Privacy Policy

Data protection declaration for using the Opinary service (Opinary surveys)

With this data protection declaration we, Opinary GmbH, would like to inform you about how we process your personal data. We are aware of the importance of a particularly sensitive handling of all personal data for the user, which he/she transmits to us, and accordingly we observe all relevant legal data protection regulations.

Personal data

Definition

Personal data is all information about the personal and factual circumstances of a certain or identifiable person. This includes information and details such as your name, address or other postal address, telephone number or e-mail address.

Uses

Personal data is only collected by us if and to the extent and for the purpose for which you provide us with data on your own initiative, e. g. as part of a registration.

In order to control target group-related advertising, we collect and use information about activities on our websites (e. g. clicked advertising banners, visited sub-pages, etc.) under a pseudonym in order to deliver advertisements of interest to our customers’ users. For this purpose, a cookie is stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on the hard disk of your computer and enable recognition, but do not allow personal identification of your person.

If you do not want cookies to be collected, you can revoke it here: https://compass.pressekompass.net/static/optout.html

Data security

We have taken extensive technical and organizational measures to protect your data against possible dangers such as unauthorized access or seizure, alteration or dissemination, loss, destruction or misuse.

In order to protect your personal data during transmission against unauthorized access by third parties, we protect the data transmissions if necessary by means of SSL encryption. This is a standardized encryption procedure for online services, especially for the web.

Log files

Whenever our Internet pages are accessed, usage data is transmitted through the respective Internet browser and stored in log files, the so-called server log files. The data records stored in this way contain the following data:

  • Domain from which the user accesses the website
  • Date and time of retrieval
  • IP address of the computer accessing the data
  • Web page(s) the user visits as part of the offering
  • Transmitted data volume, browser type and version
  • Operating system used
  • Name of the Internet service provider
  • Notification if the retrieval was successful

These log file data records are evaluated anonymously in order to improve the offer and make it more user-friendly, to find and correct errors and to control the utilization of servers.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that your browser stores on your device in a designated directory. These cookies can be used to determine, for example, whether you have visited a website before. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can set your browser so that no cookies are stored, or that explicit consent is required before a cookie is saved. You can also delete cookies that have already been set at any time. Please note that deactivating cookies may result in restrictions to the use of our website.

We need cookies for the following purposes: to store anonymously who has already taken part in a survey.

Web analysis

Like almost every website operator, we use tracking software analysis tools to determine the frequency and number of users of our website.

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 so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, if you enable IP anonymization on this website, your Google IP address will be truncated beforehand within Member States of the European Union or in other signatory states to the EEA Agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity for the website operator and to provide further services associated with the use of the website and the Internet to the website operator.

The IP address transmitted by your browser within the scope of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: tools. google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

For more information, please visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en or www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html (general information about Google Analytics and data protection). We would like to point out that on this website Google Analytics has been extended by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();” in order to guarantee an anonymous capture of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Use-related advertising

The advertising displayed on this website is optimized for you by the anonymous survey and processing of your usage behavior, so that you receive advertising tailored to your interests. For this purpose, a cookie is stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that are placed on the hard disk of your computer and enable recognition, but do not allow personal identification of your person. Behavioral targeting is carried out by third party companies that also advertise for websites of other providers. These third-party companies then create the user profiles themselves by means of cookies and use their respective targeting systems to select the collected data for the purpose of user-oriented advertising. The following companies are involved: nugg. ad AG predictive behavioral targeting – www.nugg.ad/de

In doing so, information about your usage behavior on this website is recorded (e. g. surfing behavior, visited subpages, number of visits, etc.). For technical reasons, it is necessary to transmit the IP address of your computer, which is completely anonymized and not used for the controlled insertion of advertising. All usage data is stored using a pseudonym and is thus additionally protected. If you no longer wish to receive use-based advertising messages, you can opt-out of receiving cookies on your computer by clicking on the following link and deactivating the data collection function, in which case an opt-out cookie will be set on your computer: www.nugg.ad/de/datenschutz/allgemeine-informationen.html. In addition, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your computer by means of appropriate browser settings or you can set your browser in such a way that you are asked whether you agree to this before setting a cookie. Please note that if you delete your browser’s cookies, the opt-out cookie will also be deleted, so that you have to activate the opt-out link again.

