Privacy Terms for the FB Tools
This is the privacy statement of the FB Tools
The processing of the data accumulated by SynOne Media GmbH (from now on the “SynOne”) is carried out in accordance with the provisions of the “Bundesdatenschutzgesetzes” (BDSG) and other legal laws (eg. privacy laws of the respective countries, or the “Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch” (BGB) and other requirements) that apply to electronic commerce, in addition SynOne explains the following:
1. SynOne discloses all personal data and no personal data is passed on to third parties:
A transfer of personal data by SynOne to third parties during the download process and / or the installation and / or the operations of the FB Tools software does not occur in principle.
2. Non-personally identifiable information that is collected automatically by SynOne:
When the user opens the pages, used by FB Tools, the following information gets processed to assure the successful operation of FB Tools: the web pages that the user opens or the operating web server, the name of the internet service provider of the user and the website from which the user came from and the sub-pages the user opened. No personal information is collected by FB Tools automatically. The date and duration of the individual page visits will be stored by the FB Tools in an anonymous form, so that the purpose of the contract is fulfilled.
3. Collection, processing and use of personal data by the FB Tools:
Personal data of the user are only collected by SynOne, if they are supplied by the users through their inputs in the course of using the offers of FB Tools or if the data is essential for using FB Tools like the Facebook ID of the user, who is logged into Facebook (the website of the company Facebook Ireland Ltd., Ireland). The user personal data is exclusively and used only for the purpose for which the user has entered the data for and during the use of the FB Tools or granted the use and disclosure through giving his consent by appropriate input. After complete termination of the contractual relationship – for example, in the case of deleting the user account or termination of the sales process – the data must be saved for tax and commercial law retention periods. After these periods the user data gets deleted, unless the user explicitly consented the further processing of the data and the deletion is legally not permissible or technically not possible. Access to the data processing services of SynOne are password-protected and protected against attacks by third parties according to the latest state of the art technology. A transfer of personal data to authorities and courts will only take place if a court order or legislation exists to force the developer. Here SynOne will limit the scope of the transmission of data on the most necessary minimum. All developers of the FB Tools are bound to secrecy and compliance with data protection in writing to receive the employment relationship and these are regularly made aware of and trained on their obligations.
4. References (links) to other websites:
During the use of FB Tools links can be included to other websites, these are foreign content for which SynOne, according to legal regulations (§ 7 TMG) is not responsible, except in the case of intent and / or gross negligence.
5. Information that is automatically stored on the user’s computer (cookies):
Cookies are text files, which make it possible to adapt a website to the user’s interests. These require a minimum of space and can be stored by almost all operating systems and browsers at a defined point on the permanent memory of the computer of the user. When visiting a website run by SynOne and their subpages, information is temporarily stored in a „cookie“ and / or permanently on the user’s computer. Thus, the user can be recognized by the developer’s server the next time he visits the FB Tools website and then the individual and customized information is provided to the user. In the event that the user does not want a storage of „cookies“, the user can set up the internet browser used by him, so that it does not accept cookies and / or deletes the permanent memory of the computer of the user and / or issues a warning when „cookies“ are to be saved. If in doubt, please consult the manual of your operating system and / or internet browser.
6. Processing of user data by „Google Analytics“:
SSynOne reserves the right to use „Google Analytics“ from the company Google Inc., USA (from
now on: Google), for optimization purposed and marketing activities. This procedure is used to evaluate
the use of the site by the user to generate reports about the visits on the respective pages, and to
provide and / or possibly provide other services associated with the use of the site.
For this purpose, an abbreviated IP address will be further processed by
Google (IP Masking) and pass on the information stored to third parties if necessary and if this is required
and / or permitted or if third parties process the data on behalf of Google. „Cookies“ are stored on the
user’s computer, this assists the analysis service of Google obtain the information required- It is then
transmitted to a server of Google and stored there.
In the event that the user does not wish to store „cookies“, he can do as described in section 5 (at the
end) about how to setup the browser accordingly.
7. information, correction and deletion rights of the user:
When prompted by the user SynOne shall forthwith inform the user about whether and what personal data is stored in relation to the user by SynOne. In the event that the user data that is stored is wrong, they are to be corrected when prompted and substantiation was provided to the developer. In addition, the user is entitled to a right to block and / or deletion of personal data that was collected by SynOne.
We are happy to answer any further question on other issues relating to data protection of the developer, please get in touch via e-mail ( ) to contact us.
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