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With every access of a user on our website and with each access of a file, data concerning these events are automatically collected and stored in a log file. In detail, the following data are stored about each access:
- Name of the accessed file.
- Date and time of the access.
- Amount of data transferred.
- Notification of whether the access was successful.
- Description of the type of web browser used.
- Requested domain.
IP addresses are not collected. The storage exclusively supports internal system-related and statistical purposes. We use this information to continuously improve and update our website in order to increase its attractiveness (safeguarding legitimate interests). In addition, we use the data to identify and defend against attempted attacks and to clarify the suspicion of use relevant to criminal law. The basis of law for this is Article 6 Section 1 Letter f of the DSGVO (Datenschutzgrundverordnung, English: General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR]) (safeguarding legitimate interests).
The recorded data will not be pooled together with other data sources, in particular data which permits an association with a particular person.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies.” These cookies are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain saved on your terminal device until you delete them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our website.
If you do not wish that we recognize information about your computer, please configure your browser so that it deletes cookies from your computer’s hard drive, blocks all cookies, or warns you before a cookie is saved. However, in those cases, not all functions of this website may be available to you.
If you leave our website through a link and reach the site of a third party, it can happen that the addressee of the clicked-on target site sets cookies. We are not legally responsible for these cookies. Please refer to the data privacy policies of those third parties concerning the use of such cookies and the information recorded in them.
First-party Cookies (cookies that do not require consent)
First-party cookies guarantee functions without which you would not be able to use this website as intended. These cookies are used exclusively by us and are therefore first party cookies. Unconditionally required cookies cannot be deactivated via the function of this page. You can generally deactivate cookies in your browser at any time.
On our website, we use the WordPress analysis plug-in “WP Statistics” (https://wp-statistics.com). This analysis tool collects statistics on the general use of our website through anonymised data. The legal basis is Article 6 Paragraph 1 Letter (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Our legitimate interest lies in optimising and commercially operating our website. No user profile is created and no cookies are set or needed. You can obtain more information by reading the data protection policy of WP Statistics: https://wp-statistics.com/privacy-and-policy.
Third-party Cookies (Cookies requiring consent)
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics is used on the basis of our legitimate interests in accordance with Article 6 Section 1 Letter (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and a data processing agreement in accordance with Article 28 Section 3 Sentence 1 of the GDPR. Google Analytics uses so-called “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 that is anonymized) will be, as a rule, transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States of America. Please be advised that on this website, Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure anonymized collecting of IP addresses (so-called IP masking). Through the anonymization, Google shortens IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, which is why no conclusions about your identity are possible. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States of America and shortened there. Google complies with the data protection policies of the “EU-US Privacy Shield” framework and is certified accordingly, so that an appropriate level of data protection is guaranteed. Google processes the collected information to analyze the use of our website, create reports for us on website activities and use, and to provide us with further services regarding website use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google. You may refuse the installation 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. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. More information on Google data protection may be found at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
If you do not consent with the processing of data about you by using this website, then you can download a browser add-on from this link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en that gives you the chance to configure Google Analytics such that no more information about the website visit will be sent to Google Analytics. As an alternative, you can prevent the collection through Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This sets an opt-out cookie that prevents the future collection of your data while visiting this website. Click here to opt-out of Google Analytics
Our website uses an embedded YouTube Player for the display and playback of videos. The operator of the video platform YouTube is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA, represented by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you view a page on our website containing an embedded YouTube Player, a connection to the servers of YouTube/Google is established. In the process, your IP address along with the URL of the retrieved video is transmitted to the server. If you are logged into Google, YouTube/Google can assign this information to you and process it in your personal profile. If you do not wish Google to collect data about you and link it to your personal profile, you must log out of Google before visiting our website. Further information about the collection and use of your data by YouTube can be found in YouTube’s data protection statement at https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
This website uses Google Maps API, a map service of Google Inc. (“Google”) for displaying an interactive map and for obtaining directions and navigating. Google Maps is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you use Google Maps, information about your use of this website and also data about the use of the maps function by visitors of the website are collected, processed, and used. Before a Google Maps map can be displayed to you, you have to agree to the use of your data. More information about data processing by Google can be found at the data privacy policies of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy.