Privacy policy

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your data very seriously. We shall handle your data confidentially and in accordance with legal data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

You can normally use our website without having to provide personal information. As far as possible, we ensure that the personal data (e.g. name, address or email addresses) collected on our website can be provided by you on a voluntary basis. This personal data will not be shared with third parties without your prior consent.

Please be advised that the transmission of data over the internet (e.g. communication via email) cannot be entirely secure. It is not possible to protect this data completely from access by third parties.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the Google Analytics web analytics service. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, text files stored on your computer that enable analysis of how you use the website. The cookie-generated information about your use of this website is usually transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States.

However, if you are in a country that is a member state of the European Union or a contracting party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, and if IP address anonymisation has been activated on this website, Google will first truncate your IP address. Only by way of exception will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purposes of analysing how you use the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing further services related to website and internet use to the website operator. The IP address transmitted through Google Analytics from your browser will not be associated with any other data held by Google.

You can disable cookies by setting your browser accordingly; however, if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your usage of this website (including your IP address) being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Access, deletion, blocking

You have the right to access your stored data and information concerning its origin, recipient and purpose free of charge at any time, as well as the right to rectify, delete or block this data. You can contact us at any time in regard to this or other matters concerning personal data using the address provided under ‘Legal notice’.

Server log files

Information that is transmitted to us automatically by your browser is automatically collected and saved in server log files by the website provider. These are:

  • browser type/browser version;
  • operating system used;
  • referrer URL;
  • host name of the accessing computer;
  • time of the server request.

This data cannot be attributed to a specific person. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data at a later time, should there be concrete evidence of illegal use.

Cookies

This website makes use of “cookies”. Cookies do not cause harm to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our service more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files saved by your browser and stored on your computer.

Most cookies we use are “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies will remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit.

You can set your browser to always inform you about the placement of cookies and allow you to decide case by case if you accept the cookies, to accept cookies in specific cases or disable cookies in general, and to automatically delete cookies upon closing the browser. Disabling cookies can restrict the functionality of this website.

Contact form

If you send us an enquiry using the contact form we will save the details you provide, including your contact details, for the purposes of replying to the enquiry and in case any follow-up questions should arise. We will not transmit this data without your consent.

Objection to promotional emails

Use of contact data published within the scope of the obligation to publish legal notices on websites and printed media to send unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby forbidden. The website operators reserve the right to take legal action should unsolicited advertising information be sent, for instance in the form of spam.

Newsletter information

If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require your email address and information verifying that you are the holder of this email address and agree to receiving the newsletter. No other data will be collected. We will use this data exclusively to send the requested information and will not disclose it to third parties.

You can withdraw your consent to the storage of your information and email address, and their use to send the newsletter at any time using the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.