Privacy protection policy

Generally, the use of our website is possible without the need to provide personal data. When you are asked to provide personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address), this is, as far as possible, optional for you. We do not pass this information to third parties without your explicit agreement. Please note that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., e-mail communication) can be insecure. A complete protection against access through third parties is not possible. The use of published contact information within the disclosure to transmit unwanted advertising or other marketing material shall be expressly excluded. The provider of these pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in case of receiving unwanted advertising, e.g., via junk mail.

Notice of privacy protection for the use of Facebook plugins (Like-Button):

We have embedded plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, into our website. You can recognize these plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” on our website. Here you will find a list of the Facebook plugins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When visiting a page of our website that contains a Facebook plugin, a direct connection between your browser and a Facebook server is established. By this connection, the plugin provides Facebook with the information that you have accessed a certain page of our website with your IP address. When clicking the Facebook Like-Button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link content of our site to your Facebook profile. Facebook can then assign your Facebook account with the visit to our website. We point out that we as a provider of this website do not know details about the data submitted to Facebook or the use of that data at Facebook. Here you can find further information about Facebook‘s policy of privacy protection: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php. If you don‘t want Facebook to be able to assign your visit of our website to your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Notice of privacy protection for the use of Google Analytics:

This website uses Google Analytics, an Internet analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics applies so-called cookies, i.e., text files that are stored on your computer and are used to analyse your usage behaviour on the corresponding website. The usage information (including your IP address) stored in the cookie will be sent and transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America. Google will use this information to analyse your behaviour and create a report of your web activity for the website provider. With this report the website provider can offer other services which seem to be interesting for the user. Google may share such information with third parties, as far as this is statutory required or in order to process the information by affiliated companies on behalf of Google. By no means Google will link your IP address with other data of Google Inc. It is up to you to avoid the installation of cookies through your browser settings. In that case we must point out that you may not be able to properly use the provided features and services of the website. By using services of this website you agree with the aforementioned way and purpose of processing your collected personal data.

Notice of privacy protection for the use of Google +1:

Registration and transmission of information:
With the Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalized information from Google and our partners. Google saves information that you provided a recommendation (i.e., +1) for the content, as well as information about the website you were visiting when clicking the +1 button. Your +1 recommendations may appear to others as a hint together with your profile name and photo in Google services like, e.g., Google search or your Google Profile. Furthermore, your +1 recommendations may appear elsewhere in the Internet on other websites or as advertisements. Google records your +1 activity to improve the Google services for you and other users. To be able to use of the Google +1 button you will need a worldwide visible, public Google Profile which at least contains the name you chose for the profile. This name will be used across all Google services. Sometimes this name may replace the name you generally use when sharing information under your Google account. Your Google Profile identity might be visible for users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you. Use of collected information:
In addition to the above explained uses of your provided information we act in accordance with the Google privacy protection policy. Google may share aggregated statistics about +1 activity with other users and partners, like publishers, advertisers or connected websites.
Use of collected information:

In addition to the above explained uses of your provided information we act in accordance with the Google privacy protection policy. Google may share aggregated statistics about +1 activity with other users and partners, like publishers, advertisers or connected websites.

Sources: Disclaimer eRecht24, Facebook-Disclaimer von eRecht24, Google Analytics Bedingungen, Datenschutzerklärung Google +1, Twitter Bedingungen