Access data / server log files
Every time this website is accessed, the provider (or the web space provider, respectively) collects data (so-called server log files). Access data includes:
Name of the visited website, file, data and time of the visit, transferred amount of data, notification about the successful retrieval of the website, browser type and version, operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited webpage), IP address and the requesting provider.
The provider shall only use the protocol data for statistical evaluations for the purpose of ensuring the operation, security and optimization of this website. However, the provider reserves the right to examine the protocol data at a later point in time if specific indications suggest that illegal use can be suspected for legitimate reasons.
Handling of personal data
Personal data means information through which an individual can be identified, i.e. information that can be traced back to an individual. It includes names, email addresses or phone numbers. In addition, data concerning preferences, hobbies, memberships or websites visited by an individual is considered personal data as well.
The provider shall only collect, use or forward personal data if this is legally permissible or if the users consent to such data collection.
Data provided when contacting the provider
When the user contacts the provider (for example via a contact form or email) the user’s information will be stored so that the user's request can be processed and any potential additional questions can be answered.
Use of third-party services and content
This website may include third-party content, such as YouTube videos, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites. This means that the providers of such content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party providers") will always see the user's IP address, since without the IP address, they would not be able to send the content to the browser of the respective user. Therefore, the IP address is required for viewing such content. We make best efforts to only use content from providers that use the IP address exclusively for delivering the content. However, we do not have any influence if third-party providers store the IP address, for example for statistical purposes. If we are aware of this, we will inform the user accordingly.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files that are stored on the user’s computer and make it possible to analyze how the user uses the website. The information about the user's use of this website generated by the cookie will generally be transmitted to and stored on a server of Google in the United States.
However, if IP anonymization is activated on this website, the user’s IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within the Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are contracting parties to the Agreement to the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be forwarded to a Google server in the U.S. and shortened on the respective Google server. IP anonymization is activated on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the user's use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and for providing other services relating to the use of the website and Internet usage to the website operator.
Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics with other data held by Google. Users may refuse the storage of cookies by choosing the respective setting in their browser software. However, users of his website shall be advised that, in such case, they may not be able to fully use all the functions of this website. In addition, users may prevent Google from collecting data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the website (including their IP address) as well as from processing such data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
As an alternative to the browser add-on, or if you are using a browser on a mobile device, click on this link in order to prevent data collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you will have to click on this link again.
Revocation, changes, rights and updates
The user shall have the right to obtain information on his/her stored personal data upon request and free of charge. In addition, the user shall be entitled to the correction of any inaccurate data as well as to the locking or deletion of his/her personal data, unless the storage of such data is required by law.