It is generally possible to use our website without providing personal data. If any personal data is collected on our webpages (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses), this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express permission.
It should be noted that data transfer on the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may not be always be fully secure. It is not possible to protect data completely against third party access.
We hereby expressly prohibit the contact data published as part of our duty to publish a legal notice to be used by third parties for the purpose of sending us any advertising or informational materials that we have not expressly requested. The operators of these pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unrequested advertising material, such as spam-mail, is sent.
Privacy statement with regard to using Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are connected to our webpages. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "re-tweet" function, the websites that you visit are linked to your Twitter account and can be viewed by other users. In doing so, data is also transferred to Twitter.
It should be noted that we, as the provider of these pages, receive no information about the content of transferred data, nor its usage by Twitter. You can find more information about this in Twitter's privacy statement at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your privacy settings in Account Settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings .
Privacy statement with regard to using Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a Google Inc. ("Google") web analysis service. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" which are text files that are stored on your computer and can be used to analyse your usage of the website. The information generated from the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website however, before this occurs, the client’s IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union Member States or the other Signatory States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional circumstances will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and then shortened. Google shall use this information on behalf of the operators of this website to evaluate your use of the website, create reports about the website activities and provide the website operators with further services associated with the website usage and the internet usage. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics shall not be combined with other data from Google.
You can prevent cookies from being saved via the corresponding browser software settings; it must be noted, however, that this may mean that not all of the website’s functions will be fully available to you. Furthermore, you can prevent the collation of the cookie-generated website-usage data (incl. your IP address) on Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.