It is usually possible to visit our website without submitting personal data. As far as we collect personal data (such as e.g. name, address or email addresses) these are always submitted on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express prior consent.
We would like to point out that data transfer via the internet (e.g. when communicating via email) may involve security gaps. Complete protection from access by third parties is not possible.
We have published contact data due to the legal notice obligation. We hereby expressly object to the use of these data by third parties to submit advertising and information material that has not been expressly ordered. The operators of these websites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. via Spam mail.
On our site, we have integrated plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You can identify the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button ("Gefällt mir") on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins is given here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish Facebook to be able to allocate the visit of our site to your Facebook account, please logout of your Facebook account.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files stored on your computer to allow the analysis of your navigation on this website. The information generated by a cookie during your visit of this site is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of activating IP anonymizers on this website your IP address is however shortened by Google prior to transfer within the European Union member states or other states that have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases with the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the website's operator, Google will use this information to analyze your navigation of this website, to generate reoports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of this website and the internet. The IP address transferred by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google.
You may avoid the saving of cookies by making setting the respective function in your browser software; however, we would like to outline that with this setting you may not always use the full scope of all functions on this website. In addition, you may avoid the collection of data related to your visit of this website (including your IP address) and their processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Collecting and transfer of data:
With the Google +1 button you may publish data worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users will receive personalized contents by Google and its partners. Google records the information that you have clicked +1 for a content as well as information on the site that you visited during clicking +1. Your +1 may be displayed as indications together with your profile name and picture in Google services such as search results or or in your Google profile or in other positions on websites and adds in the internet.
Google stores data on your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and other users. In order to be able to use the Google +1 button, you require a public Google profile that is visible worldwide, which has to contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases this name may replace another name, which you have used upon sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed for users that know your email address or have access to other identifying you.
Use of collected data:
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