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Privacy Policy

The use of our site is possible without an indication of personal data. Different regulations may apply to the use of individual services on our site, which will be explained separately in this case. Your personal data (for example, name, address, e-mail, telephone number, etc.) will only be processed by us in accordance with the provisions of German data protection law. Data is personal when it can be clearly assigned to a specific natural person. The legal basis for data protection can be found in the Federal Data Protection Act (FDPA) and the Telemedia Act (TMA). The following regulations inform you about the nature, scope and purpose of the collection, use and processing of personal data by Yoga Vidya e.V.

We point out that the internet-based data transmission has security gaps, a complete protection against access by third parties is thus impossible.

What information do we collect from you?
We collect personal data from you for the processing of the offers and services selected by you. This is done in particular when booking a seminar conducted by us, participation in events, the order of free of charge, but also by filling in a form.

Please note that especially when booking seminars personal data of fellow travelers can be collected. You should therefore ensure that all information relating to third parties is provided by you with the consent of such person.

I agree that Yoga Vidya e.V. processes and uses my personal data for the establishment, implementation and processing of my contractual relationship.

Use of your data for advertising purposes
In addition to the processing of your data to process your chosen service or seminar booking, we also use this data to inform you by post about any seminars and services that may be of interest to you.

I agree that Yoga Vidya e.V. processes and uses my personal information for its own advertising purposes in order to send me marketing communications by post.

You may object to the use of your personal data for advertising purposes at any time without incurring any costs other than the transmission costs according to the basic tariffs. A text message (e-mail, letter, for example) is sufficient. Just use the following contact information:

By email:
datenschutz(at)yoga-vidya.de

By post:
Datenschutzbeauftragter
Yoga Vidya e.V.
Yogaweg 7
32805 Horn-Bad Meinber
Germany

Cookies
We use on our site so-called cookies to recognize multiple uses of our offer, by the same user / internet access holder. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores and saves on your computer. They serve to optimize our website and our offers. These are mostly so-called "session cookies", which are deleted after the end of your visit.
However, these cookies sometimes provide information to automatically recognize you. This recognition is based on the IP address stored in the cookies. The information obtained in this way serves to optimize our offers and to give you easier access to our site.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of our website.

Server Data
For technical reasons and among other things the following data, which your internet browser transmits to us or to our web space provider, is recorded (so-called server log files):
- browser type and version
- used operating system
- website from which you visit us (referrer URL)
- website you visit
- date and time of your access
- your Internet Protocol (IP) address.
These anonymous data are stored separately from any personal information that you may provide and so do not allow any conclusions to be drawn about a particular person. They are evaluated for statistical purposes in order to optimize our website and our offers.

Newsletter
We offer you on our site the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. With this newsletter we inform you regularly about our offers. To receive our newsletter you need a valid e-mail address. We will check the e-mail address you entered to verify that you are the owner of the specified e-mail address or whose owner is authorized to receive the newsletter. By registering for our newsletter, we will save your IP address and the date and time of your registration. This is in the event that a third party abuses your e-mail address and subscribes to our newsletter without your knowledge, as a hedge on our part. Further data will not be collected on our part. The data collected in this way will be used exclusively to obtain our newsletter. A passing on to third does not take place. A comparison of the data collected with data, which may be collected by other components of our site, is also not done. You can cancel the subscription to this newsletter at any time. Details can be found in the confirmation e-mail as well as in each individual newsletter. We offer you the opportunity to contact us via e-mail and / or via a contact form. In this case, the information provided by the user will be stored for the purpose of processing his contact. A passing on to third does not take place. A comparison of the data collected with data, which may be collected by other components of our site, is also not done.

Use of Google Analytics with anonymization function
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, hereafter "Google". Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and thereby allow an analysis of the use of the website by you.
The information generated by these cookies, such as the time, location and frequency of your website visit, including your IP address, is transmitted to Google in the United States and stored there.
We use Google Analytics on our website with an IP anonymization feature. In this case, your IP address will already be shortened and thus anonymized by Google within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
Google will use this information to evaluate your use of our site, to compile reports on our website activity, and to provide other services related to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties if required by law or as far as third parties process this data on behalf of Google.
Google does not claim to link your IP address to any other data provided by Google. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of our website.
In addition, Google offers a deactivation option for the most popular browsers, giving you more control over what data Google collects and processes. If you enable this option, website visit information will not be sent to Google Analytics. Activation does not prevent information from being transmitted to us or any other web analytics services we may use. For more information about Google's opt-out option and to enable this option, please visit the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de

