Use of the Google Analytics analysis tool: Anonymous recording of IP addresses
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
“Google Analytics uses so-called cookies, text files saved to your computer, enabling analysis of use of the website by you. Information generated by the cookie concerning your website use are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there. With activation of IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address is previously abbreviated by Google within European Union member states and in other contracting countries within the European Economic Area. The complete IP addresses is only transmitted in exceptional cases to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate your use of the website, to generate reports about website activities and to supply services to the website operator concerning website use and Internet use. The IP address communicated by Google Analytics from your browser is not brought together with other data from Google. You can prevent the saving of cookies by an appropriate setting in your browser software; we draw attention to the fact however that not all functions of this website can be used in their entirety in such cases. In addition, you can also prevent the generation of data by Google via the cookie concerning website use (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.”
You can find further information about usage conditions and data protection at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/.
Please note that this website includes the Google Analytics code “anonymizeIp” to allow for the anonymous recording of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).
We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords and the double click cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not wish this to happen, it can be deactivated via the display settings manager (http://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/authenticated?hl=en oder http://www.google.com/settings/u/0/ads/plugin?hl=en).