We make every effort to keep the information on our Web site current, but accept no liability whatsoever for the content provided. Pursuant to §7 par. 1 of TGM , the law limits our responsibility as a service provider to our own content on these Web pages. According to §§8 to 10 of TMG, we are not obligated to monitor third party information provided or stored on our Web site. However, we shall promptly remove any content upon becoming aware that it violates the law. Our liability in such an instance shall commence at the time we become aware of the respective violation.
Liability for Links
This website contains links to other Government and non-Government organisations which may use other monitoring tools or collect and manage information via methods other than those described above. Visitors are advised to check the privacy statements on the relevant web site. If you have any queries about our website privacy and security practices, feel free to contact us or use the feedback form at the bottom of this page.
Our (con|energy) materials that are published on this website are protected by copyright law. However, this website is intended to increase public access to information. Visitors to this site are permitted to download and copy material for non-commercial purposes only, so long as there is appropriate acknowledgment of the source.
Data privacy statement
Use of Facebook plugins (“like” button)
Plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, are integrated into our website. You will recognize the Facebook plugins on our website by the Facebook logo or the "like” button. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish Facebook to assign visits to our websites to your account, log out of your Facebook account.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "Cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of the website. The information generated by the Cookie, concerning your use of this site, is usually sent to a Google server and stored in the U.S. In the case of activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address will beforehand be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the U.S. and truncated. On behalf of the operator of this site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website and compile reports on website activity to provide other website and internet related services to the site operator. Within the scope of Google Analytics, the IP address sent by your browser will not be merged with other data held by Google.
You can prevent the storage of Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; we point out, however, that in this case not all the features of this site will be in full use. You can also extend the coverage of the data generated by the Cookie, and prevent use of the site-related data (including your IP address) to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the available plugin in the browser in the following link: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Use of Google +1
Collection and disclosure of information:
Using the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. Through the Google+1 button you, and other users, will receive personalized information from Google and our partners. Google will store both the information you have given for a content +1, as well as information on the page that you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be used as evidence and will appear on the internet, along with your name and profile photo, on Google services such as in search results, in your Google profile or elsewhere in websites and ads.
Google records information regarding your +1 activitiy in order to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you require a globally visible, public Google profile which contains at least your chosen profile name. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can be used to substitute any other name that you used to share information using your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information.
Using the information collected:
In addition to the above uses, the information you provide will be used in accordance to the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release summary statistics on the activity of the +1 users or transmit them to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.
Use of Twitter
Twitter functions and services are integrated into our websites. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet”, the web pages you visit will be associated with your account and will be visible to other users. This data is also sent to Twitter.
We point out that we, as providers of the site, have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted through Twitter, nor the use thereof. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at twitter.com/privacy.
To change your privacy settings on Twitter, go to your account settings under twitter.com/account/settings.