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Privacy Statement

This privacy statement is freely translated from the German original. It is meant in compliance with German law and in case of discrepancies in translation, the German version takes precedent. Intent is to show ownership and responsibility for this site as well as the risks, responsibilities and attitudes towards the privacy of site visitors.

The owner of this site takes privacy of any contributed information seriously. We declare that we will protect your private information to the best of our ability and with full legality. The usage of this site is fundamentally without need for transmitting any personal information. Any submission of personal information like name, address, email, telephone number etc. is solely on a volunteer basis. This information will not be published, sold or transmitted to any third party.

We cannot however guarantee that the transmission of information over the internet is completely secure. Thus we cannot promise the avoidance of data theft during transmission although we safeguard and do not give out personal information to others once we have it.



Certain technical information is automatically collected and stored about visitors to this site. This can include:

Browser type and version, used operating system, referral URL, host name of visiting connection, time of visit.

This information is technical and not personally specific. An aggregation of this information with other information sources is not done. We reserve the right to review this information in event of an attack or illegal activity.


Contact form

Any information submitted though our contact form will be used exclusively to respond to inquiries, never for other purposes nor given to a third party without your consent.


Privacy Statement for usage of Facebook-plug-in (Like button)

Our site uses a plug-in from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). This plug-in is recognizable from the Facebook logo or “like-button” on our site. Information about this plug-in can be found at:

When you visit this site the plugin creates a connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook thus receives the information that you have visited this site. If you click the “like-button” while logged in at Facebook, content from this site can be linked to your Facebook profile. Thus Facebook can know recognize your account. We however do not receive or store any of your Facebook information through this process. One should first log out at Facebook before visiting this site if you do not want them to know of your activity.  More information about Facebook’s privacy statement is available here:


Privacy statement for Google+ users.

This site may use the Google+ function. The provider of this service is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

The collection and dissemination of such information is Google+ which may make world-wide open usage of such information. Over the Google+ button you and other users share personal content with Google and partners. Google records both the information you give it as a registered Google+ user – as well as the information about the sites you give a Google+ “like” to. Your Google+ “like” as well as your profile name and photo can be used by Google in their search results as well as on your Google+ profile, as well as shown on other sites and online advertisements.

Google records your information over +1 activities to facilitate and improve their services to you and other users. To use the Google+ button, you need a Google+ profile that can be openly seen by the public world-wide that minimally has a user name chosen for the profile.  This user name can be used by all Google services and in some cases can be substituted for another name you might have used for registration of your Google+ account. Users can possibly see the identity of your Google+ profile including your email-address or other persona data. Your information submitted to Google can be used in addition to the mentioned purposed accordingly to the Google user agreement. Google likely releases such information about +1 activity in collective statistics passed on to partners like publishers, advertisers or associated websites.


SSL encryption.

SSL encryption is used on this site on grounds of security and to protect the transmission of personal data, like visitors inquiry submissions. One can identify such an encryption in the web-address shown in a browser as “https://”rather than ”http://” as well as the green lock symbol. When the SSL encryption is active, third parties cannot read any data transmitted over this site.


Information, deletion, blocking.

At any time you have a right to be informed of any saved personal data, its origin, its receiver and intended usage of such information. This includes notification, blocking or deletion of such data. Any questions about usage of personal data can be addressed to the above given email account.


 Opposition to advertising or spam emails.

The misuse of the given disclaimer information for the purpose of sending unsolicited advertising or spam is objected to. The owner of this site retains the right to take legal action against any such undesired spamming or advertising violations.