Based on the federal statutory and data protection regulations (Data Protection Act, DSG) every person is entitled to protection of his or her privacy and to protection against the misuse of personal data. We comply with these provisions. Personal data is treated in strict confidence and is neither sold nor passed to third parties. In close cooperation with our hosting providers we make every effort to ensure that databases are protected as well as possible against access, loss, misuse or falsification. When you access our websites, the following data are stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and generally transferred information about the operating system/browser. These user data form the basis for statistical, anonymous analyses, with the result that trends can be identified which enable us to improve our range of services accordingly.