Privacy policy

The following privacy statement contains information on the type of data we (Smest.it UG (haftungsbeschränkt), Ostpreußenweg 14 , 22926 Ahrensburg, Germany) collect and also for what purposes and to what extent said data is made available to third parties.

Log-files

In the server statistics data that are transmitted to us are stored automatically. for the efficient browsing of the site (so-called „logfiles“).

The following data is stored:

  • Browser type/version/language
  • Operating system used
  • Referrer URL (the previously visited website)
  • Host name of accessing computer (IP address)
  • Date and time of the server request
  • Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  • Contents oft he request (concrete page)
  • Data volume transferred
  • Access status/ HTTP status code

Normally, said data cannot be attributed to a certain person. The data is not merged with other data sources. Furthermore, the data is deleted within two weeks after a statistical evaluation.

We use this data only for statistical analysis to ensure operation, security and optimizing our proposals.

Other personal data by using the website

Your personally identifiable data provided by you such as name, address or email address is only used internally to answer your requests, process your orders and provide access to certain information.

When you contacting us via email or contact form your data provided will be stored in order to answer your questions.

Contact form

By submitting the form sheet, you accept that we may use your personal data in order to answer your query and to get in contact. We will not pass on the data to third parties, unless this is justified by applicable data protection regulations, or if we are obliged by law. You are free to revoke your permission anytime with regard to the future. In this case, your personal data will be deleted immediately.

Other than that, your data will be deleted as soon as we have finished processing your query or if the reason for storage ceases to exist. You are free to query which of your personal data we store at any time.

Data transfer to third parties; change of purpose

Your data will only be passed on to third parties if this is necessary for the fulfilment of contract or if we are obliged to do so by legal provisions.

We sometimes make use of external service providers to process your data. Insofal as these service providers are located in the USA, we will inform you of this in connection with the respective function.

If your data is to be used for other purposes, we will inform you beforehand and use the data only if you have explicitly declared your consent to this.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and through which the place that sets the cookie is fed certain information. They are used to make the Internet offer more user-friendly and effective, and / or to facilitate navigation on our website.

You can, of course, also use our website without accepting cookies. You can also configure your browser settings in accordance with your wishes and in overall terms, e.g. refuse acceptance of third-party cookies or all cookies, or delete cookies that have already been stored. If you do not accept cookies, please note that our offer may not work faultlessly in this case.

You can find out which function on our website places cookies further below in the area of the individual functions.

The stored information is stored separately from any additional data that may be provided on our website. The data of the cookies is not linked with your further data.

MailChimp

Newsletter Consent

You will be asked to consent to the use of your personal data to receive our newsletter as follows:
“I have read the privacy policy and I give my consent to data being processed by a service provider located in the United States”.

We use the newsletter to provide you with regular updates about our offers. To receive our newsletter, you will need a valid email address. We will then check the email address entered to ensure that you are actually its owner or if its owner has agreed to receive our newsletter. By registering for the newsletter, we will save your IP address and date and time of registration. This will be used in case a third party misuses your email address to subscribe to our newsletter without your knowledge.

We will not compare the data collected during newsletter registration with any other data that might be collected by other components of our site.

Newsletter by MailChimp

We use MailChimp to send our newsletter to our subscribers. MailChimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA.

The data stored when you registered for the newsletter (email address, name, IP address, and time and date of registration) will be sent to a server operated by The Rocket Science Group in the United States and stored there in accordance with the EU-US Privacy Shield.

Further information about the data protection offered by MailChimp can be found at: http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

You may cancel your newsletter subscription and revoke your consent to the storage of this data at any time with future effect. For instructions to take this step, please refer to the confirmation email and each newsletter.

Newsletter tracking

Our newsletter includes so-called web bugs that allow us to recognise if and when an email has been opened and which links in the email have been clicked by its recipient.

This data is stored by us so that we can best align our newsletter to the wishes and interests of our subscribers. Accordingly, the data thus collected is used to send personalised newsletters to each recipient.

You will be asked to consent to the use of your personal data as follows: “I agree that my data and my user responses will be stored electronically by newsletter tracking so that I can receive a personalised newsletter. The revocation of the consent to receive the newsletter constitutes a revocation of the consent for the tracking described above.”

By revoking the consent to receive the newsletter, the consent to the aforementioned tracking is revoked.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analyzing service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files stored on your end device, which allow an analysis of your website`s use. The information generated by the cookie on your use of the app (including IP address) will be passed on to and stored on a Google server in the US.

We explicitly point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()” and, therefore, IP addresses by Google in member states within the European Union or in contracting parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area will be abbreviated before the transfer to prevent direct personal reference. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there.

Google will use this information, by order of the provider, to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on the website’s activities for the website providers and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the internet use. Google may pass on this information to third parties if required by law or in case third parties process these data on behalf of Google. Google will not associate your IP address with other data by Google.

You can avoid the installation of cookies by appropriately adjusting your browser software; we would like to make you aware of the fact that in this case it is possible that you will not be able to use all the functions of this website.

The purpose and scope of the data collection, the further processing and use of data by Google as well as your rights and configuration options to protect your privacy can be taken from the privacy statements by Google on http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/?hl=de and, in particular, for Google Analytics on https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/?hl=de and on https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

By using the website, you agree with the processing of the data collected on you by Google in the before-mentioned manner and purpose.

You may opt out of the data collection and storage any time with future effect: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. You can also avoid the detection by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie is placed which prevents a future detection of your data when visiting the link: deactivate Google Analytics

Attention: You’ll have to click this link again, if you delete your cookies.

Google Maps

This website has included contents of Google Maps, a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). By visiting the website, the third party provider will be informed that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. In addition, the data sent automatically via your browser, such as your IP address, is transmitted to Google Maps in the USA and stored there. The provider may store this data as user profiles and use them for advertising and market research purposes. If you are logged into Google at the same time, this data is directly assigned to your account. If you do not wish to have the information assigned to your profile, you must log out before activating the button. You declare your agreement to the recording, processing and the use of the data automatically collected and entered by you, by Google, one of its agents, or third party providers by using this website. We draw your attention to the fact that we as the provider of the website do not receive any notification of the content of the transmitted data as well as its use by Google.

For detailed information about the purpose and scope of the data collection and its processing by Google Maps, please refer to the provider’s privacy policy at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

Information, correction, blocking, deletion

We are happy to provide you with personal data stored on our website, as well as its origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom this data is passed on and the purpose of the storage. You may exercise this right at any time, and, if you so wish, a right to the correction, blocking and deletion of your data. Please send a request by e-mail to this end, and use the subject heading “Privacy” in the subject line.