Privacy policy

Privacy policy

This data protection declaration clarifies the nature, scope and purpose of the collection and use of data of visitors and users (hereinafter collectively referred to as "users") by California Dreaming, Dörte Bundt, Görlitzer Str. 52, 10997 Berlin, info(at)californiadreamingdesigns(dot)com (hereinafter referred to as "provider") as the responsible body under data protection law.

If you have any questions about data protection, you can reach us on weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on 01777 093 623 and by e-mail at info(at)californiadreamingdesigns(dot)com.

Collection of access data

The provider collects data about each access to the online offer (so-called server log files). The access data includes the name of the accessed website, file, date and time of retrieval, amount of data transferred, notification of successful retrieval, browser type and version, the user's operating system, referrer URL (the previously visited page), IP address and the requesting provider.
The provider uses the log data without assignment to the person of the user or other profiling in accordance with the legal provisions only for statistical evaluations for the purpose of operation, security and optimization of the online offer. However, the provider reserves the right to subsequently check the log data if there is a justified suspicion of illegal use on the basis of concrete indications.

Collection and use of personal data

Personal data will only be collected and used by the provider if this is permitted by law or if the users consent to the data collection. As a rule, it is recognizable to the users when using the service which data is stored, such as name, e-mail address and message when using the order form.
The personal data provided for the purpose of ordering goods (such as name, e-mail address, address, payment data) will be used by the seller for the fulfilment and processing of the contract. This data will be treated confidentially, transmitted in encrypted form and will not be passed on to third parties who are not involved in the ordering, delivery and payment process.
When contacting the provider (via contact form or email), the user's details are stored for the purpose of processing the request and in the event that follow-up questions arise.
The provider has taken organizational, contractual and technical security measures to ensure that the provisions of the data protection laws are complied with and accidental or intentional manipulation, loss, destruction or access by unauthorized persons is prevented.

Data transfer to third parties

The data of the users will only be forwarded to third parties if this is permitted by law or if a user has consented to the forwarding.
This is the case, for example, if the forwarding of the data serves to fulfil contractual obligations towards the user and the postal address is handed over to a forwarding company after a shop order.
The personal data of the users will not be sold or forwarded to third parties for advertising purposes or for the purpose of creating user profiles.

Cookies

The provider uses "cookies" as part of its online offer. Cookies are small files that are stored on the user's computer and can store information for providers. Temporary cookies are deleted after closing the browser, permanent cookies remain for a specified period of time and can provide the stored information when the online offer is called up again.
Cookies are used on the one hand to facilitate the use of the service. For example, a cookie stores a user's shopping cart status.
The user can influence the use of cookies. Most browsers have an option that restricts or completely prevents the storage of cookies. Provider endeavors to design the online offer in such a way that the use of cookies is not necessary. However, it should be noted that the use and in particular the ease of use without cookies are restricted.

Google Analytics

The provider uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files that are stored on users' computers, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about the use of this website by users is usually transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there.
However, if IP anonymisation is activated on this website, the IP address of users will be shortened by Google beforehand within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. IP anonymization is active on this website. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate the use of the website by users, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage to the website operator.
The IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other Google data. Users can prevent the storage of cookies by setting their browser software accordingly; However, the provider points out to the users that in this case you may not be able to use all the functions of this website to their full extent. Users can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to their use of the website (including their IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

Use of Facebook Social Plugins

This online offer uses social plugins ("plugins") of the social network facebook.com, which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA ("Facebook"). The plugins are recognizable by one of the Facebook logos (white "f" on blue tile or a "thumbs up" sign) or are marked with the addition "Facebook Social Plugin". The list and appearance of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.
When a user accesses a website of this online offer that contains such a plugin, his browser establishes a direct connection to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is transmitted by Facebook directly to the user's browser and integrated into the website by the browser. The provider therefore has no influence on the scope of the data that Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore informs the users according to their level of knowledge: By integrating the plugins, Facebook receives the information that a user has accessed the corresponding page of the online offer. If the user is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. If a user interacts with the plugins, for example by clicking the Like button or making a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, there is still the possibility that Facebook will find out and store his IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymized IP address is stored in Germany.
The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook as well as the related rights and setting options for the protection of the privacy of the users can be found in Facebook's privacy policy: https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/.
If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to collect data about him via this online offer and link it to his member data stored on Facebook, he must log out of Facebook before visiting the website and delete corresponding Facebook cookies. It is also possible to block Facebook social plugins with add-ons for the browser, for example with the "Facebook Blocker".

Use of Pinterest buttons

On this offer, the buttons ("Pin It") of the service Pinterest, http://pinterest.com are used. With the help of the buttons, users are able to share the provider's articles on their "Pinterest boards".
When a user visits a website that contains a "Pin It" button, their browser establishes a direct connection to Pinterest's servers. The content of the "Pin It" button is transmitted by Pinterest directly to the user's browser. The provider therefore has no influence on the scope of the data that Pinterest collects with the help of the "Pin It" button and informs the users according to his level of knowledge. According to this, only the IP address of the user and the URL of the respective website are transmitted, but only used for the purposes of displaying the "Pin It" button and for sharing the content. Further information can be found in Pinterest's privacy policy under http://pinterest.com/about/privacy/.

Revocation, changes, corrections and updates

Upon request, the user has the right to receive information free of charge about the personal data stored about him by the provider. Contact details can be found in the imprint of the provider.
In addition, the user has the right to correction of incorrect data, blocking and deletion of his personal data, unless there is a statutory retention obligation to the contrary.

Changes to the Privacy Policy
The provider reserves the right to change the data protection declaration in order to adapt it to changed legal situation or in the event of changes to the service and data processing.