Data protection declaration
This data protection declaration provides clarification concerning the type, scope and purpose of the gathering and use of the data of users (hereinafter referred to in abbreviated form as “users”) by SAVUE GmbH, represented by Swantje van Uehm and Annika van Uehm, Rykestraße 35, 10405 Berlin (hereinafter referred to as “Provider“) as the responsible body under data protection laws.
Should you have any queries concerning data protection, you can reach us on working days by email at firstname.lastname@example.org from 9 am to 6 pm.
Gathering of access data
The Provider gathers data concerning each access to the online service (so-called server log files). The access data includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of the access, assigned data quantity, notification concerning the successful access, browser type and version, the operating system of the Users, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
The Provider uses the protocol data without assignment to the person of the user or other profile creation in accordance with the statutory provisions and only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, security and optimisation of the online service. However, the Provider reserves the right to retrospectively check the protocol data, should concrete indicators give rise to a justified suspicion of unlawful use.
Gathering and use of personal data
Personal data is only gathered, used and saved by the Provider if this is legally permitted or the user consents to the gathering of data, for example if the user voluntarily discloses the respective data within the framework of the ordering of goods, when opening a customer account or when registering for the newsletter.
As a rule, when using the service, it is clear to the Users as to what data is saved, such as name, email address and all information that the User provides to the operator at the time of registration or for the use of chargeable services or their billing.
The personal data provided for the purpose of the ordering of goods (for example, name, email address, address, payment details) is used by the Seller for the fulfilment and performance of the contract. The said data is treated confidentially, is transferred in encrypted form and is not forwarded to third parties who are not involved in the ordering, delivery and payment process.
When making contact with the Provider (via contact form or email), the information of the Users will be saved for the purpose of the processing of the enquiry and in case any follow up queries should exist.
The Provider has taken organisational, contractual and technical security measures in order to ensure that the regulations under data protection laws are complied with and to prevent accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorised persons.
Following the complete performance of the contract or deletion of the customer account, all data relating to the user is blocked for further use and, following the expiry of the retention periods in accordance with tax and commercial laws, deleted, unless the User has expressly consented to the further use of his/her data or the Provider reserves use of the data that goes beyond that which is permitted by law and in respect of which the Provider informs the User as below. The deletion of the customer account is possible at any time and can be carried out via the respective function in the customer account.
Forwarding of data to third parties
The data of the Users is only forwarded to third parties if this is permitted by law or if a user has issued his or consent to the disclosure.
This is the case, for example, if the forwarding of the data serves the fulfilment of contractual obligations in relation to the Users and the postal address is handed over to a shipping company following the placing of an order in the shop or the user data is forwarded on to the processing bank in order to carry out payments. Or should the data be requested by competent bodies such as prosecution authorities.
The personal data of the Users will never be sold or forwarded on to third parties for advertising purposes or for the purpose of the creation of user profiles.
The Provider uses “cookies” within the framework of their online service. Cookies are small files that are deposited on the computer of the Users and can save information for providers. Temporary cookies are deleted once the browser is closed, permanent cookies remain for a specified period and can make the saved information available when the online service is accessed again.
Cookies are used, for example, in order to make use of the service easier. As an example, a cookie saves the shopping basket of a user.
Sending of information by newsletter
Emails with advertising information concerning the Provider and their services will only be sent with the express consent of the Users. The Users can object to the receipt of the newsletter at any time. The option to object to the receipt of the newsletter, among other things, can be found in every email.
Prior to the sending of the newsletter, the email account holder will receive a confirmation email in which he/she must confirm the newsletter registration. Registrations that are not confirmed will be automatically deleted at the latest within four weeks.
Notifications within the framework of the contractual relationship with the User are not considered to be advertising information. This includes the sending of technical information, details concerning payment processing, and queries concerning orders and comparable messages.
The Users can retrospectively apply for deletion from the mailing list by email to the contract addresses stated above.
Within the framework of the registration, the Provider will save the time of registration and time of confirmation, as well as the IP address of the User. The Provider is legally obliged to record the registrations, in order to provide proof that the registration has been carried out correctly.
The Provider uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (”Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on the computers of the Users and enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information concerning the use of this website gathered by the cookie is, as a rule, transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there.
In case of the activation of IP anonymisation on this website, the IP address of the Users will, however, be shortened in advance within Member States of the European Union or in other countries party to the European Economic Area Treaty. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP anonymisation is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information in order to evaluate the use of the website by the Users, to compile reports concerning the website activities and to provide other services in relation to the website operator that are associated with the use of the website and the use of the Internet.
The IP address transmitted by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data by Google. The Users can prevent the saving of the cookies by means of a corresponding setting of their browser software. However, the provider wishes to inform the Users that in such a case, they may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In addition, the Users can also prevent the recording by Google of the data created by the cookie that relates to their use of the website (including their IP address) and the processing of the respective data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in, which is available via the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.
