In the following we would like to inform you about the processing of personal data in the context of the use of our Internet pages and the Android application "Security Nerd".
Responsible for these Internet pages and the app is Soomz AG, Althardstrasse 70, 8105 Regensdorf, Switzerland (hereinafter "Soomz"). Further information about our company can be found in the Legal Note.
Application "Security Nerd"
Soomz built the "Security Nerd" app as a Free app for Android systems (hereinafter "app"). This SERVICE is provided by Soomz at no cost and is intended for use as is.
When you visit our website or use our app, personal data is part of the processed information.
In order for the pages to be displayed in your browser or app, the IP address and other information about the browser of the used device must be processed.
The following data is logged:
- IP address of the accessing computer (for a maximum of 7 days)
- Operating system of the accessing computer
- Browser version of the accessing computer
- Name of the requested file
- Date and time of request
- Amount of data transferred
- Referring URL
The IP address will be deleted from all systems used in connection with the operation of these Internet pages after 7 days at the latest. We will then no longer be able to establish a personal reference from the remaining data.
The personal data mentioned above will be processed for the purpose of ensuring the confidentiality and integrity of the personal data processed with our IT systems. Another purpose is the correction of errors on our website.
The legal basis for this data processing described above is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f) GDPR. Our interest in the sense of art. 6 par. 1 lit. f) is the operation of this website and the implementation of the protection goals of confidentiality, integrity and availability of data.
Log Data (app)
We would like to inform you that whenever you use our optional "Security Nerd" app, Log Data may be collected (through third party products) in case of an error in the app. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol ("IP") address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.
We offer a contact form on our website where you can request information about our services or contact us in general. In addition to the voluntary information and your message content, we ask you to provide the following information as required:
- E-mail address
We need this information to process your request, to contact you correctly and to send you an answer. Requests received via the contact form on our website are usually stored in our CRM system. The CRM system is regularly checked to see whether data can be deleted. Should data no longer be required in the context of a customer or prospective customer relationship or should the customer's interests to the contrary prevail, we will delete the data concerned, provided that this does not conflict with statutory retention obligations.
If you voluntarily provide us with data, e.g. in forms, and these are not required for the fulfilment of contractual obligations, we process these data on the basis that we assume that the processing and use of these data is in your interest.
So that we can inform you about current news and information by e-mail, telephone and mail, we store your e-mail address and other voluntarily provided data when you register until further notice, for example for the specific selection of topics that are relevant to you. For security reasons, your IP address and the time of registration or confirmation will also be saved. Once you have entered and sent your registration details, we will send you an email to confirm and activate your free subscription by clicking ("Double Opt-In"). Only after confirmation you will receive our newsletter.
The stored data will be used by us exclusively for the stated purposes and will not be passed on to third parties.
You can unsubscribe at any time. You will find a link to unsubscribe in each e-mail.
Statistical evaluations of usage data are possible via the newsletter. For this we record both the opening of the e-mail and the internal clicks. This information is used to make the content of the newsletter more relevant and to measure the success of marketing campaigns. This information is not passed on to third parties. You can change the tracking setting at the end of each e-mail.
Cookies are used on our Internet pages. Cookies are small text files that are stored in your device via your browser. Cookies are required to enable certain functions of our Internet pages and to increase user-friendliness. We use session cookies that are automatically deleted from your browser immediately after your visit to the Internet pages has ended. In the area of web analysis, however, we also use persistent cookies.
You have the option of preventing the setting of cookies by making the appropriate settings in your browser. However, we would like to point out that the use of our Internet pages may then only be possible to a limited extent. Cookies do not install or start any programs or other applications on your computer.
Measurements of reach & analysis
Due to our legitimate interests, this website uses the "Google Analytics" service which is provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA) for the optimisation and analysis of our online offer within the meaning of Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f) GDPR. The service (Google Analytics) uses "cookies" - text files which are stored on your device. The information collected by the cookies is usually sent to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
Google LLC complies with European data protection law and is certified under the Privacy Shield Agreement: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
IP anonymisation is used on this website. The IP address of users will be reduced within the member states of the EU and the European Economic Area and in the other signatory states to the agreement. Only in individual cases is the IP address initially transmitted in full to a Google server in the USA and reduced there. This reduction eliminates the personal reference to your IP address. The user's IP address transmitted by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google.
As part of the contract processing agreement we have concluded with Google Inc. as website operator, Google uses the information collected to evaluate website usage and activity and to provide services related to internet usage.
The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to evaluate the use of our online offer by individual users, e.g. to create reports on the activity on the website in order to improve our online offer.
You have the option - as described above under "Cookies" - of preventing the storage of cookies on your device.
Furthermore, you can use a browser plug-in to prevent the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc. The following link leads you to the corresponding plugin: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Purposes of processing personal data
We process the aforementioned data for the operation of our website, app and for the fulfilment of contractual obligations towards our customers.
For inquiries from you outside of an active customer relationship, we process the data for sales and advertising purposes. You can object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time.
Use of social media plug-ins
Our website includes plugins from the social network Facebook (Facebook Ireland Limited, Hanover Reach, 5-7 Hanover Quay, Dublin 2 Ireland). You can recognize the plugins by the Facebook logo. When you visit one of our pages that contains such a plugin, your browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook's servers. Facebook receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook can associate your visit with your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugins, for example by clicking on the "I like" button or making a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. Since this transmission is direct, we do not receive any information about the transmitted data. For information on the purpose and scope of data collection by Facebook, the further processing and use of the data by Facebook and your rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, please refer to the Facebook data protection information at http://de-de.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.php
Recipient of data
Personal data that you provide to us will not be passed on to third parties. In particular, your data will not be passed on to third parties for their advertising purposes.
However, we may use service providers for the operation of these Internet pages or for other products from us. Here it can happen that a service provider receives knowledge of personal data. We carefully select our service providers - especially with regard to data protection and data security - and take all measures required under data protection law for permissible data processing.
Use of the newsletter distribution provider "GetResponse"
We use the provider Mailchimp for sending our newsletters. As this provider offers its services via servers in the USA, the strictest legal requirements must be met in order to ensure an appropriate level of data protection.
The legal basis for the transmission by us to GetResponse is Art. 6 Para. 1 letter f) GDPR, a weighing of interests. Our interest in the transmission lies in choosing a technically outstanding provider that offers a high level of protection and at the same time offers us a good overview of the scope and effect of our newsletters; all evaluations are always group-related and therefore not person-related.
After subscribing to our newsletter mailing list, your e-mail will be saved at GetResponse. This will be done temporarily until you have confirmed your subscription in an activation e-mail. If the e-mail address has been confirmed, it will be saved permanently at GetResponse. The data will be stored until the e-mail address is deleted by the owner of the e-mail address or by us as the list operator. The IP address and time stamp are stored as proof of your consent to receive the newsletter. In addition, the following data is stored in GetResponse: Date of last profile update, geolocalization & time zone, language information, groups & segments.
Your personal rights
You have the right to information about your personal data. You can contact us directly at any time for information.
In the case of a request for information that is not made in writing, we ask for your understanding that we may then require proof from you that you are the person you claim to be.
You have the right to correct, delete or limit the processing.
Furthermore, you have a right of objection against the processing within the framework of legal requirements. The same applies to a right to data transferability. Feel free to contact us by e-mail at email@example.com
If we process your personal data on the basis of a consent, you have a right of revocation with regard to the consent at any time without affecting the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of the consent until revocation.
Finally, you have the right to complain to a data protection supervisory authority about our processing of personal data.