Another option for deactivating cookies with respect to use-based advertising is offered by the preference manager of the BVDW, www.meine-cookies.org/cookies_verwalten/praeferenzmanager-beta.html, as well as by the preference management of YourOnlineChoices, www.youronlinechoices.com/de/praferenzmanagement/

Right to change

We reserve the right to change thee data protection provisions at any time with effect for the future. An up-to-date version is available on the website. Please check the website regularly and inform yourself about the applicable data protection regulations.

As per: March 1, 2017

Data protection declaration for these web pages (opinary.com)

With this data protection declaration we, Opinary GmbH, would like to inform you about how we process your personal data. We are aware of the importance of a particularly sensitive handling of all personal data for the user, which he/she transmits to us, and accordingly we observe all relevant legal data protection regulations.

Personal data

Definition

Personal data is all information about the personal and factual circumstances of a certain or identifiable person. This includes information and details such as your name, address or other postal address, telephone number or e-mail address.

Uses

Personal data is only collected by us if and to the extent and for the purpose for which you provide us with the data on your own initiative, e. g. as part of a registration.

We only use and store your personal data within the scope of our services for the following purposes if you have given us your express consent:

  • Sending newsletters
  • Mailings

Data security

We have taken extensive technical and organizational measures to protect your data against possible dangers such as unauthorized access or seizure, alteration or dissemination, loss, destruction or misuse.

In order to protect your personal data during transmission against unauthorized access by third parties, we protect the data transmissions if necessary by means of SSL encryption. This is a standardized encryption procedure for online services, especially for the web.

Cookies

Cookies are small files that your browser stores on your device in a designated directory. These cookies can be used to determine, for example, whether you have visited a website before. Most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can set your browser so that no cookies are stored, or explicit consent is required before a cookie is saved. You can also delete cookies that have already been set at any time. Please note that deactivating cookies may result in restrictions on the use of our website.

We require cookies for the following purposes: Spam protection, fraud detection

Social networks

Facebook

Facebook is operated by Facebook Inc. of 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA and is available at www.facebook.de. These individual social plugins are identified by one of the Facebook logos or with the addition “Facebook Social Plugin”. A list of the appearance and functions of each plugin can be found here: developers. facebook.com/docs/plugins. When you access a page of our website that contains such a social plugin, the browser you are using will establish a direct connection to Facebook’s servers. The content of the social plugin is sent directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website by your browser. We have no control over the amount of data that Facebook collects using the social plugins, and therefore we would like to inform you about this to the best of our knowledge: Due to the inclusion of the social plugins, Facebook will be informed that you have visited the corresponding page of our website, even if you are not registered as a Facebook user or not logged in to Facebook. This information is sent from your browser to a Facebook server in the United States together with your IP address and saved there. According to the information provided by Facebook, only an anonymous IP address of non-registered users in Germany is stored. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can make a connection between your Facebook account and visiting our website. Facebook receives information about your visit to our website regardless of whether you interact with the social plugins or not.

If you interact with the social plugins, for example by clicking on the “Like” button or by submitting a comment, the corresponding information is sent directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. The information is also published on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends. For the purpose and scope of data collection and further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as your rights and options for privacy protection, please refer to Facebook’s Privacy Policy, which is available at www.facebook.com/about/privacy. If you are a registered user of Facebook and do not want Facebook to collect information about you through our website and link it to your Facebook-membership data, you must log out of Facebook before visiting our website. It is also possible to block the social plugins with add-ons for your browser, such as Facebook Blocker, webgraph.com/resources/facebookblocker.

Twitter

This website uses the buttons of the Twitter service provided by Twitter Inc., 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. These plugins are recognizable by terms such as “Twitter” or “Tweet” or the Twitter logo. They allow you to share a post or a page of this website on Twitter. When a user accesses a web page that contains such a button, his browser establishes a direct connection to Twitter’s servers. The content of the Twitter button is sent directly to the user’s browser by Twitter. We have no influence on the amount of data that Twitter collects with the help of this plugin and can therefore only inform the user according to our knowledge: Afterwards, log data such as the IP address of the user, the previously accessed website, etc. are transmitted. For more information, please see the Twitter Privacy Policy at twitter.com/privacy.

Right to change

We reserve the right to change these data protection provisions at any time with effect for the future. An up-to-date version is available on the website. Please check the website regularly and inform yourself about the applicable data protection regulations.

As per: October 17, 2017