Exclusion of liability:
Liability for content
The content of our pages has been drafted with great care. However, we are unable to assume any guarantee for the correctness, completeness and actuality of the content. As a service provider we are responsible for our own content on these pages according to the general law. However, as a service provider we are not obliged to monitor transmitted or saved external information or investigate circumstances that indicate unlawful activity. Obligations on the removal or blockage or the use of information according to the general laws remain unaffected by this. However, liability in this respect is only possible from the time of knowing about a specific legal contravention. If we become aware of relevant legal contraventions, we will remove this content immediately.
Liability for links
Our range includes links to external websites of third parties, upon whose content we have no influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any guarantees for this external content either. The relevant provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of linked sites. The linked pages were checked for possible legal contraventions at the time of linking. No unlawful content was found at the time of linking. However, ongoing checking of the content of linked pages is not reasonable without specific indications of legal contraventions. If legal contraventions are encountered we will remove such links immediately.
Content and works on these pages drafted by the site operators are subject to copyright law. The reproduction, processing, distribution and any form of usage outside the boundaries of copyright law require the written agreement of the relevant author or creator. Downloads and copies of this page are only authorised for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site was not created by the operator, the copyright of third parties is adhered to. Content of third parties in particular will be marked as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of a breach of copyright, we would ask you to indicate this to us. When becoming aware of legal contraventions we will remove such content immediately.
It is usually possible to use our website without giving personal data. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our sites, this is carried out on a voluntary basis as for as possible. These data are not passed on to third parties without your express agreement.
We would point out that the transmission of data online (e.g. in e-mail communications) may prove to have security gaps. Seamless protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
The use of contact data by third parties in the context of legal information published, for the transmission of advertising and information material not expressly requested is hereby expressly prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal steps in the event of the unrequested sending of advertising information, such as through spam e-mails, etc.
Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)
Plug-ins are integrated into our pages for the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You will recognise the Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “like button” (“Like”) on our site. A summary of the Facebook plug-ins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server will be created by the plug-in. Facebook then receives the information that you have visited our page via your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Facebook can then allocate the visit to our pages to your user account. We would point out that as provider of these pages we do not receive any knowledge of the content of transmitted data or its use by Facebook. Further information on this can be found in the Facebook data protection declaration at: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to allocate the visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Data protection declaration for Instagram
Other plug-ins for the social network Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA are integrated on this website. You can recognise the Instagram plug-in by the “Instagram button” on our site. If you click on the “Instagram button” while you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our pages to your Instagram profile. Instagram can then allocate the visit to our pages to your user account. We would indicate that as provider of the pages, we receive no knowledge of content of the transmitted data as well as its use by Instagram. You can find further information in the data protection declaration from Instagram: Instagram data protection declaration: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information about your usage of this website generated by the cookies is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. However, in the event of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated in advance by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other member states contracting to the agreement in the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to deliver other services associated with website usage and online usage for the website operators. The IP address transmitted by your browser for Google Analytics will not be put together with other data from Google.
You can prevent cookies being saved by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would point out that in this case you will not be able to fully use all functions of this website. Moreover, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of the website (including your IP address) by Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Data protection declaration for the use of Google AdSense
This website uses Google AdSense, a service to integrate ads from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and enable analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Via these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on these pages can be evaluated.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and the supply of advertising formats, are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. This information may be passed on by Google to contract partners of Google. However, Google will not include your IP address with your other saved data.
You can prevent the installation of cookies via setting your browser software appropriately; however, we would point out that in this case you cannot fully use all functions of this website. By using this website, you declare that you are in agreement with the processing of the data gathered about you by Google in the way described previously and for the purpose already described.
Cookies from other external parties