Disclaimer

Privacy Statement

Scope of Application

This data privacy statement informs users on the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider Ramp 106 GmbH, Lagerstr.36, 20357 Hamburg, Tel. +49 40 209310869 (hereinafter referred to as “the service”).

The legal basis of data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG).

Access data/server log files

The provider (or its webspace provider) collects data about every access to the offer (so-called server log files). The access data include:

Nname of the accessed website, file, date and time of the access, transferred data volume, report on successful access, browser type including version, operating system of the user, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address, and the requesting provider.

The provider will only use the log data for statistical analyses for the purposes of operation, security, and optimisation of the offer. However, the provider reserves the right to subsequently review the log data if there are specific indications for the justified suspicion of unlawful use.

Handling of Personal Data

Personal data is information that make a person identifiable, i.e. data that can be traced back to a person. This includes the name, e-mail address or phone number as well as preferences, hobbies, memberships or the websites someone has viewed.

The provider collects and uses personal data only if the law generally permits this or the users consent to the data collection.

Contact

When contacting the seller (for example via contact form or e-mail), information on the user are stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions.

Comments and Contributions

When users leave comments on the blog or other areas where contributions are logged, their IP addresses may be stored. This is done for the safety of the provider, if someone posts illegal content in the comments and contributions (insults, banned political propaganda, etc.). In this case, the provider may be held responsible even for the comment or post and is therefore interested in the identity of the author.

Newsletter

The newsletter will inform you about us and our offers.

If you would like to receive the newsletter, we require a valid e-mail address and information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address or that the owner agrees to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. This data will be used only to send the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties.

By registering for the newsletter, we save your IP address and the date of the application. This storage is used solely for proof in the event that a third party abused an email address and logs without the knowledge of the person entitled to receive the newsletter.

Your consent to the storage of data, e-mail address and the right to use it to send the newsletter can be revoked at any time. Revocation can occur via a link in the newsletter itself, in your profile area or by notice to our contact details.

Integration of Services and Third-Party Content

It can happen that third-party content from other websites is integrated into this online offer, such as YouTube videos, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics. This also means that the provider of such content (hereinafter referred to as “third-party”) can recognize the IP address of the user, because without the IP address they could not send their content to each user’s browser. The IP address is required in order to present this content. We only strive to use such content, and the respective providers use the IP address only to deliver the content. However, we have no control over how third parties use such information as an IP address, such as for statistical purposes. Insofar as is becomes known to us, we will share this with our users.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that make it possible to save specific information related to the user’s access device (PC, smartphone, etc.) on this device. On the one hand, they serve the user by improving the usability of websites (e.g. saving of login data). On the other hand, they capture statistical data on website use which can be analyzed to improve the service. Users can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers come with an option to restrict or completely prevent the storage of cookies. However, it has to be pointed out that the use and in particular the ease of use are limited without cookies.

Many online advertising cookies of companies may be managed via the US website http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU website http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/ .

Google Analytics

This offer uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies," text files which are stored on the computer of the users and which allow an analysis of their use of the website. The information generated by the cookie concerning the use of this website by the users is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

However, if the IP anonymisation is activated on this website Google will first shorten the IP address of the users within the member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP anonymisation is activated on this website. Upon request of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to analyse the use of the website by the users, to compile reports on the website activities, and to provide the operator of the website with other services related to the use of the website and the use of the internet.

The IP address transferred by your browser within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data of Google. The users may prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding adjustment of their browser software. However, the users are informed by this offer that in this case they may not be able to completely use all functions of this website. Furthermore, the users may prevent the collection of the data which is generated by the cookie and refers to the use of the website by the users (including their IP addresses) for Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in provided under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to the browser add-on or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click the following link in order to opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics within this website in the future (the opt-out applies only for the browser in which you set it and within this domain). An opt-out cookie will be stored on your device, which means that you will have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This publication uses social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white “f” on blue background or a “thumbs up” sign) or marked by the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the look of Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here:https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When a user visits a web page of this offer that contains a social plugin, your browser directly connected with the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transferred from Facebook directly to your browser, which embeds the latter into the website. The provider therefore has no effect on the amount of data that Facebook gathers using this plugin, and informs the user of this accordingly: :

By integrating the plugin, Facebook receives information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the offer. If the user is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his/her Facebook account. When users interact with the plugins, for example, press the Like Button or make comments, the corresponding information is transmitted from user’s browser directly to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, the possibility exists that Facebook recognizes user’s IP address and stores it. According to Facebook, in Germany only anonymous IP addresses are stored.

