Effective date: 4th of January 2019
Thanks for your visit and interest on loeskieboom.com (following also ‘site’, ‘website’, ‘service’). Loes Kieboom (following also ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’) is committed to protect your personal information and your right (following ‘you’ or ‘user’) to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us at the contact information provided below.
The processing of personal data shall always be in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) or Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSVGO), as called in Austria, and in accordance with the country-specific data protection regulations applicable to us.
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As a matter of principle we you can always visit our website without telling you who you are. We collect information of a general nature and personal information only you disclose to us.
Personal information you disclose to us
We collect personal information that you voluntarily provide to us when emailing us, using the contact form or using the comment function in the blog posts. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interactions with us and the sites and features you use. The personal information we collect can include the following:
Name and Contact Data. We collect your first and last name, email address and other similar contact data.
All personal information that you provide to us must be true, complete and accurate, and you must notify us of any changes to such personal information.
Information automatically collected
We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the Sites. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) but may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URLs, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our site and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our sites, and for our internal analytics purposes. This automatically collected data is usually not brought together with the personal information you disclose to us, exceptions may be actions needed on legal or security issues.
Cookies & similar technologies
We also collect information through cookies and similar technologies. Cookies are small data files stored on your browser by the Website. We may use both session cookies, which expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies, which stay on your browser until deleted, to provide you with a more personalized experience on the Website. This includes cookies from third parties as mentioned further below. Read more about cookies below.
We use the information we collect or receive:
- To operate and maintain the website.
- To respond to your comments or inquiries.
- To enable user-to-user communications [with your consent]. We may use your information in order to enable user-to-user communications with each user’s consent.
- To track and measure statistics/advertising on the website. We may use your information for other business purposes, such as data analysis, identifying usage trends, determining the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and to evaluate and improve our sites, products, services, marketing and your experience.
- To protect, investigate, and deter against unauthorized or illegal activity.
- To protect our site. We may use your information as part of our efforts to keep our Sites safe and secure (for example, for fraud monitoring and prevention).
- To respond to legal requests and prevent harm. If we receive a subpoena or other legal request, we may need to inspect the data we hold to determine how to respond.
- To enforce our terms, conditions and policies.
- To send administrative information to you. We may use your personal information to send you information about changes to our terms, conditions, and policies or about product, service and new feature information which have previously been requested by email or contact form.
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide users with advance notice.
We may share your information with third parties when you explicitly authorize us to share your information (e.g. to enable user-to-user communication).
We may also release information when it’s release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety.
This does not include website and email hosting partners, individuals and other parties who assist us in operating our website, to provide the service on our behalf, to perform service-related services or to assist us in analyzing how our service is used. These third parties have access to your personal data only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose and keep this information confidential.
When you share personal information (for example, by posting comments, contributions or other content to the sites) or otherwise interact with public areas of the site such personal information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside the site as in perpetuity. In the comment form only the name or your chosen name is published, the email address not.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for statistics, marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Additionally, the website may use third-party service providers to service various aspects of the website. Each third-party service provider’s use of your personal information is dictated by their respective privacy policies.
This website currently uses the following third-party service providers who have access to certain data as defined further below:
On this website, we have integrated the component of Google Analytics (with the anonymizer function). Google Analytics is a web analytics service. Web analytics is the collection, gathering, and analysis of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects, inter alia, data about the website from which a person has come (the so-called referrer), which sub-pages were visited, or how often and for what duration a sub-page was viewed. Web analytics are mainly used for the optimization of a website and in order to analyze internet advertising and marketing
The operator of the Google Analytics component is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, United States.
For the web analytics through Google Analytics we use the application “_gat. _anonymizeIp”. By means of this application the IP address of your Internet connection is abridged by Google and anonymized when accessing our websites from a Member State of the European Union or another Contracting State to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyze the traffic on our website. Google uses the collected data and information, inter alia, to evaluate the use of our website and to provide online reports, which show the activities on our websites, and to provide other services concerning the use of our Internet site for us.
