Data protection

Data protection

The person responsible for data processing is:
Jochen Nelles
Kurfürstenstr. 9
52388 Noervenich

Email: info@kidsdrive.net

Phone: +49 1590 1098291

We are pleased that you are interested in our online shop. The protection of your privacy is very important to us. Below we will inform you in detail about how we handle your data.

1. Access data and hosting

You can visit our websites without providing any personal information. Every time you access a website, the web server automatically saves a so-called server log file, which contains, for example, the name of the requested file, your IP address, the date and time of access, the amount of data transferred and the requesting provider (access data) and documents the access. This access data is evaluated solely for the purpose of ensuring trouble-free operation of the website and improving our offering. This serves to protect our legitimate interests in a correct presentation of our offering in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter f of GDPR, which prevail within the framework of a balancing of interests. All access data is deleted no later than seven days after the end of your visit to the website.

Hosting

The services for hosting and displaying the website are partly provided by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. Unless otherwise stated in this privacy policy, all access data and all data collected in forms provided for this purpose on this website are processed on their servers. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact options described in this privacy policy.

Our service providers are located and/or use servers in the following countries for which the European Commission has determined an adequate level of data protection: Canada

Our service providers are located and/or use servers in the USA and other countries outside the EU and EEA. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for these countries. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

2. Data processing for contract processing and contact

2.1 Data processing for contract execution

For the purpose of contract processing (including inquiries regarding and processing of any existing warranty and performance claims as well as any statutory updating obligations) in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter b of GDPR, we collect personal data if you voluntarily provide it to us as part of your order. Mandatory fields are marked as such because in these cases we absolutely need the data to process the contract and we cannot send the order without it. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms.

Further information on the processing of your data, in particular on the transfer to our service providers for the purpose of order, payment and shipping processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration. After the contract has been fully processed, your data will be restricted for further processing and deleted after expiry of the tax and commercial retention periods in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter c GDPR, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a GDPR or we reserve the right to use the data in any other way that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

2.2 Customer account

If you have given your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR by deciding to open a customer account, we will use your data for the purpose of opening a customer account and to store your data for future orders on our website. Your customer account can be deleted at any time and can be done either by sending a message to the contact option described in this data protection declaration or via a function provided for this purpose in the customer account. After your customer account has been deleted, your data will be deleted unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR or we reserve the right to use the data in any other way that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

2.3 Contact

As part of customer communication, we collect personal data to process your inquiries in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter b of GDPR if you voluntarily provide this data to us when contacting us (e.g. via contact form or email). Mandatory fields are marked as such because in these cases we absolutely need the data to process your contact. Which data is collected can be seen from the respective input forms. Once your inquiry has been fully processed, your data will be deleted unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR or we reserve the right to use the data in any other way that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

3. Data processing for the purpose of shipping

In order to fulfil the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter b of GDPR, we will pass on your data to the shipping service provider commissioned with the delivery, insofar as this is necessary for the delivery of ordered goods.

The same applies to the transfer of data to our manufacturers or wholesalers in cases where they handle shipping for us (drop shipment). These are considered shipping service providers within the meaning of this data protection declaration.

Our service providers are located and/or use servers in these countries: Türkiye
There is no adequacy decision by the European Commission for these countries. Our cooperation with you is based on these guarantees: Standard data protection clauses of the European Commission

Our service providers are located and/or use servers in the following countries for which the European Commission has determined an adequate level of data protection: Switzerland

Data transfer to shipping service providers for the purpose of shipping notification

If you have given us your express consent to do so during or after your order, we will pass on your telephone number to the selected shipping service provider in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR so that they can contact you before delivery for the purpose of notifying or coordinating the delivery.
Consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in this privacy policy or directly to the shipping service provider at the contact address listed below. After revocation, we will delete the data you have provided for this purpose unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data or we reserve the right to use the data in any other way that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

General Logistics Systems Germany GmbH & Co. OHG
GLS Germany-Straße 1 - 7
DE-36286 Neuenstein
Germany

United Parcel Service Deutschland S.à rl & Co. OHG
Görlitzer Strasse 1
41460 Neuss
Germany

Hermes Germany GmbH
Essener Strasse 89
D-22419 Hamburg
Germany

DHL Parcel GmbH
Sträßchensweg 10
53113 Bonn
Germany

DPD Germany GmbH
Wailandtstrasse 1
63741 Aschaffenburg
Germany

4. Data processing for payment processing

When processing payments in our online shop, we work with these partners: technical service providers, credit institutions, payment service providers.

