This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Should you activate IP anonymization on this website, however, within member states of the European Union or in other states party to the agreement, Google will first abbreviate your IP address. Only in exceptional cases will the full address first be transmitted by Google to a server in the USA and then abbreviated. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about website activities and to provide the website operator with additional services relating to website and Internet use. The IP address obtained from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with other data from Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent transmission of data generated by cookies relating to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) to Google, as well as the further processing of such data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin which is available by clicking on the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en). This will install an Opt-Out Cookie, which will prevent future collection of your data when visiting this website: Deactivate Google Analytics. Further information about conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html.
We wish to draw your attention to the fact that Google Analytics has been expanded on this website with the addition of the code "gat._anonymizeIp();", in order to guarantee anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-Masking).