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The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy. The use of our website is usually possible without submitting any personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. when communicating via email) may not be secure. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.


The webpages sometimes use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies that we use are so-called "session cookies". They will be deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your end device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit. You can set your browser to inform you of the setting of cookies and to allow cookies only on a case-by-case basis, to exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and to enable the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. The function of this website may be limited if cookies are disabled.

Server Log Files

The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. The information collected is: browser type and browser version, operating system used, referrer URL, host name of the accessing computer and time of server request. These data cannot be associated with a specific individual. These data are not combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete indications of illegal use.

Contact form

If you send us enquiries via the contact form, your details from the enquiry form, including the contact details you provide there, will be stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in case of follow-up questions. We will not pass on these data without your consent.

Newsletter data

If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require you to provide an email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter. No other data will be collected. We use these data exclusively for the sending of the requested information and will not pass it on to third parties. You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the email address and their use for sending the newsletter at any time, for example via the "Unsubscribe" link in the newsletter.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA.

Google Analytics

We have activated the IP anonymisation function on this website. As a result, your IP address within EU Member States or in other member states of the European Economic Area will be shortened before being transmitted to the USA. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of the website operator for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services for the website operator relating to website activity and internet usage. Your browser’s IP address transmitted for Google Analytics purposes will not be associated with any other data held by Google.


Browser Plugin

You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) and its processing by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin provided under this link:


Objection to data collection

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that prevents the collection of your data when you visit this website in future: Deactivating Google Analytics

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please refer to Google's privacy policy:


Contract data processing

We have concluded a contract with Google for contract data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.


Demographic features of Google Analytics

This website uses the "demographic features" function of Google Analytics. This allows the creation of reports that contain statements about the age, gender and interests of page visitors. These data come from interest-based advertising by Google as well as from third-party providers' visitor data. These data cannot be associated with a specific person. You can deactivate this function at any time via the advert settings in your Google Account or generally prohibit the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the paragraph "Objection to data collection".

Google Maps

This website uses the product Google Maps from Google Inc. By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of the automatically collected data by Google Inc., its representatives and third parties.

The Terms of Use of Google Maps can be found under Terms of Use of Google Maps.

Google AdWords Conversion Tracking

We use the online advertising program "Google AdWords" and, as part of Google AdWords, the conversion tracking. Google Conversion Tracking is an analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). When you click an advert placed by Google, a conversion tracking cookie is placed on your computer. These cookies expire after 30 days, do not contain any personal data and are therefore not used for personal identification. If you visit certain pages of our website and the cookie has not yet expired, Google and we can recognise that you have clicked the advert and have been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. As a result, there is no possibility that cookies can be tracked via AdWords customers' websites. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to create conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of users who have clicked their advert and have been redirected to a page that has been provided with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information that can be used to personally identify users. If you do not wish to participate in the tracking, you can object to this use by preventing the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly (possibility of deactivation). They are then not included in the conversion tracking statistics. Further information and Google's privacy policy can be found at:,

Pardot Marketing Automation System

We use the Pardot Marketing Automation System (MAS) provided by, inc, The Landmark at One Market, Suite 300, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA. Pardot is a software module from salesforce for the recording and evaluation of use by website visitors. Pardot MAS creates an individual pseudonymised usage profile. For this purpose, cookies are used to enable the recognition of your browser. By pressing the "I agree" button when using our website via the so-called cookie banner, or by continuing to use our website, you agree to the use of cookies and also agree to the use of Pardot cookies. For more information, please visit:

You can deactivate the creation of a pseudonymised usage profile at any time by configuring your browser so that cookies from the domain "" are not accepted. However, this may lead to limitations in the functionality and user-friendliness of our website.

Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Plugins of the Facebook social network, provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated in our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thus receives the information that you have visited our page with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, do not receive any knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data or their use by Facebook. For more information, see Facebook's privacy policy at If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.


Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn functions is accessed, a connection is established with LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our webpages with your IP address. If you click the "Recommend" button from LinkedIn and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our webpage with you and your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data or their use by LinkedIn.

For more information, see LinkedIn's Privacy Policy at:


Our website uses functions of the XING network. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing XING functions is accessed, a connection is established with XING servers. To our knowledge, personal data will not be stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behaviour evaluated.

Further information on data protection and the XING Share button can be found in the XING Privacy Policy at:


Our website uses plugins from the YouTube website operated by Google. The website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit one of our pages containing a YouTube plugin, a connection to the servers of YouTube is established.

The YouTube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to directly associate your surfing behaviour with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. For more information on how user data is handled, please refer to YouTube's privacy policy at:

Comment function on this website

For the comment function on this page, information about the time the comment is created, your e-mail address and, if you do not post anonymously, the username you have chosen will be saved in addition to your comment.

Storage of the IP adress

Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who write comments. Since we do not review comments on our page before release, we need these data in order to be able to take action against the author in case of violations of the law such as insults or propaganda.

Subscription to comments

As a user of the page, you can subscribe to comments after signing in. You will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails.

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential contents, such as the enquiries that you send to us as the website operator. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the changing of the browser's address line from "http://" to "https://" and by the lock icon in your browser line. If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Right to information, deletion, blocking

You have the right at any time to obtain free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to rectification, blocking or deletion of these data. You can contact us at any time at the address datenschutzbeauftragter(at) for further questions on the subject of personal data.

Objection to advertising emails

The use of the contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation for sending unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby objected to. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, e.g. by spam emails.