A visit to our website can result in the storage on our server of information about the access (date, time, page accessed). This does not represent any analysis of personal data (e.g., name, address or e-mail address). If personal data are collected, this only occurs – to the extent possible – with the prior consent of the user of the website. Any forwarding of the data to third parties without the express consent of the user shall not take place.
We would like to expressly point out that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g., by e-mail) can offer security vulnerabilities. It is therefore impossible to safeguard the data completely against access by third parties. We cannot assume any liability for damages arising as a result of such security vulnerabilities.
The data provided by submitting your newsletter registration will be collected, stored and used exclusively for the transmission of the newsletter. The data is not shared with third parties. Submitters of the newsletter may claim their right to information about their data and correction or deletion of their data against the operator. Your data will be deleted immediately after your objection.
The data provided by logging in to our Press Area will be collected, stored and used exclusively for the Press Area. The data is not shared with third parties. You may claim your right to information about your data and correction or deletion of your data against the operator. Your data will be deleted immediately after your objection.
You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
You can prevent recording by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie is set which prevents your data from being collated when you visit this website in the future:
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More information on conditions of use and data protection available at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html. We draw your attention to the fact that Google Analytics has been extended to include the "gat._anonymizeIp();" code on this website in order to guarantee anonymised collation of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords and Double-Click-Cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not wish this, you can deactivate this feature via the Ad Preferences Manager (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=us).
This website's service uses social plugins provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S.California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter "f" on blue background or a thumbs-up icon) or the notice "Facebook Social Plugin". For a full list of all Plugins, please see http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If the user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to connect the data concerning a visit to this website's services with the user's member data already stored by Facebook, the user should log off Facebook before using this website's services. Furthermore, users can block Facebook plugins by using add-ons for browers, like the "Facebook Blocker".