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Privacy Policy

The owner of this site takes 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 policy.

The use of our website is generally possible without providing any personal information. When possible, any personal data (eg name, address or email addresses) that we collect, can be entered voluntarily. Such data will not be transmitted to third parties without your explicit consent.

We point out that data transmission over the Internet (eg when communicating via email) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is impossible.

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook plugins (Like-Button)

We use plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, on our website. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like Button” (“Like”). You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thereby obtains the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We point out that we as provider of the website have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or the use by Facebook. For more information, please see the privacy policy of Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish that Facebook can assign the visit of our website to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043. Google Analytics uses “Cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a server of Google in the US and is also stored there.

In the case of activation of IP anonymization on this website your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this site Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other website and internet related services to the website operator. The IP address that your browser sends as part of Google Analytics can not be merged with other data of Google.

You can refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software. However, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all features of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent the collecting of data relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) generated by the cookie and the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Privacy Policy for the use of Google +1

Our pages use features of Google +1. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043.

Collection and dissemination of information: You can publish information worldwide by using the Google +1 button. The Google +1 button enables you and other users to receive personalized content from Google and their partners. Google will store both, the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information about the page you viewed when you click +1. Your +1 can be shown as evidence along with your Profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google’s services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the chosen name for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information from you.

Usage of the collected information: In addition to the above stated usage scenarios, the information you provide in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy will be also used. Google may release summary statistics on the +1 activities of users and sends it to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

We have integrated functions of the web service Twitter on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made public to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as providers of the website have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and the use by Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.

Your can change your privacy settings on the Twitter account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Rejection of promotional emails

The use of published contact information under the imprint obligation for sending unrequested advertisements and information materials is hereby rejected. The operators of this website reserve the right for legal steps in case of unrequested promotional information, such as spam e-mails.

Information, deletion, blocking

You always have the right to request free information about your stored personal data, its origin and destination and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For this purpose, as well as other questions relating to personal data, you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

Cookies

This website use cookies in some cases. Cookies can do your computer no harm and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain on your device memory until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, activate the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally and the automatic deletion of cookies when you close the browser. Upon deactivation of cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.

Contact form

If you send us requests via the contact form, your data from the request form, including the contact details provided by you will be stored in her for the purpose of processing the request and in case of follow-up questions. This data will not be disclosed to others without your consent.