The protection of your personal data is important to us. We process your data exclusively in accordance with the legal regulations of the Federal Republic of Germany (European General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”, TKG 2003). In this Data Protection Declaration, we inform you about the most important aspects of the data processing on our website.
The use of the apps. created thereunder is usually possible without registering and revealing personally referred data.
1. The employment of ‘cookies’, caching and web storage
The ‘cookies’, which save and store registration data are erased from the ‘CMS’ when the user or contractual party logs off (signs out). Users or contractual parties can erase the cookies, caches and web storage at any time manually via the browser settings.
2. Anonymous data raising on the websites
These data are automatically transmitted by the internet browser of the user or contractual party to the QRCode Studio web server. Processing is anonymous. There is no amalgamation of such data with any other data sources or any allocation made to personally referred data. The saved and stored data are solely employed for statistical and security relevant evaluation purposes (e.g. the number of website call-ups, or ascertainment of any attacks on the web server).
3. The raising of personally referred data, exploitation and forms
In the raising of personally referred data, QRCode Studio observes the principles of data-reduction, data-economy, data-transparency and data-security, i.e. personally referred data are for example only raised, saved and stored to the requisite extent, on the occasion of the initial enquiry or contact.
The raising of personally referred data is only conducted after the prior consent of the user or contractual party. The data of the user or contractual party will only be employed for the setting-up, execution or termination of a contractual or quasi-contractual business relationship and then saved and stored for the agreed purpose and extent. Users or contractual parties can withdraw their consent at any time with effect for the future. After withdrawal, the relevant data will be erased, unless QRCode Studio is statutorily required to keep the data.
When personally referred data are raised on our website or internet appearances (name, postal address, email address, etc.), for example via contact forms, this is deemed to be voluntary. The passing-on or sale of personally referred data to third parties is only conducted with the express approval of the user or contractual party.
When users or contractual parties take advantage of the possibility of publishing commentaries and similar participations concerning corresponding functions or forms, the associated data entered are then saved and stored, and then published on the relevant website. Users and contractual parties can contradict the saving and storing at any time and apply for the erasure of the entered data. Users and contractual parties can then submit their contradiction to the operators of the websites shown as Provider Identification in their disclaimers.
4. Access of third parties to raised data
The raising, processing and exploitation of data, is as a rule conducted by the uses of the ‘CMS’ – Content Management System, the organizers, the creators of the apps. When personally referred data is raised by other providers, QRCode Studio will duly notify the users and contractual parties.
QRCode Studio retains the services for the processing of some individual data, who only handle such data in accordance with their mandate, not pass such on, and observe the existing data protection legislation. The approval of the persons affected is obtained by before the raising of such data.
5. The ‘passing-on’ function (share button) and the bookmark service: ‘AddThis’
These websites can include so-called ‘passing-on functions’ (Share Button Function) provided by ‘www.addthis.com’. This can be employed by the user or the contractual party, among other things to recommend the various websites to others via social media networks on the internet, or to save and store these at various ‘Book Marking Services’. The share-button function is a service provided by: Add This LLC, Suite 625, 8000 Westpark Drive, McLean, VA 22102, U.S.A. (hereinafter referred to as ‘AddThis’).
When accessing the websites, which include the share-button function, data is uploaded from the web server at ‘AddThis’, which provides the visual appearance view and the function of the share-button function on the websites. At the same time, data is transmitted from the browser of the user or contractual party to ‘AddThis’, and the cookies of ‘AddThis’ are received, saved and stored on the computer of the user or contractual party. The data transmitted to ‘AddThis’ are also saved, stored and processed there.
6. Social plug-ins of Facebook
These websites can also contain so-called social plug-ins of the social media network of www. facebook.com (recognisable by the Facebook lettering or Facebook Logo). This includes for example remarks such as ‘Like It‘ and the ‘Like Box’. These can be employed by the user or contractual party among other things to recommend the various websites to others via social media networks on the internet, or to show these to other users on the internet, that the user or contractual party ‘likes these’. The plug-ins are a service provided by: Facebook, Inc., 1601 South California Avenue, Paolo Alto, CA 94304, U.S.A. (hereinafter referred to as ‘Facebook’.
When accessing the website, which includes such a plug-in, data is uploaded from the web server at ‘Facebook’, which provides the visual appearance view and the function of the plug-ins on the website. At the same time, data is transmitted from the browser of the user or contractual party to ‘Facebook’, and the cookies of ‘Facebook’ are received, saved and stored on the computer of the user or contractual party. The data transmitted to ‘Facebook’ are also saved, stored and processed there.
7. Social plug-ins of Google
These websites can also include so-called plug-ins of ‘Google’ (recognisable by the Google livery colour shades of: red, blue, green, yellow or the Google Logo). The ‘+1’-button (‘Google Plus’, recognisable by the ‘+1’ digit on the button) is also included, for example. These can be employed by the user or contractual party to recommend the various websites within the services range of Google to other users on the internet. These plug-ins are services provided by: Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, U.S.A. (hereinafter referred to as ‘Google’.
8. Social plug-ins of Twitter
These websites also contain service functions of Twitter, Inc., Suite 600, 795 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, U.S.A.. When the user or contractual party employs ‘Twitter’ and particularly the function ‘Re-Tweet’, Twitter will connect the Twitter Account to the internet website visited by the user or contractual party. This will be notified to other Twitter users, especially the ‘Follow Me’ subscribers. A data transmission is also made to Twitter. QRCode Studio is not informed by Twitter of the content of the transmitted data and/or concerning the exploitation of the data. The following link will provide more information on the matter: http://twitter.com/privacy
The user or contractual party can also change the relevant settings at: http://twitter.com/account/settings.
9. Land maps from Google Maps™ map services
These websites all include so-called plug-ins in the form of maps, satellite photography and route planning functions from ‘GoogleMaps™’. The user or contractual party can use this function to plan routes. The maps are a service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, U.S.A. (hereinafter referred to as ‘Google’).
When accessing the website, which includes such a map, data is uploaded from the web server at ‘Google’, which provides the visual appearance view and the function of the map on the websites. At the same time, data is transmitted from the browser of the user or contractual party to ‘Google’, and saved and stored there.
Information on the raising and exploitation of the transmitted data by ‘Google’, can be viewed on the Google website.
10. Linked third-party websites
This Data Protection Declaration is not applicable to the websites of other providers when we offer connections to these by providing hyperlinks.
11. The exploitation of published contact data
I hereby gives notice, that it contradicts the exploitation of published data for commercial purposes. This includes in particular the saving and storing of such in data-processing systems for purposes of retail trading as well as their exploitation for general advertising purposes (e.g. the unsolicited mailing of information material and advertising brochures by postal mail and email.).
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