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Through our website, a cookie from the US company Google is placed as part of the Google Analytics service. We use this service to track and receive reports on how visitors use the website. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if this is required by law or to the extent that third parties process the information on Google's behalf. We have no influence on this. We have authorised /not authorised Google to use the analytics information obtained for other Google services. The information collected by Google is anonymised as much as possible. Your IP address is explicitly not provided. The information is transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google states it will adhere to the Safe Harbor principles, and is affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the United States Trade Department. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
Our websites include buttons to promote (‘like’) or share (‘tweet’) websites on social networks like Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work using strings of code generated by Facebook and Twitter. This code is used to place cookies. We have no influence on this. Please read the privacy statements of Twitter and Facebook (which may change from time to time) to find out what they do with your (personal) data that is processed through these cookies.
The information collected is anonymised as much as possible. The information is transmitted to and stored by Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn on servers in the United States. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ state they will adhere to the Safe Harbor principles, and are affiliated with the Safe Harbor programme of the United States Trade Department. This means that there is an adequate level of protection for the processing of any personal data.
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