Data Privacy

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations, as well as in accordance with this privacy statement. The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data.

 

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service supplied by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transferred to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved.

You can prevent the recording of the data collected by the cookie with respect to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

You can find further information about the conditions of use and data protection under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html and http://www.google.com/intl/en-GB/policies/privacy/.

 

Social Media Plugins

Social plugins are integrated on certain webpages of our website, e.g. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and/or Youtube. The social plugins are identified with the companies’ logo, comment fields or what are known as a »Like« or »+1« button. When you visit a page that displays such a plugin your browser will create a direct connection to the respective social media provider server. At the same time Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and/or Google will know that the respective page on our website has been visited. If you are registered and have logged in with the provider concerned, your visit can also be assigned to your user account. Social media provider such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Youtube do not provide specific information about which data is transmitted in the use of their social plugins. We therefore have no knowledge regarding the content and scope of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Youtube. Please refer to the further information about this in the data protection regulations of the social media services which are found here: 

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle+ and Youtube. If you do not wish a provider to collect data on you through our website, please deactivate the plugins in your web browser. If you wish to avoid a link to any existing user account, you must log out before your visit to our website.