Data Protection

The operator of these web pages takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data in confidence and in compliance with the statutory data protection regulations, as well as this data protection declaration.

The use of our website is generally possible without the provision of personal data. In instances where our website gathers personal data (for example name, address or email address) this takes place on a voluntary basis wherever possible. This data is not passed on to third parties without your explicit agreement.
Please note that the transfer of data via the internet (e.g. communication by email) may be at risk of security breaches. It is impossible to completely protect data against access by third parties.


Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like button)

Our web pages contain plug-ins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognise the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our page. You will find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here:
If you visit our website, the plug-in will establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Through this, Facebook is informed that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account then you can link the contents of our website with your Facebook profile. In this way, Facebook is able to assign the visit to our site to your user account. Please note that we, as the site provider, have no knowledge of the data transferred in this way and its use by Facebook. You can find further information on this by referring to the Facebook data protection declaration at
If you do not wish Facebook to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.


Data protection declaration for the use of Google +1

Our web pages utilise functions of Google +1. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Acquisition and passing on of information: With the aid of the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. Using the Google +1 button, you and other users obtain personalised contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have provided as +1 contents, as well as information about the pages that you have viewed by clicking on +1. Your +1 can be shown on the internet as information together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, for example in search results or in your Google profile, or in other places on websites and adverts on the internet. Google records information about your +1 activities, in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to use the Google +1 button you require a globally visible, public Google profile that must include a chosen name for the profile as a minimum. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can replace another name that you have used when sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address, or who possess other identifying information about you.
Use of the logged information: In addition to the purposes of use described, the information provided by you is also used in accordance with the valid Google data protection conditions. Google may publish summarised statistics regarding the +1 activities of users, or pass this on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or associated websites.


Data protection declaration for the use of Xing

Our website utilises the functions of the Xing network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time you call up one of our web pages that contains the functions of Xing, a connection is established with the Xing servers. No personal data is stored according to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are saved and the user behaviour is not evaluated.
For further information on data protection and the Xing share button, please refer to the data protection declaration of Xing at


Objection to advertising emails

The use of contact details published within the framework of the legal notice obligations for the purpose of providing unsolicited advertising material and information is hereby prohibited. The operators of these web pages reserve the explicit right to take legal action in the event of receiving unsolicited advertising information, for example through spam emails, etc. Disclosure, deletion, blocking.
You have the right to information regarding your saved personal data at any time, along with its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing, at no charge. You are also entitled to demand the correction, blocking or deletion of this data. You can contact us at any time in this regard, and with any other questions on the topic of personal data using the address cited in the legal note.



Some of the web pages use so-called cookies. Cookies do no damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and by your internet browser.
Most of the cookies that we use are so-called „session cookies“. These are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser again when you visit next.
You can set your browser such that you are informed when cookies are set, cookies are only permitted in individual cases, cookies are only accepted for certain cases or generally excluded, and you can also set the browser to automatically delete the cookies when the browser is closed. The deactivation of cookies can limit the functionality of this website.


Contact form

If you wish to contact us with questions via the contact form, your information in the contact form – including the contact details that you provide there – will be saved on our system for the purpose of dealing with your query and for any subsequent questions. We will not pass this data on without your permission.