Privacy Policy

In this privacy policy we inform you about the processing of your personal data.

If you want to change your privacy settings (grant consent or revoke your previously granted consent), click here to change your settings.

Responsible

Simmerl, Christian, The.Bu, Naunynstr. 42, 10999 Berlin, DE, webmaster@settle-in-germany.com, 00493094046941

Hosting

Strato

Our website is hosted by our processor Strato, Strato AG, Pascalstraße 10, 10587 Berlin, Germany.

Connection data are processed to provide and to deliver the website. Data are not stored beyond access for the mere purpose of delivery and provision of the website.

The legal basis of processing is the legitimate interest (absolute technical necessity to provide and to deliver the “website” service which you have explicitly requested by visiting the website according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Connection data and other personal data are also processed in connection with various other functions or services in order to operate the website. Detailed information is provided in this Data Privacy Statement and in the individual functions or services.

Comments Form

By commenting our products, postings, photographs or videos we will process your personal data for the purpose of imaging your comments on our website and internal documentation of the legal basis of the contract concluded according to Art. 6 (1) (b) GDPR (gratuitous hosting contract to image your commentation on our website). We will publish your name and comment on our website and store your personal data until deletion of your comment.

Web Fonts

Google Fonts

We process connection data and browser data in cooperation with our processor Google Fonts, Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, in order to provide the fonts which the web browser needs to display the website. This data is processed only for the time needed to select and transfer the fonts.

The legal basis of processing is the legitimate interest (absolute technical necessity to provide and to deliver the “website” service which you have explicitly requested by visiting the website according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Any further independent processing of data by Google Fonts is carried out by Google as sole controller. Detailed information is provided in the Data privacy policy and in the FAQ of Google Fonts.

Font Awesome

We process connection data and browser data in cooperation with our processor Fontawesome, Fonticons, Inc., 6 Porter Road, Apartment 3R, Cambridge, MA 02140, USA, in order to provide the fonts which the web browser needs to display the website. This data is processed only for the time needed to select and transfer the fonts.

The legal basis of processing is the legitimate interest (absolute technical necessity to provide and to deliver the “website” service which you have explicitly requested by visiting the website according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Any further independent processing of data by Fontawesome is carried out by Fontawesome as sole controller. Detailed information is provided in the Data privacy policy of Fontawesome.

Analysis Services

Google Analytics

If you give your consent, we will process your personal data in cooperation with the service Google Analytics, Google LLC, Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, as joint controllers for the purpose of failure analysis and statistical analysis of our website. A failure to give consent will have no immediate impact on the function of the website, although a lack of statistic data will make it more difficult for us to sophisticate the website. You can revoke your consent by changing the settings at Privacy settings.

We will enable the service to collect connection data, data of your web browser and data of accessed content and to execute analysis software and to store data on your terminal device. The service anonymizes collected data immediately after such data were collected and provides us with statistics for analysis containing anonymous data. We use these statistics for failure analysis and for the sophistication of our website. Data on your terminal device are kept for up to two years.

The legal basis of processing is your consent according to Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR. The Google group transfers your personal data to the USA. The legal basis for data transfer to the USA is your consent in accordance with Art. 49 Para. 1 a in conjunction with Art. 6 Para. 1 a GDPR. Before you gave your consent, you were informed that the USA does not have a data protection level that complies with EU standards. In particular, US intelligence agencies can access your data without being informed about it and without you being able to take legal action against it. For this reason, the European Court of Justice ruled in a judgment that the previous adequacy decision (Privacy Shield) was invalid.

Matomo

We use the local analysis software Matomo, InnoCraft Ltd., 150 Willis St, 6011 Wellington, NewZeeland to process your data for the purpose of troubleshooting, failure analysis and statistical analysis and to identify measures for the sophistication of our website.

This service is a local analysis tool so that no personal data are transferred to the service provider or to third parties. Furthermore, your personal data are anonymized immediately after such data were collected. Personal data are therefore not stored beyond initial processing.

The legal basis of processing is the legitimate interest (absolute technical necessity to provide and to deliver the “website” service which you have explicitly requested by visiting the website according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR.

Right to object

You have the right to object to processing if your personal data is processed based on legitimate interests.

We will then cease the processing carried out on this basis, unless there are compelling and legitimate reasons for us to do so.

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing. In this case, we will cease the processing of your personal data for the purpose of direct mail.

The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Withdrawal

You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time by changing the settings at Privacy settings.

If you have given your consent to receipt of advertising by email, you may withdraw your consent by clicking the unsubscribe link. In this case, we will cease the processing operations, unless there is any other legal basis.

The withdrawal of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

Right to data subject

You have the right to access to, rectification, erasure and restriction of processing of personal data.

