6. Information on Google Services
On our website we use various services provided by Google Ireland Limited („Google“), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland
Under certain circumstances, Google may collect and process information (including personal data) due to the inclusion of Google services. We cannot exclude the possibility that Google may also transmit this information to a server in a third country.
Google’s Privacy Shield certificate (see https://www.privacyshield.gov/list under the search term “Google”), states that Google has given an undertaking to comply with the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss-US Privacy Shield Framework in respect of the collection, use and storage of personal data from EU member states/Switzerland. Google, including Google LLC and its 100% subsidiaries in the USA, has declared through certification that it abides by the principles of the Privacy Shield. You can find more information on this at https://www.google.de/policies/privacy/frameworks/.
We ourselves cannot influence which data Google actually collects and processes. However, Google states that the information processed (including personal data) may include the following:
- Protocol data (particularly the IP address)
- Location related information
- Unique application numbers
- Cookies and similar technologies
You can find information on the types of cookies used by Google at https://policies.google.com/technologies/types.
If you are signed into your Google account, Google may add the processed information to your account, depending on your account settings, and treat it as personal data. Amongst other details, Google states as follows:
„If you are not signed into a Google account, we store the data we have collected with unique identifiers linked to the browser, app or device which you are using. This enables us to guarantee that, for example, your language settings are retained in all browser sessions.
If you are signed into a Google account, we also collect data which we store in your Google account and regard as personal data.“ (https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en)
You can prevent this data being added by logging out of your Google account or by selecting the appropriate account settings in your Google account. It is also possible to prevent the installation of cookies (if Google has installed any) by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent.
Find out more about how to delete cookies in the most common browsers etc. here:
You can find out further information about Google’s data protection notices by downloading them here:
You can find information about Google’s privacy settings at https://privacy.google.com/take-control.html