Data Protection Statement

The operator of this website takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidential and in line with the EU‘s General Data Protection Regulation and the present Data Protection Statement. As a rule, our website can be used without quoting any personal data. When such data are collected on our pages (e.g. name, postal address or email address), this is voluntary whenever possible. These data will not be transferred to a third party without your explicit consent. Please note that data transfers through the Internet (e.g. communication by email) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data from access by a third party is not possible.

Use of Facebook Plugins (Like Button)

Our pages use plugins of the social media network Facebook supplied by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our page. A summary of Facebook plugins can be found at When you visit our pages, the plugin creates a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server. This tells Facebook that you have visited our website from a given IP address. If you click on the Like button while you are logged into your Facebook account, the contents of our pages is linked to your Facebook account. This allows Facebook to allocate your visit of our website to your user account. Please note that as the website provider, we have no knowledge of the contents of transferred data or of their use by Facebook. Further information on this point can be found in Facebook’s Privacy Policy statement at If you want to prevent Facebook from connecting your visit to our website with your Facebook account, log out of your Facebook user account first.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analyzer service by Google Inc. („Google“). Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files which are placed on your computer and which permit analyzing your use of the website. As a rule, the information on your website use generated by the cookies is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address is first truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatories to the Treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA. On instructions of the website operator, Google will use these data to evaluate your use of the website and to compile reports on website activities with a view to offer further website- and Internet-related services to the operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser for purposes of Google Analytics is not aggregated with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser. Please note, however, that it this case it is possible that not all website functions can be used to their full extent. In addition, you may prevent the transmission of cookie-generated data on your website use (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link:

Alternatively to the browser plug-in or to browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to place an opt-out cookie which will disable future data logging by Google Analytics on this website. The opt-out cookie works only in your current browser and only for this domain. If you delete all cookies in your browser, you must click on the link once again.

Deactivate Google Analytics

Further information on the terms of use can be found at or Please note that this website uses Google Analytics with the “anonymizeIp” extension. As a result, IP addresses are only processed in truncated form which effectively excludes any direct allocation to the user.

Use of Google +1

Our websites make use of the functions of Google +1 offered by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Logging and transmission of information: Using the Google 1+ button, you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google 1+ button, you receive from other users personalized contents from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information you have provided for +1 but also information on the page you just visited when clicking on +1. Your +1 activity together with your profile name and photograph may be faded in as a message into Google services such as search results or your Google profile, or on other websites and ads on the web. Google records information on your +1 activities to improve its services to you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you need a public Google profile visible worldwide which as a minimum must contain the chosen profile name. This name will be used by all Google services. In some cases, the name may replace another which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The identity of your Google profile may be disclosed to users who know your email address and dispose of other identifying information on you. Use of logged data: In addition to the purposes listed above, the information provided by you will be used in line with Google’s current privacy policy. Google may publish compiled statistics on +1 activities of users or transmits these to other users and partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites.

Use of Matomo (formerly Piwik)

This website uses the Open Source Web Analyzer Matomo. Matomo uses so-called cookies. These are text files that are stored on your computer and allow analyzing your website use. For this purpose, the cookie-generated information on website use is stored on our server. The IP address is anonymized prior thereto.
The information on the use of this website generated by the cookie is not transferred to a third party. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software. Please note, however, that it this case it is possible that not all website functions can be used to their full extent.
If you do not agree to the storage and use of your data, you can disable storage and use the link below. In this case, an opt-out cookie is deposited in your browser which prevents the storage of user data by Matomo. Please note that the deletion of cookies also deletes the opt-out cookie of Matomo. This means that the opt-out cookie must be enabled once again on the next visit to our site.

Use of Twitter

Our site integrates functions of the Twitter Service. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the re-tweet function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and other users informed thereof. Data are also transmitted to Twitter at this occasion. We point out that as the website provider we have no knowledge of the contents of data transmitted to Twitter and to what use they are put by Twitter. Further information can be found in the privacy policy statement of Twitter available from Your privacy settings at Twitter can be changed by modifying your account settings under


Many webpages make use of so-called cookies. Cookies do no harm to your PC and do not contain any viruses. They serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are deposited on your computer and stored there by your web browser. Most cookies used by us are so-called session cookies which are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain on your device until they are deleted by you. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on the next visit. You can set up your browser in such a way that you are informed of the placement of cookies, accept cookies only in certain cases, exclude them altogether or enable the automatic deletion of cookies on closing the browser. Note that certain functions of this website may not be available if cookies are disabled.

Use of YouTube

Our website utilizes the YouTube site operated by Google. The operator of these pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. Visiting one of our pages fitted with a YouTube plug-in creates a link to the YouTube servers. At this time, the YouTube server is informed which of our pages you have visited.

When you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to allocate your surfing conduct directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account first.

Further information on the use of user data can be found in the YouTube privacy policy statement at

Server Log Files

The provider of the website automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files which are automatically transmitted to us by your browser. These are:


  • Browser type and browser version
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of accessing server
  • Time of server access

These data cannot be allocated to specific users. They are not aggregated with data from other sources. We reserve the right to subsequently examine the data if we have concrete indications of their unlawful use.

Contact Form

Whenever possible, the collection of personal data on our website (e.g. through a contact form) is voluntary.

When Do We Collect Personal Data?

On filling out the contact form.

What Personal Data Are Collected?


  • Name
  • Email address

What is the Purpose of Data Processing?

We use the personal data entered by you to answer your enquiry.
Your data are sent to us by the provider in the form of an encrypted email through the public network after which we store and utilize them.

We point out that data transmissions through the Internet can be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of data from access by a third party is not possible.

Newsletter Data

If you want to subscribe to a newsletter offered on our website, we need your email address as well as information that allows us to check that you are the de facto owner of the quoted email address and agree to receive the newsletter. No other data are collected. We use your data exclusively for mailing the requested information and do not pass them on to a third party. You may revoke your consent for the storage of your data, email address and their use for mailing out the newsletter at any time, e.g. via the Unsubscribe link in the newsletter or through our contact address.

Rights of Data Subject under Sec. 13/14 GDPR

As the data subject, you have the following rights with regard to the storage and processing of your personal data:

Right of Revocation

You may revoke your consent at any time without quoting a reason and lodge an objection to the processing.

Right to Information

You have the right to demand information at any time on your personal data stored and processed by us. If your data are incorrect or no longer up-to-date, you may demand their correction and/or completion at any time.

Right to Erasure

You have the right to the erasure of your personal data processed by us. If you demand the erasure of your data, we will carefully examine your request and, unless barred by the statutory archiving period, proceed to erase your personal data.

Right to Limit Processing

If your erasure request runs counter to our statutory archiving obligation, we will restrict the  processing of your personal data.

Right to Transferability

You are entitled to request us to supply your personal data at any time in a transferable and machine-readable format for their transfer to another data controller.

Right of Objection

If you believe you have a reason to complain about the processing of your data, contact our data protection officer at In addition, you have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority, att. The Data Protection Commissioner for the State of Hessen, P.O. Box 31 63, 65021 Wiesbaden, Phone  49 611/1408-0, Fax 49 611/1408-900 or -901,
This Data Protection Statement is valid only for the above website and not for linked webpages.


For possible questions or to invoke your right of objection, do not hesitate to contact us.
Data Controller:
Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße 18-20
D-35423 Lich
Telephone: +49 64 04 91 42-0
Telefax: +49 64 04 91 42-700