Our website can normally be used without any personal data being provided. If personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) are collected on our pages, this is done as far as possible based on voluntary provision. These data are not passed on to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that security gaps may exist when data are transmitted over the internet (e.g. in communications via email). Complete protection of data from third-party access is not possible.
Some of our web pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and saved by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted after your visit ends. Other cookies stay on your device unless you delete them. These cookies help us identify your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, block cookies for specific cases or in general and activate automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser transmits to us automatically. This information consists of the browser type and version, the operating system used, the referrer URL, the hostname of the accessing computer, and the time of the server request.
These data cannot be associated with specific people. These data are not merged with data from other sources. We reserve the right to check these data at a later time if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.
If you send us enquiries via the contact form, the data you provide on the contact form including your contact details are stored by us so that we can process your enquiry and for the case that we have any follow-up questions. We do not pass on these data without your consent.
This website uses the features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. They are text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a
You can prevent the storage of cookies by making the appropriate settings in the browser; however, we would like to point out that if you do so, you may not be able to use all of the features and functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the transfer of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in under the following link:
Objection to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected when you visit our website in the future: Deactivate Google Analytics
Our website uses the analytics service etracker. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. Pseudonymised user profiles may be created from the data. Cookies may also be used. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser’s cache. The cookies make it possible to recognise your browser. The data collected with the etracker technologies are not used to personally identify visitors to our website without the separately granted consent of the data subject and are not merged with personal data about the pseudonym bearer.
You can object to the future collection and storage of data at any time. To object to the future collection and storage of your visitor data by obtaining an opt-out cookie from etracker via the following link to ensure that no visitor data from your browser will be collected and stored in the future by etracker:
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to safeguard transmitted confidential information such as queries which you send to us as the site operator. You can recognise a secure connection by the fact that the address in the browser address bar switches from ‘http://’ to ‘https://’ and a padlock symbol is shown in the address bar. When SSL encryption is activated, the data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Right to access, erasure and blocking
You have the right to be informed at no cost to you about your stored personal data, the origin of the data, the recipient of the data and the purpose of the data processing and a right to rectification, blocking or erasure of these data at any time. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the legal notice if you have any further questions regarding this or regarding the subject of personal data.