Privay Policy

Privacy Policy

ALLODIEN.com does not require you provide to personal information to visit our website; however, you may choose to provide us with personal information through an e-mail message, form, survey, etc. This information is used only to fulfill the stated purpose of your communication and/or participation.

We point out that data transmission via the internet (e.g. in e-mail communication) may have security leaks. It is not possible to protect data from access by third parties completely.

We explicitly point out that contact data that has been published in our imprint may not be used to send advertisments. We will take legal action if there is unrequested advertisment, e.g. via spam-mails sent to us.

Privacy Policy for Usage of Facebook plugins (Like Button)

Our website contains links to the external social network, Facebook. This external social network is exclusively operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304 USA (Facebook). Links to Facebook are made clearly visible on our website through the use of the Facebook logo or through the add-on “like” button (Facebook plug-ins are not used).

Where these links are followed, Facebook plug-ins will be activated and your browser will establish a direct link with the Facebook servers.

If you follow the links on our website whilst you are signed into your Facebook user account, information concerning your visit to our website will be passed to Facebook. Facebook can assign your visit to our website to your user account.

This information will be transferred to and stored by Facebook. To prevent this, you must log out of your Facebook account before clicking on the link.

Functionalities attached to Facebook links, in particular the transfer of information and user data are not automatically activated by visiting our website, but are only activated upon clicking the relevant link.

Please refer to Facebook’s privacy policy (http://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php) for more information on: the purpose and scope of data collection and data analysis undertaken by Facebook, your rights, how to modify settings and how to protect your privacy.

Privacy Policy for Usage of Piwik

This website uses Piwik, an open-source program for evaluating user visits statistically.

Like most website operators, Piwik.org collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Piwik.org’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Piwik.org’s visitors use its website. From time to time, Piwik.org may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.

Piwik.org also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses. Piwik.org does not use such information to identify its visitors, however, and does not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information, as described below.

Cookies

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Piwik.org uses cookies to help Piwik.org identify and track visitors, their usage of Piwik.org website, and their website access preferences. Piwik.org visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Piwik.org’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Piwik.org’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy for usage of Google Analytics

We use “Google Analytics” to collect information about use of this site. Google Analytics collects information such as how often users visit this site, what pages they visit when they do so, and what other sites they used prior to coming to this site. We use the information we get from Google Analytics only to improve this site. Google Analytics collects only the IP address assigned to you on the date you visit this site, rather than your name or other identifying information. We do not combine the information collected through the use of Google Analytics with personally identifiable information. Although Google Analytics plants a permanent cookie on your web browser to identify you as a unique user the next time you visit this site, the cookie cannot be used by anyone but Google. Google’s ability to use and share information collected by Google Analytics about your visits to this site is restricted by the Google Analytics Terms of Use (as amended for government websites) and the Google Privacy Policy. You can prevent Google Analytics from recognizing you on return visits to this site by disabling cookies on your browser.

Google Analytics employs cookies to define user sessions, which allows for the collection of data about how visitors are using the websites. Google Analytics uses only first-party cookies for data analysis. This means that the cookies are linked to a specific website domain, and Google Analytics will only use that cookie data for statistical analysis related to your browsing behavior on that specific website. According to Google, the data collected cannot be altered or retrieved by services from other domains.

If you choose, you can opt out by turning off cookies in the preferences settings in your web browser. For more information on Google Analytics, please visit Google Analytics

Privacy Policy for usage of Google AdSense

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on allodien.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

Privacy Policy for usage of Google +1

Our website contains programmes (plug-ins) operated by the social network “Google+”. These programmes are exclusively operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. The plug-ins are made clearly visible on our website through the use of the Google+ logo or through the add-on “+1”. When visiting our website or profile containing such a plug-in, your browser will establish a direct link with the servers operated by Google+; as a result the content of the plug-in will be transferred to your browser and embedded in the website being shown.

The fact that you have visited our website will be passed on to Google. In the case that you visit our website whilst you are signed into your Google+ user account, Google+ can assign your visit to our website to your user account. Information arising from interaction with the Google+ plug-ins (such as by clicking the “+1” button or by leaving a comment) will be directly transferred to and stored by Google+. To prevent this you must log out of your Google+ account before visiting our website.

Please refer to Google+’s privacy policy for more information on: the purpose and scope of data collection and data analysis undertaken by Google+, your rights, how to modify settings and how to protect your privacy.

Privacy Policy for usage of Twitter

Our web pages include functions from the service Twitter. These functions are provided by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter und the function “re-tweet” the web pages you visited are connected with your Twitter-account and made public to other users. There is also data which is transmitted to Twitter.
We point out that we have no knowledge about the content of the transmitted data as well as how it is used by Twitter.
More information can be found in Twitter’s privacy policy at http://twitter.com/privacy
You can change your privacy settings in Twitter’s account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings