Privacy Policy

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This English Version if for information purposes only. Only the German version of the Privacy Policy is legally binding.

Diese englische Version ist nur zur allgemeinen Information. Generell gilt nur die deutsche Fassung der Datenschutzbestimmung als rechtlich verbindlich.
 

General:

Your personal data (e.g. title, name, house address, e-mail address, phone number) are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws. The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data. This data privacy policy applies only to our web pages. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.
 

Cookies:

To optimize our web presence, we use cookies. These are small text files stored in your computer. In general these cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Some cookies remain on your computer (long-term cookies) and permit its recognition on your next visit. This allows us to improve your access to our site.

You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a “disable cookies” option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our website.
 

Server-Log Files:

The Internet provider of this website automatically stores information that your browser submits to the server in – so called – server-log files. These information includes:

  • Browser Type / Browser Version
  • your Operatingsystem
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname and IP address of your computer
  • Date and time of the request

These data is anonymous and can not be tied to a specific individuals. A combination of this data with other data sources is not made. We reserve the right to analyze these data in case of concrete evidence of unlawful use.
 

Provacy policy for social plug-ins from Facebook (Like-Button):

We use social plug-ins from facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The plug-ins can be recognized by way of the Facebook logo or the supplement “Facebook Social Plug-in”. For example, if you click on the “Like” button or leave a comment, the relevant information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Furthermore, Facebook makes your likes public for your Facebook friends. If you are logged into Facebook, it can assign the invocation of our page directly to your Facebook account. E

ven if you are not logged in or don’t have a Facebook account, your browser sends information (e.g. which web pages you have called up, your IP address) which is then stored by Facebook. For details about handling of your personal data by Facebook and your related rights, please refer to the data privacy policy of Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not want Facebook to map data collected about you via our Web sites to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our web pages.
 

Privacy policy for Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website.

In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
 

Privacy policy for Instagram:

This website has integrated functions from Instagram. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account you can link content of this website by clicking on the Instagram button to your Instagram Account. This allows Instagram to assign the visit of our pages to your account. We point out that we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use of them through Instagram.

Additional information about the privacy policy from Instagram can be found here: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.
 

Privacy policy for LinkedIn:

This website has integrated functions from LinkedIn. Provider is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you visit one of our pages that has functions of LinkedIn integrated, a connection to servers from LinkedIn is established. With this, LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our website. If you click the “Recommend” butoon and are logged into your account with LinkedIn, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit of our website to your account. We point out that we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use of them through LinkedIn.

Additional information about the privacy policy from LinkedIn can be found here: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.
 

Privacy policy for Pinterest:

This website use plugins from the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). When you visit a page which contains such a plugin, your browser makes a direct connection to the servers of Pinterest. This plugin transmits information to Servers located in the United States of America. These information might contain your IP address, URLs of the pages visited, which also contain Pinterest functions, type and settings of the browser, date and time of the request as well as cookies.

For more information about the purpose, scope and further processing and use of data as well as your rights and ways to protect your privacy can be found in the privacy policy of Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy.
 

Privacy policy for Tumblr:

This website has integrated functions from Tumblr. Provider is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA.
These buttons or links allow you to post or share content on Tumblr. If you click the share button on one of our pages, your browser esteblishes a direct connection to the servers of Tumblr. We have no influences on the type of data that Tumblr will collect and transmits to their servers. As far as we know, Tumblr stores your IP address as well an the URL of the website you visited.

Additional information about the privacy policy from Tumblr can be found here: https://www.tumblr.com/policy/en/privacy
 

Provacy Policy for Twitter:

With Twitter and its Retweet functions, we use social plug-ins from Twitter.com, operated by Twitter Inc. 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107. If you use Retweet, the websites visited by you are announced to third parties and associated with your Twitter account. Details about handling of your data by Twitter as well as your rights and setting options for protecting your personal information can be found in Twitter’s data privacy policy: http://twitter.com/privacy

You can change your privacy settings in your Twitter account settings: http://twitter.com/account/settings.