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Data protection


Our website can normally be used without the user having to provide personal data. On the pages of our website where personal data is collected (for example names, addresses and e-mail addresses) such data shall – to the extent possible – be provided on a voluntary basis. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express permission.
We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve security vulnerabilities. It is impossible to fully protect data against unauthorised access by third parties.
We herewith expressly object to the use by third parties of the contact data published in-line with this statutory legal notice for the purpose of sending us advertising and information material which we have not explicitly requested. Should the website operator nonetheless receive unsolicited promotional material, such as spam etc., the operator expressively reserves the right to pursue legal action. 

Privacy Policy for use of Facebook plugins (like button)
On our pages, we use plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugin ca be identified by the Facebook logo or the "Like Button" ("Like") on our side. An overview of the Facebookplug-ins can be found here. Http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/  When you visit our sites, the plugins has a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. Facebook thereby obtains the information that you have visited our site. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign the visit of our page to your Facebook profile. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data and it‘s use by Facebook. For more information, please see the privacy statement of facebook under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to our site, please log out of your Facebook account.

Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer in order to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website your IP address will first be truncated within the geographical area of the member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.


Only in exceptional cases will your complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for the website operator and for providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google will not correlate your IP address – which is transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics – with any other data held by Google. 


You can prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your web browser software; however we draw your attention to the fact that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can furthermore prevent the data relating to your usage of the website (including your IP address) that is generated by the cookie from being tracked and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin which is available at the following link: