The responsible body within the meaning of the data protection laws, in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), is:
SOLID Information Management GmbH
Your data subject rights
You can exercise the following rights at any time using the contact details provided for our data protection officer:
- Information about your data stored by us and how it is processed,
- Correction of inaccurate personal data,
- Deletion of your data stored with us,
- Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations,
- Objection to the processing of your data by us and
- Data portability if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us.
If you have given us your consent, you can revoke this at any time with effect for the future.
You can contact the supervisory authority responsible for you at any time with a complaint. Your responsible supervisory authority depends on the state of your residence, your work or the alleged infringement. You can find a list of the supervisory authorities (for the non-public area) with their addresses here.
Purposes of data processing by the responsible body and third parties
We only process your personal data for the purposes stated in this data protection declaration. Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned. We only pass on your personal data to third parties if:
- You have given your express consent to do so,
- the processing is necessary to perform a contract with you,
- the processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation,
the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to assume that you have an overriding legitimate interest in not disclosing your data.
Deletion or blocking of data
We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as provided for by the various storage periods provided for by the legislature. After the respective purpose has ceased to exist or these periods have expired, the corresponding data will be blocked or deleted as a matter of routine and in accordance with the statutory provisions.
Collection of general information when visiting our website
When you access our website, information of a general nature is automatically collected by means of a cookie. This information (server log files) includes the type of web browser, the operating system used, the domain name of your internet service provider and similar. 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 you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the Internet. In particular, they are processed for the following purposes:
- Ensuring a smooth connection to the website,
- Ensuring smooth use of our website,
- Evaluation of system security and stability, and
- for further administrative purposes.
The processing of your personal data is based on our legitimate interest in the aforementioned data collection purposes. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about your person. Recipients of the data are only the responsible body and, if necessary, the processor.
Anonymous information of this type may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our website and the technology behind it.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are transferred to your hard drive by a website server. As a result, we automatically receive certain data, e.g. B. IP address, browser used, operating system and your connection to the Internet.
Cookies cannot be used to start programs or deliver viruses to a computer. Based on the information contained in cookies, we can make navigation easier for you and enable our websites to be displayed correctly.
Under no circumstances will the data we collect be passed on to third parties or be linked to personal data without your consent.
Registration on our website
When registering to use 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. To delete it, just send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with a reference to the profile name from the email address you registered with. This is to protect your profile. Of course, we will also provide you with information about the personal data we have stored about you at any time. We will also be happy to correct or delete them at your request, provided there are no legal storage requirements to the contrary. To contact us in this context, please use the contact details given at the end of this data protection declaration.
Provision of paid services
In order to provide services that are subject to a charge, we will ask for additional data, such as payment details, in order to be able to carry out your order. We store this data in our systems until the statutory retention periods have expired.
In order to protect the security of your data during transmission, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS.
If users leave comments on our website, the time of their creation and the user name previously selected by the website visitor are saved in addition to this information. This is for our security, as we can be prosecuted for illegal content on our website, even if it was created by users.
On the basis of your expressly given consent, we will regularly send you our newsletter or comparable information by e-mail to your chosen e-mail address. To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to enter your e-mail address manually or to use the Facebook button. In the latter case, the e-mail address that you use for your Facebook account will be used.
When registering to receive our newsletter, the data you provide will be used exclusively for this purpose. In addition to the first e-mail (the free e-book of the “17 Obstacles to Enlightenment”, which you can also obtain without registering for the newsletter, the newsletter contains new content that has not yet been published on this blog, as well as also references to products that may be of interest to you. Subscribers can also be informed by e-mail about circumstances that are relevant to the service or the registration (e.g. changes to the newsletter offer or technical conditions).
For an effective registration we need a valid e-mail address. In order to check that the owner of an e-mail address is actually registering, we use the “double opt-in” procedure. To do this, we log the subscription to the newsletter, the sending of a confirmation email and the receipt of the response requested here. When using the Facebook button, the validation is made via your Facebook login. Further data is not collected. The data will only be used to send the newsletter and will not be passed on to third parties.
You can revoke your consent to the storage of your personal data and its use for sending the newsletter at any time. You can also unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. In addition, you can obtain information about your recorded data at any time. There are corresponding links in each newsletter for both unsubscribing and viewing the data collected. You can also tell us your wishes at any time via our contact options.
So that our e-mails reach you, we use the for sending e-mails Click Tip on. We have concluded a contract with this provider for the procedure for order data processing. This ensures that our service provider adheres to the strict requirements of German data protection law and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in all respects when sending the newsletter. This also ensures that your data is only stored within the EU with a high level of protection. Your data will not be stored on servers outside the EU.
If you contact us with questions of any kind, give us your voluntary consent for the purpose of contacting us. This requires the specification of a valid e-mail address. This is used to allocate the request and then to answer it. Providing further data is optional. The information you provide will be stored for the purpose of processing the request and for possible follow-up questions. After the request you have made has been dealt with, personal data will be automatically deleted.
Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google).
Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which 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 this website, however, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent 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, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.
The purpose of the data processing is to evaluate the use of the website and to compile reports on activities on the website. Based on the use of the website and the Internet, further related services are then to be provided. The processing is based on the legitimate interest of the website operator.
You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; we would like to point out to you however that in this case you will if applicable not be able to use all functions of this website in full. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: Browser Add On to deactivate Google Analytics.
Use of Google AdSense
This offer uses Google AdSense, a service for integrating advertisements from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on the user’s computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this offer.
