Liability for Content
We make every effort to keep the information on our website 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 website. 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.
Limitation of liability for external links
Our site contains links to third party websites. We have no influence whatsoever on the information on these websites and accept no guaranty for its correctness. The content of such third-party sites is the responsibility of the respective owners/providers. At the time third party websites were linked to ours, we found no grounds whatsoever of any likely contravention of the law. We shall promptly delete a link upon becoming aware that it violates the law.
The contents and works on these pages created by the site operator are subject to German copyright law. Duplication, processing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of these pages are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. As far as the content is not created by the website operator, the copyright of the respective third party creator applies. In particular contents of third parties are marked as such. Upon notification of violations, we will remove the content immediately.
A visit to our website is usually possible without providing personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address). If personal data are collected, this only occurs – to the extent possible – with the prior consent of the user of the website. Any forwarding of the data to third parties without the express consent of the user shall not take place.
We would like to expressly point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., by e-mail) can offer security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard the data completely against access by third parties. We cannot assume any liability for damages arising as a result of such security vulnerabilities.
The use by third parties of all published contact details for the purpose of advertising is expressly excluded. We reserve the right to take legal steps in the case of the unsolicited sending of advertising information; e.g., by means of spam mail.
Our pages integrate plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, United States). The Facebook plugins are characterized by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" ("Like") on our side. You can find an overview of Facebook-plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thereby obtains the information that you have with your IP Address for visiting our website. If you click on the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. Thereby Facebook can correlate your visit of our site with your user account. We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use through Facebook. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of Facebook under http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to our site with your Facebook account, please log out from your Facebook account.
Privacy Statement for using Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other with website and internet related services to the website operator, undertaken as part of Google Analytics that your IP address is not associated with any other data held by Google.
Privacy Statement for using Google +1
Collection and dissemination of information:
With the help of the Google +1 button you can publish information worldwide. With the Google +1button you and other users receive personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information about the page you viewed when you click +1. Your +1 can be viewed as notes with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or displayed on other places on websites and ads on the Internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google’s services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that must at least include the chosen name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identification they use about you.
Usage of the information collected:
In addition to the above uses, the information that you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release aggregate statistics about users’ activities or +1 transmits them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or related sites.
Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and function of “re-tweet” the web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.
We point out that we as providers of the sites have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy .
To change your privacy preferences at Twitter, please log in to your Twitter account and change the settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.