for the mobile app Spotted and the
website www.spotted.de as offers of Spotted GmbH.
As of May 2018
Spotted GmbH, Q7, 17A, 68161 Mannheim, Germany, (hereinafter "Spotted GmbH" or "we / us") operates
under the domain "www.spotted.de" as well as associated sub-pages (hereafter: "Spotted-Domain").
and using the mobile app Spotted (hereinafter referred to as "spotted app"), which is
available for download for various operating systems, a platform for chatting, getting to know
each other and meeting other people (hereafter: "Spotted").
The offered service is a freemium model, whereby the user of Spotted (hereafter "user" or "you") create a profile for free via the Spotted app (hereinafter referred to as "user profile"), upload pictures and interact with other users The user has the option of using features such as chat, the encounters stream and many other features of Spotted.Spotted also offers a paid premium service that allows the user to to access additional, exclusive functions.
The offer of Spotted also serves a real get-together within its own radius, it is one of the so-called dating services. Registration is possible from the age of 18 years.
Your data will be collected, processed and used in accordance with the provisions of the Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Data Protection Act, in particular the Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG) - from 25 May 2018 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO).
The Spotted GmbH does not require real names to use the app. The user is allowed to specify a pseudonym instead of a name.
1. How will my data be collected, processed and used when downloading the Spotted app?
1.1. Download the Spotted app
1.2. Installation and permissions
2. How will my data be collected, processed and used when visiting the Spotted-Domain or the Spotted-App without creating a user profile at Spotted?
3. How will my data be collected, processed and used after creating a user profile and using the Spotted-App or Spotted-Domain offer?
3.1 Obligatory information when creating the user profile
3.2 Voluntary data
3.3 Location data
3.4 IP addresses
3.4 Payment Details
4. How will my data be used by Spotted for advertising purposes?
4.1. Which data is used for advertising purposes and who receives data
4.2. What is the Advertiser ID and how is it used?
4.3. Use of location data
5. Which cookies, tracking providers, analysis services Spotted uses? How are social media and like buttons integrated?
5.2 Tracking providers, analysis services
5.3 Social Media Shortcuts
5.4 Integration of Like- / Share-Buttons, Social-Plugins
5.5 Facebook Connect
6. How will data be disclosed or shared?
6.1 General information on the transfer of personal data
6.2 Categories of data recipients
7. How is data processed and used for anti-spam purposes?
8. What's the process of deleting data and creating backups?
9. What data security measures are available at Spotted?
10. Rights of the user: Consent and revocation, information, correction, cancellation, transfer
10.1 Consent and revocation
10.2 Information, correction, deletion, transfer
12. Contact person for data protection
1. How will my data be collected, processed and used when the Spotted app is downloaded?
1.1. Download the Spotted App
Spotted GmbH processes the data provided by the respective App Store operator, as far as this is necessary for the download of the Spotted app on the terminal.
1.2. Installation and permissions
For technical functionality of the Spotted app and for providing the Spotted app Spotted needs different accessibility and information services.
Depending on the operating system, permission to access will occur during the installation process queried individual functions and information. The access rights include under location, notifications and mobile data.
Under the settings of the terminal, some of these permissions can be manually revoked become. However, it should be noted that the spotted app without appropriate shares only limited or not at all can be used. Depending on the app version will be before or after queried the installation permissions.
second How will my data when visiting the Spotted-Domain or the Spotted-App without creating of a user profile collected, processed and used by Spotted?
Just visiting the spotted domain (on a so-called landing page / start page) or Spotted-App is installed without creating a user profile. Spotted GmbH collects the the following data transmitted by the user's device or browser:
As well as in addition to the mere installation of the spotted app without registration or creation of a user profile, the following data transmitted by the user's device used:
This data is for the use of the spotted domain or installation of the spotted app as such required or used for statistical purposes to optimize Spotted. The data are used to prevent and combat fake profiles, illegal acts and Spam and ensuring the integrity and stability of the Spotted platform and used.
The location data is collected, processed and used so that the user can call the so-called Location Based Service, with which they will be offered suggestions from registration, which are tailored to the respective location. For details on using the location data, see also under the points 3.3 and 4.3.
3. How will my data be after creating a user profile and using the offer collected, processed and used the Spotted-App or Spotted-Domain?
