The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with statutory data protection regulations, as well as in accordance with this privacy statement.
Use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. If personal data [for example, name, address or e-mail addresses] is collected on our website, this is always done on a voluntary basis, to the extent possible. This data will not be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.
We expressly state that data transmission on the Internet [e.g. when communicating via e-mail] can have security gaps. Seamless protection of data from access by third-parties is not possible.
Our website partly utilizes cookies. These cookies do not contain viruses and generally do not harm your computer. Cookies are used to make our service more user-friendly, more effective and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and employed by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies” and are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These ones allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
Server log files
The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us, in so-called server log files. The pieces of information are:
- browser / browser version
- operating system
- Referrer URL
- IP address of the request
- time of the server request
These data are not assignable to specific persons. A unification of these data with data from other sources is out of question. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if concrete evidence of unlawful use should become known to us. This data will be deleted automatically after 52 days.
If you send inquires to us via the contact form, we will store your information from the inquiry form, including the contact data specified there, for the purpose of processing the inquiry and for the eventuality of follow-up questions. We do not forward this data without your consent.
This website uses Piwik Analytics, an open-source web analytics service provided by Piwik. Piwik Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your anonymised IP address) will be stored on our server.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you may disable the storage and use. In this case, an opt-out cookie is stored in your browser that prevents Piwik Analytics from storing user data. Should you delete your cookies, this will also delete the Piwik Analytics opt-out-cookie and you would have to repeat the steps to opt-out when you visit our website again.
Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. Provider of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages having a YouTube-plugin embedded, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server will then submit the information that you have visited our websites.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube.
For spam protection this website uses the reCAPTCHA service of Google Inc. (Google). This query serves the purpose of detecting if the input was made by a human or misusingly by an automatized machine process. The query includes the transmission of the input, your IP address and, if applicable, further data that are required for the reCAPTCHA service to Google, where they may be further employed. By using reCAPTCHA, you agree that your contributed identification will be integrated in the digitalization of old documents. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be pruned within member states of the European Union or other contracting states of the agreement of the European Econimc Area. Only in exceptional cases your full IP address will be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and pruned there. Commissioned by the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyze it for the usage of the reCAPTCHA service. The transmitted IP address transmitted by your browser within the context of reCAPTCHA will not be merged with other data from Google. For these data apply different data protection regulations of the Google corporation.
This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the functions of Google Maps it is required to store your IP address. This information will usually be transferred to and stored on a server in the USA. The provider of this website has no influence on this data transmission.
Comments on this website
When you write a comment on this website, we store (apart from the comment itself) data about the time the comment has been written, you e-mail address and (unless you post anonymously) your user name.
This website uses an SSL-Encryption to protect private data, for example when you send us, the owners of this website, an enquiry. You can distinguish a secure connection from a not encrypted when the address bar of your browser displays “https://” instead of “http://”. You will also notice a lock symbol in your browser bar.
When SSL encryption is active, the data you send us is secure from any third party access.