Privacy policy

Scope of application:

This privacy policy is intended to inform users of the website about the type, purpose and scope of the collection and use of personal data by OINK Media GmbH, Am Kölner Brett 1, 50825 Cologne in accordance with the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the German Teleservices Act (TMG).

The website operator OINK Media GmbH takes your data privacy very seriously and handles your personal data confidentially and in accordance with legal regulations.

Please consider that data transmission over the Internet can in principle entail security gaps. Complete protection from third-party access is not feasible.

Access data:
The website operator or website provider collects data about visits to the site and saves these as ‘server log files’. The following data are logged in this way:

  • Website visited
  • Time of day at the time of access
  • Quantity of transmitted data (in bytes)
  • Source/reference to which terminal device type was used to access the page
  • Browser used
  • Operating system used
  • IP address used

The collected data are anonymised and are merely used for statistical analyses and for the improvement of the website. However, the website operator reserves the right to review the server log files after the fact, should there be concrete indications of illegal use.

Cookies:
This pages on this website partially use what are known as cookies. Cookies do not cause damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses. Cookies allow us to make our product more user-friendly, more efficient and more secure. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. These cookies enable us to recognise your browser on your next visit. 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 or always reject cookies under certain conditions or to automatically delete cookies when you close your browser. The deactivation of cookies may impair the functionality of this website.

The cookies we use

  • _gid registers a unique ID for a website user that logs how the user uses the website. The data are used for statistical purposes.
  • _gat_****** _****** is installed by Google Analytics to throttle the request rate.
  • _ga_****** registers a unique ID for a website user that logs how the user uses the website. The data are used for statistical purposes.

Information about Google Analytics/Google reCAPTCHA:

This is a web analytics service. It is used to monitor and prevent critical technical errors and to identify requests on various devices, for example. It is also used to measure and improve the performance of the website and of certain website elements and campaigns.

We also make use of the reCAPTCHA function of Google on this website. This function primarily serves to distinguish whether an entry is made by a natural person or by machine and automated processing. In doing so, the IP address and potentially other data required by Google for the reCAPTCHA service are transmitted to Google.

The United States of America is a country that does not offer adequate protection for personal data in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679; among other things, this means that governmental authorities in the USA could have the ability to obtain access to your data without there being any effective remedial measures.

Processing company:
Google Ireland Limited
Google Building Gordon House, 4 Barrow St, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland

Technologies used:

  • Cookies

Data collected:
This list contains all of the (personal) data that is collected by or through the use of this service.

Referrer URL:
Frequency and duration of sub-page visits
Sub-pages visited

Legal basis:
The legal basis required for the processing of personal data in accordance with Art. 6(1) GDPR is specified below.
Art. 6(1)(a) GDPR (consent)

Place of processing:
United States of America

Retention period:
The retention period is the period of time during which the collected data are stored for processing. The data must be erased as soon as they are no longer required for the specified purposes of the processing.
The data are erased as soon as they are no longer required for our logging purposes.

Data recipient:
Alphabet Inc.

Click here to read the data processor’s privacy policy
Click here to revoke on all processing company’s domains

Handling of personal data:
We will request your personal data when you create a request using the contact form on the website. Your first name, last name and e-mail address will be requested.

OINK Media GmbH will not disclose your personal data to third parties.

Personal data are all pieces of information that serve to personally identify you and can be traced back to you, e.g. your name, your e-mail address and your telephone number.

Handling of contact data:
If you contact us using the provided contact options, the information that you provide will be stored so that it can be referred to in order to process and respond to your request. These data will not be disclosed to third parties.

Use of social media plugins:
This website uses Facebook Social Plugins, which is operated by Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The integrations are identifiable by the Facebook logo or by the terms ‘like’ and ‘share’ in Facebook’s colours (blue and white). Information about all Facebook plugins can be found using the following link: developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins The plugin creates a direct connection between your browser and Facebook’s servers. The website operator has no influence on the type or scope of the data that the plugin transmits to the servers of Facebook Inc. Information about this can be found here: www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084 The plugin informs Facebook Inc. that you the user have visited this website. There is the possibility that your IP address will be recorded for this. If you are logged into your Facebook account during your visit to the website then the aforementioned information will be linked with that account. If you make use of the functions of the plugin, e.g. by sharing a comment or ‘liking’ something, the corresponding information will likewise be transmitted to Facebook Inc. If you would like to prevent Facebook Inc. from linking these data with your Facebook account, please log out of Facebook before visiting this website.

YouTube:
This website also contains a plugin from YouTube, a subsidiary of Google Inc., based in San Bruno, California, USA. A connection to YouTube’s servers is created as soon as you visit pages of our website containing a YouTube plugin. In doing so, the YouTube server is informed which specific page of our website was visited by you. If you are also logged into your YouTube account, you will enable YouTube to link your surfing behaviour directly to your personal profile. You can eliminate this ability to link your surfing behaviour to your personal profile by logging out of your account before visiting the website. Further information about the collection and use of your data by YouTube can be found in the data privacy information on www.youtube.com.

Rights of the user:
Information, correction and erasure
Upon request, you the user will obtain information about what personal data of yours is being stored. As long as your request does not conflict with a legal duty to retain data (e.g. invoices), you have a right to obtain the correction of incorrect data as well as the blocking or erasure of your personal data. Please send an e-mail to: info (at) oink.de.

Right to lodge a complaint:
If you feel that data protection regulations have been violated and your rights have been infringed during the collection, processing or use of your personal data, you can contact the supervisory authority that is responsible for us, the ‘State Commissioner for the Protection of Data and Freedom of Information of North Rhine-Westphalia’.

Kavalleriestr. 2-4
40213 Düsseldorf
Tel.: +49 211 384 24-0
Fax: +49 211 384 24-10
E-Mail: poststelle@ldi.nrw.de

Validity of this privacy policy

OINK Media GmbH has the right to modify this privacy policy if the legal bases for it have changed. 

Privacy policy last updated: November 2020