Privacy Policy

1.    General

We respect your privacy rights and understand the importance of the personal data we receive from you. We respect the protection of your personal data and will collect, store or process all obtained data in accordance with the relevant data protection regulations. As far as websites and / or services of other providers are accessible via our website or linked here, we are not responsible for their contents and in particular their data protection handling.


2.    Collection of personal data

When you visit our website, we generally do not collect any personal data, e.g. salutation, name, address, e-mail address or connection data. This is only done if you expressly and voluntarily initiate the data collection yourself by using contact forms or other similar contact functionalities of our website or if you grant separate consent for the use of data, e. g. by signing up for our e-mail newsletter.

Our servers automatically collect certain data that your web browser provides when you visit any website. In particular, this data may include the type of browser you are using, the browser language, the date and time of your browser request, and the IP address. The evaluation of this data is done exclusively in anonymous form for statistical purposes, without the possibility of linking it with other data provided by you. After the evaluation is complete, these data are deleted.


3.    Use and blocking of cookies

This website uses cookies (small files with configuration information) to ensure the proper functioning of the website.
The purpose of using cookies on our website is:

  • to ensure the technical functionality of the website and
  • to allow for a statistical evaluation in order to tailor our services to the interests of the users.

If you do not agree with the use of cookies, you can prevent your computer from saving cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, this may restrict the full use of functions on this website. When you leave our website, the cookies are automatically deleted when closing the internet browser.


4.    Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on users' computers to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. As IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, 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 operator 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 operator. 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
Alternatively, click on the following link to prevent Google Analytics from collecting data about you within this website: Disable collection of Google Analytics data for this website.

5.    Use of personal data and right of objection

As far as we collect personal data, we assure you to treat your personal data confidentially and adhere to the legal provisions of the BDSG and the TMG when processing and using this data. Personal data will only be used to the extent that this is required in specific individual cases for the implementation and processing of the user relationship, in particular in the context of possibly conducted communication, or if you have given us separate consent. Furthermore, on the basis of your consent, we will transmit your data to our cooperation partners for the purpose of creating concrete offers for you.

You may object to the use of your data for promotional purposes at any time by simply notifying us, e. g. to, with immediate effect for the future.


6.    Security

We use technical and organizational security measures to protect your data processed by us or on our behalf against manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons. We strive to continually adapt and improve our security measures in line with technological developments.


7.    Further questions and information

Upon request, we will inform you whether and, if so, which personal data about you are stored with us. If you have any questions about privacy on this website, please contact us at and we will try to answer you.

Please also note that this Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Therefore, we recommend that you regularly check for alterations when you visit our website repeatedly.


Links to other websites contains links to other websites. EWS is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of these other websites.

Version: November 2015