Text United 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. Text United’s purpose in collecting non-personally identifying information is to better understand how Text United’s visitors use its website.
Text United also collects personally-identifying information for the following general purposes: products and services provision, billing, identification and authentication, services improvement and contact. By using this website you give your consent to the storage and processing of all personally-identifying Information.
Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information
Certain visitors to Text United websites choose to interact with Text United in ways that require Text United to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that Text United gathers depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who sign up for a free account to provide his/her name, email address, company name and a country of residence. Those who engage in transactions with Text United – by purchasing a subscription plan, for example – are asked to provide additional information, including as necessary the personal and financial information required to process those transactions. In each case, Text United collects such information only insofar as is necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Text United. Text United does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the caveat that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities. Visitors who registered on Text United websites can (by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org) ask for a copy of their personal information, ask for the information to be corrected or updated or ask us to remove their personal information from our records.
Protection of certain Personally-Identifying Information
Text United discloses personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors and affiliated organizations that need to know that information in order to process it on Text United’s behalf or to provide services available at Text United websites. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Text United websites, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Text United 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, Text United discloses personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law.
Should a user make use of Text United services in a way not in line with our Terms & Conditions, we are entitled to use and to pass on Personally-Identifying Information to third parties for the purpose of pursuing further legal action.
Text United uses third party vendors and hosting partners to provide the necessary hardware, software, networking and storage. Text United uses IBM Cloud’s data centers located in Amsterdam www.ibm.com/cloud/security to run its core system.
We use “Google Analytics” to analyse our website. Data processing takes place on the basis of the legal provisions in Art. 96 (3) TKG as well as Art. 6 (1) letters a (consent) and f (legitimate interest) GDPR.
We may periodically update this policy. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address or by placing a prominent notice on our site.
You have the right to receive free information about which of your data is stored and what happens to your personal information.
In accordance with sections 42-45, “Rights of the persons concerned”, you have the right to rectification, revocation, blocking, restriction, complaint, data portability and deletion of your personal data at any time according to section 2 of the 2018 Data Protection Amendment Act.
If you believe that we are in violation of data protection law when processing your data or otherwise breach your data protection rights, contact us immediately.