Privacy Policy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well this data protection declaration.
The usage of our website is possible without providing personal data as a rule. Inasmuch as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is recorded on our pages, this takes place on a voluntary basis at all times. This data is not passed on to third parties without your express approval.
Please note that data transmission on the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may have security loopholes. Comprehensive protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

Data protection declaration for the usage of Facebook plug-ins (Like button)
Plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our page. The Facebook plug-ins can be identified by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our page. An overview of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our pages, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via the plug-in. Facebook thereby receives the information that you have visited our page with your IP address. If you click the Facebook Like button while being logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Facebook can thereby associate the visit of our pages with your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages obtain no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted as well as their use by Facebook. Further information on this can be found in the data protection declaration of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit of our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Data protection declaration for the usage of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the usage of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie on your usage of this website is transferred to a server of Google in the US as a rule and archived there.
In the event of activating IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the EU or in other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a server of Google in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to assess your usage of the website in order to compile reports on the website activities and in order to provide further services associated with the website usage and internet usage in relation to the website operator. The IP address sent by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics shall not be merged with other data of Google.
You can prevent the storing of the cookies by making a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, please not that you will also be able to use all functions of this website in full in this case. You can additionally prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (incl. your IP address) for Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Data protection declaration for the usage of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated in our pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the retweet function, the websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and made available to other users. Data are also transmitted to Twitter in this process. We point out that we as the provider of the pages obtain no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted as well as their use by Twitter. Further information on this can be found in the data protection declaration of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
Your data protection settings at Twitter can be changed in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Data protection declaration for the usage of Xing
Our website usages functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. On every retrieval of one of our pages that contains Xing functions, a link is established to servers of Xing. No personal data is archived in this process to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are archived nor is the usage behaviour analysed.
Further information on data protection and the Xing share button can be found in the data protection declaration of Xing at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Objection to advertising e-mails
The usage of contact details published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the transmission of expressly requested advertising and information materials is hereby objected against. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unrequested mailing of advertising information, e.g. in spam e-mails.