3.1 Mandatory information when creating the user profile
When creating the user profile and registration, the following information must be provided are:
The data provided are collected, processed and used for the purpose of using Spotted. Among other things, the information provided for addressing, authentication, age verification, to personalize the profile, to display other suitable user profiles and for Advertising purposes (see also point 4).
3.2 Voluntary Data
The user can make a lot of voluntary information in his user profile. This serves in particular the function of Spotted, recommendations for other user profiles different criteria for the user to select and display within Spotted. Additional information increases the likelihood of matching user profiles to get in touch. These details are voluntary for the user and can be found in the profile below Details can be viewed or entered, changed or deleted.
The specified data will be collected, processed and used by us for the purpose of using Spotted used. In addition, these data can also be processed and used for advertising purposes (see details for advertising under point 4).
This voluntary information is for other logged in users within Spotted as "Public" visible, but can at any time by the user profile owner under the settings be deleted or modified within the user profile.
3.3 Location Data
Spotted's offering also includes so-called location based services, which allow the user special offers tailored to each location. This allows the user in particular other users who are in the vicinity, are displayed. To be able to offer these functions within the Spotted app, it is up to you Spotted location data using GPS of the terminal used as well as location data via nearby radio access nodes. If the location survey is active, the site will be included Permit regularly transferred to the Spotted GmbH and processed and used there.
The user can do this feature in the settings of the operating system on his terminal adapt at any time, i. allow the capture of the location data or their use revoked.
The location data can also be processed and used for promotional purposes (see details on Advertising under point 4).
3.4 IP Addresses
Users' IP addresses are recorded for security and auditing purposes. This should be one Abuse of the service can be prevented. The data are used to prevent and combat Fake profiles, unlawful acts and spam, as well as ensuring integrity and integrity Stability of the Spotted platform processed and used.
3.4 Payment Details
If the user makes in-app purchases through Spotted, buys "credits" or our paid service Premium service bills this happens via external payment providers. Become the Spotted GmbH with a purchase no payment data collected and processed. The input as well as processing of Payment data is sent directly to the payment providers. Between the Spotted GmbH and the Payment providers will receive technical data (including transaction ID) to validate the purchases replaced.
4. How will my data be used by Spotted for promotional purposes?
Spotted-GmbH has chosen a Freemium model at Spotted, i. e. a basic version Spotted can be used by any user without payment of a fee. The user becomes however, in the free version, advertisements appear. The advertisement played by Spotted includes its own advertising content (such as Spotted's premium products) or is sponsored by the Advertisers commissioned in so-called campaigns. Campaigns can also be personalized and thus targeted only to specific user groups are displayed (example: hair care advertising only for female or male users, etc.). In part, the displayed on Spotted Advertising via the intermediation of external service providers.
Even if the use of the data for advertising purposes is in the legitimate interest of Spotted GmbH, becomes in the product before the use of the data for advertising purposes a corresponding consent obtained.
4.1. What data is used for promotional purposes and who receives data
The Spotted GmbH may switch to Spotted advertising from third parties, including on the alleged special interests of users may be customized (personalized advertising) when the user gave his consent to Spotted. The user can apply this to Spotted Consent with effect for the future under the profile settings under Revoke "Privacy / Tools" at any time.
In the case of such personalized advertising, the respective third-party provider receives, for the advertisement should be switched to Spotted or by means of its services advertising of others The following data is transmitted to third parties (hereinafter referred to as the "transmission data"):
Submit data for the purposes listed below Recipient categories passed:
When using Spotted, the consent of the user is sought in the product agrees that its data may be used for the purpose of transmission to third parties Display of personalized advertising within the spotted app or spotted domain used become. The user can change this consent at any time in the profile settings under " Revoke privacy / tools "with effect for the future.
Furthermore, the use of Spotted in the product requires the consent of the user, that it agrees that its transmission data for the purpose of transmission to Third party to display personalized advertising on billboards outside of Spotted be used. The user can enter this consent at any time in the profile settings below Revoke "Privacy / Tools" for the future.
