Privacy Policy

It is usually possible to use our website without having to provide any personal details. Any time personal details (such as name, address and email address) are collected on our website, they are provided on a voluntary basis wherever possible. This information will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent being given. It should be noted that data transmission online (e.g. when communicating via email) is open to security breaches and it is not possible to provide complete protection that will guarantee that data cannot be accessed by third parties. We hereby expressly object to contact details published within the obligatory legal disclaimer being used by third parties to send advertising and information material that has not been explicitly requested. The page operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising material is sent, for example in the form of spam emails.

Privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses ‘cookies’, which are text files stored on your computer so your use of the website can be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will usually be transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the United States. If IP address anonymisation is activated on this website, however, Google will shorten your IP address beforehand within Member States of the European Union and in other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services to the website operator relating to website and Internet usage. Google will not associate the IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics with any other data.

You may prevent cookies from being stored by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) by clicking on the following link ( and downloading and installing the browser add-on.

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set that will stop your data from being collected in future when you visit this website: Opt out of Google Analytics.

You can find further information on the terms of use and privacy at: and at: Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code ‘gat._anonymizeIp();’ to ensure that your IP address is anonymised before your data is collected (IP masking).