What is a cookie?
A cookie from the American company Google is placed via our website as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. We have/not allowed Google to use the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is expressly not provided. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states that it adheres to the Safe Harbor principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Our website contains buttons to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work using pieces of code that come from Facebook or Twitter itself. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. Please read the privacy statement of Facebook or Twitter (which can change regularly) to read what they do with your (personal) data that they process via these cookies.”
“The information they collect is anonymized as much as possible. The information is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google + adhere to the Safe Harbor principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Right to inspect and correct or delete your data
You have the right to request access to and correction or deletion of your data. See our contact page for this. To prevent abuse, we may ask you to identify yourself adequately. When it concerns access to personal data linked to a cookie, you must send a copy of the cookie in question. You can find this in the settings of your browser.
Enabling and disabling cookies and removing them
More information about enabling, disabling and deleting cookies can be found in the instructions and/or using the Help function of your browser.
Delete tracking cookies placed by third parties
Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties who, among other things, show you advertisements via our website. You can delete these cookies centrally via Your Online Choices so that they are not placed back on a third-party website.
More information about cookies?
You can find more information about cookies on the following websites:
Consumers' Association: “What are cookies?”
Consumers' Association: “What are cookies for?”
Consumers' Association: “Remove cookies”
Consumers' Association: “Disable cookies”
Your Online Choices: “A guide to online behavioral advertising””