Privacy Policy

  • Privacy Statement

    Short version:
    qmeta.net does not collect or share any personal information! We do not track you and do not create a profile of you.

    Long version:
    This privacy policy explains the type, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as "data") within our online offer and the associated websites, functions and contents as well as external online presences, e.g. our social media profile. (hereinafter jointly referred to as "online offer"). With regard to the terms used, such as "processing" or "person responsible", we refer to the definitions in Art. 4 of the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO).


    Person responsible

    David, Vierkötter
    Gildenstraße 55
    46325 Borken
    Germany
    "54.234.228.78@qmeta.net"
    Link to imprint: https://www.qmeta.net/impressum.html


    Types of data processed:

    - Content data (e.g. text input).
    - Usage data (e.g. access times).
    - Meta/communication data (e.g. IP addresses).


    Categories of affected persons

    Visitors and users of the online offer (hereinafter also referred to in summary as "users").


    Purpose of processing

    - Provision of the online offer, its functions and contents.
    - Answer contact requests and communicate with users.
    - Security measures.


    Terms used

    Personal Data" means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter referred to as "Data Subject"); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by association with an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier (e.g. cookie) or one or more special features that express the physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

    "processing" means any operation or series of operations carried out with or without the use of automated procedures in relation to personal data. The term goes a long way and covers practically every handling of data.

    "Responsible" means the natural or legal person, authority, institution or other body that alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.


    Major legal bases

    We will inform you of the legal basis of our data processing in accordance with Art. 13 DSGVO. If the legal basis is not mentioned in the data protection declaration, the following applies: The legal basis for obtaining consents is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a and Art. 7 DSGVO, the legal basis for processing for the performance of our services and performance of contractual measures as well as for answering inquiries is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO, the legal basis for processing to fulfil our legal obligations is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. c DSGVO, and the legal basis for processing to protect our legitimate interests is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. In the event that the vital interests of the data subject or another natural person require the processing of personal data, Article 6(1)(d) DSGVO serves as the legal basis.


    Cooperation with contract processors and third parties

    If we disclose data to other persons and companies (contract processors or third parties) within the scope of our processing, transmit it to them or otherwise grant them access to the data, this shall only take place on the basis of a legal permission (e.g. if a transmission of the data to third parties, such as to payment service providers, is required pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO for contract fulfilment), if you have consented, if this is provided for by a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests (e.g. when using agents, web hosts, etc.).

    If we commission third parties with the processing of data on the basis of a so-called "order processing contract", this is done on the basis of Art. 28 DSGVO.


    Transmissions to third countries

    If we process data in a third country (i.e. outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA)) or if we do so in the context of the use of third-party services or disclosure or transfer of data to third parties, this will only take place if it is necessary to fulfil our (pre)contractual obligations, on the basis of your consent, on the basis of a legal obligation or on the basis of our legitimate interests. Subject to legal or contractual permissions, we process or leave the data in a third country only if the special requirements of Art. 44 ff. Process DSGVO. This means, for example, processing is carried out on the basis of special guarantees, such as the officially recognised determination of a data protection level corresponding to the EU (e.g. for the USA by the "Privacy Shield") or compliance with officially recognised special contractual obligations (so-called "standard contractual clauses").


    Rights of the persons concerned

    You have the right to request confirmation as to whether the data concerned are being processed and to request information about these data as well as further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Art. 15 DSGVO.

    They have correspondingly. In accordance with Article 16 of the DSBER, you have the right to request the completion of data concerning you or the correction of inaccurate data concerning you.

    In accordance with Art. 17 DSGVO, you have the right to demand that the data concerned be deleted immediately or, alternatively, to demand a restriction on the processing of the data in accordance with Art. 18 DSGVO.

    You have the right to request that the data concerning you that you have provided to us be received in accordance with Art. 20 DSGVO and to request its transmission to other persons responsible.

    You also have the right to file a complaint with the competent supervisory authority pursuant to Art. 77 DSGVO.


    Right of revocation

    You have the right to revoke consents granted in accordance with Art. 7 para. 3 DSGVO with effect for the future.


