Data Protection Declaration
We takes the protection of your data very seriously. In these data protection rules, We wish to inform You as to which of your personal data (“Your Data”) We collect, process and use when You seek information on our Website, communicate with us via the Website.
Your informational use of the Website
You may visit our Website and use several of our offerings on the internet without any need to furnish personal details. In such cases, We do not collect any personal data from You, but rather merely store access data in so-called server log files which are automatically communicated to us by your browser, such as the name of the file requested, the website most recently visited, the date and time of your access, the browser used, the volume of data transmitted, the provider through which the query was directed etc. This data is stored only for a limited time. Such data is used exclusively to ensure fault free operations of our Website, to enable us to perform error analysis and to improve the products and services offered and do not enable us to identify You personally.
In order to make visits to our Website more attractive and to enable You to use certain functions, We use so-called cookies on various pages. Cookies are short text files stored on your end device.
Several of the cookies used by us are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. when You close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us to recognise your browser when You next visit the Website.
You may review the duration of persistent cookies through your browser. You may set your browser so that You are informed whenever cookies are set and can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept them or wish to refuse to accept cookies in certain cases or on a general basis. Where You set your browser to reject cookies, this may limit the functionality of our Website.
Web analysis – Webtrekk
We use the services of Webtrekk GmbH (www.webtrekk.com), to collect statistical data on the use of our Website, to improve it, to facilitate an analysis of the use of our Website and to compile reports on Website activities. Webtrekk places and analyses cookies for purposes of recognition. You may also prevent storage of these cookies by making appropriate settings to your browser software; however, please note that in such case You may not be able to fully utilise all of the functions of this Website.
This website uses so-called social Plugins (“Plugins”) of the social networks Facebook and the microblogging service Twitter and provides links to content from further third party providers. These services are offered by Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. (“Providers”).
Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). You will find an overview of the Plugins of Facebook and their appearance here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.
YouTube is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). You will find an overview of the Plugins of Google and their appearance here: https://developers.google.com/+/plugins.
Twitter is operated by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103. You will find an overview of the Twitter buttons and their appearance here: https://twitter.com/about/resources/buttons.
If You click on one of the buttons, this will open a new window in your browser and will launch the login page for the service providers, some of whom are located in the United States of America (USA).
The purpose and the extent of data collection and further processing and use of data by these providers and your rights in respect of this and options for settings to protect your privacy, please see the data protection notes of the providers in question.
If You do not wish these providers to directly associate the data collected regarding our Website with your profile on the service in question, then You must log out from the service in question prior to activating the Plugin.
You may completely reject the loading of individual Plugins, including with add-ons for your browser, e.g. Facebook Plugins may be rejected using the “Facebook blocker”.