Data Protection

The usage of our website is usually possible without stating personal information. If personal data is surveyed (names, mailing addresss, or email addresses, for example) on our website, it is voluntarily, as far as this is possible. Personal information will not be transmitted to third parties without explicit consent by the user.

We call attention to the fact that data transmission on the Internet (for example when communicating via email) can be subject to security gaps. Complete protection against the interference of thrid parties is not possible.

We distinctly object the usage of contact information publicised within the context of the obligatory legal notice by third parties for purposes pertaining to the transmission of not explicitely requested advertisements and informations. The website operators reserve the right for themselves to take explicit legal measures against third parties, should the transmission of unrequested advertisements, for example via spam mail, occur.

Data privacy statement regarding the usgae of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ('Google'). Google Analytics uses so-called 'cookies', text files which are saved on your computer and which enanable an analysis of the usage of this website. The information about your usage of this website generated by the cookie are usually transmitted to and saved in one of Google's USA-based servers. In case IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other contracting states adhering to the agreement regarding the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases, the complete IP address will be shortened after it has been transmitted to one of Google's servers in the USA. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use these infortmation to evaluate your usage of this website, to generate reports regarding the activity on this website, and to offer additional services related to the usage of this website and the Internet to the website operator. The IP address which is transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.

You can prevent your browser from saving the cookies by changing your browser settings. We point out, however, that you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. Beyond that, you can prevent that the data which has been generated by the cookie and relates to your usage of this website (including your IP address) is ascertained by, transmitted to, and used by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Data privacy statement regarding the usage of Twitter

Our pages include features of the service provided by Twitter. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and in particular the feature 'Retweet', the websites you have visited are linked with your Twitter-Account and made public to other users. In this process, the data is also transmitted to Twitter.

We call attention to the fact that, as website operators, we do not receive any information regarding the content as well as the usage of the transmitted data from Twitter. You can find further information about this topic in the data privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your data privacy settings on Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Quellen: Data Privacy Statement by eRecht24, the web portal of Internet legislation by attorney-at-law Sören Siebert, Datenschutzerklärung Google Analytics, Data privacy statement of Twitter