1. Overview of Our Privacy and Data Protection Policy
The first few paragraphs of this statement will give you a general idea of how we deal with any personal information we may collect when you visit our website. “Personal information” means any information that enables us to identify you. Please see below for more detailed information on data protection and privacy.
Data Collection on Our Website
Who is in charge of data collection on this website?
The person in charge of data collection is the owner of this website. You will find his contact information on this website’s Legal Notice page.
How do we obtain data from you?
Some of the data we obtain you will have submitted voluntarily, e.g. by completing and submitting our contact form.
Other data are gathered automatically by our IT systems. These are mostly technical data (e.g. your internet browser, operating system or time of page view). These data are registered automatically as soon as you visit our website.
How do we use the information obtained?
Some of the data collected help us ensure our website’s functionality and avoid malfunction. Others may be used to analyze our users’ behavior.
What are your rights concerning the processing of your data?
You have the right to be informed at any time and free of charge about how and to what purpose your personal data were collected and who had access to them. You also have the right to demand rectification, blocking or erasure of these data. To exercise any of these rights or to learn more please contact us using the details provided on the Legal Notice page. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection.
Analyzing tools, third-party tools
While you visit our website we may analyze your movements for statistical purposes. This is achieved by cookies or some analyzing tool. As a rule all analyses are performed anonymously, meaning that your online behavior cannot be ascribed to you personally.
2. General Information and Mandatory Information
Please note that any transfer of data via the internet (i.e. communication by email) may be subject to security issues. There is no way to guaranty complete protection against breaches of privacy.
Party Responsible for Data Protection
The party responsible for the protection of all data collected through this website is:
Mirko Lorenz | Entspannung mit System
phone +49 30 53797242
This is the person in charge (possible in cooperation with others) of all decisions concerning the means and purposes of storing and processing personal information (e.g. names, addresses etc.) collected via this website.
Right to Withdraw Consent
Many forms of processing data require your explicit consent. You may revoke this consent at any time. Sending us an informal email will suffice. Withdrawal of consent will not compromise the legitimacy of data processing prior to withdrawal.
Right to Complain to a Supervisory Authority
Any user noting an violation of data protection laws has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible, which in our case is the Berlin State Data Protection Officer. Contact information is provided on this website: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to Data Portability
Whenever we have processed your personal data, either on the legal basis of your consent or because such processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are party, and this processing was done by automated means, you have the right to receive from us a copy of these personal data in a structured, commonly used machine-readable format. Should you wish to have this copy forwarded to a third party we will comply in so far as is technically feasible.
Whenever you are required to submit personal information on this website, e.g. when ordering a product or sending a message, we will use SSL/TLS encryption to enhance security and protect all sensitive data transmitted. A connection secured by SSL/TLS may be easily recognized by the “https://” at the beginning of the website address (as shown by your browser) as well as by a lock icon.
Whenever SSL/TSL is activated, the data you transfer cannot be read by third parties.
Right to be Informed, to Block and to Erase
You have the legal right to be informed at any time and free of charge about any personal data collected about you, about their origin, their recipients and the purpose of collection. You also have the right to demand rectification or deletion or to restrict processing of your personal data. To exercise any of these rights or for further clarification please contact us using the details provided on our Legal Notice page.
No Email Advertising allowed
We hereby explicitly forbid the use of any contact information provided on this website in accordance with the German Telemedia Act for the purpose of unsolicited advertising or promotional mailings. The website providers reserve their right to take legal steps against any person using the addresses provided for mass advertising or spamming.
3. Data Collection on Our Website
Some pages of this website use so-called cookies. Cookies don’t contain malware and pose no threat to your computer. They help us make our website more efficient, user-friendly and secure. Cookies are small text files saved by your browser and stored on your computer.
Most of the cookies we used are so-called session cookies that are deleted automatically when you leave our website. However, some cookies will remain on your computer until you erase them. These cookies enable us to recognize your browser when you next visit our site.
You can adjust your browser settings so as be informed of any cookies employed (enabling you to accept or reject cookies individually), or to accept cookies in specific circumstances only, or to reject all cookies, or to have them erased upon quitting your browser. Please note that if you deactivate cookies you may lose some website functionality.
Server Log Files
When you visit our website your browser transfers certain information to us, which is collected and stored automatically. This information includes:
- type and version of browser
- operating system used
- referrer URL
- host name of accessing computer
- time of server request
- IP address
These data will not be collated with any information gathered elsewhere.
These data are processed in accordance with Art. 6 Par. 1 f GDPR, which allows the processing of data for the purpose of fulfilling a contract or for taking steps leading up to a contract.
If you send us a note or request using the contact form provided on our website all contact data and other information you enter into the form will be stored in order to allow us to process your request and possible follow-up questions. These data will not be transferred to third parties without your consent.
Thus all information submitted through the contact form will be processed with your consent only ( Art. 6 Par. 1 a GDRP). You may revoke your consent at any time by sending us an informal email. Withdrawal of consent will not compromise the legitimacy of data processing prior to withdrawal.
We will retain any data submitted via the contact form until you ask us to delete them or revoke your consent to data processing or until the purpose of retaining them has been fulfilled (e.g. when processing your request is completed). These provisions notwithstanding we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary to comply with some legal obligation to which we are subject.
4. Plugins and Tools
Our website includes plugins provided by the Google service YouTube, which is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
Whenever you visit one of our pages including a YouTube plugin, a connection is established between your browser and the YouTube servers. Information about which of our pages you have visited is transmitted to these servers.
If you are logged into your YouTube account while visiting our website, you allow YouTube to associate this visit with your YouTube profile. To prevent this please log out of your YouTube account.
Using YouTube plugins on our website serves the purpose of optimizing the appeal of our services, which constitutes a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Par. 1 f GDRP).
Google Web Fonts
To ensure a uniform appearance of our web pages we use so-called web fonts provided by Google. Whenever you view one of our pages your browser loads the web fonts needed into its cache and uses them to display texts and fonts correctly.
To this purpose your browser establishes a connection to the Google servers, thus informing Google that our website was accessed via your IP address. Employing Google web fonts serves the purpose of achieving a uniform and attractive presentation of our website content, which constitutes a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Par. 1 f GDRP).
If your browser does not support web fonts a standard font found on your computer will be used.
This website uses the Google Maps service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.
Whenever you access the Google Maps service Google places a cookie on your computer in order to store user preferences and other data and to process them when displaying the Google Maps component of our website. By default these cookies are not deleted when the browser is closed, but only expire after a certain period of time, unless you delete them manually.
For more information about using Google Maps and the data processing involved please review Google’s Terms of Service
as well as these addtitional Terms of Service
5. Social Media
Facebook Plugin (Like Button)
Our website includes plugins for the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You can recognize these plugins by the Facebook logo or the Like button on our site. An overview of Facebook plugins may be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/
If you do not wish Facebook to associate your visit to our website with your Facebook account, please log out of your Facebook account.
source: eRecht24, dem Portal zum Internetrecht von Rechtsanwalt Sören Siebert