The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and handle it according to the statutory data-protection regulations as well as this data-privacy statement.
The use of our website is generally possible without providing any personal data. To the degree any personal data (such as names, addresses or email addresses) are collected on our site, this takes place on a voluntary basis to the extent possible. These data will not be provided to third parties without your explicit consent.
We note in this regard that the transmission of data over the Internet (for example, in the course of email communication) can feature gaps in security. It is not possible to protect data completely against access by third parties.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we’ll need an email address from you, as well as information that enables us to confirm that you are the owner of the email address provided, and that you have agreed to receive the newsletter. No other data will be collected. We use these data exclusively for sending the requested information, and do not provide it to third parties. At any time, you may withdraw the consent given to storage of this data and email address, and to their use for sending the newsletter. You may use the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter for this purpose.
Data-privacy statement for the use of Facebook plugins (“Like” button)
Plugins for the Facebook social network (Provider: Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, United States) are integrated into our website. You can identify the Facebook plugins by the presence of the Facebook logo or the “like” button (German: “Gefällt mir”) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins is available here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins
If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate the visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data-privacy statement for the use of Twitter
Functions provided by the Twitter service are included on our site. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc. (1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States). Through the use of Twitter and the “retweet” function, the websites visited by you are associated with your Twitter account, and this information is provided to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter as a result. We note in this regard that as providers of the site, we receive no information regarding the contents of the transmitted data or of how it is used by Twitter. Additional information on this topic can be found in Twitter’s data-privacy statement at twitter.com/privacy. You can change your Twitter privacy settings on the account settings page at twitter.com/account/settings.
Data-privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn
Our website uses functions provided by the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Any time one of our pages containing the LinkedIn functions is accessed, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn is thereby informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click LinkedIn’s “recommend” button while logged into your LinkedIn account, it becomes possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We note in this regard that as providers of the site, we have no knowledge regarding the contents of the transmitted data or of how it is used by LinkedIn.
Further information on this topic can be found in LinkedIn’s data-privacy statement at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Our website uses functions provided by the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Any time one of our pages containing the XING functions is accessed, a connection to XING servers is established. To our knowledge, no personal data is stored as a result of this process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored, and usage behavior is not analyzed.
Further information on data protection and the XING “share” button can be found in the XING data-privacy statement at www.xing.com/app/share;
Data-privacy statement for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, a site operated by Google. The site’s operator is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, United States. When you visit any of our pages that are furnished with a YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube’s servers is established. In this process, information on which of our pages you have visited is provided to the YouTube server.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
Additional information about the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s data-privacy statement at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
This site uses SSL encryption for reasons of security, and to protect the transmission of confidential content such as the requests you send to us as site operators. You can identify an encrypted connection by the fact that the browser’s address bar changes from http:// to , as well as by the appearance of the lock icon in your browser address bar.
When SSL encryption is enabled, the data that you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.
Prohibition on advertising emails
The use of the contact data published in the context of the legal imprint obligation to send advertisements or informational materials that have not been explicitly requested is hereby prohibited. The site operators reserve the right to take explicit legal steps in the case of unsolicited delivery of advertising materials, for instance in the form of spam emails.