Privacy Policy

Personal data

Personal data refers to information such as names, addresses, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and all other information regarding a specific person. The handling of personal data is regulated by the requirements of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and other provisions.

We employ technical and organisational measures to ensure that we, along with external service providers, comply with data protection requirements.

When you visit our website, data is automatically stored in a log file each time a page is accessed:

This data is stored for the purpose of assisting and securing operations. You can use our website for informational purposes without providing personal information (for exceptions, please see „Use of Social Plug-Ins“).

Donations

If you wish to donate, we will ask you for your name and other personal information that is relevant for donation purposes. Your information is sent via an SSL-secured connection, and will be stored on specially protected servers in Germany. These servers can only be accessed by a few authorised persons who are responsible for the technical or commercial management of these servers. In no case will this data be forwarded to third parties without your express consent.

We hereby advise that data transmissions over the Internet (e.g. during e-mail communications) may be vulnerable to security gaps. It is not possible to fully protect data against third-party access. Therefore data that must be protected should only be transmitted over a secure connection (SSL).

Use of Piwik Analytics

This website uses Piwik Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Piwik. Piwik Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files that are stored on your computer and which make it possible to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on a Piwik server in the US. The IP addresses of visitors to our website are stored in an anonymous form. .

Piwik uses this information to analyse your use of the website, prepare reports on website activities for the operators of the websites and provide other services related to website and Internet use. Piwik may also transfer this information to third parties if the law requires this or to the extent that third parties process this data on behalf of Piwik. Piwik will not link your IP address with other Piwik data.

You can prevent the installation of the cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you agree that Piwik will process the information collected about you in the aforementioned manner and for the aforementioned purpose.