Privacy Policy

§ 1 Communications or utilization data

If you access our websites by means of telecommunications services, your communications data (e.g. Internet protocol address) or utilization data (e.g. information on the beginning and end of each access) are sometimes automatically generated by technical means. The information generated could conceivably relate to personal data. If the collection, processing and use of your communications or utilization data are absolutely essential, such collection, processing and use will occur and be performed in accordance with the applicable German data privacy protection and data security legal framework.

§ 2 Non-personal data collected automatically

If you access our websites, we may automatically (i.e. not by registration) collect non-personal data (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed). We use this data to monitor the attractiveness of our websites and improve their performance or content. This anonymous data is stored on secure systems. It is not possible to access information about individuals from this information. The data will be deleted after evaluation.

§ 3 "Cookies" Information stored automatically on your computer

When you visit one of our websites, we may store some data on your computer in the form of a "cookie" to automatically recognize your PC next time you visit. Cookies can help us in many ways, for example by allowing us to tailor a website to  your specific interests or to store your password to save you having to re-enter it each time. If you do not wish to receive cookies, please configure your Internet browser to erase all cookies from your computer's hard drive, to block all cookies or to receive a warning before a cookie is stored.

§ 4 Security

We take technical and organizational security measures to protect data against loss, alteration and against unauthorized collection, processing and disclosure.

§ 5 Links

This privacy policy guideline only applies to the collection and use of data on our website. Our website may contain links to other websites. Since we cannot sign responsible for the privacy practices of other websites, please inform yourself there about their respective use of personal and non-personal data.

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