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Data Privacy Statement

I, Norman Schwarze operate this website (accessible at https://www.annees-de-pelerinage.com), which provides the SERVICE.

I respect your privacy and am committed to protecting it. The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to inform you what personally identifiable information I may collect and how it may be used. This statement only applies to this Service.

If you choose to use my Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that I collect is used for providing and improving the Service. I will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in my Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at https://www.annees-de-pelerinage.com, unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience, while using my Service, I may require you to provide me with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name and e-mail address. The personal information that I collect may be used to:

  • Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems;
  • Verify your identity and the information you provide;
  • Encourage a safe online experience and enforce my policies;
  • Customize your experience and analyze usage of, improve and measure interest in, and inform you about the Services;
  • Provide you with information that may affect your use of the Services;
  • Communicate marketing and promotional offers;
  • Provide customer service, including receipts;
  • Develop new products; and
  • Perform certain other business activities.

Non-Personal Data. May be used, but not limited to:

  1. Measure traffic patterns;
  2. Understand demographics, customer interest, and other trends among users;
  3. Providing, improving, and modifying the Services; and 
  4.  For promotional and marketing purposes.

Information you voluntarily provide

Whenever you leave a comment, you are asked to provide a name, e-mail address or website. I will store this information on my servers, but only your name and website will be displayed.

Log Data

I want to inform you that this site uses Google Analytics to track information from your browsers. This data may include information such as your computer’s anonymized Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of my Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, the device you are using and other statistics provided by your browser and location. The data is used to increase the user experience and to lower the costs of running this website and stored for 36 months.

You may disable the collection of data via Google Analytics by installing a browser plugin which can be installed from here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.

My website uses these “cookies” to collect information and to improve my Service. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse my cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of my service.

I am also a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for me to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.zon.com.

There is also a standing affiliate program with www.booking.com.

By clicking on these affiliate links cookies may be created to attribute your purchases.

You may disable cookies in your browser. Here’s how: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge

Or by visiting http://preferences-mgr.truste.com/, or if located in the European Union, visit http://www.youronlinechoices.eu.

Service Providers

I may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

  • To facilitate my Service;
  • To provide the Service on my behalf;
  • To perform Service-related services; or
  • To assist us in analyzing how my Service is used.

I want to inform my Service users that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on my behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.

My site currently uses ConvertKit to send out my Newsletter, which you can subscribe here. Only your email address and your name, if provided, is being saved. You may opt out of receiving electronic communication from me, other than important messages regarding administrative matters, disputes or other legally relevant issues, by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each e-mail or using the contact form.

ConvertKit complies with the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and the Swiss- U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (collectively, “Privacy Shield”), as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of Personal Data transferred from the European Union (“EU”), European Economic Area (“EEA”), and Switzerland to the United States.

Security

I value your trust in providing me your Personal Information, thus I am striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and I cannot guarantee its absolute security. You must immediately notify me of any breaches of security (see contacts below).

Links to Other Sites

My Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by me. Therefore, I strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. I have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Rights related to your personal information 

You may contact me at any time to access the information I have about you at any time by submitting a request to [email protected] You may also amend or update your personal information, as well as request a deletion.

Please note that I may need to retain certain information for recordkeeping purposes or to complete transactions, or when required by law for up to 10 years. In these cases, you may request to lock your data.

Sensitive personal information

At no time should you submit sensitive personal information. This includes your social security number, information regarding race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, health information, criminal background, or trade union memberships. If you elect to submit such information, it will be subject to this Privacy Policy.

Children’s Privacy

My Services does not address anyone under the age of 13. I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information, I immediately delete this from my servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided me with personal information, please contact me so that we will be able to do necessary actions. By using the Services, you are representing to us that you are not under the age of 13.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

I may update my Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, I advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. I will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

Contact Me

If you have any questions or suggestions about my Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact me:

contact / at / annees-de-pelerinage.com
Norman Schwarze
Wilhelm-Tell-Straße 6
81677 München
Germany