Privacy Policy

Fundamentals
This data protection statement is intended to give users of this website information about the nature, scope and purpose the collection and use of personal data by the operator that is responsible for this website Karim Guest Gmbh.

The website operator takes protection of your data very seriously and treats your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the legal directives. As changes may be made to this data protection statement due to new technology and the ongoing improvement of this website, we recommend you read this data protection statement again at regular intervals.
 
You can find definitions of the terms used (e.g. “personal data” or “processing” in Art. 4 of the GDPR

Access data
We, the operator respectively the provider of the pages, due to our justified interest (see Article 6 para. 1 lit. f. GDPR) collect data on access to our website and save this as “Server-Logfiles” on the website server. The following data is recorded:

  • Website visited 
  • Time of access 
  • Volume of data sent in Bytes 
  • Source/link from which you reached the page 
  • Browser used 
  • Operating system used 
  • IP address used 

The server logfiles are stored for a maximum of 7 days and then deleted. The data is saved for security reasons and also, for example, to help resolve cases of misuse. If data has to be collected for purposes of documentation, this is exempt from deletion until the case has been finally resolved.

Cookies and reach measurement
This website uses cookies for the pseudonymised reach measurement, that are either transmitted from our server or from the third party server to the user’s browser. Cookies are small files which are saved on your device. Your browser accesses these files. Using cookies makes the website more secure and user-friendly.
If you do not want cookies for reach measurement to be saved on your device, you can prevent use of these files here:

Common browsers offer a setting option to stop the use of cookies. Note: We cannot guarantee that all functions of this website can be accessed without restriction if you adjust the settings accordingly. 
 
Recording and processing of personal data
The website operator collects, uses and passes on your personal data only if this is permitted within the legal framework, or you consent to this data collection. 
Personal data includes all information which can be used to define you as a person and which can be traced back to you - so it includes your name, your email address and your telephone number. 
 
You can also visit this website without revealing details about your person. However to improve our online offering, we save your access data on this website (without a personal reference). This access data includes the file requested by you, or the name of your internet provider. Anonymisation of your data means that it cannot be retraced to you. 
 
Handling contact data
If you contact us as a website operator using the contact options provided, your information will be saved so that it can be accessed for processing and to answer your query. This data will not be passed on to any third party without your consent. 
 
Handling comments and contributions
If you leave a contribution or comment on this website, your IP address will be saved. This is done based on our justified interests in the sense of Article 6 Abs. 1 lit. f. GDPR and serves our security as a website operator: If your comment violates any applicable laws, we can be sued for this, which is why we have an interest in the identity of the author of the comment or contribution.
 
Google Analytics
Based on our justified interest for optimisation and analysis of our online offerings in the sense of Article 6 Abs. 1 lit. f. GDPR this website uses “Google Analytics”, which is offered by the Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA). The service (Google Analytics) uses “cookies” –text files, which are saved on your device. The information collected by the cookies is normally sent to a Google server in the USA and saved there. 
 
Google LLC is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and complies with European data protection law:  https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active
 
IP anonymisation is active on this website. he user’s IP address is abbreviated within the EU member states and the European Economic Area and in other contract states of the agreement. Only in exceptional cases is the IP address transferred unabbreviated to Google servers in the USA and abbreviated there. This abbreviation removes any personal reference to your IP address. The user’s IP address transferred by the browser is not combined with other data stored by Google. 
 
As part of the order data agreement which we have concluded as a website operator with Google Inc, they use the data collected to produce an evaluation of website use and website activity, and deliver services associated with internet use. 
 
The data collected by Google on our behalf is used to allow evaluation of the use of our online offering by the individual user, e.g. to produce reports on activity on the website, in order to improve our online offering. 
 
You have the option to prevent storage of cookies on your device, by adjusting the corresponding settings in your browser. We cannot guarantee that all functions of this website can be accessed without restriction if your browser does not allow cookies. 
 
