Privacy policy

Data protection

The owner of this site takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal requirements following this privacy policy. By using our website you agree that we may gather, process and use your data according to the following description. Our website can be visited without registration. Doing so we will store technical data like time of access, visited pages and your IP address on our server for statistical purposes without linking this data to your person in any way. Without your consent we will not share this data with a third party. Please note that any data transmission over the internet is subject to security risks (e.g. sending emails), thus we cannot guarantee a perfect protection along the whole transmission path.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Those cookies do not harm your computer in any way nor do they contain malware or viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which are stored in your browser. Most of our cookies are so called "session cookies" which are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies storing specific information about your visit remain stored in your browser until you delete them. Those cookies enable us to track the number and frequency of users for our website. They allow us to enhance the experience of our website for our customers.

Cookies can be requested again if you return to our website at a later time. If you do not want this, you should configure your browser to inform you about any cookies or reject them generally or delete cookies at the end of your browser session. Deactivating cookies can impact your experience of our website.

For further inquiries please contact our data protection officer at datenschutzbeauftragter[at]STOPINTEROSPAMdatenschutzexperte.de.

Server Log Files

The provider of this website collects and stores automatically information in server log files. This concerns data your browser automatically transmits together with the request such as:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referer URL
  • Hostname of the machine accessing the website
  • Time of the request

This data cannot be attributed to any person. We do not cross-reference this information with other data sources. We preserve the right to check this data to prevent and investigate abuse or illegal activities.

Matomo

This website uses the open source web analytics tool Matomo. Matomo uses cookies storing information about the usage of our website on our server. Your IP address is anonymized before storage. The information obtained via these cookies is not shared with a third party. You can prevent the usage of cookies by configuring your browser not to store cookies (use private browsing feature offered by many browsers). If you do not agree that we store and use your data for this purpose, you can disable this here. In this case we will store an opt-out cookie in your browser preventing Matomo from storing any usage data. If you delete all cookies in your browser, this will also delete the opt-out cookie. In this case you need to opt out again at the time of your next visit.

XING

Our website uses functions of the social network Xing. Provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. At any access of one of our pages containing Xing functionality your browser will create a connection to the webservers of XING. To our best knowledge this does not entail any storage of your personal data at XING. No IP addresses will be stored there and your usage will not be analyzed. For more details about data protection at XING and about the XING Share button, please visit the data privacy declaration of XING here: www.xing.com/app/share

SSL Encryption

For security reasons and to protect transmitted data this site uses SSL encryption. You can recognize an encrypted connection by the prefix "https://" instead of "http://" and the lock symbol in your address line. If SSL encryption is active, the data transmitted between your browser and our website is protected against disclosure to third parties on the way.

Objection to advertising

The usage of data published on this website as part of our legal info must not be used for sending any mails, letters or information material that we have not explicitly requested. In case of violations we preserve the right to take legal action against the violating party (e.g. in case of email spam).