Privacy Policy

We, “Experience the World of Fly Fishing” or in German “Erlebniswelt Fliegenfischen” (“EWF” in the following) appreciate your visit to our web site and your interest in our offerings. The correct handling of your data while respecting your privacy rights as well as the observance of your right to informational self-determination in the use of your personal data is an important concern for us. In this policy we inform you which date we collect for which purpose, how long we store data and which rights under data privacy law you can exercise against us, if we process your data.

In the first section we provide general information on our data protection. In other sections we explain how data are processed on our web site „Erlebniswelt Fliegenfischen“ as well as for our business purposes.  

Our web site neither deploys a contact form nor web tracking software nor any other means to collect personally identifiable information from you.

 

1.   General Information

Controller under data protection law is Erlebniswelt Fliegenfischen, Robert Stroh, Lindenstraße 8, D-82031, Germany. More details about us, in particular our contact data, are provided in the Imprint.  

In our Privacy Policy we use terms and definitions of the GDPR, in particular Art. 4 GDPR. In pursuit of this regulation we are “Controller” of personal data, you are the “data subject”. Information that directly or indirectly relates to you is “personal data”. For the purpose of this privacy policy “your data” is the data that directly or indirectly relate to you as a natural person such as name, address, telephone number, your email address, your company and further details, which you fill into forms on our web portal.

Of course you can visit our web sites without providing any personal data to us. In any case, when using our web portal, data is automatically collected and processed, which do not allow us to relate them to you in person. Please refer to the sections

                       “Web Service Logfiles”

                       “Cookies”

in this privacy policy.

This privacy policy is only applicable to our web site „ Erlebniswelt Fliegenfischen“. On third party web sites, to which we link from our own, the privacy policy of the owner of the web site is applicable. Please refer to the imprint of the linked web site.

Your rights in regard to your data processed by us

As a data subject you may exercise your right of access to your personal data (Art. 15 GDPR). You may have your data rectified in pursuit of Art. 16 GDPR, or on specific grounds have them erased according to Art. 17 GDPR. In accordance with Art.18 GDPR you have the right to restriction of processing, and on grounds relating to your particular situation, you additionally have the right (in pursuit of Art. 21 GDPR) to object to processing your data generally or in parts. For data that you have provided to us, you have the right to receive them in a commonly used and machine-readable format. You have the right to withdraw your consent with processing of your data at any time, with future effect. That means that your withdrawal can only effect future processing. Consequently, past processing remains in compliance with data protection stipulations. 

You have a general right to object our processing of your contact and address data for direct marketing purposes, except where you have solicited such material.

Please use any of the contact details provided in the imprint statement to exercise your rights against us.

You have the right to lodge a complaint at a supervisory authority.

 

2.   Automated processing of your data on our web site

2.1  Web server log data

In order to serve our web site contents to your browser, our web server needs to collect data that relate to you. When you access our website with your browser, the server logs the data required for the operation of a web service in the log files: the name of your browser, the name of your internet service provider, the IP address of your PC, the address of the site from which you accessed our website, the name of your operating system, the web pages you visit, and the date and duration of your visit. This data is automatically collected. Recipient of these data is the hosting provider who runs the web service for us. On legal ground of the provider’s legitimate interest in securing the functionality of his web services the log data will be stored for seven days. If required, the provider will use the log data for error analysis and for the detection and prevention of cyber-attacks. We ourselves have only access to log data which the provider has rendered anonymous. These data no longer relate to an identifiable person and are used by ourselves or a service provider for statistical and error analysis. 

 

2.2  Cookies

Our website uses cookies.  These are small files that the web server transfers to your PC.  These files are used to track your way through the pages of our website or to accept an order.

Cookies are distinguished on the one hand according to the duration of their storage.  Session cookies are automatically deleted when you close their browser.  A session cookie can serve to manage an order form or record which services are of particular interest.  Permanent cookies, on the other hand, remain stored on your PC. A permanent cookie can be read again on the next visit of our website.  To prevent this, you can delete the permanent cookie after visiting our website. Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser.

On the other hand, cookies are differentiated according to their origin.  So-called first-party cookies always come from the website, which is indicated in the address bar of your browser.  Third-party cookies are from websites that you have not directly accessed, but which have been linked to images or advertisements on the site of the first provider.  Your browser can tell you which sources are stored on your PC.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies.  To disable this, please change the appropriate settings of your browser.  If your browser does not allow cookies, you may not be able to use all pages of our Internet site without problems.

On legal ground of legitimate interest, we use a session cookie which is used to ensure proper communication of our web server with your browser.

On legal ground of legitimate interest, we use a permanent cookie with a life span of one year to store your English/German language selection to be in place at your next access to our web site. 

Possibility of Objection

Most browsers are set to accept cookies.  To disable this, please change the appropriate settings of your browser. Mind, if your browser does not allow at least session cookies, you may not be able to place your order.

 

2.3 Google Fonts

On grounds of our legitimate interest in optical improvement of our web site appearance, our content management system, which shapes our web site contents for internet usage, uses Google Fonts. Therefore, every time you access our web site, fonts are downloaded from a Google server to your browser. Google logs every font request, but according to them, these log data are never combined with data from other Google services. Please refer to  https://developers.google.com/fonts/faq for details.

 

3.   Processing your data at Erlebniswelt Fliegenfischen

3.1  Our processing of your data as an exhibitor, supplier, service provider, participant, auxiliary 

We process your data on legal grounds of a contract or measures that we take at your request, for the purpose of planning, performance and closure of our event. Any tax relevant data will be retained for as long as tax law requires. 

On grounds of our legitimate interest in initiating or expanding our business relationship with you, we store your name, if applicable, the name of your firm, your contact data and data relating to your role/task at our event for a maximum of 5 years after closure of our event.  

As far as necessary for our event, we will transfer your name, your contact data and your role/task to individuals or firms that fulfill certain organizational duties. For example, data of participants in fly tying competitions need to be forwarded to the individual(s) in charge of organizing the competition.

If you are an exhibitor, fly tyer, caster, organizer, lecturer or any other such role at our event, your data and contributions will be made public in brochures and on our web site.

Of course you may exercise your rights as a data subject, e.g. your right of access to your data or other rights, at any time. Please refer to section General Information of this privacy policy.

 

3.2  Processing your data as a visitor of our event

Generally, we do not collect personally identifiable information from our visitors. In exceptional cases when we do so, we will inform the visitor about the purpose of the collection and ask him/her to agree to our use of the data.

With kind permission of photographers and video teams we use their photos and videos on our web site, on legal ground of our legitimate interest in the documentation of our event. Of course, if you can be recognized on a photo, we warrant your rights under privacy law. Please refer to the section Our statement on personal rights of individuals depicted on photos on this web site.

 

4.  Processing your data on our web site

Our web site does not collect personally identifiable information. It serves the purpose of an information platform for current and past events.

In our legitimate interest to make such an offer, as well as in the (presumed) legitimate interest of our visitors and participants in such offer, we process personal data in text form and photos/videos in our announcements and retrospectives. 

Our statement on personal rights of individuals depicted on photos on this web site

Of course we respect your rights. Without your express consent, we will not use your photo for other purposes than publishing it on our web site “Erlebniswelt Fliegenfischen”. If you disagree with our publishing, please contact us at the address provided in the Imprint send us an email. Please provide in your request the name of the gallery and of the photo (e.g. 2015 Impressions, 390SIMG87038c) and we will remove your picture from the gallery as soon as we can. Prior to using your photo for marketing purpose of “Erlebniswelt Fliegenfischen” we will seek your consent.