DATA PROTECION STATEMENT
Studio Milena Kling takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. The purpose of this Data Protection Statement is to inform you about the type of personal data that will be collected when you use our website, www.milenakling.com, and how we will process, use, and protect such data.
Use of the www.milenakling.com website is subject to the Data Protection Statement set out below. The www.milenakling.com website is a service provided by Milena Kling, Pappelallee 10, 10437 Berlin, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “Studio Milena Kling”).
Protecting your personal data is important to us, in particular, where respecting your personal rights in connection with the processing and use of such data is concerned. The term personal data refers to information regarding the personal and/or factual circumstances of a specific or specifiable natural person including the person’s name, postal address, e-mail address and/or telephone number and user data such as the IP address. We collect, process, and use your personal data in compliance with the relevant laws.
2. Automated Data Collection and Processing by Your Browser
As with every website, our server automatically collects the following information and temporarily saves it in server log files which are transmitted by your browser unless you have deactivated such function:
- the IP address of the computer transmitting the request
- the client’s file request
- the http response code
- the volume of data transmitted
- the website from which you access our website (referrer URL)
- the date and time of the server request
- the type, version and language of your browser
- the operating system on the computer transmitting the request
Our server log files are not evaluated based on personal use. We cannot allocate this data to specific persons at any time. Also, we do not merge this data with data from other sources.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses small text files called cookies which are saved on your computer to facilitate analysis of your website use. The information collected relates to your operating system, browser and IP address, the website you accessed previously (referrer URL), and the date and time of your visit to our website. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of our website typically is transmitted to and saved on a Google server in the United States. If and when IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address for transmission among member states of the European Union or to other member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and then reduced. At our request, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
The use of Google Analytics is in compliance with the requirements upon which German data protection agencies and Google have agreed. The third-party provider’s data protection statement is available at http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy.
3. Collection and Processing of Data Provided Voluntarily
Your provision of personal data to us by e-mail, via our website or newsletter is voluntary. We use this data to process our contractual relationship with you and/or your inquiries, to conduct market research or opinion polls, or for mailing our advertisements to you. We only use your data for e-mail advertising purposes with your consent.
If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, please provide your valid e-mail address and select a language (German or English) and confirm that you are in agreement with the following:
“I hereby agree that Studio Milena Kling may process and use the data I have provided for the purpose of sending me e-mail newsletters to inform me about products as well as about Studio Milena Klings current campaigns and events.”
I can revoke this agreement at any time by sending written notice to Studio Milena Kling via letter or e-mail to email@example.com As soon as I revoke such agreement, the data I provided will be deleted from all Studio Milena Kling systems and no longer will be used to send me the newsletter.
Personal data provided to us via our website will be saved only for the time it takes us to meet the purpose for which you provided such data. When your contract has been fulfilled completely, your data will be blocked and then deleted in accordance with the relevant tax and trade regulations unless you have given your express consent to such data being used for other purposes. To the extent mandatory trade and tax retention periods need to be observed, the retention period for some types of data can be up to ten years.
4. Transmission to Third Parties
We will not transmit any personal data you provide to us to any third parties. Personal data will be transmitted only if you have given prior consent
- to sub-contractors who need to receive and use such data for the purpose of fulfilling specific orders if required to process your inquiries, orders and use of our services
- to service providers bound by instructions if required to process your order data in accordance with the law
- to parties entitled to obtain such data if required to comply with statutory obligations
Our newsletters are distributed via MailChimp, a newsletters distribution platform owned by US Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave. NE # 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA (hereinafter referred to as “MailChimp”).
The e-mail addresses of our Newsletter recipients, as well as their other information described in these notes, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletters on our behalf. Furthermore, MailChimp may, according to its own information, use this data to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. for the technical optimization of the shipping and the presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, to determine from which countries the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients for their own purpose or to pass them on to third parties.
The third-party provider’s data protection statement is available at: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/
a) Double opt-in and logging
The registration to our newsletter is carried out by a double opt-in procedure. After registration, you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This procedure increases security and prevents logins with external e-mail addresses.
The registration for the newsletter will be logged in order to prove the registration process according to the legal requirements. This includes the registration of login and confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Changes made later to your data stored with MailChimp will also be logged.
b) Statistical survey and analysis
The newsletters contain a web beacon, a pixel-sized file that is retrieved from the MailChimp server when the newsletter is opened. This call will initially collect technical information, such as information about the browser and your system, as well as your IP-address and time of retrieval. This information is used to improve the technical performance of services based on their specifications or audience and their reading habits, based on their locations (which can be determined using the IP-address) or access times.
Statistical surveys also include determining if the newsletters will be opened, when they will be opened and which links will be clicked. For technical reasons, this information can be allocated to the individual newsletter recipients. However, it is neither our desire nor that of MailChimp to observe individual users. The evaluations help us to recognize the reading habits of our users and to adapt our content to them or to send different content according to the interests of our users.
c) Termination / Revocation
You can unsubscribe to our newsletter at any time and revoke your consent. A separate revocation of a dispatch via MailChimp or the statistical evaluation that is part of the MailChimp service is not possible. To unsubscribe from the newsletter, you can use the link at the end of the newsletter or send us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
6. Your Rights
At any time, at no cost to you and without providing any reason you can request information regarding the data relating to you which is saved in our systems as well as information regarding the origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom such data has been transmitted and why such data has been saved.
In addition, legally you are entitled to have your personal data corrected, blocked or deleted. Also, you can revoke your consent to the use of your data at any time and without having to provide a reason.
Please address any requests for information, inquiries, objections to the processing of your data, and any questions you may have to Studio Milena Kling in writing via letter or e-mail to email@example.com.
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