Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (“Like” button)
Our website includes integrated plugins for the social media network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. The Facebook plugins can be recognised by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on our website.
An overview of Facebook plugins can be found here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit our web pages, the plugin creates a direct link between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook uses this to obtain information that there has been a visit to our website from your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of our website to your Facebook profile. Facebook can use this to assign the visit to our website to your user account. We draw your attention to the fact that we, as provider of this website, do not have any knowledge of the data transmitted or its use by Facebook.
Further information on this can be found in the Facebook data protection statement at
If you do not wish Facebook to be able to assign the visit to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses text files known as “cookies”, which are saved on your computer and enable your use of the website to be analysed. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there.
If IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be abbreviated by Google in advance within member states of the European Union or in the other states of the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. IP anonymisation is activated on this website. As instructed by the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on the website activity, and to provide further services for the website operator relating to the use of the website and the Internet in general.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in connection with Google Analytics will not be associated with other data held by Google. You can prevent the saving of the cookies using settings on your browser software; however, you are warned that if you do, you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to optimum effect. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie relating to your use of the website (including your IP address), and from processing this data, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available from the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.