Data protection

Data protection

As a rule, it is possible to use our website without the need to input personal information. If personal information is collected on our pages (for example name, address or e-mail addresses), this is performed on a voluntary basis, wherever possible. This data is not forwarded to third parties without your express agreement. We wish to point out that the transfer of data on the internet may result in security loopholes (e.g. in the communication of e-mails). The seamless protection of data against third-party access is not possible, with the consequence that we recommend that you send information of a highly confidential nature via the post.

The use of contact details published in the scope of the obligation to provide a legal notice by third parties for the transmission of advertising and information material not expressly requested is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of the sites reserve the right to take express legal action in the case of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as in the form of spam mails.

 

Cookies

The presentation of the website requires us to insert a so-called session cookie. Cookies are small volumes of data that your internet browser saves on your computer. Cookies may be used to store information about your visit to our website in order to facilitate your navigation of our homepage. In the case of a session cookie a randomly-generated, clear identification number, a so-called session ID, is sent. In addition, a cookie also contains details of its origin and the retention period. These cookies contain no other data, in particular no personal data. The session cookies are deleted automatically when you end the session. Most browsers have a standard setting to accept cookies. However, you may reconfigure your browser to reject cookies or request your prior confirmation. If you reject cookies, this may have the consequence that not all of our offers for you function smoothly.

 

Information, deletion, blocking

You have the right, free of charge, to information regarding the data relating to your person, its origin and recipients, together with the purpose of the data processing, together with the right to any correction, blocking or deletion of this data. Your data will be deleted, unless statutory regulations state otherwise. You may contact us at the address of the website operator stated in the legal notice at any time if you have questions regarding data relating to your person.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Please note that this website initializes Google Analytics with the setting anonymizeIp.
This guarantees anonymized data collection by masking the last part of your IP address.
Deactivate Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at http://www.google.com/intl/en_uk/analytics/privacyoverview.html

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