Data privacy statement

Our website can generally be used without the need to submit personal details. Insofar as personal details (such as your name, address or email addresses) are collected on our pages, this takes place on a voluntary basis wherever possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit consent.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can entail security issues. Absolute protection of data against access by a third party is not possible.

Usage by third parties of the contact details published in the legal notice for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby expressly rejected. The website operators expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in response to the unsolicited receipt of advertising information, such as spam emails.

Data privacy statement on the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a server operated by Google in the United States and stored there. If IP anonymisation is activated for this website, Google will first shorten your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted by Google to a server in the United States and stored there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website for the purpose of compiling reports on website activity, and to render other website usage-related and internet-related services on behalf of the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser software within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data gathered by Google.

You can adjust the settings of your browser to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and data relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. To prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics in the future, you can also set an opt-out cookie. This website uses the Google Analytics option “anonymizeIp” to anonymise IP addresses. 

Further information about the terms of use and privacy policy for Google Analytics can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html and http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html.

Data privacy statement on the use of Google +1

Acquisition and disclosure of information:

The Google +1 button enables you to publish information worldwide and to receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have provided for +1 content, as well as information about the web page that you viewed when you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 content can be displayed as information together with your profile name and photograph in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or at other locations on websites and in online adverts.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and other users. To use the Google +1 button, you require a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used for all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace a different name that you used when sharing content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your email address or possess other identifying information provided by you.

Use of recorded information:

In addition to the uses explained above, the information provided by you is also used in compliance with the valid Google data privacy policies. Google may publish aggregated statistics about +1 user activities, or pass these statistics on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or partner websites.

Data privacy statement on the use of Twitter

Twitter service functions are integrated on our web pages. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. If you use Twitter and the “re-tweet” function , the web pages you visit are linked with your Twitter account and made known to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter.

Please note that we as the provider of these web pages have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data or how it is used by Twitter. For further information, please refer to Twitter’s data privacy statement at http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy settings for Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Source reference: Data privacy statement from eRecht24eRecht24 Facebook data privacy statementData privacy statement from Google AnalyticsData privacy statement for Google +1Twitter data privacy statement

 

Data privacy statement on the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

Plugins for the Facebook social network (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated on our web pages. These Facebook plugins can be recognised from the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our web pages. An overview of Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our web pages, a direct connection is established between your browser software and the Facebook server via the plugin. In doing so, Facebook is notified that you have visited our web page from your IP address. You can link the contents of our web pages with your Facebook profile by clicking the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged on to your Facebook account. This enables Facebook to associate your visit to our web pages with your user account. Please note that we as the provider of these web pages have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data or how it is used by Facebook. For further information, please refer to Facebook’s data privacy statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

Please log off your Facebook account if you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our web pages with your Facebook account.

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