DATA PROTECTION PRIVACY STATEMENT (last updated 17 November 2015)

Preamble

The protection of our customers’ personal and other sensitive data is important to payever. This policy will ensure compliance with German data protection regulations.

§ 1 Personal data

a) Personal data

Personal data is information that may disclose or reveal the identity of the customer. payever adheres to the principle of data avoidance and will as much as possible dispense with the collection of personal data.

b) Customer account

To enable a better service to a customer’s account, the following data may be stored by payever:

  • invoice address
  • personal circumstances
  • bank details

c) Handling

Personal data are used exclusively for initiating, designing, implementing or processing of contracts. No data is shared with third parties, unless this is necessary to fulfil contractual obligations or the customer has consented to this. A transfer of contract data is therefore particularly required in the cases where payever handles orders on behalf of its partner organisations. In this case, order information (name, address data, goods, price, payment method) will be passed on to partner companies. payever is obliged to send personal data to credit bureaus, third party payment service providers or banks as part of risk and credit checks. In particular, data is usually transmitted to the following credit agencies within Germany:

  • Creditreform Boniversum GmbH, Hellersbergstraße 11, 41460 Neuss, Phone: +492131/109 501,
  • Bürgel Wirtschaftsinformationen GmbH & Co. KG, Gasstraße 18, 22761 Hamburg, Phone: +4940/898 030,
  • SCHUFA Holding AG, Kormoranweg 5, 65201 Wiesbaden.

Beyond this contractual credit and risk evaluation will, personal data will only be used to the extent necessary, in particular for the management of the customer account, or if payever is required by law or court order to do so, or if necessary, to lawfully prevent any misuse contrary to the General Terms and Conditions.


d) Objection

The customer can object to the storage of their personal data at any time. Excluded are data that are required for the purposes of contract processing.

e) Right to information

Upon written request, payever informs customers about the data stored about them.

f) Right to rectification, erasure and blocking of data

At any time, the customer has the right to request incorrect personal data be amended, deleted or blocked. The exercise of the right is free and can simply be requested via the contact form.


§ 2 Newsletter

By signing up to our newsletter, we use the data you provide to send you the newsletter. In this case, your email address is used for promotional purposes until you unsubscribe from the newsletter. You can revoke this consent at any time with future effect by unsubscribing.

§ 3 Usage and registration data


For designing the website, use and registration data are collected, processed and used to a necessary extent. Customer data and IP address will be registered with the date and time in the log file and used and stored for the purpose of statistical analysis of this site. A merging of use and registration data with personal data does not take place.

§ 4 Data Security

a) Data security

All data on https://getpayever.com are backed-up by technical and organisational measures against loss, destruction, access, modification and distribution. However, payever assumes no liability for the destruction and corruption of data.

b) Sessions and Cookies

To operate the website, payever may use cookies or server-side sessions in which data can be stored. Cookies are also used for e.g. personal greetings with your name. Cookies are files that are transferred from a website to your hard disk to automatically discover this computer the next time you visit the website and thus to adapt the use of the website to the customer. Cookies can be rejected by disabling the saving of cookies in your browser’s settings. Alternatively, the browser can be set to notify you when cookies are sent over. payever ensures that no personal data are taken from sessions or cookies.

§ 5 Third-party services

Use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web service of Google, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ( “Google”) and collects and stores on this web analytics service data from which user profiles are created using pseudonyms. These use profiles will serve the analysis of visitor behavior to improve the offer presented on this website. Google Analytics uses “Cookies”, small text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website are usually transferred to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In case of activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, your IP address will be truncated within Member States of the European Union or other states in the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website, compile reports on website activity and provide other services related to website and internet use to the website operator. Your IP address transmitted by your browser as part of Google Analytics will not be merged with other data from Google. The usage profiles conducted under pseudonyms are not merged with personal information about the user without separate and express user consent. You may refuse the use of cookies by adjusting your browser software settings; however, we point out that you may in this case not be able to use all features of this website to their full extent. You may also prevent Google from collecting and processing data about your use of the website by downloading and installing the browser plugin available at https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en. The privacy policy of Google can be found at http://www.google.de/intl/en/policies/privacy/. For more information on Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, see https://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/terms/regional.html or https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245. We would like to point out that on this website, Google Analytics code “gat._anonymizeIp ();” has been extended to an anonymous collection of IP addresses to ensure so-called IP masking.

Use of Mixpanel

This website uses Mixpanel, a web service of Mixpanel Inc., 405 Howard Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, USA ( “Mixpanel”) for statistical analysis about the use of this website by visitors. Mixpanel logs pageviews and side activities of users. This data is used to create anonymous user profiles, which form a basis of web statistics. Mixpanel uses so-called “cookies”, small text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the website usage. The user is not personally identifiable for the website operator at any time. Your IP address transmitted to Mixpanel while using our website will not be merged with other data from Mixpanel. For more information about privacy at Mixpanel see https://mixpanel.com/privacy/. Users can object to the data collection and storage for the purpose of web analytics at any time with future effect by performing the opt-out on https://mixpanel.com/optout/.

Use of Intercom

This website uses Intercom, a web analytics and chat service of Intercom Inc., 98 Battery Street, Suite 402, San Francisco, CA 94111, USA ( “Intercom”) for statistical analysis about the use of this website by visitors. Intercom logs pageviews and side activities of users. This data is used to create anonymous user profiles, which form a basis of web statistics. Intercom uses so-called “cookies”, small text files that are stored on your computer and allow an analysis of the website usage. The user is not personally identifiable for the website operator at any time. Your IP address transmitted to Intercom while using our site will not be merged with other data of Intercom. For more information about privacy of Intercom, see: http://docs.intercom.io/privacy.


Use of Facebook plugins

On these web pages plugins of the social network facebook.com are used, which is operated by Facebook Inc. 1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94304, USA ( “Facebook”). The person responsible for the processing of information collected by Facebook site is Facebook Ireland Ltd., 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2, Ireland. If access pages of our website with such a plugin, a connection is established to the Facebook servers and the plugin shown by notifying your browser on the internet. This is transmitted to the Facebook server which of our internet pages you have visited. If you are logged in as a member of Facebook, Facebook assigns this information to your personal Facebook user account. When using the plug-in functions (for example, clicking the “Like” button, leaving a comment) this information is also assigned to your Facebook account, which you can only prevent by logging out before using the plugin. For more information on the collection and use of data by Facebook, about your rights and ways to protect your privacy, please refer to the privacy policies of Facebook at [https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy].

Use of Google +1

This site gives you the opportunity by using the Google +1 button of Google +1, operated by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ( “Google”) to publish information worldwide. If a page is accessed with Google +1, data are transmitted to Google. Google will store both the information that you have + 1’d content and also information about the page you viewed when you click on +1. Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google’s services. The identity of your Google profile can be shown to users who know your email address or other identifying information from you. The information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google privacy policy on Google +1. Google may release aggregate statistics on the +1 activities the user or transmits them to users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers or linked sites. As long as you are logged in to Google +1, a direct mapping of the retrieved data to your Google +1 profile is possible. This assignment option is terminated by logging out from Google +1.

Use of Twitter

This site has integrated features of the service Twitter. These features are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. Through the use of Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” the web pages you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. This data is also transmitted to Twitter. We would like to point out that we as providers of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and use them through Twitter. For more information, please see the privacy statement of Twitter at [http://twitter.com/privacy].

Use of LinkedIn plugins (Share button)

On this website, plugins of the social network LinkedIn of LinkedIn Corporation 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043 (hereinafter “LinkedIn”) are integrated. You can find the LinkedIn plugin by clicking on the LinkedIn logo or the “Recommend” button ( “Share”) on this website. By visiting this website, a direct connection between your browser and the LinkedIn server is established via the plugin. LinkedIn receives the information that you visit this website with your IP address. If you click the LinkedIn “Recommend” button while you are logged into your LinkedIn account, you can link the content of these websites on your LinkedIn profile. This allows LinkedIn to assign the visit of these websites to your account. We would like to point out that we as providers of the pages have received no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use through LinkedIn. Details on data collection (purpose, scope, process, use), as well as your rights and setting options can be found in the privacy policies of LinkedIn: [http://www.linkedin.com/static?key=privacy_policy&trk=hb_ft_priv].

Use of XING (Share Button)

This website uses the “XING Share Button”.
Accessing this website is through your browser will establish a short connection to servers of XING AG ( “XING”), with which the “XING Share Button” functions (the calculation/display of the counter value in particular) are provided. XING does not collect personally identifiable information from you when accessing this website. XING stores no particular IP addresses. There is also no analysis of your usage behavior over the use of cookies in connection with the “XING Share-Button”. The current data protection information on the “XING Share Button” and additional information are available on: [https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection].

Using Youtube

This website and integrated offerings include so-called embedding of videos on YouTube. These allow the connection to YouTube and the videos stored there. YouTube is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA ( “Google”). For the purpose and scope of data collection and use of data by Google as well as your rights and settings for protection as a customer of YouTube, please refer to the privacy policies of YouTube. You can find them at: (http://www.youtube.com/t/privacy).

Using Vimeo

This website uses plugins from Vimeo.com. Vimeo.com is operated by the Vimeo LCC, 555 West 18th Street, New York, New York 10011, USA. If the customer accesses a page provided with a plug-in through this website, a connection to the servers of Vimeo.com is established and the plug-in is represented on the webpage by a message to the customer’s browser. By this operation, information on which of our web pages the customer has visited is transmitted to the server of Vimeo.com. If you are a member of Vimeo.com and logged in to your personal account, your page visits may be assigned to your personal account. This can be prevented by logging out from your personal Vimeo.com user account. The details of the handling of the personal data of customers and information on the collection and use of data at Vimeo.com can be viewed in the privacy policies of Vimeo.com: http://vimeo.com/privacy.

Using Zopim

This site uses a live chat feature of Zopim Technologies Pte Ltd. Zopim is operated by Zopim Technologies Pte Ltd, 1 Commonwealth Lane, 03-01, Singapore 149544. Zopim uses cookies and Flash cookies, to allow the user to personalise the online experience of services. Cookies are small text files that are stored on the user’s computer and enable the analysis of your use of the website by the user. Cookies are stored by a web page server on the user’s hard drive and contain information that can later be read by a web server in the domain that sent the cookie to you. For the duration of use, we save the unique ID number and the time at which the user logs in an encrypted cookie on the user’s hard drive. This cookie allows users to go to the website from page to page without having to sign in again on each page. When the user logs out, the cookies are deleted from the user’s computer. The user has the option to accept or decline cookies. Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies. The user can, however, change their browser settings so that cookies can be rejected. In this case, it may happen users are no longer able to log in or use other interactive features and/or services of this site if they depend on cookies. The details of the handling of the personal data of customers and information on the collection and use of data at Zopim can be viewed in the privacy policies of Zopim at: http://www.zopim.com/privacy.

§ 6 Contact


To contact us regarding data privacy, customers can turn to the contact person indicated in the imprint or use the contact form.