Data Privacy Statement

Data Protection Regulations

The protection of your privacy and your personal data are matters of importance to us. For this reason we carry out our Internet activities exclusively subject to the respective data protection legislation.

Personal Data

We treat your personal data in strict confidence. We do not forward your data on to third parties.

Data Security

We are scrupulous in taking measures to protect your data from loss, manipulation and unauthorized access. The precautions we take reflect the latest in technological developments.

Deployed Technologies

Parts of this website might feature technologies that are widely used in the Internet, such as JavaScript, Flash or ActiveX, so that the information you require can be provided to you in comfort. Under no circumstances do we use such technologies to spy out personal data or manipulate data on your computer.

Written Records

In line with general practice, we record all access made to our HTTP server. Our records always feature the date and time, the name (URL) of the page you call up and the IP address of the computer from which you are calling up a site. These data are not personal and serve purposes of legal security (e.g. against hacker attacks) as well as to optimize our web presence based on the statistical evaluation of the data (e.g. access errors, average period of time spent on-site, Internet browser and systems software used).

Links to other Websites

The website features links to other external websites. Since we have no influence on these other websites, we are unable to accept any responsibility for their content or data protection policies.

Web Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics; a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”: text files that are saved on your computer and allow analysis of your usage of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your usage of this website is generally communicated to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, In the case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address is truncated beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases only, the full IP address will be communicated to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide the website operator with other services associated with the website usage and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data by Google.

You can prevent the saving of cookies by means of a corresponding setting in your browser software; we would however point out that you may be unable to use the full extent of all functions of this website in this case. Moreover, you can prevent the acquisition by Google of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your usage of the website (incl. your IP address) and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available through the following link: [].

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