Data protection declaration

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in strict confidence and in accordance with statutory rules for data protection and this data protection declaration.

The use of our website is as a rule possible without statement of personal data. If, on other pages, personal data (for example name, address or email addresses) are collected, this is always, wherever possible, on a voluntary basis. Such data are not stored at server level and they are not disclosed to third parties without your express consent.

May we point out that security gaps may occur when data are transmitted on the internet (e.g. in the case of communication by email). 100% protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.


Some of the pages on the website use so-called Cookies. Cookies do not contain viruses and do not damage your computer. Cookies help us to make our offering safer, more effective and more user-friendly. Cookies are small text files which are deposited on your computer and stored by your browser.

The Cookies we use are so-called Session Cookies, which are automatically deleted after you end your visit to the website. Other Cookies continue to be stored on your device until you delete them. Our Cookies enable us to recognize your browser when you next visit.

You can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the use of Cookies and only allow Cookies in individual cases. You can accept Cookies for specific cases or exclude them altogether; and you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies on the closing of the browser. The deactivation of Cookies may entail restrictions on the functionality of this website.

Server Log Files

The provider of the website collects and stores information automatically in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. This information is:

  •     IP address
  •     Browser
  •     Operating system
  •     Referrer URL

These data are rotated weekly and retained for 52 weeks. There is no further evaluation or exploitation of the data.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries by way of a contact form, your information on the contact form, including the contact data you state there, will be stored in our system for the purpose of processing the inquiry and in case of follow-up queries. We will not pass on these data without your consent.

Data protection declaration for use by Google Analytics

This website uses functions from the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of this website is as a rule transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In the event of the activation of IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address will previously have been abbreviated by Google inside the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Under commission from the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to perform other services for the website operator related to use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of Cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. We must however point out that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. You can also prevent the collection, for Google, of the data which are generated by the Cookie and refer to your use of the website (including your IP address), and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:

Information, deletion, blocking

You are entitled at any time to information free of charge on your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing. You also have the right of correction, blocking and deletion of these data. You can contact us at any time in this connection and if you have other questions about your personal data. Please use the address given in our legal notice.

Amendments to these provisions for data protection

From time to time we will be updating these guidelines for the protection of your personal data. Please have an occasional look at the guidelines, so that you are kept up to date on how we protect your personal data and constantly improve the contents of our website. By using the website you accept and agree to the terms and conditions of these guidelines for the protection of your personal data.