Privacy Policy

1. Collection, processing and use of personal data

Personal data are only collected if you disclose them to us (e.g., by registering for our newsletter). Otherwise, no personal data will be collected. Your personal data may be processed beyond the statutory authorization conditions only based on your express authorization.

2. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In the event IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will be transmitted to a Google Server in the USA and shortened there only on an exceptional basis. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators, and providing other services to website operators relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted under Google Analytics by your browser with other data held by Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, we must advise you that in this case, you might not be able to use all functions of this website to the full extent. You may prevent Google from recording the data generated by the cookie and pertaining to your use of the website (including your IP address), or processing these data by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in.

3. Facebook Like Button

This website uses the social plugins of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (hereinafter “Facebook”). If you access pages that contain such plugins, data about your online behavior are automatically transmitted to the Facebook server. The website operator has no influence on the nature or scope of the data extracted and transmitted to Facebook. If you are logged into Facebook, then Facebook can map the visit to your Facebook account. You can find more information about data protection on Facebook here.

4. Use of website’s own “cookies”

This website uses its own “cookies” in order to enhance user-friendliness (“cookies” are data sets that are sent to the user’s browser from the web server, and are stored there for later recall). No personal data are stored in our own “cookies”. You can prevent the use of “cookies” in general if you disallow the storage of “cookies” in your browser.

5. Further information and contacts

Please contact us if you have questions about this Data Privacy Policy. You can find the contact address here. You can request if and which data we have stored about you, at any time. Furthermore, you can send us information, requests for deletion and corrections as well as suggestions by email or letter.

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