Google Analytics Privacy Statement

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 the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activity for the website operators, and to provide further services related to the use of the website and the Internet. Google may also transfer this information to third parties, provided this is required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will in no case associate your IP address with other data from Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; However, we would point out that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this website. By using this website you agree to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. The Google Analytics Disable add-on adds more control to the site visitor about what data is collected on Google Analytics’s called sites. If you do not wish to store your data, please install the Google-provided de-activation tool at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from AdWords and the double-click cookie for statistical purposes. If you do not want this, you can disable it using Ad Manager (http://www.google.com/settings/ads/onweb/?hl=en).

For more information, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or go to https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/ (general information about Google Analytics and Privacy ). We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” in order to ensure an anonymous detection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, please click the Disable Google Analytics link to prevent Google Analytics from being tracked within this site (the Opt Out will only work in this browser and only for that domain ). An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again.