Privacy Policy

Data privacy statement
The use of the website is generally possible without providing any personal information. Some of the personal data requested for registration in the Knowledge Library (e.g. name, organization or email address) are optional. No user data will be disclosed to third parties without an explicit agreement of the user.

We want to explicitly point out that data transfer over the internet (e.g. during download or in email communication) may have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is therefore not possible and is not guaranteed. 

We hereby expressly prohibit the use of the contact data published as part of our duty to publish an imprint for the purpose of sending any advertising or informational material that was not expressly requested. The website operators of reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited sending of advertising and information material, for instance by spam emails. 

The web pages of use cookies. The cookies are used particularly for the Knowledge Library: to ensure the Knowledge Library usability, to personalize settings for each user, to prevent fraud and to improve the security. Cookies are files sent from a server to your browser, stored by the browser on your computer and then sent back to the server when needed. Our web pages use mainly ‘session-cookies’ that are automatically removed after your end your session and close our web sites.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins
The web pages of use social plugins (‘plugins’) provided by the social network, Facebook Ireland Limited Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2 Ireland (as of: 15.11.2013). You recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the ‘Find us on Facebook’ button on our web pages. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: By accessing our web pages that contain such plugin, your browser uses the plugin for a direct connection with Facebook servers. Facebook will automatically receive the information that you have accessed our website using your IP-address. If you are logged in to your Facebook account while visiting our web pages, Facebook can assign your visit on our website to your user account. We would like to point out that we as provider of our web pages have no knowledge and no influence of the content of the transmitted data and their use by Facebook. If you do not wish your visit to be assigned to your Facebook user account, please make sure that you are logged out of your Facebook user account before visiting our web pages. Further information about the Data Protection Policy of Facebook (in German) can be found here:

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From July 2017 on there will be no further quarterly newsletter.