Data protection statement

Data protection

The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. Insofar as personal data (such as name, address or e-mail addresses) is recorded, this always takes place wherever possible on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express permission.

We point out that data transmission via the internet (eg during communication by e-mail) can present the risk of security leaks. Total protection of data against access by third persons is not possible.

The use by third parties of contact details published as part of the imprint obligation for sending advertising and information material not specifically requested is hereby expressly objected to. The operators of the sites expressly reserve legal measures in the event of unrequested sending of advertising material such as spam mails.

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 analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics, will not be associated 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. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser:

As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain).

Data protection statement for the use of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are linked into our pages. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet”, the web pages which you have viewed are linked with your Twitter-account and other users are informed of them. In doing this, data is also transferred to Twitter.

We point out that as the provider of the pages we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted nor of its use by Twitter. Further information on this matter can be obtained from Twitter’s data protection statement at

You can alter your data protection settings with Twitter in account-settings under