to our website to your user account. Please note that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the transmitted data or of its use by Facebook. More information on this topic can be found in Facebook’s data protection declaration at: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to be able to correlate you visit to our website to your facebook account, please log off of your Facebook account.