Privacy Policy


Data Protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We
treat your personal data confidential and according to the legal data protection regulations
and this Privacy Policy.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data,
such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if
possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.

However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail
communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete
protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.

Cookies

This website partially uses so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause damages to your
computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies allow us to make our offer more user-friendly,
more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files, stored by your browser on your
computer.

The most cookies that we use are so-called “session cookies”. They will be deleted
automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your terminal device. Those
cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit.

You can adjust your browser that way in order to be informed when cookies are placed, to
individually allow cookies or to generally exclude cookies in certain cases as well as to
activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. The deactivation of
cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

Sever-log-files

The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in log files which
your browser automatically transmits to us, such as

-browser type/version
-used operating system
-referrer URL
-host name of the accessing computer
-time of query

Those data cannot be associated with individual persons. A merging with other data sources
does not take place. We reserve the right to retrospectively check the data if reasonable
evidences concerning illegal use become known.

Contact form

If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your data entered into the contact form,
including the stated contact data, are stored for the purpose of dealing with your enquiry and
in case of additional enquiries. Those data will not be passed on without your permission.

Newsletter

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on our website, we require your email
address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the
provided email address and that you agree to the reception of the newsletter. Further data
will not be collected. We use those data exclusively for the sending of the requested
information and do not transmit them to third parties.

The given permission to the storage of the data, the email address as well as the use of such
for the purpose of sending the newsletter can be withdrawn at any time via the
“Unsubscribe”-link within the newsletter.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses so-called”cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer to
analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of
this website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A.

If the IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP-address will be shortened priory
within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on
the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases your complete IP-address will be
transmitted to a server in the U.S.A. and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of
this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile
reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to
website and internet activities. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data
held by Google.

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser;
however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you
may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to the use of this
websites by downloading and installing the plug-in under the following link:
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Privacy Policy for the use of etracker

Our websites uses the analysis service of etracker. Provider of these services are the
etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1 20459 Hamburg Germany. User profiles under a
pseudonym can be created using these data. For this cookies can be used. Cookies are
small text files that are stored locally in the buffer store of your internet browser. The cookies
enable to recognise your browser. The data collected by etracker will not be used to
personally identify users of our website and will not be merged with person-related data
about the owner of the pseudonym without explicit permission of the involved user.

You may object to the collection and use of data at any time with effect to the future. In order
to object to the data collection and use, you can obtain an Opt-Out-Cookie, which secures
that no visitor data of your browser will be collected from and stored by etracker in the future,
from etracker under the following link:
http://www.etracker.de/privacy?sid=6f4cb327264bef5adfbfc1cda3e45772&id=privacy&et=V2
3Jbb&languageId=2

By this an Opt-Out-Cookie named “cntcookie”will be placed by etracker. Please do not delete
this cookie as long as you wish to uphold your objection. Further information you find in the
Privacy Policy of etracker under https://www.etracker.com/en/data-protection.html

Piwik

Web analysis services This website uses Piwik, an open-source software for the statistical
evaluation of visitor access. Piwik uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your
computer and enable an analysis concerning the use of the website. The information
generated by the cookies about your use of this online offer will be stored on the servers of
the provider in Germany. The IP-address will be made anonymous immediately after the
processing and before its storage.

The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website will not be passed on
to third parties. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your
browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that you might not be able
to use all functions of this website to the full extend in this case.

If you object to the use of your data, you may deactivate the storage and use here. In this
case an Opt-Out-Cookie will be placed the prevent Piwik from storing the usage data. If you
delete your cookies also the Opt-Out-Cookie will be deleted. On the next visit of our
websiters Opt-Out has to be activated again.

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook-Plug-ins

On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue,
Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You recognise these plug-ins by the Facebook
logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plug-ins, please see here:
https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/?locale=en_US.

If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server
is established by this plug-in. By that Facebook receives information that you have visited our
websites with your IP-address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged
on to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook
account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites to your Facebook
account. We would like to point out that we as providers of these websites do not obtain
knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as the use of such by
Facebook. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Facebook under
https://www.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook
account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered
by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter
as well as the function “Re-Tweet” websites visited by you are linked to you Twitter account
and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter.

We would like to point out that we as providers of this websites do not obtain knowledge
about the contents of those data. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of
Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en.

The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under
http://twitter.com/account/settings

Privacy Policy for the use of Google +1

Collection and forwarding of Information: By using the Google +1 button you may publish
information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalrelated contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have
voted +1 for contents as well as information about the website that you were visiting as you
clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices together with
your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google
profile or at other places on websites.

Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google sevices
for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button you need a globally visible, public
Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name
will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another
name which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The ID of your
Google account can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or possess any
other information identifying you.

Use of collected information: Besides the above mentioned designated purposes, the details
provided by you are treated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google
may publish summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to
users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites, respectively.

Privacy Policy for YouTube

Our website uses functions of the website YouTube. The Youtube websites are provided by
YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you access a website which
contains a YouTube plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of
Youtube.

If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your visit of our
websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these
websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use
by YouTube. If you do not wish that YouTube associates your visit of our websites to your
YouTube account, please log out of your YouTube account.

