Privacy Statement

Privacy Policy:

Privacy

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. The collection of any personal data (such as name, address or e-mail address) is ,as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your expressed consent.

We point out that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is not possible.

The use of the framework of the imprint obligation published contact data by third parties for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information materials is strictly prohibited. The site operators reserve the right to legal action in case of unsolicited advertising, such as spam e-mails.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

On our Websites are plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) integrated. You will recognise the Facebook plugins by the  Facebook icon or “Like” button on our sites. You will find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
While visiting our sites a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established. Thus facebook obtains the information that you visited our site with your IP address. If you click the “Like” button while being logged in at your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our sites on your Facebook profile. Thus Facebook is now able to allocate the visit to our sites to your account. We point out that , being the provider of the sites,  we do not know the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. You will find further information on this matter in the privacy statement  of Facebook:  http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

In case you do not wish that Facebook allocates your visit to our sites to your facebook account, please logg out of Facebook.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website is using Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics is using  “Cookies” (text data) which are saved on your computer and  allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information about your use of the website generated by the Cookie are generally transmitted to a Google server  in the USA and saved there. In case of an IP anonymisation on this webseite, however, your IP-Adress is going to be shortened by Google in advance within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the EEA Treaty.

The complete IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the site owner Google is going to use this information in order to analyse your use of the website, to gather reports of the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the internet adverse the website owner. The IP address of your browser transmitted within the framework of Google Analytics is not going to be  merged with other Google data.

You can avoid the saving of Cookies by changing the settings of your browser software; in this case, however, we point out that it may be not possible for you to use all functions of this website to their whole extent. Furthermore you can avoid the transmission of the data generated while using our website and  generated by the Cookie (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing this plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Adsense

This website is using Google AdSense, a service for integrating adverts of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense is using “Cookies”, text data , which are saved on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website.  Google AdSense is also using Web Beacons (invisible images). By using Web Beacons, information (e. g. the traffic of visitors) can be analysed.

The information about the use of this website (including your IP address) generated by Cookies and Web Beacons and the dispatch of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google Server in USA and saved there. This information can be passed on by Google to contractual partners of  Google. However, Google is not going to merge your IP address with other data saved by you.

You can avoid the saving of Cookies by changing the settings of your browser software; in this case, however, we point out that it may be not possible for you to use all functions of this website to their whole extent. By using this website you agree on the processing of the collected data about you by Google in the way already explained and for the purpose above mentioned.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google +1

Collecting and transfer of information:
With the help of the Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other user receive personalised contents of Google and our partners. Google is saving the information that you gave +1 for a content, as well as the information about the site which you visited by pressing +1. Your +1 might be shown as hints together with your profile name and your picture in Google services, for example, in search results or in your Google profile in other places on websites and adverts in the internet.
Google is recording information about your +1 activity in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to use the Google +1 button you reqire a worldwide visible, publich Google profile which contains at least the chosen name for the profile. This name is going to be used within all Google services. In some cases this name can replace another name you have used when sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who are aware of your eMail address or dispose of other identificating information about you.

Use of the collected information:
In addition to the purposes explained above, the information given by you will be used by Google according to its applying privacy statement. Google might publish summarised statistics about the +1 activity of the users or, respectively, pass them on to users and partners, for example, publisher, advertiser or linked websites.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter

On our sites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function the websited visited by you will be linked to your Twitter account and published to other users. Though data is also transmitted to Twitter.

We point out that, being the owner of the site, we do not know the content of the data transmitted as well as its use by Twitter. You will find further information in the privacy statement of Twitter through the following link: http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy data settings of your Twitter account in your account settings through the following link: http://twitter.com/account/settings