Please note that the legally binding version of our data protection is the German version.
Collection of Data
We collect, process and use person-related data only if those are necessary for the constitution, arrangement with regard to the contents and alteration of the legal relationship (stock data). We collect, process and use person-related data about the use of our website (user data) only if those are necessary to enable the user to exploit our services or to invoice the use of the service.
Transmission of Data
We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g. transmitting data to the forwarding agent or the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment.
A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.
Data Processing on this Website
We automatically collect and store information in log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as
Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A convergence with other data sources does not take place
On our websites, plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You may recognise these plug-ins by the Facebook-logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plug-ins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
If you visit our websites, this plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the Facebook-Like-button while you are logged on to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account.
If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called"cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. If the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website,
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to the use of these websites by downloading and installing the the plug-in under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for the statistical analysis of the visitor accesses. Piwik uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer, and which allow an analysis of your use of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this internet offer is stored on the server of the provider in Germany. The IP address will be made anonymous immediately after processing and before storage.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website.
Collection and forwarding of Information:
By using the Google +1 button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personal-related contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have voted +1 for contents as well as information about the website that you were visiting as you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices together with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google profile or at other places on websites.
Google records information about your +1 acitvities in order to improve the Google sevices for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another name which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The ID of your Google account can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or possess any other information identifying you.
Use of collected information:
Besides the above mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are treated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites, respectively.
On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function "Re-Tweet", websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account and posted to other users. Doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter.
The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under http://twitter.com/account/settings
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we need your e-mail address as well as information that allow us to verify if you are the owner of the provided e-mail address. Further data will not be collected.
You may withdraw the permission to the storage of your personal data, e-mail address as well as the use of such for the purpose of sending the newsletter at any time.
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge.
For further questions and questions concerning person-related data, feel free to contact us.