Data protection

Responsible body within the meaning of data protection laws is:

Richard Sellmer Verlag KG, Frank Sellmer, close to bachstr. 25, D-70565 Stuttgart, Tel.: 0711-742027, e-mail: info@sellmer-verlag.de

Collection of General information

When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected. This information (server log files) includes, for example, the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your Internet service provider and the like. This is exclusively information that does not allow any conclusions to be drawn about your person. This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content of websites requested by you and are mandatory when using the Internet. Anonymous information of this kind is statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.

Cookies

Like many other websites, we also use so-called "cookies". Cookies are small text files that are transferred from a website server to your hard drive. As a result, we automatically receive certain data such as IP address, browser used, operating system via your computer and your connection to the Internet.

Cookies cannot be used to launch programs or transmit viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can facilitate your navigation and enable the correct display of our websites.

In no case will the data collected by us be passed on to third parties or a link with personal data will be established without your consent.

Of course, you can also view our website without cookies. Internet browsers are regularly set to accept cookies. You can deactivate the use of cookies at any time via the settings of your browser. Please use the help functions of your Internet browser to find out how you can change these settings. Please note that individual functions of our website may not work if you use the Use of cookies have been deactivated.

Registration on our website

When registering for the use of our personalized services, some personal data is collected, such as name, address, contact and communication data such as telephone number and e - mail address. If you are registered with us, you can access content and services that we only offer to registered users. Registered users also have the option of changing or deleting the data provided during registration at any time if necessary. Of course, grant we also provide you with information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time. We are happy to correct or delete them at your request, as long as there are no legal storage obligations. To contact us in this context, please use the contact details provided at the end of this privacy policy.

Hosting by Shopify

We use the shop system of the service provider Shopify International Limited, Victoria Buildings, 2nd floor, 1-2 Haddington Road, Dublin 4, D04 XN32, Ireland ("Shopify"), for the purpose of hosting and displaying the online shop on the basis of processing on our behalf. All data collected on our website is processed on Shopify's servers. Within the scope of the aforementioned services of Shopify, data may also be processed in the context of further processing on behalf of the Shopify Inc., 150 Elgin St, Ottawa, ON K2P 1L4, Canada, Shopify Data Processing (USA) Inc., Shopify Payments or Shopify (USA) Inc. be transmitted. In the event of transmission of data to Shopify Inc. in Canada, the European Commission's adequacy decision ensures the appropriate level of data protection.

Further information on the data protection of Shopify can be found on the following website: https://www.shopify.de/legal/datenschutz. Further processing on servers other than the aforementioned by Shopify will only take place within the framework specified below.

Shopify Payments

We use the payment service provider "Shopify Payments", 3rd Floor, Europa House, Harcourt Building, Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. If you opt for a payment method offered via the payment service provider Shopify Payments, payment is processed via the technical service provider Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., 1 Grand Canal Street Lower, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin, Ireland, to which we provide your information as part of the order process about your order (name, address, account number, bank code, possibly credit card number, invoice amount, currency and transaction number) according to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR. The transfer of your data takes place exclusively for the purpose of payment processing with Stripe Payments Europe Ltd.and only insofar as it is necessary for this. You can find more information about the privacy of Shopify Payments at the following Internet address: https://www.shopify.com/legal/privacy. Information on data protection with Stripe Payments Europe Ltd., you can find here: https://stripe.com/de/privacy.


Provision of paid services

For the provision of paid services, we request additional data, such as payment details.

SSL encryption

In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) over HTTPS.

Newsletter

When you register to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be informed by e-mail of circumstances relevant to the Service or registration (for example, changes to the newsletter offer or technical circumstances).

For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to verify that an application is actually made by the owner of an e-mail address, we use the "double opt-in"procedure. For this purpose, we log the order of the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation e-mail and the receipt of the requested answer. Further data will not be collected. The data will be used exclusively for sending the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.

You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and your use for sending the newsletter at any time. In each newsletter you will find a corresponding link. You can also unsubscribe directly from this website at any time or inform us of your request via the contact option specified at the end of this privacy policy.

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (following: Google). Google Analytics uses so-called" cookies", i.e. text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. 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. Due to the activation of IP anonymization on however, within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area, your IP address will be shortened by Google beforehand. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compiling Reports on the website activities to compile and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the collection of data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (incl. Your IP-address) to Google and the processing of these data by Google, by the download and install the browser plugin available under the following link: Browser add-on to disable Google Analytics.

