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With your permission, we place a cookie on your equipment, which can be requested as soon as you visit a website from our network. This allows us to find out that you have also visited the relevant other website(s) from our network in addition to our website. The profile built up as a result is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address and the like, but only serves to match advertisements to your profile, so that they are as relevant to you as possible.
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The information that Google collects is anonymized as much as possible. Your IP address is emphatically not given. The information is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google claims to adhere to the Privacy Shield principles and is affiliated with the Privacy Shield 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 includes buttons to promote ("like") or share ("tweet") web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work by means of pieces of code that come from Facebook and Twitter respectively. Cookies are placed through this code. We have no influence on that. 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 Privacy Shield principles and are affiliated with the Privacy Shield program of the US Department of Commerce. This means that there is an appropriate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
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Some tracking cookies are placed by third parties who, among other things, show you advertisements via our website. You can delete or permanently block these cookies via your browser settings.
You can find more information about cookies on the following websites:
Consumers' Association: What are cookies?
Consumers' Association: Removing cookies: step-by-step plan
Consumers' Association: Block tracking cookies with adblocker