IMPLEMENTING GOOGLE ANALYTICS FOR ANONYMIZATION
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 93043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google”. Google Analytics uses text files, so called “cookies”, that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website.
The information generated by these cookies, such as the time, location and frequency of your website visit, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google in the United States and stored there.
We use Google Analytics on our website with the addition “_gat._anonymizeIp”. In this case, your IP address will already be shortened and thus anonymized by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our site, to compile reports on our website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. The legal basis here is an order processing contract pursuant to Art. 6(1)(f) GDPR with Google, which in turn is EU-US Privacy Shield certified.
Google does not claim to link your IP address to any other data provided by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of our website.
If you visit our site via a mobile device (smartphone or tablet), you must instead click this link this link to prevent tracking by Google Analytics within this website in the future. This is also possible as an alternative to the browser add-on above. Clicking on the link places an opt-out cookie in your browser that is valid only for this browser and this domain. If you delete the cookies in this browser, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted, so you will have to click the link again.