Who we are
TREEPOIDS operates the https://www.treepoids.de and https://www.treepoids.de websites (the “Service”).
TREEPOIDS is a license holder and provider by the legal name TREEPOIDS UG (haftungsbeschränkt) located at Lutterothstraße 103, 20255 Hamburg, Germany.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.
We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:
- Email address
- First name and last name
- Your IP address
- Browser type
- Browser version
- Pages of our website visited
- Time and date of visit
- Time spent on the pages
- Unique device identifiers
- Other diagnostic data
Your IP address may be associated with your location. We do not otherwise obtain your location data.
How will we use your data?
We collect your data so that we can:
- Contact you via email because you have indicated that you would like to receive information from us (e.g. via a newsletter)
- Improve our web site
- Monitor usage of our web site
- Detect, prevent and address technical issues
We may share your Usage Data with service providers for technical
services related to our web site. We do not share your Personal Data
with others unless we obtain your consent to do so.
Data Protection and Security
The security of your data is important to us, and we strive to use commercially reasonable and acceptable means to protect your Personal Data. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.
If we suspect that a security breach has occurred, we may attempt to notify you and use reasonable means to alert you.
Disclosure of Data
It may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).
This may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:
- To comply with a legal obligation
- To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service
- To protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public
- To protect against legal liability
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
When signing up for our newsletter your email address is stored in our database to deliver newsletters and updates. IP address is used for spam detection. The signing up is done via a double opt-in to ensure only valid email addresses are used. You can unsubscribe at anytime from the newsletter.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
our social media, advertising and analysis partners.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
- Browser type/version,
- Operating system used,
- Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
- Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
- Time of the server request
are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, when activating IP anonymization on this website, your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not combined with other data from Google.
As an alternative to the browser add-on, especially for browsers on mobile devices, you can also prevent Google Analytics from collecting data by revoking your consent. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this website. The opt-out cookie is only valid in this browser and only for our website and is stored on your device. If you delete the cookies in this browser, you will have to set the opt-out cookie again.
We also use Google Analytics to evaluate data from double-click cookies and also Google Ads for statistical purposes. If you don’t want this, you can deactivate this in the Ads Preferences Manager.
Who we share your data with
We do not share your date without asking for consent explicitly, except in the good faith belief that such action is necessary
- to comply with a legal obligation,
- to protect and defend the rights or property of TREEPOIDS,
- to prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service,
- to protect the personal safety of users of the Service or the public, or
- to protect against legal liability.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
For the newsletter, we keep your email address stored to be able to send emails to receivers and for unsubscribing.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
If you are located outside Germany and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Germany and process it there.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
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