Privacy

softgarden Privacy Statement

Your protection and data confidentiality is of utmost importance to softgarden (“us” “we” “our”). This privacy statement serves to inform you about the private data we collect and exactly how that information is used. softgarden gathers and uses personal information firmly within the provisions of the data protection law of the Federal Republic of Germany. In the following text we will inform you about the specific information, the scope and purpose of the collection and use of personal data by softgarden.

Responsible party

Persons responsible for data protection affairs:

softgarden e-recruiting GmbH
Grülingsstr. 10
66113 Saarbrücken

For any related data protection queries please contact us by email at privacy@softgarden.de

The Purpose of Data Protection

The purpose of data protection is to protect personal details (“data”). According to § 3 para 1 BDSG, personal data is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. This information includes, for example, details such as name, postal address, email address or telephone number. Usage data also applies, this is data that is gathered from access to our website which is further explained below.

The Collection and Use of Your Data

Automated data collection

For technical reasons, when accessing the softgarden website your internet browser automatically transmits data to us. The following is separated from that data and may be stored:

  • Date and time of access
  • Browser type / version
  • Operating system used
  • URL of previously visited Web page
  • Amount of data sent

This data is stored purely for technical reasons and cannot be linked to any individual person.

Manually entered data

In order to make full use of softgarden it is necessary to register an account with us. This requires you to enter your name, email address, company name, user name and a password. These details are needed in order to set up and manage an account on our recruiting platform, as well as use the full range of services we provide. Last but not least, softgarden need this information and perhaps additional details in order to effectively respond to requests, questions, criticisms etc.

Disclosure of Data

As part of the further development of our business it may happen that the structure of the Soft Garden GmbH changes. The legal structure may be adapted, subsidiaries, business units or components may be created, bought or sold. In such transactions customer information may be shared with the transmitted part of the company. In the event of a transfer of personal information softgarden will ensure that it is done in accordance to this privacy policy and the relevant data protection laws.

Newsletter

softgarden offers a free newsletter service to informs users about product updates, price changes and any other relevant information regarding the platform. We also invite users to participate in surveys via the newsletter, and occasionally we pass on any special offers or products from our partners. You can subscribe or unsubscribe to the newsletter in your profile settings at any time. Each newsletter contains information on how to cancel your subscription with immediate effect.

Cookies

softgarden stores cookies in order to provide you with comprehensive features and improved ease of use when navigating our website. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer with the help of your internet browser. If you do not want to enable cookies you can opt against using them by selecting the appropriate settings on your internet browser. Please note that the efficiency and range of our services may be restricted as a result.

Website Improvement

Google Analytics

softgarden uses Google Analytics, a web analytics tool provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us analyse how users use our website. The information generated by your cookies, including your IP address, is transmitted and stored on a server in the USA. Google use this information to evaluate your use of our website and compile reports for our website operators. Google may also transfer this information on to third parties or, if required or approved by law, third parties may process the information on Google’s behalf. You can disable Google Analytics using an add-on to your browser which you can download here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de.

wiredminds

We use products of wiredminds GmbH (www.wiredminds.de) for marketing and optimization purposes. These products collect and process your personal data and use it to create usage profiles under a pseudonym. These usage profiles are fully anonymized where possible and appropriate. We and wiredminds employ cookies and/or Web beacons (also known as tracking pixels) on this website. We transfer the data we collect about you, which may also include personal data, to wiredminds or wiredminds gathers this data directly. wiredminds is entitled to use information that you leave behind by visiting our Web sites to create anonymized usage profiles. The data collected shall not be used to personally identify visitors to this website without the express permission of the party affected and shall not be merged with personal data about the bearer of the pseudonym. Any IP addresses recorded are anonymized immediately by deleting the last number block. Permission to collect and store data in the future may be revoked at any time. Exclude from tracking.

Crazy Egg

Our website uses a tracking provided by Crazy Egg (Crazy Egg Inc., 16220 E. Ridgeview Lane, La Mirada, CA 90638, USA) to record randomly chosen individual visits (only with anonymised IP address). Using cookies this tracking tool enables us to analyse how you use the website (e.g. which content is clicked). For this purpose, a user profile is shown visually. When using the tool, no personal data of you are collected, processed or used. Only usage profiles with pseudonyms are created.
You can object to the collection, processing and recoding of the data created by CrazyEgg.com at any time by following the instructions under http://www.crazyegg.com/opt-out. Further information regarding data protection at CrazyEgg.com can be found under http://www.crazyegg.com/privacy.

Facebook Social Plugins

This website uses social plugins (“plugins”) from the social network facebook.com which is operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). The plugins are identified by one of the Facebook logos (white “f” on blue tile or a “thumbs-up” sign). The list and the look of the Facebook social plugins can be viewed here: http://developers.facebook.com/plugins.
If you call up one of our internet website pages which has a plugin of this kind, your browser sets up a direct link to the Facebook servers. The content of the plugin is passed by Facebook direct to your browser and integrated by it into the website. This means that we have no influence over the extent of the data which Facebook obtains with the help of this plugin and we therefore inform you according to our information status:
Through integration of the plugin, Facebook obtains the information that you have called up the relevant page on our internet site. If you are logged on to Facebook, Facebook can allocate the visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with the plugin, by using the “Like-it-Button”, for example, or by posting a commentary, the information will be given direct to Facebook by your browser and stored there. If you are not a Facebook member, there is still the possibility for Facebook to find out and store your IP address.
For information on the purpose and extent of data capture and the further processing and use of data by Facebook, as well your rights in this regard and turn-off options for the protection of your personal privacy, please refer to the Facebook data protection information.
If you are a Facebook member and do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our internet website and to link this with your data stored on Facebook, you need to log off from Facebook before going to our website.

Deletion of Your Data

If data needs to be retained for legal purposes it will be suspended. However, if private data is no longer needed for the aforementioned purposes it will be deleted and no longer available for further use.

Data Access and Rectification

Naturally you have the right to receive, upon request, information about the data stored by us about you. You also have the right to correct inaccurate data, to block and delete details. To do so, please contact support@softgarden.de per email or post to the above address.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

softgarden reserves the right to change this privacy policy. Your continued use of our services and website will be deemed your acceptance of the current privacy policy.