Data protection statement and disclaimer


Liability for contents

As the provider of this site, we are, according to section 7 para. 1 of the German Telemedia Act, responsible for the compliance with general legislation of our own contents on these sites. According to sections 8 to 10 of the German Telemedia Act, however, as the provider we are not obliged to monitor any transmitted or stored external information or to investigate into circumstances that indicate any unlawful activities. Any obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general legislation remain unaffected hereof. Any liability in this respect, however, is only possible from the time of knowledge of a specific infringement. Should we become aware of any respective legal infringements, we will remove such contents immediately.

Liability for links

Our website contains links to external websites of third parties, on whose contents we do not have any influence. Therefore, we cannot assume any warranty for such external contents. The respective provider or operator of the contents of any linked site is responsible for their contents at all times. The linked sites were examined for potential violations of law at the time they were linked. No unlawful contents were recognizable at the time they were linked. A permanent review of the contents of linked sites, however, is unreasonable without concrete indications of a legal infringement. Should we become aware of any legal infringements, we will remove such links immediately.


Any contents and works on these sites created by the operators of the site are subject to German copyright law. Any kind of reproduction, editing, distribution and any other kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright law require the written consent of the respective author and/or creator. Any downloads and copies of this site are only admitted for private, not commercial use. As far as the contents on this site were not created by the operator, third party copyrights are respected. In particular, any third party contents are marked as such. Should you nevertheless become aware of any copyright infringement, we kindly request according notification. Should we become aware of any legal infringements, we will remove such contents immediately.

Data protection statement

Data protection

The operators of these sites take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We will treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection statement.

Using our website is normally possible without providing any personal information. Should, nevertheless, any personal information (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) be collected on our site, this will, as far as possible, always take place on a voluntary basis. This data is not disclosed to third parties without your express approval.

We would like to point out that data transmission over the internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Data protection statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’. They are text files that are saved on your computer and facilitate an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a server within the USA and stored there.

In case of the activation of IP anonymization on this website, your IP address, however, is shortened by Google within Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide services that are connected with the use of the website and the internet for the website operator. The IP address that is transmitted from your browser under Google Analytics is not combined with other data held by Google.

You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting appropriate settings on your browser software, however, we would like to advise you that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. In addition, you may prevent the collection of data that is created by the cookie and relates to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as any processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link:


The internet sites partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage on your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies used by us are so-called ‘session-cookies’. They are deleted automatically after the end of your visit. Other cookies will remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser when you next visit our site.

You may adjust your browser in a way that you are informed when cookies are placed, that cookies are only allowed in individual cases, that accepting cookies is excluded in certain cases or generally and that they are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. The deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Contact form

If you send us any queries using the contact form, we will store your information from the inquiry form including your indicated contact details for the purpose of processing your query and in case there are any follow-up questions. We will not transmit this data without your permission.