Person responsible for content pursuant to § 10 Paragraph 3 MDStV:
Entry in the Register of Companies:
Bonn Magistrates‘ Court
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1. Online content
The author gives no warranty whatsoever for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims against the author referring to losses of a material or intellectual nature that are caused by the use or non-use of the information offered or by the use of erroneous or incomplete information are excluded as a matter of principle, unless the author is demonstrably culpable of malice aforethought or gross negligence. All our offers are non-binding and without obligation. The author expressly reserves the right to change, add to or delete parts of the pages or the entire site without prior notice and to discontinue it temporarily or permanently.
2. References and links
In case of direct links („hyperlinks“) or indirect references to third party web sites which are beyond the author’s sphere of control, a liability obligation is incurred solely if the author is aware of the content and it would be technically possible and reasonable for him to prevent the use of illegal content. The author hereby expressly declares that illegal content on pages linked to was not recognisable at the time that the link was placed. The author has no influence whatsoever over the current and future design, content or copyright of pages linked to. He hereby expressly distances himself from the content of all pages linked to, which were changed after the link was placed. This statement applies to all links and references placed on the author’s own Internet site, and likewise to external entries in guest books, discussion forums, directories of links, mailing lists and in all other forms of databases set up by the author, the content on which can be changed by external write access. The provider of the site linked to alone is liable for illegal, erroneous or incomplete content and, in particular, for damage incurred from the use or non-use of information offered in this way. A party that links to the publication concerned is not liable.
3. Copyright and trade mark law
In all such publications, the author strives to respect the copyrights to the graphics, audio documents, video sequences and texts deployed and to either use graphics, audio documents, video sequences and texts created by him or which are royalty free. Any trade marks or product names cited on the internet site that may be protected by third party rights are subject without restriction to the provisions of the prevailing trade mark law and to the proprietary interests of the respective owner. If trade marks are simply named, it should not be assumed that they are not protected by third party rights! The copyright to published objects created by the author himself remains solely with the author of the site. Express permission must be obtained from the author before such graphics, audio documents, video sequences and texts are reproduced or used in other electronic or print publications.
4. Data protection
If personal or commercial data can be entered on the site (e-Mail addresses, names, postal addresses), users disclose such data expressly on a voluntary basis. However, all the services offered may be used and paid for – insofar as technically feasible and reasonable – without stating such data or by stating anonymised data or a pseudonym. Third parties are not allowed to use the contact data published in the Impressum or similar details (such as postal addresses, telephone numbers, fax numbers and e-Mail addresses) to send information that has not been expressly requested. In case of violations against this ban, we expressly reserve the right to take legal action against senders of so-called junk mail or Spam.
When you visit our web pages, our servers store the following data for reasons of system security for 40 days:
• connection data of the requesting computer
• the web pages you visit on our site
• date and duration of the visit
• data identifying your browser and operating system
• the web site you visited before ours
We use any personal data you provide to us solely for the technical administration of the network infrastructure, to process orders concluded with you or to answer your inquiries.
Data Protection Supervisor
T: +49 228 8496-0
Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics
Your full IP address will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there only in exceptional cases. Working on behalf of the operator of this site, Google assures that it will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the site, compiling reports on web site activity and providing other services to the site operator relating to the use of the web site and to internet usage. Google assures that it will not associate the IP address transmitted by your browser in the course of Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent cookies from being stored on your computer by selecting the appropriate setting in your browser; we nevertheless point out that if you do so, you may not be able to use all the functions on this site to the full extent. In addition, you can prevent the data generated and recorded by cookies relating to your use of the site (incl. your IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the link below:
Data protection declaration for the use of Google +1
Recording and forwarding information:
The Google +1-button can be used to publish information worldwide. Google and our partners provide personalised content to you and other users via the Google +1 button. Google stores both the fact that you have clicked on the +1 button for particular content and also information about the site you were viewing when you clicked on +1. Your +1 clicks can be displayed as references together with your profile name and your photo in Google services (such as in search results or in your Google profile) or in other places on web sites and advertisements on the internet. Google records information on your +1 activity in order to improve its services for you and others. You require a globally visible, public Google profile to be able to use the Google +1-button, which must at least contain the name selected for the profile. This name is used in all Google’s services. In some cases, this name can replace another name you have used when sharing content via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-Mail address or have other identifying information about you.
Use of the recorded information:
Apart from the uses described above, the information you provide is used in accordance with Google’s prevailing data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics concerning the +1 activity of users or forward these to users and partners (such as publishers, advertisers or affiliated web sites).
Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter
Twitter functions are embedded in our web pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. When you use Twitter and the „re-tweet“ function, the web sites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and notified to other users. Data are transmitted to Twitter for this purpose.
You can change your data protection settings for Twitter in the account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.
Data protection declaration for the use Xing
Our Internet site uses social plug-ins for the xing.com social network („Xing“), a service operated by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg.
For the purpose of data protection and to protect your private sphere, the plug-ins have been designed as a two-stage solution. If you call up a page from our internet site that contains such a plug-in, your browser connects directly to the Xing servers (after you have given your approval) when you click on the „Like“ button.
Xing transmits the content of the plug-in directly to your browser, which embeds it in the web page.
If you are a member of Xing and do not want Xing to collect data about you through our internet pages and link this to your membership data stored by Xing, you must log out of Xing before visiting our site.
Data protection declaration for the use Wiredminds
We use products of wiredminds GmbH (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and wiredminds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this website. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to wiredminds or wiredminds gathers this data directly. wiredminds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this website without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time
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5. Legal validity of this exclusion of liability.
This exclusion of liability should be regarded as an integral part of the internet site from which this page was linked to. If sections or single phrases in this text do not conform to the prevailing legal status or no longer conform to this in full or in part, this shall not affect the content and validity of the remaining sections of the document.