This website uses Cookies to improve your user experience on our pages. Those Cookies are created when you enter data into our horoscope forms or when ordering. While using our website, you agree to the usage of those Cookies. More information about Cookies, you can find in our Privacy Policy. However, regarding the use of Google Analytics you can now give us your consent or decline. If you decline, Google Analytics will not gather any data about you while surfing our site. The Google Analytics script gets deactivated.

1. General

The following information provides an overview about what happens with your personal data when you visit our website.

When using this website, various personal data is collected. Personal data is data with which you can be identified as an individual.

2. Note about the person responsible

The responsible person for data handling of this website is:

Stephanie Pollok
Marienau 28
53894 Mechernich, Germany
Email: info@starwhispers.com

3. Data Handling on our Website

Computed Data
With every visit of our website, the system automatically stores data and information about the client's computer system. The following data is gathered:

  • Browser type and Browser version
  • used operating system
  • The website from which the user gets to our site
  • The webpages the user visits on our site
  • Host name of the accessing client
  • Time of the server request
  • IP address

The above-named data is stored in so called logfiles of our system. Computing this data along with other personal data of the user does not take place.

b. Purpose for data computing
The temporary storage of this data is necessary to enable the use of our website. The storage of data in logfiles takes place to secure the functionality of the website. Furthermore, it serves to optimise the site and ensure the security of our system. An analysis of this data regarding personal information of the user does not take place.

c. Legal basis
The legal basis for data computing is Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO. The above-named purposes also constitute our legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO regarding data computing.

d. Transfer to third parties
Personal data gathered on our website is not transferred to third parties.

e. Data deletion & storage duration
Personal data gets deleted or made inaccessible as soon as the purpose of storage is obsolete. The storage of data in logfiles takes place for a maximum of 7 days. A storage beyond is possible. In this case the IP addresses of the users get deleted or anonymised, so unambiguous assignment for the visiting client is no longer possible.

f. Right of objection & deletion
Above named data computing is mandatory for the provision of our website. A right of objection is therefore not given.

4. Cookies

Our website uses so called Cookies. Cookies serve to make our offers more user-friendly, effective and secure. Cookies are small text files which are stored on the client's computer by the user's browser.

We use Cookies to make our web presence more user-friendly. Some elements on our site (Horoscopes) require the client to be identified after a change of pages. They are also mandatory to compute the free horoscopes. The Cookies store the following data:

  • session
  • User name, surname & birth name
  • user's birthday, birthtime, birth location
  • user's partner birthday, partner birthtime, partner birth location
  • user device (mobile/desktop)

With the exception of session Cookies the above-named Cookies are created when the user enters the respective personal data into the respective forms.

Moreover, we facilitate Cookies enabling us to gather data about the user's surf behaviour. Those are gathered by Google Analytics. The Google Analytics Cookie is only set with your previous made consent. Please also read the part about Google Analytics further below and how you can opt out or avoid the Google Analytics data collection. This data is not gathered with our own Cookies.

That way the following data gets stored:

  • Entered search terms
  • Frequency Of page calls
  • Use of website functions
  • visiting time

The by that gathered user information is pseudonymised with technical measures. That means, an assignment of the data to the respective user is not possible. The data does not get stored with other personal data.

When entering our website, the user is informed about the use of Cookies for analysis purposes with a banner and pointed to this privacy policy. In this regard, the user is also informed how Cookies can be prevented in the browser settings.

Legal basis
The legal basis for the use of Cookies is Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f DSGVO.

Purpose of data computing
The purpose of using Cookies is the simplification of our website use.

The gathered user data is not used to create user profiles. The use of the Google Analytics analysis Cookies takes place to improve the quality of the website. We learn about the use of our site and are enabled to continuously optimise our offers. The above-named purposes of data computing are in accordance with our legitimate interest in the sense of Art. 6 Abs. 1 lit. f. DSGVO.

Duration of Storage, objection and deletion options
Cookies are stored on the user's computer and transferred from there to us. The user has the control over the use of Cookies. The settings of the browser allow for deactivating or restricting Cookies. Stored Cookies can be deleted. If Cookies get deleted, parts of the website will no longer work (free Horoscopes / order of Horoscoes).

