Privacy policy

Every instance of user access to a page of this website as well as every download of a file will result in a record of the procedure being made in a protocol file. These data are non-personalised, i.e. it cannot be determined which user accessed or retrieved which data. The following data will be stored for each instance of access or retrieval: name of the accessed/retrieved file, date and time of access/retrieval, volume of data transferred and a report on the success of the access/retrieval.

This website employs Google Analytics with the extension "_anonymizeIp()" and therefore IP addresses will only be processed in reduced form, in order to prevent the identification of individual persons.

With the exception of Google Analytics (see next paragraph), this website employs no cookies which could conceivably be used to trace the accessing behaviour of users.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc.

Google Analytics uses so called "cookies", text files which are saved on the users computer and enable an analysis of the usage of the platform through the user. The information that the cookie generates about a user's activity on this website is normally transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA.

IP address anonymisation is activated on this website resulting in the abbreviation by Google of IP addresses within member states of the European Union and contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional circumstances will a complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and subsequently abbreviated.

On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will process this information in order to evaluate use of the website, to produce reports concerning the website activities and to produce additional services associated with the use of the internet and website. The IP address of a user's browser determined by Google Analytics will not be combined 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.

In addition, you can prevent the compilation and processing of data generated by cookies regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) by downlaoding and installing the following browser plug-in.