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Google Analytics
In addition, we also use Google Analytics to generate general statistics and to see how our website is used by its visitors. Google Analytics and the cookies linked to it do not follow what individual users look at or click on our website. To this purpose, we entered into a processing agreement with Google, we adjusted the settings of Google Analytics in such a way that the last octet of the visitors’ IP‑addresses is masked, and we adjusted the settings of Google Analytics in such a way that ‘sharing data’ is switched off. Furthermore, we do not use other Google services in combination with the Google Analytics cookies.

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