Data Privacy Statement

Privacy Protection

The operators of this website are taking the protection of your personal data very seriously. We are treating your personal data confidentially according to the legal regulations and this data privacy statement.

Generally, you may use our website without entering personal data. If our website were asking for personal data (e.g. name, postal or e-mail addresses), this would be on a voluntary basis, if possible. No personal data will be referred to third parties without you prior consent.

Herewith we inform any user of our website that data transfer in the Internet implies that your privacy is jeopardized because a complete prevention of any access by third parties is not possible.


Cookies

This website is using so-called cookies. Cookies do not do any harm to your computer devices and do not contain any viruses. They are used to guarantee that the visit of the website is easier, more effective and possible with the highest standard of security. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved on your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”, and they will be deleted right after the end of your visit to our website. There are other cookies which will stay in your computer device until you delete them. These cookies help us to recognize you in case you visit our website again.

You may configure your computer that you will be informed about any cookies entering it, the receipt of cookies is accepted or limited to individual cases, and you are able to activate their complete deletion once you close your browser. The total de-activation of cookies may result in the limitation of the functionality of this website.


Server Log Files

The provider of this website collects and saves information in so-called server log files which are transferred automatically by your browser. These are:

  • type and version of browser
  • operating system
  • referrer url
  • 

hostname of requesting computer
  • time of request

The data cannot be assigned to certain individuals. There will be no combination of the data with other data sources. We reserve the right of later investigation if there is any indication for the illegal use of the data.


Google Maps

This website is using Google Maps, a product of Google Inc. By using this website, you agree to the collection, editing and use of data automatically obtained by Google Inc., its representatives and third parties. The terms of use of google maps you can find under https://www.google.com/intl/US/help/terms_maps.html.


Google Analytics

This website is using the functions of the web analysing service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics employs so-called cookies. These are text files which are saved on your computer and facilitate the analysis of your usage of this website. The information about your usage of the website obtained by the cookies will be transferred to a server of Google in the USA where it will be stored.


Browser Plug-In

You can prevent the storage of cookies, if you regulate your browser software accordingly, but we point out that in this case you may not be able to use the complete functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing data which are produced by a cookie relating to your use of this website (incl. your IP address), if you load and install the browser plug-in available with this link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.


Objection to Collection of Data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be installed which prevents the collection of your data on your next visits to this website: De-activate Google Analytics

More information about the treatment of user-related data by Google Analytics you will find in the data privacy statement of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en


Matomo

This website is using the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo employs so called cookies. These are text files which are saved on your computer and facilitate the analysis of your usage of this website. The information about your usage of the website obtained by the cookies will be stored on our server. The IP address will be made anonymous before storing it.

Information about the usage of this website made available by cookies will not be transferred to any third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies, if you regulate your browser software accordingly, but we point out that in this case you may not be able to use the complete functions of this website.

If you do not consent with the storage and use of your data, you can de-activate them here. In this case, an opt-out cookie will be set that prohibits the storage of user-related data by Matomo. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will be deleted too. The opt-out needs to be re-activated, once you visit our website again.


SSL Encryption

This website is using SSL encryption for reasons of security and protection of transfers of private contents, e.g. queries you are sending to us as the site operator. You recognize an encrypted connection when the beginning of the address of the browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and the lock symbol shows up next to the address. When the SSL encryption is activated, third parties cannot read data you have sent to us.


Right of Information, Deletion and Blocking

At any time, you have the right to receive information about your personal data stored in our database, about their origin, their recipients and the purpose of the data processing as well as the right of the correction, blocking or deletion of these data. For any questions about individual-related data, you can approach the address specified in the imprint at any time.


Objection to Advertisement Mails

Herewith we object to unrequested advertisement mails which are sent to us by using personal data we publish in our imprint. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal steps against the senders of such unrequested advertisement, e.g. of spam e-mails.