In general, our website can be used without providing any personal data. If personal data (such as name, postal or email addresses) are collected, this will occur on a voluntary basis, in so far as possible.These data shall not be provided to a third party without your explicit permission. Please take note that data transmission across the Internet (e.g. by using email communications) may not be secure as it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties.
The use of published contact details by third parties for the purpose of advertising is expressly excluded. We reserve the right to take legal steps should unsolicited advertising be sent, including spam.
Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The plugins are identifiable by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our site. For a full list of all Facebook plugins go to: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to associate the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data, please log off Facebook before entering our website.
Data policy for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so called “cookies,” text files stored on your computer, to facilitate analysis of your website usage. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. However, prior to that, when IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google (within member states of the European Union or in other states that are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area).
Only in exceptional cases a full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website activity and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be brought in association with other data held by Google.
You can prevent storage of cookies by adjusting your browser software. In this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all features offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing a browser plugin available via this link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data policy for the use of Hotjar
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
“Twitter” features are embedded in our web pages. These features are provided through Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” feature the pages you visited will be linked to your Twitter-account and published to other users. This also involves transferring data to Twitter.