Privacy policy

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (for example: name, address or email address) is collected, this is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data will not be passed to third parties without your explicitly consent.

We point out that data transmission over the Internet (for example, communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.

The use of contact data published within the legal notice by third parties for sending of not expressly requested advertising and information material is hereby explicitly rejected. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in case of unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam mail.

Data protection for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

On our pages, plugins of the social network Facebook  (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins you can find here:  http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
When you visit our pages, the plug-in is used to make a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This gives Facebook the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites get no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and its use by Facebook.
For more information, see the facebook privacy policy http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not wish that Facebook can associate the visit of our sites with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy Policy for using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ( "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be reduced by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of 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 reduced there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we point out that in this case you may not have the fully utilize of all the functions of this website. You can also prevent the use of these data by Google, generated by the cookie about your use of the website (incl. Your IP address), by downloading and installing the Browser plugin at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Datenschutzerklärung für die Nutzung von Google +1

Collection and dissemination of information:
By using the Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. The Google +1 button gives you and other users personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given +1 for a content, as well as information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be displayed as clues along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results, your Google profile, or elsewhere on Web sites and ads on the Internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace a different name that you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information from you.

Use of the information collected:

In addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google Privacy Policy. Google may publish aggregated statistics on users +1 activities, or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or related sites.

Privacy policy for the use of Twitter

On our sites features of the Twitter service are integrated. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Retweet" feature, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. These data are also transmitted to Twitter.

We point out that as the provider of the pages we are not aware of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Twitter. For more information, see Twitter's privacy policy here: http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.