Privacy policy

Litello GmbH, as operator of the Litello Shop under the website Litello.com as well as the Litello Apps, which can be downloaded from the Apple App Store and the Google Playstore, takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and takes care to protect your privacy. We treat their personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations (in particular the EU General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG)) as well as this privacy policy. To ensure that you are fully informed about the collection and use of personal data on our websites and in our app and the rights to which you are entitled, please take note of the following information.

First, we appreciate your interest in our company. Data protection is of a particularly high priority for the management of Litello.

The mere use of our web pages for information purposes is generally possible without providing personal data. Something else applies insofar as personal data is required in the context of an order process in our online store, for the creation of a customer account in the online store, for the personalized use of the Litello app, in the context of customer care inquiries or a newsletter dispatch requested by you or via our general contact form or for the use of our blog. As a network-based system with a server and clients - the Litello App for reading the books as well as working in the books and exchanging with other readers - there are also other data exchange processes without which the full use of the system is not possible.

Insofar as we collect personal data, this is always done on a voluntary basis, insofar as this is possible for the provision of our service. If there is no legal basis for such processing, we generally obtain consent. You can revoke your consent given for this at any time. Your personal data will not be passed on to third parties. Exceptions to this are our service partners, e.g. the credit and payment institutions commissioned to process payments, and the technical support provided by one of the shareholders of Litello GmbH - axxessio GmbH in Bonn. In these cases, however, the scope of the transmitted data is limited to the minimum required for the respective service, and all personal data is, of course, also treated as strictly confidential by our service partners.

The use of your data for our own regular promotional purposes and for similar goods and services is not excluded. However, you can object to this use at any time at werbewiderspruch@litello.com.

We point out that data transmission on the Internet can always have security gaps. Complete protection of data against access by third parties is not possible.

Name and address of the data protection officer responsible for data processing

The data controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO), other applicable data protection laws and other provisions with data protection character is:

Litello GmbH
Kurfürstenallee 5
53177 Bonn

1. Definitions

The data protection declaration of Litello GmbH is based on the terms used by the European Directive and Ordinance when issuing the Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO). Our privacy policy should be easy to read and understand for the public as well as for our customers and business partners. To ensure this, we would like to explain the terminology used in advance.

We use the following terms, among others, in this data protection declaration:

a) personal data

Personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (hereinafter "data subject"). An identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

b) Data subject

Data subject means any identified or identifiable natural person whose personal data are processed by the controller.

c) Processing

Processing means any operation or set of operations which is performed upon personal data, whether or not by automatic means, such as collection, recording, organization, filing, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.

d) Restriction of processing

Restriction of processing is the marking of stored personal data with the aim of limiting their future processing.

e) Profiling

Profiling is any type of automated processing of personal data that consists of using such personal data to evaluate certain personal aspects relating to a natural person, in particular to analyze or predict aspects relating to that natural person's job performance, economic situation, health, personal preferences, interests, reliability, behavior, location or change of location.

f) Pseudonymization

Pseudonymization is the processing of personal data in such a way that the personal data can no longer be attributed to a specific data subject without the use of additional information, provided that such additional information is kept separate and is subject to technical and organizational measures to ensure that the personal data is not attributed to an identified or identifiable natural person.

g) Controller or person responsible for processing.

The controller or person responsible for processing is the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which alone or jointly with others determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data. Where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by Union or Member State law, the controller or the specific criteria for its designation may be provided for under Union or Member State law.

h) Processor

Processor means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the Controller.

i) Recipient

Recipient means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body to whom personal data are disclosed, whether or not a third party. However, public authorities that may receive Personal Data in the context of a specific investigative task under Union or Member State law shall not be considered as recipients.

j) Third Party

Third party means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body other than the data subject, the controller, the processor and the persons authorized to process the personal data under the direct responsibility of the controller or the processor.

k) Consent

Consent shall mean any freely given indication of the data subject's wishes for the specific case in an informed and unambiguous manner, in the form of a statement or any other unambiguous affirmative act, by which the data subject indicates that he or she consents to the processing of personal data relating to him or her.

2. Name and address of the controller

The responsible party within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulation, other data protection laws applicable in the Member States of the European Union and other provisions of a data protection nature is:

Litello GmbH
Kurfürstenallee 5
53177 Bonn
Germany

Tel.: 015116591133

E-mail: info@litello.com
Website: www.litello.de

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4. Collection of general data and information

The website of the Litello GmbH collects a series of general data and information with each call-up of the website by a data subject or automated system. This general data and information is stored in the log files of the server. The following data may be collected: (1) the browser types and versions used, (2) the operating system used by the accessing system, (3) the website from which an accessing system accesses our website (so-called referrer), (4) the sub-websites that are accessed via an accessing system on our website, (5) the date and time of an access to the website, (6) an Internet protocol address (IP address), (7) the Internet service provider of the accessing system and (8) other similar data and information that serve to avert danger in the event of attacks on our information technology systems.

When using these general data and information, the Litello GmbH does not draw any conclusions about the data subject. Rather, this information is needed (1) to deliver the contents of our website correctly, (2) to optimize the contents of our website and the advertising for these, (3) to ensure the long-term functionality of our information technology systems and the technology of our website, and (4) to provide law enforcement authorities with the information necessary for prosecution in the event of a cyber attack. Therefore, the Litello analyzes anonymously collected data and information on one hand, and on the other hand, with the aim of increasing the data protection and data security of our enterprise, to ensure an optimal level of protection for the personal data we process. The anonymous data of the server log files are stored separately from any personal data submitted by a data subject.

5. Registration on our website

You have the option to register on our website by providing personal data. Which personal data is transmitted to the data controller in the process, results from the respective input mask that is used for the registration. The personal data entered by you will be collected and stored exclusively for internal use and for our own purposes. Exceptions to this are our service partners, e.g. the credit and payment institutions commissioned to process payments, and the technical support provided by one of the shareholders of Litello GmbH - axxessio GmbH in Bonn. In these cases, however, the scope of the transmitted data is limited to the minimum required for the respective service, and all personal data is, of course, also treated as strictly confidential by our service partners.

By registering on the website of the controller, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) of the data subject, the date as well as the time of registration are also stored. The storage of this data takes place against the background that only in this way can the misuse of our services be prevented and, if necessary, this data makes it possible to clarify committed crimes. In this respect, the storage of this data is necessary for the protection of the data controller. As a matter of principle, this data is not passed on to third parties unless there is a legal obligation to pass it on or the passing on serves the purpose of criminal prosecution.

Your registration under voluntary indication of personal data serves us to offer you contents or services, which can only be offered to registered users. Registered persons are free to change the personal data provided during registration at any time or to have it completely deleted from the data stock of the controller. Please note that this may mean that you will not be able to use some functions of the Litello app, such as working in groups, in this case.

Litello GmbH will provide you with information about which personal data is stored about you at any time upon request. Furthermore, we will correct or delete their personal data upon request or indication from them, provided that this does not conflict with any legal retention obligations. All employees of Litello GmbH are available as contact persons in this context.

6. Data usage in our online store

We need your personal data to process your order in our online store. For this we need your title, first name, last name, e-mail address, billing address. If you want to set up a customer account with us, we store your personal data so that you do not have to re-enter them for each order. This saves time and protects them from possible typing errors. It also gives them personal access to their order history. When creating a customer account, the following personal data is stored by: Salutation, first name, last name, e-mail, billing address, payment method (as a default for the first purchase) and the password they choose.

7. Data usage Litello app

In order for you to be able to use our books across devices and so that, for example, passages in the text that have been marked once are available on all end devices, we record data during reading and editing. These are in detail
• the current page
• marked passages
• own notes
• data generated during the processing of quizzes, such as the selected answer alternative
• dwell time on a page
• Video usage behavior, e.g. which videos were viewed and at which point they were interrupted, if applicable.

This data also helps us to optimize our products, for example by checking the comprehensibility of chapters where readers spend more time on average than in other chapters and revising them if necessary.

When they use the Litello app, it attempts to connect to our cloud system.

Litello GmbH offers users the opportunity to post individual questions and comments in a discussion area located in our app. In the discussion area, it is possible to set up closed groups or join a publicly viewable group in which one or more people post. Your questions and comments can in turn be answered or commented on by third parties.

If you leave a comment in the discussion area, in addition to the comments you leave, information on the time of comment entry and the user name (pseudonym) you have chosen will be stored and published. Furthermore, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) is also logged. This storage of the IP address is done for security reasons and in the event that a user, especially in the publicly viewable area, violates the rights of third parties through a submitted comment or posts illegal content. This content can be reported by third parties and will be deleted immediately in justified cases. The storage of this personal data is therefore in our own interest, so that Litello GmbH can exculpate itself if necessary in the event of an infringement. No disclosure of this collected personal data to third parties will take place, unless such disclosure is required by law or serves our legal defense.

8. Subscription to our newsletter

On the website of the Litello GmbH, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter. The personal data transmitted to the controller when the newsletter is subscribed to is specified in the input mask used for this purpose.

The Litello GmbH informs its customers and partners at regular intervals by means of a newsletter about current developments and offers of the company. Our newsletter can only be received by them if (1) they have a valid e-mail address and (2) they have registered to receive the newsletter. For legal reasons, a confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address registered for the newsletter for the first time using the double opt-in procedure. This confirmation e-mail serves to verify whether the owner of the e-mail address as the data subject has authorized the receipt of the newsletter.

When registering for the newsletter, we also store the IP address of the computer system used by the data subject at the time of registration, as assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP), as well as the date and time of registration. The collection of this data is necessary in order to be able to trace the (possible) misuse of the e-mail address of a data subject at a later point in time and therefore serves the legal protection of the controller.

The personal data collected in the context of a registration for the newsletter are used exclusively for sending our newsletter. Furthermore, subscribers to the newsletter could be informed by e-mail if this is necessary for the operation of the newsletter service or a related registration, as could be the case in the event of changes to the newsletter offer or changes in the technical circumstances. No personal data collected as part of the newsletter service will be passed on to third parties. The subscription to our newsletter can be cancelled at any time. The consent to the storage of personal data that they have given us for the newsletter dispatch can be revoked at any time. For the purpose of revoking consent, a corresponding link can be found in each newsletter. Furthermore, it is possible to unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time directly on our website.

