Liability for content
The content of our website was compiled with great care. However, we do not accept any liability for the correctness, completeness or topicality of this content. As a service provider we are responsible for our own content on this website in compliance with Article 7 section 1 TMG and general regulations. However, in accordance with Articles 8 to 10 TMG, as service providers we are not obliged to monitor communicated or saved information of third parties nor to search for any circumstances that could indicate illegal activities. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in compliance with general legislation remain unaffected. Liability in this respect is only possible from the moment at which a concrete violation of such legislation becomes known. If such violation of legislation should become known, we will remove this content immediately.
Liability for links
Our website contains links to external websites of third parties on which we have no influence. For this reason we are unable to accept any liability for the content of the websites of such third parties. The respective supplier or owner of the linked pages is always responsible for the content of such pages. The linked pages were inspected for any potential violation of legislation when they were linked. At this point in time illegal content was not recognisable. It is, however, not reasonable to demand constant, content-related inspection of the linked pages without concrete reasons for suspecting any violation of legislation. If such violation of legislation should become known, we will remove such links immediately.
The content and works on this website are subject to German copyright regulations. It is not permitted to copy, edit, distribute or use this content in any way outside the limits of copyright without the prior written consent of the respective author or compiler. Downloads and copies of this website are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content of this website was not compiled by the site owner, the copyrights of third parties was observed. Such content of third parties is marked accordingly. However, should you become aware of copyright violation, please inform us accordingly. If such violation of legislation should become known, we will remove such content immediately.
The use of our website is generally possible without stating any personal information. If personal data is collected on our website (such as name, address or e-mail address), this information is always given voluntarily if possible. These data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that there are potential security gaps when transferring data on the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail). It is not possible to close all security gaps to protect access by third parties.
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our legal obligation to publish contact information for the purpose of sending us any advertising or informational material that we have not expressly requested. The owners of the website hereby expressly reserve the right to initiate legal proceedings should unrequested promotional material be received, for example by spam mails.
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins ("Like" button)
Our website contains plugins of the Facebook social network, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins is available here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our website the plugin establishes a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook then receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. As a result Facebook can assign the visit to our website to your user account. We would like to point out that as the supplier of the website we do not receive any information of the content of the sent information nor its use by Facebook. Further information on the topic is available from the data protection declaration of Facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not wish Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook account, then please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis tool of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer and that permit an analysis of your use of the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is generally sent to a server of Google in the United States and saved there. In the event of activation of the IP-anonymisation on this website, your IP-address is previously shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contractual states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
The full IP address is only sent to the Google server in the United States and shortened there in exceptional cases. Google is commissioned by the owner of the website to use this information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide other services connected with the use of the website and the internet to the website owner. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined by Google with other data.
You can prevent cookies being saved with the respective setting on your browser; in such a case we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website fully. In addition you can prevent the registration of the data generated by the cookie and resulting from your use of the website (including your IP-address) by Google as well as processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available with the following link;
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Adsense
This website uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer and that permit analysis of your use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can evaluate information such as the number of visitors to this website.
The information generated by the cookies and web beacons about your use of the website (including your IP address) and provision of advertising formats is generally sent to a server of Google in the United States and saved there. Google can then pass this information to Google's contract partners. Google will, however, not combine your IP address with any other of your saved data.
You can prevent cookie installation with the respective setting on your browser; in such a case we would like to point out that you may not be able to use all functions of this website fully. By using this website you agree to processing of your collected data by Google in the manner described and to the previously named purpose.
Data protection declaration for the use of Google +1
Collection and forwarding of information:
With the Google +1 button you can publish information around the world. With the Google +1 button you and other users receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google saves both the information that you have given for +1 content and information on the web page that you were viewing when clicking +1. Your +1 can be used for information purposes with your profile name and your photo in Google services such as in search results or your Google profile or at other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet.
Google records information on your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button you require a globally visible public Google profile that must contain at least the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases this name can also be replaced by another name that you have used when sharing other content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can
be shown to users that know your e-mail address or who have other information
by which you can be identified.
Use of the collected information:
In addition to the purposes stated about, the information you provide is used in accordance with the valid Google data protection regulations. Google may publish combined statistics on the +1 activities of the users or forwards these to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.
Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter
Our website features integrated functions of Twitter. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function the websites you have visited are linked with your Twitter account and made known to other users. As a result data are also sent to Twitter.
We would like to point out that as the supplier of the website we do not receive any information of the content of the sent information nor its use by Twitter. Further information on the topic is available from the data protection declaration of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change the data protection settings for Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.