Responsible for content according to § 55 Abs. 2 RStV:
Editor: Melisa Karakus
10247 Berlin – Friedrichshain
Conception and Design
Büro Farbe – Konzeption und Grafik.
The content of our pages are compiled with the greatest diligence. We cannot, however, assume liability for the accuracy, integrity and currentness of the content. As service providers, according to § 7 Abs.1 TMG, we are responsible for own own content on these sites according to the general laws. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, however, we are not obliged to monitor transmitted or saved external information or search for circumstances that suggest an illicit activity.
Obligations to delete or suspend the use of information according to the general laws remain hereof unaffected. A liability concerning this matter is, however, only possible from the moment of the notice of a concrete violation of the law. Upon the publication of related violations, we will immediately delete this content.
Our site contains links to external third-party websites, upon whose content we do not exercise any influence. Therefore, we cannot assume liability for this external content. The respective host or operator of the sites is responsible for the content of the linked sites. The linked sides have been examined for possible statutory violations at the time of linking. Illicit content was not discernible at the time of linking.
A permanent content control of the linked sites is, however, not reasonable without concrete indications of a legal infringement. Upon the publication of related violations, we will immediately delete such links.
The content and works on these pages compiled by the operators are governed by German law. The reproduction, editing, dissemination and any type of exploitation outside the boundaries of the copyright law require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only allowed for private, not commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site was created by the operator, the copyright of third-parties is to be observed.
Content from third parties will be especially marked as such. If you nevertheless become aware of a violation of copyright, we ask for related evidence. Upon the publication of violations, we will immediately delete the respective content.
The usage of our website is normally possible without the declaration of person-specific data. In so far as person-specific data (for example, name, address or e-mail addresses) is collected on our pages, this takes place, in so far as it is possible, constantly on a voluntary basis. These data will not be forwarded to third parties without your expressed consent.
We do point out that the transmission of data on the internet (ex: through communication via e-mail) can display gaps in security. Complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Our website sometimes uses so-called cookies. Cookies neither not harm your computer nor contain any viruses. Cookies allow us to make our services more user-friendly, more effective and safer. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our site.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the usage of cookies and only allow cookies in individual cases, or to disallow accepting cookies for certain cases or in general, as well as to delete the cookies automatically when you close your browser. When cookies are deactivated, the functionality of our website may be limited.
The provider of our side gathers and automatically stories information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transfers to us. These are:
These data are not able to be classified to specific persons. A consolidation of these data with other data sources is not carried out. We reserve the right to examine these data retrospectively if we become aware of concrete signs of illegal usage.
If you contact us with inquiries via our contact form, your entries in the inquiry as well as the contact data you enter is saved by us in order to process the inquiry and in the case of further questions. We do not pass on these data without your consent.
If you would like to join the newsletter offered on the website, we need an e-mail address from you, as well information that allow us to confirm you are the owner of the e-mail address and agree to receive the newsletter. Further data will not be fathered. We use these data exclusively for the transmission of the information requested and do not pass them on to third parties.
You may retract your consent to the storing of the data, and the e-mail address as well as their usage to send the newsletter at any time by clicking on the “Austragen” (Unsubscribe) link in the newsletter.
Our website utilises functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics, provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the usage of the website. As a general rule, the information gathered through the cookie about your use of the website is transmitted to and stored on a server by Google in the USA.
You can find more information about how user data is handled at Google Analytics in Google’s data privacy statement: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?
You can prevent cookies from storing data by changing the settings in your browser software; in this case, we note that you will not be able to use all of the functions of this website. Moreover, you can prevent Google from acquiring or processing these data that are gathered by the cookie about your usage of the website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available in the link below: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Objection to Data Collection
You can prevent Google Analytics from acquiring data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be activated, which prevents your data from being gathered during further visits to this website: De-activate Google Analytics
Order Data Processing
We have a contract with Google about order data processing and implement the strict standards of the German data privacy authorities concerning the usage of Google Analytics.
We use the function “Activiation of IP Anonymisation” on this website. Google then shortens your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Treaty on the European Economic Zone. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a server of Google’s in the USA and shortened there in special cases. This information will be used by Google on behalf of the owners of the website in order to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports about website activity and to produce more on the website usage and internet usage of connected services for the website owner. An IP address that Google Analytics receives via your browser will not be combined with other data of Google.
