Thank you for your interest in our website. Protecting the privacy of your data is of utmost importance to us. Therefore, we would like to outline how we handle your data:

Collecting, processing and using personal data You can visit our website without entering any personal information. We only store access data that cannot be assigned to a person, i. e. information on your internet service provider, the referring page or the name of the requested file. This data is only analyzed with a view to improving our services and does not allow any conclusions to be drawn with regard to your person. Personal data is only collected if you enter such information voluntarily, e. g. when sending us a contact request or registering for our newsletter. Unless you grant explicit approval, we shall only use such data for the purpose for which the data was originally provided. Upon completion of the contract, your data will be blocked from any further use and deleted after expiry of the storage periods required under tax law and trade law, unless you have expressly given your approval for the continued utilization of your data. If you register for the newsletter, your e-mail address will be used for our own advertising purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time.

Utilizing cookiesOn various pages, we use cookies to make your visit to our website attractive and to enable the use of certain features. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us will be deleted from your hard disk after the browser session (so-called session cookies). Others remain on your computer and enable us to recognize your computer when you visit us again (so-called permanent cookies).

Forwarding personal dataYour data will not be forwarded to any third party unless you have explicitly consented to such transfer of you data.

Information rightsPursuant to the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz), you are entitled to be provided free of charge with information on the data stored and, if applicable, to have such data corrected, blocked or deleted.

Google AnalyticsThis website uses Google Analytics and Google Remarketing, 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. The IP-anonymization is active on this website. 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 and Google Remarketing 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 Remarketing)

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

The processing of data is based on Article 6 (1) (a), (b), (c) and (f) of the GDPR.

The provision of data is neither legally or contractually required nor necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are therefore not obliged to provide personal data to us.

The use of cookies helps us improve our website and its user-friendliness. These are the purposes behind our legitimate interest in processing the data according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

We would like to remind you of your right of access, your right of rectification, your right of erasure, your right to restriction of processing and your right of data portability (cf. Articles 15 to 18 and Article 20 GDPR). You can contact our data protection officer (see below) for the establishment of these legal claims.

Moreover, we would like to inform you of the possibility to log a complaint with the relevant data protection authority indicated below.

You can withdraw your consent by e-mail without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal. Provided that no obligations to retain data are specified by commercial or fiscal law, your personal data will be deleted and you will be informed thereof.

You can contact our data protection officer at:
fon: +49 (0)7131 12 08 73 00
fax: +49 (0)7131 12 08 73 99

The contact details of the data protection authority are:
Der Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit
Königstrasse 10 a
70173 Stuttgart
fon: +49 (0)711 61 55 41 0
fax: +49 (0)711 61 55 41 15