Data privacy

We are pleased that you are visiting our website and thank you for your interest. In the following we inform you about the handling of your personal data when using our website. Personal data are all data with which you can be personally identified. Your data is protected within the framework of legal regulations, in particular the Basic Data Protection Ordinance (DSGVO) and the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). Below you will find information about which data is collected during your visit to our homepage and how it is used:

1. information about the collection of personal data and contact data of the responsible person

1.1 Responsible for the data processing on this website in the sense of the basic data protection regulation (DSGVO) is
Muzazes Savasman
Cosmocenter
Postfach 20 11 50
63303 Dreieich
Germany

E-Mail: info@cosmocenter.de
The complete imprint is available under the following link: https://www.cosmocenter.co.uk/imprint

The person responsible for the processing of personal data is the natural or legal person who alone or together with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data.

1.2 The person responsible has not appointed a data protection officer for his company.

1.3 We use SSL or TLS encryption on our website for security reasons and to protect the transmission of personal data and other confidential content (e.g. orders or inquiries to the person responsible). You can recognize an encrypted connection by the string „https://“ and the lock symbol in your browser line.

2. Data collection when you visit our website

When you visit our website without registering or otherwise providing us with information, we only collect data that your browser transmits to our server (so-called “server log files“). When you visit our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display the individual web pages to you:The individual pages of our website (URL)
• Date and time at the time of access
• Amount of data sent in bytes
• Source/reference from which you reached the page
• Browser used
• Operating system used
• IP address used (if applicable. in anonymized form)

Processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in improving the stability and functionality of our Internet presence. However, we reserve the right to check the server log files subsequently if there are any concrete indications of illegal use. Server log files that have not been anonymized are automatically deleted after seven days at the latest.

Our Internet presence is stored by a hosting service provider who provides us with infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services. We have concluded an order processing agreement with him. The data is processed for the purpose of ensuring the operational readiness of our Internet presence, in which we have a justified interest, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

In addition, the server log file data may also be collected from third-party providers (see below).

3. Cookies

We use so-called cookies on our website. These are small text files that are stored on your mobile device. If cookies are set, they collect and process specific user information such as browser and location data as well as IP address values to an individual extent. In some cases, cookies are used to simplify the ordering process by saving settings (e.g. remembering the contents of a virtual shopping basket for a later visit to the website). The session cookies we set are deleted after the end of the browser session, i.e. after closing your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your terminal and enable us or our partner companies (third-party cookies) to recognize your browser on your next visit. These are automatically deleted after a specified period, which may vary depending on the cookie. If personal data is also processed by individual cookies implemented by us, the processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO either for the execution of the contract or in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO to safeguard our legitimate interests in the best possible functionality of the website and a customer-friendly and effective design of the page visit. We may work with advertising partners who help us to make our website more interesting for you. For this purpose, cookies from partner companies are also stored on your hard disk when you visit our website (third-party cookies).

Please note that you can set your browser in such a way that you are informed about the setting of cookies and can decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or generally. Each browser differs in the way it manages the cookie settings. This is described in the help menu of each browser, which explains how you can change your cookie settings. These can be found for each browser under the following links:
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/de-DE/windows-vista/Block-or-allow-cookies
Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/de/kb/cookies-erlauben-und-ablehnen
Chrome: http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&hlrm=en&answer=95647
Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_EN
Opera: http://help.opera.com/Windows/10.20/de/cookies.html

A general objection to the use of cookies used for online marketing purposes may be raised for a large number of services, especially in the case of tracking, via the US site http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ or the EU site http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ are explained.

In addition, cookies may be collected and used by third parties (see below).

4. Electronic contact

If you contact us electronically (e.g. via contact form or e-mail), personal data will be collected. Which data is collected in the case of a contact form can be seen from the respective contact form. These data are stored and used exclusively for the purpose of responding to your request or for establishing contact and the associated technical administration. We cannot process your request without these mandatory details. All other information is voluntary. The legal basis for processing the data is our legitimate interest in responding to your request in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. If your contact is aimed at concluding a contract, the additional legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. For your voluntary information, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

Your data will be deleted after your request has been processed. This is the case if it can be inferred from the circumstances that the facts in question have been finally clarified and provided that there are no legal storage obligations to the contrary.

For the implementation of our e-mail communication, we have commissioned a service provider who provides us with infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, storage space and database services, security services and technical maintenance services. We have concluded an order processing agreement with him. The data is processed for the purpose of ensuring the operational readiness of our e-mail communication in which we have a justified interest, Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

5. Data collection in the customer account and with orders

If you open a personal customer account with us, we collect and process your personal data for the execution of the contract with you pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. The mandatory information can be found on the registration form. We cannot open a customer account without your information. Your data will remain stored for as long as the contract about the customer account with us exists. The customer account can be deleted at any time. For your voluntary information, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

In the case of ordering advertising entries from us, we collect and process your personal data for the execution and processing of the contract with you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. The mandatory details can be found on the order form. Without your data we cannot execute the order. For your voluntary information, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

We work together with external service providers who support us wholly or partly in the execution of the contracts concluded with you.

We pass on the payment data required for payment processing to the commissioned payment service provider or the banks. The passing on takes place alone for the completion of the contract with you. The legal basis for the transfer of the data is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO.

When paying by PayPal, by credit card via PayPal or by direct debit via PayPal, we forward your payment data to PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg.

