Privacy Policy

1. Collection of personal information

“Personal information” means information concerning you personally. This includes information such as your name, address, mailing address, phone number, date of birth, and e-mail address. It does not include information that cannot be directly associated with you personally (such as how long users spend on the website or the number of users of the website). As a basic principle, you can use our website without disclosing your identity. However, the date, time, and duration of every visit to our Web pages and the anonymized (see Sec. 5, Google Analytics / cookies) IP address of the computer and the Internet service provider (ISP) will be saved with the relevant data volume. Personal information is collected on a voluntary basis insofar as possible (such as in the case of communications sent by e-mail).

2. Data privacy and protection, use and processing of data

We will treat your personal information as confidential and not disclose it to unauthorized third parties. The length of time for which we store the personal information we have collected is in accordance with the legal requirements for storage of data, which may be extended to as much as ten years as a result of storage periods stipulated under commercial or tax law.

3. Claim to provision of information; right to object to use of information

At any time, you can request information, free of charge and without delay, on the data stored regarding you personally or on any pseudonym assigned to you. Furthermore, you have the right to object to the further use of your personal information in the future at any time. To do so, you are required to provide valid proof that the account in question is your account. We reserve the right to provide this information electronically. In both cases, please contact: info(at)

We moreover point out that data cannot be deleted if they are needed in order to handle ongoing contracts, particularly for billing or accounting purposes, or insofar as we are under a legal obligation to store the data.

4. Data security

We enhance the confidentiality and security of your personal information by using all data transmitted only for the purpose stated by you, and by ensuring that each of our employees and service providers is under a contractual obligation to maintain confidentiality and observe data secrecy.

5. Google Analytics / Cookies

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies,” text files that are saved on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In the event that IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will, however, shorten your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other states that are signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA) beforehand. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, compile reports on activity on the website, and perform further services for the website operator associated with the use of the website and Internet use. Google will not combine the IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics with other data.

You can prevent cookies from being saved by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly; we do, however, point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all of the functions of this website in full.

You can also prevent the information generated by the cookie with regard to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being captured and provided to Google and from being processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: Google plugin.

By using this website, you agree that the information collected regarding you can be processed by Google and/or to our use of cookies in the manner described above and for the abovementioned purposes.