Data privacy policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service, Google Analytics. The provider is Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and which enable an analysis of your usage of the website. The information on your utilisation of this website that is generated by the cookie is generally transferred on to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of the activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will however be truncated beforehand within the member states of the European Union or in other states that are contract partners of the European Economic Area agreement. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA in exceptional cases and then truncated there. Google uses this information on behalf of the operator of this website, in order to evaluate your usage of the website, to put together reports on the website activities and to provide the website operator with further services related to the website or Internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the scope of the Google Analytics is not merged together with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of the cookies by ensuring that the right setting is made in your browser software; however we would like to point out that in the latter case it is possible that not all functions of this website can be used to the full extent. Beyond this, you can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and the data related to your usage of the website (incl. the IP address) from being passed on to Google and also the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the available browser plug-in under the following link: