[Translate to Englisch:] Datenschutzerklärung


Protecting your privacy is important to us. We would therefore like to inform you on data privacy within our company. We comply with the legal provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG), of the Telemedia Act (TMG) and other data protection regulations.

Subject of Data Protection
Subject of data protection is personal data. Pursuant to Section 3 paragraph 1 BDSG Personal data shall mean any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person, such as name, postal address, e-mail address or phone number possibly also your IP address or other usage data.

Scope of data processing
Your personal data will only be processed as far as you made the data available to us and if this is necessary for the provision of our services to you. For this purpose it may be necessary to disclose your personal data to companies that we use or hire to provide our services. 

We will be released from our non-disclosure obligation if, and to the extent, an administrative agency, court or any other governmental body requires the disclosure of personal data or as far as mentioned in this Privacy Policy.

We use cookies on different pages in order to make our website more attractive to visitors and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer for this purpose. Most of the cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive at the end of your browsing session (these are called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and enable us to identify your computer on your next visit (these are called permanent cookies). These cookies mean that you do not have to re-enter your details for future orders and they make it easier for you to complete forms. If you don't want any cookies created, just choose the appropriate setting in your browser.

Data Collection by Facebook
Our website uses plugins provided by Facebook, operated by Facebook, Inc. (1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”)). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin.” For a full list of all social Plugins please see developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge: The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like,” or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook's privacy policy: www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already, please log off Facebook before entering our website.

Data Collection by Twitter
“Twitter” features are embedded in our web pages. These features are provided through Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. These plugins are labeled with the Twitter icon.

When you use Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” feature the pages you visited will be linked to your Twitter-account and published to other users. This also involves transferring data to Twitter. Please note that we as providers of the pages have no knowledge as to the contents of the submitted data or its use by Twitter. For further information please see Twitter’s privacy policy at twitter.com/privacy.

If you are a Twitter member and do not want Twitter to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already, please log off Twitter before entering our website.

Data Collection by LinkedIn
Our Website uses plugins which are provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”) which can be identified by the LinkedIn logo of the “Share”-Button. 

If you access a page on our Website that includes this plugin, your browser sets up a direct connection to LinkedIn’s servers. Thereby LinkedIn receives the information that you and your IP address have accessed this Website. If you click on the LinkedIn „Share“-Button while you are logged into you LinkedIn account, you can link the content of this Website on your LinkedIn-Profile which enables LinkedIn to allocate the visit to our Website to your LinkedIn account. We as the Website operator do not know the content of the data transferred to LinkedIn or how LinkedIn uses such data.

For information on the purpose and extent of data collection, the further processing and use of such data by LinkedIn, as well as your rights in this regard and your setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to LinkedIn’s privacy policy: www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

If you are a LinkedIn member and do not want LinkedIn to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already, please log off LinkedIn before entering our website.

Data Collection by Piwik
Our website uses the web-analysis service Piwik.

Piwik uses so-called ‘cookies’, which are stored on your computer and enable us to analyse user traffic on the website. The user information produced by the cookie (including your abbreviated IP address) is transmitted to our server and stored for user-analysis purposes. This helps us to optimize our website. Your IP address is automatically anonymized in this process, so that you remain anonymous to us as a user. The information produced by the cookie about your use of this website will not be shared with any third parties. You are able to prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note, that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 

If you do not agree with the storage and analysis of the data from your visit to our website, you may decline with a mouse click at any time. In this case, a so-called opt-out cookie is stored in your browser that prevents Piwik from collecting any data during your session. Please note: by deleting your cookies, you also delete the opt-out cookie, which will then have to be reactivated.

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