INTRODUCTION

Thank you for choosing to be part of our community at dingsda ("we", "us", or "our"). We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at info @ philipsteimel .de .

When you visit our website https://www.dingsda.org ("dingsda") and use our services within our client App "dingsdaUI" (dingsda), you trust us with your personal information. We take your privacy very seriously. In this privacy notice, we describe our privacy policy. We seek to explain to you in the clearest way possible what information we collect, how we use it and what rights you have in relation to it. We hope you take some time to read through it carefully, as it is important. If there are any terms in this privacy policy that you do not agree with, please discontinue use of our site and our services.

This privacy policy applies to all information collected through our websites (such as www.dingsda.org), our mobile apps ("Apps"), and/or any related services (we refer to them collectively in this privacy policy as the "Sites").

Please read this privacy policy carefully as it will help you make informed decisions about sharing your personal information with us.

This privacy policy was created using Termly's Privacy Policy Generator.

Table of contents

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?
DO WE USE GOOGLE MAPS?
HOW DO WE HANDLE YOUR SOCIAL LOGINS?
IS YOUR INFORMATION TRANSFERRED INTERNATIONALLY?
WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION FROM MINORS?
WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
DO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS HAVE SPECIFIC PRIVACY RIGHTS?
DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?

WHAT INFORMATION DO WE COLLECT?
Personal information you disclose to us

In Short: We collect personal information that you provide to us such as  email, address, contact information, passwords and security data.

We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when [registering at the Sites or Apps,] expressing an interest in obtaining information about us or our products and services, when participating in activities on the Sites [(such as posting messages in our online forums or entering competitions, contests or giveaways)] or otherwise contacting us.

The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and dingsda, the choices you make and the products and features you use. The personal information we collect can include the following:

Contact Data. We collect your email address (mandatory), geodata (optional), phone number (optional), and other similar contact data.

Credentials. We collect passwords and device tokens (if you allow push notifications to be used by dingsda), and similar security information used for authentication and account access.



Information automatically collected
In Short: Some information - such as browser and device characteristics - is collected automatically when you visit dingsda while being logged in. We do not save your IP address.

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate dingsda. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our Site and other technical information.  This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our Sites. We do not share it with third parties with the exceptions mentioned below.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies. Cookies are only used for automatic login with login tokens. We do not share these cookies with 3rd parties.



Information collected through our Apps
In Short: We may collect information regarding your geo-location, mobile device, push notifications when you use our apps.

If you use our Apps, we may also collect the following information:

Geo-Location Information. (if you allow dingsda to check your geo-location or you provide geolocation inside of the data sets of your things and/ or things managed by you) We may request access or permission to and track location-based information from your mobile device, either continuously or while you are using our mobile application, to provide location-based services. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device's settings.

Mobile Device Access. We may request access or permission to certain features from your mobile device, including your mobile device's [ camera, sensors, storage, NFC] and other features. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device's settings.

Push Notifications. We may request to send you push notifications regarding your account or the mobile application. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn them off in your device's settings.]



HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We do only use your data to develop dingsda further and for you and other dingsda users to be able to interact. we do not share your data with 3rd parties with the exception of 3rd party plugins inside the app. 


We use the information we collect or receive:


To send administrative information to you [for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly Contractual]. We may use your personal information to send you product, service and new feature information and/or information about changes to our terms, conditions, and policies.

Fulfill and manage your orders [for Contractual reasons]. We may use your information to fulfill and manage your orders, payments, returns, and exchanges made through the Sites.

Request Feedback for our Business Purposes. We may use your information to request feedback and to contact you about your use of our Sites.

To protect our Sites for Business Purposes and/or Legal Reasons.  We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Sites safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).

To enable user-to-user communications. We may use your information in order to enable user-to-user communications with each user's consent.

To enforce our terms, conditions and policies [for Business Purposes, Legal Reasons and/or possibly Contractual].

To respond to legal requests and prevent harm [for Legal Reasons]. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.

For other Business Purposes. We may use your information for other Business Purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our service and to evaluate and improve our Sites, products, services, marketing and your experience. Only within the framework of dingsda as a project. We will not share your data with 3rd parties external to dingsda without asking for permission first.


WILL YOUR INFORMATION BE SHARED WITH ANYONE?
In Short: We only share information with your consent, to comply with laws, to protect your rights.

We only share and disclose your information in the following situations:

-       Compliance with Laws. We may disclose your information where we are legally required to do so in order to comply with applicable law, governmental requests, a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process, such as in response to a court order or a subpoena (including in response to public authorities to meet national security or law enforcement requirements).

Vital Interests and Legal Rights. We may disclose your information where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potential violations of our policies, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the safety of any person and illegal activities, or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.

-       With your Consent. We may disclose your personal information for any other purpose with your consent.

