Data protection

Privacy Statement:

Privacy Policy
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. If personal data (such as name, address or e-mailaddress) is required
on our side, this is, as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data are not transfered to third persons without your explicit consent.
We point out that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security risks. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
We hereby deny theuse of contact data
by third parties, published in our imprint, to send us unsolicited advertisements and informationmaterials. We will take legal action in case of receiving unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.

Privacy Policy for Usage of Facebook - Plugins (Like-Button)
On our website we integrated plugins from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc.,1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, United States). You will recognize the Facebook plugin, from the Facebook logo or the "Like - Button" (" Like") on our side. You can find an overview of Facebook-plugins here:
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thereby obtains the information that you have visited our website with your IP Address. Ifyou click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on yourFacebook profile. Thereby Facebook can correlate your visit of our site with your user account. Wepoint out that we, as provider of this site, have no knowledge of the transmitted and use of
data through Facebook. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of facebook under
Ifyou do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit on our pages to yourFacebook-account, please log out from your Facebook account.


Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the website. Theinformation generated by the cookie about your use of this website areusually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and stored there. Inthe case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IPaddress will be truncated within member states of the European Union orother parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Onbehalf of the operator of this website Google will use this informationto evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on websiteactivity and providing other with website and internet related servicesto the website operator. Undertaken as part of Google Analytics your IP address is not associated with any other data held by Google.
Youmay refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings onyour browser, we would like to point out, however, that if you refuse cookies on our site, you may not be able to use all features of this website. Youcan also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie aboutyour use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and theprocessing of these data by Google, by downloading
and installing thefollowing browser plugin:

Privacy Statement for using Google +1
Collection and dissemination of information:
Using the Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. The Google +1 button lets you and other users personalized content from Google and our partners. Googlewill store both, the information that you have given
+1 for a content,as well as information about the page that you viewed when you click on+1. Your+1' s can be shown as evidence along with your name and google profile photoin Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the internet.
Google records information about your +1-activities to improve Google's services for you and others. Inorder to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, publicGoogle profile, which must contain at least the chosen name for theprofile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content under your Google account. Theidentity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or who know other identifying information from you.

Using the information collected:
In addition to the above uses, the information you provide
are used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Googlemay release aggregate statistics on the +1-activities of users or hands them over to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers orlinked sites.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter
Functions of the service Twitter are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Throughthe use of Twitter and the function of "re-tweet" the web pages you visitare linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users.
Also data is transmitted to Twitter.
Wepoint out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content/data beeing transmitted and used by Twitter. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of Twitter at
Your privacy preferences at Twitter, you can change within your account settings under