When you visit our website and every time you call a file, our web server collects protocol information about these processes (eg, browser type, date and time of the call). This is not personal data. Thus, we are not able to match the captured data to a specific person. All of these materials are only used for statistical purposes. There is no disclosure to third parties. Linking these data with other data is not made by us.
Personal data will only be collected by us and only to the extent that you provide us with the information. In particular the use of personal data for purposes of advertising / market research and design of our services only happens if you have specifically given us your consent. You always have a right of withdrawal in terms of a granted consent. There is no transfer of data to third parties without your consent, unless we are legally obliged to do so.
If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, we need your e-mail address and a confirmation that you are both the owner of that address and want to receive our newsletter (double opt-in). This information is collected for the sole purpose of being able to send you the newsletter and to document our permission. There will be no transfer of data to third parties. The sign-in to the newsletter and your consent to the storage of the e-mail address, may be withdrawn at any time.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the US and stored there. In the case of activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and be shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services to the website operator. The IP address that is transferred from your browser will not be used to join this data with other Google data.
You can also prevent the data about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being send to Google by downloading and installing this plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Also you may deactivate the tracking by setting an opt-out cookie. Please just click the following link to do so: Google Analytics disable
We point out that our website Google Analytics code was extended with "gat._anonymizeIp ();" and thus automatically anonymizes your IP.
We use "Like" - Buttons of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook")
Even before you press this "Like" button, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook servers. We have no influence on the amount of data that Facebook collects at this point and how Facebook uses this.
The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you press the Like Button, the corresponding information from your browser will also be submitted directly to Facebook and stored there.
If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign your Facebook account to this visit and the "Like". If you are not a member of Facebook, there is the possibility that Facebook collects your IP address and stores it.
For the purpose and scope of the data collection and further processing and use of data by Facebook, and your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy, please see the general privacy policies of Facebook. For additional information specific to the Facebook Like button please read: What information does Facebook get, if I have a website with the "Like" button.
You can deactivate the Facebook plug-in using a third party browser extension such as Facebook Disconnect). In addition, you can log out of Facebook prior to visiting our site to possibly prevent a linking this visits data with your Facebook account.
Data that we receive from a user of our online service, help us serve ads that are interesting for and tailored to you. For this we use anonymized information that you provide us with during your visit, such as information about your computer, your internet connection, operating system and platform, date and time of the visit or the products that you have looked at.
To record your usage behavior a cookie is stored on your computer, which enables recognition, but does not allow for personal identification
The data collection and delivery of the usage-based advertising is carried out in our behalf by:
If you do not wish to receive any usage-based advertising you can disable this via the following link:
In addition, your browser allows you to limit the setting of cookies or delete cookies by third parties.