Data protection

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection legislation and this data protection statement.

Use of our website is generally possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal information is collected on our pages (for example, name, address or email addresses), this shall always occur, where possible, on a voluntary basis. This data shall not be passed to third parties without your express consent.

We point out that the transmission of data via the internet (e.g., with communication by e-mail) can lead to security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analysis service. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally sent to a Google server in the USA and is then stored there.

Where IP anonymisation is activated however on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated in advance by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the European Economic Area agreement. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and be abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to perform other website and internet related services vis-a-vis the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You may disable the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; we point out, however, that in this case not all features of this website may be used in full. You can also disable Google’s capturing and processing of the data that is generated by the cookie and that relates to your use of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:


The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our service more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and which are stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser during the next visit.

You can set your browser so that you will be informed with regards to the setting of cookies and so that you only allow cookies in individual cases. You can also allow the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or exclude them generally and you can set the automatic deletion of the cookies when you close the browser. Deactivation of the cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.