Privacy Policy

With this privacy policy we, SADH Internet GmbH, Rosenstrasse 17, 10178 Berlin (“SADH”) would like to inform you about our use of personal data. We realize the importance of protecting the personal data of the user, and therefore adhere to the applicable data protection laws.

Controller / Contact

Controller within the meaning of the data protection laws is:

SADH Internet GmbH, Rosenstraße 17, 10178 Berlin

If you have questions or proposals pertaining to data protection, you may also contact us via email at datenschutz[at]sharepop.com.

Definition

Personal data means any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual. This includes information such as your name, your address, your phone number and your email address.

Use of Personal Data

We only collect personal data on this website that you provided to us, e.g. during the registration process or for the purpose of handling the contractual relationship with our company, and only to the extent necessary for its purpose. We therefore only use and store your personal data only if you have given us your express consent or to the extent that you have explicitly granted us permission, e.g. pursuant to the contractual relationship with our company. This data is stored on a specially protected server, and information on your identity will only be collected by us, if you expressly provide such information to us.

Data Storage

We have implemented comprehensive technical and organizational measures to protect your data against possible threats, e.g. unauthorized access, unauthorized disclosure, alteration or distribution, or loss, destruction or abuse. In order to protect your personal data from unauthorized access by third parties during a transmission, the transmission of data might be protected by SSL-encryption, a standardized encryption method for online services.

Log Files

If you visit our website, your internet browser automatically transfers log information to our server which is stored in log files, the so-called server log files. The log files include the following data:

  • URL of the referring website
  • Date and time of request
  • IP address of the accessing computer
  • Website(s) that the user accesses
  • Volume of data transmitted, type of your browser and its version
  • Operating system, name of internet service provider
  • Information whether the processing request was successful

The log files will be evaluated in an anonymized form in order to improve our website and make it more user-friendly, to find and correct mistakes and to manage the servers’ load. In order to evaluate the log files, we use the programs “LogEntries” and “Papertrail”. It may occur that your usage data will be transferred to the servers of the companies that provide such programs. We need this data in order to ensure a secure and stable connection between you and us. We also use this data to make the user experience on our website more enjoyable.

Cookies

We need cookie in order to provide certain services on our website. Cookies are small files that your browser stores on your device in a particular directory. Cookies enable us to e.g. ascertain whether you have already accessed a website before. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. In your browser settings you can deactivate the storage of cookies or to require your express consent before a cookie is placed. You can also delete cookies from your hard drive at any time. However, please note that the use of certain services may not be possible if your browser does not allow cookies.

If you do not agree, you can opt-out here: datenschutz[at]sharepop.com

Social Networks

Our website also uses plugins from various social networks.

Facebook

This website uses the following social plugins provided by the social network Facebook:

  • Like Button
  • Share Button

Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 South California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA and is available at www.facebook.de. The plugins can be identified by one of Facebook’s logos or the phrase “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list of Facebook social plugins and their appearances and functions can be found at: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins. In case you access a website of our internet presence using such a plugin, your browser will contact the Facebook server and load the visual presentation of the plugin as well as present it to you as part of the website. We therefore have no influence on the extent of data that Facebook collects via the social plugins, and inform you based on the information available to us: The social plugins allow Facebook to know that you have visited this particular page on our website, even if you are not a registered Facebook user or if you are not logged in to Facebook at the time. Your browser transfers this information as well as your IP address to Facebook’s server in the USA where such information is stored. According to the information provided by Facebook, only an anonymized IP address is stored of German users who are not registered with Facebook. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can associate your visit to our website to your Facebook account. Facebook receives the information on your visit to our website irrespective of whether you interact with the plugins or not. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the ‘Like’ button or by posting a comment, the information you give is then sent directly to Facebook and saved there. Furthermore, such information will also be published on Facebook and be displayed to your Facebook friends. To find out more about the reasons why and the extent to which Facebook collects data, how the data is further processed and used, your rights in the matter, and settings options you can choose that protect your privacy, please see Facebook’s Data Protection Policy which can be found at: www.facebook.com/about/privacy. If you have a Facebook account and do not want Facebook to collect data about you from our website and connect it to your member data saved on Facebook, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins by using add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the Facebook blocker www.webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker.

Google+

This website uses the “+1” plugin that is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, which can be identified by the symbol “+1” on a white or colorful background. In case you access a website of our internet presence using such a plugin, your browser will contact the Google server and load the visual presentation of the plugin as well as present it to you as part of the website. We therefore have no influence on the extent or type of data that Google collects via this plugin. According to the information provided by Google, no personal data is being collected if the user does not click on the plugin. Such data shall only be collected and processed from Google+ members that are logged in. If you are logged in to your personal Google+ or Google account, Google can associate your visit to our website to this account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking the button or by posting a comment, the information you give is then sent directly to Google and saved there. Furthermore, we cannot rule out that other Google services that are also implemented into our website may also link data with your Google account. If you want to prevent such data transmission, you must log out of your Google+ or Google account before visiting our website. To find out more about the reasons why and the extent to which Google collects data, how the data is further processed and used, your rights in the matter, and settings options you can choose that protect your privacy, please see Google’s Data Protection Policy regarding the “+1” plugin which can be found at www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html as well as the FAQs which can be found at www.google.com/intl/de/+1/button.

