Disclaimer – legal notice
1. limitation of liability

The contents of this website have been created with the greatest possible care. However, the provider assumes no liability for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of the content provided. The use of the contents of the website is at the user’s own risk. Contributions marked by name reflect the opinion of the respective author and not always the opinion of the provider. The mere use of the provider’s website does not constitute a contractual relationship between the user and the provider.

2. external links

This website contains links to websites of third parties (“external links”). These websites are subject to the liability of the respective operators. When the external links were first established, the provider checked the external content for possible violations of the law. At that time, no violations of the law were apparent. The provider has no influence whatsoever on the current and future design and content of the linked pages. The inclusion of external links does not mean that the provider adopts the content behind the reference or link as his own. A constant control of the external links is not reasonable for the provider without concrete evidence of legal violations. However, in the event of knowledge of legal infringements, such external links will be deleted immediately.

3. copyright and ancillary copyrights

The contents published on this website are subject to German copyright and ancillary copyrights. Any use not permitted by German copyright and ancillary copyright law requires the prior written consent of the provider or the respective copyright holder. This applies in particular to duplication, editing, translation, storage, processing or reproduction of content in databases or other electronic media and systems. Contents and rights of third parties are marked as such. The unauthorized duplication or passing on of individual contents or complete pages is not permitted and punishable by law. Only the production of copies and downloads for personal, private and non-commercial use is permitted.

The presentation of this website in external frames is only allowed with written permission.

4. privacy policy

privacy policy
In the following we would like to inform you about our privacy policy. Here you will find information about the collection and use of personal data when using our website. In doing so, we observe the data protection law applicable in Germany. You can call up this declaration at any time on our website.

We expressly point out that data transmission on the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) is subject to security gaps and cannot be completely protected from access by third parties.

The use of the contact data of our imprint for commercial advertising is expressly not desired, unless we have previously given our written consent or there is already a business relationship. The provider and all persons named on this website hereby object to any commercial use and disclosure of their data.

Personal data

You can visit our website without providing any personal data. Insofar as personal data (such as name, address or e-mail address) is collected on our pages, this is done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. If a contractual relationship is to be established between you and us, or if its content is to be modified or amended, or if you send us an enquiry, we will collect and use personal data from you to the extent necessary for these purposes (inventory data). We collect, process and use personal data to the extent necessary to enable you to use the website (usage data). All personal data will only be stored as long as it is necessary for the named purpose (processing your request or processing a contract). Tax and commercial retention periods are taken into account. By order of the responsible authorities, we may in individual cases provide information about this data (inventory data), insofar as this is necessary for the purposes of criminal prosecution, for averting danger, for fulfilling the statutory duties of the Office for the Protection of the Constitution or the Military Counter-Intelligence Service or for enforcing intellectual property rights.

Comment functions

In the context of the comment function, we collect personal data (e.g. name, e-mail) within the scope of Ihto the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from 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. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Privacy statement for the web ad service Google Adsense

This website uses Google Adsense, a web ad service provided by Google Inc., USA (“Google”). Google Adsense uses so-called “cookies” (text files) which are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your use of the website. Google Adsense also uses “web beacons” (small invisible graphics) to collect information. By using web beacons, simple actions such as visitor traffic to the website can be recorded and collected. The information generated by the cookie and/or web beacon about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website with regard to the advertisements, compiling reports on website activity and advertising for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard drive and web beacons from being displayed by selecting “Do not accept cookies” in your browser settings (in MS Internet Explorer under “Tools > Internet Options > Data Protection > Settings”; in Firefox under “Tools > Settings > Data Protection > Cookies”); however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to make full use of all the functions 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.

Privacy Statement for Google Plus Social Networking

This website uses the so-called “G +1” button of the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The button is identified by the “G +1” sign. If you are registered with Google Plus, you can use the “G +1” button to express your interest in our website and share content from our website on Google Plus. In this case, Google stores both information that you have given a “G +1” for one of our content and information about the page you have viewed. Your “G +1” may be displayed together with your name (or photo, if available) on Google Plus in other Google services, such as Google Search or your Google profile.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy can be found in Google’s privacy policy:

https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Privacy statement for the use of the webmessage service twitter.com

We have also integrated the webmessage service twitter.com on our website. This service is provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Twitter offers the so-called “Tweet” function. This allows you to publish 140 character long messages with website links in your own Twitter account. If you use the “Tweet” function of Twitter on our websites, the respective website will be linked to your account on Twitter and may be publicly announced there. Data is also transferred to Twitter.

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