Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in our organisation. Our compliance with the relevant data protection regulations ensures that your privacy and your personal data are safeguarded.
You can visit our web pages without telling us who you are, remaining anonymous as far as we are concerned. Your personal data will only be stored if you enter them voluntarily on the website, e.g. when registering to receive our newsletter or if you enter details on our contact form.
Limitation of liability for internal content
The content of our website has been compiled with meticulous care and to the best of our knowledge. However, we cannot assume any liability for the up-to-dateness, completeness or accuracy of any of the pages.
We as service providers are liable for our own content on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, we as service providers are not under obligation to monitor external information provided or stored on our website. Once we have become aware of a specific infringement of the law, we will immediately remove the content in question. Any liability concerning this matter can only be assumed from the point in time at which the infringement becomes known to us.
Limitation of liability for external links
Our website contains links to the websites of third parties („external links“). As the content of these websites is not under our control, we cannot assume any liability for such external content. In all cases, the provider of information of the linked websites is liable for the content and accuracy of the information provided. At the point in time when the links were placed, no infringements of the law were recognisable to us. As soon as an infringement of the law becomes known to us, we will immediately remove the link in question.
Newsletter and contact
If you subscribe to our electronic newsletter, we will store your name and email address until the newsletter is sent out. These data will be stored and used exclusively for the purpose of distribution of the newsletter. These data will not be passed on to third parties. You may end your subscription to the newsletter at any time.
You may enter your personal data – name and email address – on our website in order to contact us. These data will be used and stored exclusively for the purpose of dealing with your message. They will not be used for other purposes or passed on to third parties unless you explicitly agree to this (consent).
Social media links
We hope you like our web pages and would be happy for you to recommend them to others. We use so-called social plugins for this. By using the sharebuttons which are available on our pages for platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest or LinkedIn, you can point out our web pages on these platforms.
By accessing websites with a social plugin, certain information is communicated to Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA), Twitter (Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA), Google (Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA), Pinterest (Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103-4904, USA) or linkedIn (LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA).
The content of the plugin is transmitted by the social media platform operator directly to your browser and incorporated by it into the web page, which is why we have no influence on the nature and amount of the data that are conveyed. The data which are transmitted are (probably) the URL of the page that is visited and the IP address used by you and/or another platform-dependent identifier. At this point, you are logged on to the relevant social media platform and the platform can assign the visit to these web pages to your user account.
Please refer to the data protection notices of the social media platform operators concerned for the purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by the operators and for your rights in this regard and setting options for the protection of your privacy.
You can also recommend a page of our website to others by clicking on “Recommend this page to someone”. To recommend a page, you have to enter your name, your email address, the recipient’s email address and (optionally) a message. We use these personal data exclusively to send the recipient the recommendation and if necessary your message on your behalf. They will not be used for other purposes or passed on to third parties. Once the recommendation has been sent, we delete these data.
Registered members can themselves edit and update the member profiles that they have created. Required information to be entered for a member profile is your name, company, your position within the company and your email address. Provision of your telephone number is optional.
These data may be viewed by other registered members and are used by us as well as other registered members for simple contact for the exchange of ideas.
As a registered member, you can also contribute to our forum. Please ensure that your member profile data are displayed together with your posts via the website to other registered members.
We use so-called cookies on our website. These are small text files which are sent to your computer by our website during your visit and which allow us to identify your browser as a visitor to our site and to recognise it again.
This information is used to optimise our website and to enhance your convenience when browsing our web pages. In some cases, cookies are also used to provide you with targeted information about our products on the web pages of other suppliers. For this, we also work together with external service providers, who may only use information from the cookies for this purpose.
Information from cookies is not used for anything else.
You can set your web browser so that you are informed as soon as a web server wants to send you a cookie. You can then either agree or refuse to receive the cookie. You can also completely deactivate cookies. You can find out more about this in your web browser’s help system.
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 will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States .
In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.
Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). - See more at: http://rechtsanwalt-schwenke.de/google-analytics-rechtssicher-nutzen-anleitung-fuer-webmaster/#sthash.jLLgpAZg.dpuf. An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you'll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.
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