Privacy Policy


Using the website usually is possible without providing personal data. If personal Data are collected on our site (i.e. name or email address), this always happens voluntarily as it is feasible. Your data will not be passed or sold to others. We stress the fact that any kind of transmission through the internet can be subject to security issues. A 100% security of this transmission can’t be accomplished. Using the information we provide in the imprint for the purpose of sending unrequested advertisement is strictly prohibited. We explicitly claim the right to take legal actions against any kind of unsolicited advertisement.


To optimize our web presence, we use cookies. These are small text files stored in your computer's main memory. These cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Other cookies remain on your computer (long-term cookies) and permit its recognition on your next visit. This allows us to improve your access to our site. You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a "disable cookies" option in your browser settings.

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. Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found 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).

Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, as service for providing advertisements by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses "cookies" (small text files) that are stored on your computer and used to analyze the website utilization. Google AdSense also uses web beacons (invisible image files) which allow to track information like the website traffic. The information created by the cookies and web beacons about the usage of this website (including IP Address and advertisement formats) will be transferred to a Google server in the USA. Google can pass these information to contracted partners. Google will not merge your IP Address with your other information though. You can disable the cookie functionality using appropriate browser settings. This can impact the usage of this website though. By using this website, you agree that Google may process your data in the described way and for the named purpose.


You can visit without providing personal information. Personal information is only gathered when you voluntarily provide it on in the framework of your visit to this internet address. Programs or so-called "plug-ins" from the social network Facebook are integrated on These are operated exclusively by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). These plug-ins are labeled with the Facebook logo of the "Like" button. When visiting pages that have the Facebook plug-in, your browser creates a direct connection to the Facebook server. Thus the information that you are visiting is transferred to Facebook. If you are logged in to your personal Facebook account while visiting, Facebook can assign this website visit to your account. By clicking the "Like" button or writing a comment, this information is also transferred directly to Facebook and stored there. If you want to prevent this data transfer, you must log out of your Facebook account before you visit