Below we inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of your personal data when using our website “www.crochet.de”. Personal data is any information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person.
The person responsible within the meaning of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) is the natural or legal person who, alone or together with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data. For the personal data processed when visiting our website, the person responsible within the meaning of the GDPR is: Franziska Reimann, Karlinekenweg 13, 13156 Berlin, Telephone 017623978594, E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org (in the following: “we”).
2. When you visit our website
When you visit our website, our server collects the following information from your device: browser type and version, operating system, the previously visited website (“Referrer”), IP address and time of the page view.
We collect and process this data in order to ensure the trouble-free operation of our website and to detect, fend off and prosecute a misuse of our services. Furthermore, we use the collected data for statistical purposes to evaluate, for example, with which terminals and browsers our platform is accessed in order to adapt our offer on the basis of the needs of the users on an ongoing basis and to improve. This data processing is based on Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.
All of the above personal data will be deleted no later than twelve months after collection.
As a technical service provider for the operation of our website on the Internet, we use the services of 1 & 1 (1 & 1 Internet AG, 56410 Montabaur) as a processor in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.
If you use the contact form on our website, we process the data entered by you into the form fields, in particular your name, your e-mail address and your message.
If you send us a message by e-mail, we will save your message with the sender information (name, e-mail address and any other information added by your e-mail program and the transmitting servers). For the reception, storage and sending of e-mails, we use an e-mail provider who acts for us as a processor in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.
The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest in answering your message and being able to respond to possible follow-up questions (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR). We will delete the information collected from your message no later than twelve months after the last communication with you about your request, subject to the following paragraph.
If you provide us with a legally relevant declaration on a contractual relationship with us, the legal basis for processing, irrespective of the means of transmission, is also Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR. In such a case, we will delete the data related to your declaration as soon as all reciprocal claims from the contractual relationship have been finally settled and the commercial and tax retention periods have expired.
If you post on our website, we will publish your post in the appropriate place on our website together with your username, for which you can also provide a pseudonym. To counteract any misuse of our offer, we store the IP address of the terminal you are writing to for a period of twelve months (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR). We reserve the right to delete any unsuitable or thematically inappropriate posts at any time. In addition, we delete published contributions at the request of the respective author.
When you visit our website, we deposit a “cookie” on your device. This is a small text file that will allow us to recognize your device when you return to our site for future reference. With the help of the cookie we can also analyze certain user behavior, for example, which parts of our website you use, how long you stay on our site and when and how often you return to our site. We delete a stored cookie no later than twelve months after your last visit to our site.
This data processing is carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR for the purpose of better aligning our website with the interests of our visitors and the technology they use (terminal and browser types), the functions of our site and to analyze and optimize the efficiency of any advertising.
You can prevent the creation of cookies by going to the cookie settings of your Internet browser and objecting there to our site or for all websites to the creation of cookies. There you can also delete already stored cookies.
7. Google Analytics
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereafter “Google”). Google places a cookie on your device. With this cookie, Google can collect information about how you use our website. This information is transmitted to a server in the US, where it is evaluated by Google and made available to us. The legal basis is Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR, namely our legitimate interest in the evaluation and optimization of our internet site.
As part of the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement, Google has undertaken to comply with the data protection laws of the European Union.
We use Google Analytics with activated IP anonymization. This means that your IP address will usually be shortened within the scope of the GDPR so that the IP can no longer rely on you. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The IP address provided by your browser will not be merged with other data provided by Google. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly.
8. Social Media
Social media buttons may be displayed on our website; they can be recognized by the logos of the social media platforms (hereinafter “platforms”) (Facebook: “f” logo, Pinterest: “p” logo). These are links to the respective platforms. A click on such a link calls the website of the respective platform, whereby the IP address of the calling terminal as well as the address of the page from which the link is being referred (“referrer”) are transmitted to the called platform. However, we do not collect or process data in connection with the social media buttons.
9. Google Adsense with personalized ads
We use the services of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 on the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online service within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO) , USA, (“Google”).
Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).
We use the AdSense service, which allows ads to appear on our website and reward us for their display or other use. For these purposes, usage data, such as the click on an ad and the IP address of the users processed, whereby the IP address is shortened by the last two places. Therefore, the processing of the users’ data is pseudonymised.
We use Adsense with personalized ads. In doing so, Google draws conclusions about their interests based on the websites visited by users or used apps and the user profiles created in this way. Advertisers use this information to align their campaigns with these interests, which benefits both users and advertisers alike. For Google, ads are personalized when collected or known data determines or influences ad selection. These include past searches, activities, site visits, apps, demographics, and location information. Specifically, this includes demographic targeting, interest category targeting, remarketing, and targeting to customer comparison lists and audience lists uploaded to DoubleClick Bid Manager or Campaign Manager.
11. Amazon affiliate program
On the basis of our legitimate interests (ie interest in the economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. DSGVO), we are participants in the Amazon EU Affiliate Program, which was designed to provide a medium for websites by means of which the placement of advertisements and links to Amazon.de advertising fee refund can be earned (so-called affiliate system). That As an Amazon partner, we earn on qualified purchases.
Note: Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or one of its affiliates.
12. Your rights
Regarding the personal data we process about you, you have the following rights:
You have the right to ask us to confirm that we are processing personal information concerning you. If this is the case, we will inform you about the personal data stored about you and the further information in accordance with Article 15 paragraph 1 u. 2 DSGVO with.
You have the right to have your incorrect personal data corrected without delay. Taking into account the purposes of processing, you also have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data, including by means of a supplementary statement.
You may request the immediate deletion of your personal data under the conditions of Article 17 (1) GDPR from us, unless such processing is required under Article 17 (3) of the GDPR.
You may require us to restrict the processing of your data if one of the requirements of Article 18 (1) GDPR exists. In particular, you can request the restriction instead of a deletion.
We will disclose any rectification or deletion of your personal data and a restriction of processing to all recipients to whom we have disclosed your personal information, unless this proves impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. We will also inform you about these recipients if you request it.
You have the right to receive the personal information you provide to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and we may require that we transfer that information to another person without hindrance, as far as technically possible.
As far as a data processing based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. The revocation of consent does not affect the lawfulness of the data processing that took place until your revocation.
OPINION: FOR REASONS ARISING OUT OF ITS SPECIAL SITUATION, YOU MAY, AT ANY TIME, DISCONTINUE THE PROCESSING OF THE PERSONAL RELATED DATA; this right of objection exists with regard to the processing of data which, on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) of the GDPR, serves the legitimate interests of us or a third party, unless your interests or fundamental rights and fundamental freedoms, which require the protection of personal data, prevail. If you exercise your right to object, we will cease to process the data in question unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh the interests, rights and freedoms of you, or that the processing of the assertion, exercise or Defense of legal claims serves.
IN THE EVENT THAT WE PROCESS PERSONAL DATA FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING (SUCH NEWSLETTERS), YOU MAY AT ANY TIME SUBMIT CONTRACT AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF THE PERSONAL DATA CONCERNED FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING, WITH THE RESULT THAT WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR DATA FOR SUCH PURPOSES.
If you believe that the processing of your personal data violates the GDPR, you can lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. This does not exclude other administrative or judicial remedies.