Privacy Policy

Protecting the privacy of our users is important to us. We treat your personal data confidentially and handle them in accordance with both statutory data protection regulations and the following privacy policy.

Effective date: 1 January 2019

§ 1 Personal Data

a) Personal Data

Personal data is defined as data relating to a living individual, who is or can be identified from the data. We adhere to the principle to collect data only to the extent required to provide our service.

b) Treatment

As a general rule, we do not disclose personal data to third parties for commercial or non-commercial purposes. We use the information about our users only to the extent necessary to operate their accounts, process their orders and, if applicable, prevent users from the misuse of our service that offends our terms of service. Payment data are transferred to our partner payment service provider (PSP) to process online payments made on our website. 

c) Objection

Users can disallow Vadoli GmbH from collecting and using personal data about them at any time, except for data that are necessary to properly fulfill the contract. 

d) Right to information

Upon written request, we inform our users about the personal data and information, which we hold or process about them.

e) Updating, amending, and deleting data 

As a user, you have the right to require us to update, amend or delete personal information about you. If you wish to do so, please contact us using the form on our website.


§ 2 Data collection

In order to provide our service, we collect, process and use data. Customers’ data and IP addresses are stored in log files and used for statistical analysis in order to optimize the service and make it more user-friendly and effective. 


§ 3 Data Security

a) Data Security

Your personal information is saved in a secure database. While we are unable to guarantee 100% security, we have in place appropriate technical and security measures to prevent unauthorised or unlawful access to or accidental loss of or destruction or damage to your information. You are responsible for protecting against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Our security measures are improved on an ongoing basis in accordance with the development of technical standards.

b) Cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a file containing an identifier that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies allow us to have a more effective, safe, and user-friendly service. Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date); a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies. Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website to allow a faster checkout for example.


§ 4 Newsletter

If you subscribe to our newsletter, we will use the data you provide us to send you our newsletter. You can unsubscribe from our newsletter at any time by editing the details of your account or via the link in the newsletter intended for this purpose.


§ 5 Third-Party Services

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google“). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be truncated within the area of Member States of the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be first transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The IP anonymization is active on this website. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing them other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP-address that your browser conveys within the scope of Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However please note that if you do so, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on for your current web browser.

Facebook

On our website plugins of the social network Facebook, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA, (“Facebook“) are integrated. These plugins can be recognized by the Facebook logo or by the “Like“ button on our site. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here. When you visit our website the plugin establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button whilst you are logged into your Facebook account you can also link the contents of our sites to your Facebook profile. Facebook can also assign your visit to our site to your user account. We point out that we, as providers of the website, have no knowledge of the transmitted data or of its use by Facebook. For more information we refer you to the privacy policy information of Facebook here. If you do not want Facebook to allocate the visit to our website to your Facebook or user account, then please log out of your Facebook account.

Google +1

This website uses the “Google+ share button”, which is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google“). When clicking this link your browser connects to the Google servers and transfers the URL of our website. If you are logged in to Google, Google can associate your visit to your account. If you do not want the social network to collect data about you and connect the visit to our websites to your member data,  you must log out before clicking the social networks link. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by Google, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit Google’s privacy policy.

Google Maps

This website uses Google Maps, a map service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google“). These Google maps are identified with the Google logo. If you visit one of our websites which contains a Google Map, your browser will establish a direct connection to the servers of Google. The content of the Google Map will be transferred directly by Google to your browser which includes the content to the website. We do not have any influence over the extent and the use of your data which Google may hereby collect. Please find more information about the purposes and the extent of data collection and the further processing and use of data by Google as well as your rights in this respect and setting options to protect your privacy here. You must log out of Google before visiting our websites if you do not want Google to associate the data collected during your visit of our website with your Google account.

Youtube

Our website uses the YouTube video platform operated by YouTube LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Youtube“). YouTube is a platform that enables playback of audio and video files. When you load a page on our website, the integrated YouTube player establishes a connection to YouTube in order to ensure the technical transmission of the video or audio file. When the connection to YouTube is established, data is transferred to YouTube. For information about the scope and purpose of data collection, the further processing and use of the data by YouTube and your rights and the settings you can configure to protect your privacy, please refer to the YouTube Privacy Policy.

Twitter

Social plugins from the social network Twitter are integrated into our website. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA, (“Twitter”). Through the use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users, and data is also transmitted to Twitter. We point out that we, as providers of the website, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or of its use by Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter. You can change your Twitter privacy settings via your account settings here.

Pinterest

Social plugins from the social network Pinterest are integrated into our website. These services are provided by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA, (“Pinterest”). When you visit a website that has such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the servers of Pinterest. The plugin transmits the log information to the Pinterest server in the USA. The log data may also include your IP address, the address of the visited sites that may also have the Pinterest functions, the type and settings of the browser, date and time of the request, and how you used Pinterest and cookies. For more information about the purpose, scope and further processing and use of data by Pinterest as well as your rights and options to protect your privacy, please visit the privacy policy options of Pinterest.

Instagram

Social plugins from the social network Instagram are integrated into our website. These services are provided by Instagram, LLC, 1601 Willow Rd., Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA, (“Instagram”). You can recognize the Instagram plugin by the “Instagram button” on our website. When you click the button while you are logged into your Instagram account, you can link the contents of our websites to your Instagram profile. This enables Instagram to assign your visit to our website to your user account. We point out that we, as providers of the website, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or of its use by Instagram. For more information about the privacy policy of Instagram please click here.

Google AdSense 

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for including advertisements from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google“). Google AdSense uses “cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and allow you to analyze the use of the website. Google AdSense uses so-called web beacons (invisible images). Through this web beacons, information such as the visitor traffic can be evaluated on these pages. The information generated by cookies and web beacons on this website (including your IP address) and delivery of advertising formats to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. This information can be passed on from Google to contractors of Google. Google uses your IP address but not combined with other data you have stored.

Google AdWords

This website uses Google AdWords Conversion Tracking, a web analysis service of Google, Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, (“Google“). Google AdWords Conversion Tracking also uses “cookies,” which are stored on your computer and facilitate an analysis of how you use the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website will be transmitted to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website to compile reports on website activity for website operators and to provide other services related to website use and Internet use. Google will also transmit this information to third parties, where applicable, if this is required by law or to the extent third parties process this data on behalf of Google. Google will not link this data with other Google data under any circumstances.


6 Contact

In case you have any questions about or concerns regarding our privacy policy, please contact us using the form on our website.