Privacy policy

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal details very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this data privacy statement. In most cases it is possible to use our website without supplying personal details. Insofar as personal details are collected on our website (e.g. name, address or email addresses), this is always done on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This information is not passed on to third parties without your explicit permission. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is therefore not possible.

On some occasions, the website uses so-called cookies. Cookies will do no damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer by your browser. The most frequently used cookies are the so-called session cookies. They are automatically deleted once you leave the site. Other cookies remain on your device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. You can set your browser such that you are informed when cookies are set and allow cookies only in individual cases, that cookies are rejected in certain cases or generally and that cookies are deleted automatically when you close the browser. Deactivating cookies may restrict the functionality of this website.

Contact form
If you send us inquiries by contact form, we will store the information you provide in the inquiry form, including the contact details which you enter, for the purposes of attending to the inquiry and any follow-up questions. We will not pass on these details without your consent.

This website uses the open source web analysis service Matomo. Matomo uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer – to allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie on the use of this website is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymised prior to storage. The information generated by the cookie on the use of this website will not be passed on to third parties. 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. If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can deactivate storage and use here. In this case an opt-out cookie will be saved in your browser which will prevent Matomo from storing usage data. If you delete your cookies, the Matomo opt-out cookie will also be deleted. The opt-out will need to be re-activated when you visit our site again.

Our website uses plug-ins of the YouTube site, which is operated by Google. YouTube is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages incorporating a YouTube plug-in, a connection will be established with the YouTube servers. The YouTube server will be provided with information about which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, this will enable YouTube to link your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. You will find further information on the handling of user data in YouTube’s data protection notice at: (external link)

Links to other websites
The provider of this website is responsible for the content of the website in accordance with the generally applicable legislation. Links to content offered by other providers are to be distinguished from the website’s own content. The provider of this website assumes no responsibility or liability for external content provided by way of links and does not lay claim to such content as its own. The provider of this website has no influence over whether and how these other providers comply with data protection provisions. 

Means of contact and your rights
You are entitled to receive information free of charge on data relating to your person which is stored by our company and to require the correction, restriction of processing, portability or deletion of such data as appropriate.
Regarding any questions on the collection, processing or use of your personal data and with regard to the accessing, correction, blocking or erasure of data and the revocation of granted consent or objections to a specific form of data usage, please contact us directly using the contact details stated in our site notice.

You are additionally entitled to file a complaint with the data protection supervisory authority.

You can reach our data protection officer directly at:
E-mail: datenschutz [at]
Telephone: ++ 49 / 3601 / 433 0

Right of objection
Where we process personal data as described above in safeguarding our overriding interests after duly weighing up the respective interests, you may object to such processing with effect for the future. Where processing is carried out for the purposes of direct marketing, you can exercise this right as described above at any time. Where processing takes place for other purposes, you have a right of objection only where grounds arising from your special situation apply.
In the event of an objection, we will not process your personal data any further, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing your data, and these grounds outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or unless your personal data serve the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.
This shall not apply where processing takes place for purposes of direct marketing. In this case, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes.