Usage of our website is normally possible without providing any personal data. As far as personal data – such as name, address or e-mail address – is collected, the collection is conducted on voluntary basis wherever possible. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your explicit consent. We may advise that data transfer over the Internet (e.g. e-mail communication) may incur safety risks. Consistent protection of data from access by third parties is not possible. Utilization of the contact data provided in pursuance to legal obligation of imprint by third parties to forward anything but explicitly requested advertisements and information material is hereby explicitly excluded. The operators of this website reserve the right of taking legal measures in case of sending any unsolicited advertisement information such as spam e-mail.
Privacy protection statement as regards utilization of Google Analytics
Parts of our websites use Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text data which are being stored on your computer to allow analysis of your usage of this website. The information generated by the cookie about your usage of this website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) is transferred to a server owned by Google in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information to analyze your usage of the website, compile reports about website activities for the operators of the website and to provide further services related to website utilization and Internet usage. Google will also forward this information to third parties in case it is required by law or if third parties are processing these data on behalf of Google.
Users can prevent the installation of cookies by appropriate configuration of their browser software; however, we advise that they may not be able to fully exploit all functions of this website.
In order to prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about the use of the website (including user’s IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, users need to download and install the browser plugin available under the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Another option to refuse the use of Google Analytics is by clicking on the following link, which sets an “opt-out cookie” on the computer, that prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: set opt-out cookie.