Privacy Policy:

Data Protection

The operators of this
website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat
your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection
regulations and this Privacy Policy.

The use of our website is usually
possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names,
addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if
possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your
explicit permission.

However, we would like to point out that data
transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely
secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of
personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not
possible.

 

Cookies

This website partially uses socalled cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your computer and do not
contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly, more
efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your
browser on your computer.

The most cookies that we use are so-called
“session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after the end of your
visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those cookies enable us
to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your
browser that way in order to be informed when cookies are placed, to
individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases
as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the
browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this
website.

 

Server-log-files

The provider of these
websites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server
log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as

  • browser type/version
  • used operating system
  • referrer
    URL
  • host name of the accessing computer
  • time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A
merging with other data sources does not take place. We reserve the right to
retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use
become known.

 

Contact form

If you send enquiries
to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form,
including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with
your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be
passed on without your permission.

 

Newsletter

If
you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require
your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you
are the owner of the provided email address and that you agree to the
reception of the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those
data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and do not
transmit them to third parties.

The given permission to the storage of
the data, the email address as well as the use of such for the purpose of
sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the “Unsubscribe”-
link within the newsletter.

 

Privacy Policy for the use
of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website
analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA
94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that
are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The
information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually
sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.

You find more
information concerning the treatment of user data by Google Analytics in
Google’s Privacy Policy: https://support.google

Browser Plugin

You may prevent the installation of
cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you
may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent
the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and
related to the use of this websites as well as the processing of such data by
Google by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Objection
to Data Collection

You may prevent the collection of data by
Google Analytics by clicking the following link. Doing so, an Opt-Out-Cookie
will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting ourwebsite: Disable Google
Analytics

Processing of Order Data

We have
concluded a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and
fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities
when using Google Analytics.

IP-anonymisation

We us the function “Activate IP-Anonymisation”. Through this, your IPaddress will be shortened priory within the member states of the European
Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic
Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted
to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators
of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the
website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and
to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google
will not merged your IP address with any other data held by Google.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of etracker

Our websites
uses the analysis service of etracker. Provider of these services are the
etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg Germany. User
profiles under a pseudonym can be created using these data. For this cookies
can be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the
buffer store of your internet browser. The cookies enable to recognise your
browser. The data collected by etracker will not be used to personally
identify users of our website and will not be merged with person-related data
about the owner of the pseudonym without explicit permission of the involved
user.

You may object to the collection and use of data at any time
with effect to the future. In order to object to the data collection and use,
you can obtain an Opt-Out-Cookie, which secures that no visitor data of your
browser will be collected from and stored by etracker in the future, from
etracker under the following link: http://www.etracker.de/pri

By this an Opt-Out-Cookie named “cntcookie” will be placed by etracker.
Please do not delete this cookie as long as you wish to uphold your
objection. Further information you find in the Privacy Policy of etracker
under
https://www.etracker.com/en/dataprotection.html

 

Privacy Policy for the use of
Piwik

Web analysis services This website uses Piwik, an open-source
software for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. Piwik uses socalled cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an
analysis concerning the use of the website. The information generated by the
cookies about your use of this online offer will be stored on the servers of
the provider in Germany. The IP-address will be made anonymous immediately
after the processing and before its storage.

The information generated
by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third
parties. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the
settings of your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to
point out that you might not be able to use all functions of this website to
the full extend in this case.

If you object to the use of your data,
you may deactivate the storage and use here. In this case an Opt-Out-Cookie
will be placed the prevent Piwik from storing the usage data. If you delete
your cookies, also the Opt-Out-Cookie will be deleted. On the next visit of
our websites Opt-Out has to be activated again.

[Hier PIWIK iframe-Code einfügen] (Klick für die
Anleitung)

 

Privacy Policy for the use
of WordPress Stats

This website uses the WordPress Tool Stats to
statistically evaluate visitor access. The tool is provided by Automattic
Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.

WordPress Stats uses so-called cookies which are stored on your computer
and enable the analysis of the use of the website. The information generated
by the cookies about the use of our website is stored on servers in the USA.
Your IP address will be anonymised after processing and before storage.

You can adjust your browser to be informed about the placement of cookies
and to individually accept, to individually or generally exclude cookies as
well as to activate automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser.
On deactivation of cookies the functionality of the website might be
impaired.

You may object to the collection and use of your date in the
future by clicking the below link to place an opt-out-cookies in yourbrowser: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/

When you delete the
cookies from your computer, you need to place the opt-out-cookies
again.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook-Plug-ins
(Like-Button)

On our websites plug-ins of the social network
Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA are
integrated. You recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the LikeButton on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs

If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and
the Facebook server is established by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives
information that you have visited our websites with your IP-address. If you
click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook
account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account.
Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook
account. We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do
not obtain knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as
the use of such by Facebook. For further information, please check the
Privacy Policy of Facebook under
https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to
your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook
account.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These
functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San
Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function “Re-Tweet”
websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account and posted to other
users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter. We would like to
point out that we as providers of this websites do not obtain knowledge about
the contents of those data. For further information, please check the Privacy
Policy of Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy.

The
privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under: http://twitter.com/account/settings

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Privacy Policy for the use of Google+

Our Website integrates
services of Google+. Provider of these services are Google Inc., 1600
Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Collection and
forwarding of Information: By using the Google+ button you may publish
information worldwide. Via the Google+ button you and other users receive
personal-related contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the
information that you have voted +1 for contents as well as information about
the website that you were visiting as you clicked the +1 button. Your +1
votes may be published or displayed as notices together with your profile
name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google
profile or at other places on websites.

Google records information
about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and
others. To be able to use the Google+ button you need a globally visible,
public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for
this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases
this name may be replaced by another name which you used when sharing
contents via your Google account. The ID of your Google account can be
displayed to users who know your email address or possess any other
information identifying you.

Use of collected information: Besides the
above mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are treated
according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish
summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics
on to users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked
websites, respectively.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of
Instagram

On our websites functions of the service Instagram are
embedded. These functions are offered by the Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow
Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram
account, you can link contents of our websites to your Instagram profile by
clicking the Instagram button. By this ,Instagram will associate the visit of
our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as
providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of
transmitted data as well as their use by Instagram.

For further
information, please review the Privacy Policy of Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/priva

Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions
of the network LinkedIn. The provider of Linked in is the LinkedIn
Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On every
access to one of our websites which contain LinkedIn functions, a connection
to the servers of LinkedIn will be established. LinkedIn will be informed
that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the
“recommend”-button of LinkedIn when being logged in to your LinkedIn account,
LinkedIn can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We
would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not
obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use
by LinkedIn.

For further information, please review the Privacy Policy
of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Pinterest

On our website we use
social plugins of the social network Pinterest which is operated by Pinterest
Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-4904, USA (“Pinterest”). If
you access a website which contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a
direct connection to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin in transmits
protocol data to the servers of Pinterest in the U.S.A. These protocol data
might contain your IP-address, the address of the visited website, which also
contain this plugin, type and setting of the browser, date and time of query,
your way of using Pinterest as well as cookies.

For further
information concerning purpose, extend and further processing and use of the
data by Pinterest as well as your respective rights and possibilities for the
protection of your privacy, please read the Privacy Policy of Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Web Fonts

For the
homogenous display of fonts, this website uses so-called web fonts that are
provided by Google. On retrieving a website your browser downloads the
necessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts
and fonts. If your browser does not support web fonts, your computer uses a
standard font.

For further information, please see https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq< as well as Google's Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy

Privacy Policy for the use of SoundCloud

On these websites
plugins of the social network SoundCloud (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House,
47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, Great Britain.) might be integrated. On
the affected websites the SoundCloud plugins can be recognised by the
SoundCloud logo.

When visiting our websites a connections between your
browser and the SoundCloud server will be established after activation of the
plugin. Thereby SoundCloud obtains the information that you have visited our
website with your IP address. If you click the "like" or
"share" button while being logged on to your SoundCloud user
account, you may link the contents of our websites with your SoundCloud
profile. Thereby SoundCloud is able to associate the visit of our websites
with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as service
providers, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as
well as the use of such by SoundCloud . For further information, please read
the Privacy Policy of SoundCloud under
https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy

If you do not wish SoundCloud to associate your visit of our website,
please log off from your SoundCloud user account before activating the
contents of the SoundCloud plugins.

 

Privacy Policy for
the use of Google Maps

This website uses the map service Google Maps
via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is
required to store your IP address. This information will usually be
transferred to and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this
website has no influence on this data transmission.

For further
information, please see Google’s Privacy Policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/po

Privacy Policy for the use of XING

Our website uses functions of
the network XING. Provider of these functions are the XING AG, Dammtorstrasse
29-32, 20354 Hamburg. On every access to one of our websites that contain thefunctions of XING, a connection to the servers of XING will be established.
According to our present state knowledge, the storage of person-related data
does not take place, especially no IP-addresses will be stored, neither will
the usage behaviour be evaluated.

For further information concerning
data protection and the XING share button, please read the Privacy Policy of
XING under
https://www.xing.com/app/share

Privacy Policy for the use of Tumblr

Our websites use the buttons
of the service Tumblr. Provider of Tumblr is the Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st
St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons enable you to share a
posting or a website on Tumblr or to follow the originator on Tumblr. If you
access our website containing Tumblr buttons, the browser establishes a
direct connection to the servers of Tumblr. We have no influence on the
extent of date that are collected and transmitted by Tumblr through the aid
of this plugin. According to the latest state of knowledge, IP addresses as
well as the URL of the respective website will be transmitted.

Further
information can be found in privacy policy of Tumblr under
https://www.tumblr.com/policy/en/privac

Registration with this websites

You can register with this
website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The data
entered for this purpose will only be used for purpose of use of the
respective offer or service for which you have registered.

We also use
the provided email address to inform you about important changes, such as
change of the offer range or in case of technical changes.

 

SSL Encryption

For security reasons and to protect the
transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you sent to us as the
provider, this website uses an SSL encryption. You recognise an encrypted
transmission by the change of the address line of the browser from
"http://" to "https://" and by the lock-symbol in your
browser address line.

If the SSL encryption is active, the data you
have transmitted to us cannot be accessed by third parties.

 

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be
informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the
purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or
deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions
and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us under
the address published in the impressum/legal notice.

 

Objection to commercial mails

Providers are obligated to publish
contact information in the Legal Note/Impressum. The use of such contact
information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited
advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators
of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being
sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails
etc.