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BetCheck GmbH privacy policy

BetCheck GmbH privacy policy

1. Responsible for data processing
The person responsible for data processing within the meaning of Art. 13 Paragraph 1 a) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is

BetCheck GmbH, Springstraße 24, 45657 Recklinghausen.
E-Mail: [email protected]

Data protection officer: H. Lehmann
Springstrasse 24, 45657 Recklinghausen.
E-Mail: [email protected]

2. Specific information on data processing

2.1. Scope of the processing of personal data
We only process personal data of our users insofar as this is necessary to provide a functional website and its content. These data of our users are regularly only processed with consent, insofar as prior consent cannot be obtained for factual reasons and the processing is legally permissible.

2.2. personal data
Art. 4 No. 1 GDPR defines personal data as all information that relates to an identified or identifiable natural person. Personal data are, for example, name, address, telephone number, email address, IP address, bank details, credit card number, ID documentation.

2.3. Data processing for the use of the website

1. By entering and sending the contact details by the user of our website, the information provided is used to identify the user and to communicate with the user. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, surname, date of birth, email address, home address, telephone, IP address, device, and any other information required for continued use of the service. 

2. The data stored in the contact request will be saved as long as you have given your consent. You can revoke this consent at any time with effect for the future. An informal notification to the contact details mentioned under item 1 is sufficient for this. If the consent is withdrawn, the stored data will be deleted in accordance with the rules of this guideline.

3. The legal basis for data processing for the purpose of contract fulfillment or for the implementation of a pre-contractual measure as a result of a request from the person concerned is Art. 6 Paragraph 1 a) GDPR.

4. For the use of the website, the personal data are passed on to companies affiliated with BetCheck, insofar as this is necessary for the use of the website. The transmitted data may only be used by the recipient in order to fulfill his / her tasks. Any further use is not permitted.

5. Your data will be used to send information and advertising such as newsletters if you have given your consent.

6. Your data will be processed and / or passed on if required by legal regulations for identification and fraud prevention.

7. We store the data required in terms of commercial law or tax law in accordance with the legally prescribed retention periods in accordance with Section 257 of the German Commercial Code and Section 157 of the AO, generally for a period of 10 years.

8. Personal data will only be stored for as long as is required by law or is necessary for the intended purpose.

2.4. Newsletter

1. If you have agreed to receive the newsletter when you registered with BetCheck, we will send you the relevant information by email. We use the data you have transmitted after you have registered for the newsletter for advertising and information purposes.
2. In the event that, from our point of view, we have a legitimate interest in factual information about our offer, we may send you this information by e-mail while protecting your privacy.
3. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 a) GDPR. The data processing takes place only with express consent.
4. You can revoke your consent at any time with effect for the future. Each newsletter contains an unsubscribe link for this purpose. If you use the unsubscribe link, the newsletter for your email address will be unsubscribed directly. In addition, you can revoke your consent at any time by sending an email to [email protected]

3. Cookies

3.1. What are cookies?
1. "Cookies" are small text files that are stored on your data carrier and that contain certain settings and data. A distinction is made between session cookies and temporary / permanent cookies. Session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your browser. Temporary / permanent cookies are stored permanently or for a defined period of time.

3.2. Which cookies do we use?

1. The majority of the cookies used are technically necessary to provide certain functions for you or to enable a comfortable user experience. These session cookies or permanent cookies (lifespan up to 2 years) are stored on your data carrier and delete themselves after the specified time has elapsed.

2. We currently do not use cookies on the website

3. Before using cookies on our website, you will be asked for your consent.

3.3. Technically necessary cookies from third parties

1. We currently do not save any third-party cookies when you use our website.

2. Before using cookies on our website, you will be asked for your consent.

3.4. Legal basis for the use of cookies

1. The legal basis for the use of technically necessary cookies is Article 6 Paragraph 1 f) GDPR. These cookies are used in a legitimate interest to ensure that the website functions properly.

