In general, it is possible to use our website without entering personal data. Where personal or commercial details (such as names, addresses or email addresses) are collected on our website, this is done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express approval.
We would point out that the transfer of data on the Internet (for example, email communication) may be subject to security risks. It is not possible to provide complete security for data against third party access.
We expressly object to the use by third parties of contact information published in our statutory legal notice for the purpose of sending unsolicited promotional and information material. The operators of the website expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event that unsolicited promotional information, such as spam, is sent.
Our web pages incorporate plugins for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). The Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the "like" button on our site. Click here for a list of the Facebook plugins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our website with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
In exceptional circumstances only, the full IP address will be passed to a Google server in the USA and then abbreviated. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate usage of the website, compile reports on website activities, and provide the operator with additional services in connection with the use of the website and internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser by Google Analytics will not be linked to any other Google data.
You can prevent cookies from being saved by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you can prevent the data generated by the cookie concerning your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transferred to Google and being processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
You can change your Twitter privacy preferences in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings .