Privacy Policy

These websites are administered by SparklingBit

https://sparklingbit.com/

SparklingBit respects each individual’s right to personal privacy. We will collect and use information through our web sites only in the ways disclosed in this statement. This statement applies solely to information collected at SparklingBit.

Information Collection

We understand your concern about your personal information. Your information never will be shared with anyone outside of this company without your permission. We do not display any real client data at our websites, all such data displayed here is fictional. If you have any questions about other technologies, please email us at info@sparklingbit.com.

Types of information collected

Our site gather information in two ways:

  1. Indirectly (e.g. through our site’s technology); and
  2. Directly (e.g. when you provide information on various pages of sparklingbit.com).

An example of information, which can be collected indirectly, is creation of our Internet access logs. When you access sparklingbit.com, your Internet address is added to our Internet access logs.

Your Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is collected when you submit it to us voluntarily. On our website, we provide you with the opportunity to fill out a form entering your name, last name, email address and a message you want to send us. It is your decision whether or not you providing it.

How Long the Information can be kept

Your information is kept for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the information is processed. The duration we retain this information depends on the purposes for which we collect and use it and as required to comply with applicable laws and to defend our legal rights.

Data usage

Collected data might be transferred internationally throughout SparklingBit’s worldwide organization. We will not sell individual PII and will share it only with our advisors inside the company. Before you submit any PII, we notify you why we are asking for specific information and it is your decision whether or not to provide us with it.

Sensitive personal data

We do not seek to collect PII sensitive personal information through this site. If we attempt to collect such information, we will ask you to consent to our proposed use of the data. References to "sensitive personal data" refer to different categories of PII under USA, European and other data privacy laws, as they require special handling, including in some cases the need to obtain explicit consent. These are categories such as personal numbers, personal information about personality, race, nationality, political opinions, membership of political parties, physical or mental health, religious or other beliefs, union membership, addiction, sex life, property issues, convictions or criminal records.

Access to your information

You are entitled to know if we hold your PII and, if we do, you have the right to request us to:

  • provide access to any your PII we hold;
  • prevent the processing of your PII for direct-marketing purposes;
  • update any out of date or incorrect PII;
  • delete any PII, which we are holding about you;
  • provide your PII to a third-party provider of services;
  • restrict the way that we process your PII.

You can do this by sending us an e-mail. We try to answer every email promptly when possible and provide our responses within the time in accordance with applicable law. Keep in mind, however, that there will be residual information that will remain within our databases, access logs and other records, which may or may not contain your PII. Please also note that certain PII may be exempt from such requests in certain circumstances, which may include if we need to keep processing your PII to comply with a legal obligation.

When you email us with a request, we may ask you to provide us with information necessary to confirm your identity.

Security of data

We consider the confidentiality and security of your PII to be of the utmost importance. We take appropriate steps to maintain the confidentiality and security of your data on sparklingbit.com. You should understand that the open nature of the Internet is such that data may flow over networks without security measures and may be accessed and used by people other than those for whom the data is intended. It is your responsibility to protect the security of your login information. Please note that e-mails communications can be not encrypted and should not be considered secure.

We use industry standard physical, technical and administrative security measures to keep your PII confidential and secure and do not share it with third parties, except as otherwise provided in this Privacy Policy, or unless such disclosure is necessary in special cases, such as a physical threat to you or others.

Access to and use of these site

Your access to and use of our site is subject to the following terms and conditions and all applicable laws. By accessing and using these site, you accept the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification.

Unless otherwise stated, the contents of these site including, but not limited to, the text and images contained herein and their arrangement are the property of SparklingBit. All trademarks used or referred to in this website are the property of their respective owners.

Nothing contained in these sites shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to any copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary interest of SparklingBit or any third party. These site and the content provided in these sites, including, but not limited to, graphic images, audio, video, html code, buttons, and text, may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, or distributed in any way, without the prior written consent of SparklingBit, except that you may download, display, and print one copy of the materials on any single computer solely for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that you do not modify the material in any way and you keep intact all copyright, trademark, and other proprietary notices.

