Responsible for this website
This data protection declaration is intended to inform the users of this website in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act and the Telemedia Act about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator (see section “Responsible for this website” at the top of this page). The website operator takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations. Keep in mind that data transmission over the Internet can always be subject to security gaps. Full protection against access by strangers is not possible.
General information on data traffic on the Internet
Log files & access data
The website operator or website provider collects data about access to the site and saves it as “server log files”. The following data are logged:
- Visited website
- Time at the time of access
- Amount of data sent in bytes
- Source / reference from which you came to the page
- Browser used
- Operating system used
- IP address used
The data collected is only used for statistical evaluations and to improve the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the server log files retrospectively if there are specific indications of illegal use.
This website partly uses so-called cookies. Cookies do no damage to your computer and contain no viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored 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. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
In principle, no personal data is stored in cookies, only an online identifier.
You can set up your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are deactivated, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
Dealing with personal data
This website operator generally does not pass on any personal data to third companies.
Dealing with contact details
If you contact the website operator through the contact options offered, your details will be saved so that they can be used to process and answer your request. This data will not be disclosed to third parties.
This website uses the “Google Analytics” service, which is offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze website usage by users. The service uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
IP anonymization applies to this website. The user’s IP address is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This shortening eliminates the personal reference to your IP address. As part of the agreement on the order data agreement that the website operator has concluded with Google Inc., the website operator uses the information collected to evaluate website usage and website activity and provides services related to internet usage.
You have the option of preventing the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.
You can also use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc.
Use of social media plugins
Facebook & Twitter
The plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence on the nature and scope of the data that the plugin transmits to the servers of Facebook Inc. You can find information on this here: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084.
The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that users have visited this website. There is a possibility that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged into your Facebook account while visiting this website, the information mentioned will be linked to it. Use the functions of the plugin – for example by sharing or “liking” a post – the corresponding information will also be sent to Facebook Inc . transmitted. Would you like to prevent the Facebook. Inc. linked this data to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website.
This website also uses Twitter buttons. These are operated by Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA). If you visit a page that contains such a button, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Twitter servers. The website operator therefore has no influence over the nature and scope of the data that the plugin transmits to the Twitter Inc. server. According to Twitter Inc., only your IP address is collected and stored. Information on the handling of personal data by Twitter Inc. can be found here: https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de.
Rights of the user: information, correction and deletion
Upon request, you as a user will receive free information about which personal data has been stored about you. If your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to store data (e.g. data retention), you have the right to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.