Privacy Statement

Every access to our website and each download of data and files is logged. This only serves internal system-related and statistical purposes. The following data will be logged in addition to other information: the name of the accessed file, the date and time of access, the web browser, the IP address of the accessing computer. Further personal data will only be collected when submitted voluntarily, i.e. as part of an inquiry or registration made by you. We will only use your personal data to respond to your inquiries, to perform contracts concluded with you and for technical administration purposes. We will only disclose this data to third parties if this is necessary for the performance of a contract or for accounting purposes or with your prior express consent. The stored personal data will be deleted if you revoke your consent to such storage.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (i.e. when communicating by email) may have security gaps. A complete protection of data against third-party access is not possible.

We hereby expressly object to the use by third parties of contact data published in accordance with legal notice requirements to send advertisements and information materials not expressly requested. The operators of the websites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in case of an unrequested receipt of promotional information such as spam email.

Privacy Statement regarding the Use of Facebook Plugins (“Like” Button)

Plugins of the external social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated on our webpages. You can recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button (“Like”) on our website. You can find an overview of Facebook plugins here:
When you visit our webpages, a connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. Facebook thereby obtains the information that you have visited our website 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 webpages to your Facebook profile. Thereby Facebook can relate your visit of our website to your user account. This information is transmitted to Facebook and stored there. Please note that we as providers of the webpages have no knowledge of the transmitted data’s content and their use by Facebook. For more information, please refer to Facebook’s privacy statement under

If you do not wish to enable Facebook to relate your visit of our webpages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy Statement regarding the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; „Google“). Google Analytics uses "Cookies",text files that are stored on your computer and facilitate the analysis of your use of the website.The data generated by the cookie on your use of the website (including your IP address) are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, in the event of an activation of the IP de-personalisation on this website, Google will truncate your IP address within Member states of the European Union or in other countries which are contractual parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this data to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator that are related to website and Internet use.Google may also transfer this data to third parties if required by law or where third parties process this data on Google's behalf. The IP address transmitted by your browser via Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google. By using this website you agree to the processing by Google of the data generated about you in the way described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

We use Google AdWords Remarketing to advertise trigger across the Internet. AdWords remarketing will display relevant ads tailored to you based on what parts of you have viewed by placing a cookie on your machine. Google AdWords Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software. However, please note that in that case you may not be able to use all of the features of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

For more information on terms of use and privacy policy please see or Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so called IP masking). (Source:

Privacy Statement regarding the Use of etracker

On this website data is collected and stored for marketing and optimisation purposes via technology from the company etracker GmbH ( From this data, user profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the website visitor’s web browser. Cookies facilitate the recognition of the Internet browser. The data collected with the etracker technology will not be used to identify a visitor of this website personally without the explicit consent of the person concerned and will not be merged with any personal data of the bearer of the pseudonym. You may object to the data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future.

Privacy Statement regarding the Use of Google +1

Collection and transmission of data:
Our Internet presence uses the “+1” push button of the social network Google Plus, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). The button is identifiable by the “+1” sign on a white or coloured background. You can use the Google “+1” push button to publish information worldwide. You and other users can receive personalised content of Google and our partners via the Google “+1” push button. When you visit a website of our Internet presence containing the push button, your browser creates a direct link to Google’s servers. The content of the “+1” push button is transmitted from Google directly to your browser which embeds it into the website. We therefore have no influence over the amount of data Google collects with the push button. Google stores the data that you have given for the content “+1”, your IP address as well as data about the webpage you viewed when you clicked “+1”. Your “+1” can be shown as reference together with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.

Google records data about your “+1” activities to improve Google services for you and others. Please see Google’s privacy statement with respect to the “+1” push button regarding the exact purpose and extent of the data collection, and the further processing and use of data by Google as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for the protection of your privacy:

To use the Google “+1” button you will need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name you used when sharing content via your Google account. Your Google profile’s identity can be shown to users who know your email address or are in possession of other identifying data about you.

Using the collected data:
In addition to the abovementioned intended purposes, the data provided by you will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may publicise consolidated statistics on users’ “+1” activities or forward them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites. If you are a Google Plus member and do not want Google to collect data about you via our Internet presence and link them to your member data stored by Google, you must log out of Google Plus prior to your visit to our Internet presence.

Privacy Statement regarding the Use of Twitter

Features of the Twitter service are integrated on our website. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users through the use of Twitter and the feature “re-tweet”. Thereby data is also transmitted to Twitter.

Please note that we, as providers of the webpages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. For more information, please refer to Twitter’s privacy statement under

Your privacy preferences at Twitter can be set in the account settings under

Use of Our Website Without Cookies

Of course you can also use our website without cookies. You can do this by rejecting the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your Internet browser (“disable”) or by making the placement of cookies visible and by deciding on a case-by-case basis whether you want to accept cookies (“cookie warning”). The rejection or display of cookies may affect the functionality of our website