Data protection

Data protection declaration


Data protection

The operators of these Web pages take the protection of your personal data seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with data protection legislation and this data protection declaration.

The use of our Website is generally possible without the specification of any personal data. If personal data (such as your name, address, or e-mail address) is collected on our pages, this takes place on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed onto third parties without your express consent.

Please note that the transfer of data over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can be subject to security risks. It is not possible to provide 100% protection against access to data by third parties.


Data protection declaration 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 makes use of cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that enable the analysis of your use of our Website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this Website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and is saved there.

However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this Website, your IP address will be truncated first by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional circumstances. On behalf of the operator of this Website, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the Website, compile reports on Website activities, and render other services for the Website operator in connection with Website and Internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser for the purposes of Google Analytics will not be associated with other data by Google.

You can prevent the saving of cookies by making an appropriate setting in your browser software; however, in this case, you might not be able to use all of the functions of this Website to their full extent. You can also prevent the capture of data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the Website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:


Server log files

The provider of these Web pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This information is:

  • Browser type/version
  • Used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This information cannot be assigned to specific persons. This data is not associated with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data later on if we become aware of specific indicators of unlawful usage.



These Internet pages sometimes make use of cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our Website more user-friendly, efficient, and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and that your browser saves.

Most of the cookies used by us are "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser then next time you visit us.

You can make settings in your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only permit cookies on a case-by-case basis, exclude the acceptance of cookies in specific cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies can restrict the functionality of this Website.


Incorporation of services and content of third parties

Our Website might contain content from third parties such as videos from YouTube, map material from Google Maps, RSS feeds, or graphics from other Websites. This requires that the providers of this content ("third-party providers") be aware of the IP address of users. Without the IP address, they would not be able to send content to users' browsers. The IP address is thus required in order to display this content. We strive to only use content of this type from providers who only use the IP address to deliver content. However, we have no influence on whether third-party providers save your IP address for statistical purposes, for example. If this is known to us, we make users aware of it.


Contact form

If you submit inquiries to us using a contact form, the information that you provide on the inquiry form including the contact details you specify is saved by us in order to process your request and in case any subsequent questions arise. We will not pass on this data without your consent.


Dissent to acceptance of advertising mails

We hereby dissent to the sending of advertising material and information material that we have not expressly requested using the contact data that we are obliged to publish due to our obligation to provide a legal notice for this Website. The operators of these pages reserve the right to take legal action if faced with the unsolicited sending of advertising information in the form of spam e-mails etc.

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