Privacy Policy

Cookies

This website uses cookies, i.e. small text files that are saved to the user’s computer in order to improve the user experience on this website. In general, cookies are used to maintain user preferences, to store information on things such as shopping carts and to provide anonymous tracking data for third-party applications like Google Analytics. Cookies usually improve the browsing experience.  However, you might wish to deactivate the cookies on this and other websites. The most effective way to do this, is to deactivate the cookies in your browser. We recommend that you go to the help section of your browser or take a look at the cookies’ website, which provides instructions for all current browsers.

Information about Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and which help analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, your IP address will first be abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases only, the complete IP address may be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing the website operators with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser; however please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to the usage of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de).

You can prevent data collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. You can install a browser add-on, which deactivates tracking via Google Analytics: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

You can find more detailed information on Google’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. We wish to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “anonymizeIp” in order to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses (called IP masking).