In general, it is possible to use our Services without providing any personal data. Insofar as personal data are collected via our Services, this shall take place, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis.
Your data will only be transmitted to third parties if this is necessary for the performance of the contract or if you have previously consented to this.
We would like to point out that there are inherent security risks in the transmission of data via the internet (e.g. in communication via email). It is thus not possible to guarantee complete protection of data from access by third parties.
The authority responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data within the context of the Federal Data Protection Act is:
Beachhouse Internet UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Graefestr. 51, 10967 Berlin
You will find more detailed information regarding Beachhouse Internet (hereinafter "ICO Parrot") in the Imprint.
If you visit our Services purely for informational reasons, we shall not collect any personal data, with the exception of the data which your browser or your end device transmits in order to enable your visit to our Website. Thereby, the following data will be transmitted to ICO Parrot:
Additionally, through the use of our Website, Cookies will be stored on your end device. You will find further information on the Cookies used under III.
Plugins from the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated in our Services. You can recognise the Facebook plugins from the Facebook logo or the "Like button" on our page. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate the visit to our Services with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.
Functions of the Twitter service are integrated in our Services. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "re-tweet" function, the websites visited by you are linked to your Twitter account and announced to other users. Data are thereby also transmitted to Twitter.
You can change your Twitter privacy settings in the account settings at: http://twitter.com/account/settings.
Our Website uses Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager; web analysis services of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter: "Google"). Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager use so-called "Cookies"; text files which are stored on your computer/smartphone and which enable analysis of your use of our Website. The information generated by the Cookie about your use of our Website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, within member states of the European Union or in other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address will be previously shortened by Google on our Website.
Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this Website to evaluate your use of the Website, in order to compile reports about the Website activities and to render further services to the Website operator connected with the Website use and internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager will not be merged with other data from Google.
You can prevent the storage of Cookies by configuring your browser software accordingly; however, we hereby point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of our Website fully. Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the Cookie related to your use of our Website (incl. IP address) by Google as well as the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
You can find more detailed information about this at: http://google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html
(general information about Google Analytics and data protection). We hereby point out that, on our Website, Google Analytics are expanded with the code "gat._anonymizeIp();" in order to guarantee an anonymised collection of IP addresses (so-called IP Masking).
In our email newsletter, we inform you about our offers. If you would like to receive the email newsletter, we require an email address from you. We will only send you our newsletter if you expressly consent to this as you open an account. We will thereby check whether you are the holder of the email address given or its holder is in agreement with receiving the email newsletter. This storage solely serves as proof in case a third party misuses an email address and registers to receive the newsletter without the knowledge of the entitled party. These data will only be used for sending the email newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties.
You can revoke your consent to storage of the data and the email address, as well as their use for sending the email newsletter, at any time. The revocation can be made via a link in the newsletter or via a message to the contact options below.
You are entitled at any time to receive information free of charge about your stored personal data, its origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing. Furthermore, in the cases listed in sec. 35 BDSG, you are entitled to the correction, blocking or deletion of your personal data. ICO Parrot hereby points out that corresponding documentation may be requested in order to authenticate a person before its issue, because personal data is not allowed to be issued to unauthorised persons.
If you have granted consent to use data, you may revoke this at any time with effect for the future. The revocation of consent may cause our services no longer to be unrestrictedly available to you or the user relationship to be terminated. It is hereby pointed out that in some cases, collection and storage of data regardless of consent may be required by applicable law. In such cases, we will discontinue any further processing and use of your personal data and delete or block them, insofar as we are not obligated under statutory provisions to continue to process or in particular to store them.
Please direct all requests for information, queries or revocations regarding data processing via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or in writing to the address specified in the Imprint.