The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the law.
Keep in mind that data transmission on the Internet can generally be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by strangers is not possible.
The website operator or website provider collects data about accesses to the site and saves these as “server log files”. The following data is logged:
- Visited website
- Time at the time of access
- Amount of data sent in bytes
- Source / reference from which you came to the page
- Used browser
- Operating system used
- Used IP address
The data collected are for statistical purposes only and to improve the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to retrospectively check the server logfiles should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.
Popular browsers offer the preference option of not allowing cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all the functions of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.
Handling of personal data
The website operator collects, uses and transfers your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.
Personal information means all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you – such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.
Handling contact information
If you contact the website operator through the offered contact options, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your request. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.
Dealing with comments and contributions
If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This is for the safety of the website operator: If your text violates the law, it may want to track your identity.
You have the option to subscribe to both the entire website and follow-up comments on your post. You will receive an e-mail confirming your e-mail address. Besides this, no further data will be collected. The stored data will not be passed on to third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time.
This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze users’ website usage. The service uses “cookies” – text files stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.
On this website accesses the IP anonymization. The IP address of users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. Under the terms of the agreement, which website operators have entered into with Google Inc., they use the information collected to compile an evaluation of website activity and website activity, and provide Internet-related services.
You have the option to prevent the storage of cookies on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link takes you to the appropriate plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Alternatively, by clicking on this link you prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website. By clicking on the link above you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must allow cookies to be stored. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website.
Here’s more information on Google Inc’s data usage: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
Rights of the user: information, correction and deletion
As a user, you will receive, at the request of you, free information about which personal data has been stored about you. If your request does not conflict with a legal obligation to retain data (eg data retention), you are entitled to correct incorrect data and to block or delete your personal data.