Data security

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal details very seriously. We treat your personal details confidentially and in line with statutory privacy regulations as well as this privacy notice.

It is generally possible to use our website without providing any personal details. Where personal details (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are gathered on our pages, this takes place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. These details will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

Please note that data transmission on the internet (e.g. during communication via e-mail) may pose security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data against third party access is not possible.

Right to information, erasure and blocking
You are entitled at all times to receive free information about the personal details stored on you, where they originated, the recipient and the purpose of the data processing and you are also entitled to correct, block or erase these details. For this you can contact us at any time using the address given in the imprint or if you have any other questions in relation to personal details.

Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically gathers and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us. These include:

  • Browser type/ browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

This data is not attributable to specific persons. This data is not collated with other data sources. We reserve the right to inspect this data subsequently if we become aware of concrete evidence of any unlawful use.

Sometimes the internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our web presence more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". These are automatically deleted once you leave our website. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal device until you delete these. These cookies make it possible for us to recognise your browser upon your next visit.

You can adjust the settings of your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and so that cookies are only permitted in specific cases, the acceptance of cookies is excluded in certain cases or generally and the automatic erasure of cookies upon closing the browser is activated. Disabling cookies may lead to a restriction of the function of this website.

Places where you can find more information in relation to this include and

Java Script
JavaScript code of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter “Google”) is dynamically loaded onto our website. If you enable JavaScript in your browser, unless you have installed a JavaScript blocker this code will send certain personal data, mainly your current IP address and information on your operating system and browser, to Google.

Contact form
If you send queries to us via the contact form then the details you entered in the query form, including the contact details you entered there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the query, and for any follow-up questions. These details will not be passed on without your consent.

Objection to advertising e-mails

The use of contact details published within the bounds of the imprint obligation for the consignment of advertisements and information not specifically requested is hereby expressly excluded. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unwanted consignment of advertising information, e.g., via spam e-mails.

Web analysis / web tracking

We use Piwik, an open source software for the statistical analysis of user access. Piwik uses so-called "cookies". The information generated in the course of this in relation to your use of our web presence is saved to our server in Germany. The IP address is anonymised immediately after processing and before saving. Users may prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings of their browser software accordingly.

If you do not agree to the storage and analysis of this data from your visit, then you may raise subsequent objection to the storage and use at any time with the click of a mouse. In this case an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser which disables data collection by Piwik. Important: If you delete your cookies, this will result in the opt-out cookie being deleted too and the potential need for you to reactivate it.

Click here to stop your visit from being recorded.