All content (text, images, graphics, sound, video and animation files as well as their grouping etc.) on our Web site are protected by copyright law and other protective laws. This legal protection also extends to databases and similar facilities. Content is only free for viewing and use as directed view on the Internet. The content of these Web sites may not be duplicated, distributed, changed or made accessible to third parties in any form beyond the confines of copyright law without our prior written permission. Furthermore, several areas in our Web site contain images that are copyrighted by third parties. Wherever not otherwise specified, all trademarks on our Web site are protected by trademark law.

All information contained in this Internet offering was carefully checked. We make every effort to continually extend and update the available information. However, we cannot guarantee that the material contained herein is complete, correct and absolutely up-to-date. We make this information available without any sort of explicit or implicit promise or guarantee. We rule out any liability for damages incurred directly or indirectly by using this Web site, as far as they are not attributable to intention or gross negligence on our part. For loss of data our liability is limited to the expenses for restoring the data from a data backup, regardless of whether such backup exists or not.

We do not assume any liability for the content of external links. Any links to third party Web sites are provided solely as a convenience to you and are subject to liability of the Web site provider.

Privacy Policy Statement

We welcome you to our homepage, and likewise welcome your interest in our company. The protection of your privacy is important to us. Our web activities comply with all applicable laws to protect personal information and guarantee data security. This privacy protection statement tells you how we treat the information generated during your visit to our Web site.

Collection and Processing of Personal Data
Personal data is information that identifies you, such as your name, your address, e-mail or postal addresses. We do not collect personal data from you except when you specifically provide it, for example when ordering information, subscribing to newsletters or using the FRAPA online registration system.

Use and Divulgence of Personal Data
We will use your personal data exclusively for purposes of technical Web site administration, to give you access to special information, for general communication with you and for the purpose for which you provided us the information. We will neither sell your personal data to third parties nor market it elsewhere. Our employees are duty-bound to respect the confidentiality of your data and abide by our Codes of Conduct.

Freedom of Choice
You control the information you provide us about yourself. However, if you choose not to share your information with us, please be aware that you may be unable to access some of the areas of the Web site. Users who decide to unsubscribe to our newsletter may opt out of receiving the newsletter by sending an e-mail to If your personal information changes (e.g. zip code, e-mail, postal address), please e-mail the changes to us in order to correct or update your personal data. You have a right to information on recorded personal data and a right to rectification of inaccurate data, erasure and blocking of data.

Automatically recorded information (non-personal data)
When you access our Web site, general non-personal information (Internet browser used, number of visits, average time spent on site, pages viewed) is recorded automatically (not as part of registration). This information is used to gauge our Web site’s appeal and to improve its content and functionality. Your data is not processed any further nor is it transmitted to third parties.

Cookies are small files that are temporarily stored on your hard disk, enabling our site to recognize your computer the next time you visit our Web site. We use Cookies exclusively to collect information concerning the use of our Web site. Cookies contain no personally identifiable data, so the protection of your privacy is ensured. Depending on your settings, your Internet browser will automatically accept Cookies. However, you may change your browser settings at any time and choose to access our Web site without accepting Cookies.

Google Analytics

This Web site 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 Web site analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Web site (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Web site, compiling reports on Web site activity for Web site operators and providing other services relating to Web site activity and internet usage.  Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. 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 Web site.  By using this Web site, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

We take great care to ensure the security of personal data. Your data is conscientiously protected from loss, destruction, distortion/falsification, manipulation and unauthorized access or unauthorized disclosure.

We strongly advise all parents and guardians to teach their children safe and responsible handling of personal data on the Internet. Minors should not transmit any personal data to our Web sites without the permission of their parents or guardians. We will never knowingly collect personal data from minors or use it in any way or disclose it to third parties without permission.

Links to other Web sites
This statement on privacy protection applies to the homepage. The Web pages in this homepage may contain links to other providers, to which this privacy protection statement does not extend. When you leave our Web site, please be aware of and read the privacy statements of each Web site that collects personally identifiable information.

Right to information
If you have questions concerning our privacy protection policy or how your personal data is processed, please feel free to contact us (

Upon request, you will promptly be informed – in writing and pursuant to applicable legislation – which of your personal data, if any, was collected during your visits to our Web Site.

Notification of changes
Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted to this privacy statement, the homepage, and any other places we deem appropriate.