DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT
Thank you for your visit to www.JewettStreet.com.
Confidential treatment of you personal data is of the utmost importance to us; equally important to us is the observation of any statutory data protection regulations, in particular those provided in the Federal Data Protection Act (“Bundesdatenschutzgesetz“, BDSG) and the Data Protection Act for Telecommunication Services (“Gesetz über den Datenschutz bei Telediensten”, TDDSG).
The following describes what type of information we collect during your visit to our website and use of our services and in what way and for what purposes we will make use of and require that information. In our opinion, you are entitled to have the best possible insight into what happens to the data you provided.
1. What are personal data?
According to applicable law, personal data is defined as individual information about the personal and factual situations of a certain or ascertainable private individual. In other words, this is information related to you or that can be related to you. Examples of such information include your name, address, telephone number, etc..
2. When, how and for what purpose do we collect Personal Data of our Users?
Collection, processing, and use of personal data in connection with the services we offer is designed to provide you with a service of the highest possible quality. Our goal is to provide you with a reliable, user oriented, user friendly platform that is also safe.
To be registered as a User, is a precondition for the use of our services. When you log on, you will provide us with your address and contact information as well as information required for payment of the compensation. Those data are called inventory data and we will store them for the duration of your registration as a User of our services. Upon termination of your membership, your inventory data will be stored with us according to the obligation to preserve business records prescribed by law, and will subsequently be deleted. In addition, during registration as a User, you will select your e-mail address as your User Name as well as a Password. The User Name is the assumed name under which you appear on our websites.
2.2 Visits to our Website/Cookies
For system related safety reasons, during visits to our home page, our web servers will routinely save the connection data of the inquiring computer, the web pages selected at our end, date and duration of the visit, recognition data of the browser and operating system program used.
In order to make our offer more effective, safe and easier for you to handle, we have introduced the use of so called “cookies” on several pages. Cookies refer to a sequence of numbers in the form of small files generated by our server that are then sent to your browser program and stored on your computer. The installation of cookies is designed to simplify communication between your browser and our web server. At JewettStreet.com, we only use so called session cookies. Those cookies are placed at the login of a User and will expire upon logout.
2.3 Posting an Offer for Exchange
As soon as you post an offer at www.JewettStreet.com, you are providing information about your exchange offer. We then store that information in order to facilitate a meeting between the offerer and the interested party.
3. Disclosure of your Personal Data to Third Parties
Disclosure of your personal data is limited to those cases where we are required to do so by law or based on your specific consent. In particular, we do not sell your data to any direct marketing agencies.
If a User is interested in your exchange offer, he/she is given the opportunity to get in touch with you by using the “contact this listing” button. In that case, you will be notified via e-mail of the interest in an exchange. Upon receipt of that e-mail notification, it is in your discretion to decide if you wish to contact the inquiring User. We never forward your contact information to the inquiring party .
We are required by law to disclose your personal data to certain public authorities upon their request; that includes criminal prosecution authorities; authorities prosecuting civil penalty offenses; revenue authorities; consumer protection and protection of fair competition associations.