MenschForce Website Data Policy
This website is owned and operated by the MenschForce (“MenschForce,” “us,” “our”). This Data Policy applies to the MenschForce website (“Website”). This Data Policy describes our practices for handling your information collected in connection with this Website.
Collection of Information
When you interact with us through our Website, we may collect or receive the following of information:
- Information you provide directly to us. We may collect information from you such as your name and email address, such as when you subscribe for more information on the Website.
How We Use Information
Information collected by our Website will help inform the design and implementation of the Website. We may also use the information you provide us to operate and improve the functionality of the Website.
How We Share Information
We may share your information with certain third parties as set forth below:
- Authorized third-party vendors and service providers. We share your information with third-party vendors and service providers who support our websites, such as by providing technical infrastructure services, business analytics, and data processing.
- Partners. We may share information with the entities that make up the MenschForce (“Partners”). For more information about our Partners, look at the “Association” tab.
- Legal and safety purposes. We may disclose information to respond to subpoenas, court orders, legal process, law enforcement requests, legal claims or government inquiries, detect fraud, and protect and defend the rights, interests, safety, and security of the website, our affiliates, owner, users, or the public.
- Business transfers. We may share your information in connection with a substantial corporate transaction, such as the sale of a website, a merger, consolidation, asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.
- With your consent. We may share information for any other purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect the information and pursuant to your consent.
If you access third-party services, such as Facebook, Google, or Twitter, through the Website to share information about your experience on the Website with others, these services are outside our control. These third-party services may be able to collect information about you, including information about your activity on the Website, and they may notify your connections on the third-party services about your use of the Website, in accordance with their own privacy policies.
Our Legal Bases For Processing Information
We rely on a variety of legal bases to process data, including:
- as necessary to fulfill our Terms;
- consistent with your consent, which you can revoke at any time;
- as necessary to comply with our legal obligations;
- to protect your vital interests or those of others;
- as necessary in the public interest; and
- as necessary for our (or others’) legitimate interests, including our interests in providing an innovative personalized, safe and profitable service to our users and partners, unless those interests are overridden by your interests or fundamental rights or freedoms that require protection of personal data.
You may withdraw consent at any time. Such withdrawal of consent will not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.
What rights you have over your data & How You Exercise them
Under applicable laws, you have the right to access, rectify, port, and erase your information, as well as the right to restrict and object to certain processing of your information. You also have the right to object to and restrict certain processing of your data. This includes:
- the right to object to our processing of your data for direct marketing, which you can exercise by contacting us,
- the right to object to our processing of your data where we are performing a task in the public interest or pursuing our legitimate interests or those of a third party, and
- the right to have us delete your personal information.
You may delete your information at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org We will delete all the information we have about you, such as information from cookies and information you have provided us. If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
We generally retain the information until it is no longer necessary to serve the purposes for which it was collected. This is a case-by-case determination that depends on things like the nature of the data, why it is collected and processed, and relevant legal or operational retention needs. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information
We utilize standard contract clauses approved by the European Commission and rely on the European Commission’s adequacy decisions about certain countries, as applicable, for data transfers from the European Economic Area to the United States and other countries.
The data controller responsible for your information is MenschForce, which you can contact us at:
13800 Coppermine Road, FL3,
Herndon, VA 20171.
You also have the right to complain to your local supervisory authority.
The Website is available only for your personal and informational purposes. We make no representations or warranties of any kind as to the accuracy, currency, or completeness of the information and other materials made available through the Website. The Website is not liable for any decisions you may make in reliance on this content.
We provide these services to you and others. We ask that you make the following commitments:
- Not use the Website if you are under 13 years old (or the minimum legal age in your country).
- You are prohibited from receiving our products, services, or software under applicable laws.
You may not access or use, or attempt to access or use, the Website to take any action that could harm us or any third party, interfere with the operation of the Website or use the Website in a manner that violates any laws. For example, and without limitation, you may not:
- Share anything that breaches these Terms or other applicable terms;
- Upload viruses or malicious code or do anything that could disable, overburden, or impair the proper working or appearance of our products;
- Access or collect data from our products using automated means (without our prior permission) or attempt to access data you do not have permission to access; and
- Engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any person from using or enjoying the Website or that, in our sole judgment, exposes us or any of our users, affiliates, or any other third party to any liability, damages, or detriment of any type.
