Privacy Policy

Privacy and data protection

We believe that the protection of your personal data when visiting our homepage and the collection, processing and use thereof is of the utmost importance. Your personal data is protected within the context of legal regulations. On this website, only the minimum amount of personal data is collected. A transmission of your personal data to third parties only takes place within the context of the purposes designated here. Your personal data will never be transmitted to a third party without your explicit consent; the only exception would be that a court or governmental order obliges us to do so. We neither intend to sell nor market your personal data to third parties. As a user, you are obligated to treat personal log-in data, etc. confidentially and not make this data available to unauthorized third parties. We are not liable for data that has been misused as far as we are not responsible for the misuse.

In the following, you will be informed about which data is collected during your visit to our homepage, and how this information is used:

Data processing on this website

Any access to our website and any view of files located on our homepage are logged (name of the file viewed, date and time of viewing, data volume transferred and notification of successful viewing, web browser and inquiring domain).
In addition, the IP of the inquiring computer is logged. The storage of this server log file information is required for technical reasons and to safeguard our system’s security. The data is solely collected for statistical purposes and to improve the quality of our internet appearance. Further personal data is only recorded if you have entered this on a voluntary basis, e.g. during an inquiry or registration.

Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”) is used on this website. The use includes the “Universal Analytics” operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices. This data protection notice is provided by

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users interact with the site. 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. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended to include IP anonymisation in order to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. For more information on terms of use and data protection, please visit or

Purposes of processing

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and internet use.

Legal basis

The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Abs. 1 S.1 lit. a DSGVO.

Recipients or categories of recipients

The recipient of the collected data is Google.

Transfer to third countries

Personal data will be transferred to the USA under the EU-US Privacy Shield on the basis of the European Commission’s adequacy decision. You can download the certificate here.

Duration of data storage

The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user-identifiers (e.g. User-IDs) or advertising-identifiers are automatically deleted after 14 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.

Rights of the persons affected

You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future by blocking the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functionalities of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser-Add-on. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. If you click here, the opt-out cookie will be set: Disable Google Analytics

Map service from Google Maps

On our website, we use Google Maps (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) at various points for displaying maps and to create route maps. By using this website, you agree to the collection, processing and use of the data that has been collected automatically, as well as the data, which you have entered, by Google, one of its agents, or third-party providers.

For Google Maps, you can find the terms and conditions of use at Terms and Conditions of use for Google Maps Google Maps and the Data Privacy Policy at Data privacy at Google.

Google will transfer the information obtained through Google Maps to third parties, if necessary, provided that this is legally prescribed or if third parties are processing this data on behalf of Google. The possibility cannot be ruled out that Google may associate your IP address with other data from Google. It is technically feasible for Google to at least identify individual users on the basis of the data obtained. We have no influence on whether personal data and personal profiles of users of the website are used by Google for other purposes. You have the possibility of easily deactivating the Google Maps service and thereby preventing the data transfer to Google. For this, deactivate JavaScript in your browser. However, we point out that in this case, you will not be able to use the map display.