Our website can normally be used without requiring personal data to be provided. Where personal data (such as name, address or email address) is captured on our site, providing such information is always voluntary to the largest possible extent. We will not disclose such data to any third party without your explicit consent.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet may not be totally secure (e.g. in email communication). Protecting data completely against access by third parties is impossible.
These pages sometimes use what is called cookies. Cookies do not cause any damage on your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our services more user-friendly, more efficient and safer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are what is called session cookies. They are deleted automatically as you leave our site. Other cookies remain stored on your terminal until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our site.
You can adjust your browser settings to notify you when cookies are placed, accept cookies in specific cases only, exclude cookies in specific cases or generally, and/or delete cookies automatically when you close your browser. If you disable cookies, you might reduce the functionality of this website.
Server Log Files
The web site provider automatically collects and stores information in what is called server log files. Your browser automatically sends these files to us. They contain the following information:
- browser type / browser version
- operating system used
- referrer URL
- host name of the computer accessing the site
- time of server request
This data cannot be related to any specific person. This data is not combined with data from other sources. We reserve the right to scrutinise this information retroactively as and when we become aware of concrete evidence of illegal use of this site.
This website uses the Piwik open source web traffic analysis service. Piwik uses what is called cookies. Cookies are text files that are stored on your computer and enable the service to make an analysis of how you use our website. To this end, any information created by the cookie about how you use this website is stored on our server. Before the information is stored, the IP address is anonymised.
We do not pass on any information the cookie creates about how you use this website to any third party. You can prevent the cookies from being stored by changing your browser settings accordingly. However, please note that if you do so you might not be able to use the full functions of this website.
Do Not Track:
We respect our visitors' privacy. If you enabled "Do Not Track" in your browser, Piwik will not track your visits.
Do Not Track is a technology and proposed directive designed to let users decide whether they want to be tracked online by websites, ad networks or social networks.