The data controller has integrated the Matomo component on this website. Matomo is an open source software tool for web analysis. Web-Analysis is the collection, collection and evaluation of data about the behaviour of visitors of internet pages. Among other things, a web analysis tool collects data about which internet page a person concerned came to an internet page from (so-called referrer), which subpages of the internet page were accessed or how often and for how long a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used to optimize a website and for cost-benefit analysis of internet advertising.
The software is operated on the server of the person responsible for processing, the log files which are sensitive to data protection law are stored exclusively on this server.
The purpose of the Matomo component is the analysis of visitor flows on our website. The person responsible for processing uses the data and information obtained, among other things, to evaluate the use of this website in order to compile online reports that show the activities on our website.
Matomo places a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. What cookies are has already been explained above. By setting the cookie, we are able to analyse the use of our website. By each call of one of the single pages of this website the internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned is automatically initiated by the Matomo component to transmit data to our server for the purpose of online analysis. In the course of this technical process we obtain knowledge of personal data, such as the IP address of the person concerned, which serves us, among other things, to trace the origin of visitors and clicks.
By means of the cookie, personal information such as the access time, the location from which an access originated and the frequency of visits to our website is stored. Each time our website is visited, this personal data, including the IP address of the Internet connection used by the person concerned, is transferred to our server. This personal data is stored by us. We do not pass on this personal data to third parties.
The person concerned can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already described above, at any time by means of a corresponding setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the used internet browser would also prevent Matomo from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the person concerned. Furthermore, a cookie already set by Matomo can be deleted at any time via an internet browser or other software programs.
Furthermore, the person concerned has the possibility to object to the collection of data generated by Matomo and related to a use of this website and to prevent such a collection. For this purpose the person concerned must set „Do Not Track“ in his browser.
With the setting of the opt-out cookie, however, there is the possibility that the internet pages of the person responsible for processing are no longer fully usable for the data subject.
Further information and Matomo’s applicable data protection regulations can be found at https://matomo.org/privacy/.