For technical reasons, your internet browser automatically transmits data to our web server when you access our website. Among others, these data include the date and time of access, the URL of the redirecting website, the file accessed, the volume of data transmitted, the browser type and version, the operating system and your IP address. It is not possible for us to assign these data to a certain person.
In order to expand the functionality of our internet offering and make use more convenient for you, we use what are referred to as “cookies”. These “cookies” are used to store data on your computer when you access our website. You can use the corresponding settings in your browser to prevent cookies from being saved on your computer. However, this could restrict the functionality of our web offering.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses the “cookies” described above. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, Google will first shorten the IP address within EU member states or in other countries that have signed the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services for the website operator relating to website and internet use. Google will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics with other data. You can use the corresponding setting in your browser software to prevent cookies from being saved. We would like to point out, however, that you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website in full in that case. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being recorded for Google and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Our Web site uses Buttons/Plug-ins from Facebook. These are operated exclusively by Facebook, Inc. 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA (“Facebook”). If a Web site is accessed that includes these Plug-ins, your browser will establish a direct connection to the Facebook server. The button is transferred directly to the browser by Facebook and then connected by the browser to the Web site. Through this connection of the button, Facebook receives information about the use of the Web site. If the user is logged into Facebook at the same time, Facebook can assign the visit to the account of the user. If the button is then clicked, the respective information will be transferred and stored directly to Facebook.
The reasons and the extent of the data collection and the further analysis and use of the data by Facebook as well as the rights of the user and the settings with regard to data security can be derived from the respective notices on www.facebook.com.
Our Website uses Buttons/Plug-ins from Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA, 94103 USA (“Twitter”). Through the use of the Twitter button, the sites you visit will be connected to your Twitter account and released to other Twitter users. This also results in the transfer of data to Twitter.
The reasons and the extent of the data collection and the further analysis and use of the data by Twitter as well as the rights of the user and the settings with regard to data security can be derived from the respective notices on http://twitter.com/privacy.