Data Privacy

Data Privacy: This website can normally be used without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or email) is collected on these pages, this is always done as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent. We point out that data transmission over the internet (for example when communicating via email) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible. The use by third parties of contact data which is required to be published in the site legal notice in order to send unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby expressly disclaimed. The operators of the websites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the transmission of unsolicited promotional information, e.g. spam emails.

Website analysis tools: This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses what are known as “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer that permit the analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

More information is available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de and at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html . On this website, the Google Analytics code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” was added to ensure the data protection-compliant, anonymized collection of IP addresses.