You can usually use our website without providing any personal data about yourself.
We would like to point out that transferring data over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can be vulnerable to security gaps. Fully protecting data against unauthorised access by third-parties is impossible.
The following statement provides you with an overview of how we ensure your personal data stays protected and what kind of data is collected for what purpose.
Data Processing on this Website
In its server log files, Public Footprint GmbH automatically collects and stores information that your browser sends us. The information we currently log comprises:
- Browser type/version
- Operating system used
- Referral URL (the website you previously visited that referred you to our website)
- The host name of the computer accessing our website (IP address)
- The time of the server request
Subject to immediate change without notice.
It is impossible to associate the data we log with any one person. Nor is it merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to perform a retrospective analysis of this data if we become aware of specific evidence of its unlawful use.
Most of the cookies we use are what are known as ’session cookies‘. They are automatically deleted once you leave our website. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognise your browser the next time you visit our website.
Privacy Statement on the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses features of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a service provided by Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses what are referred to as ‚cookies‘. These are text files, which are stored on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information on how you use our website, generated by the cookie, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
If IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, your IP address is truncated by Google if it is located within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there.
Google uses this information to evaluate how you use a website, on behalf of its operator, in order to compile reports on website activity to provide the website operator with website and internet-related services. As a part of the Google Analytics service, the IP address transferred by your browser is not merged with other data from Google.
Privacy Statement on the Use of Facebook Plug-ins (‚Like‘ Button)
Our website integrates plug-ins from the social network Facebook, a service from Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA. You can recognise the Facebook plug-in by the Facebook logo or ‚Like‘ button on the respective pages. You can find an overview of the Facebook plug-ins here: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins/
Log out of your Facebook account first if you want to prevent Facebook associating your visit to our website with your Facebook account.
Privacy Statement on the Use of Twitter
Twitter features are integrated into our website pages. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street., Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Using Twitter and the ‚Re-Tweet‘ option links the websites you visit to your Twitter account and makes them known to other users. Data is also transferred to Twitter.
You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in your account settings under http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Privacy Statement on the Use of LinkedIn
Our website uses feature of the LinkedIn network. LinkedIn is a service provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. A connection to the LinkedIn servers is established every time one of our website pages containing LinkedIn features is called up. LinkedIn is informed that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click the „Recommend“ button while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn can associate your visit to our website with your LinkedIn account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of this website, we have no knowledge or information about how LinkedIn uses this data.
Privacy Statement the Use of Xing
Our website uses features of the XING network. XING is a service provided by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. A connection to Xing servers is established every time one of our website pages containing Xing features is called up. To our knowledge, your personal data is not stored when this takes place. In particular, no IP addresses are stored or usage behaviour analysed.
Links to other Websites
Our website contains links to other websites. We have no influence on whether the operators of these website adhere to the pertinent data protection regulations.
Information, Deletion, Blocking
You have the right to receive information free of charge at any time concerning personal data stored on your person. This includes information on its origin, to whom it was sent, the purpose of its processing, and also the right to rectify, block or delete this data. You can contact us at any time using the address provided in the Legal Notice if you have any questions concerning this or other issues relating to personal data.
Objection to Promotional Emails
We hereby prohibit the use of the contact data published, as part of our duty to provide a legal notice on this website, for sending unsolicited advertisements and information material. The operators of these pages reserve the express right to take legal action in the event that unsolicited promotional information, such as spam, is sent out.