This website uses social plug-ins from the providers
- Twitter (operator: Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA)
- Google+ (operator: Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA)
- LinkedIn operator (LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA)
These plug-ins normally collect data from you and send this to the respective provider’s servers by default. To ensure your privacy is protected, we have taken technical measures to ensure that your data cannot be collected by plug-in providers without your consent. If you access a page that contains plug-ins, these should first be deactivated. Plug-ins are only activated by clicking on the respective symbol, which means you consent to your data being sent to the respective provider. The legal basis for using plug-ins is Article 6 Paragraph 1a and 1f of the GDPR.
Once activated, plug-ins also collect personal data, such as your IP address, and send this to the respective provider’s servers, where this is stored. Activated social plug-ins also store a cookie with a unique ID when the respective website is accessed. Providers can also create a profile that relates to your user behaviour. This is created even if you are not a member of the respective provider’s social network. If you are a member of the provider’s social network and are logged into the social network when you visit this website, your data and information about your visit to this website can be associated with your profile on the social network. We have no influence over the exact scope of the data collected by the respective provider. You can find more information about the scope, type and purpose of data processing and about your rights and settings options to protect your privacy in the privacy policies for each social network provider. These are available on the following sites:
10 Using cookies
This website uses the following types of cookies, the extent and functionality of which is outlined below:
10.1 Transient cookies
These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This particularly includes session cookies. These store a ‘session ID’, which is used to assign requests from your browser to the overall session. This means that your machine can be recognised when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
10.2 Persistent cookies
These cookies are automatically deleted after a set period of time that the cookie can distinguish between. You can delete cookies at any time through your browser’s security settings.
10.3 Flash Cookies
Flash cookies used are not generated by your browser, but by your flash plug-in. We also use HTML5 storage objects that are stored on your end device. These objects save the required data, regardless of your browser, and have no automatic expiration date. If you don’t want flash cookies to be processed, you must install a corresponding add-on, e.g. ‘Better Privacy’ for Mozilla Firefox (https://addons.mozilla.org/de/firefox/addon/betterprivacy/) or Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent HTML5 storage objects from being used by setting your browser to a private mode. We also recommend that you regularly manually delete cookies and your browser history.
10.4 Preventing cookies
You can configure your browser settings based on your requirements and can reject third-party cookies, or all cookies, from being accepted. Please note this may mean you are unable to use all of the functions of this website.
10.5 Legal bases and retention period
The legal bases for any potential processing of personal data and its retention period vary and are outlined in the following sections.
11 Website analysis
We use various services to analyse and optimise our website, and we have outlined these below. We use these services to analyse how many users visit our site, what information is most frequently requested and how users find the website. Data that we collect includes information concerning which websites bring a data subject to a page (‘referrer’), what sub-pages are accessed on the website or how often and for what period of time a sub-page is visited. This helps us to make our website more user-friendly and also helps us to improve it. The data collected is not used to personally identify individual users. Anonymous or highly pseudonymised data is collected. The legal basis for this is Article 6 Paragraph 1f of the GDPR.
11.1 Google Analytics
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12 Data transfer
Your data will not be transferred to third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so, if we are required to transfer data to execute the contractual relationship or if you have previously given your express consent for your data to be transferred.
13 Data security
We have taken extensive technical and operational precautions to protect your data against accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons. Our security procedures are reviewed regularly and adapted to take technological progress into account.
Hogrefe Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, May 2018