Privacy policy

Data Protection
It is as a rule possible to use our website without having to disclose personal data. In cases in which the pages of our website ask to disclose personal data (e.g. name, address, e-mail address), such disclosure is, to the extent possible, voluntary. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. Please note that data transmission via the internet (e.g. e-mail communication) can be subject to security vulnerability. Total protection against third party data access is not possible.

The use of contact data, published as part of the information disclosure regulations, by third parties for transmitting advertising material and information that has not been explicitly requested is hereby expressly opposed. The operators of the sites reserve the right to take legal action against the unsolicited transmission of advertising materials, for example via spam mails.


Data Protection Statement for Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” which are text files stored on your computer enabling an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by a Google server in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website to compile reports on website activity for the website operators and to provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also communicate this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. 


Data Protection Declaration for the Use of Facebook Plugins (Like button)
Integrated into our sites are plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You will recognise such Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: When you visit our site, a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server is created via the plugin. Facebook then receives 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 contents of our site to your Facebook profile. Facebook can then attribute the visit to our site to your user account. Please note that we, as the site provider, receive no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data or its use via Facebook. Further information can be found in Facebook's Data Protection Statement at

If you do not wish Facebook to be able to attribute the visit to our site to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.