Privacy Policy

Data Protection

The Operators of these Sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your person-related data confidentially and in compliance with the applicable statutory data protection regulations as well as this Privacy Policy.

As a rule, you may use our Website without providing any person-related data. In cases where person-related data (such as your name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our Sites, this is made, to the largest possible extent, on a voluntary basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.
Please note that the transfer of data in the internet (e.g. in the form of communicating via e-mail) may contain security gaps. It is impossible to safeguard a complete protection of data against access of third parties.

Cookies

Internet sites partially use so-called Cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer nor do they contain a virus. Cookies serve to make it easier, more effective and safer for you to use our Website. Cookies are small text files that are stored in the memory of your computer via your browser.
Most of the Cookies used by us are so-called “Session Cookies”. They are automatically deleted once you end your visit. Other Cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These Cookies enable us to recognize your browser upon your next visit.
You can adjust your browser settings to inform you of Cookies and require you to permit Cookies only in individual cases, exclude acceptance in certain in cases or in general as well as automatically delete Cookies when you close the browser. If you disable the Cookies, this may restrict the functionality of the respective website.

Contact Form

If you send us requests by using our contact form, the information provided by you on that request form including the indicated contact data are stored by us for purposes of processing your request and for any succeeding requests. We will not disclose these data to any third parties without your consent.

Right of Access to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You shall, at all times, have the right to obtain information, free of charge, concerning your person-related data stored, the origin and recipient of the same and the purpose for which the data have been processed as well as a right to demand rectification, blocking and deletion of these data. If you have any further questions relating to this subject, please contact us under the address shown in the imprint.

Content and Services of Third Party Providers

As the case may be, our Website uses content, services and performances of other providers that supplement our offer. Among others, such offers include maps by Google Maps, You Tube Videos or graphic depictions by third parties. If you use third-party services of this kind, you are required, as a rule, to transmit your IP address. This way, it is possible for these providers to use and store your IP address. We endeavor to ensure that only such third party providers are included who use IP addresses exclusively for the purpose of supplying the content. However, we have no influence on which third party provider is storing your IP address, as the case may be. For example, a storage may serve statistic purposes. In the event that we obtain knowledge to this effect, we will immediately inform our users of this fact. In this connection, we would like to draw your attention to the Private Policy of individual third party providers and services, which are linked on our Website. They are set forth below in this Privacy Policy.

Person-Related Data

In order to avoid and reduce data, we collect person-related data only to the extent and as long as this is necessary for the use of our Website or required by applicable laws, respectively. We take the protection of your personal data seriously and strictly adhere to the corresponding statutory regulations and to this Privacy Policy when collecting and processing person-related data. If the purpose of the collection of your data does no longer exist or at the end of the statutory storage time, the data collected are blocked or deleted. As a rule, our Website can be used without disclosing personal data. If we collect person-related data – such as your name, address or e-mail address – the collection is made on a voluntary basis. These data will not be disclosed to any third parties without your express consent. Please be aware that, in general, it is not completely safe to transfer data in the internet. It is especially when you correspond via e-mail that the protection of the data exchange cannot be safeguarded.

Objection to Advertising Mails

We hereby expressly object to the use for unsolicited advertising and information material of any contact data that have been published by us in our imprint in order to fulfil our statutory obligations. The Operators of these Sites expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the case of any unsolicited transmission of advertising information such as spam e-mails.

Google Maps Plugin

On our Website, we use a Plugin of the internet service Google Maps. The operator of Google Maps is Google Inc. with business address in the USA, CA 94043, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View. When you use Google Maps on our Website, information regarding the use of this Website and your IP address is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. We have no knowledge of the exact content of the data transmitted nor of the use of the same by Google. As far as Google Maps Plugins are concerned, the service provider stated that it does not associate user data with information obtained from other Google services or collect person-related data. By disabling Javascript in your browser settings, you prevent the implementation of Google Maps. However, in such case, you cannot use any of the maps available on our Website. By using our Website, you give your consent to the collection and processing of the information by Google Inc. in the manner described above. For further information regarding the Privacy Policy and General Terms and Conditions of Use of Google Maps please refer to:
https://www.google.com/intl/de_US/help/legalnotices_maps.html

Google Web Fonts

On our Website, we use external fonts, so-called Google fonts. Google fonts is a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). As a rule, web fonts are embedded by activating a server, which, as a rule, is a server of Google in the USA. This way, the server receives information regarding which of our Internet Sites you have visited. Moreover, Google stores the IP address of the browser used by the visitor’s terminal. For further information regarding Google Privacy Policy please refer to:
www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about
https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en