Privacy declaration

Notes on data processing in connection with Google Analytics. This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Ireland Limited. If the person responsible for data processing on this website is located outside the European Economic Area or Switzerland, the Google Analytics data processing is carried out by Google LLC. In the following, Google LLC and Google Ireland Limited are referred to as “Google”. Google Analytics uses so-called "Cookies". These are text files that are stored on the computer of the site visitor and that enable analysis of the visitor's use of the website. The information generated by these cookies about the use of this website by the website visitor (including the shortened IP address) is generally sent to a Google server and stored there. Google Analytics is only used on this website with the extension "_anonymizeIp()". This extension anonymizes the IP address by shortening it and excludes direct personal references. With this extension, Google shortens the IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory countries to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address transmitted by the respective browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. On behalf of the website operator, Google will use the collected information to evaluate the use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the site operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. (Article 6(1f) GDPR). The legitimate interest in data processing lies in the optimization of this website, the analysis of the use of the website and the adaptation of the content. The interests of users are sufficiently protected by pseudonymization. Google LLC. is certified according to the so-called Privacy Shield (see here for list entry) and on this basis guarantees an appropriate level of data protection. The data sent and associated with cookies, user IDs (e.g. user IDs) or advertising IDs is automatically deleted after 50 months. Data for which the retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month. The website visitor can control data collection by Google Analytics by adjusting the cookie settings for this website. The collection and storage of the IP address and the data generated by cookies can be refused at any time. The browser plugin for this can be downloaded and installed via the following link: Site visitors can prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by clicking here. An “opt-out cookie” is then placed on the website, which ensures that the website visitor's data is no longer collected when the visitor visits the website. More information about the use of data by Google, the options for settings and objections can be found in Google's privacy statement ( and in the settings for displaying advertising by Google (
reCAPTCHA. We use the reCAPTCHA service from Google LLC (Google) to protect data sent via this website. This function checks whether a message is actually sent by a person, to prevent 'spam bots', for example, from automatically sending messages or leaving comments. The IP address of a visitor and possibly other data are sent to enable Google reCAPTCHA to work. The content of a message is sent to and processed by Google. The IP address is hereby abbreviated and therefore made anonymous in countries that are part of the EU and states that participate in the Treaty for the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases, an IP address is completely transmitted to a Google server in the United States and abbreviated there. On behalf of the owner of this website, Google uses this data to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCAPTCHA will not be merged with other Google data. Google's data protection rules apply to the collection of this data. More information about Google's privacy policy can be found on this page: By using reCAPTCHA, you agree to Google processing data about you in the manner and for the purposes set out above. described.