Data acquisition by the web server
By default, web servers collect a range of general data and information each time the website is accessed. This general data and information is stored in the server's log files. It is possible to record (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrer), (4) the sub-websites that are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of an access to the Internet site, (6) an Internet Protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information which serve to avert danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.
We do not use this data to identify the person concerned. Rather, this information is required to (1) deliver the contents of our website correctly, (2) optimize the contents of our website, (3) ensure the permanent functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and (4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in the event of a cyber attack.
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Use of Statcounter
This Website uses Statcounter, a web analytics service provided by Statcounter Limited ("Statcounter"). Statcounter uses "cookies". The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to and stored on a Statcounter server in Ireland. Statcounter 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. Statcounter may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or if third parties process this data on behalf of Statcounter. Statcounter will under no circumstances link your IP address with other data of Statcounter Ltd. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Statcounter in the manner and for the purposes set out above.