Your privacy is very important to us. As a user of our online platform, you have the right to demand that we deal extra carefully with your personal information and ensure high data security. We aim to respect and protect your personal data and privacy.
PERSONAL DATA: PROCESSING, COLLECTION AND USE
In the context of a registration of a profile we collect inventory data, the data that is needed to provide you with our services and to manage a contractual relationship. We assume your consent to the collection and storage of this data. If you doubt your consent and do not agree, our service cannot be provided to you. The following data will be stored: name, family name, email, password and postal address. By taking our fee-based services, you authorise us to collect and store PayPal data.
Visiting the website
Your personal data will be stored, processed and used following registration on Best in Test. Our site can be visited without data storage. When you visit our website as a registered user or as a simple user, specific data will be stored in log files. This consists of: version and name of the browser and IP address.
Log files and session cookies: As part of our website procedures, we use session cookies and log files. These hold: the website from which you arrived at our website; version and name of the browser being used; which of our pages you have visited; when (date) you visited. These are small files that are stored for a short time in your computer’s memory. They are automatically deleted after closing your web browser (there may be a delay of approx. 30 minutes between your leaving and their deletion). This helps us to maintain the session and allows the login.
For more information, see http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de or at https://www.google.com/intl/de_DE/analytics/learn/privacy.html. We point out that was extended to bestintest.eu Google Analytics code “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymous collection of IP addresses.
For references, we store the email address, name (it can be anonymous) and the log file. This serves to prevent multiple ratings from any single user.
PURPOSE OF THE USE AND COLLECTION OF DATA
1 Inventory data
The inventory data serves to manage your account. To access www.bestintest.eu (requiring your access data) you need a user name and password. Your email address will be used for emails, newsletters, notifications and support that deal only with our product and matters related to your user account. No data will be passed to third parties. Exceptions are: implementation of the existing contract ratios, enforcement of Best in Test´s attributable claims, legal obligation or requests of authorities regarding PUBLIC regulation and security, and for the prosecution of criminal offences.
2 Data usage
Log files will be stored to prevent and respond to any abuse of our online service.
From these data items and by analysis (using Google Analytics) we obtain new insights, such as the most popular pages, most visited pages, visiting hours etc. We need this knowledge in order to provide you with perfect and more user friendly services. In addition, we use these insights to improve the marketing of our product. The log files give us relatively detailed data in statistical form. We do not cater to any particular user type, but know that there are users who have one or other usage behaviour. We do not identify anybody as an individual by IP address.
3 Links to other websites
Our website www.bestintest.eu and all related pages may contain links to other websites not affiliated with us. If you click one of these links we take no responsibility for the processing of your data by third parties, since we have no influence on the processing of your data by third parties.
4 Rectification, blockage, deletion of your data
You have the right to request information on your data, as well as to correct it. Blockage and deletion of your data can be performed by us. Your request should be submitted in writing. The data that we need to enforce our rights/claims and must be keep by us by law cannot be deleted and will therefore be locked.
To secure the personal data of our users we use security measures which protect user data from loss and unauthorised access by third parties. The transference of data in our website is encrypted.
6 Social plug-ins
You can find the plug-ins of social networks on our website. They are marked with the logo of the respective social network. After clicking, a connection is establisheed with the server of the selected social network. The content of the social network plug-in transfers to your browser and integrates into the website.
This gives the social network information about your visit to the page on our website. If you are currently logged in with your social network account, your visit can be assigned to your account. To avoid this, please log out of the social network before visiting our website. If you do not have any social network account or are logged out, your IP-address can be collected and stored.
If you “share” a company, this information will be automatically transmitted to the social network and stored by your browser. We, as a side provider have no knowledge of the content of the data that is sent to social networks. Take the scope and purpose of data collection for further processing and your settings options for protecting your privacy rights and the privacy policies of the respective social network by each social network.