Privacy Policy

We welcome you to our website. We would like to inform you about the management of your personal data in accordance with Art. 13 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

Controller

The controller responsible for the described data collection and processing is:

We Love Algos Ltd. Zweigniederlassung Deutschland
Wilhelm-Herbst-Str. 7
28359 Bremen
Germany

 

Storage of Your IP address

We store the IP address transmitted by your web browser for a period of seven (7) days, strictly for the purpose of identifying, restricting and eliminating attacks on our website. After seven (7) days, we delete or anonymize your IP address. The legal basis for the processing of this personal data is provided for in Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

 

Usage Data

When you visit our website, the data collected from the use of the website is temporarily stored on our web server for statistical purposes in order to improve the quality of our website. This data set contains:

  • the page, from which the data is requested,
  • the name of the data file,
  • the date and time of the query,
  • the amount of data transferred,
  • the access status (file transmitted, file not found),
  • a description of the type of browser used,
  • the IP address of the requesting computer shortened to such an extent that no reidentification of any personal data is possible.

The listed usage data is stored anonymously. As a result, personal user profiles cannot be created. Data on persons or their individual behavior is not collected.

Data is processed on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We use this information to enable our website to be called, to control and administer our systems, and to improve the design of our website. Your data is processed only to respond to your request and is deleted as soon as the information is no longer required. It is not passed on to any third party.

You have the right to object to processing of your data. You can find more details in the section “Your Rights as a User” below.

 

Data Transfer

We transfer your data to service providers who support us in the operation of our website and the associated processes. This transference is made under the scope of a data processing agreement in accordance to Art. 28 GDPR. Our service providers are bound to us by strict instructions and contractual obligations. We use the following service providers: 1&1 IONOS SE (Hosting and Webmail).

 

Data Transfer to Third Countries (Non-EU Countries)

In some cases, we may transfer personal data to third countries outside the EU. In each case, we ensure an appropriate level of data protection according to European standards.

 

Cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored and read in your end-device Cookies may contain data that enables the recognition of the device being used. However, in some cases cookies only contain information on certain settings which are not personal data. Please be aware that you can set your browser to inform you when cookies are being stored or used on the website you are visiting. Thus, any use of cookies is transparent to you.

Cookies used are either categorized as necessary and thus are stored on your browser automatically upon visiting this website, as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. The data is processed in accordance to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.

We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. These cookies are non-necessary and will be stored in your browser only with your consent. The data is processed in accordance to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR.

How to control cookie preferences:

You can either click on accept in the cookie consent toolbar or on reject to generally opt-out of all non-necessary cookies. In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies.
Please note, opting out of non-necessary cookies may influence your browsing experience. It may limit your use of certain features or functions on our website or service. Please not that non-necessary cookies are disabled by default. To enable non-necessary cookies, you need to click on cookie settings in the cookie notice bar. To find out more on how to manage and delete cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

 

Statistics

We use the plugin WP Statistics to create anonymous visitor statistics for improving our website. We have activated IP-anonymization for this plugin. WP Statistics doesn’t collect, store or send any personal data of visitors.

 

Google

We use the plugin “Invisible reCaptcha” from Google Ireland Ltd. We use this plugin for security reason and to avoid spam. The plugin uses non-necessary cookies. This data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, if you accept the use of non-necessary cookies. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by Google on its servers in the United States. You can prevent Google from collecting the data generated by cookies and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

For more information on the Terms of Use and Data Privacy, please visit http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html or http://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

 

Social Media

We use the plugin “Simple Share Buttons adder” from ShareThis Inc. for allowing you to share posts on facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The plugin uses non-necessary cookies. This data processing is carried out on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR, if you accept the use of non-necessary cookies. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website will be transmitted to and stored by ShareThis on its servers in the United States.

You can generally opt-out of non-necessary cookies by selecting “Reject” within the cookie consent toolbar that appears upon the visit of our website.

For more information on the Terms of Use and Data Privacy of ShareThis, please visit https://sharethis.com/privacy/#gdpr-and-eu-rights

Moreover, we have company profiles in the social networks Twitter, LinkedIn and XING to inform our customers and prospects primarily about our products and services. When accessing third-party web sites, the terms and conditions and privacy policies of each provider apply.

 

Data Security

To avoid unauthorized access to your data, we have implemented technical and organizational measures. We use encryption technologies on our website. Your data will be transferred to our servers and back again via a connection that is protected by a TLS encryption technology. You can recognize that you are browsing on an encryption secured website by the lock-symbol shown in the address bar of your browser and by the address bar starting with https://.

 

Subscription

On our website we provide the opportunity to subscribe to our Blog. If you consent to this processing separately, this processing is pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR. We therefore need your Name and Email address only. In order to be able to proof your consent, we will capture the consent data (e.g. your IP-address and the time of your consent). This will be processed by our supplier Icegram (Email Subscribers & Newsletters) subject to your consent. Your consent can be withdrawn at any time without affecting the lawfulness of the prior processing. If consent is withdrawn, we will stop the corresponding data processing.

You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time, via the link to unsubscribe from the newsletter, which you will find in every newsletter email.

 

Contact Form

You can contact us via our web contact form under “Request an article”. In order to use our contact form we require your name and your email-address. You may provide us with further information, but you are not obligated to do so. The legal basis for processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. We use your data exclusively for the processing of your request. Your data will be deleted, as soon as it is no longer necessary for the initial purpose and will not be transmitted to third parties.

 

Your Rights as a User

As a website user, the GDPR grants you certain rights with regard to the processing of your personal data.

  1. Right of access (Art. 15 GDPR):

You have the right to obtain confirmation at to whether or not personal data concerning you is being processed, and, where that is the case access to the personal data and the information specified in Art. 15 GDPR.

  1. Right to rectification and erasure (Art. 16 and 17 GDPR):

You have the right to obtain without undue delay the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you and, if necessary, the right to have incomplete personal data completed.

You also have the right to obtain an erasure of the personal data concerning you without undue delay, if one of the reasons listed in Art. 17 GDPR applies, e.g. if the data is no longer necessary for the intended purpose.

  1. Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR):

If one of the conditions set forth in Art. 18 GDPR applies, you shall have the right to restrict the processing of your data to mere storage, e.g. if you revoke consent, to the processing, for the duration of a possible examination.

  1. Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR):

In certain situations, listed in Art. 20 GDPR, you have the right to receive the personal data concerning you in a structured, common and machine-readable format or demand a transmission of the data to another third party.

  1. Right to object (Art. 21 GDPR):

If personal data is processed pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR (data processing for the purposes of the legitimate interests), you have the right to object to the processing at any time for reasons arising out of your particular situation. We will then no longer process personal data, unless there are demonstrably compelling legitimate grounds for processing, which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the person concerned, or the processing serves the purpose of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims.

  1. Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

Pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider the processing of the data concerning you infringes data protection regulations. The right to lodge a complaint may be invoked in particular in the Member State of your habitual residence, place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

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