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Data protection
The operators of these websites take the protection of personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the data protection legislation and this Privacy Policy.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (such as name, address or email address) is, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data won’t be given to any third parties without your explicit confirmation.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)
On our pages are plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, incorporated. On our website you can identify these Facebook plugins through the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" ("Like"). For an overview of the Facebook plugins you can click here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When visiting our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our homepage with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit on our website to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or usage of Facebook. For more information, please see the privacy policy of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish that Facebook can assign the visiting of our website to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.


Privacy Policy for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043. Google Analytics uses "Cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address from Google will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator. It is undertaken as part of Google Analytics that your IP address will not be merged with other data from Google.
You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you might not be able to see the full extent and might not be able to use all features of this website. You can also prevent the data about your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) generated by the cookie and the processing of these data to Google by downloading and installing the following browser plugin by clicking on this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Privacy Policy for the Use of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and the usage through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter through the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Information, deletion, blockage
You always have the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and destination and the purpose of the data processing as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. For this purpose (as well as other questions relating to personal data) you can contact us at the address stated in the imprint at any time.

Cookies
The websites makes use of so-called cookies. Cookies won’t cause harm to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and also more safe. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device memory until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and enable cookies in individual cases only, activate the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or general rule and the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. Upon deactivation of cookies, the functionality of this site may be limited.

Server-Log-Files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type / browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of accessing computer
  • Time of server request

    We cannot assign these data to specific individuals. A compilation of this data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to examine this data retrospectively when a concrete evidence of unlawful use is known.

Contact form
If you send us a message via our contact form, your data out of the contact form (including contact information you provide there) will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and in the case of follow-up questions with us. This data will not be passed on without your agreement.

Newsletter data
If you want to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need your email address and information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this information to send the requested information only and won’t pass it on to third parties.
The consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example through the "unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.