Data protection

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential, and in accordance with both the statutory data-protection regulations and this data protection statement.

As a rule, use of our website is possible without providing personal data. If personal data is collected on our sites (for example name, address or e-mail addresses), this will always be on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.

We draw attention to the fact that data transfer in the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can involve security loopholes. Absolute protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

The Internet sites in part use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are deposited on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit us.

You can adjust your browser such that you are informed of the setting of cookies and only allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, exclude the acceptance of cookies in specific circumstances or generally, and also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. Deactivating cookies can restrict the functionality of this website.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries using the contact form, the information provided in the inquiry form, including the contact data provided by you there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your inquiry and dealing with any subsequent questions. We shall not forward this data without your consent.

Data Protection Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. As a rule, the information, generated by the cookie on your use of this website, is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Further information on the handling of user data at Google Analytics can be found in the Google data protection statement: http://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Browser plugin

You can prevent storage of the cookies via a corresponding setting of your browser software; nevertheless, we draw attention to the fact that, in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. To prevent the cookie-generated data concerning your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being collected or processed by Google, you can download the browser plugin available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this website: Google Analytics deaktivieren

Data protection statement for the use of Facebook plugins (“Like” button)

Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated into our sites. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

When you visit our sites, the plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This informs Facebook that you have visited our site via your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while logged on in your Facebook account, you can link the content of our sites on your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to allocate the visit to our sites to your user account. We draw attention to the fact that, as provider of the sites, we receive no information on the content of the data transferred or on use thereof by Facebook. Further information can be found in the Facebook data protection statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not wish Facebook to be able to allocate the visit to our sites to your Facebook user account, please log off from your Facebook user account.

Data protection statement for the use of Instagram

The functions of the Instagram service are integrated into our sites. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. If you are logged on in your Instagram account, you can link the content of our sites to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This enables Instagram to allocate the visit to our sites to your user account. We draw attention to the fact that, as provider of the sites, we receive no information on the content of the data transmitted or on use thereof by Instagram.

Further information can be found in the Instagram data protection statement at: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to receive free information at any time concerning the personal data stored on you, its origin and recipients, and the purpose of the data processing, as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time concerning this and other questions on the subject of personal data via the address stated in the Legal Notice.

Objection to advertising e-mails

Use of contact data, published in the context of the mandatory legal notice, for the sending of advertising and information material not expressly requested, is hereby objected to. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example via spam e-mails.

Source (in German): http://www.e-recht24.de