Privacy Statement

Data privacy protection when using Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. Service provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use this site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other members of the European Economic Area (EEA). Only on rare occasions the full IP address will be transmitted to and then truncated by a US Google server. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of this website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated with any other Google data.

You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate browser settings. However, please note that if you do this you might be unable to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prohibit the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided by this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by clicking on the link below. By downloading and installing a Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser, your data will not be collected for future visits of this website: Deactivate Google Analytics

Cookies

Some of the webpages use so called cookies. Cookies don’t casue damage to your device and don’t contain viruses. Cookies help to make our offers more user-friendly and effective as well as more secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used here are “session cookies”. They will be deleted after you close the browser. Other cookies will be saved to your device until you choose to delete them. These “persistent cookies” will be remembered by your browser for the next time you visit our website.

You can change your browsers settings, so that you will be notified about the usage of cookies and allow cookies only on individual occasions or disable all cookies. Furthermore, you can chose to delete all cookies when you close your browser. Please note that you might be unable to use the full functuality of this website.

Server Log Files

The provider of this website automatically collects data provided by your browser about each access on the website (known as server log files). These include:

  • Browser type/ browser version
  • Your OS
  • Referrer URL
  • The requesting provider
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot be connected to specific persons and will not be merged with other data sources. However, we reserve the right to examine the protocol data if, due to specific grounds, there is the justified suspicion of illegal use.

Contact Form

By submitting a query through the contact form, you consent that, for the purpose of processing your request and in case of follow up queries, the information you provided will be stored by us. This data will not be disclosed to any third parties without your permission.

Objection to Promotional Emails

Contact information published within the context of our site notice obligation may not be used to send promotional and/or informational materials that have not been requested by us. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to take legal steps if unsolicited advertising information is sent (e.g. through spam emails).

Newsletter Data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we need you to provide an email address as well as information which will enable us to check that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Other data will not be required. We use this data solely for the purpose of sending the information you requested and will not forward them to third parties.

At any time you can revoke the consent to store the data, the email address and the use of these in order to send the newsletter, e.g. via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.