4.1 Data processing for transaction processing

Depending on the payment method selected, we pass on the data required to process the payment transaction to our technical service providers who work for us as part of order processing, or to the commissioned credit institutions or to the selected payment service provider, insofar as this is necessary to process the payment. This serves to fulfill the contract in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter b of GDPR. In some cases, the payment service providers collect the data required to process the payment themselves, e.g. on their own website or via a technical integration in the ordering process. In this respect, the data protection declaration of the respective payment service provider applies.
If you have any questions about our payment processing partners and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact options described in this privacy policy.

4.2 Data processing for the purpose of fraud prevention and optimising our payment processes

If necessary, we will provide our service providers with additional data, which they will use together with the data necessary for processing the payment as our processors for the purpose of fraud prevention and optimizing our payment processes (e.g. invoicing, processing disputed payments, accounting support). In accordance with Art. 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR, this serves to protect our legitimate interests in protecting ourselves against fraud and in efficient payment management, which prevail within the framework of a balancing of interests.

4.3 Identity and credit check when selecting Klarna payment services

Klarna direct debit, purchase on account via Klarna, Klarna installment purchase
If you decide to use the payment services of Klarna Bank AB (publ), Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, Sweden (hereinafter Klarna), we ask for your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR that we may transmit the data necessary for processing the payment and an identity and credit check to Klarna. In Germany, the credit agencies named in Klarna's privacy policy can be used for identity and credit checks. Klarna uses the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default to make a balanced decision about establishing, implementing or terminating the contractual relationship. You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option named in this privacy policy. This may mean that we can no longer offer you certain payment options. You can also revoke your consent to this use of personal data at any time, including to Klarna.

4.4 Identity and credit check when selecting purchase on account via PayPal and Ratepay

If you choose the payment method purchase on account (offered by Ratepay GmbH, Franklinstraße 28-29, 10587 Berlin (hereinafter Ratepay) and PayPal (Europe) S.à rl et Cie, SCA, 22-24 Boulevard Royal, 2449 Luxembourg (hereinafter PayPal)), we ask for your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR that we may transmit the data necessary for processing the payment and an identity and credit check to Ratepay. In Germany, the credit agencies named in Ratepay's privacy policy can be used for the identity and credit check. Ratepay uses the information received about the statistical probability of a payment default to make a balanced decision about the establishment, implementation or termination of the contractual relationship. You can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option named in this privacy policy. This may mean that we can no longer offer you certain payment options. Additional information on data protection at PayPal can be found here .

5. Advertising by email

5.1 E-mail newsletter with registration

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the data required for this purpose or separately provided by you to regularly send you our e-mail newsletter based on your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time and can do so either by sending a message to the contact option described below or via a link provided for this purpose in the newsletter. After unsubscribing, we will delete your e-mail address from the recipient list unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR or we reserve the right to use the data in any other way that is permitted by law and about which we will inform you in this declaration.

Our service providers are located and/or use servers in Israel. The European Commission has determined that Israel has an adequate level of data protection. In addition, our service providers use servers in the USA, South Korea and Taiwan as well as in other countries outside the EU and the EEA for which there is no adequacy decision from the European Commission. Our cooperation with you is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

5.2 Sending evaluation requests by email

If you have given us your express consent to do so during or after your order in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR, we will use your email address to request a review of your order using the rating system we use. This consent can be revoked at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in this privacy policy or via a link provided for this purpose in the review request.

The evaluation requests may also be sent by our service providers as part of processing on our behalf. If you have any questions about our service providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact options described in this data protection declaration.

6. Cookies and other technologies

General information

In order to make visiting our website more attractive and to enable the use of certain functions, we use technologies on various pages, including so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files that are automatically saved on your device. Some of the cookies we use are deleted at the end of the browser session, i.e. after you close your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your device and enable us to recognize your browser the next time you visit (persistent cookies).

Protecting privacy on end devices
When you use our online service, we use technologies that are absolutely necessary to provide the telemedia service you have expressly requested. The storage of information in your device or access to information that is already stored in your device does not require your consent.

For functions that are not absolutely necessary, the storage of information on your device or access to information that is already stored on your device requires your consent. We would like to point out that if you do not give your consent, parts of the website may not be fully usable. Any consent you may have given will remain in effect until you adjust or reset the relevant settings on your device.

Any downstream data processing through cookies and other technologies
We use technologies that are absolutely necessary for the use of certain functions of our website (e.g. shopping cart function). These technologies collect and process IP addresses, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information about your use of our website (e.g. information about the contents of the shopping cart). In the context of a balancing of interests, this serves the overriding legitimate interests in an optimized presentation of our offer in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 Letter f of GDPR.

We also use technologies to fulfill the legal obligations to which we are subject (e.g. to be able to prove consent to the processing of your personal data) as well as for web analysis and online marketing. Further information on this, including the respective legal basis for data processing, can be found in the following sections of this data protection declaration.

You can find the cookie settings for your browser under the following links: Microsoft Edge™ / Safari™ / Chrome™ / Firefox™ / Opera™

If you have consented to the use of technologies in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR, you can revoke your consent at any time by sending a message to the contact option described in the data protection declaration.

7. Use of cookies and other technologies

If you have given your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR, we use the following cookies and other third-party technologies on our website. Once the purpose no longer applies and we no longer use the respective technology, the data collected in this context will be deleted. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. You can find more information about your options for revoking your consent in the "Cookies and other technologies" section. You can find more information, including the basis of our cooperation with the individual providers, in the individual technologies. If you have any questions about the providers and the basis of our cooperation with them, please use the contact option described in this privacy policy.

7.1 Use of Google services

We use the technologies of Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”) shown below. The information automatically collected by Google technologies about your use of our website is usually transferred to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. If your IP address is collected via Google technologies, it will be shortened before being stored on Google's servers by activating IP anonymization. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server and shortened there. Unless otherwise stated for the individual technologies, data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement concluded for the respective technology between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Further information about data processing by Google can be found in Google's privacy policy .

Google Analytics

For the purpose of website analysis, Google Analytics automatically collects and stores data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information, and information about your use of our website), from which user profiles are created using pseudonyms. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Your IP address is generally not merged with other data held by Google. The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Google.

For the purpose of optimizing the marketing of our website, we have activated the data sharing settings for "Google products and services" . This allows Google to access the data collected and processed by Google Analytics and then use it to improve Google services. The data sharing with Google as part of these data sharing settings is based on an additional agreement between the responsible parties. We have no influence on the subsequent data processing by Google.

We also use the Google Analytics extension Google Optimize to create and conduct tests.

For the purpose of optimised marketing of our website, we use the so-called user ID function . Using this function, we can assign a unique, permanent ID to your interaction data from one or more sessions on our online presence and thus analyse your user behaviour across devices and sessions.

For web analysis, the Google Analytics Google Signals extension function enables so-called "cross-device tracking". If your internet-enabled devices are linked to your Google account and you have activated the "personalized advertising" setting in your Google account, Google can create reports on your usage behavior (in particular the number of users across devices), even if you change your device. We do not process any personal data in this respect; we only receive statistics created on the basis of Google Signals.

For web analysis and advertising purposes, the extension function of Google Analytics, the so-called DoubleClick cookie, enables recognition of your browser when you visit other websites. Google will use this information to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website usage.

Google AdSense

Our website markets space for third-party ads via Google AdSense. These ads are displayed to you at various points on this website. The so-called DoubleClick cookie enables the display of interest-based advertising by collecting and processing data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information, and information about your use of our website) and automatically assigning a pseudonymous user ID, which is used to determine interests based on visits to this and other websites.

Google Ads

For advertising purposes in Google search results and on third-party websites, the so-called Google remarketing cookie is set when you visit our website, which automatically enables interest-based advertising by collecting and processing data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information, and information about your use of our website) and using a pseudonymous cookie ID and based on the pages you visit. Any further data processing only takes place if you have activated the "personalized advertising" setting in your Google account. In this case, if you are logged in to Google while visiting our website, Google will use your data together with Google Analytics data to create and define target group lists for cross-device remarketing.

For website analysis and event tracking, we use Google Ads Conversion Tracking to measure your subsequent usage behavior if you have accessed our website via a Google Ads ad. Cookies may be used for this purpose and data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information on your use of our website based on events specified by us, such as visiting a website or registering for a newsletter) may be collected, from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms.

Google Maps

To visually display geographical information, Google Maps collects data about your use of the Maps functions, in particular the IP address and location data, transmits it to Google and then processes it. We have no influence on this subsequent data processing.

Google reCAPTCHA

To protect against misuse of our web forms and against spam by automated software (so-called bots), Google reCAPTCHA collects data (IP address, time of visit, browser information and information about your use of our website) and uses a so-called JavaScript and cookies to analyze your use of our website. In addition, other cookies stored in your browser by Google services are evaluated. Personal data from the input fields of the respective form is not read or saved.

Google Tag Manager

Using Google Tag Manager, we can manage various codes and services on our website. When implementing the individual tags, Google may also process personal data (e.g. IP address, online identifiers (including cookies)). The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Google.

By using the Google Tag Manager, various services/technologies can be integrated.
If you do not wish to use individual tracking services and have therefore deactivated them, the deactivation will remain in place for all affected tracking tags that are integrated by the Google Tag Manager.

YouTube Video Plugin

To integrate third-party content, data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information) is collected via the YouTube video plug-in in the extended data protection mode we use, transmitted to Google and then processed by Google, only when you play a video.

7.2 Use of Microsoft services

We use the technologies presented below from Microsoft Ireland Operations Ltd., One Microsoft Place, South County Business Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18, D18 P521, Ireland ("Microsoft"). Data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. The information automatically collected by Microsoft technologies about your use of our website is usually transferred to a server of Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA 98052-6399, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. Further information about data processing by Microsoft can be found in Microsoft's privacy policy .

Microsoft Advertising

For advertising purposes in the Bing, Yahoo and MSN search results as well as on third-party websites, the so-called Microsoft Advertising Remarketing Cookie is set when you visit our website, which automatically enables interest-based advertising by collecting and processing data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information about your use of our website) and by means of a pseudonymous CookieID and based on the pages you visit.

For website analysis and event tracking, we use Microsoft Advertising Universal Event Tracking (UET) to measure your subsequent usage behavior if you have accessed our website via a Microsoft Advertising advertisement. Cookies may be used for this purpose and data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information about your use of our website based on events specified by us, such as visiting a website or subscribing to a newsletter) may be collected from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. If your internet-enabled devices are linked to your Microsoft account and you have not deactivated the “interest-based advertising” setting in your Microsoft account, Microsoft can create reports on usage behavior (in particular the number of users across devices), even if you change your device, so-called “cross-device tracking”. We do not process personal data in this regard; we only receive statistics created on the basis of Microsoft UET.

BingMaps

To visually display geographic information, Bing Maps collects data about your use of the maps functions, in particular the IP address and location data, transmits it to Microsoft and processes it. We have no influence on this data processing.

7.3 Use of Facebook services

Use of Facebook Pixel

We use the Facebook Pixel as part of the technologies presented below from Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd. , 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Facebook (by Meta)” or “Meta Platforms Ireland”). The Facebook Pixel automatically collects and stores data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information about your use of our website based on events specified by us, such as visiting a website or subscribing to a newsletter), from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. As part of the so-called extended data comparison, information is also collected and stored in hashed form for comparison purposes, with which individuals can be identified (e.g. names, e-mail addresses and telephone numbers). For this purpose, the Facebook Pixel automatically sets a cookie when you visit our website, which automatically enables your browser to be recognized when you visit other websites using a pseudonymous CookieID. Facebook (by Meta) will combine this information with other data from your Facebook account and use it to compile reports on website activities and to provide other services related to website usage, in particular personalized and group-based advertising.
The information automatically collected by Facebook (by Meta) technologies about your use of our website is usually transferred to a server of Meta Platforms, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. If the data transfer to the USA falls under our responsibility, our cooperation is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. Further information about data processing by Facebook can be found in the privacy policy of Facebook (by Meta) .

Facebook Analytics

As part of the Facebook Business Tools, statistics on visitor activities on our website are created from the data collected with the Facebook Pixel about your use of our website. The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Facebook (by Meta). Your analysis serves to optimally present and market our website.

Facebook Ads (Ads Manager)

We advertise this website on Facebook (by Meta) and other platforms using Facebook Ads. We determine the parameters of each advertising campaign. Facebook (by Meta) is responsible for the exact implementation, in particular the decision on the placement of ads for individual users. Unless otherwise stated for the individual technologies, data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Joint responsibility is limited to the collection of data and its transmission to Meta Platforms Ireland. The subsequent data processing by Meta Platforms Ireland is not included in this.

Based on the statistics on visitor activities on our website created via Facebook Pixel, we use Facebook Custom Audience to run group-based advertising on Facebook (by Meta) by determining the characteristics of the respective target group. As part of the extended data comparison (see above) that takes place to determine the respective target group, Facebook (by Meta) acts as our processor.

Based on the pseudonymous cookie ID set by the Facebook Pixel and the data collected about your usage behavior on our website, we operate personalized advertising via Facebook Pixel Remarketing .

We use Facebook Pixel Conversions to measure your subsequent usage behavior for web analysis and event tracking if you have reached our website via a Facebook Ads advertisement. The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement on order processing by Facebook (by Meta).

7.4 Other providers of web analysis and online marketing services

Use of Pinterest Tag for web analysis and advertising purposes

For web analysis and advertising purposes on Pinterest and on third-party websites, when you visit our website, technologies from Pinterest Europe Ltd. , Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Pinterest") are used to automatically enable interest-based advertising by collecting and processing data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information, and information about your use of our website based on events specified by us, such as visiting a website or subscribing to a newsletter) and using a pseudonymous cookie ID and based on the pages you visit. Usage profiles are created from the data collected using pseudonyms. Pinterest will combine this information with other data from your Pinterest account and use it to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website usage. We have no influence on data processing by Pinterest and only receive statistics created on the basis of Pinterest tags. This allows us to measure your subsequent usage behavior for website analysis and event tracking if you have accessed our website via a Pinterest advertisement. The information automatically collected by Pinterest is usually transferred to a server of Pinterest, Inc., 505 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. The data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR.

Using Wix statistics for web analysis

For the purpose of website analysis, data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information, location information and information about your use of our website) are automatically collected and stored using technologies from Wix Ldt., 40 Namal Tel Aviv St., Tel Aviv 6350671, Israel ("Wix"), from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The pseudonymized usage profiles are not merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym without separate, express consent. Wix works for us on our behalf. Wix uses servers in Israel. The European Commission has determined that Israel has an adequate level of data protection. Wix also uses servers in the USA, South Korea and Taiwan as well as in other countries outside the EU and EEA for which there is no adequacy decision from the European Commission. Our cooperation with Wix is ​​based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

Using the Visitor Analytics Visitor Recording tool, visitor recordings can be used to create statistics about where you scrolled and what you clicked on the website. This feature helps us make the website more user-friendly and to fix technical errors.

Use of Vimeo Video Plugin to integrate third-party content

To integrate third-party content, data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information) is collected via the video plugin from Vimeo LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York 10011, USA (“Vimeo”), transmitted to Vimeo and then processed by Vimeo. Data processing is carried out on the basis of an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Google Analytics is automatically integrated into the Vimeo video plugin. For the purpose of website analysis, Google Analytics automatically collects and stores data (IP address, time of visit, device and browser information as well as information about your use of our website), from which usage profiles are created using pseudonyms. Cookies may be used for this purpose. Google Analytics is an offering from Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (“Google”). The information automatically collected by Google about your use of our website is usually transferred to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. Your IP address is shortened by activating IP anonymization before being stored on Google's servers. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. We have no influence or access on the data processing by Vimeo, including the settings and results of Google Analytics. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

8. Social-Media

8.1 Social Plugins from Facebook (by Meta), Twitter, Instagram (by Meta), Pinterest, Xing

Our website uses social buttons from social networks. These are simply integrated into the page as HTML links, so that when you visit our website, no connection is established with the servers of the respective provider. If you click on one of the buttons, the website of the respective social network opens in a new window in your browser. There you can, for example, press the Like or Share button.

8.2 Our online presence on Facebook (by Meta), Twitter, Instagram (by Meta), YouTube, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Xing

If you have given your consent to this in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 Clause 1 Letter a of GDPR to the respective social media operator, when you visit our online presence on the social media mentioned above, your data will be automatically collected and stored for market research and advertising purposes, from which usage profiles will be created using pseudonyms. These can be used, for example, to place advertisements within and outside the platforms that presumably correspond to your interests. Cookies are usually used for this purpose. For detailed information on the processing and use of data by the respective social media operator, as well as a contact option and your rights and setting options to protect your privacy, please refer to the providers' data protection notices linked below. If you still need help with this, you can contact us.

Facebook (by Meta) is an offering from Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Meta Platforms Ireland”). The information automatically collected by Meta Platforms Ireland about your use of our online presence on Facebook (by Meta) is usually transferred to a server of Meta Platforms, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. Data processing when visiting a Facebook (by Meta) fan page is based on an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here .

Twitter is a service provided by Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, D02 AX07, Ireland ("Twitter"). The information automatically collected by Twitter about your use of our online presence on Twitter is usually transferred to a server of Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

Instagram (by Meta) is an offering from Meta Platforms Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland (“Meta Platforms Ireland”). The information automatically collected by Meta Platforms Ireland about your use of our online presence on Instagram is usually transferred to a server of Meta Platforms, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission. Data processing when visiting an Instagram (by Meta) fan page is based on an agreement between joint controllers in accordance with Art. 26 GDPR. Further information (information on Insights data) can be found here .

YouTube is a service provided by Google Ireland Ltd., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland ("Google"). The information automatically collected by Google about your use of our online presence on YouTube is usually transferred to a server of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

Pinterest is an offering from Pinterest Europe Ltd., Palmerston House, 2nd Floor, Fenian Street, Dublin 2, Ireland ("Pinterest"). The information automatically collected by Pinterest about your use of our online presence on Pinterest is usually transferred to a server of Pinterest, Inc., 505 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94107, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

LinkedIn is an offering from LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland ("LinkedIn"). The information automatically collected by LinkedIn about your use of our online presence on LinkedIn is usually transferred to a server of LinkedIn Corporation, 1000 W. Maude Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94085, USA and stored there. There is no adequacy decision from the European Commission for the USA. Our cooperation with them is based on standard data protection clauses of the European Commission.

Xing is an offering from New Work SE, Am Strandkai 1, 20457 Hamburg, Germany.

9. Contact options and your rights

9.1 Your rights

As a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR, the right to request information about your personal data processed by us to the extent specified therein;
  • pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to immediately request the rectification of inaccurate or completion of your personal data stored by us;
  • pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request the deletion of your personal data stored by us, unless further processing
    • to exercise the right to freedom of expression and information;
    • to fulfill a legal obligation;
    • for reasons of public interest or
    • is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims;
  • pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data, insofar as
    • you dispute the accuracy of the data;
    • the processing is unlawful but you oppose its erasure;
    • we no longer need the data, but you require it to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or
    • You have objected to the processing pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR;
  • pursuant to Art. 20 GDPR, the right to receive your personal data that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format or to request that it be transmitted to another controller;
  • pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to complain to a supervisory authority. As a rule, you can contact the supervisory authority of your usual place of residence or work or of our company headquarters.

Right to object

If we process personal data as described above to protect our legitimate interests, which predominate in the context of a balancing of interests, you can object to this processing with effect for the future. If the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes, you can exercise this right at any time as described above. If the processing is carried out for other purposes, you only have the right to object if there are reasons arising from your particular situation.

After exercising your right of objection, we will no longer process your personal data for these purposes unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

This does not apply if the processing is carried out for direct marketing purposes. In this case, we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.

9.2 Contact options

If you have any questions about the collection, processing or use of your personal data, information, correction, restriction or deletion of data, as well as revocation of consent granted or objection to a specific use of data, please contact us directly using the contact details in our legal notice.

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