Imprint / Data protection
Information provided in accordance with §5 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG):
VAT ID. No
VAT ID No. in accordance with §27a of the Value-Added Tax Act:
Information about professional liability insurance:
Name and office of registration:
Hiscox Europe Underwriter Ltd
Scope of insurance validity: global
Person responsible for content in accordance with § 55 para. 2 of the Interstate Broadcasting Treaty (RStV):
Web design, programming and texts
Concept + text: Petra Huber, Mannheim www.expedition-text.de
Realization + programming: Florence Kotowski, München www.kotowski-webdevelopment.com
Liability for content
As a service provider, we are generally responsible according to §7(1) TMG (German Telemedia Act) for our own content on these pages. According to §§8–10 TMG, we are not, as a service provider, obliged to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information, or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information in accordance with general legislation are unaffected thereof. However, we are liable in relation to this only from the date on which we become aware of a specific infringement. If we become aware of relevant legal infringements, we shall remove the offending content immediately.
Liability for links
Our website contains links to external websites over which we have no control. Therefore, we cannot accept any liability for their content. The respective provider or operator of linked sites is always responsible for their content. The linked sites were checked for possible legal violations at the time they were linked. Illegal content was not detected at the time of linking. However, permanent monitoring of the contents of linked sites is not reasonable without specific evidence of a violation. Should legal violations become known to us, we shall remove such links immediately.
The contents and works on these pages, provided by the site operators, are subject to German copyright. The duplication, processing, distribution, or any form of commercialization of such material beyond the scope of copyright law shall require the prior written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this website are permitted only for private, non-commercial use. Any content not created by the website operator is subject to third party copyright. In particular, third party contributions are marked as such. Nevertheless, should you become aware of a copyright infringement on this website, please notify us immediately. Should legal violations become known to us, we shall remove such content immediately.
Data privacy statement:
The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with all statutory data protection regulations as well as with this data privacy statement.
The use of our website is normally possible without indication of personal data. Any personal data collected on our website (e.g. name, address or email address) is provided by users on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.
We would like to point out that transmitting data over the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) may be subject to security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.
Data privacy statement for the use of etracker
Our website uses the etracker analysis service. The provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstrasse 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany.
The data obtained through this service allows user profiles to be created under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Cookies are small text files stored in your local browser cache. These cookies enable the recognition of your browser. The data collected by the etracker technologies are not used to determine the personal identity of website visitors and are not compiled together with personal data related to the person referred to by the pseudonym, unless expressly agreed to by the person concerned.
The collection and storage of data may be revoked at any time with respect to future services. To refuse consent to the collection and storage of your data in the future, you can obtain an opt-out-cookie from etracker from the following link. With this opt-out cookie, no visitor data from you will be collected and stored by etracker in the future: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb
This will set an opt-out cookie with the name “cntcookie” by etracker. Please do not delete this cookie if you wish your refusal to consent to remain valid. For more information, see the data privacy statement of etracker: http://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html
Plugins by the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA) are integrated in our website. You can identify the Facebook plugin by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” on our website. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you visit our website, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is made via the plugin. This enables Facebook to receive the information that you visited our website with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like button” while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to associate the visit of our site to your user account. We must point out that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Facebook and how Facebook uses that data. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of facebook at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our site with your Facebook user account, please first log out from your Facebook account.
Privacy statement for the use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions by Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and enable the analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a server of Google in the United States and saved there.
However, in case IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of the Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide further services related to website activity and Internet usage for the website operators. The IP address that your browser transmits within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google.
Data privacy statement for the use of LinkedIn
Our website uses functions of the LinkedIn network. The provider is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Each time one of our pages containing LinkedIn features is accessed, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our internet pages with your IP address. If you use the LinkedIn “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, it is possible for LinkedIn to associate your visit to our internet website with your user account. We must point out that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to LinkedIn and how LinkedIn uses that data.
For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Data privacy statement for the use of Twitter
Functions of the service Twitter are embedded in our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “re-tweet” function the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. When this occurs, data is also transmitted to Twitter. We must point out that, as the operator of this site, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted to Twitter and how Twitter uses that data. For more information, please refer to the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
To modify or change your privacy preferences on Twitter, go to the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Data privacy statement for the use of Xing
Our website uses functions of the network XING. The provider is XING AG, Dammtorstraßsse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time one of our pages containing Xing features is accessed, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Xing servers. To the best of our knowledge, no personal data is stored in the process. In particular, no IP addresses are stored nor is usage behaviour evaluated.
For more information about privacy and the XING share button, please consult the data protection policy by XING at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.
Information, deletion, blocking
You have the right at any time to be provided with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored, as well as its origin and recipients and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the imprint if you have further questions on the topic of personal data or other issues.
If you send us a question via the contact form, we will collect and store your information and the contact details you provide in order to answer your question and any follow-up questions. This data is not passed on without your permission.