It is possible to use our website without providing any personal data. When using individual services from our website, different regulations may apply; details are provided separately below for this case. Your personal data (such as name, address, email, telephone number, etc.) will only be processed by us in accordance with the regulations of data protection legislation. Data are held to be personal if they can clearly be assigned to a specific natural person. The following regulations provide information regarding the nature, scope and purpose of the collection, use and processing of personal data by the provider.
When visiting this page, the web server automatically records log files, which cannot be assigned to any particular person. These data include, for example, the browser type and version, the operating system used, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address of the requesting terminal, access date and time of the server query and the client file request (file name and URL). These data are collected solely for statistical analysis purposes. No disclosure is made to third parties, either for commercial or non-commercial purposes.
Personal data will only be collected or processed when these details are provided voluntarily e.g. as part of a request. Unless required for reasons relating to a business transaction, you may revoke the previously granted approval of the storing of your personal data with immediate effect in writing (e.g. email or fax) at any time. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties, unless disclosure is required by law.
In accordance with current legislation, you may at any time ask us in writing whether, or which, personal data is being stored by us. You will receive an appropriate message about this immediately.
The personal details you have made available to us will be secured by the use of all possible technical and organizational security measures so that they are not accessible to unauthorized third parties. When sending very sensitive data or information, it is recommended to use the post as complete data security cannot be ensured by email.
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google". Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, and which allow you to analyse use of the website. Information generated by these cookies, such as the time, location and frequency of your website visits, including your IP address, are transmitted to Google in the USA and stored in the United States.
Google Analytics is used by us on our website with an IP anonymization function. In this case, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in any of the other Contracting Parties of the agreement concerning the European Economic Area, rendering it anonymous.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports about the website activities for us and to provide additional services relating to use of the web site and Internet. Google will also, if necessary, transfer this information to third parties, where required by law or where such third parties process this data on Google's behalf.
Google has stated that it will not under any circumstances link your IP address with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being installed by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, we would like to inform you that in this case you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.
Google also offers a disable option for the most popular browsers, which gives you more control over which data is recorded and processed by Google. Should you activate this feature, no information about the website visit will be submitted to Google Analytics. The activation does not, however, prevent information from being transferred to us or to other web analytics services used by us when required. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by cookies and data relating to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as from processing this data, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de download and install.
On some of our pages we use "session cookies" to make it easier for you to use our websites. These are small text files, which are stored on your hard drive for the duration of your visit to our website and, depending on the setting on your browser, are deleted again when you finish using the browser. These cookies do not bring up information stored on your hard disk about you and do not affect your PC or files. Most browsers are set so that cookies are accepted automatically You may, however, disable the storing of cookies or set up your browser so that it informs you that cookies are being sent. You can prevent cookies from being installed by using the relevant settings in your browser; for example, by using a browser setting that prevents cookies from being set automatically in every case or which only blocks cookies from the domain "googleadservices.com".
For the purposes of marketing and optimisation, this website uses products and services provided by the company Lead Forensics (http://www.leadforensics.com). The head office of Lead Forensics is located in Communication House, 26 York Street, London, W1U 6PZ, UK. Lead forensics identifies details associated with your organization including phone number, web address and SIC code (a description of the company). This allows Lead Forensics to reveal the actual progress of your visit to this website, including all of the pages you have visited and viewed and how long you have spent on the site. The data will not under any circumstances be used to identify an individual visitor. If any IP addresses are recorded, they will be rendered anonymous immediately after being collected. On behalf of the operator of this website, Lead Forensics will use the information collected to evaluate your visit of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide additional services relating to use of the website and Internet for the website operator. If you do not agree with this, you can opt out of data collection, processing and storage at any time with future effect.
We will update this policy for the protection of your personal data from time to time. You should review this policy occasionally to keep up-to-date with how we are protecting your data and continually improving our website content. Should we implement any major changes in the collection, use and/or disclosure of the personal data provided by you, we will inform you of this using an obvious and highly visible note on the website. By using this website you declare that you agree with the terms and conditions of this policy for the protection of your personal data.