4.2. What is the Advertiser ID and how is it used
For tracking and advertising purposes, the Spotted app uses the so-called Advertiser ID, the so-called Advertiser ID. "Advertiser Identifier" (IDFA) of the offers of the Apple Inc. and the "Android Advertiser ID" (Advertiser ID) of Google's offers. Inc. (hereafter the "Advertiser ID (s)"). These advertiser IDs are unique but not permanent identifiers for a specific terminal, each by iOS as an offer of Apple Inc. or by Android as Offer provided by Google Inc. Unlike the Vendor Advertiser ID (this is generated by new operating systems and is only identical for the apps of a provider) the advertiser ID provided is also identical to the advertiser ID used when using Apps from other companies will be transferred to them.
The Advertiser ID will be used to personalize with the user's consent To display advertisements within online offers and to evaluate these advertisements. If the user on an Apple device in the iOS settings under "Privacy" - "Advertising" the option "no ad-tracking" is activated or on an Android device under "Google Settings" (or "Settings" and in it "Google"), then "Ads" and If you click on the button "Deactivate interest-related advertisements", the Spotted GmbH can only Take the following measures: Measure interaction with banners by counting the number of banners Displaying a banner without a click on it ("frequency capping"), click-through rate, detection unique user ("unique user") as well as security, anti-fraud and anti-fraud Troubleshooting.
The Advertiser ID is also used for tracking purposes for Spotted GmbH. This is how a user becomes who makes a registration on Spotted after having previously been on a different domain or Another app clicked on an ad for Spotted, also based on the Advertiser ID identified. The advertiser receives for this tracked user after completed Registration fee.
The user can always clear the IDFA or Advertiser ID in the device settings ("Reset Ad-ID"), then a new IDFA or a new Advertiser-ID will be created.
When using Spotted, the consent of the user is sought in the product agrees that the Advertiser ID is for the purpose of displaying personalized Advertising within the Spotted app or spotted domain is used by Spotted GmbH. Of the Users can revoke this consent at any time by going to the profile settings below the point "Privacy / Tools" contradicts the display of personal advertising.
4.3. Use of location data
In addition to the collection of location data via GPS location (see point 3.3) to fulfill the Location Based Services collects and uses Spotted's location data to the user The data thus obtained on him locally and factually appropriate promotional offers within To suggest Spotted.
When using Spotted, the consent of the user is sought in the product agrees that its location-related data for the purpose of transmission to Third party to display personalized ads within the Spotted app or Spotted domain is used. The user may request this consent at any time in the Undo profile settings under "Privacy / Tools" with effect for the future.
5. Which cookies, tracking providers, analysis services Spotted uses? How are social media and Like buttons included?
In order to be able to use the spotted domain as comfortably as possible, we rely on the spotted domain Cookies. Cookies are small text files stored locally in the cache Internet browser (so-called session cookies) or on the hard disk of the mobile used Terminal or the computer (so-called permanent cookies) are stored. The Browser settings can be chosen so that cookies are rejected or before setting the Cookies are pointed to this. By setting cookies are the users assigned pseudonymized IDs. There are no programs on the used by cookies User's terminal running or even viruses transmitted. Session cookies will be available after the end of Browser session deleted from cache.
Furthermore set tracking providers / analysis services (see also the comments under point 5.2 Use for the use of tracking providers / analysis services) on behalf of the Spotted GmbH cookies on the user's device to record the usage data. This is what it is such data that may be collected while the user is B. on the pages moves the spotted domain or clicks on advertisements. These cookies are used to display targeted advertising, optimize reports on advertising campaigns, and avoid that identical advertising is displayed multiple times.
5.2 Tracking Providers, Analysis Services
In order to optimize the services of Spotted and to be able to offer them in the best possible way, von Spotted analyzes of visitor behavior performed. For this purpose, the Spotted GmbH Analysis method used to analyze visits to the spotted domain or spotted app can be. Furthermore, third-party tracking tools are used, through which the Range of different advertising campaigns and marketing actions can be analyzed. When using third-party tools, personal data may also be transmitted.
Purpose of the data processing is besides the troubleshooting above all the optimization of Spottedim In view of the needs of users. Also receives the Spotted GmbH over the Webanalyse-Verfahren Key figures about the number of visitors and their temporal distribution, about popular content as well as the length of stay of users. It can be reconstructed if necessary whether a user profile was created based on an ad campaign. The data becomes the Prevention and control of fake profiles, unlawful acts and spam and the Ensuring the security of the Spotted platform processed and used. To carry out In the analysis, user data is transmitted to various third-party providers.
