The use of our website is generally possible without provision of personal data. In so far as personal data (for example name, address or e-mail address) are requested on our site, this is always being done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be given to third parties without your specific consent.

We would like to point out, that data transfer on the internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) can contain security leaks. A complete protection of the data from access through third parties is not possible.

The use of contact details, that are published under the Impressum obligation, for remittance of unsolicited advertisement and information material by third parties is hereby expressly prohibited. The operator of these pages retains the right for legal measures in case of receiving unsolicited advertisement information, for instance via Spam mails.

Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analyzing service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “Cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and enables an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information of your usage of the website provided by the cookie is usually sent to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. In case of the activation of the IP de-personalization on this webpage your IP address will be shortened within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the treaty of the European Economic Area beforehand.

Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be sent to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there.

On the request of the operator of this website Google will use this Information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on the activities on this webpage and to offer other services that are associated with the use of the website and internet usage to the website operator. The transferred IP address in connection with Google Analytics will not be connected to other data of Google.

You can prevent the storage of the cookies through an appropriate setting in your browser software .We would like to point out that in this case not all functions of this website can eventually be used completely. Furthermore you can prevent the collection of data (including your IP address),which is generated through the “cookie“ and refers to your use of the website by Google as well as the data processing through Google, by downloading and installing the Browser plugin which is available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB

Data privacy statement for the use of Google Adsense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for incorporating advertisement of Google Inc.. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so called “Cookies” ,text files which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so called “Web Beacons“ (invisible graphics). Through these “Web Beacons“ information such as visits to the site can be evaluated.

Information about the use of this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertisement information are transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. This information can be passed on to Google partners by Google. However, Google will not connect your IP address with other data stored about you.

You can prevent the storage of the Cookies through an appropriate setting in your browser software. We would like to point out that in this case not all functions of this website can eventually be used completely. By using this website you agree to the use of your data by Google in the afore mentioned way and for the afore mentioned purpose.

Data privacy statement for the use of Google +1

Collection and transfer of information:
With the help of the Google +1-button you can publish information worldwide. Through the Google +1-button you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google saves the information that you have provided for a content + 1 as well as information of the page that you have viewed by clicking on +1.

Your +1 together with your profile name and your photo can be shown as hints in Google Services such as search results or in your Google profile or in different places on web pages and advertisements on the internet. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. To use the +1 button you need a worldwide visible public Google profile which needs to contain at least the chosen name for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases this name can replace another name, which you have used when you divided content on your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users that know your e-mail address or have other identifying information about you.

Use of the recorded information:

Apart from the afore mentioned intended use the information provided by you will be used according to the applicable Google data protection policy. Google potentially publishes summarized statistics on the +1 activities of the users respectively passes these on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or connected web sites.

Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter

On our pages functions of the service “Twitter” are incorporated .These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” your visited websites will be connected to your Twitter Account and communicated to other users. Thereby data is also transferred to Twitter.

We would like to point out that we as the provider of the site have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data as well as the use by Twitter. Further information on this can be found in the data privacy statement of Twitter on: http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your data protection settings on Twitter under account settings on http://twitter.com/account/settings.

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

On our site plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You can recognise the Facebook-Plugins through the Facebook-Logo or the “Like-Button” on our site. An overview of the Facebook-Plugins can be found under : http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. If you visit our pages a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server is established through the plugin. Through this Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP-address. If you click on the Facebook “Like-Button“ while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit to our site with your user account. We would like to point out that we as the provider of the site have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data as well as their usage through Facebook. Further information on this can be found in the data privacy statement of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/policies

If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit on our site with your Facebook account, please log off your Facebook account.