Privacy Notice

Data protection

The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. Your personal data is treated confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this Privacy Notice.

The use of this website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as name, address or email address, are always provided on a voluntary basis. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.

However, data transmission on the internet, for example email communication, can not be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal data against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

Server log files

The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files. The information is automatically transmitted by your browser and contains: your browser type and version, your operating system, the referrer, the hostname of your computer or mobile device and the time of query.

Those data can not be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources does not take place. The operator of this website reserves the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable evidences concerning illegal use become known.

Contact form

If you use the contact form, for example to post a comment, the personal data that you have to enter will only be stored in order to answer your enquiry. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses cookies to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by those cookies is usually transmitted to and stored at a Google server in the USA. For more information about the use of those data by Google Analytics, please read this article about data privacy and security: support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245.

Your IP address will be shortened within member states of the European Union or the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP address will be transmitted to a server in the USA and shortened there. Commissioned by the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Your IP address will not be merged with other data held by Google.

You can block the use of cookies by changing your browser settings. However, this may impair the functionality of the website. Alternatively, you can prevent that cookies are used by Google Analytics by downloading and installing this browser plug-in: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Moreover, you can also set an opt-out cookie for this website by clicking on the following Link: Disable Google Analytics. This prevents the use of data by Google Analytics when visiting this website.

Use of Facebook

Plug-ins of the social network Facebook are integrated on this website. Operator in the USA and Canada is the company Facebook, Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. Whereby the responsible data controller for the rest of the world is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. You recognise those plug-ins by the corresponding logo. For an overview of all social plug-ins by Facebook, please visit this website: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins.

If you visit a page with those plug-ins, your browser establishes a connection to the Facebook servers. Thereby, Facebook receives information which website you have visited with your IP address. If you click on the “Like” or “Share” button while you are logged-in to your Facebook account, you may link the content of the respective page to your Facebook profile. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of this websites to your account. The operator of this website does not obtain knowledge about the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. For further information, please check the Data Policy of the company: www.facebook.com/policy.

If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of the website to your Facebook account, please log out of your account.

Use of Twitter

Functions of the service Twitter are integrated on this website. Those functions are offered in the USA and Canada by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Data controller for the rest of the world is the Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. By using Twitter and the “Tweet” function, the page you have visited is linked to your Twitter account and posted to other users. Through this, data will be transmitted to Twitter. The operator of this website does not obtain knowledge about the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of the company: twitter.com/privacy.

The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be changed on: twitter.com/account/settings.

Use of Pinterest

Plug-ins of the social network Pinterest are used on this website. Operator in the USA and Canada is Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Whereby the responsible data controller for the rest of the world is Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland. If you access a page that contains those plug-ins, your browser establishes a connection to the Pinterest servers. Thereby, protocol data is transmitted to those servers. The protocol data might contain your IP address, the address of the visited page, your browser type and settings, the date and time of query, information about your use of Pinterest as well as cookies.

For further information concerning the use of the data by Pinterest as well as your rights and possibilities to protect your privacy, please read the Privacy Policy of the company: policy.pinterest.com/privacy-policy.

Right to information, blocking and deletion

You have the right to be informed about your personal data. About their origin and addressee, the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of those data at any time and free of charge. For further enquiries, feel free to contact the operator of this website by the email address published in the Legal Notice.

Objection to commercial mails

The website operator is obligated to publish contact details in the Legal Notice. The use of this information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operator of this website reserves the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information.

 

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