Use of Google Maps
We use the "Google Maps" component of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, "Google", on our site.
Each time Google Maps is called, Google sets a cookie to process user settings and data when viewing the page that has the Google Maps component integrated. This cookie is usually not deleted by closing the browser, but will expire after a certain amount of time unless it is manually deleted by you.
If you disagree with the processing of your data, you may disable the "Google Maps" service and prevent the transmission of data to Google in this way. To do this, you must disable the Java Script feature in your browser. However, please note that in this case you will not be able to use "Google Maps" or only to a limited extent. Use of "Google Maps" and information obtained through "Google Maps" is subject to the Google Terms of Use http://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/terms/regional.html and the additional terms and conditions for "Google Maps" https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

Use of Facebook components
We use components of the provider Facebook.com on our site. Facebook is a service of Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA.
Each time you visit our website, which is equipped with such a component, this component causes the browser you are using to download a corresponding representation of the component from Facebook. Through this process, Facebook is informed about which specific page of our website is currently being visited by you.
If you visit our page and you are logged in to Facebook, Facebook recognizes through the information collected by the component which specific page you are visiting and assigns this information to your personal account on Facebook. Click e.g. the "Like" button or make comments, this information will be transmitted to your personal account on Facebook and stored there. In addition, the information that you have visited our site is passed on to Facebook. This happens regardless of whether you click the component or not.
If you want to prevent this transmission and storage of data about you and your behavior on our website through Facebook, you must log out of Facebook and before you visit our site. The data protection information provided by Facebook provides more detailed information, in particular on the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights in this regard as well as the setting options for protecting your privacy: https://de-de.facebook.com/about/privacy/.An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found at https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

Use of Twitter Referral Components
We use components from the provider Twitter on our site. Twitter is a service of Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, United States.
Each time you visit our website, which has such a component, this component causes the browser you are using to download a corresponding representation of the component of Twitter. Through this process, Twitter is informed about which specific page of our website is currently being visited.
We have no control over the information that Twitter collects here, nor about the amount of data collected by Twitter. To the best of our knowledge, Twitter collects the URL of the respective website and the user's IP address, but it is not used for purposes other than the presentation of the Twitter component. Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Twitter at twitter.com/privacy. You can change your privacy settings in the Account Settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.

Use of YouTube components with advanced privacy mode
On our website, we use components (videos) from the company YouTube, LLC 901 Cherry Ave., 94066 San Bruno, CA, a company of Google Inc., Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Here we use the option provided by YouTube "- extended privacy mode -".
When you visit a page that has an embedded video, it will connect to the YouTube servers and display the content by notifying your browser on the website.
According to information provided by YouTube, in "- enhanced privacy mode -" only data is transmitted to the YouTube server, in particular which of our web pages you have visited when watching the video. If you are logged in to YouTube at the same time, this information will be assigned to your member account on YouTube. You can prevent this by logging out of your member account before visiting our website.
Additional information about YouTube's privacy is provided by Google at the following link:
https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

Use of PayPal as payment method
If you decide in the context of your order process for a payment with the online payment service PayPal, your contact details will be sent to PayPal within the order thus triggered. PayPal is an offer from PayPal (Europe) S.à.r.l. & Cie. S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg. PayPal assumes the role of an online payment service provider as well as a trustee and offers buyer protection services.
The personal data transmitted to PayPal are usually first name, last name, address, telephone number, IP address, e-mail address, or other data required for order processing, as well as data related to the order such as number of articles, article number, invoice amount and percent taxes, billing information, etc.
This submission is necessary to process your order using the payment method you have selected, in particular to confirm your identity, to administer your payment and the customer relationship.
Please note, however, that personal data may also be passed on by PayPal to service providers, subcontractors or other affiliated companies, insofar as this is necessary to fulfill the contractual obligations arising from your order or the personal data is to be processed in the order.
Depending on the payment method selected via PayPal, e.g. invoice or direct debit, the personal data transmitted to PayPal are transmitted by PayPal to credit reference agencies. This transfer is used to verify the identity and credit rating of the order you have placed. Please refer to PayPal's Privacy Policy at https://www.paypal.com/de/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full for details of what credit bureaus are and what data is collected, processed, stored and shared by PayPal.

