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 its 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 of 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, such 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.
On occasion, we may gather information about your computer for our services and to provide statistical
information regarding the use of our website. Such information will not identify you personally it is
statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify
any personal details whatsoever.
Similarly to the above, we may gather information about your general internet use by using a cookie file.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree,
the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.
Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations
to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
All computers have the ability to automatically accept or decline cookies. This can be done by activating the
setting on your browser which determines how to deal with cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline
cookies, you may be unable to access particular parts of our website.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address)
will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the
IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement
on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA.
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use
of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services
relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading
and installing the browser plug-in available under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Use of Facebook Social Plugins
This website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com,
operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2,
Irland (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue
background, the word "like" or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”.
For a full list of all social Plugins please see http://developers.facebook.com/plugins
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes
a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to
your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information
about your having accessed the respective page of our website.
Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to
our state of knowledge
The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed
the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be
assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking
“Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser
directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook,
there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.
For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook,
as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy
If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning
your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook,
please log off Facebook before entering our website and delete your cookies.
You may also change how Facebook uses your data for commercial purposes within your profile settings:
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