Privacy policy statement 

Data protection BDSG (BGBI. I. S 2097)

The German Federal Data Act, together with the Data Protection Acts of the Länder and other area-specific regulations, regulates the handling of personal data that is processed in information and communication systems or manually. We comply with these terms. Personal data will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold or passed on to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we endeavor to protect the databases as far as possible against unauthorized access, loss, misuse or
counterfeiting.

When accessing our website, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general information transmitted to the
operating system resp. Browser. These usage data form the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations, so that trends can be identified, with which we
can improve our offers accordingly.

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like-Button)

On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. The Facebook plugins can
be recognized by the Facebook logo or the „Like-Button“ („Like“) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:  http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information
that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook „Like-Button“ while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can
link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that
we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the data transmitted and their use by Facebook. Further information can be found in the
facebook privacy policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy policy for the use of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our sites. These features are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA
94107, USA. By using Twitter and the „Re-Tweet“ feature, the web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. Thereby u.a. Transfer data such as IP address, browser type, visited domains, visited pages, mobile service providers, device and application IDs and search terms to Twitter.

We point out that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Twitter. Due to continuous updating of the privacy policy of Twitter, we refer to the latest version at http://twitter.com/privacy) hin.

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the Account Settings http://twitter.com/account/settings as seen above. If you have questions, contact privacy@twitter.com.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“, text files that
are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this
website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address
will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European
Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information to evaluate
your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website activity and internet
usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The IP
address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, please be aware 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.

You can prevent the installation of cookies via settings in your browser software. Nevertheless we point out that if you disable the installation of cookies you might not be able to use all features of our website. Via the usage of our website you agree to the processing of your personal data in the way and to the purpose described above. 

Privacy policy for the use of Google +1

Use the Google +1 button to publish information worldwide. The Google + 1 button will provide you and other users with personalized content from
Google and its affiliates. Google stores both the information that you have + 1‘d for a content and information about the page that you viewed when you
clicked +1. Your + 1‘s can appear as clues along with your profile name and photo on Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile,
or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others.

To use the Google + 1 button, you‘ll need a globally visible, public Google profile that has at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used
in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The
identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.

In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy (http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/). See link above. Google may publish summarized statistics on users‘ + 1 activity or share those statistics with our users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliate websites.

Notes on data processing by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited. If the person responsible for data processing on this
website is located outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland, then Google Analytics will be processed by Google LLC. Google LLC and Google
Ireland Limited are hereinafter referred to as „Google.“

Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“, text files that are stored on the computer of the site visitor and allow an analysis of the use of the website by
the site visitor. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the site visitor (including the shortened IP address) is usually
transmitted to a Google server and stored there.

Google Analytics is used exclusively with the extension „_anonymizeIp ()“ on this website. This extension ensures anonymization of the IP address by shortening and excludes a direct personal reference. The extension truncates Google‘s IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by Google Analytics within the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.

On behalf of the site operator, Google will use the resulting information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to
provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the site operator (Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO). The legitimate interest in data processing
lies in the optimization of this website, the analysis of the use of the website and the adaptation of the content. The interests of the users are adequately
protected by the pseudonymization.

Google LLC. is certified according to the so-called Privacy Shield (list entry here) and guarantees an appropriate level of data protection on this basis. The
data sent and linked to cookies, user IDs (eg user ID) or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 50 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is done automatically once a month.

Capturing by Google Analytics can be prevented by the site visitor adjusting the cookie settings for this site. In addition, the collection and storage of the
IP address and the data generated by cookies may be objected to at any time with future effect. The corresponding browser plugin can be downloaded
and installed at the following link:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

The site visitor can prevent the collection by Google Analytics on this website by clicking on the link seen in the line above. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents the future collection of data when visiting this website.

For more information about Google‘s data usage, hiring and disagreement options, please refer to Google‘s Privacy Policy https://policies.google.com/privacy) as well as in the settings for the representation of commercials by Google  https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

reCAPTCHA

To protect your requests via the internet form, we use the reCAPTCHA service of Google Inc. (Google). The query is used to distinguish whether the input
is made by a human or abusive by automated, mechanical processing. The query includes the sending of the IP address and any other data required by
Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this purpose, your input will be transmitted to Google and used there. However, your IP address will be
shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on
behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address sent by your browser as part of reCaptcha will not be merged
with other data provided by Google. This data is subject to the deviating privacy policies of Google.
For more information about Google‘s privacy policy, please visit https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de