Privacy Policy

General Information

This website may be used without entering personal information. Different rules may apply to certain services on our site, however, and are explained separately below.

We collect personal information from you (e.g. name, address, email address, telephone number, etc.) in accordance with the provisions of German data protection statutes. Information is considered personal if it can be associated exclusively to a specific natural person. The legal framework for data protection may be found in the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) and the Telemedia Act (TMG) as well as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The provisions below serve to provide information as to the manner, extent and purpose for collecting, using and processing personal information by the provider. We are committed to protecting any data that we collect from you. By using our services, you agree to the use of the data that we collect in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We may collect any or all of the information that you give us depending on the type of transaction you enter into, including your name, address, telephone number, and email address, together with data about your use of this website.

Please be aware that data transfer via the internet is subject to security risks and, therefore, complete protection against third-party access to transferred data cannot be ensured.

Responsible Body for Data Processing on this Website

Michelle L. Jones (aka:MiraMichelle)
Mühlenweg 12
37581 Bad Gandersheim

Email: info@sacredfemalerising.com

Your rights as a party concerned

You can exercise the following rights at any time using

  • Inquire about your data stored with us and their processing
  • Correction of incorrect personal data
  • Deletion of your data stored with us
  • Restriction of data processing if we are not yet allowed to delete your data due to legal obligations
  • Objection to the processing of your data by us and transfer of data, if you have consented to data processing or have concluded a contract with us.

If you have given us your consent, you can revoke it at any time with effect for the future. To do so please send us an email with this inquiry to the announced email address.

In case of data privacy violations you have the right to contact the local supervisory authority with a complaint. Local supervisory authority is the “Landesdatenschutzbeauftragter” of the German federal state the provider of this website resides in.

Purposes of data processing by the responsible body and third parties

We process your personal data only for the purposes stated in this data protection declaration. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties for purposes other than those mentioned. We will only pass on your personal data to third parties if:

  • you have given your express consent
  • processing is necessary to process a contract with you
  • to communicate with you
  • to provide and improve a satisfactory user experience through this Website, safeguard our services, to measure and improve the effectiveness of our services and advertising, monitor and prevent any problems with our service, to personalize the user experience
  • the processing is necessary to fulfil a legal obligation
  • the processing is necessary to protect legitimate interests and there is no reason to believe that you have an overriding interest worthy of protection in not disclosing your data.

SSL Encryption

To protect the security of your data during data transfer, we use state-of-the-art encryption methods (e.g. SSL) via HTTPS. When SSL encryption is activated third parties are not able to “read” your data when data is transferred.

Deletion or blocking of data

We adhere to the principles of data avoidance and data economy. We therefore only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes stated here or as provided for in the various storage periods provided for by law. After the respective purpose or expiry of these periods, the corresponding data will be blocked or deleted as a matter of routine and in accordance with statutory regulations.

Objection of Spam or Advertising Emails

Herewith we object any use of the provided contact information to send us any form of spam or other advertising material or information other then those we give our explicit consent.

Data Processing on this Website

Cookies

This website makes use of so-called cookies in order to recognize repeat use of our website by the same user/internet connection subscriber. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser downloads and stores on your computer. They are used to improve our website and services.

In most cases these are so-called “session cookies” that are deleted once you leave our website. To an extent, however, these cookies also pass along information used to automatically recognize you. Recognition occurs through an IP address saved to the cookies. The information thereby obtained is used to improve our services and to expedite your access to the website.

You can prevent cookies from being installed by adjusting the settings on your browser software accordingly. You should be aware, however, that by doing so you may not be able to make full use of all the functions of our Website.

The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR. The provider of this Website has a legitimate interest from the aforementioned purposes for data collection and the storage of cookies to provide a techincally correct and optimized user experience of the provided services. In case other kinds of cookies are stored (e.g. purpose of analyzing user behaviour) it will be mentioned seperately in this data privacy policy.

Server Data

For technical reasons, data such as the following, which your internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider (so called server log files), is collected:

  • type and version of the browser you use
  • operating system
  • websites that linked you to our site (referrer URL)
  • websites that you visit
  • date and time of your visit
  • your Internet Protocol (IP) address.

