This Data Protection Statement is to inform users as to the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by the responsible provider Maack & Company Steuerberatungsgesellschaft mbH, Neuer Wall 80, 20354 Hamburg, Germany, Telephone +49 (0) 40 22635520, firstname.lastname@example.org on this website (hereinafter referred to as “Offer”).
The legal foundations of data protection can be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the German Telemedia Act (TMG).
Access data/server log files
The provider (or its web space provider) collects data every time the Offer is accessed (so-called server log files). Access data includes:
Name of the retrieved web page, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
The provider only uses the log data to carry out statistical evaluations for the purpose of operating, securing and optimizing the Offer. However, the provider reserves the right to retrospectively check log data if there is a legitimate suspicion of unlawful use based on specific indications.
Handling of personal data
Personal data is information that can help to identify a person; in other words, information that can be traced back to a person. This includes their name, email address or phone number. Personal data also includes data regarding preferences, hobbies, memberships or the websites that someone has viewed.
Personal data is only collected, used and passed on by the provider if this is permitted by law, or if users consent to the data collection.
When contacting the provider (for example, using the contact form or via email), the user’s information is stored for the purpose of processing the request, as well as any follow-up questions that may arise.
We use the newsletter to inform you about us and our offers.
If you would like to receive the newsletter, we require you to provide a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify you as the owner of the specified email address, or that the owner of the address agrees to receive the newsletter. No additional data is collected. This data is used only for sending the newsletter and will not be given to third parties.
When registering for the newsletter, we save your IP address and the date of registration. The sole purpose of this storage is to prove evidence for the event that a third party misuses an email address and signs up to receive the newsletter without the knowledge of the authorized person.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of the data, the email address and the use of these for sending the newsletter at any time. The revocation can be made via a link in the newsletters themselves, in your profile area or by notifying the above contact options.
Integration of third-party services and content
It may be the case that content from third parties, such as videos from YouTube, maps from Google Maps, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites are included in this online Offer. This always presupposes that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as “third party provider”) can see the user’s IP address, because without the IP address, they could not send the content to the browser of each user. The IP address is therefore required for the presentation of this content. We endeavor to use only content whose respective providers use the IP address solely for the delivery of the content. However, we do not have any influence over third parties in the event that they save the IP address for e.g. statistical purposes. We inform users about this to the extent that is known to us.
Cookies are small files that make it possible to store specific device-related information regarding users' access devices (PCs, smartphones, etc.). On the one hand, they aid the user-friendliness of web pages and therefore also users (for example, the storage of login data). On the other, they are used to record statistical data regarding website usage as well as to enable an analysis of this for the purpose of improving the Offer. Users can control how cookies are used. Most browsers provide an option to restrict or completely prevent the storage of cookies. However, it should be pointed out that usage and user convenience in particular are restricted without cookies.
You can manage many online advertising cookies from companies using the US site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU Site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices/ .
This Offer uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”: text files which are stored on the user’s computer and which allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about the user’s use of this website is generally transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, should IP anonymization be activated on this website, the user’s IP address will be abridged beforehand by Google within the Member States of the European Union or in other states that are a party of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the US and abbreviated there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the user’s use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide the website operator with other services related to website and internet usage.
The IP address provided by your browser in the context of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. The user can prevent cookies from being saved by setting browser software accordingly; however, this Offer would like to point out to the user that all the functions of this website may not be fully usable in this case. In addition, you may prevent Google from tracking the data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie and your use of the website (including your IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by clicking on the link below download and install the available browser plugin: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
For more information about Google's use of data for advertising purposes, as well as configuration and opt-out options, please visit Google's websites: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/ (“How Google uses data when you use our partners' sites or apps”), http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads (“Advertising”), http://www.google.de/settings/ads (“Control the information Google uses to show you ads”) and http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ (“Make the ads you see more useful to you”).
As an alternative to the browser add-on or for browsers on mobile devices, please click this link to prevent collection by Google Analytics on this website in the future. This will store an opt-out cookie on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.
Revocation, changes, corrections and updates
The user has the right to request the reception of free information regarding personal data that has been stored about them. In addition, the user has the right of correction for incorrect data, as well as the right to block and delete their personal data, as far this is not contrary to any legal obligation to preserve business records.
Translated by website owner.
Maack & Company
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