Statement on Data Privacy

It is generally possible to use our website without the need to input personal data. Insofar as personal data (name or email address) is collected on our site for the purpose of receiving our newsletter, this takes place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be disclosed to third parties without your express consent.

We would point out that data transfer on the internet (e.g. communication by email) may be vulnerable to security breach. Complete protection against access by third parties cannot be guaranteed.

We hereby expressly oppose the use by third parties of contact data, published here under statutory duty, for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising and information material. The operators of the internet site expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the receipt of unsolicited advertising materials, such as by way of spam mails.

In case of questions or concerns regarding data privacy please write to our Data Protection Officer at info(at)



This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies. These are text files stored on your computer which enable us to analyse your visit to the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will generally be transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it will be stored. Where IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the area of 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 transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for the website operator. The IP-address which your Browser conveys in connection with the Google Analytics services, will not be combined with any other data held by Google

You may prevent the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; please note, however, that this may prevent you from being able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie, relating to your use of the website, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available by way of the following link:



Twitter functions are integrated into our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the re-tweet function, the websites which you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. At the same time, data will also be transmitted to Twitter.

Please be aware that, as operator of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. Further information on this is contained in Twitter's statement on data privacy available at

You can change your data privacy settings on Twitter under Account Settings at