Because it is important to us that you feel secure when visiting our website, and the protection of your privacy has a high priority for us, we have configured our web site in such a way that its use is basically anonymous. Exceptions to this are necessary for the following reasons:
We comply with the statutory regulations during all stages of data processing. The declaration below provides you with an overview of the type of data collected, how these data are utilised and disclosed, which security measures we take to protect your data and how you can obtain information about the information provided to us.
We only use and store information which we receive during your visit to our website (so-called usage data) for internal purposes and to improve the design of the web pages.
An exception to this is when it is necessary to protect against attacks which constitute criminal offences or which obstruct or impair the functionality of our web site.
For this, we also record the IP address of your computer, although this is evaluated completely anonymously.
Data regarding persons or individual behaviour is not collected.
You can set your browser so that you are informed of the placing of cookies or that cookies are not accepted, in order to make their use transparent to you. The site only be used to a limited extent without cookies.
We have taken a multitude of security measures to adequately protect your personal information within a reasonable scope.
Our databases are protected by physical and technical as well as procedural measures restricting access to the information to specially authorised persons in accordance with this data protection declaration. Our information systems are located behind a software firewall to prevent access from other networks connected to the internet. Only employees requiring the information to meet a specific task are given access to your personal information. Our employees are trained in security and data protection practices.
If personal information is collected through our website, it is transferred encrypted using the industry standard Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. Sensitive information, such as credit card numbers or account information, are encrypted for additional protection.
You should never disclose your password for accessing our website to third parties and should change your password regularly. After leaving our site you should log out and close your browser to prevent unauthorised users from gaining access to your user account. In case of communication by email we cannot guarantee complete data security.
Data Privacy Declaration for the Use of Google Analytics and Google Remarketing
The present website uses Google Analytics and Google Remarketing. These services are provided by Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”; these are text files which are stored on your computer in order to enable analysis of your use of the website. The information the cookie generates about your use of this website (including your IP address) is communicated to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Upon receipt, Google truncates the IP address by the last three digits so that positive allocation of the IP address is no longer possible. Google adheres to the US Safe Harbor Privacy Principles and is registered with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safe Harbor Program.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activity for the operator of the website, and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet. If necessary, Google will also communicate this information to third parties insofar as this is prescribed by law, or if the third parties are commissioned by Google to process this data.
Third parties including Google place ads on Internet web sites. Third parties including Google make use of stored cookies to place ads based on the user's previous visits to this web site.