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Privacy policy

Privacy policy:

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy policy.

In general, our website can be used without providing any personal information. If personal information is collected (e.g., name, address or email addresses), this is always done on a voluntary basis, insofar as possible. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.

Please note that online data transfer (e.g., by email) may pose security risks. A complete protection of data from third-party access is not possible.

Data privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will first be truncated in member states of the European Union or in countries that are parties to the European Economic Area Agreement. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities and provide website operators with other services related to the use of the website and internet. The IP address that your browser transmits for Google Analytics will not be merged with any other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by selecting the appropriate settings for 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 also prevent your data (incl. your IP address) that is related to your use of the website and generated by the cookie from being transmitted to Google and processed by Google by downloading and installing the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on for your current web browser:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Data privacy policy for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like button):

Our website includes plug-ins of the social Facebook network (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You may identify Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. For an overview of the Facebook plug-ins, refer to: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our website, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will then receive the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the “Like” button while being logged on to your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to link the visit of our website to your user account. Please note that we as website provider are neither informed about the content of the transmitted data nor about their use by Facebook. For further information, refer to the Facebook data http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish to allow Facebook to link the visit of our website to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook user account.

Data privacy policy for the use of Instagram:

The functions of the Instagram service are integrated in our website. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged on to your Instagram account, you can link the content on our website to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to link the visit of our website to your user account. Please note that we as website provider are neither informed about the content of the transmitted data nor about their use by Instagram.

For further information, refer to the Instagram data policy at: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/