data protection and privacy

Privacy policy
This site's publisher takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle your personal information confidentially and in compliance with legal data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

Using our website generally does not require the provision of personal information. If personal data (e.g. name, address or email-address) is collected on this site this takes place on a voluntary basis wherever possible. No personal data will be passed to third parties without your explicit consent.

Please note that data transfer in the internet (e.g. by communicating via e-mail) may involve security gaps. Complete data protection against unjustified access by third parties is impossible to accomplish.

Websites partly make use of so-called cookies. Cookies do not damage your personal computer nor do they contain computer viruses. Cookies serve the purpose to improve the usability, effectiveness and security of our service. Cookies are small-sized text files saved (locally) on your personal computer and managed by your web browser.

Most of the cookies utilised on our website are so-called "session cookies". Those are automatically deleted after your session is terminated / ended. Other types of cookies are remain on your computing device until you delete them yourself. These cookies enable us to identify your web browser at your next visit.

Your web browser can be configured to alarm you about the transfer of cookies to your computer, allow cookies on a case-by-case basis, disable all or certain types of cookies or acitvate the automated deletion of cookies each time the web browser is closed. Disabling cookies may reduce the functionality of the web site.

Server log files
This web site's provider collects and automatically stores information which is automatically transferred by your browser in so-called server-log-files. These are:

  • browser type and version
  • operating system used
  • referrer URL
  • accessing computer host name
  • time and date of server request

This data is not relatable to a particular person. A combination of this data with data obtained from other sources is not performed. We reserve the right to subsequently review this data if solid indications of an illegal use are presented.

Contact form
If you are sending us a request via contact form, your entries in that request form including your provided contact information will be saved for the purpose of processing said request and in case of follow-up questions. Without your consent we do not disclose this information to third parties.