On our website there are plugins of social networks like Facebook, Twitter etc. integrated. Plugins can be recognized by the respective logos or the Like-Buttons on our website. By integrating of plugins, the networks receive the information that your browser has accessed the page of our website, even if you have no social profile or if you are not logged in currently. This information (including your IP-address) will be transmitted directly from your browser to a server of the respective network and will be stored there.
If you are logged in to one of the services, the networks can assign directly the visit to our website to your social profile on Facebook, Twitter, etc. If you interact with the plugins, for example, the “Like” -, “Tweet” -, etc. button press, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a server of the network and stored there. The information will also be posted on the social network and displayed there to your contacts.
If you do not wish that social media networks are able to associate visits to our pages with your user accounts, please log out of their respective user accounts. Privacy settings and privacy statements of the respective plugins can be found on their websites.
With add-ons for your browser you are able to prevent the loading of plugins completely.