Privacy and data protection declaration:

Preface

The operators of this website take the protection of personal data seriously. The observance of privacy when processing personal data is of great importance. Personal data will only be used in accordance with the rules of the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act). The operators of this website are obliged to maintain secrecy. This website may contain links to other websites which are not subject to the data protection declaration.

1. Personal data

Personal data is data that can be used to obtain information about a person’s identity. This includes name, address, mailing address, telephone number etc. This does not include information that is not directly related to identity (e.g. favourite websites or the number of users of a site). You can use our website without disclosing your identity. If you decide to register as a user of this website, you can choose to pass on personal information in your user profile. It is entirely up to you, whether or not you pass on this information. The publishers of this website do not wish to gather more personal data than necessary. All that is necessary to register as a user is to give in a user name (which does not necessarily need to be your real name) and an e-mail address to which we can send your password. When accessing our web site , the server will store specific data (e.g. IP-address, date, time, and the pages accessed). No person-related utilisation of data will be carried out. We reserve the right to evaluate anonymous data sets. We make use of personal data with regard to the technical administration of the websites and for customer management purposes only as far as necessary. Furthermore, personal data will only be stored if these entries have been made voluntarily.

2. Transfer of personal data

Personal data passed on to us via this website will be used exclusively for this website. We do not transfer personal data to third parties without explicit agreement. If data is passed on for processing to external service providers, then this is done subject to the Bundesdatenschutzgesetz BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act), other legal regulations, and the principles laid down in this privacy and data protection declaration.
The gathering of personal data for or transferring of such data to public facilities and departments will only be carried out within the scope of mandatory regulations.

3. Use of cookies

We use cookies – small files with user configuration information. They are helpful to determine and store individual user settings and to allow specific user functions. We do not collect personal data via cookies. All basic functions of this website can be used without cookies. However, some user-defined functions and settings may not be available.

4. Youth protection

Persons under 18 should not transmit personal data without the consent of their parents or guardians. We neither request personal data from minors, nor do we collect or transfer such data to third parties.

5. Right of correction and deletion

If you have transferred personal data, you have the right to correct or delete this data in your user profile at any time. To delete an account entirely, please contact the webmaster. Comments made on articles, contributions to forums, notices of appointments and articles may remain online.

6. Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. We have no influence whatsoever on the data protection policy or behaviour of the operators of these sites.

7. Contributions

This website is publicly available. Contributors should carefully consider whether their contributions may contain information that should not be made public. Contributions may be found by search engines and thus be available even to those who were not specifically visiting this website.

8. Questions and comments

Please contact the webmaster with any of questions, comments and suggestions regarding data protection.