1. An overview of data protection
Data collection on our website
Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?
The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator’s contact details can be found in the website’s required legal notice.
How do we collect your data?
Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form. Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.
What do we use your data for?
Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.
What rights do you have regarding your data?
You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.
Analytics and third-party tools
2. General information and mandatory information
Notice concerning the party responsible for this website
The party responsible for processing data on this website is:
Wibit Sports GmbH
Am Gut Baarking 15
Telephone: +49 (0) 2871 23820-0
The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).
Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data
Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.
Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities
If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.
Right to data portability
You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.
SSL or TLS encryption
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser’s address line when it changes from “http://” to “https://” and the lock icon is displayed in your browser’s address bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.
Information, blocking, deletion
As permitted by law, you have the right to be provided at any time with information free of charge about any of your personal data that is stored as well as its origin, the recipient and the purpose for which it has been processed. You also have the right to have this data corrected, blocked or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in our legal notice if you have further questions on the topic of personal data.
Opposition to promotional emails
We hereby expressly prohibit the use of contact data published in the context of website legal notice requirements with regard to sending promotional and informational materials not expressly requested. The website operator reserves the right to take specific legal action if unsolicited advertising material, such as email spam, is received.
3. Data protection officer
Statutory data protection officer
We have appointed a data protection officer for our company.
Holger von Eicken
Telephone: +49 (0) 2385 913361
4. Data collection on our website
Server log files
The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in “server log files”.
· Browser type and browser version
· Operating system used
· Referrer URL
· Host name of the accessing computer
· Time of the server request
· IP address
These data will not be combined with data from other sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.
Should you send us questions via the contact form, we will collect the data entered on the form, including the contact details you provide, to answer your question and any follow-up questions. We do not share this information without your permission. We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1)(a) DSGVO. You may revoke your consent at any time. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed. We will retain the data you provide on the contact form until you request its deletion, revoke your consent for its storage, or the purpose for its storage no longer pertains (e.g. after fulfilling your request). Any mandatory statutory provisions, especially those regarding mandatory data retention periods, remain unaffected by this provision.
5. Social media
Facebook plugins (Like & Share buttons)
Our website contains functions of the Pinterest social network, operated by Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA. When you visit a page containing the Pinterest social plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to the Pinterest servers. The plugin transmits this log data to Pinterest servers in the United States. This log data may include your IP address, the address of the websites visited, which also includes Pinterest features, browser type and settings, the date and time of the request, how you use Pinterest, and cookies. More information about the purpose, scope and further processing and use of data by Pinterest, as well as your rights and options to protect your privacy, can be found in the privacy notices of Pinterest: https://about.pinterest.com/de/privacy-policy.
6. Analytics and Advertising
Below we describe how your personal information is processed using tracking technologies to analyze and optimize our services and for promotional purposes. The description of the tracking methods also includes information on how to prevent or object to the processing of data. Please note that the so-called “opt-out”, i.e. the rejection of processing, is usually stored via cookies. If you use our services via a new device or in another browser, or if you have deleted the cookies set by your browser, you need to carry out the opt-out-process again. The tracking methods described below process personal data only in pseudonymous form. A connection with a specific, identified natural person, i.e. a combination of the data with information about the carrier of the pseudonym, does not take place. Tracking to analyze and optimize our services and their use, as well as measuring the success of advertising campaigns and optimizing advertising
a. Purposes of processing
Data processing and analysis for marketing purposes:
Your individual needs are important to us and we try to give you information about our services that suit you. In order to do so we use findings from our business relationship with you, your usage behavior on wdp.de or from market research and opinion polls. The main objective of the processing of your data is the relevant communication in the context of advertisements. Through the structured collection and processing of the data, we specify our marketing and minimize the appearance of inappropriate advertising to you and third parties. We guarantee that we process your personal data (as far as legally possible) in accordance with the provisions of applicable data protection law. Please note: You can object to the use of your personal data for these purposes at any time.
Email or printed direct advertisement:
We send emails or printed products with personal content to your business contact details. At all times you have the right to refuse this personalized advertisement by sending an email to our data protection officer.
