PRIVACY POLICY

Data Privacy Policy



This website is run by:

Urban Ground GmbH
Rheinsberger Str. 76/77
10115, Berlin

This privacy policy informs you of the kind, the scope and the purpose, as well as your rights concerning your data collected and processed by us on and in relation to this website. We are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Whenever you provide such information, we are legally obliged to use your information in line with all laws concerning the protection of your personal information.

Personal data and its use


You can use our website without disclosing personal information. Personal data is only collected if you will provide it voluntarily to us, while visiting our website.
For inquiries (via email or contact form) about our products and services you may be asked to enter personal data that is mandatory to process your requests. All personal data you submitted to us is used solely to process your requests. There is no sharing of this personal data to third parties.
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Cookies/Logfiles


During every visit of websites information about IP address, referring URL, date/time, browser version and operating system is stored in the webservers log files due to technical reasons.
Further, so-called cookies may partially be stored temporary on your local computer. Cookies are small text files that are temporarily stored on your hard drive and contain information about your visit to our website. This data is needed only due to technical reasons and in no way, it will be associated with any individual person. An evaluation is done only in the form of anonymous statistics.

Newsletter


You can subscribe for a regular newsletter. With the newsletter we inform you about us and our offers. If you want to receive the newsletter, we require a valid email address and information that allow us to verify that you are the owner of the email address or that you agree to receive the newsletter. Further data is not collected. These data are used only for sending the newsletter and will not be disclosed to third parties. By registering for the newsletter, we store your IP address and date of registration.
The newsletter is distributed by “MailChimp”, a software service of the US supplier Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.
The email addresses of our newsletter recipients as well as the others, within the scope of these addresses, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. In addition, MailChimp may use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. to optimize the dispatch and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, to determine from which countries the recipient. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to address them personally or to pass on a third party.
We trust in the reliability as well as the IT and data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the EU Privacy Shield "Privacy Shield" and is committed to comply with EU data protection requirements. We also concluded a "Data Processing Agreement" with MailChimp. This is a contract in which MailChimp is committed to protect the data of our users, to process corresponding data protection regulations on our behalf and not to pass on a third party. The privacy policy of MailChimp can be found here: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

Comments/Postings


If user leave comments or other contributions on the website, the IP addresses are saved. This occurs to our security, for instance in cases if someone writes in comments and contributions illegal contents (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, the provider itself may be prosecuted for the comment or contribution and is therefore interested in the author's identity.

Google Adsense


This offer uses Google AdSense, a Google Inc. ("Google") advertising service. Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on the user's computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called Web Beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic can be evaluated on this website. The information about the use of this website (including the user's IP address) generated by cookies and web beacons and delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a Google server in the USA and will be stored there. This information may be passed on from Google to affiliates from Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with any other data you store. Users can prevent the installation of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; however, we point out to the users that in this case they may not be able to fully utilize all the functions of this offer. Through the use of this website, users agree to the processing of the data collected by them in the manner described above and for the purposes set out above.

Google Analytics


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address truncated by the last octet prior to its storage using the “_anonymizeIp()” method) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address 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 this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You can opt-out from being tracked by Google Analytics with effect for the future by downloading and installing Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Addon for your current web browser: 
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Integration of content from external providers


In our website we have integrated browser plug-ins and links of social networks (e.g. Facebook, etc.). These services are operated by third parties that have their headquarters partially outside the EU or the EEA. This browser plug-ins and links are identified by logos or other notes at our websites. In the context of the use of this content a connection between your computer (browser) and the servers of the provider is established. This will forward the information about your visit to our website together with your IP address to the provider. This information may then be assigned by the provider to your existing account at this provider. Especially true if you are logged in to your account at those services at the time of the usage of the plug-in at our website. For the information on the purpose and scope of data collection and procession by the service providers, as well as your rights in this respect and settings options for protecting your privacy please visit the service provider privacy policy. You can prevent the transmission of data. Please refer to the point “protecting your privacy” in this policy.

(1) Facebook


Our website uses social plugins provided by the social network facebook.com, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identifiable by buttons with the letter “f” or “facebook”. Further information can be found in the privacy policy from Facebook: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/

(2) Twitter


Our website uses social plugins provided by the social network Twitter, operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. The plugins are identifiable by buttons with the icon of a bird or “twitter”. Further information can be found in the privacy policy from Twitter: http://twitter.com/privacy.

Service


If you have any concern about privacy at our website, apply your rights to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and want to have any inaccuracies corrected or require the deletion of this data, please get in touch. You can find all contact details on the imprint of this website. We will use reasonable efforts to supply, correct or delete personal information about you on our files. Even if you have any questions or want more detailed information, please send us an e-mail.

The use of Google Remarketing


On our website, we promote the service Google Remarketing belonging to the company Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter "Google". Advertisements may appear for users who have already visited our website in the past with Google Remarketing. Within the Google network, advertisements adapted to your interests can hereby be displayed on our site. Google Remarketing uses cookies for this evaluation. Cookies are small text files stored on your computer which allow the use of the website to be analyzed. This makes it possible to recognize our visitors if these sites are accessed within the advertising network of Google. In this way, advertisements can be presented within the advertising network of Google based on content which has previously been accessed on websites within the Google advertising network by visitors who are also using the Google Remarketing feature. Google does not itself collect any personal data. You can disable this feature by making the appropriate settings under http://www.google.com/settings/ads .

Use of Google-Adwords


For purposes of promotion, our website also employs the Google ad tool "Google-Adwords". As part of this, our website employs the analysis service "Conversion-Tracking" from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereinafter referred to as “Google“. If you access our site by way of a Google ad, a cookie is placed on your computer. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores to your computer. These so-called "conversion cookies" cease to be active after 30 days and are not used to identify you personally. If you visit certain pages of our website while the cookie is still active, we and Google know that you, as user, have clicked on ads placed on Google and were redirected to our site. Google uses the information obtained through "conversion cookies" to compile statistics for our website. These statistics tell us the total number of users who have clicked on our ad as well as which pages of our site were then accessed by each user. However, neither we nor other advertisers who use "Google-Adwords" receive any kind of information that can be used to personally identify users. You can prevent the installation of "conversion cookies" by making the appropriate change to your browser settings, for example by setting your browser so that the automatic placement of cookies is deactivated or by blocking cookies from the domain "googleadservices.com“.You can obtain the relevant data privacy policy from Google at the following link: https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html

Use of affilinet tracking cookies


Our website employs affilinet tracking cookies in order to correctly record sales and/or leads. Cookies are small text files that are saved to your computer when you visit a website. These affilinet tracking cookies do not store personal data of any kind. Instead, it only collects the identification number of the intermediary partner as well as the reference number of the advertising material that was clicked on by the visitor to the website. This information is required in order to process the payment transaction between the website operator and the advertiser. The partner identification number serves to designate the intermediary partner to which a commission is to be paid once a transaction has been concluded. You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our website.

Changes to Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time so you may wish to check it each time you submit personal information to us.

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