Data Protection Policy:
The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations as well as this data protection policy.
The usage of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Where possible, the collection of personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) at our sites always occurs on a voluntary basis. This information is not provided to third parties without your explicit consent.
We would like to point out that data transmission in the Internet (e.g. during communication via email) may have security gaps. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.
Data Protection Policy 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 pages. You can recognise Facebook plugins from the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins is available under the link http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to allocate the visit to our sites to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data Protection Policy for the usage of Google analytics
This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analysing service. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and permit the analysis of your usage of the website. The information regarding your usage of this website created with the Cookie is generally transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and stored there.
In case of activation of the IP-anonymity on this website, your IP-address is initially limited within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the treaty throughout the European economic area. Your full IP-address is only transmitted to a Google server in exceptional cases and limited there. Google will utilise this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your usage, to compile reports regarding the website activity and to provide further services to the operator of the website related to the usage of the website and the Internet. The IP-address of your browser transmitted in the context of Google analytics is not linked with other data by Google.
You can prevent the storing of Cookies with a respective setting of your browser software; however, we would like to inform you that in this case you may not be able to utilise all functions of this website. You can furthermore prevent the compilation of data (incl. your IP-address) created by the Cookie and related to your usage of the website to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser-Plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data Protection Policy for the usage of Google +1
Our sites use functions of Google +1. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Compilation and transmission of information:
With the aid of Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide; via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personal content from Google and our partners. Google stores the information you have provided for a content +1 as well as information regarding the website, which you have visited by clicking on +1. Your +1 can be displayed as references together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile or at other positions on websites and advertisements in the Internet. Google records information regarding your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to be able to utilise the Google +1 button, you require a worldwide visible, public Google profile, which has to contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases this name can also replace another name, which you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users, who know your email address or are in possession of other identifying information about you.
Usage of the recorded information:
As well as the above mentioned purposes, the information provided by you is used in accordance with the applicable Google rules applicable to data protection. Google may publish compiled statistics regarding the +1 activities of the users and/or transmit them to users and partners, such as publishers, interested parties or associated websites.
Data Protection Policy for the usage of Instagram
The functions of the service Instagram are incorporated on our websites. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you click on the Instagram button while you are logged in to your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our sites in your Instagram profile. This allows Instagram to allocate the visit to our sites to your user account. We point out that we as provider of the sites receive no information of the content of the transmitted data as well as their usage by Instagram.
For further information, please see the Data Protection Policy of Instagram under: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Data Protection Policy for the usage of LinkedIn
Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. Provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. A connection is established to servers of LinkedIn each time you access one of our sites which contains functions of LinkedIn.
LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the "Recommended" button of LinkedIn while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to allocate your visit to our website to you and your user account. We point out that we, as provider of the sites, have no information of the content of the transmitted data as well as their usage by LinkedIn.
For further information please see the Data Protection Policy of LinkedIn under https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Data Protection Policy for the usage of Pinterest
On our website, we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest"). If you access a Website containing such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to servers of Pinterest. In the process, the plugin transmits protocol data to the Pinterest server in the USA. This protocol data may possibly contain your IP address, the address of the visited websites which also contain Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browser, date and time of the enquiry, your modus of application of Pinterest as well as cookies.
Further information regarding the purpose, extent and further processing and usage of the data by Pinterest as well as your respective rights and options for the protection of your privacy are available in the data protection information of Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Data Protection Policy for the usage Twitter
The functions of the service Twitter are linked on our websites. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet" the websites you visit are linked with your Twitter account and published to other users. In the process, data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we as provider of the sites receive no information of the content of the transmitted data as well as their usage by Twitter. For further information please see the Data Protection Policy of Twitter under http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data protection settings at Twitter in the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data Protection Policy for the usage of Xing
Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. A connection is established to servers of Xing each time you access one of our sites containing the functions of Xing. According to our knowledge, the personal data is not stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the user behaviour assessed.
Further information regarding data protection and the Xing Share button is available in the Data Protection Policy of Xing under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data protection.
Information, deletion, suspension
You are at any time, free of charge, entitled to the right of information regarding your personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as the correction, suspension or deletion of your data. Please contact us at any time in case of questions regarding this topic as well as other issues pertaining to personal data under the address stipulated at the imprint.
The Internet sites partially utilise so-called Cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most Cookies used by us are so-called "Session Cookies". They are automatically deleted upon the conclusion of your visit. Other Cookies remain on your computer until you delete them. These allow us to recognise your browser at your next visit.
You can adjust your browser in such a manner that you are informed about the placing of cookies and allow Cookies only in individual cases, exclude the placing of Cookies in certain cases or generally as well as activate the automatic deletion of the Cookies when you close the browser. The functionality of this website may be limited in case of the deactivation of Cookies.
Server log files
The provider of the sites automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which you browser transfers to us automatically. These are:
- Browser type / bowser version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer,
- Time of server request
This data cannot be allocated to certain persons. This data is not amalgamated with other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check this data if we become aware of specific indications of illegal usage.
If you send enquires to us using the contact form, your information from the enquiry form including the contact data specified by you shall be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event of subsequent enquiries. We do not transfer this data without your consent.
Objection to promotional mails
The usage of contact data in the context of the obligation to provide an imprint for the transmission of not explicitly requested advertising and information material is hereby explicitly refuted. The operator of the sites reserves the explicit right to take legal steps in the event of unsolicited delivery of advertising information such as via spam-mails.