The use of our website is generally possible\nwithout providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or email addresses, are always\nprovided on a voluntary basis when possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your\nexplicit permission.
However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g\nemail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete\nprotection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.
This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause\ndamage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our product more userfriendly,\nmore efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your\ncomputer.
Most cookies that we use are so-called \”session cookies\”. They will be\ndeleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you\ndelete them. Those cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.
You can\nadjust your browser to inform you when cookies are placed, to individually allow cookies, or to generally\nexclude cookies in certain cases, as well as to activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the\nbrowser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.
The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in\nso-called server log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as:
- used operating system
- referrer URL
- host name of the accessing\ncomputer
- time of query
Those data cannot be associated with individual persons.\nWe do not merge this data with other sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if\nthere is any indication of illegal use.
If you send enquiries\nto us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form, including the stated contact\ninformation, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and in case of additional enquiries.\nThose data will not be passed on without your permission.
If\nyou would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email address as well as\ninformation which allows us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you\nagree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for\nsending the requested information and do not transmit them to third parties.
Permission given for\nthe storage of the data and the email address, as well as their use for the purpose of sending the\nnewsletter, can be withdrawn at any time via the \”Unsubscribe\”-link within the newsletter.
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis\nservice by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google\nAnalytics uses so-called \”cookies\”, text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your\nuse of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent\nto and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.
You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your\nbrowser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may\nprevent the collection of data generated by cookies (including your IP address) and related to the use of\nthese websites, as well as the processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing the plugin\nunder the following link: \nhttp://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Objection to Data Collection\n
You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. In doing\nso, an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed which prevents future data collection when visiting our website: Disable Google Analytics
Processing of Order\nData
We have entered into a contract with Google concerning the processing of order data and fully comply with the strict provisions of German Data Protection Authorities when using Google\nAnalytics.
We use the function \”Activate IP\nanonymisation\”. Through this, your IP address will be shortened in advance within the member\nstates of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.\nOnly in exceptional cases, your complete IP address will be transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and\nshortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to\nevaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to\nprovide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not merge your IP address\nwith any other data held by Google.
Demographic Data Collection by Google\nAnalytics
This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports\nto be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data\ncomes from Google’s interest-based advertising as well as visitor data from third-party providers. This\ncollected data cannot be attributed to any specific person. You can disable this feature at any time by\nadjusting the ads settings in your Google account, or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google\nAnalytics as described in the section \”Refusal of data collection.\”
Our website uses the analysis service of etracker. The provider of these services is\netracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg Germany. User profiles under a\npseudonym can be created using these data. For this, cookies can be utilised. Cookies are small text files\nthat are stored locally in the temporary cache of your internet browser. The cookies enable recognition\nyour browser. The data collected by etracker will not be used to personally identify users of our website\nand will not be merged with personal data about the owner of the pseudonym without explicit permission\nof the involved user.
You may object to the future collection and use of data at any time. In order\nto object to future data collection and use, you can obtain an Opt-Out-Cookie, which ensures that no\nvisitor data from your browser will be collected or stored by etracker in the future, from etracker under the\nfollowing link: \nhttp://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb&languageId=2
This website uses Piwik, an open-source\nsoftware for the statistical evaluation of visitor access. Piwik uses so-called \”cookies\”, text files\nthat are stored on your computer and enable an analysis concerning the use of the website. The\ninformation generated by the cookies about your use of this online product will be stored on our servers.\nThe IP address will be made anonymous immediately before its storage.
The information\ngenerated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. You can\nprevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly.\nHowever, we would like to point out that, in doing so, you might not be able to use all functions of this\nwebsite to the full extent.
If you object to the use of your data, you may deactivate the storage and\nuse here. In this case an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed that prevents Piwik from storing the usage data. If\nyou delete your cookies, the Opt-Out-Cookie will also be deleted. On the next visit to our websites Opt-Out\nmust be activated again.
This website uses WordPress Tool\nStats to statistically evaluate visitor access. The tool is provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343,\nSan Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA.
You can adjust your browser to be informed about the placement\nof cookies and to individually accept, to individually or generally exclude cookies, as well as to activate\nautomatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. On deactivation of cookies, the functionality of our\nwebsite might be limited.
