The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in line with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy statement.
As a rule, it is possible to use our website without providing personal data. If personal data (for example name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our web pages, this occurs as far as possible on a voluntary basis. This data is not passed to third parties without your explicit consent.
Please note that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. in the case of communication by e-mail) may have security loopholes. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Data privacy statement for the use of etracker
Our website uses the etracker analysis service. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. From the data, usage profiles can be created under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in the buffer memory of your Internet browser. The cookies make it possible to recognise your browser. The data collected with the etracker technologies is not – without the separately granted consent of the person concerned – used to personally identify visitors to our website and is not merged with personal data via the bearer of the pseudonym.
You can opt out of the data collection and storage at any time with effect for the future. In order to opt out of data collection and storage of your visitor data for the future, you can obtain an opt-out cookie from etracker via the following link http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb; this has the effect that, in the future, no visitor data from your browser is collected or stored by etracker.
Data privacy statement for the use of Facebook plugins (‘Like’ button)
Plugins from the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated into our web pages. You can recognise the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our web pages, a direct link is created via the plugin between your browsers and the Facebook server. By this means, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button whilst you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Facebook can thereby allocate the visit to our web pages to your user account. Please note that we, as the provider of the pages, do not become informed about the content of the data transmitted or the use of it by Facebook. You can find further information about this in Facebook’s data privacy statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish Facebook to be able to allocate the visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files stored on your computer and permit analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
In the case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, Google will, however, truncate your address beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activities and providing the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Data privacy statement for the use of Google +1
Our web pages use functions of Google +1. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collection and transfer of information: using the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given +1 for a content item and information about the page which you viewed when clicking on +1. Your +1 may be displayed as suggestions together with your profile name and your photo in Google services, for example in search results or in your Google profile, or in other locations on websites and advertisements on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and others. In order to be able to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile which must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases this name can also replace another name which you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other information that identifies you.
Data privacy statement for the use of Instagram
Functions of the Instagram service are integrated into our websites. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. By this means, Instagram can allocate the visit to our web pages to your user account. Please note that we, as the provider of the web pages, are not informed about the content of the data transmitted or the use of it by Instagram.
You can find further information on this in Instagram’s data privacy statement: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Data privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn
Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Every time one of our pages containing LinkedIn functions is retrieved, a link is established with LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed about the fact that you have visited our web pages with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to allocate your visit to our website to you and your user account. Please note that we, as the provider of the web pages, are not informed about the content of the data transmitted or the use of it by LinkedIn.
You can find further information on this in LinkedIn’s data privacy statement at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Data privacy statement for the use of Pinterest
On our website we use social plugins of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). If you retrieve a web page containing such a plugin, your browser creates a direct link to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transfers protocol data to the Pinterest server in the USA. This protocol data potentially contains your IP address, the address of the websites visited which also contain Pinterest functions, the browser type and settings, date and time of the enquiry, your way of using Pinterest, and cookies.
Additional information concerning the purpose, scope and further processing and use of the data by Pinterest as well as your rights regarding this and options for protecting your privacy can be found in Pinterest’s data protection information: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Data privacy statement for the use of Piwik
This website uses the open source web analysis Piwik. Piwik uses “cookies”. These are text files which are stored on your computer and permit analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymised before being stored.
The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website is not passed to third parties. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
If you do not consent to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate the storage and use here. In this case an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser which prevents Piwik from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, this results in the Piwik opt-out cookie being deleted as well. The opt-out must be reactivated during a new visit to our website.
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Data privacy statement for the use of Tumblr
Our web pages use buttons from the Tumblr service. The provider is Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA. These buttons make it possible for you to share a contribution or web page on Tumblr or to follow the provider on Tumblr. If you retrieve one of our web pages with the Tumblr button, the browser creates a direct link to the Tumblr servers. We have no influence on the scope of the data which Tumblr collects and transfers with the aid of this plugin. Based on current information, the IP address of the user and the URL of the respective web page is transferred.
You can find additional information on this in Tumblr’s data privacy statement at http://www.tumblr.com/policy/de/privacy.
Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are incorporated on our web pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “re-tweet” function, the web pages you have visited are linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. Data is also transmitted to Twitter in the process. Please note that we as provider of the pages are not informed about the content of the data transmitted or its use by Twitter. You can find additional information on this in Twitter’s data privacy statement at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data privacy statement for the use of Xing
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 retrieved, a link is created to Xing servers. As far as we know, no storage of personal data takes place in the process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or usage behaviour analysed.
You can find additional information on data protection and the Xing share button in the Xing data privacy statement at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
Data privacy statement for the use of YouTube
Our website uses plugins from the website YouTube which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a link is created to the YouTube servers. In the process it will be communicated to the YouTube server which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to directly allocate your surfing behaviour to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
You can find additional information on how user data is handled in YouTube’s data privacy statement at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in ‘server log files’ which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are as follows:
• Browser type/browser version
• Operating system used
• Referrer URL
• Host name of computer accessing the page
• Time of server request
This data cannot be allocated to specific people. This data is not associated with other data sources. We reserve the right to retrospectively check this data if we become aware of specific indications of unlawful use.
If you send enquiries to us via the contact form, your information from the enquiry form including the contact data you have provided there is stored by us for the purpose of processing the enquiry and for possible follow-up questions. We do not share this data without your consent.
Opt-out from advertising e-mails
The use of contact data published within the context of the obligation to provide legal information for sending advertising and information materials not explicitly requested is hereby opted out of. The operators of the sites explicitly reserve the right to legal steps in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, for example by means of spam e-mails.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require from you an e-mail address and information which allows us to check that you are the owner of the stated e-mail address and that you consent to receiving the newsletter. No other data is collected. We use this data solely for sending the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
You may revoke at any time the granted consent to storage of data, of the e-mail address and use thereof for sending the newsletter, for example via the “Austragen [Cancel]” link in the newsletter.