Privacy Policy

Responsible body

Some of our Internet pages use so-called cookies and cookie-like data in the browser's local storage. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

SSL / TLS encryption of the website

For security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential data, like requests you send to us as platform operator, the website uses an SSL / TLS encryption. An encrypted connection is shown by the "http://" changing to "https://" in the address line of the browser and by the lock symbol in the line.

When the SSL / TLS encryption is enabled, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Server log files

The provider of this site automatically collects and saves information in so called server log files, that your browser automatically sends to us. Those are:

  • The provider of this site automatically collects and saves information in so called server log files, that your browser automatically sends to us. Those are:
  • Browser type und browser version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of request
  • IP address

A connection of those data with data from other sources will not be made. We reserve the right to check those data later, if specific evidence for an illegal usage becomes known to us.

Disclosure, blocking, deletion

According to the German legal regulations you have the right for a free disclosure of your saved personal data, their origin and the purpose of processing this data and, if applicable, a right to have the data corrected, blocked or deleted. In this matter and for other questions regarding personal data you can contact us using the contact details in the imprint.

Cookies

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. When cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de

Browser Plugin: You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Opt-out of data collection: You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the collection of your data on future visits to this website:

Google Analytics deactivate

Demographic features on Google Analytics: This website uses the "demographic features" function of Google Analytics. This allows reports to be created that contain information on the age, gender and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-related advertising by Google and from visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can disable this feature at any time from your Google Account ad preferences or opt-out of Google Analytics collecting your information as described in the "Opt-out of data collection" section.

Order data processing: We have concluded a contract with Google for order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities for the use of Google Analytics.

IP Anonymisation: We use the "Activate IP Anonymisation" function on this website. However, this will cause Google to reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data.

Google Fonts

This website uses functions of the Google Web Fonts service (http://www.google.com/webfonts/) for a better presentation of the website. The provider is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The web fonts are stored in the cache of your browser when you visit the website. If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts or does not allow access to the service, the text will be displayed in a default font.

This transfers to Google servers which of our Internet pages you have visited. The IP address of the visitor's terminal device is also transmitted to Google and probably stored by Google.

You can set your browser not to load fonts from Google servers.

More information on how Google Fonts handles user data can be found in the FAQs of Google Web Fonts and the Google Privacy Policy.

FAQs from Google Web Fonts:https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq#Privacy

Google Privacy Policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de