Data Privacy Statement

for www.schwatzgelb.de, www.schwatzgelb.com, www.bvb-forum.de and www.bvb-fotos.de.

The internet presences named before areowned by schwatzgelb.de e.V. (registered at local court AG Dortmund, VR5490/ called "schwatzgelb.de" in the following). Further information about the owner is available in the Imprint.

Schwatzgelb.de takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and collects and uses personal data solely inaccordance with the valid Data Protection Laws. The following statement provides an overview about which Data will be collected when the named internetpresences are being used and for what reasons the data is being collected. The statement also clarifies what data is being processed and made available to third parties. Generally data is only being collected to optimize the use of the internet presences. If you want your personal data collected by us to be deleted, you can contact us any time. In no case your personal data will be sold or made available to third parties for other reasons.

Automatic Data Storage

Schwatzgelb.de collects and stores with every request the data that your browser transmits automatically (browser typeand version, operating system, referrer, URL, time of request, request). This data is not personal. The same data is being stored with every request by registered users. IP addresses are not being stored (about thecollection of IP addresses see the paragraph regarding „Google Analytics / Visit Analyzation").

It is not possible for schwatzgelb.de to relate this data to a certain individual. This data will not be processed further and certainly not compared to other data sources. This data will be erased after the statistical analysis.

Registration and Storage of Personal Data

Some areas of the internet presences (e.g. the newsletter or the board) are only available after a registration. Schwatzgelb.de collects only the necessary data for the particular contractual relationship, normally at least in alias and e-mail address. This data will notbe used for statistical analysis or processed in any other way. It is only published to provide the requested service (alias to take part in discussions, e-mail address for personal messages to other users).

Besides data you actively provide by using the services of the internet presences (e.g. writing on the board) there will be personal data of you collected with the registration as user (at least alias and e-mail address).

You have the option to provide furtherdata about your person and make it public. On registration every user is advised about the data which must be provided to use a service, which options the user has to provide further information about himself and which data will be made public.

Revocation of the Agreement

The user can revoke his agreement to usehis personal data at any time in written or electronic form.

Please contact us via e-mail to:

datenschutz@schwatzgelb.de

or send a letter to:

schwatzgelb.de e.V.
Postfach 41 01 41
44271 Dortmund

Germany

Cookies

The internet presences use so-called cookies in various areas. The cookies are used to make our services more user-friendly, more effective and safer, e.g. by storing personal settings. Cookies are small text files, stored to your computer by your browser. Most ofthe cookies we use are so-called "session-cookies". They will be erased automatically at the end of your visit. Cookies do no damage to your computer and do not contain viruses. You can disable cookies in the settings of your internet browser, if you don't want that cookies get saved on your computer.

Google Analytics / Visit Analyzation

"This website uses Google Analytics, aweb analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). GoogleAnalytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . The therefore necessary IP addresses will be made anonymous by deleting the last 8 bit of the address before processing it. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website ,compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing otherservices relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on yourbrowser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use thefull functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent tothe processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposesset out above."

The visit analysation also uses a software installed on the server. Also in this case IP adresses will be made anonymous by deleting the last 8 bit of the address before processing it. We do not store or transfer these data.

Data Transfer

Schwatzgelb.de does generally not transfer your personal data or the data stored automatically to third parties, unless we are obliged to do so by law or court decisions. In addition to that, only your public data (e.g. alias, published texts) will be available to third parties using the internet presences.

We do not transfer your data to third parties in any other case.

External Services

At various points our internet presences link to services of external providers via hyper-link (e.g. Chat or Shop). The use of these services is not validated by this data privacy statement. The external providers of these services and not schwatzgelb.de is responsible for the data protection in these areas.

General Advice

If you use our internet presences to publish personal information about yourself (e.g. by writing on the board) these informations are available to everybody and third parties are able to collect and process this data. In your own interest, please be careful andresponsible with your personal data!

Information about Stored Data

You have the right to demand informationabout your personal data stored by us, the origin of the data, the reason forthe storage and who the data was made available to at any time.

Please contact us via e-mail to:

datenschutz@schwatzgelb.de

or send a letter to:

schwatzgelb.de e.V.
Postfach 41 01 41
44271 Dortmund

Further Information

If you have any further questions about the storage and processing of your personal data that this statement could notanswer, do not hesitate to contact us. We want to make sure, that you can use our services with good confidence.

Please contact us via e-mail to:

datenschutz@schwatzgelb.de

or send a letter to:

schwatzgelb.de e.V.
Postfach 41 01 41
44271 Dortmund

 

Data Privacy Statement as from: 28th of October 2012