We take the protection of your data very seriously and handle your personal data confidentially and according to statutory requirements.
Please bear in mind that data transmission on the Internet may generally bear security gaps. Complete safety from foreign access cannot be achieved.
We or the website provider collect(s) data about how the site is accessed and store those as server log files. These include the following data:
- your IP address
- browser used
- date and time when you visited the website
- URL of the website you visited
- the URL of the website that brought you to the site
- used protocoll
- error messages
The collected data is solely for the purposes of statistical assessment and optimization of the website. However, we reserve the right to retroactively check the server log files if there are concrete indications suggesting unlawful usage.
We use hosting services in order to offer the following: infrastructure and platform services, computing capacity, memory and data bank services, security services and technical maintenance services which we use for the operation of this online offer.
In doing so, we or our hosting provider process(es) inventory data, contact data, content data, contract data, usage data, meta data and communications data from clients, interested parties and visitors to this online offer, based on our lawful interest in efficiently and safely providing this online offer in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR in conjunction with Art. 28 GDPR (conclusion of a processing contract).
Collecting Access Data and Log Files
We or our hosting provider collect(s) data on every access to the server hosting our service (server log files) based on our lawful interests in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR. The access data include the name of the website that was accessed, the file, date and time of the access, a message regarding successful access, the browser type and version, the user’s operating system, the referrer URL (the website visited prior to this website), the IP address and the requesting provider.
Processing Personal Data
We collect, use and share your personal data only if this is allowed within the statutory framework or if you consent to the data collection.
Personal data means all information which can be used to identify you and which can be traced back to you – e.g. your name, your email address and your phone number.
Processing Contact Information
If you reach out to us via the contact options we offer, your information is stored in order to process and respond to your inquiry. These data are not shared with third parties without your consent.
On our website, we use the functionality for embedding YouTube videos offered by YouTube LLC (901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; hereinafter “YouTube”).
YouTube is an affiliated company of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; hereinafter “Google”).
This functionality shows videos from YouTube in an iFrame on the website. We use the option “extended data protection mode“, which means YouTube does not store any information about the visitors of our website. Only if you watch a video, information about that is transferred to YouTube and stored there.
We offer two different newsletters: the newsletter CoinsWeekly, presenting the newest articles of our website, and AuctionsWeekly, giving an overview of upcoming auctions.
If you would like to receive one of our newsletters, we need your email address as well as information which allows us to check that you are in fact the holder of the email address you provided and that you consent to receiving the newsletter.
In order to make sure you agree that we send you the newsletter, we use the double opt-in method. The potential recipient registers for our mailing list. Subsequently, they receive a confirmation email, allowing them to confirm the registration with legal certainty. An email address is only actively included in our mailing list after this confirmation.
Those data are used solely for sending the requested information and offers.
We use the newsletter software Brevo. For this purpose, your data are transferred to Sendinblue GmbH. Brevo is not allowed to sell your data or use them for any other purpose than sending newsletters. Brevo is a certified German provider and was chosen in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation and the German Federal Data Protection Act.
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The consent you have given for the storage of the data and the email address and their usage for sending the newsletter can be revoked at any time, for example by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link in the newsletter.
Rights of the Data Subject
You have the right to request a confirmation as to whether or not data concerning you are being processed as well as access to these data and other information and a copy of the data, pursuant to Art. 15 GDPR.
Pursuant to Art. 16 GDPR, you have the right to request completion of incomplete data or rectification of inaccurate data concerning you.
Pursuant to Art. 17 GDPR, you have the right to request immediate erasure of data concerning you or, alternatively, pursuant to Art. 18 GDPR, to request restriction of processing the data.
You have the right to request receiving the data you have provided to us in accordance with Art. 20 GDPR and to request the transfer of those data to other processors.
Furthermore, pursuant to Art. 77 GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.
Right to Withdraw
Pursuant to Art. 7 para. 3 GDPR, you have the right to withdraw, with effect for the future, any consent given by you.
Right to Object
Pursuant to Art. 21 GDPR, you have the right to object at any time to the future processing of the data concerning you. In particular, you may object to the processing for the purposes of direct marketing.
The German source text of this translation was created based on a template from datenschutz.org.
Binding is the German version.