Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy has been translated from a German legal document. Where descrepencies occur, the German version is binding. This policy clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the processing of personal data (hereinafter referred to as “data”) within our online offer and the related websites, features and content, as well as external online presence, e.g. our Social Media Profile (collectively referred to as the “online offer” or “website”). With regard to the terminology used, e.g. “processing” or “controller”, we refer to the definitions in Article 4 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Name and address of the controller:

The person responsible for the purposes of the basic data protection regulation, other data protection laws applicable in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions with a data privacy law is:

Susan Neumann
Marburger Strasse 16
DE – 35745 Herborn
neumann.susan1@gmail.com

Link to the contact page: http://bzzlingua.com/language/en/contact_information/

Types of data being processed:

– Personal data (e.g., name and address). The use of this website is generally possible without providing any personal data. If the user wishes to provide their personal data, they may do so voluntarily.

– Contact data (e.g., email, telephone number).
– Content (e-g., written content  such as comments;  photographs; videos).
– User data (e.g., where the website was visited, interest in the content, date and time of access).
– Metadata/communication data (e.g., information about the device and browser used to access the website, ISP, IP-address).

Who does this policy affect?

This policy affects visitors of our website and users of the content offered on our Website. (Hereafter referred to as “user”).

Purpose of processing (why we collect data)

– To ensure the functionality of our website and to ensure that it is made available to users
– To answer questions such as those posed by users in the comments and in the contact form.
– To address safety concerns (cybersecurity)
– To measure our reach (marketing)

Definitions used

personal data‘ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person

processing‘ means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction

Pseudonymisation” means the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be assigned to a specific data subject without additional information being provided, provided that such additional information is kept separate and subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data not assigned to an identified or identifiable natural person.

profiling‘ means any form of automated processing of personal data consisting of the use of personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyse or predict aspects concerning that natural person’s performance at work, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behaviour, location or movements

controller‘ means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law

processor‘ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller;

Legal Grounds for Processing

Pursuant to Article 13 of the GDPR we hereby inform users of the legal grounds of our information processing.  If the legal grounds for the data protection policy are not expressly mentioned, the following applies:  The legal grounds for obtaining consent is in Article 6 par. 1 (a) and the legal grounds for the the performance of a contract, including the provision of a service is in Article 7 of the GDPR  The response to enquiries is in Article 6 par 1(b) , the legal grounds for the processing that is necessary for the compliance of a legal obligation is in Article 6 par 1(c) of the GDPR. In case the protection of the vital interests of the data subject requires processing of personal data, the legal grounds for this can be found in Article 6 par. 1(d).

Security Measures

In accordance with Article 32 of the GDPR, taking into account the state of the art, the costs of implementation and the nature, scope, context and purposes of processing as well as the risk of varying likelihood and severity for the rights and freedoms of natural persons, the controller and the processor shall implement appropriate technical and organisational measures to ensure a level of security appropriate to the risk, including inter alia as appropriate.

Security measures include maintaining data confidentiality, data integrity and data availability controlling the physical access to the data, as well as restricting  access. Measures also include controlling data entry, data forwarding, and ensuring data availability and minimisation. We have also set up procedures to ensure the awareness  of the rights of data subjects, to ensure the deletion of data and a response to data privacy threats . We also take into account the protection of personal data  during the development stage, with regard to the selection of software, hardware as well as procedures, according to the data-protection principles through technological design and through data-protection friendly defaults (Art. 25 GDPR).

Working with processors and third parties

If during the in the course of our processing we reveal data to other persons and companies (contract processors or third parties), or if we transfer processing to them or otherwise allow access to our user’s data, this will only be done under lawful authorisation (for example, if processing by a third party is necessary for the performance of a contract, according to Article 6 1(b) of the GDPR, it has been authorized by the user, or there is a legal obligation to do so, or it is in our legitimate interests (for example, the use of another processor, web hosts, etc.)

If we commission third parties to process data on the basis of a so-called “contract processing contract”, this is done in accordance with Article 28 GDPR.

International transfers to countries outside the EU

If we process data in countries outside of the European Union or the European Economic  Area (EEA) or the processing occurs within the framework of using third-party services, or the disclosure or transmission of data to third-parties is part of the processing, this will only happen as long as it serves to fulfill our   (pre) contractual obligations, which are based on your consent, we are legally obligated to do so, or if there is a legitimate interest. Subject to statutory or contractual conditions, we process or have the data processed in a third country only if the conditions laid down in Article 44 et seq. GDPR are met; that is, the processing is in compliance with specific guarantees, such as the officially recognized level of data protection (e.g. the US has with Privacy Shield) or otherwise in compliance with standard contractual clauses for data transfers.

