The owners of this homepage take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal information confidentially, and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

Using this web site is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data is collected on our sites (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses), this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. No personal data will be shared with third parties without your explicit consent.

We point out, that Internet based data transfer (e.g. communication by email) may have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against access by third parties.


Our website uses so-called cookies on several pages. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and do not contain any malware. These cookies serve to make our service more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which your Internet browser files and stores on your computer.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called ‘session cookies’ which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your computer until you delete them. They enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can set your browser, so that you are informed about Cookies, and decide in each case whether or not to accept them, or reject all cookies, and you can set the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. However, the deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.


The provider of this site automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transfers to us in so-called server log files. This is:

  • browser type and version
  • operating system
  • referrer URL
  • hostname of the computer
  • time of the server request

This data cannot be assigned to specific persons. None of this data will be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data insofar we have concrete indications for illegal use.


If you use the contact form to contact us, we only save the entered information and contact data for processing your request and for possible follow-up questions. We will not share your data without your explicit consent.


If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require a valid e-mail address from you as well as information that allows us to check that you are the owner of the provided email address, and that you agree to receive the newsletter. Other data is not collected. We exclusively use this data for dispatching the requested information and will not share it with third parties.

You may at any time revoke the consent that you have granted us to store and use your personal data and email address for mailing the newsletter to you, e.g. via the ‘Unsubscribe’ link in the Newsletter.


This website is using functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow to analyze how you use this website. The usage information created by the cookie is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

IP Anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization on this website. Thus, Google anonymizes your email address within the member states of the European Unions or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, before transmitting it to the USA. Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transmitted to the USA by Google and anonymized there. On behalf of the operator of this Website Google will use this information to analyze the use of this Website by you and create reports about Website activities, to provide other services related to the use of this Website and the Internet to us. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.

Browser Plugin

You can prevent these cookies from being saved by changing the browser settings on your computer. Please be aware of the fact, that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all functions of this Website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data related to your website activities (incl. the IP address) that is created by the Cookie and processed by Google, by downloading and installing the following browser plugin:

Opposition to Data Collection

You can prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This sets a so-called opt-out-cookie that prevents the collection of data during future visits of this Website: Deactivate Google Analytics

For more information about the processing of user data at Google Analytics read the Google Privacy Statement: 

Contract Data Processing

We concluded an agreement for contract data processing with Google and fully comply with the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities for the use of Google Analytics.

Demographic Features at Google Analytics

This website uses the demographic features function of Google Analytics. This allows the creation of reports about age, sex and interests of website visitors. The data is collected from interest-based advertising by Google and from visitor data from third-party providers. This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. You can deactivate this function in the display settings of your Google account, or prohibit the collection of data by Google Analytics in general as described in the topic ‘Opposition to Data Collection’


Besides your comment, the comment function of this website also saves your email address and the chosen username, unless you post this comment anonymously.

Storage of the IP Address

Our comment function stores the IP addresses of users who are posting comments. Since we do not check comments before they are released, we need this data, in order to be able to take legal actions against the author in case of violation of rights like offenses or propaganda.

Subscribing Comments

As a registered user of this Website you can subscribe to comments. You will receive an email confirming your subscription and to verify that you are the owner of the entered email address. You can cancel this function anytime via the Unsubscribe link in the emails.

SSL Encryption

For security reasons and to protect undisclosed information, like inquiries you are sending to the operator of this Website, we are using SSL encryption. You recognize an encrypted connection when the address bar of the browser changes from ‘http://’ auf ‘https://’ and by the yellow locker symbol in the browser bar.

If SSL encryption is activated the data you transmit to us cannot be read by any third party.


You are entitled to be provided with information about your saved personal data, their origin and their receivers as well as the purpose of data processing any time free of charge. Furthermore, you can request the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. To do so, or in case of any questions, please contact us via the address information given in the imprint.


We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published in the imprint for the purpose of sending unauthorized advertisements and informational material. The operators of this website expressively reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited mailing of advertisements, such in the form of spam.