Use of our website is generally possible without disclosing personal data. If on our pages personal data (such as name, address or e-mail address) is collected, this is done, as far as possible, always on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express authorisation.
Please note that there can be security gaps in the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g. in the case of e-mail communication). It is not possible to ensure perfect protection of data from access by third parties.
This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. This is a service provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses "cookies". These are text files which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymisation is activated on this website however, your IP address will be truncated by Google in advance within the Member States of the European Union or other contracting states to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be communicated to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. o Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide services to the website operator connected with Internet utilisation. The IP addresses transmitted from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser software accordingly; however please note that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent collection of the data created by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time you call up one of our pages containing the functions of LinkedIn, a connection is established to the servers of LinkedIn. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the “Recommend LinkedIn” button and you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate you and your user account on our website. Please note that we as the provider of pages are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and its use by LinkedIn.
Our website uses functions of the network XING. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you call up one of our web pages containing functions of Xing a connection is established to the Xing servers. As far as we are aware your personal data is not stored. In particular no IP addresses are stored or utilisation data evaluated.
Further information on data protection and the Xing share button can be found in Xing’s data protection statement at: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection
These social plugins are identified by the relevant logos, known as wildcards. Only when you click on these wildcards are they activated and establish a direct connection with the servers of Xing or LinkedIn. This allows the information to be transmitted to Xing and LinkedIn that the web page containing the social plugin has been called up by you. This occurs even if you are not logged into Xing and LinkedIn or do not have a corresponding account. If however you have a corresponding account and are logged into Xing or LinkedIn at this time, your visit to our pages and all your interaction in connection with the social plugins (e.g. creation of a comment, etc) can be associated to your profile there and stored on Xing or LinkedIn. In order to prevent Xing or LinkedIn collecting the data stated above on your visit to our website, log out of Xing or LinkedIn before visiting our website.