Data Protection

The operators of these pages take the protection of your data seriously. We treat your personal details confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

The use of our website is normally possible without giving any personal data. If personal data is requested (like name, address or e-mail address), this is always, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data is not passed on to third parties without your prior consent. We would like to point out, however, that data transfer via internet (e.g. with e-mails) can pose safety issues. Total protection of the data from third parties is impossible.

Contact form

If you send us questions via the contact form, your data from the contact form, including contact details, will be stored by us, so we can answer your questions. This data is not passed on by us without your prior consent.

Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need your e-mail address as well as information which enables us to check that you are the owner of this e-mail address and agree to be sent the newsletter. No other data is required. This data is only used for sending the requested information and is not being passed on to third parties.

Your consent to store the data, your e-mail address and use of the latter to send you the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time by clicking the “Remove” link in the newsletter.

Data protection declaration for the use of Piwik

This website uses the Open Source web analysis service Piwik. Piwik uses so-called “Cookies”, which is text data stored on your computer and which allows analysis of the use of the website by you. For this the information generated by the Cookie about the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is made anonymous before storing it.

The information created by the Cookie about the use of this website is not passed on to third parties. You can prevent storage of the Cookies by adjusting your browser software. We would like to point out, however, that in this case it might not be possible to use all functions of this website. If you don’t agree with the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate storage and use here. In this case an opt-out Cookie will be placed in your browser, which will prevent Piwik from storing usage data. If you erase your Cookies then that means that also the Piwik opt-out Cookie is being erased. The opt-out has to be reactivated when visiting our site again.

You can decide here if a web analysis Cookie can be placed in your browser in order to enable the operator of the website capture and analysis of different statistical data.

If you decide against this, please click the following link in order to place the Piwik deactivation Cookie in your browser.

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Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like button)

On our pages plug-ins of social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA) are integrated. The Facebook plug-ins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our page. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here:

When you visit our pages, a direct connection will be established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in, and Facebook receives the information that you have visited our page with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile, and Facebook can add the visit of our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that we as operators of the pages do not receive any information from Facebook about the contents of the transmitted data or its usage by Facebook. Further information about this can be found in the data protection declaration of Facebook on

If you don’t wish that Facebook logs the visit of our pages in your Facebook account, then please log out of your Facebook user account.

Data protection declaration for using Twitter

On our pages the functions of the Twitter services are also included. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites visited by you will be linked to your Twitter account and made public to other users, when also data is transferred to Twitter. We would like to point out that we as operators of the pages do not receive any information from Twitter about the contents of the transmitted data or its usage by Twitter. Further information about this can be found in the data protection declaration of Twitter on
Your data protection settings at Twitter can be changed in your account under

Data protection declaration for using Google+

Our pages use functions of Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Capture and transfer of data: with the Google+ platform information can be published worldwide. Via the Google+ platform you and other users receive personalised contents from Google and our partners. Google saves the information that you gave +1 for content as well as information about the page which you viewed when clicking +1. Your +1, together with your profile name and your photo, can be faded into Google services as hints for search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and adverts on the internet.

Google records information about your 1+ activities in order to improve Google’s services for you and other users. In order to use the Google+ platform, you need a worldwide visible, open Google profile, which at least has to contain the name chosen for the profile. This name is being used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name, which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be indicated to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information about you.

Usage of captured information: in addition to the above mentioned use, the information provided by you will be used according to the Google data protection regulations. Google possibly publishes summarized statistics about the +1 activities of users or passes this on to users and partners, like publishers, advertisers or connected websites.

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right to free of charge information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients as well as the purpose of the data processing and the right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can send us questions about this subject and personal data any time by using the address in the imprint.

Objection to advertising mail

We herewith object to using published contact data, which are part of the imprint, for sending out not specifically requested advertising and info material. The operators of this website reserve the right to use legal steps in case unwanted advertising info is sent in spam e-mails for example.