I. General information
We take the protection of your personal data very seriously and treat it confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this Data Protection Statement. This Data Protection Statement applies to our cellular iPhone and Android apps (hereinafter “APP”). It explains the nature, purpose and scope of data collection during APP use. We point out that data transmission over the Internet be exposed to security gaps. A complete protection of the data from access by third parties is not possible.
Controller (responsible entity)
The controller (responsible entity) for data processing within the framework of this APP is:
D – 12103 Berlin Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)30 959991010
Fax: +49 (0)30 959991019
The “Controller (responsible entity)” is the entity that collects, processes or uses personal data (e.g. names, e-mail addresses, etc.).
You can reach our Data Protection Officer under:
D – 12103 Berlin Germany
Tel.: +49 (0)30 959991010
Fax: +49 (0)30 959991019
General storage duration of personal data
Unless otherwise specified or specifically specified in this Data Protection Statement, personal data collected by this APP shall be stored until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for the data storage is no longer applicable. Insofar as there is a statutory obligation to store or any other legally recognized reason for storing the data (e.g. legitimate interest), the personal data concerned shall not be deleted before the respective retention reason ceases to apply.
Legal basis for the storage of personal data
The processing of personal data is only permitted insofar as there is an effective legal basis for the processing of such data. Insofar as we process your data, this is done regularly on the basis of your consent pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR (for example, insofar as your data is provided voluntarily in the registration form or within the framework of the contact form), for the purpose of fulfilling the contract in accordance with Article 6 (1) lit. b GDPR (e.g. when using in-app purchases or the use of other fee-based APP functions) or due to legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, which are always weighed taking your interests into consideration (for example in the context of advertising campaigns). The relevant legal bases may be specified in
a separate provision within the framework of this Data Protection Statement.
This APP uses encryption for security purposes and to protect the transmission of sensitive content, such as requests you send to us as an APP operator, or communication between APP users. This encryption prevents the data you submit from being read by unauthorized third parties.
Change of this Data Protection Statement
We reserve the right to change these Data Protection Provisions at any time in accordance with statutory requirements. The current data protection declaration can be found in the APP menu under “About Einsatzwetter” > Data protection.
II. Your rights
The GDPR grants data subjects, whose personal data is processed by us specific rights, with regard to which we would like to inform you at this juncture:
Revocation of your consent to data processing
Many data processing operations are only possible with your consent. These shall be requested from you before the start of data processing. You can revoke this consent at any time. An informal message by e-mail to us is sufficient. The legality of the data processing operations carried out until the revocation remains unaffected by the revocation.
RIGHT OF OBJECTION AGAINST DATA COLLECTION IN PARTICULAR CASES AND AGAINST DIRECT ADVERTISING (ART. 21 GDPR)
INSOFAR AS DATA PROCESSING IS BASED ON ART. 6 (1) LIT. E OR F GDPR, YOU AS A DATA SUBJECT RESERVE THE RIGHT, AT ANY TIME, TO FILE AN OBJECTION, FOR REASONS ARISING OUT OF ITS SPECIAL SITUATION, AGANST THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA CONCERNED; THIS APPLIES ALSO TO A PROFILING BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. PLEASE REFER TO THIS DATA PROTECTION STATEMENT FOR THE RELEVANT LEGAL BASIS PURSUNT TO WHICH A PROCESSING IS PERMITTED. INSOFAR AS YOU FILE AN OBJECTION, WE SHALL NO LONGER PROCESS THE AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA UNLESS WE CAN PROVIDE LEGITIMATE INTERESTS FOR PROCESSING, WHICH TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR INSOFAR AS THE PROCESSING SERVES THE ASSERTION, EXERCISE OR DEFENSE OF LEGAL CLAIMS.
INSOFAR AS YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS PROCESSED FOR THEPUPOSES OF THE EXERCISE OF DIRECT ADVERTISING, YOU RESERVE THE RIGHT TO FILE AN OBJECTION AGAINST THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUCH ADVERTISING; THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING, INSOFAR AS IT IS RELATED TO SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. INSOFAR AS YOU FILE AN OBJECTION, YOUR PERSONAL DATA SHALL THEN NO LONGER BE USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF DIRECT ADVERTISING.
Right of appeal to a supervisory authority
In the case of violations of the GDPR, the data subject is entitled to a right of appeal to a supervisory authority. The right of appeal is without prejudice to any other administrative or judicial remedies.
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Information, deletion and rectification
As a data subject, you at any given time reserve the right to free information about your stored personal data, its origin and recipients and the purpose of the data processing, as well as a right to rectification or deletion of this data. For further information on personal data, please contact
us at any time under the address provided in the imprint.
Right to restriction of processing
As a data subject, you at any given time reserve the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data. You can contact us at any time under the address provided in the imprint. The right to restrict processing exists in the following cases:
- Insofar as you challenge the accuracy of your personal information stored with us, whereby we usually need time to verify this. For the duration of the audit, you as a data subject reserve the right to request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
- Insofar as the processing of your personal data is unlawful, you as a data subject reserve the right to request the restriction of data processing instead of the deletion.
- Insofar as we no longer require your personal information, but you need it to exercise, defend or assert a claim, you as a data subject reserve the right to request that your personal information be restricted instead of deleting it.
Firebase Cloud Messaging provides us with anonymous and aggregated statistics and analyses on usage behavior in order to identify possible errors and improve the apps (Article 6 (1) (f) GDPR).
If you do not wish to receive push notifications from us in the future, you can specify this at any time in the settings of Einsatzwetter-App.
Access to the device functions is required to ensure the functionality of the APP. The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, your consent within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR or – insofar as a contract has been concluded – the fulfilment of our contractual obligations (Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR).
The storage period for the data thus collected is regulated as follows:
We will store your data, which we collect when determining your location information, on the servers we use as server log files. This data will only be processed as long as it is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations. We delete your data insofar as it is no longer required for the purpose and there are no legal storage obligations. Further information can be found in Section V. Data Analysis.
We will only process the information we collect from you in order to provide you with push communications via Google, Inc. Firebase Cloud Messaging for as long as is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations. We will delete your information if it is no longer necessary for the purpose and there is no legal obligation to retain it.
For more information about Google Firebase, see:
IV. Collection of personal data within the framework of APP use
When you use our APP, we collect the following personal information from you:
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The processing of this personal data is necessary to ensure the functionality of the APP. The legal basis for this data processing is our legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR, your consent within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR or – insofar as a contract has been concluded – the fulfilment of our contractual obligations (Article 6 (1) (b) GDPR).
The storage period for the data thus collected is regulated as follows:
We will store the information we collect to provide your Einsatzwetter user account through Amazon Web Services as server log files. This data will only be processed for as long as is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations. We will delete your data if it is no longer required for the purpose and if there are no legal storage obligations. Further information can be found in Section V. Data Analysis.
We will only process your data, which we collect via Auth0 for the authentication of Einsatzwetter users, as long as it is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations. We delete your data insofar as it is no longer required for the purpose and there are no legal storage obligations. Further information can be found in Section V. Data Analysis.
We will only process your data, which we collect via Google Analytics Firebase to analyse your usage behaviour, for as long as it is necessary for the purpose of data collection (here compilation of statistics and their evaluation). The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs are therefore automatically deleted after 2 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month. For more information, see section V. Data Analysis.
Inquiry within the APP, by e-mail, telephone or fax
Insofar as you contact us (e.g. via contact form within the app, by e-mail, telephone or fax), your request including all resulting personal data (e.g. name, request) shall be stored and processed by us for the purpose of processing your request. The processing of this data is based on Art. 6 (1) lit. b GDPR, insofar as your request relates to the fulfilment of a contract or is required for the implementation of pre-contractual measures. In all other cases the processing is based on your consent (Art. 6 (1) lit. a GDPR) and / or on our legitimate interests (Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR), since we have a legitimate interest in the effective processing of requests addressed to us. The data sent by you to us by way of contact request, remain with us until you request us to delete it, revoke your consent to storage or the purpose for data storage ceases to apply (e.g. after completion of your request). Mandatory statutory provisions – in particular statutory retention periods – remain unaffected. We shall not share your information without your consent.
Comment function in this APP
In addition to your comment, the comments function in this APP shall also include information about when the comment was created and, insofar as you are not anonymous, the username you selected. The comments are stored on the basis of your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). servers until the commented content has been completely deleted.
Insofar as you would like to receive the newsletter offered in our APP, we require an e-mail address from you, as well as information that allows us to verify that you are the owner of the email address provided and consent to the receipt of the newsletter. Further data is not collected.
We use this data exclusively for the shipment of the requested information and do not pass it on
to third parties. The shipment of the newsletter is effected on the basis of your consent (Article 6 (1) (a) GDPR). You can revoke this consent at any time. The data deposited with us for the purpose of the shipment of the newsletter shall be stored by us until the date of the cancelation
of your subscription of the newsletter and deleted after cancelation of your subscription.
V. Data Analysis
When you access our APP, your behaviour may be statistically analysed using certain analysis tools and analysed for promotional or market research purposes or to improve our offerings. When using such tools, we ensure compliance with Statutory Data Protection Provisions. When using external service providers (processors), we ensure through appropriate contracts with the service providers that the data processing complies with German and European data protection standards.
Google Analytics Firebase
We use Google Analytics Firebase (hereafter Google Firebase) to analyse user behaviour. Provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA.
Google Firebase includes several features that allow us to analyse your in-app behaviour. In this way we can analyse, for example, your screen calls, operation of buttons, in-app purchases or the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. We can also determine which features are
commonly or rarely used within our APP. Google Firebase stores for these purposes, among others the number and duration of sessions, operating systems, device models, region, and a range of other data. For a detailed overview of the data collected by Google Firebase, see:
Use of Google Firebase may require the transfer of your personal information to the United States. The storage period for the data thus acquired is regulated as follows:
You can choose whether you want to use Google Firebase or not the first time you launch our app. You can disable the use of Google Firebase in Einsatzwetter-app at any time.
We will only process your data as long as it is necessary for the purpose of data collection (here the compilation of statistics and their evaluation). The data sent by us and linked to cookies, user IDs (e.g. user ID) or advertising IDs are therefore automatically deleted after 2 months. Data whose retention period has been reached is automatically deleted once a month.
Use of Google Firebase is effected to optimize this APP and improve our offerings. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
For more information about Google Firebase, visit:
Fabric and Crashlytics
We use Fabric and Crashlytics to improve the performance of our APP. Provider is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.
Fabric and Crashlytics provide us with analyses of system failures and facilitate system maintenance. This includes information about the device you are using, the version of the app you have installed, and other information about the software and hardware of the mobile device you are using, and how to troubleshoot it. This data is collected under a pseudonym and does not allow direct identification of the user.
We use Auth0 to authenticate Einsatzwetter users. Provider is Auth0 Inc., 10900 NE 8th Street Suite 700 Bellevue, Washington 98004, USA.
Auth0 is an authentication service that we use to authenticate weather users. As part of authentication, we collect information from users and store the following user profile information: Name, e-mail address, password (hashing), server log files (browser type and version, time of server request, IP address) and group/role information for access control.
Use of Auth0 may require the transfer of your personal information to the United States. The storage period for the data thus acquired is regulated as follows:
We will only process your data, which we collect via Auth0 for the authentication of Einsatzwetter users, as long as it is necessary for the purpose of fulfilling our contractual obligations. We delete your data insofar as it is no longer required for the purpose and there are no legal storage obligations. The server log files are automatically deleted after 2 days.
Auth0 is used to authenticate Einsatzwetter users. This constitutes a legitimate interest within the meaning of Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR.
Amazon Web Services
Our APP – and therefore also your user account – is hosted at Amazon Web Services EMEA SARL, 38 Avenue John F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg (hereinafter referred to as “AWS”) on servers in Ireland. AWS also takes strict technical measures to protect your personal information. AWS will not disclose your personal information to any third party unless such disclosure is necessary to provide the agreed services or AWS is required to do so in order to comply with the law or a valid and binding order issued by any governmental or regulatory authority. The data transmitted for this purpose will be limited to the minimum necessary.
AWS may also store the information in countries outside the European Economic Area. However, AWS will take the necessary steps to ensure that an adequate level of data protection is maintained. For example, if AWS transfers your information to the United States, AWS will take additional steps, such as entering into EU-compliant data transfer agreements with the data importer if necessary. AWS participates in the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework.
The legal basis for the processing is Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. We have a legitimate interest in using the servers of AWS. We delete your data insofar as they are no longer required for the purpose and there are no legal storage obligations.
You can find further information on data protection at AWS under:
State: 27th August 2019