Data Protection

Privacy Policy

1. An overview of data protection

General

The following gives a simple overview of what happens to your personal information when you visit our website. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. Detailed information on the subject of data protection can be found in our privacy policy found below.

Data collection on our website

Who is responsible for the data collection on this website?

The data collected on this website are processed by the website operator. The operator's contact details can be found in the website's required legal notice.

How do we collect your data?

Some data are collected when you provide it to us. This could, for example, be data you enter on a contact form.

Other data are collected automatically by our IT systems when you visit the website. These data are primarily technical data such as the browser and operating system you are using or when you accessed the page. These data are collected automatically as soon as you enter our website.

What do we use your data for?

Part of the data is collected to ensure the proper functioning of the website. Other data can be used to analyze how visitors use the site.

What rights do you have regarding your data?

You always have the right to request information about your stored data, its origin, its recipients, and the purpose of its collection at no charge. You also have the right to request that it be corrected, blocked, or deleted. You can contact us at any time using the address given in the legal notice if you have further questions about the issue of privacy and data protection. You may also, of course, file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities.

Analytics and third-party tools

When visiting our website, statistical analyses may be made of your surfing behavior. This happens primarily using cookies and analytics. The analysis of your surfing behavior is usually anonymous, i.e. we will not be able to identify you from this data. You can object to this analysis or prevent it by not using certain tools. Detailed information can be found in the following privacy policy.

You can object to this analysis. We will inform you below about how to exercise your options in this regard.

2. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data as confidential and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

If you use this website, various pieces of personal data will be collected. Personal information is any data with which you could be personally identified. This privacy policy explains what information we collect and what we use it for. It also explains how and for what purpose this happens.

Please note that data transmitted via the internet (e.g. via email communication) may be subject to security breaches. Complete protection of your data from third-party access is not possible.

Notice concerning the party responsible for this website

The party responsible for processing data on this website is:

marketingkompass UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Hauptstr. 50
02899 Schönau-Berzdorf a.d. Eigen

Telephone: +49 35829-169960
Email: support@vergleichsheld.de

The responsible party is the natural or legal person who alone or jointly with others decides on the purposes and means of processing personal data (names, email addresses, etc.).

Revocation of your consent to the processing of your data

Many data processing operations are only possible with your express consent. You may revoke your consent at any time with future effect. An informal email making this request is sufficient. The data processed before we receive your request may still be legally processed.

Right to file complaints with regulatory authorities

If there has been a breach of data protection legislation, the person affected may file a complaint with the competent regulatory authorities. The competent regulatory authority for matters related to data protection legislation is the data protection officer of the German state in which our company is headquartered. A list of data protection officers and their contact details can be found at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/DE/Infothek/Anschriften_Links/anschriften_links-node.html.

Right to data portability

You have the right to have data which we process based on your consent or in fulfillment of a contract automatically delivered to yourself or to a third party in a standard, machine-readable format. If you require the direct transfer of data to another responsible party, this will only be done to the extent technically feasible.

SSL or TLS encryption

This site uses SSL or TLS encryption for security reasons and for the protection of the transmission of confidential content, such as the inquiries you send to us as the site operator. You can recognize an encrypted connection in your browser's address line when it changes from "http://" to "https://" and the lock icon is displayed in your browser's address bar.

If SSL or TLS encryption is activated, the data you transfer to us cannot be read by third parties.

3. Data collection on our website

Cookies

Some of our web pages use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies help make our website more user-friendly, efficient, and secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer and saved by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are so-called "session cookies." They are automatically deleted after your visit. Other cookies remain in your device's memory until you delete them. These cookies make it possible to recognize your browser when you next visit the site.

