Data Privacy

Liability for Content

As service providers, we are responsible for our own contents on these pages in accordance with general law, as stated in § 7, chapter 1 TMG. According to §§ 8 to 10 TMG, we cannot be held liable and are not responsible for checking transmitted and stored information from third parties, including that which points to illicit activities. The obligation to delete or block the use of information according to general law remains unaffected. We take no respective liability, however, until a concrete infringement is known to us. Should any infringement occur, these contents will be removed immediately.

Liability for Links

Our offering contains links to the external web sites of third parties, the contents of which are beyond our influence. Therefore we cannot take any responsibility for the content of these external sites. Each respective owner or operator of these websites is responsible for the contents of their pages. At the time they were linked to, pages were checked for statutory violations. Unlawful content was not found at the time of linking. Constant monitoring of the linked sites is, however, impossible without concrete indications of unlawful content. Upon discovery of any infringement, we will act to remove links to the offending sites.

Copyright

The contents and writing within these pages are subject to German copyright. Any reproduction, processing, distribution and any kind of use beyond the limits of copyright require a written consent by the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only for private, not commercial, uses. In the event that content on this site was not created by the operator, the copyright of the third party must be observed. Content belonging to third parties will be indicated as such. If you should nonetheless become aware of a copyright violation, please give us explicit notice. Upon discovery of a copyright violation, we will promptly remove the relevant content.

Data Privacy Policy

The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We handle any personal data with utmost care and according to this data privacy policy. The use of our website is as a rule possible without the provision of personal data. If and when personal data is compiled on our sites (for example name, address, or email address), this is made optional whenever possible. This information will not be given to third parties without your explicit permission. We would like to point out that the transmission of data over the internet (for example, when communicating by email) can always contain security vulnerabilities. The flawless protection of data from undesired access by third parties is impossible.

Contact

If you send us inquiries by email (for example, to be placed on a waiting list), your information, including any provided contact details, will only be used for the purpose of processing your inquiry and will be saved only for the purpose of processing follow-up inquiries. This data will not be otherwise used without your permission.

Newsletter Data

If you would like to sign up for the newsletter offered on our website, we require an email address as well as information used to verify that you are the owner of the provided email address and that you consent to receive the newsletter. Additional data will not be collected. We use this information exclusively to send the requested information and do not provide it to third parties. You may revoke your email address, as well as your consent to having your data saved and used to send the newsletter, at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” (“Austragen”) link in the newsletter.
We use the service Kulturkurier for our newsletter. Their data privacy policy can be read here: http://blog.kulturkurier.de/datenschutzerklaerung/

Data Privacy Policy for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions from the web analytics services provided by Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files which are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of how you use the website. The information about your use of the website generated by the cookies will as a rule be communicated to a Google server in the USA and saved there. More information about Google Analytics’ dealings with user information can be found in the data privacy policy from Google.
You can prevent the collection of cookies with a setting on your browser; we would however like to advise that if the setting is activated, it may be possible that not every function of this website can be used to its full extent. You can further prevent Google from gathering cookie-generated data pertaining to your use of this website (including your IP address), as well as Google’s processing of this information, by downloading and installing the browser plugins found at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on your computer, which prevents the collection of your data during future visits to this website: deactivate Google Analytics.

IP Anonymization

We use the function “activation of IP anonymization” on this website. With that Google will truncate the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be communicated to Google servers in the US and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to create reports about the website’s activities and to provide other services connected with the website and internet use to the website operator. The IP address submitted by Google Analytics from your browser will not be merged with any other data from Google.

Use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins from the Google-operated site YouTube. The operator of the site is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit our YouTube-equipped websites, a connection to YouTube’s servers will be created and YouTube will be notified which of our sites you have visited.
If you are logged in to your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to customize your personal profile according to your surfing history. You can prevent this by logging out from your YouTube account. Further information about the handling of user data can be found in YouTube’s data privacy policy here: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. YouTube videos will be embedded on our site where possible in “advanced privacy mode.”

The Use of Vimeo Plugins

Our website uses plugins from the provider Vimeo. Vimeo is operated by Vimeo, LLC based at 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011. When you access pages on our website which contain such a plugin, a connection is made to the Vimeo servers and the plugin is displayed. This will notify the Vimeo server which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of Vimeo, Vimeo will assign this information to your personal account. When using the plugin, i.e. by clicking the start button of a video, this information is also assigned to your user account. You can prevent this by logging out of your Vimeo user account before using our website and deleting the corresponding cookies from Vimeo.
Further information about data processing and information on Vimeo data privacy policy visit https://vimeo.com/privacy.

Objection to Advertising Emails

The use of provided contact information within the framework of the data privacy policy for the transmission of unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby rejected. The operators of this site expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited advertising information is sent, for example through spam emails.