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Privacy and Data Protection Statement (Information on collecting, processing and using personal data on Bubblebridge website)

1) Introduction

The following statement provides an overview of the way in which Bubblebridge guarantees the protection of individuals with regard to the collection, processing and purpose of use of personal data.

2) Definitions

'Personal data means any information concerning the personal or material circumstances of an identified or identifiable individual (the data subject) ' (§3 para 1 BDSG). 'Personal data' defines information about an identified or identifiable natural person, e.g. name, age, e-mail address or house address. 'Website' means the website of Bubblebridge Interactive GmbH and Bubblebridge Classic.

3) Collecting, processing and using of personal data

We only collect, process or use personal data if you voluntarily provide this data to us and if the use of the data is legitimate or that you have given your consent. Your data is not forwarded to 3rd parties through sale, lease or exchange. If data is passed on to external service providers (commissioned data processing), they are bound to the laws of the Federal Data Protection Act, to other data protection regulations, and to this data protection statement. We will pass on your data to an authorised government or private body in the case that we are obliged to by law or by court decision. Furthermore, we reserve the right to pass on your personal data to third parties if this should be necessary to counter attacks that constitute a criminal offence, or are able to prevent or affect the functional capability of our Internet sites or networks.

4) Anonymous Information

When the website is used, other non-personal data also arises. The user can mostly not be identified from this data. Every time the user enters a page of the website, and every time particular data is retrieved, the data is stored in a protocol. The storage of this data is necessary for the system and for statistical reasons. Each time the user accesses the data, the following records are saved: Name of retrieved data, Date and time of retrieval, Amount of data transmitted, Report re. success of retrieval, Description of type of web browser used, Referrer URL (of previously visited page), Host name of computer being used (IP address). It is not possible to identify the person from this data. This data will not be collated with other data sources, and the data will be deleted after the statistical analysis.

5) Cookies

The website uses so-called 'cookies' in several places, although it is not always possible for us to indicate this to you. Cookies are small text files that are saved on the user's hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer or contain viruses.

6) Links and Hyperlinks

The following applies to anyone using the Application and links to other web pages: Bubblebridge states categorically that at the time of creating the links, the linked pages contained no illegal content. Bubblebridge has no influence whatsoever over further and future restructuring of the linked or integrated pages. Bubblebridge distances itself herewith completely and categorically from all content of all linked pages which were or are changed after the creation of the links. This statement applies to all links and references within the website. Only the creator of the page can be held responsible for all illegal, erroneous or incomplete content, and in particular for any damage which may arise as a result of using or not using such information. Anyone simply referring to the publicised page cannot be held responsible.

7) Data Security

We accept responsibility for your data's security. In order to avoid the possibility of unauthorised access and to guarantee the accuracy of data and its correct use, we have set up a relevant technical and organisational procedure to save and protect all the data we obtain online.

8) Provision of Information to Data Subject According to §34 BDSG, you have unlimited rights, free of charge, to information about the personal data referring to yourself which we have saved, as well as the right (according to §35 BDSG) to delete or block inaccurate data. If you request it, we will be pleased to let you know in writing whether we have any saved personal data about you and if so, which data. As far as possible, we will use all available methods to update or amend your personal data at short notice. In this case, please contact our Data Protection Commissioner directly.

9) Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://www.google.de/intl/en_uk/policies/. Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

10) Final Clause

Bubblebridge reserves the right to alter this data protection statement at any time without sending notice of updates.

If you have questions please get in touch: Amy Dwyer, a.dwyer@bubblebridge.com