Privacy Policy

We at smooster GmbH,  Mittelstraße 42, 68169 Mannheim take data protection seriously and are strictly committed to the regulations of the Data Protection Act.  Personal data will exclusively be collected as far as necessary to operate our website. This collected data will by no means be sold or submitted for any reason to any third parties. All personal data is saved and processed in automated procedures according to § 28 (BDSG, German Data Protection Act). Transfer of your individual-related data to third parties occurs only if you have formally agreed to it, for example if the transmission is required for the purpose of direct debit authorisation. In this case only the necessary data will be transferred. The data will not be passed on for advertising purposes. You have the opportunity to receive a newsletter with the latest news regarding smooster GmbH and its services. You can stop the delivery of the newsletter at any time.  For further information of your right of access to the data please see the BDSG (German Data Protection Act) and TDDSG (German Teleservices Data Protection Act). The following statement will explain how we can provide the protection of your personal data and which data we collect for which purpose.


Data Processing on This Website

smooster GmbH collects automatically all log file information submitted to us from your browser and stores them on our own server automatically. This data incorporates the following:

  • Browser type / version
  • Used operating system
  • Referrer URL (previously visited page)
  • Host name of the accessing computer (IP address)
  • Time of the server query
  • Visited HTML sites

Log file information cannot be allocated to any individuals. We shall not incorporate this data into any other data sources. Any collected and stored data shall be deleted after statistic analysis.


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). 
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. 
In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. 
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. 
On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. 
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 
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. 
Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

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


Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.com/policies/. 
Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Google Analytics passage source: WWW.DATENSCHUTZBEAUFTRAGTER-INFO.DE


Collection of Your Personal Information

Some personal information (your name and email address) will be collected when you sign up for a smooster ID. This includes the 30 days trial. If you contact smooster GmbH via email or instant messaging a record of this correspondence is stored.


Cookies

So-called „cookies“are used in many websites. A cookie will typically make our services more user-friendly, efficient and safe. A “cookie” is a small text file stored in the Temp file of your browser. We mainly use so-called „session cookies“which will be deleted automatically after you have visited the website. Cookies will neither do any harm to your computer nor do they contain viruses.


Newsletter

If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, please indicate your valid e-mail address and a proof revealing that you are the respective owner of the address or that the mail address owner agrees with receiving the newsletter. No further data shall be collected. You may at any time revoke your newsletter subscription and storage of your mail address.


Access to Information

You shall at any time have the right to gain access to information on your personal and stored data, their source, the recipient and purpose of storage. For this purpose, please contact smooster GmbH Subject Data Policy


Further Information

Discretion is our major focus. Because of that we will always provide you with information on the processing and usage of your personal data. Should there be any queries that are not covered within our Privacy Statement, please contact smooster GmbH Subject Data Policy