The following analytics and tracking providers are currently in use at Spotted:
The Spotted app uses the Crashlytics, 1 Kendall Crashlytics (Fabric) analysis tool Square, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA (hereinafter "Crashlytics") Analysis purposes IP addresses of the users, which, however, only used anonymously become. A conclusion to a specific person is not possible. Crashlytics delivers the Spotted GmbH real-time evaluations of system crashes and thus facilitates maintenance and Improvement of the spotted app. There will be a user ID, the clicks and technical device data for Analysis of the error transmitted.
Spotted uses "Google Analytics," an offer from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain
View, CA 94043, USA (hereinafter "Google"), which Spotted GmbH points out hints that when using
Spotted Google Analytics to the IP Masking feature
"_ gat._anonymizeIp" has been
enhanced to allow for anonymous capture of IP addresses.
Please note the following information about the use of Google Analytics:
The user has a contradiction here:
The collection and storage of data by Google Analytics may have effect at any time Future be contradicted. The user has the option to do this by Google to install a published browser plugin. This stands for different browser versions available and can be under http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl= de be downloaded. For more information about Google's use of data for advertising purposes, Setting and contradictory options can be found on the websites of Google: https://www.google.com/intl/en / policies / privacy / partners / ("Google uses data when you use websites or apps from our affiliates"), http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads ("Use of data for advertising purposes"), http://www.google.com/settings/ads ("Managing information that Google uses to show you advertising") and http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/ ("Determine which Google advertising shows you").
Spotted uses the web analytics service Flurry Analytics, a program of Flurry Inc, 360 3rd St Suite 750, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States. Flurry Analytics is an anonymous tool Analysis of usage behavior in apps. The information gained thereby makes it possible for the App better adapted to the demands and wishes of users.
The Random House publishing group will aggregate the information collected through Flurry Provided form such. For example, the number of app users in a given time period. Personal data is not evaluated.
For information about Flurry's privacy, visit the Flurry website: https://privacy.oath.com (in the area that refers to "Flurry Analytics").
5.3 Social Media Links
On the spotted domain can be links to the accounts of Spotted GmbH in the social Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook and Google+ networks are included. After this By clicking on the integrated graphic, the user is taken to the page of the respective provider of Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook or Google+, i. only User information is transmitted to the respective provider.
If the user is logged into his user profile in the corresponding social network, After activation of the button an assignment with the visit of Spotted takes place.
If the user does not collect data about the spotted domain through the social networks wishes, he should log out accordingly before visiting the Spotted domain. However, if you activate the corresponding button per click anyway at each Calling Spotted Cookie (s) with an identifier set. Therefore, you can use this feature to Data can be collected and a profile created, which may be on a single person is due. If the user does not want this, he can use the appropriate link Deactivate within the Spotted Domain by clicking. The user can also use his browser like that that the acceptance of cookies is generally excluded; we point to it In this case, the functionality of Spotted may be limited.
Google+ / YouTube
5.4 Include Like- / Share-Buttons, Social-Plugins
Furthermore, on the Spotted-Domain social plugins of social networks Facebook (operated from Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave., Palo Alto. CA 94304, USA) initially inactive integrated.
By clicking on "Like us on Facebook, the respective social plugin of Facebook will be activated and only then may user information be transmitted to the provider of Facebook. With a another click, the user then like the account of Spotted GmbH or follow and is from informed the service about activities of the account of Spotted GmbH on Facebook. The Spotted GmbH has no influence on the collection, processing and use of data of the respective Networks.
If the user does not collect data about the spotted domain through the social networks wishes, he should log out accordingly before visiting the Spotted domain. However, if you activate the corresponding button per click anyway at each Calling Spotted Cookie (s) with an identifier set. Therefore, you can use this feature to Data can be collected and a profile created, which may be on a single person is due. If the user does not want this, he can use the appropriate link disable within the spotted domain by clicking. The user can also use his browser like that that the acceptance of cookies is generally excluded; we point to it In this case, the functionality of Spotted may be limited.
