Collection of data due to use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie regarding your use of the website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA, and is stored there. Here, so-called IP depersonalisation has been activated. This means that your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google in a Member State of the European Union or another contracting state of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA, and will be abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to analyse your usage of the website, to compile reports on website activities, and to provide further services to the website provider relating to the use of the website and of the internet. The IP address transmitted by your browser via Google Analytics will not be combined by Google with other data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to inform you as a matter of precaution that, in this case, you may not be able to use all features offered on this website without restrictions. Furthermore, you can prevent collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided at the following link: Deactivation Add On You can also prevent collection of data by Google Analytics by setting a so-called opt-out cookie, using the link below. This will prevent the collection of your data when you visit the website again in the future: Set opt-out cookie. Set opt-out cookie.
For more information on the terms and conditions of use and on data privacy, please go to http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Other implemented Google advertising features
Collection and storage of user data
In order to optimise our website, we collect and store data, such as the date and time of the website retrieval, the site from which you accessed our website, and similar information. This is done in an anonymous form, without personally identifying the website user. User profiles may be created by means of a pseudonym. No connection will be made between the individual behind the pseudonym and the user data collected.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and serve to store statistical information such as information on your operating system, your internet browser, IP address, previously retrieved website (referrer URL) and the time. We collect such data exclusively for statistical purposes, in order to further optimise our internet presence and to be able to make our internet offers even more attractive. Collection and storage is only done in an anonymised form or using pseudonyms, and cannot be traced back to you as an individual.
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, please set your internet browser to delete cookies from your computer hard disk, to block all cookies, or to warn you before cookies are stored.
You can visit our website without providing personal information. Personal information will only be stored if you provide this information voluntarily while visiting our internet presence.
Our website also contains links to the external social network Facebook. This social network is operated exclusively by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). The links are marked in our internet presence with the Facebook logo, or the addendum “Like” (Facebook plug-ins are not being used).
If you follow these links by clicking on them, the Facebook plug-ins will be activated and your browser will establish a direct connection with the Facebook servers. If you follow the links when using our website whilst being logged into Facebook via your personal user account, the information that you visited our website will be transmitted to Facebook. Facebook will be able to attribute the visit to our website to your Facebook account.
This information will be transmitted to Facebook and will be stored there. In order to prevent this, please log out of your Facebook account before clicking on the link. The features allocated to the links by Facebook, in particular the transmission of information and user data, are not activated by you merely visiting our website, but only when you click on the relevant link.