VINN personalises the digital travellers' journey

Privacy Statement

We, VINN GmbH, Girmesgath 5, 47803 Krefeld, Germany (VINN), collect and use your personal data exclusively within the scope of the provisions of the applicable data protection law. It is VINN´s aim that all persons whose personal data is processed by VINN shall at all times feel confident that the person’s privacy is respected and that due care is taken regarding his or her personal data. You are provided with information below on the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data. You can also access this information at any time from our website at http://www.myvinn.com (site) via the Privacy Policy link.

Collection and storage of data for intrasystem and statistical purposes
The following data are transmitted to our web server each time you access our services:

  1. the current IP address of the internet connection you are using
  2. if you visit our site via a link, the page you are viewing to visit our site
  3. the pages of our site you visit
  4. date and time of your visit to our site
  5. the operating system, browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.) and the browser version you use

These data are stored anonymously and used solely for statistical purposes (e.g. to determine how frequently the specific pages of our site are visited) or for technical network and system monitoring to ascertain faults in server operations (log files).

Additional data processing
Additional data will only be collected and processed if a contractual relationship is to be established between yourself and VINN, defined or amended in terms of content. We will use data collected for this purpose only to the extent required to implement the contractual relationship.

If you contact us using the contact form provided on our site, we will store and use the data included therein (name, postal or email address, telephone number etc.) to perform the service or products requested by you and for future correspondence with you.

Please note: Email or the contact form are not secure forms of communication and the contents of correspondence sent using these methods is not protected against unauthorized access by third parties. We recommend that you send any confidential information by post.

Newsletter
If you wish to receive emails from us with information about current offers and our company (“Newsletterˮ), we require, apart from your email address, confirmation that you are the owner of the specified email address and agree to receive the Newsletter. Such data will only be collected to enable us to send you the Newsletter and to document our right to do so. You can at any time decline acceptance of the Newsletter and revoke your consent to the future storage of your email address obtained separately for this purpose during registration. To do so, please use the contact details indicated below.

Consent
We will only ever collect, process or transfer personal data for purposes other than those stipulated above with your express and voluntary prior consent. Insofar as legally and technically possible, the use of our services will not be dependent on the granting of your consent.

You can revoke your consent to the continued future use of your personal data at any time. To do so, please use the contact details indicated below.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties
We will use your personal data exclusively for our own purposes as stipulated above. We will not disclose your personal data to third parties.

If, in the interests of increasing efficiency, data processing tasks are outsourced to third parties, these third parties are required to comply with our data protection standards and grant us the right to monitor compliance with these standards and statutory requirements. VINN will continue to be responsible in such case too for ensuring compliance with statutory data protection provisions (“commissioned data processing”).

Security measures
VINN has implemented specific technical and organizational security measures to protect your personal data. The security measures are state of the art and are continuously adjusted in line with new developments.

If data are collected to initiate or implement a contractual relationship, communication with us will be encrypted according to the state of the art to prevent misuse by third parties.

Storage and deletion of personal data
As soon as your personal data stored by us is no longer required for the purposes for which they were collected, they will be immediately and irrevocably deleted unless we are required by law to store such data. If we are required to store data, data will be irrevocably deleted upon expiry of the legally prescribed retention periods.

Cookies
So-called “cookies” may be used in some cases on our site. They are small text files which are transmitted from our web server to your workstation. Cookies are used to recognise your workstation when you next visit the website and to provide information to the server about when you last visited our homepage and the pages you viewed. Cookies do not contain personal data and are not linked to other personal data we store. Cookies can identify only the workstation used but not the respective user.

Should you nevertheless wish to disable cookies, please refer to your browser’s online help for information on how to disable the cookie feature.

Google Analytics
Our websites uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc., of Mountain View, CA 94043, U.S.A. („Google“). Google Analytics uses 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 our website are generally transmitted to, and stored on, a server of Google located in the U.S.A. As we are using Google Analytics’ “_anonymizeIp()” function, your IP address will be shortened within members states of the European Union or in other states of the European Economic Area before transmission. It is only in exceptional circumstances that your IP address is transmitted to the U.S.A. and shortened there. Google will use the information on our behalf to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with additional services related to the use of the website as well as Internet use. The IP address collected within the framework of Google Analytics will not be combined with other Google data.

