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Subject to your permission, we store a cookie on your device that can be retrieved as soon as you visit a website in our network. This lets us know when you have also been on another relevant website or on other relevant websites in our network, in addition to our website. The resulting profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address, etc., but only serves to customise advertising to your profile, so that the advertising you see is as relevant as possible to you.
Subject to your permission, our advertisers store ‘tracking cookies’ on your device. They use these cookies to keep track of which pages you visit in their network to construct a profile of your online browsing habits. This profile is partially constructed from comparable data that they acquire from your visits to other websites in their network. This profile is not linked to your name, address, e-mail address, or other similar data known to us, but only serves to customise advertising to your profile, so that the advertising you see is as relevant as possible to you.
When our website is visited, a cookie is stored by the U.S. company Google, as part of its ‘Analytics’ service. We use this service to track and get reports on how visitors use the website. Google may provide this data to third parties should it be legally obliged to do so, or to the extent that third parties process the data on Google's behalf. This is beyond our purview. We have authorised/not authorised Google to use the acquired analytics for other Google services.
The data collected by Google are made anonymous wherever possible. Your IP address is deliberately kept private/is not collected. The data is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google adheres to the Safe Harbor privacy principles and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that the security level in terms of any personal data processing is suitable.
Our website includes buttons to promote (‘like’) or share (‘tweet’) web pages on social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work based on code snippets sourced from Facebook and Twitter respectively. Cookies are stored using these snippets. This is beyond our purview. Please read the Facebook or Twitter privacy policies (which may undergo frequent updates) to find out what they do with your (personal) data processed via these cookies.
The data they collect are made anonymous wherever possible. The data is transferred to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ adhere to the Safe Harbor principles and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor program of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This means that the security level in terms of any personal data processing is suitable.
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