We use cookies on our website to make your visit more efficient and user-friendly. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile phone when you access a website. We take data protection seriously and treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory provisions.

Please be aware that online data transfer always involves a risk of security gaps. Absolute protection against third-party access is not possible..

The following privacy statement applies to the use of this website and the services offered therein. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. Please read our information on the processing of personal data when using this website below. Personal data is all data that relates or can be linked to you personally, such as your name, address, email address or user behaviour.

Data protection officer
You can contact our Data Protection Officer at or at our postal address FAO Data Protection Officer.

Automated data collection and processing
As is common practice for websites, our server automatically and temporarily collects details transmitted by the browser in the server logfiles, unless you have disabled this function. When you access our access, we collect the following data technically required to display our website and ensure stability and security:

  • IP address of the accessing computer
  • client file request
  • http response code
  • website from which you are visiting us (referrer URL)
  • time of server request
  • browser type/version
  • operating system of the accessing computer

These server logfiles are not analysed in relation to your person. Our data collection serves to ensure the proper functioning of our website. We only collect, use and transmit your personal data insofar as permitted in law or by your consent.

Cookies are small text files saved locally in your browser cache. We exclusively use the cookies listed below to ensure the execution or provision of the service you are using. Our data processing serves to optimise the website settings for the device used, and to adjust the user interface.

Transient cookies
Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. In particular, this includes session cookies. These store a “session ID” that facilitates the allocation of various requests from your browser in a single session. With these cookies, your computer can be recognised when you return to the website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

Persistent cookies
Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a predefined period, which may differ depending on the cookie used. You can delete the cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.

You can also configure your browser settings in accordance with your preferences, and refuse the acceptance of third-party or all cookies. However, please note that you may then not be able to use all functions of this website..

Newsletter and contact forms
We collect data when you subscribe to our newsletter or submit contact forms. The data collected is used exclusively to send out the newsletter or process your enquiry. When you contact us by the contact options offered, your details are stored, as they may be required to process and respond to your enquiry. This data is not disclosed to third parties without your consent.

This website stores certain user-agent data. This data is used to facilitate a personalised experience and track your location on our website in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation.

Right to information
You have the right to request and receive information on your personal data processed by us at any time..

Right to correction and erasure
You have the right to demand that we erase your personal data. In particular, these conditions provide for a right to erasure if the personal data is no longer required for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed.

Right to objection to data processing
You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data at any time on grounds of a special situation. We will cease processing your personal data from this point, unless we can prove compelling legitimate grounds for the processing activity that override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing activity serves the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

Right to data portability
You have the right to receive the relevant personal data you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format from us. This requires that the data processing activity is based on your consent and carried out by means of automated processes.

Right to complaint
You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority – in particular, in the member state of your residence, workplace or location of the alleged violation – if you believe that the processing of the personal data relating to you violates the applicable data protection legislation.

Erasure of your data
In general, we erase or anonymise your personal data once it is no longer required for the purposes for which we collected or used them. Insofar as data must be stored for statutory reasons, it will be blocked. This data is then no longer available for any other use.