Below we would like to inform you about our privacy policy. You will find here information on the collection and use of personal data when using our website. We observe the data protection law applicable to Germany. You can access this statement at any time on our website.

We explicitly point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. in the case of communication by e-mail) has security gaps and cannot be completely protected from access by third parties.

The use of the contact data of our imprint for commercial advertising is expressly not desired, unless we had previously given our written consent or there is already a business relationship. The provider and all persons mentioned on this website hereby object to any commercial use and disclosure of your data.

Personal data

You can visit our website without giving us personal data. As far as personal data (such as name, address or e-mail address) are collected on our website, this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. If a contractual relationship is established between you and us, if the content is to be formed or changed, or if you make a request to us, we collect and use personal data from you, as far as this is necessary for these purposes (inventory data). We collect, process and use personal data to the extent necessary to enable you to use the website (usage data). All personal data will only be stored as long as this is necessary for the aforementioned purpose (processing of your request or processing of a contract). Tax and commercial retention periods are taken into account. On the order of the competent authorities, we may, in individual cases, provide information on such data (inventory data) to the extent necessary for the purposes of law enforcement, security, compliance with the statutory tasks of the constitutional protection authorities or the military Service or to enforce intellectual property rights.

Comment functions
We collect personal information as part of the publication of a content or commentary on an article or post only to the extent that you are notified of it. When you publish a comment, the email address you provided will be saved but not published. Your name will be published if you have not written under pseudonym.

Privacy Policy for the newsletter

By voluntarily registering your email address in our newsletter and confirming this via double-opt-in procedure you declare your consent to receive our e-mail newsletter. You may at any time object to this use of your e-mail address without incurring any other than the delivery costs under the basic tariffs. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Each email contains a “logout” link. To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to specify an e-mail address. Additional voluntary information is only used to personalise the newsletter.

Privacy Statement for the Facebook plugin (“like”)

This website uses plugins from the provider, which are provided by the company Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 in the USA. Users of our website, on which the Facebook plugin (“like” button) is installed, are hereby advised that the plugin connects to Facebook, whereby a transmission is made to your browser, so that the plugin on The Web page appears.
Furthermore, the use of data is forwarded to the Facebook servers, which contain information about your website visits on our homepage. This means that for logged in Facebook users, the usage data will be assigned to your personal Facebook account.
As soon as you are actively using the Facebook plugin as a logged in Facebook user (e.g. by clicking on the “Like” button or using the comment function), this data will be transferred to your Facebook account and published. You can only bypass this by logging out of your Facebook account.
For more information on Facebook’s use of data, please refer to the Privacy policy on Facebook at

Privacy Policy for the Web analytics service

This website uses Google Analytics, a Web Analytics service from Google Inc. ( “Google “). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have enabled IP anonymization. On this website, Google’s IP address is therefore shortened in advance within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the Internet With the website operator. The IP address submitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; However, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. You can also prevent Google from capturing the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of such data by using the browser plugin available at the following link Download and install: Http://

Information Right

You have the right to inquire about your personal data free of charge and without delay. You have the right at any given date to revoke your consent to the use of your stated personal data with effect for the future. For information, please contact the provider under the contact details in the imprint.