Privacy Policy

1. General

The provider of this website takes the protection of personal data very seriously. Your personal data is, therefore, treated as confidential and processed in accordance with legal data protection guidelines.

The use of this website is usually possible without having to provide personal data. If personal data is collected, for example your name or e-mail address, this usually occurs on a voluntary basis. Your data will not be forwarded to third parties without your permission.

We would like to point out that security flaws may occur when transmitting data online (e.g. in communication by e-mail). The complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

If you have any questions or comments regarding data protection please contact us

2. Cookies

When you visit our website, cookies are stored on your computer’s hard drive. With the further use of this website, you declare your agreement to the use of cookies and tracking technologies.

Cookies are small files which are stored on your computer when you visit our website. You can prevent cookies being stored on your hard drive by choosing “do not accept cookies” in your browser settings. However, please note that this may restrict your use of our website and user friendliness will be reduced. 

3. Google Analytics

3.1. This website uses Google Analytics, a network analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies (see “Cookies” , above). The information on your visit to the website including the IP address is collected by the cookies and usually sent to a Google server in the USA where it is saved. If a website – for example – has activated IP anonymisation, Google first shortens IP addresses from member states of the European Union and EEA states. The full IP address is then only sent to the Google servers in the USA or Asia in exceptional cases and shortened there. Google uses the information collected in the name of the website provider, to analyse the use of and compile reports on website activities and provide additional services concerning this. On no account does Google link the IP address which is provided by the browser as part of Google Analytics with other Google data.

Further information on Google Analytics and data protection available on:

3.2. The user can prevent this data collection by Google and Google’s processing of information regarding their use of, including the IP address, by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in

3.3 Furthermore, the user can also prevent future data collection by Google Analytics by installing an opt-out cookie under the following link. The user can find further information on the terms of use and data protection regulations of Google Analytics on and We would also like to point that that has expanded the Google Analytics service with the IP anonymisation code to guarantee an anonymous collection of IP addresses.

4. Social media plug-ins and abbreviations

4.1. This website uses the social media plug-in provided by YouTube: YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

Social media plug-ins record the user IP address and the page from which the user has visited They may also install a cookie to ensure that the function works properly. The user’s interaction with these functions is subject to data protection regulations of the company which provides the function. GHS GmbH is not responsible for the guidelines and practices concerning the collection, use, disclosure and data security practices of third party providers.

4.2. Alongside the social media plug-ins, there are also links to social media platforms: Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; Google +, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043; LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland; Xing SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

4.3. Users can identify plug-ins or links for example by the corresponding logo or features which are characteristic for the service on 

By using a plug-in, for example by clicking on the “share button” whilst logged in to the social media accounts of Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Xing or Youtube, users connect the content of the page with their social media profile. In this way, Facebook/Google+/LinkedIn/Xing/Youtube can associate the visit to with the user’s account. GHS GmbH does not know the content of the transmitted data nor how this data is used by Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Xing or Youtube. You can find further information on the data transfer of the respective social media platforms on the following pages:

4.4. If the user wants to prevent the social media platform linking the visits to with their social media account, he must log out of the relevant social media account first.