The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including the IP address of the user) and the delivery of advertising formats is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be passed on by Google to Google’s contractual partners. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored by you.
Users can prevent the installation of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; however, the provider points out to users that in this case they may not be able to use all the functions of this offer to their full extent. By using this website, users agree to the processing of data about them by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Use of script libraries (Google Webfonts)
In order to display our content correctly and graphically appealing across browsers, we use script libraries and font libraries such as B. Google Webfonts (https://www.google.com/ webfonts/). Google web fonts are transferred to your browser’s cache to avoid multiple loading. If the browser does not support Google Webfonts or prevents access, content will be displayed in a standard font.
Calling up script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the operator of the library. It is theoretically possible – although it is currently unclear whether and, if so, for what purposes – that operators of such libraries collect data.
Using Adobe Typekit
Using CleanTalk Spam Protection
We use CleanTalk to keep our website free from spammers. Your e-mail and IP address will be checked against a database of spammers by the service for the shortest possible time, which allows us to prevent registration in the event of a match. CleanTalk works GDPR-compliant. For more information on CleanTalk, please see CleanTak’s privacy notice available here: https://cleantalk.org/help/cleantalk-gdrp-compliance
Using Jitsi Meet for video calls
Heartwalker offers video calls to get to know each other personally. For this purpose, the “Jitsi Meet” plugin is integrated via a Jitsi server. The plugin is only loaded for logged in users. A transfer of data within the meaning of Jitsi’s data protection declaration only takes place if a video conference is actually used. For more information about Jitsi Meet, see the Jitsi Meet privacy notice, which you can access here: https://jitsi.org /meet-jit-si-privacy/
Use of Cookieyes for cookie selection by the user
Using VGWORT for Blog Hit Counting
Heartwalker has the number of hits on blog posts counted by the collecting society (VG) Wort. For this purpose, a pixel tag is used, which is integrated into every blog post. The counting of access to the blog posts is anonymous, i.e. without the transmission of personal data. However, to better classify the pixel tag, it is mentioned here. Further information on VGWORT can be found in VGWORT’s data protection information, which you can access here: https://www.vgwort.de/ hilfsseiten/datenschutz.html
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 the YouTube servers is established. YouTube is informed which pages you are visiting. 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 YouTube account beforehand.
Anyone who has deactivated the storage of cookies for the Google Ad program will not have to reckon with 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 provider’s data protection declaration at: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/
Social plugins from 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.
Information, which may also include personal data, may be sent to the service provider via these plugins and may be used by them. We prevent the unconscious and unwanted collection and transmission of data to the service provider with a 2-click solution. In order to activate a desired social plugin, it must first be activated by clicking on the corresponding button. The collection of information and its transmission to the service provider is only triggered by this activation of the plugin. We do not collect any personal data ourselves using the social plugins or their use.
We have no influence on which data an activated plugin collects and how this is used by the provider. It must currently be assumed that a direct connection to the provider’s services will be established and at least the IP address and device-related information will be recorded and used. There is also the possibility that the service provider will try to save cookies on the computer used. Which specific data is collected and how it is used can be found in the data protection notices of the respective service provider. Note: If you are logged into 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, Twitter, Google Plus.
We reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration so that it always corresponds to the current legal requirements or to implement changes to our services in the data protection declaration, e.g. when introducing new services. The new data protection declaration will then apply to your next visit.
Questions for the data protection officer
If you have any questions about data protection, please send us an email or contact the person responsible for data protection in our organization directly:
dr Erik Neitzel, certified data protection officer (SGS TÜV).
The data protection declaration was made with the Data protection declaration generator created by activeMind AG.
Liability for content
The content of this site was made with the highest care. However, we cannot guarantee that the content is correct, complete or up-to-date.
As a service provider, we are responsible for our own content on these pages under general law in accordance with § 5 TMG. However, service providers are not obliged to monitor the third-party information they transmit or store or to investigate circumstances that indicate illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information according to general laws remain unaffected. However, liability in this regard is only possible from the point in time at which knowledge of a specific infringement of the law is known. As soon as we become aware of any violations of the law, we will remove this content immediately.
Liability for links
Our offer contains links to external third-party websites, the content of which we have no influence on. Therefore we cannot assume any liability for this external content. The respective provider or operator of the pages is always responsible for the content of the linked pages. The linked pages were checked for possible legal violations at the time of linking. Illegal content was not recognizable at the time of linking. However, a permanent control of the content of the linked pages is not reasonable without concrete evidence of an infringement. As soon as we become aware of legal violations, we will remove such links immediately.
The operators of the pages make every effort to always observe the copyrights of others or to use self-created and license-free works.
The content and works on these pages created by the site operators are subject to German copyright law. Third party contributions are marked as such. The duplication, editing, distribution and any kind of exploitation outside the limits of copyright require the written consent of the respective author or creator. Downloads and copies of this site are only permitted for private, non-commercial use.
The use of contact data published as part of the imprint obligation by third parties to send unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby expressly prohibited. The site operators expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising being sent, such as spam e-mails.
Heartwalker accepts payments with PayPal in his shop as well as direct debits from Micropayment GmbH for the settlement of membership fees. During payment processing, some of your data will be passed on to PayPal or Micropayment. Only the information required for processing or making the payment is passed on, such as the total purchase price and payment information.
The data protection regulations of the respective payment service provider apply:
By the way, you can set the visibility of the individual fields of your profile according to your privacy preferences here.
The contact page provides a variety of ways to get in touch with Heartwalker.