Privacy Policy

The owner of this page takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your data confidentially and according to legal regulations and this Privacy Policy.

Most of the time, no personal data is necessary to use this web site. If we process personal information (for example name, address, email), it is as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This personally identifiable data is not transferred to third parties without your explicit consent.

We point to the fact that online data transmissions may involve security flaws. A full protection of your data from access by third parties cannot be guaranteed.

Cookies

These web pages sometimes use Cookies. Cookies do neither harm your computer nor do they contain viruses. We use Cookies to make our services more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files that are saved by your browser and on your computer.

Most of our used cookies are session cookies. They are deleted automatically after your visit. Other Cookies remain on your device until you delete them. Those Cookies help us recognize your browser at the next visit to our site.

You can change the settings in your browser, so that you are notified of Cookies and can agree or disagree to their use, can prohibit their use in certain or all cases or activate the automatic deletion of Cookies when you close your browser. The functionality of this site may be impaired if you disable Cookies.

Server Log Files

This page’s provider automatically collects and saves information in server log files, that your browser presents. This includes:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of accessing device
  • Time of server request

This data is not assignable to a specific person. This information is not joined with other sources of information. We reserve the right to look into this data retrospectively, should we receive indications of an illegal usage.

Contact Form

If you send us requests via the contact form, we will save your personal information including contact details for processing and possible further contact. We will not pass on any of this information without your consent.

LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. Provided by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time you use this function, you will be redirected to the servers of LinkedIn. LinkedIn will be informed of your visit on our site with your IP address. If you press the “recommend“ button and are logged in to LinkedIn , LinkedIn will be able to connect your account to the visit on our web page. We point out that we do not have any knowledge of the data collected and its usage by LinkedIn.

For more information visit LinkedIn’s Privacy Policy: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

SSL Encryption

This website uses SSL encryption for safety reasons and the protection of transmitted confidential contents such as your inquiries. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar.

If SSL encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Privacy Policy for Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses Cookies. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website will usually be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States

In case of an activation of IP anonymization Google will shorten the IP address within EU member states and parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptions the full IP address will be transmitted Google’s servers in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Right to information, amendment, blocking and deletion

As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal disclaimer if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.

Opposition to promotional emails

We hereby explicitly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of the website’s legal notice to send promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.