Privacy policy

This privacy policy describes how we process information about you, including personal data and cookies.


The collection of personal information when you visit our website

  1. When the website is only used to obtain information, that is, if you do not register or otherwise provide us with information, we only collect personal data transmitted to our server by your browser. If you wish to browse our website, we collect the following data that we need for technical reasons to display our website and to guarantee its stability and security (legal reference is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f EU GDPR):
    • IP address,
    • date and time of the request,
    • time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT),
    • content of the request (exact page),
    • access status/HTTP response code,
    • amount of data being transferred,
    • website from which the request originated,
    • the used browser,
    • operating system and its interface,
    • language and version of the browser software.
  2. In addition to the data mentioned above, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer and are assigned to the browser you are using. They allow the website that sends the cookie to receive certain information. Cookies cannot run any programs or transmit viruses to your computer. They make our online offer more user-friendly and effective.
  3. Use of cookies. This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope, and functionality of which are explained below:
    • Transient cookies are temporary cookies that are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This includes session cookies in particular. They store a so-called session ID, which can be used to assign various requests from your browser to the shared session. This allows your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
    • Persistent cookies are permanent cookies that are deleted automatically after a set period, which can vary depending on the type of file. You can delete cookies at any time using the security settings of your browser. You can configure your browser settings to suit your preferences and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. Please note, however, that you will then not be able to use all the functions of this website to the full extent.

Google Analytics

  1. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymization is enabled on this website, Google will previously truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity, and provide other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
  2. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated by Google with other data held by Google.
  3. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly, however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data obtained by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google if you download and install the browser plug-in available at the following link: com/dlpage/gaoptout.
  4. This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIp()”. This means that IP addresses are further processed in a shortened form, thus excluding the possibility of personal references. If the data collected about you is related to a person, this is excluded immediately, and the personal data is deleted immediately.
  5. We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics obtained will enable us to improve our services and make them more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, gov/EU-US-Framework. The legal reference for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f GDPR.
  6. Third Party Information: Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001 Terms of Use: com/analytics/terms/de.html, information on the protection of personal data: www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html, and a statement on the protection of personal data: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.