Privacy Policy

Automatic Data Logging
For technical reasons, the following data which your internet browser sends us is logged:
•    Browser type and version
•    Operating system
•    Website from which you access our website (referrer URL)
•    Web page you visit
•    Date and time of your visit
•    Your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal data and does not therefore allow any conclusions to be drawn about a particular person. It is used for statistical purposes to improve our website and our services. After analysis, this data will be deleted.

Information about cookies
Cookies are used to recognize multiple use of a service by the same user. Cookies are small text files which your internet browser saves and stores on your computer. When you visit our site again, these cookies provide information which enables you to be recognised automatically. This recognition is based on your IP address stored in the cookies. The information obtained in this way is used to improve our services and to facilitate your access to our site.
You can prevent cookies from being stored on your hard disk by selecting "Accept no cookies" in your browser settings. However, this may result in a functional restriction of our services.

Google Analytics
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) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 


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. 


Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).