Privacy Statement


Your personal data (e.g. title, name, house address, e-mail address, phone number, bank details, credit card number) are processed by us only in accordance with the provisions of German data privacy laws. The following provisions describe the type, scope and purpose of collecting, processing and utilizing personal data. This data privacy policy applies only to our web pages. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire there about how your data are handled in such cases.

Inventory data

(1) Your personal data, insofar as these are necessary for this contractual relationship (inventory data) in terms of its establishment, organization of content and modifications, are used exclusively for fulfilling the contract. For goods to be delivered, for instance, your name and address must be relayed to the supplier of the goods.

(2) Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data are not passed on to third parties outside the scope of fulfilling this contract. After completion of the contract, your data are blocked against further use. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.

Information about cookies

(1) To optimize our web presence, we use cookies. These are small text files stored in your computer’s main memory. These cookies are deleted after you close the browser. Other cookies remain on your computer (long-term cookies) and permit its recognition on your next visit. This allows us to improve your access to our site.

(2) You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a “disable cookies” option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our Internet offers as a result.

You may learn more about cookies and how to opt out of them on

Web analysis with Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website’s owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website’s operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link:

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymizeIP()”, IP addresses being truncated before further processing in order to rule out direct associations to persons.

You can further disable tracking on this site by unchecking the following option. This information will be stored in a cookie. If you delete this cookie, Google Analytics will start tracking again.

Web analysis with WordPress Stats

This website uses, a web analytics software provided by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA, with use of the tracking technology provided by Quantcast Inc., 201 3rd St, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103-3153, USA. uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address anonymized prior to its storage) will be stored on the server in the USA. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can opt-out from being tracked by Quantcast with effect for the future by setting an opt-out cookie in your Browser: If you delete your browser’s cookies, you’ll have to set this opt-out cookie again.


We embed videos from YouTube using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please read the information about Enabling privacy-enhanced mode for embedded videos on YouTube’s embedding videos information page:


We embed videos from Vimeo using a two-click solution to ensure that no personal information will be passed on when you visit our website. Once you start a video, personally identifiable data will be transmitted to Vimeo and stored in the United States. A cookie will be set in your browser.  To find out more please read Vimeo’s information cookie information page:


We embed slideshows from SlideShare using a two-click solution to ensure that no personal information will be passed on when you visit our website. Once you start a slideshow, personally identifiable data will be transmitted to SlideShare, Google Analytics and comScore and stored in the United States. A cookie will be set in your browser. We have no influence on the collected data and data processing operations, nor are the full scope of data collection, the purposes and the storage period known to us. ComScore stores this data as user profiles and uses them for purposes of advertising, market research and / or design of its websites. Such an evaluation is made for the provision of targeted advertising. You have a right to object against the formation of these user profiles – you must contact ComScore to do so.

To find out more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing contact the plug-in providers: SlideShare Inc., 1 Montgomery St., Suite 1300, San Francisco, CA 94104, Spamprotected E-Mail: 0a6bbp09d70riv53b8206acde6y@sl1e78aides72a9e1ah861b15are4df9b2.com9c4d, and comScore, Inc., 11950 Democracy Drive, Suite 600, Reston, VA 20190,

Privacy Statement Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, we may change our Privacy Statement from time to time, and in our sole discretion. We encourage visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to this Privacy Statement.  Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Statement will constitute your acceptance of such change.


According to the Federal Data Protection Act, you have a right to free-of-charge information about your stored data, and possibly entitlement to correction, blocking or deletion of such data. Inquiries can be directed to the following e-mail addresses: Spamprotected E-Mail: 0a6bpriv196bfacy@700obf04a1ny2b937go925406.or5db7dgce1.

Privacy Statement by and Thomas Schwenke