This website uses Google Analytics and Twitter Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”) and Twitter, Inc. 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 will be transmitted to and stored by Google and Twitter on servers in the United States .

In case IP-anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transfered to a Google and Twitter server in the USA and truncated there. The IP-anonymisation is active on this website.

Google and Twitter will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP-address, that your Browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics and Twitter Analytics, will not be associated with any other data held by Google and Twitter. You may refuse the use 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. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics and Twitter Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

As an alternative to the browser Addon or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click this link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you’ll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com and twitter.com, operated by Facebook Inc.,USA (“Facebook”) and Twitter Inc., San Francisco, USA (“Twitter”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or Twitter (a bird icon) logo or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin” and “Twitter Social Plugin”.
When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook and Twitter servers. Facebook and Twitter directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook and Twitter to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugins and inform you according to our state of knowledge:
The embedded plugins provide Facebook and Twitter with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook and Twitter, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook and Twitter accounts. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like” or “Follow”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and Twitter and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook and Twitter, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook and Twitter.
For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook and Twitter, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook’s and Twitter’s privacy policy.
If you are a Facebook and Twitter member and do not want Facebook and Twitter to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook and Twitter, please log off Facebook and Twitter before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook and Twitter social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker” and “Twitter Blocker”.