Data Protection Declaration
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (such as name, address or email addresses) is, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent. Every visitor to the website has the right, upon request, to obtain information about the personal data that we have stored about free of charge as well as the right to correct incorrect data, to block and delete their personal data, as far as this does not conflict with any statutory storage or reporting obligation.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are 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.
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: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
We use the function “activation of IP anonymization” on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of 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
This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To better use the features, cookies and IP addresses are usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
For the sake of consistency, this website uses the Google Web Fonts service. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When retrieving these web fonts, Google servers can use the connection to retrieve their IP addresses.
If your browser does not support web fonts, a default font will be used by your computer.
To verify that data entry (in a form) is by a human or an automated program, this website uses Google reCaptcha. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Here are analyzed for analysis various data (user behavior, IP address) and forwarded to Google servers in the United States. This is done in the background.
Plug-ins for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated on our site. Facebook plug-ins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the ‘Like’ –button on our site. An overview about Facebook plug-ins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site the plug-in makes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives information, including your IP address, that you have visited our site. If you click on the Facebook ‘Like’ button when you are logged into your Facebook account, the content of our site may be linked to your Facebook profile. This means Facebook can correlate your visit to our site with your user account. We would point out that as the service provider of the site, we are not aware of the content of the data which is transferred or its use by Facebook. Further information about this matter can be found in the data protection statement from Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/policy.
If you do not want Facebook to attribute your visit to our site with your Facebook user account, then please log out of your Facebook user account.
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 in to 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 are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Instagram.
Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network. Providers is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Each time you visit one of our pages that contains LinkedIn features, it will connect to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click LinkedIn’s “Recommend Button” and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn.
For more information, see the LinkedIn privacy statement: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacypolicy
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.
Our pages use buttons of the service Tumblr. Provider is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons allow you to share a post or page on Tumblr or to follow the provider at Tumblr. When you visit one of our websites using the Tumblr button, the browser establishes a direct connection to the Tumblr servers. We have no control over the amount of data that Tumblr collects and transmits using this plugin. According to the current state, the IP address of the user as well as the URL of the respective website are transmitted.
Further information can be found in the data protection statement of Tumblr: http://www.tumblr.com/policy/de/privacy
IYou can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the Account Settings at https://twitter.com/account/settings.
Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our sites that includes Xing features, it connects to Xing servers. A storage of personal data is not done to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.
Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you visited.
If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
You have the right to free information on the personal data saved about you, its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing at any time. You also have the right to correct, block or delete this data. To this end, or if you have any other questions, you can contact us at any time using the website operator’s address provided in the legal information.
The websites use some so-called cookies. Set cookies on your computer no harm and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device memory until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, that your browser transmits to us automatically. These are:
These data are not specific individuals. A reunion of these data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if us concrete evidence of unlawful use are known.
If you send us via the contact form requests, your data from the Request Form, including the contact details provided by you will be stored there for the purpose of processing the request and in the case of follow-up questions with us. These data will not be disclosed without your consent on.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The granted consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.