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Privacy notice

Protecting your personal data is taken very seriously. Therefore we follow the rules of the DPA. The following declaration gives you an overview how we ensure this protection and what kind of data are claimed for which purpose and to what extent these data are made accessible to third parties.

Data processing on this website

Data provided to us by your browser is stored automatically in the server statistics. Like:

  • Date
  • Time
  • IP address
  • Documents looked at
  • Browser typ/ -version
  • Operating system and version used
  • Language
  • Origin by website

These will not specifically identify the user. These data are deleted after a statistical evaluation.


We used so-called "Session-Cookies" without personal information. They are automatically deleted after the end of your visit. In addition, we create a language cookie that stores the selected language.

User profile

For the picture upload, picture download, picture rating, picture comments and the lightboxes an account is required. This personal information is collected, stored, processed and used. This data contains information concerning the personal or material circumstances of the user. Personal data of the user can be used for our own marketing or statistical analysis. Data is never sold to third parties or passed on free of charge.

User account

Each picture upload and download is stored in the user account in order to calculate the possible downloads. Also coupon codes are stored here.


To post comments you must be logged in as a registered user. The comments are always displayed with the user profile of the author. You can always edit and delete your comments.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link.

Further information can be found under (Google Analytics Terms of Service & Privacy). Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

We also use Google Analytics to analyze data from AdWords and the Double-Click-Cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not want this, you can disable this via the Ads Preferences Manager.


Right to Information

At any time you have the right to get information about the data stored with regard to your person, origin as well as the purpose of the storage. Our data-protection supervisor will give you any information on the data stored.

Further Information

Your trust is important. Therefore do not hesitate to contact our data-protection supervisor, if you have any questions concerning your personal data.

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