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Data protection notice

We take the protection of your personal information very seriously and, with the following points, we will provide you with a summary about the purpose, nature and extent of the data collected and processed by us as during your use of Hopely.

By using Hopely you express your consent to us processing data collected about you in the following manner and for the cited purpose.

  1. Consent to processing of data

    With the commencement of your use of “Hopely”, you agree to the collection, processing and use of data which is set out in the following.

  2. Extent of the data collected
    1. We will process your data for the purpose strictly for the stated purpose and in accordance with statutory requirements.
    2. For the purpose of using Hopely, as well as to improve the service offered, we will save data that you yourself provide, as well as data which is required for using the service.
    3. All data is protected against unauthorised access by third parties.
  3. Contacting us

    If you send us an e-mail or use a contact form to ask questions about our services, your personal data which is sent to us will be used only for processing your enquiries.

  4. Log files, cookies
    1. When you visit the website, for technical reasons information about your IP address, referring URL, date/time, browser version and operating system used will be saved in the server’s log files.
    2. Additionally, so called cookies may be stored locally on your computer at times. Cookies are small text files which are stored temporarily on your hard disk and which can contain information about your visit to our website. This data is required for technical purposes and assists only with statistical analysis for the purposes of operating the site, security and optimising the server on which our websites are stored. This data is not in any way attributed to a specific person. Analysis is undertaken only in the form of anonymous statistics.
  5. Search requests
    1. When searching for information on the internet via Hopely, we will collect and save the following information: browser language, country location of the IP address, type of end user device.
    2. Further data may be collected. This data will also not permit any conclusions as to the person to which it relates, but will assist only in optimising the search results.
  6. Statistical data
    1. This website uses Google Analytics, a website analysis service from Google Inc ( Google Analytics uses methods which enable the analysis of your use of the website, such as so-called “cookies”. Cookies are text files which are stored on your computer. The information generated about your use of the website is as a general rule transferred to a Google server in the USA and is stored there.
    2. As IP anonymisation is activated on this website, the IP address will be truncated within the member states of the European Union or in other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, before being passed on. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and truncated there. The anonymised IP address which is transferred by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be combined with other data from Google.
    3. You can prevent the recording and transfer of the information which is generated by the cookie and which is related to your use of the website (including your IP address) to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at the following link:
    4. As an alternative to the browser plugin, you can click this link in order to prevent data being recorded by Google Analytics on this website in the future. By doing so, an opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click the link again.
  7. Facebook
    1. We use software from the provider on our website. Facebook is a company owned by facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. Each time you open the Hopely website, facebook will be informed that you are visiting Hopely.
    2. If you visit Hopely and are concurrently logged in to facebook, facebook will attribute this information to your personal account on facebook. Additionally, the fact that you have visited Hopely will be passed on to facebook.
    3. If you want to disable this transfer to and storage of data about you and your behaviour on our website by facebook, you must log out from facebook before you visit our site.
    4. Facebook’s data protection information provides further information on this topic, especially on the collection and use of the data by facebook, on your rights relating to this, as well as the settings options for protecting your privacy:
  8. Third party services
    1. We use third party services for analysis and for placing advertising for Hopely. As part of this, so-called “cookies” are also used, i.e. text files which are stored on your computer and which permit analysis of the use of the website. The third party services also use so called web beacons (invisible graphics). By using these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic to Hopely can be analysed. The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including the users’ IP addresses) and the delivery of advertising formats are transferred to the servers of third parties - including ones located abroad - and are stored there.
    2. You can prevent the installation of cookies by adjusting the appropriate settings in your browser.
  9. Rights of access, modification and objection
    1. You have the right to obtain, on request and free of charge, information about the personal data which has been stored about you. Additionally, you have the right to the correction of incorrect data as well as the blocking and deletion of your personal data, as long as there is no statutory requirement to retain the data.
    2. You have the ability to contact us at any time in relation to these matters. For contact information, please see the provider’s identification details.
  10. Changes to the data protection policy
    1. We reserve the right to modify the data protection policy to ensure it complies with changes to the legal situation, or in case of changes to the service and data processing.
    2. We therefore request that if you are in any doubt to check the data protection notice again before conveying personal data to us.