Data Protection

Data protection declaration


The operators of these pages take your data protection very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with data security legislation regulations and the terms of this data protection declaration.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data is collected on our website (e.g. name, address or email addresses), then this will always be on a voluntary basis wherever possible. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to protect such data completely against access by third parties.


Some of these webpages make use of so-called cookies. Cookies don‘t do any harm to your computer and do not contain computer viruses. Cookies serve the purpose of making our offer user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files which your Internet browser files and stores on your computer.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies". They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your computer until you delete them. These cookies enable us to identify your browser when you visit us again.

You can also adjust your browser in such a way that you will be informed about the setting of cookies, so you can either decide on a case-by-case basis to accept or reject a specific cookie, or reject the acceptance of all cookies or to have them deleted automatically when you close your browser. Deactivating cookies can restrict the functionality of this website.


The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called log files that are sent to us automatically by your browser. These are:

Browser type/browser version
Your operating system
Referrer URL
Host name of the accessing computer
Time-stamp of the server request

These data cannot be traced back to specific persons. None of this data will be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check the authenticity of this information if we become aware of concrete indicators of unlawful use.


Our website uses the etracker analysis service. The service is provided by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1 20459 Hamburg Germany.

The data can be used to create a user profile under a pseudonym. Cookies can be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files that are locally stored in the buffer of the your Internet browser. Cookies enable us to recognize your browser. The data compiled using etracker technologies will not be used to personally identify visitors to this website and will not be merged with the personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without the express permission of the individual in question.

You can object to data collection, data processing and data use at any time with future effect. To object to any future collection and storage of your personal data you can click on the following link to obtain an opt-out cookie from etracker. This cookie prevents visitor data from being collected from your browser and stored by etracker in the future:

This causes etracker to set an opt-out cookie with the name “cntcookie”. Please do not delete this cookie for as long as you wish to uphold your objection. You can find further information in the data protection provisions of etracker:


You have the right to consult, free of charge, your personal information recorded by us, the origin of the data, its recipients and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correct, delete or block the data. To this end and with regard to any other questions on person-related data you can contact us at any time at the address: datenschutz(at)


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how you use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website is usually transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, due to activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, Google will previously truncate your IP address within the Member States of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and be truncated there. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities and to provide us with other services associated with website and internet usage. Google Analytics will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate browser settings. However, please note that if you do this, you might not be able to use all the functions of this website to the full extent. Apart from that, you can also prevent Google from acquiring and processing the data generated by the cookie and based on your use of the website (your IP address included) by downloading and installing the opt-out browser add-on available at
We use Google Analytics so that we can analyse the use of our website and regularly improve it. The statistics gained by this help us to improve our choice of products and make them more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases where personal data is transmitted to the United States, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield:  
The legal basis for the storage of cookies is consent (Art. 6(1) page 1 lit. a General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Further evaluation of the collected data through Google Analytics takes place over a period of fourteen months based on Art. 6(1) page 1 lit. f GDPR.  
You can also find more information on this at or at (general information about Google Analytics and data protection). 

Version of the declaration: June 2019

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