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Data protection declaration

Data protection

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data are collected on our website (for example names, addresses or email addresses), this information is provided on a voluntary basis as far as possible. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may involve gaps in security. A complete protection of data against third party access is impossible.

We hereby expressly object to the use of contact data by third parties, which has been published in accordance with the editorial requirements, for the transmission of not expressly requested advertising and information material. The operators of the websites expressly reserve the right to pursue legal steps in the event of unsolicited distribution of advertising information, such as through spam mails.

Data protection declaration for using Facebook Plugins (“Like” Button)

Plugins from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated into our websites. You can recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "like" button on our websites. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is set up via the plugin. In this way, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site 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 websites on your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook can assign the visit to our websites to your user account. Please note that we, as provider of the websites, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or of their use by Facebook. More information in connection with this can be found in Facebook’s data protection declaration at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our websites to your Facebook user account, please log off from your Facebook user account.

Data protection declaration for using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so called "cookies", i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and facilitate an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google for member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
The full IP address is transmitted only in exceptional cases to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of this website’s operator, Google shall use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to render further services vis-à-vis the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics shall not be combined with any other data from Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by making an appropriate setting in your browser software; please note, however, that in this case you might not be able to use all of this website’s functions to their fullest extent. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being gathered for Google or processed by downloading the browser plugin provided under the following link and installing it: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to access the information about your stored personal data, its origin and destination, and the purpose of the data processing at any time and free of charge and you also have the right to rectify, revoke or delete such data. You may contact us using the contact address listed in the imprint disclaimer for the above purpose, or to ask any other questions relating to personal data.