Watch Wiki:Privacy policy

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The carrier of this website fully respects the protection of your private data and complies completely with the privacy laws. Personal information is only registrated to the extent necessary for technical functioning. In no case this data are sold or delivered to third parties because of other reasons.

Responsibility

Responsible body in terms of data protection laws is the website operator: Lothar Reschke. Contact details: see Impressum.

Data registration on this website

The carrier collects and stores informations automatically in his server log files, when you call the site with your browser. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • IP-Adress
  • Date and time of the request.

Storage in log files is done to ensure the functionality of the website. In addition, the data is used to optimize the website and to ensure the security of our information technology systems. It is impossible to associate this data with special persons. A conflation of this data with other data sources does not happen. The data is deleted in regular intervals by the provider.

The legal basis for the temporary storage of data and log files is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation).

For more information on data protection at our provider OVH see: OVH and Security of Infrastructure and Processing

SSL encryption

To protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption techniques (such as SSL) over HTTPS.

Google Fonts

In order to present our content in a correct and graphically appealing way, we use script libraries and font libraries on our websites such as: Google Webfonts (www.google.com/webfonts/). Google web fonts are transferred to the cache of your browser to prevent multiple loading. If the browser does not support Google Web fonts or prohibits access, content will be displayed in a standard font.

Google Fonts is a service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

The integration of these web fonts is done by a server call, usually a Google server in the USA. Thus it will be transmitted to the server which of our websites you have visited. Also, the IP address of the browser used by the visitor of this website is stored by Google. For more information, see the Google Privacy Policy, which you can access here: policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de.

Cookies

When users access the site, one or more cookies are stored on their computer. A cookie is a small file that contains a specific string and uniquely identifies your browser. With the help of cookies, the provider improves the comfort and quality of his service, for example by saving user settings. Cookies do not harm users' computers and contain no viruses.

The following cookies can be used on our websites:

Session cookie

This is a purely technical cookie that is generated by our provider OVH only for the respective session and contains no personal information or data, but only the domain you are on and the ID of the session for internal use.

Google Marketing Services

Based on our legitimate interests (ie interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) (f) GDPR) we use the marketing and remarketing services (hereinafter referred to as "Google Marketing Services") Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 949043, USA (hereafter "Google").

Google is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement, which provides a guarantee to comply with European privacy legislation (www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Google Marketing Services allows us to better target advertisements for and on our website so that we only present to advertisers ads that are potentially in their interests. If e.g. a user is shown ads for products for which he has been interested in other websites, this is called "Remarketing". For these purposes, when Google and Google Marketing Services access our and other websites that are active, Google will immediately execute Google code and so-called (re)marketing tags (invisible graphics or code, also known as "web beacons") are integrated into the website. With their help, the user is provided with an individual cookie, i.e. a small file is saved (instead of cookies, comparable technologies can also be used). The cookies can be set by different domains, including google.com, doubleclick.net, invitemedia.com, admeld.com, googlesyndication.com or googleadservices.com. In this file is noted which websites the user has visited, for what content he is interested and what offers he has clicked, as well as technical information on the browser and operating system, referring websites, visit time and other information on the use of the online offer. The IP address of the users is also recorded, whereby in the context of Google Analytics we announce that the IP address is shortened within member states of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area and only in exceptional cases transmitted completely to a server and shortened by Google in the US. The IP address will not be merged with data of the user within other offers from Google. The above information may also be linked by Google with such information from other sources. If the user then visits other websites, they can be displayed according to his interests and the ads tailored to him.

The data of the users are pseudonymously processed in the context of the Google marketing services. This means, for example, that Google does not store and process users' names or e-mail addresses, but processes the relevant data in a cookie-related manner within pseudonymous user profiles. That is, from the perspective of Google, the ads are not managed and displayed to a specifically identified person, but to the cookie owner, regardless of who that cookie owner is. This does not apply if a user has explicitly allowed Google to process the data without this pseudonymization. The data collected about the users by Google Marketing Services is transmitted to Google and stored on Google servers in the United States.

We can embed third-party ads based on the Google Marketing "DoubleClick" service. DoubleClick uses cookies that enable Google and its affiliate websites to serve ads based on users' visits to our website or other websites on the Internet.

We may incorporate third-party ads based on the Google Marketing Services "AdSense". AdSense uses cookies that enable Google and its affiliate websites to serve ads based on users' visits to our website or other websites on the Internet.

Google's privacy policy can be found at www.google.com/policies/privacy/. How interest-based advertising works is exactly explained in the following link: Google: How interest-based advertising works. If you wish to opt-out of interest-based advertising through Google Marketing Services, you can use the recruitment and opt-out options provided by Google (www.google.com/ads/preferences).

Cookie-shutdown option

You can also view our web offers without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help features of your internet browser to find out how to change these settings.

In addition, you may opt for the use of cookie tracking and advertising through the opt-out page of the Network Advertising Initiative (optout.networkadvertising.org/) and the US website (www.aboutads.info/choices) or the European website (www.youronlinechoices.com/?uk/your-ad-choices).

Rights of the person concerned

Right to information

According to Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to receive information about the data stored about you at any time, including the origin and recipient of your data as well as the purpose of the data processing.

Right to deletion

According to Art. 17 GDPR you have the right to demand the deletion of your personal data if the requirements of Art. 17 (1) GDPR are met. However, that right does not apply, in particular, where the processing is necessary for the exercise of the right to freedom of expression and information, for the fulfillment of a legal obligation, for reasons of public interest, or for the exercise, pursuit or defense of rights.

Other rights

Right to rectification (Art. 16 GDPR), right to object (Art. 21 GDPR), right to restriction of processing (Art. 18f GDPR) and right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR).

For inquiries of this kind, please contact the data protection commissioner (see above). Please note, when making such inquiries, that we must ensure that it is indeed the right subject.

Duration of storage of personal data

The duration of the storage of personal data is based on the respective statutory retention period (eg commercial and tax retention periods, see Art. 17 (3) (b) GDPR). Upon expiration of the deadline, such data will be routinely deleted if it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected or otherwise processed and/or if we have no legitimate interest in the re-storage.

E-mail adresses

The carrier does not pass on e-mail adresses. If someone has lost his password of access he can request a new one.

Other users who have registered with an e-mail adress can send you e-mails via the wiki system, but the recipient does not learn the sender's e-mail adress.

The e-mail reception by other users can be switches off in the preferences.

We advise you not to publish your e-mail adress on your user page because adress collectors can misuse it for spam purposes.