Important note about data processing in connection with Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited. If the data controller on this website is located outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland, Google Analytics data processing is performed by Google LLC. In the following, Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited are referred to as “Google”.
Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”. These are text files that are stored on the computer of the visitor to the site and that enable analysis of the use of the website by the visitor. The information generated by these cookies about the use of this website by the website visitor (including the shortened IP address) is generally sent to a Google server and stored there.
Google Analytics is only used on this website with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This extension anonymizes the IP address by shortening it and excludes direct personal references. With this extension, Google shortens the IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory countries to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by the respective browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other data from Google.
On behalf of the website operator, Google will use the information collected to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the site operator with other services related to website activity and internet usage. offer (Art. 6 para. 1f GDPR). The legitimate interest in data processing lies in the optimization of this website, the analysis of the use of the website and the adaptation of the content. The interests of the users are adequately protected by pseudonymization.
The visitor can also prevent Google from collecting information (including the IP address) via cookies and processing this information by downloading and installing this browser plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
The visitor to the site can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking here. An “opt-out cookie” is then placed on the website, which ensures that the data of the website visitor is no longer collected when the visitor visits the website.
More information about data processing and data use by Google, the options for settings and objections can be found in the privacy statement of Google (https://policies.google.com/privacy) and in the settings for Google Ads (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).