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Following the European Union Directives, Regulations in Data Protection policies and the German laws on the matter, DataCircle i.G (The Firm, we, us) considers a priority to apply the existing related regulation and presents the following document with all the Data Policy rules and laws and how The Firm will use the subsequent information. The document will illustrate the way The Firm collects and process the User’s data, presenting how The Firm will adhere to data security standards regarding the user’s data.
By visiting the Site, or using any of our Services, you agree that your personal information will be handled as described in this Policy. Your use of our Site or Services, and any dispute over privacy, is subject to this Policy and our Terms of Service, available below, including its applicable limitations on damages and the resolution of disputes. The Terms of Agreement are incorporated by reference into this Policy.
Regarding to the use of our services, The Firm will may ask the Users to provide The Firm certain personally identifiable information that shall be used to contact or identify the User. Personally identifiable information may include email address, name, other information like “personal information”, the following data will be collected as well. IP address of the requesting computer, Date and time of access, Name and URL of the downloaded file, Volume of transmitted data, Confirmation whether the request was successful, Data identifying the browser and operating system, Website from which our site was accessed, among others.
This data is required for the use of the website (connection establishment, data transfer). We retain this information for purposes of system security, for technical administration of the network infrastructure as well as to improve the website, for a maximum of 24 hours.
Only system administrators have access to this data. An assessment of this data only takes place in case of justified suspicion due to an attack on our network infrastructure or an improper use of our services.
The Firm may collect information about the User directly from the User and from third parties, as well as automatically through the User’s visit and use of our Site or Services.
The Firm collects information that the User’s browser sends whenever the user visit our Service ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as the user computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, The Firm may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this type of information in order to increase The Firm Service's functionality. These third-party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.
The information that The Firm collects from Social Networking Sites the user also may log into the Site and Application through third party open authentication providers. By logging in through these, the users are granting The Firm access to the data provided by these. The Firm stores the information that The Firm receives alongside other information that The Firm collects from the users or receive about the User. The Firm may automatically collect the following information about the User of our Site or Services through cookies, web beacons, and other technologies: the users domain name; browser type and operating system; web pages, the view; links the user’s click; IP address; the length of time the User’s visits The Firm ’s Site and or use the user’s Services; and the referring URL, or the webpage that led you to The Firm ’s Site, and the following: access time, browser type, domain name, IP address, page views and referring URL.
Persistent cookies remain on the User’s computer after the User have closed the browser or turned off the computer. The Firm uses persistent cookies to track aggregate and statistical information about the User activity.
Third Party Cookies. The Firm may also engage third parties to track and analyse Site data. The Firm uses the data collected by such third parties to help the administer and improve the quality of the Site and to analyse Site usage.
This Policy does not cover such third parties' use of the data. Disabling Cookies Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but if the user prefer can edit the browser options to block them in the future. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell the users how to prevent their computer from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when they receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. Visitors to The Firm Site who disable cookies will be able to browse certain areas of the Site, but some features may not function.
Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google) provides website owners a variety of features and services to improve the detectability of websites in search engines, to advertise for and on the websites and to analyze the user behavior. The services of The Firm use are listed below.
Information and services from Google are automatically triggered when visiting The Firm’s website. In this case, Google becomes aware of the IP address of the user and usually requests more data from your device (e.g. cookies, device data, device ID, information about browser and software). If your device has a phone number, Google also requests this. Whether this data is sent from your device to Google depends on the settings of your device.
Google will use this information on behalf of the website operator to analyze the individual usage of the website, to create reports about website activities and to provide other services related to website and internet usage. In general, you can deactivate cookies (see 2.2) or install a browser-plugin that prevents the collection and analysis of data, generated by the cookie, and your behavior on the website (incl. your IP address) under the following link [https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en].
Google Analytics (Google)
Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”).
Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.
Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. Personal Data collected: Cookie and Usage data. Place of processing: USA.
