[vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”3″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner column_width_percent=”100″ position_vertical=”middle” gutter_size=”3″ overlay_alpha=”50″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”2/3″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h1″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Privacy Policy[/vc_custom_heading][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner column_width_percent=”100″ position_horizontal=”right” position_vertical=”middle” align_horizontal=”align_right” gutter_size=”3″ overlay_alpha=”50″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/3″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h6″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”300″ text_color=”accent”]Eff. Feb 24th 2019[/vc_custom_heading][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_message message_color=”accent”] Important Note: This Privacy Policy has been translated from the German language into the English language as this website acts internationally.[/vc_message][vc_separator sep_color=”color-801465″ el_height=”1px”][vc_column_text]This Privacy Policy clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as “Data”) in the course of the provision of our services, as well as our online offerings and related websites, features and content, and external online presence, such as web sites. our Social Media Profile (collectively referred to as the “Online Offering”). With regard to the terminology used, e.g. “Processing” or “Responsible” we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Responsible[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]GraphiGuy by Constantin Bobic
Ullmannstrasse 7/13
1150 Vienna
Austria

Email: graphiguy@graphiguy.com
Whatsapp: +43 681 8124 6956
Website: https://www.graphiguy.com
[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Types of processed data[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]

  • Inventory data (e.g., person master data, name or address).
  • Contact information (e.g., e-mail, phone numbers).
  • Content data (e.g., text input, photographs, videos).
  • Usage data (e.g., websites visited, interest in content, access times).
  • Meta / communication data (e.g., device information, IP addresses).

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Categories of affected persons[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]Visitors and users of the online offer (hereinafter we refer to the affected persons as “users”).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Purpose of processing[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]

  • Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents.
  • Answering contact requests and communicating with users.
  • Safety measures.
  • Audience measurement / Marketing

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Used terms[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]“Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter the “data subject”); a natural person is considered as identifiable, which can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by means of assignment to an identifier such as a name, to an identification number, to location data, to an online identifier (eg cookie) or to one or more special features, are the expression of the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of this natural person.

“Processing” means any process performed with or without the aid of automated procedures, or any such process associated with personal data. The term covers a wide range and covers practically every handling of data.

“Pseudonymisation” means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without additional information being provided, provided that such additional information is kept separate and subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.

“Profiling” means any kind of automated processing of personal data which involves the use of such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular aspects relating to job performance, economic situation, health, personal To analyze or predict preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, whereabouts, or relocation of that natural person.

“Responsible person” means the natural or legal person, public authority, body or body which, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

“Processor” means a natural or legal person, public authority, body or body that processes personal data on behalf of the controller.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Relevant legal bases[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]In accordance with Art. 13 GDPR, we inform you about the legal basis of our data processing. For users within the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO), i. the EU and the EEC, if the legal basis in the data protection declaration is not mentioned, the following applies: 

  • The legal basis for obtaining consent is Article 6 (1) lit. a and Art. 7 GDPR;The legal basis for the processing for the performance of our services and the execution of contractual measures as well as the response to inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO;
  • The legal basis for processing in order to fulfill our legal obligations is Art. 6 (1) lit. c DSGVO;
  • In the event that vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Art. 6 para. 1 lit. d DSGVO as legal basis.

The legal basis for the processing required to carry out a task in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority which has been delegated to the controller is Article 6 (1) lit. e DSGVO.

The legal basis for processing in order to safeguard our legitimate interests is Article 6 (1) lit. f DSGVO.

The processing of data for purposes other than those for which they were collected is governed by the provisions of Article 6 (4) GDPR.

The processing of special categories of data (pursuant to Art. 9 (1) GDPR) is governed by the provisions of Art. 9 (2) GDPR.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Safety measures[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We will take appropriate technical and organizational measures in accordance with legal requirements, taking into account the state of the art, the implementation costs and the nature, scope, circumstances and purposes of the processing and the different likelihood and severity of the risk to the rights and freedoms of individuals to ensure a level of protection appropriate to the risk.

Measures include, in particular, ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data by controlling physical access to the data, as well as their access, input, disclosure, availability and disconnection.

In addition, we have established procedures to ensure the enjoyment of data subject rights, the erasure of data and the response to data compromise.

Furthermore, we consider the protection of personal data already in the development, or selection of hardware, software and procedures, according to the principle of data protection through technology design and privacy-friendly default settings.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Collaboration with contract processors, joint controllers and third parties[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]If, in the context of our processing, we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors, joint controllers or third parties), transmit them to them or otherwise grant access to the data, this will only be done on the basis of a legal permission (eg if the data has been transmitted to third parties, such as payment service providers, to fulfill the contract), users have consented to a legal obligation to do so or on the basis of our legitimate interests (eg the use of agents, webhosters, etc.).

Insofar as we disclose data to other companies in our group, convey it or otherwise grant access to it, this is done in particular for administrative purposes as a legitimate interest and, moreover, on a basis that complies with the legal requirements.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Transfers to third countries[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]If we process data in a third country (ie outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation) or in the context of the use of third party services or disclosure, or transmission of data to other persons or companies.

This will only happen if it is to fulfill our (pre) contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests.

Subject to express consent or contractually required transmission, we process or disclose the data only in third countries with a recognized level of privacy, including those certified under the Privacy Shield, or on the basis of specific warranties, such as limited liability.

Contractual obligation by so-called standard protection clauses of the European Commission, the existence of certifications or binding internal data protection regulations (Art. 44 to 49 GDPR, information page of the European Commission).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Rights of data subjects[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]You have the right to ask for confirmation as to whether such data is being processed and for information about this data, as well as for further information and copy of the data in accordance with legal requirements.

You have accordingly. the legal requirements to request the completion of the data concerning you or the correction of the incorrect data concerning you.

In accordance with the legal requirements, they have the right to demand that the relevant data be deleted immediately, or alternatively to demand a restriction of the processing of the data in accordance with the statutory provisions.

You have the right to request that the data relating to you provided to us be obtained in accordance with the statutory requirements and to request their transmission to other persons responsible.

They also have the right, in accordance with the statutory provisions, to submit a complaint to the competent supervisory authority.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Cancellation right / right of withdrawal[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]You have the right to revoke granted consent with effect for the future.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Right of objection[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]You may object to the future processing of your data in accordance with legal requirements at any time. The objection may in particular be made against processing for direct marketing purposes.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Cookies and right to object to direct mail[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]“Cookies” are small files that are stored on users’ computers. Different information can be stored within the cookies. A cookie serves primarily to store the information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or “session cookies” or “transient cookies”, are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online service and closes his browser. In such a cookie, e.g. the contents of a shopping cart are stored in an online shop or a login status. “Persistent” or “persistent” refers to cookies that remain stored even after the browser has been closed. Thus, e.g. the login status will be saved if users visit it after several days. Likewise, in such a cookie the interests of the users can be stored, which are used for range measurement or marketing purposes. A “third-party cookie” refers to cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for providing the online offer (otherwise, if only their cookies are called “first-party cookies”).

We can use temporary and permanent cookies and clarify this in the context of our privacy policy.

Insofar as we ask users for consent to the use of cookies (for example, in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis of this processing is Article 6 (1) lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal cookies of the users according to the following explanations in the context of this Privacy Policy on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 para 1 lit. DSGVO) or if the use of cookies to provide our contractual services is required, in accordance with Art. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. DSGVO, or if the use of cookies is required for the performance of a task that is in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority, in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. e. DSGVO, processed.

If users do not want cookies stored on their machine, they will be asked to disable the option in their browser’s system settings. Saved cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.

A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes can be found in a variety of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the US website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ be explained.

Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be achieved by switching them off in the settings of the browser. Please note that not all features of this online offer may be used.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Data deletion[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]The data processed by us will be deleted or restricted in accordance with legal requirements. Unless explicitly stated in this privacy statement, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as they are no longer necessary for their intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements.

Unless the data is deleted because it is required for other and legally permitted purposes, its processing will be restricted. That the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example for data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Changes and updates to this privacy policy[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We ask you to inform yourself regularly about the content of our privacy policy. We will adjust the privacy policy as soon as the changes to the data processing we make require it. We will notify you as soon as the changes require your participation (eg consent) or other individual notification.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]DISQUS comment function[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]Based on our legitimate interests, we rely on an efficient, secure and user-friendly comment management acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO the commenting service DISQUS offered by DISQUS, Inc., 301 Howard St, Floor 3 San Francisco, California 94105, USA. DISQUS is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TRkEAAW&status=Active.

To use the DISQUS comment feature, users can log in using their own DISQUS user account or existing social media accounts (e.g., OpenID, Facebook, Twitter, or Google). In this case, the user credentials are obtained from the platforms through DISQUS. It is also possible to use the DISQUS comment feature as a guest without creating or using user accounts with DISQUS or any of the social media providers listed.

