Privacy Information

Our websites take data protection and privacy issues very seriously.

1. We use a cookie to avoid showing you the same pop-up each time you visit the site. This cookie does not contain any personal information.

2. If you sign up to one of our newsletters, your information (first name and e-mail address) will be stored with our trusted e-mail provider MailChimp. This is necessary to deliver you the newsletter. Depending on which sign-up form you use, it may also be stored in a cookie. The sign-up form transmits your data in an encrypted form.  Mailchimp is a certified participant of the Privacy Shield programme, that governs how data from the European Union is processed by US-based companies.  Click here to read MailChimp’s privacy policy

3. Our newsletters always include a link in the footer to unsubscribe at any time.

4. Our servers are located in the European Union with a German hosting company. If our sites come under attack, eg. lots of attempts to log in with false passwords, then we will store the incoming IP address to defend against the attack.

5. We do not at any time allow 3rd party access to personal data, nor do we sell personal data in any form.

6. The weather module is provided by

7. If you send us a message using our contact form, the data you enter along with your IP address will be transmitted to us.  By sending your message, you agree that we may contact you to respond either by telephone or by e-mail.

8. This website uses the Google Maps service to display maps.  The service is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use the service it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is usually transmitted to Google in the USA and saved there.  We do not have any influence on how this data is transmitted.  For more information please refer to the Google privacy policy:

9. This website uses a so-called social media plug-in from the booking service AddThis, provided by AddThis LLC,  Inc. 8000 Westpark Drive, Suite 625, McLean,  VA 2210, USA („AddThis“).  The plug-in can be recognised by the AddThis-Logo which is a white plus on an orange background.  This page contains an overview of the different AddThis plug-ins and what they look like:

When you visit a page that contains such a plug-in, your web browser will connect to the AddThis server and retrieve the content for the plug-in to display.  As such, AddThis will receive the information that your browser visited the page and will save this information in a cookie.  AddThis uses this information to create anonymous user profiles, that form the basis of personal recommendations for the AddThis plug-in to display.  For more information about which data is stored and how please refer to the AddThis privacy policy:

If you do not want AddThis to store data about you, you can set a so-called Opt-Out-Cookie by visiting this page:

Alternatively you can block the AddThis plug-in completely by setting your web browser to block scripts, eg. with the add-on “NoScript” (

10. You have the right to request that we disclose which personal information we have stored, as well as the right to have this corrected, restricted or deleted, as long as we are not required to store it to fulfil legal obligations.

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