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We are using cookies to learn more about the way you interact with our contents and thereby improve your experience on our websites. Cookies retain information like your language, your preference, which are stored and activated for future visits on our website. Furthermore, cookies enable you to display certain contents e.g. videos. We can use knowledge gained from cookies about your behaviour on our website for direct-marketing purposes
If you want to object to the storage of cookies on your device, you can deactivate this function in the system setting of your browser. In the system settings of your browser stored cookies can be deleted.
Cookies aimed at reach measurement and / or advertisement can be deactivated here: http://optout.networkadvertising.org/ specifically for US-websites cookies can be deactivated here: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN. With those links, the user can make sure that there is no tracking activities performed by cookies.
We hereby inform you that the objection to cookie-usage can lead to limitations in the website functionality.
We are using google analytics and their add function only towards those users who have shown interest in our online offer or who have certain characteristics (e.g. interest in certain topics or products which are determined by the websites the user has visited) which we are transferring to google (so called re-marketing respectively Google-Analytics Audiences).
We are using Google Analytics only with active IP-anonymisation. This means the user’s IP-address will be shortened in the countries belonging to the EU or the EEA. Only in exceptional circumstances the whole IP-address will be transferred to Google’s server and shortened there.
The IP-address transferred by your browser will not be combined with other data from google. You can object the storage of cookies by using your browser’s system preferences. Furthermore, you can object the story of cookie-generated data concerning the usage of our online offer. To do so you need to download and install the browser-cookie available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout Further information about Google’s data usage, settings, options to object, can be found on google’s Website. https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners «Datennutzung durch Google bei Ihrer Nutzung von Webseites or Apps unserer Partner» bzw. https://www.google.de/settings/ads (« Informationen verwalten, die Google verwendet, um Ihnen Werbung einzublenden»).