Data Privacy Policy

Data protection is of high priority for us.

We have implemented numerous technical and organizational measures to ensure the most complete protection of personal data processed through this website. However, Internet-based data transmissions may in principle have security gaps, so absolute protection may not be guaranteed.

This privacy policy explains how we use the personal data we collect from you when you use this website.

How we collect, store and use data

You directly provide us with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Contact us through e-mail or our contact form.
  • Leave a comment on our blog.
  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

We only use your data for the purpose of delivering the services provided on this website and to answer/process any inquiry you send us.

We do not share your data with any third parties or use it for any marketing purposes.

We store data on our web servers, hosted by webgo GmbH, Germany. See their data privacy policy here: https://www.webgo.de/datenschutz/

We store data in the Google Cloud (Gmail, GSuite, etc), run by Google LLC, USA. See their privacy policy here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Collection of General Data and Information

This website collects a series of general data and information when you visit the website and stores it in the server log files.

Data collected includes date and time when you visit the website, your IP address, technical information about the device you are using and other similar information that may be used in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

This information is needed to deliver the content of our website correctly and provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for criminal prosecution in case of a cyber-attack.

We do not draw any conclusions about you from this data.

Cookies

Cookies are text files that are stored in a computer system via an Internet browser, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information.

For further information about cookies, visit allaboutcookies.org.

There are a number of different types of cookies our website uses:

Functionality

Our Company uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and the location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

Login

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Blog Comments

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Advertising

We use these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. We sometimes share some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

Google Adsense Advertising Network

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads to our website, based on a visitor’s prior visits to our website or other websites on the Internet.

You can opt out of personalized advertising by visiting the Ads Settings of your Google Account: https://www.google.com/settings/ads. Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.

See the privacy policy of Google LLC, USA, here: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en

Contact Form

If you contact us by e-mail or via the contact form on this website, the provided personal data are automatically stored.

We store it for 6 months for customer service purposes.

Blog Comments

When you leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also your IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

User Registration

You have the possibility to register on our website. Which personal data are transmitted is determined by the respective input mask used for the registration. The personal data entered by you are collected and stored exclusively for internal use.

By registering on our the website, the IP address — assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) and used by you — date, and time of the registration are also stored. The storage of this data is the only way to prevent the misuse of our services, and, if necessary, to make it possible to investigate committed offenses.

Your registration enables us to offer contents or services that may only be offered to registered users due to the nature of the matter in question. Registered persons are free to change the personal data specified during the registration at any time, or to have them completely deleted from the data stock.

This collected personal data will not be passed to third parties unless such a transfer is required by law or serves the aim of the defense of ourselves.

Embedded Content of Other Websites

This site includes embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

YouTube

On this website, we have integrated components of the online video platform YouTube.

The operating company is YouTube LLC, USA. See their data protection provisions here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Google Fonts

On this website, we have integrated components of the Google Fonts API.

The operating company is Google LLC, USA. See their data protection provisions here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Your Rights Over Your Data

If you have left comments on our blog or have provided us with any personal data, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us.

You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Routine Erasure and Blocking of Personal Data

We process and store your personal data only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage, or as far as this is granted by the European legislator or other legislators in laws or regulations.

If the storage purpose is not applicable, or if a storage period prescribed by the European legislator or another competent legislator expires, the personal data are routinely blocked or erased in accordance with legal requirements.

Automated Decision-Making

We do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.

Our Contact Information

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please contact us.

Marcel Schreyer
Albert-Einstein-Str. 14
71364 Winnenden, Germany

Website: http://parrotblog.org
Email: email@parrotblog.org

Privacy Policies of Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15 June 2019.