Data Protection

Some pages ask for personal information. Answering these questions is voluntary. Your data will be stored exclusively for the processing of your inquiries, and will not be transfered to third parties. At any time you will have the option to prohibit the use of your data by e-mail or by post. We assure that your information will be treated confidentially in accordance with the applicable data protection regulations.

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Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.

The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible.

In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install. The current link is https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Newsletter

With the newsletter we inform you about current information. If you wish to receive the newsletter and other information, we will need a valid e-mail address from you, as well as information that will allow us to verify that you own the e-mail address you have provided or that you accept it Newsletters and other information. Further data is not collected. This data will only be used to send the newsletter and for up-to-date information and will not be passed on to third parties.

By registering for the newsletter, we save your IP address and the date of registration. The sole purpose of this storage is to prove that a third party misuses an e-mail address and registers for newsletter reception without the knowledge of the person entitled. Your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter and current information can be revoked at any time.

Facebook

This website uses so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or the addition “Social Plug-in of Facebook” or “Facebook Social Plugin”.

An overview of the Facebook plugins and their appearance can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US

If you visit a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to your browser and incorporated by him into the website. By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that your browser has accessed the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a Facebook account or are currently not logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted from your browser directly to a Facebook server in the US and stored there.

If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to our website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, click the “Like” button or leave a comment, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be posted on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends

Facebook may use this information for the purpose of advertising, market research and tailor-made Facebook pages. For this purpose, Facebook uses usage, interest and relationship profiles, e.g. to evaluate your use of our website in relation to the advertisements displayed on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website, and to provide other services related to the use of Facebook.

If you do not want Facebook to assign the data collected via our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in the Facebook privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Pinterest

On our site we use social plugins from the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). When you visit a page containing such a plugin, your browser connects directly to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits protocol data to the server of Pinterest in the USA. This log data may include your IP address, the address of the websites visited, which also includes Pinterest features, browser type and settings, the date and time of the request, how you use Pinterest, and cookies.


For more information on the purpose, scope, and further processing and use of the data by Pinterest, as well as your rights and privacy practices, please refer to the Pinterest Privacy Policy:https://policy.pinterest.com/en-gb/privacy-policy


Instagram

Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our sides. These features are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, United States. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account.

We point out that we as the provider of the pages do not receive knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Instagram.

For more information, see the Instagram Privacy Policy:
https://help.instagram.com/519522125107875

YouTube

 

We use plugins from the YouTube.com or YouTube.com video sharing platform on this site, a service that is represented by the Google Inc. (represented by Google Inc.) by YouTube LLC (headquartered at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “) is operated. By means of the plugin we can integrate visual content, which we have published on Youtube.de or Youtube.com, also on this website.

YouTube uses u.a. for statistical data analysis, to create interest-based advertising, to prevent fraud and to improve the usability of cookies. These are small text files with a sequence of numbers, which are stored locally on your device or in the clipboard of the Internet browser used.

When you visit a page on our website that has a YouTube video embedded on it, it will connect to the YouTube servers and display the plugin on the page by notifying your browser. The YouTube server will be notified of which of our pages you have visited. If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube maps the information to your user account.

Activate a plugin on our website, e.g. Pressing the start button of a video or leaving a comment will assign that information to your account on YouTube. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account before using the plugin.

If you do not wish the use of cookies, you have the ability to block the storage of cookies or remove stored cookies by changing browser settings and using appropriate browser extensions (add-ons). If you deactivate the use of cookies, however, the range of functions of the offer can not be guaranteed unrestricted.

For more information about YouTube’s collection and use of data, please refer to the Privacy Policy of YouTube at “Privacy Policy” at https://www.youtube.com/user/EN or https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-GB&gl=de

Use of the Google +1 Button

This site uses the Google+ +1 button, a social networking website plugin Google+. The button is identified by the lettering “+1”, which is displayed in white on a blue or black background.

The variants of the Google +1 button can be viewed here: http://www.google.com/intl/en/webmasters/+1/button/index.html

The Google +1 button is loaded into the website directly from Google using JavaScript scripting language, with direct communication between your browser and Google’s servers. We have no control over the contents of the communication, possibly data such as time of the website call, your IP address and other personal data are transmitted.

More detailed information on the nature and use of the transferred data can be found on Google: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html

To protect yourself from transferring personalized information from your Google profile, you can opt out of your Google Account or opt-out of Google + 1 personalization before visiting Google + 1 webpages: https://profiles.google.com/+1/personalization/

The Google +1 button is a service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States – for more information on Google Inc., visit http://www.google.com