The operators of these websites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data security confidentially and according to the legal data security regulations as well as this data protection declaration.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. All personal data (such as for instance name, address or email addresses) that is entered on the part of the user is done on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.
We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.
The websites often use so-called Cookies. Cookies don't do any harm to your computer and do not contain computer viruses. The purpose of these cookies is to make our performance more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are placed on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies" which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your computer during your next visit.
You can set your internet browser so that you are informed about the placement of cookies to accept these on a case-by-case basis or to completely exclude all incoming cookies or activate automatic deletion when the web browser is closed. The rejection of cookies can limit the functionality of this website.
The provider of these sites automatically collects and saves information in so-called “Server Log Files”, which are transferred by your browser. These are
* Browser type and version
* Operating system used
* Referrer URL
* Hostname of the accessing computer
* Time of server inquiry
This data is not relatable to any specific person. A combination of these data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to check the data subsequently when there are specific indications for illegal use.
If you send us an inquiry by contact form we will save your details from the inquiry form including the contact data entered for the purpose of processing your inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website we need to we require a valid e-mail address from you as well as information which permits us to check that you are the holder of the e-mail address and agree receiving the newsletter. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively to send the requested information and will not pass them on to any third parties.
The permission to storing data, e-mail addresses as well as the use of such to forwarding the newsletter may be revoked at any time by using the “Unregister”-Link in the newsletter.
Data privacy statement for the use of facebook-plug-ins (Like-Button)
Our websites integrate plug-ins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the facebook-plug-ins by the facebook-logo or the “Like”button on our page. You will find an overview of the facebook-plug-ins here:
When you visit our website a direct connection between your browser and the facebook server is generated via the plug-in. As a result, facebook will receive the information that you have visited your site with your IP-address. When you click the “Like”-button while you are logged in with your facebook-account you can link the contents of our sites on your facebook profile. Thereby facebook can assign the visit of our sites to your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the sites will not receive knowledge of the content of the transferred data from facebook. You can find further information to this in the data privacy statement from facebook under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want facebook to assign your visit to our sites to your facebook user account please log out of your facebook user account.
Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter
Functions of the service Twitter are integrated on our sites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” the websites visited will be associated with your Twitter-account and made known to other users. Thereby, data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as provider of the sites will not receive knowledge of the content of the transferred data from Twitter. You can find further information to this in the data privacy statement from Twitter under http://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your privacy settings in your account settings under http://twitter.com/account/.
Data privacy statement for the use of Google +1.
Our sites use functions from Google +1.The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and forwarding of information: Information can be published worldwide by using the Google +1-button. Via the Google +1-button you and other users receive customized contents from Google and our partners. Google saves the information that you have given +1 for a particular content as well as information about the site you viewed. Your +1 can be blended in as indications together with your profile name and your photograph in Google services like search results, in your Google profile or elsewhere on websites and advertisements in the internet. Google records information about your +1-activities to improve the Google-services for you and other users. In order to make use of the Google +1-button you require a worldwide visible public profile, which has to at least contain the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google-services. In some cases this name can replace another name which you used by sharing of contents about your Google-account. The identity of your Google-profile can be displayed to other users who know your e-mail-address or may possess other identifying information from you.
Use of the registered information: In addition to the abovementioned purposes the information provided by you will be used according to the current Google-data protection regulations. Google might publish summarized statistics about the +1-activities of the users or pass these on to users and partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites.
Data privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn
Our website use functions of the network LinkedIn. Provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every retrieval of one of our sites which contain the functions of LinkedIn a connection is established to LinkedIn-servers. LinkedIn will be informed about your visit to our websites with your IP-address. If you are logged in your LinkedIn account and click the “Recommend-button” LinkedIn will be able to assign your visit to your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the sites will not receive knowledge of the content of the transferred data from LinkedIn. You will receive further information in the data privacy statement from LinkedIn under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Data privacy statement for the use of Xing
Our website use functions of the nework XING. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every retrieval of one of our sites which contain the functions of Xing a connection is established to Xing-servers. To the best of our knowledge a recording of personal data does not take place. In particular, IP-addresses are not stored and user behavior is not analyzed.
You will receive further information about data protection and the Xing-share-button in the data privacy statement of Xing under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Information, cancellation, blocking
You have the right at any time to inform yourself free of charge about your personalized data stored by us. This includes the origin, recipient and purpose of the data as well as the right to correction, blocking or cancellation of this data. Additional information about this subject as well as other questions concerning personal data can be obtained at any time by contacting us at the address shown in the imprint.
Objection advertising e-mails
We hereby expressly object to the third party use of contact data for sending unauthorized advertisements which has been published in accordance with the editorial requirements. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, possibly via spam e-mails.