Data Privacy Statement
Using our website is normally possible without giving any person-related data. If we ask for person-related data on our website (e.g. name, adress or e-mail) then this happens, if possible, on a completely voluntary basis. These data are not given to any third party unless you agree to this.
We point out that data transfer on the internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security holes. A complete protection of your data from the access of a third party is not possible.
We object to the use of our contact data given in the imprint for the purpose of sending us non-explicitly requested advertisment and information material by any third party. The operators of this site reserve the right to take any legal action against unrequested advertisment, e.g. spam mail.
Privacy statement for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-Button)
On our sites there are plug-ins from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You see the Facebook plug-ins as the facebook logo or the "Like button" on our site. There is an overview of facebook plug-ins at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you are visiting our site, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Through this Facebook is getting the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like-Button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our site on your Facebook profile. This way Facebook can associate your visit to our website with your account. We point out that as the provider of our sites, we have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data and their use by Facebook. You find further information in the data privacy statement of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to connect your visit to our website to your facebook account, please log out of your facebbok account before you visit our website.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, an analysing service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies", text files, that are being stored on your computer and allow to analyse your use of the website. The information stored in this cookie normally are sent to a server from Google in the USA and saved there. In case of the anonymization of the IP address on this website, your IP address is shortened if you are located within the member nations of the European Union or in other countries which are partners in the contract of the European Economic Region. Only in exceptional cases the full IP address is being sent to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the provider of this website Google will use these information to analyse your use of this website, to assemble reports about the activities on this website and to supply further internet services to the provider. The IP address transmitted by your brower during Google Analytics will not be connected with other data of Google.
You can prevent storing a cookie with the relevant setting in your browser software; we point out though, that you might not be able to use all functions of this website in their full potential. Furthermore you can prevent the gathering, sending and processing of information by Google by installing the plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google AdSense
This website uses Google AdSense, a service for the integration of advertisment of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "Cookies", text files, that are being stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called Web Beacons (invisible graphics). With these Web Beacons information like user traffic can be analyzed.
The information transferred by Cookies and Web Beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and and the delivery of adverts are being are being sent to a server of Google located in the USA and saved there. Google can give these information any contract partner of theirs. Google will not combine your IP address with any other data about you.
You can prevent storing a cookie with the relevant setting in your browser software; we point out though, that you might not be able to use all functions of this website in their full potential. By using this website you agree to the processing of all collected data about you by Google in the way and for the purpose described.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Google +1
Collection and passing on of information:
By using the "Google +1"-button you can distribute information worldwide. With the "Google+1"-button you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores the information you marked for content +1 and information about the website you were on when using the "Google+1"-button. Your +1 can be displayed as reference with your profile name and your picture in Google services, like search results, in your Google profile or in other places in websites and advertisments in the internet. Google records information about your +1-activities to improve Google services for you and others. If you want to use the "Google+1"-button you need a globally public Google profile containing at least the name chosen for it. This name is being used in all Google services. In some cases this name can also replace the name you used while sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google account can be shown to users who are knowing your e-mail address or are having other identifying information about you.
Use of the acquired information:
Besides the above-mentionend purpose the information supplied by you will be used according to the Google Data Privacy Statement. Google might publish summarized statistics about the +1-activities of its users or passes them on to users and partners, like publishers, advertisers or connected websites.
Data Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
On our websites there are functions intergrated from the service of Twitter. These functions are being offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet" your visited websites will be connected with your Twitter account and published to other users. In this process information are being transmitted to Twitter.
We point out that as the provider of this website we have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. You find further information in the data privacy statement from Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data privacy settings in Twitter in the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.