Privacy Policy

Our website address is: https://andreas-und-angelika.de/.

We are committed to respecting your privacy when processing personal data. We observe all applicable legal provisions when processing personal data that is collected during visits to our website. Our website may contain links to the sites of other providers and integrated services (see below) which are not covered by this privacy statement.

Collection and processing of personal data

No personalized logs are kept for visitors to this website. However, data is recorded and exchanged whenever a website is visited. The Andreas & Angelika Photography website stores the data which your browser sends to our server. This includes:

  • Type and version of your web browser
  • Operating system used
  • Web page loaded
  • Previously visited page (referrer URL)
  • Time of server request

Statistics

The Andreas & Angelika Photography website uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. The information is stored in so-called cookies which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

Cookies

We use cookies to optimize display.

Contact Form

Personal data is stored only in those cases where the user provides it, for example, when using the contact form. The submitted data is only used for the purpose of processing and answering the request. A state-of-the-art encryption tool (Secure Sockets Layer, SSL) is used when transmitting personal data.

Blog

Comments

When visitors leave comments on our blog we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

We further use Akismet to reduce spam received through the comment function in out blog. To learn how your comment data is processed please see the Akismet privacy policy.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select "Remember Me", your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Accounts

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Option

If you no longer want us have your personal data, you can let us know any time so that we can block it accordingly.

Right to information

You are entitled to obtain information about your personal data stored with us, its origin and the purpose of storage at any time. Upon request, we will inform you in writing in accordance with applicable law whether and what personal information about you we have on record. In the event that the information we have contains errors despite all our efforts to be accurate, we will gladly correct it upon request. Information about the stored data can be obtained from the editors.

Disclosure of personal data and use for specified purpose

We will not use your personal data for any purposes other than those specified on collection. Your data will not be disclosed to third parties unless you have declared your express consent.

Data security

We employ technical and organizational security measures to protect your data against accidental or deliberate manipulation, loss, destruction and unauthorized access. We continuously improve our security arrangements to reflect technological advances.

Integrated services

Google Maps

The Google Maps function is provided as a service by Google (Google Inc.). The following terms of services and privacy policies apply to the use of Google Maps.

Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or your personal data, please write to us by email to info@andreas-und-angelika.de or by mail to Andreas Kaufer, Karl-Schwarzschild-Str.2, 85748 Garching, Germany.

Latest update: June 10, 2018