PRIVACY STATEMENT

Our Site & Your Data

About Our

Privacy Policy

Personal data (usually referred to just as "data" below) will only be processed by us to the extent necessary and for the purpose of providing a functional and user-friendly website, including its contents, and the services offered there.

 

Per Art. 4 No. 1 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679, i.e. the General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter referred to as the "GDPR"), "processing" refers to any operation or set of operations such as collection, recording, organization, structuring, storage, adaptation, alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination, or otherwise making available, alignment, or combination, restriction, erasure, or destruction performed on personal data, whether by automated means or not.

 

The following privacy policy is intended to inform you in particular about the type, scope, purpose, duration, and legal basis for the processing of such data either under our own control or in conjunction with others. We also inform you below about the third-party components we use to optimize our website and improve the user experience which may result in said third parties also processing data they collect and control.

 

Our privacy policy is structured as follows:

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

II. The rights of users and data subjects

III. Information about data processing

I. Information about us as controllers of your data

The party responsible for this website (the "controller") for purposes of data protection law is:

Dominik Klaßen

Noppdorf 68

41747 Viersen

Germany

Phone: ‭+49 2162 3658070

Email: info@neold.com

II. The rights of users and data subjects

With regard to the data processing to be described in more detail below, users and data subjects have the right

• to confirmation of whether data concerning them is being processed, information about the data being processed, further information about the nature of the data processing, and copies of the data (cf. also Art. 15 GDPR);

• to correct or complete incorrect or incomplete data (cf. also Art. 16 GDPR);

• to the immediate deletion of data concerning them (cf. also Art. 17 DSGVO), or, alternatively, if further processing is necessary as stipulated in Art. 17 Para. 3 GDPR, to restrict said processing per Art. 18 GDPR;

• to receive copies of the data concerning them and/or provided by them and to have the same transmitted to other providers/controllers (cf. also Art. 20 GDPR);

• to file complaints with the supervisory authority if they believe that data concerning them is being processed by the controller in breach of data protection provisions (see also Art. 77 GDPR).
In addition, the controller is obliged to inform all recipients to whom it discloses data of any such corrections, deletions, or restrictions placed on processing the same per Art. 16, 17 Para. 1, 18 GDPR. However, this obligation does not apply if such notification is impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. Nevertheless, users have a right to information about these recipients. Likewise, under Art. 21 GDPR, users and data subjects have the right to object to the controller's future processing of their data pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. In particular, an objection to data processing for the purpose of direct advertising is permissible.

III. Information about data processing

Your data processed when using our website will be deleted or blocked as soon as the purpose for its storage ceases to apply, provided the deletion of the same is not in breach of any statutory storage obligations or unless otherwise stipulated below.

Contact

If you contact us via email or the contact form, the data you provide will be used for the purpose of processing your request. We must have this data in order to process and answer your inquiry; otherwise we will not be able to answer it in full or at all. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR. Your data will be deleted once we have fully answered your inquiry and there is no further legal obligation to store your data, such as if an order or contract resulted therefrom.

Cookies

a) Session cookies

We use cookies on our website. Cookies are small text files or other storage technologies stored on your computer by your browser. These cookies process certain specific information about you, such as your browser, location data, or IP address. This processing makes our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure, allowing us, for example, to display our website in different languages or to offer a shopping cart function. The legal basis for such processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR, insofar as these cookies are used to collect data to initiate or process contractual relationships. If the processing does not serve to initiate or process a contract, our legitimate interest lies in improving the functionality of our website. The legal basis is then Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. When you close your browser, these session cookies are deleted.

b) Third-party cookies

If necessary, our website may also use cookies from companies with whom we cooperate for the purpose of advertising, analyzing, or improving the features of our website. Please refer to the following information for details, in particular for the legal basis and purpose of such third-party collection and processing of data collected through cookies.

c) Disabling cookies
You can refuse the use of cookies by changing the settings on your browser. Likewise, you can use the browser to delete cookies that have already been stored. However, the steps and measures required vary, depending on the browser you use. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your browser or contact its maker for support. Browser settings cannot prevent so-called flash cookies from being set. Instead, you will need to change the setting of your Flash player. The steps and measures required for this also depend on the Flash player you are using. If you have any questions, please use the help function or consult the documentation for your Flash player or contact its maker for support. If you prevent or restrict the installation of cookies, not all of the functions on our site may be fully usable.

Facebook

Our website uses the plugin of the Facebook social network. Facebook.com is a service provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. In the EU, this service is also operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, hereinafter both referred to as "Facebook". Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Facebook guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. Further information about the possible plugins and their respective functions is available from Facebook on this page. If the plugin is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plugin from Facebook's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Facebook to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded. If you are logged in to Facebook while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plugin from your specific visit will be recognized by Facebook. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Facebook. If, for example, you use the Facebook Like button, this information will be stored in your Facebook account and published on the Facebook platform. If you want to prevent this, you must either log out of Facebook before visiting our website or use an add-on for your browser to prevent the Facebook plugin from loading. Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Facebook's privacy policy found here.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter: Google). Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Google guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States. The Google Analytics service is used to analyze how our website is used. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the analysis, optimization, and economic operation of our site. Usage and user-related information, such as IP address, place, time, or frequency of your visits to our website will be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. However, we use Google Analytics with the so-called anonymization function, whereby Google truncates the IP address within the EU or the EEA before it is transmitted to the US. The data collected in this way is in turn used by Google to provide us with an evaluation of visits to our website and what visitors do once there. This data can also be used to provide other services related to the use of our website and of the internet in general. Google states that it will not connect your IP address to other data. In addition, Google provides further information with regard to its data protection practices on this page, including options you can exercise to prevent such use of your data. In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on on this page in addition with further information. This add-on can be installed on the most popular browsers and offers you further control over the data that Google collects when you visit our website. The add-on informs Google Analytics' JavaScript (ga.js) that no information about the website visit should be transmitted to Google Analytics. However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analytics services we may use as detailed herein.

Instagram

We have integrated components of the Instagram service on this website. Instagram is a service that qualifies as an audiovisual platform, allowing users to share photos and videos, and also disseminate such data to other social networks. Instagram's operating company is Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, Menlo Park, CA, USA. Instagram is a subsidiary of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. In the EU, this service is also operated by Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland, hereinafter both referred to as "Facebook." Each visit to one of the pages of this website operated by the controller and on which an Instagram component (Insta-Button) has been integrated automatically causes the internet browser on the information technology system of the person concerned through the respective Instagram component causes to download a representation of the corresponding component of Instagram. As part of this technical process, Instagram is aware of which specific bottom of our website is visited by the person concerned. If the data subject is logged in to Instagram at the same time, Instagram recognizes with each visit to our website by the data subject and during the entire duration of the respective stay on our website which specific subpage the affected person visits. This information is collected through the Instagram component and assigned through Instagram to the affected person's Instagram account. If the person concerned activates one of the Instagram buttons integrated on our website, the data and information transferred with it are assigned to the personal Instagram user account of the person concerned and saved and processed by Instagram. Through the Instagram component, Instagram always receives information that the person concerned has visited our website if the person concerned is simultaneously logged into Instagram at the time of accessing our website; this happens regardless of whether the person clicks on the Instagram component or not. If the affected person does not want to transmit this information to Instagram, the latter can prevent the transmission from logging out of their Instagram account before calling our website. We use Instagram on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in attaining the highest level of visibility on social media. Additional information and Instagram's privacy policy can be found on this page.

Hosting

This website is hosted on secure servers (HTTPS/SSL) by Wix.com Ltd., Namal 40, 6350671 Tel Aviv, Israel in data centers in the United States and Europe. From time to time, Wix.com may transfer hosting from one location to another. Wix.com use physical, electronic and procedural security measures to protect the personal data of users visiting this website. Additional information and Wix.com's privacy policy can be found on this page. Wix.com comply with the EU-US and Swiss-US Privacy Shield Frameworks as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from the EU and Switzerland. Wix.com have certified to the US Department of Commerce that they adhere to the Privacy Shield Principles in respect of all personal data received from the EEA and Switzerland in reliance on the Privacy Shield. For more information about the Privacy Shield visit this page. The Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over our compliance with the Privacy Shield. Under certain circumstances, Wix.com may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements. If Wix.com receive personal data and subsequently transfer that information to a third party acting as an agent, and such third-party agent processes personal data in a manner inconsistent with the Privacy Shield Principles, Wix.com will remain responsible unless they can prove they are not responsible for the event giving rise to the damage.

Pinterest

Our website uses so-called social plugins ("plugins") of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc. 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA ("Pinterest"). The plugins can be identified, for example, by buttons with the "Pin it" symbol on a white or red background. You can find an overview of the Pinterest plugins and their appearance here. If you call up a page of our website that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Pinterest’s servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Pinterest directly to your browser and integrated into the page. The integration gives Pinterest the information that your browser has called up the corresponding page of our website, even if you do not have a profile at Pinterest or are not currently logged in to Pinterest. This information (including your IP address) is transmitted directly from your browser to a Pinterest server in the USA and stored there. If you are logged in to Pinterest, Pinterest can immediately associate your visit to our website with your Pinterest profile. If you interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the "Pin it" button, the corresponding information is also transmitted directly to a Pinterest server and stored there. The information is also published on Pinterest and displayed to your contacts. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Pinterest and your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be found in Pinterest’s privacy policy. If you do not want Pinterest to associate the data collected via our website directly with your profile on Pinterest, you must log out of Pinterest before visiting our website. You can also completely prevent the loading of the Pinterest plugins with add-ons for your browser, e.g. with the script blocker "NoScript".

Twitter

Our website uses the plugin of the Twitter social network. The Twitter service is operated by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA ("Twitter"). By certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Twitter guarantees that it will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. If the plugin is stored on one of the pages you visit on our website, your browser will download an icon for the plugin from Twitter's servers in the USA. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Twitter to process your IP address. In addition, the date and time of your visit to our website will also be recorded. If you are logged in to Twitter while visiting one of our plugged-in websites, the information collected by the plugin from your specific visit will be recognized by Twitter. The information collected may then be assigned to your personal account at Twitter. If, for example, you use the Twitter Tweet button, this information will be stored in your Twitter account and may be published on the Twitter platform. To prevent this, you must either log out of Twitter before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your Twitter account. Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Twitter's privacy policy found here.

SoundCloud

We have integrated components of the social network SoundCloud into our websites. SoundCloud is a service that qualifies as an audio platform, allowing users to share audio tracks, and also disseminate such data to other social networks. SoundCloud's operating company is SoundCloud Limited, Berners House, 47-48 Berners Street, London W1T 3NF, United Kingdom. When you visit our website, a direct connection between your browser and the SoundCloud server will be established immediately after the plugin has been activated. As a result, SoundCloud will be notified that you have used your IP address to visit our site. If you click the "Like" button or the "Share" button while you are logged into your Sound Cloud user account, you can link the content of our websites to your SoundCloud profile and/or share the content. Consequently, SoundCloud will be able to allocate the visit to our website to your user account. We emphasize that we as the provider of the websites do not have any knowledge of the data transferred and the use of this data by SoundCloud. We use SoundCloud on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in attaining the highest level of visibility on social media. Additional information and SoundCloud's privacy policy can be found on this page. If you prefer not to have your visit to our websites allocated to your SoundCloud user account by SoundCloud, please log out of your SoundCloud user account before you activate content of the SoundCloud plugin.

YouTube

We use YouTube on our website. YouTube is a service that qualifies as an audiovisual platform, allowing users to share videos, and also disseminate such data to other social networks. YouTube's operating company is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, hereinafter referred to as "YouTube". YouTube is a subsidiary of Google LLC, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter referred to as "Google". Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield Google and its subsidiary YouTube guarantee that they will follow the EU's data protection regulations when processing data in the United States. We use YouTube in its advanced privacy mode to show you videos. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website. According to YouTube, the advanced privacy mode means that the data specified below will only be transmitted to the YouTube server if you actually start a video. Without this mode, a connection to the YouTube server in the USA will be established as soon as you access any of our webpages on which a YouTube video is embedded. This connection is required in order to be able to display the respective video on our website within your browser. YouTube will record and process at a minimum your IP address, the date and time the video was displayed, as well as the website you visited. In addition, a connection to the DoubleClick advertising network of Google is established. If you are logged in to YouTube when you access our site, YouTube will assign the connection information to your YouTube account. To prevent this, you must either log out of YouTube before visiting our site or make the appropriate settings in your YouTube account. For the purpose of functionality and analysis of usage behavior, YouTube permanently stores cookies on your device via your browser. If you do not agree to this processing, you have the option of preventing the installation of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. Further details can be found in the section about cookies above. Further information about the collection and use of data as well as your rights and protection options in Google's privacy policy found on this page.