Privacy Statement for the use of Facebook plugins (“LIKE” button)
Our website integrates plugins for the social network, Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You will recognise Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” buttons on our website. Please find an overview of the various Facebook plugins here:http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
When you visit our website, the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server.This enables Facebook to know that you, with your IP address, have visited their website. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are signed in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. This means that Facebook can allocate this interaction with our website to your user account.We would like to point out that we, as website operators, do not receive any notification about the content of the conveyed data or how it is used by Facebook.Further information about this topic can be found in the Facebook Data Privacy Statement at http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php
If you do not want Facebook to be able to allocate your use of our website to your Facebook user account, please sign out of your Facebook account.
This explanation is based on the Sample Facebook Disclaimer by Dr Thomas Helbing, Lawyer for IP and Data Privacy Legislation
Privacy Statement for 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 analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . 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.
This website uses Google AdSense, a service of Google Inc. (‘Google’) for incorporating advertisements. Google Adsense uses ‘cookies’, text files stored on your computer, which allow analysis of website use. Google AdSense also uses web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons allow information such as visitor traffic to the website to be analysed.
The information on the use of this website generated by cookies and web beacons (including your IP address) and the provision of advertising formats is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be passed on by Google to Google’s business partners. However, Google does not link your IP address to other personal data they have stored on you.
You can prevent the installation of cookies using the appropriate settings in your browser software; however, we do point out that in this case it may not be possible to use all website functions to their full scope. By using this website, you agree with the processing of the personal data collected by Google in the manner described above for the aforementioned purpose.
Privacy Statement for the use of Google +1 plugins
Our website uses the +1 interface provided by the social network, Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). This button is distinguished by the +1 symbol on a white or coloured background.
When you open a website of ours that includes this kind of button, your browser will establish a direct connection with a Google server. The content of the +1 button is conveyed directly to your browser by Google and integrated into the website by your browser. We therefore do not have any influence on the scope of the data that Google is able to capture via this button.
According to Google if you do not click on the button, no personal data will be captured. Data ‒ including the IP address ‒ is only captured and processed from members who are signed in to their account.
Information about the purpose and extent of capturing this data and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your respective rights and options to protect your personal privacy can be found in Google’s data privacy notifications about the +1 button.http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html, or in the FAQ section: http://bit.ly/r3Qmer as well as in Google’s Data Privacy Policies https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/
If you are a Google Plus member and do not want Google to collect data about you via our website and link it with your membership data that is stored by Google, you must sign out of your Google Plus account before visiting our website.
This explanation is based on the Sample Google +1 Disclaimer provided by the Schwenke company of lawyers
Privacy Statement for the use of Twitter
Various functions offered by Twitter are integrated into our website. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Using Twitter and the function called “Re-Tweet” enables websites that you have visited to be linked to your Twitter account and made available to other users. In the process, data is conveyed to Twitter.
We would like to point out that we, as website operators, do not obtain any knowledge about the content of the conveyed data or how it is used by Twitter. Please find more information about this in the Twitter Data Privacy Statement at http://twitter.com/privacy.
You can change your data privacy settings in Twitter by going to http://twitter.com/account/settings.
This explanation is based on a Sample Twitter Disclaimer provided by eRecht24
Please note that this text is a translation of the German Company Information. Only the German version is legally binding.