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This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses a range of methods, including what are known as “cookies”, text files that are saved on your computer and enable an analysis of visitors’ use of the website. The information obtained by Google Analytics regarding your use of this website is transferred to Google’s servers that may be operated in countries outside the member states of the European Union and also outside signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. By activating IP anonymization within the Google Analytics tracking codes of this website, Google will anonymize your IP address before transferring it. This website uses a Google Analytics tracking code that has been extended with the operator gat._anonymizeIp(); to ensure anonymous logging of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). Google uses this information on behalf of operator of this website to analyze your visit to the website, to compile reports on your website activity and to provide further services connected to the use of the website and Internet for the benefit of the website operator. Google will not merge your browser’s IP address transmitted by Google Analytics with any other data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by making a corresponding setting in your browser software; however, we refer you to the fact that in this case you will not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Further, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available from the following link (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de) you can prevent the information generated by the Google cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) from being transmitted to and processed by Google. You can access the security and data protection policies for Google Analytics at http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.html.

Note on the use of Cookies

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