Data protection declaration
The operators of these websites do take the safety of your personal data quite serious. We treat your personal Data confidentially and according to the lawful Data protection regulation as well as according to this Data protection declaration.
The use of our website is usually possible without the requirement of any personal Data. If personal Information (as an Example Name, Address or e-mail contact) is asked for on our sites it is always, as long as possible, on a voluntary base. Without your explicit consent these Data are not given to third parties.
We would like to point out that Data transmission on the internet (as example the communication via e-mail) may have security holes. The complete protection against the access of third parties is therefore not possible.
Data protection declaration for the usage of Facebook-Plugins (Like Button)
Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated on our website. You can recognize the Facebook-Plugins with the Facebook-Logo or the “Like-Button” on our Website. An overview of the Facebook-Plugins is listed here:
If you visit our sites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook-Server is created by Plugin. Facebook receives this way the information that you have visited with your IP-Address our website. If you click on the “Like-Button” while being logged in to your Facebook-Account, you can link the contents of our pages to you Facebook-Profil. Facebook may now relate your visit of our website to your user profile. We want to point that as provider of the site we do not receive any information of the content of the transmitted data or there use by Facebook. Further Information regarding this matter are available in the Data protection declaration of Facebook at
If you do not wish for Facebook connect your visit of our website to your user account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Data protection declaration for the usage of Google Analytics
This Websites uses functions of the Web Analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, Ca94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so called “Cookies”. These are data saved on your computer in order to make an analysis of your use of the website possible. Information created by the cookie are usually transmitted to the Google server seated in the USA and saved there.
Should you activate the IP-Anonymization on this website, Google will censor your IP-Address within the European Union and other countries which are contractually bound to the European economic region. Your IP-Address will only in special cases be transmitted to a Google Server in the USA and be censored. Commissioned by the operator of this Website Google will use these Data in order to analyze the use of the website to compile reports of the Website activities and provide further services to the website operator.
None of the data collected by Google Analytics is going to be put together with any other data of Google.
You can prevent the storing of cookies by adjusting your browser-configurations; however, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of the Website. You can also prevent the collection of the cookie created data regarding your use of the website (including your IP-Address) as well as transformation of these data by Google by downloading and installing a Browser-Plugin using following Link:
Data protection declaration for the usage of LinkedIn
Our Website uses functions of the Network LinkedIn provided by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. With every access to one of our sites containing the functions of LinkedIn, a connection to the LinkedIn server is being created. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our website with your IP-Address. If you click on the “Recmmend-Button” of LinkedIn while being logged in to your LinkedIn User-account, LinkedIn may relate your visit of our website with you and your user-account. We would like to point out that as provider of the website we do not have any knowledge of the content and use of the transmitted data by LinkedIn.
You can find further information about the Data protection declaration of LinkedIn at:
Data protection declaration for the usage of Piwik
This Website uses the Open source Web Analysis service Piwik. Piwik uses so called “Cookies”. These are data saved on your computer in order to make an analysis of your use of the website possible. In order to do so, the information about the usage of our Website is being stored on our Server. The IP-Address will be anonymized prior to the storage.
The information about the usage of the website created by the cookie will not be shared with interest parties. You can prevent the storing of cookies by adjusting your browser-configurations; however, we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of the Website.
If you do not accept the storage and usage of your Data you may deactivate the storage and usage on our site. In this case an Opt-Out-Cookie is being left in your browser preventing Piwik from saving usage data. If you delete your cookies the Piwik Opt-Out-Cookie will be deleted also and has to be reactivated at a new visit of our site.
Functions of the Service Twitter are included on our sites. These functions are provided by the Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” the visited websites and your Twitter-account are being connected and presented to other users. In the process data are transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point that as provider of the websites we do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as of their usage by Twitter. You can find further information in the data protection declaration of twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy
You may adjust your Twitter Data protection configuration at the account configuration at http://twitter.com/account/settings
Data protection declaration for the Usage of Xing
Our website uses functions of the Network XING provided by the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. With every visit to our sites containing functions of XIN a connection to the XING server is being created. We do not know of any storage of personal information. Especially IP-Addresses or the usage patterns are not being analyzed.
You can find further information concerning the Data protection and the XING Share button in the Data protection declaration of XING at
Data protection declaration for the usage of YouTube
Our website uses Plugins of the Google operated Website YouTube operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our sites containing a YouTube-Plugin a connection to the YouTube server is being created. The YouTube server will be informed which of our sites you have visited. If you do so while being logged in to your YouTube-Account you make it possible for YouTube to allocate your Surfing pattern to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube-Account prior to your visit.
You can find additional Information the Usage of User data in the Data protection declaration of YouTube at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Information, Deletion and Blocking
You have to right to receive Information about your personal data free of charge at any given time as well as about their origin, receiver and the use of the data transformation as well as the right on correcting, blocking or deleting these data.
Regarding this or any other further question concerning personal data you may always contact us with the Address provided by the Imprint.
The internet websites partially use so called Cookies. Cookies do no harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help to make our services more efficient, user friendly and safer. Cookies are small text data which are passed to your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of our Cookies are so called “Session-Cookies”. With the end of your visit they will automatically be deleted. These Cookies enable us to recognize your Browser at your next visit.
By configuring your browser you may be decide to be informed about the placing of Cookies, allow them only solitary, allow them only in special cases, generally ban them or automatically or manually delete them at the closure of your Browser. By deactivating cookies the use of this Website may be limited.
The provider of these websites collects and saves automatically information in so called Server-Log Files which your Browser automatically transmits us. These are:
- Browser type/ Browser version
- Used operating system
- Referrer URL
- Hostname of the accessing computer
- Time of access
These data cannot be associated with individual persons. A compilation of these data with any other data source is not being made. We reserve the right to review these data if actual indications of illicit usage occur.
If you send us request via contact formulas we will save your information in the request formula including your stated contact data in order to process your request and in case we have to pose further questions. We will not pass these data without your consens.
Objecting Advertising Mails
We object the use of the contact information published due to the obligation to make a masthead for not wished for advertisements and information material. The provider of the website reserves the right to use explicit lawful actions in case of unwanted advertisement, for instance Spam-Emails
If you wish to receive Newsletter offered on the website we require a valid E-mail address as well as information which enable us to check whether you are the actual owner of the stated E-Mail-Address and whether you agree to receive the Newsletter. We will not require any further information. These data are solely used for the dispatch of the required information and are not passed to third interest parties.
You object the given consent to the storage of data, the E-Mail-Address as well as their use for the dispatch of the Newsletter, for instance using the “Austragen”-Link in the Newsletter.