Violations of system or network security may result in liability. We may suspend or terminate your access to the Website for any reason at any time without notice.
Limitation of Liabilities
The website is provided “as is” without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, or other violation of rights. We do not warrant the adequacy, currency, accuracy, likely results, or completeness of the website or any third-party sites linked to or from the website, or that the functions provided will be an uninterrupted virus, or error-free. We expressly disclaim any liability for any errors or omissions in the content included in the website or any third-party sites linked to or from the website. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.
In no event will we, or our owner, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, and assigns be liable for any direct or indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, lost profits, or other damages whatsoever arising in connection with the use of the website. Any interruption in availability of the website, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, loss of data, or use, misuse, reliance, review, manipulation, or other utilization in any manner whatsoever of the website or the data collected through the website, even if one or more of them has been advised of the possibility of such damages or loss.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold us and our owner, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and assigns harmless from and against any and all loss, costs, expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses), claims, damages, and liabilities related to or associated with your use of the website and any alleged violation by you of these Terms. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this section. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as we reasonably request.
If you are a consumer and habitually reside in a Member State of the European Union, the laws of that Member State will apply to any claim, cause of action or dispute that you have against us, which arises out of or relates to these Terms, and you may resolve your claim in any competent court in that Member State that has jurisdiction over the claim. In all other cases, you agree that the claim must be resolved in a competent court in the Wyoming, USA and that Wyoming law will govern these Terms and any claim, without regard to conflict of law provisions.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Our Data Policy explains our principles when it comes to the collection, processing, and storage of your information. This policy specifically explains how we, our partners and users of our services deploy cookies, as well as the options you have to control them.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your browser or other devices when websites are loaded in the browser. Cookies are used to “remember” you and your preferences when you visit the Website either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (called a “persistent cookie”).
Type of Cookie
Purpose of Cookie
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to use the Website and its features. The information collected by these cookies relates to the operation of the Website, for example, website scripting language and security tokens to maintain secure areas of our Website.
These cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our Website, for example, which pages you visit most often, whether you receive any error messages, and how you arrived at our Site. Information collected by these cookies is used only to improve your use of the Website and never to identify you. These cookies are sometimes placed by third-party providers of web traffic analysis services, such as Google Analytics.
These cookies are placed by trusted third party networks, like Google Analytics, to track details like the number of unique visitors and pageviews to improve user experience
These cookies remember choices you make, for example, the country you visit our Site from, your language and any changes you have made to text size or other parts of web pages that you can customize, to improve your experience of our Website and to make your visits more tailored and enjoyable. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and cannot be used to track your browsing activity on other websites.
Third-Party / Embedded Content
These cookies enhance the experience of Website users. These cookies allow you to share what you’ve been doing on our Site with social media organizations such as Facebook and Twitter. We have no control over the information collected by these cookies.
Which cookies are used and why?
The MenschForce Website uses strictly necessary, performance, analytics, functionality, and embedded content cookies for the purposes of providing relevant content, analyzing our traffic, and providing a variety of features to you.
How do I disable cookies?
Most internet browsers are automatically set up to accept cookies. However, if you want to refuse or delete any cookies (or similar technologies), please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to block or delete cookies. Please note you may not be able to take advantage of all the features of our Website, including certain personalized features if you delete or disable cookies.
We, or our third-party partners, may employ a software technology called web beacons (also known as web bugs, clear gifs or pixels) which helps us understand what content is effective, for example by counting the number of users who have visited these pages, and to understand usage patterns. Web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies, and are used to let us know when content is viewed. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on a user’s computer hard drive, web beacons are embedded on web pages, ads, and e-mail. We, or our third-party partners, may tie the information gathered by web beacons to the other information we collect about you.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.
Our website uses plugins from YouTube, which is operated by Google. The operator of the pages is YouTube LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA.
If you visit one of our pages featuring a YouTube plugin, a connection to the YouTube servers is established. Here the YouTube server is informed about which of our pages you have visited.
If you’re logged in to your YouTube account, YouTube allows you to associate your browsing behavior directly with your personal profile. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account.
YouTube is used to help make our website appealing. This constitutes a justified interest pursuant to Art. 6 (1) (f) DSGVO.
Further information about handling user data, can be found in the data protection declaration of YouTube under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy.