Use of social networks on the LINBIT website
This website uses “social plugins” from social networks. These plugins are functions of the respective social network through which you can share content of our website with your social media contacts, for instance, or recommend this content to others. Social plugins can be identified by the logo of the respective social network.
LINBIT use social plugins from the following providers:
Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Youtube and Google+
On LINBIT`s website, all social plugins are disabled by default. No data will be sent to social network providers if you simply visit the website. If you activate a social plugin that was originally deactivated and therefore would like to use the functionality of the respective social network, you accept that data is transmitted to the provider of the social network. The amount of data collected by social network providers is beyond LINBIT control.
To our knowledge the following data are collected:
Social plugins are used to inform social network operators that you have accessed the relevant pages on LINBIT website. If you relogged in to one of the social networks at the same time, the operator can match the views with your social network account.
The following data could be transmitted:
IP address, type and settings of the browser and your operating system, date and time of your visit , installed plugins such as from Adobe Flash or Reader, if you are logged in to the relevant service user identification as well as previously visited page if you followed a link, Location-based information and Cookies.
Even if you are not a member of any of the social networks listed above, it may be possible for them to find out your IP address via the social plugin and store it.
For details on the purpose and scope of personal data please refer to the social networks statements on data protection:
You can technically prevent social plugins and possibly also the transfer of data to social networks. Change the security settings in your web browser. For instructions, see the Help section in your web browser. In some cases, it is also possible to block social plugins via add-ons for your browser to block the Facebook plug-in with the Facebook Blocker, which you can download from the following page: http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker/
In order to facilitate browsing through our website, we use a so called session ID (or session identifier in full) that is allocated to each user at the beginning of each use of our website. This session ID enables our server to identify you and/or your computer/browser as the same visitor in spite of the IP address possibly having changed in the meantime. Based on this session ID, several associated enquiries by one user can be allocated to one session. The session ID cookie used by us will only be valid until the end of a session. It will be deleted automatically upon closing your browser.
This website uses Google Maps on some web pages to show interactive maps and to prepare directions. Google Maps is a map service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA. By using Google Maps, information relating to the use of this website, including your IP address and the (start) address entered within the scope of the route planner function may be transmitted to Google in the USA.
LINBIT uses the counting pixel components of the Albacross Nordic AB on LINBIT’s website. These components are a service of Albacross Nordic AB, reg. no. 556942- 7338, Kungsgatan 26, 111 35, Stockholm, Sweden. Albacross uses so-called, which are text files stored on your computer that allow an analysis of the use of the LINBIT website. Data can be collected, processed and stored for marketing, market research and optimization purposes, from which pseudonym usage profiles will be created. That collected data, which may also contain personal data, will be transmitted to a server of Albacross in Sweden. IP addresses will after collection be anonymized by immediate deletion of the last number block. The data collected with this technology will not be used to collect personal data or to collect the personal data via the bearer of the pseudonym unless the person specifically agrees.
Hyperlinks to third party websites
Our website contains so-called hyperlinks to the websites of third parties. In these cases, you will be redirected from our website directly to a third-party website. In this case we cannot assume any responsibility for the handling of your personal data. We have no influence on other providers. Please inform yourself about the handling of your personal data directly on the websites of these providers.
Deactivation of Hotjar
If you do not want Hotjar to collect your data, you can activate the Hotjar Opt Out. There you have the possibility to deactivate or reactivate the collection of data by Hotjar by a simple click on the red deactivate Hotjar button. Attention: The deletion of cookies, the use of the incognito/private mode of your browser, or the use of another browser leads to data being collected again.
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