We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files, which are saved on your computer and which facilitate an analysis of your usage of the web site.
The information generated by the cookie about your usage of this web site is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it is stored. In the case of activation of IP anonymisation on this web site your IP address is however first truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the USA and truncated there in exceptional cases. Google uses this information on behalf of the operators of this web site to evaluate your web site usage, to compile reports on web site activities and to provide other services to the web site operator regarding web site and internet usage. The IP address passed on within the scope of Google Analytics will not be bundled together with other data held by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies through an appropriate setting of the browser software; we point out however that in this case not all of the web site functions may be able to be used to the full extent. Furthermore, you can prevent Google acquiring and processing the data relating to your web site usage generated by the cookie (incl. your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en).
You will find further information on conditions of use and data protection at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.
We only gather data in the extent to which you yourself have send data to us, for example, for the Newsletter subscription or when writing an e-mail to us. Of course we treat these data confidentially and only use them for the original reason you have sent them to us. The data you pass to us are not made available to third parties neither by us nor by any persons commissioned by us. This would only occur where it is legally required or permissible, when you have granted us your consent or when a regulatory action prevails in this respect.