The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or E-Mail addresses) are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on freiwilliger basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
We point out that the data transmission in the Internet (eg in the communication by E-Mail) can exhibit security gaps. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and cookies only in individual cases allow, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
If you have an account and sign up for this site, we will set a temporary cookie to see if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal information and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you sign up, we will set up some cookies to store your login and viewing options. Log-in cookies expire after two days and cookies for display options after one year. If you select “Stay signed in” when signing up, your registration will be maintained for two weeks. Logging out of your account will delete login cookies.
When you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie is stored in your browser. This cookie contains no personal information and only refers to the post ID of the item you have just edited. The cookie expires after one day.
Embedded content from other websites
Posts on this site may contain embedded content (eg, videos, pictures, posts, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behave just as if the visitor had visited the other website.
How long we save your data
If you write a comment, it will be stored indefinitely including metadata. That way, we can automatically detect and approve episode comments instead of keeping them in a moderation queue.
For users who register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can view, modify or delete their personal information at any time (the username can not be changed). Site administrators can also view and change this information.
What rights do you have to your data?
If you have an account on this site or have written comments, you may request that we export your personal information to us, including any data you have provided to us. In addition, you may request the deletion of any personal information we have stored about you. This does not include the data we need to retain for administrative, legal or security-related needs.
Server log files
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:
- Browser type and browser version
- used operating system
- Referrer URL
- Host name of the accessing computer
- Time of the server request
These data can not be assigned to specific persons. There is no merge of this data with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.
We collect information about visitors who leave comments on websites using our Akismet Anti-Spam Service. The amount of information we collect depends on how the user has posted their site. Typically, this information includes the user’s IP address, user agent, referrer, and website URL (as well as the information the user entered directly, such as name, username, email address, and the comment itself).
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
If you wish to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter , Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The granted consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example
via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
Forum and Members Area
I hereby log in to the website. I agree that the site provider stores and processes my username, password and email address and IP.
When you sign up, we will provide you with the following information:
- Username / name
- E-mail address
Username and password are used to give you access to our forum / chat.
The name is displayed publicly and does not have to be a clear name. It can also be a nickname nickname or fancy name deposited.
We do not store your password directly with us, but encode it. It’s safer that way.
We only use your e-mail address if you would like to create a new password. We do not send any advertising and do not give the e-mail address unless we are legally obliged to do so.
If you want, we can notify you if someone answers your post.
When you register for the site, you may be asked to provide certain personal information for display in your profile. The “Name” field is required and public. User profiles are visible to every site visitor. Other profile information may be required or optional, as configured by the site administrator.
User information specified during account registration can be changed or removed in the Profile> Edit panel. In most cases, users also have control over who is able to view a particular portion of the profile’s content, which limits field-of-field visibility only to friends, logged-in users, or administrators. Site administrators can read and edit all profile data for all users.
This site records certain user actions in the form of activity data. The activity includes updates and comments that are posted directly to activity streams, as well as descriptions of other actions that are taken while using the site, such as: New friendships, newly added groups and profile updates.
The content of activity elements is subject to the same privacy rules as the contexts in which the activity elements are created. For example, activity updates created in a user’s profile are publicly visible, while activity items created in a private group are only visible to members of that group. Site administrators can view all activity items regardless of context.
Activity items can be deleted at any time by the users who created them. Site administrators can edit all activity items.
The content of private messages is visible only to the sender and recipients of the message. With the exception of site administrators, who can read all private messages, the content of private messages is never visible to other users or site visitors. Site administrators can delete the content of each message.
I agree that my posts will be posted in the forum or members area. My name and text will be readable with date and time for everyone.
If you report on personal matters in your text, it may be possible for others to recognize that I have written this text.
You can always let us know that your credentials and posts should be deleted. The deletion of the user account is also possible via your profile. If your contributions should be deleted, please write us an e-mail to the address mentioned in the imprint . Make this then please before the deletion of the account because we can not guarantee otherwise the deletion of the contributions.
