Nevertheless we inform you that data transmission on the Internet (for example when you send an email) may suffer security breaches. A flawless protection against third parties is unfortunately not possible.
Internet pages partially use what we call cookies. Cookies do not cause any harm on your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, more efficient and safer. Cookies are small text files saved on your computer by your browser.
Most cookies we use are what we call session cookies. After your visit, they are deleted automatically. Other cookies are always saved on your computer until you delete them manually. These cookies allow us to recognise you in your next visit.
You can configure your browser in such a way that you are always informed of the installation of cookies, that you only allow cookies in certain cases, that you accept cookies in very specific cases, that you never allow them, or that you activate their automatic deletion once the browser is closed. Bear in mind that in case of cookie deactivation, the functionalities of this page will be restricted.
Server log files
The website provider collects and saves automatically information in what we call server log files, that your browser relays to us automatically. They consist of:
Browser type and browser version
Operation system used
Host name of the access computer
Request time to server
There is no personal data here and it is impossible to associate it to an individual. We do not carry
out any compilation of these data with other data sources. We reserve the right to control these data
at a later stage, if we find out there has been a fraudulent use.
If you contact us throughout contact form, your personal data and your contact data will be saved for the request processing and follow-up in case of further questions. We do not relay these data without your consent.
If you wish to receive our newsletter, we need your email address as well as information that allows us to check that you are the owner of the email address and you accept to receive the newsletter. No other data is used. We only use this data to send you the requested information and we never relay them to third parties.
You may withdraw at all times your consent to the conservation of your data, of your email address and its use to send you the newsletter by simply clicking on the corresponding link in the newsletter.
We activated IP anonymisation on our web page. Your IP address will therefore be restricted by Google while it is sent to member states of the European Union or in one of the states which signed the European Economic Area treaty. In some exceptional cases, your address may be sent entirely to one of Google’s server in the USA and restricted on the spot. Upon request of the website operator, Google may use this information to assess the use of this website, to compile reports on the website activity and to provide services in relation with the type of website use and the Internet use. Your IP address that we relay to Google Analytics through your browser is never compiled with other Google data.
You may prevent the conservation of cookies through Google Analytics by setting your browser software accordingly. Please bear in mind though you will not take advantage from all functionalities of our website. You can also prevent Google from tracking and processing data generated by cookies (incl. your IP address) about your website use, by downloading and installing the browser plugin to deactivate Google Analytics in the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Opposition to data collection
You may prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the link below. This will install an opt out cookie, which will prevent your data from being collected during your next visits of this website: Deactivate Google Analytics.
Order data processing
We have an agreement on order data processing with Google, which completely modifies the strict objectives of the British authority on data privacy while using Google Analytics.
This website uses the “Demographic data” function from Google Analytics. Reports are issued which indicate visitors’ age, gender and interests. This data comes from Google ads which are related to third providers’ interests and visit data. They are not personal data and cannot be assimilated to individuals. You can deactivate this function at any time in advertising parameters in your Google account, or completely forbid data collection by Google Analytics as explained in Opposition to data collection.
Our page uses analysis tool etracker. Provider is etracker GmbH, Erste Brunnenstraße 1, 20459 Hamburg, Germany. Usage profiles can be created under pseudonyms thanks to your data. In addition, cookies can be installed. Cookies are small text files that are saved in your browser buffer memory. Cookies enable to recognise your browser. Collected data through etracker technology are never used to identify the website visitors without your consent, and will not be associated to the pseudonym owner via the personal data of the individual.
You may at any time contest the future collection of your data (no retroactive effect). To contest the future collection of your data, you can install an opt out cookie from etracker in the link below:
This website uses open-source analytics platform Piwik. Piwik uses what we call “cookies”. They are small text files saved on your computer which allow analysis of the website use. Information on website use are generated through these cookies and will be saved on our server. IP address wil be anonymised before their collection.
Information collected through the cookies are not relayed to third parties. You may prevent the collection of these cookies by going in your browser software settings. However, please bear in mind you will not take advantage of all the functionalities of our web page.
If you disagree with the collection and use of your data, you may deactivate here their collection and use. In this case, an opt out cookie will be installed on your browser and will prevent Piwik to collect your use data. If you delete your cookies, this opt out cookie will also be deleted, and you will need to reactivate it via our page.
Facebook plugins Facebook (‘like’ button)
Our page includes plugins from social media Facebook, whose provider is Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You will easily recognise on our page the Facebook plugins thanks to the Facebook logo or the “like” buttons. You will find here an overview of Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit on our page and your user account, please close your Facebook session.
Our page includes functionalities from social media Twitter, whose provider is Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
You can modify your data privacy settings in your Twitter account settings: http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Comment function on our website
During the creation of your comment, data such as your email address will be saved. This includes your user name if you do not post in anonymous mode.
IP address collection
Our comment function collects the IP addresses of our user who post comments. Because we do not check comments before they are published, we need these data to take appropriate action against the author of the comment in case of rights violation, such as offense or propaganda.
For security reasons and to protect confidential data transmission, for example questions you could be sending to us, an SSL encryption is essential. You can recognise an SSL encryption when the URL switches from “http” to “https” and a lock icon appears ion the address bar. When SSL encryption is activated, no third party may receive the data you send us.
Right of access, correction and deletion
At all times, you have access to your collected personal data, its origin, its destination and the purpose of its processing. You also have a right to modify and/or delete this data. If you have further questions regarding this topic, please contact us in the Legal notice.
Opposition to advertising emails
We hereby oppose the use of the published contacts in the Legal notice to send advertising or informative material which haven’t been explicitly requested. Operators of the corresponding pages reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising sending, through spams for example.
Translation of source: e-recht24.de