Furthermore, you can use a browser plugin to stop the information collected by cookies (including your IP address) from being sent to Google Inc. and used by Google Inc.. Following link guides to the appropriate plugin:https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=dealternatively prevent Google Analytics from collecting data on your person within this website by clicking on this link (IMPORTANT: Insert Opt-Out-Link). If you click on the link above, you will download an “opt-out cookie”. Therefore, your browser must fundamentally allow the saving of cookies. If you regularly delete your cookies, you must click on the link again on every visit. 
 
You will find more information about Google Inc.’s use of data here:

Use of social media plugins from Facebook
Based on our justified interest in the analysis, optimisation and operation of our online offering (in the sense of Article 6 Para. 1 lit. f. GDPR) this website used the Facebook-Social-Plugin, that is operated by the Facebook Inc. (1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA). The links can be recognised by the Facebook logo or by the terms “Like”, “Share” in the Facebook colours (blue and white). Information on all Facebook plugins can be found under the following link: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/ 
 
Facebook Inc. is certified under the Privacy Shield agreement and complies with European data protection law: https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt0000000GnywAAC&status=Active 
 
The plug-in establishes a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. The website operator has no influence whatsoever on the nature and scope of the data that the plugin transfers to the Facebook Inc. server. Information on this can be found under: https://www.facebook.com/help/186325668085084 
 
The plugin informs the Facebook Inc. that you have visited the website as a user. Hereby there is a possibility that your IP-address will be saved. If you are logged into your Facebook account during your visit to this website the information mentioned is linked to this. 
 
If you use the plugin’s functions - for example, to share or “Like” a contribution -, the corresponding information is also transmitted to the Facebook Inc.
 
If you would like to prevent the Facebook Inc. from linking this data with your Facebook account, log out from your Facebook account and delete all the saved cookies before you visit this website. Via your Facebook profile you can use further settings to veto the data processing for advertising purposes, or the use of your data for advertising purposes. You can access the settings here: 

Which data, for which purpose and to what extent Facebook collects, uses and processes data, and what rights and settings possibilities you have to protect your privacy can be found in Facebook’s data protection guidelines. You can fine these here: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ 
  
Newsletter subscription
The website operator offers you a newsletter in which he informs of current events and offers. If you want to subscribe to the Newsletter you must enter a valid email address. When you subscribe to our newsletter, you acknowledge that you have agreed to receive the newsletter and that you agree with the processes that have been described. 
 
The is only sent by our company in conformity with the applicable regulation for the protection of your data. 
 
Revocation and cancellation: You can revoke your consent to receive the newsletter at anytime and thus cancel your subscription to the newsletter. After your cancellation your personal data is deleted. At the same time your consent is deleted in the newsletter dispatch. The cancellation link can be found at the bottom of every newsletter. 
 
Our newsletter contains current news on our advisory focus. Furthermore our newsletter informs you of the Karim Guest GmbH’s events and on our group of companies and our services.
   
Users’ rights
As a user, you have the right to receive information, free of charge, on request, regarding which personal data is saved about you. You also have the right to have incorrect data corrected, and also limit the processing of your personal data, or to have it deleted. Where applicable, you can also make use of your right to data portability. If you suspect that your data may have been distributed unlawfully, you may lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority responsible. 
 
Deletion of data
Where your request does not contradict a legal obligation to store data (e.g. retention of data), you have the right to have your data deleted. Data we have saved will be deleted if it is no longer needed for the designated purpose, and there are no legal storage terms. If deletion cannot be carried out as the data is required for permissible legal purposes, the data processing will be restricted. In this case, the data will be locked and not used for other purposes. 

Right to object
Users of this website can make use of their right to object, and object to processing of their personal data at any time.

If you would like a correction, restriction, deletion or information about your personal data which has been saved, or you have any questions relating to collection, processing or use of your personal data, or you would like to withdraw consent, please contact the following email address: office@karimguest.com.