The data controller within the meaning of section 3 (7) of the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) is Flare Technologies GmbH, Lichtenbergstr. 8, 85478 Garching.
2. Categories of personal data we collect
Flare collects information from users upon registration of a user account and in connection with the use of the Services. The personal data collected concerns the following categories:
• Upon registration with an e-mail address:
First and last name; E-Mail Address; mobile phone number
• Upon registration with your Facebook account (unless you have chosen to opt-out to share certain information via your Facebook account):
First and last name; email address; mobile phone number; date of birth; gender; University; work place
• Upon use of the Services:
Any personal data that you provide in your profile page; booking data in relation to our Services including the archiving of such data; GPS-tracked location data; address data inserted by you; your telephone number; time and location of accessing and using the Services, in particular in relation to any completed bookings; payment information, including transactions carried out through the use of the Services and the resources that you access, your IP-address and general information on the end device and operating systems that you use in order to access our services, a record of any correspondence between you and us.
If you wish to opt-out of our use of certain personal data you may do so, but you may not be able to use our Services or the use of the Services may be limited (for example if you turn off GPS-tracking on your mobile end device).
3. Purpose of use
We use the collected personal data for providing the Services to you and other users, this includes in particular:
Allowing your usage of the Services in accordance with the General Terms and Conditions; identify violations of users of our General Terms and Conditions or applicable laws; analysing your use of our Services in order to administer improve them or to diagnose problems; administering our Services to your preferences; carry out and administer contractual obligations between us and the user, processing payments, contacting you in order to assist you using our Services or to provide you with relevant information (to the extent that no further opt-in consent is required for such use).
4. Recipients of personal data
In general, we only share your data with third parties in the context of us providing the Services. We therefore share the collected data, in line with the purposes of use, to the following third parties:
payment service providers; service providers which handle the personal data on behalf and in accordance with our instructions, such as in particular hosting providers.
We may be under an obligation to provide your personal data to public authorities, other government agencies and/or judicial courts to the extent this is required under applicable law and/or regulations or a court order or we may share your personal data with third parties if this is required to prevent fraud or other crimes.
We may transfer your data to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.
5. Location of processing
6. Plugins and widgets for social media
The Services include social media plugins, such as (i) Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA; (ii) Google +, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043; or (iii) Twitter, 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA.
Users may recognize the respective plugins, e.g., by the respective logo or other respective characteristic typical for the respective social media-platform on our pages. You can find an overview of Facebook-plugins here: http://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/. You can find an overview of Google+-plugins here: https://developers.google.com/+/web/. You can find an overview of Twitter- plugins here: https://dev.twitter.com/web/overview.
• Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/
• Google+: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
• Twitter: https://twitter.com/privacy
If you do not want to have the respective social media-platform associate your use of the Services with your social media-account, users must log out from their social media-account.
We may use “cookies” ─ small text files that are placed on the user's computer and stored by the browser – when you use our Services. They are used by us to provide a more user-friendly, effective and secure service. Cookies also enable us to identify a user's browser and offer services to such user. Cookies do not contain any personally identifiable information.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by entering the corresponding settings in your browser software. However, please note that in this case you may not be able to use the complete range of functions of our Services to its full extent.
8. Google Analytics
Flare uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses “cookies”. The information about your visit collected by the cookies, including your IP address, is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and saved there. To the extent that the Services have activated IP anonymization, Google first abbreviates your IP address within member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and abbreviated there. Google will use the information collected on behalf of the website operator to evaluate your use of the Services, to compile reports about your activities within the Services, and to provide further services to Flare related to use of the Services. Google will under no circumstances associate the IP address transmitted by your browser within the operations of Google Analytics with other Google data.
You can prevent the data related to your use of the Services, including your IP address, generated by the cookies from being recorded by Google and Google's processing of this data by downloading and installing the browser plugin from the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
9. Correction and deletion of personal data