Data protection notice

You will find our declaration on data protection in the following section.


Cookies are small files which enable information specific to the device used by the user to access a website (PC, smartphone or similar) to be saved on that device. Firstly, they are used for the sake of the user-friendliness of websites and subsequently the users’ convenience (e.g. saving login data). Secondly, they are used for recording statistical data about the use of the website in order to be able to analyse these data for the purpose of improving the site. Users are able to influence the use of cookies. Most browsers feature an option which can limit or even completely prevent the saving of cookies. However, it should be pointed out that the use of the website – and particularly its convenience – will be hindered without these cookies. Many companies’ online advertisement cookies can be managed using the American site or the EU site


Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, i.e. text files that are saved on a user’s computer and which facilitate an analysis of that user’s use of the website. The information gathered by this cookie about how our website is used by visitors is generally sent to a Google server in the USA, where it is saved.

However, if IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, the user’s IP address will first be abbreviated by Google in member states of the European Union and other countries which are signatories to the EEC treaty. In exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate users’ use of this website in order to compile reports about the website’s activity and in order to provide the operator of the website with additional services connected to the use of the website and the Internet.

The IP address supplied by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics services will not be collated with other data held by Google. Users are able to prevent cookies from being saved by adopting the appropriate setting in their browser software. However, the operators of this website wish to point out that it may not be possible to use the full functionality of this website and its features in this case. Furthermore, users are able to prevent Google from being sent the data recorded by the cookie that is related to their use of the website (including their IP address) and also to prevent Google from processing these data by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link:

As an alternative to the browser add-on, or from within browsers on mobile devices, please click on this link in order to prevent data being collected by Google Analytics on this website in the future. Doing so will save an opt-out cookie on your device. If you delete the cookies on your system, you must click on this link again.

Revocation, alteration, correction and updating

Upon request, the user has the right to receive free information about the personal data related to them that have been saved. In addition, the user has a right to the correction of incorrect data, blocking and deletion of their personal data providing this does not contradict any statutory retention obligation.

Data protection template from lawyer Thomas Schwenke – I LAW it