12. Social plugins
As a user of our website, we would like to give you the opportunity to use social networks (social media platforms).
We currently use the following social plug-in from Facebook Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA (hereinafter "Facebook"):
- Facebook button "Share" (Share button; recognisable by the Facebook logo and the addition "Share"; for more information see developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/share-button)
When you visit a page on our Web site that contains such a plug-in, your browser connects directly to Facebook's servers in the United States and transmits data to Facebook. This is the case even if you do not click on the respective button and does not require that you have created an account on Facebook.
Facebook is exclusively responsible for the collection, processing and use of your data. Further information from Facebook about the collection, processing and use of your data by Facebook can be found at the Internet address www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation and at the Internet address developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/faqs. We are not responsible for the information on Facebook.
If you do not want Facebook to associate the information with your Facebook profile, you may not sign in to or log out from the social media platform Facebook. If you are logged out and click on the respective button, a pop-up window appears in which you can log in to Facebook.
We currently use the following social plug-ins from Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA:
- Twitter button "Tweet" (Twitter share button; see https://dev.twitter.com/web/tweet-button for details).
If you maintain an account with Twitter, Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA is responsible for account holders domiciled in the United States and Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, D02 AX07 Ireland is responsible for account holders domiciled outside the United States (hereinafter both together "Twitter").
When you visit a page on our Web site that contains the Twitter plug-in, your browser connects directly to Twitter's servers in the United States and transmits data to Twitter. If you are logged on to Twitter at this time, your visit to our website and other data can be assigned to your Twitter account and stored on Twitter. Even if you do not have a Twitter account, Twitter may store and use your IP address.
We have no influence on what data is specifically collected and transmitted and how Twitter processes or uses it.
"Based on your visits to third-party websites that contain Twitter content such as embedded timelines or tweet buttons, we may tailor our services to you. When you view our content on these websites, we may receive log information that includes the web page you visited. We never link your web activity to your name, email address, telephone number or Twitter username, and we delete, disguise or aggregate them after a maximum of 30 days. We may use interests or other information that we derive from this information to improve our services and tailor content to you, such as follow suggestions, advertisements, or other content that may be of interest to you. You can view and control the interests we use to personalise your experience in your Twitter data at https://twitter.com/your_twitter_data. You can also set your personalisation and privacy preferences to allow us to track your visits to websites with Twitter content. These can be found at https://twitter.com/personalization.
We would like to inform you about the processing of personal data via the function of the InShare button of LinkedIn.
You can recognise the button by the sign "in" and the addition "Share" (more information at https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins).
According to LinkedIn, LinkedIn receives information about your visits and interactions with services provided by third parties when you log in through LinkedIn or visit third party services that contain the InShare button.
We have no influence on which data is specifically collected and transmitted and how LinkedIn processes or uses it.
LinkedIn is solely responsible for the collection, processing and use of your data. Further information from LinkedIn about the collection, processing and use of your data by LinkedIn can be found at the Internet address https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. We assume no responsibility for the information provided by LinkedIn.
If you do not want LinkedIn to associate the information with your LinkedIn profile, you may not register or log out of the LinkedIn social media platform. If you are logged out and click on the respective button, a pop-up window appears in which you can log in to LinkedIn.
d) Legal basis
The legal basis for the collection and processing of the data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Through the social plug-ins we offer you the possibility to interact with social networks and other users, so that we can improve our offer and make it more interesting for you as a user
The respective provider stores the data collected about you as user profiles and uses these for the purposes of advertising, market research and/or the design of its website to meet requirements. Such evaluation is carried out in particular (also for users who are not logged in) in order to display demand-oriented advertising and to inform other users of the social network about your activities on our website. You have the right to object to the creation of these user profiles, whereby you must contact the respective provider to exercise this right.
The US providers Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn have a transmission in the USA. They have submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield: http://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.