Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (Like-Button)

Plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated into our website. You identify the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" ("Gefällt mir") on our website. Under: you may find a survey of the Facebook plugins.

When you visit our website a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server will be established via the plugin. As a result of the plug-in integration, Facebook receives notification that you have opened this website with your IP-address. If you click the "Like-Button" while being locked in into your Facebook account, you may link the content of our website with your Facebook profile. This way Facebook can allocate your visit to our website to your user account. We point out that we as provider of the website do not receive any information on the content of the transferred data and of their use by Facebook. For further information, see the data protection declaration of Facebook under

If you do not want Facebook to allocate your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, kindly log out of your Facebook user account.


Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses the functions of the web analyse service provider Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies". These are small text files, which are copied onto your hard disk allowing an analysis of your use of the website. Usually the information produced by the cookie with regard to this website are transferred to a Google server in the USA where they are stored.

In case of the activation of the IP-anonymization on this website Google will first abbreviate the IP-address within the member states of the European Union or in other contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the full IP-address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA to be abbreviated there. On behalf of the provider of this website Google will use the information to further evaluate your use of the website, to summarize reports on the website activities and to provide the owner of the website with additional services in connection with the use of the website and of the internet. The IP-address transferred by your browser within the frame of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other Google data.

You may prevent the storing of cookies by respectively setting your browser-software; we would like to point out, however, that in this case you may probably not use all functions of this website completely. Furthermore, you may prevent the collection and transmission of the data produced by the cookie and the data referring to your use of the website (incl. your IP-address) to Google as well as the processing of the data by Google. For this purpose, you should download and install the browser plugin available under:


Data protection declaration for the use of Google +1

Our website uses functions of Google +1. Provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Collection and transfer of information: By means of the Google +1 button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users will receive personalized information from Google and out partners. Google stores not only the information that you gave +1 for a content, but also information on the website, which you visited when clicking on +1. Your +1 can be shown as information together with profile name and your photo in Google services, like search results or in your Google profile, or at other places on websites and adds in the internet. Google collects information on +1-activities to improve the Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button you need a worldwide visible, public Google profile, which must include at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you may have used when sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to other users that know your email address or have other identifying information on you.

Use of the collected information: Apart from the intended use explained above the information provided by you will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection regulations. Google will probably publish summarized statistics on the +1 activities of the users, or will pass them on to other users and partners, respectively; the latter may include publishers, placers or connected websites.


Data protection declaration for the use of Pinterest


Our website uses social plugins of the social network Pinterest run by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest"). If you call up a website that includes such a plugin, the browser directly connects to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transfers protocol data to the server of Pinterest in the USA. These protocol data may probably include your IP-address, the address of the websites visited which also have Pinterest functions, type and setting of the browser, data and time of the inquiry, the way of use of Pinterest as well as Cookies.

For further information regarding purpose, extent and further processing and use of the data by Pinterest as well as regarding respective rights and possibilities of the protection of your privacy see the Pinterest information concerning data protection under:


Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter

Our website includes functions of the Twitter service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By your use of Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet" the websites you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and be made known to other users. This also includes transfer of the data to Twitter. We point out that we as provider of the pages do not receive any information on the content of the transferred data and of their use by Twitter. For further information, see the data protection declaration of Twitter under

You can change your data protection settings at Twitter in the account settings under


Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, we will store your information included in the inquiry form including the provided contact data for the purpose of further processing of your inquiry as well as for probably necessary subsequent questions. We do not transfer these data to third parties without your prior consent.


Objection against advertising mails

We hereby expressly object to the third party use of contact data, which have been published in accordance with the editorial requirements for the purpose of sending of not explicitly objected advertising and information material. The owners of these pages explicitly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unrequested advertising material is sent, such as in the form of spam.


Newsletter data

If you want to receive our newsletter, we need your email address as well as information which allow us to check that you are the owner of the mentioned email address and agree to the receipt of the newsletters. We will not collect additional data. These data will exclusively be used for the mailing of the requested information and will not be passed on to third parties.

You are entitled to cancel the consent given regarding the collection of the data and the email address as well as regarding their use for the mailing of the newsletter at any time, for example via the “Austragen” (unsubscribe) link in the newsletter.