Last update: 01.09.2015

The protection of your personal data is a main concern to us. Therefore we collect, process and use your personal data only in accordance with the German Data Protection Act (Bundesdatenschutzgesetz BDSG) as well as the German Telemedia Act (Telemediengesetz TMG).

Usage Data

Every time a website is accessed and every time a file is downloaded, data, relating to these events, are temporarily logged. The storage is used exclusively for system-related and statistical purpose as well as in exceptional cases to report offences.

The disclosure of the data to third parties or any other evaluation shall not take place unless there is a legal obligation to do so.

The following specific data is saved during every retrieval: name of the file retrieved, quantity of data transferred, retrieval status, web browser description, the operating system used, previously visited page, provider, IP address.

Personal Data

Personal data will only be collected, processed and used by us when it is permitted by law or you have given your permission.

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are little data records which are placed by your browser on your computer. They for example allow users to be recognised while staying on a website and therefore serve to improve user-friendliness.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your computer, please deactivate them in your browser. For an instruction please refer to the “Help” section of your browser.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and which allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website is transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA. In case the IP anonymisation is activated on this website, Google will shorten your IP address within the Member States of the European Union or other Contracting States to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases the whole IP address will be sent to Google in the USA and then shortened. On behalf of the operator’s website Google will use this information to evaluate your usage of the website, to compile reports on the website activities and to provide other services related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address transferred by your browser within Google Analytics will not be linked to any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate setting 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 may refuse the collection of data regarding the use of the website (including your IP address) generated by the cookies as well as the processing of the data by Google by clicking on the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en and downloading and installing the available browser plugin. Further information on Privacy Policy and Terms of Use may be found at http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/terms/ or http://www.google.com/intl/de/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Shareaholic

This website contains Shareaholic plugins that allow you setting bookmarks or sharing the content from our website. Shareaholic uses cookies. The generated data (such as the time of use, browser language, and IP address) will be collected by the Shareaholic Inc., Dogpatch Labs 1, Cambridge Center, Suite 600, Cambridge, MA 02142 and transferred on servers in the United States and other countries. For more information on data processing by Shareaholic and about the Privacy Policy, read http://www.shareaholic.com/privacy/ . There you can find information about the collected data and its use. Processing of the data concerned by the owner of this site does not take place. With use of the Shareaholic button you agree with terms of use from Shareaholic Inc., written on this page: http://www.shareaholic.com/privacy/ . You can disagree with the use of the data at any time by using an opt-out cookie, see here: http://www.shareaholic.com/privacy/choices . You can find and read more detailed information on the mentioned website from Shareaholic Inc.

Facebook Plugins

This websites uses plugins of the social network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA). You recognise the Facebook plugin on our website by the Facebook logo or the “Like-button”. You will find an overview at http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/ .

When visiting our website, a direct connection between browser and the Facebook server will be established by the plugin. Facebook obtains the information that you have called up our website with your IP address. According to Facebook, only anonymised IP addresses are being stored in Germany. If you click on the Facebook “Like-Button” while being logged in your Facebook account, you can link the content of our platform on your Facebook profile. In this way Facebook can allocate the visit to our platform to your Facebook account. Please be advised, that we – as owner of this homepage – do not obtain precise knowledge of the content of the transferred data and their use by Facebook. Further information on this may be found in the Privacy Statement of Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

If you do not want Facebook to allocate the collected data via our website to your Facebook account, you must log out of Facebook before you visit our website.

Google Maps API

This website uses Google Maps on some pages to display interactive maps and to create directions. Google Maps is a map service from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043, USA. By using Google Maps, information about the use of this website can be transferred to Google in the USA, including your IP address and the (starting) address you entered in the route planner.

If you visit a web page of our website that includes Google Maps, your browser directly connects to Google servers. The map will be transmitted from Google directly to your browser and then integrated into the website. We have no influence of the scope of data collected by Google in this way.

If you do not want Google to collect, process or use data about you from our website, you can deactivate JavaScript in your browser settings, however you will not be able to use the map function.

To learn more about how Google’s data collection, its further processing and the use of data, as well as your rights and your possibilities to configure your computer settings to secure your privacy, please visit Google privacy policies:

http://www.google.com/intl/de/policies/privacy/

VKontakte Plugins

This website uses plugins of VKontakte Ltd.(1-N, bld. 12-14, Lit. A, Khersonskaya st., St. Petersburg, Russia, 191024).

This service is displayed as a public page widget on our websites. Via this service users can follow our feed on the VKontakte network.

When you interact with the VKontakte plugin, the corresponding information will be transmitted from your browser directly to VKontakte.

For information on the purpose and scope of how information is collected, treated and used by VKontakte, as well as your rights and settings to protect your privacy, please refer to the VKontakte Terms of Service at http://vk.com/terms and VKontakte Privacy Policy at http://vk.com/privacy .

Pinterest Plugins

This website uses plugins of Pinterest Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA.
This service is displayed as “Pin it-Button” on our websites. Via this service users can link our website contents to their own Pinterest accounts.
When you interact with the Pinterest plugin, the corresponding information will be transmitted from your browser directly to Pinterest.
For information on the purpose and scope of how information is collected, treated and used by Pinterest, as well as your rights and settings to protect your privacy, please refer to the Pinterest Privacy Policy at http://about.pinterest.com/privacy/ .

DISQUS

This website uses the engine Disqus to handle comments. Please read the Disqus privacy policy to understand how Disqus uses your information and information collected through third parties like this website. Disqus privacy policy: https://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466259-privacy-policy .

Newsletter Service MailChimps

We use a third party provider, MailChimp, to send newsletters. MailChimp is a service of The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404 Atlanta, GA 30318. This company is a member of the so-called Safe Harbor Agreement, a special data protection agreement between the European Union and the United States. When you sign up for our newsletter, the data that you specify in the newsletter registration is transferred to MailChimp and stored there. After the registration you will receive a MailChimp email to confirm your subscription (“double opt-in”). Via MailChimp we also gather statistics around the opening of emails, link clicks etc., to help us monitor and improve our newsletter service. More information about MailChimp and the Privacy Policy of MailChimp can be found here: http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/ your newsletter, you can of course unsubscribe at any time, using the “unsubscribe” at the end of every newsletter.

Rights of access/rectification/withdrawal

The user has the right to withdrawal at any time of the permission for data processing, storage and utilisation with effect for the future. You have the right, at any time, to withdraw your consent, fully or partly, to the processing and use of your data. If you wish to do so, please contact us at info(at)twocupsblog(dot)com.

Moreover you surely have the possibility to obtain free information at any time about our company and the stored information and/or let them be corrected, blocked and/or deleted.

If you wish to do so, please contact us at info(at)twocupsblog(dot)com.