We attach maximum importance to protecting your data and safeguarding your privacy. Therefore, we provide information below regarding collection and use of personal data while using our website.
The use of our website is usually possible without providing personal information. As far as on our sides personal data (for example name, address or E-Mail addresses) are raised, this takes place, as far as possible, always on freiwilliger basis. These data will not be disclosed to third parties without your explicit consent.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Anonymous data collection
You can visit our websites without giving any personal information. We do not store any personal data in this context. In order to improve our offer, we only evaluate statistical data that does not allow any conclusion to your person.
If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. We will not share this information without your consent.
Collection, processing and use of personal data
We collect personal data (details about personal or factual circumstances of a particular or identifiable natural person) only in the scope provided by you. The processing and use of your personal data takes place to fulfill and process your order and to process your requests. After completion of the contract, all personal data are first stored under consideration of tax and commercial retention periods and then deleted after the deadline, unless you have consented to the further processing and use.
Use of the e-mail address for sending newsletters
Regardless of the contract, we use your e-mail address solely for our own advertising purposes to send you newsletters, if you have expressly consented to this. Your informed consent is as follows:
You can cancel the newsletter at any time using the corresponding link in the newsletter or by message to us, the contact details can be found in our imprint. Your e-mail address will then be deleted from the mailing list.
Use of the e-mail address for sending direct mail
Unless you have objected, we use your e-mail address, which we obtained in connection with the sale of a good or service for the electronic transmission of advertising for own goods or services, which are similar to those that you already purchased from us to have. You may object to this use of your e-mail address at any time by notifying us. The contact details for the exercise of the contradiction can be found in the imprint. You can also use the provided link in the advertising email. There are no other costs than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs.
If you would like to receive the newsletter offered on the website, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the e-mail address provided and that you agree to receive the newsletter , Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for the delivery of the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties.
The granted consent to the storage of the data, the e-mail address and their use for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example via the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
Transfer of personal data
A transfer of your data to third parties without your express consent is not. Excluded from this are only our service partners, which we need to process the contractual relationship. In these cases, we strictly comply with the requirements of the Federal Data Protection Act. The amount of data transmission is limited to a minimum.
The internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.
Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.
You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in individual cases, the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally exclude and enable the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.
Using the Remarketing or “Like Audiences” feature of Google Inc.
Using Google Adwords Conversion Tracking
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses functions of the web analytics service Google Analytics. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
We have activated the function IP anonymization on this website. As a result, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address provided by Google Analytics within the framework of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data provided by Google.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website in full. In addition, you can prevent the collection by Google of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Opposition to data collection
You can prevent the collection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. We set your opt-out cookie, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.
We have entered into a contract data processing agreement with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
freistellen.de uses the web analysis service Hotjar of Hotjar Ltd on some websites. Hotjar Ltd. is a European based company based in Malta (Hotjar Ltd, Level 2, St Julian’s Business Center, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julian’s STJ 1000, Malta, Europe, +1 (855) 464-6788).
With this tool, movements on the websites where Hotjar is used to understand (so-called heat maps). For example, you can see how far users are scrolling and which buttons users click as often. Furthermore, the tool also allows feedback to be obtained directly from the users of the website. In this way, we gain valuable information to make our websites faster and more customer-friendly. freistellen.de pays particular attention to the protection of your personal data when using this tool. So we can only track which buttons are clicked, the mouse’s progress, how far scrolled, the screen size of the device, device type and browser information, geographic viewpoint (country only) and preferred language to represent our website. Areas of the websites in which personal data of you or third parties are displayed are automatically hidden by Hotjar and are thus at no time comprehensible.
Hotjar offers every user the option of using a “Do Not Track header” to prevent the use of the tool Hotjar, so that no data on the visit of the respective website are recorded. This is a setting that supports all common browsers in current versions. For this, your browser sends a request to Hotjar, with the hint to disable the tracking of the respective user. If you use freistellen.de websites with different browsers / computers, you must set up the “Do Not Track header” for each of these browsers / computers separately.
Detailed instructions with information about your browser can be found at: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out
A manual in German is here: http://www.akademie.de/wissen/do-not-track-datenschutz
More information about Hotjar Ltd. and via the Hotjar tool, visit: https://www.hotjar.com
This site uses Tawk.to for the offered live chat. This site offers the consultants of freistellen.de and the 3W IMAGE GmbH an external platform for the management of chats. Via a script, the chat is integrated in the source code on freistellen.de. By using the chat you automatically use the services of Tawk.to. There data is transmitted which serve for the safety and documentation of freistellen.de. The data collected includes: chat history, given name, IP address at the time of the chat, and country of origin. These data will not be disclosed to third parties and are for protection and internal statistics only. By using the chat, you agree that you agree. Here you will find further information from Tawk.to! Please read this necessarily. Note, however, that the site is only available in English: https://www.tawk.to/privacy-policy/
Use of social plug-ins with Shariff
In order to keep control over your data, these websites use privacy-protected “Shariff” buttons to integrate the sharing features of social media services. Without your express consent, no links will be made to the servers of the social networks and consequently no data will be transmitted. “Shariff” is a development of the specialists of the computer magazine c’t. It allows for more privacy on the network and replaces the usual “share” buttons on social networks. More information about the Shariff project can be found here. If you click on the buttons a pop-up window appears, in which you can log in with your data to the respective provider. Only after this active login by you a direct connection to the social networks is established. By logging in, you give your consent to the transfer of your data to the respective social media provider. Here are u.a. transmitted both your IP address and the information that you have visited on our website. If you are connected to one or more of your social network accounts at the same time, the collected information will also be associated with your corresponding profiles. You can only prevent this assignment by logging out of your social media accounts before visiting our website and before activating the buttons.
This site uses SSL encryption for security reasons and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as the requests you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection by changing the address line of the browser from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock symbol in your browser line.
If SSL encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us can not be read by third parties.
Access, rectification, blocking and deletion of data
You have the right to free information about your stored data as well as the right to correction, deletion or blocking at any time. Contact us on request. The contact details can be found in our imprint.
last update: 09.05.2018