Rights of data subjects

You have the right to ask for confirmation as to whether the data in question is being processed and for information about this data as well as for further information and a copy of the data in accordance with Article 15 GDPR. According to Article 16 GDPR, you have the right to demand the completion of unfinished data or the correction of false data that affects you.  In accordance with Article 17 GDPR, you have the right to demand that your relevant data be deleted immediately, or alternatively, you have the right to require that a restriction be placed on the processing of your data, in accordance with Article 18 of the GDPR. You have the right to demand that the data relating to you, which you have provided to us, be obtained in accordance with Article 20 GDPR and you have the right to request that your data be transferred to other responsible persons. You have the right to file a complaint with the appropriate supervising athority according to Article 77 GDPR.

Right to Revocation

You have the right to revoke consent in accordance with. Article 7 par. 3 GDPR which shall apply for the future

Right to Object

You have the right to object to the future processing of your data in accordance with Article 21 GDPR at any time. In particular, you may object to processing which is used for direct mail advertising.

Cookies and the right to object direct advertising

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. These cookie files contain different kinds of information. A cookie is primarily used to store the information about a user (or the device on which the cookie is stored) during or after his visit to a website. Session cookies are deleted after a user leaves the website and closes his/her browser. These session cookies contain shopping cart items from an online shop, for example, or your login status. Persistent cookies are cookies that remain [on the user’s device] after the user has closed his/her browser. Login status is maintained after the user has closed his or her browser and a website is allowed to remember user actions and preferences. if the user visits the website days after the first visit. A persistent cookie can also hold onto the interests of the user interests of the user can also be held by the persistent cookie, and these are used to track reach (returning and non-returning visitors)  or target advertising to the user. Third-party cookies are cookies that are placed on a user’s computer by a website from a domain other than the one a user is visiting. Cookies from the bzzlingua domain (the server that bzzlingua uses) are first-party cookies.

A “third-party cookie” refers to cookies from providers other than the person who manages the online offer (otherwise, if it is only their cookies, they’re considered “first-party cookies”). Bzzlingua.com doesn’t use advertising (which are third-party cookies), however, the social media buttons which ask you to share your experience have third party cookies installed in them.

We can use sessional and/or persistent cookies on some sections of the website and will explain this in the context of our privacy policy.

If the user does not wish the cookies to be set on their computer, they are asked to disable the cookies function in the “Settings” of their specific browser. For instructions on how to disable and/or enable cookies in Chrome, click here . If you don’t use Chrome, check the support website for your specific browser.

A general objection to the use of cookies that track a user’s behavior across websites is explained here:  http://www.aboutads.info/choices/or the  EU-site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/  Furthermore, you can turn off (disable) the cookies in your browser settings. Des Weiteren kann die Speicherung von Cookies mittels deren Abschaltung in den Einstellungen des Browsers erreicht werden. Note: Disabling the cookies will cause the browser to think that you are logged out from the website and it might make navigating the site much slower.

Deleting the data

The data processed by us are deleted or limited in their processing in accordance with Articles 17 and 18 GDPR. Unless explicitly stated in this privacy policy, the data stored by us are deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their purpose and the deletion does not conflict with any statutory storage requirements. Unless the data is deleted because it is required for other and legitimate purposes, its processing will be restricted. That means the data re blocked and not processed for any otherr purpose. This applies to data that must be kept for commercial or tax reasons.

In Germany, there is a law which regulates the storage of data. Storage of data is 10 years according to §§ 147 Abs. 1 AO, 257 par. 1 Nr. 1 and 4, par. 4 HGB (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, stock reports, documents relevant for taxation, etc.) and 6 years in accordance with § 257 (1) no. 2 and 3, par. 4 HGB (letters pertaining to commercial transaction).

According to legal regulations in Austria the storage is 7 years according to § 132 paragraph 1 BAO (accounting documents, receipts / invoices, accounts, receipts, business papers, statement of income and expenses, etc.), for 22 years in connection with real estate and for 10 years in the case of documents relating to electronically supplied services, telecommunications, broadcasting and television services provided to non-entrepreneurs in EU Member States and for which the Mini-One-Stop-Shop (MOSS) is used.

Comments

If users leave comments on this website, the numerical code that identifies each computer (the IP address) is collected for the purposes of the legitimate interests of this website, in accordance with  Article 6 par. 1 lit. f. GDPR. This is for our own safety, because in Germany there are hate speech laws and if someone leaves illegal content in comments (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.), we ourselves can be prosecuted for the comment or post and are therefore interested in the identity of the author. 

enn Nutzer Kommentare oder sonstige Beiträge hinterlassen, können ihre IP-Adressen auf Grundlage unserer berechtigten Interessen im Sinne des Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f. DSGVO für 7 Tage gespeichert werden. This is for our own safety, if someone leaves illegal content in comments and contributions (insults, prohibited political propaganda, etc.). In this case, we ourselves can be prosecuted for the comment or post and are therefore interested in the identity of the author.

