This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are saved on your computer and which facilitate an analysis of your use of this website. The information obtained via the cookie about your usage of this website shall generally be transferred and saved to one of Google’s servers in the USA.

However, in the event of the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address shall be shortened by Google in member states of the European Union or in other States party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address shall be transferred to and shortened on one of Google’s servers in the USA. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyse your usage of this website in order to compile reports on the website activity and in order to perform other services in connection with the usage of the website and Internet for the website operator.

The IP address obtained from your browser by Google Analytics shall not be pooled with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies being saved by a suitable setting in your browser’s software; yet we would like to advise you of the fact that you may not be able to use all of the features of this website to their full extent in this case.

In addition, you can also prevent data obtained via the cookie that is related to your usage of the website (including your IP address) from being transferred to Google as well as preventing Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in.