In the event of someone accessing the internet pages of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection, the user data required for using the offer is saved. After the end of each usage the IP address is made anonymous and the following data set is saved into a logfile:
- Anonymised IP address
- visited page or name of accessed file
- Date and time of access
- Transferred amount of data
- Message if access was successful
- Information about the program using the data (webbrowser etc.)
- Internet address of the previously visited page
This data set is evaluated for optimising the internet offer and for statistical purposes.
The information generated by the cookie is exclusively used for statistical purposes and to improve the website and server. Your IP address is anonymised and cannot be attributed to you. The information is not disclosed to third parties. Furthermore, temporary cookies are used that become invalid after the session. These cookies do not contain personal data.
Every time a user accesses a website, data about this access is stored. In detail, the information consists of: Page title, search term (with the help of which visitors get to the page), search engines, page-URL, number of pages viewed, geographical location of the user (country), provider, browser, operating system, screen resolution, browser plugins, visiting hours, duration of visit, entry and exit pages, downloads, referring websites.
If the internet pages of the Federal Office for Radiation Protection provide the possibility to state personal data (e-mail address, name, address etc.), the users do this on an expressly voluntary basis. E-mail and postal addresses given by the users when ordering publications, are only used for correspondence or consignment in compliance with data protection. Enquiries in both paper form and electronic form are kept according to the specifications of written material administration.
The BfS internet pages contain references or links to internet pages of other providers. The issuer does not have any influence on these providers keeping the data protection provisions.
Contact person for further information about the handling of personal data in the Federal Office for Radiation Protection is the data protection officer:
Phone: 0049 30 / 18 333 - 1410
Fax: 0049 30 / 18 333 - 1415
As a user you always have the option to refuse tracking by Piwik. Please not the following steps required for this:
When users have activated the option "I don’t want to be tracked" in their browsers, no data of these users will be stored by Piwik. No further action is needed in this case.
In case you have not activated this option, please follow the instructions further down this page. (When using the Internet Explorer, please proceed with the following settings to deactivate Piwik:
At: EXTRAS → INTERNETOPTIONEN → DATENSCHUTZ → ERWEITERT please check the box "override automatic cookie handling" and confirm by clicking "OK". Once you have set this up, you can place the checkmark for contradiction.
Note: When you delete your cookies, the Opt-Out cookie is deleted too as a result and must be activated again, if necessary.