For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well as the relevant rights and ways to protect the privacy of users, one can refer to the privacy policies of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

WIf a user is a member of Facebook and does not want Facebook to collect data on this offer and link it to member data stored by Facebook, then user must log out of Facebook before visiting the website. Additional settings and opt-outs for the use of data for promotional pruposes can be found in the Facebook profile settings section: https://www.facebook.com/settings?tab=ads.

+1 Button Google+

This site may use the “+1″ button of the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The plugins are identifiable by the “+1″ on a white or colored background.

When a user visits a web page containing such a button, the browser establishes a direct connection with Google’s servers. The content related to the “+1″ button is transmitted from Google directly to its browser which embeds the latter into the website. The provider therefore has no influence on the amount of data that Google collects with the button. According to Google, no personal information is collected without clicking on the button. Such data, including the IP address, are collected and processed, only for logged-in members.

Regarding the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of data by Google, as well as your rights and settings options for protecting your privacy, users can read Google’s privacy notices to the “+1″ button found in: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html und der FAQ: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+1/button/.

Twitter

This offer uses the serviceTwitter buttons. These buttons are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They can be identified by terminology such as “Twitter” or “sequence”, connected to a stylized blue bird. With the help of these buttons, it is possible to share a contribution or page of this offer on Twitter, or follow the provider of this offer on Twitter.

When a user visits a page on this website which contains such a button, its browser establishes a direct connection to Twitter servers. The content related to the Twitter buttons is transmitted from Twitter directly to the user’s browser. The provider therefore has no impact on the amount of data that Twitter gathers using the plugin, and informs the user according to his knowledge. After this, the IP address of the user is only transmitted with the URL of the respective website in terms of buttons, but not for any other purposes other than the representation of the buttons.
More information can be found in Twitter’s Privacy Statement at http://twitter.com/privacy.

Jetpack/Wordpress.com-Stats

This offer uses Jetpack, a tool for statistical analysis of user requests, operated by Automattic, Inc. 132 Hawthorne Street San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, using the tracking technology from Quantcast Inc., 201 3rd St, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103-3153, USA. WordPress.com stats uses so-called “cookies,” text files that are stored on your computer, to help analyze how users use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are stored on a server in United States. The IP address is anonymized immediately after processing and before storage. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, we point out that you may not be able to use all features of this website in this case. You can refuse the future collection and use of data by Quantcast by clicking on the link “Click here to opt-out” opt-out cookie on your browser: http://www.quantcast.com/opt-out. If you delete all cookies on your computer, you must set the opt-out cookie again.

Google AdSense

This website uses Google Adsense, a Web-advertising-service of Google Inc., United States (“Google”). Google Adsense uses “cookies” (text files) that are stored on your computer and allows an analysis of the use of this website by you.Google Adsense also uses so-called “Web Beacons” (small invisible images) to gather information.

Through the use of Web beacons simple actions such as the visitor traffic to the website can be recorded and collected. The information generated by the cookie and/or Web Beacon is information about your use of this site (Url), including your IP address and will be transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You can avoid storing cookies on your hard drive and the display of Web Beacons by choosing to accept in your browser settings, “cookies” (in MS Internet Explorer under “Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings”, in Firefox under Tools> Settings> Privacy> Cookies), we would point out however that this may prevent you from using all the features of this website.

Cancellation, Changes, Corrections and Updates

The user has the right to obtain information free of charge about the personal data stored on them. In addition, the user has the right to correct inaccurate data, blocking and deletion of their personal data, where the there is no legal obligation to retain.

Privacy statement source from Thomas Schwenke, attorney at law – I LAW it