Privacy Information

Every time a user accesses a page on and each time a file is retrieved, data is saved regarding this process in a protocol file. A person-specific evaluation of this data does not occur. We reserve the right to carry out statistic evaluation of anonymous data records.

During each retrieval, the following data records are saved:

User PC (IP address or domain name), name of the user if he needed to enter this for authorisation (in the case of password protected pages), status, date and time of access, first lines of the requests, bytes transferred, from which page the user came (referrer) and from what browser the request comes (user agent). 

Person-specific Data and Discloser to Third Parties 

Person-specific data will only be used when it is essential to do so (for example, via the contact request form of this website) and only for purposes to which the user has voluntarily agreed or for legally permitted purposes. We will only pass on the essential data necessary to carry out services which you would like to make use of, or to deploy subcontractors or agents who require this data. In this event, we require that our partners handle the data in confidence, according to the legal regulations, and that the data is deleted as soon as it is no longer needed.

Use of Cookies

Some pages on may use cookies or similar technologies. This means that we are able to assist you more easily if you return to our website. You are able to set your browser so that it will inform you if you receive a cookie and you may decline it if you wish. You can also configure your browser so that it fundamentally declines all cookies, however this can sometimes lead to problems with the functions of some websites.

Google has the following advice in respect of its programme "Google Analytics":

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
Google Analytics 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) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
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. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website (this opt-out cookie will only work in this browser and only for this domain, if you delete your cookies in the browser, you will need to click this link again): Disable Google Analytics

Further information can be found under (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).