hometiger.com Data Protection Policy

This policy informs you which data we collect for what purpose when you visit our website and use the services offered on the website and how we use such data.

The operator of the websites under www.hometiger.com is deemed the controller: X24Factory GmbH, Hardenbergplatz 2, 10623 Berlin, Germany (hereinafter also referred to as “Hometiger”).

The web server automatically records log files of each visit to www.Hometiger.de, which cannot be attributed to identified persons. Such data includes, for instance, the browser type and version, the operating system used, the referrer URL (previously visited site), IP address of the requesting computer, date and time of server request, and the client’s file request (file name and URL). Such data is collected for statistical purposes only, and is not passed on to third parties, neither for commercial nor for non-commercial purposes.

In principle, you can visit the websites of hometiger without providing personal data.

hometiger collects personal data if you as the customer review a product, service or retailer (hereinafter also referred to as “Online Shop”). hometiger will then collect the data stated on the respective form as well as your IP address. The information is only published if this is clearly stated on the form on the website. In addition, your customer or order number is passed on to the Online Shop whenever you review such an Online Shop. If you do not wish such data to be passed on to the Online Shop, you cannot review Online Shops.

hometiger also collects personal data if you as the customer have the possibility to make an offer for the conclusion of a contract with respect to certain products or services listed on our websites directly on our website without being transferred to the Online Shop’s websites. hometiger collects such data to be able to arrange and implement contracts and to invoice its own services to the Online Shop. hometiger also transmits personal data to the respective Online Shop to the extent that this is required for concluding and implementing the contract. If gometiger and/or the Online Shop involve third party service providers in the implementation and handling of the contract (for example for dispatching the goods or for payment processing), the required data is only passed on to such parties for the purpose of fulfilling and handling your order.

Cookies

In order to generally make the use of the websites more user-friendly and effective, hometiger or third parties commissioned for this purpose by hometiger store so-called cookies on the customer’s hard disk. A cookie is a small text file that serves to record information on how a website is used among other things. Such cookies can neither run programs nor infect your computer with viruses. They do not contain any personal data, cannot be attributed to identified persons and are automatically deleted after one year at the latest, unless otherwise stated. Data thus collected is not combined with other data sources. Our website can also be used without cookies. You can deactivate cookies in your browser settings, limit them to certain websites or request your browser to inform you whenever a cookie is transmitted. You can also delete cookies from your computer hard disk at any time.

hometiger uses cookie-based analytic services provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter referred to as “Google”).

This information is used to compile reports on website activities and in order to render additional services associated with the use of websites and the internet. The data is transmitted to Google only. The data recorded for webtracking purposes includes request (file name of the requested file), browser type and version, browser language, operating system used, internal resolution of the browser window, display resolution, JavaScript activation, Java on/off, cookies on/off, color depth, referrer URL (previously visited site), IP address (is rendered anonymous and deleted immediately afterwards), time of access, clicks and the contents of forms, if applicable.

Newsletter or hometiger Deal%-Mail (hereinafter also referred to as “Mailings”)

On request, we will regularly inform you by email of current price trends and further interesting offers from the hometiger product and service range. Registration is voluntary, and upon registering you consent to the data you provide being processed for the purpose of sending and receiving emails. You further consent to the collection and processing of data regarding your user behavior (i.e. with respect to opening emails and clicking on links in the email) on hometiger, so that the content of the Mailings can be customized to meet your needs; if you, for instance, click links regarding topic x several times, whereas you never click links to topic y, you will only receive links on topic x in future Mailings. You can revoke your consent to receiving such emails at any time without stating any reasons by sending an email to [email protected], whereafter the revocation will become effective.

