Welcome to our Privacy Policy

 

Your privacy is critically important to us.
 

Propaganda Solutions GmbH is located at:

Propaganda Solutions GmbH
Reinhardtstraße 48 
Berlin, Germany

 

You can contact us here: info@propaganda-solutions.com
 

It is Propaganda Solutions GmbH's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. This Privacy Policy applies to www.propaganda-solutions.com (hereinafter, "us", "we", or "www.propaganda-solutions.com"). We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting personally identifiable information you may provide us through the Website. We have adopted this privacy policy ("Privacy Policy") to explain what information may be collected on our Website, how we use this information, and under what circumstances we may disclose the information to third parties. This Privacy Policy applies only to information we collect through the Website and does not apply to our collection of information from other sources.
 

This Privacy Policy, together with the Terms and conditions posted on our Website, set forth the general rules and policies governing your use of our Website. Depending on your activities when visiting our Website, you may be required to agree to additional terms and conditions.

 

Website Visitors


Like most website operators, Propaganda Solutions GmbH collects non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Propaganda Solutions GmbH's purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Propaganda Solutions GmbH's visitors use its website. From time to time, Propaganda Solutions GmbH may release non-personally-identifying information in the aggregate, e.g., by publishing a report on trends in the usage of its website.
 

Propaganda Solutions GmbH also collects potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for users leaving comments on http://www.propaganda-solutions.com blog posts. Propaganda Solutions GmbH only discloses logged in user and commenter IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally-identifying information as described below.

- Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Propaganda Solutions GmbH's websites choose to interact with Propaganda Solutions GmbH in ways that require Propaganda Solutions GmbH to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Propaganda Solutions GmbH gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a blog at http://www.propaganda-solutions.com to provide a username and email address.

 

Security
 

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

 

Advertisements


Ads appearing on our website may be delivered to users by advertising partners, who may set cookies. These cookies allow the ad server to recognize your computer each time they send you an online advertisement to compile information about you or others who use your computer. This information allows ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by Propaganda Solutions GmbH and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.


Links To External Sites
Our Service may contain links to external sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy and terms and conditions of every site you visit.

 

We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites, products or services.

 

www.propaganda-solutions.com uses Google AdWords for remarketing


www.propaganda-solutions.com uses the remarketing services to advertise on third party websites (including Google) to previous visitors to our site. It could mean that we advertise to previous visitors who haven't completed a task on our site, for example using the contact form to make an enquiry. This could be in the form of an advertisement on the Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network. Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on someone's past visits. Of course, any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google's privacy policy.
You can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Preferences page, and if you want to you can opt out of interest-based advertising entirely by cookie settings or permanently using a browser plugin.

 

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information


Propaganda Solutions GmbH discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that (i) need to know that information in order to process it on Propaganda Solutions GmbH's behalf or to provide services available at Propaganda Solutions GmbH's website, and (ii) that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Propaganda Solutions GmbH's website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Propaganda Solutions GmbH will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations, as described above, Propaganda Solutions GmbH discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only in response to a subpoena, court order or other governmental request, or when Propaganda Solutions GmbH believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Propaganda Solutions GmbH, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of http://www.propaganda-solutions.com and have supplied your email address, Propaganda Solutions GmbH may occasionally send you an email to tell you about new features, solicit your feedback, or just keep you up to date with what's going on with Propaganda Solutions GmbH and our products. We primarily use our blog to communicate this type of information, so we expect to keep this type of email to a minimum. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to publish it in order to help us clarify or respond to your request or to help us support other users. Propaganda Solutions GmbH takes all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information.

 

Aggregated Statistics


Propaganda Solutions GmbH may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its website. Propaganda Solutions GmbH may display this information publicly or provide it to others. However, Propaganda Solutions GmbH does not disclose your personally-identifying information.

 

Affiliate Disclosure


This site uses affiliate links and does earn a commission from certain links. This does not affect your purchases or the price you may pay.

 

Cookies


To enrich and perfect your online experience, Propaganda Solutions GmbH uses "Cookies", similar technologies and services provided by others to display personalized content, appropriate advertising and store your preferences on your computer.
 

A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Propaganda Solutions GmbH uses cookies to help Propaganda Solutions GmbH identify and track visitors, their usage of http://www.propaganda-solutions.com, and their website access preferences. Propaganda Solutions GmbH visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using Propaganda Solutions GmbH's websites, with the drawback that certain features of Propaganda Solutions GmbH's websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

 

Third-party cookies

This website could link to third-party advertisers acting as autonomous data controller that could use cookies to measure the effectiveness of the ads and to personalize advertising content. Information that is collected by third-party advertisers may include data such as geolocation data (as derived from the IP address) or with your prior consent contact details such as e-mail addresses when this would be collected via this Site.

Web beacons and pixels

This Site contains web beacons (also called: "pixel tags"). A web beacon is an often-transparent graphic image, usually no larger than 1 pixel x 1 pixel, that is placed on a website or in an e-mail to monitor the online behavior of the user visiting the web site or sending the e-mail. Web beacons are used by third-party technologies, on this Site those of ["Adobe Analytics"/"Omniture Analytics"/“Omniture Publish”] provided by Adobe Systems Inc.,San Jose, California, United States, to monitor the activity of the visitors to our Site. It allows to track which computer accessed a certain website, when and from where (country/city level).

Tracking and Analysis

Propaganda Solutions GmbH uses for a continuous optimization of its marketing communication the analytical software "Google Analytics" by Google LLC, Mountain View, California, United States. It allows for tracking online behavior in terms of time, geographic location and usage of this Site. This information is collected via web beacons and/or cookies. The information gained via web beacons and/or cookies is anonymous and will not be connected to personal data. All information that is necessary for this analysis is stored on servers in the United States of America. Propaganda Solutions GmbH does not share this information with any third party for its independent use.


The information generated by beacons or cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Please note that on this Site, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “anonymizeIP” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP-masking). Google will, therefore, truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On our behalf Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Site, compiling reports on Site activity for us as website operator and providing other services relating to Site activity and internet usage to us. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Site. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?.

You can refuse the use of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. 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.

Further information concerning the terms and conditions of use and data privacy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/ or at https://policies.google.com.

Enabling and disabling cookies and similar technologies

You should have the ability to accept or decline all cookies on all the websites you visit by changing the settings in your internet browser. Please refer to your browser instructions to learn more about how to modify your browser settings or how to delete cookies. Please note that certain features and the full functionality of this Site will not be available once cookies are disabled.

In case you want to block third-party cookies (or change your mind later) you can make the appropriate choices on the following website: https://www.adobe.com/privacy.html.

Data Protection

Propaganda Solutions GmbH respects the privacy of every individual who visits the Site. This privacy policy section outlines the information Propaganda Solutions GmbH may collect and store, and how it will be used. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purposes of data protection, the data controller is Propaganda Solutions GmbH a company registered under the laws of Germany and having its registered office at Reinhardtstraße 48, 10117, Berlin, Germany. With respect to any questions regarding the protection of your personal data or your rights under the applicable data protection law, please contact our data protection office at info@propaganda-solutions.com

 

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our Site. This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our Site, subscribing to our service, posting material or requesting further services. We may also ask you for information when you report a problem with our Site. We will use and process such information for fulfilling our obligations in connection with the contract concluded by such registration, or for providing the services subscribed or requested by you. Our legitimization under applicable data protection law will, therefore, be Art. 6 para. 1 lit. (a) or (b) GDPR. We may keep your personal data for a retention period of 10 years to cover any legal risk of action and claims.

If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence for the time necessary to answer your request and 90 days thereafter. Our legitimization under applicable data protection law is Art. 6 para. 1 lit. (f) GDPR; our reasonable interest in keeping such records is our ability to better answer any subsequent questions you may have. We consider that our legitimate interests abide by the law and the legal rights and freedoms of our users.

We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes which, however, regularly will be made on an anonymous basis and otherwise based on consent in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 lit. (a).

 

PI Addresses and cookies 

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include your IP address shortened by the last four characters, the type of internet browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the website from which you linked to our Site or advertisement. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

When you view the Site, we may store some information on your computer. This information will be in the form of a "cookie" or similar file and will help us in many ways. To read more about the types of cookies in use on this site, please read the paragraphs above.

 

Personal data and use of your personal data

We will not collect any personally identifiable information about you (that is, your name, address, telephone number, or e-mail address) ("personal data") unless you provide it to us voluntarily. If you do not want your personal data collected, please do not submit it.

If you have already submitted personal data and would like it removed from our records, please contact us at the e-mail address or phone number listed at the bottom of this privacy policy section. We will delete your personal data from our records unless we are legitimized to keep personal data stored (e.g. since we are obliged to do so under applicable law).

