Data Protection Policy

Data Protection Policy

We, the operators of these pages take your privacy very serious. We assure you that we will handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations as well as in accordance with this data privacy statement.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as personal data are collected (e. g. name, residential or email address) on our pages, this is always done, to the extent possible, on a voluntary basis.

These data will not be disclosed to any third party without your explicit consent. We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may involve security gaps. A complete data protection against access of third parties is not possible.


Some of our web-pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and don’t contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make offer user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which your Internet browser files and stores on your computer.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies which are immediately and automatically deleted after your visit to our website. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until they are deleted. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can adjust your browser to inform you about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in specific cases or deactivate the reception of cookies in general as well as activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing your browser. However, the deactivation or rejection of cookies may restrict the functionality of our web-site.


The provider of the site, automatically collects and stores information in so-called server-log files, which are transmitted to us by your browser. These data are:

  • Type and version of the browser
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

These data are not assignable to specific persons. The data will not be merged with any other sources. We reserve the right to check the authenticity of this data, later, in case that we become aware of substantial indications for an illegal use.

Contact Form

If you use our contact form to send us an inquiry, please note that your data, including your indicated contact data will be stored for the purpose of processing your request as well as for possible follow-up questions. We will not transmit these data to third persons or use these data for other purposes than of the treatment of your inquiry without your approval.

Data protection for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", which are text files, stored on your computer. These cookies allow an analysis of the use of our website by you. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website will usually be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers, located in the United States of America.

For more information on the treatment of user data by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Data Protection Policy, which you will find under:

Browser Plug-in

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the respective settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics by downloading and installing the following Google Analytics opt-out browser plug-in:

Opposition to 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 to prevent the collection of your data on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics

Data Protection for the use of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Our website uses social plugins („Plugins”) provided by the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can identify the Facebook-Plugins by the Facebook-logo or the "like-button" ("I like") on our website. For a full list of all Facebook-plugins, please see:

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plug-in, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook server. Facebook thus receives the information that you have visited our pages with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook "Like-Button", while you are logged into Facebook, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Facebook will then be able to assign your visit to our pages to your Facebook account. Please note that we, the provider of this website, do not have any knowledge of the transmitted data nor do we get any information about their use by Facebook. For further information, please refer to Facebook’s data protection policy

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your Facebook member data, please log-off your Facebook account, before entering our website.

Data Protection policy for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plug-ins provided by YouTube (operated by Google). The operator of this pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page of our website that contains a YouTube-Plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Youtube server. Youtube thus receives information about which pages of our website you are visiting. If you are logged-into your YouTube-account while visiting our website, You Tube will be able to assign your surfing patterns to your personal profile. If you do not want Youtube to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your Youtube member data, please log-off your Youtube account, before entering our website.

For further information regarding the handling of user data, please refer to the Youtube data protection policy: