|Privacy Guidelines - Collecting and processing of personal data|
Personal data will only be recorded in case you provide them to us in the context of a registration or subscription of the newsletter. Your data will not be forwarded to third party such as list broker or direct marketing companies.
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 and allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site are usually sent to a server of Google in the U.S. and stored there. In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this Web site, the IP address will be truncated by Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to a Google server in the USA and will be shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this site Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to generate reports on website activity and to provide the site operator other services related to the website and internet usage. The IP address forwarded by your browser by the usage of Google Analytics in this site will not be merged with other data held by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, we point out, however, that in this case not all the features of this site might be in full use
can also prevent the acquisition of data generated by the cookie and data related to the use of this site (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of these data by Google, by following the link below, downloading and installing the available browser plug-in [The current link is http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en].
This website uses so-called social plugins (in the following, buttons) of social networks such as Facebook, Google+ and Twitter in some of its sites. When you visit our websites these buttons are deactivated by default, i.e. without your intervention they will not send any data to third parties. Before you are able to use these buttons, you must activate them by clicking on them. They then remain active until you deactivate them again or delete your cookies (please refer to “Cookies”). After their activation, a direct link to the server of the respective social network is established. The contents of the button are then transmitted from the social network directly to your browser and incorporated in the website by it. Please note that we have no influence on the extent of the data retrieved by the social networks with their buttons. For information on purpose and extent of the data retrieval by the social network concerned, and about the rights and settings possibilities for the protection of your private sphere, please refer to the data protection information provided by the social network in question. After activation of a button, the social network can retrieve data, independently of whether you interact with the button or not. If you are logged on to a social network, the network can assign your visit to the website to your user account. If you are a member of a social network and do not wish it to combine data retrieved from your visit to our websites with your membership data, you must log out from the social network concerned before activating the buttons.