In addition or as an alternative to the browser add-on, you can prevent tracking by Google Analytics on our pages by: click this link . An opt-out cookie will be installed on your device. This will prevent the collection by Google Analytics for this website and for this browser in the future, as long as the cookie remains installed in your browser.

Embedded YouTube videos

We embed Youtube videos on some of our websites. The operator of the corresponding plugins is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. When you visit a page with the YouTube plugin, a connection to Youtube servers is established. Youtube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your Youtube account, Youtube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. You can prevent this by logging out of your Log out Youtube account.

If a Youtube video is started, the provider uses cookies that collect information about user behavior.

Anyone who has deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to expect such cookies when watching Youtube videos. However, Youtube also stores non-personal usage information in other cookies. If you want to prevent this, you must block the storage of cookies in the browser.

Further information on data protection at "Youtube" can be found in the data protection declaration of the provider under: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Social Plugins

Social plugins of the providers listed below are used on our websites. You can recognize the plugins by the fact that they are marked with the corresponding logo.

These plugins may be used to send information, which may include personal data, to the service provider and, if necessary, to use it. We prevent the unconscious and unwanted collection and Transmission of data to the service provider through a 2-click solution. To activate a desired social plugin, it must first be activated by clicking on the corresponding switch. Only through this activation of the plugin will the collection of Information and its transmission to the service provider. We do not collect any personal data ourselves by means of the social plugins or via their use.

We have no influence on what data an activated plugin collects and how it is used by the provider. It must currently be assumed that a direct connection to the provider's services will be expanded and that at least the IP address and device-related information will be collected and used. There is also the possibility that the service providers try to store cookies on the computer used. Which specific data is collected and how these are used, please refer to the data protection information of the respective service provider. Note: If you are logged in to Facebook at the same time, Facebook can identify you as a visitor to a specific page.

We have integrated the social media buttons of the following companies on our website:

Facebook Inc. (1601 S. California Ave-Palo Alto - CA 94304-USA)
Twitter Inc. (795 Folsom St. - Suite 600-San Francisco-CA 94107-USA)
Google Plus/Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway-Mountain View-CA 94043-USA)
LinkedIn Corporation (2029 Stierlin Court-Mountain View - CA 94043-USA)

Google AdWords

Our website uses Google Conversion tracking. If you have reached our website via an ad placed by Google, Google Adwords will set a cookie on your computer. The conversion tracking cookie is set when a user clicks on an ad placed by Google. These cookies lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for personal identification. If the user visits certain pages of our website and the cookie is not yet expired, we and Google can recognize that the user has clicked on the ad and has been redirected to this page. Each Google AdWords customer receives a different cookie. Thus, cookies cannot be tracked via the websites of AdWords customers. The information collected using the conversion cookie is used to generate conversion statistics for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. Customers learn the total number of Users who clicked on their ad and were redirected to a page with a conversion tracking tag. However, they do not receive any information with which users can be personally identified.

You do not want to participate in Tracking, you can refuse the required Setting of a cookie – for example via a Browser setting that deactivates the automatic Setting of Cookies or set your Browser so that Cookies are blocked by the Domain "googleleadservices.com".

Please note that you may not delete the opt-out cookies as long as you do not wish to record measurement data. If you have deleted all your cookies in your browser, you must set the respective opt-out cookie again.

Your rights to information, correction, blocking, deletion and objection

You have the right to receive information about your personal data stored by us at any time. You also have the right to correction, blocking or, apart from the prescribed data storage for business transactions, deletion of your personal data. Please contact our data protection officer. You can find the contact details at the bottom.

In order for a lock of data to be taken into account at any time, this data must be kept in a lock file for control purposes. You can also request the deletion of the data, insofar as there is no legal archiving obligation. If such an obligation exists, we will block your data on request.

You can make changes or revoke your consent by notifying us accordingly with effect for the future.

Change of our privacy policy

We reserve the right to occasionally adapt this Privacy Policy so that it always complies with current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the privacy policy, e.g. when introducing new services. The new privacy policy then applies to your next visit.

Questions to the data protection officer

If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an e-mail or contact our data protection officer directly:

Frank Sellmer or Oliver Sellmer

info@sellmer-verlag.de, Tel.: 0711/742028

The privacy policy has been updated with the Privacy Policy Generator of activeMind AG created.