Measures for your safety:
· To ensure IT security
· In order to be able to understand and prove facts in case of legal disputes
b. Legal basis of processing
Legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 f) of the GDPR
c. The tracking methods used in detail
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Your data are transferred to a third country. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”. These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. 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. Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its Wibit advertising. You may find SUITABLE GUARANTEES (ART. 46 GDPR) at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.
We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Objecting to the collection of data
Outsourced data processing
We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.
Demographic data collection by Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics’ demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section “Refusal of data collection”. Additionally, you can opt-out from Google Analytics for this browser here by setting a cookie. Note that if you delete all cookies, you will have to opt-out again. You may find SUITABLE GUARANTEES (ART. 46 GDPR) at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.
Facebook Pixel & Custom Audience
This service is provided by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Your data are transferred to a third country. Each time you visit our website that has such a component, this component causes the browser you are using to download a corresponding representation of the Facebook component. Through this process, Facebook is informed about which specific page of our website is being visited by you. If you visit our site and are logged in to Facebook, Facebook recognizes through the information collected by the component, which specific page you visit and assigns this information to your personal account on Facebook. We use personal contact information from you to find you on Facebook about so-called Custom Audiences. You can opt-out from this Facebook Tool for this website for this specific browser here. Note that if you delete all cookies, you will have to opt-out again. You may find SUITABLE GUARANTEES (ART. 46 GDPR) at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active
Google AdWords and Google Conversion Tracking
Google Tag Manager
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link. Or you can opt-out from Hotjar only for this browser by setting a cookie here. Note that if you delete all cookies, you will have to opt-out again. You may find SUITABLE GUARANTEES (ART. 46 GDPR) at https://help.hotjar.com/hc/en-us/articles/360003063813-EU-US-Privacy-Shield-Framework.
LinkedIn-Components / LinkedIn Insight Tag
We use the LinkedIn Insight Tag on our website. This service is provided by LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Your data are transferred to a third country. This makes it possible to specifically target those Internet users with advertising on websites of our partners who are already interested in our offers or to collect data about them. For every visit on a site equipped with such a component, this component lets the used browser to download such a component from LinkedIn. Through this download, LinkedIn gets knowledge about which specific site of us is visited. Through this information LinkedIn is enabled to connect the visit of our website with your LinkedIn account. You can opt-out from LinkedIn Insight Tag only for this browser by setting a cookie here. Note that if you delete all cookies, you will have to opt-out again. You may find SUITABLE GUARANTEES (ART. 46 GDPR) at https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000L0UZAA0.
If you want to opt out of interest-based advertising, you can also go to http://www.youronlinechoices.com/en/, click on “Preference Management” and follow the instructions to prevent the listed service providers from using of your data for interest-based advertising completely or individually. You will still receive advertising, but it is not interest-based.
If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a valid email address as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the specified email address and that you agree to receive this newsletter. No additional data is collected or is only collected on a voluntary basis. We only use this data to send the requested information and do not pass it on to third parties. We will, therefore, process any data you enter onto the contact form only with your consent per Art. 6 (1) (a) DSGVO. You can revoke consent to the storage of your data and email address as well as their use for sending the newsletter at any time, e.g. through the “unsubscribe” link in the newsletter. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed. The data provided when registering for the newsletter will be used to distribute the newsletter until you cancel your subscription when said data will be deleted. Data we have stored for other purposes (e.g. email addresses for the members area) remain unaffected.
8. Plugins and tools
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited. If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.
Google Web Fonts
This site uses the Google Maps map service via an API. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. To use Google Maps, it is necessary to save your IP address. This information is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. The provider of this site has no influence on this data transfer. The use of Google Maps is in the interest of making our website appealing and to facilitate the location of places specified by us on the website. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of Google at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.
Use of SalesViewer® technology:
This website uses SalesViewer® technology from SalesViewer® GmbH on the basis of the website operator’s legitimate interests (Section 6 paragraph 1 lit.f GDPR) in order to collect and save data on marketing, market research and optimisation purposes.
The data stored by Salesviewer will be deleted as soon as they are no longer required for their intended purpose and there are no legal obligations to retain them.
The data recording and storage can be repealed at any time with immediate effect for the future, by clicking on https://www.salesviewer.com/opt-out in order to prevent SalesViewer® from recording your data. In this case, an opt-out cookie for this website is saved on your device. If you delete the cookies in the browser, you will need to click on this link again.