Datenschutz


The operators of this website take the privacy of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations and with this data privacy statement.

The use of our website is normally possible without requiring the user to submit any personal data. To the extent that personal data – such as name, address or e-mail addresses – is collected, such collection is conducted on voluntary basis wherever possible. This data will not be forwarded to any third parties without your explicit consent.

Please note that the data transfer on the Internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection of the data from third-party access is not possible.

Cookies
In some cases, these websites use “cookies”. Cookies do not do any damage to your computer, nor do they contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our offerings more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies”. These are deleted automatically once you have finished visiting our website. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.

You can set your browser in such a way that you will receive information about cookies being placed on your computer and for cookies to be allowed only on a case-by-case basis, for cookies to be accepted in certain cases or to be generally ruled out, and also for cookies to be deleted automatically when your browser is closed. Deactivating cookies altogether can cause limitations of the functionality of this website.

Server-Log-Files
The provider of these webpages automatically collects and saves information in “server log files”, which your browser transmits to us automatically. Such files include:

  • Browser type / browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server query

This data cannot be attributed to certain persons. No compilation of this data with other data sources will be carried out. We reserve the right to check this data subsequently if any specific indications for illegal use come to our attention.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Piwik
This website uses Piwik, an open-source web analysis service. Piwik uses "cookies", which are text files that are stored on your computer to allow your use of the website to be analyzed. The information the cookie generates about your use of this website is stored on our server. Your IP address is anonymized prior to being stored. 

The information generated by the cookie regarding the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can prevent the cookies from being installed by making the appropriate setting in your browser software; however, please note that in this case, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.

If you do not consent to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case an opt-out cookie will be stored in your browser that prevents Piwik from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, this will result in the deletion of the Piwik opt-out cookie. The opt-out must then be reactivated when you visit our site again.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Facebook Plugins (“Like” Button)Our webpages have integrated plugins of the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You will recognize the Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. You will find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

Whenever you visit our webpages, the plugin enables a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our webpage with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged in to your account, you can link the content of our webpages to your Facebook profile. Then Facebook can associate the visit of webpages with your user account. Please note that we as the provider of the webpages do not obtain any information about the content of the transmitted data or of its use on the part of Facebook. For more information, please see the Facebook Data Policy at https://www.facebook.com/full_....

If you prefer that Facebook should not be able to associate your visit to our webpages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter Our webpages are linked with functions of the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By your use of Twitter and the function “re-tweet”, the websites you visit are linked with your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transferred to Twitter in this process. Please note that we as the provider of the webpages do not obtain any information about the content of the transmitted data or of its use on the part of Twitter. For more information, please see the Twitter Privacy Policy at https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en.

You can change your data privacy settings for Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google +1 Our webpages use Google +1 functions. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Collecting and passing on information:  Using the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. The Google +1 button enables you and other users to receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have submitted to +1 for content as well as information about the webpage that you viewed by clicking on +1. Your +1 recommendations can be shown as references together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and advertisements in the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you will need a globally visible, public Google profile that must include at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used by all the Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name that you have used for parts of content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or have other identifying information of yours.

Use of the information collected: In addition to the purposes explained above, the information provided by you will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data privacy policy. Google publishes statistics that may have been compiled about the +1 activities of the users and/or passes this data on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Instagram Our webpages are integrated with functions of the Instagram service. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the content of our webpages with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate your visit to our webpages with your user account. Please note that we as the provider of the webpages do not obtain any information about the content of the transmitted data or of its use on the part of Instagram.

For more information, please see the Instagram data privacy statement: http://instagram.com/about/leg...

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of LinkedIn Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time one of our webpages containing the LinkedIn functions is accessed, a link is established to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn receives information about the fact that you have visited our webpages with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend” button for LinkedIn and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our webpages with you and your user account. Please note that we as the provider of the webpages do not obtain any information about the content of the transmitted data or of its use on the part of LinkedIn.

For more information, please see the LinkedIn data privacy statement: https://www.linkedin.com/legal...

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Pinterest Our website uses social plugins from the social network Pinterest, operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest"). Whenever you access a webpage that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct link to the Pinterest servers. The plugin then transmits protocol data to the Pinterest server in the US. This protocol data can contain your IP address, the address of the websites visited that also contain Pinterest functions, the type and settings of the browser, date and time of the query, your use of Pinterest, and cookies.

For additional information regarding the purpose, scope and other processing and use of the data on the part of Pinterest, as well as your rights and possibilities for protecting your privacy in this regard, please see the Pinterest data privacy policy: https://about.pinterest.com/de...

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Xing Our website uses functions of the network XING, provided by XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time one of our webpages is accessed that contains XING functions, a link is established to XING servers. As far as we know, no personal data is stored in this process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored, and the usage behavior is not evaluated.

For additional information regarding data privacy and the XING share button, please see the XING data privacy statement at https://www.xing.com/app/share...

Information, Deletion, Blocking You have a right to receive information about your personal data that is stored, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing, at any time; you are also entitled to correct, block or delete such data. For more information on this topic as well as for other questions regarding personal data, please contact us at any time at the address indicated in the Imprint.

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