I take the protection of your personal data very seriously. I treat your personal data confidentially and according to the legal data protection regulations as set out in this privacy statement.
The use of my website is normally possible without giving personal data. So far as supplying your personal data on our pages (eg name, address or e-mail addresses), this is always done on a voluntary basis wherever possible. These data will not be passed on to third parties without your prior consent. (I hate Spam!)
I would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (for example, by e-mail communication) can constitute a security risk. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Flippin Fanchers uses so-called cookies on our site. These serve to make the web page more user-friendly, effective and safer. These are small text files, which are stored on your computer. Most of the cookies used by us are deleted from your hard drive after the end of the browser session (so-called ‘session’ cookies). Other cookies remain on your computer and make it possible for us to identify your computer on your next visit (so-called ‘permanent’ cookies). Our partner enterprises are not permitted to collect, process, or use personal data by means of cookies on our website. Cookies cause no damage to your computer and contain no viruses.
DATA PROCESSING ON THE SERVER
Our service provider automatically collects and stores the following information provided by the browser in server log files:
- Browser type / version
- Operating system used
- Referrer URL (the last page visited)
- Hostname of the accessing computer (IP address)
- Time of server query.
The service provider cannot match these data to individual persons. The data are not combined with other data sources.
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If you would like to receive our newsletter, we require a name and valid email address. Further data is not collected. We use this data exclusively for sending the requested information and will never pass it on to third parties. Your consent for the storage of your email address as well as its use for dispatching the newsletter can be revoked by you at any time via the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
If you comment on this website, your username will be shown together with the date of comment creation.
If you send us inquiries through our contact form, your details will be shown in the request form including the contact details provided by you for the purpose of processing the request and for the case of connecting inquiries stored with us. We do not give this data to third parties without your prior agreement.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service available from Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google Analytics uses so-called ‘cookies’, text files which are stored on your computer and which make possible the analysis of your use of the website. The information regarding your use of this website (including your IP address) from the cookies is sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there. Google uses this information to analyze your use of the website, to compile reports about website activity for the website operator and to produce additional services associated with the use of the website and Internet. Google may also send this information to third parties if this is legally permitted or if third parties process this data on behalf of Google. On no account will Google link your IP address to any other data retrieved by Google. You can prevent the cookies from being installed by means of an appropriate setting in your browser software; however, we would like to point out that this may mean that it will not be possible for you to make full use of this website’s functions. The use of this website implies your agreement to Google using the data collected from you in the way described above and for the purposes described above. You can find more about Google analytics here:
You can opt out of data collection and storage by Google Analytics at any time, with immediate effect, by downloading and installing a browser add-on for deactivating Google Analytics. You can find this deactivation add-on here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB
In view of the discussion about the use of Google Analytics with complete IP addresses, we would like to point out that this website uses Google Analytics with the ‘_anonymizeIp()’ extension, so that IP addresses are only processed further in abbreviated form in order to prevent them being directly linked to a particular individual.
OPPOSING DATA COLLECTION
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the link below.
Click here to opt-out
By clicking the link an opt-out cookie is set that will stop your data being collected on future visits to this site.
USE OF FACEBOOK SOCIAL PLUGINS/WIDGETS
This website uses so-called ‘social plugins’ (‘plugins’) from the Facebook social network, operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (‘Facebook’). The plugins can be identified by the Facebook logo, the phrase ’Social Plugin from Facebook’ or ‘Facebook Social Plugin’. You can find an overview of Facebook plugins and their appearance here: https://developers.facebook.com/products/social-plugins/overview/
If you access a page from our website which includes such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection with a Facebook server. The contents of the plugin are sent directly to your browser by Facebook and embedded into the web page.
Facebook receives the information via the plugin embedding that your browser has accessed the appropriate page from our website, even if you have no Facebook account or are not currently logged in to Facebook. This information (including your IP address) is sent by your browser directly to a Facebook server in the USA and is stored there.If you are logged on to Facebook, Facebook is then able to allocate the visit to our website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, if you click on the ‘Like‘ button or enter a comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be published on Facebook and shown to your Facebook friends.
If you are logged on to Facebook, Facebook is then able to allocate the visit to our website directly to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example, if you click on the ‘Like‘ button or enter a comment, the corresponding information will be sent directly to a Facebook server and stored there. The information will also be published on Facebook and shown to your Facebook friends.
Facebook may use this information for purposes of advertising, market research and personalized design of Facebook pages. Facebook creates usage, interests and relationships profiles for this, e.g. to analyze your use of our website regarding the adverts displayed to you on Facebook, to inform other Facebook users about your activities on our website and to provide further related services using Facebook.
If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our website and to link this with your data stored on Facebook, you should log-off from Facebook before visiting our website.
The purpose and scope of data collection and ongoing processing and use of data by Facebook, as well as your rights and the setting options for protecting your privacy can be found in Facebook data protection: https://www.facebook.com/policy.php