Any personal details you submit to the Site, such as your name and email address, will not be used for any other purposes than to contact you in case a message from you requires a reply. The Site will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. The Site will securely store any personal information you provide and will not sell it or pass it on to others.
The Site publishes Google Adsense advertisements, which are tailored by Google to reflect your interests. To determine the latter, Google will track your behaviour across the web using cookies. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser using Google's ads preference manager. You can also completely opt-out of receiving the Adsense partner network cookie. However, this opt-out mechanism uses a cookie, and if you clear the cookies from your browser, your opt-out will not be maintained. To ensure that an opt-out is maintained in respect of a particular browser, you might want to use a respective Google browser plug-in.
The Site contains plug-ins for the social network Facebook. You will recognise Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo on the Site. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while you are signed in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of the Site to your Facebook profile. This means that Facebook can allocate this interaction with the Site to your user account. The Site does not receive any notification about the content of the conveyed data or how it is used by Facebook. Further information about this topic can be found in the Facebook data privacy statement. If you do not want Facebook to be able to allocate your use of the Site to your Facebook user account, please do not click on the "Like" button or sign out of your Facebook account.
The Site uses the Plus One interface provided by the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google. If you do not click on the button, no personal data will be captured. Data, including the IP address, is only captured and processed from members who are signed in to their account. Information about the purpose and extent of capturing this data and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your respective rights and options to protect your personal privacy can be found in Google’s data privacy notifications about the Plus One button, as well as in Google’s data privacy policies. If you are a Google Plus member and do not want Google to collect data about you via the Site, you should sign out of your Google Plus account.
Some functions offered by the online news and social networking service Twitter are integrated into this Site. Using Twitter and the function called "Tweet" enables websites that you have visited to be linked to your Twitter account and made available to other users. In the process, data is conveyed to Twitter that might be used for the purpose of conversion tracking and serving targeted ads. The Site does not obtain any knowledge about the content of the conveyed data or how it is used by Twitter. You can find more information about the treatment of personal information in the Twitter data privacy statement. Moreover, you can change your privacy preferences by visiting and updating the account-specific data privacy settings on the Twitter website.
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The information on this page was last updated on 31 October 2016.