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Use of permanent cookies
By using a permanent cookie we can recognize you at a new visit to our website. The site can therefore be set specifically to your preferences. Even if you have given permission for the placement of cookies we can remember this by using a cookie. Thanks to this, you do not always have to repeat your preferences so you save time and therefore can make a more pleasant use of our website. Permanent cookies can be removed via the settings of your browser.
Use of session cookies
By using a session cookie, we can see which parts of the site you have viewed during this visit. We can customize our service so far as possible on the surfing behavior of our visitors. These cookies are automatically deleted once you close your web browser.
Through our website, a cookie is placed of the U.S. company Google, as part of the “Analytics” service. We use this service to track and to get reports about how our visitors use the website. Google may transfer this information to third parties when Google is legally required or if third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. We have no influence in this. We did not accept that Google uses the obtained analytics information for other Google services.
The information that Google collects will be anonymous as much as possible. Your IP address is explicitly not given. The information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states they meet the Safe Harbor Principles and is affiliated to the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
On our website you can find buttons to promote (“like”) or share (“tweet”) web pages on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work through snippets of code of Facebook and Twitter itself. By means of this code, cookies are placed. We have no influence in this. Please read the privacy statement of Twitter or Facebook (which may change frequently) what they do with your (personal) data through cookies.
The information they collect is anonymous as much as possible. The information is transmitted to and stored on servers of Twitter, Facebook, Google + and LinkedIn in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google + state they meet the Safe Harbor Principles and are affiliated to the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Deactivation or elimination of cookies
Anytime you will be able to exert your right of deactivating or removing the cookies of this website. These actions are carried out in a different way depending on the browser you are using. More information on and off, and cookies can be found in the instructions and or using the help function of your browser.