All legal texts and legally binding information in English language are voluntary translations for the purpose of good customer service. Our business is legally based on German language. In the event of dispute, only the relevant German version shall prevail.
Data protection declaration
Welcome to our website!
We attach maximum importance to protecting your data and safeguarding
your privacy. Therefore, we provide information below regarding
collection and use of personal data while using our website.
Anonymous data collection
You can visit our websites without having to provide any personal
details. We do not save any personal data in this connection. In order
to improve our offer, we evaluate only the statistical data, which does
not allow any inference of your personal details.
Collection and processing while using the contact form
When using the contact form, we collect personal data (particulars of
personal or objective relationships of a particular or definable natural
person) only within the scope provided by you. We use your email
address only for processing your request. Your data is deleted
subsequently if you do not approve of the further processing and use.
Collection, processing and use of personal data
We collect personal data (particulars of personal or objective
relationships of a particular or definable natural person) only within
the scope provided by you.
Your personal data is processed and used for completing and processing your order and also for processing your requests.
After the contract is processed completely, all the personal data is
first saved taking into account the retention periods under fiscal and
commercial law and then deleted after the expiry of the deadline, if you
have not approved of the further processing and use.
Use of the email address for sending the newsletters
Irrespective of the contract execution, we are using your email address
exclusively for advertising purposes for sending the newsletter,
provided that you have given your consent.
Your consent declaration is given below:
You can use the corresponding link in the newsletter or send us a
message to unsubscribe the newsletter anytime; the relevant contact
details can be found in our Disclaimer.
Your email address will then be deleted from the mailing list.
Forwarding personal data
Your data is not forwarded to third parties without your explicit
consent. Only our service partners, which we require for handling the
contractual relationship, are excluded from this. In these cases, we
strictly adhere to the specifications of the Federal Data Protection
Act. The scope of the data transfer is restricted to a minimum.
Our websites use so-called cookies at several places. Cookies are small
text files, which are stored on your computer and which your browser
saves. They help to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and
reliable. In addition, cookies allow our systems to identify your
browser and offer you services. Cookies do no contain any personal data.
Using Google Adwords conversion tracking
We use the online advertising service “Google AdWords” and conversion
tracking within the scope of Google AdWords. Google Conversion Tracking
is an analysis service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway,
Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”).
If you click an advertisement run by Google, a cookie for the conversion
tracking is saved on your computer. These cookies have a limited
validity, do not contain any personal data and thus do not help in
If you visit specific webpages of our website and the cookie has not yet
expired, Google and we can identify that you have clicked on the
advertisement and were forwarded to this page.
Every Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, there
is no option that cookies can be tracked via the websites of AdWords
The information that is obtained with the help of the conversion cookie
helps to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers, who have
decided on conversion tracking. Here, the customers find out about the
total number of users who have clicked on their advertisement and were
forwarded to a site provided with a conversion tracking tag. You however
do not receive any information which can be used to identify users
If you do not wish to take part in the tracking, you can disagree to
this use by not installing the cookies through a corresponding setting
of your browser software (deactivation option). You are then not
included in the conversion tracking statistics.
For additional information as well as for the data protection declaration, please visit: http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google
Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files,
which are saved on your computer and which allow analysing the use of
the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your
usage of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in USA
and saved there. If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your
IP address is however abbreviated by Google in advance within the
member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of
the Treaty on the European Economic Area. The complete IP address is
transferred to a Google server in USA and abbreviated there only in
exceptional cases. Google shall use this information on behalf of the
operator of this website to evaluate your website use, to compile
reports about the website activities and to provide additional services
associated with the website use and Internet use as against the website
operator. The IP addressed transferred from your browser within the
scope of Google Analytics is not consolidated with the other data by
Google. You can prevent cookies from being saved through a corresponding
setting of your browser software; however, we would like to bring to
your attention that you may not be able to use all the functions of this
website entirely in this case. In addition, you can prevent the
recording of data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie
and based on your website use in Google as well as the processing of
this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available on the
following link and installing it [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Using Facebook plugins
Plugins of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by
Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
(“Facebook”), are used on these webpages.
If you invoke webpages of our Internet presence, which are provided with
such a plugin, a link is established with the Facebook servers and the
plugin is displayed on the webpage through a notification to your
browser. Which of our webpages you have visited is transmitted to the
Facebook server. If you are logged in on Facebook, Facebook allocates
this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using the
plugin functions (e.g. clicking the “Like” button, entering a comment),
even this information is allocated to your Facebook account, which you
can only prevent by logging out before using the plugin. If you do not
want Facebook to assign all acquired information to your Facebook
profile immediately, you must either log out of your account before
visiting our site or must use add-on provided by Facebook for your
In this manner, you can block the loading of Facebook plugins. Other
information about the collection and usage of the data by Facebook,
about your relevant rights and options for protecting your privacy can
be found in the Data Protection information of Facebook.
Using the Google “+1” button
On these webpages, the “+1” button of the social network Google Plus of
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California, 94043
USA, (hereafter referred to as “Google”) is used. If you invoke a
webpage of our Internet presence, which is provided with the “+1”
button, a link is established with the Google servers in the USA, and
the button is displayed on the Internet page through a notification to
your browser. Here, your IP address as well as the information, as to
which of our Internet sites you have visited, is forwarded to the Google
server. This is independent of whether you have registered with or are
logged in on Google Plus. Data is transferred even in case of users who
are not registered or logged in on these sites. The “+1” button is not
used to record your visits on the Internet. When displaying a “+1”
button, Google does not permanently log your browser history and also
does not analyse your visit to a page with “+1” button in another
manner. Google saves the data of your visit for about two weeks for
system maintenance and troubleshooting purposes. However, this data is
not structured as per the individual profiles, user names or URLs, and
is also not forwarded to us.
Moreover, if you are a member of Google Plus, and if your are logged in
on Google Plus during the period in which you use the plugin, the
information collected about your website visit is linked to your Google
Plus Account and disclosed to other users. Even in case of interactions,
which are possible with various Google plugins, the corresponding
information about you is collected and transmitted to Google and stored
there. For an overview of the different types of Google plugins, log on
If you have made your profile publically accessible in the Google Plus
settings, your “+1” can be superimposed by Google as information
together with your profile names and your photo in Google services, e.g.
in search results or in your Google profile, or at other places on
websites and advertisements on the Internet. If you do not want Google
to allocate the collected information directly to your Google Plus
profile, you must first log out of Google Plus before visiting our site.
Other information about the collection and usage of the data by Google,
about your relevant rights and options for protecting your privacy can
be found in the Data Protection information of Google: www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html
You have an option to prevent downloading Google plugins by installing corresponding add-ons in your browser.
Using Twitter plugins
The functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website.
Twitter is a social media portal of the company Twitter Inc.,795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, (USA).
We use Twitter plugins. If you invoke a corresponding website that has
such a plugin, the data is exchanged with the Twitter servers located in
Even in case of interactions, which are possible with various Twitter
plugins, the corresponding information about you is collected and
transmitted to Twitter and stored there.
Moreover, if you are a member of Twitter, and if your are logged in on
Twitter during the period in which you use the plugin, the information
collected about your website visit is linked to your Twitter account and
disclosed to other users.
If you do not wish that Twitter links and combines the information with
the data of your Twitter account, you must log out from Twitter before
visiting our website.
Log on to https://twitter.com/privacy
for more information on the collection and use of data through Twitter.
Information, correction, blocking and deletion of data
At all times, you have the right to free information about your saved
data as well as the right to correction, deletion and blocking of the
same. Please contact us if required. You will find the contact details
in our Legal Notice.
You can download the data privacy statement here. To open the document, You need the Acrobat Reader, which which can be downloaded for free at: http://get.adobe.com/uk/reader/