The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement. The use of our website is normally possible without giving personal data. If personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of the data before access by third parties is not possible.
Data Protection for the use of Facebook-plugins (Like button)
On our pages, plugins from the social network Facebook, provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. You can recognize the Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo or the „Like“ button on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to associate the visit of our sites with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data Protection for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses features of the Google Analytics web analytics service. Provider is the Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, in the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be previously abridged by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage against the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Data Protection for the use of Pinterest
On our site, we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ( “Pinterest”). When you visit a page that contains such a plugin, your browser connects directly to Pinterest’s servers. The plugin sends log data to the server from Pinterest to the USA. These logs may include your IP address, visited website address, which also include Pinterest features, browser type and settings, date and time of the request, how to use Pinterest, and cookies.
Data Protection for the use of Twitter
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data Protection for the use of XING
Our website uses functions of the XING network. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our pages that contain Xing features, you will be connected to Xing servers. As far as we know, personal data are not stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browsing type / Browserversion
- Operating system
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of server request
These data can not be attributed to specific persons. These data are not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data at a later date, if we are aware of any concrete indications for unlawful use.
If you send us inquiries by means of a contact form, your information from the inquiry form, including the contact details given there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the case of connection questions. We do not pass on this data without your consent.
Contradiction advertising mails
We hereby object to the use of contact data published within the framework of the imprint obligation for the transmission of advertising and information materials which are not expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by spam e-mails.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require from you an email address and information which will allow us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data are not collected. We use these data exclusively for sending the requested information and do not pass them on to third parties.
You may revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and its use for the sending of the newsletter at any time, for example, via the “print out” link in the newsletter.