Privacy Policy


The company specified in the imprint (hereinafter: “We”) as operator of this online service, is responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data of users of the online service in the sense of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG, Bundesdatenschutzgesetz). We take the protection of your personal privacy and your private data very seriously. We collect, process and use your personal data in accordance with the content of this privacy policy and the applicable German data protection laws, in particular the BDSG and the Telemedia Act (TMG, Telemediengesetz).
We would like to inform you by way of this privacy policy as to which of your personal data we collect, process and use.

Personal Data

Personal data is individual information about your personal or factual circumstances. This includes all information about your identity, such as your name, email address or postal address. In contrast, information that cannot be linked to your identity (such as the number of users of the online service) does not count as personal information.

In principal, you can use our online service without disclosing your identity and without providing personal data. For some of the services offered, however, personal data is collected from you. In principal, we only collect, store and use the data for the purpose of using this online service, in particular for providing the desired information.

Storing and processing personal information

Your information is stored on specially protected servers. These are protected using technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification or dissemination of your data by unauthorised persons. Your data can only be accessed by a few authorised persons. They are responsible for the technical, commercial or editorial support of the servers. Despite regular checks, complete protection against all dangers is not possible.

The transmission of our web pages and your entries on our web pages via the internet is in principal unencrypted. It is therefore not excluded that third parties can view and/or access the transmitted data. We recommend that you consider this aspect when deciding whether and which data you submit to us over the Internet.

Your personal data is encrypted and transmitted over the Internet. We use SSL encryption (Secure Socket Layer) for data transmission.

Transfer of personal data to third parties

In principle, we use your personal information only for the fulfilment of your desired services. Should we use the services of external service providers within the framework of performing our service, any accessing of the data on their part is likewise solely for the purpose of performing the service. We take technical and organisational measures to ensure compliance at all times with data protection requirements and also obligate our external service providers accordingly.

Moreover we do not pass the data on to third parties without your express consent, especially regarding advertising purposes. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties if you yourself have consented thereto or to the extent that we are entitled or obligated to do so in accordance with statutory requirements and/or official or court orders. Such instances can in particular include the provision of information for purposes of law enforcement, emergency response or for the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Use of our website

Information about your computer

Each time you access our online service, we collect the following information about your computer, independent of your registration: the IP address of your computer, the request of your browser and the time of this request. In addition, the status and the amount of data transferred are recorded as part of this request. We also collect product and version information about the browser used and the operating system of the computer. We keep track of the website from which access was made to the online service. The IP address of your computer is stored only for the time of use of the online service and then deleted or anonymised in truncated form. The remaining data is stored for a limited period of time.

We use this data for the operation of the online service, in particular to detect and eliminate errors, to determine the utilisation of the online service and to make adjustments or improvements.

Use of cookies

Our online service uses NO cookies

Matomo (former Piwik)

This website uses Matomo, a web analytics open-source software. Matomo uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server of the service provider in Germany. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

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Rights of data subjects

You are entitled to information about the data we have stored about you, as well as the right to correct, block, or delete this data as necessary.

Likewise, you may at any time freely revoke any consent you have already given, with effect for the future. For this and further information on our handling of personal data, please use the contact details published on our „imprint” page.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

The status of the privacy policy is indicated by the date (below). We reserve the right to change this privacy policy at any time with effect for the future. An up-to-date version is available directly from the online service. Please look up the online service regularly and find out about the current privacy policy.

Status of this privacy policy: June 2020