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P R I V A C Y & C O O K I E S

Privacy Policy

It is important to us to protect your data which can be collected during your visit to You can visit our site at any time without giving personal information.
Your personal data will only be collected and – where applicable - saved if you choose to contact us voluntarily, e.g. via the contact form.

The legal regulations for the protection of your data can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act and in the Telemedia Act.

Responsible in the sense of the data protection regulations is:


c/o Autoren.Services

Zerrespfad 9 

53332 Bornheim

Below you will find information on what data we collect during your visit to our site and how it is used. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at

1.  Server data collection

When visiting our site, various server statistics are automatically saved, which your browser transmits to the server of our provider.

Among other things, the name of the retrieved web page, date and time of retrieval, transferred amount of data, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider are logged.

This data serves the statistical evaluation of the visits of our side and are not assignable for us to any specific person.  A merge of this data with other data sources will not be done. The IP address will be anonymized.

2. Use and disclosure of personal data

Insofar as you have provided us with personal data, we will use it to answer your inquiries, to send the newsletter and for technical administration. Your personal data will only be passed on to third parties or otherwise transmitted, if you have previously consented. You have the right to revoke your consent with effect for the future at any time, see also Section 7.

By using our contact form we collect and save the name and the e-mail address for the purpose of answering your request. The data will, as far as it does not come to an immediate conclusion of a contract, held for any further inquiries for 24 months and will then be deleted. For deletion and information, s. below number 7.

3. Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use all the features of this website to the fullest extent possible. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser add-on available at the following link: Browser-Add-on

The aforementioned add-on may not be available when you visit our site via mobile device browsers. In this case, as well as in general, you can therefore alternatively prevent the use and disclosure of data to Google by clicking on this link

Please note that this is a so-called opt-out cookie, which is only valid for and the browser used. If you delete the cookies in your browser history, you must click on the link again in a further retrieval of our site, in order to oppose the data use. The same applies if you call the page with another browser.

For more information about privacy at Google Analytics, please visit

Please note that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).

4. YouTube

On this page, third-party videos are included as content through YouTube's video portal, YouTube LLC, headquartered at 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066. By clicking on a video and the associated use of YouTube, your data can be processed through "YouTube". For details, see the terms of use of "YouTube" and, as "YouTube" is a "Google" company, Google's Privacy Policy:


5. Facebook Like Button

This site uses social plug-ins, in particular the Like button of Facebook's social networking site Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook").

To avoid involuntary data transmission, we use the so-called "Shariff solution". Only by clicking on the Share or Like button to link or recommend a post, the data transfer to the network is activated.

Accordingly, we have no influence on the data collected and / or processed by Facebook. The privacy policy of Facebook can be found here:

If you are logged in to Facebook and visit our site, there is a possibility that Facebook will log this data and create a profile about the pages you visit. We therefore recommend that you log out of Facebook before visiting our site as well as other external sites. However, when visiting a site that uses its social plug-ins, Facebook also implements persistent cookies in your browser that are valid for two years, even for non-logged-in users. If you want to prevent this altogether, you can activate the function "Block third-party cookies" in your browser settings. However, blocking cookies may result in limited usability of the pages visited.

6. Newsletter

a) General

With our newsletter we inform you regularly about news, events and publications which are relevant under the programme prohibitedstory.

If you would like to receive the offered newsletter, we need a valid e-mail address from you. We will then send you a confirmation email with which you can verify your e-mail address and the request for the newsletter reception.

We store the IP address to verify your registration, both at registration and when activating the confirmation link. In addition, we store the legally binding proof of your registration date and time of registration, the specified e-mail address and the date and time of activation of the link in the confirmation e-mail.

You can object to the receipt of any further newsletters without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs of the basic rates at any time, by clicking on a link at the end of each newsletter,

You can also send us an e-mail requesting the distribution from the mailing list to us at


You can also unsubscribe from the newsletter in the log-in area.

b) Transfer of the data

We use the "Mailchimp" newsletters tool of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, Georgia, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. The Rocket Science Group LLC is certified according to the US Privacy Shield and thus guarantees data processing according to the GDPR.

The Rocket Science Group, LLC privacy policy regarding the MailChimp service can be found at the following link:

By subscribing to the newsletter, you agree to the distribution of the data to The Rocket Science Group LLC.

It is possible that you will be redirected to the page of The Rocket Science Group LLC by a link in the newsletter email. This is particularly the case if a newsletter is not displayed correctly and you want to read it by clicking on a link in the newsletter on the website. Then you must be aware that when visiting the page site cookies are used, which are installed in your Internet browser or via the browser in your operating system. You can find out which cookies are used and how cookies are used by Mailchimp here:

Third-party cookies from other providers are also used here. You can preclude the acceptance of cookies in your web browser, e.g. in Firefox under "Settings / Privacy & Security, there sub-item protection against activity tracking".

This can lead to the website being of limited use. You may also object to the setting of cookies by opting out through the Interest Based Advertising Policies, NAI opt out tool oder opt out via the DAA.


7. Right of information and objection

You have the right to free information on the personal data we hold about you at any time. Unless we are legally required to store, you can request the deletion of this data. The deletion of the stored personal data takes place if you revoke the consent to their storage, if their knowledge is no longer necessary for the fulfillment of the purpose for which they were stored or if their storage is inadmissible for other legal reasons.

The deletion is replaced by a blocking according to legal requirements, i.a. if deletion is not permitted due to legal or contractual retention requirements. For questions about the collection, processing and use of your personal information or for information, blocking, deletion and correction of your data, please contact us at

8. Other

We endeavor to store your personal data by taking all technical and organizational possibilities so that they are not accessible to third parties. When communicating by e-mail, we can not guarantee complete data security, so we recommend that you send confidential information by post.