Data Protection Statement

Data Protection Statement

Data Protection Notice

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This website is operated by Wando Internet Solutions GmbH, Hardenbergplatz 2, 10623 Berlin (so-called ‘controller’ under data protection law). Protection of your personal data is very important to us. We treat this subject very carefully and therefore are informing you below on how we deal with your personal data.

1. General Information

To the extent we collect, manage process or make use of (“use”) your personal data, this is only done on the basis of German and European data protection law. You may visit our website and inform yourself without having to state any personal information. During your visit to our homepage you then basically remain anonymous. You are giving personal information voluntarily, for instance, when you use our contact function. This personal information may comprise: first name and last name, email address. We use this personally related data in order to answer your enquiry. With every access to our website usage data is transmitted to the internet browser in question and stored in protocol data, so-called server logfiles. The data records stored in this way contain the following data: Date and time of retrieval, name of the page called up, IP address, referrer URL (origin URL from which you got to our website), the volume of data transmitted as well as product and version information about the browser used. We save the server logfiles for a period of seven days in order to further improve our product and make it more user friendly, to find and repair errors faster and to control server capacity. To the extent we use data for a purpose that requires your consent under legal regulations, we will in each case ask you for your explicit consent. Of course, you may at any time revoke consent once given, and/or object to future usage of your data. In the framework of legal regulations we may evaluate usage profiles under a pseudonym for purposes of advertising, market research and to improve our services, but only if you have not availed yourself of your legal right to object to such use of your data.

2. Use of cookies

Cookies are small files that are saved on your data medium and which store certain settings and data for swapping with our system via your browser. Most of the cookies we use were deleted again from your hard drive at the end of the browser session (session cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and make it possible for us to recognize your computer at your next visit (temporary and permanent cookies). This storage helps us design our website and our products offered accordingly and makes it easier for you to use them. These temporary or even permanent cookies are stored on your hard drive and are automatically deleted after a specified period of time. No personal data are stored in the cookies we use. On the basis of cookie technology we only obtain pseudonymized information, for example about which pages of our site are visited, which products are looked at, etc. In addition, on the basis of a cookie technology, data are collected to optimize our advertising and everything we offer online. This data is also not used to identify you personally but serves solely for pseudonymous evaluation of use of our presentation. With this technology we can present for you interest-based advertising and/or special offers and services. Our presentation makes use of some third-party supplied technologies or services that help us analyze our presentation and its use and make it more interesting. For that reason, when you visit our website cookies from third-party suppliers are also stored on your hard drive. Details on this can be found under more detailed information on the individual web analysis services offered for use on our website (items III. through VII.). You may at any time deactivate the option to store cookies in the system settings of your browser and delete existing cookies. Every user may also look at the presentation without cookies. If you do not accept cookies this may however entail functional impairment of our presentation

3. Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer and which make analysis of your use of the website possible. The information generated by the cookies about your use of this website is as a rule transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. We have activated IP anonymization on this website. For that reason, your IP is abbreviated beforehand by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other treaty states of the Agreement of the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use that information in order to evaluate your use of the website, in order to compile reports on website activities and to perform further services for the website operator related to use of the website and use of the internet. The IP address transmitted in connection with Google Analytics from your browser is not merged with other of Google data. You can prevent storage of the cookies with a corresponding setting of your browser software; however we draw your attention to the fact that in that case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to the full extent. In addition, you may prevent the recording of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of such data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

4. Use of Google conversion tracking

This website uses Google Inc.'s conversion tracking tool (“Google”) in order to measure how users interact with our advertisements. To do this, Google puts a cookie on your computer if you have gotten to a Google advertisement via our presentation. In this way we can track that someone has clicked on an advertisement, been redirected to our website and reached a predetermined target page. We learn the total number of users who have clicked on our advertisements and which clicks led to a specific action. The cookies lose their validity after 30 days and do not serve to identify you personally. We do not obtain any information with which a user can be personally identified. Users that do not want to take part in tracking can delete the Google conversion tracking cookie under the specific user settings via their internet browser or deactivate them altogether. Further information on data protection can be found under https://www.google.com/policies/?hl=de. You can also deactivate or object to Google advertisements altogether or partly under http://google.de/settings/ads by executing the opt-out offered on the previous website.

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5. Use of Bing conversion tracking

This website uses the conversion tracking of Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA). When doing so, Microsoft Bing Ads places a cookie on your computer if you have reached our presentation via a Microsoft Bing advertisement. Microsoft Bing and we can in that way recognize that someone has clicked on an advertisement, been redirected to our website and reached a previously determined target page. We learn in this way only the total number of users who have clicked on a Bing advertisement and then been redirected to the conversion page. No personal information is communicated to identify the user. If you do not want to participate in the tracking process you can also reject the placement of a cookie required for this, among other things with the browser setting that in general deactivates the automatic placement of cookies. Further information on data protection with Microsoft and the cookies used can be found under https://www.microsoft.com/privacystatement/de-de/core/default.aspx. You can furthermore object to the tracking by Microsoft by opt-out under http://choice.microsoft.com/de-de/opt-out for the future.

6. Optimizely web analysis

This website uses the web analysis service Optimizely from Optimizely Inc., 631 Howard Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94105/ USA. By means of Optimizely we can, by performing so-called “A/B tests,” track and analyze how changes to our website influence user behavior and the user experience. For this, so-called cookies are put to use, in other words small text files that are stored on your computer and with whose assistance an analysis of user behavior is possible. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website is, as a rule, transmitted to an Optimizely server in the USA and stored there. The IP address normally transmitted during your visit to our website is abbreviated prior to being transmitted (“IP anonymization”, in order to exclude reference to a person. Processing of the data occurs by pseudonym, and storage of any personally related data does not occur. You can prevent the storage of cookies with a corresponding setting of your browser settings; we draw your attention to the fact that in this case you may not be able to fully utilize all functions in our telemedia. In addition, you can object to collection and processing of data by opt-out via the following link with effect for the future: https://www,optimizely.com/opt_out

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7. Information, correction, blocking/deletion of data

You have the right, upon request, to obtain without charge information on the data stored about your identity. In the cases provided for by law you additionally have the right to correct, block or delete incorrect data. In matters of data protection, please contact, while mentioning sufficient information to individualize your identity (such as name, user name, email address), info@wando-internet-solutions.com.

Stand: April 2015