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PrivacyPolicy

Privacy Policy

Controller, scope

The Controller within the meaning of relevant data protection regulations is propport data GmbH (hereinafter also referred to as "Provider"). Please find further details regarding address and legal representatives in the imprint section.

We have appointed a data protection officer, whom you can contact using the following e-mail address: dpo@propportdata.com

Our external data protection officer for data protection and data security is Fresh Compliance GmbH, based in Berlin.

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The protection of personal data has the highest priority to us. We would therefore like to inform you at this point about what data we collect and when and how we handle your personal data. This privacy notice describes the collection and processing of personal data when you visit our website www.propportdata.com (hereinafter referred to as "Website").

Data processing in general

Extent of the processing

In principle, we only process personal data of our users as far as this is necessary to provide a functional Website. The processing of personal data is only carried out with users’ consent or according to another legal basis for data processing.

If we process your personal data based on your consent, you have the right to revoke your consent at any time without stating reasons with effect for the future.

We may also process personal data for statistical and market analysis purposes. For these purpose, statistical data on the geolocation and online behaviour of users are gathered and evaluated anonymously. Please fin further details in the respective sections of this privacy notice.

For specific services (e.g. sending e-mail newsletters) additional privacy notices may apply. We will inform you about these at the beginning of each relevant service.


Erasure and retention time

In principle and unless otherwise stated, your personal data will only be stored until the purpose personal data has been collected for has been achieved. With your consent, data may also be stored for longer, as long as you do not revoke your consent.


Furthermore, data may be stored if provided for by the European or national legislator in EU regulations, laws or other regulations that we are subject to. Data will also be blocked or deleted if the retention period prescribed by the aforementioned standards expires, unless there is a need to store the data further for the purpose of concluding or fulfilling a contract.

Data Processors

When carrying out our services we offer, we may cooperate with external service providers who i. a. process your personal data exclusively on our behalf. As far as legally required, we have closed agreements about the processing of personal data according to art. 28 GDPR with all such processors.

Transfer of data

Unless otherwise stated, all data processing operations take place within the EU or EEA countries.

Data processing operations carried out via third-party providers established outside the mentioned geographical area may be carried out partly or entirely in the countries of the respective branch and in accordance with the respective data protection provisions.

Any transfer of personal data outside the EU or the EEA will only take place on the basis of an adequacy decision by the European Commission or in accordance with standard contractual clauses of the European Commission and with appropriate security measures. A list of the current adequacy decisions is available on the European Commission's website.

Data processing when visiting the Website, logfiles

When you navigate our Website, we automatically collect data relating to the process. This includes in particular the IP-address, the URLs visited, the duration of the visit, the operating system and browser used and the amount of data transferred.

We collect this data to ensure the availability of our Website. Furthermore, we use such data analyse, monitor and evaluate user behaviour in an anonymous manner and to constantly improve and further develop our service. Please find further details in the sections on cookies and other trackers below.

We only store your IP address in log files for a limited period of time, as necessary for safety reasons.

The described purposes are our legitimate interest, which justifies data processing as per art. 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR.


Google Maps

From our website we redirect to Google Maps for visualizing our location on map. Google Maps is a service of Google Ireland Limited, a company registered and operating under Irish law with its registered office at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (www.google.de [http://www.google.de]). This happens in our legitimate interest to present our services and our location in an easily accessible manner pursuant to art. 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR and prevails in the balance of interests.

When using Google Maps, Google collects or processes data about the use of the maps functions by website visitors, which may include in particular the IP address and location data. We have no influence on this data processing, which does not take place via our Website, but only via Google Maps' own website. Insofar as information is transferred to Google servers in the USA and stored there, the American company Google LLC is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current certificate can be viewed here [https://www.privacyshield.gov/list].

To deactivate the Google Maps service and thus prevent data transmission to Google, you must deactivate the Java Script function in your browser. In this case, Google Maps cannot be used or can only be used to a limited extent.

Further information about data processing by Google can be found in Google’s privacy notice [https://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html]. Google Maps’ terms of use [https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html] contain detailed information on the map service.


Cookies and other Trackers

a) Description and scope

To improve your experience of our Website and enable specific functions, we use so-called cookies on various pages. These are small text files that are stored on your user device. Some of the cookies we use expire at the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser (so-called session cookies). Other cookies remain on your end device and enable us or our partner companies to recognise your browser upon your next visit (so-called persistent cookies).

You can set your browser’s preferences in order to be informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept or to deny them on a case-by-case basis or in general. You can also delete cookies manually from your device at any time.

If cookies are not accepted, the functionality of our website may be restricted.


