Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Using this web site is usually possible without specifying personal data. If personal data are collected on our site (e.g. name, address or e-mail address), then this will be preferably on a voluntary basis as much as possible. However, this data will not be passed on to a third party without your explicit agreement.

We would further like to point out, that the transfer of data in the internet (e.g. communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerability. A complete protection from being accessed by third parties is not possible.

The use of contact details, published in the framework of the index obligations, by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertisements and information material is herewith expressly prohibited. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, possibly via spam emails.


Privacy Policy for usage of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Our pages integrate plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The Facebook-Plugins will be recognizable by the Facebook-Logo or the “Like-Button“ on our pages. An overview of the Facebook-Plugins is provided via the following link:

When you visit our pages, a direct connection will be established between your browser and the Facebook-Server using the Plugin. Through that Facebook will receive the information, that you have visited our pages with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like-Button“ while you are logged in on your Facebook account, you will have the possibility to link to content on our pages from your Facebook profile. Thus Facebook can assign your visit on our pages to your account. We further point out that we, as providers of our pages, receive no information about the content and further use of the transmitted data through Facebook. Further information can be found in the privacy policies of Facebook via

If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visits on our pages to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.


Datenschutzerklärung für die Nutzung von Google Analytics

Diese Website benutzt Google Analytics, einen Webanalysedienst der Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics verwendet sog. “Cookies”, Textdateien, die auf Ihrem Computer gespeichert werden und die eine Analyse der Benutzung der Website durch Sie ermöglichen. Die durch den Cookie erzeugten Informationen über Ihre Benutzung dieser Website werden in der Regel an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gespeichert. Im Falle der Aktivierung der IP-Anonymisierung auf dieser Webseite wird Ihre IP-Adresse von Google jedoch innerhalb von Mitgliedstaaten der Europäischen Union oder in anderen Vertragsstaaten des Abkommens über den Europäischen Wirtschaftsraum zuvor gekürzt.

Nur in Ausnahmefällen wird die volle IP-Adresse an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gekürzt. Im Auftrag des Betreibers dieser Website wird Google diese Informationen benutzen, um Ihre Nutzung der Website auszuwerten, um Reports über die Websiteaktivitäten zusammenzustellen und um weitere mit der Websitenutzung und der Internetnutzung verbundene Dienstleistungen gegenüber dem Websitebetreiber zu erbringen. Die im Rahmen von Google Analytics von Ihrem Browser übermittelte IP-Adresse wird nicht mit anderen Daten von Google zusammengeführt.

Sie können die Speicherung der Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung Ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; wir weisen Sie jedoch darauf hin, dass Sie in diesem Fall gegebenenfalls nicht sämtliche Funktionen dieser Website vollumfänglich werden nutzen können. Sie können darüber hinaus die Erfassung der durch das Cookie erzeugten und auf Ihre Nutzung der Website bezogenen Daten (inkl. Ihrer IP-Adresse) an Google sowie die Verarbeitung dieser Daten durch Google verhindern, indem sie das unter dem folgenden Link verfügbare Browser-Plugin herunterladen und installieren:


Privacy Policy for usage of Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, an advertisement service of Google Inc. („Google“). Google AdSense makes use of so called „Cookies“, text files which are stored on your computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense furthermore uses so called “Web Beacons“ (invisible graphics). With these Web Beacons it is possible for us to evaluate information such as the traffic of visitors on this website.

The information generated by Cookies and Web Beacons concerning the usage of this website (including your IP-address) and delivery of advertising formats will be passed on to a Google server in the USA and saved there. This information can be passed on by google to contractual partners of theirs. On no account will Google link your IP-address to other data retrieved by Googl

Although you can adjust your browser software to prevent the installation of cookies, we would point out that if you do so, you might not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. Through the use of this website, you express your consent to the processing of data collected by Google about you in the manner described above and for the purposes previously mentioned.


Privacy policy for usage of Google +1

Collection and dissemination of information:

By using the Google +1 button you can publish information globally. With the Google +1 button you and other users will receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information you have given for a content +1, as well as the information regarding the page you viewed when clicking the +1 button. Your +1s may appear in Google services, such as search results or in your Google profile, or on other websites and notifications on the internet in connection with your profile name and you photo.

Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve their services for you and other users. In order to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, that needs to contain at least the name that has been chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases this name can substitute another name, that you have chosen when sharing content over your google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information at their disposal.


Use of the information collected:

Besides the purposes mentioned above, the information provided by you will be handled compliant with the Google privacy policies.

Google might publish aggregated statistics about the +1 activities of the users or rather hand these on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites.



Privacy policy for usage of Twitter

Our pages integrate plugins of the social network Twitter. These plugins are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and making use of the “re-tweet“ function, the webpages you are visiting will be linked to your Twitter account and displayed to other users. During this process data will be transmitted to Twitter.

We further point out that we, as providers of our pages, receive no information about the content and further use of the transmitted data through Twitter.  Further information can be found in the privacy policies of Twitter via

You can change your Twitter privacy settings in your account settings via



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