Data protection policy

Data protection policy

The operator of these pages takes the protection of personal data very seriously. In accordance with the statutory data protection provisions and this data protection policy, we treat your personal details in confidence. In most cases, use of our website does not involve entering personal data. Wherever possible, personal data such as a name, address or email address is collected on a voluntary basis. This data is not passed to third parties without the express consent of the user.

We advise users that data transfers over the Internet (e.g. via email communications) may be insecure; complete protection of data against third-party access cannot be guaranteed.

Data protection policy regarding the usage of Piwik

This website uses Piwik, an open-source software system that supports the statistical evaluation of user access. Piwik uses „Cookies“, This website uses Piwik, an open-source software system that supports the statistical evaluation of user access. Piwik uses ‘cookies’, i.e. text files stored on your computer that enable us to analyse usage of our website. Information produced by cookies concerning your web usage is stored on the server of the provider in Germany. The IP address is rendered anonymous immediately after processing and before storage. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the relevant setting on your browser software; please note that if you do so, however, you may not be able to make full use of the site functions.

Requesting, deleting and blocking information

You have the right to receive information free of charge about your personal data stored by us, the origin of such data and any recipients of personal data as well as the purpose of data processing. In addition, you have the right to rectification, blocking or erasure of your personal data. If you have any other questions relating to personal data, please do not hesitate to contact us:


These internet pages make limited use of ‘cookies’. Cookies do not damage your computer in any way and contain no viruses; they enable us to offer more user friendly, effective and secure services. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are known as ‘session cookies’; these are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit.
You can adjust your browser settings so that you can be informed where cookies are activated and only allow them in specific cases, accept cookies in certain instances, block them completely or automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. The full functionality of our website may be restricted where cookies are deactivated.

Server log files

The site provider automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which your browser automatically forwards to us. These contain:

  • Browser type/browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of accessing computer
  • Time of server query

This data cannot be attributed to individuals and is not merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine the data subsequently where we have grounds to suspect unlawful use.

Contact form

Where you use the contact form to send us an enquiry, we will store the details entered into the form (including the contact details you provide) in order to process your enquiry and address any follow-up questions. We will not pass on this data without your consent.