We only embed DISQUS with its features in our website, where we can influence the comments of the users. However, users enter into a direct contractual relationship with DISQUS, in which DISQUS processes users ‘comments and acts as a contact for any deletion of users’ data. Please refer to DISQUS privacy policy: https://help.disqus.com/terms-and-policies/disqus-privacy-policy and also inform users that they can assume that DISQUS has comment content as well stores their IP address and the time of the comment and stores cookies on users’ computers and uses them to display advertising.

However, users may object to the processing of their data to display ads: https://disqus.com/data-sharing-settings.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Comments and posts[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]If users leave comments or other contributions, their IP addresses based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO be stored for 7 days.

This is for our own safety, if someone leaves illegal content in comments and contributions (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, we may be sued for the comment or post and are therefore interested in the identity of the author.

Furthermore, we reserve the right, in accordance with our legitimate interests. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO to process the information of users for the purpose of spam detection.

On the same legal basis, we reserve the right, in the case of surveys, to store the IP addresses of users for the duration of their use and to use cookies to avoid multiple votes.

The information provided in the comments and contributions to the person, any contact and website information as well as the content information, are stored by us until the opposition of the users permanently.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Comment subscriptions[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]The follow-up comments can be made by users with their consent acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. subscribed to a DSGVO. Users will receive a confirmation email to verify that they own the email address they entered. Users can unsubscribe from ongoing comment subscriptions at any time. The confirmation email will contain notes on the revocation options. For the purpose of proving the consent of the users, we save the registration time together with the IP address of the users and delete this information when users unsubscribe from the subscription.

You can cancel the receipt of our subscription at any time, ie. Revoke your consent. We may save the submitted email addresses for up to three years based on our legitimate interests before we delete them to provide prior consent. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of a possible defense against claims. An individual request for cancellation is possible at any time, provided that at the same time the former existence of a consent is confirmed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Akismet anti-spam check[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]Our online offering uses the “Akismet” service offered by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. The use is based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. With the help of this service, comments of real people are distinguished from spam comments. All comment information is sent to a server in the US, where it is analyzed and stored for four days for comparison. If a comment has been classified as spam, the data will be stored beyond that time. This information includes the name entered, the email address, the IP address, the comment content, the referrer, details of the browser used, the computer system and the time of the entry.

For more information about the collection and use of data by Akismet, see the Automattic Privacy Notice: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

Users are welcome to use pseudonyms, or to refrain from entering the name or email address. You can completely prevent the transfer of data by not using our commenting system. That would be a shame, but unfortunately we see no other alternatives that work equally effectively.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Getting profile pictures from Gravatar[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We use the Gravatar service of Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA, within our online offering and specifically on the blog.

Gravatar is a service that allows users to log in and submit profile pictures and their email addresses. If users with the respective e-mail address on other online sites (especially in blogs) leave posts or comments, so their profile pictures can be displayed next to the posts or comments. For this purpose, the e-mail address communicated by the users to Gravatar is transmitted in encrypted form in order to check whether a profile has been stored for it. This is the sole purpose of sending the e-mail address and it will not be used for other purposes, but will be deleted afterwards.

The use of Gravatar is based on our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO, because with the help of Gravatar we offer the post and comment writers the opportunity to personalize their posts with a profile picture.

By displaying the images, Gravatar has learned the IP address of the users, as this is necessary for communication between a browser and an online service. For more information about Gravatar’s collection and use of data, see the Automattic Privacy Notice: https://automattic.com/privacy/.

If users do not want a user picture linked to their email address on Gravatar to appear in the comments, you should use an email address that is not registered with Gravatar to comment. We also point out that it is also possible to use an anonymous or even no e-mail address if the users do not want their own e-mail address to be sent to Gravatar. Users can completely prevent the transfer of data by not using our commenting system.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Retrieval of emojis and smilies[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]Within our WordPress blog, graphic emojis (or smilies), i. small graphical files expressing feelings used by external servers. Here, the providers of the server, the IP addresses of the users. This is necessary so that the emojie files can be transmitted to the users’ browsers. The Emojie service is offered by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. Automattic Privacy Notice: https://automattic.com/privacy/. The server domains used are sworg and twemoji.maxcdn.com, which to our knowledge are so-called content delivery networks, that is, servers that only provide fast and secure transmission of the files and users’ personal data be deleted after transmission.

The use of emojis is based on our legitimate interests, i. Interest in an attractive design of our online offer acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Contact[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]When contacting us (for example, by contact form, e-mail, telephone or via social media), the information of the user to process the contact request and their processing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b. (in the context of contractual / pre-contractual relationships), Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. (other inquiries) DSGVO processed. User information can be stored in a Customer Relationship Management System (“CRM System”) or comparable request organization.

We delete the requests, if they are no longer required. We check the requirement every two years; Furthermore, the legal archiving obligations apply.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Newsletter[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]With the following information we inform you about the content of our newsletter as well as the registration, shipping and statistical evaluation procedures as well as your right of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt and the procedures described.

Content of the newsletter: We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with advertising information (hereinafter “newsletter”) only with the consent of the recipient or a legal permission. Insofar as the content of a newsletter is concretely described in the context of an application for the newsletter, it is decisive for the consent of the user. Incidentally, our newsletters contain information about our products and accompanying information (such as safety instructions), offers, promotions and our company.

Double opt-in and logging: Registration for our newsletter is done in a so-called double opt-in procedure. That After registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with external e-mail addresses. The registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the storage of the logon and the confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Likewise, changes to your data stored with the shipping service provider will be logged.

Credentials: To subscribe to the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your e-mail address. Optionally, we ask you to give a name in the newsletter for personal address.

The dispatch of the newsletter and the related performance measurement are based on the consent of the recipient acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a, Art. 7 DSGVO i.V.m. § 107 Abs. 2 TKG or if consent is not required based on our legitimate interests in direct marketing acc. Art. 6 para. 1 lt. F. DSGVO i.V.m. § 107 para. 2 u. 3 TKG.

The logging of the registration process is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. We are interested in using a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves our business interests as well as meeting the expectations of users and allows us to provide consent.

Termination / Withdrawal – You can terminate the receipt of our newsletter at any time, ie. Revoke your consent. A link to cancel the newsletter can be found at the end of each newsletter. We may save the submitted email addresses for up to three years based on our legitimate interests before we delete them to provide prior consent. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of a possible defense against claims. An individual request for cancellation is possible at any time, provided that at the same time the former existence of a consent is confirmed.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Newsletter – Success Measurement[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]The newsletters contain a so-called “web beacon”, i. a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the server when opening the newsletter from our server, or if we use a shipping service provider. As part of this call, technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP address and time of the call are collected.

This information is used to improve the technical performance of services based on their specifications or audience and their reading habits, based on their locations (which can be determined using the IP address) or access times. The statistical surveys also include determining whether the newsletters are opened, when they are opened and which links are clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be assigned to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our intention nor, if used, that of the shipping service provider to observe individual users. The evaluations serve us much more to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.

A separate revocation of the performance measurement is unfortunately not possible, in this case, the entire newsletter subscription must be terminated.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Google Analytics[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We use Google Analytics, a Google Ireland Limited web analytics service, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”). Google uses cookies. The information generated by the cookie about the use of the online offer by the users are usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate the use of our online offer by users, to compile reports on the activities within this online offering and to provide us with further services related to the use of this online offer and the internet usage. In this case, pseudonymous user profiles of the processed data can be created.

We only use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that the IP address of the users is shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there.

The IP address submitted by the user’s browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; Users may also prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to their use of the online offer as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

If we ask users for consent (for example, in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis of this processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the users are processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO).

As far as data is processed in the US, we point out that Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thereby ensuring compliance with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active) ,

For more information about Google’s data usage, hiring and disparaging options, please read Google’s Privacy Policy (https://policies.google.com/privacy) and Google’s Ads Ads Settings (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

The personal data of users will be deleted or anonymized after 14 months.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Google Adsense with personalized ads[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We use the services of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”).

We use the AdSense service, which allows ads to appear on our website and reward us for their display or other use. For these purposes, usage data, such as the click on an ad and the IP address of the users processed, whereby the IP address is shortened by the last two places. Therefore, the processing of the users’ data is pseudonymised.

We use Adsense with personalized ads. In doing so, Google draws conclusions about their interests on the basis of the websites visited by users or used apps and the user profiles created in this way. Advertisers use this information to align their campaigns with these interests, which benefits users and advertisers alike. For Google, ads are personalized when collected or known data determines or influences ad selection. These include previous searches, activities, site visits, apps, demographics, and location information. Specifically, this includes demographic targeting, interest category targeting, remarketing, and targeting of customer matching lists and audience lists uploaded to DoubleClick Bid Manager or Campaign Manager.

If we ask users for consent (for example, in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis of this processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the users are processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO).

As far as data is processed in the US, we point out that Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thereby ensuring compliance with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active) ,

For more information about Google’s data usage, hiring and opt-out options, please read Google’s Privacy Policy (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) and Google’s Ads Ads Settings (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Jetpack (WordPress Stats)[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We use the Plugin Jetpack (here the sub-function “WordPress Stats”), which incorporates a tool for the statistical analysis of visitor access and Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street # 343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA. Jetpack uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of this online offer is stored on a server in the United States. Here, user profiles of the users can be created from the processed data, these being used only for analysis and not for advertising purposes. For more information, please refer to Automattic’s Privacy Policy: https://automattic.com/privacy/ and Jetpack Cookie Hints: https://jetpack.com/support/cookies/.

If we ask users for consent (for example, in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis of this processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the users are processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Facebook Pixels, Custom Audiences and Facebook Conversion[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]Within our online offer the so-called “Facebook pixel” of the social network Facebook, which is operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”), is used.

With the help of the Facebook pixel, it is on the one hand possible for Facebook to determine the visitors to our online offer as a target group for the presentation of advertisements (so-called “Facebook ads”). Accordingly, we use the Facebook Pixel to display the Facebook Ads we have been sent only to those Facebook users who have also shown an interest in our online offer or who have certain features (eg interests in certain topics or products visited by them) Web pages determined), which we transmit to Facebook (so-called “Custom Audiences”). With the help of the Facebook pixel, we also want to make sure that our Facebook ads are in line with the potential interest of users and are not annoying. With the help of the Facebook pixel, we can also understand the effectiveness of the Facebook ads for statistical and market research purposes, in which we see whether users were redirected to our website after clicking on a Facebook ad (so-called “conversion”).

The processing of the data by Facebook is part of Facebook’s data usage policy. Accordingly, general notes on how to display Facebook Ads, in Facebook’s Data Usage Policy: https://www.facebook.com/policy. For specific information and details about the Facebook Pixel and how it works, visit the help section of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/business/help/651294705016616.

If we ask users for consent (for example, in the context of a cookie consent), the legal basis of this processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. a. DSGVO. Otherwise, the personal data of the users are processed on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) of the DSGVO).

Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, thereby ensuring compliance with European data protection law (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active).

You may object to the capture by the Facebook Pixel and use of your data to display Facebook Ads. To set which types of ads you see within Facebook, you can go to the page set up by Facebook and follow the instructions for the usage-based advertising settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads. The settings are platform independent, i. they are adopted for all devices, such as desktop computers or mobile devices.

You can also use the Cookies for distance measurement and promotional purposes via the deactivation page of the Network Advertising Initiative (http://optout.networkadvertising.org/) and in addition the US website (http://www.aboutads.info/choices) or the European website (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Online presence on social media[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We maintain online presence within social networks and platforms in order to communicate with customers, prospects and users active there and to inform them about our services.

We point out that data of the users outside the area of ​​the European Union can be processed. This may result in risks to users because, e.g. the enforcement of user rights could be made more difficult. With respect to US providers certified under the Privacy Shield, we point out that they are committed to respecting EU privacy standards.

Furthermore, the data of the users are usually processed for market research and advertising purposes. Thus, e.g. user profiles are created from the user behavior and the resulting interests of the users. The usage profiles may in turn be used to e.g. Place advertisements inside and outside the platforms that are allegedly in line with users’ interests. For these purposes, cookies are usually stored on the computers of the users, in which the user behavior and the interests of the users are stored. Furthermore, in the usage profiles, data can also be stored independently of the devices used by the users (in particular if the users are members of the respective platforms and logged in to them).

The processing of personal data of users is based on our legitimate interests in an effective information of users and communication with users in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. DSGVO. If the users are asked by the respective providers of the platforms for a consent to the above-described data processing, the legal basis of the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a., Art. 7 GDPR.

For a detailed description of the respective processing and the possibilities of contradiction (opt-out), we refer to the following linked information of the provider.

Also in the case of requests for information and the assertion of user rights, we point out that these can be claimed most effectively from the providers. Only the providers have access to the data of the users and can directly take appropriate measures and provide information. If you still need help, then you can contact us.