-       Other Users. When you share personal information (for example, by posting comments, publish an item for public view, borrow requests, contributions or other content to the Sites) or otherwise interact with public areas of the Site [or App], such personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the Site [and our App] in perpetuity. [If you interact with other users of our Sites and register through a social network (such as Facebook), your contacts on the social network will see your name, profile photo, and descriptions of your activity.]  Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of your activity, communicate with you within our Sites, and view your profile.

[FOR MOBILE APPLICATION ONLY:


DO WE USE COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES?
In Short: We may use cookies and other tracking technologies to collect and store your information.

We may use cookies and similar tracking technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific information about how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Policy [HYPERLINK TO POLICY].

DO WE USE GOOGLE MAPS?
In Short: Yes, we use Google Maps for the purpose of providing better service.

This website, mobile application uses Google Maps APIs. You may find the Google Maps APIs Terms of Service at https://cloud.google.com/maps-platform/terms/ . To better understand Google's Privacy Policy, please refer to this link.

By using our Maps API Implementation, you agree to be bound by Google's Terms of Service.  [By using our implementation of the Google Maps APIs, you agree to allow us to gain access to information about you including non-personally identifiable information (such as location and device infos).

For a full list of what we use information for, please see the previous sections titled "Use of Your Information" and "Disclosure of Your Information." [You agree to allow us to obtain or cache your location. You may revoke your consent at anytime.] [We use information about location in conjunction with data from other data providers.]

[The Maps APIs that we use store and access cookies and other information on your devices. If you are a user currently in the European Union, please take a look at our EU User Consent Policy, which can be found at this link: https://www.google.com/about/company/user-consent-policy/.]


IS YOUR INFORMATION TRANSFERRED INTERNATIONALLY?
In Short: We may transfer, store, and process your information in countries other than your own.

Our servers are located in Germany.


WHAT IS OUR STANCE ON THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES?
In Short: We are not responsible for the safety of any information that you share with third-party providers who advertise, but are not affiliated with, our websites.

The Sites may contain advertisements or links from third parties that are not affiliated with us and which may link to other websites, online services or mobile applications. We cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of data you provide to any third parties. Any data collected by third parties is not covered by this privacy policy. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other websites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Sites. You should review the policies of such third parties and contact them directly to respond to your questions.

HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION?
In Short: We keep your information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this privacy policy unless otherwise required by law.

We will only keep your personal information for as long as it is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law (such as tax, accounting or other legal requirements).


HOW DO WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION SAFE?
In Short: We aim to protect your personal information through a system of organizational and technical security measures.

We have implemented appropriate technical and organizational security measures designed to protect the security of any personal information we process. However, please also remember that we cannot guarantee that the internet itself is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.


WHAT ARE YOUR PRIVACY RIGHTS?
In Short: You may review, change, or terminate your account at any time.

You have the right (i) to request access and obtain a copy of your personal information, (ii) to request rectification or erasure; (iii) to restrict the processing of your personal information; and (iv) if applicable, to data portability. In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information. To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below [HYPERLINK]. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.

If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.

If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here: http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm] ]

[Account Information
You may at any time review or change the information in your account or terminate your account by:

Logging into your account settings and updating your account
Contacting us using the contact information provided below
info @ philipsteimel . de 

Upon your request to terminate your account, we will deactivate or delete your account and information from our active databases. However, some information may be retained in our files to prevent fraud, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce our Terms of Use and/or comply with legal requirements.]

Cookies and similar technologies: Most Web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove cookies and to reject cookies. If you choose to remove cookies or reject cookies, this could affect certain features or services of our Sites. 

Noting your preferences at the time you register your account with the Sites.
Logging into your account settings and updating your preferences.
Contacting us using the contact information provided below
info @ philipsteimel . de

DO WE MAKE UPDATES TO THIS POLICY?
In Short: Yes, we will update this policy as necessary to stay compliant with relevant laws.

We may update this privacy policy from time to time. The updated version will be indicated by an updated "Revised" date and the updated version will be effective as soon as it is accessible. If we make material changes to this privacy policy, we may notify you either by prominently posting a notice of such changes or by directly sending you a notification. We encourage you to review this privacy policy frequently to be informed of how we are protecting your information.

HOW CAN YOU CONTACT US ABOUT THIS POLICY?
If you have questions or comments about this policy, email us [Our Privacy Officer] at [INSERT CONTACT EMAIL] or by post to:

dingsda

Jan Philip Steimel

Morusstr 30

12053 Berlin

Germany

If you are a resident in the European Economic Area, the "data controller" of your personal information is Philip Steimel to be its representative in the EEA. You can contact them directly regarding the processing of your information by dingsda by email at info @ philipsteimel . de or by post to: the address above.

If you have any further questions or comments about us or our policies, email us at info @ philipsteimel . de