Our website can usually be used without providing personal information. If you provide personal data (such as name, address or email address), this is done on a voluntary basis. Personal data provided by you to us will not be transmitted to third parties without your written consent.
However, we feel the need to emphasize that security gaps can occur in data transmission over the Internet (eg communication by e-mail). A complete protection of all data against access by third parties cannot be guaranteed. We hereby expressly object to third parties using the contact data provided in our imprint for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials. The site operators reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising, such as spam e-mails.
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If you would like to prevent that Facebook is able to assign your visit to our site to your Facebook user account, please 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"). This service uses "cookies" (text files that are stored on your computer) to analyze user statistics for this website. The information about your use of this site generated by the cookie is usually transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there. In case you have activated the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other countries which are part of the European Economic Area before being transmitted to Google.
Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is sent to a Google server in the USA where it is shortened. On behalf of the site owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other website and internet related services with respect to the website owner. Your browser’s IP address used by Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.
Privacy Statement for using Google Adsense
This website uses Google AdSense, a service for including advertisements from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, to analyze the use of the internet. Google AdSense also uses web beacons (invisible images). These web beacons allow for interpreting information such as the visitor traffic to this page.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons on this website (including your IP address) and about advertising formats is transmitted to Google servers in the USA and stored there. This information can be given to contractors by Google However, Google will not combine your IP adress with any other data they have stored about your internet usage.
Privacy Statement for using Google +1
By using the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide to receive personalized content and content from other users of Google and its partners. Google will store both the information that you have given for +1 content and information about the page that you were viewing while clicking +1. Its +1 can be displayed on the Internet as a guide along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads.
Google records information about your +1- activities to improve Google's services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a world-visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the chosen name for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute a different name that you used when sharing content with your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your e-mail address, or have any other identifying information from you.
In addition to the above uses the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release aggregate statistics about users' activities or +1- these findings to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.
Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
Our pages include functions provided by Twitter. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and "Re-tweets", the web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and announced to others. The functions also transfer data to Twitter.
You can change your Twitter privacy preferences in your Twitter account settings: http://twitter.com/account/settings