Privacy Policy

Data protection

blueShepherd GmbH:
WEBSITE www.thevoicemarketer.com

For the German Version of Privacy Policy please click here: https://thevoicemarketer.com/datenschutzerklarung/

The following data protection declaration applies to the use of our online offer thevoicemarketer.com (hereinafter “website”).

We attach great importance to data protection. Your personal data is collected and processed in compliance with the applicable data protection regulations, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

1.Responsible

Is responsible for the collection, processing and use of your personal data within the meaning of Art. 4 No. 7 GDPR

blueShepherd GmbH

Maxstr. 23

22089 Hamburg

If you want to object to the collection, processing or use of your data by us in accordance with these data protection provisions as a whole or for individual measures, you can address your objection to the person responsible.

You can save and print out this data protection declaration at any time.

2 General purposes of processing:

We use personal data for the purpose of operating the website and for contacting us.

3 What data do we use and why?

3.1 Hosting

The hosting services we use serve to provide the following services: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services that we use for the purpose of operating the website.

We, or our hosting provider, process inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta and communication data from customers, prospects and visitors to this website based on our legitimate interests in the efficient and secure provision of our website in accordance with. Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 f) GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR.

3.2 Access data

We collect information about you when you use this website. We automatically collect information about your usage behaviour and your interaction with us and register data about your computer or mobile device. We collect, save and use data about every access to our website (so-called server log files). The access data include:

  • Name and URL of the file accessed
  • Date and time of access
  • amount of data transferred
  • Notification of successful access (HTTP response code)
  • Browser type and browser version
  • operating system
  • referrer URL (i.e. the previously visited page)
  • Websites that are accessed by the user’s system via our website
  • User’s Internet service provider
  • IP address and the requesting provider

We use this log data without assignment to you personally or other profile creation for statistical evaluations for the purpose of the operation, security and optimization of our website, but also for anonymous recording of the number of visitors to our website (traffic) as well as the scope and type of Use of our website and services, also for billing purposes, to measure the number of clicks received from cooperation partners. Based on this information, we can provide personalized and location-related content and analyse the data traffic, find and fix errors and improve our services.

This is also our legitimate interest in accordance with Art 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR.

We reserve the right to check the log data retrospectively if there are reasonable grounds to suspect illegal use. We store IP addresses in the log files for a limited period of time if this is necessary for security purposes or for the provision of services or the billing of a service, e.g. B. if you use one of our offers. After cancelling the order process or after receipt of payment, we will delete the IP address if it is no longer required for security purposes. We also store IP addresses if we have a specific suspicion of a crime in connection with the use of our website. We also save the date of your last visit as part of your account (e.g. when registering, logging in, clicking links, etc.).

You can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies in advance and can decide in individual cases whether you exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general, or that cookies are completely prevented. This can limit the functionality of the website.

3.4 Newsletter

The data requested during the registration process is required to register for the newsletter. The registration for the newsletter is logged. After registering, you will receive a message at the email address provided asking you to confirm the registration (“Double Opt-in”). This is necessary so that third parties cannot register with their email address.

You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at any time and thus unsubscribe from the newsletter.

We save the registration data as long as they are required for sending the newsletter. We save the logging of the registration and the shipping address as long as there was an interest in proving the originally given consent, as a rule these are the limitation periods for civil claims, i.e. a maximum of three years.

The legal basis for sending the newsletter is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 a) in conjunction with Art. 7 GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 Paragraph 2 No. 3 UWG. The legal basis for logging the registration is our legitimate interest in proving that the shipment was made with your consent.

You can cancel the registration at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A message in text form to the contact details mentioned in section 1 (e.g. email, fax, letter) is sufficient for this. Of course, you will also find an unsubscribe link in every newsletter.

3.5 Establishing contact

If you contact us (e.g. by e-mail), we will process your details to process the request and, in the event, that follow-up questions arise.

If the data processing is carried out to carry out pre-contractual measures at your request or, if you are already our customer, to carry out the contract, the legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 sentence 1 b) GDPR.

We only process other personal data if you give your consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR) or we have a legitimate interest in the processing of your data (Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 f) GDPR) . A legitimate interest lies e.g. For example, responding to your email.

3.6 Comment function

We offer a comment function for articles to improve the interaction with our visitors. In order to use the function, the name and comment must be entered. A pseudonym can be used for the name. The entered name is published together with the comment.

The legal basis for the processing of this data is your consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR.

4 Social media

This website uses links to our presences on social media pages. The data protection and liability regulations of the respective providers apply to these presences, which you can access as described below.

4.1 Xing

Provider: XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg

Website: https://xing.com

Data protection: https://privacy.xing.com/de

4.2 LinkedIn

Provider: LinkedIn Ireland Unlimited Company, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland

Website: linkedin.com

Data protection: https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy

5 Information on service providers used:

We use external services to operate this website to make our website more user-friendly, effective and secure. This is our legitimate interest in accordance with Art 6 (1) sentence 1 f) GDPR.

5.1 Google Ads

The Google Ads service is used on our website to display advertising material on external websites that draw attention to our offer. This service is provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Please read here how Google also complies with data protection requirements with regard to transmission to the USA: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

We use Google Ads based on Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is to display advertising that is tailored to the interests of our target group and to make our offer more attractive.

As soon as this service is called up on our site, a connection to Google is established, via which Google receives your IP address. Google stores a cookie on your computer. This cookie is not used to identify a natural person but contains statistical values.

We receive evaluations from Google that do not contain any personal data.

5.2 Google Tag Manager

The Google Tag Manager service is used on our website to control the delivery of services. This service is provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Please read here how Google also complies with data protection requirements with regard to transmission to the USA: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=de

We use the Google Tag Manager on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is to be able to use services on our site effectively.

As soon as this service is called up on our site, a connection to Google is established, which Google uses to transmit your IP address. The service itself does not save any other data or cookies, but only controls the use of services that are listed in this data protection declaration.

6 Tracking

6.1 Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland, hereinafter “Google”. Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, 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 the use of this website by site visitors can be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

We use Google Analytics on the basis of Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 f) GDPR. Our legitimate interest is to operate our website economically.

Google has submitted to the Privacy Shield Agreement between the European Union and the USA and has been certified. As a result, Google is committed to complying with the standards and regulations of European data protection law. You can find more information in the following linked entry:

https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active.

We have activated IP anonymization on this website (anonymizeIp). This will, however, shorten your IP address from Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there in exceptional cases. On our behalf, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide us with other services related to website activity and internet usage.

The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent.

You can also prevent the transmission of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

As an alternative to the browser plug-in or within browsers on mobile devices, you can click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain. If you delete the cookies in your browser, you must click this link again): [Deactivate Google Analytics]

7 storage period

Unless specifically stated, we only store personal data for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purposes pursued.

In some cases, legislators provide for the storage of personal data, for example in tax or commercial law. In these cases, the data will only be stored by us for these legal purposes but will not be processed otherwise and deleted after the statutory retention period.

8 Your rights as a data subject:

According to the applicable laws, you have various rights regarding your personal data. If you would like to assert these rights, please send your request by email or post, clearly identifying yourself, to the address given in Section 1.

Below you will find an overview of your rights.

8.1 Right to confirmation and information

You have the right to clear information about the processing of your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to receive confirmation from us at any time as to whether your personal data is being processed. If this is the case, you have the right to request from us free information about the personal data stored about you, together with a copy of this data. There is also a right to the following information:

  1. the processing purposes;
  2. the categories of personal data that are processed;
  3. the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular recipients in third countries or international organizations;
  4. If possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;
  5. the existence of a right to correction or deletion of your personal data or restriction of processing by the person responsible or a right to object to this processing;
  6. the existence of a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;
  7. If the personal data is not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data;
  8. the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, in accordance with Art. 22 Para. 1 and 4 GDPR and – at least in these cases – meaningful information about the logic involved as well as the scope and intended effects of such processing for you.

If personal data is transferred to a third country or an international organization, you have the right to be informed about the appropriate guarantees in accordance with Art. 46 GDPR in connection with the transfer.

8.2 Right to rectification

You have the right to request us to correct and, if necessary, complete your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to request us to correct any incorrect personal data concerning you immediately. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data – also by means of a supplementary declaration.

8.3 Right to erasure (“right to be forgotten”)

In a number of cases we are obliged to delete your personal data.