We set cookies pursuant to art. 6 par. 1 lit. c) GDPR whenever necessary to fulfil a legal obligation we are subject to and pursuant to art. 6 par. 1 lit. f) GDPR in order to safeguard our legitimate interests in an optimised presentation of our services.


We only use other cookies that allow us to monitor and evaluate user behaviour for market analysis purposes if you have given us your consent in accordance with art. 6 par. 1 lit. a) GDPR. These are third-party cookies which are employed when using our services. Please refer to the following sections for details.

GOOGLE ANALYTICS

We implement "Google Analytics". Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. The information generated by the Google Analytics Cookie about your use of our Website is generally transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. IP anonymization has been activated on our Website: this means that the IP address of Users based within the European Union or the European Economic Area are abridged, and therefore anonymized, before being transferred abroad. Only in exceptional cases is the unabridged IP address transferred to a Google servers in the USA and shortened there. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the Website, to draft reports about Website activity and to provide us with other services relating to Website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not put in relation with other Google data. You may object to the use of Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that doing so may result in limited functionality of this Website. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the Cookie and relating to your use of the Website (including your IP address) and processing this data by installing the browser plug-in available at the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

To find out further information about how Google handles personal data, please refer to Google's privacy policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

STRATO MARKETING RADAR and RANKING COACH

Strato Marketing Radar and Strato Ranking Coach are services provided by Strato AG, Pascalstraße 10, 10587 Berlin. Strato Marketing Radar allows us to monitor our website’s and our services’ performance, as well as our competitors’ online performance. Thanks to Strato Ranking Coach we can monitor our website’s ranking on search engines and gain information about most commonly searched keywords in connection to it. To these ends, Strato employs cookies and similar technologies allowing for the tracking of so-called "clickstreams" of users (i.e. from which source users access our website, which contents on our website interest them most, which other websites they visit etc.). In principle, such information is anonymised or pseudonymised so that no conclusion can be drawn as to your personal identity. For more information on the processing of personal data by Strato, please refer to the Strato privacy policy: https://www.strato.de/datenschutz/.

b) Retention time, right to objection and erasure

Cookies are stored on the user's device and transmit information from the user’s device to our Website. Therefore as a user have you are in full control of cookies. By customising your internet browser settings you can deactivate or restrict the use of cookies. Cookies already stored can be deleted at any time. This can also be done automatically. If cookies for our Website are deactivated, it may not be possible to use all the functions of the Website to their full extent.

Newsletter

You can subscribe to our newsletter by entering your e-mail address in the form provided. On a voluntary basis, you can also specify your first and last name. You will then receive an automatic confirmation e-mail containing a link to the address you entered. The registration process is only complete once you click on such link.

By agreeing to receive our newsletter, we use your e-mail address to send you advertising and offers of interest to you regarding our own services and those of partner companies. The data will not be passed on to third parties.

You can withdraw your consent to receiving newsletters at any time without stating reasons by objecting to the receipt of newsletters.

We will inform you about your right to withdraw consent when you provide your e-mail address and in the respective newsletter.

The processing of data is based on art. 6 par. 1 lit. a) GDPR.

Your rights

If your personal data is processed, you are a data subject within the meaning of the GDPR and entitled to the following rights against the controller:

Access right - You have the right to request information about the personal data processed or stored by us.

Right of rectification - You have the right to demand that we rectify or complete incorrect or incomplete data concerning you.

Right of erasure - You have the right, under certain circumstances, to request that we delete your data.

Right to restriction - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your data in certain circumstances.

Right to object - You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.

Right to data portability - You have the right to request that we transfer or release your personal data to another controller or to you under certain conditions.

Your right to complain - You can also lodge a complaint with a data protection authority.

Where personal data concerning you is processed for direct marketing purposes you have the right to object at any time and without stating reasons, to the processing of personal data concerning you for the purpose of marketing, including profiling, where it is connected to direct marketing.

If you object to the processing for direct marketing purposes your personal data will no longer be processed for such purposes.

Changes to this privacy notice

Due to the dynamic development of the Internet, new technologies and possibilities are constantly evolving. In order to allow you to benefit from these possibilities and technologies, we reserve the right to amend this privacy notice for the future whenever new, additional services are introduced or whenever existing services or service elements are changes or extended.

To the extent that such change to the privacy notice only affects the processing of personal data in general, the new privacy notice will apply from the date of its publication on the Website.

A change to the privacy notice affecting the processing of data already collected and stored for the sending of newsletters will only be executed if deemed acceptable for you. If and insofar as changes to the privacy notice relate to the use of the data already collected and used for sending newsletters, we will inform you in good time via e-mail, on our website or in any other appropriate form. In lack of objection within the aforementioned period, the amended data privacy notice is deemed to be accepted by you. We will inform you about your right to object and the meaning of the objection period when communicating the upcoming amendment to the privacy policy.