As a rule, you can use our website without having to provide personal details. If we do ask you to supply personal details (for example, your name, address or e-mail addresses) please be aware that this is provided on a voluntary basis only. We will never pass your details on to third parties without your explicit consent.
If you have any questions regarding the safety of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal data. However, transmission of information over the internet (e.g. emails) is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your data transmitted to the website.
Most websites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not do any damage to your computer and they do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to improve your experience of using the website, to make it more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser on your computer.
Most of the cookies we use on thus website are session cookies. They are automatically deleted after you leave the website. Other cookies may remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise you the next time you visit our website.
You can set your browser to inform you if a website wants to set a cookie, to only allow cookies in individual cases, to exclude cookies for certain websites or for all websites, and also to delete cookies when you close your browser. Please note that the functionality of a website may be limited if you deactivate cookies in your browser.
Server log files
The provider of this website automatically collects and stores data in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These include:
- Browser type and version
- The operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the computer accessing our site
- Request date/time
These data cannot be assigned to a specific person, and they are not linked to other data sources. We reserve the right to check these data at any time should we become aware of clear signs of illegal activities.
If you get in touch with us using our contact form we will store all the information you provide on this form including your personal contact details in order to process your request and answer any subsequent questions. We never share this information without your express permission.
If you wish to subscribe to our newsletter we need you to provide an email address plus additional details that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the email address and that you agree to subscribe to our newsletter. No other information will be requested. These details will be used solely for the purpose of sending you the information you have requested. We never share this information with others.
You can withdraw your permission to store your details and email address, and to use these to send you our newsletter at any time. To do this, simply click on the “unsubscribe / austragen” link in the newsletter.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses methods that allow your use of the website to be analysed, e.g. through cookies, which are small text files that are stored on your computer. The information about your usage of the site generated by the cookie is transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
For more information about how Google Analytics uses the data it collects, read the Google data privacy statement at: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
You can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website with a setting in your browser software. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to benefit from the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Opt-out setting for data collection
Alternatively, you can click on this link to prevent Google Analytics collecting your data on this website. This stores an opt-out cookie on your device which prevents Google Analytics from collecting your data when you visit this website: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-analytics-opt-out/fllaojicojecljbmefodhfapmkghcbnh?hl=en
We use the “IP Anonymisation Activation” function on this website. This means that Google truncates your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other Google data.