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You can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies and you can withdraw your consent at any time by modifying the settings of your browser to reject or disable cookies or by opting out of specific cookies through the opt-out options shared below. If you choose to decline cookies altogether, you may not be able to fully experience the features of the Sites that you visit.

Twitter ising, servi witter, Inc. ("Twitter"). Twitter collects information directly from the usage of the Sites by integrating its advertising technology. This information includes browser cookie IDs, mobile device IDs, hashed email addresses, demographic or interest data, and content viewed or actions taken on the Sites. You can opt out of Twitter Advertising by following the link below:

Twitter Advertising Opt Out Link

  • Google cs and DoubleClick Floodlight, both services of Google ("Google"): Google Analytics uses cookies which enable an analysis of your use of the Sites. The information collected (IP address, browsing activities and other data linked to your usage of the Sites, e.g. referring site details, tape of web browser and operating system, clicks on external links, interaction with site specific widgets) is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, because of the IP anonymisation which we have activated on the portal, Google will reduce your IP address within Member States of the European Union/ European Economic Area beforehand (if you are browsing the Site in the EU/ EEA). Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. According to Google, the IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can opt out of Google Analytics by following the link below:

Google Analytics Opt Out Link

  • DoubleC pan> i l to manage digital advertising. Floodlight captures and reports on conversions – activities of website users after they have seen or cl cked on an advertisement – and sets up target audiences to optimize marke ing measures and campaigns. You can opt out by changing your browser settings as described above.

  • Furthermore, our Sites use the  gle Tag Manager by Google, which helps to manage website tags through a single interface. The tool itself (implementing the tags) triggers other tags that may themselves collect (personal) data. However, Google Tag Manager does not access this data.

  • Session pan>  sites use SessionCam to create recordings of website visitor navigation to identify usability issues for our visitors. The visitor information collected by SessionCam and is anonymous and does not included any PII (personally identifiable information). As part of this, SessionCam records mouse movements, clicks, mobile gestures, form input, scrolling. To find out more about how Session Cam uses cookies, view SessionCam's privacy policy. As an individual user, you can choose so that all your anonymous website activity is not recorded by SessionCam. This can be done by click ng here: You will be taken to a page on the SessionCam website where you can switch off recording by SessionCam by clicking a single button. If you choose to do this, a cookie is set on your browser which is then used by SessionCam to indicate that any visits from your device will not be recorded. Data collected by this service is used to improve our website usability. The information collected is stored and used for aggregated and statistical reporting and evaluated to improve the functionality of our websites for our visitors. 

Session Cam Opt Out Link

  • Rollwor n> by NextRoll - When s come to our site, the site uses third party tools (such as RollWorks) and may place cookies on visitor browsers for targeted advertising purposes. We use this data to provide advertising relevant to the browsing experience on our site. Data collected can include website activity, IP Addresses, and cookie identifiers. Please note you will still see ads even if you opt out, but they will not be personalized by RollWorks. For more information please see the Rollworks privacy notice  href="" target="_blank" title="RollWorks Privacy Notice">here.

Rollworks Opt Out Link

  • The Sites also use services by Adobe ("Adobe"), in particular the Adobe Audience Manager, a data management platform that helps us building unique audience profiles so we can identify our most valuable segments, and Adobe Analytics, which allows us to analyze the use of our website in order to optimize its design and usability and better adapt it to the needs of our website visitors. For this purpose, Adobe Analytics will collect personal information such as your IP address and other identifiers, usage information, email address and location data. You may opt out of the Adobe Analytics services by following the link below:

Adobe Analytics Opt Out Link

  • The Sites uses Facebook Custom ience, a service provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, a remarketing service that allows us to address visitors to our Sites via Facebook with advertising placed by us. The display of personalized advertising is based on an analysis of the use of our Sites using cookies and comparable technologies, such as tracking pixels, which enables us to identify customers that eventually convert to a lead from a campaign. This helps us prove the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns. Furthermore, the service allows us to monitor website activity to build audiences so that we can further re-target communications to them based on their visit to the Sites. We will not know any personal information in this context until you opt in to provide them by either filling out a form or contacting us in another way. You can find out more about the privacy settings by Facebook and your options to change them under the following link:

Facebook Privacy Settings Link (you must be logged into your Facebook account).

  • The Sites also use online marketing and acking services offered by LinkedIn, Corp., in particular LinkedIn Ads and LinkedIn Analytics. Both services collect and process usage and interaction data, contact information, IP address and location data. We are using LinkedIn Ads to direct traffic to the Sites by serving online advertisements on that may eventually lead users to the Sites.  We use LinkedIn Analytics to measure the success of our advertising campaigns so that we can see which users eventually convert into a lead on the Sites. We will not know any personal information in this context until you opt in to provide them by either filling out a form or contacting us in another way. You can opt out from LinkedIn targeting cookies by clicking on the following opt out link:

Linkedin Opt Out Link

  • Our Sites also use the marketing servic bsp;AddThis, provided by Oracle America, Inc. and the user engagement measuring tool Marketo, offered by Marketo Inc. AddThis is a social sharing tool used on the Sites within our news articles and. may collect data on the Sites using a cookie to perform targeting service which we use to improve our services and provide personalized advertisements. The data processed by AddThis include unique IDs (e.g. cookie ID), IP address, geographic location, device information such as browser and device type, operating system, and preferred language, the date and time you visited our Sites, the referring URL.

AddThis Opt Out Link

Marketo cookies are used to measure user engagement with our Sites, online events, advertisements and online content such as white paper downloads. The cookie allows linking a user to the recipient of an email marketing campaign to measure campaign effectiveness. The personal information collected may include the following: time of visit, pages visited, referring site details, type of web browser and operating system, interactions on site, network location, IP address, document downloads, clicks on links leading to external websites. We use the feature of IP anonymization in the service provided by Marketo. 

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