This anonymous data is stored separately from any personal information you may have provided, thereby making it impossible to connect it to any particular person. The data is used for statistical purposes in order to improve our website and services.

This information is technically necessary in order to correctly deliver the content you have requested from websites and is mandatory when using the Internet. They are processed in particular for the following purposes:

  • Ensuring a trouble-free connection of the website
  • Ensuring a smooth use of our website
  • evaluation of system security and stability as well as
  • for other administrative purposes.

The processing of your personal data is based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest from the aforementioned purposes for data collection. We do not use your data to draw conclusions about you personally.

Anonymous information of this kind may be statistically evaluated by us in order to optimize our Internet presence and the technology behind it.

Contact Form

On our website we offer you the opportunity to contact us, either by email and/or by using a contact form. In such event, information provided by the user is stored for the purpose of facilitating communications with the user. No data is transferred to third parties. Nor is any of this information matched to any information that may be collected by other components of our website. By sending us an email or by sending the provided data through a provided contact form you give your consent that we process and store your transferred data for the usage to answer and process your inquiry and for possible follow-up questions. After your request has been processed, your personal data will be automatically deleted.

The processing of data filled in the contact form is based on the user’s consent (Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. b GDPR). You have the right of objection to the processing of your data at any time (see above).

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA.

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.

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.

The storage of Google-Analytics-Cookies is based on Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR. The provider of this Website has a legitimate interest of analyzing user behaviour to optimize and provide a satisfying user experience of this Website and its services.

IP-Anonymization

On this Website we activated the IP anonymization. This means 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.

Browser-Plugin for Deactivation

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.

Further information on Google Analytics Privacy Policy

Google is certified under the “Privacy-Shield-Agreement” which grants the compliance with EU Data security law. Further information concerning the data privacy of Google Analytics can be found in the privacy policy of Google: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Data Processing Agreement

We closed a data processing Agreement with Google to comply with GDPR and German Privacy Policy Regulations.

Newsletter

When you sign-in to receive our Newsletter you give your consent with receiving our Newsletter and the announced procedures.

On the basis of your explicit consent, we will send you our newsletter or comparable information by email. To receive the newsletter, it is sufficient to provide your valid email address. We will then check the email address entered to ensure that you are actually its owner or if its owner has agreed to receive our newsletter. We will not compare the data collected during newsletter registration with any other data that might be collected by other components of our Website. The data you provide during registration will be used exclusively for this purpose. Subscribers may also be notified by e-mail of circumstances relevant to the service or registration (e.g. changes to the newsletter offer or technical circumstances).

Your provided newsletter registration data we will save until you unsubscribe from our Newsletter. After you unsubscribe we will delete your data. Personal data we received from you through different purposes than this will not be touched.

Newsletter Content

We use the newsletter to provide you with regular updates about our offers, services, events and to provide you with inspiration, information and to raise awareness on certain topics relevant to the purpose of this Website and offered Services.

Double Opt-In

For the Newsletter registration we use the so-called “double opt-in” procedure. This means that after you register for our newsletter you will receive an email to the provided email address to verify that the given email address is valid. After a confirmation email from that address your registration will be completed. By registering for the newsletter, we will save your IP address and date and time of registration. This will be used in case a third party misuses your email address to subscribe to our newsletter without your knowledge. Your data will also be protocolled and stored with the sending service provider.

Sending Service Provider MailChimp

We use MailChimp to send our newsletter to our subscribers. MailChimp is a service provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 512 Means Street, Suite 404, Atlanta, GA 30318, USA.

The data stored when you registered for the newsletter (email address, name, IP address, and time and date of registration) will be sent to a server operated by The Rocket Science Group in the United States and stored there in accordance with the EU-US Data Security Agreement “Privacy Shield”. Further information about the data protection offered by MailChimp can be found here: http://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/.

The provider of this website has a legitimate interest according to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR to apply a sending service provider for Newsletters. We also closed a Data Processing Agreement with MailChimp according to Art. 28 Abs. 3 S. 1 GDPR regulations.

Newsletter tracking

Our newsletter includes so-called “web-beacons” that allow us to recognize if and when an email has been opened and which links in the email have been clicked by its recipient. This data is stored by us so that we can best align our newsletter to the wishes and interests of our subscribers. Accordingly, the data thus collected is used to send personalized newsletters to each recipient.

