Data protection declaration
The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially, in accordance with the data protection laws and this data protection declaration. The use of our website is generally possible without the provision of personal data. In instances where our website gathers personal data (for example name, address or email address), this takes place on a freewill basis wherever possible. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit agreement.
Please note that the transferral of data via the internet (e.g. by way of email communication) may be at risk of security breaches. It is impossible to completely protect data against access by third parties. Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like Button)
Data protection declaration Data protection The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially, in accordance with the data protection laws and this data protection declaration. The use of our website is generally possible without the provision of personal data. In instances where our website gathers personal data (for example name, address or email address), this takes place on a freewill basis wherever possible. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit agreement. Please note that the transferral of data via the internet (e.g. by way of email communication) may be at risk of security breaches. It is impossible to completely protect data against access by third parties. Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like Button) Our website contains integrated plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" on our web pages. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our web pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. Facebook receives information that you have visited our website with your IP address in this way. If you click on the Facebook "Like Button" whilst you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website with your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our site to your user account. Please note that we, as the website provider, receive no knowledge of the contents of the data transferred or its use by Facebook. You can find further information on this subject by referring to the Facebook data protection declaration at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not wish Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics This website utilises 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”. These are text files that are saved on your computer and that facilitate the analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website then your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in another state that is party to the European Economic Area agreement. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA before being abbreviated. On behalf of the website operator, Google uses this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to collate reports on the website activities and provide further services to the website operator associated with the website use and use of the internet. The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data by Google. You can prevent the saving of cookies by adjusting the requisite settings in your browser software; however we do point out that this may prevent you from being able to fully use all of the functions of this website.
You can also prevent the logging of the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Data protection declaration for the use of Google +1 Our website uses functions of Google +1.
The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Logging and passing on of information: With the aid of the Google +1 button you can publish information around the world. Via the Google +1 button, you and other users obtain personalised contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have provided as +1 contents, as well as information about the websites that you have viewed by clicking on +1. Your +1 can be presented on the internet as information together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, for example in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites or in ads on the internet. Google stores information regarding your +1 activities, in order to improve the Google services for you and others. In order to use the Google +1 button, you require a public Google profile, visible worldwide, which must contain the name chosen for the profile as a minimum. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases this name can also replace another name, which you have used for part contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address, or who possess other identifying information about you. Use of the logged information: In addition to the purposes of use explained above, the information provided by you is also used in accordance with the valid Google data protection provisions. Google may publish consolidated statistics about +1 activities of users or pass this information on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites.
Data protection declaration for the use of Instagram Functions of the Instagram service are integrated in our website.
These integrated functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account then you can link the contents of our web pages with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to assign your visit to our site to your user account. Please note that we, as the website provider, receive no knowledge of the contents of the data transferred or its use by Instagram. You can find further information on this in the data protection declaration of Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Data protection declaration for the use of LinkedIn Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network.
The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time web pages on our site are accessed, which contain functions of LinkedIn, a connection is established with the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the LinkedIn "Recommend Button" and you are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to assign your visit to our website to you and your user account. Please note that we, as the website provider, receive no knowledge of the contents of the data transferred or its use by LinkedIn. You can find further information on this in the data protection declaration of LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Data protection declaration for the use of Pinterest Our website contains social plug-ins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc.
, 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest"). If you call up a web page containing such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct connection with Pinterest servers. The plug-in transfers protocol data to the Pinterest server in the USA. This protocol data may contain your IP address, the address of the websites you have visited which also contain Pinterest functions, the type and settings of the browser, the date and time of access, your manner of use of Pinterest and cookies. You can find further information on the purpose, scope and further processing and use of the data by Pinterest, as well as your associated rights and the possibilities of protecting your private sphere, in the data protection information from Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Data protection declaration for the use of Tumblr Our web pages use buttons of the Tumblr service.
The provider is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons allow you to submit a contribution or a page to Tumblr, or follow the provider via Tumblr. If you call up our web pages with the Tumblr Button, the browser establishes a direct connection with the Tumblr servers. We have no influence over the scope of the data that Tumblr acquires and transfers with the aid of this plug-in. At the present time, the IP address of the user and the URL of the respective website are transferred. You can find further information on this subject by referring to the Tumblr data protection declaration at http://www.tumblr.com/policy/de/privacy.
Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter Functions of the Twitter service are integrated in our web pages.
These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function results in websites visited by you being linked with your Twitter account and announced to other users. Data is also transferred to Twitter here. Please note that we, as the website provider, receive no knowledge of the contents of the data transferred or its use by Twitter. You can find further information on this subject by referring to the Twitter data protection declaration at http://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your Twitter data protection settings in the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data protection declaration for the use of Xing Our website uses functions of the XING network.
The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time web pages on our site are accessed, which contain functions of Xing, a connection is established with Xing servers. To the best of our knowledge, no personal data is stored at this time. In particular no IP addresses are stored and the usage behaviour is not evaluated. You can find further information on data protection and the Xing Share Button in the Xing data protection declaration at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right to free information regarding your stored personal data, its origins and recipients, as well as the purpose of data processing. You also have the right to demand the correction, blocking and deletion of this data. You can direct questions in this regard, as well as any further questions regarding personal data, to us at any time via the address listed in the legal note.
The website sometimes uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our web presence more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser. The majority of cookies used by us are so-called "session cookies". These are automatically deleted after your visit to our site ends. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser with your next visit. You can set your browser so that you are informed of the placement of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, so that the acceptance of cookies is excluded in certain cases or in general. You can also set the automatic deletion of cookies with the closing of the browser. If cookies are deactivated then it may affect the functionality of this website.
Server log files
The website provider acquires information automatically sent to us by your browser, and saves this in so-called server log files automatically. This consists of:
Browser type / browser version
Host name of the accessing computer Time of the server inquiry This data cannot be assigned to a specific person.
This data is not consolidated with other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check this data, if we become aware of justified reasons for suspecting unlawful use.
If you submit queries to us via our contact form then the information you provide in the contact form, including your contact details, shall be stored by us to allow us to process your inquiry, and in case of any follow-up questions. We shall not pass this data on without your permission.
Promotional emails prohibited
The use of the contact data published within the framework of the legal notice obligations, for the purpose of providing unsolicited advertising material and information, is hereby prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the explicit right to take legal steps in the event of receiving unsolicited advertising information, for example through spam mails, etc.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website then we require an email address from you, as well as information that enables us to check that the email address belongs to you and that you consent to receiving the newsletter. Further data shall not be obtained. We use this data exclusively to send the information requested, and do not pass it on to third parties. You can revoke the permission granted to save the data, the email address and to use this for sending the newsletter at any time, for example using the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.