Data Protection and Legal Notices
Insofar as the Internet site offers the opportunity to enter personal or business information (e-mail address, name, address), the submission of this data is performed expressly on a voluntary basis by the user. The use of and payment for all offered services – as far as it is technically possible and reasonable – is also permitted without submitting such data, or submitting anonymous data, or under a pseudonym. The usage of published contact details within the framework of the legal notices or comparable data such as postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail addresses, by a third party for the distribution of information not specifically requested is prohibited. The right to take legal action against the sender of so-called spam e-mails that violate this prohibition is expressly reserved.
Information on Google Analytics:
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files, that are stored on your computer and make an analysis on your usage of the website possible. As a general rule, information gleaned through the cookie regarding your usage of this website are transferred to a Google server in the United States of America, and stored there.
Should IP anonymisation be activated on this website, your IP address will firstly be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in another member state of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. Under the authority of the website provider, Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of this website, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide further information regarding web site usage and internet usage of services related to the website provider.
The IP address transmitted from your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be pooled with other data from Google. You may block the storage of cookies by adjusting the relevant setting in your browser software; we must however advise that in this case, you may not be able to take advantage of the complete functionality of this website. Moreover, you can prevent the acquisition and processing by Google of specific data (including your IP address) gathered through the cookie and though your usage of the website by clicking on the following link to download and install an available browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Use of Facebook Social Plugins:
Our website uses social plugins (hereby called "plugins") from the social network facebook.com, which are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are marked with a Facebook Logo, "Like", or the addition of "Facebook Social Plugin".
When you visit one of our websites that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with the Facebook server. The plugin content is transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website.
Through the integration of the plugin, Facebook receives information that you accessed from the one of our websites. If you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can associate the site visit with your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugin, for example by clicking the "Like" button or leaving a comment, the relevant information will be transmitted from your browser to Facebook, stored there, and shown in your profile.
For information on the purpose and extent of data capture and further processing and usage of data by Facebook, as well as your rights regarding this and the possibility for you to adjust your settings in order to protect your privacy, please refer to the Facebook data protection information.
If you do not wish for Facebook to collect information about you via our website, please log out of Facebook prior to visiting our website.
Notice Regarding the Usage of Google+ Buttons.
Our website uses the "+1″ button-based social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States ("Google"). The button can be recognised by the symbol "+1″ on a white or coloured background.
When you visit one of our websites that contains such a button, your browser establishes a direct collection with the Google server. The content within the "+1″ button will be transmitted directly from Google to your browser and integrated into the website. We have no influence on the volume of data that Google collects with the button. According to Google, no person-related data is collected without clicking the button. According to Google, such data (including IP address) is only collected and processed when a member is logged in.
For information on the purpose and extent of data capture and the further processing and usage of data by Google, as well as your rights regarding this and the possibility for you to adjust your settings in order to protect your privacy, please refer to the Google data protection information in relation to the "+1" button: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html and the FAQs: http://bit.ly/r3Qmer.
If you are a Google Plus member and you do not wish for Google to collect information about you via our website or connect your membership data saved on Google, please log out of Google Plus prior to visiting our website. (Source: Sample by SCHWENKE & DRAMBURG – spreerecht.de)