Data Privacy

The protection of your personal data is important to us. We treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data privacy provisions, as well as this data privacy declaration.
As a rule, no personal information is needed to use of this website. To the extent that personal information (such as name, address, or e-mail address) is collected, it is carried out, as far as possible, with your consent. These data will not be forwarded to third parties without your prior consent.
Please note that data transmission on the internet (e.g. communication via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. Seamless protection of data against unauthorized access by third-parties is not possible.


These internet pages partly use what is known as cookies. Cookies will not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to enhance your user experience, i.e. to make it more user-friendly, efficient and safe. Cookies are small text files that are loaded onto your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are “session cookies“. They will be automatically deleted after you finish using our website. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to remember your browser on your next visit.
You may adjust your browser's settings so that it notifies you when cookies are sent to it and you can choose to allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, refuse cookies in certain cases, or you can refuse cookies altogether, as well as activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. However, the functionality of the website may be limited if you have chosen to disable cookies on your browser.


The provider of the webpages automatically collects and stores information in what is known as server-log files, which your browser automatically forwards to us, including: browser type and browser version, operating system used, referrer URL, hostname of the accessing computer, and point in time of the server request.
These data cannot be traced back to any specific user. These data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to subsequently examine the data if unlawful use is identified by us.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. Name and address of the provider are Google Inc., Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland.
Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", i.e. small text files that are stored on your computer which allow Google to analyze your use of the website. The information generated by your use of the website is in most cases transmitted by Google to a server in the USA and stored there.

Browser Plugin
You may prevent the storage of cookies in your browser settings. Please note, however, that you may not be able to fully use all functions of the website in this case. You may, in addition, block the collection of the data by the cookies related to your use of the website (including your IP address) for Google, as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser-plugin using the following link:

Opposition to data collection
You may prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the link below. It will set an opt-out-cookie which prevents future collection of your information by visiting this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.
For more information on how Google Analytics manages of user data, please refer to Google’s data privacy polic:

SSL encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as your inquiries to us as webpage operators, this website uses an SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the browser line from “http://” to “https://” and the lock-symbol in your browser line. Once the SSL encryption is activated, data transmitted to us cannot be read by third parties.

Objection to advertising mails

We herewith object to the use of contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for the sending of advertising and information material not expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action against any unsolicited sending of advertising material not requested, for example by spam emails.

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