Cloud Ararat cares about your data privacy. Protecting your data is extremely important!
If you are interested in learning more about what Cloud Ararat does with your personal data, we will provide answers in this page. The process of storage and use of your data is based on your consent or equivalent as a legal permission. What we do with your data depends on your consent.
The European law regarding data privacy is the General Data Protection Regulation, hereafter as “GDPR “.
Cloud Ararat GmbH is the legal entity in Germany, hereafter as “Cloud Ararat"
The purpose of this document is to provide the information obligations where and when Cloud Ararat collects, processes or uses personal data as the responsible body.
In accordance with Art. 13 or 14 GDPR, Cloud Ararat informs you as individual in any occasion where personal data is being collected. In compliance with the principle of transparency and the concerned law.
The information provided in this document is structured as:
General information, irrespective of which target group you as an individual involved belong to.
Information provided by Cloud Ararat to the specific individual depending on his/her target group. Those groups are divided below into different sections.
2. General information
Company name of the responsible body
Cloud Ararat GmbH
Data processing management
Data Protection Officer
Address of the responsible body/person in charge
Cloud Ararat GmbH
Willy-Messerschmitt-Strasse 1, 82024, Taufkirchen, Germany
3. Rights of the affected individual
To guarantee fair and transparent processing, we would like to inform that the affected individual has the following rights, among others:
4. Other information
When Cloud Ararat intends to process personal data for a different purpose than for which this information was collected, the affected individual will receive a notification about the new purpose and any other relevant information prior to such further processing. In case the new purpose is compatible with the previous purposes for which consent was given, or if the legitimate interest of Cloud Ararat predominates, a separate notification is not necessary.
5. Target Groups
Currently, you are on our website, and we temporarily store your anonymized IP address to find and correct technical errors.
Everything else is up to you, so what information you want to share with us.
We use performance cookies to measure how our website is used. This enables us to assess where we can improve. For example, we determine how many visitors we have on a page or whether error messages are displayed on our pages.
Performance cookies do not collect information that could identify you – all information collected is anonymous and is only used to improve our website. It is therefore not possible for us to identify you as the person behind it.
As part of the use of performance cookies on this website, the data is forwarded to the Google Analytics tool of Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, and is usually stored on Google servers in the USA.
If you do not want performance cookies, you can cancel the performance cookies we use or alternatively deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser.
You can also prevent Google from collecting the data generated by the cookie and relating to your use of the website (including your IP address) and from processing this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de
Whether cookies can be set and retrieved can be determined by the settings in your browser. For example, you can completely deactivate the storage of cookies in your browser, limit it to certain websites or configure your browser so that it automatically informs you as soon as a cookie is to be set and asks you for feedback. You can block or delete individual cookies. For technical reasons, however, this can lead to some functions of our Internet presence being impaired and no longer functioning completely.
2. Data protection
Would you like to talk to us about our products, services and/or try the software including the ones reachable through other domain names, web applications, IOS and android native applications? This is how we use your personal data:
When you contact us for downloading our trial, research licenses or consultation, we ask you for mandatory information. These are e.g. your name, your company name, your e-mail address and more information about your potential application of the software. We will use and save this information permanently to contact you and for requests. You can ask for deletion at any time to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you also a user of a Cloud Ararat software? You will then receive directly relevant information for the operation of your solution (e.g. data sharing information, technical fault reports, new features, information from the customer administration, etc.) as “system information" by e-mail. You can ask for deletion at any time to the following e-mail address: email@example.com
3. Data protection for your newsletter subscriptions
Information on the newsletter and consents
With the following information we inform you about the contents of our newsletter as well as the registration, dispatch and statistical evaluation procedure and your rights of objection. By subscribing to our newsletter, you agree to the receipt and the described procedures.
Contents of the newsletter
We will only send newsletters, containing advertising information (hereinafter “newsletters") with the consent of the recipients or a legal permission. If the contents of a newsletter are specifically described within the scope of a registration, they are decisive for the consent of the users. In addition, our newsletters contain information about our software, especially about new features, application cases and special offers. It can also contain information about upcoming events we will participate or conduct and news about the company. (this may include references to blog articles, lectures or workshops, our services or online appearances).Subscriptions to the newsletter are logged in order to be able to prove the registration process in accordance with legal requirements. This includes the storage of the login and confirmation time, as well as the IP address. Also, the changes of your data stored with MailChimp are logged.
Use of the “MailChimp" shipping service
The newsletter is sent via “MailChimp", a newsletter distribution platform of the US provider Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce De Leon Ave NE #5000, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA.
The e-mail addresses of our newsletter recipients, as well as their further data described in the context of these notes, are stored on the servers of MailChimp in the USA. MailChimp uses this information to send and evaluate the newsletter on our behalf. Furthermore, MailChimp can use this data according to its own information to optimize or improve its own services, e.g. to technically optimize the sending and presentation of the newsletter or for economic purposes, in order to determine from which countries, the recipients come. However, MailChimp does not use the data of our newsletter recipients to write them down or pass them on to third parties.
We trust in the reliability and IT and data security of MailChimp. MailChimp is certified under the US-EU data protection agreement “Privacy Shield" and thus commits itself to comply with EU data protection regulations. Furthermore, we have concluded a data processing agreement with MailChimp. This is a contract in which MailChimp undertakes to protect the data of our users, to process them on our behalf in accordance with their data protection regulations and in particular not to pass them on to third parties. The data protection regulations of MailChimp can be viewed here.
To subscribe to the newsletter, enter your e-mail address.
Optionally, we ask you to enter your first and last name and maybe more optional questions. This information is only used to personalize the newsletter and to adapt the contents of the newsletter to the interests of our readers.
Online access and data management
You can cancel the receipt of our newsletter at any time, i.e. revoke your consent. At the same time, your consents to its dispatch via MailChimp and the statistical analyses expire. A separate cancellation of the dispatch via MailChimp or the statistical evaluation is unfortunately not possible. You will find a link to cancel the newsletter at the end of each newsletter. You can also unsubscribe from all subscriptions by sending an e-mail to the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org asking for deletion.
Legal basis General Data Protection Regulation
In accordance with the provisions of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) valid from 25 May 2018, we inform you that your consents to the sending of e-mail addresses are based on Art. 6 paras. 1 lit. a, 7 GDPR and § 7 para. 2 no. 3 and para. 3 UWG. The use of the shipping service provider MailChimp, carrying out statistical surveys and analyses as well as logging of the registration procedure, is based on our legitimate interests pursuant to Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. f GDPR. We are interested in using a user-friendly and secure newsletter system that serves both our business interests and the expectations of users.
We would also like to point out that you can object to the future processing of your personal data at any time in accordance with the statutory provisions of Art. 21 GDPR. The objection may be lodged in particular against processing for direct marketing purposes.