The SpottedDomain uses the Social Plugin for the social network on facebook.com from the Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
5.5 Facebook Connect
The Spotted GmbH offers the user the opportunity to connect for Spotted with Facebook to register. To register, the user is on the page of Facebook (operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA), where he deals with his User data logs in, if he is not already logged in. By clicking the user will be then linked the respective Facebook profile and the user profile at Spotted. By Spotted GmbH automatically receives the link from Facebook, the data of the user in the form the email address and other data within the public Facebook profile of the user. The public Facebook profile contains data that the user uses on Facebook has made accessible. Typically, the public Facebook profile includes the following data: Name, profile picture, gender, language, country, age range, Facebook ID, friends, likes and Relationship status.
5.6 Using Social Media: Videos
6. How will data be disclosed or shared
Spotted GmbH does not transfer personal data of the users to third parties, unless it is the consent of the user, the transmission is required by law or legally permissible.
6.1 General notes on the transfer of personal data
User data and other data
Spotted may disclose customer data to the following third parties for the execution of the contract:
Spotted may disclose or disclose customer information as follows:
Spotted may use aggregated or personally identifiable information for any purpose use. Spotted can z. B. aggregated or adjusted to personal characteristics data Spotted by partners or others for business or analytical purposes published how many messages about Spotted will ship in one day.
6.2 Categories of Data Receivers
Spotted currently uses external data processors for the following services:
Depending on the type of services provided, Spotted can also be affiliated Company as a data processor for the provision of some or all of the customer to consult the services provided.
7. How is data processed and used for anti-spam purposes?
To combat spam (foreign advertising), unlawful acts (fraud, extortion, Prostitution etc.), personal data will be used as follows:
8. What's the process of deleting data and making backups?
By deleting the user profile (Attention: Not by deleting the spotted app!) or notification to us, all collected data of the user will be deleted. From that Excepted are data that are required by law or to fulfill the contract must be kept. In addition, the user can at any time the deletion of make individual data in the profile itself or with us via a notification apply. A deletion from the productive databases and thus from the surface of Spotted takes place immediately; until there is a deletion from all server layers, cache stores and However, this can take up to 14 days to backup data from Spotted take.
Spotted GmbH reserves the right to check profile files against deletion and If necessary, if the use profiles are based on certain facts of the There is a suspicion that these Spotted use law or treaty contrary. This is for protection the user of the offers of Spotted GmbH.
Regardless of deletion of the data triggered by user deletion, delete Spotted historical data that is no longer needed to fulfill the contract (e.g. historical location data and IP data) automated at regular intervals.
Spotted GmbH creates so-called backups for backup of data, each after 14 days be overwritten and thus permanently deleted. As far as these backups Contain log files, these will also be deleted. In the case of the complete deletion of a User profiles, the log files are also deleted.
9. What data security measures are available at Spotted?
Spotted GmbH takes the trust of users and the protection of data extremely important. Around to prevent unauthorized access to or disclosure of user data to the integrity of the To preserve data and to ensure the appropriate use of the data, the Spotted continues GmbH suitable physical, technical and administrative procedures for the protection of the Spotted GmbH information.
For the best possible protection of the user's data, the offer of the spotted domain or Spotted app via a secure SSL connection, i. the data will be between both Servers and the browser as well as encrypted transfer between the servers and the app.
10. Rights of the user: consent and revocation, information, correction, deletion, Transfer
10.1 Consent and Withdrawal
Consent can be revoked by the user at any time with effect for the future. This can by deleting the user profile (not the spotted app) at the specified places in the spotted app or spotted domain within the user profile or by e-mail, phone or letter to us: LETTER: Spotted GmbH, Q7, 17A, 68161 Mannheim, PHONE: +4962139065833, E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
10.2 Information, correction, deletion, transmission
The user has the right to free information about the personal data stored by him and, where appropriate, a right of rectification and / or deletion or transmission of this data.
The user can do this, e.g. by e-mail to email@example.com.
For questions about the collection, processing or use of personal data, for information, Corrections, blocking or deletion of data as well as revocation of granted consent the user - if applicable - his user profile (not the spotted app), delete or on the specified places in the spotted app or spotted domain within the user profile change or contact us by e-mail or letter: