DATA PROTECTION

Wording for the data protection declarations on the websites of United Salon Technologies GmbH

Data is collected upon accessing the website of United Salon Technologies GmbH and the associated offers. The following are considered as access data in this regard:

  • date of call,
  • transferred data amount and duration of transfer,
  • IP address of the computer making the request,
  • browser identifier

United Salon Technologies GmbH uses this data (so-called protocol data) for means of statistical analysis. Here, United Salon Technologies GmbH reserves the right to check the compiled data on the justified suspicion of inappropriate/ illegal use.

Whilst adhering to the data protection regulations, personal data in the sense of Section 3 of the Federal Data Protection Law (BDSG) shall only be compiled, processed or utilized by United Salon Technologies GmbH, if this is legally valid, or if the user agrees to the storage of the data.

Should the client choose to contact United Salon Technologies GmbH, user data shall be stored in order to process the request and in case of there being any subsequent related queries.

This data shall not be forwarded beyond the stated purpose. Should you choose to sign up to the newsletter, United Salon Technologies GmbH shall store your IP address and the date of your registration. The storage is only necessary in order to provide evidence for the case that a third party misuses an email address, or in case of a newsletter sign-up without the knowledge of the authorized person. You may, of course, revoke your consent to the storage of the data, email address and the utilization for the purpose of sending out the newsletter at any time. The revocation can be carried out via a link in the newsletter itself, or via a notification using the above-stated contact data.

Should the homepage contain content from third parties (for example: YouTube videos, map material from Google Maps, RSS-Feed, graphics), the IP-addresses of accessing parties shall be made visible to the providers of the above stated services. The IP address is required in order to present the content. We try to only use content, where the providers require the IP address only in order to deliver the content. Should third party providers require the IP addresses for other purposes, such as statistical purposes, and should this be known to United Salon Technologies GmbH, we will notify the user accordingly.

Cookies are used in order to store specific device-related information on the user device. They mainly serve the purpose of making websites more user-friendly. Furthermore, these small files enable the storing of statistical data on the use of the website, as well as the analysis for improving the offer. Users can influence the use of cookies. Many browsers offer the possibility to limit the storage of cookies, or to prevent it altogether. In this case, the ease of use and the offers on the website may be limited.

During the registration, data will be used in order to utilize the offer. The input mask determines the type of data stored. This includes the following information:

  • Name, first name
  • Complete address
  • Contact data (telephone number/email address)
  • Details on means of payment

This offer utilizes Google Analytics, which is a web-analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, which are text files stored on the user’s computer, which enable the analysis of the utilization of the website. The information compiled by the cookies in regards to the utilization of this website by the user is usually transferred to one of the Google servers in the United States and is stored there.

In the case of an activation of IP anonymity on this website, the user’s IP address will, however, be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other signatories of the treaty on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases shall the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and then shortened. IP anonymity on this website is active. On behalf of the website provider, Google utilizes this information, in order to evaluate the utilization of the website by the user, and to compile reports on the website’s activities, and in order to provide further services related to the utilization of the website and the internet to the website provider.

The IP address transferred from your browser on behalf of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data. Users may prevent the storage of cookies by using the respective settings in their browser software. But this option will remind the user, that you may not utilize all of the website functions completely in this case. Furthermore, users may prevent the registration by Google of the data created by the cookie and linked to the utilization of the website (including their IP address), as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the following browser plug-in: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

 

Alternatively to the browser add-on, or within browsers on mobile devices, please click this link, in order to prevent registration by Google Analytics within this website in future. Here, an opt-out cookie shall be stored on your device. In order to delete your cookies, you will have to click the link again.

This offer uses social plugins (“plugins” by the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins can be recognized by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on a blue tile or a “thumbs up” sign) or they may be labeled “Facebook social plugin”. The list and the look of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When a user activates a website of this offer which contains such a plugin, the user’s browser establishes a direct link to the Facebook servers. Facebook transfers the content of the plugin directly to your browser and embeds it into the webpage. Thus, the provider has no control over the scope of the data collected by Facebook with the help of this plugin and thus informs the users to the best of its capacity.

By integrating the plugin Facebook receives the information that a user has viewed the respective page of the offer. If the user is logged into Facebook, Facebook is able to allocate the visit to a Facebook account. When a user interacts with the plugin, for example clicks on the Like button or leaves a comment, the respective information is transferred from your browser directly to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a Facebook member Facebook is still able to collect and store the IP address. According to Facebook only an anonymous IP address is stored in Germany.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of data through Facebook as well as the pertinent rights and setting options for the protection of the user privacy are listed in Facebook’s data-privacy information: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If a user is a Facebook member and does not wish Facebook to collect any user data through this offer and connect it with the membership data store with Facebook then the user has to log out from Facebook first before visiting the webpage.

It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins with add-ons for your brower, for example with the “Facebook blocker”.

This offer uses the “+1″button of the social network Google Plus, which is being operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The button is displayed as “+1” on a white or colored background.

Once a user calls up a website of this offer containing such a button, the browser establishes a direct link with the Google servers. Google transfers the content of the “+1″button directly to its browser and embeds it in the website. Thus, the provider has no influence over the scope of data which Google collects with that button. According to Google, no personal data is collected without a click on the button. Only the data, among other the IP address, of members who are logged in is collected and processed.

The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of data through Google with regard to the “+1″button, as well as the pertinent rights and setting options for the protection of the user privacy are indicated in Google’s data-privacy information:  http://www.google.com/intl/de/+/policy/+1button.html und der FAQ: http://www.google.com/intl/de/+1/button/.

This offer uses the buttons of the Twitter service. These buttons are offered through Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They can be identified by terms such as “Twitter” or “Follow” together with a stylised blue bird. The buttons make it possible to leave a comment or share a page of this offer at Twitter or to follow the provider in Twitter.

When a user activates a website of this offer which contains such a plugin, the user’s browser establishes a direct link to the Twitter servers. The content of the Twitter button is transferred by Twitter directly to the user’s browser. Thus, the provider has no direct control over the scope of the data which Twitter collects with the help of this plugin and thus informs the user to the best of its capacity.  According to Twitter, only the user IP address, the URL of the respective website is transferred with regard to the button, however not for any purpose other than the depiction of the button.

You can find further information hereto on Twitter’s data protection declaration at http://twitter.com/privacy.

This offer uses the buttons of the Tumblr service. These buttons are provided by Tumblr, Inc., 35 East 21st St, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA, hilfe@tumblr.com. They can be identified by the term “Tumblr”. The buttons make it possible to leave a comment or share a page of this offer at Tumblr or to follow the provider at Tumblr. Once a user calls up a website of this offer which contains such a button, the browser establishes a direct link to the Tumblr servers. Tumbler transfers the content of the Tumblr buttons directly to the user’s browser. Thus, the provider has no direct control over the scope of the data which Tumblr collects with the help of this plugin and thus informs the user to the best of its capacity.  According to Tumblr, only the user IP address, the URL of the respective website is transferred with regard to the button, however not for any purpose other than the depiction of the button.

You can find further information hereto on the data privacy declaration of Tumbler at http://www.tumblr.com/policy/de/privacy.

This offer uses Jetpack (former WordPress.com-Stats), a tool for the statistical analysis of visitor accesses, operated by Automattic Inc., 60 29th Street #343, San Francisco, CA 94110-4929, USA, using the tracking technology of Quantcast Inc., 201 3rd St, Floor 2, San Francisco, CA 94103-3153, USA. WordPress.com-Stats uses so-called “cookies”, text data, which is stored in your computer and which makes it possible to analyze your use of the website. The information created by the cookie regarding your use of this website is stored on a server in the United States. The IP address is anonymized immediately upon processing and prior to saving. You can prevent the installation of cookies through a respective setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that in such case you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. You can object to the future collection and use of data through Quantcast if you install an opt-out cookie in your browser by clicking on the link “click to opt-out”: http://www.quantcast.com/opt-out. Should you ever delete all cookies on your computer you will have to reinstall the opt-out cookie.

The pages of this offer contain “Flattr” buttons of the micropayment service Flattr, which is being operated by the company Flattr Network Ltd. with registered office in 2nd Floor, White bear yard 114A, Clerkenwell Road, London, Middlesex, England, EC1R 5DF, Great Britain. Once you call up pages of this website offer which contain these buttons your browser establishes a direct connection to the Flattr servers.   If you have set up an account with Flattr and are logged in there, Flattr receives the information that you have visited the respective page of this offer. If you have a Flattr account, are logged in, and interact with the buttons, information hereto gets transferred to Flattr and is stored there for accounting purposes according to the applicable guidelines there.  Even if you are not logged in, user data may be collected and stored there. You can find further information on how your data is being processed once you click the Flattr button athttps://flattr.com/privacy.

This offer uses Google AdSense, a service to embedded ads by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies” text data which are saved on the computer of the user and which enable an analysis of the user of the website. Google AdSense uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). With the help of these web beacons information regarding the visitor traffic on the pages of this offer is analyzed.

The information created with the help of cookies and web beacons regarding the use of this website (including the IP address of the user) and the delivery of ad formats is transferred to a Google server in the United States and store there. This information can be passed on by Google to contract partners of Google. However, Google is not going to transmit your IP address together with data stored about you.

Users can prevent the installation of cookies through a respective setting in your browser software; however, the provider would like to point out that in such case you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of this website. By using this website the users declare that they consent having their data processed, which was collected by Google in the above-stated form and manner and for the aforementioned purpose.

Upon request and free of charge, any user has the right to obtain information as to which personal data has been stored about the user. Furthermore, the user has the right to correct false data, block and delete his/her personal data unless there are legal obligations that require us to keep the data.

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