If you have any questions relating to your personal data, please contact us at flattr.com/contact
The purpose of data protection is to protect personal data. 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. This information includes, for example, details such as name, postal address, email address or telephone number but also nicknames and / or information about your interests.
We collect as little data as possible to provide our services sufficiently. We do collect some, but very little data on the Website.
While using the Website, we are automatically recording website logs and thereby collecting the following traffic data for technical and for security reasons only:
This data is stored purely for technical reasons and cannot be linked to any individual person. We are not combining the website log data with any other information about you.
We are currently working on new Flattr. If you want to get early access to this product and / or release information, You can sign up for the waitlist. We need your email address in order to send you the invite once you can get access to the beta. You can enter your email address on our Website's homepage, which is available at flattr.com/beta. We will store and use your email address solely to send you this invite and / or release information.
Information about our products to content creators and publishers at flattr.com/publishers is provided by the email marketing tool MailChimp (parent company: The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA). In order to receive this newsletter, content creators and publishers must agree that the email address will be transferred and processed by MailChimp for the sole purpose of providing product information as stated below:Declaration of Consent
“For this information service we use the tool MailChimp provided by The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA. The United States does not have the same privacy laws as Europe. Therefore, it may be that The Rocket Science Group does not provide the same level of data protection as you are used to in Europe. By clicking on the “Get Early Access” button, you agree that we are transmitting your email address to The Rocket Science Group for the purpose of providing you with information about Flattr and how we are moving forward. You can withdraw your consent at any time with future effect by contacting us at flattr.com/contact.”
Of course you can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Every newsletter contains information on how you can unsubscribe.
We use Google Analytics on our Website,a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses so-called "cookies" (text files which are stored on your computer and which enable you to analyse your use of our Website). The information generated by the cookie on your use of our Website (including your abbreviated IP address) is transmitted to a Google server in the United States and are stored there. Google will use this information to assess your use of our Website, to compile reports on the activities for us and to provide more services connected with use of our Website and the internet. It is also possible that Google may transmit this information to third parties if this is required by law, or if third parties process this information on behalf of Google.
You can deactivate Google Analytics by means of a browser add-on if you do not want to participate in Website analysis. You can download this here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en
Flattr may store cookies in order to provide you with comprehensive features and improved ease of use when navigating our Website. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer with the help of your internet browser. If you do not want to enable cookies, you can opt against using them by selecting the appropriate settings on your internet browser. Please note that the efficiency and range of our services may be restricted as a result.
We will not transfer your personal data to third parties as a matter of course without letting you know in advance or asking for your prior permission. We may only transfer your personal data to third parties without informing you separately beforehand in the following exceptional cases as explained below:
Please note, we do not transfer any of your data to the payment provider. This data will be transferred by you directly to the payment provider.
Naturally you have the right to receive, upon request, information about the personal data stored by us about you. You also have the right to correct inaccurate personal data, to block and delete details. To do so, please contact us via flattr.com/contact or write to us at the above address.