Your personal information
Geolic collects, processes, and uses your personal information without asking for explicit consent only when this information is necessary for fulfilling the terms of our contract and for billing purposes.
What does this mean for you?
What information is stored and how is it used?
Storage of cookies on your computer
Advertising and analytics cookies
Third-party services are used on Geolic.net for advertising and analysis-related purposes. These services may set third-party cookies and/or pixel tags (web beacons), in order to be able to display specific regional or topic-targeted banners to you while you surf the web. Most browsers allow you to deactivate third-party cookies in their settings. Please note however, that this may affect the functionality of other sites outside Geolic (forums, etc.). You can also choose to deactivate third-party cookies by going to the Network Advertising Initiative site and following the instructions there.
Geolic uses the following third-party services:
You can find additional information on how Google handles data related to your person in its advertising network here: Advertising and Privacy.
Geolic’s Statistics feature, powered by Google Analytics, uses the “Anonymize IP” option, which ensures that your IP is only processed in an anonymized form.
The same procedure is made with all other social plugins on Geolic.net.
Log information. When you visit a page on Geolic.net, the Geolic server automatically saves the information that your browser sends whenever you visit this site. The information includes your request, IP address, browser type and language, and the date and time of your request. The information is used solely for analyzing and maintaining the technical operation of the servers and network as a whole.
The communication between you and Geolic. Should you have questions, you can contact us at any time via email or on geolic.net. We save your message so as to reply as quickly as possible, and to track and improve our support service. Your information will only be used to process your request.
Sharing your data
Your information will never be sold to third parties. We will not disclose any personal data without your consent, unless:
- We are required by law to do so.
If Geolic is ever acquired by another company, user information could be transferred to the acquiring party.
We are happy to give you a summary of all data we have collected from you (Article 34 of the German Federal Data Protection Act). This request for information is free of charge and will be processed as soon as it is received. Normally, we deliver such requests via email, but you can also request it be sent via snail mail. If you want a detailed breakdown of collected data, please let us know precisely which data you would like to learn about. We want to make sure that you are really you and not someone pretending to be you, so we will need a copy or scan of your passport or driver’s license to fulfill a request for information. We only use the scan or copy to check your ID and respond to your request.
Correction, deletion, or blocking
In accordance with Article 35 of the German Federal Data Protection Act, you are entitled to request that any data we collect from you be corrected, deleted or blocked from further use in cases that fall under the terms of the article.