We will never sell your personal data. Your personal data will only be disclosed to Propaganda Solutions GmbH, its affiliated or associated companies, retailers and companies used by Propaganda Solutions GmbH as subcontractors to fulfill our obligations towards you ("select third parties").

We may ask you for your consent that we may use your personal data to keep you informed about new products, existing, products, services, market research, and special offers, and to measure and improve how we serve you, and we and/or our select third parties may contact you about these by post, telephone, e-mail or text messages/SMS.

If you are an existing customer, we and/or our select third parties might contact you with information relating to the products of Propaganda Solutions GmbH.

If you are a new customer, we and/or our select third parties will contact you only if you have consented to this.

Our Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our retailers, partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check the respective policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

We may also disclose your personal data to select third parties in one of the following events:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.

  • If Propaganda Solutions GmbH, or all or substantially all of its assets, are acquired by a third party, personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.

  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or governmental request, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements, including investigations of a potential violation thereof; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Propaganda Solutions GmbH, our customers, or the public. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

You have the following rights under applicable data protection law with regard to the processing of personal data:

  • Request from us access to your personal data under Art. 15 GDPR, which right can be exercised by contacting us at the address set out below;

  • Request from us rectification or completion of your incorrect or incomplete personal data under Art. 16 GDPR;

  • Request from us erasure of your personal data under Art. 17 GDPR;

  • Request from us temporary restriction of processing under Art. 18 GDPR;

  • Right to data portability under Art. 20 GDPR, i.e. the right to receive the personal data concerning you, which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and the right to transmit those data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to which the personal data have been provided, where the processing is based on consent pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. (a), Art. 9 para. 2 lit. (a) GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Art. 6 para. 1 lit. (b) GDPR; and our processing is carried out by automated means.

  • Right to object:
    You have the right to object the processing of personal data concerning you under the conditions specified in Art. 21 GDPR.

  • Right to withdraw consent:
    In so far as processing of personal data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. (a) or Art. 9 para. 2 lit. (a) GDPR, you may withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

  • Right to lodge a complaint:
    As of 25 May 2018, you can lodge a complaint under Art. 57 para. 1 lit. (f) GDPR with the data protection supervisory authority.

Where we store your personal data

Your personal data is collected, processed, transferred and used by Propaganda Solutions GmbH and affiliated or associated companies, retailers, agents, suppliers and companies used by Propaganda Solutions GmbH as subcontractors to process your request(s) or message(s) as well as for marketing purposes, market research, tracking of sales data and in order to contact you. Your personal data may be transferred and processed outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”) (in particular, for the purpose of storage and processing by the commissioned data processing company in the U.S.). All steps reasonably necessary will be taken to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with applicable laws. Propaganda Solutions GmbH to their knowledge fully comply with German law requirements to ensure that the data protection standards for the transfer of personal data to countries outside of the European Economic Area or Switzerland and will enter into the same or an agreement based on the EU model clauses "controller to processor" adapted to satisfy German law requirements or the transborder data flow agreement published by the German Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner, with any other recipients of personal data established in a country outside the EEA and Switzerland.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers located [within the EU/in the U.S.]. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our Site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access.

 

Customer care & assistance via social media

You may contact Propaganda Solutions GmbH also via our Social Media Channels (i.e. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter). E.g., if you send us a message or post something on our Social Media Channels, we may use the information in your message or post to follow-up with you on the issue you contacted us for via the Social Media Channel which you used. In order to give you the assistance you requested, we may ask you to provide via direct or private message further information such as details on the issue, name, email, VIN, phone, location (city/state) and/or make, model and year of the vehicle. The information you provide will not be used for direct marketing; market research for service and product improvement will only be carried out on bases of aggregated (anonymized) data.
Please note that you should not include any sensitive data (such as information on racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical convictions, or health) into you post or message. Be aware that if you post something on a public Social Media Channel, anyone might be able to read it.

By continuing to navigate our website without changing your cookie settings, you hereby acknowledge and agree to Propaganda Solutions GmbH's use of cookies.

 

E-commerce


Those who engage in transactions with Propaganda Solutions GmbH – by purchasing Propaganda Solutions GmbH's services or products are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Propaganda Solutions GmbH collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with Propaganda Solutions GmbH. Propaganda Solutions GmbH does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. And visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.


Privacy Policy Changes


Although most changes are likely to be minor, Propaganda Solutions GmbH may change its Privacy Policy from time to time, and at Propaganda Solutions GmbH's sole discretion. Propaganda Solutions GmbH encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Policy. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Policy will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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