2. The legal basis for the use of web analysis cookies is Art. 6 Para. 1 a) GDPR. You have given your consent by express consent.

3. We use cookies to offer you the best possible service. If you continue surfing on the site, you agree to the use of cookies.

3.5. Revocation of consent and deletion of cookies

1. You can revoke your consent to the use of cookies at any time with effect for the future by deleting the stored cookies in the browser settings.

2. You can also deactivate the acceptance of cookies in the settings of your browser. If you only want to accept our cookies but not the cookies from our service providers, you can select the setting in your browser "block third-party cookies".

4. Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager 

1. We use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager, web analysis services from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). Google Analytics uses tracking cookies. which enable an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there.

2. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, your IP address will be shortened beforehand by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only be sent to a Google server in the USA and shortened there in exceptional cases. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide the website operator with other services relating to website activity and internet usage.

3. The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. You can prevent the storage of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we would like to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all functions of this website to their full extent. You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading the browser plug-in available under the following link and install: browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics.

4. We use Google Analytics with the setting “anonymizeIP”. As a result, IP addresses are only processed further by Google Analytics in abbreviated form in order to exclude the possibility of people being directly individualized.

5. We use Google Analytics expressly without the re-targeting function. Re-targeting is the targeted display of usually personalized advertising on other websites (so-called partner sites) after a user has visited an online shop, for example.

5. Google reCAPTCHA

1. We use the “Google reCAPTCHA” service on this website. The provider is Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA (“Google”). We use Google reCAPTCHA to prevent misuse through automated, machine data entry. This applies in particular to pages on which users enter certain form data and transmit it to our server. Google reCAPTCHA makes it possible to differentiate between data input by humans and machine or automated data input.

2. The service analyzes the behavior of the user on the website in the background. Google reCAPTCHA uses certain features to determine whether the website is operated naturally. Google reCAPTCHA will transfer your IP address and possibly other data (e.g. about the device you are using) to Google.

3. The legal basis for this data processing is Art. 6 Para. 1 f) GDPR. The legitimate interest is the prevention of misuse or spying on our website as well as the prevention of SPAM.

4. Further information on Google reCAPTCHA and Google's data protection declaration can be found at:

6. Log files
When you visit our website, your internet browser transmits usage data to our server. Our servers record usage data in so-called log files. The following are saved: Date and time, type of request, protocol type and status of access, size and name of the file, IP address from which the request originated, referrer URL (information about the website from which you came to our website are), information on the internet browser used (e.g. which browser is used, the version number of this browser and the type of encryption).

7. Your rights as a user
In the following we would like to summarize your rights (not exhaustive) according to the General Data Protection Regulation.

7.1. Right to revoke the declaration of consent under data protection law (Art. 7 Para. 3 GDPR)

1. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Revoking your consent does not affect the legality of the processing carried out on the basis of your consent up to the point of revocation. You will be informed of this before you give your consent.

7.2. Right to information (Art. 15 GDPR)

1. According to Art. 15 GDPR, you have the right to request confirmation from us as to whether we are processing personal data relating to you. If this is the case, you have the right to information about this personal data and the following information:

2. the purposes for which we process this data;

3. the categories of personal data that are processed by us;

4. to whom this personal data has been or is still being disclosed, in particular if this is done to recipients in third countries or to international organizations;

5. if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration;

6. the existence of a right to correction or deletion of the personal data that concern you or to restriction of processing by us or a right to object to processing by us;

7. the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority;

8. if the personal data are not collected from you, all available information about the origin of the data;

9. whether automated decision-making, including profiling, takes place in accordance with Article 22 Paragraphs 1 and 4 GDPR and - if this happens - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such processing on you.

10. If personal data is transmitted to a third country or to an international organization, you have the right to be informed of the appropriate guarantees that ensure that the provisions of the GDPR are also observed by these recipients.

7.3. Right to correction (Art. 16 GDPR)
You can request us to correct incorrect data concerning you without delay. Taking into account the purposes of the processing, you also have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data - including by means of a supplementary declaration.

7.4. Right to deletion or "right to be forgotten" (Art. 17 GDPR)

1. You have the right to have us delete data immediately if one of the following reasons applies:

2. The data are no longer necessary for the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed.

3. You revoke your consent on which the processing was based and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

4. For reasons that arise from your particular situation, you object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 (1) GDPR and there are no overriding legitimate reasons for the processing.

5. You object to processing for direct mail in accordance with Article 21 (2) GDPR.

6. The data was processed unlawfully.

7. The deletion of the data is necessary to fulfill a legal obligation under European or German law.

8. The data was collected in relation to information society services offered in accordance with Article 8 Paragraph 1 GDPR.

9. If we have made your data public and are obliged to delete it, we will take appropriate measures, taking into account the available technology and the implementation costs, to inform those responsible that you have requested deletion.

7.5. Right to restriction of processing (Art. 18 GDPR)

1. According to Art. 18 GDPR, we are only allowed to process data to a limited extent in the following cases. This is the case if:

2. You dispute the accuracy of your data until we can verify the accuracy.

3. the processing is unlawful and you reject the deletion of your data and instead request that the use of your personal data be restricted;

4. we no longer need the data for processing purposes, but you need them to assert, exercise or defend legal claims, or

5. You object to the processing in accordance with Article 21 Paragraph 1 GDPR for reasons that arise from your particular situation, as long as it is not yet clear whether the legitimate reasons for the processing by us are against your interests predominate.

6. If processing has been restricted, we are only allowed to save this data. Any further processing is then only permitted with your consent or to assert, exercise or defend legal claims or to protect the rights of another natural or legal person or for reasons of an important public interest of the Union or a member state.

7. You can revoke your consent given in this context at any time.

8. You will be notified by us before the restriction is lifted.

7.6. Notification obligation (Art. 19 GDPR)
We are obliged to inform all recipients to whom your data has been disclosed about a correction or deletion of your data or restriction of processing. This only does not apply if this proves to be impossible or involves a disproportionate effort. We will inform you about these recipients if you request this.

7.7. Right to data portability (Art. 20 GDPR)

1. You have the right to receive the data concerning you that you have provided to us in a structured, common and machine-readable format. You also have the right that we transfer this data to a third party, if

2. the processing of the data is based on your consent or on a contract and

3. the processing is carried out using automated procedures.

4. You can request that we transmit your data directly to the third party, as far as this is technically feasible. This right must not affect the rights and freedoms of other persons.

7.8. Automated decision in individual cases including profiling (Art. 22 GDPR)

1. You have the right not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing - including profiling - if this has a legal effect on you or affects you in a similar way. This does not apply if:
· You have given your express consent to this beforehand or
The decision is necessary for the conclusion or performance of a contract between us or
Applicable legal provisions permit this and these provisions contain appropriate measures to safeguard your rights and freedoms and your legitimate interests.

2. In the first two cases, we will take appropriate measures to protect your rights and freedoms as well as your legitimate interests. This includes that you can explain your own point of view, contest the automatic decision and request the intervention of one of our people.

7.9. Right of objection (Art. 21 GDPR)

1. If we process your data on the basis of a legitimate interest (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR), you have the right to object to this if the reasons for this arise from your particular situation. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions. In this case, we will no longer process your data unless we can prove compelling legitimate reasons for the processing. This must outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing serves to assert, exercise or defend legal claims.

2. If we process your data in order to operate direct mail, you can object to the processing of the data. This also applies to profiling insofar as it is associated with such direct mail.

3. After your objection, your data will no longer be processed for these purposes.

4. To object, simply send an informal message to the contact details specified in Section 1.

7.10. Right to complain to a supervisory authority (Art. 77 GDPR)

You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of your place of residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement, if you are of the opinion that the processing of the data concerning you violates the General Data Protection Regulation. Further administrative or judicial remedies to which you may be entitled remain unaffected.