Privacy Policy

Stand: Mai 2016

For the most part, our website can be used without providing personal data. When we collect personal data (like name, address or e-mail id) on our website, this is - wherever possible - voluntary. This data will not be provided to third parties without your explicit consent.

Please note that there are security risks inherent in transmitting data online (for instance when communicating via e-mail). Complete protection against unauthorised data access by third parties is impossible.

We prohibit any third party explicitly from usage of contact details publicised under the obligations to provide a masthead to send any advertisements or information that we did not explicitly order. The website operator explicitly reserves the right to take legal measures against the sender of any unwanted promotional material, like spam-mails and others.
Disclaimer for Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so called "cookies", that is text files that are saved to your local hard-drive and that enable Google to trace back and analyse your usage of the website. Usually, the data provided by the cookie on your usage of this website will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and will be stored there. In case this website made your IP anonymous, Google will shorten your IP address in all member states of the European Union as well as in other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area (EEA). Only in rare cases the IP address will be transmitted in full to a Google server in the US and shortened only there. On behalf of the operator of this page, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on web activity and to provide further services related to the usage of the website and web activity for the operator of the website. The IP address transmitted by your browser through Google Analytics will not be joined with any other data Google holds on you.

You can block the use of cookies by altering your browser settings accordingly; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to fully access all the features of the website. Additionally, you can prevent Google from storing and processing data on your usage of the website (including your IP address) generated by the cookie by downloading and installing this browser plug-in: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Disclaimer for Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") to place advertisements. Google AdSense uses so called "cookies", that is text files that are saved to your local hard-drive and that enable Google to analyse your usage of the website. Google AdSense furthermore uses so called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can evaluate data like the traffic on these sites. The data provided by the cookies or web beacons on the usage of this website (including your IP address) and distribution of ad formats will be transmitted to a Google server in the US and will be stored there. Google is allowed to give these information to its contractual partners. The IP address will not be joined with any other data Google holds on you. You can block the installation of cookies by altering your browser settings accordingly; however, please note that in this case you might not be able to fully access all the features of the website. By accessing the website, you agree to the processing of the data collected by Google in the aforementioned manner and for the aforementioned purposes.
Disclaimer for Google +1

Collection and passing on of data:
Using Google +1, you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 interface, you and your users get personalised content by Google and their partners. Google will collect data on the fact that you clicked +1, as well as data on the websites you visited clicking +1.Your +1 can be integrated with your Google services user name and your photo; for instance, in search results, or your Google profile, or on websites and in online ads. Google stores the data on your +1 activities to improve the Google services for you and other users. To use the +1 tool, you need a Google account that is accessible worldwide and public, and that contains at least the name chosen for the account. This name will be used by all Google services. In some cases, this name can replace any other name that you chose when sharing contents through your Google account. The identity of your Google account is visible to users who know your e-mail ID or other identifying information about you.

Usage of the collected data:
Besides for the aforementioned purposes, the data provided by you will also be used in accordance with current Google privacy policy. Google might publish aggregated statistics on the +1 activities of users or might distribute those to users and partners like publishers, advertisers and linked websites
Disclaimer for facebook plug-ins (like button)

Our website uses social plug-ins provided by the social network facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You will recognise the facebook plug-ins as such by the facebook logo or the "like button" on our website. For an overview over facebook plug-ins, please see: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. Whenever you visit one of our pages, the plug-in causes your browser to establish a direct connection to the facebook server. This provides facebook with the information of which pages of our website you visited, using your personal IP-address. If you "like" our page when logged in on facebook, you can link the contents of our website to your facebook page. This will enable facebook to trace back the visits of our website to your facebook account. Please note that we as provider of the website have no knowledge about the content of the data transmitted nor about their usage by facebook. For further information, please see facebook's privacy policy: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want facebook to trace back the visit of our websites to your facebook account, log off from facebook before you access our website.
Disclaimer for Twitter

Our websites use features of the online message service Twitter. These features are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the feature "re-tweet", the website you visit will be connected to your Twitter account and announced to other users. In this process, data will be transmitted to Twitter as well. Please note that as website provider we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted as well as of their usage by Twitter. For further information on the subject, please see Twitter's privacy policy: http://twitter.com/privacy

You can change the privacy settings of your Twitter account here: http://twitter.com/account/settings
Quellen: Disclaimer for Google Analytics, Disclaimer for Google AdSense, Disclaimer for Google +1, Disclaimer for facebook plug-ins (like button), Disclaimer for Twitter