Privacy Statement

We are pleased that you have visited our website and shown interest in our products. Therefore we take the protection of your privacy and any personal data you provide to us very seriously. Compliance with the provisions of the German Data Protection Act and the Teleservices Data Protection Act is a matter of course for us. Below you will find information on the kind of data we may collect and how these data are handled.

What personal data are collected and processed?

You can visit our websites without any personal data being required by us. We note only the name of your Internet service provider, the website from which you visit us, the version of your browser software and operating system and the individual pages that you view on our site. A user profile with data related to persons cannot be made from this information. Personal information will be collected and processed only if you make use of particular services.

Why are personal data collected and processed?

We make a continuous effort to improve services for our customers through individualization. The aforementioned anonymous general data are collected and evaluated as part of this. To the extent that you make use of our services, usually only the data needed for performance of these services is collected. If additional data are requested, provision of these is voluntary (form fields for such information are not labeled mandatory for example). Processing of the personal data occurs exclusively for purposes of providing the requested service and ensuring our legitimate business interests.

Are personal data shared with third parties?

Your personal data will not be revealed, forfeited, sold or otherwise marketed to other companies or institutions without your explicit permission. Disclosure and provision of data based on laws or court judgment are subject to other rules.


We have taken technical and organizational measures to protect the personal data you make available from loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access.

Web analysis - Google Analytics*

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 use the site. The information generated by the cookie 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 case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Furthermore we use Google Analytics to analyze data from AdWords and the Double-Click-cookie for statistical purposes. If you don't want this you can disable this function via the Ads Preferences Manager (




*Wording partially taken from