Information that we collect and how we use it
We collect your name and email address. For example, you may subscribe to receive email updates from the blog on the Site by submitting your email address. You also may submit comments to the blog on the Site or through the contact mechanism on the Site. We generally do not encourage the submission of any personal information in these comments or through the contact mechanism other than what we expressly require (e.g., name and email address). The information you disclose in the comments becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your information in a submission.
Web servers may automatically capture the following information from visitors to the Site, including the name of the domain and host from which you access the internet, the internet address of the Site from which you enter the Site, the pages you visit on the Site and the amount of time you spend on the Site. This visitor information may be used to improve the Site.
Our website uses the WP Statistics plug-in. This add-on program is used to statistically evaluate visitor access to the blog. Thus, I can e.g. Recognize how many visitors read an article. The statistics are based on the information that is necessary for your visit to the blog. The evaluation takes place purely locally on the STRATO AG server in Germany, on which this blog is hosted. To protect your privacy, your IP address is technically unrecognizable before you store it in the statistics.
Google Analytics This website uses the Google Analytics for WordPress via MonsterInsights Plugin. Google Analytics uses so-called „cookies“, text files that are stored on users‘ computers and which allow an analysis of the use of the website through them. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by the users is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
We are using the IP anonymisation on this website, what means the IP address of the users of Google will be previously abridged within Member States of the European Union or in other Contracting States of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Users may prevent Google’s processing of the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and the use of the website (including your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by using the browser plug-in available under the following link Download and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl&hl=en
Newsletter and Mail Provider „Mailchimp“: Use of the mail service provider „MailChimp“ The newsletters are sent via „MailChimp“, a newsletters platform of the US supplier Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA. The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their further data described in the course of these notes, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. In addition, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. For the technical optimization of the dispatch and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes in order to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of the newsletter recipients to write it down or pass it on to third parties. The provider relies on the reliability and IT and data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the EU Privacy Shield „Privacy Shield“ and is committed to comply with EU data protection requirements. Furthermore, the provider has concluded a „Data Processing Agreement“ with MailChimp. This is a contract in which MailChimp commits itself to protect the data of the users, according to its data protection regulations on my behalf to process and in particular not to pass on to third parties.
Disclosure of information: We will not voluntarily share your name and email provided via the Site to any third party, except:
– With third parties that we hire to perform services for us (these third parties are not authorized to keep or use your personal information for any other purpose),
– To comply with legal requirements, such as law, regulation, warrant, subpoena, court order, or with a regulator or law enforcement agency or personnel or
– In connection with a corporate sale, merger, reorganization, acquisition, dissolution or similar event.
Visitor information described above under “Information that we collect and how we use it” may be provided to third parties as described below under “Cookies“ and “Web Beacons.”
Revocations, changes, corrections and updates
The user has the right, on request, to receive free of charge information about the personal data that has been stored about him. In addition, the user has the right to correct incorrect data, blockage, and deletion of his personal data, in so far as this does not preclude a statutory retention requirement.
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