You may object to the collection and use of your data in the future by\nclicking the link below to place an opt-out-cookie in your browser: https://www.quantcast.com/opt-out/
If you delete the cookies from your computer, you\nwill need to install the opt-out-cookie again.
Sharing content on Facebook,\nGoogle+1, Twitter, etc.
The content on our pages can be shared on other social networks like\nFacebook, Twitter, or Google+. This page uses the eRecht24\nSafe Sharing Tool. This tool establishes direct contact between the networks and users only after users click on one of these buttons.
This tool does not\nautomatically transfer user data to the operators of these platforms. If users are logged into one or more of\nthe social networks, the use of social buttons for Facebook, Google+, Twitter, etc. will display an\ninformation window in which the user can confirm the text before it is sent.
Our users can share\nthe content of this page on social networks without their providers creating profiles of users’ surfing\nbehavior.
Our websites integrate plugins\nfrom the social network Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.\nYou can recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of\nFacebook plugins, please see: \nhttp://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit of\nour websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under::\nhttp://twitter.com/account/settings
Our websites integrate services of Google+. The provider of these services is\nGoogle Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and\nforwarding of Information: By using the Google+ button you may publish information worldwide. Via the\nGoogle+ button you and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google\nstores the information that you have voted +1 for content, as well as information about the website that\nyou were visiting when you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices,\ntogether with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google\nprofile or at other places on websites.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order\nto improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google+ button, you need a globally\nvisible, public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name\nwill be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another name which\nyou have used when sharing contents via your Google account. Your Google account ID can be displayed\nto users who know your email address or possess any other information identifying you.
Use of\ncollected information: Besides the above mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are\ntreated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics\nabout +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to users and contractual partners like publishers,\nadvertisers or linked websites, respectively.
Functions of the\nservice Instagram are embedded on our websites. These functions are offered by the Instagram Inc., 1601\nWillow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link\ncontent of our websites to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. Instagram will thereby\nassociate visits to our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of LinkedIn is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you\naccess one of our websites which contains LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn is\nestablished. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click\nthe LinkedIn recommend button while logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit\nto our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, \ndo not obtain knowledge about the content of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.
On our website we use social plugins of the social network\nPinterest which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-4904, USA (\”Pinterest\”). If you access a website which contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a\ndirect connection to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits protocol data to the Pinterest servers in\nthe U.S.A. These protocol data might contain your IP address, the address of the website visited, which\nalso contains this plugin, the type and settings of the browser, the date and time of query, your way of\nusing Pinterest, as well as cookies.
Google Web Fonts
For the homogenous display of fonts, this website uses\nso-called web fonts that are provided by Google. On retrieving a website your browser downloads the\nnecessary web fonts to your browser cache in order to correctly display texts and fonts. If your browser\ndoes not support web fonts, your computer uses a standard font.
Our\nwebsites may integrate plugins of the social network SoundCloud (SoundCloud Limited, Berners House,\n47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, Great Britain.). On the affected websites the SoundCloud plugins\ncan be recognised by the SoundCloud logo.
If you do\nnot wish SoundCloud to associate your user account with the visit to our websites, please log off from your\nSoundCloud user account before activating the contents of the SoundCloud plugins.
This website uses the map service Google Maps via API.\nThis service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To\nuse the functions of Google Maps storage of your IP address is required. This information will usually be\ntransferred to, and stored on, a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this\ndata transmission.
Our website uses functions of the network XING. The provider of\nthese functions is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. With each access of one of our\nwebsites that contains the XING functions, a connection to XING servers will be established. To our\nknowlege, no storage of personal data will occur. In particular, XING neither stores IP addresses nor\nevaluates user behaviour.
Our\nwebsites use buttons from the service Tumblr. The provider of Tumblr is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St,\n10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons enable you to share a post or a website on Tumblr or to follow the originator on Tumblr. If you access one of our websites containing Tumblr buttons, the\nbrowser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Tumblr. We have no influence on the extent of\ndata that are collected and transmitted by Tumblr through the aid of this plugin. According to our latest\ninformation, user IP addresses as well as the URL of the respective website will be transmitted.
