1. An overview of data protection

General information

The following information will provide you with an easy to navigate overview of what will happen with your

personal data when you visit this website. The term “personal data” comprises all data that can be used to

personally identify you. For detailed information about the subject matter of data protection, please consult

our Data Protection Declaration, which we have included beneath this copy.

 

Data recording on this website

Who is the responsible party for the recording of data on this website (i.e. the “controller”)?

The data on this website is processed by the operator of the website, whose contact information is available

under section “Information Required by Law” on this website.

How do we record your data?

We collect your data as a result of your sharing of your data with us. This may, for instance be information

you enter into our contact form.

Other data shall be recorded by our IT systems automatically or after you consent to its recording during

your website visit. This data comprises primarily technical information (e.g. web browser, operating system

or time the site was accessed). This information is recorded automatically when you access this website.

What are the purposes we use your data for?

A portion of the information is generated to guarantee the error free provision of the website. Other data

may be used to analyse your user patterns.

What rights do you have as far as your information is concerned?

You have the right to receive information about the source, recipients and purposes of your archived

personal data at any time without having to pay a fee for such disclosures. You also have the right to demand

that your data are rectified or eradicated. If you have consented to data processing, you have the option to

revoke this consent at any time, which shall affect all future data processing. Moreover, you have the right to

demand that the processing of your data be restricted under certain circumstances. Furthermore, you have

the right to log a complaint with the competent supervising agency.

Please do not hesitate to contact us at any time under the address disclosed in section “Information Required

by Law” on this website if you have questions about this or any other data protection related issues.

Analysis tools and tools provided by third parties

There is a possibility that your browsing patterns will be statistically analysed when your visit this website.

Such analyses are performed primarily with cookies and with what we refer to as analysis programmes.

For detailed information about these analysis programmes please consult our Data Protection Declaration

below.

 

2. Hosting and Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

External Hosting

This website is hosted by an external service provider (host). Personal data collected on this website are

stored on the servers of the host. These may include, but are not limited to, IP addresses, contact requests,

metadata and communications, contract information, contact information, names, web page access, and

other data generated through a web site.

The host is used for the purpose of fulfilling the contract with our potential and existing customers (Art. 6

para. 1 lit. b GDPR) and in the interest of secure, fast and efficient provision of our online services by a

professional provider (Art. 6 para. 1 lit. f GDPR).

 

Our host will only process your data to the extent necessary to fulfil its performance obligations and to

follow our instructions with respect to such data.

 Execution of a contract data processing agreement

In order to guarantee processing in compliance with data protection regulations, we have concluded an

order processing contract with our host.

 

3. General information and mandatory information

Data protection

The operators of this website and its pages take the protection of your personal data very seriously. Hence,

we handle your personal data as confidential information and in compliance with the statutory data

protection regulations and this Data Protection Declaration.

Whenever you use this website, a variety of personal information will be collected. Personal data comprises

data that can be used to personally identify you. This Data Protection Declaration explains which data we

collect as well as the purposes we use this data for. It also explains how, and for which purpose the

information is collected.

We herewith advise you that the transmission of data via the Internet (i.e. through e-mail communications)

may be prone to security gaps. It is not possible to completely protect data against third party access.

Information about the responsible party (referred to as the “controller” in the GDPR)

 

The data processing controller on this website is:

Marleen Schröder

Klettenberggürtel 31

50939 Köln 

Phone: +49 175 752 643 5

E-Mail: marleen@joleo-houses.com

 

The controller is the natural person or legal entity that single-handedly or jointly with others makes

decisions as to the purposes of and resources for the processing of personal data (e.g. names, e-mail

addresses, etc.).

 

Revocation of your consent to the processing of data

A wide range of data processing transactions are possible only subject to your express consent. You can also

revoke at any time any consent you have already given us. To do so, all you are required to do is sent us an

informal notification via e-mail. This shall be without prejudice to the lawfulness of any data collection that

occurred prior to your revocation.

