The increase of multi-media influences and the urge for permanent communication in our society support the increasing popularity of social networks.
Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram or XING and the like are meanwhile used in private as well as in job-related areas.
The constant extension of the possibilities of social interaction allows it to upload all kind of data (texts, photos, and videos), exchanging it and sharing it. Concerning data protection, the extensions and changes of the offered possibilities involve certain risks and increasing responsibility for both provider and user.
Embedding social networks in websites, blogs and apps via “Social Media Plugins”, e.g. the “like button” of facebook or the “share button” of Google+, is becoming more and more popular, and therefore a responsible handling of social networks is indispensable.
It is recommended for hosts of websites, deciding to embed social media plugins, to prepare a data protection notice besides the implementation of an imprint, which is adopted to the usage of plugins and provided online.
Furthermore it is recommended for companies to establish rules for the employees that exactly define the handling of social networks and the private e-mail and internet usage to avoid possible threats in a legally secure way.
We can offer you an entire consultation with the relevant expertise about all possible threats and we help you covering yourself in a legally secure way concerning the realization of the needed measures for a data protection compliant usage of social networks.
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