The website operator takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory provisions.
Please remember that data transmission on the Internet can be subject to security gaps. A complete protection against access by third parties is not realizable.
The website operator or page provider collects data about accesses to the site and stores it as “server log files”. The following data is logged in this way:
Time at the time of access
Amount of sent data in bytes
Source/reference from which you reached the page
Operating system used
Used IP address
The data collected is only used for statistical analysis and to improve the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the server log files subsequently if concrete indications of illegal use are found.
Common browsers offer the setting option not to allow cookies. Note: It cannot be guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.
Handling of personal data
The website operator collects, uses and passes on your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.
Personal data is defined as all information which serves to determine your person and which can be traced back to you – such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.
Handling of contact data
If you contact the website operator through the contact options offered, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your inquiry. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your consent.
Dealing with comments and contributions
If you leave a contribution or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This serves the security of the website operator: If your text violates the law, he wants to be able to trace your identity.
You have the option of subscribing to both the entire website and follow-up comments to your post. You will receive an e-mail to confirm your e-mail address. No further data will be collected apart from this e-mail address. The stored data will not be passed on to third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time.
This website uses the “Google Analytics” service, which is provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze the use of the website by users. The service uses “cookies” – text files which are stored on your end device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
IP anonymization is used on this website. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. Due to this shortening, the personal reference of your IP address is not necessary. Within the framework of the agreement on commissioned data, which the website operators have concluded with Google Inc., the latter uses the information collected to create an evaluation of website use and website activity and provides services associated with Internet use.
You have the option of preventing the cookie from being stored on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. If your browser does not allow cookies, there is no guarantee that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link will take you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Alternatively, by clicking on this link (IMPORTANT! Insert opt-out link) you prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website. By clicking on the link above, you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must therefore allow the storage of cookies for this purpose. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link again each time you visit this website.
Here you will find further information on the use of data by Google Inc.: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de
Use of social media plug-ins
This website uses Facebook Social Plugins, which are developed by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The integration can be recognized by the Facebook logo or by the terms “Like”, “Like”, “Share” in the colors Facebooks (blue and white). Information about all Facebook plugins can be found in the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
The plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence whatsoever on the nature and scope of the data that the plugin transmits to the servers of Facebook Inc. You can find information about this here: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084
The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that you have visited this website. It is possible that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged in to your Facebook account during your visit to this website, the information mentioned above will be linked to this account.
If you use the functions of the plugin – for example, by sharing or “linking” a post – the corresponding information is also transmitted to Facebook Inc.
If you want to prevent Facebook. Inc. from linking this information to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website.
This website also uses the “+1” button of Google Plus. This is operated by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). When you visit a page that contains the “+1” button, a direct connection is established between your browser and Google’s servers. The website operator therefore has no influence whatsoever on the nature and extent of the data that the plugin transfers to the servers of Google Inc. If you click the “+1” button while logged in to Google +, you share the contents of the page on your public profile.
According to Google Inc., personal data is only collected when you click the button. Among other things, the IP address is also stored for logged in Google users. If you wish to prevent Google Inc. from storing this data and linking it to your account, please log out before visiting this website.
You can find information about the “+1” button here: https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy.
Furthermore, this website uses Twitter chat areas. These are operated by Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA). When you visit a page that contains such a button, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Twitter servers. The website operator therefore has no influence whatsoever on the nature and extent of the data that the plugin transmits to the servers Twitter Inc.
According to Twitter Inc. only your IP address is collected and stored.
Information about the handling of personal data by Twitter Inc. can be found here: https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de
The website operator offers you a newsletter in which he informs you about current events and offers. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, you must provide a valid e-mail address.
User rights: Information, correction and deletion
Upon request, you as a user will receive information free of charge about what personal data has been stored about you. Provided that your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you have the right to have incorrect data corrected and to have your personal data blocked or deleted.