We are concerned about maintaining your privacy and have a duty to protect your personal information. This privacy statement informs you how we manage your personal information, your privacy rights and how the law protects you. Please read this privacy statement carefully before using our services.
The bellow used words, terms and abbreviations have the following meanings:
“Services” means all products, services, content, features, technologies or functionalities and all related websites, applications and services offered by us.
“Platform” means websites, mobile applications, mobile sites or other online properties through which we offer our services.
“Personal data” means all data that contains identifying information (i.e. name, address, telephone number, email, etc.).
“Personal data controller” means a person or company who determines the purposes or means of the processing of personal data.
DECLARATION FOR THE PROTECTION OF PERSONAL DATA AND CONSENT TO THEIR USE
We strictly comply with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation 2016/679) of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 April 2016 regarding the protection of individuals in connection to processing personal data and free flow of such data and relevant internal data, laws and regulations and all instructions of Personal Data Protection Commission in the process of data collection, processing and use.
By adopting this Privacy Statement, you provide your free consent to the collection, processing, usage and storage of data in compliance with the legal regulations for data protection.
COLLECTION, PROCESSING AND USE OF PERSONAL DATA
Personal data is all that data that can be linked to a specific person or a person that can be identified. These include for example your name, phone number, postal or email address.
Our employees and consultants related to the maintenance of the platform will have access to your personal data for the purposes of website management, but they are bound by a confidentiality obligation regarding the data they have accessed to as part of the relevant core IT operations.
Employees and consultants shall be duly informed of the importance of complying with the obligation of confidentiality and shall be responsible for complying with that obligation.
Usually the use of our website is possible without providing personal data.
Our service providers have the right to use the data provided to them only for the performance of their duties and no any other purposes.
We do not collect personal data that:
-reveal racial or ethnic origin;
-reveal political, religious or philosophical beliefs;
– disclose membership in political parties or organizations, associations with religious, philosophical, political or trade union goals;
-relate to health, sex, life or the human genome;
Our company does not provide personal data to third parties for advertising purposes.
STORING YOUR DATA
The data we collect about you will be stored and processed on secure servers.
We will only retain your personal information as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which we collected it, including the purposes of compliance with legal, accounting or reporting requirements.
In order to determine the appropriate retention period for your personal data, we take into account the amount, nature and sensitivity of your personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve these objectives by other means and the applicable legal requirements.
If you have any questions about the retention period of your personal data, please contact us via the contact form.
We maintain the security of the personal data of users of our website and related systems using various technical and organizational measures. To ensure the secure transfer of personal data, we use the SSL encryption protocol (RSA-2048 for the public key infrastructure is used as the primary encryption method). This method is successfully applied throughout the world wide web. In this way all personal data (names, addresses, payment details, etc.) are encrypted and securely transferred to the Internet. By the symbol (locked padlock) in your browser you will recognize that you are in a protected area.
Please note that despite the measures we have taken to protect your data, the transfer of data over the Internet or other open networks is never fully protected and there is a risk that your personal data will become available to unauthorized third parties.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTIES
Under data protection law, you have the right to free information about what your data is stored, as well as the right to correct, delete or block the data. For this purpose or for additional information and to claim your right to appeal, please contact us via the contact form or the information provided in the “Contacts” section.
In certain circumstances you have rights under applicable data protection laws and in relation to your personal data.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights listed below, please select your account settings / privacy settings or contact us via the contact form.
The right to request access to your personal data (commonly referred to as a “request for access to the data subject”). This allows you to obtain a copy of your personal data that we store and verify that it has been lawfully processed.
The right to request correction of your personal data that we have about you. This allows you to correct any incomplete or inaccurate data we have about you. However, we may need to verify the accuracy of the new data you provide to us.
The right to request a restriction on the processing of your personal data. This gives you the opportunity to contact us with a request to stop the processing of your personal data in the following cases: a) if you want us to prove the accuracy of the data; b) when you believe that our use of the data is illegal; c) when you require us to store the data, even if we no longer need it, as you need to establish in order to exercise or prove your claims; or (d) when you have objected to the use of your data, but we need to check that we have legal grounds to use it.
The right to request the deletion of your personal data. This right allows you to contact us with a request to delete or remove your personal data when there is no good reason to continue processing it. In addition, you have the right to request that we delete or remove your personal data when you have successfully exercised your right to object to the processing (see below), when you suspect that we may have processed your information inconsistently with the law requirements or when we are required to delete your personal data in order to comply with legal requirements. Please note that for certain purposes we may be legally obliged to store your personal data.
Right to object processing of your personal data when it is based on a legitimate interest (or that of a third party) and there are grounds for your specific interests, which makes you oppose the processing of your personal data on this basis, considering that the processing violates your fundamental rights and freedoms. You have the right to object when we process your personal data for the purposes of direct marketing.
The right to request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide you or your designated third party with your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Please note that this right only applies to automated information that you have originally given your consent to use or that we have used to enter into a contract with you.
You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of your personal data at any time. This does not affect lawfulness of the processing we have already carried out or your prior consent.
No fee is usually required: You have no obligation to pay a fee for access to your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, recurring or excessive. We may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
Deadline for response: We will do our best to respond to any legitimate request within one month of its submission. It may take us more than a month if your request is particularly complex or if you have made several requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you informed. In addition, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Commission at any time. Before submitting a complaint to the Commission for Personal Data Protection, we would like to know your grounds for this complaint and will do everything possible to resolve them.
In order to optimize our offers on the web, as well as for product recommendations, we use the technology of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) to create user profiles under a pseudonym for marketing purposes and to track the online behavior of visitors to our site. For this purpose cookies can be used, which allow the Internet browser to be recognized when revisited. The information stored about online behavior is analyzed using an algorithm so that targeted product recommendations in the form of banner ads or advertisements on third-party websites are subsequently displayed based on interest. User profiles under a pseudonym are not connected to the respective user through his personal data without his special and explicit consent. You can opt out of creating usernames under a pseudonym at any time for the purpose of running ads based on your interests by visiting https://www.google.de/settings/ads. You can find more information about ads based on your interests at http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/.
This platform uses the pixel to retarget Custom Audiences on the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Using the remarketing pixel, Facebook can use visitors to our platform as a target group to display ads on the social network. For this purpose, a cookie is stored on your computer on Facebook. Further information on the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use by Facebook, as well as your options for settings to protect your privacy, can be found in the data protection guidelines by on Facebook at the following addresses: https://facebook.com/policy.php and https://www.facebook.com/ads/settings. You can opt out of Custom Audiences at https://www.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fsettings%2F%3Ftab%3Dads
- GOOGLE ANALYSIS
This website uses Google Analytics, an ad analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies – text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use of the website. Google tracking codes for this website use the “_anonymizeIp ()” feature. In this way, the IP address is processed in the EU member states or in the other countries of the European Economic Area only in abbreviated form, in order to exclude the possibility of direct connection with a specific person. Only exceptionally the full version of the IP address can be sent to a Google server in the United States and is abbreviated there. Upon assignment by the person operating this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website and compiling a report on advertising activities in order to provide further services relating to your use of the website and the Internet in general. The IP address sent by your browser in Google Analytics will not be associated with other data from Google. You can disable the storage of cookies using the appropriate setting of your browser, but please note that in this case you will not be able to use all the features of this website in their full range. You can also avoid sending data generated by cookies and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the following browser plug-ins: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en_US
In our website we use the so-called social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network Facebook, which is owned by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo