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Protection of privacy

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transferred to a server by Google located in the USA and is stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to put together a report about the website activities for the website operators and to produce other linked services dealing with website and Internet use. Also, Google will trenafer this information, if necessary, into three parts, provided that this legally required or as far as process these data on behalf of Google.Google will not associate your IP address with other data obtained by Google in any other way. You can prevent the installation of cookies by changing the settings of your browser's software. If you do this you will not be able to access every portion of the website. By the use of this website you agree with the treatment of the data collected about you by Google in the described way and the purpose of the collection of the data.

Facebook

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.


If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“.