The use of our site is possible without providing any personal data. For the use of individual services of our site, different regulations may arise for this purpose, which are explained separately in this case below. Your personal data (e.g. name, address, e-mail, telephone number, etc.) will only be processed by us in accordance with the provisions of German data protection law. Data is personal if it can be clearly attributed to a specific natural person. The legal basis for data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG). The following regulations inform you in this regard about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection, use and processing of personal data by the provider
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We would like to point out that internet-based data transmission has security gaps, thus completely protecting against access by third parties is impossible.
On our site, we use so-called cookies to recognize multiple use of our offer by the same user/internet connection owner. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores and stores on your computer. They serve to optimize our website and our offers. These are mostly so-called „session cookies“, which are deleted after the end of your visit.
In some cases, however, these cookies provide information in order to recognize you automatically. This recognition is based on the IP address stored in the cookies. The information obtained in this way serves to optimize our offers and to give you easier access to our site.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website to the full extent.
We offer you the possibility to register there on our website. The data entered in the course of this registration, which can be seen from the entry form of the registration form
Name, mail address
are collected and stored exclusively for the use of our offer. By registering on our site, we will also store your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This serves as a safeguard on our part in the event that a third party misuses your data and registers with this data on our site without your knowledge. It will not be passed on to third parties. The data collected in this way will not be compared with data that may be collected by other components of our site.
On our website we offer you the possibility to contact us by e-mail. In this case, the information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of processing his contact. It will not be passed on to third parties. The data collected in this way will not be compared with data that may be collected by other components of our site.
We offer you the possibility to leave comments on the individual posts on selected pages. The IP address of the author/connection owner is stored. This storage is for our security in the event that the author interferes with the rights of third parties through his commentary and/or illegal content is removed. Thus, there is a self-interest on our part in the stored data of the author, especially since we may be prosecuted for such violations. It will not be passed on to third parties. The data collected in this way will not be compared with data that may be collected by other components of our site.
Subscription to comments
We offer you the possibility to write a comment on selected pages and subscribe to it. If you choose this option, you will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are actually the owner of the e-mail address you provided. The decision to subscribe to such follow-up comments may be cancelled at any time. Details can be found in the confirmation email. The data obtained in this way will not be passed on to third parties. The data collected in this way will not be compared with data that may be collected by other components of our site.
Use of Google analytics with anonymization function
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter „Google“. Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“, text files that are stored on your computer and thus enable an analysis of your use of the website.
The information generated by these cookies, such as the time, place and frequency of your visit to the website, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google in the USA and stored there.
We use Google Analytics on our website with an IP anonymization function. In this case, Google will truncate your IP address within Member States of the European Union or other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area and thereby anonymize it.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our site, to compile reports on website activity for us and to provide other services related to website and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required to do so by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf.
Google says it will never associate your IP address with any other Data from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our website to the full extent.
Google also offers a deactivation option for the most common browsers, which gives you more control over what data is collected and processed by Google. If you enable this option, no website visit information will be sent to Google Analytics. However, activation does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analysis services that we may use. For more information about the deactivation option provided by Google and how to enable it, please contact https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Use of Google Maps
We use the component „Google Maps“ of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter „Google“, on our website.
Every time the „Google Maps“ component is accessed, Google sets a cookie to process user settings and data when viewing the page on which the Google Maps component is integrated. This cookie is usually not deleted by closing the browser, but expires after a certain time, unless it is deleted manually by you beforehand.
If you do not agree with this processing of your data, it is possible to deactivate the service of „Google Maps“ and in this way prevent the transfer of data to Google. To do this, you need to disable the Java script function in your browser. However, we would like to point out that in this case you will not be able to use the „Google Maps“ or only to a limited extent.
as well as the additional terms and conditions for „Google Maps“
Use of reCAPTCHA
To protect input forms on our site, we use the service „reCAPTCHA“ of the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter „Google“. By using this service, it is possible to distinguish whether the corresponding input is of human origin or is abusive by automated machine processing.
To our knowledge, the referrer URL, IP address, the behaviour of website visitors, information about the operating system, browser and length of stay, cookies, presentation instructions and scripts, the user’s input behaviour and mouse movements in the area of the „reCAPTCHA“ checkbox are transmitted to „Google“.
Google uses the information obtained in this way, among other things, to digitize books and other printed products as well as to optimize services such as Google Street View and Google Maps (e.g. house number and street name recognition).
