Data privacy statement


We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory regulations as well as this statement.

The use of our website is mostly possible without divulging personal data. When personal data (such as name, address, or e-mail address) are collected by our site, it always happens on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to any third parties without your consent.

We advise you that data transfer in the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) can have security holes. Complete protection of data from access by third parties is not possible.


Some of the internet pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage on your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our pages more user-friendly, more effective, and safer. Cookies are small text files saved on your computer by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit is over. Other cookies remain on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser when you visit again.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the creation of cookies and to allow cookies only in special cases, or to forbid cookies altogether or for specific cases, or to automatically delete cookies when you close the browser window. The functionality of this website can be limited when cookies are deactivated.

Server log files

The provider of these pages automatically collects and saves information in so-called server log files your browser automatically sends us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server access

These data cannot be matched to specific persons. These data will not be combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data subsequently if concrete evidence of illegal use emerges.

Data privacy statement for the use of 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 cookies that allow analyzing your use of this website. The information about your use of this website which is generated by the cookie is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

If the IP anonymization on this website is activated, Google will cut off your IP address within European Union member states or in other signatories of the European Economic Area treaty. In exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server within the USA, then cut off there. Google will use this information, by order of the website operator, to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports about the website activities, and to perform other services connected with the use of the website and the internet, for the website operator. The IP address sent by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the use of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. For the most common browsers, you will find the procedure under the following links:

Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Apple Safari

With the application of the GDPR 2018 webmasters are obligated to follow the basic regulation published under and to inform users accordingly about the collection and evaluation of data. The lawfulness of the processing is justified in Chapter 2, Article 6 of the GDPR.

You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that will prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website: disable Google Analytics.

For more information about Terms of Use and Privacy, please visit or We´d like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).

Disclosure, Deletion, Blocking

At any time, you have the right to demand disclosure about your personal data, their origin and recipient, and the purpose of data processing, as well as correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can always contact us regarding this or other questions about personal data at the address given in the Imprint.