The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will treat your personal data confidentially and comply with the data protection laws and this data protection statement.
The use of our website is generally possible without giving any personal data. Where any personal data is collected on our sites (for example, name, address or e-mail addresses), this is done as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This data will not be given to third parties without your express permission.
In connection with your access, data which could possibly lead to identification (e.g., IP addresses, date, time and name of the requested file) is temporarily stored on our server for purposes of data security. No analysis is carried out except for statistical purposes.
We bring to your notice that the transfer of data over the internet (e.g. in communication by e-mail) can have gaps in security. It is not possible to guarantee absolutely security of data against access by third parties.
The provider of the sites automatically collects and stores information which your browser sends us in so-called Server-Log Files. This is:
• Browser type/ Browser version
• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing computer
• Time of the server request
This data cannot be linked to particular persons. This data is not combined with any other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data subsequently, if concrete indications of illegal use come to our attention.
If you send us enquiries using the contact form, the details from the form including your contact details are stored by us for the purposes of processing the enquiry and in case of subsequent questions. We will not pass these details on without your consent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we will need your e-mail address, and information which allows us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address and that you have agreed to the receipt of newsletters. No further data is collected. We will use this data exclusively to send the requested information and we will not pass it to third parties.
You can withdraw at any time your consent to the storage of your data and e-mail address and its use for sending the Newsletters, by using the “unsubscribe” link in the Newsletter.
Use of YouTube
Our website uses Plug-ins of the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of this site is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube Plug-in, a connection is made with the YouTube servers.
The YouTube server is then informed which of our pages you have visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to directly associate your surfing activity to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
You can find further information on handling user data in the YouTube data protection statement at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Use of Google-Maps
We use the component "Google Maps" of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter “Google”, on our site.
With every single call up of the "Google Maps" component, a cookie is placed by Google, to process user data and settings on display of the page on which the "Google Maps" component is integrated. This cookie is not generally deleted by closing the browser but expires after a certain time, unless it is manually deleted by you first.
If you do not agree to your data being processed, it is possible to deactivate the "Google Maps" service and so prevent the transfer of data to Google. To do this you must disable the Java-Script function in your browser. We should point out that if you do this you will not be able to use "Google Maps", or only in a limited way.
The use of "Google Maps" and the information gathered by “Google Maps" is done according to Google’s conditions of use http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html
and the additional business conditions for “Google Maps” https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.
Use of Piwik
This website uses the Open Source Web analysis service Piwik. Piwik uses so-called
"Cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of the use of the website by you. For this the information generated by the cookie about the use of this web-site is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymised before saving.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is not passed on to third parties. You can prevent the storage of this information with an appropriate setting of your browser software; we should point out however, that you might not have all functionality of this website to its full extent if you do this.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, please inform us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Use of Xing
Our website uses functions of the network XING. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. With every call-up of our pages which contain XING functions, a connection is made to XING servers. This does not lead to saving of any personal data to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are saved, or user activity analysed.
Further information on data protection and the XING Share-Button can be found in the XING
Data protection statement at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right at any time, and at no cost, to information about your saved personal data, its origin and receivers and the purpose of the data processing along with a right to correction, locking or deletion of this data. You can contact us about this or other questions on the subject of personal data at any time at the address given in the masthead.
Refusal of Advertising-Mails
Permission to use contact data published in the context of the masthead obligation for sending advertising and information materials not explicitly requested is hereby expressly denied. The operators of the pages reserve the right to seek legal redress in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information such as spam e-mails.