The Provider uses Piwik, open source software for the statistical evaluation of the user accesses. Piwik uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are saved on the computers of the Users and enable an analysis of the use of the website by the Users. The information created by the cookie concerning the use of this service is saved on the server of the Provider in Germany.
The IP address is immediately anonymised following processing and prior to being saved.
Users can prevent the installation of the cookies by means of a corresponding setting of their browser software; [IFRAME MIT OPT-OUT COOKIE EINSETZEN]
Use of Facebook social plugins
Social plugins (”plugins”) of the social network facebook.com are used on this online service. These are operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins can be recognised on one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on a blue background or a “thumbs up” sign) or are identified with the addition “Facebook social plugin”. The list and appearance of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
Should a User access a website of this online service that contains such a plugin, his or her browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of Facebook. The content of the plugin will be transferred by Facebook directly to the browser of the User and will then be incorporated in the website by the browser. Therefore, the Provider has no influence on the scope of the data that Facebook gathers with the assistance of this plugin and therefore informs the Users in accordance with the state of his/her knowledge: By means of the incorporation of the plugin, Facebook is informed that a User has accessed the corresponding page of the online service. Should the User be logged into Facebook, Facebook can allocate the visit to his or her Facebook account. Should a User interact with the plugins, for example, by clicking the like button or submitting a commentary, the corresponding information will be transmitted by his/her browser directly to Facebook and saved there. Should a User not be a member of Facebook, it is still possible for Facebook to register and save his/her IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymised IP address is saved in Germany.
The purpose and scope of the gathering of data and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the rights and setting options in this respect for the protection of the private sphere of the Users can be found in the data protection notice of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
Should a User be a member of Facebook and not wish for Facebook to collect data about him/her and combine this with his/her membership data saved with Facebook via this online service, then prior to visiting the Internet service, he/she must log out of Facebook and delete the corresponding Facebook cookies. It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins with add ons for the browser, for example with the “Facebook blocker”.
Use of the Twitter buttons
The buttons of the Twitter service are used on this Internet service. These buttons (for example, “twitter” or “follow”) are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA.
Should a User access a website of this online service that contains such a button, his or her browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of Twitter. The contents of the Twitter button are transferred by Twitter directly to the browser of the User. Therefore, the Provider has no influence on the scope of the data that Twitter gathers with the assistance of this plugin and therefore informs the Users in accordance with the state of their knowledge. According to Twitter, only the IP address of the user and the URL of the respective website is transferred when using the button, but is not used for purpose other than for the display of the button. Further information regarding this can be found in the data protection declaration of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.
Use of the Pinterest buttons
The buttons (”Pin It”) of the Pinterest service http://pinterest.com are used on this service. With the assistance of the buttons, it is possible for the Users to share the articles of the Provider on their “Pinterest boards”.
Should a User access a website of this online service that contains a “Pin it” button, his or her browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of Pinterest. The contents of the “Pin It” button are transferred by Pinterest directly to the browser of the User. Therefore, the Provider has no influence on the scope of the data that Pinterest gathers with the assistance of the “Pin It” button and therefore informs the Users in accordance with the state of its knowledge. According to Pinterest, only the IP address of the User and the URL of the respective website are transferred, however only for the purpose of the display of the “Pin It” button and sharing of the content. Further information regarding this can be found in the data protection declaration of Pinterest at http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/.
Use of the Instagram buttons
Plugins of the social network Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA (”Instagram”) are integrated into our homepage. The Instagram plugin can be recognised from the “Instagram button” on our homepage. Should you click on the Instagram button whilst you are logged into your Instagram account, a link can be provided to our page on your Instagram profile. By means of this, Instagram can allocate the visit to our pages to your user account. We wish to expressly point out that as the provider of the page, we obtain no knowledge of the contents of the transferred data and their use by Instagram. Further information concerning the data protection declaration of Instagram can be obtained here: http://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/
Use of a YouTube plugin
This Internet page contains at least one plugin of YouTube, which is part of Google Inc., i n San Bruno, California, USA. Should you visit our Internet presence with a page that is equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection will be made to the servers of YouTube. The YouTube server will thereby be notified of which specific page of our Internet presence was visited by you. Should you be fully logged into your YouTube account, you will be enabling YouTube to allocate your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can prevent this allocation possibility by logging out of your account in advance. Further information concerning the gathering and use of your data by YouTube can be obtained from the data protection notice at www.youtube.com.
Revocation, amendments, corrections and updates
The User has the right to receive information free-of-charge concerning the personal data relating to him/her that is saved by the Provider. Contact details can be found in the legal notice of the Provider.
In addition, the User has the right to the correction of incorrect data and the blocking and deletion of his/her personal data, unless a statutory retention obligation prevents this.
Changes to the data protection declaration
The Provider reserves the right to amend the data protection declaration in order to adjust it to changed legal positions, as well as in case of changes to the service and the processing of data.