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Data protection

This data protection declaration has been translated from the german , where inconsistencies occur, the german version will take precedence. Data Protection Declaration The use of our website is generally possible without providing personal data. As far as personal data (for example name, address or email addresses) is collected, this occurs, as far as possible, on a voluntary basis. This data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. We would like to point out that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by e-mail) can have security gaps. A complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible. The use of the contact data published within the scope of the imprint obligation by third parties for sending unsolicited advertising and information material is hereby expressly prohibited. We expressly reserve the right to take legal action in the event of unsolicited advertising information being sent, for example through spam mails.The legal basis of data protection can be found in the General Data Protection Act.


HANDLING OF PERSONAL DATA Personal data is information that can be used to identify a person, i.e. information that can be traced back to a person. This includes your name, email address or telephone number. But also data about preferences, hobbies, memberships or which websites were viewed by someone count as personal data. Personal data is only collected, used and passed on by the provider if this is legally permitted or if the users agree to the data collection.


ESTABLISHING CONTACT When contacting Andrea Lukac (e.g. via contact form, e-mail, telephone or fax), the user’s details are stored for the purpose of processing the enquiry and in the event that follow-up questions arise.



When users leave comments on the blog or other posts, their IP addresses are stored. This is done for the security, if someone writes illegal contents in comments and contributions (insults, forbidden political propaganda, etc.). 

NEWSLETTER With the following information we inform you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, dispatch and statistical evaluation procedure and your rights of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter you agree to the receipt and the described procedures. Contents of the newsletter We will only send newsletters, e-mails and other electronic notifications containing advertising information (hereinafter “newsletters”) with the consent of the recipients or a legal permission. If the contents of a newsletter are specifically described within the scope of a registration, this decides the consent of the users.  The registration for our newsletter requires a so-called double opt-in procedure. This means that after registration you will receive an e-mail asking you to confirm your registration. This confirmation is necessary so that no one can log in with another email address. Subscriptions to the newsletter are logged in order to be able to prove the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes the storage of the login and confirmation time, as well as the IP address. The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their further data described in the context of these notes, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf.  purposes, in order to determine from which countries the recipients come.  Cancellation/Revocation You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. At the same time your consents to its dispatch and the statistical analyses expire. You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter. INTEGRATION OF THIRD PARTY SERVICES AND CONTENT It may happen that third party content, such as videos from YouTube, maps from Google Maps, survey tools, e.g. from opinion stages, RSS feeds or graphics from other websites, is integrated within this online offer. This always presupposes that the providers of this content (hereinafter referred to as “third party providers”) perceive the IP address of the users. Because without the IP address, they could not send the content to the browser of the respective user. The IP address is therefore required for the display of this content. We make every effort to use only those contents whose respective providers use the IP address only for the delivery of the contents. However, we have no influence on this if the third party providers store the IP address, e.g. for statistical purposes. As far as we know, we inform the users about this in the following.

REGISTRATION FUNCTION If you enter data during registration, it will be used for the purpose of using the offer. Users can be informed by e-mail about information relevant to offers or registration, such as changes to the scope of offers or technical circumstances. The data collected can be seen in the input mask during registration. This includes first and last name, postal address, email address and their purpose. PROTECTION TOOL SHARIFF So-called “social plug-ins” are used on our websites. Currently these are especially buttons of the services Facebook, Twitter, Google+, WhatsApp, Threema, Xing, Linkedin, Flattr and PayPalMe. Via these plugins, data, including personal data, can be sent to the respective service providers (also outside Germany or Europe) and used by them if necessary. Andrea Lukac does not itself collect any personal data using the social plugins (described in more detail below) or about their use. In order to prevent data being transferred to service providers without the user’s knowledge, This solution ensures that no personal data is initially passed on to the providers of the individual social plug-ins when you visit our websites. Only when you click on one of the buttons of the social plugins can data be transferred to the service provider and saved there. 

