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The Pocket Box App

Privacy Policy.

Pocket Box Ltd Privacy Policy 2023

 

Information about the processing of your data

Under data protection laws, we are obliged to inform you about how we process your data when using our app and website. The protection of your data is extremely important to us and this data protection declaration informs you about the details of the processing of your data as well as about your legal rights in this regard. We reserve the right to adapt the data protection declaration with effect in the future, in particular in the event of further development of the app and website, the use of new technologies or changes to the legal basis or corresponding authority. 

Definitions

  • GDPR: Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data
  • Legitimate Interests as set out in Article 6(1) (f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data. This means the interest of our business in conducting and managing our business to enable us to give you the best service/product and the best and most secure experience. We make sure we consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative) and your rights before we process your personal data for our legitimate interests. We do not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law). You can obtain further information about how we assess our legitimate interests against any potential impact on you in respect of specific activities by contacting us. 
  •  “Personal data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. An identifiable person is one who can be identified directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or one or more specific characteristics that express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person. Personal data is, therefore, for example, the name, email address and telephone number of a person, but may also include data on preferences, memberships, vehicle data, insurance and finance data.
  • Processing means operations or series of operations relating to personal data conducted with or without the aid of automated processes, such as collection, recording, organisation, filing, recording, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, comparison, integration, limitation, erasure or destruction.
  • Pseudonymization is a data management and de-identification procedure by which personally identifiable information fields within a data record are replaced by one or more artificial identifiers or pseudonyms. A single pseudonym for each replaced field or collection of replaced fields makes the data record less identifiable while remaining suitable for data analysis and data processing
  • Consent is subsequently given in the form of any voluntary, specific, informed and unambiguous expression of will, in the form of a statement or other unambiguous affirmative act, by which the data subject indicates his or her consent to the processing of personal data concerning him or her.
  • Google also refers to Google Dublin, Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, Fax: +353 (1) 436 1001
  • Amazon AWS also refers to Amazon Web Services (Amazon Web Services Inc., 410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109, United States)

 

Scope of application

The privacy policy applies to your use of all pages and services accessible at  http://jamesf249.sg-host.com/ & the Pocket Box App on Google Play Store and Apple App Store (Services). This privacy policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during our relationship with you.

This App is not intended for children under the age of 17 and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children of younger. 

Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

Responsible provider

We are responsible for the processing of personal data within the scope of this privacy policy:

15 Merchants Quay,
Newry,
County Down,
BT35 6AH,
Northern Ireland

team@pocketbox.co.uk

Questions on data protection

If you have any questions about data protection concerning our company or our website, you can contact our data protection officer:

Jim Finnegan
15 Merchants Quay,
Newry,
County Down,
BT35 6AH,
Northern Ireland

Contact us via email:

team@pocketbox.co.uk

Safety and security

We have taken comprehensive technical and organisational precautions to protect your personal data from unauthorised access, misuse, loss, and other external disturbances. We regularly review our security measures and adapt them to comply with data protection laws. If the privacy policy does change it will be posted [on this page] and, where appropriate, notified to you [by SMS or email or when you next log on to the App].

Your rights

You have the following rights concerning the personal data concerning you which you may assert against us:

  • The right to be informed: you have the right to be told what data we hold about you and what we do with it.
  • Right of access: you have the right to request a copy of the data we hold about you.
  • Right to rectification you are have the right to have inaccurate data corrected or deletion of your data where there is no good reason for us to continue to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons that will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request. 
  • Right to limitation of processing This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios:

(a)if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy;

(b)where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it;

(c)where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or

(d)you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.

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  • Right to object to the processing: you have the right to request us to stop using your data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms. 
  • Right to revoke your consent where we are relying on consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent. 
  • Right to receive the data in a structured, common, machine-readable format (“data transferability”) and right to forward the data to another responsible party if the conditions of Article 20 para. 1 lit. a, b GDPR are met (Article 20 GDPR).

You can assert these rights  at any time by contacting our appointed data protection officer. You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data carried out by us .  We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response. 

Use of the Pocket box App and Website, access data

When a user loads a page on the Pocketbox website we capture the following data:
– Browser type/ browser version
– used operating system
– Language and version of the browser software
– Host name of the accessing mobile device
– IP address
– Website from which the request originates
– Contents of the request
– Date and time of the server request
– Access status/HTTP status code
– Referrer URL (the previously visited page)
– Transferred amount of data
– Time zone difference to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

The temporary processing of the IP address by the system is necessary to technically enable the delivery of the website to your computer. Processing of your IP address for the duration of the session is necessary. The access data will not be used to identify individual users and will not be merged with other data sources. The access data are deleted when they are no longer required for their processing. In the case of the collection of data for the provision of the website, this is the case when you end your visit to the website. IP addresses are stored in log files to ensure the functionality of the website. The data is also used to optimise the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. An evaluation of the data for marketing purposes does not take place in this context either. The data is generally deleted after seven days at the latest; further processing is possible in individual cases. In this case, the IP address is deleted or altered in such a way that it is no longer possible to assign the calling client. The collection of the data for the provision of the website and the processing of the data in log files is mandatory for the operation of the website and app. You have the right to object to the processing. Your right of objection exists for reasons arising from your particular situation unless we can prove compelling grounds for the processing which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the facts and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out to you our compelling defensible reasons based on which we will continue the processing.

We also use GPS Technology to determine your current location. Some of our location-enabled Services require your personal data for the feature to work. If you wish to use the particular feature, you will be asked to consent to your data being used for this purpose. You can withdraw your consent at any time by disabling Location Data in your settings on the Pocket Box App. 

Cookies

In addition to the aforementioned access data, so-called cookies are stored in the Internet browser of the end device you are using when you use the website. These are small text files with a sequence of numbers that are stored locally in the cache of the browser used. Cookies are not part of the PC system and cannot execute any programs. They serve to make our website user-friendly. The use of cookies may be technically necessary or for other purposes (e.g., analysis/evaluation of website use).

  1. a) Strictly necessary cookies

Some elements of our website require that the calling browser can be identified even after a page change. The following data is processed in the cookies:

Language settings

– Log-in information.

The user data collected by strictly necessary cookies are not processed for the creation of user profiles. We also use so-called “session cookies”, which store a session ID with which various requests from your browser can be allocated to the joint session. Session cookies are necessary for the use of the website. In particular, they enable us to recognise the terminal used when you return to the website. We use this cookie to recognise you on subsequent visits to the website if you have an account with us; otherwise, you would have to log in again each time you visit. The legal basis for this processing is Legitimate Interests. We use session cookies to make the use of the website more attractive and effective. The session cookies are deleted as soon as you log out or close your browser. Your right to object exists for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the facts and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection based on which we will continue the processing.  You can deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing the settings in your Internet browser. Cookies that have already been saved can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies are deactivated for our website, it is possible that all functions of the website can no longer be used to their full extent.

  1. b) Cookies that are not necessary

We also use cookies on the website, which enable us to analyse the surfing behaviour of users.  For example, the following data is stored and processed in the cookies:

– Frequency of page views

– Use of website functions.

These cookies are used to make the use of the website more efficient and attractive. The legal basis for this processing is Legitimate Interests. Cookies that are not technically necessary are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may differ depending on the cookie type. You can object to the processing of your data by cookies. Your right to object exists for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims. If you do not wish to use cookies, you have the option of changing your browser settings to block cookies generally or selectively or to remove cookies that have already been saved. You can also have the corresponding information displayed before setting a cookie. If you change the browser settings for the use of cookies or deactivate cookies, the functionality of this website may be restricted. Insofar as we integrate third-party cookies into our website, we will point this out to you separately below.

Contact

If you contact our company, e.g., by email, the personal data you provide will be processed by us to answer your enquiry. The legal basis for the processing is Legitimate Interests or Article 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b) GDPR if the purpose of the contact is to conclude a contract. In the case of contact by email, the processing of the contract also constitutes the necessary legitimate interest in the processing of the data.  

In this context, the data will not be passed on to third parties. The data are processed exclusively for the processing of the conversation. We delete the data arising in this connection after the processing is no longer necessary or restrict the processing to compliance with the existing legally mandatory storage obligations. You have the possibility at any time to object to the processing of your personal data for contact enquiries. Your right of objection exists for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims). A right of objection is given in particular if the processing is not necessary for the fulfilment of a contract with you, which is described by us in the previous description of the functions. In such a case, the processing of the request may not be continued. In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out our compelling reasons worthy of protection based on which we will continue the processing.

Email Marketing & Newsletter

You can subscribe to our email newsletter in the app, with which we will regularly inform you about the following contents:

  • Technical information and product updates.
  • Information about new functions of the App,
  • Latest offers from our portfolio of services.
  • New deals and offerings regarding our products and services.
  • Customer service.
  • Inquiries regarding customer feedback.
  • Invitations to participate in beta user groups.
  • Invitations to company events.

To receive the newsletter, the following personal data must be provided. Recipient, valid email address. Registration for our email newsletter is done using the double-opt-in procedure. After you have entered the data marked as mandatory, we will send you an email to the email address you have specified, in which we will ask you to expressly confirm your subscription to the newsletter (by clicking on a confirm link). In this way, we ensure that you actually wish to receive our email newsletter. If the confirmation is not received within 24 hours, we block the information sent to us and delete it automatically after one month at the latest. 

Once you have subscribed to the newsletter, you will regularly receive newsletters with new information about upcoming products, functions and services. In these newsletters, you will be asked to provide evaluations and feedback for alternative app designs, and to take surveys about future features of our app.

Furthermore, the following data will be processed at the time of the subscription:

  • IP address,
  • Date/time of subscription to the newsletter,
  • Time of your confirmation of the confirm link.

We process your IP address, the time of registration for the newsletter and the time of your confirmation to document your newsletter registration and to prevent the misuse of your personal data. The legal basis for the processing is Legitimate Interests. We process this data for a period of two years after termination of the contract. If the newsletter registration takes place outside of a contract conclusion, we process these data up to the expiration of two years after termination of the use process. We delete this data when the newsletter subscription ends.

After your confirmation, we process the email address and name of the recipient concerned for sending you our email newsletter. The legal basis for the processing is your consent as set out in Article 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a) GDPR. We delete this data when you cancel your newsletter subscription. You can revoke your consent to the processing of your email address to receive the newsletter at any time, either by sending us a message (see the contact details in the “Responsible provider/representative of the provider in the European Union” section) or by directly clicking on the unsubscribe link contained in the newsletter. This does not affect the legality of the processing of your data, which was carried out based on your consent up to your revocation. In the event of a revocation of your consent, we will process your data, in particular your email address, to ensure that you do not receive any further newsletters from us. For this purpose, we put your email address on a so-called blacklist, which we can use to carry out a comparison to ensure that you do not receive any further newsletters from us. The legal basis for the processing is Article 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. c) GDPR to comply with our obligation to retain data, otherwise Legitimate Interests. Our Legitimate Interests are to comply with our legal obligation not to send you any further newsletters after exercising your right of revocation.

Advertising to existing customers

We reserve the right to use the email address provided by you during registration in accordance with the statutory provisions to send you the following content by email during or after registration unless you have already objected to this use of your email address:

– In-App notifications
– technical information and product updates
– Information about new functions of the App,
– new offers from our portfolio,
– new offers for services of our products and services,
– individual customer advice,
– inquiries regarding customer feedback
– invitations to participate in beta user groups and as well as
– Invitations to company events.

As far as the sending of electronic information is not necessary for the execution of the contract (e.g., email in the informational form) and the legal basis from Article 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b) GDPR is relevant, the processing is based on the legal basis according to Legitimate Interests. Our Legitimate Interests in the aforementioned processing lie in increasing and optimising our services, sending direct mail and ensuring customer satisfaction. We delete your data when you terminate your user contract, at the latest, however, three years after termination of the contract. We draw your attention to the fact that you can object at any time to the receipt of direct advertising as well as data processing for the purpose of direct advertising without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. You are entitled to a general right of objection without giving reasons (Article 21 para. 2 GDPR). After exercising your right of objection, we will delete your data in connection with the acquisition of existing customers. Click on the unsubscribe link in the respective email or send us your objection to the contact details listed in the “Responsible provider” section. In the event of an objection, we will process your data, in particular your email address, to ensure that you do not receive any further direct mail from us. For this purpose, we put your email address on a so-called block list, which we can use to carry out a comparison to ensure that you do not receive any further newsletters from us. The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 Para. 1 S.1 lit. c) GDPR in order to comply with our obligation to retain data, otherwise Legitimate Interests. Our Legitimate Interests are to comply with our legal obligation not to send you any further newsletters after exercising your right of objection.

Hosting

We use external hosting services from Amazon Web Services (Amazon Web Services Inc., 410 Terry Avenue North, Seattle WA 98109, United States) to provide you with the following services: Website, Email Accounts, Infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage resources and database services, security and technical maintenance services. It processes all data necessary to operate and use our app. We use external hosting services to operate this app offers. Amazon processes your data exclusively within the European Union. The legal basis for the processing is Legitimate Interests. Our Legitimate Interests in the use of external hosting services are the efficient and secure provision of our app offering. You can object to the processing. Your right of objection exists for reasons arising from your particular situation unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights, and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the facts and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

Integration of third-party content

The Website incorporates third-party content such as videos, maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites. This integration always presupposes that the providers of this content (“third-party providers”) perceive the IP addresses of the users. Without the IP address, they cannot send the content to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We make every effort to only use content from third parties who process the IP address solely for the purpose of delivering the content. However, we have no influence on this if the third-party providers process the IP addresses, e.g., for statistical purposes. As far as we know, we will inform you about this in the following. 

Please note that these websites and any services that may be accessible through them have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for any personal data that may be collected through these websites or services. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites or use these services.

Some of the third-party providers may process data outside the European Union. You can object by installing a JavaScript blocker such as the browser plug-in ‘No Script’ (www.noscript.net) or by deactivating JavaScript in your browser. Your right of objection exists for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). However, this may result in functional restrictions on the website.

Google Web Fonts

We use so-called web fonts, which are provided by Google, for the uniform display of fonts. When you access a page, your browser loads the web fonts you need into its browser cache to display text and fonts correctly. For this purpose, the browser you are using must connect to Google’s servers. This enables Google to know that your IP address has been used to access our website. Google also processes your personal data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. You can view the certification of Google at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active. The use of Google Web Fonts is in the interest of a uniform and appealing presentation of our online offers. This represents a Legitimate Interest. We have no knowledge of the storage period at Google and have no possibility of influencing it. You can object to the processing by changing the browser settings so that the browser does not support web fonts – in this case, however, a standard font is used by your computer. Your right to object exists for reasons arising from your particular situation unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves the assertion and exercise of or defence against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the situation and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we will continue the processing. Further information on Google Web Fonts can be found at https://developers.google.com/fonts/faqand in Google’s privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Amazon Light Sail

We also offer  Light Sail as a Content Delivery Network (CDN). The provider is Amazon Web Services Inc, 440 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109, USA. When you visit our website, requests are forwarded to the CDN server. Your IP address will be transmitted and processed. Data processing does not take place exclusively within the European Union. However, AWS has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TOWQAA4&status=Active). We have no knowledge of the storage period of the corresponding data at AWS and have no possibility of influencing it. The legal basis for the processing is Legitimate Interests. We use Light Sail to make our website more attractive and to optimise the loading times of the website. You have the right to object to the processing of your data. Your right of objection exists for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). You can exercise your right of objection by sending a message to the contact details given under the “Responsible provider”.

Statistical, analytical, and marketing services

We use third-party services for statistical, analytical, and marketing purposes. In this way, we are able to provide you with a user-friendly, optimised use of the website. The third-party providers use cookies to control their services (see the “Cookies” section above). Personal data will not be processed unless explained otherwise below. Some of the third-party providers offer the possibility of declaring a direct objection to the use of the respective service, e.g. by setting an opt-out cookie. If you activate a corresponding opt-out cookie, the external provider will no longer process any data on your usage behaviour in the future. A mere selective contradiction against an individual selection of external services is also possible. If you change your browser or the end device used or delete all cookies, you must set the opt-out cookie again. Your right to object exists for reasons arising from your situation unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves the assertion and exercise of or defence against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). Further information on use-based advertising and opt-out options can also be found at the following link: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/de/. In the following, we will inform you about the services of external providers currently used on our website as well as the purpose and scope of the respective processing in each individual case and about your existing possibilities to object.

Google Analytics und Optimise.

In order to optimally tailor our website to your interests, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies” (see the “Cookies” section before), which are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated about your use of this website is transferred to a Google server in the USA and processed there.

If IP anonymisation is enabled on this website, Google will previously truncate your IP address within member states of the European Union or other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to and truncated by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information on our behalf to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity for us and provide us with other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.

This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “anonymise IP.” This means that IP addresses are shortened for further processing, which excludes the possibility of personal references. If the data collected about you is related to a person, this is excluded immediately and the personal data is deleted immediately.

We use Google Analytics to analyse and regularly improve the use of our website. The statistics allow us to improve our services and make them more interesting for you as a user. For the exceptional cases in which personal data is transferred to the USA, Google has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. You can view Google’s certification at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.

We also use the “Google Optimise” service to optimise our website/app components. For this purpose, we carry out A/B tests and other tests, among other things, in order to optimise the offer for our users on the basis of the results. Different versions of our website can be displayed and user behaviour can be analysed in response to the various Web App components. With the help of these analyses, we can regularly improve our offer and make it more interesting. We also use Google Optimise to optimise our Google ads on landing pages. The legal basis for the processing of Google Analytics, including the processing of “Google Optimise,” is Legitimate Interests. Our Legitimate Interests lie in the improvement of our web presence by evaluating the usage behaviour and adapting our web app to the results. The Analytics data will be deleted after 14 months at the latest. Further information from the third-party provider Google can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.htmlhttp://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/learn/privacy.htmlhttp://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

You have the right to object. You may object to the processing. Your right to object exists for reasons arising from your situation. We will not further process your data unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). 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. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and Google from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. You can also prevent the use of cookies by opening the browser in “private mode”.

Facebook Lookalike Audiences

The Website also uses Facebook’s “Lookalike Audiences” feature (provided by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, email: impressum-support@support.facebook.com, privacy policy at https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation; hereinafter “Facebook”). Web beacons such as the “Facebook pixel” collect statistical information about you that is processed by Facebook. Using the “Facebook pixel”, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection with the Facebook server. We have no influence on the extent and further processing of the data collected by Facebook through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our state of knowledge: By integrating the “Facebook pixels”, Facebook receives the information that you have called the corresponding website of our Internet presence or clicked on an advertisement from us. Facebook receives the information that you have visited certain parts of our website. Facebook uses tracking technologies such as web beacons to set a cookie on your computer for this purpose. Among other things, the data specified in the “Access data” section is transmitted. If you are registered with a Facebook service, Facebook can assign the visit to your account. Even if you are not registered with Facebook or have not logged in, it is possible that the provider may find out and store your IP address and other identification features.

The legal basis for processing your data is Legitimate Interests. We pursue the interest to show you advertising which is of interest to you and to make our website more interesting for you. In this case, we do not store any personal data about you. We have no knowledge of the storage period on Facebook and have no possibility of influencing it. Further information on the processing by Facebook can be found at https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy.

You have the right to object to the processing. Your right to object exists for reasons arising from your particular situation. We will not process your data further, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, moreover, if the processing serves the assertion and exercise of or defence against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). The deactivation of the function “Facebook Custom Audiences” is possible for logged-in users under https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_.

You can prevent the “Facebook Custom Audiences” function in various ways:
– By setting your browser software accordingly, in particular by suppressing third-party cookies, you will not receive any ads from third parties;
– by disabling the interest-based ads of the providers that are part of the “About Ads” self-regulatory campaign via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices, this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies.

Facebook Analytics

We continue to use Facebook’s “Facebook Analytics” tool (provider is Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, email: impressum-support@support.facebook.com, privacy policy at https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation; hereinafter: “Facebook”). For the use of Facebook Analytics, we use the so-called “Facebook pixel” to measure the reach of our advertisements. Facebook uses tracking technologies such as web beacons to set a cookie on your computer for this purpose. Among other things, the data mentioned in the section “Access data” is transmitted.

The information obtained with the “Facebook Cookies” serve us solely for statistical purposes, is transmitted to us anonymously by Facebook and do not provide any information about the person of the user. They are processed by Facebook with your Facebook account in accordance with Facebook’s privacy policy. Even if you are not registered with Facebook or have not logged in, the provider may collect and store your IP address and other identifiers.

Your data is processed based on Legitimate interests. By using Facebook Analytics, we pursue the interest of being able to better evaluate our website and our advertisements and improve our service offering. In this case, we do not store any personal data about you. We have no knowledge of the storage period on Facebook and have no influence on it. For more information about Facebook’s privacy policy, please see the related privacy policy at https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

You have the right to object to the processing. Your right to object exists for reasons arising from your situation. We will not process your data further, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, moreover, if the processing serves the assertion and exercise of or defence against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). The deactivation of the function “Facebook Analytics” is possible for logged-in users under https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads#_.

You can prevent the “Facebook Analytics” function in various ways:
– by setting your browser software accordingly, in particular by suppressing third-party cookies, you will not receive any ads from third parties;
– by disabling the interest-based ads of the providers that are part of the “About Ads” self-regulatory campaign via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices, this setting being deleted when you delete your cookies.
– You can also prevent the tracking of your usage process by opening your browser in “private mode”.

Google Ads Conversion

We use the Google AdWords offer from Google to draw attention to our attractive offers with the help of advertising media (so-called Google AdWords) on external websites. In relation to the data of the advertising campaigns, we can determine how successful the individual advertising measures are. These advertising media are delivered by Google via so-called “ad servers.” We use ad server cookies for this purpose, which can be used to measure certain parameters for measuring success, such as the display of ads or clicks by users. If you access our website via a Google ad, Google AdWords stores a cookie on your terminal device. As a rule, these cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not intended to identify you. For this cookie, the unique cookie ID, number of ad impressions per placement (frequency), last impression (relevant for post-view conversions) and opt-out information (marking that the user no longer wishes to be addressed) are usually stored as analysis values. These cookies enable Google to recognise your Internet browser. If a user visits certain pages of an AdWords customer’s website and the cookie stored on their computer has not expired, Google and the customer may recognise that the user clicked on the ad and was directed to that page. Each AdWords customer is assigned a different cookie. Google only provides us with statistical evaluations to measure the success of our advertising media.

Due to the marketing tools used, your browser automatically establishes a direct connection with Google’s server. We have no influence on the extent and further processing of the data collected by Google through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our state of knowledge: By integrating AdWords Conversion, Google receives the information that you have called up the relevant part of our website or clicked on an advertisement from us. If you are registered with a Google service, Google can assign the visit to your account. Even if you are not registered with Google or have not logged in, it is possible that the provider may find out and store your IP address. Google processes the data in the USA and has submitted to the EU-US Privacy Shield, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework. You can view Google’s certification at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active. The legal basis for the processing of your data Is Legitimate interests. We pursue the interest to show you advertising that is of interest to you, to make our website more interesting for you and to achieve a fair calculation of advertising costs. The maximum storage period at Google is eighteen months. For more information about Google’s privacy practices, please visit http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacyand https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html.

You have the right to object to the processing. Your right of objection exists for reasons arising from your particular situation, unless we can prove compelling grounds for processing worthy of protection which outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, and also if the processing serves to assert and exercise or defend against legal claims (Article 21 para. 1 GDPR). In the event of your justified objection, we will examine the facts and either discontinue or adapt the data processing or point out to you our compelling reasons worthy of protection on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

You can prevent processing in various ways:
– by setting your browser software accordingly, in particular, the suppression of third party cookies means that you will not receive any advertisements from third parties;
– by disabling conversion tracking cookies by setting your browser to block cookies from the “https://ads.google.com/home/” domain, https://www.google.de/settings/ads, which is deleted when you delete your cookies;
– by permanent deactivation in your browsers Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome under the link http://www.google.com/settings/ads/plugin. We would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this offer to their full extent;
– by opening the browser used in “private mode”;
– by deactivating the interest-related advertisements of the providers that are part of the self-regulation campaign “About Ads” via the link http://www.aboutads.info/choices, whereby this setting is deleted if you delete your cookies.