The use of our website is generally possible without the entry of personal details. Insofar as personal information (e.g. name, address or email addresses) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis, wherever possible. This information shall not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We wish to point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. communication via email) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. It is not possible to ensure data is completely secured against access by third parties. We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data, published within the scope of the obligation to provide company information, by third parties for the purpose of providing advertisement and information materials not expressly solicited. The operator of the website expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the case of receipt of unsolicited advertising information, for example by way of unsolicited SPAM emails.
The Internet website pages use so-called cookies at several locations. Cookies do not cause any damage to the computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are filed on your computer and which your browser stores.
The majority of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for your browser to recognise us again the next time you visit.
You can adjust the settings in your browser such that you are informed when a cookie is sent and can accept cookies in individual cases; you can accept cookies for specific cases or generally exclude them as well as automatically delete cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.
If you send us a question using the contact form, we store the data entered on the request form, including contact data for processing your request and in case we have any follow-up questions. We do not pass on this data without your permission.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as information that confirms that we can check whether you are the owner of the entered email address and agree to the receipt of the newsletter. This data is not recorded. We only use this data to send the requested information and we do not pass it on to third parties.
The permission you grant to save the data, the email address as well as its use in sending the newsletter can be revoked by you at any time, i.e. through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information created by the cookie concerning your use of this website is, as a rule, transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, Google will truncate your IP address for member states of the European Union as well as for other parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the way you use this website in order to compile reports on your website activities for website providers and in order to provide further services associated with the website and Internet use. Google will not link your IP address, transferred within the scope of Google Analytics, with other Google data.
Our website used functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time web pages that contain XING functions are accessed, a connection to the XING servers will be established. According to our present state of knowledge, storage of personal data does not take place. In particular no IP addresses will be stored and neither will the usage behaviour be evaluated.
Plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated into our pages. The Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plug-ins/.