Privacy Statement

We collect and save your personal data exclusively within the conditions of the data protection acts of the Republic of Germany. The following explains the nature, scope and purposes of the gathering and use of personal data. You can access this information at any time on our website.

Data transfer and gathering is for internal system and statistical purposes.

During access to our web site, for technical reasons, your Internet browser automatically transfers data to our web server This includes the date and time of access, URL of the referring website, name of the accessed file, amount of transmitted data, browser used and its version, operating system and your IP address This data is separate from other data that you store when using our website. An assignment of this data to a specified person is not possible. This data is analysed for statistical purposes and then deleted.

Inventory data

Insofar as a contractual relationship is established between you and us, or provisions of such an agreement are to be specified or changed, we gather and use personal data from you as much as it is required for these purposes. By order of the competent authorities, we will be permitted in an individual case to provide information on this data (inventory data) if it is needed for prosecution, defence, to fulfil legal requirements for constitutional protection authorities or military counter-intelligence or to implement intellectual property rights.

Usage data

We collect and use personal information from you, to the extent necessary to permit or render the use of our website (usage data). This includes in particular, characteristics to identify you and details at the beginning and end and the extent of use of our services. For purposes of advertising, market research and the design of our website, we may use pseudonyms when using a usage profile. You have the right to object to this use of your data. We may not merge the usage profile with data from the bearer of the pseudonym. By order of the competent authorities, we will be permitted in an individual case to provide information on this data (inventory data) if it is needed for prosecution, defence, to fulfil legal requirements for constitutional protection authorities or military counter-intelligence or to implement intellectual property rights.

Right of access

As a user of our website, you have the right to request information from us about the data stored about your person or your pseudonym. On request, this information can also be sent electronically.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer that permit an analysis of use of the website. Information generated by cookies about your use of the website are as a rule transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be truncated for Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional case is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. IP anonymisation is active on this website.  On behalf of the operator of this site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services related to the website and internet related services to the website operator.

The IP address transmitted to Google Analytics is not compiled with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies being saved by using a corresponding setting on your browser software; however we advise you in this case that you will not be able to use all functionalities of this website fully. You can also prevent capture of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your usage of the website (incl. Your IP address) by Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin found here:  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en