Data Privacy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data privacy regulations as well as according to this data privacy statement.

Using this website is usually possible without specifying personal data. If personal data are collected (such as name, address or e-mail address) on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis. These data are not given to any third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete data protection against access of third parties is not possible.

Data privacy statement for using Facebook plug-ins (“like”-button)

On our pages plug-ins of the social network Facebook are applied; provider is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. The Facebook plug-ins are identified by the Facebook logo or the “like”-button). An overview of the Facebook plug-ins you will find here:

When visiting our website, a direct link between your browser and the Facebook-Server is established via the plug-in. Thus, Facebook obtains the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like”-button while being logged in into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our website to your Facebook profile. Thus, Facebook can allocate the visit of our website to your user account. We point out, that we, as a provider of the website, do not know the content of the transmitted data nor their use by Facebook. Further information you will find in the data privacy statement of Facebook under

If you do not want Facebook to allocate the visit of our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Data privacy statement for using Google Analytics

This website uses some functions of Google Analytics, a web analysis service. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files being stored on your computer and allowing the analysis how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will generally be passed on to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

In case of activation of IP-anonymisation of this website, your IP-address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other countries being contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP-address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide further services concerning the use of the website and the internet with regard to the website operator. The IP-address transmitted by your browser within Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google.

You can avoid storage of cookies by appropriately adjusting your browser software; however, we point out that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this Website completely. Furthermore, you can avoid the acquisition of data generated by cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP-address) as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:

Data privacy statement for using etracker

Our website uses the analysis service etracker. Provider is the etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1 20459 Hamburg Germany.

These data can be used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. For this purpose, cookies can be used. Cookies are small text files being stored locally in the cache of your Internet browser. Cookies allow us to recognize your browser. Data collected by etracker technology are not used to identify visitors of this website personally and are not combined with personally-identifiable data about user profiles under a pseudonym, without the express permission of the user concerned.

You can always object to collecting and storing data with future effect. In order to object to collecting and storing your visiting data for the future, you can obtain an opt-out cookie by etracker from the following link, it causes that in future visiting data of your browser will not be collected and stored by etracker:

Thus, an opt-out cookie with the name “cntcookie” is set by etracker. Please, do not delete this cookie, as long as you want to maintain your objection. Further information you will find in the data privacy regulations of etracker:

Data privacy statement for using Xing

Our website uses some functions of the social network XING. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. When visiting one of our pages having functions by Xing, a connection to Xing servers will be established. As far as we know, personal data are not stored. Especially, IP-addresses are not stored nor is user behaviour analysed.

Further information concerning data privacy and the Xing “share”-button, you will find in the data privacy regulations of Xing under

Use of the contact data published within legal-notice obligations in order to send advertisement and information material not being express requested is objected to. The operator of this website expressly reserves the right to legal steps in case of unsolicited sending of advertisements, for example spam e-mails.

Contact Form

If you send us enquiries using the contact form, your indications in the enquiry form including the contact data indicated there are stored for processing your enquiry and in case of further questions. We will not pass on these data without your consent.