The IP address transmitted under „reCAPTCHA“ will not be merged with other data from Google unless you are logged into your Google account at the time of use of the „reCAPTCHA“ plug-in. If you wish to prevent this transmission and storage of data about you and your behaviour on our website by „Google“, you must log out of „Google“ before you visit our website or use the reCAPTCHA plug-in.
Use of facebook components
We use components from the supplier facebook.com on our website. Facebook is a service of facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Every time you access our website that is equipped with such a component, this component causes the browser you are using to download a corresponding representation of the component from facebook. This process will inform facebook which specific page of our website is currently being visited by you.
If you visit our site and are logged in to facebook during the process, facebook recognizes which specific page you are visiting by the information collected by the component and assigns this information to your personal account on facebook. For example, if you click on the „Like“ button or make comments, this information will be transmitted to your personal user account on facebook and stored there. In addition, the information that you have visited our site is passed on to facebook. This happens regardless of whether you click the component or not.
If you want to prevent this transmission and storage of data about you and your behaviour on our website by facebook, you must log out of facebook before you visit our website. The data protection notices of facebook provide further information, in particular about the collection and use of the data by facebook, about your rights in this regard as well as about the settings for the protection of your privacy: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/
An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
Use of Twitter recommendation components
We use components of the provider Twitter on our site. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
Every time you access our website that is equipped with such a component, this component causes the browser you are using to download a corresponding representation of the component of Twitter. This process informs Twitter which specific page of our website is currently being visited.
You can change your privacy settings in the account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Use of YouTube components with advanced privacy mode
On our website we use components (videos) of youTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company of Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
We use the option “ – extended privacy mode – “ provided by YouTube.
When you visit a page that has an embedded video, you connect to the YouTube servers and display the content on the website by notifying your browser.
According to YouTube, in “ extended data protection mode“ only data is transmitted to the YouTube server, in particular which of our websites you have visited when you watch the video. If you are logged in to YouTube at the same time, this information will be associated with your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out of your account before visiting our website.
Further information on YouTube’s privacy is provided by Google at the following link:
Use of Pinterest
We use the service pinterest.com on our website. Pinterest.com is a service of Pinterest, Inc., 808 Brannan St, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. The integrated „Pin it“ button on our website gives Pinterest the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in to Pinterest, Pinterest can assign this visit to our site to your Pinterest account and thus link the data. The data transmitted by clicking on the „Pin it“ button is stored by Pinterest. For the purpose and scope of the data collection, its processing and use, as well as your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy, please refer to the Pinterest Privacy Notice, which you can access via http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/.
To prevent Pinterest from assigning your visit to your Pinterest account, you must unsubscribe from your Pinterest account before visiting our site.
Use of Tumblr
Use of Instagram
We use the Instagram service on our website. Instagram is a service of Instagram Inc. The integrated „Insta“ button on our website gives Instagram the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in to Instagram, Instagram can assign this visit to our site to your Instagram account and link the data. The data transmitted by clicking on the „Insta“ button is stored by Instagram. For the purpose and scope of data collection, processing and use, as well as your rights to protect your privacy, please refer to the Instagram Privacy Notice, which you can access via https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388.
To prevent Instagram from assigning your visit to our site to your Instagram account, you must unsubscribe from your Instagram account before visiting our site.
Use of social media buttons from „Warefire“
The content on our pages can be shared in social networks Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest in accordance with data protection. This site uses the plugin Social Warfare. Distributed by Warfare Plugins, Inc., PO Box 532, Harbor Springs, MI 49740.
This tool does not establish direct contact between the networks and users until the user actively clicks on one of these buttons and does not store any user data.
This tool does not automatically transfer user data to the operators of these platforms. If the user is logged in to one of the social networks, an information window appears when using the social buttons for Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, in which the user can confirm or change the text before sending. Our users can share the contents of this site on social networks in compliance with data protection. For more information on the purpose, scope and further processing and use of the data, as well as your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the Data Protection Notice of Warfare Plugins: https://warfareplugins.com/privacy-policy/
Pursuant to the Federal Data Protection Act, you can contact us free of charge in case of questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data and their correction, blocking, deletion or revocation of a given consent. We would like to point out that you have the right to correct false data or delete personal data if this claim is not precluded by a statutory retention obligation.