Privacy Policy

Data Protection Policy


Preamble

This Data Protection Policy is intended to inform the users of this website about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the website operator ViaBlue GmbH, Dieselstr. 6, D-76316 Malsch/Germany, phone +49 7246 943112, E-Mail.

The website operator takes your privacy very seriously and will treat your personal information confidentially and in accordance with the law. Since changes to this Data Protection Policy may be made due to technological advancements and the continued evolution of this website, we encourage you to review this Data Protection Policy periodically.

Definitions of the terms used (e.g. "personal data" or "processing") can be found in Art. 4 of the GDPR.


Access Data

We, the website operator or website provider, collect data on website access on the basis of our legitimate interest (see Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR) and save these as "server log files" on the server of the website. The following data will be logged:

  • Website visited
  • Time at the time of access
  • Amount of data sent in bytes
  • Source/reference from which you came to the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

The server log files are stored for a maximum of 9 weeks and then deleted. The storage of the data is done for security reasons, for example, to clarify cases of abuse. If data must be stored for reasons of proof, said data will not be deleted until the incident has been finally clarified.


Range measurement & cookies

This website uses cookies for a pseudonymous range measurement, which are transmitted to the browser of the user either from our server or the server of third parties. Cookies are small files that are stored on your device. Your browser accesses these files. The use of cookies increases the user-friendliness and security of this website.

If you do not want to save range-measuring cookies on your device, you may object to the use of these files here:

Popular browsers offer the preference option of not allowing cookies. Note: There is no guarantee that you will be able to access all features of this website without restrictions if you make the appropriate settings.


Collection and Processing of Personal Data / Contact Form

The website operator collects, uses and transfers your personal data only if this is permitted by law or if you consent to the collection of data.

Personal information means all information that is used to identify your person and which can be traced back to you - such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number.

You can also visit this website without giving any personal information. To improve our online offer, however, we (without personal reference) store your access data to this website. This access data includes, for example, the file you requested or the name of your Internet service provider. Due to the anonymization of the data, conclusions about your person are not possible.

We process personal data such as first name, last name, IP address, e-mail address, place of residence, postal code and content information from the contact form or email or Facebook link, insofar as you provide us with such information. We process personal data only with the express permission of the users concerned and in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations.

The processing of personal data is based on our legitimate interest to fulfil our contractually agreed-upon services, to provide our free services and to optimize our online services.


Handling of Contact Information

If you contact us, as website operator, through the offered contact options, your details will be stored so that they can be used to process and answer your request. Without your consent, this data will not be disclosed to third parties.


Handling of Comments and Contributions

If you leave a post or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f. of the GDPR and helps with our security as website operator: If your comment violates applicable law, we can be prosecuted, which is why we have an interest in the identity of the author of the comment or contribution.


Use of Social Media Plugins from Facebook

Due to our legitimate interest in the analysis, optimization and operation of our online offer (within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR), this website uses the Facebook social media plug-in, which is provided and operated by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The integration of the Facebook logo or the terms “Like” or “Share” in the colours of Facebook (blue and white) are recognizable. Information about all Facebook plugins can be found via the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/

Facebook Inc. complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active

The plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook servers. The website operator has no influence whatsoever on the nature and extent of the data transmitted by the plugin to the Facebook Inc. servers. Information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084

The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that you, as a user, have visited this website. There is the possibility that your IP address will be saved. If you are logged into your Facebook account while visiting this website, the information will be linked to it.

If you use the functions of the plugin - for example by sharing or “liking” a post - the corresponding information will also be transmitted to Facebook Inc.

If you want to prevent Facebook Inc. from linking this data to your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website and delete the stored cookies. Through your Facebook profile, you can make additional data processing settings for advertising purposes or object to the use of your data for promotional purposes. You can find the settings here:

Which data, for what purpose and to what extent Facebook collects, uses and processes data and which rights and setting options you have at your disposal to protect your privacy can be found in the Facebook Privacy Policy. This can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/


Use of Social Media: Videos/YouTube

This site uses a Youtube embedding feature to display and play videos from "Youtube", which is owned by Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("Google").

