The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and this
if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission. However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail
communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.
For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you sent to us as the provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You recognise an encrypted
transmission by the change of the address line of the browser from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your browser address line. If the SSL encryption is active, the data you have
transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.
This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and
more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your computer. The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end
of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. You can adjust your browser that way in order to be informed
when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The
deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.
The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as
used operating system
host name of the accessing computer
time of query
Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences
concerning illegal use become known.
If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case
of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.
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.
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those
data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the impressum/legal notice.
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
Comment function on this website
For the comment function on this website, your comment as well as details provided at the time of commenting and, unless you post anonymous, the chosen username will be stored.
Storage of the IP address
Our comment function stores IP addresses of users who post comments. Since we do not check the comments before publishing on our website, we require these data to be able to take legal action
against the originator in case of violation of law, i.e. insults or propaganda.
Subscription to comments
As user of this website you may subscribe for comments after user registration. You receive a confirmation email to check whether you are the owner of the provided email address. You can
unsubscribe from this function at any time via the link in the info emails.
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website
is usually sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the
collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of this websites as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the
plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Objection to Data Collection
You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. Doing so, an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting our
website: Disable Google Analytics
Processing of Order Data
We have concluded a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using Google Analytics.
We us the function "Activate IP-Anonymisation". Through this, your IP-address will be shortened priory within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on
the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website,
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet
activities. Google will not merged your IP address with any other data held by Google.
On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are integrated. You recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the
Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our
websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby
Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account. We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do not obtain knowledge about the contents of the
If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider of these functions are the XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. On every access to one of our websites that contain the functions
of XING, a connection to the servers of XING will be established. According to our present state knowledge, the storage of person-related data does not take place, especially no IP-addresses will
be stored, neither will the usage behaviour be evaluated.
Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of Linked in is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On every access to one of our
websites which contain LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn will be established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you
click the "recommend"-button of LinkedIn when being logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that
we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.
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.
On these websites plugins of the social network SoundCloud (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, Great Britain.) might be integrated. On the affected websites
the SoundCloud plugins can be recognised by the SoundCloud logo.
When visiting our websites a connections between your browser and the SoundCloud server will be established after activation of the plugin. Thereby SoundCloud obtains the information that you
have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the "like" or "share" button while being logged on to your SoundCloud user account, you may link the contents of our websites with your
SoundCloud profile. Thereby SoundCloud is able to associate the visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as service providers, do not obtain knowledge
If you do not wish SoundCloud to associate your visit of our website, please log off from your SoundCloud user account before activating the contents of the SoundCloud plugins.
This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is
required to store your IP address. This information will usually be transferred to and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.
For the homogenous display of fonts, this website uses so-called web fonts that are provided by Google. On retrieving a website your browser downloads the necessary web fonts to your browser
cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a standard font.
We use the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. (Google) to protect your submissions via internet submission forms on this site. This plugin checks if you are a person in order to prevent
certain website functions from being (ab)used by spam bots (particularly comments). This plugin query includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other data required by Google for the
Google reCAPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google. However, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European
Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area and is, as such, anonymized. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server
in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCaptcha
from your browser shall not be merged with any other data from Google.
This data collection is subject to the data protection regulations of Google (Google Inc.).
By using the reCAPTCHA service, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.