If you have made your profile publically accessible in the Google Plus settings, your “+1” can be
superimposed by Google as information together with your profile names and your photo in Google services,
e.g. in search results or in your Google profile, or at other places on websites and advertisements on the
Internet. If you do not want Google to allocate the collected information directly to your Google Plus profile,
you must first log out of Google Plus before visiting our site.
Other information about the collection and usage of the data by Google, about your relevant rights and options
for protecting your privacy can be found in the Data Protection information of Google: www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html
On these Internet sites, “Addthis” plugins are used, which are provided by AddThis LLC, Inc. 8000 Westpark
Drive, Suite 625, McLean, VA 2210, USA; hereafter, they are referred to as AddThis LLC. With the “Addthis”
plugin, the AddThis LLC enables the use of so-called sharebuttons with which one can recommend the
individual webpages on the Internet via social networks or save them with different bookmarking services. You
can view the different Addthis logos, which contain the plugin, at the following link:
If you invoke webpages of our Internet presence, which are provided with such a plugin, a link is established
with the AddThis servers in the USA and the plugin is displayed on the webpage through a notification to your
browser. Here, your IP address as well as the information, as to which of our Internet sites you have visited, is
forwarded to the AddThis server. In this respect, cookies are used. Cookies involve small text files, which are
locally saved in the cache of the Internet browser of the user visiting the webpages. Cookies allow the
identification of the Internet browser. The AddThis LLC generates anonymised user profiles from this data. It
serves in adapting online offers to the respective requirements even better.
Log on to for more information on the collection and processing of the www.addthis.com/privacy/privacy-policy
data transmitted through the AddThis LLC.
You can always object to the data collection and saving through AddThis LLC with future effect by setting a
so-called “Opt-Out-Cookie” on the site: www.addthis.com:http://www.addthis.com/privacy/opt-out
You have an option to prevent downloading Addthis plugins by installing corresponding add-ons in your browser.
Using Twitter plugins
The functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our website.
Twitter is a social media portal of the company Twitter Inc.,795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA
We use Twitter plugins. If you invoke a corresponding website that has such a plugin, the data is exchanged
with the Twitter servers located in the USA.
Even in case of interactions, which are possible with various Twitter plugins, the corresponding information
about you is collected and transmitted to Twitter and stored there.
Moreover, if you are a member of Twitter, and if your are logged in on Twitter during the period in which you
use the plugin, the information collected about your website visit is linked to your Twitter account and
disclosed to other users.
If you do not wish that Twitter links and combines the information with the data of your Twitter account, you
must log out from Twitter before visiting our website.
Log on to for more information on the collection and use of data through Twitter.
Using Pinterest plugins
On these webpages, plugins of the social network, Pinterest, are used, which is operated by Pinterest Inc.,
635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA ("Pinterest").
You can view the different logos which contain the plugin (e.g. “Pin-it-Button” or the “P′′-button), at the
If you invoke a corresponding website of our Internet presence, which contains such a plugin, a link between
your computer and the servers of Pinterest is established, and the plugin is displayed on the Internet page
through a notification to your browser. Here, your IP addresses as well as the information, as to which of our
webpages you have visited, is transmitted to the Pinterest server in the USA. This is irrespective of whether
you are registered with or logged in on Pinterest. Data is transferred even in case of users who are not
registered or logged in on these sites.
Moreover, if you are a member of Pinterest, and if you are logged in on Pinterest during the period in which
you use the plugin, the information collected about your website visit is linked to your Pinterest account and
disclosed to other users. Even in case of interactions, which are possible with various Pinterest plugins, the
corresponding information about you is collected and transmitted to Pinterest and stored there.
If you do not wish that Pinterest links and combines the information with the data of your Pinterest account,
you must log out from Pinterest before visiting our website.
Log on to for more information on the collection and use of data through
Information, correction, blocking and deletion of data
At all times, you have the right to free information about your saved data as well as the right to correction,
deletion and blocking of the same. Please contact us if required. You will find the contact details in our Legal