For further information concerning the use of data by YouTube please view the YouTube
Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Privacy Policy for the use of Instagram

On our websites functions of the service Instagram are embedded. These functions are
offered by the Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are
logged in to your Instagram account you can link contents of our websites with your
Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. By this Instagram will associate the visit of
our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these
websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use
by Instagram.
For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of Instagram:
http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of Linked in is the LinkedIn
Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On every access to our
websites which contain LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn will be
established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP
address. If you the “recommend”-button of LinkedIn and are logged in to your LinkedIn
account, LinkedIn can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We would
like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the
contents of transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn.

For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of Instagram:
https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

Privacy Policy for the use of Pinterest

On our website we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest which is operated by
Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). If you access a
website which contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the
servers of Pinterest. The plugin in transmits protocol data to the servers of Pinterest in the
U.S.A. These protocol data may contain your IP-address, the address of the visited website,
which also contain this plugin, type and setting of the browser, date and time of query, your
way of using Pinterest as well as cookies.

For further information concerning purpose, extend and further processing and use of the
data by Pinterst as well as your respective rights and possibilities for the protection of your
privacy, please read the Privacy Policy of Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacypolicy

Privacy Policy for the use of XING

Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider of these functions are the XING
AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg. On every access to our websites that contain
the functions of XING, a connection to the servers of XING will be established. According to
our present state knowledge, the storage of person-related data does not take place,
especially no IP-addresses will be stored, neither will the usage behaviour be evaluated.

For further information concerning data protection and the XING share button, please read
the Privacy Policy of XING under https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

Privacy Policy for the use of Tumblr

Our websites use the buttons of the service Tumblr. Provider of Tumblr is the Tumblr, Inc.,
35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons enable you to share
aposting or a website on Tumblr or to follow the originator on Tumblr. If you access our
website containing Tumblr buttons, the browser establishes a direct connection to the
servers of Tumblr. We have no influence on the extent of date that are collected and
transmitted by Tumblr through the aid of this plugin. According to the latest state of
knowledge, IP addresses as well as the URL of the respective website will be transmitted.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a Google Inc. service to embed commercial information.
Google Adsense uses so-called”cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer toanalyse
the use of the website. Further, Google AdSense uses so-called webbeacons(invisible images).
These web beacons help to process information, such as visitortraffic on this website.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons about your use of this website
(including your IP address) is sent to and stored at a Google server in the U.S.A. Google
may also transfer this information to their contractual partners. However, Google will not
associate your IP address with any other data stored at Google’s.

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser;
however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. By using this
website you agree to the processing of the collected information by Google, according to the
above mentioned purpose.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics Remarketing

Our websites use retargeting technologies by Google. Provider of these technologies are
Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

This enables to address visitors of our website with customised, interest-related commercial
information. The display of commercials takes place according to the cookie-based analysis of
previous usage and browsing behaviour. According to our present stat of knowledge, no
person-related data will be stored when visiting our website. On access, a cookie will beplaced
to collect anonymous data about interests of the user and so to adapt commercials tosuch
information. These cookies are small text files which will be stored onto your computeror terminal device.

You can permanently object to the use of cookies for retargeting by deactivating customised
commercials by Google here: https://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/Further information
and data protection regulations you find in Google’s Privacy Policy under
http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/technologies/ads/.

Privacy Policy for the use of the Amazon partner program

The operators of this website participate in the Amazon EU partner program. On ourwebsites
Amazon advertisements and links are embedded with which we are able to earnincome by
advertising cost refund. Therefore Amazon places cookies in order to trace theorigin of the order.
Thereby Amazon is able to recognise that you have clicked the link placedon our website.
For further information concerning the use of data by Amazon please viewthe Amazon Privacy Policy:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?ie=UTF8&nodeId=468496&rw_useCurrentProtocol=1.

Registration with this website

You can register with this website to be able to use additional functions on this website. The
data entered for this purpose will only be used for purpose of use of the respective offer or
service for which you have registered.

We also use the provided e-mail address to inform you about important changes, such as
change of the offer range or in case of technical changes.

Processing of data (customer data and contract data)

We collect, process and use person-related data only as far as necessary for the establishment,
content-related arrangement or change of the legal relationship (stock data). We only collect,
process and use person-related data about the use of our websites (usagedata) insofar it is
necessary for enabling, improving or invoicing the use of the service.

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for online shops, traders and product shipment

We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g
transmitting data to the forwarding agent or the commissioned credit institution in charge with
the payment. A further transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you
have given your explicit permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial
purposes does not take place.

Transmission of data on contract conclusion for services and digital contents

We transmit person-related data to third parties only if it necessary to fulfil the contract, e.g
transmitting data to the commissioned credit institution in charge with the payment. A further
transmission of data to third parties does not take place unless you have given your explicit
permission. A transmission of data to third parties for commercial purposes does not take place.

Right to Information, Deletion, Blocking

You have the right to be informed about your person-related data, their origin and addressee
and the purpose of data processing as well as the right to correction, blocking or deletion of
those data at any time and free of charge. For further questions and questions concerning
person-related data, feel free to contact us under the address published in the legal note.

Objection to commercial mails

Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Note/Impressum. The use of
such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements
or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this websitereserve the right to
take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercialinformation, e.g. spam mails etc.

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