The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (such as name, address or e-mail address), is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. These data will not be given to a third party without your express consent.
We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg when communicating by e-mail) may be security vulnerable. Complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is not possible.
The utilization of published contact data within the framework of the imprint obligation by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly forbidden. The site operators reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.
On our site of the plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. On our site you can recognise the Facebook plug-ins on you can the Facebook logo or the “Like” button. An overview of the Facebook plugin can be found here:
If you do not wish that Facebook assigns the visit of our site to your Facebook account, log out from your Facebook account.
Disclaimer for using Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.
Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
On our site of the service functions of Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” the web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and other users will be informed. Therefore data will also be sent to Twitter.
We point out that as providers of the sites, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
Your privacy settings on Twitter can be changed by visiting account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.