FACEBOOK BUTTONS This site uses social plugins (buttons) of the social network, which is operated by Facebook Inc, 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins can be identified by one of the Facebook logos (e.g. white or blue “f” or a “thumbs up” sign) or are marked with the addition “Facebook Social Plugin” or “share on Facebook”. When a user clicks such a button on a website of Andrea Lukac (this website), his browser establishes a direct connection to Facebook’s servers. The content of the plugin is then transmitted directly from Facebook to your browser and integrated into the website. Andrea Lukac therefore has no influence on the amount of data Facebook collects with the help of this plugin and therefore directs users to the following knowledge: By clicking on the button, Facebook receives information that a user has called up the corresponding page of the offer. If the user is logged in to Facebook, Facebook can assign the visit to his Facebook account. When users interact with the plugins, for example by pressing the Like button or making a comment, the corresponding information is transmitted directly from your browser to Facebook and stored there. If a user is not a member of Facebook, it is still possible for Facebook to obtain and store their IP address. According to Facebook, only an anonymized IP address is stored. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Facebook, as well as the relevant rights and setting options for the protection of users’ privacy, can be found in Facebook’s data protection information: If a user is a Facebook member and does not want Facebook to use this offer to collect data about him or her and link it to his or her membership data stored on Facebook, he or she must log out of Facebook before visiting the website. +1 BUTTON OF GOOGLE+ This offer uses the “+1″ button of the social network Google Plus, which is operated by Google Inc, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, United States (“Google”). The button can be recognized by the sign “+1″ on a white or colored background. When a user clicks such a button on this website, the browser establishes a direct connection to Google’s servers. The content of the “+1″ button is then transmitted by Google directly to its browser and integrated into the website. Andrea Lukac therefore has no influence on the amount of data Google collects with the button. According to Google, no personal data is collected without a click on the button. Only with logged in members, such data, among other things the IP address, are raised and processed. The purpose and scope of the data collection and the further processing and use of the data by Google as well as your rights and setting options for the protection of your privacy can be seen by the users of Google’s data protection information on the “+1″ button: and the FAQ: TWITTER BUTTONS This offer uses the buttons of the social network Twitter, which is offered by Twitter Inc, 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. They are recognizable by terms such as “Twitter” or “sequence”, combined with a stylized white or blue bird. With the help of the buttons it is possible to share a contribution or page of this website on Twitter or to follow Facing Finance e.V. or our campaign account on Twitter. When a user clicks such a button on this website, his browser establishes a direct connection to the Twitter servers. The content of the Twitter button is then transmitted directly from Twitter to the user’s browser. Andrea Lukac therefore has no influence on the amount of data Twitter collects with the help of this plugin and informs users according to their level of knowledge. After this only the IP address of the user the URL of the respective web page is transmitted with the purchase of the Buttons, but not for other purposes, than the representation of the Buttons, used. Further information can be found in Twitter’s privacy policy at LINKEDIN BUTTONS Our website uses buttons of the network LinkedIn. The provider of the functions is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When a user clicks such a button on a website of this offer, a connection to LinkedIn servers is established. LinkedIn will then inform you that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the “Recommend button” from LinkedIn and are logged into your LinkedIn account, LinkedIn is able to associate your visit to our website with you and your user account. We point out that we as provider of the pages have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data and their use by LinkedIn. For more information, please see LinkedIn’s privacy policy at: XING BUTTONS Our website uses buttons of the XING network. The provider of the functions is XING AG, Dammtorstrasse 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany. When a user clicks such a button on a website of this offer, a connection to Xing servers is established. To our knowledge, personal data will not be stored. In particular, no IP addresses are stored nor is the usage behaviour evaluated. Further information on data protection and the Xing Share button can be found in Xing’s data protection declaration at YOUTUBE Our website uses plugins from Google’s YouTube site. This website is operated by YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. If you visit one of our pages equipped with a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. The Youtube server will be informed which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, you allow YouTube to associate your surfing behaviour directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account. For more information on how user data is handled, please see YouTube’s privacy policy at INSTAGRAM BUTTONS Buttons of the Instagram service are included on our pages. These functions are provided by Instagram Inc, 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA, 94025, USA. If you are logged into your Instagram account you can link the contents of our pages to your Instagram profile by clicking the Instagram button. This allows Instagram to associate the visit to our pages with your user account. We would like to point out that, as the provider of these pages, we are not aware of the content of the data transmitted or how Instagram uses it. For more information, please see Instagram’s privacy policy: PINTEREST BUTTONS On our site we use buttons of the social network Pinterest, which is operated by Pinterest Inc. 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA (“Pinterest”). When a user clicks such a button on a website of this offer, his browser establishes a direct connection to Pinterest’s servers. The plugin transfers protocol data to Pinterest’s server in the USA. This log information may include your IP address, the address of the sites you visit, which may also include pinterest features, the type and settings of your browser, the date and time of your request, your use of Pinterest, and cookies. For more information about Pinterest’s purpose, scope and further processing and use of the data and your rights and means of protecting your privacy, please see Pinterest’s privacy policy:

PAYPAL / PAYPALME This offer may include “PayPal” and “PayPalMe” buttons of the PayPal payment service operated by PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. based at 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg. When a user clicks such a button on a website of this offer, his browser establishes a direct connection to PayPal servers. If you have created an account at PayPal with which you are logged in at the same time, PayPal will receive the information that you have visited the respective page of this offer. If you have a PayPal account, are logged in and interact with the button, information will be transmitted to PayPal and stored there for billing purposes in accordance with PayPal’s policies. Even if you are not logged in, usage data may be collected and stored. To find out exactly how your data is processed when you click the PayPal or PayPalMe button, visit 

INFORMATION, DELETION, BLOCKING You have the right to free information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of data processing as well as a right to correction, blocking or deletion of these data at any time. You can contact us at any time via the address of the website operator given in the imprint as well as for further questions on the subject of personal data. 

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