Privacy Policy

Declaration on Data Protection

Protection of your privacy and personal data is an important matter for Leipzig Tourismus und Marketing (LTM). In order to guarantee you a high level of transparency and security, our declaration on data protection as set forth below will inform you as to the nature, scope and purpose of any collection, use and processing of information and data recorded by us.

1. External Links

Our website also makes reference to third parties. As a rule, these are identified by stating the relevant Internet address or the company/product logo. LTM has no influence whatsoever on the contents and design of sites of other providers and therefore cannot extend the warranties under this declaration on data protection to such sites. Nor does the fact that we refer to such sites mean that we adopt their contents as our own.

2. Cookies

Our websites use so-called session cookies. These cookies deposit data for purposes of technical regulation in your browser's memory. However, they do not contain any personal data and are deleted after your browser is closed.

We do deposit cookies on your computer, which are not deleted after conclusion of the session. These make it possible to recognize your computer when the forums are next visited. Such cookies make it possible for us to adapt the website to your interests.

Declaration of Consent: I hereby give permission for my user information to be stored on cookie files. I also allow these files to remain on my computer after I have ended my browser session so they may be used upon my next visit to the website. I reserve the right to retract this permission by changing my browser setting to refuse cookies.

3. Collection of Personal Data

In order to be able to utilize the offers made on our website, in particular, uploads it is necessary that we obtain personal data from you. The personal data entails individual statements concerning personal and material relations pertaining to you, such as your name, your address or your e-mail address. Such information is collected by us and LVZ-Online www.lvz-online.de in order of LTM only if you provide it voluntarily and show us in this way that you agree to the use.

4. E-mail Contact

Should you provide us with your e-mail address, we will also communicate with you by e-mail. Should you no longer desire such information, it is naturally possible for you at any time to revoke your consent. In this case, please send us a short message to the given postal or e-mail address.

5. Technical and Organizational Data Protection

Naturally, LTM takes those technical and organizational measures appropriate given the respective purpose of the data protection in order to protect the information provided by you against abuse and loss. Such data is stored in a secure operating environment that is not accessible to the public. In addition, each of our employees is naturally instructed on data protection and obliged to enter into a confidentiality covenant.

6. Notice concerning the use of Google Analytics on this website

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this app, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

7. Use of Facebook social plugins

Our website uses social plugins (“plugins”) provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white letter f on blue background or a thumb up icon) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. For a full list of all social Plugins please see http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook servers. Facebook directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Facebook to receive information about your having accessed the respective page of our website. Thus we have no influence on the data gathered by the plugin and inform you according to our state of knowledge:

The embedded plugins provide Facebook with the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Facebook, your visit can be assigned to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking “Like”, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Facebook and stored by it. Even if you are not logged into Facebook, there is possibility that the plugins transmits your IP-address to Facebook.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Facebook, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Facebook's privacy policy: http://www.facebook.com/policy.php.

If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Facebook, please log off Facebook before entering our website. Further you can block Facebook social Plugins by using add-ons for your browser, like the “Facebook Blocker“ under http://webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker.

8. Use of Twitter Social Plugins

Our website contains social plugins from twitter.com. These plugins are solely provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Twitter, which is used to retrieve the contents of the plugin. Through this process, Twitter is aware that you have visited this website. If you are logged in to Twitter while browsing this website, Twitter can match your visit with your account. By interacting with the plugin, this information is sent directly to Twitter and processed there. If you would like to opt out, please log out of Twitter before visiting this website.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Twitter, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Twitter’s privacy policy: http://twitter.com/privacy.

9. Use of Google social plugin

Our website uses social plugins ("plugins") provided by the social network plus.google.com, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States. The plugins are labeled with the Google logo, the Google +1 logo or with the addition "Google Social Plugin".

When you visit a page of our website that contains such a social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Google servers. Google directly transfers the plugin content to your browser which embeds the latter into the website, enabling Google to receive information about you having accessed the respective page of our website. If you are logged into Google, your visit can be assigned to your Google account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the "+1" button, or entering a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted from your browser directly to Google and stored by it.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Google, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Google’s privacy policy: http://www.google.de/intl/en/privacy.

If you do not want Google to connect the data concerning your visit to our website with your member data already stored by Google, please log off Google before entering our website or deactivate the +1 personalization in your profile under https://profiles.google.com/+1/personalization.

10. Use of Xing Social Plugins

Our website contains social plugins from xing.com. These plugins are solely provided by Xing AG, Gänsemarktstr. 43, 20354 Hamburg. Plugins are marked with a Xing logo.

When you visit a page of our website that contains a social plugin your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Xing, which is used to retrieve the contents of the plugin. Through this process, Xing is aware that you have visited this website. If you are logged in to Xing while browsing this website, Xing can match your visit with your account. By interacting with the plugin, this information is sent directly to Xing and processed there. If you would like to opt out, please log out of Xing before visiting this website. Further you can block social plugins by using add-ons for your browser.

For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Xing, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Xing’s privacy policy: http://www.xing.com/privacy.

11. LEIPZIG TRAVEL-APP: notice concerning the use of Google Analytics

This app uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your phone, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization on this app, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the app provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the app, compiling reports on app activity for website operators and providing other services relating to app activity and internet usage to the app provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this app. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when using this app: Disable Google Analytics.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this app, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).