Cancellation

You may cancel your newsletter subscription and revoke your consent to the storage of this data at any time with future effect. For instructions to take this step, please refer to the confirmation email and each newsletter.

Social Media, Tools & Plugins

We manage different social media presences across various social media platforms to communicate and inform our clients, interested people and users about our services, inspirational information, to raise awareness and to privide additional channels for audiences to interact, provide feedback, seek support and suggest how we can improve our services. When entering one of these networks or platforms the terms and conditions and the data processing policies of the according providers will apply.

If not otherwise stated in this data privacy policy we process the user data when users engage and communicate with us through these social media networks and platforms, e.g. posting on our online presences or sending direct messages.

Facebook

Our website employs components provided by facebook.com. Facebook is a service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can find an overview of Facebook plugins at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

When you access our site while logged into Facebook, Facebook might use information gathered by this component to identify the precise page you are viewing and associates this information to your personal account on Facebook. This occurs regardless of whether you click on a component or not. Further information about Facebook and its data protection policies you can find in the privacy policy of Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.

If you wish to prevent the transfer to and storage of data by Facebook about you and your interaction with our website, you must first log out of Facebook before visiting our website.

Instagram

We promote the service Instagram on our website. Instagram is a service of Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA.

If you are logged into Instagram, Instagram may assign the visit to our site to your Instagram account and link the data by this means. You can find more information regarding the purpose and scope of data collection, its processing and use, as well as your related rights and settings options for protecting your privacy in the Instagram data protection notice under https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388.

To prevent your visit to our site from being accessed by your Instagram account, you must log out of your Instagram account before visiting our site.

Youtube

On our website we use components (videos) of YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, USA, a company belonging to Google Inc., Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

When you display a page that has an embedded video, a connection will be made to the YouTube server and the content will appear on the website via a communication to your browser. Youtube will be informed which pages you visit. If you are logged into your Youtube account, Youtube can assign your surfing behavior to you personally. Further information about data protection by YouTube is provided by Google under the following link: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account beforehand.

Google Web Fonts

In order to present our contents correctly and graphically appealing across all browsers, we use so-called Web Fonts on this Website, which Google Inc. provides. When entering a page your browser will load and transfer the used Web Fonts to your browser’s cache to avoid multiple loading and to show text and fonts correctly. If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts or does not allow access, content will be displayed in a default font of your computer.

Calling script libraries or font libraries automatically triggers a connection to the library operator. In theory, it is possible – but currently also unclear whether and, if so, for what purposes – that operators of corresponding libraries collect data. The usage of Google Web Fonts is based on the interest of a consistent and appealing presentation of our Website. This is an eligible interest in accordance to Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f GDPR.

More information on Google Web Fonts you find under the following link: https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq and in the data privacy of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

reCAPTCHA

In order to protect input forms on our site, we use the reCAPTCHA service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA. By means of this service it can be distinguished whether the corresponding input is of human origin or is created improperly by automated machine processing.

For this Service your IP-Address and possible further data, like the referrer URL, the behaviour of the website visitors, information about the operating system, browser and length of stay, cookies, display instructions and scripts, user input behaviour and mouse movements in the reCAPTCHA Checkbox, are conveyed to Google. Google uses the information obtained, among other things, to digitize books and other printed matter as well as to optimize services such as Google Street View and Google Maps (e.g. house number and street name recognition). The IP address provided as part of reCAPTCHA is not merged with other data from Google unless you are logged into your Google Account at the time the reCAPTCHA plug-in is used. Further information concerning the data privacy of Google can be found in the privacy policy of Google: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

If you want to prevent the transmission and storage of data by Google about you and your behaviour on our website, you must log out of Google before you visit our site or before using the reCAPTCHA plug-in.

Information, cancellation and deletion of privacy data

On the basis of the Federal Data Protection Act, you may contact us at no cost if you have questions relating to the collection, processing or use of your personal information, if you wish to request the correction, blocking or deletion of the same, or if you wish to cancel explicitly granted consent. Please note that you have the right to have incorrect data corrected or to have personal data deleted, where such claim is not barred by any legal obligation to retain this data.