Data Protection Declaration:

Data Protection

The usage of our website is normally possible without giving any personalized data. If personalized data (e.g. name, address or email-address) needs to be entered, this is only on a voluntary basis. These data will not be given to third parties without explicit authorization.

We inform you that the transmission of data via the internet (e.g. communication via email) can have security holes. A complete protection of data from being used by third parties is not possible.

The usage by third parties of published data, in the scope of obligation to provide a masthead, to send not ordered commercials and information material will explicitly be contradicted. The operators of the sites expressly reserve the rights to take legal actions in case of receiving unsolicited consignments of commercial information, e.g. spam-mails.


What is a cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are created by the visited website and contain data. They are stored on the visitor's computer and allow access to different functions.

We use permanent and temporary cookies on our websites.

A temporary cookie is temporarily stored on the visitor's computer, during the visit of the site. The cookie is deleted when the visitor closes his web browser or after a certain time (when the session expires).

A persistent cookie remains on the visitor's computer until it becomes active deleted.


Why do we use cookies?

Cookies provide us with information as to the manner in which our visitors use our site and help us improve our website for you.


How can I stop the use of cookies or delete cookies?

We do not use cookies to gather personally identifiable information about our visitors.

If you still decide to refuse or to block cookies that are used by Gottwald or the site of any third party, you can do so by changing your browser settings. For more information please use the "Help" function of your browser.

Please note that most browsers accept cookies automatically, so if you do not want cookies to be used, you must delete them by yourself.

For information about the use of cookies at mobile phone browsers, and how they can be deleted or blocked, please refer to the manual of your mobile phone.

You can visit our website, even when you disable the use of cookies, however, we point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case.



Data Protection Declaration for the Usage of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

Plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated on our sites. You will recognize the Facebook plugin by the Facebook logo or the "like-button" on our website. You find an overview about the Facebook plugins here:

If you visit our websites, the plugin will connect your browser directly to the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information, that you have visited this site, via your IP-address. If you click on the like button, while you are logged in on your Facebook account, you can link the contents of our websites to your Facebook profile. Therefore Facebook can assign your visit to your user account. We must inform you that we as the provider of the websites do not receive any information about the content of the transferred data as well as the usage by Facebook. Further information about the data protection declaration of Facebook are at

If you do not wish that Facebook can assign your visit to our websites to your user account, make sure that you are logged out on Facebook.


Data Protection Declaration about the Usage of Google-Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files which will be stored on your computer and give the possibility to analyse your usage of our website. The information about your usage of this website created by the cookie will usually be transferred to a server in the USA and stored. In case of activation of the IP-anonymisation on this website your IP-address will be shortened by Google inside the member states of the European Union or in other signatories of the agreement in the European economic area.

The complete IP-Address will be transferred to a server of Google in the USA only in cases of exceptions and will be shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website Google will use the information to evaluate the usage of this website, to compile reports about the website activity and to produce further services for the operator of this website in connection to the usage of the website and the internet. The IP-address which is transferred by Google Analytics will not be put together with other data.

You can prevent the storage of cookies by a relevant setting in your browser software. But we must inform you that in this case you can not use all functions on this website completely. Moreover you can prevent the collection of your data which are created by the cookies and the usage referring to our website of your data (including your IP-address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google if you download and install the browser-plugins under the following link:


Data Protection Declaration for the Usage of Google +1

You can publish information worldwide with the help of Google+1. You and other users receive personalized information of Google and our partners via the Google+1 button. Google stores the information that you have given with the Google+1 button as well as information about the site that you have looked at while clicking on +1. Your +1 can be faded in as tips together with your profile name and your photo used in Google services, like e.g. in search engine results or in your Google profile, or at other places on websites and advertisements on the internet.
Google records information about your +1 button so that the Google services can be improved for you and others. To use the Google+1 button, you need a worldwide visible, public profile, which needs to include the chosen name of your profile. This name will be used in all Google services. Sometimes this name can be replaced by another name which you have used when you have shared contents on your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or have any other identifying information about you.

Usage of the recorded Information:
Beside the purposes mentioned above, the provided information will be used according to the current Google data protection policy. Google might publish summarized statistics about the +1 activities of the users or pass them on to users and partners , like e.g. publishers, advertisers or connected websites.


Data Protection Declaration for the Usage of Twitter

Functions of the service Twitter are integrated on our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the function "Re-Tweet", the visited websites by you will be connected to your Twitter-account and notified to other users. Then data will also be transferred to Twitter.

We must inform you that we as the provider of our websites do not get any information of the transferred data or their usage by Twitter. You find further information in the data protection declaration of Twitter at:

Your data protection setting at Twitter can be changed in your account settings at:


Source references: eRecht24, eRecht24 Datenschutzerklärung für Facebook, Datenschutzerklärung für Google Analytics, Google +1 Bedingungen, Datenschutzerklärung Twitter


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