Data protection

PRIVACY POLICY

1. GENERAL

1.1 Personal data (Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR)

The subject of data protection is personal data (hereinafter also data). This is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person. This includes, for example, information such as name, address, occupation, e-mail address, state of health, income, marital status, genetic characteristics, telephone number and, if applicable, user data such as the IP address.

1.2 Responsible (Art. 4 No. 7 DS-GVO)

The person responsible for the processing of your personal data when using the website www.befree-tantra.de (hereinafter the website) is Regina Heckert (hereinafter the operator or person responsible). The contact details are:

BeFree Tantra Institute
Regina Heckert
Am Viehtriftweg 17
67374 Hanhofen
Owner: Regina Heckert
Phone: +49 (0) 6344 - 954160
Fax: +49 (0) 6344 - 954161
Email: kontakt@befree-tantra.de

1.3 Data Protection Officer

The person responsible is not legally obliged to appoint a data protection officer.

1.4 Possibility of objection

If you want to object to the processing of your data by the operator in accordance with this data protection declaration as a whole or for individual measures, you can do this using the contact details given in the imprint. Please note that in the event of such an objection, the use of the website and the access to the services offered through it may only be possible to a limited extent or not at all.

2. SCOPE AND PURPOSES OF DATA PROCESSING, LEGAL BASIS AND DATA PROVISION

2.1 Visiting and using the website

Every time the website and its subpages are accessed, usage data is transmitted by the respective internet browser and stored in log files (server log files). The data records saved contain the following data:

  • Date and time of retrieval
  • Name of the called subpage
  • IP address
  • Referrer URL (source URL from which you came to the website)
  • Transferred amount of data
  • Product and version information of the browser used


The log files are evaluated anonymously by the operator in order to further improve the website and make it more user-friendly, to find and fix errors faster and to control server capacities. For example, it can be traced at what time the use of the website is particularly popular and the operator can provide the corresponding data volume. The data processed by the operator is required by the operator to enable you to access and use the website. This is data that must necessarily be processed during the use of a telemedium.

The admissibility of this processing is based on Section 15 (1) TMG, according to which the service provider may collect and use a user's personal data, to the extent necessary to enable and bill for the use of telemedia (usage data).

2.2 Contact form and email on click

If you would like to get in touch with the operator, you can use the contact form. As part of this form, you must provide the following information:

  • name
  • Email address
  • Subject and Message


In the imprint you also have the option of opening an e-mail addressed to the operator with just one click.The e-mail address linked to your e-mail program is automatically used as the sender. If you do not want your e-mail address to be called up in this way, you can do this in the settings of your respective E -Mail program.

The operator processes your data to communicate with you and to reply to your message. The contact request is a pre-contractual measure that emanates from the person concerned. The data collected by the operator are also required to carry out the pre-contractual measures, since without them it is not possible to respond to the request.

The admissibility of this processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 b) DS-GVO , according to which the processing is lawful if it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures taken at the request of the data subject.

The provision of the data is necessary to get in touch with the operator. If not provided, you cannot message the operator.

2.3 Advertisement

If you have given your consent or if a legal provision permits this, the operator will use your data for advertising purposes.

As a customer of the operator, you will regularly receive product recommendations by e-mail that relate to those you already have ordered products or services. In this way, the operator would like to send you information about its services that may be of interest to you based on your last order or booking.

The admissibility of this processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 f) DS-GVO , according to which the processing is lawful if it is necessary to protect the legitimate interests of the person responsible or a third party and provided that the interests or fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject which require the protection of personal data do not prevail.

The use of data for advertising purposes represents a legitimate interest of the operator within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR. The operator is dependent on actively presenting its services to new and existing customers.

Use of affiliate programs

- Goaffpro Partner Network

We are a member of Goaffpro Affiliate Network, a service of Oxybit Enterprises Pvt Ltd, 16, Sector 20, Part 1, HUDA, Sirsa, Haryana -125055, India ("Goaffpro"). In this context, we have placed advertisements on the pages of affiliate partners as links that lead to offers on our website. Goaffpro uses cookies, which are generally set on the partner site and for which we are not responsible under data protection law. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your end device in order to be able to trace the origin of transactions (e.g. "sales leads") that were generated via such links. Among other things, Goaffpro can see that you clicked on the partner link and were forwarded to our website. This information is required to process payments between us and Goaffpro. If the information also contains personal data, the processing described is based on our legitimate financial interest in processing commission payments with Goaffpro in accordance with Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. In the event that Goaffpro collects personal data, according to the company, these are processed exclusively on servers in Falkenstein, Germany. For more information on how Goaffpro uses data, visit https://goaffpro.com/privacy If you want to block the evaluation of user behavior via cookies, you can set your browser so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and decide individually whether to accept them or exclude the acceptance of cookies for certain cases or in general

2.4 Newsletter

In order to receive further information about the operator's services, you can also subscribe to an e-mail newsletter. The so-called double opt-in procedure is used to send the newsletter, i.e. you will only receive a newsletter by e-mail if you have previously expressly confirmed that the newsletter service should be activated. After you have activated the newsletter, you will receive a notification email with an activation link. Only by clicking on this link will you receive the newsletter. You can deactivate the newsletter at any time. For this purpose, contact the operator or use the unsubscribe link provided in each newsletter.

