Privacy policy


to ensure that you feel safe and secure while visiting our web pages, we would like to inform you about how this web site processes your personal data.


In order to improve the quality of our website, we store data concerning each access on our website for statistical analysis. This data record contains:

  • referring web site,
  • name of file,
  • date and time of access,
  • transmitted volume of data,
  • the access status (file transmitted, file not found),
  • type of web browser used,
  • IP address of your computer (truncated by 3 digits)

These data are stored in an anonymized form in accordance with the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz, TMG). Hence, it is not possible to create personal usage profiles.  


We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.


Cookies are small text files that are stored on the hard drive of a visitor’s device. With the help of cookies you can store information for a certain period of time and identify the user’s device. So-called “permanent cookies” help us to make our website more user-friendly and effective. Furthermore, we also use so-called “session cookies” which will automatically be deleted once you’ve closed your browser. You can set your browser to inform you of the potential downloading of cookies to render the usage of cookies transparent to you.


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 will usually be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA.

As IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA first and truncated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website in order to evaluate your use of the website, to create relevant reports on website activities and to provide other services concerning the website and internet usage to us.

You may refuse the creation and usage of this pseudonymous user profile at any time according to the following options:

  1. You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (this opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain) by storing an opt-out cookie on your device, which means that you'll have to click the following link again, if you delete your cookies. If you would like to place an opt-out-Cookie, please click here.
  2. You may stop the usage of (tracking) cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser.
  3. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser by clicking here.


Information which you communicate to us will only be used to process your request. We do not transfer your personal data to third parties.


As a user you have the right to request information on the data we store concerning you as well as the purpose of this storage. In addition, you have the right to demand that incorrect data are being corrected and data which we are not allowed to process or no longer needed are being deleted. For further information, requests and suggestions regarding data protection, please do not hesitate to contact us.


On our website we provide the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. You may unsubscribe from this newsletter at any time, e.g. via email to or by clicking the relevant link inserted in every newsletter.


In case you want to participate in our special customer service CustomerNet, you have to register beforehand. Data transmitted to us in the context of registration will be used exclusively to the extend necessary to provide the service. You can change or delete your account at any time. Data will then be deleted from the system automatically.


In order to use our contact form we require your name, your address and your email-address. You may send us further information, but you are not obliged to do so. We use your data only for providing the requested information.


Please contact our data protection officer if you have any further questions, suggestions or wishes regarding data protection:

Dr. Uwe Schläger
datenschutz nord GmbH
Konsul-Smidt-Str. 88
28217 Bremen, Germany
Phone: +49 421 6966 32 0
Fax: +49 421 6966 32 11


Our offer includes links to external web sites of third parties, on the contents of which we have no influence. We therefore cannot assume any guarantee for these foreign contents. For the contents of the linked pages each the corresponding provider or operator of the pages is responsible. The linked pages were checked for possible violations of law at the time of the link. Illegal contents could not be identified at the time of the link. A permanent check of the contents of the linked pages is however not reasonable without concrete evidence of a violation of law. If we become aware of violations of law we will remove such links immediately.


The contents and creation prepared by the operators of the pages are subject to German copyright. Articles prepared by third parties are marked accordingly. Copying, editing, distributing and any kind of use beyond the limits of the copyright require the written approval of each the corresponding author. Downloads and copies of this page are allowed only for private, not for the commercial use.

The operators of the pages aim, to observe the copyright of others or to revert to creations prepared by themselves or to licence-free creations.