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Privacy Statement concerning the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . In case IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will by transferred by Google in member states of the European Union or in other member states of the treaty of the European Economic Area and shortened there. Your complete IP address will only be transferred by Google to servers in the United States in exceptions and it will be shortened. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address 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.

It is possible to prevent the use and processing of your data (including your IP address) by Google by downloading and installing a Browser-Plugin which is available on the following 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.

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Disclaimer for guest articles

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