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Liability for content

Great care has been taken with the content of these pages. However we cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the content. As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 paragraph 1 of the TMG for our own content on these pages according to general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 of the TMG we as service providers are however not obliged to monitor transmitted or stored information or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. This is without prejudice to obligations to remove or block the use of information under general laws. Liability in this regard is only possible from the date of knowledge of a specific infringement. Upon notification of such violations, we will remove the content immediately.

Liability for links

Our site contains links to external websites over whose content we have no control. Therefore we cannot accept any responsibility for the content of these websites. The provider or operator is always responsible for the content of linked pages. The linked pages were checked at the time of linking for possible violations. No illegal content was detected at the time of linking. A permanent control of linked pages is however unreasonable without specific evidence of a violation of law. Upon notification of violations of law, we will immediately remove such links.

Copyright

The contents and works on these pages created by the site operators are subject to German copyright. Reproduction, adaptation, distribution or any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright requires the written consent of the author or creator. This page may only be downloaded or copied for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this page was not created by the operator, the copyrights of third parties are respected. Content of third parties is marked as such. Should you become aware of copyright infringement, please notify us accordingly. Upon notification of violations, we will remove such content immediately.

Data privacy

The use of our website is generally possible without the need to provide personal information. To the extent that personal data (such as name, address or email address) is collected by us, this will always be on a voluntary basis as far as possible. This data will not be passed to third parties without your express consent.

Please note that the transmission of data via the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) is not always secure. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

The use by third parties of contact data published due to the obligation to provide a masthead for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly excluded. The site operators reserve the express right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising such as spam e-mails.

Data privacy policy concerning the use of Facebook plug-ins (Like button)

Our pages integrate plug-ins for the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Facebook plug-ins are identified by the Facebook logo or the "Like" button on our site. An overview of Facebook plug-ins can be found here:
 http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our pages, the plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. This tells Facebook that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the "Like" Facebook button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link to the content of our pages from your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to connect your visit to our site with your user account. Please note that we as provider of the site receive no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data or their use by Facebook. For more information, please refer to Facebook's privacy policy at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy

If you do not want Facebook to be able to connect your visit to our site to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account.

Data Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer, to analyse use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this site is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of activation of IP anonymisation on this website, within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, Google will first shorten your IP address.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website owner in connection with use of the website and Internet-related services. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser but we would point out that if you do so you may not be able to use all of the features of this site in full. You may also prevent the detection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in under the following link:  http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Data privacy declaration for the use of Google +1

Collection and dissemination of information:
The Google +1 button can be used to publish information worldwide. The Google +1 button allows you and other users to receive personalised content from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information about the page that you were viewing when you clicked on +1. Your +1 can be displayed on the Internet as a guide along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google's services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a public Google profile visible worldwide, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also replace a different name that you used when sharing content with your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your e-mail address or possess other identifying information about you.


Use of the recorded information:
In addition to the above uses, the information you provide will be used in accordance with applicable Google privacy policies. Google may publish aggregate statistics about +1 user activities or may pass on these statistics to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.

Data privacy statement concerning the use of Twitter

Our pages incorporate functions provided by the "Twitter" service. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the "Re-tweet" function, the web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and communicated to other users. This involves the transfer of data to Twitter.

Please note that we as provider of the pages receive no knowledge of the contents of the transmitted data or their use by Twitter. For more information, please refer to Twitter's privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy.

You can change your privacy preferences at Twitter under the account settings at  http://twitter.com/account/settings

Data privacy statement concerning the use of Xing

We would like to inform you about the use of personal data concerning the function of XING "share" buttons.

The "Xing share button" is used on this website. Accessing this website via your browser briefly establishes a temporary connection to the servers of XING AG ("XING"), with which the "XING share button" functions (in particular calculation / display of the counter value) are provided. XING does not collect any personal information about you when you access this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no analysis of your user behaviour concerning the use of cookies in connection with the "XING share button". The current data protection information about the "XING share button" and additional information are available on this website:
https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection