1.2 The protection of your personal data is important to us, especially with regard to the protection of personal rights in the processing and use of this information. In the following we inform you about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data that can be related to you personally, such as name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.
2. Automated data collection and processing by the browser
2.1 As with any website, our server automatically and temporarily collects information in the server log files, which is transmitted by the browser, unless this has been disabled by you. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to guarantee stability and security (legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 lit f) DS-GVO):
A personal evaluation of the server log files does not take place. This data cannot be assigned to specific persons by the provider at any time. This data will not be merged with other data sources.
2.2 Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will generally be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA where it will be shortened. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services to website operators relating to website activity and internet usage.
The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not merged with other Google data according to Google’s statements.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: install plug-in.
This website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()”. This shortens the processing of IP addresses, thus excluding 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 analyze the use of our website and to improve it regularly. The statistics obtained 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, EU-US-Framework. The legal basis for the use of Google Analytics is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DS-GVO.
2.3 Google AdSense
This website also uses Google AdWords and Google Tag Manager, which can be used to present ads tailored to your interests. We use them to track your interest in displaying advertisements that may be of interest to you in order to make our website more interesting to you. For this purpose, statistical information about you is collected and processed by our advertising partners. These advertisements can be identified by the reference “Google advertisements” in the respective advertisement.
By visiting our website, Google receives the information that you have visited our website. Google uses a web beacon to set a cookie on your computer. The data mentioned under point 2.1 of this declaration will be transmitted. We have no influence on the data collected, nor are we aware of the full extent of the data collection and the storage period. Your data will be transferred to the USA and evaluated there. If you are logged in with your Google account, your data can be directly assigned to it. If you do not wish to be assigned to your Google profile, you must log out. It is possible that this data may be passed on to third parties and authorities by Google’s contractual partners. The legal basis for the processing of your data is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. f DS-GVO. This website does not place any third-party advertisements via Google AdSense.
You can prevent Google from installing cookies in various ways: a) by setting your browser software accordingly, in particular by suppressing third-party cookies so that you do not receive any third-party advertisements; b) by deactivating the interest-related advertisements on Google via this website Link, where this setting will be deleted if you delete your cookies; c) by disabling the interest-based ads of the providers that are part of the “About Ads” self-regulatory campaign via this Link where this setting will be deleted if you delete your cookies; d) by permanently disabling it in your Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome browsers at this Link. 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.
2.4 Adobe Typekit
We also include fonts (“Adobe Typekit”) from Adobe Systems Software Ireland Limited, 4-6 Riverwalk, Citywest Business Campus, Dublin 24, Republic of Ireland (“Adobe”) for better presentation of our texts and content. The legal basis for the integration of Google Fonts is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) DS-GVO.
When using Adobe Typekit, Adobe may collect information about the fonts provided on this page. The information will include the information set forth in Section 2.1 above. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing by Adobe Typekit, see the privacy statement: Link. There you will also find further information on your rights in this regard and setting options to protect your privacy. Adobe also processes your personal information in the United States and has adopted the EU-US Privacy Shield, Link.
We use the service Gravatar of Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA, (“Gravatar”) within our online offer and especially in our blog.
Gravatar is a service where you can register and store profile pictures and your e-mail addresses. If you subsequently leave contributions or comments on our website with this e-mail address, we can display your profile picture next to the contributions or comments. To do this, we send your e-mail address to Gravatar. Gravatar is used on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1lit. f) DS-GVO, since with the help of Gravatar we offer the authors of contributions and comments the opportunity to personalise their contributions with a profile picture.
If you don’t want a user image linked to your e-mail address to appear in the comments at Gravatar, you should use an e-mail address that is not stored at Gravatar for commenting.
3. data collection and processing of voluntarily submitted data
3.1 General contact
If you provide us with personal data by e-mail or via our website (surname, first name, e-mail address, address), this is generally done on a willing basis. This data is used to process the contractual relationship, to process your enquiries or orders and for our own market or opinion research and for our own advertising by post and e-mail. A further use, in particular a passing on of the data to third parties for purposes of the advertisement, market or opinion research, does not take place. We delete the data arising in this connection after the storage is no longer necessary or restrict the processing if there are legal storage obligations. Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO or Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO.
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For the subscription to our newsletter we use the so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after your registration we will send you an e-mail to the specified e-mail address in which we will ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm your subscription to our newsletter, we will delete your subscription data after one month. In addition, we will store your IP addresses and dates of registration and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to prove your registration and, if necessary, to clarify any possible misuse of your personal data.
The only mandatory information for sending the newsletter is your e-mail address. The indication of further, separately marked data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will save your data for the purpose of sending you the newsletter (legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a DS-GVO).
Your consent to receive the newsletter can be revoked at any time and you can unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can cancel your consent by clicking on the link provided in every newsletter e-mail or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to order in our webshop, it is necessary for the conclusion of a contract that you enter your personal data, which we need for the processing of your order. Mandatory data necessary for the processing of the contracts are marked separately, further data are voluntary. We process the data provided by you in order to process your order. For this purpose we can forward your payment data to our house bank or an online payment service. Legal basis for this is Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. b DS-GVO.
You can voluntarily create a customer account, through which we can store your data for future purchases. When you create an account under “My account”, the data you provide will be stored revocably. You can always delete all other data, including your user account, in the customer area.
We may also process the information you provide in order to inform you about other interesting products in our portfolio or to send you e-mails with technical information.
Your data will only be used as long as it is necessary for the existing customer relationship. Irrespective of this, we are obliged by commercial and tax law to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years.
In the context of competitions we use your data (name, contact data) for the purpose of winning notification (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b) DSGVO) and advertising for our offers by post (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) DSGVO) or by e-mail with your consent (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a) DSGVO). Additional information can be found in the conditions of participation for the respective competition.
4. forwarding to third parties
If you have provided us with personal data, it will not be passed on to third parties. A passing on takes place only
- within the framework of a consent given by you (cf. Section 3.2). When collecting the data, you will be informed of the recipients or categories of recipients.
- within the framework of processing your inquiries, your orders and the use of our services to commissioned subcontractors who only receive the necessary data for the execution of this order and use it for the intended purpose.
- to external service providers within the scope of order data processing pursuant to Art. 28 DS-GVO. These have been carefully selected and commissioned by us, are bound by our instructions and the provisions of the DS-GVO and are checked regularly.
- within the framework of fulfilling legal obligations to bodies entitled to information.
- Transient Cookies (for this 5.2)
- Persistent Cookies (see 5.3).
5.2 Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. These include in particular session cookies. They store a so-called session ID, which can be used to assign various requests from your browser to the shared session. This enables your computer to be recognised when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
5.3 Persistent cookies are automatically deleted after a specified period of time, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies at any time in the security settings of your browser.
5.4 You can configure your browser settings according to your wishes and, for example, reject the acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.
6. Duration of storage
Your data will only be used as long as it is necessary for the existing customer relationship, unless you have given us your consent or we have a legitimate interest in further processing. In these cases we process your data until you revoke your consent or until you object to our legitimate interests. Irrespective of this, we are obliged by commercial and tax law to store your address, payment and order data for a period of ten years.
7. Your rights
7.1 You have the following rights against us regarding your personal data:
- right to information,
- right to correction or cancellation,
- Right to restrict processing,
- right to object to the processing,
- right to data transferability.
Please send your written request to Mike’s Cloud GmbH, Bolzstraße 3, 70173 Stuttgart, Germany, e-mail: email@example.com.
7.2 You also have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about the processing of your personal data by us.