Personal Data Protection
In general, using our website does not require the submission of personal data. In cases where personal data is submitted (for example:, name, address, or e-mail address), this occurs, as much is possible, on a voluntary basis. This information is not provided to third parties without your express consent.
We want to note that data transmission on the Internet (for example: during communication via e-mail) may be subject to breaches in security. Ensuring complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not feasible.
Our website uses the analysis service etracker. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1 20459 Hamburg Germany.
From this information, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies may also be used in this process. Cookies are small text files that are cached locally on your Internet browser. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser again. Information collected by etracker technologies is not used to personally identify visitors to our website without the given consent of the individual concerned, and is not associated with personal data of the bearer of the pseudonym.
You can prevent future collection and storage of this information at any time. To prevent future collection and storage of your visitor information, you can use the following link to activate an opt-out cookie by etracker which will prevent etracker from collecting and storing such information in the future: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb
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”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable analysis of the use of the website. Generally, the information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
In the event of activation of the IP anonymizer on this website, Google will first truncate your IP address within member countries of the European Union or in other contracted states of the agreement covering the European economic region. Only in extraordinary cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Per contract with the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the activities of the website, and to realize additional services related to website and Internet use for the operator of the site. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not associated with any other Google data.
You can prevent the storage of cookies through the appropriate setting of your browser software. We want to point out, however, that if you disable cookies on your browser, you may not be able to use all functions on this website. Additionally, you can prevent Google from collecting the data of your use of the website generated by the cookie (incl. your IP address) and Google’s processing of that data by downloading the browser plugin available through the following link and installing it on your computer: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
When you send us a request via the contact form, the information on the form, including contact data provided therein, is stored by us to process your request and to be able to answer any follow-up questions you may have. This information is not passed on to third parties without your consent.
If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you as well as information that will allow us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No additional information is required. This data is used exclusively for the purpose of sending out the requested information and we do not pass this data on to third parties.
You can revoke your consent to the storing of information, your e-mail address and its use for sending out the newsletter, at any time by clicking on the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.