Important note concerning data processing in connection with Google Analytics
website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by
Google Ireland Limited. If the responsible body for the data processing
that occurs via this website has their basis outside of the European
Economic area and Switzerland, then the associated Google Analytics data
processing is carried out by Google LLC. Google Ireland Limited and
Google LLC. will hereinafter be referred to as “Google”.
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files saved on the site visitor’s computer, to help the website analyze their use of the site. The information generated by the cookie (including the truncated IP address) about the use of the website will normally be transmitted to and stored by Google.
Google Analytics is used exclusively with the extension “_anonymizeIp ()” on this website. This extension ensures an anonymization of the IP address by truncation and excludes a direct personal reference. Via this extension Google truncates the site visitor’s IP address within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional situations will the site visitor’s full IP address be transmitted to Google servers in the United States and truncated there. The IP address, that is provided by the site visitor’s browser in using Google Analytics will not be merged by Google with other data from Google.
On behalf of the site operator, Google will use the information collected to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other website and internet related services to the site operator (Art. 6 (1)( f) 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 the pseudonymization of their data.
Google LLC. has certified their compliance with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and on that basis they provides a guarantee to comply with European data protection law. The data sent and linked to the Google Analytics cookies, e.g. user IDs or advertising IDs will be automatically deleted after 50 months. The deletion of data whose retention period has been reached is done automatically once a month.
The website visitor can prevent data collection via Google Analytics on this website by clicking here. An “Opt-out Cookie” shall then be applied which shall prevent any future collection of the site visitors data when visiting this website.
use the reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. (Google) to protect
your submissions via internet submission forms on this site. This plugin
checks if you are a person in order to prevent certain website
functions from being (ab)used by spam bots (particularly comments). This
plugin query includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other
data required by Google for the Google reCAPTCHA service. For this
purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google. However,
your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states
of the European Union or in other states which are party to the
agreement on the European Economic Area and is, as such, anonymized.
Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google
server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the
operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate
your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCaptcha from your
browser shall not be merged with any other data from Google.
By using the reCAPTCHA service, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.