Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". They are text files that are saved on your computer and that enable an analysis of your usage of the website. The information created via the cookie about your usage of this website are usually transferred to a server of Google in the USA and saved there.

In the case of an activation of the IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatories of the agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transferred in exceptional cases to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your usage of the website, to put together reports on the website activities, and to provide further services connected to the usage of the website and the internet for the website operator. The IP address transferred in the scope of Google Analytics by your browser is not brought together with other data of Google.

You can avoid the storage of the cookies through the appropriate setting of your browser software; but we point out to you that, in this case, you might not be able to fully use numerous functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the registration of the data created by the cookie and regarding your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:


Data Protection


The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy statement.

The usage of our website is usually possible without stating personal data. If personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, it is voluntary, as far as possible. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit consent.

We point out that data transfer on the internet (e.g. in the scope of communication via e-mail) can have security holes. Completely secure protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.




The internet pages partially use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are there to make our services more user-friendly, more effective, and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and that your browser saves.

Most cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies make it possible for us to recognize your browser during the next visit.

You can set your browser in a way that you are informed about the placement of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases and, in special cases or generally, exclude the acceptance of cookies, as well as activate the automatic deletion of the cookies when closing the browser. When deactivating cookies, the functionality of this website can be restricted.


Server Log Files


The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information that is automatically transmitted to us by your browser in so-called server log files. This information includes:

• Browser type/version

• Operating system

• Referrer URL

• Host name of the accessing computer

• Time of the server request

This data is not linked a certain individual. A merging of this data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to verify this data later if we hear of concrete evidence for illegal use.


Involvement of Services and Content of Third Parties


It is possible that content of third parties such as, for example, YouTube videos, map material from Google Maps, RSS feeds, from graphics of other websites are incorporated into this online service. This always requires that the providers of this content (called “third party provider” in the following) perceive the IP address of the users, because without the IP address the content cannot be sent to the browser of the respective user. Therefore, the IP address is necessary for the display of this content. We do our best to only to use content from those providers that only use the IP address to deliver the content. But we cannot influence whether third party providers save the IP address for e.g. statistics purposes. If we know this, we inform the users about it.


Objection to Advertising e-mails


The use of contact data published within the scope of the obligation to provide an imprint for transmission of not explicitly requested advertisement and information material is hereby objected to. The provider of the pages explicitly reserves the right to pursue legal steps in the case of non-requested submission of advertisement information, e.g. via spam e-mails.


Contact Form 


If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact data you therein stated, are saved by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of follow-up questions. We do not forward this data without your consent.


Privacy Statement for the Usage of Facebook Plugins (Like Button) 


Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "like button" on our page. You can find an overview over the Facebook plugins here:

If you call up a website of our web presence that contains such a plugin, your browser automatically builds a direct connection with the servers of Facebook. The content of the plugin is directly sent to your browser by Facebook and incorporated into the website by your browser. Through the incorporation of the plugin, Facebook receives the information that you have called up the respective page of our web presence.

If you own a Facebook profile, Facebook can assign the visit to your Facebook account by saving cookies and by using JavaScript. If you interact with the plugins, e.g. use the “like button” or leave a comment, the respective information is directly transferred to Facebook by your browser and saved there. You can avoid this with suitable browser plugins; but please note that the Facebook social plugins will also not work anymore. 

If you click the Facebook “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. Therefore, Facebook can assign the visit on our page to your user account. We point out that we, as the provider of the page, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transferred data or their usage from Facebook. If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign the visit of our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

You can find further information on this in the privacy statement of Facebook under


Privacy Statement for the Usage of Instagram

Functions of the service Instagram are incorporated into our pages. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. 

If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link content of our page with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. Thus, Instagram can assign the visit of our page to your user account. We point out that we, as the provider of the pages, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transferred data, as well as their usage by Instagram.

You can find further information on this in the privacy statement of Instagram:


Privacy Statement for the Usage of Twitter

Functions of the service Twitter are incorporated into our pages. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. 

By using Twitter and the function “re-tweet”, the websites visited by you are connected to your Twitter account and made visible to other users. Thereby data is also transferred to Twitter. We point out that we, as the provider of the pages, do not receive any knowledge of the content of the transferred data, as well as their usage by Twitter. 

You can find further information on this in the privacy statement of Twitter under You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings under


Privacy Statement for the Usage of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the site YouTube operated by Google. YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA is the operator of the pages. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the servers of YouTube is created. Thereby, it is communicated to the YouTube server which ones of our pages you visited.

When you are logged in to your YouTube-Account, you enable YouTube to directly assign your surf behavior to your personal profile. You can avoid this by logging out of your YouTube account.


You can find further information on the handling of user data in the privacy statement of YouTube under