Google Analytics places a cookie on the information technology system. The definition of cookies is explained below. With the setting of the cookie, Google is enabled to analyze the use of our website. With each call-up to one of the individual pages of this Internet site, which is operated by us and into which a Google Analytics component was integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system will automatically submit data through the Google Analytics component for the purpose of online advertising and the settlement of commissions to Google. During the course of this technical procedure, the enterprise Google gains knowledge of personal information, such as your IP address, which serves Google, inter alia, to understand the origin of visitors and clicks, and subsequently create commission settlements.
The cookie is used to store personal information, such as the access time, the location from which the access was made, and the frequency your visits of our website. With each visit to our Internet site, such personal data, including the IP address of the Internet access used by the user, will be transmitted to Google in the United States of America. These personal data are stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass these personal data collected through the technical procedure to third parties.
You can prevent the data collection by Google by opting out in the cookie consent. The “Opt-out” function will prevent the connection to Google Analytics. Furthermore, no data will be transferred to Google before your consent in the cookie notice. Only accepting the cookies will activate the cookie. In case you are not sure which choice you made in the cookie notice or you want to redo your choice, you can show the cookie notice again in order to revise your choice. Please note that in case of previous consent of the cookies, data is still transferred until the opt-out function is clicked in the cookie notice. Redoing the choice in the cookie consent notice will not affect the lawfulness of the previous consent and the related procession of data transfer before its withdrawal. Refusing the data transfer to Google Analytics after a previous consent will be active after clicking Opt-Out in the cookie notice bar.
Following button may be used to show the cookie consent notice bar to redo your choice:Show Cookie Notice
You may, as stated below in Managing Cookies, prevent the setting of cookies through our website at any time by means of a corresponding adjustment of the web browser used and thus permanently deny the setting of cookies. Such an adjustment to the Internet browser used would also prevent Google Analytics from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the user. In addition, cookies already in use by Google Analytics may be deleted at any time via a web browser or other software programs. Please note that if you prevent to set cookies at all, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.
However links to these platforms are placed as third-party and HTML links, which means that no data will be collected by the respective third-party company by call-up of this website solely. When you click one of these links, the links are implemented to open in a new browser tab or window. We have no knowledge about the data collected on the respective third-party websites and apps. The data protection is following dictated by the respective privacy policies of the respective companies which are listed up as followed and we don’t have control or responsibility over the data protection of these links.
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Can Stock Photo Inc.
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Loes Kieboom engages in affiliate marketing and is part of referral programs, which is done by third-party tracking links into the Website. If you click on a link for an affiliate/referral program partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for purposes of commissions, which comes at no extra cost to you.
However, links to these platforms are placed as third-party and HTML links, which means that no data will be collected by the respective third-party company by call-up of this website solely. When you click one of these links, the links are implemented to open in a new browser tab or window. The link contains the data which may be stored in a cookie of the respective company. We have no knowledge about the data collected on the respective websites and apps. The data protection is following dictated by the respective privacy policies of the respective companies which are listed up as followed and we don’t have control or responsibility over the data protection of these links.
To protect the personal data of the users of this website the social network components and plugins have been implemented as HTLM and third-party links which will only transfer data to the respective social network when actively clicked. The links are implemented to open in a new browser tab or window. The data protection is following dictated by the respective privacy policies which are listed up as followed and we don’t have control or responsibility over the data protection of these links.
The data collected on this website is not shared with the mentioned social networks this is information is provided for your further information only.
In general, social networks are capturing data when visiting their site, also data of personal nature when being a member of the social network and when automatically logged in their services on the used device. However, we have no knowledge about the data collected when visiting the respective third-party websites and apps.
On this website, we have integrated the component of Shariff. The Shariff component provides social media buttons that are compliant with data protection. Shariff was developed for the German computer magazine c’t and is published by GitHub, Inc.
The developers of the component is GitHub, Inc. 88 Colin P. Kelly Junior Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States.
The use of the Shariff component is intended to protect the personal data of the visitors of our website and to enable us to integrate a button solution for social networks on this website.
