The author takes the protection of personal data very seriously. We would like you to know when we store data, which data we store and how we use it. As a company under private law we are subject to the provisions of the German Data Protection Act (BDSG). We have taken technical and organisational measures to ensure that the regulations about data protection are observed not only by us but also by external service providers.
Personal data is information that may be used to find out your identity. This includes information such as your correct name, address, postal address and phone number. Information that cannot be directly linked to your real identity (such as e.g. favourite websites or number of users of a site) does not fall into this category.
You can in principle use our online content without revealing your identity. If you register for one of our personalised services, order a product or set up a subscription, we shall ask you for your name and other personal information. It is your decision whether you enter this data.
We store your details on specially protected servers in Germany. Access to it is only possible for a few specially authorised persons who are involved with the technical, commercial or editorial support of the servers.
In connection with your access, data for security purposes that may allow identification (e.g. IP address, date, time and pages visited) is stored on our server. No personal utilisation takes place. The statistical evaluation of anonymised datasets shall remain reserved.
Disclosure of personal information to third parties
Right of cancellation
If you ask the author not to use your personal data for further contact and/or to delete it, we shall proceed accordingly.
Data that is absolutely necessary for order processing or for commercial purposes is not affected by cancellation or deletion.
Please appreciate that in the event of cancellation a personalised service can no longer be given as it relies on the use of the customer data.
When you visit our website, text information is collected and saves in a special file in ASCII format (cookie.txt) on the hard drive of your computer. The web browser of the user controls where the cookies are stored on the user's computer. Cookies are information that is sent back to the server when you next visit the website. They can only be read by the server that stored them.
Using our content is generally possible without cookies. Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. You can however disable the storage of cookies or set your browser to notify you as soon as cookies are sent.
Google Analytics notice
This webpage uses Google Analytics a web analytics service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stores on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website to compile reports about the website activities for the website operators and to provide services connected with the site activity and internet usage. Google will also where applicable transmit this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
Google will under no circumstances connect your IP address with any other data held by Google. You can prevent the installation of the cookies by the appropriate settings on your browser software; we should like to point out however that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in their entirety. By using this website you declare your agreement with the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the aforementioned manner and for the aforementioned purposes.
You may revoke this consent to the collection and use of your IP address by Google Analytics at any time and with immediate effect. You will find more detailed information on http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en We draw your attention to the fact that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure that IP addresses are collected anonymously.
Persons under the age of 18 should not transmit personal data to us without the consent of parents or guardians. We do not request the personal data of children, do not collect it and do not disclose it to others.
Links to other websites
Our online content contains links to other websites. We cannot influence whether or not their operators comply with the data protection regulations.
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