The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data protection statement.
Use of our website is generally possible without providing any personal data. If personal data (for example name, address or e-mail address) are collected on our website, as far as possible this is always done on a voluntary basis. We will not pass on these data to third parties without your explicit agreement.
We would draw your attention to the fact that there may be security gaps in the area of data transmission on the Internet (such as communication by e-mail). Complete protection of data against third party access is not possible.
Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)
Matomo is open-source software which evaluates visits to websites. The analysis is enabled through cookies, that is text files. The cookies collect information about your use of our website. This is stored on a Matomo server in Switzerland. Your IP address has already been anonymised beforehand. However, you have the option of preventing Matomo cookies being saved on your computer. To do this, you have to change the settings on your Internet browser accordingly. This may result in you not being able to use the full range of functions on our website.
You can decide here whether to allow a unique web analysis cookie to be stored in your browser enabling the website operator to record and analyse various statistical data.
If you wish to decide against this, click on the following link to store the cookie for disabling Matomo in your browser.
The website makes some use of so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer in any way and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make what we offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are deposited on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies". They are automatically deleted once your visit has ended. Other cookies remain saved on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser again when you make your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the placement of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, you rule out the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general and you enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If cookies are disabled, the functionality of this website may be restricted.
If you send us enquiries via contact form, your data from the enquiry form, including the contact details which you provided there, are stored by us for the purpose of processing your enquiry and in case there are follow-up questions. These data are not passed on without your consent.
Use of Google analytics
On our website, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as "Google". Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and thus enable an analysis of the way you use the website.
The information generated by these cookies, for example time, location and frequency of your website visits, including your IP address, is transferred to Google in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our site, to compile reports on website activities for us and to provide other services associated with use of the website and the Internet. If applicable, Google will also transfer this information to third parties, insofar as this is prescribed by law or to the extent that third parties process these data on Google's behalf.
Google itself states that it will not under any circumstances associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent the cookies being inserted by using an appropriate setting of your browser software; however, we would draw your attention to the fact that this may mean you are not able to make full use of all the functions of our website.
On our website we offer you the opportunity to register there. The data entered during this registration process, which are evident from the registration form's input mask, are collected and stored exclusively for the use of our online services. Along with your registration on our website, we will also save your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This is used as protection on our part, in the event of a third party misusing your data and registering on our site using these data without your knowledge. Information is not passed on to third parties. Nor is there any reconciliation of data collected in this way with data that may have been collected by other components of our site.