Information Pursuant to § 5 TMG:


Graf-Zeppelin-Platz 1
Germany-71034 Böblingen


Phone: +49 (0) 70 31 – 306 95 22
Fax: +49 (0) 70 31 – 306 95 23

Managing Director: Tim Bechtel

Tax no.: 99084/02991
Finanzamt Stuttgart 4

VAT ID: DE 276660463



Liability for Content

As a service provider we are responsible according to § 7 paragraph 1 of the German Telemedia Act (TMG) under general law for our own contents on this website. However, according to §§ 8 to 10 of TMG, we are not obliged to survey transmitted or stored external information or to research circumstances that suggest an illegal activity. Obligation for the removal or barring of the use of information in accordance with legal regulations should not be thereby affected. Any liability in this respect is, however, only possible from the moment of actual notice of a specific infringement. If such infringements of the law become known, we will remove such contents immediately.

Liability for Links

Our site contains links to external web pages of third parties, whose contents are not subject to our influence. We can therefore also not assume liability for these external contents. The relevant supplier or operator of the linked web pages is always responsible for the content of such pages. The linked pages were checked at the time the link was established for possible legal infringements and recognizable legal violations. Unlawful contents were not apparent at the time of linking, however, constant checking and monitoring of the contents of linked sites is not reasonable. We will immediately remove such links upon discovery of infringements.


The contents and works on these websites prepared by the operator of the websites shall be subject to German copyright low. Copying, processing, distributing and any kind of use outside the limits of copyright law require the written approval of the respective author or creator. Downloading and copying of data is only permitted for private and not for commercial use. As far as the content of this page was not created by the publisher and/or operator of this website, the third party copyrights are respected. Contributions by third parties are identified as such. Should you still find any copyright infringement, we kindly request you to give us notice. If such infringements of the law become known, we will remove such contents immediately.


Privacy Statement:

Data Protection

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. Personal data collection (for example, name, residential address, or email address) on our pages takes always place on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your approval.

We draw your attention to the fact that data transmission (e.g. communication via e-mail) may involve gaps in security. A complete data protection against access of third parties is not possible. Use of contact data provided under the compulsory website publisher information by third parties for unsolicited sending of advertising and information material is prohibited. The operator of this site expressly reserves the right to legal steps in the event of the unsolicited sending of advertisements, for instance, via spam emails. 

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

Our website contains plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). These plugins are marked with a Facebook logo or a “Like-Button” on our website. You find an overview of Facebook-Plugins under:
If you visit our website, a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server will be established. In doing so, Facebook will receive the information that you are visiting our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like-Button" while you are logged in via your Facebook account, you can provide links of our website to your Facebook profile. Thus, Facebook can allocate the visit to your Facebook account. We explicitly inform you that we will not receive any information about content of the transmitted data as well as usage via Facebook. For more information, see data protection of Facebook under:

If you do not want Facebook to allocate the collected data via our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our website.

Data Protection for the Usage of Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, which is a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer in order to provide a user analysis of this website for the provider. The information generated by the cookie concerning your usage of this website will usually be passed on to a Google server in the U.S. and will be saved there. In case of activating an IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand guaranteed by the Agreement on the European Economic Area including member states of the European Union or other contracting states.

Only in exceptional cases, the whole IP address will be transmitted to a server of Google in the U.S. and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your usage of this website to set up reports on website activities to provide further services related to website usage or internet usage. The IP address transmitted from your browser via Google Analytics will not be joined to other data of Google. 

If you want to prevent that cookies are saved, you can select an appropriate option of your browser software. However, please note that you will not be able to use some functions of this website in this case. Furthermore, you can prevent Google from collecting and processing your data generated by the cookie related to your usage of the website, if you download and install the following browser plugin:


Data Protection for the Usage of Google+1

Collection, Processing and Distribution of Information:
When using the Google+1 button, you can publish information on a global scale. The Google+1 button is used to get personalised contents of Google and our partners. Google saves the information when pressing content+1, as well as information about the site while checking when clicking on +1. Your +1 can be displayed as references together with your profile name and your picture in Google services such as search results or your Google profile or other positions on websites and ads in the internet. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and other users. In order to use the Google+1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which has to contain the name, which you have chosen for the profile. This name is used for all Google services. In some cases, this name can be replaced by another, which you have used for sharing contents via your Google account. Identity of your Google profile can be visible for other users which are familiar with your email address or with other identifiable information about you.
Usage of the recorded data:
Apart from the above mentioned usage, information provided by you will be used in accordance with Google’s current data protection regulations. Google possibly publishes collected statistics about the +1 activities of users, which Google passes on to users and partners such as publishers, advertisers, or linked websites.  

Data Protection for Usage of Twitter

Our website includes functions of Twitter. These functions by Twitter Inc. (Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). When using Twitter and the function “Re-Tweet”, the websites you are visiting, will be connected to your Twitter account and likewise visible for other users. In doing so, data will also be transmitted to Twitter.

Please note that we will not receive information about the content of the transmitted data as well as their usage via Twitter. For more information, see data protection regulations of Twitter under:

In the account settings, you can change privacy settings on Twitter under:


Data Protection for the Usage of Xing


Our website contains the “XING Share-Button”. When accessing the web page, a connection to the servers of XING AG will be established for a short time in order to produce the functions of the “XING Share-Button” (particularly calculation/display of counter value). XING does not save any personal data of you when accessing the website. XING does not save any IP addresses either. Moreover, XING does not evaluate your activities generated by cookies when using the “XING Share-Button”. For more information about additional information, see: