This page aims to inform you about the privacy and cookie settings of this website, about the services used on this website and the type of data these services collect. It also provides information on the applicable law govering data protection and privacy, as well as on ways to opt out of data use.
We value your privacy and the protection of your data. This website does not require you to submit any personal data for any reason. However, services we use on this site, including services to measure visitor numbers and those to display advertising, apply technological means in order to work properly.
The entity responsible for the collection, processing and use of data on this website is Travelguide Europe, Americanet Travel Marketing, Lars Hoffmann, Leipziger Weg 20, 34253 Lohfelden, Germany
General website information
In order to operate this website, we use a hosting service that provides us with database and hosting service, infrastructural and operational services and technical services necessary to run the website. In the context of providing these services, the provider collects data explaining the use of all portions of this website as well as meta and communication data. This happens on the basis of our interest to provide a stable and efficient website to our users.
When you use this website, we collect data that allows us to learn about the use of and interaction with our website. This data is compiled in so-called server logfiles. These data include name, content and address of each file accessed; time and date of access; browser type, browser version and operating system used; referer URL (the web address you came from before entering our site); website visited upon leaving our website; the ISP you use and your IP address. All of the aforementioned data are stored and used without any attribution to you. They are being used to compile visitor statistics and to gain insights into the use of the website we provide. This is consistent with our justified interest as the website provider as detailed in §6 GDPR.
We are using so-called session cookies in order to optimize our website. These cookies consist of a small text file that is temporarily being stored on your hard drive. It contains a session ID that enables us to recognize your machine again when and if you return to our website at a later date. The information gathered from these cookies include data on your language settings, search terms you used to find our website and information on the files of our website you accessed and viewed. They do neither contain your name or your IP address or any other personal data. If you do not agree with this, your browser has a built-in capacity to switch the acceptance of cookies off if you so choose.
You can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
Advertising found on this site
This website uses Google Adsense, a Web-advertising-service of Google Inc., United States ( “Google”). Google Adsense uses “cookies” (text files) that are stored on your computer and allows an analysis of the use of the Website by you. Google Adsense also uses so-called “web beacons” (small invisible images) to gather information. Through the use of Web beacons simple actions such as the visitor traffic to the website can be recorded and collected. The information generated by the cookie and / or Web Beacon information about your use of this site (), including your IP address will be transferred to a Google server in the U.S. and stored there. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the site in order to show, compiling reports on website activity and ads for website operators and providing other use of this website and internet related services. Even Google is able to transmit this information to third parties unless required by law or if third parties process this data on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Storing cookies on your hard drive and the display of Web Beacons you can avoid by choosing to accept in your browser settings, “cookies” (in MS Internet Explorer under “Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings”, in Firefox under Tools> Settings> Privacy> Cookies), we would point out however that in this case you can not use all the features of this website. By using this site you agree to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner described, and agree to the aforementioned purpose.
Functions from Twitter services are integrated into our webpages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the function “Retweet”, the webpages that you visit will be linked with your Twitter account and made public to other users. Information is also transmitted to Twitter in this way.
We would like to point out that we, as providers of the website, do not receive information about the contents of the transmitted data or their use by Twitter. For more information, please see Twitter’s privacy statement.
You can change your privacy protection settings for Twitter in your account settings at http://twitter.com/account/settings.