Privacy policy



1. Introduction

We take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your person-related data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations as well as this data protection declaration. We inform you below about the type, scope and purpose of the collection and use of the incoming data within the scope of the use of our website.

It is normally possible to use our website without providing person-related data. If person-related data (for example name, address or E-mail addresses) are collected on our pages, this is done, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. Such data is not passed on to third parties without your express agreement.


2. Protocol data

If you access BORT, your Internet browser automatically transfers the following data to our Web server, which we record in log files:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • IP address
  • Access date and time
  • Your Internet access provider’s domain name

This is data which cannot be allocated to a specific person. This information is technically necessary for the correct provision of the website contents requested by you and always arises when Internet offers are used. The protocol data is used purely for statistical purposes in order to optimise our Internet appearance and the technology behind it and then deleted.


 3. Cookies

Our website uses so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files which are filed on your computer and saved by your browser. They serve the purpose of making our offer more user-friendly, effective and safer. Cookies do not cause any damages to your computer and contain no viruses.

You can set your browser so that you are informed when cookies are placed and only allow cookies in isolated cases, rule-out the acceptance of cookies in certain cases or generally exclude them and also activate the automatic deletion of cookies when the browser is closed.


4. Contact form

If you send us inquiries via our contact form, your information from the form including the contact data you provide there is saved for inquiry processing purposes and in case of follow-up questions. We do not pass this data on without your express agreement.


5. Google Analytics

This Web site uses Google Analytics, a Web analysis tool from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics makes use of cookies, i.e., text files that are stored on your computer, enabling your use of this Web site to be analyzed. The information the cookie generates about your use of these Web sites are generally transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the U.S., where it is stored.

However, if IP address anonymization is activated on this Web site, your IP address will first be truncated by Google inside member states of the European Union or in other nations party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. This Web site uses active IP anonymization. At the request of the operator of this Web site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Web site in order to compile reports on activities on the Web site and provide the Web site operator with additional services associated with use of the Web site and the Internet.

The IP address transmitted by your browser with the aid of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by making the appropriate changes in your browser settings. We wish to point out, however, that if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this Web site. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by the cookie and related to your use of this Web site (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the plug-in available at the following link: Source: Google Analytics Data Privacy Statement.

Data protection:
For further information or if you have any questions, please refer to our Data Protection Officer, Mr Hans Joachim Dionisius,