Please read the terms carefully. Updated 24.05.2019
- Use of Data
Personal user data is used to a limited extent for the setup and administration of information services and subscription management (name, address and email address [usually the employer’s] and stored on our servers in Germany and France.) In addition, we store user data such as search profiles, political areas of expertise of the user, document dossiers (bookmarks, reports, report templates, comments) and user behavior in the form of click tracking of the links in e-mail notifications [This tracking is only conditionally personal since the platform is aimed at specialist users in the field of politics / public affairs , and information is not used in the pursuit personal interests, but only for professional purposes].In addition, user data is used for product-related optimization processes of our services, such as e-mail newsletters or database searches. At any time, the user may demand that all personal data and other user data be deleted from our servers and applications, or that the license to store new data be withdrawn from the provider. The click-tracking can also be deactivated by the user at any time in his settings.
- Privacy Terms
We do not transfer any personal data and in principle no other user data to third parties (companies, advertising agencies etc.) – neither for commercial nor other business purposes. For partial fulfillment of our corporate purpose, providing information and communication applications, we work with third parties.The following service providers support us in providing a database and mailing infrastructure: Alfahosting GmbH (Halle, Germany), Sendinblue (Paris, France) and 1und1 SE (Montabaur, Germany). These companies are obliged to store and process personal data and other data of our users only to the extent necessary for our corporate purpose. A deletion of individual user data, which are available to third parties, is possible at any time and exclusively by us.
Neither to other third parties nor to other users of our Policylead platform we grant access to other user data or account settings, unless the need exists due to contractual processes and the customer has given his written consent.
Other customers are considered as third parties and therefore will not receive any information about the activity or personal information without the consent of the affected user. We ensure that no user-related information reaches the public. The user may temporarily allow to share his access to personal user settings with Policylead administrators for specific troubleshooting or consulting purposes.
If Clients entrust us with personally identifiable information from third parties, we will record the resulting obligations of the Principal and Contractor in a separate contract in the form of an Order Data Processing Agreement.
Cookies are text files that are stored on the PC or smartphone via the browser. We use “cookies” on some of our features to improve the user experience (traces of your use of our websites). The use of “cookies” may also improve the browsing experience on our platform for the user. If we store personal information in a “cookie”, we will inform you in advance and ask for your permission.We do not make systematic use of “cookies” on our website with the aim of analyzing user behavior or personal data. The “cookies” do not collect data that can be assigned to a specific person. We do not have any access to personal user data (such as first name, last name, etc.) through the “cookies” unless this data was provided directly by the user.
Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Further information on compliance with data protection by Google Analytics under the German Data Protection Act can be found here.
We make every effort to prevent the loss or misuse of personal user information. All personal data can only be viewed in the password-protected user or admin area. Wherever possible, we use the modern encryption technologies Secure Socket Layer Technology (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) for the digital traffic of personal information and also for the protection of all web content on our company domains. For more information about this technology, please visit the following link here. In addition, we encrypt passwords and customer content such as comments, free texts in reports and PDFs using modern encryption technologies such as OpenSSL.