Google Tag Manager
Google Tag Manager is a solution that allows marketers to manage website tags in an interface. The Tag Manager itself (which implements the tags) is a cookieless domain and does not collect any personal data. The tool activates tags that, as a result, might gather data. Google Tag Manager does not access or utilize this data if deactivation was carried out on a domain or cookie level, it remains for all tracking tags that are implemented with Google Tag Manager.
Third Party Analytics We use automated devices and applications, such as Google Analytics, to evaluate usage of our Site. We also may use other analytic means to evaluate our Services. We use these tools to help us improve our Services, performance and user experiences. We do not share your personal information with these third parties
The Firm may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analysing how The Firm Service is used.
These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.
By filling in the contact form with their Data, the User authorizes this Application to use these details to reply to requests for information, quotes or any other kind of request as indicated by the form’s header. Personal Data collected: Address, Company name, Email address and First Name.
When the User register with The Firm, it will ask the User to provide the User company name, name of the company’s contact person, email address and a valid phone number.
In the case of the use of paid services, the specification of payment data is required.
Registered users can subscribe to the newsletter of The Firm. In this case The Firm uses the provided name and email address to send the newsletter. If the User no longer wish to receive the newsletter the User may unsubscribe at any time by using the unsubscribe link located at the bottom of the newsletter or by sending an email to The Firm.
All data collected by The Firm via the website will be collected, processed and used for the purpose of tailoring the service and for the purpose of providing the services offered by The Firm.
The Firm may also use the collected data of registered user for the purpose of advertising its own services, as permitted under §28 Section 3 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Act) and §7 Section 3 UWG (Law Against Unfair Competition). The User can object to such use of your data at any time with effect for the future by e-mail to The Firm.
Data provided to The Firm for analytical purposes will only be used by The Firm in order to create the analyses requested by the User. The user is always in complete control over the data; The Firm does not use the data for its own purposes or the purposes of third parties.
If The Firm receives access to data, that constitutes personal data in the meanings of § 3 Section 1 BDSG (German Federal Data Protection Law), depending on jurisdiction that applies for the user, an additional agreement for data processing might be required. This applies in particular to users that are subject to German or European Data Protection Law. The Firm provides for these cases an agreement which the user can request by e-mail at The Firm.
The Firm will disclose personal data to third parties only if this is permissible under the German Federal Data Protection Law. Service providers who process data on behalf of The Firm or perform maintenance services on the systems of The Firm will only be assigned if they have signed a written data processing agreement according to § 11 BDSG. The Firm will not disclose personal data of users to third parties for advertising purposes.
Third-Party Links The Firm’s Site and Services may contain links to third-party websites. Any access to and use of such linked websites is not governed by this Policy, but instead is governed by the privacy policies of those third-party websites. The Firm is not responsible for the information practices of such third-party websites.
The Firm’s Service does not address anyone under the age of 13 ("Children"). The Firm does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Information, please contact us. If The Firm become aware that we have collected Personal Information from a children under age 13 without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from The Firm’s servers.
Security of the User’s Personal Information, The Firm has implemented commercially reasonable precautions, including, where appropriate, password protection, encryption, SSL, firewalls, and internal restrictions on who may access data to protect The Firm’s information we collect from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Please be aware that despite our best efforts, no data security measures can guarantee 100% security. The User should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to their password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. The Firm is not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on the account via unauthorized password activity.
The User’s information, including Personal Information, may be transferred to - and maintained on - computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Germany and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the information, including Personal Information, to Germany and process it there.
The Firm may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that may be of interest to you. The User may opt out of receiving any, or all, of these communications from us by following the unsubscribe link or instructions provided in any email The Firm send.
The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data. The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time.
The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller.
The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data.
The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Owner to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: Contacting the User and Analytics.
The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document.
The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services. The User declares to be aware that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities.
For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third-party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address).
More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document.
Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above.
This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests.
To determine whether any of the third-party services it uses honour the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies.
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