Data privacy statement
Preserving data privacy concerns and the security of your data are a very important matter to us, RTL interactive GmbH. We use the information on you gathered by us, while adhering to the applicable data privacy laws.
1. What is personal data?
As per the legal definition, personal data means individual details on the personal or factual circumstances of a specific natural person or one that can be determined (Person Affected). In that respect, we understand personal data to in particular be information on your identity, such as your name, e-mail address, telephone number, mobile phone number or postal address.
2. What data is gathered by RTL interactive at Gamechannel.com?
Essentially, RTL interactive does not gather any names, e-mail addresses, telephone numbers or any other users' address details on the Gamechannel.com website. However, you have the opportunity to contact us via the contact form. The data provided by you in this respect is solely used by us to answer/process the query submitted by you. In its present form, Gamechannel.com does not offer any login options, and does not provide the opportunity for you to create a user profile. You do, however, have the opportunity to create a virtual bookmark for games and content preferred by you via the "Bookmark" function. For this purpose, the bookmark in question is stored in your global browser cache. This information is stored solely for the purpose of providing you with the aforementioned functionality. It is not evaluated by RTL interactive.
3. What do we do with your data? - Declaration of consent
You hereby give your consent that, every time you access Gamechannel.com your IP address, as well as the time of access, will be recorded, stored and used to defend the site against or investigate any attacks on Gamechannel.com and to pass on such data, in individual cases, to investigation authorities in order to prosecute criminal offences. Such data is stored for a maximum of 4 weeks.
5. Use of Facebook social plug-ins
6. Use of Twitter
You also have the option, after first logging in and clicking on the Twitter icon, to likewise share various activities on our web site with the Internet community, such as watching videos or other content, via your Twitter account. In regard to the use of Twitter, the data privacy provisions of that site apply, and can be accessed under Twitter Privacy.
7. Google +
In addition, our website uses the plug-in of the services operated by Google Inc./"Google+" social network (hereinafter referred to as "plug-in"). You can recognise the latter on the pages of our website by the "Google" symbol, and, if applicable, the appendage "+1". When you access a page on our website that contains one of these plug-ins, your browser will establish a direct connection to Google’s systems. The content recorded in the plug-in is then transmitted directly to your browser by Google, and integrated into the web page by your browser. Thus, the information is transmitted to Google that the relevant page of our site has been accessed by your browser. If you are simultaneously logged in at Google+ on the same computer, Google can allocate the visit to our website to your Google+ account, and link it with the latter, which is not merely limited to the page being accessed. Should you actively use the plug-in, for example by clicking the "+1" button or leaving a comment, the latter is likewise transmitted to Google via the plug-in, and saved there, or otherwise posted on your profile. Your can adjust various settings at Google+, to determine to whom the information in your profile is shown. If you are not in agreement with the transmission of data to Google described above as a result of using our website, and would like to prevent it, please log out of Google prior to visiting our website. You will obtain further information on the scope, purpose and further processing of your data under Google Policies.
8. AddThis-bookmarking service
9. Google Analytics
IP anonymisation is activated on this website.
10. The security of your data
We endeavour to keep your data safe within the scope of applicable data privacy legislation, however we ask you to note that no electronic communication is entirely secure. We would like to point out to you that, in spite of our stringent requirements, any information that you voluntarily transmit over the Internet can be used by other people. Therefore RTL interactive GmbH cannot assume any responsibility or liability for the disclosure of information due to errors in data transmission and/or unauthorised access by third parties.
11. No liability for online partner offers
We collaborate with various partners, who, for their part, offer web pages and web services that are accessible via our pages. These partners usually have their own data privacy statements and/or policies. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for such statements and policies that are not connected with RTL interactive GmbH.
12. Miscellaneous provisions
For reasons associated with licence rights, it may occur that, when using Gamechannel.de, a connection is established to the My Fonts website. The latter is only done in order to count the number of visits in connection with the licensing of fonts. No personal data is transmitted.