This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if the IP anonymity on this website is activated, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services related to website usage and internet usage for the website operator. The IP address provided by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. You can prevent cookies from being saved by setting your browser software accordingly. However, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. In addition, you may prevent Google from tracking the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
For more information, see tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout or http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information on Google Analytics and data protection). We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code "gat._anonymizeIp ();" in order to ensure the anonymous recording of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).