Every time someone saves a post, we save the text, pictures, time, and matching username. With this information, we put the posts in our forum.
In addition, it is possible for us to establish a link between one and the respective protocol data (such as IP addresses). This information is only evaluated if there are problems in the forum with other users or illegal activities in the forum.
When visitors write comments on the site, we collect the data displayed in the comment form, as well as the visitor’s IP address and the user-agent string (which identifies the browser) to help detect spam ,
When you post a comment on our website, it may be a consent to save your name, email address and website in cookies. This is a convenience feature so you do not have to re-enter all this data if you write another comment. These cookies are stored for one year.
If you’re a registered user and you’re uploading photos to this website, you should avoid uploading photos with an EXIF GPS location. Visitors to this website could download photos stored on this website and extract their location information. Even if we remove the EXIF GPS location via plugin, there is the possibility of an error or a short-term online position with this data, because there is a time delay between uploading and editing.
This website uses the features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are 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.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website in full. In addition, you may prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: disable Google Analytics
Objection against data collection
Alternatively, you can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents the future collection of your data when you visit this website:
We have entered into an agreement with Google for order data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Certified to the EU-US Privacy Shield
guarantees that Google complies with EU data protection standards when processing data in the United States.
Our website uses plugins from the Google-powered YouTube page. Site operator is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit any of our YouTube plug-in-enabled sites, you will be connected to the servers of YouTube. The Youtube server will know which of our pages you visited.
If you’re logged into your YouTube account, YouTube will allow you to associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
If you have a Vimeo user account and do not want Vimeo to collect data about you through this website and link it to your member data stored with Vimeo, you must log out of Vimeo before visiting this website.
In addition, Vimeo calls the tracker Google Analytics via an iframe, in which the video is called up. This is a separate tracking of Vimeo, to which we have no access. You can stop Google Analytics tracking by using the opt-out tools that Google offers for some Internet browsers. You may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by Google Analytics and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:
On our pages plugins of the social network Facebook, provider Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA, are integrated. The Facebook plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or the “Like-Button” (“Like”) on our site. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/ .
When you visit our pages, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook “Like-Button” while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We point out that as the provider of the pages we are not aware of the content of the
If you do not want Facebook to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Your privacy settings on Twitter can be found in the Account Settings at: https://twitter.com/account/settings
Our pages use features of Google+. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Collect and share information: Use the Google + button to post information worldwide. The Google + button will provide you and other users with personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you have + 1’d for a content and information about the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your + 1’s can appear as clues along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the web.
Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google + button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile that has at least the name chosen for the profile. This name will be used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace a different name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google Profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information from you.
Use of Information Collected: In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with applicable Google privacy policies. Google may publish summarized statistics about users’ + 1 activity or share it with users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliate websites.
Our website uses features of the LinkedIn network. Providers is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. Each time you visit one of our pages that includes LinkedIn features, it will connect to LinkedIn servers. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click LinkedIn’s “Recommend Button” and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn will be able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We point out that we as the provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn.
For more information, see the LinkedIn privacy statement at: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy
Our website uses functions of the network XING. Provider is the XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. Each time you visit one of our sites that contains XING features, it will connect to XING servers. A storage of personal data is not done to our knowledge. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or the usage behavior is evaluated.
Comment function on this website
In addition to your comment, the comment function on this page will also contain information about when the comment was created, your e-mail address and, if you do not post anonymously, the username you have selected.
Storage of the IP address
Our comment function stores the IP addresses of the users who write comments. Since we do not check comments on our site before activation, we need this data in order to be able to act against the author in the case of infringements such as insults or propaganda.
Subscribe to comments
As a user of the site, you can subscribe to comments after registering. You will receive a confirmation email to verify that you are the owner of the given email address. You can unsubscribe from this function at any time via a link in the info mails.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Right to information, cancellation, blocking
At any time you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Contradiction advertising emails
Use of contact data published under the imprint obligation
Transmission of unsolicited advertising and information materials is hereby prohibited. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam e-mails.