Google AdSense

If Google AdSense, an advertising service by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”), has placed ads (text ads, banners, etc.) on the websites, your browser may store a cookie sent by Google or third parties. The information stored in this cookie may be recorded, collected and analyzed by Google or third parties. Google AdSense further uses so-called web beacons (small invisible graphics) to collect information; they help record, collect and analyze simple actions like traffic on the website. The information on the way you use the website created by the cookie and/or web beacon is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. Google uses the information thus received to analyze your user behavior with regard to the AdSense ads. Google may also transmit such information to third parties, if this is required by law or to the extent that such third parties process the data on Google’s behalf. Google will not combine your IP address with other data stored by Google.

Additional information and options on how to deactivate the placing of ads are available at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners.

Google Analytics

hometiger uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies that help analyze the way you use the website. The information on how you use the website created by the cookie (including your IP address) is usually transmitted to a Google server in the US and stored there. By adding the code „gat._anonymizeIp();“, hometiger has activated IP anonymisation on the websites, so that Google shortens your IP address within EU member states or other states party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area before transmission (IP masking). The full IP address is only transmitted to a Google server in the US and shortened there in exceptional cases. Google will use this information on behalf of hometiger to analyze how you use the website, to compile reports on website activities and to render additional services associated with the use of the website and the internet to hometiger. Google may also transmit such information to third parties, if this is required by law or to the extent that such third parties process the data on Google’s behalf.

Google offers an add-on to your web browser that serves to prevent data collection by Google Analytics and the processing of such data by Google. The Add-On can be downloaded and installed at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en at the user’s own risk.

Criteo

hometiger publishes third party advertising on its website, which is provided by Criteo SA, 32 Rue Blanche, 75009 Paris, France. The Criteo services have the purpose of informing our users of additional contents associated with the contents accessed by the user. Criteo uses an algorithm to analyze the surfing behavior and can then show targeted product recommendations in the form of personalized banners on other websites (so-called publishers). Criteo manages the contents and the technology and delivers the contents to the users. The ads are selected on the basis of contents that the user just accessed on the respective website or accessed in the recent past. According to Criteo, the company only collects anonymous data.

hometiger also uses Criteo to publish ads on third party websites and in third party emails (https://emailprivacy.criteo.com/gb/index.html) to address former customers of hometiger. The identity of the customer is not disclosed. Only a pseudonym of the customer is recognized across several customer devices by means of an encrypted email address. The encryption process cannot be reversed. The cookie is stored for 180 days. Further information: https://accelerate.criteo.com/hc/en-us/articles/207388309-Cross-Device-Implementation

Criteo as the controller provides information on the collection and use of user data and other data in its data privacy policy at http://www.criteo.com/privacy. Here, you have the option to opt out of the use of user data and other data for certain purposes. Ads are then no longer controlled on the basis of the user data recorded by Criteo.

AdAudience

For the optimized display of relevant ads and advertising campaigns, advanced STORE GmbH, Seydelstr. 18, 10117 Berlin, and its subsidiary advanced AUDIENCE GmbH, under the same address, collect anonymous information and data on users’ surfing behavior on this website by means of ad4mat technology. For this purpose, they use cookies (small text files) that are stored on your computer. By analyzing surfing behavior with the help of a certain algorithm, advanced STORE and advanced AUDIENCE can use advertising banners to recommend relevant products and offers that match your interests on this or on other websites. Cookies are used exclusively to optimize the recommended ad contents; they are not used to identify the website user. advanced STORE GmbH and advanced AUDIENCE GmbH have both undertaken to observe the European Standard for Online Behavioral Advertising by EDAA – further information on this standard as well as the option to manage your preferences is available at http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/. If you wish to object to the use of anonymous cookie files and the corresponding analysis of your surfing behavior, you can do so here.

Contact details

Naturally we will inform you on request whether we have stored any of your personal data and which data this concerns. We observe your rights to correction, erasure and blocking of data as explicitly stipulated in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BSDG). You may revoke your consent to storage of your personal data at any time by sending a short message, after which the revocation will become effective.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions regarding your data or this data privacy policy. E-mail: [email protected]