Data protection

Data privacy statement

Thank you for your interest in our website. The protection of your personal data is extremely important to us. At this juncture, we would therefore like to inform you about our company’s data protection policy. We will collect and use your personal data solely within the scope of the provisions of the data protection legislation of the Federal Republic of Germany. The following information explains the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data.

Scope of data collection and storage

Generally, you are not required to provide personal data in order to be able to use our website. Personal data will only be collected if you disclose it with a view to receiving information materials or to registering for personalised services. We will only ever collect and store this data insofar as this is necessary for the purpose of providing the service.

Collection of data through the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google inc. (“Google”) Google Analytics employs text files known as “cookies“. These are stored on your computer and enable the service to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about how you use this website (including your IP address) is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to evaluate how you use the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operator and to provide other services connected with use of the website and Internet.

Google may also send this information to third parties, where this is required by law or where third parties are responsible for processing this data on behalf of Google. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other data held by Google.

You can prevent cookies being installed by making the relevant setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that if you do this you may not be able to access all the functions of this website to their full extent.

By using this website, you are granting permission for Google to process the data collected about you in the manner described above and for the aforementioned purpose.

Right to demand information and right of withdrawal

You are entitled to receive information about the personal data we hold on you at any time and free of charge and without having to specify your reasons for requesting it. You are entitled to have the data we have collected about you blocked, corrected or deleted at any time.