Further information in German language on the Shariff component may be found in the computer magazine c’t.
We have included following sharing options with Shariff:
Please consult the privacy policies of the social media providers to find out the purpose for and extent to which the data is collected and processed by the respective providers as well as your rights relating to this and how you can change your settings to protect your privacy.
The links to the privacy policies of the respective companies can be found further below for your information.
On this website links and share possibilities to the enterprise Facebook are integrated as third party links, no data will be exchanged with Facebook by the call-up of this website solely.
Facebook is a social network. A social network is a place for social meetings on the Internet, an online community, which usually allows users to communicate with each other and interact in a virtual space. A social network may serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences, or enable the Internet community to provide personal or business-related information. Facebook allows social network users to include the creation of private profiles, upload photos, and network through friend requests.
The operating company of Facebook is Facebook, Inc., 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, United States. If a person lives outside of the United States or Canada, the controller is the Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland.
When you use the Facebook icons linking to our Facebook profile and the share button you will visit the websites or apps of Facebook as a third-party link. By doing so, data will also be transferred to Facebook and you will be connected to your Facebook account when automatically logged in, in case you are a member of their service. We like to point out, as a provider of this website, that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by Facebook.
If however, the Facebook links are not clicked, no exchange of data will happen between you and Facebook.
The data protection guideline published by Facebook, provides information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Facebook. In addition, it is explained there what setting options Facebook offers to protect the privacy of the user. In addition, different configuration options are made available to allow the elimination of data transmission to Facebook. These applications may be used by the user to eliminate a data transmission to Facebook.
On this website links and share possibilities to the LinkedIn Corporation are integrated as third party links, no data will be exchanged with LinkedIn by the call-up of this website solely.
LinkedIn is a web-based social network that enables users with existing business contacts to connect and to make new business contacts. Over 400 million registered people in more than 200 countries use LinkedIn. Thus, LinkedIn is currently the largest platform for business contacts and one of the most visited websites in the world.
When you use the LinkedIn icons linking to our LinkedIn profile and the share button you will visit the websites or apps of LinkedIn as a third-party link. By doing so, data will also be transferred to LinkedIn and you will be connected to your LinkedIn account when automatically logged in, in case you are a member of their service. We like to point out, as a provider of this website, that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by LinkedIn.
If however, the LinkedIn links are not clicked, no exchange of data will happen between you and LinkedIn.
On this website share possibilities to Twitter are integrated as HTLM links, no data will be exchanged with Twitter by the call-up of this website solely.
Twitter is a multilingual, publicly-accessible microblogging service on which users may publish and spread so-called ‘tweets,’ e.g. short messages, which are limited to 280 characters. These short messages are available for everyone, including those who are not logged on to Twitter. The tweets are also displayed to so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow a user’s tweets. Furthermore, Twitter allows you to address a wide audience via hashtags, links or retweets.
The operating company of Twitter is Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.
When you use the Twitter sharing button you will visit the websites or apps of Twitter as a third-party link. By doing so, data will also be transferred to Twitter and you will be connected to your Twitter account when automatically logged in, in case you are a member of their service. We like to point out, as a provider of this website, that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by Twitter.
If however, the Twitter share buttons are not clicked, no exchange of data will happen between you and Twitter.
On this website share possibilities with Pinterest Inc. are integrated as HTLM links, no data will be exchanged with Pinterest by the call-up of this website solely.
Pinterest is a so-called social network. A social network is an Internet social meeting place, an online community that allows users to communicate and interact with each other in a virtual space. A social network may serve as a platform for the exchange of opinions and experiences, or allow the Internet community to provide personal or company-related information. Pinterest enables the users of the social network to publish, inter alia, picture collections and individual pictures as well as descriptions on virtual pinboards (so-called pins), which can then be shared by other user’s (so-called re-pins) or commented on.
The operating company of Pinterest is Pinterest Inc., 808 Brannan Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, UNITED STATES.
When you use the Pinterest sharing button you will visit the websites or apps of Pinterest as a third- party link. By doing so, data will also be transferred to Pinterest and you will be connected to your Pinterest account when automatically logged in, in case you are a member of their service. We like to point out, as a provider of this website, that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by Pinterest.
If however, the Pinterest share buttons are not clicked, no exchange of data will happen between you and Pinterest.
The data protection guideline published by Pinterest provides information on the collection, processing and use of personal data by Pinterest.
On this website share possibilities with WhatsApp Inc. are integrated as HTLM links, no data will be exchanged with WhatsAPP by the call-up of this website solely.
WhatsApp is and instant messaging provider of the Facebook group of companies. The operating company of WhatsApp is WhatsApp Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA.
When you use the WhatsApp sharing button you will visit the websites or apps of WhatsApp as a third-party link. By doing so, data will also be transferred to WhatsApp and you will be connected to your WhatsApp account when automatically logged in, in case you are a member of their service. We like to point out, as a provider of this website, that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by WhatsApp.
If however, the WhatsApp share buttons are not clicked, no exchange of data will happen between you and WhatsApp.
On this website links to Instagram are integrated as third party links, no data will be exchanged with Instagram by the call-up of this website solely.
Instagram is a service that may be qualified as an audiovisual platform, which allows users to share photos and videos, as well as disseminate such data in other social networks.
The operating company of the services offered by Instagram is Instagram LLC, 1 Hacker Way, Building 14 First Floor, Menlo Park, CA, UNITED STATES.
When you use the Instagram icons linked to our Instagram profile and the photo links of the section ‘More of Loes on Instagram’ you will visit the websites or apps of Instagram as a third party link. By doing so, data will also be transferred to Instagram and you will be connected to your Instagram account when automatically logged in, in case you are a member of their service. We like to point out, as a provider of this website, that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by Instagram.
If however, the Instagram links are not clicked, no exchange of data will happen between you and Instagram.
On this website links to YouTube are integrated as third party links, no data will be exchanged with YouTube by the call-up of this website solely.
YouTube is an Internet video portal that enables video publishers to set video clips and other users free of charge, which also provides free viewing, review and commenting on them. YouTube allows you to publish all kinds of videos, so you can access both full movies and TV broadcasts, as well as music videos, trailers, and videos made by users via the Internet portal.
The operating company of YouTube is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, UNITED STATES. The YouTube, LLC is a subsidiary of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, UNITED STATES.
When you use the YouTube icons linked to our YouTube profile and the video links to single clips you will visit the websites or apps of YouTube as a third party link. By doing so, data will also be transferred to YouTube and you will be connected to your YouTube account when automatically logged in, in case you are a member of their service. We like to point out, as a provider of this website, that we have no knowledge of the content of the data transmitted or how it will be used by YouTube.
YouTube’s data protection provisions provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.
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Cookies do not do any damage to your computer or mobile device and do not contain viruses.
For a userfriendly and modern website technical cookies are strictly necessary. Without these cookies data which has been provided cannot been stored temporarily and thus processed, e.g. also when going back to the last page.
When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.
In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. Please find more information on the use of Google Analytics further above.
Following third party cookies are not set by this website, also the content and use of the data stored in these cookies is not known to Loes Kieboom. The cookies will be set after using third party links, after leaving the website, but as these regularly appear this is provided for your further information to protect your data.
Affiliate tracking or referral tracking cookies may be set after using the third-party links for above mentioned affiliate and referral partners. The links contain information which will be set in a cookie to allow the affiliate and referral partners to calculate the commissions in case of purchase or contribution. This does not influence the costs or credits of the linked product for the customer. Find further information on this further above under ‘Advertising’.
We also use social media buttons and links on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. All functions are implemented in this website as third-party links, which means that no data will be exchanged between the social network and you while just visiting this website without clicking one of the links, appearing as icons, text or images. By using these links, cookies may be set by the respective third party outlined in their respective privacy policies, which are listed up further above in the section ‘Social networks and platforms’.
In the cookie notice bar appearing on this website you may accept all necessary cookies and have the option to opt-out not necessary third-party cookies, such as for Google Analytics. The cookie for your choice – for your consent or opt-out – expires after 12 months.
You can prevent the data collection by Google by opting out in the cookie consent. The “Opt-out” function will prevent the connection to Google Analytics. Furthermore, no data will be transferred to Google before your consent in the cookie notice. Only accepting the cookies will activate the data transfer to Google. Please read more about the Use of Google Analytics above.
In case you are not sure which choice you made in the cookie notice or you want to redo your choice, you can show the cookie notice again in order to revise your choice. Please note that in case of previous consent, data is still transferred until the opt-out function is clicked in the cookie notice. Redoing the choice in the cookie consent notice will not affect the lawfulness of the previous consent and the related procession of data transfer before its withdrawal. Refusing the data transfer to Google Analytics after a previous consent will be active after clicking Opt-Out in the cookie notice bar.
Following button may be used to show the cookie consent notice bar again to redo your choice:Show Cookie Notice
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The website of Loes Kieboom contains information that enables a quick electronic contact to us, as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data transmitted by you is automatically stored. Such personal data transmitted on a voluntary basis by a user to us is stored for the purpose of processing or contacting the user. There is no transfer of this personal data to third parties and the information may only be shared with third parties in situations of technical or service assistance (e.g. hoster) as described further above.
Loes Kieboom offers users the possibility to leave individual comments on individual blog contributions on a blog, which is on the website. A blog is a web-based, publicly-accessible portal, through which one or more people called bloggers or web-bloggers may post articles or write down thoughts in so-called blogposts. Blogposts may usually be commented by third parties.
If you leave a comment on the blog published on this website, the comments made by you are also stored and published, as well as information on the date of the commentary and on the user’s name or pseudonym chosen by you. In addition, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) to the user is also logged. This storage of the IP address takes place for security reasons, and in case the user violates the rights of third parties or posts illegal content through a given comment. The storage of these personal data is, therefore, in the own interest of us, so that we can exculpate in the event of an infringement. However, the email adress, while collected for these reasons will not be published on the website and not shared with public. This collected personal data will not be passed to third parties, unless such a transfer is required by law or serves the aim of the defense of us. The comments and the related data is kept as long as it is not deleted on the website.
If you leave a comment, certain information (your name as you provide it) may be publicly visible, however your email address will not be. We will not contact you using your email as this goes against GDPR regulations, so if you wish to be contacted by Loes Kieboom, please contact us directly by using the contact form or email. Please do not request that we contact you in the comments.
When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymize it, or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.
You have certain rights under applicable data protection laws.
These may include the right to
- be informed regarding how the data is collected and used
- have access to the data about you
- ask us to change or correct the data about you
- ask us to delete the data about you
- ask us for data portability, if applicable
In certain circumstances, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal information.
If we are relying on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note however that this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before its withdrawal.
“Loes Kieboom” abides by GDPR regulations, so if you wish to have your information (e.g. comments removed) and you’re an EU resident, please get in touch with us. We are happy to amend or remove your information or comments if you contact us. We do not retain secondary copies of commenters or reader contact information without permission.
To make such a request, please use the contact details provided below. We will consider and act upon any request in accordance with applicable data protection laws.
If you are resident in the European Economic Area and you believe we are unlawfully processing your personal information, you also have the right to complain to your local data protection supervisory authority. You can find their contact details here.
The Website does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If a parent or guardian believes that the Website has personally identifiable information of a child under the age of 16 in its database, please contact us immediately. We will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.
Our servers are located in Switzerland. If you are accessing our sites from outside Switzerland, please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed by us in our facilities and by those third parties with whom we may share your personal information as mentioned above, in Switzerland, Austria and other countries.
In order to protect it from access by third parties, the personal data we ask you to share with us on our website is transferred to us using a secure SSL connection (Secure Sockets Layer).
The security of your data is important to us but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, transmission of personal information to and from our Sites is at your own risk. You should only access the services within a secure environment.
Controller for the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), other data protection laws applicable in Member states of the European Union and other provisions related to data protection is:
Please contact us for further questions or comments about us or our policies.