On the websites of TIB (TIB homepage and other webservices of TIB) technologies of the etracker GmbH and the open source software PIWIK are used to collect and store data with cookies for the purposes of marketing and optimisation of the websites. Cookies are small text files which are stored locally in the cache of the web browser of the user and enable TIB to analyse the use of the websites by the user. With the data, user profiles can be generated using a pseudonym. The data gathered with the etracker technologies and PIWIK are not used to identify a user personally or to combine them with other personalized data of the bearer of the pseudonym. The user can object to the collection of data with etracker any time with future effect. PIWIK is configured according to the recommendations of the Regional Centre for Data Protection of Schleswig Holstein (ULD) and adheres to the valid data protection regulations. With PIWIK, the only anonymised data are gathered are handled by TIB internally.
Data Protection Officer