Privacy

Data Protection

The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal data. Personal data, such as names, addresses or e-mail addresses, are always provided on a voluntary basis if possible. Those data will not be passed on to third parties without your explicit permission. However, we would like to point out that data transmission via internet (e.g. e-mail communication) cannot be entirely secure and may have security vulnerabilities. Complete protection of personal details against unauthorised access by third parties is not possible. Providers are obligated to publish contact information in the Legal Notice. The use of such contact information by third parties for the purpose of distributing unsolicited advertisements or other commercial information is prohibited. The operators of this website reserve the right to take legal measures in case of being sent unsolicited commercial information, e.g. spam mails etc.

Privacy Policy for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

On our websites plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You recognise these plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our site. For an overview of Facebook plugins, please see here: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins?locale=en_US.

If you visit our websites, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established by this plugin. This way, Facebook receives information that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while being logged in to your Facebook account you may link the contents of our websites to your Facebook account. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our websites with your Facebook account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as the use of such by Facebook. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Facebook under www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

If you do not wish that Facebook associates your visit of our websites with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.

Privacy Policy for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer to analyse your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) is sent to and stored on a Google server in the USA. If the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand within the member states of the European Union or other contractual states of the Treaty on the European Economic Area.

Only in exceptional cases will your complete IP address be transmitted to a server in the USA and shortened there. Commissioned by the operators of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activities for website operators and to provide other services related to website and internet activities. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You may prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the settings of your browser; however, if you do so, you may be unable to use all features of this website. Further, you may prevent the collection of data generated through cookies (incl. your IP address) and related to the use of this website as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the plugin under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

 

Cookies

We would like to offer a best possible experience of our performance and services and are continuously working to improve our service. For this reason we store visitor information of the users in the form of cookies. Cookies are small files, which enable storing of specific device-related information of the user. On the one hand, they serve the user-friendliness of websites and therefore the users themselves, e.g. the storage of log-in data. On the other hand they serve the purpose of collecting statistical information about the website use and analysing statistical data about the use of the website in order to improve the online offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option to restrict the storage of cookies or to completely prevent it. However, it is pointed out that the use, in particular the usage comfort, is limited without cookies.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of LinkedIn

Our website uses functions of the network LinkedIn. The provider of LinkedIn is the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. On every access to our websites, which contain LinkedIn functions, a connection to the servers of LinkedIn will be established. LinkedIn will be informed that you have visited our websites with your IP address. If you click the “recommend” button of LinkedIn and are logged in to your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as the use of such by LinkedIn. For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Google +1

Collection and forwarding of Information:
By using the Google +1 button you may publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button you and other users receive personal-related contents from Google and our partners. Google stores the information that you have voted +1 for contents as well as information about the website that you were visiting as you clicked the +1 button. Your +1 votes may be published or displayed as notices together with your profile name and your picture at Google services, such as search results, your Google profile or at other places on websites. Google records information about your +1 activities in order to improve the Google services for you and others. To be able to use the Google +1 button you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the user name chosen for this profile. This name will be used for all Google services. In some cases this name may replace another name, which you used when sharing contents via your Google account. The ID of your Google account can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or possess any other information identifying you.

Use of collected information:
Besides the above-mentioned designated purposes, the details provided by you are treated according to current Google data protection regulations. Google may publish summarised statistics about +1 activities of users or pass those statistics on to users and contractual partners like publishers, advertisers or linked websites, respectively.

Privacy Policy for the use of Twitter

On our websites functions of the service Twitter are integrated. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter as well as the function "Re-Tweet", websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and posted to other users. In doing so, data will be transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of the transmitted data as well as the use of such by Twitter. For further information, please check the Privacy Policy of Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy.

The privacy settings of your Twitter account can be adjusted under http://twitter.com/account/settings ändern.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of Instagram

On our websites functions of the service Instagram are embedded. These functions are offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged in to your Instagram account you can link contents of our websites to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This way, Instagram will associate the visit of our websites with your user account. We would like to point out that we, as providers of these websites, do not obtain knowledge about the contents of transmitted data as well as the use of such by Instagram. For further information, please review the Privacy Policy of Instagram: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/

 

Privacy Policy for the use of YouTube

Our website uses plugins of the Google-operated website YouTube. Operator of the website is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our websites with an embedded YouTube plugin, a connection to YouTube servers will be established. The YouTube server will then receive information about which of our websites you visited. If you are logged on to your YouTube account, you enable YouTube to associate your browsing behaviour with your personal profile. You may prevent this by logging out of YouTube. You can find further information concerning the treatment of user data in the Privacy Policy of YouTube at https://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/

 

Newsletter

For the subscription to the newsletter you allow us to check whether you agree to receiving the newsletter. Such data will only be used for the dispatch of the newsletter and will not be transmitted to third parties. By subscribing to the newsletter, we store your IP address and the date of subscription. This storage only serves the purpose of proving that a third party has possibly abused your e-mail address and has subscribed to the newsletter without knowledge of the legitimate person. The permission to the storage of such data, the e-mail address as well as their use for sending the newsletter may be withdrawn at any time. The withdrawal can take place via a respective link within the newsletter or by notification to info@remove-this.vokdams.de erfolgen.

 

Privacy Policy for the use of the Amazon partner program

VOK DAMS participates in the Amazon EU partner program. On our websites Amazon advertisements and links are embedded with which we are able to earn income by advertising cost refund. Therefore Amazon uses cookies in order to trace the origin of orders. Thereby Amazon is able to recognise that you have clicked the link placed on our website. For further information concerning the use of data by Amazon please view the Amazon Privacy Policy: www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401

 

Withdrawal, changes, corrections and updates

On request, the user has the right to obtain information free-of-charge concerning his/her stored person-related data. In addition, he/she has the right to correction of false data, blocking and deletion of his/her person-related data as far as there is no legal obligation to store these. For further questions about this as well as general questions about the person-related data, you may contact us at any time under the contact details displayed in the Legal Notice.

 

Sources

Disclaimer eRecht24, Facebook Disclaimer, Google Analytics Privacy Policy, Google +1 Privacy Policy, Privacy Policy for Twitter. Compiled by Impressum-Generator by e-recht24.de for limited liability companies (GmbH) and the data protection template by Att.-at-Law Thomas Schwenke - I LAW it