Version June, 2018

Privacy Statement

goedle.io GmbH ("goedle", "goedle.io", or "we") respects your privacy and is committed to protecting it. With this privacy statement, we would like to inform you how we process your personal data while using this website or our service. The responsible body according to art. 4 European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is goedle.io GmbH, Brüsseler Platz 8, 50672 Köln, managing directors are Fabian Hadiji and Marc Müller. In case of any questions related to your privacy or data protection, please get in touch with us via privacy@goedle.io.

General

This privacy statement applies only to personal or individual-related data of users of our websites or customers of our service. In this context, the goedle.io GmbH is the controller of your personal information in terms of the GDPR. We may collect certain types of data about you if you:

  • visit our website
  • request a demo
  • reach out to us via email
  • sign up for our product
  • use our service (including our dashboard)

This data may include title, name, house address, e-mail address, or phone number. Additionally, we also obtain other data points automatically. For example, we make use of different types of cookies and your IP address may be tracked as well. The IP address is used to derive geographical information about website visitors.

Your personal data is processed by us in accordance with the provisions of the European GDPR. The following provisions describe the type, scope, and purpose of collecting, processing, and utilizing personal data. This data privacy policy applies only to our websites and service when used by our customers. If links on our pages route you to other pages, please inquire the destination page about how your data is handled in such cases.

Please read this policy carefully. If you do not agree with our privacy policy, it is your choice not to use our website or our service. In case of any questions relating to your privacy or the protection of your data, please get in touch with us at privacy@goedle.io.

Inventory data

We collect your data with a legitimate interest and your personal data is used exclusively to:

  • provide you with information about our product and service
  • personalize your user experience
  • improve our offers and services by analyzing the data in aggregated manner
  • fulfilling a contract between you and goedle.io
  • to comply with law

Without your explicit consent or a legal basis, your personal data is not passed on to third-parties. In case of a contractual relationship between you and goedle.io, your data is blocked against further use after completion of the contract. After expiry of deadlines as per tax-related and commercial regulations, these data are deleted unless you have expressly consented to their further use.

We never sell any of your personal data, and we only share this data with third-party services if it is necessary to run our platform, improve our service, or to communicate with you. This includes the following types of services:

  • Analytics providers to optimize our website and marketing
  • Online Form Builder
  • Email marketing services
  • Customer Relationship Management software
  • Payment provider for receiving payments
  • Service providers for processing and storing data

For example, when you sign up for a newsletter, we use third-party services to collect your email address and to communicate news and updates with you. Or, when you sign up for the product, we use third-party payment providers.

Cookies

Our website and services use cookies. These are small text files typically stored on your computer's hard drive or main memory. You can easily configure your browser to delete such cookies after you close your browser. Otherwise, cookies remain on your computer and permit its recognition on your next visit. We use different types of cookies and some are required to use our service, e.g., for login functionalities. Other cookies are optional and used for performance optimization and advertisement. You can completely prevent storage of cookies by choosing a "disable cookies" option in your browser settings. But this can limit the functionality of our offers as a result or make it impossible to use our service. Below, we describe how we use optional cookies for analytics, optimization of our web presence, increase the effectiveness of our advertisement, and likewise. In general, this allows us to improve your access to our site but it is your choice to opt-out from these cookies and services.

Tracking Pixels and Web Beacons

If you decide to sign up for our newsletter, request information about our product or exchange other emails with our team, we may use tracking pixels to measure the effectiveness of our communication. Typically, you can configure your email client in such a way that is does not to load such tracking pixels. Hence, not transmitting any behavioral data to our analytics tools.

Analytics and Advertisement

Google Tag Manager

Our website uses the Google Tag Manager (GTM) to manage third-party tools to analyze website traffic. You can refuse the usage of GTM by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting our website: Disable Google Tag Manager.

Disabling GTM will shut down all third-party services which are managed via GTM which includes Google Analytics and goedle.io’s own service to analyze user behavior.

Please note that disabling GTM via the link in this document only disables GTM on www.goedle.io but not on any sub-domains, e.g., blog.goedle.io among others.

Google Analytics

Our website also uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. (Google). Google Analytics uses cookies to enable analysis of website usage by you. Information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is usually transmitted to a Google server in the United States and stored there. In case of activated IP anonymization on this website, however, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf this website's owner, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports about website activities, and provide the website's operator with further services related to website and Internet usage. The IP address sent from your browser as part of Google Analytics is not merged with other data by Google. You can prevent storage of cookies by appropriately setting your browser software; in this case, however, please note that you might not be able to fully use all functions offered by this website. In addition, you can prevent data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google, by downloading and installing a browser plug-in from the following link.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the link below. An opt-out cookie will be set on the computer, which prevents the future collection of your data when visiting this website: Disable Google Analytics.

Please note that disabling Google Analytics via the link in this document only disables Google Analytics on www.goedle.io but not on any sub-domains, e.g., blog.goedle.io among others.

Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIp” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking). Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html or at https://policies.google.com/.

Google AdWords

We also use Google AdWords to run advertisement campaigns and have it connected with Google Analytics. By doing so, we can run re-marketing campaigns based on previous user behavior on our website. You can also opt-out from being included in personalized advertisement by following this link.

goedle.io

We use our own machine learning service to analyze the traffic on our own website. We use this information to personalize our marketing, optimize our website, or to improve the user experience of our service. More information about our service can be found in the Terms of Service. You can also deactivate the goedle.io tracking by setting the Do-Not-Track setting in your browser, or alternatively by deactivating GTM as described above.

Promotional Emails

If you sign up for our product, request a demo, or sign up for our newsletter, you will receive emails from us. You can opt-out from receiving such emails by following the instructions in those emails, or by directly replying to these emails. If you opt-out using any of these mechanisms, we may still send you non-promotional emails, such as updates related to your account or updates to the terms of our service.

Data Subject Rights

You have the right to know if we are processing any of your personal data, you can request access to this data, and you can ask us to correct or to delete this data. You also have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data and the right to data portability. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority if you consider that the processing of your personal data infringes GDPR (in this case Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Nordrhein-Westfalen at https://www.ldi.nrw.de/).

You can always unsubscribe from any newsletters that we may send to you. In case you have given us consent to sending you information and processing your personal data, you can always revoke your consent by getting in touch with us.

If you have any requests or want to learn more about your rights, get in touch with us via privacy@goedle.io.

Please note that any requests relating to users of our customers exercise of their rights under the GDPR must be provided to us by our customer directly.

Security

We make an effort to use encrypted communication whenever possible. We encourage all of our website visitors to use the SSL-encrypted versions of our webpages instead of plain HTTP. We encourage you to use strong passwords when signing up for our service and not to reuse any passwords. We also ask you not share any of your passwords with anyone else.

When it comes to data access, we also follow the principle of least privilege. I.e., employees, services, or pieces of software are able to access only the data that is necessary for its legitimate purpose.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change or modify this privacy policy at any time. We will not inform you through an explicit notice about changes as we often do not have your contact information. You are responsible for periodically visiting this privacy policy to check for any changes and updates.