RESPONSIBILITY

Responsible for the collection, processing and use of personal data that is collected when visiting this website is the ENERGYNET, LTD. (hereinafter also called “GADGETHINTS” or “we”).

WHAT DATA WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT

When you visit our websites, we temporarily store so-called usage data on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation. We use the usage data for statistical purposes in order to improve the quality of our websites and for security purposes. We also use this information to enable access to our website, to control and administer our systems and to improve the design of the websites. At the same time, these purposes are legitimate interests within the meaning of Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

The record consists of:

—  the page from which the file was requested

—  the name of the file

—  the date and time of the query

—  the amount of data transferred

—  the access status (transfer file, file not found)

—  the description of the type of web browser used

—  the description of the type of terminal used

—  the IP address of the requesting computer

CUSTOMER ACCOUNT

We offer our customers the opportunity to open a personal customer account. For the new registration we need only the following information from you:

— E-mail address

— Password

— First name

USE OF GOOGLE ANALYTICS

To create our website as required, we create pseudonymous user profiles using Google Analytics based on Article 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation. It is a product of Google Inc. (“Google”), Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. However, as we have activated IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be truncated by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the US and only then shortened. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage. These purposes are legitimate interests within the meaning of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

You can contradict the creation of the pseudonymous user profiles at any time. There are several ways to do this:

a) One way to object to web analytics through Google Analytics is to set an opt-out cookie that instructs Google not to store or use your information for web analytics purposes. Please note that with this solution, the web analysis will only be made as long as the opt-out cookie is saved by the browser. If you want to set the opt-out cookie now, please click.

b) You can prevent the storage of cookies by a corresponding setting of your browser software.

c) Depending on the browser you are using, you have the option of installing a browser plug-in that prevents tracking. To do this, please click here and install the browser plug-in that can be called up there.

USE OF GOOGLE OPTIMIZE

We collect and store data for optimization purposes through the website analysis service Google Optimize. It’s a service of Google Inc. (Google) Hereby we test different variants of our website. This helps us to find out which variant suits best for our users. This helps us to improve and redesign our website. At the same time, these purposes are legitimate interests of Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is transmitted on a server in the USA and stored there.

The data collection and storage can be contradicted at any time with effect for the future here.

GOOGLE TAG MANAGER

We use Google Tag Manager to track events on our websites, such as: clicking certain buttons. As a result, individual parts of the website are tagged, that is provided with a marker. We use this service to manage these website markers via a user interface. Cookies are not used and no personal data is collected.

HOW WE USE YOUR DATA

Data that you submit to us as part of the registration process and when placing orders in the online shop is summarized for the following purposes:

—  Establishment and provision of the customer account

—  Making your customer account available on our website

—  Information about changes to the terms and conditions or privacy policy

—  Sending the newsletter

—  Sending information, if expressly requested

—  As otherwise described in this Privacy Policy

We only store your data for as long as it is necessary for the provision of our services and the deletion does not conflict with any retention periods.

NEWSLETTER

On our website you have the opportunity to subscribe to our free newsletter. The newsletter informs about latest posts on GADGETHINTS. To register, we need your e-mail address. We use these to send you the newsletter.

After submitting the registration form you will receive a confirmation e-mail from us. Registration will not take effect until you click on the link in the confirmation e-mail. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time.

COOKIES

Cookies are small files that are stored on the hard disk of a visitor. They allow to keep information for a certain period of time and to identify the visitor’s computer. Permanent cookies are used to control your visit to our website as well as to improve user guidance and individual performance. The legal basis for data processing is Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation. You can set your browser to inform you about the placement of cookies. So the use of cookies becomes transparent for you.

ENCRYPTION

In order to protect your data against unwanted access, we use an encryption method on our website.You will recognize this by the lock icon on the status bar of your browser and the address bar beginning with https://

YOUR RIGHTS AS A USER

As a user, you have the right to request information about what data is stored about you and for what purpose this storage takes place. In addition, you may correct incorrect data or delete data that is not permitted or no longer necessary to store. You have the right to data portability. You also have the right to complain to a regulatory agency about the processing of data.

COMMUNICATION

You have the opportunity to contact us by e-mail at info@gadgethints.com. Your resulting data will only be processed to process your particular request. Disclosure to third parties will only be made to the extent necessary to process your request. The legal basis for the use of your data is Article 6 (1) (f) of the General Data Protection Regulation

 

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