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Privacy Policy

LIABILITY FOR CONTENT

We have prepared the content of our website with great care and diligence. We cannot, however, guarantee the correctness, completeness, or up-to-datedness of the content. however, we are not obligated to monitor information provided or stored by outside parties or to investigate conditions that may indicate illegal activity. This disclaimer, however, does not affect our obligations to block or remove information in accordance with general legislation. Liability, however, is possible only after the point in time of cognizance of a specific violation of the law. Upon cognizance of such a violation, we will immediately remove this content. We expressly reserve the right to change, supplement, or delete the Website in part or in entirety without special advance notification, and to terminate the publication of the site for a specific time period or permanently.

LIABILITY FOR LINKS

Our website contains links to external Websites of third parties, over which we have no control. We cannot, therefore, be held liable for the content of these external sites. The respective suppliers or operators of such sites are responsible for the content of such sites. At the point in time of linking, the linked pages were checked for any violation of the law. At the point in time of linking, illegal content was not evident. Uninterrupted supervision of the linked sites cannot, however, be reasonably expected without specific evidence of a violation of the law. Once we are aware of the violation of the law, we will immediately remove such links.

DATA PRIVACY

As a rule, visiting our website is possible without the provision of personal data. Insofar as private data (e.g., name, street address, e-mail address, etc.) are collected by our site, this always – to the greatest extent possible – takes place on a voluntary basis. We do not provide these data to third parties without your express consent. Personal data provided within the context of an order or as part of our other service offerings are protected by technical security systems and additional authorization procedures. This applies both to the transfer of the data as well as to its storage on the servers. We call your attention to the fact that data transmission via the Internet (e.g., communication by e-mail) can entail security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of such data from access by third parties is therefore not possible. We hereby expressly forbid the use of contact data by third parties within the context of our imprint obligation for the submission of not expressly solicited advertising and information material. The operator of this Website expressly reserves the right to take legal action in the case of provision of unrequested advertising (e.g., in the form of spam mail and the like).

DATA-PRIVACY DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF FACEBOOK PLUGINS (THE “LIKE” BUTTON)

On our Web pages, we have integrated plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can identify the Facebook plugins on our pages by the Facebook logo (white “f” on a square blue background block) or by the “Like” button. You can find a list of Facebook plugins here. If you visit our website and use the Facebook plugin, this will provide a direct connection between your browser and a Facebook server. This action also provides Facebook with the information that you have visited our Website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged in to your Facebook user account, you can link the content of our Website on your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to our Web pages to your user account. We call attention to the fact that we, as suppliers of these Web pages, receive no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or their use by Facebook. You can find further information on this topic in the data-privacy declaration of Facebook under www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to our Website to your Facebook user account, please log off your Facebook user account.
Even though you have no Facebook user account, it is possible that Facebook obtains your IP address and stores it.

DATA PRIVACY DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies: text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of our website. The information produced by the cookie on your use of this Website (including your IP address) is sent to a server of Google Inc. in the United States and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, prepare reports on the Website activities for the Website operators, and perform additional services involving the use of the Website and the Internet. Google will provide this information to third parties, insofar as such is legally stipulated, or insofar as third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will not connect your IP address with other data from Google Inc. You can prevent the installation of such cookies by making the required setting on your browser software. In such a case, however, we point out that you will possibly not be able to use all functions of this Website to their full extent. By using this Website, you declare that you agree to the processing of data obtained about you by Google in the manner described above, and for the purpose, as stated.

You can prevent the saving of such cookies by making the required setting on your browser software. In such a case, however, we point out that you will possibly not be able to use all functions of this Website to their full extent. You can furthermore prevent the recording and the processing by Google of this data created by the cookie and related to your use of the Website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plugin from this link.

DATA-PRIVACY DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF GOOGLE +1

Recording and further submission of information:
By using the Google +1 button you can publish information throughout the world. You and other users can click on the Google +1 button to receive personalized content from Google and its business partners. Google saves both the information that you have provided for Google +1 content, as well as information on the Web page that you have viewed after clicking on +1. Your +1 data can be shown as information together with your profile name and your photo in Google services: e.g., in search results or in your Google profile, or on pages of other Websites and advertising on the Internet. Google records information on your +1 activities, in order to improve Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button, you require a universally visible, public Google profile that must at least contain the name selected for your profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace another name that you had earlier used when providing information on your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address, or who know other identifying information about you.

Use of the information recorded:
In addition to the purposes of use described above, the information provided by you will be used in accordance with valid Google data-privacy stipulations. Google may possibly publish compiled statistics on the +1 activities of the users, or it can pass these statistics on to users and business partners: e.g., to publishers, advertisers, or affiliated Websites. You can read Google’s data-privacy declaration here.

DATA-PRIVACY DECLARATION FOR THE USE OF TWITTER

Functions of the Internet service Twitter are integrated on our Web pages. These services are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St., Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The use of Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet” will link the websites visited by you with your Twitter account and will make them known to other users. This procedure also transmits data to Twitter. We call your attention to the fact that we, as suppliers of the Web pages have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted by Twitter or of their use. You can find further information in the Twitter data-privacy declaration of Twitter under www.twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data privacy settings in Twitter under www.twitter.com/account/settings/

COOKIES

A cookie is a small file that asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. the web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes, and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. we may set and use cookies to identify which pages are being used. this helps us analyze data about our web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. we only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. you can choose to accept or decline cookies. most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Why do we use cookies?
We use cookies to collect information about your use of the Website and to distinguish you from other users in order to improve your experience when you browse the Website.


When you visit the Website, we set wix Analytics to measure the number of visitors, to see how visitors navigate the site and to see which resources they access. The data collected using wix Analytics is anonymous. This helps us to develop new content and to improve the way the Website works.

BY USING OUR WEBSITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE RELEVANT COOKIES BEING SET ON YOUR DEVICE

You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. You should note however that by deleting or blocking cookies, the Website may not function correctly and you may not be able to access certain areas.
For further information on how to opt-out of Google Analytics, please visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
The Website may also link through to third party websites which may use cookies over which we have no control. We, therefore, recommend that you check the relevant third-party privacy policies for information about any cookies that they may use.

YOUTUBE

We may use the video-sharing Website YouTube to integrate videos into our Web Site. Further information on the official data-privacy policy of YouTube is available here.

OTHER PLUGINS AND EXTERNAL SERVICES

Our Web pages can also contain additional so-called plugins. The responsible suppliers (e.g., Google+, YouTube, AddThis, and others) are responsible for the respective plugins. As for the Facebook plugin, we accordingly have no control over the extent of the data that the respective suppliers record with the use of this plugin, or over the manner in which the suppliers use this data. In the event that you are not yet a customer of the supplier of a plugin, or of the external service linked by means of the plugin, or if you have not agreed to data recording and use by such suppliers, we recommend that you do not click on or use such plugins. Please consult the respective Web pages of the plugin for further information on the type, extent, and purpose of data recording and use of personally related data, and on the possible processing of such data.

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