This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your site usage. The information gathered by the cookie about how users use this website is generally sent to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored.
However, if IP anonymisation has been activated on this website, the user's IP address will first be shortened by Google in member states of the European Union and other countries which are signatories to the EEC agreement. In exceptional cases, the full IP address will be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate use of the website by users, compile reports on site activity for the site operator, and provide other services relating to site usage and Internet usage.
The IP address collected by Google Analytics from your browser will not be linked with any other data held by Google. Users can disable the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting in their browser software. We would however like to remind users that this may prevent them from making full use of the functions on this website. Users can also prevent the site usage data collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being stored and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available through this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.