Data protection policy
The operator of this site takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data in the strictest confidence and in accordance with statutory data privacy regulations, as well as in accordance with this data protection policy. In general, it is possible to use this website without specifying personal information. Where personal data (such as your name, address or e-mail address) is recorded on our site, this information is always, wherever possible, provided on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express permission. We would like to point out that the transfer of data over the Internet (e.g. when communicating via e-mail) may not be 100% secure. Complete protection of data from interception by third parties is therefore not possible.
Most of the cookies we use are known as "session cookies". They are deleted automatically once your visit is complete. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser next time you visit our website. You can make settings in your browser so that it will notify you when cookies are stored and only allow cookies in individual instances, refuse the acceptance of cookies for specific instances or in general and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are disabled, the function of this website may be limited.
If you wish to send us an enquiry via our contact form, we will store the information from the enquiry form, along with the contact details you provide on it, in order to process your enquiry and if we have any further questions. We will not pass this data on to anyone without your consent.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we will need your e-mail address and information that allows us to check that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and you agree to receive the newsletter. No other data will be collected. We used this data exclusively to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties. You can revoke your consent to store your details and e-mail address and cancel your newsletter subscription at any time, by using the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.
Google Maps data protection policy
This website uses Google Maps from Google Inc. By using this website, you confirm that you consent to the recording, processing and use of automatically gathered data by Google Inc., its representative and third parties. The terms and conditions of use for Google Maps can be found in the "Google Maps Conditions of Use". (HYPERLINK to www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html)
Data protection policy governing the use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions provided by the web analysis service Google Analytics. They are supplied by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and which permit an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is generally transferred to a server owned by Google in the USA and stored there.
More information on the use of user data by Google Analytics can be found in Google's data protection policy: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
You can prevent the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser software; we do point out, however, that by doing so you may be unable to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent any data generated by the cookies or data relating to your use of this website (including your IP address) from being transferred to Google or being processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Refusal of data collection
You can prevent Google from collecting your data by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is stored which prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website: Disable Google Analytics
Data protection policy for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)
Our pages use plugins from the social network Facebook, provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognised from the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our page. A summary of Facebook plugins can be found here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site, the plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This gives Facebook the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site to your Facebook profile. This means that Facebook can assign the visit to our site to your user account. We point out that we, as providers of the site, have no knowledge of the content of the data transferred, nor of its use by Facebook. Further information on this can be found in Facebook's data protection policy at de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to assign the visit to our site to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection policy governing the use of Xing
Our website uses functions from the XING network. It is provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Whenever you visit one of our pages containing XING functions, a connection is established to XING's servers. As far as we are aware, no personal data is stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored, nor is the user behaviour evaluated.
Further information on data protection and the XING share button can be found in XING's data protection policy www.xing.com/app/share
Data protection policy governing the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins from the YouTube site operated by Google. The sites are operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our websites featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection is established to YouTube's servers. The YouTube server is notified about which of our sites you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you will enable YouTube to assign your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Further information on the use of user data can be found in YouTube's data protection policy at: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Disclosure, deletion, blocking
You have the right at any time to obtain information about the personal data stored about you free of charge, along with its origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing, as well as the right to correct, block or delete this data. Any questions regarding this or any other questions regarding personal data can be directed to us at any time at the address specified in the legal information.
Prohibition of advertising e-mails
The use of contact details published within the framework of the statutory legal notice for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information is herewith expressly prohibited. Should the operators of the sites receive unsolicited promotional material, such as spam e-mails, they expressively reserve the right to take legal action.