Liability for content
The content of our websites has been compiled with the utmost care. However, we cannot take responsibility for the correctness, comprehensibility and up-to-date status of the content. According to the general provisions, we as a service provider are responsible for our own content published on these websites pursuant to § 7 Par.1 of Telemedia Act. Pursuant to §§ 8 - 10 of Telemedia Act, we as a service provider are not obliged to monitor any transmitted or stored information, nor to research any circumstances which may indicate illegal activity. The obligation to remove or block the use of information based on general legal provisions shall remain unchanged. In this context, the liability is possible only after the specific infringement becomes known to us. As soon as we obtain knowledge of a specific infringement, this content will be immediately removed by us.
Liability for links
Our offer contains links to external, third-party websites, the content of which is beyond our control. Therefore, we cannot take responsibility for such external content. The service provider or website moderator is responsible for the content of any linked websites. At the time of linking, websites are checked for possible legal infringement. Illegal contents were not found at the time of first contact with them. However, permanent internal control of linked websites without specific reference points for infringement is not possible. As soon as we obtain knowledge of any infringement, theses links will be immediately removed by us.
The content and works created on these websites by a moderator are subject to German copyright law. Duplication, editing, distribution and any type of use of an existing copyright outside the country requires the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloading and copying of website contents are permitted only for private, non-commercial use. As long as the content of this website has not been created by its moderator, the rights of third parties are respected. In particular, any content created by third party shall be marked as such. Nevertheless, we kindly ask you to inform us of any copyright infringement that you may be aware of. As soon as any legal infringement becomes known to us, we will remove such content immediately.
Normally you can use our website without having to reveal any personal data. If any personal data are requested on our website (for example, name, address or e-mail address), it is done on a voluntary basis. These data are not passed on to third parties without your express consent. Please pay attention that data transmission on the Internet (e. g. communication via e-mail) may cause security gaps. Total data protection against the use of third parties is not possible.
Making use of published contact data by third parties for the purpose of sending unwanted advertising and informational materials is prohibited. Website moderators reserve the right to take legal actions against anyone sending unwanted advertising materials, for example spam e-mails.
Data Protection Declaration for use of Facebook Plugins (Like-Button)
Plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Aveue, Palo Alto, CA 94304 , USA are integrated in our websites. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the „Like Botton“ on our website. The following link shows an overview of the Facebook-plugins: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. Upon visiting our websites, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook Server via the plugin. In this way, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook „Like Button“ while being logged in to your Facebook account, you can get a link to the content of our websites. By this Facebook can assign a visit to our website to your Facebook account. We point out that we, as a service provider offering websites, do not receive any information about the content of data transferred and the use of these data by Facebook. For any further information, please refer to the following Facebook data protection declaration: http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php If you do not want that Facebook is able to assign your visit on our websites to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook user account.
Data Protection Declaration for Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are saved on your computer and enable the analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. In case of activating the IP anonymization function on this website, Google will shorten your IP address within the area of Member States of the European Union or other countries that are signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, your full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it will be shortened. Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to produce reports on website activity for the website operators and to provide further services connected with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address provided by your browser for use by Google Analytics will not be combined with any other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by using the appropriate setting of your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website. Additionally, you can prevent the recording of data produced by the cookie concerning your use of the website by Google and the processing of these data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Data Protection Declaration for the use of Google+
Collection and further transmission of data: You can publish information worldwide by using Google +1. Via Google +1, you and other users may receive personalized information concerning Google and our partners. Google stores the information, which you provided to the content +1, as well as the information about websites you visited when you clicked +1. Your +1, together with your profile name and your photo, can be displayed as tips in Google services such as search results, your Google profile, or other websites and advertisements. Google stores information about your +1 activity in order to improve Google services for you and other users. In order to use the Google +1 button you need a visible and official Google profile, which has to contain at least the chosen profile name. This name will be used by all Google services. In some cases this name may replace another name, which you have used when sharing content on your Google account. Other users who know your email address or other information identifying you will be able to see your Google profile identity. Use of any collected information: despite other purposes described above, the information provided by you will be used in accordance with the current data protection law. Google may publish summarized statistics concerning the activities of +1 users, or pass them on to other users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers and connected websites.
Data Protection Declaration for the use of Twitter
You can modify your data protection settings on your Twitter account under the following link: http://twitter.com/account/settings.