Our website uses plugins from the Google-operated website\nYouTube. The provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If \nyou visit one of our websites with an embedded YouTube-plugin, a connection to YouTube servers will be\nestablished. Information about which of our websites you have visited will then be transmitted to the\nYouTube server.
If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate\nyour browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.
Our websites use the functions of Google Analytics Remarketing in connection with\nthe cross-device functions of Google AdWords and Google DoubleClick. The provider of these\ntechnologies is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
This\nfunction enables a linking of commercial target groups compiled by Google Analytics Remarketing with the\ncross-device functions of Google AdWords and Google DoubleClick. As such, customized, interesttargeted\ncommercials adapted for display on a terminal device (e.g. cell phone) in accordance with your\nprevious usage and browsing behaviour can be also displayed on another of your terminal devices (e.g. PC, tablet).
If you have given the appropriate permission, Google will link your web and app\nbrowser history with your Google account for this purpose. In this way, the same customized commercials\nwill be displayed on any terminal device on which you are logged in to your Google account.
In\norder to support this function, Google Analytics collects Google-authenticated IDs of users, which are\ntemporarily linked to our Google Analytics Data, to identify and to compile target groups for cross-device\nadvertising.
You can permanently object to cross-device remarketing/targeting by deactivating\ncustomised commercials in your Google account by using the link below: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/
Google AdWords and\nGoogle conversion tracking
This site uses Google AdWords. AdWords is an online advertising\nprogram from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States\n(\”Google\”).
As part of Google AdWords, we use so-called conversion tracking. When\nyou click an ad delivered by Google, a cookie for conversion tracking is stored on your computer. Cookies\nare small text files that are stored locally in the cache of the user’s browser. These cookies expire after 30\ndays and are not used for personal identification of the user. Should the user visit certain pages of the\nwebsite and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and the website can tell that the user clicked on the ad\nand proceeded to that page.
Each Google AdWords advertiser has a different cookie. Thus,\ncookies cannot be tracked using the website of an Adwords advertiser. The information obtained using the\nconversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for the Adwords advertisers who have opted for\nconversion tracking. The Adwords advertisers can find out the total number of users who have clicked on\ntheir ad and were directed to the page with a conversion tracking tag. The advertisers do not, however,\nobtain any information that can be used to identify users personally. If you do not wish to participate in\ntracking, you can refuse by simply deactivating the Google conversion tracking cookie via your internet\nbrowser settings. In doing so, you will not be included in the conversion tracking statistics.
For\nmore information about Google AdWords and Google conversion tracking, please see Google’s privacy\npolicy at: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/
Amazon partner program
Registration with this websites
You can register with this website to be\nable to use additional functions on this website. The data entered for this purpose will only be used for the\nrespective offer or service for which you have registered.
We also use the email address provided \nupon registration to inform you about important changes, such as a change in the extent of an offer, or a\ntechnical change.
For security reasons, and to protect\nthe transmission of confidential data, such as enquiries you send to us as the provider, this website uses\nan SSL encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the change in the address line of the\nbrowser from \”http://\” to \”https://\” and by the lock-symbol in your browser address\nline.
When the SSL encryption is activated, the data you have transmitted to us cannot be\naccessed by third parties.
Transmission of data on contract conclusion for online\nshops, traders and product shipment
We transmit personal data to third parties only if it\nnecessary to fulfill the contract, e.g transmitting data to the shipping agent or to the commissioned credit\ninstitution in charge of the payment. There is no further transmission of data to third parties unless you\nhave given your explicit permission. There is no transmission of data to third parties for commercial\npurposes.
Encrypted payment transaction on this website
Payment\ntransactions via common methods of payment (Visa/Mastercard, direct debit) take place exclusively via an\nencrypted SSL connection. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the change in the browser line\nfrom \”http://\” to \”https://\” and the lock-symbol in your browser line.
In using\nencrypted communication, any bank details, which you submit to us, cannot be read by third parties.
Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to be informed\nabout your personal data, their origin and recipients, and the purpose of data processing, as well as the\nright to correct, block or delete those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions, and\nquestions concerning personal data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the\nimpressum/legal notice.
Objection to commercial mails
Providers are\nobligated to publish contact information in the Legal Notice/Impressum. The use of such contact\ninformation by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial\ninformation is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures against\nsenders of unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam emails etc.