Following is a summary of the data created during your visit to our Web site as well as an overview of how we and/or the Internet Service Provider (ISP) hosting the site collect and evaluate this information.
Each browser request is stored in a log file on the server and contains the following information:
- Name of the requested file
- Date and time of the request
- Number of bytes transferred
- Success of the request
- IP address of the requesting computer
This information is only used for optimizing the Web site itself. It is not shared with any 3rd party for commercial or non-commercial purposes. The IP address is only evaluated in case of an attack against our Web site's infrastructure.
We are providing a general contact form as part of this Web site. The information collected in this form is only used for answering your communication. For archiving purposes we are storing this information in our IT system. You can ask for the erasure of your records at any time. We'll see to it swiftly.
Our website uses Piwik, an open source web analytics solution. Piwik uses "cookies" which are text files that are being stored on your computer that allow us to analyze the use of our website. Usage information collected through the use of the cookie is stored on our server (including your truncated IP address) for analysis purposes. We use this information to improve our website. Your IP address is anonymized immediately, thus you stay anonymous while using our website. The information created through the use of the cookie is not passed on to any 3rd party. You can avaoid usage of the cookie for analytics purposes by disabling cookies in your browser. This may result in problems when trying to use certain features of our website, however.
If you disagree with our storing and analyzing of your anonymized usage data you can express your disagreement by clicking on the respective link below. This will cause an opt-out cookie to be placed on your computer which will result in Piwik not collecting any information about your visit. Please note that when you delete cookies in your browser the opt-out cookie will also be removed and you may have to opt-out again.
For further inquiries about privacy practices on our Web site you are welcome to contact us at any time.