PRIVACY POLICY

Ginger by Choice LLC (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates https://www.gingerbychoice.de/en/.

This Privacy Policy informs you how we collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from visitors, customers and users (each, a “user”) of the website (“site”).

The site processes personal data as a controller as defined by the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Accessing this site constitutes a use of the site and an acceptance to our Privacy Policy. Use of this site, including any materials presented herein, is subject to the following Privacy Policy.  This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers and all other users of the site.  By using this site, users agree to this Privacy Policy, without modification, and acknowledge reading it in its entirety.

 

1. DATA COLLECTION ON OUR WEBSITE

Responsible for the data collection on this website?

The website operators are responsible for data processing on this website. The contact details can be found in the IMPRINT of this website.

What information do we collect?

Personal information you disclose to us

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participation in activities on the sites or otherwise contacting us.

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interaction with us and the sites, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include the following:

Name and Contact Data: We collect your name, email address, and other similar contact data.

Information automatically collected

Some information – such as IP address and/or browser and device characteristics – is collected automatically when you visit our sites.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the sites. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operation system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how und when you use our sites and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our sites, and for our internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies.

Information collected from other sources

We may collect limited data from public databases, marketing partners and other outside sources.

We may obtain information about you from other sources, such as public databases, joint marketing partners, as well as from other third parties. Examples of the information we receive from other sources include: social media information; marketing leads and search results and links, including paid listings (such as sponsored links).

How we use your data?

We use personal information collected via our sites for a variety of purposes and with your consent as described below.

Marketing and Promotional Communications: We and/or third party marketing partners may use the personal information you send to us for our marketing purposes, to send you post newsletters, run promotions, contests and/or surveys or highlight other site feature. You can opt-out of our marketing emails at any time.

Deliver Targeted Advertising: We may use your personal information to develop and display content and advertising (and work with third parties who do so) tailored to your interests and/or location and to measure its effectiveness.

Feedback: We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our sites.

User Information: We may use your personal information to send periodic emails. It may also be used to respond to your inquiries, questions, and/or other requests.

Terms, Conditions and Policies: We may use your personal information to enforce our terms, conditions and policies.

Other Purpose: We may use your personal information for other purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our sites, products, services, marketing and your experience.

Site Operation: We may use the personal information you send to us to run and operate our site. We may need your information to display content on the site correctly.

Will your data be shared with anyone?

We only share information with you consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights, or to fulfill business obligations.

We only share your information in the following situations:

Compliance with Laws: We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).

Vital interests and legal rights: We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with third party providers who perform services for us or on our behalf and require access to such information to do that work. Examples include: data analysis, email delivery, hosting services, customer service and marketing efforts. We may allow selected third parties to use tracking technology on the sites, which will enable them to collect data about how you are interact with the sites over time. Tis information may be used to, among other things, analyze and track data, determine the popularity of certain content and better understand online activity. Unless described in this Policy, we do not share, sell, rent or trade any of your information with third parties for their promotional purposes.

Business Transfers: We may share or transfer your information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale or company assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another company.

Third-Party Advertisers: We may use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the sites. These companies my use information about your visits to our website(s) and other websites that are contained in web cookies and other tracking technologies in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

With your consent: We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.

How long do we keep your data?

We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purpose outlined in this privacy policy unless otherwise required by law.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements). No purpose in this policy will require us keeping your personal information for longer than 1 year.

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

How do we keep your data safe?

We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organization and technical security measures.

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our sites is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.

Do we collect data from minors?

We do not knowingly solicit data from or market to children under 18 years of age. By using the sites, you represent that you are at least 18 or that you are the parent or guardian of such a minor and consent to such a minor dependent’s use of the sites. If we learn that personal information from users less than 18 years of age has been collected, we will take reasonable measures to promptly delete such data from our records. If you become aware of any data we have collected from children under 18, please contact us at info@gingerbychoice.de

What are your privacy rights?

In some regions (like the European Economic Area), you have certain rights under applicable data protection laws. These may include the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to objct to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please contact us at info@gingerbychoice.de. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please not however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.

If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/article-29/structure/data-protection-authorities/index_en.htm

Cookies and similar technologies: Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our sites. To opt-out of interest-based advertising by advertisers on our sites visit: http://www.aboutads.info/

 

2. GENEREAL AND MANDATORY INFORMATION

DATA PROTECTION

The operators of this page take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal information is information that personally identifies you. This Privacy Policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example, when communicating via e-mail) may have security vulnerabilities. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

RESPONSIBLE BODY FOR THE DATA COLLECTION ON THIS WEBSITE

The responsible boby for the data collection on this website is:

Ginger by Choice LLC

Eva-Maria Heider

162 Newport Drive

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

USA

Concerning this matter, please review our IMPRINT. The address to our website is www.gingerbychoice.de.

UPDATES

We will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

QUESTIONS ABOUT OUR PRIVACY POLICY

If you have a question or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by email: info@gingerbychoice.de

SSL-ENCRYPTION

We strive to protect your personal information. For security reasons, we use the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol, which encrypts any personal information you enter. The encryption process protects your information. We also make commercially reasonable effort to ensure the security of your personal information on our system. You may recognize an encrypted connection by the lock icon as well as the additional letter “s” in “https://” instead of “http://” in your browser bar.

 

3. DATA COLLECTION ON OUR WEBSITE

COOKIES

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store your information. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies serve to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit.

User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you wish to use are processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO saved. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically error-free and optimized provision of its services. Insofar as other cookies (such as cookies for analyzing your surfing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

 

4. ADVERTISING

AFFILIATE LINKS

Affiliate links are marked with asterisks (*). If the user clicks on an affiliate link and purchases via this link, the operator of the respective website receives a commission from the contracting party or provider. The price does not change for the user.

 

Last updated July 13, 2018