INFORMATION COLLECTED ABOUT THE USE OF THE WEBSITE – COOKIES
1.) What information do we collect about the use of the Website?
Such data are the data of the computer used by the User which are generated while using the Website and which are recorded automatically by the cookies used on the Website as the result of technical processes. The automatically recorded data are logged by the system automatically without the User making a separate statement or taking a separate action when the Website is visited or exited.
These data are not linked with other personal User data, in other words the User cannot be identified based on these data. Only external service providers processing the cookies and the Data Controller have access to such data.
The Data Controller uses the services of Google Analytics in connection with the Website. The cookies processed by Google Analytics help monitor visits to the Website and measure other web analytics data. The information collected by the cookies is sent to and stored on external servers operated by Google. Google mainly uses such information in the interest of the Data Controller to monitor visits to the Website and analyse the interactions on the Website. Google may pass on this information to third parties provided the law makes this obligatory. Google may also send such data to third parties used by Google for processing data. Google Analytics provides detailed information on data used by Google Analytics (http://www.google.com/analytics).
The data processing of the aforementioned external service providers is subject to privacy regulations laid down by these service providers. The Data Controller accepts no liability with regard to the processing of such data.
2.) How do we use this information?
The data collected by the above mentioned technologies essentially cannot be used to identify Users, and the Data Controller only links these data with other information that could be used for identification if Users explicitly grant consent to the Data Controller using cookies suitable for identification in connection with them. The following types of cookies are used:
|Name and type of cookie||Used personal data or information||Purpose of data processing||Duration of data processing|
|Session identifier||Anonymous||Indispensable for the operation of the site||1 hour|
|Google Analytics tracking code||Based on Google’s current privacy conditions.||To prepare visitor analytics||Based on Google’s current privacy conditions.|
|Facebook Pixel tracking code||Based on Facebook’s current privacy conditions.||For tailored adverts to appear on Facebook||Based on Facebook’s current privacy conditions.|
The main purpose of the usage of such data is to enable the Data Controller to operate the Website properly, which requires monitoring the data of visits to the Website in particular, and screening potential abuses relating to the use of the Website.
Additionally, the Data Controller may use such data to analyse usage trends, to improve and develop the functions of the Website and to obtain comprehensive traffic data about the entire use of the Website.
The Data Controller may use the thus obtained information to generate statistics about and analyse the use of the Website, and to send statistical data that are not suitable for identification, such as the number of visitors and the most viewed themes and contents, to third parties as well as to publish such data in a summarised form anonymously.
3.) How to disable cookies:
4.) Cookies created by third parties:
The Website may contain information, in particular advertisements, which originate from third parties and advertising service providers who are not connected to the ... website. Sometimes such third parties put cookies and web beacons on the user’s computer or collect data using similar technology in order to send targeted advertising messages about their own services to the user. In such cases the privacy regulations of such third parties apply to the data management and the Data Controller bears no responsibility for such data management.