Data Protection Regulations of textbest GmbH

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All at a customer request or order granting collected personal data will be used in compliance with the Federal Data Protection Act and only in connection with the inquiry or order. A transfer of data to third parties does not follow. Any other use of the data does not take place.

As far as textbest makes use of third parties in order to render the offered services, textbest is entitled to disclose the order information and personal data of the customer in compliance with § 28 BDSG.

textbest states that their employees and agents acting under this Agreement, have been obliged to maintain data secrecy pursuant to § 5 BDSG and that has textbest taken all necessary technical and organizational measures to ensure the implementation of the provisions of the BDSG.

Furthermore, the textbest employees and third parties employed by textbest are obliged to secrecy regarding the nature, scope and content of the contracts committed. This shall not apply if the customer explicitly agrees to something else.

Comments and Posts

Does a user leave comments on the blog, the corresponding IP addresses are stored. This is done for security reasons, to take action against possible illegal content. In such a case, textbest reserves for identity verification.

Newsletter

On request, textbest provides information about current content and offers in a newsletter. To this end, textbest requires a valid e-mail address and the information necessary for the review of the e-mail address and the consent of the Newsletter reception. No further data is being collected. The corresponding data are used exclusively for sending newsletters and are not shared with third parties.

The IP address and the date of registration will be stored in the course of registration. This information is stored only in the event of misuse of the subscription e-mail address and if there is no consent by the holder of the address to receive the newsletter.

The consent to the storage of data and e-mail address as well as their use to send the newsletter may be revoked at any time. The revocation can be made through a link in the newsletter itself or by direct contact with textbest.

Integration of Services and Content of third Parties

In some cases, third party content might be integrated on this website. Among others, this can be videos from YouTube or Vimeo, maps from Google Maps and RSS feeds or graphics from other websites. Prerequisite is that the third-party receives the IP address of the user in order to send the appropriate content to the browser of each user. Hereby, the IP address is required to view this content. textbest endeavors to only use content, whose respective providers are only using the IP address for the delivery of content. However, textbest cannot exclude that third parties save the IP address for statistical purposes or else.

Google Analytics

textbest uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “Cookies”. These text files are saved on your computer and allow the analysis of your website use. Google utilizes the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services. Google may use the data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network. The information generated by the cookie is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and saved there.

In this regard, textbest has enabled an IP anonymization. The IP address of the user is therefore shortened by Google within member states of the European Union and other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. In exceptional cases the whole IP address is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google uses this information to analyze the traffic of this website, to issue reports about activities on the website and to provide further services to the website operator.

Your IP address will not be joint with other Google data. The storage of Cookies can be prevented by adjusting the settings of the browser software. Furthermore, you can prevent the use of Cookies, the use of your data and the processing of your data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This publication uses social plugins (“plugins”) of the social network facebook.com, which is run by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (Facebook). The plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo (white “f” on blue background or a “thumbs up” sign) or the notice “Facebook Social Plugin”. The list and the look of the Facebook Social Plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

Does a user open a website which contains a social plugin, his browser builds a direct connection to the Facebook servers. Facebook transmits the contents of the plugin to the user’s browser directly. Therefore, textbest has no influence on the amount of data that Facebook rises through this plugin.

According knowledge of textbest, Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the operator. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook can match his visit with his Facebook account. Does a user interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the Like-me-buttons, the browser transfers this information directly to Facebook, where it is stored. Even if the user is not a Facebook member, it might cause the tracing and storing of the IP address through Facebook. According to Facebook, only anonymized IP addresses are stored in Germany.

Facebook members who want to prevent Facebook from collecting data through this website and linking it to stored data on Facebook must log out of Facebook before visiting this website. In addition, social plugins can be blocked with the help of special add-ons for the browser used.

Use of Twitter Social Plugins

This website uses plugins of the Twitter service. These buttons are provided by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. These may be identified by a stylized blue bird. With the help of these buttons it is possible to share a contribution or page of this website on Twitter or to follow the operator of this website on Twitter.

If a page which contains a Twitter button is accessed, the browser builds a direct connection to the Twitter servers. The content of the Twitter buttons is transmitted to the user’s browser. Therefore, textbest has no influence on the amount of data, which Twitter raises using this plugin. According to the knowledge of textbest, only the IP address of the user and the URL of the respective website are transmitted when using the button, but only for the representation of the button.

More information can be found in the privacy statement of Twitter at http://twitter.com/privacy.

Use of Google+ Social Plugins

textbest.de uses social plugins of the online network plus.google.com (Google+), which is run by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA.

When retrieving a page of textbest which contains such a plugin, a direct connection to the Google servers is built by your browser. Google directly submits the content of the plugin to your browser, which integrates it into the website.

The information about you accessing the textbest internet presence is transmitted to Google+ through the integrated plugin.

By integrating the plugin Google+ receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged into Google+, your page visit can be associated with your Google+ account by Google+. Information on the scope of this data collection as well as their purpose, the further processing and use of the data by Google+ as well as your rights and possible settings for protecting your privacy can be found in the privacy notices of Google+.

Use of Xing Social Plugins

textbest.de uses social plugins of the social network xing.com (Xing), which is run by XING AG, Gänsemarkt 43, 20354 Hamburg.

If you access a page from our website, to which an appropriate plugin is included, your browser directly connects to the Xing servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted to your browser, which embeds it into the website.

The integration of the plugin enables Xing to receive information about your access of the corresponding page of textbest. If you are logged in at Xing the same time, Xing can connect your page visit to your Xing account. For the scope, purpose, information on the data processing by Xing, and your rights as well as possible privacy settings, please refer to the privacy policies of Xing.

Use of LinkedIn Social Plugins

textbest.de uses social plugins of the social network linkedin.com (LinkedIn), which is run by the LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

When accessing a page from textbest.de, on which the respective plugin is installed, your browser establishes a direct connection to the LinkedIn servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted to your browser through LinkedIn, which embeds it into the website.

Due to the integration of the plugin, LinkedIn receives the information that you have accessed the corresponding page of our website. If you are logged in to LinkedIn at the same time, LinkedIn can assign your visit to your LinkedIn account. For the goal and scope of the data collection, information on further processing and the use of the data as well as your rights with respect to and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of LinkedIn.

Revocation, Changes, Amendments and Updates

On request, every user has the right to receive free information about the personal data stored about him. Furthermore, the user has the right to rectification of inaccurate data as well as inhibition and deletion of their personal data, unless there are no contrary legal obligations.

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