Privacy Policy

Data protection

The protection of personal data is a matter of special importance for us. Accordingly, we process the personal data of our employees, customers and business partners on a confidential basis in compliance with the applicable legal provisions governing the protection of personal data and data security.

A visit to this website does not require the provision of any personal data. The following data is collected and temporarily stored up until automatic erasure:

We do not intend to pass this data on to third parties.


A visitor to our website, by using the website, declares his agreement with the storage of this data; this consent may be withdrawn at any time.

User rights

The user of the website has the following rights:


By way of precaution, we draw the attention of users of this website to the fact that the transmission of data in the Internet (e.g. in the case of e-mail traffic) may pose security risks, for which reason data security cannot be guaranteed where the communication is unencrypted. Upon specific and express request, we offer users, following prior agreement, to use encrypted communication.


On our website so-called cookies are used which serve to make the offer of this website more user-friendly and more secure. Cookies are not harmful for the user and contain no viruses. They are simply placed as a text file on the receiving device and are stored by the browser. The majority of these cookies are automatically erased once more following the end of the visit to the website, although a few cookies remain stored on the receiving device so that the browser is recognised on the next visit to our website. The user is free to configure his own browser settings such that the use of cookies is permitted with limitations and/or that these cookies are immediately erased automatically.

The user can prevent the storage of cookies through the corresponding setting of his own browser software. In addition, the storage of data and also its processing and forwarding to e.g. Google can be prevented through the downloading and installation of a so-called browser plug-in.

We draw attention to the fact that the complete deactivation of cookies may lead to restricted use of this website.

Google Analytics

This website uses functions offered by the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider is the website Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Just as our own website, Google Analytics uses the above-mentioned “cookies”. The information generated by cookies concerning the use of this website is, as a rule, transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Users will find further information on the handling of user data at Google Analytics in Google’s privacy policy.

Browser plug-in

The storage of cookies can be prevented by a corresponding setting in the user’s own browser software. In addition, the collection of the data generated by the cookie related to the use of the website (including the IP address) by Google and also the processing of this data by Google can be prevented by downloading and installing a browser plug-in.


This website uses functions offered by Google+. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google stores both the information that the user has provided as contents and also information about the site which the user viewed by clicking. The respective + -providers can be visibly displayed in Google services as indicators, together with the respective profile name and photo of the user (search results, Google profile, etc.).

Google stores information about the Google+ activities in order to improve the Google services for the user and others. In order to use the Google+ button, the user needs a globally visible public Google-profile which must contain the name selected for the profile, whereby this name will then be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name that the user has used when sharing contents through the respective Google account. The identity of the Google profile can be displayed to users who know the e-mail address of the user or possess other identifying information.

The information collected will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection provisions. The website “Google” may possibly publish summarised statistics about the + activities of the users and pass these on to users and also its partners, such as, for instance, publishing bodies, advertisers or affiliated websites.


This privacy policy is currently valid and is published with status as of May 2020.

Data protection officer

Our data protection officer is Hans-Jörg Briest, Knesebeckstraße 83, 10623.

You can contact our data protection officer by e-mail at the address and / or under the telephone number 030 27 90 86 48