Data protection

Privacy Policy


This privacy statement explains to users the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of their personal data by the responsible provider

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on this website (hereinafter called the “Offer”). The legal basis governing the data protection can be found in the Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the teleservices data protection act (TMG).

Access data / server log files

The provider (or its webspace provider) collects data on each case of access of the offer (so-called server log files). The access data include:

Name of the requested Web page, file, date and time of access, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type along with version, the operating system of the user, referrer URL (previously visited website), IP address and the requesting provider.

The provider only uses the log file for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, security and the optimisation of the offer. However, the provider reserves the right to subsequently check the log file if there is reasonable suspicion of unlawful use due to concrete available evidence.

Contacting us

When contacting the provider (e.g. using the contact form or e-mail), the information of the user shall be stored for the purpose of processing the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.

Integration of services and contents of third parties

It is possible that third party content, such as YouTube videos, the maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics of other websites are incorporated from other websites within this online offer. This always assumes that the providers of such content (hereinafter referred to as "third-party providers") determines the IP address of the user. This is because, without the IP address, they cannot send the contents to the browser of the respective user. This IP address is thus necessary for the display of such content. We endeavour to only use such content for which the respective provider only uses the IP address for the delivery of the content. However, we do not have any influence on whether the third-party supplier uses the IP address, e.g. for statistical purposes. Insofar as we know this, we will be inform the users to this effect.


Cookies are small files which make it possible to store specific information related to the device on the accessing device of the users (PC, smart phone, etc.). They are used on the one hand to ensure the user-friendliness of websites and thus for users (e.g. storage of login data). Secondly, they serve to record the statistical data on website use and analyse it in order to be able to improve the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. The majority of browsers has an option whereby the storage of cookies is restricted or completely prevented. However, it is pointed out that the use and, in particular, the comfort of use, will be restricted without cookies.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”, text files, which are stored on your computer and make it possible to analyse the use of the website. The information produced by the cookie concerning the use of this website by the users will generally be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there.

If the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, the IP address of the users will however be shortened in advance by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contractual states of the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. By order of the operator of this website Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by the user, to compile reports concerning the website activities and to render additional services linked with the use of the website and the Internet for the website operator.

The IP address transmitted from your browser by Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of the cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however this offer draws the users’ attention to the fact that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in that case. The users can additionally prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and obtained through your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin at the following link:

As an alternative to browser add-ons or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link in order to avoid detection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. Here an opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you clear your cookies, you need to click this link again.

Cancellation, amendments, corrections and updates

The user has the right to receive information free of charge about the personal data that has been stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct inaccurate data, to block and delete his personal data, insofar as the there is no legal obligation to retain it.

Datenschutz-Muster von Rechtsanwalt Thomas Schwenke - I LAW it