Liability for contents

As a service provider, under Article 7 Paragraph 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) we are responsible for our own contents on these pages in accordance with general laws. However, under Articles 8 to 10 of the TMG, as a service provider we are not obliged to monitor external information that has been transferred or stored or to investigate circumstances that may point to activity that is unlawful. This does not affect obligations to remove or block the use of information under general law. Any liability in this respect is, however, only incurred from the time at which there is knowledge of a specific infringement. We shall remove these contents immediately when we become aware of any infringements.

Liability for links

Our offer contains links to the sites of external third parties over whose contents we have no control. For this reason we cannot accept responsibility for these external contents. The respective provider or operator of these sites is responsible for the contents of the linked sites at all times. The linked sites were checked for possible infringements at the time that the link was established and no unlawful contents were identified at that time. However, ongoing monitoring of the contents of the linked sites is not reasonable without specific indications of an infringement. We shall remove these contents immediately when we become aware of any infringements.


The contents and works produced by the site operator on these pages are subject to German copyright law. The duplication, processing, dissemination or any type of use outside the limits of copyright law may only be undertaken with the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only permitted for private use, not for commercial use. Insofar as the contents on this site are not produced by the operator, third party copyright is observed. The contents of third parties in particular are identfied as such. Nevertheless please inform us if you become aware of an infringement of copyright law. We shall remove contents of this kind immediately when we become aware of any infringements.

Google Analytics

This website uses in particular Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files stored 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 United States. In case 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 in other countries which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the United States and truncated 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 for website operators and providing them with other services relating to website use and Internet usage. The IP address transferred by your browser during the use of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser software, however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

You can also opt out from being tracked by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set, which will prevent your data from being collected in future when you visit this website

Disabling Google Analytics

We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords, and the DoubleClick cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not want this, you can disable this via the Ads Preference Manager https://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated?hl=en

Further information regarding terms of use and privacy policy can be found at
https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html  or https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/.

We would like to advise you that this website has expanded Google Analytics using the code “anonymizeIp” to ensure anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).