The information provided on these sites is free of charge and for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and SparklingBit. Links on these sites may lead to services or sites not operated by SparklingBit. No judgment or warranty is made with respect to such other services or sites and SparklingBit takes no responsibility for such other sites or services. A link to another site or service is not an endorsement of that site or service. Any use you make of the information provided on this site, or any site or service linked to by these site, is at your own risk.

These site and contents are provided “as is” and SparklingBit makes no representation or warranty of any kind with respect to these sites or any site or service accessible through these sites. SparklingBit expressly disclaims all express and implied warranties including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement. In case of no events SparklingBit is liable to any party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, consequential, or other damages (including, but not limited to, lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data) without regard to the form of action and whether in contract, tort, negligence, strict liability, or otherwise, arising out of or in connection with this site, any content on or accessed through this site or any site service linked to, or any copying, displaying, or use thereof.

You are responsible for complying with the laws of the jurisdiction from which you are accessing these sites and you agree that you will not access or use the information on these sites in violation of such laws. Unless expressly stated otherwise herein, any information submitted by you through this site shall be deemed non-confidential and non-proprietary. You represent that you have the lawful right to submit such information and agree that you will not submit any information unless you are legally entitled to do so. Because of the open nature of the Internet, we recommend you do not submit information you consider confidential.

SparklingBit does not accept unauthorized idea submissions outside of established business relationships. To protect the interests of our current clients and ourselves, we must treat the issue of such submissions with great care. Importantly, without a clear business relationship, SparklingBit cannot and does not treat any such submissions in confidence. Accordingly, please do not communicate unauthorized idea submissions to SparklingBit through this website. Any ideas disclosed to SparklingBit outside a pre-existing and documented confidential business relationship are not confidential and SparklingBit may therefore develop, use and freely disclose or publish similar ideas without compensating you or accounting to you. SparklingBit will make every reasonable effort to return or destroy any unauthorized idea submissions without detailed review of them. However, if a review is necessary in SparklingBit’s sole discretion, it will be with the understanding that SparklingBit assumes no obligation to protect the confidentiality of your idea or compensate you for its disclosure or use. By submitting an idea or other detailed submissions to SparklingBit through this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of this stated policy.

§ 1 Information about the collection of personal data

(1) In the following, we inform about the collection of personal data when using our website. Personal data is all data that can be related to you personally, e.g. name, address, e-mail addresses, user behavior.

(2) Responsible according to Art. 4 para. 7 EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) for the processing of personal data on this website is

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SparklingBit UG

Purweider Weg 21

52070 Aachen

e-mail: info@sparklingbit.com

You can reach our external data protection officer at extern-gdpr@mybreev.com or our postal address with the addition of "the data protection officer".

(3) When you contact us via e-mail or our contact form, the data you provide (your e-mail address, name and telephone number, if applicable) will be stored by us in order to answer your questions. The storage takes place in accordance with Art. 6 Para. 1 No. b DSGVO and serves the contractual or pre-contractual contact. We delete the data accruing in this context within three months, insofar as no contractual relationship should come about. After the conclusion of a contractual relationship, data will be deleted after the end of the contractual relationship, insofar as the deletion does not conflict with any statutory retention obligations, e.g. § 147 AO.

§ 2 Your right

(1) You have the following rights against us with regard to the personal data concerning you:

Right of access Art. 15 DSGVO

Right to rectification or erasure Art. 16 DSGVO Art. 17 DSGVO

Right to restriction of processing Art. 18 DSGVO

Right to object to processing Art. 21 DSGVO

Right to data portability Art. 20 DSGVO

(2) You also have the right to lodge a complaint with a data protection supervisory authority, e.g. the State Commissioner for Data Protection in NRW, about the processing of your personal data by us.

§ 3 Collection of personal data when visiting our website

(1) In the case of merely informational use of the website, i.e. if you do not register or otherwise transmit information to us, we only collect the personal data that your browser transmits to our server. If you wish to view our website, we collect the following data, which is technically necessary for us to display our website to you and to ensure stability and security. The legal basis for this is a balance of interests according to Art. 6 para. 1 p. 1 lit. f DSGVO):

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IP address

Date and time of the request

Time zone difference from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Content of the request (specific page)

Access status/HTTP status code

Quantity of data transferred

Website from which the request came

Browser

Operating system and its interface

Language and version of the browser software.

