Privacy statement

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We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and adhere strictly to the rules laid down in the data protection laws. Personal data is collected on this website only to the extent required for technical purposes. Under no circumstances will the data collected be sold or forwarded for other reasons to third parties.
The following declaration gives you an overview of how we guarantee this protection and what kind of information is collected and for what purpose.

Data processing on this website

Our server automatically saves information in its server log files that your browser transfers to us. This includes:

  • Browser type/version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the page referring to that you visited prior to our site)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server request

We cannot assign this data to specific individuals. None of this data will be merged with other data sources and is deleted following statistical evaluation.

Use of cookies

Our website uses cookies at various locations. They help us to make our website more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us are known as “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically when you leave our website. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses.

Contacting Us

On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website.

Google Analytics

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. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider 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 to the website provider. 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. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under (

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or at Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).