Privacy Policy

Effective 4 November, 2011

 

1. Content
The author reserves the right not to be responsible for the topicality, correctness, completeness or quality of the information provided. Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected. All offers are not-binding and without obligation. Parts of the pages or the complete publication including all offers and information might be extended, changed or partly or completely deleted by the author without separate announcement.

2. Referrals and links
The author is not responsible for any contents linked or referred to from this site – unless the author has full knowledge of illegal contents and would be able to prevent the visitors of this site from viewing those pages. If any damage occurs by the use of information presented there, only the author of the respective pages might be liable, not the one who has linked to these pages. Furthermore the author is not liable for any postings or messages published by users of discussion boards, guestbooks or mailing lists provided on this site.

3. Copyright
The author intended not to use any copyrighted material for the publication or, if not possible, to indicate the copyright of the respective object. The copyright for any material created by the author is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without the author’s agreement.

4. Privacy policy If the opportunity for the input of personal identifiable information or business data (email addresses, name, addresses) is given, the input of these data takes place voluntarily. The use of all offered services are permitted – if and so far technically possible and reasonable – without specification of any personal data or under specification of anonymized data or an alias. The use of any published personally identifiable information such as, postal addresses, telephone or fax numbers and email addresses for non-related, third-party, marketing purposes is prohibited, offenders sending unwanted spam messages will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

5. Behavioral analysis The author utilizes a number of various digital measurement and marketing solutions including, but not limited to, IBM Unica NetInsight, Google Analytics, Yahoo Web Analytics, ClickTale, ShareThis and Woopra to gather user behavior data and track site visitors. This data is used to understand the effectiveness of the site’s structure and content, and when applicable provide an enhanced site experience. Additional information that may be gathered includes, but is not limited to, a cookie assigned to your browser, the time on this site, details about the device and software used to view the site, your Internet Protocol (IP) Address, and referring site information. Other information may be collected based upon specific actions or events taken while on this site. The author does not provide or sell the data collected, however third party analytic providers such as Google, Clicktale or ShareThis may use it to improve their applicable products and services. Information about their usage is available on each respective provider’s website.

6. Legal validity of this disclaimer
This disclaimer is to be regarded as part of the internet publication which you were referred from. If sections or individual terms of this statement are not legal or correct, the content or validity of the other parts remain uninfluenced by this fact. Note this policy may change at any time. Changes and the effective date will be posted at the top of this document.

 

Web Analytics Vendor Specific Terms

Yahoo:
Third-Party Web Beacons: We use third-party web beacons from Yahoo! to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Yahoo! may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Yahoo!, click here.
http://info.yahoo.com/privacy/us/yahoo/opt_out/targeting/details.html

 

Google:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
To provide website visitors more choice on how their data is collected by Google Analytics, we developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to indicate that information about the website visit should not be sent to Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not prevent information from being sent to the website itself or to other web analytics services.
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

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