Privacy Statement

Data protection

We always treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal data protection regulations as well as this privacy statement.

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. If personal data is collected on our pages (such as name, address and e-mail address), the input of such data always remains voluntary, if possible. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.

We would like to point out that the transfer of data on the Internet (e.g. during communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect such data against unauthorized access by third parties.


Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses the functionalities of the web analysis services Google Analytics. This service is provided by Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer to analyze your use of the website. The information that the cookie generates about your use of this website is generally transferred to and stored on a Google server in the United States.

We use the “Activation of IP anonymization” function on this website. Your IP address will be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other contract states of the agreement about the European Economic Union before being transmitted. Google uses this information as authorized by the operators of this website, in order to analyze use of the website, compile reports on website activity and to provide additional services for the operators of this website relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transferred by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be connected to other data.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that you may not be able to fully use all functionalities of this website in such a case. You may also prevent the recording of the data created by the cookie relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) and the transfer to Google as well as additional analysis by Google by installing the browser plugin available at the following link:


Information, deletion, restriction

You have the right to information, free of charge, about your personal information recorded by us, the origin and recipient of this data and reason for having it recorded as well as the right to correction, deletion or restriction of this data. In case of questions about personal data, feel free to contact us anytime under the e-mail address specified in the imprint.


Server log files

The provider of the pages records and automatically saves information in server log files which your browser transmits to us automatically. They are:

  • Type and version of browser
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of server request

This data cannot be assigned to a specific person. No context of this data with other data sources will ever be established. We reserve the right to review this data retroactively if provided with specific information about possible illegal use.


Privacy statement for the use of Google+

Our pages use the functionalities of Google+. This service is provided by Google Inc.,1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Registration and forwarding of information: You can publish information worldwide using the Google+ button which will also provide you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores the fact that you awarded +1 to content as well as the sites you were visiting while clicking +1. Your +1 activities may be shown as information along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profiles as well as in other places on websites and advertisements on the Internet.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve the services offered by Google to you and other users. To be able to use Google+ buttons, you will need a worldwide visible, public Google profile which must at least contain the name selected for the profile. This name is used for all Google services. In some cases, this name may replace another name which you may use for parts of the content of your Google account. Google may display your identity to other users who know your e-mail address or who have other information available to identify you.

Use of recorded information: In addition to the purposes described above, the information provided by you is used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy laws. Google may publish summary statistics about +1 activities by users or pass them onto users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers and associated websites.


Privacy statement for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

Plugins of the social network Facebook provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, have been integrated into our website. You can recognize such plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button. An overview of the Facebook plugins is available here:

When you visit our site, the plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. It informs Facebook that you visited our page with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while being logged into your Facebook account, you may link the content of our pages with your Facebook profile. That way, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to inform you that we as providers of the website have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data as well as their use by Facebook. Further information is available in the privacy laws of Facebook:

If you do not want Facebook to be able to link the visit of our site with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.


Privacy statement for the use of Xing

Our website uses the functionalities of the XING network. This service is provided by XING AG, Dammtorstr. 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Every time one of our pages containing the functionalities of Xing is called up, a connection is established to the Xing servers. As far as we have been informed, no personal data is saved in the process. In particular, no IP addresses or usage behavior is stored.

Further information about data protection and the Xing share button is available in the privacy laws of Xing:


Some of the Internet sites use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies are used to make our service offer more user-friendly, effective and safe. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer in your browser.

Most of the time we use session cookies. They are deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your end device until you delete them. The cookies enable us to recognize your browser during your next visit.

You can configure the settings of your browser as such that you are informed about the use of cookies and only accept them in individual cases, you can exclude the use for certain cases or in general and activate automatic deletion of the cookies when closing the browser. The functionality of the website may be limited if you deactivate cookies.


Contact form

If you contact us through our contact form, the data you provide in said form will be saved to process your request and in case of follow-up questions. We will never pass on this data without your consent.


Newsletter data

If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require your e-mail address as well as information granting us permission to check whether you are in fact the owner of that e-mail address and give your consent to receiving our newsletter. No additional data is recorded. This data is only used for sending the requested information and will not be passed on to third parties.

You can withdraw your consent to save your data, e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter anytime, for example by using the “De-register” link in the newsletter.



If you would like to register for webinars offered on our site, we require your e-mail address as well as information granting us permission to check whether you are in fact the owner of that e-mail address and give your consent to receiving e-mails and/or the webinar registration. No additional data is recorded. This data is only used for communication regarding the webinar and will not be passed on to third parties.


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