Thank you for your visit to our website and your interest in our company. Protecting your personal data is a responsibility we take very seriously. We want you to know when we collect data, what type of information we compile and how we use it. Under no circumstances is the data we collect ever sold or otherwise shared with third parties.
Most of the cookies we use are deleted from your hard drive when the browser session ends (session cookies), whereas others remain on your computer to enable us to recognize it on your next visit (persistent/permanent cookies).
If you send us an email or a message using our Contact Us form, we will collect, store and process your data only to the extent needed for the processing of inquiries in particular and our correspondence in general.
If your email is confidential in nature, we strongly urge you to encrypt it in order to protect it against unauthorized access or changes during transmission. If you wish to receive the newsletter or updates offered on our website, please be advised that any data entered into the newsletter/updates registration screen will be used exclusively for the purpose of directing our newsletter and udpates, which contains information on all of our services. You can revoke permission to mail to your email address at any time using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email.
This website uses plug-ins produced by the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). When you visit a page on our website that contains this plug-in, a connection is made to Facebook's web servers which then instructs your browser to display the plug-in on such page. In this way information about which of our pages you have visited is passed on to Facebook.
If you are a Facebook member and are also logged in, Facebook will associate this information with your personal Facebook account. When you use the plugin functions (by clicking the “Like” button or entering a comment, for example), this information will also be assigned to your Facebook account. You can only prevent this by logging out before using the plugin. Additional information about how Facebook gathers and uses data, as well as your on pertinent rights and how you can protect your privacy, can be found in Facebook's privacy section.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how users make use of the site. The information generated by cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
In addition, you can block the transmission to Google of data captured by cookies with regard to your use of this website (including the IP address) and may further prevent Google from processing this data by downloading and installing this browser plug-in: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. For more information, please visit: http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). Please be advised that, on this website, Google Analytics was expanded by the code gat._anonymizeIp(); in order to ensure the anonymized capture of IP addresses (so-called "IP masking").
Disclosure / additional information
Under Bundesdatenschutzgesetz, Germany’s federal privacy act, you are entitled to receive information about your stored personal data and may demand that such data be corrected, blocked or deleted. The deletion of your data is subject to applicable law. Moreover, you are entitled to revoke our authorization to use your personal data at any time. You may direct requests for information, or for the deletion or correction of your personal data, to the appropriate contact listed in “Contact us.”