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Privacy Policy

Data protection

We are taking your privacy concerns very serious. We treat your personal information confidentially and according to the law and this statement. The use of this website is possible without personal information. Giving us personal data (like name, address or e-mail addresses) is voluntary. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent. We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security so a secure transfer of data via Internet is not possible.

Cookies

We use Cookies to help us to make our website more user-friendly, more effectively and more safely. Cookies are small text files which are placed by your browser on your computer. The most used cookies are “Session-Cookies”. They are deleted automatically at the end of your visit. Other cookies stay on your computer until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser when you visit again. You can set your browser to always inform you about established cookies, to decide case by case if you accept the Cookies, to delete cookies after the visit or to generally not accept cookies. However, the deactivation or rejection of cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.

Server-Log-Files

The provider who is authorized with the hosting of this websites automatically collects and saves information in so called log-files. These are:

  • Browser and browser version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of visit

These data cannot be connected to specific persons. The data will not be merged with data from any other sources. We reserve the right to check the authenticity of this information if we have concrete information about illegal activities.

Contact form

If you use the contact form we will store your information, including your contact data, in order to work on your request. We will not pass on these data.

Privacy Statement for the use of Piwik

This page uses Piwik, an Open-Source- software for the statistical evaluation of user access. Piwik uses so called “Cookies”, small text files that are saved on the computer of the user in order to allow the analysis of the use of the website through the user. These information are stored on the Piwik server in Germany. The IP-address is immediately anonymized before the informations are stored though. Users can prevent the use of cookies with their browser settings but the deactivation or rejection of cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.

Browser Plugin

You can set your browser to always inform you about established cookies, to decide case by case if you accept the Cookies, to delete cookies after the visit or to generally not accept cookies. However, the deactivation or rejection of cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.

IP- anonymisation

We use “IP-Anonymisation” on this website. That means that your IP-address is shortened before being transferred to Piwik.

Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (Like-button)

On our pages are plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, incorporated. The Facebook plugin, you agree to the Facebook logo or the Like-Button (Like) on our side. An overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established. Facebook gets this information that you have with your IP address visited our page. If you use Facebook to Like-Button Click while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign your visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Facebook. For more information, please see the privacy policy of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you do not wish that Facebook can assign to visit our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.

Privacy Statement for the use of LinkedIn

We use social plugins (“LinkedIn Plugins”) of LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “LinkedIn”) to connect to LinkedIn. When the LinkedIn Plugins are activated, your browser sets up a direct connection with servers of LinkedIn. At the same time, specific data are transmitted from your browser to LinkedIn. This happens independently of whether or not you click on the LinkedIn Plugin. We do not have any information or influence on the scope of the data which LinkedIn collects in this way. If you click the “Recommend-Button” of LinkedIn and are logged into your LinkedIn-Account at the same time, LinkedIn can assign your visit on our website to your account though. You will find additional information on the LinkedIn Plugins at: www.linkedin.com/static

Privacy Statement for the use of XING

We use social plugins (“Xing Plugins”) of Xing (Xing AG, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany) to connect to Xing. When the Xing Plugins are activated, your browser sets up a direct connection with servers of XING. Personal data like IP-addresses won’t be saved according to our knowledge. You can find additional information about data protection and the XING Share-Button here: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

SSL-encryption

This page uses SSL encryption to ensure the safety of your information. You recognize an encrypted connection at the change from „http://“ to „https://“ in your browser and the small lock-symbol. If SSL is activated, no third party is able to read your data.

Information, Deletion, Locking

You have the right to receive, free of charge, your personal information recorded by us at any time. You also have the right to request the correction, locking or deletion of these data. If you have further questions about this, please contact us under the address you can find in the Legal Disclaimer.