Our website may be used without entering any personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our website, however, and are explained separately below. We collect personal information as name, address, email address, telephone number etc. in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) at www.gesetze-im-internet.de/bdsg_1990/index.html and the Telemedia Act (TMG) at http://www.gesetze-im-internet.de/tmg. The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider. Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred date cannot be ensured.
Information, Cancellation, Deletion
On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of personal information, if you whish to request a correction, blocking or deletion of the same or if you whish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect date corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claims is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.
Our web pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our pages more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website. You can change the settings of your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only on individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may restrain the functionality of this website.
Server Log Files
The provider of our website automatically stores certain information as so-called server log
files that are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These data are:
• Browser type and browser version
• Operating system
• Referrer URL
• Host name of the accessing device
• Time of the server request
These data can not be assigned to a specific person. A combination of these data with
other data sources will not occur. We reserve the right to check the data retrospectively
if we are aware of concrete indications of unlawful use.
If you use our contact form for sending inquiries, your information including the contact details will be stored by us for the purpose of processing your request and for the case of further questions. We will not share this information without your permission.
Facebook Plugins (Like Button)
We installed plugins of the social network facebook (Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). You can identify the facebook plugins through the facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. Please find an overview of the facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.
If you do not want facebook to assign your visit to our website with your facebook user account, please log out of your facebook user account before visiting our website.