Facebook, Pages, Groups, (Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland), based on an agreement on joint processing of personal data – Privacy Policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/, especially for pages: https://www.facebook.com/legal/terms/information_about_page_insights_data, opt-out: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads and http://www.youronlinechoices.com, Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active.

Google / YouTube (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland) – Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated , Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.

Instagram (Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA) – Privacy Policy / Opt-Out: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

Twitter (Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA) – Privacy Policy: https://twitter.com/privacy, opt-out: https://twitter.com/personalization , Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active.

Pinterest (Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA) – Privacy Policy / Opt-Out: https://about.pinterest.com/en/privacy-policy.

LinkedIn (LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland) – Privacy Policy https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy, opt-out: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out, Privacy Shield: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active.

Xing (XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany) – Privacy Policy / Opt-Out: https://privacy.xing.com/de/datenschutzerklaerung.

Soundcloud (SoundCloud Limited, Rheinsberger Str. 76/77, 10115 Berlin, Germany) – Privacy Policy / Opt-Out: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Integration of services and contents of third parties[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]Based on our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO), we make use of content or services offered by third-party providers in order to provide their content and services Services, such as Include videos or fonts (collectively referred to as “content”).

This always presupposes that the third-party providers of this content perceive the IP address of the users, since they could not send the content to their browser without the IP address. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We endeavor to use only content whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the content. Third parties may also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also referred to as “web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The “pixel tags” can be used to evaluate information, such as visitor traffic, on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information may also be stored in cookies on the user’s device and may include, but is not limited to, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring web pages, time of visit, and other information regarding the use of our online offer.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Vimeo[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We may embed the videos of the Vimeo platform of Vimeo Inc., Attention: Legal Department, 555 West 18th Street New York, New York 10011, USA. Privacy Policy: https://vimeo.com/privacy. Please note that Vimeo may use Google Analytics and refer to the Privacy Policy (https://policies.google.com/privacy) and opt-out options for Google Analytics (http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=DE) or Google’s data usage settings for marketing purposes (https://adssettings.google.com/).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Youtube[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We embed the videos from the YouTube platform of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Google fonts[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We embed the fonts (“Google Fonts”) of the provider Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. According to Google, users ‘data is used solely for the purpose of displaying fonts in users’ browsers. The integration is based on our legitimate interests in a technically secure, maintenance-free and efficient use of fonts, their uniform representation and consideration of possible licensing restrictions for their integration. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Google ReCaptcha[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We embed the function to detect bots, e.g. when entering into online forms (“ReCaptcha”) of the provider GGoogle Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Google Maps[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]We include maps from the Google Maps service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. The processed data may include, in particular, users’ IP addresses and location data, but these are not collected without their consent (usually as part of the settings of their mobile devices). The data can be processed in the USA. Privacy Policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, opt-out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column column_width_percent=”70″ style=”light” overlay_alpha=”50″ gutter_size=”2″ medium_width=”0″ mobile_width=”0″ shift_x=”0″ shift_y=”0″ shift_y_down=”0″ z_index=”0″ width=”1/1″][vc_custom_heading text_size=”h3″ text_font=”font-555555″ text_weight=”900″ text_color=”color-859673″]Use of Facebook social plugins[/vc_custom_heading][vc_column_text]On the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO) we use social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network facebook.com, which operated by Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbor, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook”).For this, e.g. Content such as pictures, videos or text and buttons belong, with which users can share contents of this on-line offer within Facebook. The list and appearance of Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

Facebook is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, providing a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active).

When a user invokes a feature of this online offering that includes such a plugin, their device establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to the device of the user and incorporated by him into the online offer. In the process, user profiles of the processed data can be created. Therefore, we have no influence on the extent of the data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore informs users according to our knowledge.

By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the online offer. If the user is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. If users interact with the plugins, for example, press the Like button or leave a comment, the information is transmitted from your device directly to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, there is still the possibility that Facebook will find out and save their IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymous IP address is stored in Germany.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the related rights and settings options for protecting the privacy of users, can be found in Facebook’s privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ ,

If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data about him via this online offer and link it to his member data stored on Facebook, he must log out of Facebook and delete his cookies before using our online offer. Other settings and disagreements on the use of data for promotional purposes are possible within the Facebook profile settings: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads or via the US-American site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU page http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. The settings are platform independent, i. they are adopted for all devices, such as desktop computers or mobile devices.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]