Disclaimer

1. Content

The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect,will therefore be rejected.
All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links

The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from his pages - unless he has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of his site fromviewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailinglists provided on his page.

3. Copyright

The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object.
The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author's agreement.

4. Privacy policy

If the opportunity for the input of personal or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use and payment of all offered services are permitted - if and so far technically possible and reasonable - without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of published postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be punished.

5. Collection and Cookies

We use so-called "cookies" to extend the operability of our website and make its use more convenient for you. "Cookies" mean that data can be saved on your computer when you visit our website. You have the option of preventing cookies being stored on your computer by altering your browser settings, however this you limit your use of our website.

6. Data collection by the use of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service. Both Google and Google Analytics use so-called "cookies". These are small text files that are stored on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. Google Analytics collects information on your operating system, browser, IP address, the previous website visited (Referrer URL) and the date and time you visited our website. Information about your use of our website generated by this text file is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to analyse your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity for website operators and provide other services associated with website use and internet use. Google passes this information onto third parties where this is statutorily prescribed or where third parties process this data on behalf of Google. This use is anonymous or uses pseudonyms. You can find more information about this from Google www.google.com/intl/de/privacypolicy.html

7. Collection and saving of usage data

We collect and store data, such as the date and time of the website access and the page from which you called up our site etc., to optimise our website. This is done anonymously without personally identifying the user of the site. User profiles are also created by the use of pseudonyms. Here too, there is no link between the person behind the pseudonym and the usage data collected. We also use cookies to collect and store usage data. These are small text files that are stored on your computer and are used to store statistical information, like the operating system, your internet use program (browser), IP address, the website previously visited (Referrer URL) and the time of visit. We only collect this data for statistical purposes to further enhance our website and make our online presence even more attractive. This data is only collected and saved anonymously or under a pseudonym and cannot be traced back to you as an individual.

8. Assigned use of data

We adhere to the principle of the assigned use of data and only collect, process and store your personal information for the purpose for which you have communicated it to us. Your personal data will not be passed to third parties without your express permission, where this is not necessary to provide the service or complete the contract. We will also only transmit your data to state institutions and authorities authorised to access this information within the scope of our statutory duty of disclosure or if we are obliged to disclose this data by a court judgement.
We take data protection within our company very seriously. Our staff and contracted service companies have a duty of confidentiality and adhere to legal data protection regulations.

9. Right of information and withdrawal

You can obtain information free of charge at any time about the data we have saved about you without the need to give a reason. You can block, rectify or delete at any time data that we have saved about you. You can also at any time and without giving a reason revoke the consent you have given us to collect and use your data. To do so, please contact the address given in the Legal Notice section. We would be happy at any time to answer any other questions you may have about our data protection information and the processing of your personal data.
Please note that data protection regulations and the handling of data protection, for instance by Google, can continuously change. It is therefore advisable and necessary to keep up to date with changes to statutory regulations and the policies adopted by companies, like Google.
We collect and store data, such as the date and time of the website access and the page from which you called up our site etc., to optimise our website. This is done anonymously without personally identifying the user of the site. User profiles are also created by the use of pseudonyms. Here too, there is no link between the person behind the pseudonym and the usage data collected. We also use cookies to collect and store usage data. These are small text files that are stored on your computer and are used to store statistical information, like the operating system, your internet use program (browser), IP address, the website previously visited (Referrer URL) and the time of visit. We only collect this data for statistical purposes to further enhance our website and make our online presence even more attractive. This data is only collected and saved anonymously or under a pseudonym and cannot be traced back to you as an individual.

10. Assigned use of data

We adhere to the principle of the assigned use of data and only collect, process and store your personal information for the purpose for which you have communicated it to us. Your personal data will not be passed to third parties without your express permission, where this is not necessary to provide the service or complete the contract. We will also only transmit your data to state institutions and authorities authorised to access this information within the scope of our statutory duty of disclosure or if we are obliged to disclose this data by a court judgement.
We take data protection within our company very seriously. Our staff and contracted service companies have a duty of confidentiality and adhere to legal data protection regulations.

11. Right of information and withdrawal

You can obtain information free of charge at any time about the data we have saved about you without the need to give a reason. You can block, rectify or delete at any time data that we have saved about you. You can also at any time and without giving a reason revoke the consent you have given us to collect and use your data. To do so, please contact the address given in the Legal Notice section. We would be happy at any time to answer any other questions you may have about our data protection information and the processing of your personal data.
Please note that data protection regulations and the handling of data protection, for instance by Google, can continuously change. It is therefore advisable and necessary to keep up to date with changes to statutory regulations and the policies adopted by companies, like Google.

12. Legal validity of this disclaimer

This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact.

Public record of procedures and notes on data protection

Our public record of procedures and notes on data protection can be downloaded as a PDF (in German language): Öffentliches Verfahrensverzeichnis (PDF)