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Legal Notice

Data protection

The operator of these website pages takes the protection of your personal information very seriously. We treat your personal data in confidence and in compliance with the legal data protection regulations we well as this data protection statement.
The use of our website is generally possible without the provision of personal data. In instances where our website gathers personal data (for example name, address or email address) this takes place on a freewill basis wherever possible. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit agreement.
Please note that the transferral of data via the internet (e.g. by way of email communication) may be at risk of security breaches. It is impossible to completely protect data against access by third parties.

Data protection statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
You can prevent the saving of the cookies by adjusting the requisite settings in your browser software; however we do point out that this will prevent you from being able to fully use all of the functions of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the acquisition of the data created by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available through the following link:
Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on

Disclosure, deletion, blocking

You have the right to demand information on, access to, blocking and deletion of your saved personal data at any time along with its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing, and at no charge.
You can contact us at any time in this regard as well as with any other questions on the topic of personal data by means of the address cited in the legal note.

Server log files

The provider of the internet pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type / browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the computer accessing the site
  • Time of the server request
This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. This data is not merged together with other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check this data if we are aware of a concrete indication of illegal use.

Cookies

Some of the internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do no damage to your computer and do not contain 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 by your internet browser.
Most of the cookies that we use are so-called "session cookies". These are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser again when you visit next.
You can set your browser such that you are informed when cookies are set, cookies are only permitted in individual cases, cookies are only accepted for certain cases or generally excluded, and you can also set the browser to automatically delete the cookies when the browser is closed. The deactivation of cookies can limit the functionality of this website.

Contact form

If you wish to contact us with questions via the contact form, your details from the contact form (incl. the contact data that you provide there) will be saved on our system for the purposes of dealing with your questions and in the event of subsequent questions. We will not pass this data on to others without your permission.

Objection to advertising emails

The use of contact data - published within the framework of the legal notice obligations for the purpose of providing unsolicited advertising material and information is hereby prohibited. The operators of these web pages reserve the explicit right to take legal steps in the event of receiving unsolicited advertising information, for example through spam emails etc.