We’re pleased about your interest in our website. Protecting your privacy is very important to us.
1) Acquisition, processing and utilization of personal data
You can visit our website without submitting any information about yourself. We simply save access data to analyse and improve our offers and do not permit any connection to your person.
Personal data is only collected if you voluntarily provide us with it, while opening a customer account or registering for our newsletter. We use the personal details you’ve shared to complete your order. As a customer, your information is used for contract-completion and our own advertisement purposes. When you separately sign up for our newsletter, your email will be used for our own advertisement purposes until you opt out of the newsletter. You can opt out at any time without charge (not taking into account internet provision costs) by clicking “unsubscribe” at the end of any newsletter.
2) Data Protection
During the ordering process, your personal information is encoded via “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL) and transferred through the Internet (excluding address transfer within newsletter subscriptions). We use a highly secure 128-Bit encoding system. Credit card details are not saved, but directly received and processed by our payment provider. BOARD DISCOUNT does have access to your details. We use both technical and organizational measures to secure our website and systems against data loss, destruction, access, manipulation or distribution by unauthorized persons. Access to your customer account is only possible by entering your personal password. Please keep your login details confidential at all times and always close your browser window once you have finished communicating with us, especially if you are using a shared computer.
4) Social Plugins
4.1 This website uses so-called Social Plugins (“Plugins”) by the social network Facebook, which is run by the Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The Plugins are identifiable by a Facebook logo or the additional phrase “Social Plugin by Facebook” or “Facebook Social Plugin”.
An overview of the Facebook Plugins and how to recognize them is available here:
When you open up a page on our website that contains such a plugin, your browser will create a direct connection with the Facebook servers. The contents of the plugin will be transferred directly to your browser and incorporated into the website you are viewing.
By using these plugins, Facebook receives notice that your browser has initiated the relevant page on our website, even if you do not own a Facebook account or are not currently logged in to your Facebook account. This information (including your IP address) is transferred straight from your browser to a Facebook server in the USA and saved there.
When you are logged into Facebook, Facebook can directly assign your visit to our website to your Facebook account. When you interact with these plugins, for example by clicking on a “like” button or by submitting a comment, this information is also directly transferred to a Facebook server and saved there. This information is then also automatically published on Facebook and displayed to your Facebook friends.
Facebook can use this information for advertising purposes, market research and to tailor the appearance of Facebook pages to a specific user. To do this, Facebook creates profiles for usage, interests and connections. For example, this could be used to rate the usage of our website on account of Facebook adverts, to notify other Facebook users of your actions on our website and for other services that are associated with the use of Facebook.
If you would not like Facebook to associate the data collected from your visit to our website with your Facebook account, you need to log out of Facebook before visiting our website.
4.2 Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google analytics uses so-called “cookies”, in the form of text files saved to your computer in order to enable an analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is normally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the case of the IP-anonymization on this website being activated, your IP address will however be shortened by Google beforehand within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states to the European Economic Area Treaty. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Acting under the authority of this website operator, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports about the website activities and to provide further services for the website operator linked to the use of the website and the internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser within the parameters of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You are able to prevent the storage of the cookies by appropriate adjustment of your browser software. However, we should point out to you that in this case you may be unable to use the full range of functions of this website.
Furthermore you can prevent the collection by Google of the data (including your IP address) created by the cookie and relating to your use of the website, as well as the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in which is available through the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
5) Your Rights and contact
You have a right to free information about your stored data as well as a right to correction, blockage or deletion of these data. If you have further questions regarding the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact us. The same applies to information, blocking, cancellation and correction requests concerning your personal data and for revocation of consents granted. The contact address can be found in our imprint.