HI.HI.STUDIO takes the protection of your personal data very seriously. The purpose of this Data Protection Statement is to inform you about the type of personal data that will be collected when you use our website, www.hihistudio.com, and how we will process, use, and protect such data.
Use of the www.hihistudio.com website is subject to the Data Protection Statement set out below. The www.hihistudio.com website is a service provided by HI.HI.STUDIO, Grimmstr.10, 10967 Berlin, Germany (hereinafter referred to as “HI.HI.STUDIO”).
Protecting your personal data is important to us, in particular, where respecting your personal rights in connection with the processing and use of such data is concerned. The term personal data refers to information regarding the personal and/or factual circumstances of a specific or specifiable natural person including the person’s name, postal address, e-mail address and/or telephone number and user data such as the IP address. We collect, process, and use your personal data in compliance with the relevant laws.
2. Automated Data Collection and Processing by Your Browser
As with every website, our server automatically collects the following information and temporarily saves it in server log files which are transmitted by your browser unless you have deactivated such function:
- the IP address of the computer transmitting the request
- the client’s file request
- the http response code
- the volume of data transmitted
- the website from which you access our website (referrer URL)
- the date and time of the server request
- the type, version and language of your browser
- the operating system on the computer transmitting the request
Our server log files are not evaluated based on personal use. We cannot allocate this data to specific persons at any time. Also, we do not merge this data with data from other sources.
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service offered by Google Inc. (hereinafter referred to as “Google”). Google Analytics uses small text files called cookies which are saved on your computer to facilitate analysis of your website use. The information collected relates to your operating system, browser and IP address, the website you accessed previously (referrer URL), and the date and time of your visit to our website. The information generated by cookies regarding your use of our website typically is transmitted to and saved on a Google server in the United States. If and when IP anonymization is activated on this website, Google will reduce your IP address for transmission among member states of the European Union or to other member states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the United States and then reduced. At our request, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our website, to compile reports on website activity, and to provide us with other services relating to website activity and Internet use. The IP address transmitted from your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with any other data held by Google.
The use of Google Analytics is in compliance with the requirements upon which German data protection agencies and Google have agreed. The third-party provider’s data protection statement is available at http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy.
3. Collection and Processing of Data Provided Voluntarily
Your provision of personal data to us by e-mail, via our website or newsletter is voluntary. We use this data to process our contractual relationship with you and/or your inquiries, to conduct market research or opinion polls, or for mailing our advertisements to you. We only use your data for e-mail advertising purposes with your consent.
If you want to subscribe to our newsletter, please provide your valid e-mail address and select a language (German or English) and confirm that you are in agreement with the following:
“I hereby agree that HI.HI.STUDIO may process and use the data I have provided for the purpose of sending me e-mail newsletters to inform me about products as well as about HI.HI.STUDIO's current campaigns and events.”
I can revoke this agreement at any time by sending written notice to HI.HI.STUDIO via letter or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. As soon as I revoke such agreement, the data I provided will be deleted from all HI.HI.STUDIO systems and no longer will be used to send me the newsletter.
Personal data provided to us via our website will be saved only for the time it takes us to meet the purpose for which you provided such data. When your contract has been fulfilled completely, your data will be blocked and then deleted in accordance with the relevant tax and trade regulations unless you have given your express consent to such data being used for other purposes. To the extent mandatory trade and tax retention periods need to be observed, the retention period for some types of data can be up to ten years.
4. Transmission to Third Parties
We will not transmit any personal data you provide to us to any third parties. Personal data will be transmitted only if you have given prior consent
- to sub-contractors who need to receive and use such data for the purpose of fulfilling specific orders if required to process your inquiries, orders and use of our services
- to service providers bound by instructions if required to process your order data in accordance with the law
- to parties entitled to obtain such data if required to comply with statutory obligations
6. Your Rights
At any time, at no cost to you and without providing any reason you can request information regarding the data relating to you which is saved in our systems as well as information regarding the origin, recipients or categories of recipients to whom such data has been transmitted and why such data has been saved.
In addition, legally you are entitled to have your personal data corrected, blocked or deleted. Also, you can revoke your consent to the use of your data at any time and without having to provide a reason.
Please address any requests for information, inquiries, objections to the processing of your data, and any questions you may have to HI.HI.STUDIO's in writing via letter or e-mail to email@example.com.