The owners of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. All your personal data will be treated confidentially in accordance with the statutory data protection requirements and with this privacy statement.

This website can normally be used without you having to enter any personal data. If you should be asked to enter any personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) on our website, this entry will – wherever possible – be optional. This data will never be forwarded to any third parties without your express permission.

We would like to point out that data transfer via the internet (e.g. e-mail communication) may not be 100% secure. A completely reliable protection of data against third-party access is not possible.

Privacy Statement for Using Google Analytics

Analytics Service

Our website uses Piwik. This is a so-called web analytics service. Piwik uses so-called “cookies” – cookies are text files that are saved on your computer and enable us to analyse your usage of our website. For this purpose, the usage information generated by the cookie (including your shortened IP address) is transferred to our server and saved for the purposes of usage analysis. This allows us to optimise our website. Your IP address is immediately anonymised during this process, so that you remain anonymous for us as a user. The information concerning your usage of this website generated by the cookie will not be forwarded to any third parties. You can prevent the cookies from being used by configuring the settings of your browser software. However, if you do this, you may no longer be able to make full use of all functions of this website.

If you do not want the data generated during your visit to be saved and evaluated, you can instruct us not to save and use it by unticking the box below. In this case, a so-called “opt-out cookie” will be saved in your browser. In that case, Piwik will not collect any session data. Please note: If you delete your cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted. In that case, you may need to re-activate it.


Information, Deletion, Blockage

You have the right to receive information about the storage of your personal data, its origins and recipients as well as the purposes of the data processing – at any time and free of charge. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. If you have any questions about this or about anything else relating to the subject of personal data, please feel free to contact our data protection supervisor at

Server log files

The provider of this website automatically gathers and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically forwards to us. This information is as follows:

  • Browse type / browser version
  • Operation system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request

This data cannot be associated with individual persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to carry out subsequent checks of this data if we should receive information pointing towards unlawful usage.


Websites sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used for making our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your computer and saved by your browser.

Most cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after you leave our website. Other cookies remain on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser next time you visit our website.

You can configure your browser to receive notifications when cookies are created and only allow cookies in individual cases, prevent cookies from being saved – always or only in certain cases – and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Contact Form

If you send us an enquiry using our contact form, we will save the data you enter in the contact form, including your contact data you provide us with, in order to be able to process your enquiry and to deal with any subsequent enquiries. We will not forward this data without your consent.

Junk Mail Clause

Herewith we expressly prohibit any usage of the contact data published in order to comply with the legal website requirements for the purposes of sending unsolicited advertising and information materials. The owners of this website reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising being sent to them, e.g. by means of spam e-mails.

Newsletter Data

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we would require your e-mail address and information that would allow us to verify that you are the owner of that e-mail address and agree to receiving the newsletter. No further data shall be collected. We will not use this data for any purposes other than for sending you the information you requested, and we will not forward it to any third parties.

You can revoke the permission you grant us to save your data and your e-mail address and to use this address for sending you newsletters at any time, e.g. by using the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.


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