(2) In addition to the previously mentioned data, cookies are stored on your computer when you use our website. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your hard drive associated with the browser you are using and through which the body that sets the cookie (here by us), certain information flows. Cookies cannot execute programs or transfer viruses to your computer. They serve to make the Internet offer as a whole more user-friendly and effective.

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(3) Use of cookies:

a) This website uses the following types of cookies, the scope and functionality of which are explained below:

Transient cookies (in addition b)

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Persistent cookies (for this purpose c)

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b) Transient cookies are automatically deleted when you close the browser. These include in particular the session cookies. These store a so-called session ID, with which various requests of your browser can be assigned to the common session. This allows your computer to be recognized when you return to our website. The session cookies are deleted when you log out or close the browser.

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c) Persistent cookies are deleted automatically after a specified period of time, which may differ depending on the cookie. You can delete the cookies in the security settings of your browser at any time.

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d) You can configure your browser settings according to your preferences and, for example, refuse to accept third-party cookies or all cookies. We would like to point out that you may not be able to use all the functions of this website.

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§ 4 Objection or revocation to the processing of your data

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(1) If you have given your consent to the processing of your data, you may revoke it at any time. Such revocation shall take effect for future processing after the revocation has been voiced.

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(2) Insofar as we base the processing of your personal data on the legal basis Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f DSGVO (balancing of interests), you may object to the processing. This is the case if the processing is not necessary, in particular, for the fulfillment of a contract with you, which is presented by us in each case in the following description of the functions. When exercising such an objection, we ask you to explain the reasons why we should not process your personal data as we have done. In the event of your justified objection, we will review the merits of the case and either discontinue or adjust the data processing or show you our compelling legitimate grounds on the basis of which we will continue the processing.

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§ 6 Integration of YouTube videos

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(1) We have integrated YouTube videos into our online offer, which are stored on http://www.YouTube.com and can be played directly from our website. These are all embedded in "extended data protection mode", which means that no data about you as a user is transmitted to YouTube if you do not play the videos. Only when you play the videos, the data mentioned in paragraph 2 are transmitted. On this data transmission, we have no influence.

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(2) Durch den Besuch auf der Website erhält YouTube die Information, dass Sie die entsprechende Unterseite unserer Website aufgerufen haben. Zudem werden die unter § 3 dieser Erklärung genannten Daten übermittelt. Dies erfolgt unabhängig davon, ob YouTube ein Nutzerkonto bereitstellt, über das Sie eingeloggt sind, oder ob kein Nutzerkonto besteht. Wenn Sie bei Google eingeloggt sind, werden Ihre Daten direkt Ihrem Konto zugeordnet. Wenn Sie die Zuordnung mit Ihrem Profil bei YouTube nicht wünschen, müssen Sie sich vor Aktivierung des Buttons ausloggen. YouTube speichert Ihre Daten als Nutzungsprofile und nutzt sie für Zwecke der Werbung, Marktforschung und/oder bedarfsgerechten Gestaltung seiner Website. Eine solche Auswertung erfolgt insbesondere (selbst für nicht eingeloggte Nutzer) zur Erbringung von bedarfsgerechter Werbung und um andere Nutzer des sozialen Netzwerks über Ihre Aktivitäten auf unserer Website zu informieren. Ihnen steht ein Widerspruchsrecht zu gegen die Bildung dieser Nutzerprofile, wobei Sie sich zur Ausübung dessen an YouTube richten müssen.

(3) Weitere Informationen zu Zweck und Umfang der Datenerhebung und ihrer Verarbeitung durch YouTube erhalten Sie in der Datenschutzerklärung. Dort erhalten Sie auch weitere Informationen zu Ihren Rechten und Einstellungsmöglichkeiten zum Schutze Ihrer Privatsphäre: https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy. Google verarbeitet Ihre personenbezogenen Daten auch in den USA und hat sich dem EU-US-Privacy-Shield unterworfen, https://www.privacyshield.gov/EU-US-Framework.