Privacy Policy

We understand the importance of protecting your privacy. Therefore, this privacy policy explains what data is collected while using Somondo and how it is used.

Somondo.org is accessible to you without providing personal information. As far as possible the collection of personal data (e.g. name, email address) on our web site is on a voluntary basis. These data are not passed on to third parties without your consent.

The use of published contact data by third parties for sending unsolicited advertisements and information materials is hereby explicitly excluded. The site operators reserve the right to take legal action in case of unsolicited advertising, such as spam e-mails.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Facebook-Plugins (Like-Button)

On our pages, plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated. You can identify the Facebook plugin by the Facebook logo or the "Like-Button" on our side. You will find an overview of Facebook-plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When visiting our pages, the plugin establishes a connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like" button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. Thereby Facebook can associate your visit of our site with your user account. We point out that we as providers of the site have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use through Facebook. For more information, please see Facebook’s privacy policy.
If you do not wish that Facebook can match your visit to our pages to your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook account before using Somondo.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Twitter

We use Functions of the Twitter service functions are integrated on our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the "re-tweet" function, web pages you visit will be linked to your Twitter account and disclosed to other users. This will allow data to be transmitted to Twitter.
Please be aware that Somondo, as providers of the site, receives no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or their use through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter.
To adapt your privacy preferences at Twitter, you can change the account settings.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google +1

Collection and transfer of information:
The Google +1 button allows you to publish information worldwide. Google will store both, the information that you have given content for +1, as well as information about the page that you viewed when clicking on +1. Your +1s can be shown as reference along with your name and profile photo in Google services, such as search results or your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.
In order to use the Google +1 button, you need a world-wide visible, public Google profile that must contain at least the chosen name for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also substitute any other name you used when sharing content with your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be shown to users who know your e-mail address, or have any other identifying information about you.

Use of the collected information:
In addition to the applications mentioned above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy. Somondo has no way to regulate the type and scope of data collected and transmitted to Google.

Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", text files that are stored on users’ computers, to help us analyze the use of this website. The information generated by the cookies about the use of this website is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if the IP-anonymization on this website is activated, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide other website and internet related services to the website operator. The IP address transmitted as part of Google Analytics is not associated with any other data held by Google.
You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Furthermore, you can prevent the gathering of data about your use of the website generated by the cookies (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For more information, Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

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