The site operators take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy statement.
Use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (such as name, address or e-mail address), this is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data are not without your express consent.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg when communicating by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Privacy Statement for use of etracker
Our website uses the etracker analysis service. The supplier is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg Germany. From the data, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of your Internet browser. The cookies allow you to recognize your browser again. The data collected with the etracker technologies are not used without the consent of the person concerned to personally identify visitors of our website and will not be combined with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym.
You can opt out of the collection and storage of non-personal use data by etracker at any time with effect for the future. To prevent future collection and storage of your browser data, you can draw an opt-out Cookie from etracker here: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb
Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins (“Like” button)
Plug-ins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, have been integrated into our website. You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins by means of the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. You can find an overview of Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
If you don’t want Facebook to link your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, then please log off your Facebook user account.
Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. (“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 server of Google in the USA and stored there.
Contradiction against data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics
Order data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for order processing and are fully implementing the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
This website uses IP anonymization. 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 is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened 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. Undertaken as part of Google Analytics that your IP address is not associated with any other data held by Google.
Privacy Statement for the use of Google +1
Our sites use functions of Google+1 which is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Information gathering and dissemination: The Google +1 button can publish information worldwide. By using the Google +1 button you and other users can receive personalized information from Google and our partners. Google will store both the content you clicked +1 for, as well as information about the page you looked at when clicking +1. Your +1 could be shown as a notice along with your profile name and profile picture in the Google-service, in search results, in your Google profile, or elsewhere on ads or websites on internet.
Google records information regarding your +1 activities in order to improve Google’s services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least a chosen name for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name you use when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information about you.
Privacy Statement for the use of Instagram
We use social plug-ins from the social network Instagram on our website, which is operated by Instagram LLC., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (“Instagram”). The plug-ins are marked with an “Instagram button” on our website. When you click on the “Instagram-button” while you are logged into your Instagram-profile, you can link the content of our sites to your Instagram profile. This enables Instagram to connect your visit to our sites to your user account. Instagram does not inform us about which information is transmitted and how it is used.
For more information, please see the privacy statement of Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Privacy Statement for the Use of LinkedIn
Our site uses functions of the network LinkedIn. Provider is the LinkedIn Corporation 2029 Stierlin Court , Mountain View , CA 94043. Each time one of our sites containing LinkedIn functions, is viewed, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP adress. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can attribute your visit to our website to you and your user account. We would like to point out that as provider of the sites, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn.
Information, erasure or blocking
You have the right to at all times release information about your stored personal data, its origin, receiver and the purpose of data processing. You also have the right to rectify, block or delete this data. For this purpose, as well as other questions relating to personal data, you can at any time contact us at the address given in the contact information.
Privacy Statement for the use of Pinterest
We use social plug-ins from the social network Pinterest on our website. It is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). If you request a page that contains a Pinterest plug-in, your browser connects to the Pinterest servers. The plug-in transmits log information to the Pinterest server in the United States. This log data may include your IP address, the address of the visited sites which also contain Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browser, date and time of the request, your use of Pinterest and also cookies.
Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
Functions of the service Twitter are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and function of “re-tweet” the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.
We point out that as providers of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and the use of them through Twitter. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings here: http://twitter.com/account/settings
Privacy Statement for the use of Xing
Our website use functions from the network XING. Provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time you connect with one of our pages that contain XING, a connection to the XING server is made. As far as we know, storage of personal data does not take place here. In particular, neither are IP addresses stored or usage behavior evaluated.
Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. Provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our website having a YouTube-plugin embedded, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server will then be submitted the information that you have visited our websites.
If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.
Most of the cookies we use are known as “session-cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies are stored at your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognize your browser at your next visit.
Our hosting provider automatically collects and stores information in Server-Log files, which are sent to us automatically by your browser. This information is:
- Type of browser/browser version
- Operating system
- Referring URL
- Host name of accessing computer
- Time of server request
These data are not assigned to specific individuals. We do not compile these data and other data sources. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if specific evidence of illegal use is known.
If you send us a message using the contact form, we will collect, store and process your data only to the extent necessary to handle your inquiries and to correspond with you. These data will not be disclosed without your consent.
Objection to commercial mails
Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Note/Impressum. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.
The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such for the purpose of sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the „Unsubscribe“-link within the newsletter.