Privacy Policy

1. Privacy Overview:

1.1. General information:
The following notes provide a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit this website. Personal data is any data that personally identifies you. Detailed information on data protection can be found in our Privacy Policy.

1.2. Data collection on this website:

1.2.1. Who is responsible for data collection on this website:
The data processing on this website is carried out by the website operator. Its contact details can be found in the imprint of this website.

1.2.2. How do we collect your data:
Your data will be collected on the one hand by directly telling us this. This may be for example by dealing with data that you enter in a contact form. Other data is collected through our IT automatically when you visit the website. These are all technical data (especially internet browser, operating system or time of the page request). The collection of this information happens automatically as soon as you enter this website.

1.2.3. What do we use your data for:
Part of the data is collected to ensure a flawless provision of the website. Other data can be used to analyze your user behavior.

1.2.4. What rights do you have regarding your data:
At any time you have the right to obtain free information about the origin, recipient and purpose of your stored personal data. You also have a right to request the correction or deletion of this data. For this purpose as well as for further questions about data protection you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. Furthermore, you have a right of appeal to the competent supervisory authority.
In addition, you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances. Details can be found in the privacy policy under “Right to restriction of processing”.

1.2.5. Analysis and third-party tools:
When visiting this website, your surfing behavior can be statistically evaluated. This happens especially with cookies and with certain analysis-tools. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, the surfing behavior cannot be traced back to you. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information about these tools and possibilities for objection can be found in the following Privacy Policy.

1.2.6. Date deletion:
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.

2. Hosting

2.1. External hosting:
This website is hosted by an external service provider (hoster). Personal data collected on this website is stored on the servers of the host. This may be especially IP addresses, contact requests, meta- and communication-data, contract data, contact details, names, web page access and other data generated through a web site.
The use of the hoster is carried out for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR) and in the interests of a secure, fast and efficient provision of our online services (Art. 6 para 1 letter f GDPR). Our hoster will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfill its liabilities and it will follow our instructions regarding this data.
Completion of a contract for contract data processing:
In order to guarantee data protection compliant processing we have concluded a data processing contract with our hoster.

3. General information and mandatory information

3.1. Data protection:
The operators of these pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.
When you use this website, various personal data will be collected. Personal information is information that personally identifies you. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (for example in the case of communication by e-mail) may have security gaps. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.

3.2. Responsible body:
The responsible body for data processing on this website is

Tern-Up
Eifelwall 30
50674 Köln
Germany
E-Mail: info@tern-up.com

Responsible body is the natural or legal person who, alone or in concert with others, decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (for example names, e-mail addresses, etc.).

3.3. Revocation of your consent to data processing:
Many data processing operations are only possible with your explicit consent. You can revoke an already given consent at any time. An informal message by E-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.

3.4. Right to object to data collection in special cases and direct mail (Article 21 GDPR):
IF DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6 ABS. 1 LIT. E OR F GDPR, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANY TIME, TO FILE AN OBJECTION TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR REASONS OBTAINED FROM YOUR SPECIFIC SITUATION. THIS APPLIES ALSO TO A PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. THE RELEVANT LEGAL BASIS ON WHICH A PROCESSING IS BASED CAN BE FOUND IN THIS PRIVACY POLICY. IF YOU FILE AN OBJECTION WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA UNLESS WE CAN PROVIDE PROTECTION-WORTHY REASONS FOR PROCESSING THAT EXCEED YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR THE PROCESSING SERVES THE PROVISION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS (ART 21 (1) GDPR).
IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR REASONS OF DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU HAVE THE RIGHT AT ANYTIME TO OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA USED FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING.
THIS ALSO INCLUDES PROFILING, IF IT IS RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS NOT USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF DIRECT ADVERTISING ANY MORE (ART 21 (2) GDPR).

3.5. Right of appeal to responsible supervisory authority:
In the case of violations of the GDPR the persons concerned have a right of appeal to a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of their residence, their place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. The right to complain is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.

3.6. Right on data transferability:
You have the right to submit data that we automatically process on the basis of your consent or in fulfillment of a contract to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of the data to another person in charge, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

3.7. SSL or TLS encryption:
This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security purposes and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as orders or requests that you send to us as a site operator. An encrypted connection is indicated by the browser’s address bar changing from “http: //” to “https: //” and the lock icon in your browser bar. If SSL or TLS encryption is enabled, the data you submit to us cannot be read by third parties.

3.8. Information, cancellation and rectification:
Within the scope of the applicable legal provisions, you have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing and, if necessary, a right to rectification or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data, please contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.

