Privacy policy

Last update: 26 May 2018

When you use our services, you trust us with your information. This Privacy Policy is meant to help you unterstand what data we collect, why we collect it, and what we do with it. This is important; we hope you will take time to read it carefully.

We will only process your personal data in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws. For the purposes of German and EU data protection legislation, the data controller is Matthias Klein, Schiersteiner Str. 32, 65187 Wiesbaden, Germany, e-mail: privacy@worstjokesever.com.

Definitions

This privacy policy is based on terms used by the European legislator for the adaption of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

  1. ‘personal data’ means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person;
  2. ‘processing’ means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction;
  3. ‘controller’ means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its nomination may be provided for by Union or Member State law;

Cookies

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit. Like most other sites, we use cookies to optimize or web presence.

You can prevent storage of cookies by choosing a "disable cookies" option in your browser settings; however, if you reject cookies, the functionality of our website may be restricted.

Log and usage data

We may log information when you access and use the services, submit posts or comments. This may include your IP address, user-agent string, browser type, operating system, referral URLs, device information (e.g., device IDs), pages visited, links clicked, user interactions (e.g., voting data), the requested URL, hardware settings, and search terms. This log data is used for troubleshooting, quality assurance, and to monitor system security. We can also use IP addresses and cookies to discard invalid votes in our voting system.

Log files and usage data will be deleted after 7 days. In some cases, we may have a legal obligation to use or keep your personal data.

Your rights

You have the right to exercise your data protection rights at any time and to request information to whether and which personal data relating to you has been processed by us. You may also arrange for your personal data to be corrected, blocked or cancelled at any time in writing, enclosing appropriate proof of your identity, by contacting the following e-mail address:

privacy@worstjokesever.com

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies (as explained above) on your computer 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. 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.

Google has certified its compliance to the EU-US Privacy Shield as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from the European Union countries (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

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: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Personal Data in Google Analytics will be deleted or anonymized after 14 months.

Google AdSense

We use Google AdSense, a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, ("Google"), to show ads on our website.

Google has certified its compliance to the EU-US Privacy Shield as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from the European Union countries (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Google (https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads). Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated

MGID

We use the services of MGID Inc., 1149 Third Street, #210, Santa Monica, CA, 90403 ("MGID"), to show ads on our website.

MGID privacy policy and opt-out: https://www.mgid.com/privacy-policy.

Google Fonts

We use fonts ("Google Fonts") from Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, on our website. Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google reCAPTCHA

We use Google reCAPTCHA to protect our website from spam and abuse. ReCAPTHCA is a service of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, ein. Privacy policy: https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/, Opt-Out: https://adssettings.google.com/authenticated.

Google Content Delivery Network

We use the Content Delivery Network ("CDN") of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.

Google has certified its compliance to the EU-US Privacy Shield as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal data from the European Union countries (https://www.privacyshield.gov/participant?id=a2zt000000001L5AAI&status=Active).

A CDN is a geographically distributed network of proxy servers and their data centers. The goal is to distribute service spatially relative to end-users to provide high availability and high performance.

Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Google (https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/).

Unsplash Content Delivery Network

We use the Content Delivery Network ("CDN") of Unsplash, Inc., located at 360 rue St. Jacques O., Montréal, QC, H2Y 1P5, Canada.

A CDN is a geographically distributed network of proxy servers and their data centers. The goal is to distribute service spatially relative to end-users to provide high availability and high performance.

Further information can be found in the privacy policy of Unsplash (https://unsplash.com/privacy).

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