Collection, processing and use of personal data
You can visit our website without providing personal details. We merely store access data without personal connection, e.g., the name of your Internet service provider, the page from which you visited us or the name of the requested file. This data is exclusively evaluated for the improvement of our content and does not allow the drawing of conclusions to your person.
We utilize so-called cookies on different pages of our website to make your visit to our website a pleasant one and to enable the use of certain functions. Cookies are small text files that are stored by your web browser on your device for the storage of certain information.
With the information stored and returned, the respective website can recognize that it has already been retrieved and visited previously with the browser of your device. We use this information to be able to design and display the website in accordance with your specific preferences. Here, only the cookie itself is identified on your device. A further reaching storage of personal data is only performed following your explicit consent or when this is absolutely necessary to be able to use the retrieved service accordingly.
Types of cookies
Depending on the intended purpose and function, we classify cookies into the following categories:
Essential cookies ensure functions without which you could not use our website as intended. These cookies are solely used by us and are therefore first party cookies. This means that all information stored in the cookies is returned to our website. The use of essential cookies on our website is possible without your consent. As a result, essential cookies cannot be individually disabled or enabled. However, at all times you have the possibility of generally disabling cookies in your browser.
Functional cookies make it possible for our website to store already performed inputs (e.g. language selection) and to offer improved and personalized functions based on these. These cookies solely collect and store anonymized information so that these cannot track your browsing behavior further on other websites.
Performance cookies collect information on how our website is used and thus for the improvement of its attractiveness, content and functionality. These cookies for example help us in determining whether and which subpages of our website are visited, and in which contents the users are especially interested. Specifically, we register the number of access instances of a page, the number of retrieved subpages, the time spent on our website, the sequence of the visited pages, which search terms led you to us, the country, the region and possibly the city from which the access was performed as well as the percentage of mobile devices that access our website. Furthermore, we register the movements, “clicks” and the scrolling of the mouse to understand which areas of website are of particular interest to the users. Subsequently, we attune the contents of our website in a more targeted manner to the needs of our users and optimize our services. Performance cookies are used on our website.
Google Analytics web analysis service
This website utilizes Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses these performance cookies, which are stored on your computer, and facilitate an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie on your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event of the activation of IP anonymization on this website, beforehand, your IP address will however be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other signatories to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the entire IP address be transferred to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. Google will, on behalf of the operator of this website, use this information to evaluate your use of the website, prepare reports on the website activities and to provide services connected with the website and Internet usage towards the website operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
Information on the third-party company:
Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001.
Overview of data protection: http://google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Right of providing information
In accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act (“Bundesdatenschutzgesetz”), you have a right for free information on your stored data as well as possibly a right for correction, blocking or deletion of this data.
Contact person for data protection
In the event of questions regarding the collection, processing or use of personal data, for information, correction, blocking or deletion of data as well as for the revoking of provided consent, please contact: