Cookies contain information about a visited website and are saved by your web browser on your computer's disk as text files. Cookie files contain (among other data) the name of the visited website. Each cookie can only be requested and read by the website that sent it. The most important function of cookies is saving user preferences for a website, so users do not have to repeatedly set them on subsequent visits.
Cookies cannot be read by anyone but the sender website and are not dangerous. They cannot contain executable code, viruses or malware. Only cookie content and no other data from your disk can be read using cookie mechanisms. No data except cookies can be written to your disk using cookie functionality.
Cookies used by us do not contain any personalized data. Usually, cookies are only saved for the duration of one session ("session cookies"). Only in special cases, cookies are saved for longer periods ("persistent cookies"). These persistent cookies are used for personalization of websites and ease finding information. No data that can be obtained from cookies is ever disclosed to third parties.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a service of Google Inc. ("Google"), to continually analyze and improve website use. Google Analytics uses a special kind of Cookies (see above), the so-called third party cookies. These cookies are created by google and information about your usage of this website (e.g. your IP address, pages you visited) are sent to and saved on a google server that may be located outside the EU. IP-addresses are usually shortened before sending them to Google to prevent later conclusions about the specific device used to access the website. Only in rare, specific cases, the full IP address is sent to google and shortened there before saving it. Google will use the obtained data on our account to analyze visitors' usage of the website, create reports about website activity and provide further services in connection with website and internet usage. The ip address transmitted to Google for use with Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.
You can prevent storage of the cookies by appropriate configuration of your browser. It is possible that this prevents you from using all functionality of this website in its full extent. You can also prevent collection of data created with the help of the Google Analytics cookie as well as collection of data (including your IP address) that is linked to your usage of the website by downloading and installing the browser plugin available using the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Alternatively, you can click here to prevent use of Google Analytics on your device for this website only. Clicking the link sets an opt-out cookie that prevents the collection of data.
Further information on Google's terms of service and privacy can be found via www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html and www.google.com/policies/privacy/.
Collection of IP address and domain name
IP addresses and domain names of visitors are automatically collected together with a selection of technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system) and matched to possible error situations, e.g. in so-called log files. This information is collected and processed to ensure and improve computer security, especially in connection with our obligations to implement safety measures required by law, and for troubleshooting by our system administrators.
To effectively protect your personal data against unauthorised access, abuse or disclosure, we implement and use common security methodologies and technologies.
By using this website, especially be entering your personal data on our website or sending your data to us, you consent to our collection and use of your data as specified. If you have given us permission to contact you, you can revoke this permission at any time. Processing of your data occurs only on the basis of applicable regulations.
You have the right to obtain information about data related to you. You have the right to have this data corrected or deleted.
If you would like to request information, correction or deletion, please send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that we cannot give information about nor correct data that has been previously deleted.