Cookies and Web Tracking
"Cookies" are used in some areas to make our website user-friendly and to customize it to fit your needs in an optimal way. "Cookies" are small text files stored locally on the hard drive of your computer. They are there to keep available information for retrieval at a later time in order to facilitate the use of our online services. When your visit is over and you close the browser you were using cookies are deleted automatically.
b. Web Tracking
c. Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a Google Inc. ("Google") provided web analysis service. Google Analytics uses "cookies" – small text files stored on your hard drive to enable an analysis of your use of the website. Cookies-generated information concerning your use of the website is transmitted to and stored on one of Google's servers in the US.
However, by activation of the IP anonymization on this website your IP address will be abbreviated beforehand by Google within Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the complete IP address transmitted to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there.
On behalf of this website's operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling website activity reports and providing the website’s operator with further website and Internet related services. The abbreviated IP address transmitted in the context of Google Analytics by your browser is not associated with any other data held by Google.
You may prevent the storage of cookies by adjusting your browser's software settings; in this case however, we must point out that you might not be able to access the full extent of all of the website's features.
Additionally you can prevent the cookie-generated data concerning your use of the website (including your abbreviated IP address) from being transferred and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: [http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de].
d. Approval or Rejection of Cookies
- Internet Explorer: Tools -> Internet Options -> Privacy -> Settings.
For more information, consult the Microsoft support or Help browser.
- Firefox: Tools -> Options -> Privacy -> History -> Custom Settings.
- Chrome: Settings -> Show Advanced Options -> Privacy -> Content settings.
- Safari: Preferences -> Security.
For more information, consult the Apple support or Help browser.