Our website can generally be used without having to provide personal information. If personal data such as your name, address or e-mail address is collected on our webpages, you provide this information voluntarily, unless specified otherwise. We will not share this data with third parties without your express consent.
We expressly point out that there may be security vulnerabilities when transferring data online or electronically (such as when communicating by e-mail). As a result, such data cannot be protected completely against being accessed by third parties.
Contact details published as part of providing the disclosure information may not be used by third parties to transmit advertising or other information that has not been expressly requested. The operators of the webpages expressly reserve the right to take legal action if unsolicited promotional information is sent (e.g. in the form of 'spam').
Right to information; correction, blocking, deletion of data
You have the right to be informed (free of charge) at any time of the data being held about you, its origin and recipient and the purpose for which it is used, as well as the right to such data being corrected, blocked or deleted. If you have any questions about personal data, you can contact us at the address stated in the Legal Disclosure.
Some of the webpages use what are known as cookies. Cookies do not damage your device or contain viruses. They merely serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally on your device and web browser.
Most of the cookies that we use are 'session cookies', which are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of the browser session. Other cookies will remain on your device until you delete them. These 'persistent cookies' enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can configure your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies, so that you can decide in each instance whether to accept them, allow exceptions, or reject them in general. Rejecting cookies can restrict the functionality of our website.
Server log files
The provider of the webpages automatically collects information that your browser transmits to us and stores it in log files. This information comprises:
Operating system used
Host name of the accessing computer
Time of the server request
This data cannot be associated with specific people. The data is not combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to check this data retroactively if we have specific reason to believe that it is being used unlawfully.
When you send us enquiries using our contact form, the data provided in the form (including the contact details) is stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and answering any subsequent questions. We will never share this data with third parties without your permission.
If you wish to subscribe to the newsletter on our website, we need your e-mail address, along with information that enables us to prove that the specified e-mail address belongs to you and that you have provided your consent to receive the newsletter. No other data is collected. We will use this data solely for sending you the requested information; it is not shared with third parties.
You may at any time revoke your consent to us saving your data and e-mail address and using them to send the newsletters.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from "http: //" to "https: //" and the lock symbol in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses what are known as "Cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your website site use to be carried out. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will generally be transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent the storage 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 prevent the collection of data (incl. your IP address) generated by the cookie about your use of the website being sent to Google y downloading and installing the browser plug-in at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Maps
This website uses the map service Google Maps via an API. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To better use the features, cookies and IP addresses are usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.