Data privacy policy:

Data privacy

The operators of these web pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection rules and this privacy statement.

This website can in general be used without stating any personal data. If personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail address) are collected, this is, whenever possible, always done on a voluntary basis. This data is not disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.

We point out that the transmission of data over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) might have security gaps. It is not possible to offer absolute protection of personal data from access by a third party.

Data privacy policy for the use of etracker

Our website uses the etracker analysis service. This is offered by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstrasse 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. The data collected with this tool can be used to create use profiles under a pseudonym. For this purpose, cookies might be used. Cookies are small text files that are saved locally in the cache of your Internet browser. With cookies, it is possible to recognise your browser. No data collected with the etracker technology is used to identify users visiting our website without the explicit consent of the data subject. The data collected is not merged with personal data collected on the pseudonym user.

The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time, taking effect for the future. To revoke the collection and storage of your visitor data for the future, you can download the opt-out cookie from the following etracker link to make sure that etracker does not collect and save any visitor data from your browser:

The opt-out cookie “cntcookie” is then set by etracker. Please do not delete this cookie as long as you want to revoke these services. For more information on this, please refer to the etracker privacy statement:

Data privacy policy for the use of Xing

Our website uses functions offered by the Xing network. The provider of these functions is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Upon each access to one of our websites featuring Xing functions, a connection to the Xing server is established. To our knowledge, no personal data is saved in this process. IP addresses are not stored and the user behaviour is not evaluated.

For more information on privacy and the Xing share button, please refer to Xing’s privacy policy at


Some of the Internet sites use so-called cookies. Cookies do not cause any harm to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies serve to make our services more user-friendly, efficient and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are known as “session cookies”. They are deleted automatically when you leave the website. Other cookies remain saved on your device until you delete them. These cookies help us recognise your browser the next time you access our website.

You can set your browser to notify you when cookies are set, to only accept certain cookies, reject cookies in certain cases or reject all cookies in general. You can also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed. If you deactivate the cookies, the functionality of this website may be limited.

Server log files

The provider of these web pages automatically collects and stores information in what is known as server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. 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 specific individuals. This data is not merged with data from other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data later on if there are concrete indications for unlawful use.

Contact form

If you send us any enquires using the contact form, we will save your entries including the contact information you have specified in the form to process your enquiry and for any follow-up enquiries. We will not disclose this data without your consent.

Objection to advertising e-mails

We expressly object to the use of the contact information published in our legal notice in accordance with the German Telemedia Act to send us information or advertising e-mails we did not explicitly request. The operator of these web pages reserves the right to take legal action in the case of transmission of non-solicited advertising material, i.e. spam.

Newsletter data

If you want to receive the newsletter offered on this website, we need your e-mail address and information to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address and that you want to receive this newsletter. We will not collect any additional data. The data collected is used exclusively to send the information requested and is not disclosed to any third parties.

You can revoke your consent to save the data and e-mail address and to its use to send you the newsletter at any time, for example by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.