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Data protection statement

As the operator of these pages we take protecting your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in confidence and in accordance with the rules of data protection law and this data protection statement. Our website can normally be used without giving any personal data but should any personal data, such as names, addresses and/or e-mail addresses be gathered on our sites, this will always be on a voluntary basis. We will not disclose this data to any third parties without your express consent. We must point out that sending data online, such as communicating by e-mail, may prove not to be secure. There is no way of protecting data absolutely against being accessed by third parties.


Data protection statement on using Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics, provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses what are known as 'cookies': these are text files which are saved on your computer which enable us to analyse how you use our website. The information which is generated about your using this website is normally sent to one of Google's servers in the USA and stored there. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, however, Google will first abbreviate your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional circumstances will the full IP address be sent to one of Google's servers in the USA and abbreviated there. In accordance with this website operator's instructions, Google will use this information to analyse how you use the website, compile reports about website activities and provide the website operator with other services in connection with using the website and the Internet generally. IP addresses sent by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be combined with any other Google data. You can stop cookies being saved by setting your browser software accordingly but we must point out that, in that case, you may not be able to use all this website's functions fully. You can also prevent the data which cookies generate relating to your using this website (including your IP address) being sent to Google and Google using these data, by downloading and installing the browser plugin at the link below:


Deleting/blocking information

You have the right to be informed of personal data saved about you, where they come from and why they are processed, and have the right to correct, block and delete this data at any time. You can also ask us any questions about personal data by contacting the address as shown in our imprint at any time.  



Some Internet sites use what are known as cookies. Cookies will not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. We use cookies to make our product more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are little text files which are sent to your computer and which your browser saves. The cookies we use are mostly 'session cookies', which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies will continue to be saved by your hardware until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser when you next visit. You can set your browser so you are told when cookies are set and only allow them in exceptional cases, prevent cookies being accepted in certain cases or exclude them generally and activate cookies deletion automatically when you close your browser. If you deactivate cookies, that may restrict this website's functionality.  


Server logfiles

The page provider gathers and saves information automatically in so-called server logfiles, which your browser sends us automatically. This includes:

  • Browser type/version
  • The operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Accessing computer host name
  • Time server request made


This data cannot be traced to any person in particular and are not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data retrospectively if we have reason to believe they are being used unlawfully.  


Contact form

If you send us enquiries via the contact form we will save your details from the enquiry form, including the contact data you give there, for the purpose of processing your enquiry in the case of connection queries. We will not pass this data on without your consent.  


Newsletter data

If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter we offer on our website we will need an e-mail address from you to enable us to verify that you are the owner of that e-mail address and agree to receive this newsletter. To send the newsletter we use service provider CleverReach GmbH & Co. KG, Mühlenstrasse 43, D-26180 RASTEDE ('CleverReach'). For the purposes of sending the newsletter we need to forward the data we gather to CleverReach, who save them there. To find out more about our service provider, visit Furthermore, your data will not be passed on to third parties. You can revoke your consent to saving your data, e-mail address and using it to send the newsletter at any time, including via the 'Cancel' link in the newsletter.

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