The use of our website is generally possible without having to provide personal data.
As far as personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is requested on our pages, this will be always submitted, where possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be forwarded to any third-party without your express consent. Please note that data transmission on the internet (e.g. with email communication) may be subject to security gaps. A seamless protection of data against access by third-parties is not possible. The use of contact data provided in the legal notice for the remittance of not specifically requested advertising and information material is herewith expressly rejected. The site operators expressly reserve the rights to take legal action in the event of the remittance of unrequested advertising information, such as spam mails.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)
On our pages there are plugins integrated of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You will identify the Facebook-plugins by the Facebook-logo or the “Like-Button” on our site. An overview of the Facebook-plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site, a direct connection will be established between your browser and the Facebook server through the plugin.
This way, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP-address. When you click on the Facebook “Like-Button” while you are logged-in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Thus Facebook can assign your visit to our pages to your user account.
Please note, that as provider of the pages we do not receive any information about the content of the data transmitted and its usage by Facebook. Further information is provided in the data privacy statement of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
Should you not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, an advertising analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookie is normally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. In the event of an active
IP-anonymization on this website however, your IP address will at first be shortened by Google within the membership states of the European Community or in other contracting states of the treaty. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and then shortened there. On behalf of the operators of this website, Google will use the information to evaluate your use of this website, to compile reports of website activities and to deliver further services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be brought together with any other Google data. You can prevent storage of cookies through a corresponding setting of your browser software. Please note however that in that case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In addition you can prevent the recording of data generated by the cookie, relating to your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as processing of the data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser-plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google Adsense
This website uses Google AdSense, a service to embed advertising from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so called “Cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so called web beacons (invisible graphics). By means of these web beacons information like visitor traffic on the website can be evaluated.
The information about the use of this website generated by cookies and web beacons (incl. your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. This information can be forwarded to Google contract partners. Google will however not bring your IP-address together with other stored data of you. You can prevent the installation of cookies with the corresponding setting in your browser software; please note however that in that case you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website.
By using this website you declare that you agree with the processing of the collected data by Google in the way previously described and for the purpose previously mentioned.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google +1
Collection and forwarding of information:
With the aid of the Google +1-button you can publish information worldwide. With the Google +1-button you and other users receive personalized contents from Google and our partners. Google stores information for a content that you have given +1 as well as information from the page that you have viewed by clicking +1. Your +1 can be shown as a reference along with your profile name and your image in Google services such as in search results or in your Google profile or in other places on websites and advertisement on the internet. Google records information about your +1-activities in order to improve Google services for you and others.
In order to use the Google +1-button you need a worldwide visible public Google profile that must at least contain the designated profile name. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases this name may also replace another name that you have used while sharing contents with your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or have other identifying information of you.
Use of collected information:
Besides for the purposes explained above, the information you have provided will be used according to the Google data privacy statement. Google may publish summarized statistics of the +1 activities of the users resp. forward these to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or connected websites.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
Functions of Twitter service are embedded in our pages. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” the websites that you have visited will be linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. In the process data will also be transmitted to Twitter. Please note, that as provider of the pages we do not receive any information about the content of the data transmitted and its usage by Twitter. Further information is provided in the data privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data privacy settings at Twitter in “account settings” at http://twitter.com/account/settings