Our website utilises the web analysis service etracker, provided by etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg Germany. A user profile can be created under a pseudonum with the data. Cookies can be employed in that instance. Cookies are small text files that are stored locally in your browser’s cache. These cookies enable us to re-recognise your browser. The data that is compiled with etracker technology will neither be used without the explicit consent of the party in question, to personally identify visitors of our website, nor compiled with person-specific data about the holder of the pseudonym.
You can object to the further collection and storage of data at any time. In order to object to the collection and storage of data of your visitor data, you can employ an opt-out cookie available at the link below, which will make sure that no more of your browser’s visitor data will be collected or stored by etracker in the future: http://www.etracker.de/privacy?et=V23Jbb
An opt-out cookie named “cntcookie” will then be activated. Please do not delete this cookie as long as you wish to object to data collection and storage. You can find more information in etracker’s data privacy statement: http://www.etracker.com/de/datenschutz.html
Plugins by the social network Facebook are integrated on our site, provided by Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.
Facebook plugins are recognisable by the Facebook logo or the “like button” on our site. You can find an overview of the facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our site, a direct connection is established between your browser and the facebook server. Through this server, Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “like button” while logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our sites on your Facebook profile. Therefore, Facebook can match the visit to our sites to your user account. We note that, as the owners of the site, we do not receive any information about the content of the transmitted data nor their usage from Facebook. You can find more information in Facebook’s data privacy statement: http://dede.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not wish for Facebook to be able to match your visit to our sites with your user account, please log out of your Facebook account.
Our website utilises functions of the service Twitter, provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
Using Twitter and the function “re-tweet,” the websites you visit with your twitter account are connected and shared with other users. In doing so, data is also sent to Twitter. We note that, as the owners of the site, we do not receive any information about the content of the transmitted data nor their usage from Twitter. You can find more information in Twitter’s data privacy statement: http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data privacy settings on Twitter in account settings: http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Our website utilises functions of Google+, provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The acquisition and transfer of information: With the help of the Google+ button you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google+ button, you and other users receive personal content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information whose content you gave a +1, as well as information about the website that you were looking at when you clicked +1. Your +1 may be displayed tips together with your profile name and your photograph in Google services, such as search results, or on your Google profile, or in other place on websites and adverts on the internet.
Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve Google services for you and others. In order to use the Google+ button, you need a public Google profile that is visible worldwide, which must at the very least contain the name chosen for that profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also be substituted with another name, which you have used while sharing content through your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or hold other identifying information about you.
Functions of the service Instagram are integrated on our site, provided by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA.
When you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the content of our sites with your Instagram profile by clicking on the Instagram button. In doing so, Instagram can match your visit to our internet site with your user account. We note that, as the owners of the site, we do not receive any information about the content of the transmitted data nor their usage from Instagram.
You can find more information in Instagram’s data privacy statement: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Our website utilises functions of the network LinkedIn, provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
During every visit to our pages that contain LinkedIn functions, a connection to LinkedIn’s servers is created. 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 can match your visit to our internet site with your user account. We note that, as the owners of the site, we do not receive any information about the content of the transmitted data nor their usage from LinkedIn.
You can find more information in LinkedIn’s data privacy statement: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Social plugins by the social network Pinterest are integrated on our site, provided by Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103-490, USA (“Pinterest”).
When you visit a website that has such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Pinterest’s servers. The plugin relays protocol data to Pinterest’s servers in the USA. These protocol data may contain your IP address, the address of the websites visited that also have Pinterest functions, the type and settings of the browser, date and time of the request, how you use Pinterest as well as cookies.You can find more information about the purpose, scope and futher pricessing and usage of the data by Pinterest, as well as your rights and opportunities to protect your private sphere in Pinterest’s data privacy statement: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy
Our website uses plugins of the website YouTube, run by Google, and provided by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
When you visit one of our sites with a YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube’s servers is established. The YouTube server will receive information about which of our sites you visited.
If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to match your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can stop this by logging out of your YouTube account.
You can find more information about the handling of user data in YouTube’s data privacy statement: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy
Due to reasons of security and for the protection of the transmission of confidential information, for example of inquiries, that you send to us as site managers, this site uses an SSL-encryption. You can recognise an encrypted connection when the address bar of your browser changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock symbol in your browser bar. If the SSL-encryption is activated, the data that you are sending us cannot be read by third parties.
You always have the right to a disclosure of your saved person-specific data, their origin and recipients and the intention of data processing as well as right to authorisation, blocking or deletion of these data, all free of charge. You can contact us anytime with regards to questions about this or further questions about person-specific data via the address on our Legal Information page.
In case of translation discrepancies, the German version has precedence.