Here, the enhanced privacy mode is used, which, according to the provider, allows for the storage of information concerning a user only when the video is played. When the playback of embedded Youtube videos starts, the provider “Youtube” uses cookies to collect information about user behaviour. According to “Youtube”, these are used, among other things, to capture video statistics, improve user-friendliness and prevent abusive practices.

If you're logged in to Google, your data will be assigned directly to your account when you click a video. If you do not wish to have your data assigned to your profile on YouTube, you must log out of Google before clicking the play button. Google stores your data (even for non-logged-in users) as usage profiles and evaluates them. According to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f of the GDPR, such an evaluation is based on the legitimate interests of Google for displaying personalized advertising, market research and/or the tailor-made design of its website.

You have a right to object to the creation of these user profiles, and to exercise such right you must contact YouTube.

Regardless of any playback of the embedded video, every time you visit this website, it will connect to the Google Network “DoubleClick”, which may trigger further data processing over which we have no influence.

US-based Google LLC is certified under the US-EU Privacy Shield, which ensures compliance with the level of data protection in the EU.

Further information on data protection when using “YouTube” can be found in the provider's privacy policy: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy


Newsletter Subscription

The website operator offers you a newsletter in which you can be informed about current events and offers. If you would like to subscribe to the newsletter, you must enter a valid e-mail address. By subscribing to the newsletter, you agree to receiving the newsletter and the procedures outlined

The data collected during the newsletter registration will be the same as mentioned above, which will be stored according to the aforementioned data privacy policy.

Withdrawal and termination: You can withdraw your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and thus cancel the newsletter subscription. After the cancellation of your subscription, your personal data will be deleted. Your consent to the delivery of the newsletter expires at the same time. At the end of each newsletter, you will find a link to cancel your subscription.


PayPal

On our website we offer payment via PayPal, among others. Provider of this payment service is PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter “PayPal”).

If you choose to pay via PayPal, the payment details you enter will be sent to PayPal.

The transmission of your data to PayPal is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a of the GDPR (consent) and Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b of the GDPR (processing to fulfil a contract). You have the option to revoke your consent to data processing at any time. Revocation does not affect the effectiveness of previous data processing operations.


Google Fonts

External fonts, Google fonts, are used on this website. Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. (“Google”). The integration of these web fonts is done by calling up a server, usually a Google server in the USA. Through this, details will be transmitted to the server concerning which of our websites you have visited. Also, the IP address of the browser of the terminal of the visitor of this website is stored by Google. For more information, see the Google Privacy Policy, which you can access here: https://www.google.com/fonts#AboutPlace:about und https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/


Data Protection Policy for Google reCAPTCHA

In order to ensure sufficient data security when submitting forms, we use, in certain cases, the service reCAPTCHA of the company Google Inc. This is primarily to distinguish whether the input is made by a natural person or if it is being misused by automated computer processing. The service includes the sending of the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google. For this, the deviating data protection regulations of Google Inc. apply. For more information about the Google Inc. Privacy Policy, see: http://www.google.de/intl/de/privacy oder https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/


Rights of the User

As a user, you have the right to receive free information, upon request, concerning which personal data has been stored about you. You also have the right to correct incorrect data and to restrict or delete your personal data. If applicable, you can also claim your right to data portability. If you believe your data has been processed unlawfully, you can file a complaint with the appropriate regulatory agency.


Deletion of Data

If your request does not conflict with a legal duty to store data (e.g. data retention), you have the right to have your data deleted. Data stored by us, if it is no longer necessary for its purpose and there are no legal retention periods, will be deleted. If deletion cannot be carried out because the data is required for legitimate legal purposes, data processing is restricted. In this case, the data is locked and not processed for other purposes.


Right to Object

Users of this website may exercise their right to object and object to the processing of their personal data at any time.

If you would like a correction, blocking, deletion or information about the personal data stored about you, or if you have questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data or if you would like to revoke your consent, please contact the following e-mail address: E-Mail


Disclosure of Data to Third Parties and Third-party Providers

There is no disclosure of data to third parties and third-party providers.