Declaration on data protection

The proprietors of this website take the protection of your personal data most seriously. We treat personal data confidential and comply with all data protection legislative, as well as this declaration.

The use of our website is largly possible without furnishing personal data. Insofar as personal data (name, address, email address) is requested, this is done on a voluntary basis, as far as possible. No data is passed on to third parties without your expressed consent.

Please note that no transmission of data through the internet (i.e. email) is without risk. A complete protection from the data theft by third parties is not possible.

Disclosure, deletion, blocking

At all times you have the right to disclosure of your stored personal data, its provenence, recipients and uses, as well as the correction, blocking or deletion of your data. In case of such queries please use the addresses stated in the imprint to contact us.

Data transmission on conclusion of contracts for services and digital content

We only transfer personal data if necessary for the fulfilment of a contract, i.e. payment details for banks.

Further transmissions of data does not occur, only in cases of expressed consent. This applies also to data transfer for advertisment uses.

Cookies

Some of our webpages use cookies. They are small text files, which are placed on your computer and stored by your internet brower. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure.

Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies“, which are deleted after your visit of our webpage. Other cookies stay stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies help us to recognise you at your next visit.

You can configure your browser so that you are informed if a website wants to install cookies and you can chose whether you want to allow cookes for one session only, for specific websites only or generally disallow cookies. Your can also chose to automatically have cookies deleted when the browser closes. Websites may be limited in functionality if cookies are deactivated.

Server log-files

The webserve provider automatically gathers and stores information in so-called server log-files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. The information transmitted is:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • Your operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

This information cannot be matched to individual persons. A merging of data with other source does not take place. We reserve to right to check information if we receive verifiable indications of wrong doing.

Contact form

Should you send us a query via the contact form, we will store the information provided including your contact details in case we need to contact you again. This information is not passed on without your consent.

Registering on this website

You can register on our website in order to gain access to additional functiounality. The information provided will ony be used for the services you registered for.

For important changes, i.e. changes to our service offering or changes of a technical nature we will use the email address you provided upon registration.

Google ReCaptcha

We use reCAPTCHA by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to protect the transmission of data provided in selected data entry fields (i.e. online membership applications, contact form, registration of the member' area). This service includes the transmission of your IP address and possibly other data deemed necessary for reCAPTCHA to Google. Such data is protected by the policies of Google Inc. For more detailed information check Google's data protection centre: http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Web analysis

The web page use the open source software Piwik to statistically analyse visitor access to the site. Only anonymous access data is compiled and no personal user profiles are created.

Piwik uses cookies (see above) which enable the user analysis of the site. All data generated is stored on the servers of Piwik PRO GmbH in Germany. Such an analysis may be blocked by disableing JavaScript and cookies in your browser. Consult the user manual of the browser in order to find more information.

Should you not agree to the storage and use of your data you can disable it here. In this case an opt-out-cookie is placed on your computer which blocks Piwik from storing user data. If you delete cookies you will also delete the opt-out-cookie. In this case you have to activate the opt-out again at your next visit.

Verarbeiten von Daten (Kunden- und Vertragsdaten)

We collect, process and use personal data only insofar as necessary for a legel relationship, its basis, its object or change of the same. Personal data of the use of our webpages (user data) is only collected, processed and used in order to provide services to the user and its invoicing.

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