Use of instant bank transfer as payment method
Should you decide in the course of your order process for a payment with the online payment service instant bank transfer, your contact details will be sent to instant bank transfer as part of the order thus triggered. Instant bank transferis an offer of SOFORT GmbH, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 Munich, Germany. Instant bank transfer assumes the function of an online payment service provider, which enables cashless payment of products and services on the Internet.
The personal data transferred to instant bank transfer is usually a first name, last name, address, telephone number, IP address, e-mail address, or other data required for order processing, as well as data related to the order such as number of articles, article number, invoice amount and percent taxes, billing information, etc.
This submission is necessary to process your order using the payment method you have selected, in particular to confirm your identity, to administer your payment and the customer relationship.
Please note, however: personal data may also be passed on to immediate effect transfer to service providers, subcontractors or other affiliated companies, as far as this is necessary to fulfill the contractual obligations of your order or the personal data should be processed in the order.
Under certain circumstances, the personal data transmitted to instant bank transfer is transferred by instant transfer to credit reference agencies. This transfer is used to verify the identity and credit rating of the order you have placed.
You can find out which data protection principles are based on the immediate processing of your data when processing your data, as shown in the data protection guidelines that are displayed during the payment process of instant bank transfer.
If you have further questions regarding the use of your personal data, you can contact us via e-mail (datenschutz(at)sofort.com) or in writing (SOFORT GmbH, Datenschutz, Theresienhöhe 12, 80339 München).

Use of Google Adwords
We also use the Google advertising tool "Google Adwords" to promote our website. As part of this, we use the "Conversion Tracking" analysis tool from Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, "Google", on our website. If you have reached our website via a Google ad, a cookie will be stored on your computer. Cookies are small text files that your internet browser stores and saves on your computer. These so-called "conversion cookies" lose their validity after 30 days and are not used for your personal identification. If you visit certain pages on our website and the cookie has not expired yet, we and Google may recognize that you, as a user, have clicked on one of our Google-placed ads and have been redirected to our site.
The information obtained through the use of "conversion cookies" helps Google to create visitor statistics for our website. These statistics tell us the total number of users who clicked on our ad, and which pages on our site were subsequently accessed by their respective users. However, we or others through "Google Adwords" advertisers do not receive any information that personally identifies users.
You can prevent the installation of the "conversion cookies" by setting your browser accordingly, for example by setting a browser that generally deactivates the automatic setting of cookies or specifically blocks only cookies from the domain "googleadservices.com".
Google's privacy policy can be found at the following link: https://services.google.com/sitestats/de.html

Use of Google AdSense
We use Google AdSense on our website. Google AdSense is a service of Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043 USA, for the inclusion of advertisements. Google AdSense uses so-called "cookies", text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the use of our website. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons. These web beacons enable Google to evaluate information, such as the flow of traffic on our site. This information, in addition to your IP address and tracking of the displayed advertising formats, will be transmitted to Google in the United States, stored there, and may be shared with other parties by Google. However, Google will not match your IP address with other data you have stored. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser accordingly; however, we point out that in this case you may not be able to fully use all functions of our website. By using our website, you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described above and for the purpose stated above.

Your right to information, correction and deletion of your personal data.

Right to information about your data stored with us.
You may request an excerpt of the information we hold about you if you wish to verify what information we hold about you. The application for the extract is free of charge.

Right to rectification.
You have the right to correct incorrect or incomplete data that Yoga Vidya e.V. has stored about you.

Right to cancellation ("right to be forgotten").
You have the right to request the deletion of your personal data if it is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. However, we would like to point out that Yoga Vidya e.V. is subject to legal obligations that do not allow us to delete certain information directly. These obligations result from accounting and tax laws. We may, however, block your personal information, thereby preventing processing for purposes other than those required by law.

Right to objection
In addition, you can make use of your right of objection at any time without stating any reasons and amend or revoke the given declaration of consent with effect for the future. You can submit the cancellation either by post or by e-mail to us. You will incur no other costs than the postage costs or the transmission costs according to the existing base rates.
Just use the following contact information:

By email:
datenschutz(at)yoga-vidya.de

By post:
Datenschutzbeauftragter
Yoga Vidya e.V.
Yogaweg 7
32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg
Germany

Data Protection Officer
For any questions concerning the collection, processing or use of your personal data, please contact our data protection officer, who can be contacted via the following addresses:

By email:
datenschutz(at)yoga-vidya.de

By post:
Datenschutzbeauftragter
Yoga Vidya e.V.
Yogaweg 7
32805 Horn-Bad Meinberg
Germany