Liability for Content
We make every effort to keep the information on our Web site current, but accept no liability whatsoever for the content provided. Pursuant to §7 par. 1 of TMG (German Tele-Media Act), the law limits our responsibility as a service provider to our own content on these Web pages.
According to §§8 to 10 of TMG, we are not obligated to monitor third party information provided or stored on our Web site. However, we shall promptly remove any content upon becoming aware that it violates the law. Our liability in such an instance shall commence at the time we become aware of the respective violation.
Liability for Links
Our site contains links to third-party Web sites. We have no influence whatsoever on the information on these Web sites and accept no guaranty for their correctness. The content of such third-party sites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers.
At the time third-party Web sites were linked to ours, we found NO GROUNDS WHATSOEVER to suspect any likely contravention of the law. We shall promptly delete a link upon becoming aware that it violates the law.
The content and works provided on these Web pages are governed by the copyright laws of Germany. Duplication, processing, distribution, or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of the copyright law shall require the prior written consent of its respective author or creator.
Please be aware that there are inherent security risks in transmitting data, by such means as e-mails, via the Internet, because it is impossible to safeguard completely against unauthorized access by third parties. Nevertheless, we shall safeguard your data, subject to this limitation. In particular, personal information will be transmitted via the Internet only if it does not infringe upon third-party rights, unless the respective party has given its prior consent in view of such security risks. Accordingly, as the Web site provider, we shall not be held liable for any damages incurred as a consequence of such security risks or for any related acts of omission on our part.
We oppose the use of any available contact information by a third party for sending unsolicited advertisements. As the Web site provider, we reserve the express right to take legal action against unsolicited mailing or e-mailing of spam and other similar advertising materials.
If you have questions with regard to the processing of your personal data, you can contact directly to our representative for the protection of data privacy who is available also in the case of information requests, applications or complaints:
Data Privacy Commisioner
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event IP masking has been activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other countries which are also party 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 USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this site to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide the site operator with other services associated with website and Internet use. The IP address sent by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data held by Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by selecting appropriate settings in your browser; however, we point out that in this case you might not be able to make full use of all the features of this site. In addition, you can prevent the capture and sending of the cookie-generated data pertaining to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by following this link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en). This link takes you to a browser plugin which you can download and install.
For more information, see http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information about Google Analytics and data privacy). We hereby point out that the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” has been added to Google Analytics on this website – this activates IP masking, which ensures all IP addresses collected are anonymised.