You have also the right to data portability if the processing of your personal data is based on your consent or on a contract concluded with you.

You have also the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority. If you need more information on the supervisory authorities in the European Union, go to here.

YouTube

Based on our legitimate interest according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (appealing presentation of the content for economic operation of our online offer), this website uses embedded videos in enhanced data protection mode of the Google-owned website YouTube, operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.

In enhanced data protection mode, YouTube does not store cookies for a user who accesses a website with an embedded YouTube video until they do not click on the video to play it. However, if a user visits a page on our website into which a YouTube plug-in has been integrated, a connection with YouTube’s servers will be established. As a result, the YouTube server will be notified, which of our pages a user has visited. If the user clicks on the YouTube video, YouTube can store cookies on the user’s computer and further data processing operations could be established, i.e. establishing a connection with the Google DoubleClick network. We do not have any influence on this. YouTube uses these cookies for purposes such as recording video statistics, preventing fraud and improving user-friendliness. No person-specific cookie information is stored for the playback of embedded videos. YouTube’s cookies provide the operators of the website with non user-specific access statistics for individual videos that are embedded on the website. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube can associate your surfing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. More information about how user data is handled can be found in YouTube’s privacy policy at https://policies.google.com/privacy

FinanceAds

Based on our legitimate interest according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (economic operation of our online offer), we cooperate with financeAds GmbH & Co. KG, Karlstraße 9, 90403 Nürnberg, Germany.

This website contains affiliate links by financeAds to selected offers from commercial partners. We may receive a commission if users follow the affiliate links and then take advantage of the offers. In order to register the Information about generated leads / sales, the functionality of affiliate links is required to be either supplemented with certain values as part of the link or either set otherwise, e.g. through a cookie. financeAds uses so-called tracking cookies that are following the rules of their privacy policy and where only anonymized tracking IDs but no personal information is saved. You can find further information on the processing of personal data in financeAds’ privacy policy at www.financeads.net/aboutus/datenschutz or deactivate the cookies at www.financeads.net/aboutus/cookies.

N26 / Impact Tech

Based on our legitimate interest according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (economic operation of our online offer), we cooperate with N26, Kurfürstenstraße 72, 10787 Berlin, Germany and Impact Tech, Inc., 223 E. De La Guerra Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

This website contains affiliate links by N26 / Impact Tech to selected offers. We may receive a commission if users follow the affiliate links and then take advantage of the offers. In order to register the Information about generated leads / sales, the functionality of affiliate links is required to be either supplemented with certain values as part of the link or either set otherwise, e.g. through a cookie. N26 / Impact Tech use so-called tracking cookies that are following the rules of their privacy policy and where only anonymized tracking IDs but no personal information is saved. You can find further information on the processing of personal data in N26’s privacy policy at docs.n26.com/legal/01+DE/03+Privacy+Policy/de/01privacy-policy-de.pdf and Impact Tech’s privacy policy at www.impact.com/privacy-policy/.

Verivox

Based on our legitimate interest according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (economic operation of our online offer), we cooperate with financeAds GmbH & Co. KG, Karlstraße 9, 90403 Nürnberg, Germany.

This website contains affiliate links by Verivox to selected offers from commercial partners. We may receive a commission if users follow the affiliate links and then take advantage of the offers. In order to register the Information about generated leads / sales, the functionality of affiliate links is required to be either supplemented with certain values as part of the link or either set otherwise, e.g. through a cookie. Verivox uses so-called tracking cookies that are following the rules of their privacy policy and where only anonymized tracking IDs but no personal information is saved. You can find further information on the processing of personal data in Verivox’ privacy policy at www.verivox.de/company/datenschutz.

Wise / Performance Horizon Group Limited (“Partnerize”)

Based on our legitimate interest according to Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR (economic operation of our online offer), we cooperate with TransferWise Ltd., 6th Floor, The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, London E1 6JJ, United Kingdom and Performance Horizon Group Limited (“Partnerize”), Level 8 West One, Forth Banks, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 3PA. United Kingdom.

This website contains affiliate links by Wise/ Partnerize. We may receive a commission if users follow the affiliate links and then take advantage of the offers. In order to register the Information about generated leads / sales, the functionality of affiliate links is required to be either supplemented with certain values as part of the link or either set otherwise, e.g. through a cookie. Wise/ Partnerize use so-called tracking cookies that are following the rules of their privacy policy and where only anonymized tracking IDs but no personal information is saved. You can find further information on the processing of personal data in Wise’s privacy policy at www.wise.com/gb/legal/privacy-policy and Partnerize’s privacy policy at www.partnerize.com/privacy-policy/. You can deactivate the cookies at www.wise.com/de/legal/cookie-policy and www.partnerize.com/privacy-policy/.