Privacy policy

Data privacy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations and with this privacy policy.

As a general rule, you may use our website without providing any personal data. To the extent personal data such as name, address or e-mail address are required to be entered on our websites, the disclosure of such data shall be on a voluntary basis if possible. Such data shall not be disclosed to any third party without your express consent.

Please understand that there may be security holes during the transmission of data on the internet (e.g. during communication via e-mail). It is absolutely impossible to fully protect such data from third-party access.

Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics​

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics offered by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files which are stored on your computer and enable us to analyse how you use our website. The data on your visits on this website generated by such cookie shall be transmitted to and stored on one of Google's servers in the USA.

If IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google shall shorten your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other countries which are parties to the treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the USA and shortened thereafter. Google will use such information in the name of the operator of this website in order to analyse how you use the website, to prepare reports on the website activities and to render other services to the operator of the website in connection with the use of the website and of the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics shall not be combined with other data collected by Google.

You can prevent the storage of the cookies by changing the relevant settings of your browser software; however, we must point out that in such case you might not be able to fully use all of this website’s functions. In addition, you can prevent the collection of your personal data in relation to your use of the website as generated by the cookie (incl. your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Cookies

Some of the websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help us make our service more user-friendly, more efficient and safer. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and by your browser.

Most of our cookies are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted automatically after you leave our website. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies help us recognise your browser when you next visit our website.

You can set your browser to inform you of any cookies stored and to allow cookies to be stored only in the individual case, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or even in general and you can activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted.