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This website includes a contact form where you can submit feedback to the author. Name, email, and the contents of the message are collected, but are not used for advertising purposes, nor is it sold. It is strictly for communicating with the author.
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This weblog uses Piwik, an open source analytics service. All data is anonymized respects DoNotTrack, if enabled in your browser. Since Piwik is hosted on our servers, we own the data and are the only ones that have access to it.
Optionally, you can opt-out of analytics. The data is really only for counting visitors and nothing more.
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation. https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.
Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users to compile reports on the activities within this online offer and to provide us with further services related to the use of this online offer and the internet usage. In this case, pseudonymous usage profiles of the users can be created from the processed data.
We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the users will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of 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 submitted by the user’s browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; Users may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the online offer as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For more information about Google’s data usage, settings and opt-out options, please visit Google’s websites: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners (“Google’s use of your data when you use websites or apps of our partners”), https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads (“Advertising use of data”), https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated (“Managing information Google uses to show you ads”).
Incidentally, the personal data will be anonymized or deleted after a lapse of 26 months.
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