Sections of our website contain integrated plug-ins to the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc. 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). Facebook plug-ins on these pages are recognizable by the Facebook logo or the ‘like’ button. You can find an overview of Facebook plug-ins here http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When you visit Latest Thinking’s website, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is created via the plugin. Through the plugin, Facebook is made aware that you have visited our website using your IP address. When you click the Facebook ‘like’ button while you are logged in to your Facebook account, the content of our pages can be linked to your Facebook profile. Facebook is then able to attribute the visit to our website to your user account. Latest Thinking advises that we, as a website provider, receive no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data nor the use of this data by Facebook. You can find more information on Facebook’s data policy here http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to attribute a visit to our website to your Facebook user account, log out of your Facebook user account before visiting our site.
Latest Thinking’s website uses functions provided by the web analysis service Google Analytics (Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). Google Analytics uses “cookies”. These are small data files that are stored onto your computer and analyze your website use. Within the EU member states and other states of the European Economic Area (EEA), your IP address is shortened and made non-personally identifiable by Google before it is stored. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to evaluate the use of the website to generate reports about website activity and to improve services relating to website use and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser for Google Analytics is not merged with other information from Google.
You can prevent cookies being stored on your computer by adjusting the relevant setting in your browser software; we do advise, however, that doing so may prevent you from being able to use all the functions of this website. Additionally, you can prevent Google collecting and processing information generated by the cookie relating to the use of our website (including your IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted at the end of your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
When you register an account with us, we ask for basic information such as email, name and password, and give you the option to provide other information. This information may only be used for statistical purposes if a connection to an individual person cannot be established (non-personally identifiable). Information will not be shared without your consent.
When sending us an enquiry using our contact form, your personal information submitted in the form, including your contact details, are saved in order to process your enquiry and to allow for follow-up questions. The collection, storage, transmission and use of data is only permitted for the aforementioned purposes. Information may be entered into Latest Thinking’s processing system. This information may only be used for statistical purposes if a connection to an individual person cannot be established (non-personally identifiable). Information will not be shared without your consent.