9. Newsletter tracking

The newsletters of Litello GmbH contain so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in such emails that are sent in HTML format to enable log file recording and log file analysis. This enables a statistical evaluation of the success or failure of online marketing campaigns. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, the Litello may see if and when an e-mail was opened by a data subject, and which links in the e-mail were called up by the data subject.

Such personal data collected via the tracking pixels contained in the newsletters are stored and evaluated by us in order to optimize the newsletter dispatch and to better adapt the content of future newsletters to their interests. This personal data will not be passed on to third parties. You are entitled at any time to revoke the separate declaration of consent given in this regard via the double opt-in procedure. After a revocation, this personal data will be deleted by us. Litello GmbH automatically regards a withdrawal from the receipt of the newsletter as a revocation.

10. Contact possibility via the website

Based on statutory provisions, the website of Litello GmbH contains data that enables a quick electronic contact to our company as well as direct communication with us, which also includes a general address of the so-called electronic mail (e-mail address). If you contact us by e-mail or via a contact form, the personal data you provide will be stored automatically. Such personal data transmitted to us on a voluntary basis will be stored for the purpose of processing or contacting you. This personal data is not passed on to third parties.

11. Comment function in the blog on the website

Litello GmbH offers users the opportunity to leave individual comments on individual blog posts on a blog, which is on our website. A blog is a portal on a website, usually publicly viewable, in which one or more persons, called bloggers or web bloggers, can post articles or write down thoughts in so-called blogposts. The blogposts can usually be commented on by third parties.

If they leave a comment in the blog published on our website, in addition to the comments left by them, information on the time of comment entry and the user name (pseudonym) chosen by them will be stored and published. Furthermore, the IP address assigned by the Internet service provider (ISP) is also logged. This storage of the IP address is done for security reasons and in the event that a user violates the rights of third parties or posts illegal content through a submitted comment. The storage of this personal data is therefore in our own interest, so that Litello GmbH can exculpate itself if necessary in the event of an infringement. We do not pass on this personal data to third parties, unless such a transfer is required by law or serves our legal defense.

12. Routine deletion and blocking of personal data

Litello GmbH processes and stores its personal data only for the period necessary to achieve the purpose of storage or as otherwise provided by law or regulation to which the controller is subject.

If the storage purpose ceases to apply or if a storage period prescribed by the European Directive and Regulation Maker or another competent legislator expires, the personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the statutory provisions.

13. Rights of the data subject

a) Right to confirmation

Our customers have the right, granted by the European Directive and the Regulation, to obtain confirmation from the Litello GmbH as to whether personal data concerning them are being processed. If they wish to exercise this right, they may, at any time, contact any of our employees.

b) Right to information

Our customers have the right, granted by the European Directives and Regulations, to obtain from Litello GmbH, at any time and free of charge, information about their stored personal data and a copy of this information. Furthermore, the European Directive and Regulation Maker has granted the data subjects access to the following information:

• the purposes of processing
• the categories of personal data processed
• the recipients or categories of recipients to whom the personal data have been or will be disclosed, in particular in the case of recipients in third countries or international organizations
• if possible, the planned duration for which the personal data will be stored or, if this is not possible, the criteria for determining this duration
• the existence of a right to obtain the rectification or erasure of personal data concerning him or her, or to obtain the restriction of processing by the controller, or a right to object to such processing
• the existence of a right of appeal to a supervisory authority
• if the personal data are not collected from the data subject: Any available information about the origin of the data
• the existence of automated decision-making, including profiling, pursuant to Article 22(1) and (4) of the GDPR and - at least in these cases - meaningful information about the logic involved and the scope and intended effects of such •processing for the data subject.

Furthermore, our customers have a right to information as to whether personal data have been transferred to a third country or to an international organization. If this is the case, they also have the right to obtain information about the appropriate safeguards in connection with the transfer.

If they wish to exercise this right to information, they can contact one of our employees at any time.

c) Right to rectification

Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to request the immediate correction of any personal data relating to them that is inaccurate. Furthermore, they have the right to request the completion of incomplete personal data - also by means of a supplementary declaration - taking into account the purposes of the processing.

If they wish to exercise this right of rectification, they may contact one of our employees at any time.

d) Right to erasure (right to be forgotten)

Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation-maker, to demand from the controller that the personal data concerning him or her be erased without delay, provided that one of the following reasons applies and insofar as the processing is not necessary:

The personal data were collected or otherwise processed for such purposes for which they are no longer necessary.

The data subject revokes his or her consent on which the processing was based pursuant to Art. 6(1)(a) DS-GVO or Art. 9(2)(a) DS-GVO and there is no other legal basis for the processing.

The data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(1) DS-GVO and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing, or the data subject objects to the processing pursuant to Article 21(2) DS-GVO.

The personal data have been processed unlawfully.

The erasure of the personal data is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation under Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject.

The personal data has been collected in relation to information society services offered pursuant to Article 8(1) DS-GVO.

If one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and a data subject wishes to arrange for the deletion of personal data stored by the Litello GmbH, he or she may, at any time, contact any of our employees for this purpose. The employee of Litello GmbH will arrange for the erasure request to be complied with immediately.

If the personal data was made public by Litello GmbH and our company is responsible for it pursuant to Art. 17 Para. 1 DS-GVO, Litello GmbH shall implement reasonable measures, including technical measures, to compensate other data controllers for processing the personal data published, taking into account the available technology and the cost of implementation, in order to inform the data subject that he or she has requested from those other data controllers to erase all links to the personal data or copies or replications of the personal data, unless the processing is necessary. The employee of the Litello GmbH will arrange the necessary in individual cases.

e) Right to restriction of processing

Each data subject concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation, to obtain from the controller the restriction of processing if one of the following conditions is met:

The accuracy of the personal data is contested by the data subject for a period enabling the controller to verify the accuracy of the personal data.

The processing is unlawful, the data subject objects to the erasure of the personal data and requests instead the restriction of the use of the personal data.

The controller no longer needs the personal data for the purposes of the processing, but the data subject needs it for the assertion, exercise or defense of legal claims.

The data subject has objected to the processing pursuant to Article 21 (1) of the GDPR and it is not yet clear whether the legitimate grounds of the controller override those of the data subject.

If one of the aforementioned conditions is met, and a data subject wishes to request the restriction of personal data stored by the Litello GmbH, he or she may, at any time, contact any of our employees for this purpose. The employee of Litello GmbH will arrange the restriction of the processing.

f) Right to data portability

Each data subject concerned by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation, to obtain personal data concerning him or her, which has been provided by the data subject to a controller, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. He or she also has the right to transmit such data to another controller without hindrance from the controller to whom the personal data have been provided, provided that the processing is based on consent pursuant to Article 6(1)(a) of the GDPR or Article 9(2)(a) of the GDPR or on a contract pursuant to Article 6(1)(b) of the GDPR and the processing is carried out by automated means, unless the processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

Furthermore, when exercising the right to data portability pursuant to Article 20(1) of the GDPR, the data subject shall have the right to obtain that the personal data be transferred directly from one controller to another controller where technically feasible and provided that this does not adversely affect the rights and freedoms of other individuals.

To assert the right to data portability, they may at any time contact one of our employees.

g) Right to object

Any person affected by the processing of personal data has the right granted by the European Directive and Regulation to object at any time, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to the processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out on the basis of Article 6(1)(e) or (f) of the DS-GVO. This also applies to profiling based on these provisions.

The Litello GmbH shall no longer process the personal data in the event of the objection, unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override the interests, rights and freedoms of the data subject, or for the assertion, exercise or defence of legal claims.

If the Litello GmbH processes personal data for direct marketing purposes, the data subject shall have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data processed for such marketing. This also applies to profiling, insofar as it is related to such direct marketing. If the data subject objects to Litello GmbH to the processing for direct marketing purposes, Litello will no longer process the personal data for these purposes.

In addition, the data subject has the right, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, to object to processing of personal data concerning him or her which is carried out by the Litello GmbH for scientific or historical research purposes, or for statistical purposes pursuant to Article 89(1) of the Data Protection Regulation (DS-GVO), unless such processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest.

In order to exercise the right to object, you may directly contact any employee of Litello GmbH or another employee. You are also free to exercise your right to object in connection with the use of information society services, notwithstanding Directive 2002/58/EC, by means of automated procedures using technical specifications.

h) Automated decisions in individual cases, including profiling.

Any person concerned by the processing of personal data shall have the right, granted by the European Directive and the Regulation, not to be subject to a decision based solely on automated processing, including profiling, which produces legal effects concerning him or her or similarly significantly affects him or her, unless the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and the controller, or (2) is permitted by Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject and that law contains suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, or (3) is made with the data subject's explicit consent.

If the decision (1) is necessary for entering into, or the performance of, a contract between the data subject and the data controller, or (2) it is made with the data subject's explicit consent, the Litello GmbH shall implement suitable measures to safeguard the data subject's rights and freedoms and legitimate interests, which include at least the right to obtain the data subject's involvement on the part of the controller, to express his or her point of view and to contest the decision.

If they wish to exercise rights concerning automated decisions, they may, at any time, contact any of our employees.

i) Right to withdraw consent under data protection law.

Every person affected by the processing of personal data has the right, granted by the European Directive and Regulation-maker, to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data at any time.

If they wish to exercise their right to withdraw consent, they may contact one of our employees at any time.

14. Privacy policy on the use and application of Google AdSense

We have integrated Google AdSense on our website Litello.com. Google AdSense is an online service that enables the placement of advertisements on third-party sites. Google AdSense is based on an algorithm that selects the advertisements displayed on third-party sites according to the content of the respective third-party site. Google AdSense allows interest-based targeting of Internet users, which is implemented by generating individual user profiles.

The operating company of the Google AdSense component is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.

The purpose of the Google-AdSense component is the integration of advertisements on our website. Google-AdSense sets a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. What cookies are has already been explained above. By setting the cookie, Alphabet Inc. is enabled to analyze the use of our website. Each time one of the individual pages of this website operated by the data controller is called up, on which a Google AdSense component has been integrated, the Internet browser on the data subject's information technology system is automatically triggered by the respective Google AdSense component to transmit data to Alphabet Inc. for the purpose of online advertising and commission accounting. Within the scope of this technical procedure, Alphabet Inc. obtains knowledge of personal data, such as the IP address of the data subject, which Alphabet Inc. uses, among other things, to track the origin of visitors and clicks and subsequently to enable commission settlements.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as described above, at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Alphabet Inc. from setting a cookie on your information technology system. In addition, a cookie already set by Alphabet Inc. can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.

Google AdSense also uses so-called tracking pixels. A tracking pixel is a miniature graphic that is embedded in Internet pages to enable log file recording and log file analysis, whereby a statistical evaluation can be performed. Based on the embedded tracking pixel, the Alphabet Inc. may see if and when a website was opened by a data subject, and which links were clicked by the data subject. Among other things, tracking pixels are used to evaluate the flow of visitors to a website.

Via Google AdSense, personal data and information, which also includes the IP address and is necessary for the collection and billing of the displayed advertisements, is transferred to Alphabet Inc. in the United States of America. This personal data is stored and processed in the United States of America. Alphabet Inc. may pass on this personal data collected via the technical process to third parties.

Google-AdSense is explained in more detail under this link https://www.google.de/intl/de/adsense/start/.

15. Privacy policy on the use and application of Google Analytics (with anonymization function)

We have integrated the Google Analytics component (with anonymization function) on our Litello.com website. Google Analytics is a web analysis service. Web analysis is the collection, compilation and evaluation of data about the behavior of visitors to websites. A web analysis service collects, among other things, data on which website a data subject came to a website from (so-called referrers), which subpages of the website were accessed or how often and for how long a subpage was viewed. A web analysis is mainly used for the optimization of a website and for the cost-benefit analysis of internet advertising.

The operating company of the Google Analytics component is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.

Litello GmbH uses the addition "_gat._anonymizeIp" for web analysis via Google Analytics. By means of this add-on, the IP address of the Internet connection of the data subject is shortened and anonymized by Google if access to our Internet pages is from a Member State of the European Union or from another state party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.

The purpose of the Google Analytics component is to analyze the flow of visitors to our website. Among other things, Google uses the data and information obtained to evaluate the use of our website, to compile online reports for us showing the activities on our website, and to provide other services related to the use of our website.

Google Analytics sets a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. What cookies are has already been explained above. By setting the cookie, Google is enabled to analyze the use of our website. By each call of one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by the controller and on which a Google Analytics component has been integrated, the internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically caused by the respective Google Analytics component to transmit data to Google for the purpose of online analysis. As part of this technical process, Google obtains knowledge of personal data, such as the IP address of the data subject, which Google uses, among other things, to track the origin of visitors and clicks and subsequently enable commission calculations.

By means of the cookie, personal information, for example the access time, the place from which an access originated and the frequency of visits to our website by the data subject, is stored. Each time the data subject visits our website, this personal data, including the IP address of the internet connection used by the data subject, is transmitted to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass on this personal data collected via the technical procedure to third parties.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already described above, at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.

Furthermore, it is possible to object to the collection of data generated by Google Analytics and related to the use of this website, as well as to the processing of this data by Google, and to prevent such processing. For this purpose, a browser add-on must be downloaded and installed under the link https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. This browser add-on tells Google Analytics via JavaScript that no data and information about visits to Internet pages may be transmitted to Google Analytics. The installation of the browser add-on is considered by Google as an objection. If the information technology system of the data subject is deleted, formatted or reinstalled at a later point in time, the data subject must reinstall the browser add-on in order to deactivate Google Analytics. Provided that the browser add-on is uninstalled or deactivated by the data subject or another person attributable to his or her sphere of control, there is the option of reinstalling or reactivating the browser add-on.

Further information and the applicable Google privacy policy can be found at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/ and at http://www.google.com/analytics/terms/de.html. Google Analytics is explained in more detail under this link https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/analytics/.

16. Privacy policy on the use and application of Google Remarketing

We have integrated Google Remarketing services on our Litello.com website. Google Remarketing is a function of Google AdWords that allows a company to display advertisements to Internet users who have previously visited the company's website. The integration of Google Remarketing thus allows a company to create user-related advertisements and consequently to display interest-relevant advertisements to the Internet user.

The operating company of the Google Remarketing services is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.

The purpose of Google Remarketing is the display of interest-relevant advertising. Google Remarketing enables us to display advertisements via the Google advertising network or to have them displayed on other Internet pages that are tailored to the individual needs and interests of Internet users.

Google Remarketing sets a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. What cookies are has already been explained above. By setting the cookie, Google is enabled to recognize the visitor to our website when he or she subsequently visits websites that are also members of the Google advertising network. Each time a website is accessed on which the Google Remarketing service has been integrated, the Internet browser of the person concerned automatically identifies itself to Google. Within the scope of this technical procedure, Google obtains knowledge of personal data, such as the IP address or the user's surfing behavior, which Google uses, among other things, to display interest-relevant advertising.

>By means of the cookie, personal information, for example the Internet pages visited by the person concerned, is stored. Each time the data subject visits our website, personal data, including the IP address of the internet connection used by the data subject, is transmitted to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass on this personal data collected via the technical procedure to third parties.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already described above, at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, a cookie already set by Google Analytics can be deleted at any time via the Internet browser or other software programs.

Furthermore, the data subject has the option to object to interest-based advertising by Google. To do this, the data subject must call up the link www.google.de/settings/ads from any of the internet browsers he or she uses and make the desired settings there.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google can be found at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

17. Privacy policy on the use and application of Google AdWords

We have integrated Google AdWords on our Litello.com website. Google AdWords is an Internet advertising service that allows advertisers to place ads both in Google's search engine results and in the Google advertising network. Google AdWords allows an advertiser to specify certain keywords in advance, by means of which an ad is displayed in Google's search engine results exclusively when the user retrieves a keyword-relevant search result using the search engine. In the Google advertising network, the ads are distributed on topic-relevant websites by means of an automatic algorithm and in compliance with the previously defined keywords.

The operating company of the Google AdWords services is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.

The purpose of Google AdWords is to advertise our website by displaying interest-relevant advertisements on the websites of third-party companies and in the search engine results of the Google search engine and to display third-party advertisements on our website.

If a data subject accesses our website via a Google advertisement, a so-called conversion cookie is stored by Google on the data subject's information technology system. What cookies are has already been explained above. A conversion cookie loses its validity after thirty days and is not used to identify the data subject. The conversion cookie is used to track whether certain subpages, for example the shopping cart from an online store system, have been called up on our website, provided the cookie has not yet expired. Through the conversion cookie, both we and Google can track whether a data subject who arrived at our website via an AdWords ad generated a sale, i.e. completed or cancelled a purchase of goods.

The data and information collected through the use of the conversion cookie are used by Google to compile visit statistics for our website. These visit statistics are in turn used by us to determine the total number of users who were referred to us via AdWords ads, i.e. to determine the success or failure of the respective AdWords ad and to optimize our AdWords ads for the future. Neither our company nor other advertisers of Google AdWords receive information from Google by means of which the data subject could be identified.

By means of the conversion cookie, personal information, for example the Internet pages visited by the data subject, is stored. Each time the data subject visits our website, personal data, including the IP address of the internet connection used by the data subject, is transmitted to Google in the United States of America. This personal data is stored by Google in the United States of America. Google may pass on this personal data collected via the technical procedure to third parties.

You can prevent the setting of cookies by our website, as already described above, at any time by means of an appropriate setting of the Internet browser used and thus permanently object to the setting of cookies. Such a setting of the Internet browser used would also prevent Google from setting a conversion cookie on the information technology system of the data subject. In addition, a cookie already set by Google AdWords can be deleted at any time via the internet browser or other software programs.

Furthermore, it is possible for them to object to interest-based advertising by Google. To do this, they must call up the link www.google.de/settings/ads from each of the Internet browsers they use and make the desired settings there.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Google can be found at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/.

18. Privacy policy on the use and application of Instagram

We have integrated components of the service Instagram on our website Litello.com. Instagram is a service that qualifies as an audiovisual platform and allows users to share photos and videos and also to redistribute such data in other social networks.

The operating company of the Instagram services is Facebook Ireland Ltd, 4 Grand Canal Square, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 2 Ireland.

By each call of one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by Litello GmbH and on which an Instagram component (Insta button) has been integrated, the internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically caused by the respective Instagram component to download a representation of the corresponding component from Instagram. Within the scope of this technical procedure, Instagram receives knowledge about which specific subpage of our website is visited by them.

If you are logged in to Instagram at the same time, Instagram recognizes which specific subpage you are visiting each time you call up our website and for the entire duration of your respective stay on our website. This information is collected by the Instagram component and assigned by Instagram to the respective Instagram account of the person concerned. If they click on one of the Instagram buttons integrated on our website, the data and information thus transmitted are assigned to their personal Instagram user account and stored and processed by Instagram.

Instagram always receives information via the Instagram component that the data subject has visited our website if the data subject is simultaneously logged into Instagram at the time of calling up our website; this takes place regardless of whether the data subject clicks on the Instagram component or not. If such transmission of this information to Instagram is not desired by them, they can prevent the transmission by logging out of their Instagram account before calling up our website.

Further information and the applicable data protection provisions of Instagram can be found at https://help.instagram.com/155833707900388 and https://www.instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

19. Privacy policy on the use and application of LinkedIn

We have integrated components of the LinkedIn Corporation on our website Litello.com. LinkedIn is an Internet-based social network that allows users to connect with existing business contacts and make new business contacts. Over 400 million registered individuals use LinkedIn in more than 200 countries. This makes LinkedIn currently the largest platform for business contacts and one of the most visited websites in the world.



The operating company of LinkedIn is LinkedIn Corporation, 2029 Stierlin Court Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. For data protection issues outside the USA, LinkedIn Ireland, Privacy Policy Issues, Wilton Plaza, Wilton Place, Dublin 2, Ireland, is responsible.



With each individual call-up of our website that is equipped with a LinkedIn component (LinkedIn plug-in), this component causes the browser used by the data subject to download a corresponding representation of the component from LinkedIn. Further information on LinkedIn plug-ins can be found at https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins. As part of this technical procedure, LinkedIn receives knowledge of which specific sub-page of our website is visited by the data subject.



If the data subject is logged in to LinkedIn at the same time, LinkedIn recognizes which specific sub-page of our website the data subject is visiting with each call-up of our website by the data subject and for the entire duration of the respective stay on our website. This information is collected by the LinkedIn component and assigned by LinkedIn to the respective LinkedIn account of the data subject. If the data subject activates a LinkedIn button integrated on our website, LinkedIn assigns this information to the personal LinkedIn user account of the data subject and stores this personal data.



LinkedIn always receives information via the LinkedIn component that they have visited our website if they are simultaneously logged into LinkedIn at the time of calling up our website; this takes place regardless of whether they click on the LinkedIn component or not. If you do not want this information to be transmitted to LinkedIn, you can prevent it from being transmitted by logging out of your LinkedIn account before accessing our website.



LinkedIn offers the possibility to unsubscribe from email messages, SMS messages and targeted ads as well as to manage ad settings at https://www.linkedin.com/psettings/guest-controls. LinkedIn also uses partners such as Quantcast, Google Analytics, BlueKai, DoubleClick, Nielsen, Comscore, Eloqua and Lotame, which may set cookies. Such cookies can be rejected at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy. LinkedIn's applicable privacy policy is available at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/privacy-policy. LinkedIn's cookie policy is available at https://www.linkedin.com/legal/cookie-policy.

20. Privacy policy on the use and application of Twitter

We have integrated components of Twitter on our website Litello.com. Twitter is a multilingual publicly accessible microblogging service on which users can publish and distribute so-called tweets, i.e. short messages limited to 280 characters. These short messages can be accessed by anyone, including people who are not registered with Twitter. However, the tweets are also displayed to the so-called followers of the respective user. Followers are other Twitter users who follow the tweets of a user. Furthermore, Twitter makes it possible to address a broad audience via hashtags, links or retweets.

Twitter International Company, One Cumberland Place, Fenian Street Dublin 2, D02 AX07, Ireland.

By each call of one of the individual pages of this website, which is operated by Litello GmbH and on which a Twitter component (Twitter button) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically caused by the respective Twitter component to download a representation of the corresponding Twitter component from Twitter. Further information on the Twitter buttons can be found at https://about.twitter.com/de/resources/buttons. Within the scope of this technical procedure, Twitter receives knowledge of which specific sub-page of our website is visited by the data subject. The purpose of integrating the Twitter component is to enable our users to disseminate the content of this website, to make this website known in the digital world and to increase our visitor numbers.

If you are logged in to Twitter at the same time, Twitter recognizes which specific subpage of our website you have visited each time you call up our website and for the entire duration of your respective stay on our website. This information is collected by the Twitter component and assigned by Twitter to the respective Twitter account of the data subject. If the data subject activates one of the Twitter buttons integrated on our website, the data and information thus transmitted will be assigned to the personal Twitter user account of the data subject and stored and processed by Twitter.

Twitter always receives information via the Twitter component that they have visited our website if they are simultaneously logged into Twitter at the time of calling up our website; this takes place regardless of whether they click on the Twitter component or not. If you do not want this information to be transmitted to Twitter, you can prevent this transmission by logging out of your Twitter account before accessing our website.

The applicable data protection provisions of Twitter are available at https://twitter.com/privacy?lang=de.

21. Privacy policy on the use and application of Xing

We have integrated components of Xing on our website Litello.com. Xing is an Internet-based social network that allows users to connect with existing business contacts and make new business contacts. Individual users can create a personal profile of themselves on Xing. Companies can, for example, create company profiles or publish job offers on Xing.

The operating company of Xing is XING SE, Dammtorstraße 30, 20354 Hamburg, Germany.

Each time one of the individual pages of this website operated by the controller is called up, on which a Xing component (Xing plug-in) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically prompted by the respective Xing component to download a representation of the corresponding Xing component from Xing. Further information on the Xing plug-ins can be found at https://dev.xing.com/plugins. Within the scope of this technical procedure, Xing receives information about which specific subpage of our website is visited by the data subject.

If the data subject is logged in to Xing at the same time, Xing recognizes which specific subpage of our website the data subject is visiting each time the data subject calls up our website and for the entire duration of the respective stay on our website. This information is collected by the Xing component and assigned by Xing to the respective Xing account of the data subject. If the data subject activates one of the Xing buttons integrated on our website, for example the "Share" button, Xing assigns this information to the personal Xing user account of the data subject and stores this personal data.

Xing always receives information via the Xing component that they have visited our website if they are logged into Xing at the same time as calling up our website; this takes place regardless of whether they have clicked on the Xing component or not. If you do not want this information to be transmitted to Xing, you can prevent this transmission by logging out of your Xing account before accessing our website.

The data protection provisions published by Xing, which can be accessed at https://www.xing.com/privacy, provide information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by Xing. Furthermore, Xing has published data protection information for the XING Share button at https://www.xing.com/app/share?op=data_protection.

22. Privacy policy on the use and application of YouTube

We have integrated YouTube components on our Litello.com website. YouTube is an Internet video portal that allows video publishers to post video clips free of charge and other users to view, rate and comment on them, also free of charge. YouTube allows the publication of all types of videos, which is why complete film and TV shows, but also music videos, trailers or videos made by users themselves can be accessed via the Internet portal.

The operating company of YouTube is Google Ireland Limited, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin, D04 E5W5, Ireland.

Each time one of the individual pages of this website operated by the controller is called up, on which a YouTube component (YouTube video) has been integrated, the Internet browser on the information technology system of the data subject is automatically caused by the respective YouTube component to download a representation of the corresponding YouTube component from YouTube. Further information on YouTube can be found at https://www.youtube.com/yt/about/de/. Within the scope of this technical procedure, YouTube and Google receive knowledge of which specific sub-page of our website is visited by the data subject.

If the person is logged in to YouTube at the same time, YouTube recognizes which specific sub-page of our website they have visited when they call up a sub-page that contains a YouTube video. This information is collected by YouTube and Google and assigned to your YouTube account.

YouTube and Google always receive information about the YouTube component that they have visited if they are logged into YouTube at the same time as calling up our website; this takes place regardless of whether they click on a YouTube video or not. If you do not want this information to be transmitted to YouTube and Google, you can prevent this transmission by logging out of your YouTube account before accessing our website.

The privacy policy published by YouTube, which can be accessed at https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/, provides information about the collection, processing and use of personal data by YouTube and Google.

23. Legal basis of the processing

Article 6 I lit. a DS-GVO serves our company as the legal basis for processing operations in which we obtain consent for a specific processing purpose. If the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is a party, as is the case, for example, with processing operations that are necessary for the delivery of goods or the provision of another service or consideration, the processing is based on Article 6 I lit. b DS-GVO. The same applies to such processing operations that are necessary for the implementation of pre-contractual measures, for example in cases of inquiries about our products or services. If our company is subject to a legal obligation by which a processing of personal data becomes necessary, such as for the fulfillment of tax obligations, the processing is based on Art. 6 I lit. c DS-GVO. In rare cases, the processing of personal data might become necessary to protect vital interests of the data subject or another natural person. This would be the case, for example, if a visitor were to be injured on our premises and as a result his or her name, age, health insurance data or other vital information had to be passed on to a doctor, hospital or other third party. Then the processing would be based on Art. 6 I lit. d DS-GVO. Finally, processing operations could be based on Art. 6 I lit. f DS-GVO. Processing operations that are not covered by any of the aforementioned legal bases are based on this legal basis if the processing is necessary to protect a legitimate interest of our company or a third party, provided that the interests, fundamental rights and freedoms of the data subject are not overridden. Such processing operations are permitted to us in particular because they were specifically mentioned by the European legislator. In this respect, it took the view that a legitimate interest could be assumed if the data subject is a customer of the controller (recital 47 sentence 2 DS-GVO).

24. Legitimate interests in the processing pursued by the controller or a third party

If the processing of personal data is based on Article 6 I lit. f DS-GVO, our legitimate interest is the performance of our business activities for the benefit of the well-being of all our employees and our shareholders.

25. Duration for which the personal data are stored

The criterion for the duration of storage of personal data is the respective statutory retention period. After expiry of the period, the corresponding data is routinely deleted, provided that it is no longer required for the fulfillment or initiation of the contract.

26. legal or contractual requirements to provide the personal data; necessity for the conclusion of the contract; obligation of the data subject to provide the personal data; possible consequences of non-provision

We would like to inform you that the provision of personal data is partly required by law (e.g. tax regulations) or may also result from contractual regulations (e.g. information on the contractual partner). Sometimes, in order to conclude a contract, it may be necessary for a data subject to provide us with personal data that must subsequently be processed by us. For example, the data subject is obliged to provide us with personal data if our company concludes a contract with him or her. Failure to provide the personal data would mean that the contract with the data subject could not be concluded. Before providing personal data by the data subject, the data subject must contact one of our employees. Our employee will explain to the data subject on a case-by-case basis whether the provision of the personal data is required by law or by contract or is necessary for the conclusion of the contract, whether there is an obligation to provide the personal data, and what the consequences of not providing the personal data would be.

27. Existence of automated decision making

As a responsible company, we do not use automatic decision-making or profiling.

This data protection declaration was created by the data protection declaration generator of the German Association for Data Protection, in cooperation with the media lawyers WILDE BEUGER SOLMECKE | Rechtsanwälte and supplemented and checked by additional content.