Data protection

The operators of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with data protection regulations as well as this data protection declaration.

As a rule, our website can be used without providing personal information. Insofar as data relating to individuals appears on our websites (e.g. names, addresses or email addresses), this will always be on a voluntary basis, wherever possible. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

Please note that transferring data via the internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can pose security risks. It is not possible to completely protect data against third-party access.

ICO Certified

We are ICO certified by the UK's independent data protection body.

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This certificate allows us to demonstrate that we process personal data in line with GDPR requirements.

Server log files

The provider of this website automatically collects and stores information in server log files which your browser automatically sends to us. These include:

  • Browser type and browser version,
  • Type of operating system used,
  • Referrer URL,
  • Hostname of the computer being used for access and
  • Time of server request.

This data cannot be assigned to specific individuals and data will not be combined with other data sources. We reserve the right to examine this data retrospectively if we are made aware of concrete evidence of any unlawful use.

Contact form

If you send us a request using the contact form, we will store your information from the contact form including the contact information provided to us in order to process the request and in case of subsequent queries. We will not pass on this data without your consent.

Data protection declaration for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions provided by LinkedIn, a service provided by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. A connection is established with the LinkedIn servers every time that you access one of our pages that contains LinkedIn functions. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on LinkedIn’s “Recommend” button and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to link your visit to our website with you and your user account. Please note that we, as the provider of the site, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or how it is used by LinkedIn.

Further information can be found in LinkedIn's privacy policy at

Data protection declaration for the use of XING

Our website uses functions provided by XING, a service provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. A connection is established with the XING servers every time a page of ours that contains XING functions is accessed. To our knowledge, no personal data is stored in the process. More particularly, IP addresses shall not be stored and usage behaviour shall not be analysed.

You can find more information about data protection and the XING Share Button in XING’s privacy policy at

SSL encryption

This site uses SSL encryption for safety purposes and in order to protect the transfer of confidential information, such as any queries you send us as site operators. Encrypted connections can be identified by your browser's address bar displaying https:// instead of http:// and by the lock symbol in your browser's toolbar.

If SSL encryption is activated, then the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information, deletion, restriction

You have the right to receive information on your stored personal data, its source, the recipient and the purpose of the data processing free of charge at any time, as well as the right to correct, restrict or delete this data. You can contact us through the email address provided in the imprint for more information and in case of any further questions regarding personal data.

Opt out of promotional emails

The use of the contact information published in accordance with legal notice requirements for the transfer of unsolicited advertisements and information material is hereby prohibited. The operators of this site reserve the right to pursue legal action in the event of receiving unsolicited promotional information, such as through spam emails.