    Right of objection

    You may at any time object to the future processing of the data concerning you in accordance with Art. 21 DSGVO. The objection may be lodged in particular against processing for direct marketing purposes.


    Cookies and right of objection for direct mail

    "Cookies" are small files that are stored on users computers. Different data can be stored within the cookies. A cookie is primarily used to store information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his or her visit to an online offer. Temporary cookies, or "session cookies" or "transient cookies", are cookies that are deleted after a user leaves an online offer and closes his browser. In such a cookie, for example, the content of a shopping basket can be stored in an online shop or a login jam. Cookies are referred to as "permanent" or "persistent" and remain stored even after the browser is closed. For example, the login status can be saved when users visit it after several days. Likewise, the interests of users used for range measurement or marketing purposes may be stored in such a cookie. Third-party cookies" are cookies that are offered by providers other than the person responsible for operating the online offer (otherwise, if they are only its cookies, they are referred to as "first-party cookies").

    We may use temporary and permanent cookies and explain this in our privacy policy.

    If users do not want cookies to be stored on their computer, they are asked to deactivate the corresponding option in the system settings of their browser. Stored cookies can be deleted in the system settings of the browser. The exclusion of cookies can lead to functional restrictions of this online offer.

    A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes can be declared for a large number of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the US site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/. Furthermore, the storage of cookies can be achieved by deactivating them in the browser settings. Please note that in this case not all functions of this online offer can be used.


    Deletion of data

    The data processed by us will be deleted or its processing restricted in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 DSGVO. Unless expressly stated in this data protection declaration, the data stored by us will be deleted as soon as it is no longer required for its intended purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage obligations. If the data are not deleted because they are necessary for other and legally permissible purposes, their processing is restricted. This means that the data is blocked and not processed for other purposes. This applies, for example, to data that must be retained for commercial or tax reasons.

    According to legal requirements in Germany the storage is carried out especially for 6 years according to § 257 Abs. 1 HGB (trading books, inventories, opening balances, annual financial statements, commercial letters, accounting documents, etc.) and for 10 years according to § 147 Abs. 1 AO (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).

    According to legal requirements in Austria, the storage is carried out in particular for 7 years according to § 132 para. 1 BAO (accounting documents, receipts/invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with properties and for 10 years for documents in connection with electronically provided services, telecommunications, radio and television services, which are provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU member states and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used.


    Enquiry of access data and log files

    We, or our hosting provider, collect personal data on the basis of our legitimate interests within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 letter f. DSGVO data on each access to the server on which this service is located (so-called server log files). Access data includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of access, transferred data volume, notification of successful access, browser type and version, the users operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.

    Log file information is stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted for security reasons (e.g. to investigate misuse or fraud). Data whose further storage is required for evidentiary purposes are excluded from deletion until the respective incident has been finally clarified.


    Use of Google AdSense

    1. We use Google AdSense, an online advertising service of Google Inc. "("Google"). Google AdSense uses "cookies", which are text files placed on the users computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this offer can be evaluated. The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including the users IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information can be passed on by Google to Googles contractual partners. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored by you.

    You can prevent the installation of Google AdSense cookies in different ways:

    a) by a corresponding setting of the browser software;
    b) by deactivating the interest-related ads on Google;
    c) by deactivating the interest-related advertisements of the providers which are part of the self-regulatory campaign About Ads;
    d) by permanent deactivation through a browser plug-in.

    The settings under b) and c) are deleted when cookies are deleted in the browser settings.

    3. More information about privacy and cookies for advertising on Google AdSense can be found in Googles privacy policy, in particular at the following links:

    http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/partners/
    http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/technologies/ads
    http://support.google.com/adsense/answer/2839090


    Online presence in social media

    We maintain online presences within social networks and platforms to communicate with active customers, prospects and users and to inform them about our services. When accessing the respective networks and platforms, the terms and conditions and the data processing guidelines of their respective operators apply.

    Unless otherwise stated in our privacy policy, we process users information when they communicate with us on social networks and platforms, such as posting on our websites or sending us messages.


    Youtube

    We integrate the videos of the platform "YouTube" of the provider Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.