It is generally possible to use our website without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data are collected on our site (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses), it is always on a voluntary basis. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that the transmission of data over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may be subject to breaches of security. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
The use of the contact data published as part of this site’s legal notice by third parties for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby expressly prohibited. The website providers expressly reserve the right to take legal action against the sending of unsolicited advertising materials or spam.
Our pages integrate plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, United States).
You can identify the Facebook plugin on the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” on our page. For an overview of the Facebook plug-in, see: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established through the plugin. This enables Facebook to receive 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 pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign the visit of our site to your user account. We would like to point out that, as operators of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook and how Facebook uses that data. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Facebook at: http://de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook user account, please first log out from your Facebook account.
Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The cookie-generated data regarding your use of this website will generally be forwarded to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. The IP addresses transmitted by your browser in the framework of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
If you do not want Google to store cookies on your device, you may alter the security settings of your browser. Please note, however, that changing your settings may have adverse effects on the usability of our website. You can also prevent the cookie and the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. Your IP address) by Google as well as prevent Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Privacy Statement for using Google +1
Collection and dissemination of information:
The Google +1 button enables you to publish information around the world. The Google +1 button lets you and other users obtain personalised content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given via +1, as well as information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your use of +1 can be displayed, along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites or on online ads.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google’s services for you and others. In order to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain, at least, the profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content under your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other information that can identify you.
Use of the information collected:
In addition to the uses mentioned above, the information you provide is used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release aggregated statistics on the +1 activities of users or forward these findings to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated sites.
Privacy statement for the use of Twitter
Twitter functions are embedded in our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and function of “re-tweet” the web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.
Your privacy settings on Twitter can be changed via the following link:
Sources: eRecht24, Facebook Disclaimer, Google Analytics Terms and Conditions, Google +1 Data Protection Policy, Twitter Terms and Conditions