Google Analytics

If you have given your consent, we use Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. ("Google"). Google uses Cookies. The by the Cookie created information about the use of our online offer by the user, normally are transferred to a Google Server in the US and stored there.

Google will use this information on our account to analyse the use of our online offer through the users. They will create reports about the activities within this online offer and provide further services regarding the use of this online offer and internet use. At that, pseudonymised user profiles can be created.

We use Google Analytics with activated IP-Anonymisation. That means, the IP-address of the user gets shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union and other countries contractually bound to the European economic zone. Only exceptionally, the full IP-address gets transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. The by the user browser transferred IP-address is not merged with other data by Google.

Prevention of data collection by Analytics:
The user can prevent the storage of Cookies with the respective settings of his browser software. Moreover, the user can prevent the gathering of data about his use of our online offer by the Analytics' Cookie and its analysis by downloading and installing a browser plugin at the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

You can prevent the data collection of Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An Opt-Out-Cookie is set which prevents the future gathering of your data when visiting our website: deactivate Google Analytics.

In case you delete your Cookies, you will need to set the Opt-Out-Cookie again.

Analytics More Information:
More detailed information about the terms of use and privacy policy you find at https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/gb.html and https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

We should like to point out, that Google Analytics has been extended by the Code "ananymizeIP" on our website to guarantee the anonymised logging of IP-adresses (IP-masking).

5. Ordering of Horoscopes / User Accounts

To order from our website, each client must register a password-protected user account. It contains the overview of made orders and active order processes. Asinsomuch you leave the online shop as a customer, you get automatically logged off.

The owner of this website assumes no liability regarding password abuse whilst not self-caused.

All data entered when ordering one of our horoscopes are stored. The data stored is:

  • First name, Surname
  • Address
  • Email-Address
  • Birth data for the respective horoscope

The data mandatory to deliver the horoscope and to write the invoice is not transferred to third parties. As soon as the storage of your data is no longer required or legally mandatory, it gets deleted. The provision of your Email-address serves the delivery of the ordered horoscope and, is at the the time the login to your user account on our site. You will never receive unsolicited email ads and offers from us if not expressly wished.

6. Your Rights

a. Revocation of your consent for data computing
Many data processes on this website are only possible with your expressed consent. An already given consent can be revoked at any time. To do so, you just need to send an informal E-Mail to info@starwhispers.com. The legitimacy of the data computed before your revocation remains inviolate by your caveat.

b. Right of appeal at the regulatory authority
In case of any violation regarding the data protection law the user has the right to appeal at the responsible regulatory authority. The responsible regulatory authority for data protection questions is always the privacy officer of the state in which starwhispers.com is located. The privacy officer contact data is provided at the following link: https://www.bfdi.bund.de/SharedDocs/Adressen/LfD/NordrheinWestfalen.html?nn=5217144.

c. Information, Blockage, Deletion, Correction, Limitation of data computing
Within the valid laws you have the right to obtain free information about your stored, personal data, its origin and recipient(s) and the purpose of its computing. As the case may be, you have the right for correction, blockage or deletion of this data and the limitation of its computing. Regarding that as well as further questions you can always contact us under the address mentioned ontop of this page or via Email info@starwhispers.com.

d. Right of data portability
You have the right to obtain your data we gather and analyse automatically due to your permission or due to the fulfilment of a contract of a third party in machine-readable format. Inasmuch as you request the direct portability of your data to another person responsible, it can only take place if technically possible.

7. SSL-/TLS-Encryption

Out of security reasons, and for the protection of transferred confidential content such as orders or requests which you send to us as site provider, we use SSL/TLS encryption on our website. You can recognise an encrypted connection by the "https://" in the address bar of your browser and the lock symbol in it.

The activated SSL/TLS encryption prevents third parties to read along when you transfer data to us.

8. Opt-Out from unsolicitated, promotional EMails

We opt out from the use of our contact data in the obligatory imprint and this privacy policy to send us not expressly wanted promotional emails and information material. The website owner reserves the right to undertake legal steps in case of receiving unsolicited advertisement such as spam E-Mails.

Valid from: May 25, 2018