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Privacy policy

Which personal data we collect and why we collect it:


When visitors write comments on the website, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and the user agent string (which identifies the browser) to support spam detection.

Area of Validity

This Data Protection Declaration is intended to inform users of this website in accordance with the Federal Data Pprotection Act and the Telemedia Act about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator takes your data protection very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations.

Keep in mind that data transmission over the Internet can always be subject to security gaps. Complete protection against access by strangers is not possible.

Access data

The website operator or website provider collects data about access to the site and stores it as “server log files”. The following data is logged:

  • Website visited
  • Specific Time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

The data collected is only used for statistical evaluations and for the improvement of the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to check the server log files retrospectively should tangible indications indicate illegal use.


This website uses cookies. These are small text files that are saved on your device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies increases the user experience and security of this website.

Common browsers offer the option to not allow cookies. Note: It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all features of this website without restrictions if you make appropriate settings.

Handling personal data collects, uses and passes on your personal data only if this is permitted within the legal framework or if you consent to the data collection. Personal data includes all information that serves to identify you and which can be traced back to you – for example your name, email address and telephone number.

Handling contact details

If you contact by the contact options offered, your details will be stored so that it can be used to process and respond to your request. Without your consent, this data will not be passed on to third parties.

Google Analytics

This website uses the “Google Analytics” service, which is offered by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), to analyze website usage by users. The service uses “cookies” – text files that are stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.


IP anonymization applies on this website. The IP address of the users is truncated within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. As part of the contract data agreement that the website operators have concluded with Google Inc., the website operator uses the collected information to carry out an evaluation of website usage and activity and provides services related to Internet usage.

You can prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making appropriate settings in your browser. It is not guaranteed that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restrictions if your browser does not allow cookies.

Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin:

Alternatively, by clicking on this link, you prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website. By clicking on the link above, you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must therefore in general allow the storage of cookies. If you delete your cookies regularly, a new click on the link is required each time you visit this website. Here you can find more information about the data usage by Google Inc.:

Newsletter subscription offers you a newsletter in which it informs you about current events and offers. If you wish to subscribe to the newsletter, you must provide a valid e-mail address.

User’s rights: information, rectification and deletion

Upon request, you as a user will receive free information about which personal data has been stored about you. Unless your request conflicts with a legal obligation to retain data (e.g. data retention), you are entitled to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.

Further information

Your confidence is important to us. Therefore, we would like to answer your questions regarding the processing of your personal data at any time. If you have any questions that this Privacy Policy has not been able to answer, or if you would like more detailed information at any point, please contact management at any time. You can reach us at


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