The admissibility of this processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 a) GDPR, according to which processing is permissible if the data subject has given their consent to the processing of their personal data for one or more specific purposes. If you do not provide the necessary data, you will not be able to receive a newsletter from the operator.

If you no longer wish to receive any recommendations or any advertising messages at all, you can object to this at any time. A message in text form to the operator is sufficient for this. In addition, there is an unsubscribe link in every e-mail. You can also use the contact form to unsubscribe.

2.5 Use of cookies

The operator uses so-called cookies. These are small packets of data, usually made up of letters and numbers, that are stored on a browser when you visit certain websites. Cookies allow the website to recognize your browser, follow you as you browse different sections of the website and identify you when you return to the website. Cookies do not contain any data that personally identifies you, but the information stored by the operator about you can be linked to the data obtained from and stored in the cookies.

Information that the operator receives from you through the use of cookies can be used for the following purposes:

  • Recognition of the user computer when visiting the website
  • Tracking of the user's surfing activities on the website
  • Improving the usability of the website
  • Evaluation of the use of the website
  • Operation of the website
  • Prevent fraud and improve website security
  • Individual design of the website, taking into account the needs of the users

Cookies do not harm a browser. They do not contain viruses and do not allow the operator to spy on you. 2 types of cookies are used:

  • Temporary cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (session cookies).
  • Persistent cookies, on the other hand, have a maximum lifespan of up to 20 days. This type of cookie enables you to be recognized when you return to the website after you have left.

With the help of cookies, it is possible for the operator to understand your usage behavior for the above-mentioned purposes and to the appropriate extent.They should also enable you to surf the operator's website in an optimized way. The operator only collects this data in an anonymous form.

Of course you can also view the website without cookies. If you do not want the operator to recognize your computer, you can prevent the storage of cookies on your hard drive by selecting "do not accept cookies" in your browser settings. How this works in detail can be found in the instructions provided by your browser manufacturer. Also, to delete cookies already set by your browser, please read the instructions of your browser.

The admissibility of this processing is based on Section 15 (1) TMG, according to which the service provider may collect and use a user's personal data insofar as this is necessary to enable and bill the use of telemedia (usage data).

If you do not accept cookies or delete cookies that have already been set, this can lead to functional restrictions on the website.

OptiMonk

We use OptiMonk, an on-site retargeting service from WebShop Marketing Ltd (https://www.optimonk.com, 129 Kassai Street, Debrecen 4028, Hungary, Europe).
With OptiMonk it is possible to display personalized content or to redirect users to our website based on their behavior (mouse movement, clicks, scroll height, page visits, etc.). For this purpose, OptiMonk uses cookies on the end devices of the users and can collect data from users such as e.g. B. Browser information, operating system, time spent on the site, etc. You can prevent this data processing by OptiMonk by deactivating the use of cookies in your web browser settings and deleting active cookies.
You can find out more about data processing by Optimonk here : https://www.optimonk.com/privacy_policy

2.6 Use of tracking tools

The tracking measures listed below and used by us are carried out on the basis of Article 6 (1) sentence 1 lit. f GDPR. With the tracking measures used, we want to ensure a needs-based design and the continuous optimization of our website. On the other hand, we use the tracking measures to statistically record the use of our website and to evaluate it for the purpose of optimizing our offer for you. These interests are to be regarded as legitimate within the meaning of the aforementioned provision. The respective data processing purposes and data categories can be found in the corresponding tracking tools.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. (https://www.google.de/intl/de/about/) (Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland; hereinafter "Google"). In this context, pseudonymised user profiles are created and cookies (see Section 4) are used. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website such as

Browser type/version,
Operating system used,
Referrer URL (the previously visited page),
Host name of the accessing computer (IP address),
Time of the server request,

will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

Google Analytics cookies are stored on the basis of Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate interest in analyzing user behavior in order to optimize both its website and its advertising.

IP anonymization

We have activated the IP anonymization function on this website. Your IP address will be shortened by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area before it is transmitted to the USA. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. 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 other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data.

browser plugin

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

Objection to data collection

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this website: Disable Google Analytics.

More information on how Google Analytics handles user data can be found in Google's data protection declaration: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=de.

Order data processing

We have concluded an order data processing contract with Google and fully implement the strict requirements of the German data protection authorities when using Google Analytics.

You can prevent Google Analytics from collecting your data by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this website.

2.7 Order and seminar booking

If you want to place an order on the operator's website, you must provide the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Email address
  • Account number and sort code

You can also provide the following information voluntarily:

  • Salutation and title
  • Company
  • Street, house number and additional address
  • Post code and city
  • Country
  • phone

You also have the option of booking seminars on the website.To do this, you must provide the following information:

  • Salutation
  • First and last name
  • Street, house number
  • Location
  • State
  • zip code
  • Country
  • Email address
  • phone number
  • Seminar start and end date

You can also choose whether your data may be processed to create a list of participants

The operator processes the data you provide in order to process the order or booking process and the associated contractual relationships. This is data that is absolutely necessary for the processes mentioned. Optional information is marked accordingly. The admissibility of this processing is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 b) DS-GVO, according to which the processing is lawful if it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party or for the implementation of pre-contractual measures which are based on request of the data subject.

