However, if IP address anonymization is activated on this Web site, your IP address will first be truncated by Google inside member states of the European Union or in other nations party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. This Web site uses active IP anonymization. At the request of the operator of this Web site, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Web site in order to compile reports on activities on the Web site and provide the Web site operator with additional services associated with use of the Web site and the Internet.
The IP address transmitted by your browser with the aid of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. You can prevent cookies from being stored by making the appropriate changes in your browser settings. We wish to point out, however, that if you do so, you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this Web site. You can also prevent Google from collecting and processing data generated by the cookie and related to your use of this Web site (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
Using of social media plug-ins
Our Web site uses plug-ins from various social networks. A social plug-in is a button that can be used to share and communicate postings on our Web site with other users of the respective social network.
The following social plug-ins are used on our Web site.
The networks provide the design and the content of the plug-ins to the browser. These are automatically integrated into the Web site.
If you visit one of our Web sites with one of these plug-ins, Internet Explorer will automatically establish a link to the server on the appropriate network, regardless of whether you use the plug-in. The information that you have accessed the Web site is shared via this link.
For privacy reasons, the respective buttons are initially deactivated and a notice is affixed to them. By clicking the notice, you give your consent to communication with the social networks and activate the buttons. It is only then that they establish a link to the networks.
If you are logged into a social network during your visit to our Web site, the data transmitted will be associated with your user account. This also applies if you interact with a plug-in. If you wish to prevent a network from linking information with your user account in this manner, please log off from the respective network before clicking the notice.
Even if you are not a member of a social network, your data may be stored by social networks after you click the notice.