The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the law.
Bear in mind that data transmission on the Internet can generally be subject to security vulnerabilities. Full protection against access by strangers is not possible.
The website operator or page provider collects data about accesses to the site and saves them as “server log files”. The following data is logged:
• Visited website
• Time of the access
• Amount of data sent in bytes
• Source / reference from which you came to the page
• Browser used
• Operating system used
• Used IP address
The data collected are for statistical purposes only and to improve the website. The website operator, however, reserves the right to check the server logfiles retrospectively should concrete evidence point to unlawful use.
Popular browsers offer the preference option of not allowing cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.
Handling of personal data
The website operator collects, uses and transfers your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.
Personal information is all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you – such as your name, email address and telephone number.
Handling contact information
If you contact the website operator through the contact options offered, your details will be stored for a period of six months so that they can be used to process and answer your inquiry and in case of follow-up questions. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.
Dealing with comments and posts – Discqus
If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This is for the security of the website operator: If your text violates the law, it may want to track your identity.
We offer you to post questions, answers, opinions or ratings on our websites, hereinafter referred to as “posts.” If you make use of this offer, we will process and publish your contribution, the date and time of submission and the pseudonym you may use.
The legal basis here is Art. 6 (1) lit. a) GDPR. The consent can be withdrawn at any time with effect for the future in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR. For this you only have to inform us about your withdrawal.
In addition, we also process your IP and e-mail address. The IP address is processed because we have a legitimate interest in initiating or supporting further action, provided that your contribution interferes with third party rights and / or otherwise is unlawful.
The legal basis in this case is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the necessary legal defense.
You can subscribe to both the entire website and follow-up comments on your post. You will receive an e-mail confirming your e-mail address. Besides this, no further data will be collected. The stored data will not be passed on to third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time.
This website uses the “Google Analytics” service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) to analyze users’ website usage. The service uses “cookies” – text files stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the US and stored there.
On this website accesses the IP anonymization. The IP address of the users is shortened within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area. This reduction eliminates the personal reference of your IP address. Under the terms of the agreement, which website operators have entered into with Google Inc., they use the information collected to compile an evaluation of website activity and website activity, and provide Internet-related services.
You have the option of preventing the cookie from being stored on your device by making the appropriate settings in your browser. There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all functions of this website without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Alternatively, by clicking on this link Disable Google Analytics Tracking you prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website. By clicking on the link above you download an “opt-out cookie”. Your browser must therefore generally allow the storage of cookies. If you delete your cookies regularly, you will need to click on the link each time you visit this website.
Here’s more information on data usage by Google Inc .: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en
Use of social media plugins
This website uses Facebook Social Plugins, which is operated by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). Recognizable are the incorporations on the Facebook logo or on the terms “Like”, “Like”, “Share” in the colors Facebook (blue and white). Information on all Facebook plug-ins can be found in the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
The plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence whatsoever on the nature and extent of the data transmitted by the plugin to the Facebook Inc. servers. Information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084
The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that it has visited users of this website. There is the possibility that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged into your Facebook account while visiting this website, the information will be linked to it.
If you use the functions of the plugin – for example by sharing or “liking” a post – the corresponding information will also be transmitted to Facebook Inc. Do you want to prevent the Facebook. Inc. associates this information with your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website. Furthermore, this website uses the “+1” button of Google Plus. It is operated by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). If you visit a page that contains the “+1” button, a direct connection is created between your browser and the Google servers. The website operator therefore has no influence whatsoever on the nature and extent of the data transmitted by the plugin to the servers of Google Inc. Click on the “+1” button while logged in to Google+, share the contents of the page on your public profile. Personal data will not be collected by Google Inc. until you click the button. Even with logged in Google users, among other things, the IP address is stored. If you would like to prevent Google Inc. from storing this data and linking it to your account, please log out before visiting this website. For information about the “+1” button, see https://developers.google.com/+/web/buttons-policy. Furthermore, this website uses Twitter-Schlatflächen. These are operated by Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA). If you visit a page that contains such a button, a direct connection is created between your browser and the Twitter servers. The website operator therefore has no influence whatsoever on the nature and extent of the data transmitted by the plugin to the server Twitter Inc. According to the Twitter Inc. only your IP address is collected and stored. For information on how personal information is handled by Twitter Inc., please visit https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=en Newsletter Subscription The website operator offers you a newsletter in which he informs you about current events and offers. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, you must enter a valid e-mail address. This will only be used to send the subscribed newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Rights of the user