The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission.
However, we would like to point out that data transmissions via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible.
The provider of these websites automatically collects and stores information in log files which your browser automatically transmits to us, such as -browser type/version
- used operating system
- referrer URL
- host name of the accessing computer
- time of query
The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under http://twitter.com/account/settings
On our websites plug-ins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You recognise these plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the Like-Button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plug-ins, please see here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Collection and forwarding of Information: By using the Google +1 button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalrelated contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have voted +1 for contents as well as information about the website that you were visiting as you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices together with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google profile or at other places on websites. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google sevices for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may be replaced by another name which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The ID of your Google account can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or possess any other information identifying you.
Use of collected information: Besides the above mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are treated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites, respectively.
Our website uses functions of the website YouTube. The Youtube websites are provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you access a website which contains a YouTube plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Youtube.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as their use by YouTube. If you do not wish that YouTube associates your visit of our websites to your YouTube account, please log out of your YouTube account.
Objection to commercial mails
Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Note (Imprint). The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.