Furthermore, for the purposes of the legitimate interests of this website, we reserve the right to process the information of users (IP address, browser agent) to help with spam detection, according to , for the purpose of our legitimate interests according to Article 6 par. 1 lit. f. GDPR, to process the information of users for the purpose of spam detection.

On the same legal basis, we reserve the right, in the case of surveys, to store the IP addresses of users for the duration of their use and to use cookies to avoid multiple votes.

Die im Rahmen der Kommentare und Beiträge angegebenen Daten, werden von uns bis zum Widerspruch der Nutzer dauerhaft gespeichert.

Abruf von Emojis und Smilies

Innerhalb unseres WordPress-Blogs werden grafische Emojis (bzw. Smilies), d.h. kleine grafische Dateien, die Gefühle ausdrücken, eingesetzt, die von externen Servern bezogen werden. Hierbei erheben die Anbieter der Server, die IP-Adressen der Nutzer. Dies ist notwendig, damit die Emojie-Dateien an die Browser der Nutzer übermittelt werden können. Der Emojie-Service wird von der Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA, angeboten. Datenschutzhinweise von Automattic: https://automattic.com/privacy/. Die verwendeten Server-Domains sind s.w.org und twemoji.maxcdn.com, wobei es sich unseres Wissens nach um sog. Content-Delivery-Networks handelt, also Server, die lediglich einer schnellen und sicheren Übermittlung der Dateien dienen und die personenbezogenen Daten der Nutzer nach der Übermittlung gelöscht werden.

Die Nutzung der Emojis erfolgt auf Grundlage unserer berechtigten Interessen, d.h. Interesse an einer attraktiven Gestaltung unseres Onlineangebotes gem. Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.

Google Analytics

Wir setzen auf Grundlage unserer berechtigten Interessen (d.h. Interesse an der Analyse, Optimierung und wirtschaftlichem Betrieb unseres Onlineangebotes im Sinne des Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) Google Analytics, einen Webanalysedienst der Google LLC („Google“) ein. Google verwendet Cookies. Die durch das Cookie erzeugten Informationen über Benutzung des Onlineangebotes durch die Nutzer werden in der Regel an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gespeichert.

Google ist unter dem Privacy-Shield-Abkommen zertifiziert und bietet hierdurch eine Garantie, das europäische Datenschutzrecht einzuhalten (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Google wird diese Informationen in unserem Auftrag benutzen, um die Nutzung unseres Onlineangebotes durch die Nutzer auszuwerten, um Reports über die Aktivitäten innerhalb dieses Onlineangebotes zusammenzustellen und um weitere, mit der Nutzung dieses Onlineangebotes und der Internetnutzung verbundene Dienstleistungen, uns gegenüber zu erbringen. Dabei können aus den verarbeiteten Daten pseudonyme Nutzungsprofile der Nutzer erstellt werden.

Wir setzen Google Analytics nur mit aktivierter IP-Anonymisierung ein. Das bedeutet, die IP-Adresse der Nutzer wird von Google innerhalb von Mitgliedstaaten der Europäischen Union oder in anderen Vertragsstaaten des Abkommens über den Europäischen Wirtschaftsraum gekürzt. Nur in Ausnahmefällen wird die volle IP-Adresse an einen Server von Google in den USA übertragen und dort gekürzt.

Die von dem Browser des Nutzers übermittelte IP-Adresse wird nicht mit anderen Daten von Google zusammengeführt. Die Nutzer können die Speicherung der Cookies durch eine entsprechende Einstellung ihrer Browser-Software verhindern; die Nutzer können darüber hinaus die Erfassung der durch das Cookie erzeugten und auf ihre Nutzung des Onlineangebotes bezogenen Daten an Google sowie die Verarbeitung dieser Daten durch Google verhindern, indem sie das unter folgendem Link verfügbare Browser-Plugin herunterladen und installieren: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Weitere Informationen zur Datennutzung durch Google, Einstellungs- und Widerspruchsmöglichkeiten, erfahren Sie in der Datenschutzerklärung von Google (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) sowie in den Einstellungen für die Darstellung von Werbeeinblendungen durch Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

Die personenbezogenen Daten der Nutzer werden nach 14 Monaten gelöscht oder anonymisiert.

Einbindung von Diensten und Inhalten Dritter

Wir setzen innerhalb unseres Onlineangebotes auf Grundlage unserer berechtigten Interessen (d.h. Interesse an der Analyse, Optimierung und wirtschaftlichem Betrieb unseres Onlineangebotes im Sinne des Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f. DSGVO) Inhalts- oder Serviceangebote von Drittanbietern ein, um deren Inhalte und Services, wie z.B. Videos oder Schriftarten einzubinden (nachfolgend einheitlich bezeichnet als “Inhalte”).

