It is not necessary to give any personally identifiable information in order to use this website. Personal and private information will only be stored if provided voluntarily in a contact request form or in an email. It will only be used for the purpose stated in the form or email and will not be forwarded to any third party. Personal and private information given in our online contact form will be transmitted to us in unencrypted form. You may revoke the collection and storage of any personal and private information pertaining to you at any time.

Access to our website leads automatically to the storage of information on our provider's server which may serve to identify users (e.g. IP-address, date, time and pages viewed). We do not evaluate such personal data, reserve the right however to include it - in anonymized form - in a statistical analysis of visitors to our website.

Our website can be viewed without the use of any cookies (small text files that are sent to your computer via your web browser when you visit some websites). In the event however that we commission an external service organisation (to carry out an analysis of visitors to our website, for example), it is possible that they may make use of cookies. Cookies can be deactivated via your internet browser.

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:
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Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at or 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).