3.9. Right to restriction of processing:
You have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:

  • If you deny the accuracy of your personal information stored with us, we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the audit you have the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
  • If the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you may request the restriction of data processing instead of deletion.
  • If we no longer need your personal information, but you need it to exercise, defend, or enforce legal rights, you have the right to request that your personal information be restricted instead of being deleted.
  • If you have filed an objection under Art. 21 (1) GDPR, a balance must be made between your interests and ours. As long as it is not clear whose interests prevail, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data.

If you have restricted the use of your personal data, these data (apart from its storage) may only be processed with your consent or for the purposes of asserting, exercising or defending legal claims or protecting the rights of another natural or legal person or for important public interest of the European Union or a member state.

4. Data collection on this website:

4.1. Cookies:
Internet pages partly use so-called cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies are used to make our offer more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and stored by your browser. Most of the cookies we use are so-called “session cookies”. They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser on your next visit. You can configure your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies or only allow cookies in individual cases; you can exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, and activate the automatic deletion of cookies when closing the browser.
Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website. Cookies that are required to carry out the electronic communication process or to provide certain functions that you wish to use (for example a shopping cart function) are saved on the basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR.
The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies for the technically correct and optimized provision of its services. If a corresponding consent has been requested (especially consent to the storage of cookies), the processing will be carried out exclusively on the basis of Article 6 (1) lit. a GDPR; the consent is revocable at any time. If other cookies (especially cookies for the analysis of your surfing behavior) are stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

4.2. Server log files:
The provider of the pages automatically collects and stores information in so-called server log files, which your browser automatically transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and browser version
  • used operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

There is no merge of this data with other data sources. The collection of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the technically flawless presentation and optimization of its website. For this reason the server log files must be recorded.

4.3. Application form:
If you apply via our application form for an internship with a cooperation partner, we ask certain personal data from you. This specifically includes:
Name, first name, date of birth, E-mail, telephone or mobile number, type of professional training/study program.
We need this data in order to be able to handle the placement in the internship that you have selected and, if necessary, propose to you alternative suggestions for an internship with our cooperation partners.
In addition to these data, we also request the submission of an application video that you film by yourself. In this application video you will give us an overview of your professional / educational background, your travel experience you had so far as well as your motivations for the internship. We use the video instead of a detailed written application to be able to assign you to the requirement profile of your desired internship. If this is suitable, your data will also be transmitted to our respective cooperation partner, who are located most likely in a non-EU third country. For further information about the data transmission to our cooperation partners in third countries please read the section “Data transfer to our cooperation partners“.
The transmission of your data and the video only takes place with your explicit consent which we request in the application form.
Your application video will be stored on the servers of the provider “Vimeo” (Vimeo Inc., 555 West 18th Street, NY, New York 10011, USA). Your video will be allocated to the Tern-Up user account. Only this Tern-Up user account has access to your video. Your video can solely be watched by our Tern-Up user account. If suitable for a job profile, Tern-Up will provide the relevant cooperation partner with a link to your video on the Vimeo server. Under this link, the video can only be retrieved with a password. The video is not unlocked for download so that it cannot be downloaded. This ensures that only one copy of your video is stored on the Vimeo servers.
A comparison of this data with data which may be collected by other components of our website is not done.
For more information about privacy at Vimeo please read the note “Vimeo” in section “Plugins and tools” of this privacy policy or visit https://vimeo.com/privacy.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR as your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is required for carrying out pre-contractual arrangements. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR) or your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR) if this was inquired.
The data entered by you in the application form remains with us until you ask us to delete it or you revoke your consent to the storage. 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 there from.

4.4. Contact form:
If you send us inquiries via the contact form your details from the inquiry form including the contact details you provided there will be stored in order to process the request and follow-up questions. Your personal data will be stored and processed by us exclusively for the purpose of handling your request and may be transmitted to the respective cooperation partner, so that they can contact you by e-mail, telephone or post. We will not share this information without your consent. A comparison of this data with data which may be collected by other components of our website is not done.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR if your request is related to the fulfillment of a contract or is required for carrying out pre-contractual arrangements. In all other cases, the processing is based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR) or your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR) if this was inquired.
The data entered by you in the contact form remains with us until you ask us to delete it or you revoke your consent to the storage. 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 there from.

4.5. Inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax:
If you contact us by e-mail, telephone or fax even as part of a non-binding information request, your request including all resulting personal data (name, request) will be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request and may be transmitted to the respective cooperation partner, so that they can contact you by e-mail, telephone or post. We will not share this information without your consent. A comparison of this data with data which may be collected by other components of our website is not done.
The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR if your request is related to the performance of a contract or is required to carry out pre-contractual action. In all other cases, the processing is based on your consent (Article 6 (1) a GDPR) and/or on our legitimate interests (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR) because we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us.
The data submitted to us remains with us until you ask us to delete it or you revoke your consent to the storage. 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 there from.

4.6. Data transfer to our cooperation partners:
If you contact us via a form on our website (especially the contact form and the application form) or you do an inquiry by e-mail, telephone or fax we collect from you certain personal data. Your personal data will be stored and processed by us exclusively for the purpose of handling your request and may be transmitted to the respective cooperation partner, so that they can contact you by e-mail, telephone or post.
Our partners are located in EU and non EU countries (hereafter called third countries). If a cooperation partner is located in a third country and the transfer of personal data to the corresponding third country is required to process your request (for example that the cooperation partner can contact you by telephone, mail or e-mail as part of an information request from your side) data protection provisions under EU GDPR do not need to be applied in a country outside the European Union. There is a risk that an appropriate level of data protection may not be available in the respective third country and that affected rights may not be enforced. The consent to the transfer of the data to a third country can be revoked at any time. Therefore you can contact us at any time at the address given in the imprint.
Our partners from (non EU) third countries are: hotels.ng, No 3, Birrel Avenue, off Herbert Macaulay Way, Sabo, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria; LifeBank,No 1, Connal Road, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria; Wecyclers, No 149, Bamgbose Street, Lagos – Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

4.7. Order processing:*
The data you submit when ordering goods and/or services from us will have to be processed in order to fulfill your order. Please note that orders cannot be processed without providing this data. The legal basis for this processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.
After your order has been completed, your personal data will be deleted, but only after the retention periods required by tax and commercial law. In order to process your order, we will share your data with the shipping company responsible for delivery to the extent required to deliver your order and/or with the payment service provider to the extent required to process your payment. The legal basis for the transfer of this data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b) GDPR.

5. Plugins und Tools:

5.1. Vimeo:*
We use Vimeo to display videos on our website. This is a service of Vimeo, LLC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA, hereinafter referred to as “Vimeo.”
Some of the user data is processed on Vimeo servers in the USA. Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt00000008V77AAE&status=Active) Vimeo guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States. The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website.
When you access a page on our website that has Vimeo embedded in it, a connection to Vimeo’s servers in the USA is established. For technical reasons, it is necessary for Vimeo 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 into Vimeo while visiting one of our webpages containing a Vimeo video, Vimeo will associate information about your interaction with our site to your Vimeo account. If you wish to prevent this, you must either log out of Vimeo before visiting our website or configure your Vimeo user account accordingly.
For the purpose of functionality and usage analysis, Vimeo uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics stores cookies on your terminal device via your browser and transmits information about the use of those websites in which a Vimeo video is embedded to Google. It is possible that Google will process this information in the USA. 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. The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in improving the quality of our website and in Vimeo’s legitimate interest in statistically analyzing user behavior for optimization and marketing purposes.
Vimeo offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link: http://vimeo.com/privacy.

5.2. Google Web Fonts:
This website uses Google Fonts for displaying external fonts. This is a service of Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland. By being certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, Google guarantees compliance with EU data protection standards even when data is processed in the US: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.
When you go to our website a connection to the Google server in the USA is established in order to display certain fonts. Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the font is to be transmitted. Legal basis is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our website to offer the best possible online experience to our users. Google offers further information, in particular on the possibilities of preventing the use of data here: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated and https://policies.google.com/privacy.

5.3. Adobe Typekit Web Fonts:
This website uses web fonts from Adobe Typekit for displaying certain fonts. Provider of this service is Adobe Systems Incorporated (“Adobe”), 345 Park Avenue, San Jose, CA 95110-2704, USA.
Adobe has an EU-US Privacy Shield certification. The Privacy Shield is an agreement between the United States of America and the European Union to ensure compliance with European data protection standards even when data is processed in the US. For more information see https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/eudatatransfers.html.
When you visit our website, your browser loads the required fonts directly from a Adobe server in order to display them correctly to your device. Your browser will connect to Adobe’s servers in the United States. Adobe can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the font is to be transmitted. When providing the fonts, no cookies are stored according to Adobe.
The use of Adobe Typekit Web Fonts is required to ensure a consistent typeface on our website to offer the best possible online experience to our users. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR.
For more information about Adobe Typekit Web Fonts visit https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policies/typekit.html. Adobe’s privacy policy can be found at https://www.adobe.com/de/privacy/policy.html.

