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MAARIFA PROMOTIONS PRIVACY POLICY

Please note that this translation of the PP is general and informative and provided for convenience only. Solely the German language version is intended to be legally binding.

Maarifa Promotions takes the protection of your private data very seriously.

In this Privacy Policy, Maarifa Promotions (hereinafter “Maarifa Promotions GmbH” or “we”) informs you about

  •  which personal data (hereinafter Data) we collect and/or use for which purposes,
  • how you can amend, block or delete your Data,
  • how your Data is protected against abuse, and
  • how you can contact us with questions about data protection. Maarifa Promotions is responsible for the collection, processing, and use of Data on the website www.maarifapromotions.com.

The protection of your privacy is a responsibility we take seriously. When collecting, processing, or using your Data, we will always treat it confidentially. We appreciate that you do not want the Data you provide to be distributed indiscriminately. In this Policy, we explain how we collect Data, how we treat collected Data, and which rights you have in this respect. Our employees are committed to data secrecy pursuant to applicable law (including the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG), the German Telemedia Act (TMG) and the Berlin Data Protection Act (BlnDSG).

1. DATA WE MAY COLLECT

When you visit our website
You are free to browse our website without providing any personal data. During your visit to our website, our system collects information about your internet access, such as the type of internet browser you use, the website from which you have come to our website, and your IP address. We only use this information to assist us in providing efficient service to you on our website. We only store access data in anonymized form. In addition, we may use your previously anonymized IP address in order to determine the country from which you are visiting the website, in order to offer you the correct language version.

When you order online
We ask for the following Data:

  • Name
  • E-mail address
  • Address
  • Country
  • Mobile phone number (optional)
  • Payment information

2. HOW DOES MAARIFA PROMOTIONS USE THE COLLECTED DATA?

This Data is required in order to

  • complete your donation,
  • send your donation confirmation via e-mail,
  • complete your payment.

Your Data is not shared with other third parties. This excludes our partners that require your Data in order to process your order (in particular the payment service provider engaged to process your payment). In these cases, however, only the minimum Data required will be transferred.

Newsletter
If you subscribe to our newsletter, we may use your email address to send you information, news, and recommendations about our activities and program. You may cancel your subscription at any time with future effect, either on our website in your customer account or using the link at the end of each newsletter.

3. HOW CAN YOU AMEND, BLOCK, OR DELETE DATA?

You may request information about your stored Data. Such a request is free of charge. In this case, please e-mail our Customer Service (info@maarifapromotions.com). In cases for which storing of your Data is unlawful, if the original purpose of such storing no longer exists and has not been replaced by another purpose, or if there is another reason for deletion pursuant to Section 35 para. 2 of the German Federal Data Protection Act, then you have the right to request deletion of the Data. You may assert these rights by e-mailing us at (info@maarifapromotions.com).

With the complete cancellation of your customer account (registration) your entire data will be blocked for further usage and deleted at the end of the statutory period of record keeping according the German fiscal and commercial code. Please do let us know if you allow us any particular further usage of your data. Due to §§247 AO, 257 HGB booking receipts have to be stored 10, business letters only 6 years.

4. INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

We use “cookies” in order to personalize your experience of our website. Cookies are small files which websites use to identify you after your first visit. Maarifa Promotions uses cookies for various purposes.

Strictly necessary cookies: Most of the cookies we use are essential to the operation of our website. They include i.a. cookies which enable you to log in to secure areas of our website or to place several items in your shopping cart before proceeding to pay.

Analytical/performance cookies: These cookies help us to learn more about the users of our website in order to improve our service. Functional cookies: These cookies allow us to personalize content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (i.e. language, region).

Targeting cookies: These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you liked, and the links you found relevant. We use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests.

Disclaimer Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyze how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

You can prevent the storing of cookies by adjusting your browser settings appropriately. However, in this case, you may not be able to fully use all functions of this website. In addition, you may prevent the collection of data generated by cookies and related to use of our website (including your IP address) by Google and the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under this link.

As an alternative to the browser add-on or on mobile devices, please click on this link in order to prevent any future collection of your data by Google Analytics on our website. In this process, an opt-out cookie will be stored on your device. If you delete your cookies, you must click on this link again.

By using this website, you agree to accept the aforementioned collection and use of data for the described purposes by Google. You can withdraw authorization to collect and save your data at any time. More information about Google policies can be found here.

5. OUR CONTACT DATA

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy please address them to the following address:
Maarifa Promotions GmbH
Bergstr. 25
10115 Berlin, Deutschland
Fon: +49 (0)30 650 10 810
Fax: +49 (0)30 915 73 604

Email: info@maarifapromotions.com
Last update: Berlin, February 07 2017