This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies," text files that are stored on your computer and which allow analysis of the website use. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event of activation of the IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google for member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the agreement across the European economic area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to assess your usage of the website, to collate reports about the website activities, and to provide additional services to the website operator connected with the website usage and the internet usage.
The IP address transferred in the context of Google Analytics from your browser will not be added to other data from Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; but we would like to point out that, in this case, possibly not all functions of this website can be made full use of. You can also prevent the collection of the data produced by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of this data by Google, in that you download and install the browser plug-in available under the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).
You can prevent collection by Google Analytics, by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is set that prevents future collection of your data when visiting this website:
You can find more information on the usage conditions and data protection under http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html or under https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/. We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been expanded with the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).