 

Right to object to the collection of data in special cases; right to object to direct advertising (Art. 21 GDPR)

IN THE EVENT THAT DATA ARE PROCESSED ON THE BASIS OF ART. 6 SECT. 1 LIT. E OR F GDPR, YOU

HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA BASED

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ON GROUNDS ARISING FROM YOUR UNIQUE SITUATION. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO ANY PROFILING

BASED ON THESE PROVISIONS. TO DETERMINE THE LEGAL BASIS, ON WHICH ANY PROCESSING OF

DATA IS BASED, PLEASE CONSULT THIS DATA PROTECTION DECLARATION. IF YOU LOG AN

OBJECTION, WE WILL NO LONGER PROCESS YOUR AFFECTED PERSONAL DATA, UNLESS WE ARE IN

A POSITION TO PRESENT COMPELLING PROTECTION WORTHY GROUNDS FOR THE PROCESSING OF

YOUR DATA, THAT OUTWEIGH YOUR INTERESTS, RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS OR IF THE PURPOSE OF

THE PROCESSING IS THE CLAIMING, EXERCISING OR DEFENCE OF LEGAL ENTITLEMENTS

(OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 1 GDPR).

IF YOUR PERSONAL DATA IS BEING PROCESSED IN ORDER TO ENGAGE IN DIRECT ADVERTISING,

YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO AT ANY TIME OBJECT TO THE PROCESSING OF YOUR AFFECTED

PERSONAL DATA FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH ADVERTISING. THIS ALSO APPLIES TO PROFILING TO

THE EXTENT THAT IT IS AFFILIATED WITH SUCH DIRECT ADVERTISING. IF YOU OBJECT, YOUR

PERSONAL DATA WILL SUBSEQUENTLY NO LONGER BE USED FOR DIRECT ADVERTISING PURPOSES

(OBJECTION PURSUANT TO ART. 21 SECT. 2 GDPR).

Right to log a complaint with the competent supervisory agency

In the event of violations of the GDPR, data subjects are entitled to log a complaint with a supervisory

agency, in particular in the member state where they usually maintain their domicile, place of work or at the

place where the alleged violation occurred. The right to log a complaint is in effect regardless of any other

administrative or court proceedings available as legal recourses.

Right to data portability

You have the right to demand that we hand over any data we automatically process on the basis of your

consent or in order to fulfil a contract be handed over to you or a third party in a commonly used, machine

readable format. If you should demand the direct transfer of the data to another controller, this will be done

only if it is technically feasible.

SSL and/or TLS encryption

For security reasons and to protect the transmission of confidential content, such as purchase orders or

inquiries you submit to us as the website operator, this website uses either an SSL or a TLS encryption

programme. You can recognise an encrypted connection by checking whether the address line of the

browser switches from “http://” to “https://” and also by the appearance of the lock icon in the browser line.

If the SSL or TLS encryption is activated, data you transmit to us cannot be read by third parties.

Information about, rectification and eradication of data

Within the scope of the applicable statutory provisions, you have the right to at any time demand

information about your archived personal data, their source and recipients as well as the purpose of the

processing of your data. You may also have a right to have your data rectified or eradicated. If you have

questions about this subject matter or any other questions about personal data, please do not hesitate to

contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information Required by Law.”

Right to demand processing restrictions

You have the right to demand the imposition of restrictions as far as the processing of your personal data is

concerned. To do so, you may contact us at any time at the address provided in section “Information

Required by Law.” The right to demand restriction of processing applies in the following cases:

In the event that you should dispute the correctness of your data archived by us, we will usually need

some time to verify this claim. During the time that this investigation is ongoing, you have the right to

demand that we restrict the processing of your personal data.

If the processing of your personal data was/is conducted in an unlawful manner, you have the option to

demand the restriction of the processing of your data in lieu of demanding the eradication of this data.

If we do not need your personal data any longer and you need it to exercise, defend or claim legal

entitlements, you have the right to demand the restriction of the processing of your personal data instead

of its eradication.

If you have raised an objection pursuant to Art. 21 Sect. 1 GDPR, your rights and our rights will have to be

weighed against each other. As long as it has not been determined whose interests prevail, you have the

right to demand a restriction of the processing of your personal data.

If you have restricted the processing of your personal data, these data – with the exception of their archiving –

may be processed only subject to your consent or to claim, exercise or defend legal entitlements or to

protect the rights of other natural persons or legal entities or for important public interest reasons cited by

the European Union or a member state of the EU.

 

4. Recording of data on this website

Cookies

Our websites and pages use what the industry refers to as “cookies.” Cookies are small text files that do not

cause any damage to your device. They are either stored temporarily for the duration of a session (session

cookies) or they are permanently archived on your device (permanent cookies). Session cookies are

automatically deleted once you terminate your visit. Permanent cookies remain archived on your device

until you actively delete them or they are automatically eradicated by your web browser.

In some cases it is possible that third party cookies are stored on your device once you enter our site (third

party cookies). These cookies enable you or us to take advantage of certain services offered by the third

party (e.g. cookies for the processing of payment services).

Cookies have a variety of functions. Many cookies are technically essential since certain website functions

would not work in the absence of the cookies (e.g. the shopping cart function or the display of videos). The

purpose of other cookies may be the analysis of user patterns or the display of promotional messages.

Cookies, which are required for the performance of electronic communication transactions (required

cookies) or for the provision of certain functions you want to use (functional cookies, e.g. for the shopping

cart function) or those that are necessary for the optimization of the website (e.g. cookies that provide

measurable insights into the web audience), shall be stored on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR, unless a

different legal basis is cited. The operator of the website has a legitimate interest in the storage of cookies to

ensure the technically error free and optimized provision of the operator’s services. If your consent to the

storage of the cookies has been requested, the respective cookies are stored exclusively on the basis of the

consent obtained (Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR); this consent may be revoked at any time.

You have the option to set up your browser in such a manner that you will be notified any time cookies are

placed and to permit the acceptance of cookies only in specific cases. You may also exclude the acceptance of

cookies in certain cases or in general or activate the delete function for the automatic eradication of cookies

when the browser closes. If cookies are deactivated, the functions of this website may be limited.

In the event that third party cookies are used or if cookies are used for analytical purposes, we will

separately notify you in conjunction with this Data Protection Policy and, if applicable, ask for your consent.

Contact form

If you submit inquiries to us via our contact form, the information provided in the contact form as well as any

contact information provided therein will be stored by us in order to handle your inquiry and in the event

that we have further questions. We will not share this information without your consent.

The processing of these data is based on Art. 6 para. 1 lit. b GDPR, if your request is related to the execution

of a contract or if it is necessary to carry out pre-contractual measures. In all other cases the processing is

based on our legitimate interest in the effective processing of the requests addressed to us (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit.

f GDPR) or on your agreement (Art. 6 Para. 1 lit. a GDPR) if this has been requested.

The information you have entered into the contact form shall remain with us until you ask us to eradicate the

data, revoke your consent to the archiving of data or if the purpose for which the information is being

archived no longer exists (e.g. after we have concluded our response to your inquiry). This shall be without

prejudice to any mandatory legal provisions – in particular retention periods.

5. Social media

Facebook plug-ins (Like & Share button)

We have integrated plug-ins of the social network Facebook on this website. The provider of this service is

Facebook Ireland Limited, 4 Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2, Ireland. According to Facebook’s statement the

collected data will be transferred to the USA and other third party countries too.

You will be able to recognise Facebook plug-ins by the Facebook logo or the “Like” button on this website. An

overview of the Facebook plug-ins is available under the following link:

https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins/.

Whenever you visit this website and its pages, the plug-in will establish a direct connection between your

browser and the Facebook server. As a result, Facebook will receive the information that you have visited

this website with your plug-in. However, if you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into

your Facebook account, you can link the content of this website and its pages with your Facebook profile. As

a result, Facebook will be able to allocate the visit to this website and its pages to your Facebook user

account. We have to point out, that we as the provider of the website do not have any knowledge of the

transferred data and its use by Facebook. For more detailed information, please consult the Data Privacy

Declaration of Facebook at:

https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation.

If you do not want Facebook to be able to allocate your visit to this website and its pages to your Facebook

user account, please log out of your Facebook account while you are on this website.

