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We point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) contain security gaps. Complete protection of data against unauthorized access by third parties is not possible. The use of the imprint obligation published contact data by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby expressly excluded. The site operators reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited promotional information, such as spam e-mails.
You may visit our website without providing personal details. Your personal details will only be collected if you freely disclose them during your visit to our website or internet profile.
Our website contains links to the external social network, Facebook. This external social network is exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA (Facebook). Links to Facebook are made clearly visible on our website through the use of the Facebook logo or through the add-on “like” button (Facebook plug-ins are not used).
Where these links are followed, Facebook plug-ins will be activated and your browser will establish a direct link with the Facebook servers.
If you follow the links on our website whilst you are signed into your Facebook user account, information concerning your visit to our website will be passed to Facebook. Facebook can assign your visit to our website to your user account.
This information will be transferred to and stored by Facebook. To prevent this, you must log out of your Facebook account before clicking on the link.
Functionalities attached to Facebook links, in particular the transfer of information and user data are not automatically activated by visiting our website, but are only activated upon clicking the relevant link.
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Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).
Collection and dissemination of information:
The Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. +1 on the Google button, you will receive personalized content and other users of Google and our partners. Google will store both the information that you have given for a content +1, as well as information on the page that you viewed when you click +1. Your can +1 as evidence along with your name and profile photo on Google services, such as in search results or in your Google profile, or elsewhere on web sites and ads are displayed on the Internet.
Google records information about your activities +1 to improve Google’s services for you and others. To use the Google +1 button, you will need a globally visible, public Google profile, at least for the chosen profile name must contain. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name that you used to share and makes using your Google account. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your e-mail address or other identifying information you have.
Using the information collected:
Addition to the above uses the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policies. Google may release summary statistics on the activities of the user or +1 transmits them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites.
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated in our site. These functions are being offered by Twitter, Inc. (1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA). The use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function links the websites you visit with your Twitter account and makes this information available to other users. Data is transferred to Twitter in the process. We want to make you aware that we as a provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transferred data or of its use by Twitter. You can find more information about the data privacy declaration of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy. You can change your data privacy settings at Twitter in the account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.
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