YouTube

This website uses Youtube.de/Youtube.com plugins that are provided by YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. In case you access a website of our internet presence using such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to YouTube servers. Thereby it is communicated to the YouTube servers what websites that user has accessed. If you are logged in to YouTube as a member, YouTube can associate this information with your personal user account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking on or starting a video or by posting a comment, the information will be associated with your YouTube user account. If you want to prevent such data transmission, you must log out before using the plugins. Additional information can be found in the privacy policy under the following link: www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.

Twitter

This website uses plugins that are provided by Twitter Inc.,1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA, and can be identified by the Twitter logo or e.g. the words “Tweet” or “Twitter”.

The plugins enable the user, inter alia, to share an article or a page of this website on Twitter. If you access a website that includes this plugin, your browser sets up a direct connection to Twitter’s servers. Twitter transfers the plugin’s content directly to your browser which will then integrate it into the website. Therefore we have no influence on the extent or content of the data that Twitter collects via its plugin, and thus, can only inform you based on our state of knowledge: According to our knowledge, log information such as the user’s IP address, the URL of the referring website, etc., is transmitted to Twitter. Additional information is available in Twitter’s privacy policy: http://twitter.com/privacy.

XING

This website uses the plugin “XING share button”. When you access this website, your browser sets up a direct connection to the servers operated by XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg (“XING”), that provide the “XING share button”-functionalities, in particular the calculation/display of the counter value. XING does not store any of your personal data because of your access to this website, in particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. In connection with the “Xing share button”, there is no evaluation of your user behavior by using cookies. Additional information on the “XING share button” is available under the following link: www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

LinkedIn

This website uses plugins which are provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“LinkedIn”) which can be identified by the LinkedIn logo of the “Share”-Button.

If you access a page on our website that includes this plugin, your browser sets up a direct connection to LinkedIn’s servers. Thereby LinkedIn receives the information that you and your IP address have accessed this website. If you click on the LinkedIn „Share“-Button while you are logged into you LinkedIn account, you can link the content of this website on your LinkedIn-Profile which enables LinkedIn to allocate the visit to our website to your LinkedIn account. We as the website operator do not know the content of the data transferred to LinkedIn or how LinkedIn uses such data. For information on the purpose and extent of data collection, the further processing and use of such data by LinkedIn, as well as your rights in this regard and your setting options for the protection of your privacy, please refer to LinkedIn’s privacy policy:  http://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

Web Analytics

We use different analysis tools and tracking software in order to determine the frequency of use as well as the number of visitors to our website.

Google Analytics

In order to optimize this website and our services, we use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how you use this website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. If the IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will previously be truncated by Google within the EU member states or EEA member states. Only in exceptional cases will the IP address be transferred to Google on a server in the United States and thereafter be truncated. On behalf of the website operator, 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 other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address that was transmitted by your browser will not be combined by Google with any other data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may also prevent the collection of the data that was generated by the cookie and that is related to the use of the website (including your IP address) as well as its processing by Google by downloading and installing a brower plugin that is available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Additional information thereto is available at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de    and http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information to Google Analytics and privacy). This website uses Google Analytics with its extension code “gat._anonymizeIp()“ so that IP addresses will therefore only be processed in a shortened form to prevent persons from being identified.

Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service to enable advertisements which is provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how you use this website. Google AdSense also uses “web beacons”, i.e. graphics that are invisible to the user. The web beacons enable the evaluation of information, such as the user traffic on this website. The information generated by the cookies and web beacons about your use of this website (including your IP address) and also the placement of advertisements will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer such information to its contractual partners. The IP address that was transmitted by your browser will not be combined by Google with any other data. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website you agree with the processing of data by Google as described above.

DoubleClick

We use pixel or transparent GIF-files in order to support online advertising. These GIF-files are provided to us by our advertisement managing partner DoubleClick. These files enable DoubleClick to recognize a cookie place on your browser which then enables us to learn what advertisements bring the users to our website. The cookie was either placed by us or another advertiser that works with DoubleClick. The information generated by the cookie or with the Spotlight technology and used collectively is anonymous and not personally identifiable. Additional information on DoubleClick and on how to disable this technology can be found under the following links:

http://www.doubleclick.net/us/corporate/privacy

http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/

Additional Services

Your information may also be processed by third parties in order to provide you with our different services. We carefully select such service providers and only transfer your information insofar as you agree thereto and we deem such transfer to be necessary.

SAHD uses Mailchimp, a service provided by MailChimp, 512 Means St., Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA. This service enables the management of email contacts within an app in order to communicate with you via email. This service manages data such as the date and time when you read an email and when you interacted with emails, e.g. by clicking on links contained in such an email. You may contact Mailchimp at legal[at]mailchimp.com in order to request information about your personal data or to request the modification or erasure of such data. We also use the lead generation tools of the service providers Marketo and Unbounce. You may contact them at privacypolicy[at]marketo.com or support[at]unbounce.com. The service Conviva collects anonymous data for the purpose of video analysis. You may contact Conviva at contact[at]conviva.com. We also use the service provider Crazy-Egg Hitmap in order to optimize our website which only uses anonymous data. You may contact Crazy-Egg Hitmap at contact[at]crazyegg.com. We also use the service provider AdRoll for retargeting purposes which only uses anonymous data. You may contact AdRoll at delight[at]adroll.com.

Information/Revocation

You are entitled to obtain information about your personal data that we have stored at any time and free of charge, and to also request incorrect data to be corrected or to request the erasure or blocking of your personal data. You are also entitled to object to the future use of your personal data at any time. Please address such requests to the following email address: datenschutz[at]sharepop.com

Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or update this Privacy Policy at any time in accordance with the currently applicable data protection regulations.

June 30, 2015