Dies setzt immer voraus, dass die Drittanbieter dieser Inhalte, die IP-Adresse der Nutzer wahrnehmen, da sie ohne die IP-Adresse die Inhalte nicht an deren Browser senden könnten. Die IP-Adresse ist damit für die Darstellung dieser Inhalte erforderlich. Wir bemühen uns nur solche Inhalte zu verwenden, deren jeweilige Anbieter die IP-Adresse lediglich zur Auslieferung der Inhalte verwenden. Drittanbieter können ferner so genannte Pixel-Tags (unsichtbare Grafiken, auch als “Web Beacons” bezeichnet) für statistische oder Marketingzwecke verwenden. Durch die “Pixel-Tags” können Informationen, wie der Besucherverkehr auf den Seiten dieser Website ausgewertet werden. Die pseudonymen Informationen können ferner in Cookies auf dem Gerät der Nutzer gespeichert werden und unter anderem technische Informationen zum Browser und Betriebssystem, verweisende Webseiten, Besuchszeit sowie weitere Angaben zur Nutzung unseres Onlineangebotes enthalten, als auch mit solchen Informationen aus anderen Quellen verbunden werden.

Twitter

Innerhalb unseres Onlineangebotes können Funktionen und Inhalte des Dienstes Twitter, angeboten durch die Twitter Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA, eingebunden werden. Hierzu können z.B. Inhalte wie Bilder, Videos oder Texte und Schaltflächen gehören, mit denen Nutzer Inhalte dieses Onlineangebotes innerhalb von Twitter teilen können.
Sofern die Nutzer Mitglieder der Plattform Twitter sind, kann Twitter den Aufruf der o.g. Inhalte und Funktionen den dortigen Profilen der Nutzer zuordnen. Twitter ist unter dem Privacy-Shield-Abkommen zertifiziert und bietet hierdurch eine Garantie, das europäische Datenschutzrecht einzuhalten (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000TORzAAO&status=Active). Datenschutzerklärung: https://twitter.com/de/privacy, Opt-Out: https://twitter.com/personalization.

Pinterest

Innerhalb unseres Onlineangebotes können Funktionen und Inhalte des Dienstes Pinterest, angeboten durch die Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA, eingebunden werden. Hierzu können z.B. Inhalte wie Bilder, Videos oder Texte und Schaltflächen gehören, mit denen Nutzer Inhalte dieses Onlineangebotes innerhalb von Pinterest teilen können. Sofern die Nutzer Mitglieder der Plattform Pinterest sind, kann Pinterest den Aufruf der o.g. Inhalte und Funktionen den dortigen Profilen der Nutzer zuordnen. Datenschutzerklärung von Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy.

LinkedIn

Innerhalb unseres Onlineangebotes können Funktionen und Inhalte des Dienstes LinkedIn, angeboten durch die LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Irland, eingebunden werden. Hierzu können z.B. Inhalte wie Bilder, Videos oder Texte und Schaltflächen gehören, mit denen Nutzer Inhalte dieses Onlineangebotes innerhalb von LinkedIn teilen können. Sofern die Nutzer Mitglieder der Plattform LinkedIn sind, kann LinkedIn den Aufruf der o.g. Inhalte und Funktionen den dortigen Profilen der Nutzer zuordnen. Datenschutzerklärung von LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy.. LinkedIn ist unter dem Privacy-Shield-Abkommen zertifiziert und bietet hierdurch eine Garantie, das europäische Datenschutzrecht einzuhalten (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0&status=Active). Datenschutzerklärung: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy, Opt-Out: https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls/retargeting-opt-out.

Google+

Innerhalb unseres Onlineangebotes können Funktionen und Inhalte der Plattform Google+, angeboten durch die Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA („Google“), eingebunden werden. Hierzu können z.B. Inhalte wie Bilder, Videos oder Texte und Schaltflächen gehören, mit denen Nutzer Inhalte dieses Onlineangebotes innerhalb von Google teilen können. Sofern die Nutzer Mitglieder der Plattform Google+ sind, kann Google den Aufruf der o.g. Inhalte und Funktionen den dortigen Profilen der Nutzer zuordnen.

Google ist unter dem Privacy-Shield-Abkommen zertifiziert und bietet hierdurch eine Garantie, das europäische Datenschutzrecht einzuhalten (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active). Weitere Informationen zur Datennutzung durch Google, Einstellungs- und Widerspruchsmöglichkeiten, erfahren Sie in der Datenschutzerklärung von Google (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads) sowie in den Einstellungen für die Darstellung von Werbeeinblendungen durch Google (https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated).

Erstellt mit Datenschutz-Generator.de von RA Dr. Thomas Schwenke