At https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full you will find the corresponding privacy policy of PayPal.

With complete processing of the contract and complete payment of the advertising entries, your data will be blocked for further use and deleted after expiry of the retention periods under tax and commercial law, unless you have expressly consented to further use of your data.

6. Data collection with the use of comments and evaluations

If you use the comment function and with evaluation submission, we collect and process your personal data for the execution of the user contract with you in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. b DSGVO. The mandatory details can be found in the comment form or the evaluation form. Without your information we cannot activate your comments and ratings. Your data will remain stored for as long as the contract for the use of the platform exists with us. Comments and ratings can be deleted at any time. For your voluntary data, the legal basis is Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a DSGVO.

7. Web analytics services

Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google LLC (Google). Google Analytics uses so-called «cookies», text files which are stored on the user's computer and which enable an analysis of the use of the Internet presence by them. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by users is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Our website uses Google Analytics exclusively with the extension «_anonymizeIp()», which ensures anonymization of the IP address by shortening it and excludes direct personal reference. As a result of the extension, your IP address will previously be reduced by Google within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. In these exceptional cases, this processing is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in the statistical analysis of user behaviour for optimisation and marketing purposes. 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 relating to website and Internet use. The IP address transmitted by your browser in the context of Google Analytics is not 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 Google from collecting data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available at the following link:

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

Alternatively to the browser plugin or within browsers on mobile devices, please click on the following link to set an opt-out cookie that will prevent Google Analytics from collecting data within this website in the future (this opt-out cookie only works in this browser and only for this domain, delete your cookies in this browser, you must click this link again):

Disable Google Analytics

Alternatively to the Browser-Add-On or within browsers on mobile devices
click this link,

to prevent future collection by Google Analytics within this website. An opt-out cookie is stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click this link again.

The anonymized data collected will be stored for a maximum period of 14 months. Then the data is automatically deleted.

Google, based in the USA, is «Privacy Shield» certified for the US European data protection agreement, which guarantees compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in the Terms of Use for Google Analytics http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html, Google's privacy policy https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ resp. here https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en

8. Integration of further tools

Google reCAPTCHA

Our website uses the reCAPTCHA function of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (Google). This function is mainly used to distinguish whether an entry is made by a natural person or abusively by automatic and automated processing. The service includes sending the IP address and any other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service to Google and is carried out in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f DSGVO on the basis of our legitimate interest in determining the individual willingness of actions on the Internet and avoiding misuse and spam.
Google LLC, based in the USA, is «Privacy Shield» certified for the US European Data Protection Convention, which ensures compliance with the data protection level applicable in the EU.
Further information about Google reCAPTCHA and Google's privacy policy can be found at: https://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

9. Rights of affected persons

9.1 As a data subject, you have the following rights:

Confirmation of data processing: You have the right to request confirmation from us whether your personal data will be processed. You can find the conditions for this in Art. 15 DSGVO;
Auskunft: You have the right to request information about your personal data processed by us. You can find the conditions for this in Art. 15 DSGVO;
Correction: You have the right to request the correction of incorrect personal data concerning you without delay. You can find the conditions for this in Art. 16 DSGVO;
Deletion: You have the right to demand the immediate deletion of personal data concerning you. The requirements for this can be found in Art. 17 DSGVO;
Restriction of processing: You have the right to request that the processing of your personal data be restricted. The requirements for this are set out in Art. 18 DSGVO;
data transferability: You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. Furthermore, you have the right to have this data transmitted by us to another person responsible. You will find the conditions for this in Art. 20 DSGVO;
Revocation of consents: You have the right to revoke your consent at any time if the processing is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. a or Art. 9 (2) lit. a DSGVO. Data processing until revocation remains legal. The revocation is only valid for the future. You can find the conditions for this in Art. 7 (3) DSGVO;
Complaint: You have the right, without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedy, to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you believe that the processing of personal data concerning you violates the DSGVO. The requirements for this can be found in Art. 77 DSGVO.

9.2 RIGHT TO DISCLAIM

SIE HAVE THE RIGHT, FOR REASONS THAT RESULT FROM YOUR SPECIAL SITUATION, AT ANY TIME AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA CONCERNING YOU, WHICH WE PROCESS ON THE BASIS OF OUR PREDOMINANT LEGITIMATE INTEREST (ART. 6 (1) LIT. E OR F DSGVO), TO APPEAL WITH EFFECT FOR THE FUTURE. THE CONDITIONS FOR THIS CAN BE FOUND IN ART. 21 DSGVO.

10. Storage period of personal data and deletion

Unless a different storage period is mentioned above, we will store the data as long as they are required for their intended use and there are legal storage obligations. In accordance with legal requirements, the data is stored for 6 years in accordance with § 257 para. 1 HGB (trading books, inventories, opening balance sheets, annual financial statements, commercial letters, accounting documents, etc.) and for 10 years in accordance with § 147 para. 1 AO (books, records, management reports, accounting documents, commercial and business letters, documents relevant for taxation, etc.).).
After expiry of the retention period, the corresponding data will be routinely deleted, provided that they are no longer required for contract fulfilment or contract initiation and/or there is no longer any legitimate interest on our part in further storage.

11. Amendment of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is currently valid as of May 2018 and may need to be amended as a result of further development of our website and offers thereon or changes in legal or regulatory requirements. The current data protection declaration can be called up and printed at any time on the website under https://www.cosmocenter.co.uk/data-privacy by you.