PRIVACY POLICY

General note and mandatory information

Charly Group GmbH 2021

Data protection

The persons responsible for data processing on this website are:

Charly Group GmbH
Clemensstrasse 71
80796 Munich

The responsible body decides alone or jointly with others on the purposes and means of processing personal data (e.g. names, contact details, etc.).

Our website can be used without the need to provide personal data. All personal data (e.g. name, address or email address) entered and collected on our website is always done voluntarily. This data is secured and will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent.

We would like to clarify that data transmission via the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) could be vulnerable to gaps in security. Complete protection of data against third-party access is not possible.

We hereby expressly object to the collected contact data being published and used by third parties to send advertising and information materials that have not been expressly requested. The operators of the pages expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited sending of advertising information, such as spam emails.


Data protection declaration for the use of Facebook plugins (like button)

Plugins originating from the social media network Facebook (Facebook Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California, 94025, USA) are integrated on our website. You will recognize the Facebook plugins through the use of the Facebook logo or the “Like” button. You can find an overview of the Facebook plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.


If you visit our pages and activate the Like button, a direct connection is established between your browser and the Facebook server via this plug-in. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages to your Facebook profile. This enables Facebook to assign your visit to our website with your personal user account. We would like to point out that as the provider of the site, we have no knowledge surrounding the reason or purpose that Facebook tracks the data, or how it is used. You can find more information on this in Facebook's data protection declaration at
http://de-de.facebook.com/policy.php


If you do not want Facebook to be able to assign your visit to our website to your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.



Data protection declaration for the use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable us to analyze the way our website is used. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of this website is transferred directly to a Google server. If IP anonymization is activated while on this website, your IP address will be hidden beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union, or in other contracting states of the Agreement within the European Economic Area.


The full IP address will only be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.


You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and processing of this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install:
http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Data protection declaration for the use of Google Adsense

This website uses Google AdSense which is a service that integrates advertising from Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and that enable an analysis of your use of the website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). These web beacons can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on these pages.


The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats are transmitted to and stored by, Google on servers in the United States. This information can be passed on by Google to contractual partners of Google. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored about you.


You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case, you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. By using this website, you consent to the processing of the data collected about you by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose set out above.


Use of the information collected:

In addition to the purposes outlined above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google data protection provisions. Google may publish summarized statistics on the +1 activities of users or pass them on to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked websites.



Data protection declaration for the use of Twitter

Functions of Twitter are integrated on our site. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., Twitter, Inc. 1355 Market St, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter.

We would like to point out that, as the provider of the website, we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it is used by Twitter. You can find more information on this in Twitter's data protection declaration at http://twitter.com/privacy.


You can change your data protection settings on Twitter in the account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.



Comments and contributions

If users leave comments or other contributions, their IP addresses are stored for 7 days on the basis of legitimate interest within the clause Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. This is done predominantly for our safety. If, for example, someone leaves illegal content in the comments or contributions sections, whether that be insults, prohibited political propaganda, it could result in us being prosecuted. In this case, it is in our interest to know the identity of the author.

Akismet Anti-Spam Check

In server log files, the provider of the website automatically collects and stores information that your browser automatically sends to us. These are:


Visited page on our domain Date and time of the server request

Browser type and version

The operating system in use

Referrer URL

Hostname of the accessing computer

IP address

This data is not merged with other data sources. The basis for data processing is Art. 6 para. 1 letter b DSGVO, which permits the processing of data for the fulfillment of a contract or pre-contractual measures.

Newsletter & Contact Form

The following information entails information regarding the contents of our newsletter, the registration process and date collected, dispatch of newsletters and other methods of contact, statistical evaluation procedures, and your right of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter you declare that you agree to the requirements and procedures described.

Content of the newsletter: We send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications with advertising information (hereinafter “newsletter”) only with the consent of the recipient, or with legal permission. The contents of the newsletter are described when registering and are only sent after the consent of the user. Our newsletters contain information about our services, our offers, and us.

Double opt-in and logging: The registration for our newsletter takes place through a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an email in which you will be asked to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that nobody can register with someone else's e-mail address. The registrations for the newsletter are logged in order to be able to prove the registration process in accordance with the legal requirements. This includes saving the time of registration and confirmation, as well as the IP address. Changes to your stored data are also logged.

Registration: To register for the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your email address. Optionally, we ask you to provide a name for the purpose of addressing you personally in the newsletter.

Germany: The dispatch of the newsletter and the success measurement associated with it is based on the consent of the recipient in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. a, Art. 7 GDPR in conjunction with Section 7 Paragraph 2 No. 3 UWG or on the basis of the legal permission according to § 7 Abs. 3 UWG.

The logging of the registration process is based on our legitimate interests in accordance with Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. Our interest is directed towards the use of a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves our business interests as well as the expectations of users and also allows us to prove consent.

Cancellation / Revocation - You can cancel our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter. We can save the unsubscribed email addresses for up to three years on the basis of our legitimate interests before we delete them in order to be able to prove previously given consent. The processing of this data is limited to the purpose of a possible defence against claims. An individual request for deletion is possible at any time, provided that the previous existence of a consent is confirmed at the same time.

Online Presence through Social Media

We maintain an online presence through many social media platforms in enabling us to communicate directly with customers, as well as establishing contact to interested parties to inform them about our services. When browsing these respective platforms their terms and conditions, as well as their data processing guidelines, apply.


Unless otherwise stated in our data protection declaration, we only process data of the users who communicate directly with us within the social networks and platforms, e.g. write articles, add comments, send messages, or interact with our online presence.

Integration of Services and Content from Third Parties

We use content and services provided by third parties within our online presence on the basis of our legitimate interests (i.e. interest in the analysis, optimization and economic operation of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. Integration of services include things such as videos or fonts (hereinafter uniformly referred to as “content”). Content supplied by third parties always interacts with th´e IP address of the users, as the user would not be able to receive the content to their browser without sharing this IP address. Simply put, the IP address is required to display this content. We strive to only use content whose respective providers only use the IP address to deliver the content. Third-party providers can also use so-called pixel tags (invisible graphics, also known as “web beacons”) for statistical or marketing purposes. The “pixel tags” can be used to evaluate information such as visitor traffic on the pages of this website. The pseudonymous information can also be stored in cookies on the user's device and contain, among other things, technical information about the browser and operating system, referring websites, visiting time and other information about the use of our online offer, as well as being linked to such information from other sources.



Google ReCaptcha

Our website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of the web analysis service is Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.


Google Analytics uses "cookies." These are small text files that your web browser stores on your end device and enable an analysis of website use. The information generated by cookies about your use of our website is transmitted to a Google server and stored there. The server location is usually the USA.

The setting of Google Analytics cookies is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f DSGVO. As the operator of this website, we have a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize our website and, where applicable, advertising.

Order Processing through Online Shop, Job Exchange & your Customer Account

We process our customer’s data as part of the order process through our online shop or job vacancy portal in order to enable the ordering or purchasing of selected products, services, followed by payment, delivery and/or execution.


The processed data includes inventory data, communication data, contract data, payment data and the persons affected by the processing include our customers, interested parties and other business partners. The processing takes place for the purpose of providing contractual services in the context of the operation of an online shop, billing, delivery and customer services. We use session cookies to store the contents of the shopping cart and permanent cookies to store the login status.


The processing takes place on the basis of Art. 6 Paragraph 1 lit. b (execution of order processes) and c (legally required archiving) GDPR. The information marked as necessary is required for the establishment and fulfilment of the contract. We only disclose the data to third parties in the context of delivery, payment or in the context of legal permits and obligations to legal advisors and authorities. The data is only processed in third-party countries if this is necessary to fulfil the contract (e.g. at the customer's request for delivery or payment).


Users can optionally create a user account in which they can view their orders in particular. As part of the registration, the required mandatory information is communicated to the users. The user accounts are not public and cannot be indexed by search engines. If users have terminated their user account, their data will be deleted with regard to the user account, subject to their retention is necessary for commercial or tax reasons in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. c GDPR. Information submitted to the customer account remains until it is deleted subsequent to legally obligatory archiving. It is up to the users to save their data in the event of termination before the end of the contract.


We save the IP address and the time of the respective user action as part of the registration, as well as renewed logins to our online services. This storage takes place on the basis of our legitimate interests, as well as the users in protection against misuse and other unauthorized use. A transfer of this data to third parties does not take place unless it is necessary to pursue our claims, or there is a legal obligation to do so in accordance with Article 6 (1) (c) GDPR.


The deletion takes place after the expiry of statutory warranty and comparable obligations, the necessity of storing the data is checked every three years; In the case of the statutory archiving obligations, the deletion takes place after their expiry (end of commercial law (6 years) and tax law (10 years) retention obligation).



Cookies

The use of cookies can be prevented by your web browser. However, this could limit some functions of our website. You can also prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) and the processing of this data by Google. This is possible by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Children’s Privacy

The Charly website is not directed to individuals under 16. We do not knowingly collect Personal Information from children under 16. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us via the information provided in the “Contact” section.

Hyperlinks

The Charly site contains embedded links to other websites. If you choose to visit a third party link embedded in our site, you will be directed to that third party's website. The fact that we provide the link to a website must not be considered an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices as we do not exercise control over third party websites. Please make sure to check respective cookie policies, data privacy and terms and conditions on any site linked through our website.

Phishing

Phishing, otherwise known as Identity theft are a great concern to us at Charly, that is why safeguarding Personal Information is our top priority. We will not request your credit card information, your personal ID, log in details including passwords, or national identification numbers through unsolicited emails or telephone communication.


How to Contact us?

If anything is unclear, or you have questions regarding our Data Privacy Policy, feel free to contact us anytime:

Telephone: (+49) 089 21093949

Email: loveletter@charly-group.com