Our website can generally be used without the need to provide personal data. Where personal data is collected on our website (e.g. name, address or email addresses) this is always done, wherever possible, on a voluntary basis. Such data will not be passed on to any third party except with your express consent.
We wish to draw attention to the fact that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g. in the case of communication by email) may be subject to security gaps. It is not possible to protect data completely from unauthorized access by third parties.
We expressly object to use by third parties of our contact details published by us in the Impressum (Legal Notice) in compliance with our statutory duties for sending us advertising or information material which has not been expressly requested by us. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of unsolicited advertising matter being sent to us, e.g. in the form of spam mail.
This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and allow analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. However, if the IP anonymization function on this website is activated, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within Member States of the European Union or other Signatory States to the Treaty on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be 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 analyzing your use of this website, compiling reports on the website activities and providing other services for the website operator associated with use of the website and of the Internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be linked up with other data of Google.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we would, however, draw your attention to the fact that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. You can also prevent collection of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and transmission to and processing of it by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.