The use of the Facebook plug-in is based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The operator of the website has a

legitimate interest in being as visible as possible on social media. If a respective declaration of consent has

been obtained, the data shall be processed exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR. This

declaration of consent may be revoked at any time.

 

Instagram plug-in

We have integrated functions of the public media platform Instagram into this website. These functions are

being offered by Instagram Inc., 1601 Willow Road, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA.

If you are logged into your Instagram account, you may click the Instagram button to link contents from this

website to your Instagram profile. This enables Instagram to allocate your visit to this website to your user

account. We have to point out that we as the provider of the website and its pages do not have any

knowledge of the content of the data transferred and its use by Instagram.

Data are stored and analyzed on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f GDPR. The website operator has a legitimate 

interest in the highest possible visibility on social media. If a respective declaration of consent has been

obtained, the data will be processed exclusively on the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a DGDPR. Any such consent

may be revoked at any time.

For more information on this subject, please consult Instagram’s Data Privacy Declaration at:

https://instagram.com/about/legal/privacy/.

 

6. Analysis tools and advertising

Google Analytics

This website uses functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics. The provider of this service is

Google Ireland Limited (“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Google Analytics uses so-called cookies. Cookies are text files, which are stored on your computer and that

enable an analysis of the use of the website by users. The information generated by cookies on your use of

this website is usually transferred to a Google server in the United States, where it is stored.

The storage of Google Analytics cookies and the utilization of this analysis tool are based on Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit.

f GDPR. The operator of this website has a legitimate interest in the analysis of user patterns to optimize

both, the services offered online and the operator’s advertising activities. If a corresponding agreement has

been requested (e.g. an agreement to the storage of cookies), the processing takes place exclusively on the

basis of Art. 6 para. 1 lit. a GDPR; the agreement can be revoked at any time.

IP anonymization

On this website, we have activated the IP anonymization function. As a result, your IP address will be

abbreviated by Google within the member states of the European Union or in other states that have ratified

the Convention on the European Economic Area prior to its transmission to the United States. The full IP

address will be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the United States and abbreviated there only in

exceptional cases. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google shall use this information to analyse

your use of this website to generate reports on website activities and to render other services to the

operator of this website that are related to the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address

transmitted in conjunction with Google Analytics from your browser shall not be merged with other data in

Google’s possession.

Browser plug-in

You do have the option to prevent the archiving of cookies by making pertinent changes to the settings of

your browser software. However, we have to point out that in this case you may not be able to use all of the

functions of this website to their fullest extent. Moreover, you have the option prevent the recording of the

data generated by the cookie and affiliated with your use of the website (including your IP address) by

Google as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in

available under the following link:

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.

Objection to the recording of data

You have the option to prevent the recording of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following

link. This will result in the placement of an opt out cookie, which prevents the recording of your data during

future visits to this website:

Google Analytics deactivation.

For more information about the handling of user data by Google Analytics, please consult Google’s Data

Privacy Declaration at:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245?hl=en.

Contract data processing

We have executed a contract data processing agreement with Google and are implementing the stringent

provisions of the German data protection agencies to the fullest when using Google Analytics.

Archiving period

Data on the user or incident level stored by Google linked to cookies, user IDs or advertising IDs (e.g.

DoubleClick cookies, Android advertising ID) will be anonymized or deleted after 50 month. For details

please click the following link:

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/7667196?hl=en

 

7. Plug-ins and Tools

Google Maps

Via an API, this website uses the mapping service Google Maps. The provider is Google Ireland Limited

(“Google”), Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

To enable the use of the Google Maps features, your IP address must be stored. As a rule, this information is

transferred to one of Google’s servers in the United States, where it is archived. The operator of this website

has no control over the data transfer.

We use Google Maps to present our online content in an appealing manner and to make the locations

disclosed on our website easy to find. This constitutes a legitimate interest as defined in Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. f

GDPR. If a respective declaration of consent has been obtained, the data shall be processed exclusively on

the basis of Art. 6 Sect. 1 lit. a GDPR. This declaration of consent may be revoked at any time.

For more information on the handling of user data, please review Google’s Data Privacy Declaration under:

https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en.

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