The processing of your data for the purpose of placing an order or booking involves the fulfillment of a contract. The data collected by the operator is required for the execution of the contract, otherwise the order or the seminar booking cannot be carried out. You cannot place an order with the operator or book courses without providing the data.

3. DURATION OF SAVING

3.1 Visiting and using the website

Your IP address will be deleted or made anonymous after use has ended. In the case of anonymization, the IP addresses are changed in such a way that they can no longer be assigned to a specific or identifiable or identified or identifiable natural person, or only with a disproportionate amount of time, cost and effort.

3.2 Contact form and email on click

The personal data processed as part of the communication will be deleted after the statutory storage obligations have expired, unless the person responsible has a legitimate interest in further storage. In any case, only those data will continue to be stored that are really absolutely necessary to achieve the corresponding purpose. As far as possible, the personal data will be anonymized.

3.3 Advertising

The personal data processed for advertising purposes will be deleted unless the person responsible has a legitimate interest in further storage. In any case, only those data will continue to be stored that are really absolutely necessary to achieve the corresponding purpose.

3.4 Newsletter

The personal data processed for sending the newsletter will be deleted after objection, unless the person responsible has a legitimate interest in further storage. Only those data will continue to be stored that are absolutely necessary to achieve the purpose.

3.5 Use of cookies

Temporary cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser (session cookies). Persistent cookies, on the other hand, have a maximum lifespan of up to 20 days. This type of cookie enables you to be recognized when you return to the website after you have left it.

3.6 Use of tracking tools

The personal data collected as part of the use of tracking tools will be deleted unless the person responsible has a legitimate interest in further storage. In any case, only those data will continue to be stored that are actually necessary for the achievement of the corresponding purpose are absolutely necessary. As far as possible, the personal data will be anonymized.

3.7 Order and seminar booking

The personal data processed as part of the order and seminar booking will be deleted after the statutory storage obligations have expired, unless the person responsible has a legitimate interest in further storage. This includes, for example, the expiration of cancellation rights and warranty rights. In any case, only those data will continue to be stored that are really absolutely necessary to achieve the corresponding purpose. As far as possible, the personal data will be anonymized.

4. RIGHT TO ACCESS, RECTIFICATION, DELETION, RESTRICTION, OBJECTION AND DATA PORTABILITY

4.1 Right to information (Article 15 GDPR)

Upon request, the operator will provide you with information as to whether he is processing data relating to you. The operator endeavors to process requests for information quickly.

4.2 Right to rectification (Article 16 GDPR)

You have the right to request the person responsible to correct any incorrect personal data concerning you without delay.

4.3 Right to erasure (Art. 17 GDPR)

You have the right to demand that the operator delete personal data concerning you immediately, and the operator is obliged to delete personal data immediately if one of the reasons set out in Art. 17 Para. 1 a)-f) DS-GVO applies.

4.4 Right to restriction (Article 18 GDPR)

You have the right to request the operator to restrict processing if one of the requirements of Art. 18 Para. 1 a)-d) GDPR is met.

4.5  Right to object (Article 21 GDPR)

You have the right, for reasons arising from your particular situation, to object at any time to the processing of your personal data, which is based on Art. 6 Para. 1 e) or f) GDPR; this also applies to profiling based on these provisions. The operator no longer processes your personal data unless he can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims. Your personal data will be processed to operate direct advertising, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of such advertising; This also applies to profiling, insofar as it is related to such direct advertising. You have the right, for reasons that arise from your particular situation, against the processing of personal data relating to you, which is used for scientific or historical research purposes or to statistical purposes in accordance with Art. 89 Para. 1 DS-GVO, to object, unless the processing is necessary to fulfill a task in the public interest. For your message, please use the contact address given in the imprint.

4.6 Right to data portability (Art.20 GDPR)

You have the right to receive the personal data concerning you that you have provided to the operator in a structured, common and machine-readable format, and you have the right to pass this data on to another person responsible without hindrance by the operator, the the personal data have been provided, provided that the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 a) GDPR, Art. 9 Para. 2 a) GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 b ) DS-GVO is based and the processing is carried out using automated procedures.

5. WITHDRAWAL OF YOUR CONSENT

If you have given your consent to the processing of your personal data and revoke this, the processing that took place up to the time of this revocation remains unaffected.

6. RIGHT OF APPEAL

You have the right to complain to the competent supervisory authority at any time.

7. RECEIVER

The data collected when you access and use the website and the information you provide when contacting us are transmitted to the operator's server and stored there. In addition, your data can be passed on to the following categories of recipients: Internal bodies involved in the processing of your personal data Processors (e.g. IT service providers) Contractual partners of the operator

8. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

When you visit the website, content may be displayed that is linked to third-party websites. The operator has no access to the cookies or other functions used by third-party sites, nor can the operator control them. Such third-party sites are not subject to the operator's privacy policy.

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