You will find further information on Google and Google Analytics at http://www.google.com, and Google’s Privacy Policy at http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacy/ or 
http://www.google.com/intl/de/privacypolicy.html#information.

You can use your browser settings to prevent the acceptance and storage of new cookies. Should you disagree with the analysis of your use of our website you can also deactivate Google Analytics and thus declare your objection to the collection and processing of the respective data. To do this, please download and install the browser plugin that Google provides for this purpose. The plugin is available at:

http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Once the plugin has been installed, it will prevent the recollection of the data related to your use of our website that has been generated by the cookie (including your IP address) as well as the processing of the data by Google.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website:

Disable Google Analytics

AddToAny
This website offers the possibility to share content in social services via the service AddToAny . Data is only collected when these services are called by you. Since you can only use these services if you have a user account and you need to log in with your access data, the responsibility is no longer with us, since the creation of user accounts, ie the membership of social services, requires your consent Privacy Policy. The AddToAny service does not store personal data according to its privacy statement. Mixed also does not receive any data from AddToAny or data resulting from the use of the share buttons. AddToAny provides a way to opt-out for a large number of ad networks. You can perform the opt-out directly via this link.

Facebook
This page contains plugins from the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You'll recognize the Facebook plugins on the Facebook logo on this page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found at developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. When you visit this site, the plug-in is used to establish a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook will be informed that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook "Like button" while you are logged in to your Facebook account, you can link the content of my page to your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to map the visit of my page to your user account. It should be noted that the provider of this site is not aware of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by Facebook. For more information, see the Facebook privacy policy at www.facebook.com/policy.php. If you do not want Facebook to associate the visit of our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Twitter
This page contains functions of the Twitter service. These features are offered by the Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the "Re-Tweet" function, the pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and shared with other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. Please note that the provider of this site is not aware of the content of the data submitted and the use of it by Twitter. For more information, see Twitter's privacy policy at twitter.com/privacy. You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in the account settings at twitter.com/account/settings.

Google +1
Capture and share information: The Google + 1 button lets you publish information worldwide. The Google + 1 button gives you and other users personalized content from Google and our partners. Google stores both the information that you gave +1 for a content, as well as information about the page you saw when you clicked +1. Your +1 can be viewed as a clue, along with your profile name and photo, in Google services, such as search results, your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet. Google collects information about your + 1 activities to improve Google services for you and others. To use the Google + 1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must contain at least the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name can also be used to replace another name that you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile can be displayed to users who know your e-mail address or have other identifying information from you. Use of the information collected: In addition to the uses outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google Privacy Policy. Google may publish aggregated statistics on users' + 1 activities, or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or related sites.

Xing
The "XING Share-Button" is used on this website. When this website is accessed, a connection to XING AG servers ("XING"), with which the "XING Share Button" functions (in particular the calculation / display of the counter value) are provided, will be established at short notice. XING does not collect any personally identifiable information about you about the use of this website. In particular, XING does not store any IP addresses. There is also no evaluation of your usage behavior via the use of cookies in connection with the "XING Share-Button". The latest data protection information on the "XING Share-Button" and additional information can be found on this website: https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection

LinkedIn
On our pages are social network plugins LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ("LinkedIn"). integrated. You can recognize the LinkedIn plugins at the LinkedIn logo or the "Recommend" button on our page. When you visit our sites, the plug-in is used to establish a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server. This gives LinkedIn the information that you visited our site with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn "Recommend" button while you are logged in to your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of our pages to your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to map the visit of our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as a provider of the pages, do not have any knowledge of the content of the transmitted data as well as their use by LinkedIn. Details on data collection (purpose, scope, further processing, usage) as well as on your rights and setting options can be found in LinkedIn's Privacy Policy. These hints hold LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv.

Contact partner, right of access and correction
If you have further questions or comments regarding our Privacy Policy, please contact us at any time.

You have the right at any time to access information about whether we have stored your personal data, and if so, which data. Information can also be provided electronically upon request. You have the right to have inadmissible data deleted/blocked or incorrect data corrected. We will be pleased to provide you with information on this at any time upon request.

Contact us at: datenschutz@myvinn.com

Updating of this Privacy Policy
VINN reserves the right to update this Privacy Policy, where necessary, to take account of technical developments or in connection with new services or products provided. The current version can be viewed at all times on the site at http://www.myvinn.com via the Privacy Policy link.

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