5.4. Google Maps:*
Our website uses Google Maps to display our location and to provide directions. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).
Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.
To enable the display of certain fonts on our website, a connection to the Google server in the USA is established whenever our website is accessed.
If you access the Google Maps components integrated into our website, Google will store a cookie on your device via your browser. Your user settings and data are processed to display our location and create a route description. We cannot prevent Google from using servers in the USA. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in optimizing the functionality of our website.
By connecting to Google in this way, Google can determine from which website your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions are transmitted.
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 “Cookies” above.
In addition, the use of Google Maps and the information obtained via Google Maps is governed by the Google Terms of Use https://policies.google.com/terms?gl=DE&hl=en and the Terms and Conditions for Google Maps https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.
Google also offers further information at https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated and https://policies.google.com/privacy.

5.5. Google reCAPTCHA:*
Our website uses Google reCAPTCHA to check and prevent automated servers (“bots”) from accessing and interacting with our website. This is a service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland (hereinafter: Google).
Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active Google guarantees that it will follow the EU’s data protection regulations when processing data in the United States.
This service allows Google to determine from which website your request has been sent and from which IP address the reCAPTCHA input box has been used. In addition to your IP address, Google may collect other information necessary to provide and guarantee this service. The legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the security of our website and in the prevention of unwanted, automated access in the form of spam or similar.
Google offers detailed information at https://policies.google.com/privacy concerning the general handling of your user data.

5.6. GOOGLE Custom Search Engine (“CSE”):*
For full-text search on the website, we nay use the Google Custom Search Engine (CSE). CSE is a service of Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter Google).
Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield, thereby ensuring compliance with EU data protection regulations when processing data in the US: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.
CSE makes it possible to do a full-text search for content on our website. Access to this search function is via the Google Custom Search search box. The legal basis for this processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is in the user-friendliness of the website.
The feature is integrated into website without modification as a software module from Google. If the search is activated by entering a search term, Google uses a plug-in to load the information you are looking for. At the same time, the search terms you enter and your IP address are transmitted to Google in order to perform the search and display the search results. If you are logged into your existing Google Account at the time of the search, Google may associate the collected information with your user profile.
Google offers further information, in particular your options to prevent this use of your data, at the following links: https://policies.google.com/privacy and https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

5.7. OpenStreetMap:*
For directions on our site, we use OpenStreetMap, a service of the OpenStreetMap Foundation, St John’s Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WS, United Kingdom, hereinafter referred to as “OpenStreetMap”.
When you access one of our Internet pages that includes the OpenStreetMap service, OpenStreetMap stores a cookie on your terminal device via your browser. This processes your user settings and user data for the purpose of displaying the page or guaranteeing the functionality of the OpenStreetMap service. Through this processing, OpenStreetMap can recognize the website from which your request has been sent and to which IP address the directions should be transmitted. The legal basis for collecting and processing this information is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest lies in the optimization and economic operation of our site.
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.
OpenStreetMap offers further information about its data collection and processing as well your rights and your options for protecting your privacy at this link: https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Privacy_Policy.

5.8. Cookiebot:*
We use Cookiebot to display cookie banners. Cookiebot is a product of Cybot A/S, Havnegade 39, 1058 Copenhagen, Denmark, hereinafter “Cybot.”
Cookiebot informs you about the use of cookies on the website and allows you to make a decision about their use. If you agree to the use of cookies, the following data will be automatically recorded by Cybot:

  • your anonymized IP address
  • date and time of your consent
  • user agent of your browser
  • the provider’s URL
  • an anonymous, random, and encrypted key
  • your cookie status which serves as proof of consent

The encrypted key and cookie status are stored by means of a cookie on your device to enable the corresponding cookie status to be restored when you return to our site. This cookie automatically deletes after 12 months.
The legal basis for this processing of data is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is in the user-friendliness of the website and the fulfillment of the statutory requirements of GDPR.
You can prevent cookies from being installed and/or delete this cookie by adjusting the settings on your internet browser. Go to this link to read the Cybot privacy policy: https://www.cookiebot.com/de/privacy-policy/.

5.9. Google Analytics:*
We use Google Analytics on our website. This is a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Irland (hereinafter: Google).
Through certification according to the EU-US Privacy Shield https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active 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 (IP masking), 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.
We use Google Analytics in the Universal Analytics operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices. This function is not used within this website and thus user’s activities across devices is not analyzed by us.
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 at https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/partners, including options you can exercise to prevent such use of your data.
In addition, Google offers an opt-out add-on at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en 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. Opt-out cookies will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website. To prevent Universal Analytics from collecting data across different devices, you must opt-out on all systems used. Set the opt-out cookie with the “Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on” to disable Google Ananlytics.
However, this does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or to other web analytics services we may use as detailed herein.

*The content of this notice is provided by Model Data Protection Statement for Anwaltskanzlei Weiß & Partner)