Privacy Statement

Thank you for your interest in our website and our company. We take the protection of the personal data which is collected and used when you visit our web-site very seriously. Your data is protected under the terms of the statutory regulations of Germa-ny. The following section explains what data is recorded when you visit our website and how it is used.

Every time a user accesses a website belonging to us and whenever a file is downloaded, the data on this is saved anonymously. We reserve the right to use this information solely for anony-mous statistical evaluations in order to improve our products, our services and this website.

If you make personal data available to us to in order to use a service offered by us (contact, job applications, prize competitions etc.), we will only use this information to answer your inquiries, to run the competitions or to process contracts concluded with you. If you have also agreed, in a separate declaration, to a transfer of this data for the above purposes to associated companies or other third parties named in the declaration, we are entitled to pass this data on to them. Otherwise, your personal data will not be passed on to third parties. You are entitled at any time to withdraw permission to use your personal data in the future. Upon written request, we will also disclose to you which information we hold about you.


Our website includes plug-ins from the social network Facebook, of Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA. The Facebook plug-ins are identified on our website by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button. When you visit our website, the plug-in creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This tells Facebook that you have visited our website from your IP address. If you are logged into your personal Facebook user profile at the same time, Facebook can assign your visit to our site to your Facebook user account. This means that when using social plug-ins, the data is directly transferred and stored by Facebook. Please note that as the website operator, we have no knowledge of the content of the data that is transferred and how Facebook uses it. If you want to stop Facebook from assigning your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, then log out of your Facebook user account before you visit our website.

For more information on the purpose and scope of data collection by Facebook and how that data is then utilized, please see the Facebook privacy guidelines. You can also find out about your rights and privacy protection settings there.