Data policy

Data privacy

It is important to the operators of this Web site to safeguard the privacy of your personal data. All of your personal data will be kept confidential as prescribed by law and this data policy.

Normally, you can use our Web site without having to provide any personal information. Any personal information such as your name, postal address or e-mail address that may nonetheless be collected on this Web site is realized on a voluntary basis, insofar as possible. Such information will not be disclosed to any third party without your express permission.

Please note that e-mails and other forms of online data transfers are subject to breaches of data privacy. Hence it is not possible to ensure with absolute certainty that data will not be hacked or otherwise accessed in an unauthorized fashion.

Data policy for Facebook plugin use (Like button)

This Web site contains plugins from Facebook (provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA).Such plugins can be identified via the Facebook logo or Like button on our Web site. A list of the various Facebook plugins is available here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

During your visit to our Web site, a direct link will be established between your browser and the Facebook server. This link informs Facebook that you have visited our Web site, and also provides Facebook with your IP address. Clicking on the Like button while logged in to your Facebook account enables you to link the content of our Web site with your Facebook profile. This action will enable Facebook to associate your visit to our Web site with your user account. Please note that, as the operator of this Web site, we have no knowledge of the content of any transferred data or the manner in which such data may be used by Facebook. For further information about Facebook’s data policy, see https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our Web site with your Facebook account, you will need to log out from this account while visiting our Web site.

Google Analytics data policy

This Web site uses Google Analytics functions. Provider: Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files stored on your computer that allow for an analysis of your Web usage patterns. The information thus generated, including your IP address, is sent to and stored on a Google server in the US.

However, in the event IP anonymization is activated on this Web site, Google will truncate your IP address in EU member states or in other member states of the European Economic Area (EEA). Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and truncated there. Google uses this information, at the behest of the operator of this Web site, to analyze your Internet usage patterns, with a view to generating reports on Web site activities for said operator, and to provide said operator with additional services that are related to Web site and Internet use. Google Analytics will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Web site. You may furthermore prevent Google from (a) recording data generated by cookies related to your use of this Web site (including your IP address); and (b) processing such data, by downloading and installing the browser plugin that is available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de