You can configure your browser to inform you about the use of cookies so that you can decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept or reject a cookie. Alternatively, your browser can be configured to automatically accept cookies under certain conditions or to always reject them, or to automatically delete cookies when closing your browser. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Cookies which are necessary to allow electronic communications or to provide certain functions you wish to use (such as the shopping cart) are stored pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1, letter f of DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to ensure an optimized service provided free of technical errors. If other cookies (such as those used to analyze your surfing behavior) are also stored, they will be treated separately in this privacy policy.

Server log files

The website provider automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically transmits to us in "server log files". These are:

These data will not be combined with data from other sources.

The basis for data processing is Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO, which allows the processing of data to fulfill a contract or for measures preliminary to a contract.

4. Analytics and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service. It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies". These are text files that are stored on your computer and that allow an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization feature on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within the European Union or other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area prior to transmission to the United States. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address sent to a Google server in the US and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide other services regarding website activity and Internet usage for the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.

Browser plugin

You can prevent these cookies being stored by selecting the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we wish to point out that doing so may mean you will not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this website. You can also prevent the data generated by cookies about your use of the website (incl. your IP address) from being passed to Google, and the processing of these data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objecting to the collection of data

You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Disable Google Analytics.

For more information about how Google Analytics handles user data, see Google's privacy policy: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Outsourced data processing

We have entered into an agreement with Google for the outsourcing of our data processing and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

Demographic data collection by Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics' demographic features. This allows reports to be generated containing statements about the age, gender, and interests of site visitors. This data comes from interest-based advertising from Google and third-party visitor data. This collected data cannot be attributed to any specific individual person. You can disable this feature at any time by adjusting the ads settings in your Google account or you can forbid the collection of your data by Google Analytics as described in the section "Refusal of data collection".

Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for including advertisements from Google Inc. ("Google"). It is operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", which are text files stored in your computer that enable an analysis of the way you use the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as the visitor traffic on these pages can be evaluated.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons relating to your use of this website (including your IP address), and delivery of advertising formats, is transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. This information can be passed on from Google to contracting parties of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.

AdSense cookies are stored based on Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior to optimize both its website and its advertising.

You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly. Please be aware that in this case, you may not be able to make full use of all the features of this website. By using this website, you agree to the processing of data relating to you and collected by Google as described and for the purposes set out above.

5. Online marketing and affiliate programs

Amazon affiliate program

The site operators participating in the Amazon EU partner program. Our pages contain advertisements and links to the sites run by amazon.de through which we can earn referral fees. Amazon uses cookies to trace the origin of the orders. As a result, Amazon can detect that you clicked the affiliate link on our website.

The storage of Amazon cookies is based on Art. 6 (f) DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this service since it only receives credit for referral fees if these cookies are set.

To obtain more information about how Amazon uses your data, see the Amazon privacy policy at https://www.amazon.de/gp/help/customer/display.html/ref=footer_privacy?ie=UTF8&nodeId=3312401.

eBay Affiliate Program (eBay Partner Network)

Site owners participate in eBay Partner Network, Inc.'s affiliate program, 2145 Hamilton Ave., San Jose, CA 95125, USA (hereinafter "EPN"). EBay uses ads and links on our sites where we can earn money through advertising reimbursement and lead to offers on various eBay websites. EPN uses cookies to track the origin of clicks and orders. As a result, EPN may recognize, among other things, that you have clicked the affiliate link on our website. This information is required for payment between us and eBay.
The storage of "EPN cookies" is based on Art. 6 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this, since only through the cookies, the amount of its affiliate remuneration can be determined.
For more information about data usage by EPN, see the Company's Privacy Policy: https://partnernetwork.ebay.com/legal#privacy-policy
If you want to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general.

Tarif check24

The operators of the pages participate in the affiliate program of TARIF CHECK24 GmbH, Zollstraße 11b, 21465 Wentorf near Hamburg (hereinafter "CHECK24"). On our pages, CHECK24 comparison calculator integrates advertisements and links where we can earn money through advertising reimbursement. The personal data collected in the context of comparisons are collected, stored, processed and, if necessary, transmitted to selected providers by CHECK24. The purpose is the preparation of comparisons and quotations as well as the further processing and support and, if necessary, the verification of credit reporting agencies (eg Schufa). These include u.a. the sending of specific offers and the transmission of further information by post, e-mail or telephone. The site operator does not store the personal data.
By entering and sending the search query, the user gives his consent for the transfer to the providers as well as the necessary processing of the data by them. The user has the right to revoke his consent to data processing, storage and use at any time with future effect. For this purpose, he sends a revocation e-mail to datenschutz@check24.net, stating the address, date of birth, e-mail address and possibly password. After appropriate examination, TARIF CHECK24 GmbH will immediately delete the data completely, as far as they are not needed to process the contractual relationship, in particular the billing.
CHECK24 uses cookies to recognize the user on a later visit and to understand the origin of clicks and orders. As a result, CHECK24 can recognize, among other things, that you have used the comparison calculator on our website or clicked on our partner link. This information is required for payment processing between us and CHECK24.
If you want to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general.
Further information on the use of data by CHECK24 can be found in the company's privacy policy: https://www.check24-partnerprogramm.de/datenschutz/

shopping.com

Site owners participate in ebay-commerce affiliate program shopping.com, 8000 Marina Boulevard, Fifth Floor, Brisbane, CA 94005, USA (hereinafter "shopping.com"). On our pages, shopping.com integrates ads and links that allow us to earn money through advertising reimbursement and lead to offers on various shopping.com partner websites. shopping.com uses cookies to track the origin of clicks and orders. This allows shopping.com, among other things, to recognize that you have clicked the affiliate link on our website. This information is required for payment processing between us and shopping.com.
The storage of "shopping.com cookies" is based on Art. 6 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this, since only through the cookies, the amount of its affiliate remuneration can be determined.
For more information about the use of data by shopping.com, please read the Company's Privacy Policy: https://www.ebaycommercenetwork.com/de/pp.html
If you want to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general.

financeads

The operators of the pages participate in the affiliate program of financeAds GmbH & Co. KG, Karlstraße 9, 90403 Nuremberg (hereinafter "financeAds"). For this purpose, we have incorporated components of financeAds on our web pages, which make it possible to integrate advertisements, links and other suitable means of Internet advertising, on which a JavaScript "Finance Ads Conversion Tracking" on our websites included, where we can earn money on advertising cost reimbursement. financeAds uses cookies to track the origin of the orders. This information is required for payment processing between us and financeAds.
The storage of "financeAds cookies" is based on Art. 6 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this, since only through the cookies, the amount of its affiliate remuneration can be determined.
For more information on data protection at FinanceAds can be found here: https://www.financeads.net/aboutus/datenschutz/.

affilinet

The operators of the pages participate in affiliate programs of affilinet GmbH (hereinafter "affilinet"), a service for integrating advertisements in the form of text links, image links, advertising banners or input masks. affilinet uses cookies to track the origin of clicks and orders. As a result, affilinet can recognize, among other things, that you have clicked on the partner link on our website. This information is required for payment processing between us and affilinet.
The storage of "affilinet cookies" is based on Art. 6 lit. f DSGVO. The website operator has a legitimate interest in this, since only through the cookies, the amount of its affiliate remuneration can be determined.
Further information on the use of data by affilinet can be found in the privacy policy of the company: https://www.affili.net/de/Datenschutz.aspx
If you want to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually about their acceptance or exclude the acceptance of cookies for specific cases or in general.
 Affilinet also uses invisible graphics called web beacons. As a result, information such as visitor traffic on these pages can be evaluated. The information generated by cookies and web beacons on the use of this website and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to a server of affilinet and stored there (including the anonymized IP address). Affilinet may pass this information on to affilinet affiliates but will not merge your IP address with other data you have stored.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by setting your browser accordingly (see section 4). Further information on data usage can be found in the privacy policy of affilinet: https://www.affili.net/de/Datenschutz.aspx