In detail:

According to Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, you have the right to ask us to delete your personal data immediately, and we are obliged to delete personal data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

  1. The personal data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.
  2. You revoke your consent on which the processing was based according to Art. 6 Para. 1 Clause 1 a) GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 a) GDPR, and there is no other legal basis for the processing.
  1. You object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or you object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (2) GDPR.
  2. The personal data was processed illegally.
  3. The deletion of personal data is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation under Union law or the law of the member states to which we are subject.
  4. The personal data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Art. 8 Para. 1 GDPR.

If we have made the personal data public and we are obliged to delete them in accordance with Art. 17 Para. 1 GDPR, we take appropriate measures, including technical ones, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, in order to be responsible for data processing, who are responsible for the personal data Process data to inform you that you have asked them to delete all links to this personal data or to copy or replicate this personal data.

8.4 Right to restriction of processing

In a number of cases, you are entitled to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data.

In detail:

You have the right to request that we restrict processing if one of the following conditions is met:

  1. You dispute the accuracy of the personal data for a period of time that enables us to check the accuracy of the personal data,
  2. the processing is unlawful and you refused to delete the personal data and instead requested that the use of the personal data be restricted;
  3. we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of processing, but you need the data to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or
  4. You have objected to processing in accordance with Art. 21 Para. 1 GDPR, as long as it is not certain whether the legitimate reasons of our company outweigh yours.

8.5 Right to data portability

You have the right to receive, transmit or have us transfer personal data concerning you in a machine-readable manner.

In detail:

You have the right to receive the personal data relating to you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to transmit this data to another person in charge without hindrance from us, provided that

  1. the processing is based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 a) GDPR or Art. 9 Para. 2 a) GDPR or on a contract in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 b) GDPR and
  2. The processing is carried out using automated procedures.

When exercising your right to data portability in accordance with paragraph 1, you have the right to have the personal data transmitted directly from us to another person responsible, insofar as this is technically feasible.

8.6 Right to object

You have the right to object to the lawful processing of your personal data by us if this is due to your particular situation and our interests in processing do not outweigh ours.

In detail:

You have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data based on Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 e) or f) GDPR for reasons that arise from your particular situation; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. We no longer process the personal data unless we can demonstrate compelling reasons for the processing worthy of protection that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

If we process personal data for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; this also applies to profiling insofar as it is connected to such direct advertising.

You have the right to object to the processing of your personal data relating to you, for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 GDPR, for reasons that arise from your particular situation unless the processing is necessary to fulfil a task in the public interest.

8.7 Automated decisions including profiling

You have the right not to be subjected to a decision based solely on automated processing – including profiling – that has legal effect on you or similarly significantly affects you.

There is no automated decision-making based on the personal data collected.

8.8 Right to withdraw consent under data protection law

You have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data at any time.

8.9 Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority

You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the Member State of your residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged violation if you believe that the processing of your personal data is unlawful.

9 Data security

We make every effort to ensure the security of your data within the framework of the applicable data protection laws and technical options.

Your personal data will be encrypted with us. This applies to all forms shown on our website. We use the SSL (Secure Socket Layer) coding system but point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by email) can have security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data from third-party access.

To secure your data, we maintain technical and organizational security measures in accordance with Art. 32 GDPR, which we constantly adapt to the state of the art.

We also do not guarantee that our offer will be available at certain times; Disruptions, interruptions or failures cannot be excluded. The servers we use are regularly carefully backed up.

10 Disclosure of data to third parties, no data transfer to non-EU countries:

Basically, we only use your personal data within our company.

If and insofar as we involve third parties in the performance of contracts (e.g. logistics service providers), these personal data will only be received to the extent that the transmission is necessary for the corresponding service.

In the event that we outsource certain parts of data processing (“order processing”), we contractually oblige contract processors to use personal data only in accordance with the requirements of data protection laws and to ensure the protection of the rights of the data subject.

Data transmission to locations or persons outside the EU outside of the cases mentioned in sections 5 and 6 of this declaration does not take place and is not planned.

11 Data protection officer:

If you have any questions or concerns about data protection, please contact our data protection officer: Sven Weschler, kontakt@iqanta.com

12 Changes to this data protection declaration

If new services or providers are used to operate this website, we reserve the right to adapt this data protection declaration in order to meet the legal requirements. This modified data protection declaration then applies to your next visit to this website.