All personal information (e.g. names, address or e-mail addresses) requested on our website is given voluntarily.
The contact information given on this website in connection with the required legal notice may not be used by third parties to send unsolicited advertising or information material. The owners and administrators of this website reserve the right to institute legal proceedings against unsolicited advertising, e.g. via spam e-mails.

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
This Websites uses “_anonymizeIp()” to remove the last octet of the IP address prior to its storage. To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, Google developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

We use social plugins of several providers on our website in the respective standard plugin: 
• The Facebook “Gefällt mir” (“Like”) button of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The button is marked with the Facebook logo and the addition “Gefällt mir” (“Like”).
• The “+1″ button of Google+ (Google Plus) of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043 USA.
• The social plugin of Twitter, operated by Twitter, Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
• The social plugin of the website Pinterest.

When you access one of our websites containing any of the above plugins, the plugin provider may store a cookie in your browser. We have no control over the scope of the data collected by the provider by means of the plugin.
The plugins may provide their hosts with information such as the date and time of your visit to our websites, your IP address, or the type of browser you use. If you are logged on to your account with the plugin provider while visiting our websites, the provider may match this information and any data you enter, should you interact with the plugins, to your user account, for instance if you click the corresponding button on our website or post a comment. Your recommendations or comments may be displayed as information, together with your profile name and photograph, in the relevant provider’s service, for instance in search results or in your user profile, or at other places on websites and in advertisements on the internet.
If you are not a member of the relevant provider’s service, the provider may under certain circumstances nevertheless obtain and store your IP address.
For the purpose and scope of the data collection and further processing and use of your data by the provider as well as your related rights and opt-out possibilities to protect your privacy, please see the privacy policies of Facebook, of Google+, of Twitter, and of Pinterest.
If you are a member of the relevant service and do not wish the service provider to collect data on you via our websites and connect them with the member data stored by the provider, you have to log off from your account with the provider before visiting our internet sites.

Our website contains links to external third-party websites, the contents of which are beyond our control or influence. Therefore, we are unable to accept any responsibility for any third-party web content. The content of all linked pages is the sole responsibility of the respective provider or administrator of the website in question. All links were checked for potentially unlawful content at the time of publication. At that time, the linked websites did not offer any recognizably unlawful content. Barring specific indication of possible unlawful content, permanent monitoring of the content of linked third-party websites would constitute an undue burden. Should any unlawful content or illegal activity on the linked websites come to our attention, we will remove the links in question immediately.